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Netflix instant scene replay feature appears as test for some users

Netflix instant scene replay feature appears as test for some users

Netflix is testing a new feature that enables users to instantly replay a scene. The new ability -- which isn't a permanent option at this point -- is only available on Netflix's original content and for certain pre-determined scenes. The feature is offered on both TV and mobile platforms for users who have access to it.

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The Punisher season 2 lands on Netflix next month

The Punisher season 2 lands on Netflix next month

Netflix has revealed all of its new arrivals for January 2019, and among the movies and shows is something a lot of people have been waiting for: the second season of The Punisher. We've known that Netflix has been cooking up a second season of The Punisher since the end of last year, when it was confirmed shortly after the well-received premiere of the first season.

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Stranger Things 3: The Game will bring retro fun to ‘all platforms’

Stranger Things 3: The Game will bring retro fun to ‘all platforms’

The third season of Netflix's mega-hit Stranger Things will be getting its own game, the show's creators have announced. The game will feature retro 16-bit graphics alongside the show's iconic characters, though many details are still missing at this time. Players will be able to download the game on 'all platforms' when it arrives.

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Netflix, Marvel cut Daredevil but hero will “live on”

Netflix, Marvel cut Daredevil but hero will “live on”

There might really be something amiss if a popular series is canceled despite having three strong seasons. That’s the unfortunate fate that befell Daredevil after his fellow Defenders Luke Cage and Iron Fist also fell at the hands of Netflix’s execs. But with the series that started it all no longer returning for a fourth run, the question has become whether he and the Marvel refugees will ever return to the small screen at all.

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Netflix releases Minecraft: Story Mode interactive kids show

Netflix releases Minecraft: Story Mode interactive kids show

Netflix has released Telltale Games' Minecraft: Story Mode interactive episodic series for kids. The show, as with Puss in Boots: Trapped in an Epic Tale before it, enables viewers to get involved in the story by clicking to choose what comes next. The platform has released the first three episodes of Season 1 and will release the final two next month.

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Netflix plans original animated shows based on Roald Dahl universe

Netflix plans original animated shows based on Roald Dahl universe

Netflix plans to create a batch of animated content based on Roald Dahl's stories, including Matilda, The BFG, and more. The company says it will "reimagine and extend" the stories for a global audience, targeting them at viewers of all ages. The announcement was made in conjunction with the Roald Dahl Story Company.

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Devil May Cry series announced from producer of Netflix’s Castlevania

Devil May Cry series announced from producer of Netflix’s Castlevania

For the last year, game and anime fans have been enjoying the surprise hit that is the Castlevania animated series on Netflix. In a surprise announcement on Friday, the show's executive producer, Adi Shankar, has revealed he's working on another adaptation of a video game franchise: Capcom's massively popular action series Devil May Cry.

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Netflix World War 2 drama is first series created using live-action animation tech

Netflix World War 2 drama is first series created using live-action animation tech

Netflix has announced the order of a new drama series called The Liberator that is set during World War 2. The content will be created with an innovative type of animation called Trioscope Enhanced Hybrid Animation, which involves live action combined with CGI to produce a high level of fidelity and emotion, according to Netflix.

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Netflix adds cheaper mobile-only plan for some customers

Netflix adds cheaper mobile-only plan for some customers

Netflix has started testing a mobile-only plan in Malaysia, where users are offered access for the equivalent of only about $4/month. The test follows a recent interview with company CEO Reed Hastings, who stated that Netflix was interested in experimenting with different, cheaper pricing plans in select markets as a way to bring in new customers.

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Netflix for iOS updated with support for new iPad Pro tablets

Netflix for iOS updated with support for new iPad Pro tablets

Netflix has pushed out an update for its iOS app that adds support for the newly launched iPad Pro tablets. Early adopters of the two new models have noted that many apps feature large black bars around the window and Netflix's (now former) app was no exception. Upon updating, the app fills the entire iPad Pro display.

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Netflix may add cheaper plans, but you probably won’t get them

Netflix may add cheaper plans, but you probably won’t get them

Netflix is thinking about launching cheaper price tiers, according to a recent interview with company executives, but most Netflix customers reading this probably won't get them. The company hasn't said for sure whether it will offer these new tiers, describing them as an experiment, and it indicates that the lower prices would come with different features than what current subscribers can access.

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Nintendo is axing Wii streaming services

Nintendo is axing Wii streaming services

Those of you still getting regular use out of your Wii should know that its days as a media hub are numbered. Nintendo has revealed that it will end support for streaming services on the Wii beginning early next year. With the Wii Shop Channel slated to go dark at the same time, it means that many of the online services some Wii users possibly still use will be getting the axe in one fell swoop.

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