Tag Archives: streaming

Hideo Kojima Discusses Cloud Gaming, Teases One ‘Big Thing’ for Streaming

“Death Stranding” creator Hideo Kojima shared his thoughts on cloud gaming in a recent interview with Nikkei Business, noting that he has “one big thing” in mind for the service in the future. Kojima shared his views on 5G connectivity, the need for the industry to adapt to the unique challenges and features it could bring, and how streaming games could change the type of ... Read More »

‘Shadow’ PC game streaming service is headed to US coasts

Blade We were impressed by Shadow, the game streaming service from the French startup Blade, when it launched in California earlier this year. In a nutshell, it lets you play PC games on practically any device with a screen — be it a smartphone, computer or TV — by accessing the virtual equivalent of a $2,000 gaming rig. And on August ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Instant Games to Get Live Streaming, Video Chats, and More

HIGHLIGHTS You can share live gameplay with your Facebook audience Facebook is testing playing games during video chats Games like Angry Birds and Sonic Jump coming to Instant Games next year Launched in May this year, Facebook Messenger’s Instant Games is getting upgraded with features like a new live-streaming option that lets you broadcast Instant Games to all your friends ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch Gets Its First Video Streaming App

HIGHLIGHTS Niconico is the first streaming app on the Nintendo Switch It is a popular video platform in Japan We could see the likes of YouTube and Netflix on the Switch in the future The Nintendo Switch gets its first video streaming app in Niconico. It’s an extremely popular live streaming platform in Japan. At the moment, Nintendo Switch owners with Japanese accounts ... Read More »

Fubo TV: All the details on this sports-heavy streaming bundle

FuboTV doesn’t have the name recognition of other streaming bundles, but it’s been quietly building up a service to take on the likes of Dish’s Sling TV, AT&T’s DirecTV Now, and Sony’s PlayStation Vue. Although FuboTV originally launched in 2015 as a streaming service for soccer fans, it later pivoted to a broader mix of streaming cable channels, and has been flying ... Read More »

DirecTV Now is now available on most Roku streaming devices

Roku has added DirecTV Now to its list of supported services, and Roku users can sign up for a 30-day free trial. That’s a better deal than the 7-day free trial AT&T is offering on its own, although you can get a free Amazon Fire TV Stick if you prepay for one month of service. DirecTV Now isn’t available on ... Read More »

DirecTV Now review: An extremely rough draft of a great streaming bundle

Don’t rush into DirecTV Now, even if AT&T really wants you to sign up immediately. DirecTV Now is a streaming video service that offers a big bundle of traditional cable channels, similar to Dish Network’s Sling TV and Sony’s PlayStation Vue. And for now, the price is unbeatable, with a promotional rate of $35 per month for 100 channels that ... Read More »

CBS All Access will start streaming live NFL games this weekend

Sling TV, Twitter, YouTube, and now CBS All Access. The NFL and CBS just announced that CBS All Access subscribers can watch the network’s NFL broadcasts starting on Sunday, December 4 and continuing through the post-season—including Thursday night games. This is a multi-year deal, which means NFL on CBS will return to CBS All Access for the 2017 season beginning ... Read More »

DirecTV Now FAQ: All the details on AT&T’s new streaming TV service

After months of hype with little substance, AT&T has launched DirecTV Now, a bundle of streaming channels that will compete with Dish Network’s Sling TV and Sony’s PlayStation Vue. While AT&T bills its new service as “TV beyond your wildest dreams,” on paper it’s not markedly different from its competitors. We’ll have more to say about how well the service ... Read More »

Catch ‘No Country for Old Men’ and other movies streaming online

Another week, another crop of movies now on your favorite streaming services. Whether you’re partial to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, one of the others, or all of the above, new and old movies are yours for the watching. Catch the Coen brothers’ classic No Country for Old Men. Witness Christian Bale’s turn as a serial killer in the sardonic American ... Read More »