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NVIDIA Taking SHIELD Pre-Orders Soon [35167]

 
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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 5:50 pm    Post subject: NVIDIA Taking SHIELD Pre-Orders Soon [35167] Reply with quote

NVIDIA will be taking pre-orders for SHIELD starting May 20th. According to the press release, the handheld gaming device will retail for $349 and ship in June. Project SHIELD is now, officially, SHIELD. The price is $349. Newegg, GameStop, Micro Center and Canada Computers will all carry SHIELD. It ships in June. Pre-

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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 7:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ripoff.
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 3:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

$349? /me chokes on his $6 Starbucks. Razz
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 3:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They do realize there are systems like the Nintendo DS and PS Vita right? I'm all for competition but making the handheld cost more than an xbox360 with all the shit you can get attached seems like wishful thinking.

Six dollars for a cup at starbucks? Are you in a stadium/venue?
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I guess they figure if people are stupid enough to go out and upgrade their video cards for no reason and spend upwards of $300 for it, those same people will go out and pay this ridiculous price. They can blow me because even at half that price I find it expensive.
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 6:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I guess they figure if people are stupid enough to go out and upgrade their video cards for no reason and spend upwards of $300 for it, those same people will go out and pay this ridiculous price. They can blow me because even at half that price I find it expensive.
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 8:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Baconnaise wrote:
They do realize there are systems like the Nintendo DS and PS Vita right? I'm all for competition but making the handheld cost more than an xbox360 with all the shit you can get attached seems like wishful thinking.

Six dollars for a cup at starbucks? Are you in a stadium/venue?


Nope, $6'ish for their largest Frap. Never had a "plain" cup of coffee there LOL.

I really can't get over how expensive this device is.
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