Blu-ray Disc 2008: A Year in Review
From the format war victory to the debut of BD-Live to the release of hot titles, it was a big year for Blu-ray.
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December 18, 2008 by Greg Robinson

Some years come and go with little fanfare and few events worthy of mention. 2008 was not one of those years. Amidst the backdrop of a controversial war, two eager candidates fought tooth and nail for our attention and support. Using all manners of persuasion, from television ads to celebrity endorsements, each camp urged us to look past color, to look beyond red and blue, and demand the changes they promised which we so rightfully deserved. In the end, only one candidate would remain standing - and its name was Blu-ray. 

Join me now as we take a look back at 2008, a landmark year in which Blu-ray Disc defeated HD DVD and in turn became the Next Big Thing, the President Elect and DVD’s heir apparent as the undisputed King of Home Entertainment… 

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Greg Robinson - Contributing Writer
Greg Robinson is a freelance technology writer whose work has appeared in several national publications. When he's not evaluating Blu-ray Discs or calibrating televisions, you can usually find him thumping volleyballs at his local gym in rural northeast Connecticut.

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