NVIDIA at G-STAR 2013

Games and Graphics

David Coombes, posted Nov 26 2013

Aside from all the great products, one of the biggest events during G-STAR was held at NVIDIA booth. On Saturday, a five-to-five League of Legends(LOL) gaming match attracted a huge crowd as the LOL Season 3 World Champion winning team SKT T1 visited to participate. The competing teams were made up of two SKT T1 members and three amateur gamers, arousing curiosities among the audience which team will win. And the SKT T1 autograph event after the match just added more fun.

Read more

Workaround for Debugging on SHIELD OTA Update 63/64 (Android 4.3)

Shield, NVIDIA Shield, Tegra Developer News, Tegra Android Developer Pack

Eric Foo, posted Nov 15 2013

Shortly after the release of the NVIDIA SHIELD update to Android 4.3 (OTA Update 63/64), a bug was discovered that prevents Nsight Tegra, and other debuggers, from attaching to applications for debugging.

This bug does not affect devices that are flashed with a full image. Instead it only affects devices where the OTA Update 63/64 releases were applied as a System Update on the device. A workaround to this issue is available to developers by directly flashing a full image onto the device by following the below steps.

Read more

Enhancing Dedalord’s Skiing Fred for Tegra 4

Tegra Developer Stories, GameWorks

David Coombes, posted Oct 29 2013

Our ill-fated hero goes turbo-speed to escape the ever more tenacious Grimmy, slamming unfortunate bystanders in his way and making more unnecessary enemies in the process. Dedalord enhanced the game to take advantage of the power of Tegra 4. Mariano Merchante explains how they did it.

Read more

Tegra Android Development Pack Refreshed to Support SHIELD OTA Update 63

NVIDIA Shield, TADP, Nsight Tegra, Tegra Profiler, OTA, PerfHUDES

Eric Foo, posted Oct 28 2013

In conjunction with the latest NVIDIA® SHIELD™ update, Tegra Android Development Pack 2.0r6 provides same-day support for the powerful SHIELD game development tools, including Tegra Profiler, Nsight Tegra and PerfHUD ES.

Tegra Android Development Pack (TADP) is a suite of SDKs, developer tools, drivers and OS images bundled in a single package to help simplify setting up and managing an Android development environment. In addition to support for the latest Tegra SOC in mobile computing, NVIDIA Tegra® 4 which powers the NVIDIA® SHIELD™, TADP 2.0r6 adds the following updates.

Read more

Adding Particles and Turbulence to HAWKEN

GeForce Developer Stories, GameWorks

David Coombes, posted Oct 18 2013

Winner of 10 E3 awards, HAWKEN is a Free-to-Play online FPS developed by Adhesive Games.  Built using the Unreal Development Kit (UDK), it features giant robots fighting in ruined futuristic cities. 

Read more