5 Cutting-Edge Games That Will Rock NVIDIA SHIELD

by Jordan Dodge

Provide a powerful, open platform, and developers will do amazing things.

That’s why we built SHIELD using Google’s Android operating system and the world’s most powerful mobile processor, Tegra 4.

Developers have responded, creating a lineup of titles that will tap into SHIELD’s power to create amazing gaming experiences.

Here’s a look at five new games coming soon for SHIELD:

Broken_Age_001_Wtrmrkd_2013Broken Age
Developer: Double Fine

This adventure game tells the stories of a young boy and girl leading parallel lives. The girl has been chosen by her village to be sacrificed to a terrible monster – but she decides to fight back. Meanwhile, a boy on a spaceship is living a solitary life under the care of a motherly computer, but he wants to break free.


Costume_Quest_001_Wtrmrkd_2013Costume Quest
Developer: Double Fine

Costume Quest promises to show off the power of our platform, putting this game into a portable device for the first time. In this charming role-playing game, choose your hero and trick-or-treat through three beautiful environments. Complete quests, build your party, and collect special costumes that allow you to take down the evil Repugians.


Flyhunter_Origins_Wtrmrkd_2013Flyhunter: Origins
Developer: Steel Wool Games 

Bumbling alien spaceship Janitor, Zak, inadvertently jettisons the ship’s crew and a cargo of rare flies across the Earth’s surface. It’s your job to hunt them all back down. The developers of Flyhunter: Origins, Steel Wool Games, include a group of exceptional artists, so expect the visual story-telling here to be first rate.


Skiing_Fred_Wtrmrkd_002_2013Skiing Fred
Developer: Dedalord Games

Perfect chaos is how the developers behind this over-the-top action sports game describe Skiing Fred. The game features a unique free-movement system that allows you to take control of the action as you face extreme storms, apocalyptic meteor showers and blinding blizzards.


Chucks_Challenge3D_Wtrmrkd_2013Chuck’s Challenge
Developer: Niffler

A 3-D puzzle game with a twist: players can create and share their own levels with a simple interface. Niffler, an independent games studio founded by Chuck Sommerville and friends, aims to create games that are fun for the player to both play and make.