Maybe you’re just tired after a marathon Borderlands 2 session. Maybe you need to answer nature’s call. Whatever the reason, never again will you have to worry about losing precious gaming time just because you have to go “Away From Keyboard.”
Project SHIELD will soon redefine what it means to be AFK with its ability to stream your high-end PC games straight to our Android-powered mobile gaming device. Now you can continue playing your game from the comfort of your couch or, well, anywhere else you might find yourself sitting in your house.
What you see below is a demo of Project SHIELD running the ‘Badass Crater of Badassitude’ level of Borderlands 2 from a GeForce-enabled PC. This particular rig happens to be a Falcon Tiki PC running a GeForce GTX 680 graphics card, allowing us to run the game with the graphics settings cranked all the way up.
Booting up your Tegra 4-powered Project SHIELD is as simple as turning on a smartphone or tablet. Streaming a PC game is just as easy: fire up the SHIELD Android app and tap a few buttons. Within a matter of seconds you’ll be back in the action with all the graphical bells and whistles you’re used to on your PC.
Check out our first “Project SHIELD PC Mondays” video below to see how we’re redefining AFK.
Note: due to an editing error, an earlier version of this post referred to Borderlands 2 as Badlands 2.
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