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Sony reveals next-gen 1TB ‘Archival’ Blu-ray disc

What is being described as the next-generation iteration of Blu-ray” has been revealed by Sony. GameSpot reports that the new ‘Archival Disc’ will eventually hold up to 1TB of information, although the first versions of the format – arriving summer 2015 – will offer 300GB of storage. That’s a six-fold …

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Physical share of movie and TV market tumbles in US

Only 64 per cent of the movie and TV market in the US last year was spent on physical DVDs and Blu-rays. That’s down from the 96 per cent share physical formats claimed in 2004, IHS Technology reports. While spending on movies and TV shows in the home entertainment market …

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PS4 won’t play 3D Blu-ray either

You’re going to have to keep hold of your PS3 if you want to carry on making use of that 3D copy of Avatar you bought for 20. After it was revealed earlier this week that Xbox One won’t support 3D Blu-ray movies, it now looks as if the same …

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Sony and Panasonic reveal Blu-ray successor plans

A 300GB successor to the Blu-ray standard has been revealed by Sony and Panasonic. The BBC reports that the format is intended to be in place by 2015 and is being designed with an eye on the new 4K Ultra High Resolution standard. Movies made to this spec will likely …

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GAME embraces film with biggest ever DVD range

GAME will be launching its biggest range of Blu-rays and DVDs in-store and online from Monday May 13th. The range features more than 50 titles, spanning new releases like Argo and The Life of Pi to more established popular fare like Kill Bill and Avatar. The move follows successful in-store …

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FEATURE: Bringing Movies to Games Retail

The summer is almost upon and that means a drought for games retailers. With only a handful ofbig releases to keep us going until late August, sales are expectedto dry up. But many retailers, from supermarkets to online stores and general entertainment stores like HMV, have a bright summer ahead …

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And today’s next-gen console rumour is…

Face it – this won’t stop until we finally see the machines at either E3 this June or E3 2013. Today’s report comes from VG247, which claims to have word on the Next Xbox’s specs from an assortment of anonymous sources. Firstly, the site takes great delight in stressing that …

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