Razer has a new, two-fold strategy to move forward in gaming business — add more virtual reality games and port popular PC games to your TV. At CES the company announced Forge TV, an Android-powered console that brings Android and PC games to the living room. Also Read - Xiaomi smartphones running Android Oreo get LDAC support: Report
The Forge TV is a high-performance Android-powered gaming console. The mini-console lets you download games from the Google Play Store, as well as fetch PC games and play it on a big screen. As far as specifications are concerned, it is powered by a Snapdragon 805 processor with quad-core Krait 450 CPU, Adreno 420 GPU, 2GB RAM, and 16GB of internal storage. It also supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1 and comes with ports for Ethernet, USB 3.0, and HDMI. Also Read - Tome unveils an office desk that will tell when to sit or stand to help in losing weight
The Forge TV runs on Cortex streaming software that beams your games from PC to your TV. ”No lag and no latency. It’s full HD resolution from your bedroom gaming system to your Forge TV,” Tan said. “You’ll be able to stream your entire PC library right to your living room.” Also Read - From mind reading headbands to wearable selfie taking drone: 10 whacky gadgets from CES 2015
The Forge, however, isn’t only a game-centric console. As outlined by the company, one can also use Forge to watch movies, music, and check other apps from Google Play Store. It has been priced at $99 and will become available in the first quarter of 2015.