Old 06-24-2013, 04:32 PM
Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season (2/18/2014)

HBO Home Entertainment® Announces February 18, 2014 Street Date For

Game of Thrones®: The Complete Third Season

Unveils Box Image & Gives Fans the Opportunity to Choose Exclusive Best Buy® Packaging Art

New York, N.Y., June 24, 2013 – The triumphant third season of Game of Thrones is set to be released on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital Download on February 18, 2014. The box set will feature the beautiful dragon shadow image however; the fate of the exclusive Best Buy packaging is in the hands of fans. Over the past two years, the sigil box art sold at the nationwide retailer has become a favorite among fans who have taken to message boards and social platforms to speculate over which images will be featured then struggle over which one to purchase. Now they can decide!

Via a social media poll, Game of Thrones devotees will pick the Season 3 exclusive covers. There are three stylish options:
  • “Character Edition” - Featuring third season poster art of Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke
  • “Season 3 New Sigils” - Featuring the sigils of Houses Tyrell, Tully and Stannis Baratheon who were prominent this season
  • “Bring Back Your Favorite Sigil” - Featuring Houses Stark and Targaryen (Season 1) and Lannister (Season 2).
“We love that Game of Thrones fans are so passionate and vocal about our home entertainment products and the reaction to the Best Buy exclusive packaging has been fantastic for two years running,” said Meredith Vincent, VP of Marketing, HBO Home Entertainment. “This is a fun and exciting way to reward fans and give them a direct voice into what is created for the next release.”

The polling begins Monday, June 24th on the Game of Thrones and Best Buy (US) Facebook pages. Each page will host a gallery of the exclusive packaging options and fans can cast their single vote by “liking” the appropriate image. The votes will be tallied in real-time so fans can keep track of which option is gaining the most support. Voting ends on Sunday, July 21st and the winning art will be revealed on both Facebook pages, and available for pre-order, on Friday, August 2nd.

The Best Buy exclusive packaging will be available in all retail locations nationwide as well as Future Shop in Canada and additional international stores to be confirmed at a later date. Information on the BD/DVD bonus features will be announced by the end of year.

SOURCE: Winteriscoming.net
BestBuy.com: Bluray & DVD
Amazon: Bluray & DVD
HBO: Bluray & DVD

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Old 08-03-2013, 06:21 PM
Here are your season 3 box set alternate covers

HBO has announced the results to their fan vote on the season 3 box set alternate cover art.
And to no one’s surprise, they will be re-releasing the Stark, Targaryen and Lannister
packaging as this year’s alternate art.

Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season will go on sale on Feb. 18 in the US. These
alternate cover editions will be available exclusively at Best Buy here and at select
international retailers.

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Old 08-19-2013, 09:16 AM
Game of Thrones - Updated Info, Artwork, and More for 'The Complete 3rd Season'

Back in late June we passed along word from HBO that Game of Thrones - The Complete 3rd Season is coming to DVD and a Blu-ray/DVD Combo set on February 18, 2014. We even had a small look at the DVD box art at the time. Now Amazon's pre-order listings have been updated with high-res looks at the cover art for both versions of this title.
The Blu-ray/DVD Combo (which also offers a Digital version of each episode as well) adds the blurb along the top that the set "Includes an in-depth look at Episode 9, 'The Rains of Castamere,' Exclusive Histories, and much more."

Amazon has also added a listing for a release, on the same date, of their exclusive Game of Thrones - The Complete 3rd Season: Limited Edition (Blu-ray/DVD Combo set), priced at $129.99 SRP. Further down you'll see an artist's rendition of the statue-style packaging that is in-the-works for this item. And, if you haven't gotten the first two seasons of the show just yet, then Amazon's got a tempting offer for a November 5th release of Game of Thrones - Seasons 1 and 2 (with 3 Exclusive Funko Pop Vinyls): priced at $134.99 SRP, these Blu-ray/DVD Combo sets comes with " three Amazon-exclusive Funko Pop Vinyls of major characters Khal Drogo, Daenerys Targaryen, and her dragon Rhaegal." Image art for that is at the bottom, and this Amazon button link can be used for any of these items:

- tvshowsondvd.com
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:55 AM
Full Press Release

"Epic" - Variety

"A masterpiece in the making" - The Washington Post


Available February 18, 2014 on Blu-rayTMwith HBO SelectTM,
DVD & Digital Download

Acclaimed Series is Best-Selling TV on BD/DVD Title for Second Consecutive Year

Loaded with Exclusive Bonus Content Including Comprehensive Guides,
Illustrated Histories and an In-Depth Look at "The Rains of Castamere,"
One of the Most Talked About TV Episodes of 2013

New York, N.Y., November 14, 2013 - Featuring one of the most shocking episodes of all
time, the third season of the HBO® series Game of Thrones captured headlines and
captivated audiences with its gruesome battles and political intrigue. The season was
"bigger than ever" (Entertainment Weekly) - and the most nominated series at the 2013
Emmy® Awards. Bring home a piece of TV history whenGame of Thrones: The Complete
Third Season makes its highly anticipated debut on Blu-ray with HBO Select ($79.98), DVD
($59.99) and Digital Download on February 18, 2014. Game of Thrones is consistently the
hottest BD/DVD title on the home entertainment charts, with seasons one and two
currently ranked as the fastest-selling TV-on-BD releases of all time. The BD and DVD sets
are packed with special features that further explore the characters, families and politics
that populate the richly drawn world of Westeros.

In Season 3, the battling families of the Seven Kingdoms continue to fight for power as
bonds are strained, loyalties are tested and cruel fates are met. The Lannisters barely hold
on to power after a savage naval onslaught from Stannis Baratheon, while stirrings in the
North threaten to alter the overall balance of power. Robb Stark, King in the North, faces
major calamity in his efforts to build on his victories over the Lannisters, and beyond the
Wall, Mance Rayder and his huge army of wildlings continue their inexorable march south.
Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys Targaryen - reunited with her three fast-maturing
dragons - attempts to raise an army to sail with her from Essos, in hopes of eventually
claiming the Iron Throne for herself.

Bonus Material
The Blu-ray with HBO Select and DVD bonus materials in Game of Thrones: The Complete
Third Season contain multiple featurettes, extended and deleted scenes, and audio
commentaries. Additional features on the BD release include interactive guides, illustrated
histories, and an extensive feature on the creation of "The Rains of Castamere," containing
nearly two hours of never-before-seen material, as well as new looks at the infamous "Red

Blu-ray with HBO Select - includes all DVD features plus:
  • In-Episode Guide - In-feature resource that provides background information about on-
    screen characters, locations and relevant histories.
  • "The Rains of Castamere" Unveiled - Get an in-depth look at the creation of the most pivotal
    episode of Season 3 in this comprehensive exposé featuring cast and crew.
  • The Roots of Westeros - Explore the interconnected web of relationships, rivalries and
    conflicts between the noble houses of Westeros with this interactive guide.
    Histories & Lore - Learn about the mythology of Westeros as told from the varying
    perspectives of the characters themselves.
  • "A Gathering Storm" Featurette - Look back at the stormy events of Season 2 in this 14-minute
    recap with cast and crew.
  • "The Politics of Marriage" Featurette - The concept of matrimony in Westeros is all
    about making power plays and political alliances. Cast and crew examine this ancient
    institution and its place in Game of Thrones.
  • "Inside the Wildlings" Featurette - Go beyond the Wall with this introduction to the
    wildlings to gain a better understanding of their backstory.
  • New Characters of Season 3 - Meet the new faces in Season 3: Olenna Tyrell,
    Missandei, Mance Rayder, Tormund Giantsbane, Orell, Jojen & Meera Reed, Blackfish &
    Edmure Tully, Thoros of Myr and Beric Dondarrion.
  • Deleted/Extended Scenes - Five deleted and extended scenes.
  • Audio Commentaries - 12 commentaries with cast and crew including David Benioff, D.B.
    Weiss, George R.R. Martin, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Michelle Fairley, Kit Harington,
    Richard Madden and more.
Based on George R.R. Martin's best-selling book series A Song of Ice and Fire, the third
season ofGame of Thrones features returning cast members Emmy® and Golden Globe
winner Peter Dinklage(Tyrion Lannister), Michelle Fairley (Catelyn Stark), Lena Headey
(Cersei Lannister), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime
Lannister), Aidan Gillen (Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish), Iain Glen (Jorah Mormont), Kit Harington
(Jon Snow), Richard Madden (Robb Stark), Maisie Williams (Arya Stark), Isaac Hempstead
Wright (Bran Stark), Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark), Jack Gleeson (Joffrey Baratheon), Alfie
Allen (Theon Greyjoy), Rory McCann (Sandor "The Hound" Clegane), Charles Dance (Tywin
Lannister), Jerome Flynn (Bronn), Conleth Hill (Varys), John Bradley(Samwell Tarly),
Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth), James Cosmo (Commander Mormont), Stephen
Dillane (Stannis Baratheon), Carice van Houten (Melisandre), Liam Cunningham (Davos
Seaworth), Sibel Kekilli (Shae), Rose Leslie (Ygritte) and Natalie Dormer (Margaery Tyrell).

New cast members for Season 3 include: Ciarán Hinds (Mance Rayder), Diana Rigg (Lady
Olenna Tyrell, Emmy®-nominated for her role), Mackenzie Crook (Orell), Clive Russell
(Brynden "The Blackfish" Tully), Nathalie Emannuel (Missandei), Kerry Ingram (Shireen
Baratheon), Paul Kaye (Thoros of Myr), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Jojen Reed), Ellie Kendrick
(Meera Reed), Richard Dormer (Beric Dondarrion), Kristofer Hivju (Tormund Giantsbane),
Philip McGinley (Anguy), Tara Fitzgerald (Selyse Baratheon), Tobias Menzies (Edmure Tully),
Anton Lesser (Qyburn), Ian McElhinney (Barristan Selmy), Michael McElhatton (Roose
Bolton) and Noah Taylor (Locke). The series executive producers are David Benioff, D.B.
Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger, Bernadette Caulfield; co-executive producers,
Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis, George R.R. Martin, Vanessa Taylor; produced by Chris
Newman, Greg Spence.

Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season [Blu-ray with HBO Select, DVD & Digital Download]
Street Date: February 18, 2014
Order Date: January 14, 2014
Rating: TV-MA
Runtime: Approx. 555 minutes (not including extra features)
Price: $79.98 Blu-ray with HBO Select (5 BD Discs, 2 DVD discs)
$59.99 DVD (5 Discs)

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