Rage Likely to be Distributed on Blu-ray Disc for PC

July 31, 2008 by · 38 Comments 

There is an interesting article today regarding the game Rage from game developer id.

Digital Downloads Update July 25th 2008

July 24, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

Discs Not Your Thing? Don’t worry we have you covered! The newest feature on Format War Central will list the latest Digital Download releases for various platforms.

E3 08: Sony’s Announcements

July 15, 2008 by · 9 Comments 

Sony had there E3 press conference today as well, they made some pretty big announcements about their video service, the big one being it will be available tonight.

Sony To Launch Video Download Service

June 30, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

Sony has announced that they will roll out their download service in the United States this summer, it is unknown if this will also include Canada.

Sony Planning 47 Million Blu-ray Discs per Month Capacity Worldwide

June 12, 2008 by · 37 Comments 

There are a few interesting tidbits in this article over at the Inside Indiana Business website. Sony is planning to expand its Blu-ray Disc manufacturing operations in Indiana, investing over $100M and creating 85 new jobs there.

Roku NetFlix Box Debuts, Jaws Drop

May 20, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

While it was only a matter of time before a Netflix set-top-box was revealed, few would have expected it today. The box from Roku is capable of pulling, from your Netflix queue, any “watch now” titles/shows and thereby streaming via the Roku unit. The box itself is HDD-less, and simply buffers the stream from Netflix. [...]

Blu-ray Momentum Slow According to Research Firm

April 29, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Video Business is reporting that Blu-ray momentum is likely to remain slow for a year to 18 months according to ABI Research. Consumers are likely to be waiting for future players with new interactivity technology such as Web-enabled BD Live and picture-in-picture functionality, the research firm said. Also with a slowing U.S. economy, people will [...]

Toshiba Releases Firmware 3.0 for First Gen HD DVD Players

April 29, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

In what very well may be the final update, Toshiba has released firmware version 3.0 for the HD-A1, HD-D1, and the HD-XA1 HD DVD players. Toshiba says the firmware "Improves network connectivity for supporting the download of web-enabled network content associated with certain HD DVD discs, improves certain video and audio processing capabilities, and also [...]

Sound Off: What’s Your Auditory Weapon Of Choice?

April 20, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

We’re lovers of all types of auditory experiences — with the exception being papal oratories — but our favorite just so happens to be films.  Go figure.  In particular, we especially love demo discs with which we can fully crank up our home theater systems, simultaneously enveloping ourselves in the heavy hitting sound field and [...]

DTS Master Audio – Titles to Test on Your Playstation 3

April 16, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

With the recent release of an internal DTS Master Audio decoder included in the latest Playstation 3 firmware release, you might be wondering what titles are around that feature this lossless codec. Look no further! After some tweaking of the Audio field filtering on the Blu-ray Statistics page, you can now easily get a list [...]

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