Entries in 'bluray' (35)

Asda debuts £40 Blu-ray player

Asda debuts £40 Blu-ray player

Supermarket chain Asda is kicking off its drive to win the Christmas market with a discount Blu-ray player offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2011 at 2:17PM in News
Sony DADC establishes new Russian plant

Sony DADC establishes new Russian plant

PS3 game production is to begin at Sony DADC’s Russian base in Borovsk, the company has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2011 at 10:23AM in News
Star Wars Blu Ray ads appear in Deus Ex

Star Wars Blu Ray ads appear in Deus Ex

Eagle-eyed gamers have spotted the arrival of advertisements for genuine, real in today’s world products in Square Enix’s seminal action title Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2011 at 10:47AM in News
Panasonic grabs Star Wars Blu-ray exclusive

Panasonic grabs Star Wars Blu-ray exclusive

Electronics manufacturer Panasonic has landed an exclusive Blu-ray deal that it hopes will win it vital market share this Q4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2011 at 2:38PM in News

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Xbox 360 has a ‘storage problem’

Xbox 360 has a ‘storage problem’

The developer drafted in by Konami to work on the upcoming Castlevania: Lords of Shadows has said that while the game will be shipping on a single Blu-ray disc for ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2010 at 5:04PM in News
Team Ico bundle for PS3?

Team Ico bundle for PS3?

If internet chatter this morning is to be believed, cult PS2 classics Ico and Shadow of the Colossus are both undergoing some sort of hi-def revision and are heading for ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2010 at 1:16PM in News
Blu-ray allures consumers

Blu-ray allures consumers

In the early days of the PS3’s life the inclusion of the still expensive Blu-ray drive technology was often cited as the reason for the console’s struggles – now a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2010 at 10:55AM in News
Avatar topples The Dark Knight

Avatar topples The Dark Knight

James Cameron’s Avatar has broken UK records to become the fastest selling Blu-ray release every in this country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2010 at 1:30PM in News

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Why Blu-ray and DLC don’t see eye to eye

Why Blu-ray and DLC don’t see eye to eye

Sony has told MCV that SCEE policy is the reason behind why many of the boxed expansion packs that get released on Xbox 360 and PC only get a PSN ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2010 at 9:00AM in News
No 3D Blu-ray for PS3

No 3D Blu-ray for PS3

It has emerged that Sony’s 3D PS3 update coming this June won’t add 3D Blu-ray functionality to the machine, TechRadar reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2010 at 4:43PM in News
Q1 Blu-ray up 69% year-on-year

Q1 Blu-ray up 69% year-on-year

Surging sales of high-definition Blu-ray discs have seen the value of the UK home video market surge by 10 per cent year-on-year for the first quarter of 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2010 at 1:01AM in News
US: Blu-ray sales surge

US: Blu-ray sales surge

In news that can only mean good things for Sony’s PS3, sales of Blu-ray discs in North America have shown an impressive year-on-year increase for the three months ending March ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2010 at 11:26AM in News

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Blu-ray capacity upped to 128GB

Blu-ray capacity upped to 128GB

A new set of specifications outlined by The Blu-ray Disc Association has paved the way for the standard capacity of discs to reach as much as 128GB.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2010 at 4:33PM in News
MS: No Blu-ray key to 360 success

MS: No Blu-ray key to 360 success

The long-rumoured Blu-ray version of the Xbox 360 has never seemed less likely after Xbox product director Aaron Greenberg cited the decision to stick with DVD as one of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2010 at 10:42AM in News
Section 8 gets PSN release

Section 8 gets PSN release

Having already hit Xbox 360 and PC late last year, futuristic shooter Section 8 is now heading to PS3 – though developer TimeGate has skipped publishers and retail, opting instead ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2010 at 2:23PM in News
Games RRP increase on the cards?

Games RRP increase on the cards?

Gamers could face an unwelcome price hike at some stage this year as the price of procuring polycarbonate – a key material in the disc manufacturing process – continues to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2010 at 2:06PM in News

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GoW Collection thrown UK lifeline

GoW Collection thrown UK lifeline

The God of War Collection will get a standalone release in the UK, SCEE has told VG247.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2010 at 11:44AM in News
PS3 gets Michael Jackson bundle

PS3 gets Michael Jackson bundle

With Sony Pictures handling the DVD and Blu-ray releases of recent Michael Jackson documentary This Is It, the Japanese arm of SCEJ has announced a new King of Pop themed ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2010 at 9:35AM in News
Blu-ray disc capacity upped

Blu-ray disc capacity upped

The prospect of additional layers means that Blu-ray capacity will no doubt over time continue to increase, but a new development from Sony and Panasonic could see the capacity of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2010 at 1:49PM in News
Blu-ray repair firm targets UK

Blu-ray repair firm targets UK

ELM-Digitalia is working to expand its presence in the UK by promoting its range of Blu-ray repair machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2009 at 1:49PM in News
Blu-ray to be marketed hard this Xmas

Blu-ray to be marketed hard this Xmas

The British Video Association has lifted the lid on a significant new TV advertising campaign designed to highlight the growing high definition Blu-ray format this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2009 at 2:11PM in News
MS rubbishes Blu-ray claims

MS rubbishes Blu-ray claims

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has moved quickly to redress reports that the firm is planning to release a Blu-ray drive add-on for Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2009 at 11:40AM in News
250GB PS3 bundles incoming

250GB PS3 bundles incoming

As has been rumoured, SCE UK has confirmed that a brand new 250GB variant of its Slim PS3 is heading to retail with a number of bundles based on some ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2009 at 12:13PM in News
WipEout HD speeds onto Blu-ray

WipEout HD speeds onto Blu-ray

SCEE has confirmed that its technically accomplished future racer WipEout HD, which to date has only been available as a download on the PlayStation Store, is to get a boxed ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2009 at 12:40PM in News
PS3 HD porn service on the way

PS3 HD porn service on the way

A company called DDM.tv has in one fell swoop both answered a million prayers and made real a million nightmares by confirming an HD porn download service for owners of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2009 at 5:17PM in News