This Week On SHIELD - May 19, 2016

By William O'Neal - Thu, May 19, 2016

This week was Google I/O, the Mountain View-based company’s annual developer conference, and Google made several announcements that will get NVIDIA SHIELD fans excited about what’s to come. From an expanding list of entertainment apps that are now available on SHIELD to new games and high-end features and updates, this has been a great week for SHIELD. Click here to read more...

HDR Gamestream and HDR Netflix are coming to NVIDIA SHIELD

Gamestream HDR

SHIELD users know that the device is more than just a Streaming Media Player. Thanks to the Tegra X1 Processor, it’s also an amazing gaming console. And that landscape got a big boost this week with the announcement of Gamestream HDR. In addition to native games and GeForce NOW, our game streaming service, Gamestream also lets users stream PC games from their gaming rig to their SHIELD Android TV for those all-important couch-gaming sessions. Now with Pascal, Gamestream users can game in HDR (high dynamic range).

YouTube Voice Search

By now many of you know that SHIELD was the first Streaming Media Player to output in 4K Ultra HD at 60 frames per second. SHIELD even has support for YouTube in 4K at 60FPS. While that’s all well and good, the YouTube experience just get brighter with Voice Search. Gone are the days of pecking away on a virtual keyboard to find those YouTube videos. Now, all of those Drake videos are only as far away as saying, “drake videos” into your SHIELD remote or controller.

Play Resident Evil 5 on SHIELD Android TV

Resident Evil 5, a SHIELD Exclusive

Capcom’s critically acclaimed Resident Evil series has redefined horror in video games, with each new terrifying installment building on the tension, atmosphere and action featured in the previous game. Now SHIELD Android TV owners can experience one of the best games in the series to date, Resident Evil 5 (RE5). Featuring stunningly detailed survival-horror gameplay and visuals, Resident Evil 5 hits Android exclusively on SHIELD Android TV.

Each week we ask you, the NVIDIA SHIELD community "What's on your SHIELD this week?" Here are a few of our favorites:

If you don’t already own an NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV, run out and grab one today. And while you’re at it, make sure to talk to us on Twitter about your week, we might just quote you in next week’s installment.

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