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PlayStation 4 launch day entertainment apps include Hulu and Netflix

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 07, 2013 6:30am PST

Sony would like you to be aware that the PlayStation 4 is far more than a video game console: it's a "computer entertainment system." A grand eleven third-party streaming video services will be available when the PS4 launches on November 15, Sony confirmed today, showing eve...


"I wonder what the problem is there? Exclusive deal with XBOX?"

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Max launches on Netflix for PS3 today

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 28, 2013 10:00am PDT

Netflix has officially launched "Max" on the PS3 version of its app. According to the company, Max is a new experience "that helps you find something great to watch in a fun, conversational way."


"It really is baffling how there is no A-Z search of all titles. But there are sites where you ..."

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PS3 is largest 'TV-connected platform' for Netflix

By Steve Watts, Dec 04, 2012 1:30pm PST

The PlayStation 3 has taken the lead as the most-used console for streaming Netflix, occasionally even surpassing the PC for streaming the service.


"Completely. I thought the idea of running netflix with the Kinect could actually be neat, then ..."

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Netflix for PS3 has iOS and Android integration

By Steve Watts, Sep 26, 2012 12:30pm PDT

The Netflix app now supports a remote control function on the PlayStation 3, much like YouTube on PS3.


"The PS3 version of Netflix is good, but sadly the Apple TV version is better"

- Proven28 see all 21 comments

Netflix 'Just for Kids' now on Xbox 360

By Steve Watts, Aug 08, 2012 2:45pm PDT

The Xbox 360 Netflix app has added a "Just for Kids" option, ensuring that children can find safe viewing.


"Cool feature. I wish it could keep my recient viewed movies and my kids' seperate. I hate ..."

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YouTube, Amazon Instant Video coming to Wii U

By Steve Watts, Jun 05, 2012 9:18am PDT

Nintendo announced today that the Wii U will support a variety of video streaming services: YouTube, Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, and Hulu Plus.


Netflix no longer interested in games delivery service

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 26, 2012 1:15pm PST

Netflix has confirmed it is no longer interested in adding video game rentals to its service.


"How loud do you think the collective sigh of relief heard around Gamefly HQ was? "

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Netflix available at Vita launch, Play Memories Studio announced for PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 10, 2012 6:15am PST

Netflix is available on every other gaming device. So, perhaps we shouldn't be too surprised that the popular movie-streaming service will be available on the Vita at launch.


"Well I think the Vita is totally going to get recalled, so..."

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Netflix 'Just for Kids' launches on Wii today

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 22, 2011 10:15am PST

Netflix's Just for Kids section will be available on Wii later today, making it the first console to offer the kid-friendly service.


"you should ban yourself for suggesting someone bans themselves"

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Netflix to distribute games via Qwikster

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 19, 2011 10:00am PDT

Netflix is spinning off its DVD-by-mail program into a new service called Qwikster, one that will additionally offer video games by mail.


"Games journalism isn't exactly known for being stellar in terms of ethics."

- Vincent Grayson see all 18 comments

Netflix app coming to 3DS tomorrow

By Xav de Matos, Jul 13, 2011 4:30pm PDT

According to an email from Nintendo, a Netflix application is among the content coming to the Nintendo 3DS as part of tomorrow's eShop update.


"And if you had the disk and streaming, which many people do since streaming movies come out much ..."

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PS3 getting CinemaNow support

By Steve Watts, Jun 06, 2011 5:41pm PDT

At Sony's press briefing, Sony's Jack Tretton referenced recent Netflix streaming numbers that puts PS3 on top, and mentioned that the company plans to add CinemaNow support.


"I wonder how much of the Netflix console streaming was used by PS3s over the past couple months! ..."

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Kinect Fun Labs revealed, coming today

By Steve Watts, Jun 06, 2011 9:30am PDT

Microsoft has revealed Kinect Fun Labs, small toy-like "gadgets" that you can download and use with your Kinect. Five sample gadgets are available starting today.


""gadget" is a word that needs to be buried in the pits of hell."

- Borzoi see all 7 comments

Netflix adding Miramax streaming Monday

By Steve Watts, May 27, 2011 12:30pm PDT

Netflix is finalizing a deal with Miramax to add the studio's library to the streaming service, making for a huge influx of available streaming movies on Monday.


""Among the new additions are movies like Clerks, Pulp Fiction, Scream, Black Hawk Down, Bowling ..."

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Report: Netflix on consoles uses 20% of NA bandwidth

By Steve Watts, May 18, 2011 3:20pm PDT

A study from an independent researcher claims that Netflix sees the highest percentage of bandwidth traffic, and consoles applications make up the largest chunk of that Netflix use.


"I'm just not man enough to have a US account. that shits for closers"

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