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May 15, 2006 at 4:46 pm #5314AnonymousInactive
May 15, 2006 at 7:34 pm #31574AnonymousInactive
hell no, why would i want a ps3?
May 16, 2006 at 8:33 am #31580AnonymousInactive
Erm, so you can ‘upgrade’ all your DVD’s to Blu-Ray?
May 16, 2006 at 8:34 am #31581AnonymousInactive
Did you tell them where to stuff it ?
May 16, 2006 at 8:36 am #31582AnonymousInactive
I actually didn’t think as soon as they said it I blurted out ‘God no!’ just on reflex
May 16, 2006 at 8:39 am #31585AnonymousInactive
May 16, 2006 at 1:09 pm #31600AnonymousInactive
i don’t know really, blu-ray will be only good if you have a high def t.v. and i won’t be getting of of those any time soon. i just think sony have took too big of a gamble with this blu/ps3 thing. it worked great for the ps2/dvd but i its too early for everyone to start ditching there dvd players for blu-ray players, i just don’t see it happening.
May 16, 2006 at 5:34 pm #31625AnonymousInactive
I will still play DVDs, you know.
Anyway, who here honestly watches movies on physical media that aren’t stacks of golden discs in a metal box (Hard drives) anymore???
I know why I’m getting a PS3 – Eye candy!!! – buh! I mean Games!.
I’ll be getting it and a HDTV if I can subsist on a diet of air and bellybuttonfluff for a few years to pay off the loan it’ll require.
No, I’m not being sarcastic! I need to lose the weight.
May 16, 2006 at 5:40 pm #31628AnonymousInactive
Anyway, who here honestly watches movies on physical media that aren’t stacks of golden discs in a metal box (Hard drives) anymore???[/quote:15f4830946]
Me, for one. I find that the lovely warm feeling I get when I order a new DVD is the same as when I get a new game and get to rip off the cellophane. Some people just love to have that stack of lovely boxed DVDs in the corner ready to go at any time and brim full of extras to watch when they get bored. :D
May 16, 2006 at 5:50 pm #31633AnonymousInactive
Don’t get me wrong, I like that too, and people despair at how much I enjoy DVD extras, but I don’t see why everyone is fixating over the Blu-Ray movie format.
Even if it fails as a movie format, it’s guaranteed to stay for a while in the form of PS3 game discs anyway.
And the PS3 is about lifelike games anyway. Why’s everyone getting so het up about the type of movies they watch?
May 16, 2006 at 5:55 pm #31636AnonymousInactive
Ah, head on over to DVD Compare then. Thats what I use to make sure I get the best version of a movie when it comes out. The folks here think I’m nuts but I just like to make sure the version I get is the best quality and has the best, not necessarily the most, extras.
Even if it fails as a movie format, it’s guaranteed to stay for a while in the form of PS3 game discs anyway.[/quote:4fcefae5a9]
Hah, it would be amusing if Blu-Ray fell flat on its face just like UMD. :D
May 17, 2006 at 8:30 am #31650AnonymousInactive
Ah, head on over to DVD Compare then.[/quote:118fcb4f9c]
[voice=scotty]The links dead Jim.[/voice]
Bought The Returner there a few weeks back, the subtitles are dire(only ever 5th line is actually translated) and I don’t do dubbed
Just me are a lot of people rooting for the failure of one console or another… can’t we all just get a long!!!! :lol: In the end its better for the consumer if all consoles are a success or is that too much of an utopian idea.
May 17, 2006 at 4:52 pm #31681AnonymousInactive
How odd, it works fine for me…:?
Aye, you have to be very careful with subtitles. I really really hate the ones that are burnt in, its just like…WHY? :roll:
May 28, 2006 at 2:57 pm #31910AnonymousInactive
i don’t know really, blu-ray will be only good if you have a high def t.v. and i won’t be getting of of those any time soon.[/quote:694c80eb51]
Word on the grapevine is that it’s actually useful for those game thingies.
(But seriously, I’ve heard a number of pretty high profile third party games have only been announced for PS3 because their developers just don’t know yet if they’ll be able to squeeze them down on to DVD! Don’t write off the importance of more storage capacity for games over the next 5 or 6 years just yet!).
May 28, 2006 at 4:11 pm #31911AnonymousInactive
as harrison said, blu ray will be useful in mastering one disc for all regions. hence reason ps3 will be region free. so the disc will come with all video and languages all on the one disc. I suspect this will reduce the price of manufacture, in that all discs will be made in the one place, where its cheapest at the time. however it does mean that localisation and testing will have to be done in all places at the same time, to ensure global releases. that could be a tough task.
May 29, 2006 at 1:37 am #31913AnonymousInactive
[voice=scotty]The links dead Jim.[/voice][/quote:ed4043045e]
I think you’ll find that it was Leonard “Bones” McCoy, played by DeForest Kelly (R.I.P.) who had that particular catchphrase.
May 29, 2006 at 3:58 pm #31922AnonymousInactive
Damn it seems I’m not as Nerdy as I once was :lol:
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