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Revisiting the Nvidia Shield Portable in 2017!

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Dj Riot (8 hours ago)
When my download for happy chick ends on my nvidia shield I cant seem to find it anywhere. Bummer
Slade Hollway (1 day ago)
PUBG mobile on this thing
cool guy (3 days ago)
How did you get the name randomfrankp
Nonetrix (4 days ago)
Looks cool
Craft Omair (5 days ago)
So the latest android it got is lollipop, huh.
MrNappySlaps (7 days ago)
This makes me want to bring mine out of hibernation! I had mine full of emulators and games... Dono why I stopped , I thought my shield tablet would replace it , but seeing this makes me miss the whole controller in one unit. Also the shield had in-house controller to touch screen mapping, so everyting was compatible, wish it worked for pubg...
Luissant (7 days ago)
I'm gonna buy this because emulators
Aaron Wise (7 days ago)
Can it run nexomon?
Wait, can you use that with the new nvidia streaming service?
Doge Luver (8 days ago)
IIIIII NNNEEEEEEEEDDD IIIITTTTT
Not Andrew (9 days ago)
Long car rides...... The only people that go on long car rides are kids.
hbarudi (10 days ago)
I like the concept of those shield tablet and shield portable, but their lack of ram is a big problem when android really needs a lot of ram to be responsive. Android kit kat needs 4gb ram, android 5 and 6 need 6gb ram, and android 7 and 8 need 8gb ram.
CuteAss Tiger (13 days ago)
Happy chick emulator ? Miss me with that stuff dude
game killer (14 days ago)
Why did it fail
ExtraBaka (15 days ago)
So u cant buy them anymore??? :(((( wanted to buy one for my husband
Esdwin Lopez (15 days ago)
Going to fix my Nvidia Shield Portable after not using for 2 years since my little nephews yanked off the usb port :( This handheld is perfect for emulation especially for PPSSPP emulator due to its improvements.
iDawn Create (19 days ago)
Nicee vid, Canelo!! : D
TonArts (19 days ago)
fortnite in this when?
Geometryjosh 21 (19 days ago)
Is this more powerful than the Shield K1?
Rody Davis (20 days ago)
How are tablets obsolete? The iPads sells are going up.
Jojo Stark (21 days ago)
Im actually trying to get rid of mine because i dont use it anymore.
Suneru (21 days ago)
"Current gen games like Pokemon Platinum" Yeah..
THE FIFTH EDGE (22 days ago)
I want this but it’s SO EXPENSIVE
Varum Gilus (28 days ago)
I simply was not in the market for such a thing.
Martin Machin (28 days ago)
A Nvidia shield portable 2 prototype was actually discovered in a thrift store a year or two back. I wouldn't be surprised though if the Nvidia shield portable 2 wasn't released because of a agreement with Nintendo that led to them being the provider of the Switch processor (Tegra X1), resulting in Nintendo basically having a monopoly on the portable console market.
BulletsTheBear (28 days ago)
Can it run Fortnite
MC Spectrum (29 days ago)
Wait so can i download OW on it?
n4thb4dc0 (1 month ago)
I love my Nvidia shield, play RR3 all the time, watch movies in bed too on Netflix, watch YouTube
Starchy (1 month ago)
mine fuckin broke twice
Tardis (1 month ago)
Pokemon platinum is not a current game. What year are you living in?
Wivio 2 (1 month ago)
How do you play rocket league on that
ATechGuy2016 (1 month ago)
moonlight game streaming on android or as a chrome plugin. Port forward so you can even play your games when not at home. thank me later!
Parker Brooks (1 month ago)
First time here, instant sub! Really cool you did the last 2 minutes kind of casually and without any cuts. Other YouTubers overscript and overedit their vids to death, even cutting out the slight silences between every sentence.
I still use it constantly! Every day ! Netflix music Games its amazing
Aymane Bencheikh (1 month ago)
1:58 bruuh Android 5.5 you be trippin son
Motorcycle098 100205 (1 month ago)
If that was rocket league you can play rocket ball on your phone if your on android
ThatArjun (1 month ago)
Just like Wii u tried to do back in the day.
Arction (1 month ago)
My complaint is it’s 375$ for a decent one which is much more than a switch so it’s one of the worst purchases possible imo.
DR cat (1 month ago)
These things suck I had one kept it in best condition the power port didn't hardly change any more the touch screen display became unresponsive so I had too use the thumb stick to type I got another one samething happened again and I did not drop it or anything it's just shit don't buy.
FishAndFlips (1 month ago)
Pokemon platinum isn’t really “current”
WiriamuFirippu (1 month ago)
usb not just for charging..
Diamond_ Miner33 (1 month ago)
So can you use this as a computer gaming thing with afforded now?!?
CybørGøth XlI] (2 months ago)
I pressed F but it just went to Fullscreen.
TimothyTim PSP (2 months ago)
That thing is not tiny. I think it failed because it's weird looking. Arkward looking.
Qing Tien (2 months ago)
For emulators: just buy a Bluetooth gamepad designed to phones (that have phone holder)
Mr. Brudda (1 month ago)
Zoltán Szalay But even though most mobile games suck, there’s some out there which are great, And work perfectly with the portable! But yes I do agree with your point.
Freak Azoid (2 months ago)
When you realize you were playing switch in 2k13
sup3rskrull (2 months ago)
we need a new portable shield with a better screen
RandomGuyYT (2 months ago)
Is it the time for the portable 2?
Chris Flowers (2 months ago)
Yours still works???? Properly???????? How fast does the MicroSD Load?????? Needs more Buttons on the Controls, needs a better MicroSD Reader, a Battery that can be Replaced, and better Screen Resolution. Oh, lets not forget: BIGGER STORAGE!!!!!!!!!!!! 16GB????????????
SaiClon3 (2 months ago)
headphone JaCk!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!111
KING L.O.L GAMING (2 months ago)
2018 still dead
mandude83 (2 months ago)
Mines broken, After 4 happy years i now get a fade to black screen, Was that desperate to emulate again i got a cheap GP2X F200, Wow what a piece of crap that is these days! GPD Win 2 next....
Lucas Pentedemos (2 months ago)
I think the biggest question is can it play fortnite?
GIO (2 months ago)
Same I want a new one soo bad
ZachAttackRandom (2 months ago)
Holy hell 200$
DJ Star108 (2 months ago)
Google pixels snapdragons processor is way better. Plus the iPhone X processor is even better. A11 chip
Alexander Tepper (2 months ago)
I had the shield k1 no one wanted it back then I returned it
Alexander Tepper (2 months ago)
So your an idiot that ended up with a shield I got a gpd win cause they didnt make enough of them and am happier with my gpd win running windows 10
adecree (2 months ago)
SO happy you mentioned emulators. First thing I thought of.
kelli kell (2 months ago)
Trash VS Garbage
Infor matica (2 months ago)
Sometimes we get in a weird situation, when everyone says "this device is a piece of crap now", but for us, it still totally usable!!! The portable handheld console today is Nintendo Switch, but I still happy with my Gameboy Advance. The fighting game to play on Switch is Ultra Street Fighter 2 Turbo, but "SURPRISE"!!! My favorite version of this game is Super SF2X Revival!!! Yes, its the japanese version and is the GBA version. Why I like more the japanese version than US version? Simple: the US version has a glitch related to PAL/NTSC and the last battle with Akuma just doesn't work at all!!! Every time you face him, the game freezes... For retro emulation, I use my GPD XD. Take a look on the Arc Browser, is a great solution to manage a gaming library with boxarts and directly start a game. My best combination is Arc Browser with RetroArch, Drastic, PPSSPP and Reicast.
Mono Coccyx (2 months ago)
Absolutely agree with you... bad timing! Specially now a days when you see all these GameBoy Zero projects and GPD XD. The shield wins and does what everyone is looking for, but has been forgotten after all this time.
Mono Coccyx (2 months ago)
However, it is bulky and was pricey. Not, it's even dead.
Anonymous (2 months ago)
I plan on saling mine since i dont use it anymore. Actually i barely used this thing.
V. Sriram Sundar (2 months ago)
Wouldn't be a failure project if this ran windows.
Dark Venom (2 months ago)
V. Sriram Sundar Windows can suck me ass
Nate V (2 months ago)
GPS XD PLUS is coming soon
The Doopa (2 months ago)
First time ever hearing about it
Demonbaki Atentar (2 months ago)
The problem is not getting popular in world markets if you want offer your self an full time dealer of that gaming gadget on the market for that console believe me you getting rich for only month's most people don't know how to shop online they just going in malls.
Duncan F. (2 months ago)
I still have mine, it's an absolute MUST if you fly a lot! I load up my SNES emulator and play Donkey Kong. Love how my HDMI port no longer works tho :/
Vintage Vinny DIY (1 month ago)
Duncan F. Bought myself the nyko dock to avoid that issue glad I did
Even current pokemon games like pokemon platinum
Maple Sappy (2 months ago)
I hated it and loved it. I loved it because it was strong enough to play half life 2 on it, but I deeply hated it because my battery shorted out only after 2 months of owning it and they refused to fix it just because I didn't keep my receipt.
Herp5457 (3 months ago)
Switch emulator for the shield? :D they're both running tegras; same architecture = gimme.
Nabre Labre (3 months ago)
They need to make it less ugly
JIhn Ham (3 months ago)
666
Tay TYLERIENMAM Station (3 months ago)
I like this shield portable because you don't have a bring a controller separately like a shield tablet. So I can just play like a 3ds but with an actual controller. Too bad that it didn't use Tegra X1
Razer Serval controller + a lovely Samsung oled screen + Moonlight. It's like a shied portable 2.0
Twisted Grim (3 months ago)
2018 anyone!?!?
KingMichaelV (3 months ago)
Useless pice of shit. Mobil games is awful. Nvidia don't support this console. Change this shit on PS Vita and did not regret...
Garrett Nicholas (3 months ago)
I don't feel like it's obsolete. In fact I'd say it's ahead of its time. That was its real downfall. The customer base capable of appreciating it. Was unfortunately not large enough.
fluffy tony (3 months ago)
I wonder if rules of engagement work on this with controller mapping???! Plz someone check for me!
Phill D (3 months ago)
Nice vid and I agree 100%. I am looking for a set of goggles to fly a drone using the HDMI port on the shield.. Would you recommend something?
Ciprian Mogosanu (3 months ago)
The funny part ia that the shield portable did came back in 2017....it's called now the nintendo switch,the hardware inside is a new tegra chip,and is it the perfect mixture between the tablet and the portable
Average Joe (3 months ago)
Face it guys, the reason this thing failed is the reason all consoles fail. No games. The only ones worth a damn you have to stream from your pc, you can’t take those games and go in the car or the airport. So, why the fuck would you use this, just use your goddamn pc. Is it really that important to play on the couch? After that you have emulators, so if you’re into playing 10-20 year old games, there you go. And the android library, which has like 2 games worth a damn, and the others are trash or you need the touchscreen. Long story short, why r people surprised this failed.
Joshua0531 (4 months ago)
I still have mine, I brought mine from a ebay seller back in 2015. Right now I mainly use it for Pandora and Android gaming. Believe it or not, the speaker of this thing is amazing for a built in speaker, and Pandora or any music sounds gogerous on it. For those of you who liked the original Gamepad Mapper that got removed during the latest patch, you can download the app in Google Play, also useful if you want to switch to a custom ROM such as LinageOS. The only thing I wish this supported is Vulkan, a lot of Android games right now uses Vulkan as the graphic API, they run poorly on this device due to it not having and Vulkan support, but that could easily be solved with a customization or a custom ROM.
AngryEsper94 (4 months ago)
If they do a Switch remodel in the style of this Shield portable, it may possibly be the greatest handheld Nintendo have ever put out lol
Average Joe (4 months ago)
It’s a shame this failed, but the switch definitely fills this void.
EQOAnostalgia (4 months ago)
I use mine almost daily. Emulators ftw, it handles shooters extremely well and MMO's are great on it. The streaming service seems to be shut down though... that really sucks. Not sure if the streaming from PC to shield still functions, honestly haven't used it much outside of the novelty of it to show friends and shit.
Apollo Smile (4 months ago)
800 for new one LOL
Shawn Pepin (2 months ago)
I got one on my local kijiji for 80 Canadian pesos.. it's amazing
Apollo Smile (3 months ago)
I did as well but i gave it to my friend and she lost it lol
Wibi1234 (3 months ago)
Apollo Smile i bought one when it was new for 200 :p
Michael Barreto (4 months ago)
Nvidia did get in their foot in the door, and ended with a smash hit, it's just not Nvidia branded it's Nintendo branded.
Kyannn (4 months ago)
This controller is better than my computer in 2k7+18 (feels sad man)
ANONYMOUS LIFE (4 months ago)
Would this play doom 2016??
EQOAnostalgia (4 months ago)
No lol
Robert Presti (4 months ago)
Bro, who in the fuck dresses you? LMFAO Oh god that was a great laugh I needed that, Thank you!
Robert Presti (4 months ago)
Also, the shield portablr NEVER failed. You don't like probably because it's not made by your favorite hardware company RAZER!
Josué dlTLl. EngScD. (4 months ago)
I so wish nVidia released a Shield Portable 2
Dynamo Gaming (4 months ago)
Its like a gameboy advance sp
awesome1ru (5 months ago)
Pointless to have tbh
EQOAnostalgia (4 months ago)
Nonsense, this is perfect for people who want emulation and streaming from their PC.
Jordan Toia (5 months ago)
cant buy in australia :(
alex dsp (5 months ago)
Does this thing still supports android games like galaxy on fire 3 etc? Because some games require android 6.0 and up and this thing doesnt have android 6.0....
rr underdog (5 months ago)
I have this shield, and I'm trying to find that emulator he talked about, can anyone help😅
Atomic Munchies (5 months ago)
Any other cheaper solutions that can handle emulators?
Superfalcon101 (5 months ago)
Does this play steam games on the go? What about GameCube emulators?
Marcos Oliveira Ribeiro (5 months ago)
The best portable game released until today

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