Originally Posted by StayFrosty
I'd love to see how OCN's band of Nvidia fanboys try and defend this.
Someone needs to let Nvidia know that portable gaming aside from playing Angry Birds etc on your Android/iPhone is pretty pointless.
tomshardware didn't seem too perplexed about it after their hands on...
As a technical proof, Borderlands 2 was good, but what really got us to wrap our minds around Shield's virtues is playing Skyrim on the handheld. The Elder Scrolls isn't as demanding for twitch reflexes, so when we look back and think of the double or even triple digits spent in Skyrim that could have been spent playing on the couch, in bed, in the bathroom, or even out on the deck or patio, it certainly sounds a lot nicer than sitting at a desk. There are always good points to being in front of the full-resolution gaming rig, but the ability to split some of those hours off to alternative places and postures has us very interested.
Not a bad alternative for somebody that doesn't necessarily want to sit in front of a PC at home after 8 hours of doing it at work. I'll probably never buy this (cash is tight right now) but I can see where this would come in handy. I actually rarely sit at my PC, for the longest time, it wasn't even attached to a monitor. I just RDP'd to it all the time from my laptop/tablet, but RDP isn't appropriate for gaming. Nvidia's implementation for Shield is