Posts Tagged: "blockbuster"

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Redbox vs Blockbuster (comparison)

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With so many movies to rent movies, it’s hard to figure out which one is best for your you. Netflix is still the leader of the pack, but it now has some fierce competition with the likes of Blockbuster and Redbox. So how does Redbox and Blockbuster’s movie rental program(s)...

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Netflix vs Blockbuster (comparison)

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Long gone are the days of walking into a video store to rent movies, mostly due in part to services like Netflix, who put the likes of Hollywood Video out of business and even heavily bruised Blockbuster’s net income. But Blockbuster wasn’t going to go down without a fight, and...

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Redbox Launching Video Game Rentals June 17th

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Redbox already owns over 30% of the DVD rental market and now they’re ready to officially launch into video games.  Starting on June 17,2011 they’ll begin to offer video game rentals at over 21,000 location.  Games will cost $2 a day, which is twice the cost of their DVD rentals...

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Dish Network Just Bought Blockbuster For $228 Million

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Dish Network just bought Blockbuster for $228 million in cash.  We can only assume that DirectTV is laughing their asses off, all the while scratching their heads. What the hell does Dish plan to do with 1,700 retail locations?  There’s no way they could break even on the investment by...

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Blockbuster On Demand Coming To A Tivo Box Near You

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Swimming in the deep end with concrete feet and sharks circling is how I envision Blockbuster these days.  Today, in the hopes of staying afloat, they struck a deal with Tivo to offer movies on demand via the DVR company’s set top box.  But will it work?  I seriously doubt...

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Blockbuster Total Access To Offer Video Game Rentals

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Blockbuster's Total Access service will now feature video game rentals in addition to the current video lineup. It'll cost $5/month on top of the $19.99/month for 3 movies plan but you'll gain access to a huge library of games. The catch is......