Game Of Thrones Season 8 Footage Shows New Arrivals In Winterfell

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With Game of Thrones Season 8's April 14 release date quickly approaching, HBO has released some new footage just in time for the 2019 Oscars. The footage came in a larger video full of clips from various of the premium cable network's upcoming shows, including Big Little Lies Season 2, Barry Season 2, Watchmen, and more.

The video opens with a shot of ravens flying around the top of the Wall, which isn't anything to write home about. But if you skip ahead to around 48 seconds in, you'll see what's really exciting in the new footage: some recent arrivals at Winterfell.

Check out the video below:

Black Panther Wins Three Oscars For Marvel Studios

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It didn't take long for Black Panther to make an impact at the Academy Awards, snagging two Oscars early in the evening--one for Best Costume Design and the other for Best Production Design--and not stopping there. In all, the Marvel Cinematic Universe film has been nominated for 7 Oscars.

Upon accepting her award for Best Costume Design, Ruth Carter was quick to give thanks to Spike Lee for giving her her start in 1988's School Daze, which he directed. She also gave thanks to Marvel for creating Black Panther in the first place, saying, "Marvel may have created the first black superhero, but through costume design, we turned him into an African king."

"Thank you to the Academy, thank you for honoring African royalty and the empowered way women can look and lead on-screen," she continued. This was Carter's first Oscar and also sees her making history as the first black person to win an Academy Award for Best Costume Design. "This has been a long time coming," she joked.

All The Oscar Winners Revealed Here

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The 91st Academy Awards are airing right now, and it'll be a long night full of awards, speeches, and other memorable events. Here in this post we're rounding up all the winners, including the highly coveted Best Picture that will be revealed at the end of the night.

Below you can see a list of the Oscars categories and nominees. The winners will be put in bold, so keep checking back with GameSpot throughout the evening to see all the winners. And for lots, lots more on the 91st Academy Awards, head to GameSpot sister site ET.

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All The Oscar Winners Revealed; Green Book Wins Best Picture

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The 91st Academy Awards were held this evening, and Green Book took home the overall award for Best Picture. The movie stars House of Cards actor Mahershala Ali as jazz pianist Don Shirley and Lord of the Rings star Viggo Mortensen as his driver and bodyguard Tony Vallelonga in the Deep South. The film was directed by Peter Farrelly, who is one of the Farrelly brothers behind Dumb & Dumber, Shallow Hal, Me, Myself, And Irene, and There's Something About Mary.

Ali also won Best Supporting Actor for his role in Green Book, while Farrelly, Brian Currie, and Nick Vallelonga (the son of Tony Vallelonga) won for best Original Screenplay.

Below you can see a list of the Oscars categories and nominees. The winners are in bold. And for lots, lots more on the 91st Academy Awards, head to GameSpot sister site ET.

Halo TV Show Lands The Director Of One Of Black Mirror's Most Shocking Episodes

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The Halo TV show has been in the works for a very long time, and it suffered a setback recently when director Rupert Wyatt (Planet of the Apes) dropped out due to scheduling issues. Now, his replacement has been found, and it's another big name in the TV and movie business.

Otto Bathurst, who directed Black Mirror's horrifying first episode, "The National Anthem," has been tapped to direct and executively produce the new Halo TV show. After Black Mirror, Bathurst went on to work on Peaky Blinders and later 2018's Robin Hood movie.

The highly anticipated series #Halo will begin production later this year and is set to be directed and exec produced by @OttoBathurst! #Showtime

Activision And EA Both Appear On "Most Overpaid CEOs" List

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The non-profit advocacy group As You Sow has released its 2019 "Most Overpaid CEOs" report and it includes two notable companies from the games industry. Both Activision's Bobby Kotick and Electronic Arts' Andrew Wilson appeared on the top 100 list, which is intended to promote corporate responsibility.

The non-profit bases its estimates on a CEO's yearly earnings, based on a calculation that takes into account shareholder returns. Kotick appeared at number 45, with an annual pay of more than $28 million--which As You Sow estimates is overpaid by almost $13 million. Andrew Wilson barely appeared on the list at number 98, with salary of more than $35 million, or an excess of $19 million.

The median ratio between company CEO and median worker is 142:1. By comparison, Activision's was 301:1 and EA's was 371:1. The As You Sow list in general has a ratio of 300:1.

Game Freak's Metroidvania-Inspired Game, Giga Wrecker, Looks To Find New Life On Consoles

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Game Freak's Metroidvania-Inspired Game, Giga Wrecker, Looks To Find New Life On Consoles

Game Freak is best known for its work on Nintendo's Pokemon franchise, but the studio has made several other games as well, such as the Metroidvania-inspired Giga Wrecker. An expanded version of the game, titled Giga Wrecker Alt, is scheduled to release later this year, and it's also launching on Xbox One, PS4, and Switch.

Giga Wrecker is a 2D action adventure platformer that first released on PC in 2017. You control Reika Rekkeiji, a teenage girl who struggles to survive on a future Earth, one that's been nearly destroyed by powerful robots. Reika becomes humanity's only hope after she's grafted with cybernetic parts that allow her to reshape debris into different forms, including weapons and tools. As Reika, you must journey across a devastated world in search of the robots' leaders--that take the form of various bosses--in order to defeat them and grow stronger. As Reika learns new attacks, she'll acquire additional means of navigating the world as well, which allows her to traverse to previously unreachable areas.