Another sign that HD-DVD is losing ground, the once HD-DVD exclusive movie group has now announced it's moving to Blu-ray.
There are plenty of Blue-ray exclusive released on HD DVD in Europ, why is that? Isn't that bad news for Blue-ray camp? If online store like Amazon cary them, so exclusive doesn't mean much when you can import the same title on both formats.
I have not seen it anywhere...there are no exclusive blurays on HD-DVD and visa versa...
is blu-ray not blue-ray
It really is 'bluray'. A little odd but true.
the F*GGOTY SONY FANBOYZ are always going to try and make up Sh*t like this i say just let it be if it makes them feel better
any way you continue your fanboyism without insults all the time ?
wat happened to your video attachment? I thought it was so funny really shows the inferiority of the ps3 the fact that if you use a chainsaw on it it gives way and it burns under fire hahahaha. Hillarious. Good thing xbox is stronger than that at least the only thing we deal with are red lights
whats wrong with you people this is about the bluray and hdvd
NOT the 360 and ps3
heck the 360 uses DVD ffs
and will stay that way.
not just because of movies, but as a storage option for computers
does this even really suprise anyone??
I think both HD-DVD, and BluRay have their own up's and down's, but I really feel that both formats will be replaced by Solid state storage. Similar to that of USB thumbdrives.
Guess time will tell.
solid state storage...for 50GB? and blu ray dvd can hold upto 200GB on a multi layered disc...do you know the price of this? its atelast 5 years off (more likely 10 years) and even then..itll cost ALOT of money.
I was not talking that this is going to happen next week. In less than a year a 2GB thumbdrive has gone from $100 to about $30.
Also Sony is already starting to put 30GB Solid State drives in some of thier VAIO's.
However if more R & D is put into the media I am sure this could change drastically.
I guess there is always Holographic storage 0_o yowza!
isn't needed for a hd movie.
hd movies and hd extras fit onto normal hd discs.
that is why i think digital distribution will win the hd movie war.
i think the whole hd-dvd vs blu-ray thing is pointless as both Sony and Microsoft do hd digital movies or plan too soon.
plus all the other companies.
i think digital will take over faster than expected.
just look how fast music went digital.
does anyone have the numbers for hd digital sales vs hd disc sales ?
I doubt the downfall of owning an actual physical copy of say a movie, music cd, or game will happen anytime in the near future. People like owning the physical copies. People like to see that stand of DVD's or CD's or games that they own. They like to receive something physical when they pay cold hard cash for something. Consumers love reading the books that come with the CD's and video games. I myself used to value those old Super Nintendo books that come in color above the black and white ones that came with Sega games. Those of us who prefer digital downloads are the bleeding edge of the consumer market and are not the norm.
Think about this. ITunes has been around for years, and is a lot easier for a consumer to acquire music and movies than to get in the car and buy the cd, but how much of actual music sales occur on ITunes? I'm guessing not much, considering the amount of people I see in Suncoast, FYE, and any other music and video stores I go into when I'm shopping. I'll look for something more believable than my own opinion though and post it if I find it.
EDIT-Okay, I found something. Don't read into the title too much though because it reads totally different from the rest of the article.
Here is a direct quote-
"According to figures from the Recording Industry Association of America, digital sales accounted for slightly more than 4 percent of the market during the first half of 2005, up from about 1.5 percent during the first half of 2004."
Here is the link-
Now I'm sure the amount has gone up, but that is still a very marginal amount of the music business.
"Now is the ideal time to bring our library to the Blu-ray community, so that they can experience just how beautiful high definition artwork can be," said group president David Goodman.
Right, it's like nobody buy them in HD-DVD, now they have no choice to move to blu-ray. I don't think blu-ray supporter will buy them either.
I don't think this has any impact on the format war. No one is spending hundreads on a High Def player to put a video of a log burning on their TV.
Hdscape moves to blu-ray. That just means that now the Blu-ray people have a company to ignore too.
Seriously does ANYONE buy HDScape?
ofcourse there is people buying HDscape...but not many lol im not 1 of them
but you know small things can help too
But I really do not see this as a victory for Blu-ray.
Sorry this company has such a small small small market share on HD as is, they need to move to other markets.
More and more HD-DVD supporters are crossing over to Blu-ray.
Once universal supports Blu-ray, the floodgates for the rest of the supporters will open to support Blu-ray (including Weinstein). That will settle the format war once and for all, and demand for next-gen formats (well, for Blu-ray) will skyrocket. Microsoft's attempt to kill both formats will have failed, yay! The only main advantage Blu-ray will have to shoot down will be price, but it'll come down. It has to come down soon, though. If it does come down fast and universal supports blu-ray... then we'll see if Blu-ray was meant to replace DVD. But if that starts to happen, I see Microsoft trying to hurry with digital content (uselessly, since people will probably want to take the time; and also, people like to own movies; so digital content will be rentals while discs will remain for ownership).
Agree or Disagree? (and please Why)
Who the f**k cares which format wins.
Sony can have their f**king money making format since we all know thats what they were after. The only reason I supported HD-DVD is because I didn't like what Sony was doing.
I just want to watch HD movies/porn, without getting f**ked by the losing format.
Someone just win already.
it doesnt matter if no1 buys HDscape - the fact that it was once an exculsive and now it isnt shows ppl that every1 will soon switch over - and i hope universal notes this and switches because if they do its over and HDDVD will be gone and every1 can go back to buying movies on bluray without wondering if the money is worth it or not
For this company it does not matter. Just like a few months ago. Two companies went blu-ray exclusive one was Anchorbay, the other was a company that does nothing more then documentaries in the medical profession.
Anchorbay is big news. They do niche movies (mostly horror) but it means if you want a horror next gen fix go for blu-ray
But this company as well as the documentary one its just not big news.
This is a company that realistically does not sell Hdscape can only be found online and from there I can only find it on Amazon (that is a big market)
Since they were not making money they had to jump over to blu-ray in the hopes that people on blu-ray side would buy it.
I'll be upfront I support Hd-dvd. This news does not effect me. If the war ends and blu-ray is the out right winner, then I'll invest on a blu-ray player.
Anyway nice chat. If you want to continue feel free to PM me.
Well at least HD DVD has exclusive movie Brokeback mountain lol. They can keep that one.
Who the hell is HDscape
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