HD-DVD and Blu-ray peace talks are dead

Blu-ray + HD DVD

Not that we were holding out much hope at this point, but the peace talks between the Blu-ray and HD-DVD camps are completely over, which means there is almost zero chance of them compromising on a unified high-capacity next-generation optical disc format. In other words we're facing another one of those incredibly lame VHS vs. Betamax format wars where pretty much everyone loses, especially consumers.