TransGaming Inc.

TransGaming Inc.

March 04, 2015 08:00 ET

Enabling High-End Games for NVIDIA Shield

TransGaming Announces Support for NVIDIA

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwired - March 4, 2015) -

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TransGaming (TSX VENTURE:TNG) today announced at GDC2015, that it has entered into a strategic agreement with NVIDIA to enable high-end games for the just-revealed NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV console. Konami's Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance has been named by NVIDIA as the first title enabled by TransGaming for the console.

TransGaming has utilized its industry-leading cross-platform portability technology to enable AAA+ gaming content for NVIDIA's Android™ TV based-platform. The agreement highlights TransGaming's graphics portability technology source-code licensing solutions. The company's technology allows for the enablement of games developed for Microsoft's DirectX® API's onto platforms using alternative graphics APIs, such as OpenGL and other Khronos Group industry standards. TransGaming's graphics portability technology supports a wide array of operating systems including: MacOS X™, Android™, iOS™, and SteamOS™.

SHIELD is NVIDIA's first living room entertainment device, harnessing the power of the mobile-cloud to revolutionize gaming. Powered by the Tegra X1 processor - with a 256-core Maxwell GPU and 64-bit CPU, the Android TV console delivers 4K video and Google voice search, along with favorite movies, music, and apps.

"NVIDIA has created a powerful and unique device and we're delighted to be working with them on it," said Fredrik Liljegren, Vice President, Graphics & Portability Group, TransGaming. "Our work together provides the perfect opportunity to demonstrate the value of TransGaming's cross-platform enablement technology by delivering high quality AAA+ games to this exciting new platform."

"TransGaming and NVIDIA have long collaborated to deliver some of the best graphics experiences in gaming," said Keita Iida, Senior Director, Global Content Management, NVIDIA. "With the power of Tegra X1 in SHIELD, TransGaming will have a platform to deliver their AAA+ games to Android."

About TransGaming

TransGaming Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TNG) is the global leader in developing and delivering platform-defining social video game experiences to consumers around the world. From engineering essential technologies for the world's leading companies, to engaging audiences with truly immersive interactive experiences, TransGaming fuels disruptive innovation across the entire spectrum of consumer technology. TransGaming's core businesses span the digital distribution of games for Smart TVs, next-generation set-top boxes, and the connected living room, as well as technology licensing for cross-platform game enablement, software 3D graphics rendering, and parallel computing. Visit us at

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