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Max, from the creators of You Don't Know Jack, is a free addition to the PlayStation 3 version of Netflix that will help you select something to watch when you can't decide yourself.
Max will do things like help you make decisions among disparate genres and actors, or offer you a randomized pick based on your preferences with Max's Mystery Call. The latter is basically the equivalent of the "I'm Feeling Lucky" button below Google's search bar. Max will offer offer you quick pitches on assorted movies and TV shows if you want more information.
You can check out Max's features in the video below, or just log on to Netflix on your PlayStation 3.
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This is creepy... anyways. I already know what I wanna watch!
i hate max!!
This is cool for those who don't have the time to keep up on shows and movies they typically would be watching/interested in already. But for those of us who are on the internet quite often and keep up with the latest and greatest, I don't think it'll bring us anything new. I may still give it a go because it might be amusing. I used to play YDKJ a lot when I was younger.
Well its not as disappointing as I had hoped it would be. I can see some use for the Max's recommendation system if I were to use netflix. I do watch some shows but I am rather apprehensive unless someone forces me into something new. This might actually help me find some more shows while my favs are on season break.
A neat little piece of technology, but not something I'd ever use.
cool,i don't think this will be used much though
How about some new content to actually watch? that would be great, less "max", more shows.
I thought this feature had been on the PS3 in the past? I know I accidentally hit it once. Actually did reccomend to me a show I enjoyed watching (Reaper).
At first I thought this sounded cool, but then I heard that annoying "conversational" voice, and UUUGGHH. Just give my movie recommendations without some fake, grating, overly cheerful game show interface.
Hahah, this could be fun! With Netflix, there are SO many things to watch... And I never can decide on anything, or really find anything I want to check out. Throwing caution to the wind and just saying "Screw it" could be interesting.
looks annoying! but i'll def give it a try, i'm always down to check out cool tech add-ons like this