Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer!

After Thursday’s IMAX premiere of the season 5 trailer several low-res recordings started hitting the web.  But no longer do we have to deal with those, now that HBO has officially released the HD version on their Facebook page.

Check it out for yourself below!

So what part of the trailer stood out to you the most?  Whatever it was let us know in the comments, but please keep it spoiler free!  Also keep an eye out for out in-depth breakdown out each scene, coming within the next few days!

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Telltales’ Game of Thrones Series Episode 2 First Look

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Telltale Games has just released the trailer for the second episode in the 2nd episode in their Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series.  Along with the trailer we have confirmation for the release date for all platforms.

The 2nd episode will continue directly after the events of the first.  If you haven’t played the first episode, Iron From Ice, I implore you to.  Iron From Ice does a fantastic job at introducing three of the five playable characters. And doing what I originally thought would be impossible to do in a video game, bringing the atmosphere from both the books and the show to life in a game.  From the looks of it the second episode will introduce us to the fourth playable character in the game, Asher Forrester, the exiled son who will be our eyes into Essos.  In episode one we saw some familiar faces from the show such as Tyrion, Cersei, Margaery, and Ramsay Snow.  Episode 2 will continue this trend by introducing fan favorite characters such as Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen.

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Game of Thrones Season 5: A Day In The Life

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HBO has just released the trailer for its upcoming Game of Thrones special.  The special titled Game of Thrones: A Day In The Life is a half-hour long and, according to Entertainment Weekly, will cover one day of shooting of season 5.  It will sprinkle in pieces from three different sets in three different countries – those being Belfast, Northern Ireland; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Sevilla and Osuna, Spain.

Game of Thrones: A Day In The Life will debut February 8, at 7:30 PM.

Continue reading to check out the trailer for this Game of Thrones special!

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Glimpses of Season 5

tyrion_lannister_game_of_thrones_yearenderLast week we got our first glimpse at season 5 of Game of Thrones.  Each year HBO releases a yearender video showcasing all of the years shows, as well as a sneak peek at next years shows.  In this sneak peek we got a few quick glimpses into the fifth season of Game of Thrones.

The video only shows a few of the characters, including Cersei, Jon Snow, Tyrion Lannister, and Arya.  Check out the video below – Game of Thrones season 5 footage begins at 1:39.

Season 5 Teaser Trailer

The official Twitter account for Game of Thrones has given us our first glimpse of season 5.  This short teaser shows us a few flashes into Arya Stark’s past, present, and future.

You can head on over to Three Eyed Raven to sign up for “The Sight,” to continue receiving visions like this one.  Or just check back here to stay up-to date on all your Game of Thrones news!

First Trailer for “Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series”


Just a few days ago we got out first look at Telltales’ Game of Thrones game.  It featured some familiar faces from HBO’s Game of Thrones series; such as Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage), Cersei Lannister (Lena Heady), Margaery Tyrell (Natalie Dormer), and Ramsay Snow (Iwan Rheon).  It was mentioned in Telltales’ blog that we can also expect to see additional characters from the show crossing over into the game.

So what do you think of the trailer?  And who do you think those other characters might be?  Let me know your thoughts on all of this below!

George R.R. Martin LiveStream Event

CS 67 26th October 2010Hopefully you were able to watch George R.R. Martin’s livestream event yesterday – but if you weren’t able to make it, don’t worry we have the recording for you.  The whole event lasted about 90 minutes, and if you’r a fan of George and the Song of Ice and Fire series you’ll love it.  Also the last little bit of the event was a Q&A – Oddly enough I thought the questions George passed on were more informational than the actual questions he gave an answer for. g.

Below are just a few pieces of information I found interesting from the event.

  • In the book The World of Ice and Fire, the narrative comes from two maesters.  The first is maester Yandel, who represents the parts of the book written by Elio Garcia and Linda Antonsson.  The second is archmaester Gyldayn, who is the voice for George R.R. Martin.
  • George R.R. Martin wrote 300,00 words (in addition to the 70,000 words written by Elio and Linda) for The World of Ice and Fire.  Only a part of the 300,00 words made in into the actual book – the rest will be published in Fire and Blood, which has also been joked around as the GRRMarillion.
  • I previously wrote an article on this next piece.  George announced (although it didn’t feel like an official announcement) that A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms would be released later this fall.  For more information on the book check out this post.
  • George also mentioned the inspirations for a few pieces of the Song of Ice and Fire universe.  Such as the Roman Republic being his inspiration for the Valyrian stronghold.  And Tiberius Caesar (more specifically, George Baker’s representation of Tiberius in I, Claudius) being his inspiration for Stannis Baratheon.   Also George’s trip to Hadrian’s Wall gave him the idea for The Wall.

These are just a few pieces of information gained from the livestream event.  So if this sounds interesting check out the full livestreaem event below!

The World of Ice and Fire Giveaway!

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Lately I’ve been talking quite a lot about the upcoming book The World of Ice and Fire, whether its sample pages that have been released, or individual facts of ice and fire from Harper Voyager.  However, this post is much different from those – if you have liked our Facebook page, or follow us on Twitter you’r probably already aware of this – but we are currently running a giveaway for The World of Ice and Fire.  So if your interested in winning a free copy of the book click the link and enter for a chance to win!

 

Sophie Turner the New Face of Karen Millen’s Autumn/Winter Campaign

Karen Millen has been teasing who there new star would be for the their Autumn/Winter Campaign.  Karen Millen had been releasing teaser videos and photos on their Instagram profile asking the public “Who is she?”

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We finally know now that the red-headed girl is none other than Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner.  Check out some of Sophie’s photos showing off the new style from Karen Millen.

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Below the break you can also check out their campaign film “The Journey” and an interview with Sophie Turner.

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