This year all eyes are on the high definition market and the battle between HD DVD and Blu-ray. CNBC Business News reporter Julia Boorstin discusses the question: which side will sell more movies and more players this crucial holiday season?
wouldn't that be nice for all the Fony fangirls that bought a Trojan Horse. Sorry to tell you this but Blu-Gay has packed it's bags. http://www.n4g.com/NewsCom-...
The consumer would rather have a HD TiVo then Blu-Gay but HD-DVD is the clear winner!!!
Thats why Blu Ray has won every week every since its been relesed right? Even the week Transformers came out. Stop lieing and post fact. Toshiba vs. Sony, samsing, LG, Pioneer, Panasonic , JVC AND EVERYONE ELSE. Blu Ray out sells HD DVD by at least 4:1 EVERYONE ELSE IN THE WORLD BUT THE U.S. 98% of Japan uses bLU RAY. bLU RAY WINS GREAT THAN 2:1 ALSO. I guaratee u Blu Ray will win with all the PS3's being sold and all the Disny and everything else movies. Blu Ray is the better format until PROVEN OTHERWISE. You fanboy sh!t of saying "no HD DVD is better because I'm alitte baby and want it to win" Stop being a lil b!tch and just lieing. HD DVD HAS NOT WON A SINGLE WEEK SINCE BLU RAY RELEASED. IF MABYE THEY HAVE WON ONE OR TWO WEEKS(LLLMMMAAAOOOO) THEN PROVE IT OF STFU AND GTFO. YOU LOSE.
what are they smoking. of course blu ray. with a 2 to 1 ratio at least. no need to twist that with poor propaganda.
lets just shoot this girl's bubbles away.
each comment of his aint even fanboy-ish and doesnt make sense.
Just kill his bubbles.
but since im here
Didnt they sell 100,000 HD-DVD players on that black friday when they had that sale?
Well Sony just sold 100,000 blueray players in one week.
HiDef movies are a niche group of ppl and blueray has more good movies and more players on the market
my bet is on Blueray
this site is called News for Gamers
these HD-DVD vs Blueray posts are not really gamer news unless the gamer is looking for somewhere to hang his hat
i myself can care less. If i wanted a movie in HD-DVD i would wait for the next sale and buy it for 50bucks! Shame toshiba lost 150bucks on each player they sold and no matter how they twist the numbers they wont catch Sony
News for Gamers, not news for gaming (strictly). Gamers have Blu-ray players and HD DVD add-ons, it's very relevant.
"Gamers have Blu-ray players and HD DVD add-ons, it's very relevant."
Gamers have cars to go to the store and pick up games, too, but you don't want to see something about some new car that runs on human urine in the industry news section...tech, sure, industry news, no.
except Price Matters to Consumers.
Whichever goes Lowest..
yea whichever has the best deals at the time
Is this even a question Blu Ray....!!!
the current tactics of the HD-DVD camp is based on fear and desperation. smart move to lose huge amounts of $ to try and be a favored format... smart because most consumers see price first. guess we'll just have to wait and see.
how much are they losing on each Trojan Horse sold? Hundreds!!!
Nothing like a one year old argument...
actully do the math only 2 companys backing the hd dvd and like 6 for blue ray 6 vs 2 = more movies to pick from so i see blue ray takeing over very soon
Universal is massive (a bit over 7500 catalogue titles):
Paramount/Dreamworks (a bit over 3700 catalogue titles):
http://www.imdb.com/M/list?... ----------------------------- ---------------------------
Compare that to:
Columbia/Tristar (a bit over 4000 catalogue titles):
MGM (a bit over 3200 catalogue titles)
Disney/Buena Vista (a bit over 1700 catalogue titles)
20th Century Fox (a bit over 1400 catalogue titles):
Sony Pictures (just under 600 Catalogue titles)
Lions Gate (just over 200 catalogue titles)
You see, Universal alone is larger than MGM, Disney/Buena Vista, 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures, and Lions Gate combined.
the general consumer doesn't know these facts nor do they care... quantity does not mean quality... they look at the titles and the studios... and if you want to talk quantity, i bet Disney sells a hell of a lot more than universal and paramount put together
Your post are simply ridiculous about your hatred toward Blu-ray and Sony, not to mention you already posted this crap on the other forum. Universal yes makes a lot of movies, NOT so many are HUGE SELLERS MINUS STEVEN SPEILBERGS MOVIES. They aren't exclusive since he owns the rights. Toshiba is the MAIN backer while the BDA is made of dozens, and dozens of companies. While your pride a joy HD can survive for a while it doesn't have the backers as BDA does for the long run. Stop posting this crap everyday and make many of us users happy. Thanks and have a Happy Turkey Day.
Can you please explain to me why my post is filled with a hatred towards Sony and Blu-ray. It seems to me that your post is filled with a hatred towards me and is more of a personal attack, which I have reported to the administrator.
My post is only a list of how many movies are put out by each studio. What is hateful about it??? Other than the fact than "you" don't agree with it?? Am I not allowed to post facts on this website??
It is funny how I am the one who is supposedly "full of hate".....when your post is obviously the one hating. Grassroots have you ever taken a look in the mirror??
It's funny how I don't even troll in the PS3 section at all ever since I made this new account...and some people have such a built up emotional attachment to there console that they just can't let go.
Rakes in alot of money from their dvd division.
And a good portion of unversals and paramounts librayr is not worthy of a purchase for home movies.
picking a crap load of blu ray movies up on black friday.. I cant wait..
BIoodmask, I like ur little fact sheet on catalogue titles.. Too bad universal and paramount havent made a decent movie in a long time worth buying in hd dvd.. Maybe transformers but that movie sucked a$$..
Blu-ray is going to win with the players and the software. The PS3 is a blu-ray player. I getting sick and tired of people just saying hd-dvd is selling more in stand alone players. The PS3 is the only reason why blu-ray is still alive.
"The DVD market is worth about $20 million annually"
Huh? I think they missed a few decimal places there!!
black friday is after all for cheap poor people and we all know h-dud is the poor cheap peoples choice.
New release on hd-dvd discs are usually 6-10 dollars more than the dvd counterpart.
Blu-ray on the other hand is uusally 3-8 dollars more than the dvd counterpart.
I still believe it will be hard to push these ppl to buy expensive media.
HD-DVD has already won
Although it was decent, it only did well in one territory.
The minor difference is hd-dvd is still beaten by the competition in their strongest territory.
Blu-Ray is going to be the winner. Pure and simple.
Hddvd is a flop, pure and simple
Hardware straight, HD-DVD will win the black friday. It's much cheaper and you can't just sum PS3 numbers (or HD-DVD camp will hate your mom) so BD most likely to loose.
To be serious, we can't really base the winner on hardware because of the PS3. There is people buying it only for games, there is people buying it only for movies, and there is people buying it for both... So better get to software numbers, as always.
But software I really don't know... I expect to see more BD moving, since there is more BD players already in the market, and probably BD owners will look for cheap movies this friday... But still HD-DVD have gained some boost, honestly or not, and the low price which will move HD-DVD players from the shelves would just also take the movies with it. But will HD-DVD sell THAT much, so it can take on par with BD software sales? I really don't know.
I have both, so I'm covered, and since there is no Black Friday in Brazil and I'm not getting ANYTHING discounted, I really don't care! :)
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