Netflix News


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? "

- ThomW see all 4 comments

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..."

- one random winner see all 6 comments

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"

- geedeck see all 9 comments

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 ..."

- jtthe2nd see all 36 comments

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! ..."

- Me77111 see all 8 comments

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 ..."

- Drossvirex see all 76 comments

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"

- cptstern see all 38 comments

Netflix adds Kinect support

By Steve Watts, Apr 14, 2011 8:20am PDT

Making good on the promise of hands-free movie browsing, Microsoft announced today that Netflix has added Kinect support.


"The voice control is cool, but not super useful. Maybe in the dark when I can't find the remote. ..."

- djdisco see all 16 comments

Get 'Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse' free with Netflix subscription

By Xav de Matos, Mar 22, 2011 10:30am PDT

Telltale and Netflix are teaming up for a limited time offer that will give new users of the movie and television service the complete third season...


"Pssh... TrialPay. I'll give those guys credit, having worked with them a few times they're ..."

- daggot see all 5 comments

GDC: Nintendo 3DS to feature Netflix support

By Steve Watts, Mar 02, 2011 10:10am PST

At today's Game Developers Conference keynote, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced that the 3DS will feature Netflix support. Netflix members...


"Ideally yes, but in order for Nintendo to compete it has to start offering this kind of ..."

- one random winner see all 15 comments

Microsoft at CES: Torchlight on XBLA in 'House Party' Event, 8 Million Kinects Sold and More

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 06, 2011 6:40am PST

An Xbox Live Arcade release of the splendid Torchlight and the opportunity to hold eerie chat shows with your friends Live Avatars via Kinect are...


"You keep on saying the numbers speak for themselves. But what you don't fucking get, is that we ..."

- tightestjeans see all 24 comments

Disc-Free Netflix Launches on Wii and PS3 Today

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 18, 2010 6:20am PDT

Not only is today bringing disc-free Netflix streaming support to Sony's PlayStation 3, as we've known since last week, but Nintendo announced this...


"Yes! I love Netflix steaming on my Playstation 3. Netflix + Redbox > Blockbuster."

- commanderxp90 see all 16 comments

Netflix Goes Disc-Free for PS3 on October 18

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 14, 2010 2:00pm PDT

The PlayStation 3 is receiving an update next week, allowing U.S. residents who subscribe to the movie-rental service, Netflix, to stream content...


"Its about time this came out for ps3. I am so looking forward to it "

- KristenKritz see all 30 comments