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The Netflixization of Video Games Is Almost Here

Nvidia’s Shield console attempts to bring streaming games to the masses

If the volume of the screams and cheers for Nvidia's new Shield video-game console is any indication, the era of Sony and Microsoft's dominance over the living room is in jeopardy. The audience attending the event in San Francisco on Tuesday night consisted of about 2,000 gamers and software developers, who will also surely be the chipmaker's toughest critics.

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