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Bender's Game DVD + Blu-Ray Preorders

The third Futurama Movie "Bender's Game" has been added to amazon's database and is up for preordering at $19.99. It will be released on November 4th, 2008. At the same time, a Blu-Ray version of Bender's Game will be available for $27.95.

Details on the extras can be found in the following press release from FOX HE:

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Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Debuts The Most Futuristic Medieval Adventure Ever On Hi-Def Blu-ray

Touching Down On DVD And Blu-ray Disc November 4

Century City, CA - Head back to the future when 'Futurama: Bender's Game' premieres on DVD and, for the first time, Blu-ray Disc November 4 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Park your hover-car and saddle up your unicorn for the most fantastical "Futurama" yet: 'Futurama: Bender's Game'. With fuel prices skyrocketing, the Planet Express crew sets off on a dangerous mission to infiltrate the world's only dark-matter mine, source of all spaceship fuel. But deep beneath the surface, they discover a far stranger place...a medieval land of dragons and sorcery and intoxicated knights who look suspiciously like Bender.

Joining the cast are guest stars George Takei, the iconic Captain Sulu from the original "Star Trek" series, and comic impressionist Rich Little.

The third installment of four all-new feature-length adventures, the 'Futurama: Bender's Game' DVD and Blu-ray are packed with special features. Hosted by David X. Cohen, 'Dungeons & Dragons & Futurama' chronicles the influence of the classic role-playing fantasy game on the franchise. Other special features include outtakes, cast commentary, an anti-piracy message from Bender, an interactive Futurama Genetics Laboratory, a sneak peek at the next Futurama epic, and much more!

The 'Futurama: Bender's Game' DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $29.98 U.S. / $37.98 Canada, and on Blu-ray for $39.98 U.S. / $49.98 Canada.

DVD Special Features:

'Futurama: Bender's Game' will be presented in widescreen format with English Dolby Surround 5.1, along with French and Spanish subtitles. Bonus features include:
  • Commentary by Matt Groening, David X. Cohen, Billy West, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille, Michael Rowe, Claudia Katz and Dwayne Carey-Hill.

  • Storyboard Animatic: 'Bender's Game', Part One

  • Futurama Genetics Lab - Cross-breed Your Favorite Characters!

  • Dungeons & Dragons & Futurama feaurette

  • How To Draw "Futurama" In 83 Easy Steps Featurette

  • 3D Models Featurette With Animator Discussion

  • Deleted Scene: "Cup or Nozzle?"

  • Blooperama 2: Outakes From 'Bender's Game'

  • Bender's Anti-Piracy Warning

  • A Sneak Peek at the Next "Futurama" Epic, 'Futurama: Into The Wild Green Yonder'

Blu-Ray Exclusive:

The 'Futurama: Bender's Game' BD release includes the wide screen version of the film and all of the above standard definition special features plus Picture-in-Picture capabilities. The disc will be authored in BD-J with AVC (MPEG 4) compression and presented on 50 GB dual-layer disc with English 5.1 DTS HD Lossless Master Audio plus English, French, Spanish, Korean, Mandarin and Cantonese subtitles.


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