Netflix Game Over

Netflix backpedals on video game rental plans

Netflix is no longer planning to offer a video game disc rental-by-mail service to complement its DVD-by-mail and streaming video subscription service, the company revealed Wednesday during its fourth quarter earnings call.

Redbox offers game rentals for $2 a day

Redbox is becoming the new Blockbuster Video with its chain of video rental kiosks. Now it is adding video game rentals for just $2 a day starting on June 17.