Nintendo on Netflix: “We will do Something Different”

June 12, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime was recently quizzed about several topics regarding his company. Among them were rumors of a Netflix Streaming service on the Nintendo Wii, his answer was surprising, “We have nothing to announce [as] a partnership from an online streaming standpoint,” Fils-Aime said. “Should we go down that path we will [...]

Vudu Gets HD Disney Movies Day-and-Date With Blu-ray

June 5, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Disney has made 60 HD films available to Purchase via Vudu, the video-on-demand set-top company. This will allow Vudu set-top owners to download, watch, and store titles like National Treasure, Bolt, Tinkerbell, and every film in the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy through their set-top boxes. HD and HDX! Customers have the option to either [...]

Blockbuster Casts Doubt on It’s Future

April 16, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Blockbuster Inc, the largest retail movie rental chain in North America is casting doubt on its future to continue. Blockbuster claims it may not be able to meet the requirements for a $250 million loan that would ensure operation. Blockbuster has also entered the on demand video service this year with the release of MediaPoint, [...]

Microsoft: Digital Downloads Won’t Completely Take Over

April 7, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Head of Microsoft UK’s Xbox Division Neil Thompson had some interesting things to say about digital downloads. Despite Microsoft’s push towards a digital future, Thompson believes digital downloads won’t take over, instead compliment “packaged goods”. “People often ask me, ‘Will Halo X be download only?’ But I don’t see the packaged goods business declining. What [...]

Rumor: Netflix Streaming Hitting the Wii?

March 25, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

A recent Netflix survey sent to customer’s hints at the possibility of Netflix streaming coming to the Nintendo Wii. The survey hints at the use of a “Streaming Disc” (a one time fee of $2.99) that Wii owners would use to access Netflix’s library of over “12,000” titles. To see the a screen shot of [...]

NBC Universal Content Now Available on PSN

March 11, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner isn’t the only one making headlines this month, NBC Universal is now supporting the PlayStation Video Store with content available immediately. Fans of the service can expect to get their hands on titles such as Milk, Role Models, and The Big Lebowski to name a few. TV shows will also be available; shows such [...]

NBC Universal Comes to The UK’s Xbox Live Video Marketplace

February 27, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Great news for British Xbox Live Video Marketplace enthusiast, Head of Microsoft Game Studios UK Neil Thompson has announced NBC Universal content will be available on the Xbox Live Video Marketplace for United Kingdom viewers. Expect to see titles such as Animal House, Scarface, Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie, and Shaun of the Dead readily [...]

VUDU Now Lets Users Purchase HD Movies, Not Just Rent Them

February 25, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Good news for digital video distribution enthusiasts, VUDU is announcing plans to allow consumers to purchase HD video content; previously users were only able to rent HD titles. Prominent indie studios Magnolia Pictures, FirstLook Studios, and Kino. Vudu expects to have 50 HD titles available by the end of this week; titles will be sold [...]

Vudu iPhone Remote Hits The App Store

February 20, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

A new app has been released that turns you iPhone/iPod Touch into a remote for your Vudu movie box. The app is called “iVudu iRemote” has a price of $2.99. The iVudu app Communicates using wifi and the VUDU Net Remote Protocol. The only problem with this app is the fact that this only works [...]

Netflix breaks 10 million milestone

February 19, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Netflix has announced they have successfully broken the 10 million subscriber’s milestone last night. Netflix ended 2008 with approximately 9.4 million subscribers, claiming to have had roughly 600,000 subscribers join the service since the start of 2009. The recent surge in subscribers is attributed to the expanded availability of Netflix streaming on devices such as [...]

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