Van Nuys (CA) – Blu-ray is gaining traction in the adult film industry: The format is still too expensive for the industry to be generally adopted, the director of “Pirates” told TGDaily.com, but consumer demand and brisk PS3 sales are beginning to break down the production barriers created by the Blu-ray camp.
A major porn movie studio today announced that it will be releasing its first Blu-ray title on January 4. “Pirates”, says director by company founder Joone, will be the largest epic in the history of adult films.
French loudspeaker maker Waterfall will make its debut at the upcoming CES 2008 tradeshow in Las Vegas. The company will showcase will exhibit the Victoria EVO and Iguasçu EVO, named after the famous waterfalls in Africa and South America.
Sony has released the firmware v2.10a update for the Playstation 3, which improves the video feature set of the game console. The PSP also received an update and can now stream Internet radio content.
The epic collection of games from Electronic Arts and developer Valve is now available for the PS3, after it was pushed back somewhat due to production delays.
Harry Potter fans may want to think twice about buying the special edition five-disc set of theatrical movies that came out this week, as numerous sets include an HD DVD in lieu of a Blu-ray Disc for the fourth film.
Playstation 3 sales nearly quadrupled last month compared to October, with PSP and PS2 seeing similar jumps, but all three remained at the bottom of the list compared to Nintendo and Microsoft.
Microsoft has released a new program on the Xbox 360 that allows movie studios to test their videos for HD DVD playback before burning them to discs.
Blu-ray Disc movies took four of the seven competitive categories presented at the High-Def Disc Awards, including the "high-def title of the year".
Harmonix created a patch that would allow Rock Band players to use the Guitar Hero III controller in the game, but says Activision has voiced objections that prevent the patch from being released.
An expansion into the casual video game market has helped to expand gaming to 63% of the US population, according to NPD.
Part of this week's Xbox Live Arcade update may look familiar to Playstation 3 owners, as the arcade racing title Gripshift becomes one of the first cross-platform digital download games.
Los Angeles (CA) - After a couple delays and even some skepticism over whether it would actually launch, LG Electronics has finally released its new dual-format high-def disc player.The BH200 is now available at big box retailers and at several online stores. It is the second player from LG that allows users to play Blu-ray Disc, HD DVD, and standard DVD movies with a single disc tray.
Nintendo says this year's Thanksgiving weekend set a new sales record for the DS, pushing the portable system's total sales to over six million in North America this year alone.
Nintendo has launched a new service that allows users to buy a Virtual Console game and send it to another user's Wii console wirelessly.
The musician/artist pair who first introduced the world to Parappa the Rapper are now working on a new game designed exclusively for the Wii.