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NVIDIA GeForce NOW adds an MMO and welcomes back old friends

NVIDIA GeForce NOW adds an MMO and welcomes back old friends

You have to give NVIDIA some credit for making good on its promise a few months back. After what was an almost disastrous public launch, the graphics tech giant promised it would expand its game streaming catalog every week. It has indeed done so and while not all new titles are noteworthy, there are a few that could make the service look more interesting. Not only that, it seems to have actually recovered from its fall and is now seeing some games coming back to its fold.

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Quibi off to rough start as free trials come to an end

Quibi off to rough start as free trials come to an end

Attempting to launch a streaming service is a risky endeavor at the moment. Not only is the space a crowded one, but it's dominated by some big names. Quibi is a service that has tried to stand out from the others by offering short-form video content tailored for smartphones, but it seems that the service is having trouble attracting large numbers of new users and keeping them beyond the free trial phase.

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Ninja fires up his first-ever YouTube stream, but is this a permanent move?

Ninja fires up his first-ever YouTube stream, but is this a permanent move?

When Microsoft announced that it would be shutting down Mixer and offering streamers the chance to join Facebook Gaming, there was a lot of question over what would happen to Ninja and Shroud - two of Mixer's biggest streamers. Ninja and Shroud had both built very successful streams on Twitch, and when Microsoft was pushing to make Mixer a competitor, it signed both streamers to exclusive contracts, causing them to leave their Twitch audiences behind and begin streaming only on Mixer for an certain amount of time.

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Peacock lines up free Premier League content for launch

Peacock lines up free Premier League content for launch

With Peacock's launch date quickly approaching, NBCUniversal continues to trickle release information about the streaming service. Today, NBC announced that Peacock will be home to a lot of NBC Sports Premier League coverage when it launches on July 15th. This seems to be a one-day-only promo meant to give those exploring the service a taste of NBC Sports' soccer coverage.

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Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 virtual August event detailed

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 virtual August event detailed

Samsung has officially revealed the details for its Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event, detailing how it will hold the virtual event and when it will take place. As with other major events this year, Unpacked 2020 will be streamed online for the public to tune in rather than being held as a live event. What can Samsung fans expect? New Galaxy smartphones, tablets, and more.

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Shadow Warrior 3 announced with gameplay reveal right around the corner

Shadow Warrior 3 announced with gameplay reveal right around the corner

It seems that fans of the Shadow Warrior series have a big weekend ahead of them. Devolver Digital and Flying Wild Hog have officially announced Shadow Warrior 3, debuting a new teaser trailer alongside the announcement. While the teaser trailer doesn't show us any gameplay, we won't have to wait long before we see that either.

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Netflix just released its best UI customization feature to date

Netflix just released its best UI customization feature to date

If you're like the average Netflix subscriber, you've likely started to watch some random show or movie, only to realize that you really don't want to watch it. You exit the show and continue to browse, but there's a problem -- every time you launch the app, that barely-watched and unwanted show reappears in your 'Continue Watching' row where you're forced to ignore it in favor of content you actually care about. That, finally, has changed.

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Rotating streaming services trend pushes back against rising costs

Rotating streaming services trend pushes back against rising costs

The streaming industry has grown seemingly exponentially over the past couple of years, with a huge variety of major and minor services launching across the already fragmented landscape. Companies are competing to earn subscribers by releasing original shows exclusive to their own platforms, ultimately fueling the biggest complaint from consumers: the costs have gotten too high. A growing trend pushes back against this industry reality, and it involves rotating services.

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Hamilton alone makes Disney+ worth it

Hamilton alone makes Disney+ worth it

Assuming you haven't been living under a rock for the past three weeks, then you likely know that Hamilton is now live on Disney+. Hamilton is one of those benchmark Broadway musicals, like Phantom of the Opera or Wicked, that changed the game and generated insane amounts of hype when it first premiered. And like those two shows, it's going to be a long, long time before we see Hamilton close on Broadway or stop touring.

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Amazon Studios will turn Fallout games into an original TV show

Amazon Studios will turn Fallout games into an original TV show

Amazon Studios and Bethesda have announced a new collaboration that will result in an original TV series based on the Fallout games. An official teaser for the upcoming show has been released, with Bethesda stating that it has spent the past decade looking for the best way to bring the games to television. Bethesda Game Studios, Bethesda Softworks, and Kilter Films will work with Amazon Studios on the project.

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Sling TV offers price guarantee for subscribers worried about price hikes

Sling TV offers price guarantee for subscribers worried about price hikes

Over-the-top (OTT) live streaming television service Sling TV is now guaranteeing its customers that it won't raise their rates for at least a year, addressing price hikes introduced by competing companies like YouTube TV. This fixed-price guarantee isn't available to everyone, however -- you'll need to sign up for the service sometime this month to take advantage of it.

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Spotify rolls out Premium Duo subscription for couples

Spotify rolls out Premium Duo subscription for couples

Spotify's family plan has proven to be a popular choice for households that have multiple subscribers living under the same roof, but today, Spotify is announcing a new subscription plan aimed specifically at couples. Dubbed Spotify Premium Duo, this seems to function more or less like a family plan, but Spotify says that it provides some "unique benefits for couples."

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