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Deal of the Day: Blu-Ray prices dropping fast thanks to web promotions

So we're in the midst of a game drought. No big deal. By a lucky coincidence the PS3 can also play Blu-Ray discs. Did you know that? Now, with a recently introduced "3 for 2" promotion at Amazon US and DVD Empire, getting your favourite films in High Definition has never been so cheap.

The list of films available in the promotion is limited to 34 of the less popular titles. Even so, there should still be some decent movies there worthy of your hard earned cash. Some of the more notable films include Casino Royale, Big Fish, Memento, Silent Hill and House of Flying Daggers. While it would have been nice to have seen Pirates of the Caribbean I & II in the mix, they seem to be selling well enough as it is.

Alternatively, you can save 20% on all Blu-Rays and DVDs over at deepdiscount.com by using the voucher code "USATODAY". With a combination of these two promotions, you'll never have to pay full price for a Blu-Ray disc again. Maybe.

[Update: Corrected wording. "3 for 2," not "2 for 1."]

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1. Let's hope these deals keep coming. I'm still awaiting my purchases from deepdiscount.com to show up but I can't wait.

Posted at 11:39AM on Jun 7th 2007 by Jermaine Pulliam

2. May buy a few (trying to remember what coupons I have left...) but I've basically already bought everything from that list I really wanted. May double-dip on a HD version of Big Fish though.

Posted at 11:42AM on Jun 7th 2007 by mccomber

3. Actually, Amazon is a 3 for 2 deal - not exactly the same thing.

Posted at 12:26PM on Jun 7th 2007 by James

4. DVD empire have high prices i've found a couple of Blu-Ray's for $19.99 at Wal-mart here in Houston and they trying to charge $28 for em?

Posted at 12:31PM on Jun 7th 2007 by Kxpuc

5. amazon had pirates 1 and 2 on blue ray if you bought them together for $23.96 each.

Posted at 3:59PM on Jun 7th 2007 by steve

6. Both of the Fry's here in North Dallas have a bunch of good movies for $20. The latest and greatest are closer to $29 but I've picked up a few at $20 that are grade-A.

Posted at 4:03PM on Jun 7th 2007 by Popfrogs

7. DVD discount has Planet Earth for $66! original price: $99. Plus you can get that 20% discount! Planet Earth only $53 and free shipping! That should be a crime

Posted at 4:07PM on Jun 7th 2007 by Dustin

8. I bought planet earth on HD DVD for $49.99. Unless it's a major release (i.e. Lord of The Rings, The Matrix, Pirates, Spidey, etc.) I am not going to bother buying it on HD or Blu-Ray. Why pay $35 for a movie when you can get it for $15 on regular dvd. I;d rather use the difference on games.

Posted at 4:39PM on Jun 7th 2007 by James

9. Unfortunately you may have to wait up to a month for your item to arrive from DeepDiscount. I'll stick with Amazon.

Posted at 10:20AM on Jun 8th 2007 by Galley

10. Alienware gets blu-ray:
http://blogs.pcworld.com/staffblog/archives/004604.html

Posted at 10:49AM on Jun 8th 2007 by John

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