Posts tagged console

“Game changer.” Image: OnePlus

“Game changer.” Image: OnePlus

OnePlus is announcing a brand new product next month, and we already know it won’t be a smartphone, a tablet, or a smartwatch. But it will be a “game changer,” according to a whole bunch of fancy promotional images the company outed today.

The world's first Android TV built for gaming. Photo: NVIDIA

The world’s first Android TV built for gaming. Photo: NVIDIA

Android-powered games consoles are almost always a big disappointment, but gaming giant NVIDIA is confident it can change that with the Shield console, a $199 set-top box that’s determined to bring you better games.


ZTE9, which is a partnership between Chinese manufacturer ZTE and The9, has just announced the FunBox home entertainment device. While it’s being marketed as a gaming console, it can also double as a very capable entertainment hub.


CoA-CES-2014Android-powered video game consoles like the Ouya haven’t exactly been a huge success, but Chinese electronics maker Huawei is hoping to change that with Tron, a device that looks remarkably similar to Apple’s new Mac Pro — albeit a lot smaller. It’s powered by a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor and 2GB of RAM, and it’s expected to cost less than $150.


Forgetting the disaster that was Battlefield 3: Aftershock, I’ve always thought EA’s other Battlefield titles for iOS were pretty good. But the company has promised a new “high-end” and “high-performance” Battlefield title for mobile that could come a little closer to its console counterpart — and may even be able to “inter-operate” with it.

Next Page »