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Remaining UK Blockbuster Stores To Shut Down

12/12/2013, When it comes to Blockbuster Video in the US, it is more or less a goner – although there was still some hope left that the UK brand of Blockbuster might see some light at the end of a particularly long tunnel. I guess it was rather too optimistic...

Blockbuster Ending In-Store Movie Rentals On November 9

11/08/2013, We reported on Blockbuster’s unfortunate end just the other day as its parent company, Dish, announced its final 300 stores will close allowing the brand to bow out gracefully from the U.S. retail market. If you still rely on Blockbuster to get your...

Blockbuster UK Finds Buyer, Half Of Stores To Close

03/24/2013, It is merely been two months since Blockbuster UK announced that it had ended up in administration. That’s the UK’s version of filing Chapter 11. An investment bank called Gordon Brothers Europe has bought Blockbuster. The sum has not been...

Blockbuster Continues To Struggle As It Closes 300 U.S. Stores

01/22/2013, The popularity of online streaming video services like Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Instant Video means the method at which customers want to view their videos has taken a turn in the last few years. Instead of making our way to a brick and mortar store...

Samsung Australia and Blockbuster sign major deal

02/20/2012, Samsung has apparently inked a spanking new deal with Blockbuster which will allow the company to offer consumers thousands of movies from the latter’s catalogue onto the Galaxy range of smartphones and tablets, in addition to Samsung’s very...

Dish Network Blockbuster Movie Pass announced

09/23/2011, Remember earlier today we wrote that Dish Network was going to announce something related to “a stream come true”? At 1PM ET today, Dish Network unveiled what it had in store using Blockbuster’s brand name and it’s called the...

PS Vita UK release date thanks to Blockbuster (rumor)

08/01/2011, There seems to be a Blockbuster UK flyer going around that has yet to be verified as official or otherwise, so that kind of shaky road tends to lead to one of two conclusions – Blockbuster UK actually made a mistake (or someone down the command...

BlockBuster app shows no love for rooted Android phones

05/25/2011, Rooted Android users seem to be receiving the short end of the stick a lot recently. On Sunday we reported that users with rooted Android phones won’t be able to rent movies from the Android Market. Now it looks like another app has decided to...

Blockbuster to be acquired by Dish Network

04/06/2011, Blockbuster, the movie rental service on its way to bankruptcy has been saved from the jaws of death. Dish Network has just announced that they will be acquiring the movie rental chain for $228 million. While this saves Blockbuster from disappearing off...

Blockbuster Kiosks Face Same 28 Day Wait As Netflix

12/17/2010, Blockbuster has confirmed that its Express kiosks will have to wait 28 days before getting new movies from Warner Bros. to rent, despite recently testing same-day launches. The company made the move in an effort to have closer contact with Warner Bros. as...

Philips Blu-ray players to come with BLOCKBUSTER On Demand

07/07/2010, Philips Blu-ray players has been touted to ship with BLOCKBUSTER On Demand, opening up another avenue for BLOCKBUSTER to offer consumers with instant access to the latest movies that were recently shown on the silver screen. We’re talking about new...