For the Best Mobile Games Optimized for Tegra, Check Out The New Tegra Zone App

By Calvin Azuri March 02, 2011

NVIDIA recently announced that the Tegra Zone app is now live on the Android Market. This is great news for consumers who are seeking the richest games for their super phone or tablet powered by the NVIDIATegra 2 mobile super chip as they now have a one-stop destination to access their favorite games.

This free app provides users with a curated selection of Tegra processor-optimized games, as well as professional game reviews, along with high-res screenshots, HD video trailers, gameplay videos and behind-the-scenes features. The sale and delivery of the users' selected games are completed using Google's Android Market.

In a release, Tony Tamasi, senior vice president of content and technology at NVIDIA said that

"We're working with game developers and publishers to turbocharge mobile gaming for Android super phones and tablets. Our goal is to bring a console-class gaming experience to super phones and tablets and bring the generation of gaming to the future of mobile devices. Tegra Zone is a free app we've built so gamers can find great games for Tegra in one easy place."

All the games on Tegra Zone apps are especially enhanced for Tegra 2 super chip-powered devices and are more realistic and interactive. Some of the games that have been chosen as launch titles include Dungeon Defenders: First Wave Deluxe HD, the first game available for Android that's built on Unreal Engine 3; Samurai II: Vengeance; and Galaxy on Fire 2 THD.  

Jeremy Stieglitz, co-founder of Trendy Entertainment said that, "Gamers don't have to look any further than Tegra Zone for the best in mobile gaming. The only way to experience the complete Dungeon Defenders adventure is on Tegra-powered devices, which deliver full-blown high-def, Unreal Engine 3-powered graphics and a real-time cross platform online multiplayer experience."

In a related story, NVIDIA recently announced the availability of Bulletstorm, a blockbuster action game developed with Epic Games, Inc.'s Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) and its newly integrated NVIDIA(R) 3D Vision technology. 3D Vision is NVIDIA's award-winning 3D technology, which delivers an unparalleled stereoscopic 3D experience for gamers, movie-lovers and photo enthusiasts on desktop and notebook PCs.

Calvin Azuri is a contributing editor for TechZone360. To read more of Calvin’s articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Jennifer Russell

TechZone360 Contributor

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