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PlayStation Now streaming service enters PS4 beta tomorrow

The closed beta phase of PlayStation Now for PS4 will begin tomorrow, Sony announced. The service's beta program has been available for PS3 after invites went out to players in late January. PlayStation Now was announced in January as a service that allows players to stream PS3 games to their...

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Vita TV's PS4 remote play functionality is now live

A new update has enabled PS4 remote play functionality for the PlayStation Vita TV, Sony's tiny box that hosts select games from the Vita and past PlayStation consoles on a user's television. As demonstrated by Kotaku, the update is live in Japan and obtainable through an Asian PlayStation...

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Reuters: EA nearing deal to stream games to Comcast TVs

EA and mass media company Comcast are close to signing a deal that would make EA-published games available on Comcast's X1 television operating system, Reuters reports. The X1 is an HTML5-based streaming platform for TVs, offering apps, internet, cloud services and DVR....

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Twitch teams with Operation Supply Drop for military charity

Video game broadcasting platform Twitch is partnering with Operation Supply Drop for the 24-hour charitable game streaming marathon 8-Bit Salute. The marathon is entering its third year and will be held May 17 - 18, with donations raised during 8-Bit Salute used to fund video game care packages for...

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Report: Twitch viewership beats ESPN, WWE streaming sites

Twitch is the number one site for live streaming video content in the United States, according to video solutions company Qwilt. The company's data shows Twitch leading by a large margin: it currently possesses 43.6 percent of all live streaming viewership, while WWE - its closest competitor -...

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Japan gets Niconico PS4 streaming on April 30

PlayStation 4 owners in Japan will have the option to stream gameplay to Niconico, a site that lets users upload, view and share video clips, starting April 30, Sony announced (as translated by Gematsu). Those visiting the Nico Nico Super Conference 3 on April 26 and April 27 will be able to test...

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OnLive cuts price of CloudLift subscription fee nearly in half

OnLive launched CloudLift last month, a service that lets users stream its selection of games from capable machines to devices that wouldn't normally be able to play them - think tablets and underpowered computers. CloudLift used to cost $14.99 a month, but that subscription fee has been slashed...

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You Don't Know Jack dev brings two games to Amazon Fire TV

While the Amazon Fire TV is "absolutely not a game console," developers such as Telltale Games and now Jackbox Games are already supporting the media-streaming device. The Chicago-based developer launched both You Don't Know Jack Party and a new trivia party game Fibbage for free on the Fire TV...

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Amazon Fire TV games work with other Bluetooth controllers

Amazon just revealed its $99 Fire TV game and video streaming device today, and unveiled a $40 Bluetooth game pad to go along with it. As it turns out, developers appear to have the option to make their Amazon Fire TV games compatible with other controllers. "I don't have the full data set, if...

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Amazon Fire TV games include Minecraft, Asphalt 8, Sev Zero [Update: It's 'not a game console']

Amazon announced a slate of games for its Android-powered Amazon Fire TV content streaming device, revealing that Fire TV-specific versions of Mojang's Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Gameloft's Asphalt 8, and Telltale Games' The Walking Dead are due to launch for the platform shortly after its release....

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