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JBO: Joystiq Box Office, October 5 - October 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: Anvil: The...

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Namco Bandai working on Gundam VOD service for PS3

Gundam fans just might have a new way of rewatching the original series. According to Andriasang, Namco Bandai was showing off a prototype Gundam video-on-demand service for PS3 at the Tokyo International Anime Fair. It's called Gundam Viewchives and apparently won't be like any old VOD service,...

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Video service coming to Wii, says Nikkei

A video distribution service is coming to Nintendo Wii, according to Nikkei business daily (via Reuters). Working with ad agency Dentsu, Inc., the service will offer original content in the form of cartoons and "other entertainment programs" and is seen as a "new revenue stream" for the company...

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PS3 movie downloads coming to US this summer

Sony PlayStation executive Kaz Hirai has announced a movie download service is coming to the PS3 this summer for the US, with similar service for Europe and Japan at a later date. Hirai told reporters (via TMC) that more details will be announced month, presumably at E3. The first images of the...

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Canal bringing over 2500 movies through French VOD service

The two million PSP users in France just got a lot to celebrate about. Canal plans on making 4,000 programs available to PSP owners, including 2,500 movies, using Sony's DRM system. With this new service, subscribers will be able to use their PCs and download videos directly to their PSP. "It...

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Video on Demand live in Japan starting early 2008

Another area gets their hands on a video on demand service in 2008, it seems. The winner in this contest nobody knew they entered in is Japan -- they receive a high-definition on-demand video service early next year. The first available content will remind our more avid readers about the stuff that...

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Video download service to be unveiled at Leipzig

Can you smell it? It's Leipzig Games Convention ... And finally, the PSP video download service will be unveiled. Yes! It'll be real! Considering how this will be a collaboration with sky, the service will most likely be for our European friends only. As previously mentioned, sky's programming...

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Movie download service on its way to PS3, PSP "really soon"

Peter Dille, Sony's VP of Marketing, confirmed that a downloadable movie service would make its way to the PS3 and PSP very soon. Not only that, but Sony recognizes the potential of such an application and are really concentrating their efforts on it: "I can tell you is we're working on it, we see...

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80GB PS3 launches in Korea

Sony just launched an 80GB version of PlayStation 3 in Korea. The console will also have a video on demand service in the country. The console reportedly costs 518000 won (approximately US $558). Those interested in checking out the launch party can see a gallery at Ruliweb here. Three hours prior...

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Korean PS3 gets video-on-demand

Earlier this week, Sony announced plans to launch a video-on-demand service in South Korea this June, simultaneously releasing an 80GB PS3 model to cater to the happy downloaders. Negotiations with telecom companies are still underway, but an anonymous spokesperson from Hanaro Telecom seemed...

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