Paramount, Dreamworks dropping Blu-ray in favor of HD DVD

Score one for the HD-DVD camp. The article doesn’t go so far as to give their rational for the transition, but i’d speculate that the low consumer acceptance rate is making the higher production costs of the Blu-ray discs tough to handle.


Affiliations in the HD DVD vs. Blu-ray format war have been pretty clearly defined for nearly two years now — despite a hybrid player here and some international releases there, most of the players involved have not switched support since the early days. Well that’s all about to change…