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2008 was seven years ago.



Movie trailers released this year

  • Kung Fu Panda (February 13, 2008)
  • Wall-E (March 13, 2008)
  • Bolt (June 27, 2008)
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Teaser) (July 29, 2008)
  • The Princess and the Frog (Teaser) (July 30, 2008)
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (August 14, 2008)
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Teaser 2) (November 14, 2008)
  • Up (Teaser) (November 18, 2008)

Movies released in theaters this year

North America

  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (January 11, 2008)
  • Horton Hears a Who! (March 14, 2008)
  • Kung Fu Panda (June 6, 2008)
  • Wall-E (June 27, 2008)
  • Igor (September 19, 2008)
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (November 7, 2008)
  • Finding Nemo (November 14, 2008)
  • Bolt (November 21, 2008)
  • Sonic X: The Shadow Snow (November 26, 2008)

Latin America

  • Horton Hears a Who! (March 13, 2008)
  • Kung Fu Panda (June 13, 2008)
  • Wall-E (June 26, 2008)
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (December 4, 2008)
  • Bolt (December 5, 2008)

Brazil

  • Horton Hears a Who! (March 14, 2008)
  • Kung Fu Panda (July 4, 2008)
  • Wall-E (June 27, 2008)
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (December 12, 2008)

UK

  • Horton Hears a Who! (March 21, 2008)
  • Kung Fu Panda (July 4, 2008)
  • Wall-E (July 18, 2008)
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (December 5, 2008)
  • Igor (December 19, 2008)

France

  • Horton Hears a Who! (April 2, 2008)
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (June 18, 2008)
  • Surf's Up (July 2, 2008)
  • Kung Fu Panda (July 9, 2008)
  • Wall-E (July 30, 2008)
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (December 3, 2008)

Australia

  • Horton Hears a Who! (March 20, 2008)
  • Kung Fu Panda (June 26, 2008)
  • Wall-E (September 18, 2008)
  • Igor (October 2, 2008)
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (October 9, 2008)
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (December 18, 2008)
  • Sonic X: The Shadow Snow (December 25, 2008)

Japan

  • Bee Movie (January 26, 2008)
  • Bridge to Terabithia (January 26, 2008)
  • Enchanted (March 14, 2008)
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (June 21, 2008)
  • Horton Hears a Who! (July 12, 2008)
  • Kung Fu Panda (July 26, 2008)
  • Surf's Up (July 26, 2008)
  • Igor (November 15, 2008)
  • Wall-E (December 5, 2008)

South Korea

  • Bee Movie (January 3, 2008)
  • Enchanted (January 10, 2008)
  • Horton Hears a Who! (May 1, 2008)
  • Kung Fu Panda (June 5, 2008)
  • Wall-E (August 6, 2008)
  • Bolt (December 31, 2008)

People's Republic of China

  • Kung Fu Panda (June 20, 2008)
  • Bolt (December 28, 2008)

Hong Kong

  • Enchanted (February 7, 2008)
  • Horton Hears a Who! (March 20, 2008)
  • Kung Fu Panda (June 28, 2008)
  • Wall-E (July 24, 2008)
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (December 20, 2008)

Republic of China (Taiwan)

  • Enchanted (February 7, 2008)
  • Kung Fu Panda (June 20, 2008)
  • Bolt (December 19, 2008)
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (December 25, 2008)

Thailand

  • Enchanted (January 24, 2008)
  • Horton Hears a Who! (April 17, 2008)
  • Kung Fu Panda (June 12, 2008)
  • Wall-E (August 12, 2008)
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (December 25, 2008)

Short films released in theaters this year

  • Presto (June 27, 2008)

Movies aired on television this year

ABC

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (April 5, 2008)
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (April 12, 2008)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (April 19, 2008)
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (April 26, 2008)
  • Monsters, Inc. (June 14, 2008)
  • Toy Story (June 21, 2008)
  • Toy Story 2 (June 28, 2008)
  • Peter Pan (1953) (July 26, 2008)
  • The Santa Clause 2 (December 14, 2008)
  • The Cat in the Hat (December 20, 2008)
  • Shrek 2 (December 31, 2008)

ABC Family

  • A Bug's Life (December 1, and 25, 2008)
  • High School Whenever (November 27, December 3-4, 10, and 22, 2008)
  • High School Whenever 2 (September 27 and December 4, 2008)
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (December 1, 18 and 24, 2008)
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (December 9, and 19, 2008)
  • The Cheetah Girls (December 11, 14-15, and 20, 2008)
  • The Cheetah Girls 2 (December 11, 14-15 18, and 20, 2008)
  • The Cheetah Girls: One World (December 11, 14-15, 18, and 20, 2008)
  • Cars (December 3, 21 and 25, 2008)
  • Finding Nemo (December 3, 21, and 25, 2008)
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (December 5–6, 2008)
  • Home Alone 3 (December 6, 2008)
  • Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House (December 6, 2008)
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (December 6–7, 2008)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (December 6–7, 2008)
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (December 7, 2008)
  • Mickey's Christmas Carol (December 10 and 16, 2008)
  • Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too (December 10 and 16, 2008)
  • Mary Poppins (December 16, 2008)
  • Monsters Inc. (December 21 and 25, 2008)
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (December 8, 12, 19, and 21, 2008)
  • The Santa Clause 2 (December 19, 2008)
  • The Incredibles (December 21 and 25, 2008)
  • Shrek (December 16, 2008)
  • Shrek 2 (December 16, 2008)
  • Toy Story (December 1, 10, 12, 21, and 25, 2008)
  • Toy Story 2 (December 1, 10, 12, 21, and 25, 2008)

FOX

  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (June 29, 2008)
  • High School Whenever (May 22 and December 25, 2008)

HBO

  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (last aired on January 2, 2008)
  • High School Whenever 3: Lost in Japan (January 21, February 18, March 31, April 24, May 25, June 13, July 27, August 19, September 17, October 31, November 26, and December 13, 2008)

NBC

  • The Incredibles (November 27–28, 2008)

Spike TV

  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (April 11, 2008)
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 12, 2008)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (April 13–14, 2008)

TNT

  • Bring It On (December 20-21, 2008)
  • The Wizard of Oz (July 27 and December 20–21, 2008)

Programs debuted on television this year

Boomerang

  • The Powerpuff Girls (October 15, 2008)

Cartoon Network

  • Pokemon Diamond & Pearl: Battle Dimension (April 12, 2008)

Comedy Central

  • Futurama (March 23, 2008)

CW Network

  • Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's (September 13, 2008)

Disney Channel

  • Phineas and Ferb (February 1, 2008)

Hallmark Channel

  • Cheers (1982-1993)

The N

  • Drake & Josh

PBS

  • Martha Speaks (September 1, 2008)
  • Sid the Science Kid (September 1, 2008)

PBS Kids Sprout

  • Franny's Feet

Programs airing new seasons this year

ABC

  • America's Funniest Home Videos (Season 19) (October 5, 2008)

Cartoon Network

  • Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (Season 6) (March 13, 2008)
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy (Season 6) (June 29, 2008)*

CBS

  • The Price is Right (Season 37) (September 22, 2008)

Comedy Central

  • South Park (Season 12) (March 12, 2008)

Disney Channel

  • The Doodlebops (Seasons 1-3) (January 1, 2008)
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (Season 2) (January 26, 2008)
  • Little Einsteins (Season 2, continued) (January 28, 2008)
  • The Replacements (Season 2, continued) (April 14, 2008)
  • Imagination Movers (September 6, 2008)
  • My Friends Tigger & Pooh (Season 2) (September 27, 2008)

FOX

  • Alfonso, Nathan, and Janey (Season 11) (September 28, 2008)
  • Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? (Season 3) (September 5, 2008)
  • American Dad! (Season 5) (September 28, 2008)
  • Family Guy (Season 7) (September 28, 2008)
  • High School Whenever (Season 19) (September 28, 2008)
  • The Jaime Pressly Show (Season 11) (September 28, 2008)
  • The Simpsons (Season 20) (September 28, 2008)
  • The Super Mario Bros. Show (Season 2) (September 26, 2008)
  • Jessica Bate (Season 6) (September 28, 2008)

NBC

  • 1 vs. 100 (Season 2) (January 4, 2008)
  • Deal or No Deal (Season 4) (August 25, 2008)

Nickelodeon

  • Go Lisa! (Season 7 continued) (January 18, 2008)
  • All Grown Up! (Season 5, continued) (last episode aired on August 17, 2008)
  • Go Lisa! (Season 8) (September 27, 2008)

PBS

  • Super Why! (episode 19 first aired on January 13, 2008)
  • Cyberchase (Season 6, continued) (February 19, 2008)
  • Sesame Street (Season 39) (August 11, 2008)
  • Thomas and Friends (Season 12) (fifth season on PBS) (September 1, 2008)
  • Curious George (Season 3) (September 8, 2008)
  • Barney & Friends (Season 12) (September 15, 2008)
  • Between the Lions (Season 8) (September 15, 2008)
  • Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman (Season 3) (September 29, 2008)
  • Arthur (Season 12) (October 6, 2008)
  • WordGirl (Season 2) (November 4, 2008)
  • WordWorld (Season 1, continued)

CW Network

  • The M&M's Show (Season 14) (September 14, 2008)
  • Jessica Andrews (Season 4) (September 14, 2008)
  • The Emma Watson & Roberts Show (Season 6) (September 14, 2008)

Syndication

  • Jeopardy! (Season 25) (September 8, 2008)**
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 26) (September 8, 2008)**

(*) There is only one episode of this season.

(**) Introduced in 2008 were the Million Dollar wedge, which replaced the $10,000 cash prize wedge in Wheel of Fortune. For Jeopardy!, the music was updated to its current version, and the old "board fill" sound effect was retired.

Programs broadcasted in reruns this year

ABC Family

  • America's Funniest Home Videos (Season 11 onwards)
  • Full House
  • Dr. Seuss on the Loose (December 1, 2008)
  • The Hoober-Bloob Highway (December 1, 2008)
  • The Cat in the Hat (1971) (December 9, 18 and 24, 2008)
  • The Lorax (1972) (December 18, 2008)

Boomerang

  • Cow and Chicken
  • Dexter's Laboratory
  • Pokemon

Cartoon Network

  • Cowboy Bebop (aired on Adult Swim)
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy
  • Family Guy (aired on Adult Swim)
  • Fullmetal Alchemist (aired on Adult Swim)
  • The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (last episode aired on November 9, 2007)
  • Inuyasha
  • Naruto
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Pokemon (Season 4)
  • Pokemon: Master Quest

FOX

  • Kirby: Right Back at Ya! (returned to 4Kids TV on June 21, 2008)
  • Sonic X (returned to 4Kids TV on June 21, 2008; aired twice as of September 13, 2008)
  • Winx Club

Game Show Network

  • Press Your Luck

The N

  • The Amanda Show (temporarily dropped in March 2008)

Nickelodeon

  • The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
  • Full House (aired on Nick at Nite)
  • Roseanne (aired on Nick at Nite)

Nicktoons

  • The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
  • All Grown Up!
  • Danny Phantom
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show
  • Rocko's Modern Life (temporarily dropped on June 26, 2008)
  • Rugrats
  • SpongeBob SquarePants

Noggin

  • Blue's Clues
  • Dora the Explorer
  • Go, Diego, Go!
  • Little Bill
  • Max and Ruby

PBS

  • Arthur (Seasons 1-11)
  • Barney & Friends
  • Between the Lions (Seasons 1-7)
  • Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • Dragon Tales
  • Maya & Miguel
  • Super Why!

PBS Kids Sprout

  • Barney & Friends
  • Caillou
  • Dragon Tales
  • Sesame Street
  • Thomas and Friends

TBS

  • Everybody Loves Raymond
  • Friends (1994-2004)
  • Home Improvement
  • Seinfeld (1989-1998)

Toon Disney

  • Lilo & Stitch: The Series
  • The Replacements
  • Timon & Pumbaa

TV Land

  • The Brady Bunch
  • The Cosby Show
  • M*A*S*H

WGN America

  • America's Funniest Home Videos (Season 9 onwards)

Syndication

  • Jeopardy! (Season 24) (September 13, 2008)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 25) (September 13, 2008)
  • South Park*

(*) Syndication rights of South Park are now owned by 20th Television.

Programs ended this year

Cartoon Network

  • Pokemon: Diamond & Pearl (last episode aired on February 1, 2008)
  • Codename: Kids Next Door (last episode aired on December 7, 2007)
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • One Piece
  • Pokemon (Seasons 3-4)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! GX

FOX

  • Magical DoReMi (May 2, 2008)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (June 14, 2008)
  • Dinosaur King (September 6, 2008)
  • Kirby: Right Back at Ya! (December 27, 2008)*
  • Sonic X (December 27, 2008)*
  • Winx Club (December 27, 2008)*

(*) The entire 4Kids TV block ended on this date, while some shows moved to The CW4Kids the following week, on January 3, 2009.

Lifetime

  • The Nanny

NBC

  • 1 vs. 100 (February 22, 2008)

Nicktoons

  • KaBlam! (May 26, 2008)
  • As Told By Ginger (June 2, 2008)
  • Hey Arnold! (June 26, 2008)

PBS

  • Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood (August 31, 2008)
  • Postcards from Buster

PBS Kids Sprout

  • Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat

Toon Disney

  • The Little Mermaid: TV Series (September 20, 2008)
  • The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (September 20, 2008)

CW Network

  • The M&M's Show (Season 13) (May 25, 2008)
  • Jessica Andrews (Season 3) (May 25, 2008)

TV Land

  • Cheers (1982-1993)

Syndication

  • Jeopardy! (Season 23) (September 6, 2008)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 24) (September 6, 2008)

Anime released this year

  • Kirby of the Stars (on Tokyo MX, continued) (January 3, 2008–December 25, 2008)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's (Season 1) (April 2, 2008)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's (Season 2) (October 1, 2008)
  • Pocket Monsters: Diamond and Pearl (Season 3) (December 4, 2008)

DVD and Blu-ray trailers released this year

  • Enchanted (January 22, 2008)
  • The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (January 29, 2008)
  • Minutemen (January 29, 2008)
  • Sleeping Beauty: 50th Anniversary Platinum Edition (February 5, 2008) (DVD) (Blu-ray debut on November 6, 2007)
  • The Jungle Book 2: Special Edition (February 19, 2008)
  • Tinker Bell (March 4, 2008) (New Trailer)
  • National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets (March 18, 2008)
  • 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure: Special Edition (April 29, 2008) (Pre-Film debut)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas Collector's Edition (May 20, 2008)
  • Camp Rock (May 27, 2008)
  • The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea: Special Edition (August 26, 2008)
  • Wall-E (September 16, 2008)
  • Pinocchio: 70th Anniversary Platinum Edition (October 7, 2008)

DVD and Blu-ray releases this year

Movies

Region 1/A (North America)

  • The Aristocats: Special Edition (February 5, 2008)
  • Homeward Bound: 2-Movie Collection (February 11, 2008)
  • 101 Dalmatians: 2-Disc Platinum Edition (March 4, 2008)
  • Enchanted (March 18, 2008)
  • Saludos Amigos & The Three Caballeros: 2-Movie Collection (April 29, 2008)
  • The Jungle Book 2: Special Edition (June 17, 2008)
  • The Sword in the Stone: 45th Anniversary Edition (June 17, 2008)
  • So Dear to My Heart (July 2008)
  • The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (August 26, 2008)
  • 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure: Special Edition (September 16, 2008)
  • 101/2 Dalmatians (re-releases) (September 16, 2008)
  • Tinker Bell (September 16, 2008)
  • Sleeping Beauty: 50th Anniversary Platinum Edition (October 7, 2008)
  • Home Alone: The Complete Collection (October 14, 2008)
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie
  • Harry Potter Years 1-5 (November 11, 2008)
  • Wall-E (November 18, 2008)
  • Home Alone: Family Fun Edition (Blu-ray) (December 2, 2008)
  • The Mask (Blu-ray) (December 9, 2008)
  • The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea: Special Edition (December 16, 2008)
  • The Little Mermaid Trilogy (December 16, 2008)
  • Peter Pan: 3-Movie Collection (December 16, 2008)

Region 2/A (Japan)

  • Metropolis (Blu-ray) (July 25, 2008)
  • The Aristocats: Special Edition (August 6, 2008)

TV Shows

  • Pokemon: Indigo League Part 3 (February 12, 2008)
  • Kirby's Adventures in Cappytown (February 19, 2008)
  • Cheers: The Complete Ninth Season (April 29, 2008)
  • Pokemon: Adventures on the Orange Islands (May 20, 2008)
  • Sonic X: Chaos Emerald Chaos (May 20, 2008)
  • Sonic Underground: Volume 2 (June 17, 2008)
  • Cheers: The Complete Tenth Season (September 2, 2008)
  • The Big Bang Theory Season 1 (September 9, 2008)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog: The Fight for Freedom (September 16, 2008)
  • Sonic X: Chaos & Shadow Sagas (September 23, 2008)
  • Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog: Volume 2 (December 9, 2008)
  • Cappy New Year and Other Kirby Adventures (December 9, 2008)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog: Super Sonic (December 23, 2008)

DVD price reductions this year

Movies

  • Matilda: Special Edition - $12.99 (February 2008)
  • Super Size Me (2004 DVD) - $9.95 (April 1, 2008)
  • Shrek the Third (DVD) - $19.99 (September 23, 2008)
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Full Screen Edition - $14.98 (October 2008)
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: Widescreen Edition - $19.98 (October 2008)
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: Two-Disc Special Edition - $26.98 (October 2008)
  • Hercules (Disney Gold Classic Collection) - $19.99 (December 16, 2008)
  • Kronk's New Groove (2005 DVD) - $19.99 (December 16, 2008)
  • Treasure Planet (2003 DVD) - $19.99 (December 16, 2008)

TV Shows

  • Friends: The Complete First Season - $29.98 (Q4 2008)
  • Friends: The Complete Third Season - $29.98 (May 2008)
  • Friends: The Complete Tenth Season - $28.98 (Q4 2008)
  • Jeopardy!: An Inside Look at America's Favorite Quiz Show - $9.99

DVDs discontinued this year

  • Aladdin (2-Disc Platinum Edition) (January 31, 2008)
  • Aladdin II & III Collection (January 31, 2008)
  • Cinderella (2-Disc Platinum Edition) (January 31, 2008)
  • Cinderella II: Dreams Come True (Special Edition) (January 31, 2008)
  • Cinderella III: A Twist in Time (January 31, 2008)
  • Alice in Wonderland (Masterpiece Edition) (May 2008)
  • The Tigger Movie (2000 DVD) (replaced by a new 10th Anniversary Edition in August 2009)
  • Tarzan & Jane (2002 DVD)
  • The Wizard of Oz: Two-Disc Special Edition
  • The Wizard of Oz: Three-Disc Collector's Edition

Logos introduced this year

  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - "Leo the Lion C" (November 14, 2008)
  • Miramax Films - "The Buildings II" (December 25, 2008)
  • PBS Kids - "Dash and Dot HD" (September 1, 2008)
  • Walt Disney Pictures Logo - "New CGI Logo" (June 27, 2008 on Pixar films)

Logos ended this year

  • The Incredible World of DiC*
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - "Leo the Lion B"
  • Walt Disney Home Entertainment - "The Ring" (Feb 5, 2008)
  • Miramax Films - "The Buildings" (November 28, 2008)
  • Warner Bros. Family Entertainment

(*) All shows formerly owned by this company were sold to Cookie Jar Entertainment.

Video games unveiled this year

  • Kirby Super Star Ultra (July 15, 2008)
  • Sonic Unleashed (July 16, 2008)

Video games released this year

Japan

Nintendo DS

  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (January 17, 2008)
  • Kirby Super Star Ultra (November 6, 2008)

Wii

  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl (January 24, 2008)
  • Mario Kart Wii (April 10, 2008)
  • Sonic Unleashed (December 18, 2008)

Virtual Console (Wii)

  • Metroid (March 4, 2008)
  • Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards (April 15, 2008)
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (June 24, 2008)
  • Donkey Kong 3 (July 23, 2008)

North America

Nintendo DS

  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (January 22, 2008)
  • Kirby Super Star Ultra (September 22, 2008)

Wii

  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl (March 9, 2008)
  • Mario Kart Wii (April 27, 2008)
  • Sonic Unleashed (November 18, 2008)

Xbox 360

  • Sonic Unleashed (November 20, 2008)

PlayStation 3

  • Sonic Unleashed (December 9, 2008)

Virtual Console (Wii)

  • Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards (February 25, 2008)
  • Donkey Kong 3 (July 14, 2008)
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (September 1, 2008)

Europe

Nintendo DS

  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (February 8, 2008)

Wii

  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl (June 27, 2008)

South Korea

Nintendo DS

  • Mario Party DS (May 22, 2008)
  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (June 26, 2008)
  • Kirby Super Star Ultra (November 13, 2008)

Wii

  • Mario Kart Wii (April 11, 2008)
  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (May 29, 2008)
  • Super Mario Galaxy (September 4, 2008)
  • Mario Party 8 (November 6, 2008)

Virtual Console (Wii)

  • Donkey Kong (April 26, 2008)
  • Kirby's Adventure (April 26, 2008)
  • Mario Kart 64 (April 26, 2008)
  • Super Mario Bros. (April 26, 2008)
  • Super Mario World (April 26, 2008)
  • Super Metroid (April 26, 2008)
  • Donkey Kong Country (May 26, 2008)
  • Super Mario Bros. 3 (May 26, 2008)
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (June 10, 2008)
  • F-Zero (June 25, 2008)
  • Star Fox 64 (June 25, 2008)
  • Super Mario Bros. 2 (as Super Mario USA) (July 15, 2008)
  • Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards (September 16, 2008)
  • Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (November 25, 2008)
  • Mario Bros. (December 30, 2008)

Books released this year

North America

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (February 1, 2008)

North America (Spanish Editions)

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (February 21, 2008)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid (October 30, 2008)

UK

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid (July 3, 2008)

France

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid (August 3, 2008)

Japan

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid (May 2008)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (July 23, 2008)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (September 2008)

South Korea

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid (April 10, 2008)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (August 30, 2008)

Albums released this year

  • Disney's Family Christmas Collection (December 9, 2008)

Software released this year

Beta Versions

  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 (March 5, 2008)
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 (August 27, 2008)
  • Google Chrome Beta (September 2, 2008)
  • Windows 7 Build 6801 (October 28, 2008)
  • Windows 7 Beta (December 27, 2008)

Operating Systems

  • Windows Server 2008 (February 27, 2008)
  • iOS 2.0 (July 11, 2008)

PC Components

  • QuickTime 7.5 (June 10, 2008)
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 (October 2008)
  • Google Chrome (December 11, 2008)

Service Pack Updates

  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (February 4, 2008)
  • Windows Media Center TV Pack 2008 (July 16, 2008)

Websites launched this year

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (August 2008)
  • Kirby Super Star Ultra (www.kirbykirbykirby.com) (September 2008)

Websites shut down this year

  • Luigi's Mansion for NINTENDO GAMECUBE (luigis-mansion.com) (Q1 2008)
  • Nintendo: World of Kirby (www.kirbykirbykirby.com) (September 2008)

Vehicles introduced this year

  • 2009 Acura TL (September 23, 2008)

Vehicles discontinued this year

  • Isuzu Ascender (June 6, 2008)
  • Isuzu i-Series
  • Nissan 350Z (as a 2009 model)

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