Category Archives: Included with Membership

Shield Android TV Update 5.1 released!

Note: If you have rooted v5.x already, you can install the OTA without any sort of rollback.  You can re-root with our guides: Tutorial: Root Shield Android TV (2017; 16GB) (Nougat) or Tutorial: Root Shield Android TV (2015; 16GB) (Nougat) or Tutorial: Root Shield Android TV Pro (Nougat)

Rumble Support for GeForce NOW

GeForce NOW joins GameStream with support for dual vibration feedback with the new SHIELD controller. Try it out today in games like Tomb Raider, ABZÛ, and LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens. 

  • Amazon Video enhancements for surround sound as well as remote control responsiveness.
  • Support for encrypted VP9 with subsampling.
  • Enhanced system performance and stability.

Shield Pro with New Controller, Rechargable Remote plus new games …

SHIELD TV Pro, the most advanced streamer, delivers all the great software features announced during CES – best-in-class 4K HDR streaming, amazing games and AI home capabilities (coming soon) – and adds an internal 500GB HD. SHIELD Pro maintains the original SHIELD’s design so it also offers the microSD slot.

SHIELD Pro’s 500 GB hard drive is perfect for the built-in Plex Media Server, letting you access your media from any device and easily share it with friends and family. It’s the best solution for the most demanding power users.

The device comes bundled with the new SHIELD controller – for ambient listening when Google Assistant is available (coming soon) – and SHIELD remote (with rechargeable battery and headset jack) at the same $299 price as the original Pro model.

SHIELD Pro can be purchased from the NVIDIA Store, Amazon, Best Buy, B&H, Newegg, Fry’s, and Micro Center.

Two new games are also being added to the GeForce NOW membership library:Just Cause 2 – available now, and Deus Ex Human Revolution, available next week.

The two titles build on the library of Square Enix games available to stream to SHIELD TV – including hits like Hitman: Absolution and Sleeping Dogs.

Let there be more videos!

I’m backed up on videos, so I figure I better just dump them all – screw the branding!  There are over 10 new videos including native Android apps and GeForce Now streaming.

Visit NVidia Shield Zone’s YouTube channel (don’t forget to subscribe and share!) – videos will be coming online over the next several hours

Hitman: Absolution added to GeForce Now “Included with Membership”; plus four more to come

NVidia announced an additional wave of hit titles will soon be available to stream on SHIELD.

Starting with the release of Hitman: Absolution on Tuesday, October 4th, NVidia is adding five more Square Enix games to the GeForce NOW “Included With Membership”.

Additional titles rolling out include Thief and two more games starring everyone’s favorite spelunker, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Legend and Tomb Raider Anniversary. And last, but by no means least, GeForce NOW will be adding the arcade hit Mini Ninjas.

The GeForce NOW library now offers more than 100 games that members can play instantly on SHIELD.

Shield Spotlight: Alpha Protocol

GeForce NOW “Included with Membership”
Single Player / Rated M / Steam Value: $14.99

This edition of Shield Spotlight we look at the espionage RPG action title Alpha Protocol.

Originally released in 2010 and developed by Obsidian Entertainment (Pillars of Eternity, South Park: Stick of Truth, Fallout: New Vegas), Alpha Protocol brings us a new slant in action RPGs; the spy thriller.

Here is a bunch of play I did on the PC …

You play Michael Thorton (voiced by the venerable Kevin Bacon) a talented-yet-ostrocized government agent.  To stop an international catastrophe, Thorton breaks ties with his organization and handle the issue himself.  Aided by various sympathetic handlers, Thorton sets off on mission after mission trying to reach the end goal.

So Many Me clones it’s way on to GeForce Now Included with Membership

This week, we have the cute puzzler/platformer So Many Me added to GeForce NOW’s “Included with Membership”.

You play as an unassuming green blob named Filo, who has an incredible ability: to control his many, many clones — referred to as the “ME”. These clones possess all sorts of fun abilities that can be used to solve puzzles throughout the game. As you progress further through Filo’s adventure, you will find a variety of new types of clones. Understanding and harnessing their unique powers are key to your success.

Filo’s myriad of adventures take him to a whimsical universe. It features a colorful art genre filled with adorable characters in their world’s mysterious environment.

Key Features:

  • Discover new transformational abilities as you progress through each chapter. Learning to master these forms and using them in sequence, is key to solving the game’s many puzzles.
  • Filo’s endless adventures take you to a wondrous world of color filled with delightfully, intriguing characters.
  • Ride massive and powerful creatures. Utilize their unusual abilities to solve special puzzles and to smash through pesky obstacles on your way to the goal!
  • Boss monsters, each with their own distinct characteristics, will try to eliminate you. Challenge and overcome them.
  • Earn your rewards when you have solved the puzzles! Dozens of adorable costumes, ancient artifacts, and bonus levels are waiting for you!

Link: NVidia | Steam

… and some MORE hoarded videos …

Here are three more videos for you.

New Shield Zone Videos!

Sorry, life has been extremely busy – but I do have some new GeForce NOW streaming videos for you.

New and Reduced Price games on GeForce NOW

One new game joins Included with Membership while two Buy and Play Instantly titles are available with up to 75% off pricing.

Saint’s Row IV

The US President must save the Earth from alien overlord Zinyak using an arsenal of superpowers and strange weapons in the wildest open world game ever.

The epic conclusion to the game that changed all the rules! The Saints have gone from the crackhouse to the White House—but the Earth has been invaded and it’s up to you to free the world from Overlord Zinyak and his alien empire. With homies new and old by your side, and an arsenal of superpowers and strange weapons, you must save the world in the wildest open world game ever!

Key Features

  • The American (Fever) Dream – Play as the President of the United States in a story that spans countries, space, and time. Saints Row IV is to Saints Row: The Third what Saints Row: The Third is to Do The Right Thing. You’re not ready.
  • Super Hero-in-Chief – Leap over buildings. Kill people with your mind. Run through tanks. Those are some of the most mundane powers you will wield in your quest to stop an alien menace hell-bent on destroying the Earth.
  • Alien Toys of Destruction – Wield an impressive array of alien vehicles and weapons… FOR SCIENCE!
  • Custom Weapons, Custom Mayhem – You’ve customized your character. You’ve customized your clothes. Now you can complete the look with our all new weapon customization system. Turn traditional weapons into exotic conversation pieces!
  • Dynamic Duo – Seamless drop-in, drop-out co-op, a Saints Row standard, improved. The only thing better than one malicious super-powered President is two.

(Included with Membership)

NVidia | Steam

Marvel LEGO Avengers

Avengers Assemble! The best-selling LEGO® MARVEL videogame franchise returns with a new action-packed, Super Hero adventure. Join the LEGO® MARVEL’s Avengers team and experience a videogame featuring characters and storylines from the critically-acclaimed films and more. Play as the most powerful Super Heroes in their quest to save the world.

(50% Off; $39.99 $19.99 Steam Key Included; Buy and Play Instantly)

NVidia | Steam

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

The best-selling LEGO Batman videogame franchise returns in an out-of-this-world, action-packed adventure! In LEGO Batman™ 3: Beyond Gotham, the Caped Crusader joins forces with the super heroes of the DC Comics universe and blasts off to outer space to stop the evil Brainiac from destroying Earth. Using the power of the Lantern Rings, Brainiac shrinks worlds to add to his twisted collection of miniature cities from across the universe. Now the greatest super heroes and the most cunning villains must unite and journey to different Lantern Worlds to collect the Lantern Rings and stop Brainiac before it’s too late.

Exciting space combat – For the first time ever, battle with Batman and his allies in outer space and the various Lantern worlds including Zamaron and Odym.
• Robust roster of DC Comics heroes and villains – Play and unlock more than 150 unique characters with amazing powers and abilities, including members of the Justice League, and BIG LEGO Figures such as Cyborg, Solomon Grundy and more.
• Unique storyline with new plots and twists –Surprising disguises, Brainiac’s mind control ability, and the power of the Lantern rings bring a whole new twist to characters you thought you knew.
• Hack computer terminals – Enter a virtual world to escape mazes, battle in arenas, and race to find the code.
• Bat-tastic Gadget Wheel – With a simple press of a button, choose and upgrade select character’s suits and abilities.
• Variety of iconic locales – Visit the Hall of Justice, the Batcave, and the Justice League Watchtower to access shops, trophy rooms, and the hero and vehicle customizers.

(75% Off; $29.99 $7.49. Steam Key Included. Buy and Play Instantly)

NVidia | Steam

POLLEN and Dead or Alive 5 arrive on GeForce NOW!

Added to GeForce NOW’s “Included with Membership” and “Buy and Play Instantly” come two new titles.  Included with Membership adds the sci-fi adventure P-O-L-L-E-N while Dead or Alive 5 joins the Buy and Play Instantly service.

P-O-L-L-E-N

P·O·L·L·E·N is an atmospheric, suspenseful and highly interactive first person sci-fi exploration game set on Saturn’s moon Titan.

Inspired by science-fiction classics such as Solaris, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and the Moon, P·O·L·L·E·N’s retro futuristic world is an incredibly detailed, living-breathing environment, that feels every bit as real as the one around you. Each step in the shoes of a space mechanic will transport you into the Station M, where you can try everything you can get your hands on to solve intriguing puzzles and uncover the mysteries that lie beneath the moon’s crust.

NVidia | Steam

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round

Experience the intuitive fighting system, gorgeous characters and blockbuster stages of Dead or Alive 5 in this definitive series finale!

Two new playable characters join to make 34 fighters – the largest roster in series history!

Master the signature DOA fighting system through the rich story and tutorial modes, unlock more costumes than ever before in each of the offline training modes, and compete with the best fighters in the world in the full-featured online training modes. Fight as ninjas, assassins, roughnecks & wrestlers as you knock your opponents off an exotic waterfall, into an exploding oil rig and more!

The final word in fighting entertainment – Dead or Alive 5 Last Round!

Includes Steam Digital Key

NVidia | Steam