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Nvidia CEO confirms there will be more Shield consoles in the future

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Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has confirmed that the upcoming Project Shield handheld console will be the first of many devices from the company. Speaking with CNET, Huang said that future versions of its Tegra processor will debut in Nvidia gaming devices. The CEO then ruled out the company building a smartphone or tablet and implied that there was a need for a compelling handheld console, saying "I wouldn't build a smartphone or tablet because Asus [and other hardware makers] are doing a fantastic job." The Project Shield console will launch this Spring — check out our video preview for more info.