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Game of Thrones: Featurette

Game of Thrones: Featurette

The level of storytelling detail that’s coming together for HBO’s Game of Thrones compelled author George Martin to say it’s like walking into one of his dreams while visiting the set. Sweet.

Trailer: Sucker Punch

Trailer: Sucker Punch

Directed by Zack Snyder (of 300 and Watchmen), Sucker Punch is looking awesome. The action-fantasy is described as “Alice in Wonderland with Guns.” Sounds good to us. Opens 3/2011.

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Teaser: Game of Thrones

Teaser: Game of Thrones

HBO revealed its upcoming take on George R.R. Martin’s medieval fantasy epic during the True Blood premiere, and while the teaser is very brief, we’re stoked for its 2011 debut.

Debut Trailer: The Witcher 2

Debut Trailer: The Witcher 2

Geralt isn’t the only thing looking pretty in this debut trailer for The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings; CD Projekt RED STUDIO’s action RPG has a release date tentatively set for Q1 2011.

Clip: Clash of the Titans

Clip: Clash of the Titans

In theaters 4/2/10: Perseus (Sam Worthington) lends a hand to his men while taking one from Calibos in this Clash of the Titans clip; best part: the Batman-esque humor at the end.

Launch: Dragon Age: Awakening

Launch: Dragon Age: Awakening
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Now available: Dragon Age: Origins: Awakening gets a relatively short but sweet launch trailer; the expansion raises the level cap and also includes new spells, items, and abilities.

Justice: Dragon Age: Awakening

Justice: Dragon Age: Awakening
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We’re up to our Dalish ears in Dragon Age: Awakening videos, but this Justice trailer introduces a Fade entity trapped in a dead Grey Warden’s body; translation: zombie FTW!

Launch: DoW II: Chaos Rising

Launch: DoW II: Chaos Rising
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Available now: here is a fine, barbed-wire line between chaos and order in any war, but Dawn of War II: Chaos Rising invites the Blood Ravens to cross it in this launch trailer.

Movie Trailer: Secret of Kells

Movie Trailer: Secret of Kells

Sure, it’s geared towards kids, but the Academy Award-nominated The Secret of Kells wins us over with its fantastic animation style and imaginative Celtic storyline. Thanks, Thorir!

Vengeance: God of War III

Vengeance: God of War III
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It takes a little while to get warmed up, but God of War III’s Vengeance trailer is smokin’ with a fast-paced sequence of big moments from the game; surprisingly, all of it is real-time gameplay.

Music Video: Madder Mortem

Music Video: Madder Mortem

Death metal band Madder Mortem’s video for Where Dream & Day Collide is a sci-fi mashup that’s too good to pass up; it’s a delicious blend of steampunk, fantasy, Avatar, and The Matrix.

Anders Trailer: DA: Awakening

Anders Trailer: DA: Awakening
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Meet Anders, aka Alistair with lightning bolts: the mage will join your party in Dragon Age’s Awakening expansion and not only shares his sense of humor but sounds like him, too.

LotR Animated: Remastered

LotR Animated: Remastered
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Buy the one 1978 animated film to rule them all with Lord of the Rings: Remastered Deluxe Edition; it includes remastered audio and video plus a 30 minute interview with director Ralph Bakshi.

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PFF: Gandalf the Grey

PFF: Gandalf the Grey
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You shall not pass until 1/29/10 at 10 am PST for this Exclusive Gandalf premium format figure, which features a switch-out hatless portrait; also available is a regular, non-switchable version.

Legend Teaser: God of War III

Legend Teaser: God of War III
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Part of the God of War III: Ultimate Edition, the Unearthing the Legend documentary gets teased; it reveals the origins of Kratos and is hosted by Mr. Robocop himself (aka Peter Weller).

Dragon Age: Awakenings

Dragon Age: Awakenings
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Even Morrigan would disapprove of the $40 for Dragon Age’s expansion, Awakenings, but admit it: the Darkspawn taint has been calling all of us; it’ll run 15 hours and is due out 3/16/10.

Trailer 2: Robin Hood

Trailer 2: Robin Hood

Robin Hood gets a second, far more sweeping trailer than the first; Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett score face time, but this video belongs to his merry (and many, many, many) men.

Xmas Carol: Dante’s Inferno

Xmas Carol: Dante’s Inferno
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The 12 Days of Christmas meet the 9 Circles of Hell in this gut-wrenchingly goofy Christmas Carol trailer for Dante’s Inferno; it’s actually a teaser for the game’s Gates of Hell Demo.

Trailer 2: Clash of the Titans

Trailer 2: Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans gets truly titanic with this second trailer; running over two minutes, its last minute is packed to the hilt with new action sequences and one ginormous Kraken.

Trailer 2: Alice in Wonderland

Trailer 2: Alice in Wonderland

Call us mad as hatters, but we’re actually excited over this second trailer for Alice in Wonderland; faster paced and more fun than the first, it conjures up memories of the 1951 classic.

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Short Film: Born of Hope

Short Film: Born of Hope

Watch all 1 hour and 11 minutes of Born of Hope above; the independent short film is inspired by (and a prequel to) the Lord of the Rings trilogy and tells the story of Aragorn’s Rangers.

Mirrors Clip: Solomon Kane

Mirrors Clip: Solomon Kane

We’d sell our souls for a US release date, but this Hall of Mirrors clip for Solomon Kane offers a bit of awesome (however horrific) redemption; watch the first two minute trailer here.

Dante’s Inferno: Divine

Dante’s Inferno: Divine
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For the same cost as the regular version, Dante’s Inferno: Divine Edition is a PS3 exclusive due out 2/9/10; it includes a digital copy of the actual book, soundtrack, and art book.

Ruin Trailer: Darksiders

Ruin Trailer: Darksiders
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Holy smoke and flame, horseman: Darksider’s four-legged Ruin gets its own trailer with glimpses at other mounts; still, there’s no topping the epic coda: “What follows War but Ruin…”

LEGO Harry Potter 1-4

LEGO Harry Potter 1-4
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LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 gets a truly magical debut trailer, with glimpses of Quidditch, Fluffy, the Sorting Hat, and even a little Wingardium Leviosa; it’s due out sometime in 2010.

He-Man: The Complete Series

He-Man: The Complete Series

It’s not the original Filmation version, but 2002’s He-Man won a Daytime Emmy during its 39 episode run; The Complete Series is a 4-disc set that includes a PDF version of episode 40.

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