Originally Posted by Redshirt #24
And I think to myself: they weren't before?
This format war is/was about marketing. And as much as I wanted and still want HD DVD to pull off something great, they've royally screwed the pooch WRT marketing. It's like a bad Amiga flashback.
qft, best buy "discouraged" any employees from suggesting hddvd even prior to bd having the majority of studio support. there are posts everywhere from best buy employees that were pro-hddvd that were instructed to either push blue or purple, but not just red.