Daily Archives: May 25, 2010
Microsoft PlayReady and Protected Interoperable File Format (PIFF) have become the chosen formats for Netflix streaming content, according to a Microsoft announcement today. The agreement makes PlayReady the primary content protection technology for new Netflix supported Internet TVs, home theater systems, Blu-ray Disc Players, game consoles and other electronic devices.
This week’s picks offers one absolutely must-have disc for your hi-def library, three if you’re a really keen cineaste with a yen for the experimental and if you don’t mind a little digital dusting (aka DNR) marring an otherwise classic epic. The rest of the bunch are a mixed batch of titles you’re probably better off renting.
The latest Rockstar game Red Dead Redemption has been referred to as the western Grand Theft Auto. The sandbox style action-adventure game sets you in the year 1911 as John Marston, a retired outlaw who is forced by the government to be a hired assassin. As well as single-player mode, the game allows multiplay (up to 16 players per session) which begins with a Mexican standoff.