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Netflix now on Wii U; Win a Netflix subscription

- November 24th, 2012

 Netflix on Wii U[3]

If you subscribe to Netflix, you can watch movies more or less from virtually any computer and most gaming consoles, including Nintendo’s latest gaming machine, the Wii U. What’s unique, is Netflix, running on this new console, can take advantage of the machines two-screen integration enabling a totally new browsing and viewing experience in full HD.

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Xbox at E3 is all about Kinect

- June 6th, 2011
KinectStarWars03

In Kinect Star Wars, you'll be able to chop droids up with lightsaber slashes. Insert obligatory Jar Jar Binks reference here.

I just want to sit on my butt and play games!

That’s how I felt after the lights came up in the University of Southern California’s Galen Center (which, on an unrelated note, apparently has a structure called the Tilley Tower) after Microsoft’s Electronic Entertainment Expo press conference earlier today. The flashy, glitzy, 90-minute presentation was very heavy on Kinect games and Kinect integration into the Xbox 360 experience, and not surprisingly so – as the only one of the big three players who isn’t introducing new hardware at this E3, Microsoft was pushing Kinect so hard it sometimes felt a bit… well, forced.

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Will new gaming handhelds be playing catch-up?

- January 28th, 2011

iphone bigger than 3DS and NGP

Early yesterday morning, Sony bosses officially unveiled the successor to the Playstation Portable mobile gaming device, temporarily dubbed the NGP (or Next Generation Portable) at a press event in Tokyo. Pricing information was not announced, nor were complete tech specs, but the new device appears to be capable of graphical fidelity approaching that of the Playstation 3, and will undoubtedly lay claim to the title of most powerful and full-featured gaming handheld.

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Game changer: Nintendo 3DS

- January 13th, 2011

Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo’s 3DS, winner of the Best of CES: Gaming award, is the latest successor to the popular DS series, and it’s got gamers excited. The portable gaming device features a 3.5″ 3D touchscreen that doesn’t require glasses to view the effect. Those who’ve tried it say the 3D technology works great and significantly adds to the experience. There is an option though to adjust the 3D intensity or turn it off when desired.

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