Posted Thu Oct 8, 2009 at 11:30 AM PDT by Tom Landy
The Blu-ray set will feature 1080p video, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements including: Feature commentary by director Stephen Sommers and producer Bob Ducsay; The Big Bang Theory: The Making of G.I. JOE— Join the G.I. JOE team as they set out to "Sommer-size" the summer action epic and bring G.I. JOE to the big screen; and Next-Gen Action: The Amazing Visual FX and Design of G.I. JOE— With over 1,650 visual effect shots, G.I. JOE was a truly massive endeavor. Showcasing the hard work and creativity of the film’s effects and design team, this piece looks at the unique challenges of bringing the world of G.I. JOE and COBRA to life, while immersing viewers in the incredible thrills and various FX challenges of the film’s major action sequences.
The two-disc DVD and Blu-ray packages will also feature augmented reality technology that will allow owners to participate in an exclusive 3D holographic G.I. JOE combat experience, utilizing their webcams and a special website. Fans will be able to choose between SNAKE EYES and STORM SHADOW, two of the most popular G.I. JOE and COBRA characters, and battle against their enemies one-on-one in an immersive 3D video game.
A digital copy will also be included.
The packaging art looks pretty sweet:
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under November 3.
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