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US PS3 sales accelerate on news of HD-DVD demise

According to this, sales of the 40Gb PS3 SKU have risen 60 percent in Amazon.com since news emerged over the weekend that Toshiba is about to pull out of the next gen disc race.

The rise left the machine "ranked in the No. 10 position in the videogames division," said the report.

In other HD-DVD comedy news, even the BBC's in on the act, reporting that, "It looks as though Toshiba has lost this format war." See the video below.

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