High Definition DVD Zone

High Definition DVD Zone

The Blu-ray and HD DVD Buyer's GuideWith the two major competing formats, Blu-ray and HD DVD, both launching this year, 2006 marks an important year for high definition DVDs. As with any launch, and more so due to the competing nature of both High Def DVD formats, there is bound to be lots of questions, and perhaps not as many unbiased answers. Regardless, it will prove to be an exciting time for DVD and home theatre fans.

Lots of issues will decide which format ultimately wins the battle, including copy protection, cost of hardware/movies, studio support and of course, consumer acceptance. With the upcoming launch of the Xbox-360's HD DVD reader drive and the PS3's native support for Blu-ray, it brings a whole new dimension into the battle for our hard earned money.

Blu-ray & HD DVD Discounts Then there is also H.264, the new video compression format for Blu-ray/HD DVD. H.264 can also be used as a DivX/XviD substitute, offering even better compression ratios.

For a list of Blu-ray and HD DVD movie releases, please refer to dvdloc8.com's Blu-ray and HD DVD listings.

This section will keep you updated with the latest news, recommended articles and software to help you keep up with the latest developments in the world of high definition DVDs.

Latest HD Trailers:

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Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning - Part One - H.264 HD 1080p Teaser

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Thor: Love and Thunder - H.264 HD 1080p Trailer #2

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Avatar: The Way of Water - H.264 HD 1080p Trailer

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Obi-Wan Kenobi - H.264 HD 1080p Trailer

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Latest News:

The animated spin-off franchise is back with its long awaited (COVID affected) sequel and it was the best-selling title for the week ending September 10, 2022

Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending September 10, 2022

Posted by: Sean F, 14:48 AEST, Fri September 30, 2022

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The prequel/spin-off from a popular TV series is the top-selling new release for the week ending September 3, 2022

Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending September 3, 2022

Posted by: Sean F, 21:17 AEST, Sat September 17, 2022

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The latest movie in this popular Japanese anime series is the sole new release in the top 20 for the week ending August 27, 2022

Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending August 27, 2022

Posted by: Sean F, 14:59 AEST, Tue September 13, 2022

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The sixth movie in the overall franchise, and the third movie in the current franchise, is the top-seller for the week ending August 20, 2022

Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending August 20, 2022

Posted by: Sean F, 17:50 AEST, Sat September 3, 2022

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The sequel to a surprise video-game adaptation hit was the top-seller for the week ending August 13, 2022

Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending August 13, 2022

Posted by: Sean F, 15:16 AEST, Tue August 30, 2022

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