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Electronic Arts acquires GameFly’s cloud streaming tech

Electronic Arts acquires GameFly’s cloud streaming tech

Electronic Arts made a rather surprising announcement today, revealing that it has acquired GameFly's cloud gaming assets and its personnel. We have, of course, heard a lot of talk about game streaming in recent years, with many big players in the games industry either considering a streaming service of their own or already trying their hand at it. It looks like we can add EA to that list as of today.

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Resident Evil 7: Cloud Version brings game streaming to Switch

Resident Evil 7: Cloud Version brings game streaming to Switch

Capcom has been one publisher throwing a lot of support behind the Nintendo Switch, and now it's about to provide a big first for the console: game streaming. Capcom has announced Biohazard 7: Resident Evil Cloud Version for the Switch, taking pretty much everyone by surprise. The fact that Resident Evil 7 is coming to the Switch will be exciting enough for most fans, but the way it's being released is fascinating as well.

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This Sense8 series finale trailer is making us angry at Netflix all over again

This Sense8 series finale trailer is making us angry at Netflix all over again

Today is an exciting day if you happen to be a fan of Netflix's Sense8. Netflix has delivered the trailer for the Sense8's season finale, giving fans a taste of what to expect when the two-hour movie launches on the streaming service next month. We're just a few weeks out from that premiere at this point, so it's definitely time to get hyped up.

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Apple Music’s latest numbers show fast growth

Apple Music’s latest numbers show fast growth

Though Apple Music had something of a late start, that doesn't seem to be having a negative impact on its growth. Tim Cook is talking subscriber numbers today, and it turns out that Apple Music has added millions more users since the last time we checked in. That's particularly impressive, because the last time we were updated on total Apple Music users was only in April.

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DC Universe streaming service revealed: exclusive shows and more

DC Universe streaming service revealed: exclusive shows and more

Last year, DC Comics announced plans to launch its own streaming service, one that would further fragment the streaming market but promised to offer fans access to the Titans show, among other things. That service still isn't available, but it's closer than ever. DC recently launched a landing page for the service and is encouraging fans to sign up.

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Pandora Premium hits Xbox One with two big features in tow

Pandora Premium hits Xbox One with two big features in tow

Pandora Premium has been up and running for some time now, but despite that, it isn't available on very many platforms. At first, the service rolled out only on mobile, and then nearly a year later, it made the jump to web. Today Pandora is adding one more platform to the list by bringing Xbox One functionality online.

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AT&T announces a new streaming service, surprises everyone

AT&T announces a new streaming service, surprises everyone

AT&T, if you haven't already heard, wants to buy Time Warner's broadcasting business. The government, on the other hand, doesn't seem to think that such a merger is a good idea, and it's brought an antitrust lawsuit against AT&T in an attempt to block the deal. Yesterday, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson took the stand to explain why he thinks the merger wouldn't harm customers, and in the process, he announced a new streaming service that's set to debut in just a few weeks.

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Netflix mobile previews roll out today on iOS

Netflix mobile previews roll out today on iOS

Finding something good to watch on Netflix can be quite the chore. There's a lot of content - some of it good, some of it not so much - available through the service, which can lead to choice paralysis for those who log in without a clear idea of what they're looking for. Netflix is hoping to help make the decision easier with new mobile previews, which are rolling out today on iOS.

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Amazon and Best Buy team up to sell Fire smart TVs

Amazon and Best Buy team up to sell Fire smart TVs

It isn't exactly a secret that Best Buy and Amazon are rivals. In fact, where Amazon and the internet in general have driven some brick or mortar stores out of business, Best Buy remains and - as of the end of its last fiscal year - is actually on something of an upswing. As the old adage goes: "If you can't beat them, join them," and today, Amazon is doing just that.

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Netflix 125m subscribers mean more new shows and movies

Netflix 125m subscribers mean more new shows and movies

Netflix has delivered its financial results for the first quarter of 2018, and things are looking pretty great. Netflix revealed that it is now up to 125 million subscribers around the world, which is a truly eye-watering number. As you might imagine, revenue was on the increase as well, which means that Netflix had a solid quarter to start to year.

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Fortnite gets even more free loot from Twitch Prime

Fortnite gets even more free loot from Twitch Prime

Fortnite seems to be the game everyone is talking about at the moment, but that success isn't only benefiting Epic Games. Twitch has also been running a Prime promotion that hands out free Fortnite loot to anyone who signs up, and that has caused a lot of streamers - notably Ninja, who now holds the crown as the most popular streamer on Twitch - to see an influx of subscribers. Twitch is looking to keep the gravy train going by adding more loot to its Fortnite Twitch Prime Pack, which will be available from here on out.

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Apple original programming is a year off giving Netflix a headache

Apple original programming is a year off giving Netflix a headache

At the moment, there's no lack of streaming companies trying to tempt your monthly subscription with original programming. Netflix and Hulu have been at it for a long time now, but the fact that they've had plenty of time to establish themselves isn't stopping others like Apple from trying to break into the scene. Apple has dabbled in original programming up to this point, but according to a new report, it may be ready to make a major push in just a year's time.

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