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Adele demolishes Call of Duty as 2011’s biggest entertainment property

Singing sensation Adele sold over 1m more copies of her latest album than Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. The FPS loses its crown as the UK’s biggest entertainment property in terms of units sold, although it remains No.1 in value. Call of Duty topped the same list in both …

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Asda introduces £98 HD TV

UK supermarket chain Asda is selling a 19-inch HD-ready TV for under 100 this Christmas. The Luxor TV also comes with built-in Freeview giving buyers access to 50 channels and 24 radio stations.It’s the latest deal from Asda following its 40 Blu-ray player it promoted last month. Asda is also …

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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. The retailer is selling the ONN DS-BD52 Blu-ray and DVD player for just 40. The unit includes HDMI, composite and digital coaxial audio ports. It is available both in-store and online, …

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Sony DADC establishes new Russian plant

PS3 game production is to begin at Sony DADC’s Russian base in Borovsk, the company has announced. Manufacturing of Blu-ray discs began at the facility in July following Sony DADC’s acquisition of Russian firm Kaluga earlier this year, but this expansion will allow the company to further spread the reach …

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Games retailers turn to film for sales boost

UK games retailers are missing a trick by not stocking DVD and Blu-rays, Koch has told MCV. The firm’s words come as GAME and Gamestation announced that it will be selling Blu-ray movies alongside PS3 hardware in around 300 of its stores. DVDs are much more mass market than games, …

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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. Joystiq reports that the game’s loading screen will now from time-to-time carry a tiny banner advertising the release of the Star Wars Trilogy on Blu-ray. …

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GAME begins selling Blu-ray and music

UK retailers GAME and Gamestation have from today started selling Blu-ray movies and music in-store, on the same day that the Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray boxset is released. Around 300 stores in total will offer a catalogue of over 60 Blu-ray films. Blu-rays will also be included in …

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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. The company will be offering free copies of the original Star Wars trilogy on Blu-ray when consumers purchase any one of a select range of Blu-ray players. The deal coincides …

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Nintendo shuns DVD once again

There’s nothing Nintendo likes to do more than be a little different and it’s a tradition that the Wii U will embrace in more ways than one. While both the Xbox 360 and PS3 offer DVD playback (and in the latter case, Blu-ray too) out of the box, the Wii …

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