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This Week in HD DVD: the forgotten edition

We're sorry, we apologize, and we ask for your forgiveness. This Week in HD DVD is a day late in reporting your HD DVD releases this week due to unforeseen circumstances. Well, mostly because yesterday was a tad hectic and we forgot, but still that was unforeseen. But the good news is that you won't...

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Consoles make up bulk of high-def movie player sales

There are more game systems that can play high-definition movies than standalone players that can do the same, according to sales numbers culled from recent media reports. In the HD DVD realm, a Microsoft representative told CNet UK that the company had sold 155,000 units of the Xbox 360's HD DVD...

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HD DVD peripheral outselling standalone boxes

Apparently, the HD DVD drive add-on for the Xbox 360 has been selling like hot cakes. The HD DVD Group announced back in April that it sold over 100,000 standalone players in the U.S. in its first year of being on the market. These numbers did not include HD DVD PC drives or the Xbox 360's...

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Circuit City offers up all kinds of deals

This week Circuit City is offering all kinds of deals, some we've seen before while others are new. But be sure to note that most (if not all) are in-store only deals, so let's get to it. This week they brought back two deals including the two free HD DVD offer with the purchase of the Xbox 360 HD...

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This Week in HD DVD: we're rotting edition

We warned you last week that June 19th wouldn't bring any happiness and it looks like we were spot on. There are no HD DVDs coming out this week, because movie studios have a thing for clustering their releases on the same day. Oh well, next week we promise there will be new HD DVD material, so...

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360 HD-DVD player sold for $60

We've seen our share of great deals here at Xbox 360 Fanboy, but this one absolutely takes the cake. It seems a Wal-Mart in Metairie, Louisiana has discounted the $199 peripheral by a staggering $139, reducing the price to $60. A shopper has posted photos of both the price in question and a receipt...

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This Week in HD DVD: cornucopia edition

Now this is how a HD DVD release week should be! This week's offerings are numerous including some old, some new, some bad and some good movies. But it's not really about which ones we like or dislike, it's about the quantity and variety that this week brings. So, celebrate the bountiful HD DVD...

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Free movies with 360 HD DVD player purchase

If you're in the market for the Xbox 360 HD DVD player and want to jump start your movie library, then this week may be the time to make the purchase. At both Best Buy and Circuit City you'll get two HD DVDs for free with a 360 HD DVD player purchase. Which leaves you with a total of three free...

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Sony Blu-ray player drops to $500, now cheaper than PS3

The Sony BDP-S300 Blu-ray player has been dropped $100 in price to $499, putting it below the price of the PlayStation 3. Sony, who once touted the PS3 as the cheapest Blu-ray player on the market, has appeared to have crossed off its own talking point. But if priced the same, the BDP-S300 would be...

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This Week in HD DVD: the Murphy edition

This week's HD DVD lineup is pretty much dedicated to one comedic funny man who goes by the name of Eddie Murphy. Yup, we have a few of his movies landing on HD DVD this week including a few oldies like Coming to America and Trading Places, even his latest film Norbit too. It's like a HD DVD buffet...

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