Nvidia Project Shield Pictures

Nvidia's Game Boy of the Future, Project Shield, Gets a Price Cut

Nvidia Project Shield Pictures

At CES 2013, Nvidia had gaming geeks buzzing over Project Shield, a handheld gaming system that delivers a high-performance console experience. GameBoy Color this is not.

Ahead of the highly anticipated touchscreen/controller device's June 27 release, the company finally announced an official price — $300, $50 below the original preorder price. Those early adopters will be charged $300 instead of $350.

With a 5-inch 720p multitouch tablet, full-size game controller, WiFi connectivity, and an Android Jelly Bean OS, gamers can take triple A games through their PCs, plus Android games available through Google Play, on the go with Project Shield. Here's a preview of Project Shield and some standout features of Nvidia's new Android-powered gaming system.

Source: Nvidia