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NX is a portable console with detachable controllers, report claims

Nintendo’s NX, according to new reports, IS a portable console that can hook up to a TV. Eurogamer says it has word from a number of sources that the NX is a high-power portable console with its own integrated display. It adds that the device has an attachable controller at …

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Nvidia Shield Tablet announced; UK release detailed

Nvidia has announced a new tablet-shaped sibling for its Shield Portable gaming handheld. The Shield Portable was released last July exclusively in the US and Canada – a move Nvidia product manager Chris Daniel told MCV was alike to a ‘trial run’ for the product. The handheld, which combines a …

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Tablets overtake 3DS as most popular children’s gaming device in UK

The era of portable consoles may be drawing to a close. New data from Futuresource Consulting says that tablets have for the first time overtaken Nintendo’s 3DS as the most popular personal games device owned by UK children. Specifically, 44 per cent of UK children between the ages of three …

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Sony to end PSP shipments this year

UPDATE:Yahoo reports that European shipments of the system will end later this year, and that American shipments ended in January. ORIGINAL STORY: Time finally appears to have caught up with Sony’s pioneering PlayStation Portable. Polygon reports that shipments of the device to the Japanese market will be terminated later this …

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Sony giving away two free PlayStation Mobile games each week

Remember PlayStation Mobile? Sony suddenly seems to have, and has announced a brand new games offer for the platform. Starting today the platform holder is to give away two free games each week for the next five weeks. The titles will work on Vita and on PlayStation Certified smartphones or …

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Nvidia’s Project Shield – plays Android games and streams PC titles from Steam

The Android console sector just got serious with the announcement of a new competitor from PC component juggernaut Nvidia. Project Shield will run both Android AND PC games. It’s compatible with all Google Play titles but will also stream ‘full’ PC games from any NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 (or higher) …

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