Blockbuster Inc.


Netflix DVD by Mail is now Called Qwikster adding Video Game Rentals

Netflix DVD by Mail is now Called Qwikster adding Video Game Rentals

Netflix CEO Hastings apologizes to subscribers in lengthy blog post for pricing changes....

Sep 19 2011, 2:32am CDT

Amazon Prime Adds 5,000 Streaming Videos, Swings at Netflix

Amazon Prime Adds 5,000 Streaming Videos, Swings at Netflix

Netflix trembles in response....

Feb 22 2011, 11:26am CST

Blockbuster On Demand Now on More than 100 Devices

Blockbuster On Demand Now on More than 100 Devices

All sorts of gadgets can stream with Blockbuster on Demand...

Dec 1 2010, 10:50am CST

Blockbuster files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

As expected Blockbuster files Bankruptcy....

Sep 23 2010, 5:30am CDT

BlockBuster: Bankruptcy in September

BlockBuster: Bankruptcy in September

Goodbye, store of my misspent youth....

Aug 27 2010, 9:00am CDT

Netflix: Coming To Android

Netflix: Coming To Android

Netflix, the popular online movie delivery / streaming service that has helped to murder Blockbuster, may soon have an Android...

Aug 7 2010, 8:23am CDT

Redbox Begins Offering Blu-ray Rentals

Redbox, the company that provides DVD rental kiosks to grocery stores, airports, and gas stations across the country, has begun...

Aug 2 2010, 8:17am CDT

Blockbuster Circling the Drain According to Analyst

You don’t have to be a genius to figure out that Blockbuster is nowhere near as popular and successful as it once was. Blockbus...

Jul 12 2010, 9:38am CDT

Blockbuster Starts Adding Movies Way Ahead Of Netflix

Add another tally to Blockbuster's online service. The company has struck a deal with Universal Pictures to offer "It's Complic...

Apr 27 2010, 1:45pm CDT

Blockbuster Announces Direct Access

When the new movies come out on Tuesday it can be hard to get the popular titles at your local movie store. They tend to be ren...

Dec 17 2009, 1:00pm CST

Blockbuster To Rent Movies Via SD Card

Blockbuster To Rent Movies Via SD Card

An old, lumbering giant takes a shaking step forward into the future today. Blockbuster, king of the VHS and DVD era, is trying...

Nov 10 2009, 12:49pm CST

Blockbuster and Samsung to Deliver OnDemand Service to Samsung HDTV and Blu-ray

Blockbuster and Samsung to Deliver OnDemand Service to Samsung HDTV and Blu-ray

Blockbuster and Samsung have announced a new agreement that will have Blockbuster offering streaming on-demand content to selec...

Jul 14 2009, 9:00am CDT

Best Buy Getting Into the Movie Download Business

Best Buy Getting Into the Movie Download Business

Best Buy may soon embrace digital downloads by launching a movie download service similar to Amazon’s as early as this summer,...

Apr 18 2009, 10:00am CDT

Blockbuster OnDemand to be available on TiVo

Netflix is already available on TiVo and now Blockbuster also decided that TiVo is a good platform to offer their Blockbuster O...

Mar 25 2009, 1:00pm CDT

Blockbuster and Sonic Offer Movies over Internet

Blockbuster and Sonic Solutions have worked together to bring streaming movie rentals to the Internet from Blockbusters movie c...

Jan 14 2009, 9:00am CST

Low Cost Medion Blu-ray Notebook at Tesco and Blockbuster

Low Cost Medion Blu-ray Notebook at Tesco and Blockbuster

Those looking for a new Blu-ray player under the Christmas tree who would also like to get a new notebook are in luck. The nice...

Dec 8 2008, 7:25am CST

Blockbuster 2Wire MediaPoint Movie Streaming Box unveiled

Blockbuster 2Wire MediaPoint Movie Streaming Box unveiled

Movie streaming was long talked about, but this Holiday season it is available in a big way. Netflix launched earlier this year...

Nov 25 2008, 4:00am CST

Blockbuster Black Friday Deals include Blu-ray Player and PS3 Bundles

Movie rental chain Blockbuster is not missing out on the Black Friday Deals frenzy and offers their own deals - and these are n...

Nov 20 2008, 7:00am CST

Circuit City rumored to close 155 Stores

Rather solid rumors indicate that Circuit City will announce today the closing of 155 stores. Apparently most stores affected a...

Nov 3 2008, 2:20am CST

Netflix Player from Roku is I4U Top 100 Holiday Gift Guide Tip #9

Netflix Player from Roku is I4U Top 100 Holiday Gift Guide Tip #9

The $99.99 Netflix Player connects to the internet and gives direct access to 12,000 movies on Netflix that you otherwise have...

Aug 27 2008, 12:00pm CDT

Blockbuster and NCR to Launch DVD Vending Kiosks

Blockbuster Video is intent on competing on all fronts when it comes to DVD rentals. When it perceived Netflix and its online m...

Aug 5 2008, 11:13am CDT

Apple TV Reviewed

Apple TV Reviewed

SpicyGagdet published a review of the Apple TV and movie rental. Quote from the review: "Movie rentals, movie rentals, movie...

Jul 7 2008, 12:00pm CDT

Circuit City now open to be acquired

Circuit City now open to be acquired

Circuit City Stores, Inc. announced today that it has retained Goldman Sachs......

May 9 2008, 8:30am CDT

Blockbuster Adds Retail Games, Game Hardware and Accessories to Stores

Blockbuster Adds Retail Games, Game Hardware and Accessories to Stores

Blockbuster announced its latest plan to grow its gaming business by offering gamer hardware, accessories and games titles for...

Apr 28 2008, 12:24pm CDT

Blockbuster tries to buy Circuit City

Blockbuster tries to buy Circuit City

Blockbuster announces that they offered to buy electronics retail chain Circuit City. Update 05/09/08: Circuit City now open...

Apr 14 2008, 2:08am CDT

Blockbuster Offering Online Game to go Along with Stephen King’s The Mist

Blockbuster Offering Online Game to go Along with Stephen King’s The Mist

Blockbuster announced today that it will have a game to go along with the Stephen King film The Mist available on its website f...

Mar 19 2008, 8:26am CDT

Blockbuster to offer 170 Blu-ray Titles at 1,700 Stores

Blockbuster announces today that they expand their Blu-ray movie rental offering. Blockbuster will offer mid-July over 170 Bl...

Jun 18 2007, 2:00am CDT

Blockbuster DVD Rental Subscription Plans now as low as $4.99 Per Month

Blockbuster DVD Rental Subscription Plans now as low as $4.99 Per Month

Blockbuster announces today new pricing for their DVD rental by mail subscriptions. Existing and new customers can now get th...

Jun 12 2007, 10:00am CDT

Rumor: Amazon buys Netflix

Shares of Netflix Inc. jumped Wednesday because of a rumor that Amazon.com Inc. would buy the DVD rental service. Analysts e...

Jun 7 2007, 7:10am CDT

Blockbuster in Talks to Buy Movielink

Blockbuster in Talks to Buy Movielink

The WSJ (Subscription) reports that according to sources familiar with the matter Blockbuster is in advanced talks to acquire M...

Mar 1 2007, 11:01am CST

Super Bowl 2007 Ads

Super Bowl 2007 Ads

For the rest of us who are not into Football the Super Bowl is only about the ads and beer. For those of you who skipped the Su...

Feb 5 2007, 1:00am CST

Blockbuster Total Access DVD Rental Ideal for Holidays

Blockbuster Total Access DVD Rental Ideal for Holidays

To burn in your new 103" Plasma HDTV over the holidays you need a continuous supply of movies. With Blockbuster's Total Access...

Dec 21 2006, 7:00am CST

Comcast Offers PPV Flicks the Day They Hit DVD in Some Markets

Comcast Offers PPV Flicks the Day They Hit DVD in Some Markets

I hardly ever go out, mostly because I don’t have to. I work from home, they will bring pizza and Coke to my door and any geek...

Dec 20 2006, 12:48pm CST

A look at the Netflix and Blockbuster DVD Rental Business

A look at the Netflix and Blockbuster DVD Rental Business

Netflix versus Blockbuster is a fight that is going on since Blockbuster entered the online DVD rental business. Blockbuster st...

May 1 2006, 11:09am CDT

Confirmed Netflix gets Wal-Mart DVD Rental Service

Wal-Mart stops its DVD rental service. First Gizmodo reported that some Wal-Mart DVD Rental customers got emails that they can...

May 19 2005, 1:23pm EST

Blockbuster to Rent Sony PSP Games

Blockbuster will start on May 17th to offer Sony PSP games for rent at its 4,400 retail-outlets in the US. Sony PSP games that...

May 11 2005, 3:45am EST

Blockbuster DVD Rental Service now $9.99 for first Month

As we reported Blockbuster introduced a low $14.99 per month online DVD rental fee in December. Now the largest US video rental...

Feb 1 2005, 12:53am EST

Blockbuster DVD Rental Service now only $14.99

Blockbuster DVD Rental Service now only $14.99

Blockbuster introduced Online DVD Rental in August. Now the largest U.S. video rental chain is undercutting Netflix and Wal-Mar...

Dec 22 2004, 2:00pm EST