The debut of NVIDIA’s cloud-gaming service last week vastly expands the library of amazing games available for SHIELD owners.
A GeForce NOW membership gives you immediate access to more than 60 popular PC games that you can stream and play on your SHIELD device of choice. New members get their first three months of service for free, then it’s just $7.99 per month. Members may also purchase new games, such as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and play them instantly.
Here are just a few of our favorite new games that you can play right now on SHIELD with GeForce NOW.
From Polish video game developer CD Projekt RED comes The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, which is astory-driven, next-generation open world role-playing game. You explore a gorgeous fantasy universe replete with "meaningful choices and impactful consequences." As the professional monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia, you’ll embark on a journey to rescue a child of prophecy--all the while exploring everything from merchant cities and viking pirate islands to perilous mountain passes and dangerous caverns.
Devastated by an apocalyptic event in 2013, the world was turned into a poisonous wasteland that destroyed nearly all of mankind. With the Earth’s surface uninhabitable, the few remaining survivors were forced underground. Fast forward twenty years and you have Metro 2033 Redux. Taking place in the underground Metro Station-Cities beneath post-apocalyptic Moscow, you control Artyom as he battles subterranean mutants and other hostile survivors. Using a generous arsenal of weapons, both real and imagined, Artyom must make his way through the catacombs before venturing to the surface--all in the name of saving what’s left of mankind.
Video games have always been about letting players face off against the worst possible villains. Sticking with the franchise’s “over-the-op” ethos, Saints Row: Gat out of Hell lets you face off against the worst villain in the history of all of humankind: The Devil himself. Playing as either Johnny Gat or Kinzie Kensington, you’ll find yourself running through Hell in a quest to save the leader of the Saints' soul. The latest in this franchise, Saints Row: Gat out of Hell is an open-world standalone expansion that boasts a bevy of fun elements like a talking gun and a full- length musical number. None of this should distract you from your ultimate goal: to shoot the Devil in the face.
Mutants? Check. Post-apocalyptic Moscow? Check. Doomsday device? Check. The year is 2034 and all of these threats and even more await you in Metro Last Light Redux, a follow-up to Metro 2033 Redux. You’ll play as the guilt-stricken Artyom as he navigates the station-cities of the Metro battling the mutants that stalk the catacombs and the civil war that is raging between the station-cities. As Artyom, it’s up to you to find the doomsday device that’s being held in the military vaults of D6 and save all of mankind.
In Mad Max our reluctant hero wants nothing more than to reach the storied “Plains of Silence” where he can leave all of the violence and madness behind. But alas, hope springs eternal in the breast of man. After his famed Interceptor is stolen by a deadly gang of marauders Max will embark on a perilous journey to confront the gang’s ruthless leader Scabrous Scrotus. You, of course, are Max!
Developed by Monolith Productions and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is an open world action-adventure title that is set in Tolkien's legendary universe. The game takes place between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and you’ll take control of the fallen ranger Talion whose spirit, having merged with that of the Elf Lord Celebrimbor, fights through Mordor to both uncover the truth of the spirit that compels him as well as avenge his loved ones. You’ll need to master a combination of melee combat and wraith abilities to discover the origins of the Rings of Power and ultimately confront the evil of Sauron.
Experience all four Jurassic films reimagined in LEGO form in, LEGO Jurassic World. Re-live key moments from the series as you explore the expansive worlds of Isla Nublar and Isla Sorna. The ultimate “sandbox” game, LEGO Jurassic World lets you play as popular characters from the films or one of 20 dinosaurs. You can even play the scientist role and collect LEGO amber to experiment with DNA to create your very own unique dinosaurs.
What evil force has what it takes to unite former enemies? The evil Brainiac that’s who. This interstellar villain is Hell bent on destroying Earth as he uses the power of the Lantern Rings to shrink worlds that he adds his collection from across the universe. There’s only one way to stop him. Become the Caped Crusader as he joins forces with a slew of superheroes, both good and evil, from the DC Comics universe as they head out into outer space to stop Brainiac in his tracks.
The third installment in this adrenaline-fueled motorcycle racing series, MotoGP15 lets you compete against MotoGP, Moto2, and Moto3 riders on 18 circuits from the 2015 championship. Boasting a range of new features, like an expanded career mode, overhauled AI and physics, and a new game mode that will have you competing against the best riders in each category, MotoGP15 lets you experience the thrills of some of the most exciting racing on the planet--without the fear of road rash.
Fan favorite Claire Redfield make a dramatic return in Resident Evil: Revelations 2. Having survived the Raccoon City incident from previous Resident Evil games, Claire now works for anti-bioterrorism group, Terra Save. Claire, along with her friend, Moira Burton, are abducted only to find themselves in an abandoned detention facility. But Claire and Moira aren’t alone. Barry Burton, Moira’s father, alongside new character Natalia Korda are also en route to the detention facility to rescue Moira and Claire. You can switch between Barry and Natalia, using each character’s unique abilities to survive.
Arguably one of the most over-the-top franchises in gaming Saints Row IV takes things to new heights. The epic conclusion to this series has you battling the evil Overlord Zinyak and his alien empire after they invade Earth. Boasting an arsenal of superpowers, strange weapons, and an assortment of NC17 “objects” Saints Row IV is a wild open world experience.
What’s a hero to do when their life has been commandeered by a powerful magical artifact? Why, return it of course! In Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power, this is exactly what Amadeus the Wizard, Pontius the Knight, and Zoya the Thief have realized they have to do. Of course, returning artifacts isn’t as easy as our heroes thought. In the process of trying to return the Trine artifact, they break it, and thus lose the benefit of its powers. Not a huge problem--if they didn’t also have to deal with an ancient sorcerer who is literally “heartless.” A fairytale journey, Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power will take you on an incredible adventure that will test your individual heroes’ skills as well as your puzzle-solving abilities.