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Reggie: “No HD loss for Wii customers” with Netflix movie service

NOA’s Reggie Fils-Aime chatted to CNBC yesterday about Nintendo’s deal with Netflix, telling the news outlet that because there’s not a lot of HD content through the streaming movie service,¬†Wii customers won’t even miss higher resolutions.

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Streaming Movies headlines

  • Netflix: Xbox-exclusive today, "on all consoles" tomorrow

    After being wooed by Microsoft early in the game, it appears that Netflix now wants to spread the love. Speaking with Reuters, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings outlined his plan to boldly stream movies where no other service has streamed before. “Eventually we want to be on all the game consoles, all the Blu-ray players, all […]

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  • Netflix survey asks about possibity of Wii service

    A survey is asking people about using Netflix on Wii. This is according to a form sent into Joystiq by a reader. The scan of the page says: “Imagine that, as an added benefit to DVDs by mail, Netflix offers its members the ability to watch movies & TV episodes instantly on their TV via […]

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  • Lionsgate exec thinks streaming Movies and TV are headed to the Wii

    Lionsgate executive Curt Marvis has told Variety that Wii as “a huge opportunity for his studio to distribute movies and TV shows,” and he thinks it will happen sometime this year in the US. “The thing that is clearly a force in digital are the game devices”, he said. “I think when we see the […]

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  • Xbox 360 advert banned by ASA for code of conduct breech

    A British Xbox 360 ad has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for not clarifying the fact that downloaded Live movies could only be kept for 14 days. According to the ASA, the small print failed to mention that anyone who used the download service must own the Xbox 360 with hard drive, […]

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  • Netflix 360 partnerhsip confirmed

    Microsoft just confirmed that it is to partner with Netflix exclusively for 360. The service will be provided at no extra cost to the Xbox Live subscription, gamers were assured, giving access to thousands of films and TV shows. All video content will be viewable by other Avatars in parties. Which is kind of cool.

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  • Netflix surveys Americans on streaming movies to 360

    According to this, US movie retailer Netflix has surveyed American 360 owners to gauge interest at streaming films to the console. The company has so far declined to say whether or not the interest means a real move towards a new service for the machine, saying only that it’s concerned with getting its films on […]

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