Still on the edge about the NVIDIA SHIELD TV? Well NVIDIA just made the deal a bit sweeter for everyone, especially those who like multiplayer and couch gaming. For a limited time only they’ll give you a second controller for free in addition to the bundled one that comes with the SHIELD TV($50 Value). The offer appears to be only through NVIDIA themselves and not any of the partnered retailers. But none the less $199 or $299 for the Pro is a steal for the world’s first 4k and the most powerful streaming TV set-top box ever made.
And if you want some games to play for when your SHIELD arrives make sure to checkout the below games available through the Play Store exclusively for the SHIELD and through GeForce NOW*
LEGO Jurassic World
Whether you’re a fan of the “Jurassic Park” movies (not to mention the amazing novel), LEGO, or both, you’ll no doubt love LEGO Jurassic World. Encompassing all four “Jurassic Park” movies, LEGO Jurassic World is a re-imagining of the series in that classic LEGO form. Replete with TellTale Games’ signature humor, the game follows events from the original “Jurassic Park,” “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” (which everyone tries to forget was ever made), “Jurassic Park III,” and of course, last year’s blockbuster, “Jurassic World.” Get ready to fully explore the expansive grounds of Isla Nublar and Isla Sorna and maybe even dabble in some dino-DNA, all the while playing side-by-side with your family and friends.
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
Sporting a type of frenetic gameplay that took the videogame world by storm, SEGA’s Sonic the Hedgehog did a great job of giving the Mario franchise a legit run for its money. Available in the GeForce NOW Membership Library,Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is included in your membership. That means that GeForce NOW members can start racing immediately at no extra charge. Boasting many of the franchise’s popular characters like Miles “Tails” Prower, Amy Rose, and Knuckles the Echidna, prepare to while away many an hour playing this over-the-top racing title. When it comes to multi-controller gaming, you can’t beat Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed.
Ultra Street Fighter IV
Nothing says side-by-side multiplayer gaming like a fighting game. Boasting five new characters and six new stages, one of the most popular fighting games ever is now available in the GeForce NOW Library. SHIELD users will experience improved gameplay as well as a plethora of new modes in Ultra Street Fighter IV.
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
Following the release of Tomb Raider (2013) on GeForce NOW, fans of arguably the most popular videogame heroine of all time have even more to be excited about. Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is not only streaming on GeForce NOW, but it’s free to members! An action-adventure game that boasts many of the trademarks of the Tomb Raider games like that third-person, isometric perspective, exploration and discovery, platforming and puzzle solving, this game is great for some side-by-side multiplayer action.
Included with your GeForce NOW membership, Grid Autosport, pits you and a teammate against a plethora of rivals as you race in everything from Touring and Open-Wheel car events to Endurance and Street races. Replete with many simulation elements, in Grid Autosport you’ll have to do everything from manage tire wear and sponsor relationships as you grow and advance your career. Additionally, Grid Autosport, boasts a gang of awesome cars for you to learn to master including Touring Cars, Hypercars, Endurance GT Cars, Prototypes, Single-Seaters, Super Modified vehicles, and Drift cars just to name a few. Sporting more than 100 courses that span some 22 international locations Grid Autosport also benefits from the fact that the developers not only listened to community feedback, but implemented many of the features that the community was clamoring for like different race views. As a great multiplayer game, Grid Autosport even boasts several “party modes,” our favorite being Demolition Derby. This mode is perfect for side-by-side multiplayer gaming from the comfort of your couch.
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Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings
Now that we’re in the swing of the baseball season (sorry about that pun) it’s time to enjoy some multiplayer gaming with Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings on NVIDIA SHIELD. Sporting a cast of “semi-athletic baseball stars,” Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings is the ideal game for some side-by-side multiplayer action for up to four players. This perfect baseball game to play on your couch with friends, in Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings, players can compete in single player and co-op seasons. And while a real baseball game may last up to three hours, you can burn through a game of Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings in less than a half an hour.
Stikbold! – A Dodgeball Adventure
If you love dodgeball than you’ll love Stikbold! – A Dodgeball Adventure. This ‘70s-inspired single and multiplayer game follows the story of two famous Stikbold athletes, Björn and Jerome, as they battle it out in co-op team battles or good old fashioned free-for-all matches with up five other players. Stikbold!
Chariot is a physics-based, co-op platformer that follows the story of a Princess and her Fiancé as they’re tasked with carrying a funeral wagon through ancient caves, all the while fending off swarms of looters in a mission to gain enough wealth to give their a proper burial in an ornate, gold-filled tomb. Chariot not only requires plenty of skill while testing the gamers’ coordination mechanics and physics-based stunts, as well as teamwork and cooperation with your co-op buddies.
Designed by Danish indie studio FennecFox Entertainment, Clash is described as a “fast paced four player fantasy arena fighter.” A decidedly family-friendly game, your goal in Clash is to defeat your friends all from the comfort of the couch. Gameplay is relatively simple as each player is given only two combat options: A magical shield block and a dash attack. This exciting multiplayer game boasts four unique characters;:Kibo, the white lion king, Lazarus the hunter, Ceto the wimpy protector of the deep, and Xian Yu the jolly Guardian of the Sun Valley. As the game continues, you’ll be able to unlock different game modes that feature new and different objectives, giving you and your friends even more ways to defeat each other.
A lighthearted multiplayer game that’s perfect for the family, this platformer follows the tale of Juju, the shaman panda, as he and his sidekick Peyo, a lizard, set out to rescue Juju’s father who has been captured by an ancient and evil spirit. Juju and Peyo will have to run, bounce and chant as they gather enough “mystik keys” and “magic amber” needed to defeat the evil spirit and save Juju’s father. Juju is especially good for younger gamers.
*GeForce NOW is the world’s first cloud-gaming service capable of streaming PC games at up to 1080p resolution and 60 frames per second. Members enjoy access to a library of 60-plus games they can play on-demand, plus the option to purchase new games and play them instantly. Membership is free for the first three months, then just $7.99 per month.