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The 'Netflix for video games' is here

The 'Netflix for video games' is here
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Netflix costs $8 a month and lets you watch as much streaming content as you can handle. Now a new service costs the same, but you get streaming video games instead of movies and television shows.

Nvidia launched the new service, called Geforce Now, on October 1. It runs the streaming games to your TV through Nvidia's Shield set-top boxes. The games stream at 1080p and 60 frames per second, so it ought to look good.

Though it's referred to as "Netflix for games," Geforce Now has just over 50 titles available to stream. Among the streaming games, you get "Alan Wake," "Astebreed," "Batman: Arkham Asylum" and more. Other recent games, like "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt," can be purchased.

Geforce Now isn't the first with streaming games - PlayStation Now and Gamefly both have streaming game services as well. Nvidia, though, is expanding its Shield set-top to include apps like NFL Sunday Ticket, Showtime and Spotify, so with its game streaming it could be a cordless entertainment contender.

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Source: The Verge
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