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Netflix launches streaming-only plan in US

Netflix, currently available in North America on all major consoles, has officially announced a $7.99 streaming-only plan for the US (it's the only option available in the Great White North). For those who prefer their media to be disc-based, the service will be upping prices across the board for...

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Netflix native app for Wii available now

A Netflix app that will allow movie streaming on Nintendo's Wii, without the need for a pesky disc, is available now on the Wii Shop Channel. The Netflix channel is free and streaming comes at no extra charge as part of most Netflix rental plans. Today also marks the launch of the PS3's Netflix...

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Netflix launches in Canada, console access detailed

Movie service Netflix is ready to serve the Great White North. Shacknews reporter Xav de Matos (former Joystiqer, still Canadian) notes the service is currently available on PS3 and Wii, with the Xbox 360 version rolling out later. PS3: Available now. It's an application, so no disc is required...

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Netflix gets Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM movies

Netflix on your console is about to get much better. Starting September 1, movies from the Epix TV channel will hit instant streaming. Movies will arrive 90 days after premiering on Epix, which is run by MGM, Paramount and Lionsgate, amounting to a major addition the Netflix streaming library....

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Netflix streaming headed to Canada this fall

"Finally!" We have to imagine that's what millions of Canadians are shouting at the top of their lungs this morning, as Netflix announced plans to launch a streaming-only service in America's northern cousin sometime "this fall." That said, French Canadians take note: the service will only be...

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Netflix releases Wii-specific commercial

Netflix movie streaming may be available on all the major consoles in the States now, but it's the demographic-busting Wii that most recently got some high-quality ad treatment from the rental service. In the commercial, a gallant knight is off to fulfill his destiny and leaves "a piece" of himself...

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Reggie: five million Wiis sold this year; almost a million have 'participated' in Netflix

Nintendo's had quite the start this year, president Reggie Fils-Aime revealed during a recent CNBC interview (that you can watch after the break). Both the Wii and DS are performing exceedingly well in 2010, Fils-Aime reported -- a level of success we're certain Nintendo isn't familiar with. "In...

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JBO: Joystiq Box Office, April 19 - April 23, plus Joyswag!

We can't be gaming all the time, despite our best efforts, and from time to time we'll actually take advantage of the movie-playing abilities on our gaming systems. JBO features our top picks for XBL, PSN, Netflix's Watch Instantly and Blu-ray each week. Recommendation of the Week: Cheech...

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Walkthrough: Netflix instant streaming on Wii

Something like setting up an instant-streaming service on your gaming console may sound like a somewhat laborious task, but, in all reality, it's pretty darn simple stuff. Oh, you want us to prove it to you? Well, check the video above, which coincidentally shows you how to set up Netflix on your...

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Netflix fully available on Wii as of today

Been lusting after all of the content on offer from Netflix, but only have a Wii to grab those digital delectations off the superhighway of information? Well, those magical little discs are now shipping to everyone, allowing the millions of Wii users in the U.S. who have the appropriate Netflix...

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