Don’t Pack: Nvidia Project Shield (No set release date)
As gaming advances, some companies seem to be taking a step back. In essence the Nvidia Project Shield is an Xbox-shaped controller with a touch screen attached. It claims that it will be able to stream games from your PC and host an entire library of Android games and apps. What it doesn’t give with its hype is a price or release date. It’s also not compact enough to justify to the average traveler.
Do Pack: Nintendo 3DS ($199.99),
The Nintendo 3DS is a compact, lightweight, portable gaming system is perfect for the traveler that is sad to leave their console behind. Also, Nividia is notorious for announcing products that don’t hit the market, so invest in something you can take on the plane today.