DEG Japan Gives ‘Dark Knight’ Top Blu-ray Award23 Feb, 2009 By: Chris Tribbey
Warner Home Video’s The Dark Knight earned top honors from DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group in Japan as the No. 1 Blu-ray Disc in that country in 2008. The title won top honors from the DEG in North America in January.
“Outstanding image quality that justifies its acclaim as the 2008 Blu-ray title of the year,” was one note from the judges about The Dark Knight. The judges’ panel was made up of DEG members from Japan hardware manufacturers and journalists from home entertainment new outlets in Japan.
Other winners included The Nightmare Before Christmas for best animated picture quality; Ghost in the Shell for best sound; and Biohazard Degeneration for best Blu-ray interactivity.