NVIDIA Shield Shipping July 31

NVIDIA Shield Shipping July 31

NVIDIA has announced that Shield, the handheld android-based gaming system, will ship July 31.

Shield was originally scheduled to ship June 27, but did not due to a mechanical issue.

Here is an e-mail NVIDIA sent to purchasers today:

We want to thank you for your patience and for sticking with us through the shipment delay of your SHIELD. We have great news to share with you - your SHIELD will ship on July 31st.

Our goal has always been to ship the perfect product, so we made sure we submitted SHIELD to the most rigorous mechanical testing and quality assurance standards in the industry. We built SHIELD because we love playing games, and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

The Shield is the upcoming handheld gaming console made by Nvidia. The console allows for the streaming of games running on a compatible desktop or laptop PC.

List of games confirmed on the Shield:

PC streaming
  • Assassin's Creed III
  • Batman: Arkham City
  • Battlefield 3
  • Borderlands 2
  • Dark Souls
  • Dishonored
  • Left 4 Dead 2
  • Metro: Last Light
  • Portal 2
  • Resident Evil 6
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
  • Arma Tactics
  • Blood Sword: Sword of Ruin THD
  • Burn Zombie Burn!
  • The Conduit
  • Chuck's Challenge 3D
  • Dead Trigger
  • Dead Trigger 2
  • Grand Theft Auto III
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
  • Hamilton's Great Adventure THD
  • Real Boxing
  • Riptide GP 2
  • Rochard
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II
  • Tainted Keep
  • Zombie Driver THD
  • Beach Buggy Blitz
  • CODEX The Warrior Chain of Nemesis THD
  • Dead on Arrival 2 THD
  • Expendable: Rearmed