Nintendo said it will launch its TVii service on Thursday, which will allow cable and satellite TV subscribers who buy its Wii U gaming console to navigate programming from Comcast, Netflix and other video providers.
Hulu announced it will close 2012 with more than 3 million paying Hulu Plus subscribers, a huge coup for the company that also offers a version of the same service, albeit with less content, for free. In a Hulu blog, Jason Kilar, CEO of the company, also announced the company would finish the year with $695 million in revenue, a more than 65 percent increase over 2011.
Nintendo has added a live TV element to its strategy to make the next Wii--the Wii U, due for the U.S. market in November--more than just a game console.
Add Nintendo to the list of companies challenging cable operators and satellite TV providers for control of the user interface that subscribers rely on to access video programming.
Nintendo Co. ( TYO: 7974 ), apparently tired of watching sales of its traditional disk-based games fall year after year--along with those of other video game providers, it should be fairly noted--is...
Consumers are increasingly using gaming consoles to watch online video rather than play games. According to Nielsen, Xbox owners use the device to watch video from Netflix, Hulu and other online
New research from Nielsen shows that gaming consoles increasingly are being to stream movies and TV shows.
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Netflix is continuing its push to become ubiquitous with streaming video, adding the Nintendo Wii console to the list of devices that can now support streaming movies and TV episodes directly from
Just a month after Netflix became available on Nintendo's Wii gaming platform, the DVD-by-mail--and, increasingly, by streaming--company says almost a million Nintendo Wii users have participated in
Today's the "official" kick off for Netflix's offering instant streaming to the Wii, with instant streaming discs for the Wii being sent out to any Netflix member who wants one (up until now, Netflix