For the first time ever, Nintendo Co.'s games will be playable on gaming hardware that wasn't made by the Japanese company.
In a surprising move, Japanese gaming powerhouse Nintendo is licensing major Wii and GameCube games to chip manufacturer Nvidia - but these games aren't going to Android smartphones, but rather the Android-powered Nvidia Shield set-top box, and they'll only be available in China.
Nintendo has yet to launch the Switch in China, so this may simply be a stopgap until it can get its new hybrid console on the market.
The companies have yet not clarified how the games will be updated for the Shield.
The Nvidia Shield TV is a streaming device that hooks up to a television and can be used to share photos, stream music, display your calendar, interact with your home and, perhaps most importantly, play movies, TV and games. "It will run popular PC games as well as Nintendo Wii games such as Mario Galaxy, Twilight Princess and Punch out", read a tweet from Ahmad.
How things such as motion control have been handled in the conversion we don't know, although New Super Mario Bros will apparently run at 1080p - and the same is understood to be true of the other titles, too. Wii, The Legend of Zelda:Twilight Princess and Punch-Out!New Super Mario Bros.
Up until 2015 console makers were banned from selling games in China. The Shield has been customized for the Chinese market through partnerships with Baidu's DuerOS conversational AI system and entertainment options from iQIYI. Some others have been mentioned as coming soon; Super Mario Galaxy, and Metroid Prime among the future lineup.
Nintendo's family-friendly lineup means it may fare better with China's censors.
Norvell agreed to a contract extension at Memphis earlier Tuesday, and the Morris hire came into picture soon after. On Monday, the school announced Houston's Hunter Yurachek would be its new athletic director, replacing Jeff Long.
Finally, ARP Americas LLC purchased a new stake in shares of United States Steel in the 3rd quarter valued at $223,000. The investor is now holding 117,256,929 shares thanks to an increase of 2,607,262 new shares in their portfolio.
The Parisians won the first game against Bayern 3-0, and the Bundesliga team will have to win by a four-goal margin to finish top. The Champions League has been a good place for Roma this season and they have nearly secured their place in the next round.
We didn't do a lot, it was a bridge day, but what we did they could do. "I can't explain it", said Spartak coach Massimo Carrera. Coutinho opened the scoring after just four minutes from the penalty spot after Mohamed Salah was fouled by Georgi Dzhikiya .
Gowdy has pressed back previously on the demands for records, saying he does not want to impede the Special Counsel investigation. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, Copson then showed the whistleblower his phone, which contained a message from Flynn.
The country's courts have now ruled that definition cannot remain and have ordered that marriage be made available to all couples. As it now stands, same-sex couples in Austria had been allowed to enter civil partnerships for the last seven years.
Apple has finally included the Apple Pay Cash support for Apple Watch via latest software update (watchOS 4.2). Once all of this is done, you should see a new Apple Pay button at the bottom of a conversation in Messages.
Met Eireann's Nuala Carey said: "Thursday will be a cold day with strong and gusty winds on western and north-western coasts". However, their weather charts show snow is expected in Wales, the West Midlands, and Northern Ireland from around 6am.
These services would be sought now that the American retailer has ended its Free AmazonGlobal Saver Shipping service to Singapore. Streaming service Amazon Prime Video and gaming subscription service Twitch Prime will be bundled as part of the membership.
If you updated Instagram on iOS and Android today, you may have noticed a few tweaks to Instagram Stories and your profile page. Stories Highlights is a new part of your profile where you can express more of who you are through stories you've shared.
Google Maps adds two-wheel mode for motorbike routes
The feature, of course, differs from the bicycle routing option, which may involve access points not open to motorbikes. While planning the route, a rider can view major local landmarks on the way which will be useful during navigation.
28 years after Montreal, women still face violence
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Senate Confirms Nielsen to Head Homeland Security
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Democratic Senators Call On Franken To Resign
John Conyers (D-Mich.) exited this week in the wake of multiple sexual harassment allegations. At a press Wednesday press conference attended by Gillibrand as well as Republican Sen.
Dhoni Likely to Don Chennai Super Kings Jersey in IPL 2018
The total purse of each team will range from Rs 66 to 80 crores. (On MS Dhoni coming back to CSK as captain) Obvious, yes. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had asked franchises as to how many players they would like to retain.
San Marcos officer killed by suspect while serving warrant
He worked just about every day off to provide for his kids and because he knows we're shorthanded and we need the help. Greg Abbott issued his condolences to the slain cop's family and promised the shooter will receive "swift justice".