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Gem Box: the micro-console that wants to be the ‘Netflix for games’

French company Emtec wants to succeed where nearly everybody else has failed. On August 18th, the firm will launch Gem Box in the US, UK and France, before releasing in other European territories later this year. This Android micro-console, which comes with its own controller, gives access to a large …

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Skylanders TV show coming to Netflix

After years of saying it has no plans for a Skylanders film or cartoon, Activision has announced a TV show based on the toys-to-life brand. Dubbed Skylanders Academy, the project is set to debut on Netflix this autumn. This is the first project to emerge from the TV and film …

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Agar.io is the new House of Cards gaming star

Fictional US president Frank Underwood’s latest gaming darling is another indie hit. In the early series of Netflix hit House of Cards, the then presidential hopeful was a big Call of Duty player and in one episode openly coveted a PlayStation Vita. In the third series, Ustwo’s mobile puzzle title …

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E4 and Netflix partner for series about virtual worlds

A TV series that partly takes place in a virtual world has been green lit as a co-production between E4 and Netflix. Called Kiss Me First, it will debut on E4 in the UK before being rolled out in all other territories via Netflix (where it will not be available …

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You can now watch Netflix in virtual reality

Netflix has launched an official app for Samsung’s Gear VR headset. The TV and film streaming service is now available for users of the smartphone-powered virtual reality device, the consumer version of which was also detailed. The app plonks viewers in a virtual cabin with a sofa and a screen-within-the-screen …

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GameFly’s ‘Netflix of Games’ expands onto Samsung TVs

On-demand games service GameFly Streaming is now available without a PC in a number of major territories. GameSpot reports that the service, dubbed by the company as ‘the Netflix of Games’, is now available on some Samsung Smarts TVs in the UK and US, as well as a number of …

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Live-action Zelda TV series in production at Netflix, report claims

Nintendo is in the early stages of making a live-action The Legend of Zelda series that will be shown on Netflix, it has been claimed. The Wall Street Journal reports that Netflix is already in the early production stages with the show being described internally as Game of Thrones for …

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Modified PS4 and Xbox One will offer 4K later this year, Netflix says

New versions of both the PS4 and Xbox One will released later this year, Netflix has said. Chief product officer Neil Hunt told a press conference, as reported by The Huffington Post, that Sony has promised” a PS4 hardware revision that will increase its maximum video output to 4K. When …

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Netflix rolls out 1080p streaming on iPhone 6 Plus

An iPhone 6 Plus specific version of the Netflix app is now available on the App Store. The chief feature is full 1080p video streaming, although the app will also mirror some others such as Apple’s own email app in making use of the smartphone’s extended screen real estate to …

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The Master Chief Collection ‘like binging on Netflix’

The executive producer of The Master Chief Collection has compared the upcoming Xbox One collection to how some people use Netflix. I liken it a lot to binging on Netflix before a next season of something comes out,” Dan Ayoub told GamesTM, saying the SKU is a great way for …

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