Nvidia Supposedly Working on New PC-Streaming Device

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jgottberg

The Shield hasn't been very successful? You don't say... *heavy sarcasm*

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CAG_700

I like the idea, ever since steam put in LAN streaming I have been enjoying the act of playing games in a separate room besides my gaming rig room. I'm not sure why people don't like streaming......I can play a game with good graphics without the need for the super expensive and heavy rig next to me. The only problem I have is that I can really only play turn based games because of lag here and there....well obviously its my router acting up but I can't make it better with any other frequency because there is a lot of people with routers and the such around me or external causes. I can play other games but I don't like the idea of having a 1-2 sec lag cause me to have a bad game. Bluetooth keyboard/mice/headset fixes my issues of being far from TV with a huge USB extension cable. It also lets me manage what my son plays when he manages to get on my steam account.

I use a 780ti so Geforce experience streaming will be no prob for me hopefully. Its nice to see everyone realize that you shouldn't have to carry a 15-20 kilo monster around in your home.

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John Pombrio

I don't get this whole "streaming game content" idea. Yes, it is a bigger display but I sit a lot further away. There would be no keyboard or mouse so I have to set stuff up somewhere else then use whatever the device has for a controller. Even if it did have a keyboard and mouse, trying to read or see small things on a TV is tough. Then there is what to do with that keyboard and mouse, what to use it on, and where to store it when they are not being used. Wouldn't it be better to just sit by the computer instead? At least the Steam machine is the computer.

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Spiral01

I prefer to play on the PC at my desk. i have a really comfy Areon Chair that I would not trade for any couch or recliner. Plus, when I'm done gaming, then i can look forward to watching some programs on my TV while enjoying the non sunken feeling of my couch pillow. If i sat there and played games, by the time im ready for a little TV, the cushion may not feel as comfortable.

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LatiosXT

Because people don't equate sitting at a desk in front of a computer to play a game to be relaxing as it could be. They'd rather sit on a big comfy couch.

I mean, I don't even watch streamed stuff (videos and such) on my computer. I do it on my TV because it's a lot more enjoyable that way.

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John Pombrio

I too stream VIDEO content all the time to my TV. Games tho, I stick to the consoles. PC games NEED they keyboard and mouse, very few do I use a game controller.

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Innomasta

I owned a SHIELD. Using 5G it was extremely responsive via stream, and there was very little noticeable pixelation on the screen. The input lag was very rarely noticeable. Nothing beat waking up in the morning, picking up your SHIELD, and streaming Assassins Creed Black Flag in bed, under the covers where it's warm, on your day off, when it's 15 degrees outside.

It's also an insanely useful emulator. Sadly I got rid of it though, I found the controller aspect a little too big for my tastes.