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PSA: Netflix PS3 discs begin shipping today

If you're a Netflix user and haven't bothered to sign up for the free disc that enables Netflix streaming on your PlayStation 3, you should go do that. Like, right now. Netflix just sent out emails indicating that the discs are shipping today, and if you have yet to indicate your interest in the...

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Xbox 360 Sky Player down, relaunching 'in phases' today

While the Xbox 360 Sky Player apparently launched in the UK yesterday as planned, things veered away from the plan almost immediately thereafter. The service was "suspended" shortly after launch, for what must be the best possible problem in Microsoft's eyes: too many subscribers. "Unfortunately due...

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Netflix: PS3 disc must remain in system until 2010 update; and other answers to your pressing questions

Disc is required -- reserve it. Netflix was kind enough to answer a heap of nitpicky questions following the announcement that its steaming service would soon be available for PlayStation 3. Certainly, question marks hovered over the application "disc" and whether or not it would have to always...

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Netflix CEO wants streaming service on all consoles

While Microsoft and Netflix underlings tiptoe around the issue of the movie-rental company's streaming service for other game consoles -- currently "exclusive" to Xbox 360 -- Netflix CEO Reed Hastings tells Reuters he wants the feature on every console. The executive notes that "currently...

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PlayOn video streaming beta playing on Wii now

MediaMall Technologies has opened up a beta of the Wii version of its PlayOn streaming media software, already available for PS3, Xbox 360 and other devices. Basically, that means that you should be able to download the PC software and then use the Internet Channel to watch Netflix, Hulu, YouTube...

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Rumor: Netflix streaming coming to Wii, iPhone

An "industry executive familiar with Netflix's plans" tells Multichannel that the company's streaming service will soon be available for the Wii and iPhone/iPod Touch. Before iPhone folks get too excited, though, the speculation is that the streaming service will only be available across Wi-Fi and...

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Lionsgate imagines Wii movie store 'will launch worldwide soon'

Lionsgate president of digital media Curt Marvis is hopeful that Nintendo will launch a worldwide movie store sometime soon. In an interview with Casualgaming.biz, Marvis explained that Lionsgate's current strategy is to sell more film and television properties through connected video game...

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U2 to debut new video exclusively on VidZone

U2 is set to unleash the video for its new single, "I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight" on August 17 in the UK, however PS3 and PSP owners will get an early glimpse at the new video, thanks to streaming service VidZone. The news comes courtesy of Casualgaming.biz, who reports that Vidzone...

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Zip.ca CEO 'would love' to bring new streaming service to Canadian console owners

Yesterday, Zip.ca announced a partnership with Sonic Solutions to become the first online streaming film and TV show rental service in Canada. Speaking with Joystiq, Zip.ca CEO Curt Millar said his company "would love" to bring the service to Canadian video game consoles -- similar to the Netflix...

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Paramount movies streaming to Wiis via Minna no Theater

Sonic Solutions has just announced that it will begin offering movies from its catalog to Fujisoft's streaming Wii video service, Minna no Theater Wii. The Roxio CinemaNow service, as offered through Minna no Theater, will offer both new releases and older titles from the Paramount archives, to...

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