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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."

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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"

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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. ..."

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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

Shack PSA: Xbox 360 Canadian Netflix App Included in Upcoming Dashboard Update

By Xav de Matos, Sep 30, 2010 7:50am PDT

It appears that our original suspicions were accurate, Canadian Xbox 360 users will get their hands on Netflix alongside the upcoming dashboard...


"Yeah I'm using the first free month for a Mad Men marathon but I think after that I'll put my ..."

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Netflix Wii Discs in Short Supply for Canadian Users, Free One Month Offer Extended

By Xav de Matos, Sep 27, 2010 8:55am PDT

Netflix has extended its free one month trial membership to Canadians users looking to utilize the Nintendo Wii as their primary streaming device....


"I feel bad I ordered the Disc now. I don't really need it. I stream over the PC and PS3. But I ..."

- ShadowRam see all 7 comments

Netflix Launches in Canada; PS3 and Nintendo Wii Online, Xbox 360 Service Coming 'Soon'

By Xav de Matos, Sep 22, 2010 8:05am PDT

At a press event in Toronto early this morning, co-founder and CEO of Netflix Inc. Reed Hastings announced the popular, previously U.S.-only,...


"Awesome news. I wish I should visit Canada someday. I heard there are plenty of super-hot girls. ;)"

- commanderxp90 see all 18 comments

Disc-Free Netflix on PlayStation 3 by October

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 22, 2010 5:40am PDT

A disc-free solution for Netflix streaming video on PlayStation 3 is expected to arrive by October, MediaMemo spotted Netflix CEO Reed Hastings...


"i can search for movies, shows, etc on my ps3 netflix disc..been doing it since day one. i can ..."

- SoCoMagNuM see all 16 comments

Netflix Brings Streaming to Canada this Fall [Update]

By Xav de Matos, Jul 19, 2010 9:04am PDT

[Update: 11:05am] In regards to the Netflix streaming service coming to Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii, a Netflix representative tells Shacknews: We're...


"This is great news to opening up some of the digital borders. I hope we don't end up paying a ..."

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Netflix Expanding on Xbox 360 with Search

By Chris Faylor, Jun 14, 2010 1:17pm PDT

The ability for Xbox 360 users to search the entirety of Netflix's online streaming videos without the need for a computer will be added this...


"I don't know, but the roku boxes didn't have this ability until recently either. My new roku box ..."

- mancide see all 17 comments