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Nintendo Wii And GameCube Games Are Being Remastered For Nvidia Shield--But Only In China
In one of the more unexpected partnerships of recent years, Nintendo has announced that it's working with hardware manufacturer Nvidia to bring a bunch of Wii and GameCube games to the Nvidia Shield--but only in China.
The companies revealed that Nvidia's Android-based home console will feature ported versions of games like The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and New Super Mario Bros. Wii. You can check Twilight Princess out in action in the video below, courtesy of Daniel Ahmed:
Here is some gameplay of Twilight Princess running on Nvidia Shield. It is said to be running in HD (Not sure what that means exactly in terms of the port).
Wii games on Shield will cost RMB 68. pic.twitter.com/M84WfV9eWE— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX)December 5, 2017
It's unclear how the games have been updated to run on the Shield, but we do know that, at the very least, the Shield's version of New Super Mario Bros. Wii will run at 1080p. We'll have to wait and see if any other graphical improvements have been done on the games.
If you happen to live in China and want to get your hands on one of these, it'll cost you RMB 1499 ($227). Games will be available for RMB 68 ($10). Unfortunately, it seems that this will likely remain China-exclusive permanently, as all communications from Nvidia and Nintendo indicate that it's specifically targeted at Chinese audiences. However, it's still cool to see Nintendo branching out and gradually letting its games be ported to other platforms.