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JBO: Joystiq Box Office, April 5 - April 9

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: The...

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Netflix to gain two million subscribers from consoles in 2010

Analyst Michael Pachter says that despite a lower amount of new Netflix subscriptions lately, video game consoles will still give the movie rental service a boost this year, providing over two million new subscribers thanks to the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and the Nintendo Wii. Pachter suggests that...

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JBO: Joystiq Box Office, March 29 - April 2

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: The...

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PSA: Netflix beginning shipments of Wii streaming discs

Awesome news for Wii owners looking to veg out with all-day Mystery Science Theatre 3000 marathons (or even watch responsible numbers of TV shows and movies): Netflix announced via its blog that it has started shipping out the discs that enable Instant Streaming on Wii, to "some of our Netflix...

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Netflix promotes Wii streaming with 'underwhelming' HD argument

If you've been following the Wii Netflix saga, you're probably familiar with Nintendo's stance on HD movie streaming. The company's Reggie Fils-Aimé recently went on record saying that the average Wii user won't care about the Wii's inability to push HD Netflix. That's expected though,...

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Reggie: Wii users don't care about HD Netflix streaming

As spotted by Siliconera, Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aimé recently told CNBC that users streaming Netflix through the Wii aren't going to miss the HD content they won't be able to access -- free content that's available through other devices. He justified that claim with a simple...

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Pachter: Netflix on Wii won't matter as much as on other consoles

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter doesn't think the announcement of Netflix streaming on Wii is that big of a deal in growing the rental service's customer base. Pachter's perspective is that "fewer than 20 percent" of the US's 26 million Wii owners are connected to the internet, which is a...

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PSA: Wii's Netflix sign-up page now available

Netflix's Wii disc sign-up page (remember, you need the disc to access the movie streaming service) is now live. All you need to do is sign in to your account and press the big blue button on the page. Yup, it's really that simple. We're currently trying to find out from Netflix if the launch...

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Netflix streaming available on Wii this spring

After years of rumors and an encouraging statement from Netflix's CEO, it appears to be official: the Nintendo Wii will gain the ability to stream content from Netflix's "Watch Instantly" selections. The New York Times reports that the companies will announce the deal later today. Nintendo...

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Netflix CEO upbeat on chances of Nintendo console streaming

The eventuality of Netflix becoming available on a Nintendo console has left the world of "if" and seems headed for "when." According to Engadget, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings described chances of the company's movie streaming service "getting on Nintendo" as "excellent." Netflix has been singing the...

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