IGN overview of Transformers on Blu-Ray

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by panzerjedi, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. panzerjedi

    panzerjedi Well-Known Member

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  2. NIDARAM12

    NIDARAM12 Robot art guy

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    So it looks like it has the SAME features of the HD-DVD (which they failed to point out) as well as gimmicky stuff like customizable menus, and more downloadable crap on the screen when viewing.

    Would it have killed them to include turnarounds for ALL of the robots? I thought the words "Bluray" and "Definitive" meant a little more.
     
  3. Dropshot

    Dropshot Transform your destiny

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    Cool features...but a GPS locator?!
     
  4. Prowl

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    Wow, someone bought an HDDVD player.
     
  5. NIDARAM12

    NIDARAM12 Robot art guy

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    No? Heck, if I bought an HD-DVD player, I wouldn't be complaining at all because there is nothing new on the Bluray :p  HD-DVD Transfans got a break here.
     
  6. Railguard

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    It sounds like it was a good idea to not run out and buy a Blue Ray player. Huh.
     
  7. Ceerad

    Ceerad Well-Known Member

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    I can't wait for this.
    I've had the PS3 since last July.
    Finally upgraded from 1080i to 1080p this July.
    Boy am I glad Blu-Ray won.
    Makes me feel more smarter.
     
  8. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    While it's true it may not have anything new in the extras department, the Bluray release has TrueHD and PCM audio tracks. More than enough reason for me to double dip.
     
  9. Laughing Man

    Laughing Man Not crossing the streams.

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    Awesome, can't wait for this. Finally looking forward to Transformers in HD!
     
  10. Ghost Rider

    Ghost Rider Life=Pain

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    *runs into living room and hugs his PS3*
     
  11. kronos

    kronos PSN = KRONOSX1

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    I called it a few months back, but watch, the Trailer for ROF will be sneak previewed via BD Live!
     
  12. panzerjedi

    panzerjedi Well-Known Member

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    I bought a HDDVD player purely to watch Transformers in HD. Have since sold the thing. I still have the Transformers HDDVD though.
     
  13. Ceerad

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    Nice, you can put it right next to your BetaMax and Laser Disk collection.
     
  14. Prowl

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    That's ok, I was "THIS" close to buying the 360's HDDVD player when they went on clearance and Transformers for less than 20 bucks, but luckily for me, they were out of the HD players. I am a very bad shopper at Frys.

    If this happens, I'll fart.
     
  15. NIDARAM12

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    And then will be sneak previewed on the internet that evening ;) 
     
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    Spider Striker ThisGuyWithTheYellowCap

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    I don't know what that means.
     
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    over here at Suncoast, we've gotten over 30 reservations already for this movie...
     
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    Here's the simple answer. Just as the video is compressed on DVD, the audio is also compressed to fit. Bluray allows for not only HD video but also HD audio codecs.
     
  19. Bahamut Prime

    Bahamut Prime Even Kaiba supports 'em!

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    Hm... considering I got the special edition, and thinking of getting a PS3 (since my PS2 went kaput), should the Blu-Ray DVD be worth it?
     
  20. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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