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Awards and DVDs for Stargate Universe. Plus Stargate auctions, game improvements and legal proceedings.

Posted by SCΛRECROW on Sep 1st, 2010

Stargate Universe season one complete DVD and blu-ray box set for US.


Stargate Universe season one is coming to the US/Canada as a complete DVD and blu-ray box set, instead of the disappointing half-season sets. As, always, the sets will contain plenty of special features, ranging from audio commentaries to behind-the-scenes videos. The blu-ray version will include some features not available in the DVD release. The box sets are scheduled to hit the shelves in the US/Canada on October 5 for an RRP of $60 for blu-ray and $50 for the DVD. The UK has had access to the complete season since July 5. No word yet for a release date for Australia (Region 4). Full press release and features list.


Stargate Universe gets nominated for nine Gemini awards.

Season one of Stargate Universe was nominated for nine Gemini Awards:

  • Best Dramatic Series
  • Best Performance by an Actor - Robert Carlyle for Human
  • Best Performance by an Actor - Louis Ferreira for Justice
  • Best Direction in a Dramatic Series - Andy Mikita for Air, Part 1
  • Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series - Jim Menard for Light
  • Best Picture Editing in a Dramatic Program or Series - Rick Martin for Human
  • Best Sound in a Dramatic Series - Kelly Cole, Jay Cheetham, Kirby Jinnah, Bill Mellow, Patrick Ramsay, Steve Smith, Joe Watts, Matt Wilson for Air, Part 1
  • Best Visual Effects - Mark Savela, Brenda Campbell, Shannon Gurney, Vivian Jim, Andrew Karr, Michael Lowes, Kodie MacKenzie, Krista McLean, Alec MClymont, Craig Vandenbiggelaar for Air, Part 1
  • Best Original Music Score for a Program or Series - Joel Goldsmith for Light

Congratulations and good luck to the nominees. The winners will be announced on November 13 at the Awards Ceremony in Toronto, Ontario.


Huge Stargate props and costume auction.

Over 850 items of Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis props and costumes will be auctioned on September 25 and 26, 2010 at the Science Fiction Museum in Seattle, Washington, USA. Everything from Apophis's Helmet to Zat guns will be up for grabs. Including the outdoor Stargate. None of the items on offer are cheap, so if you can't afford any of these items or if you can't get there, feel free to drool over the auction catalog.


Stargate Resistance updates.

It has been announced that Stargate Resistance will receive two new game modes ("King of the Hill" and "Arena"), more achievements, a new map and new character models. More info here.


More legal wrangling over Stargate games.

Former shareholders in Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment (developers of Stargate Worlds) are suing Dark Comet Games and Fresh Start Studios (operators of Stargate Resistance) for conspiracy against the bankruptcy court. More details here.

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Echo-Four Creator
Echo-Four Sep 1 2010, 2:42am says:

I WANT TO GO TO THE AUCTION!!!!!! only a few hours away from my very own briefing room chair!

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SCΛRECROW Author
SCΛRECROW Sep 3 2010, 3:12am replied:

I want to go the the auction too, but it's about 13,000KM away...so I think I'll have to pass.

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Echo-Four Creator
Echo-Four Sep 4 2010, 11:06pm replied:

lol

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