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Batman: The Animated Series arrives on Blu-ray next year

Batman: The Animated Series arrives on Blu-ray next year

Batman fans will be able to buy Batman: The Animated Series on Blu-ray starting next year. The disc set will be released by Warner Bros some time late in 2018, though a specific release date hasn't yet been provided. The series, which first aired during the 1990s, will be remastered for the upcoming box set, giving fans a way to watch it in high-definition on modern televisions.

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South Park’s early seasons are finally arriving on Blu-ray

South Park’s early seasons are finally arriving on Blu-ray

If you're a massive South Park fan, you may be excited at the chance to get some of the earliest seasons on Blu-ray. This will mark the first time these seasons have been made available on Blu-ray, though the release will be staggered following up through the holiday shopping season. Rather than arriving in one giant boxset, the seasons will each be available to buy individually on a pair of discs.

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Samsung’s QLED TVs go on sale: The Frame “art TV” lands Spring

Samsung’s QLED TVs go on sale: The Frame “art TV” lands Spring

Samsung's 2017 QLED TVs have hit shelves, with the super-skinny Ultra HD sets that wowed back at CES in January also joined by a new digital picture frame. Priced from $2,799 (MRSP), the QLED TVs use Samsung's Quantum dot display technology for 100-percent color volume along with broader viewing angles than before. A new sound bar and Blu-ray player complete the 2017 line-up.

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Sony’s 4K Blu-ray player and 4K HDR TVs get priced for pre-sales

Sony’s 4K Blu-ray player and 4K HDR TVs get priced for pre-sales

Remember Blu-ray? While streaming services may be hitting 4K resolution these days, there's nothing like physical media for the best quality visuals, and Sony's UBP-X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player is pulling out all the stops. Hitting pre-sale today, it's the company's first 4K Ultra HD model, and joins a set of brand-new TVs from the company that are also hoping you open your wallet.

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Pioneer just revealed world’s first 4K Blu-ray PC drive

Pioneer just revealed world’s first 4K Blu-ray PC drive

It’s a 4K age these days. We’ve got 4K video streaming, 4K TVs, 4K monitors, 4K consoles, and, if you’re a Sony fan, even 4K smartphones. What we don’t have yet are 4K PCs, that is, PCs capable of reading and writing 4K content into 4K-compatible discs. That all changes with Pioneer’s introduction of two new Blu-ray drives meant for computers and computers alone. Not only are they able to read from Ultra HD Blu-ray discs, they can also write into BD-R discs for safe keeping.

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Samsung M9500 UHD Blu-ray Player is optimized for HDR

Samsung M9500 UHD Blu-ray Player is optimized for HDR

Samsung has unveiled its new M9500 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player, a sophisticated device as far as disc players go. The model is HDR optimized and supports Bluetooth Wireless Streaming, says Samsung, as well as the Samsung Smart Remote and Ultra HD televisions. This is one of multiple media products Samsung unveiled recently, the others including a sound bar and wireless speaker.

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Sony Blu-ray Player, Home Theater Projector flaunt 4K HDR

Sony Blu-ray Player, Home Theater Projector flaunt 4K HDR

These days, 2K just ain’t enough. Unless you’re talking about smartphones. Heck, even plain 4K might not be! If TV makers are to be asked, 4K HDR is where it’s at, combining the promises of ultra high def resolutions with an ultra high gamut of colors. Of course, that works well for entertainment equipment manufacturers like Sony, who, coincidentally, just announced its first 4K UHD HDR Blu-ray Player, the X1000ES, as well as a brand new 4K UHD HDR Home Theater Projector, the VPL-VW675ES, both taking advantage of the slow but growing number of available 4K content, both on disk and on the Internet.

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Warcraft arrives on DVD and Blu-ray this September

Warcraft arrives on DVD and Blu-ray this September

Can't wait to grab the disc version of Warcraft for your movie collection? There's a little less than two months remaining before you can get the Warcraft DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital HD editions, per a new announcement. You can preorder the unit now if you want to make sure you get it as soon as possible, otherwise you'll be able to pick it up from your nearest retail store starting September 27.

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Deadpool DVD and 4K Blu-ray release detailed

Deadpool DVD and 4K Blu-ray release detailed

The Blu-ray DVD combo-pack as well as the fully massive 4K version of Deadpool are coming on the 10th of May. Today the folks at 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment have suggested that both versions of the film will be released on the 10th of May "with maximum effort" - their words, and Deadpool's. This release of the movie will have so many extra bits and pieces that you'll freak out fully.

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Return of the Living Dead Collectors Edition Blu-ray is truly ghoulish

Return of the Living Dead Collectors Edition Blu-ray is truly ghoulish

The Return of The Living Dead returns to physical format with a Collectors Edition Blu-ray that'll be published and released by the folks at SCREAM FACTORY. This is what its creators call a "definitive set" - the likes of which have never been released before. A cult classic such as The Return of The Living Dead deserves such treatment - it wants BRAINS!

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You’re going to Mars, I went to NASA

You’re going to Mars, I went to NASA

I woke up at 5:30 AM after a string of nightmares about being left alone on a dusty red planet. Like a fool I'd eaten a gigantic piece of chocolate cake the night before while watching a set of tiny teaser clips of "The Martian" to mentally prepare for the next day, which was then, now, today. "It's OK," I told myself. "Stay calm. You're in Houston. You're on East NASA Parkway in the same hotel you'd checked in to the day before. Today you're going to go on a brief ride in a Mars rover and talk to an astronaut."

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Star Wars Blu-ray Steelbook set Review: back to beautiful basics

Star Wars Blu-ray Steelbook set Review: back to beautiful basics

Six Star Wars films have been re-released in Blu-ray form in two editions, one of which is the Steelbook set we're reviewing today. These movies are available individually, each in their own heavy-duty metal and plastic container, each with a single Blu-ray inside. There's also a "Complete Saga" Blu-ray set that includes a whopping 9-disc collection, full of extra features and commentary tracks. You COULD also purchase the Blu-ray disks in two 3-disc sets, one original trilogy, one prequel trilogy.

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