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Netflix unveils Xbox 360 Experience

Netflix unveils Xbox 360 Experience

Netflix has released a new member experience for Xbox 360 users. Netflix states the new Xbox interface makes it more intuitive and easier to explore the expanding Netflix catalogue. “For…

Rogers On Demand app for Canada Xbox users

Rogers Communications has confirmed that the Rogers On Demand app on Xbox 360s in Canada will be coming to the Xbox LIVE dashboard this Christmas. The app is the first…

Xbox 360 update brings VoD, voice control, social apps

Xbox 360 update brings VoD, voice control, social apps

Microsoft has announced a major update for Xbox 360 consoles. It has signed up 40 media firms to provide both live and on-demand movie and TV services for the console.…

Imagenio launches on Xbox Live with gesture control

Telefonica’s IPTV service Movistar Imagenio (with over 800,000 subs) will be available from next week through Microsoft’s console Xbox 360 to the 160,000 existing users of the Xbox Live Gold…

13m Korean gamers hacked

13m Korean gamers hacked

Thirteen million Korean gamers might be open to data abuse after hackers broke into gaming outfit Nexon and plucked their Maple Story credentials. Reports from the South Korea say that…

PlayJam, Philips enhance Smart TV with uWand

PlayJam, the TV games platform, has announced a collaboration with Philips uWand, a pointing and 3D gesture control technology, to enhance casual gaming on Smart TV. Developed by Philips, uWand…

Illegally downloaded games up 20% in five years

Illegally downloaded games up 20% in five years

The number of illegally downloaded video games has gone up nearly 20 per cent in the last five years. Figures from research firm Envisional also suggest the top five games…

Games developers prefer smartphones

Games developers prefer smartphones

British developers are increasingly choosing to release their games as apps on smartphones and Facebook, rather than traditional players such as the PC or games consoles. Almost half of UK…

Onlive and BT launch cloud gaming

Onlive and BT launch cloud gaming

BT has announced that it will be offering its broadband customers three months free and unlimited access to a PlayPack of more than 100 video games to mark the launch…

Netflix’s Qwikster fix

Netflix’s Qwikster fix

DVD rental and streaming business Netflix is rebranding its DVD by mail service and adding the option of game rentals to its existing services. Netflix Co-Founder and CEO Reed Hastings…