Nintendo Bringing Wii Games To China Via Nvidia Shield

Nintendo Wii And GameCube Games Are Being Remastered For Nvidia Shield--But Only In China

NVIDIA Brings SHIELD Console And Remastered Nintendo GameCube, Wii Games To China

Nvidia is making similarly major efforts to adapt its product to China. As Ars Technica notes, the Switch and the Shield use the same Nvidia "system-on-a-chip", meaning that any releases on the Shield would generate useful intelligence and troubleshooting data for Nintendo. "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.

Some of the company's older games from the discontinued Wii console will appear on the Nvidia Shield console in China.

In most places, you need to get Nintendo hardware to play Nintendo console games.

In a move that no one thought it would ever make, Nintendo is porting Wii games in HD to a none Nintendo platform: the NVIDIA Shield. New Super Mario Bros.

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had asked franchises as to how many players they would like to retain. Interestingly, the GC made a decision to let the teams retain a maximum of 3 capped Indian cricketers.

It's also unclear if or when those Nintendo games will be supported on Nvidia's devices outside of China. The device went on sale December 5 in mainland China with three classic Nintendo games, including The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, New Super Mario Bros. Twilight Princess, and Punch-Out! right away, with other games including Super Mario Galaxy set for future release.

Nvidia Shield was introduced in 2014 globally as a portable gaming device, but has seen limited success. It's more than likely that Nintendo's partnership with Nvidia is a way for the console manufacturer to crack a notoriously hard market for consoles. China's gaming market generated US$24.6 billion in revenue a year ago, compared with US$24.1 billion in the U.S.

Considering it's built around the same architecture as the Nintendo Switch, you can't go far wrong with adding an Nvidia Shield TV to your home entertainment setup.

Nintendo's family-friendly lineup means it may fare better with China's censors.

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