We trailed the rumour last month and now it has become a reality: six classic James Bond titles are all set for release in HD on Blu-ray

MGM and Fox have confirmed that six classic James Bond films will be available on Blu-ray later this year. To coincide with the cinema release of Quantum of Solace, six titles including Dr. No, Live and Let Die and For Your Eyes Only will be released in HD on October 20th.

Both the sound and picture of the films have been restored and re-mastered using the Lowry frame-by-frame digital process, so we hope the titles should be mighty impressive. What's more, the discs will be jam-packed with extras and special features, too.

The full list of titles set for release in Blu-ray is Dr. No, Live and Let Die, For Your Eyes Only, Die Another Day, From Russia With Love and Thunderball. With Casino Royale setting a frighteningly high standard on Blu-ray, we say roll on the 20th October...