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post #11 of 33
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I am the guy who waits until the winning format is $30 for a player before I make any move.
I would have done the same...If I hadnt already gotten a PS3 lol.
post #12 of 33
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and big business continues to pull the strings behind the scenes. the only reason i really want Sony to lose is because they should know better after their BetaMax failure.

What do you mean they should know better after their beta max faliure? This isnt betmax all over again (just stating not trying to argue). I think sony is doing a good job along with all the other huge companies that are backing blu ray such as ibm, hp, dell and a bunch of other electronics companies. The blu-ray team is just doing better then the hd-dvd team right now. And the fact that more and more stuff is starting to sway towards blu-ray its not looking good fro hd-dvd
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post #13 of 33
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What do you mean they should know better after their beta max faliure? This isnt betmax all over again (just stating not trying to argue). I think sony is doing a good job along with all the other huge companies that are backing blu ray such as ibm, hp, dell and a bunch of other electronics companies. The blu-ray team is just doing better then the hd-dvd team right now. And the fact that more and more stuff is starting to sway towards blu-ray its not looking good fro hd-dvd
Yea, he's saying that after their previous two attempts to get their media marketed, they've finally learned how to do it the right way.
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post #14 of 33
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Yea, he's saying that after their previous two attempts to get their media marketed, they've finally learned how to do it the right way.

Oh i misunderstood him then lol. I hope blu-ray wins just for the fact i already own one lol but other then that i dont care.
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post #15 of 33
I think sony trying to bring out a new format pushes things forward...even if it does fail...its all good.
post #16 of 33
Lets just hope Sony has learned a lesson from the old mini disc era... If it was not for sony's outrages prices to other co. for the tech... we would all have an md collection right now. BlueRay FTW
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I think thats another reason for the slow down for HDVD and thats that there format wasnt supported out of the box by the 360. If it was I think people would have gotten HDDVD a little more.
I think it would be a good amount more, considering there are probably a lot of people (I'm considering it, in addition to buying future games) who bought the PS3 just to play Bluray. I guess the price would jump to $500, but I still think they would've made more money that way since they have more games and came out earlier.
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post #18 of 33
As a retailer, i think its absolutely ridiculous to not carry all formats at a point in time like this. The race is still swinging.

That being said, this is another big strike for BR, which is the format i hope prevails. And not just cause of the sony PS3 or anything, but because i believe its a superior format and i'd rather just have the superior stomp the other. We'll all be screwed if the race continues into the high definiton age. 5000$ Blu-ray hd-dvd combo drives? No thanks.
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post #19 of 33
I would rather have one clearn format than have 1 great one and one mediocre one hanging around the bushes.
post #20 of 33
I dont want to start a flame war but I for one am glad Target is doing this. BlueRay is one step closer to being on top and the format war is one step closer to ending.
 
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