New On Netflix: This Week's Movies, TV, And Originals (US)

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The shortest month is approaching its end, and Netflix's slate of new offerings is slowing. Even a relatively slow week for the streaming giant has a handful of new shows and original films to watch, though, and this one is no exception. This week we get five new films, along with new series and a few additional seasons of existing shows.

The new films include the dramas The Drug King and Firebrand, the love story Paris Is Us, historical drama The Photographer of Mauthausen, and the comedy Paddleton. Those are joined by another volume of Chef's Table, and new seasons of The Big Family Cooking Showdown, Rebellion, and Suburra. Plus a new comedy series Workin' Moms premieres with its first season.

Meanwhile, a couple of offerings are leaving this week. Girl Meets World, the recent sequel to the classic sitcom, will have its seasons 1-3 vanish from the service, along with horror comedy movie Piranha.

Path Of Exile PS4 Releases In March

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The continually evolving Path of Exile will finally see the release of the long-awaited PS4 edition later in March. Intended to be released following the launch of the last expansion, Betrayal, in December, the game was abruptly delayed prior to its planned launch. During a recent chat with Path of Exile's managing director Chris Wilson, he offered an update on the PS4 edition, and why developer Grinding Gear Games chose to delay it.

As it turned out, the developers held back the PS4 release to give it some extra time. According to Wilson, the game was in solid shape, but the team felt it could be improved. Due to the lengthy process to authorize the game for release, the PS4 version will now have its launch in March--final date still pending. At its debut, the newest console release will have all present DLC available, which includes Synthesis.

"It really feels like we're completing the cycle with platforms for Path of Exile," said Wilson. "We wished we could have gotten on consoles earlier, but our resources were pretty limited at the time. Thankfully we were able to get them done. It's been really useful [not releasing the PS4 in December]. It would have been OK to have released it then, but we do want first-impressions to be good and there were certain areas of the game we weren't happy with. We wanted to tighten it up."

Path Of Exile's Big Synthesis Expansion Will Launch This March

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Path Of Exile's Big Synthesis Expansion Will Launch This March

Path of Exile continues to keep new content rolling out at a steady pace. Following the Betrayal expansion last December, the developers at Grinding Gear Games still have big plans ahead for the online action-RPG. In addition to the launch of their next update, Synthesis, the developers will also bring the long-awaited release of the PlayStation 4 edition in March.

The Synthesis expansion launches on March 8 for PC and March 11 for Xbox One. It will shake up the game's familiar spell system for something more tactical and user-friendly, while also introducing some new features that will give greater incentive for players to revisit past locations. Along with new additions to the game's league system, allowing players to either start fresh with a new character or continue with their existing character, there's also a new storyline that deals with restoring the memories of a mysterious character who has access to a large arsenal of spells and loot--all set within a bizarre dreamscape.

Managing director Chris Wilson spoke with us at great length about what to expect for Path of Exile's newest expansion, and how this one will be the beginning of an eventful year for the online-RPG--culminating at year's end with another substantial update.

Path Of Exile On PS4 Will Launch In March

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The continually evolving Path of Exile will finally see the release of the long-awaited PS4 edition later in March. Intended to be released following the launch of the last expansion, Betrayal, in December, the game was abruptly delayed prior to its planned launch. During a recent chat with Path of Exile's managing director Chris Wilson, he offered an update on the PS4 edition, and why developer Grinding Gear Games chose to delay it.

As it turned out, the developers held back the PS4 release to give it some extra time. According to Wilson, the game was in solid shape, but the team felt it could be improved. Due to the lengthy process to authorize the game for release, the PS4 version will now have its launch in March--final date still pending. At its debut, the newest console release will have all present DLC available, which includes Synthesis.

"It really feels like we're completing the cycle with platforms for Path of Exile," said Wilson. "We wished we could have gotten on consoles earlier, but our resources were pretty limited at the time. Thankfully we were able to get them done. It's been really useful [not releasing the PS4 in December]. It would have been OK to have released it then, but we do want first-impressions to be good and there were certain areas of the game we weren't happy with. We wanted to tighten it up."

New Ghost Recon: Wildlands Special Operation Update Coming Next Week

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New Ghost Recon: Wildlands Special Operation Update Coming Next Week

Ubisoft has announced the next Special Operation is coming to Ghost Recon: Wildlands on February 27. Special Operation 4 will introduce new PvP and PvE content, as well as several community-requested features.

A brand-new PvE mode is included in Special Operation 4, although Ubisoft hasn't yet revealed exact details for it other than that it would "test your endurance." In a blog post, the developer did say that completing the mode for the first time will unlock a new outfit, and that more information would be shared "soon." On the PvP side of things, Ghost War multiplayer will be getting a new class in Special Operation 4, as well as two additional maps. The new Ghost War class will be exclusive to Year 2 Pass holders for a week, before going live for everyone else on March 6.

Several community-requested features will go live in Special Operation 4 as well. You'll now be able to change the time of day in the solo campaign. Both Battle and Prestige Crates have been updated, with all voice lines and several emotes moving from the former to the latter. Prestige Crates will also drop higher rarity items more often. A new browser will allow you to look through custom matches based on your selected criteria. Challenges will also have increased Prestige Credit rewards, and two new PvP events are being added to the pool.

Fortnite Challenges Have Grown Stale, And Epic Needs To Shake Them Up Fast

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Fortnite Challenges Have Grown Stale, And Epic Needs To Shake Them Up Fast

If you've played Fortnite for more than a couple of seasons with the Battle Pass in hand, you know the weekly ritual all too well by now. A new batch of challenges are released, and each week you head to the internet (preferably GameSpot's essential guides) to find out where golden balloons are scattered, shooting galleries are located, or where exactly to search between landmarks. Then you hop into Fortnite with the sole intention of completing these challenges as quickly as humanly possible.

At this point, the majority of these challenges are monotonous, and completing them each week has become a bit of a chore. There's an obligation to do them that evokes a feeling not too dissimilar from the compulsory urge you get to play an MMO each month purely because you're paying a subscription fee.

Fortnite's Battle Pass is good value, but only if you put in the time to get the most out of it, and that means completing challenges to earn battle stars, which in turn help you to gradually ascend through the tiers and unlock each of the skins, emotes, and whatever else is on offer for that particular season. You can even earn enough V-Bucks to purchase the next season without spending a dime of real money, provided you can resist the temptation to purchase any of the skins that go on sale in the item shop throughout the 10 weeks a season typically lasts.

Black Ops 4's Big Operation Grand Heist Update Out Now On PS4

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Treyarch's big Operation Grand Heist update for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has arrived on PS4. The update introduces a slew of new content to the online shooter, including a new Specialist, maps, and weapons, with even more still to come over the next few days.

Launching alongside the update today, February 19, is a new Specialist for multiplayer and Blackout modes: Outrider. Treyarch has also added a new multiplayer mode called One in the Chamber, while those with the Black Ops Pass have access to two new multiplayer maps, Casino and Lockup.

Black Ops Pass holders also get an exclusive character for Blackout: the Zombie gorilla Cosmic Silverback. As Treyarch recently teased, the Blackout map has also been expanded with a new locale called Ghost Town. The aboveground area is designed after the Black Ops II map Standoff, while the caverns below ground are inspired by the Zombies map Buried.

What's Coming To Amazon Prime Video For March 2019 (US)

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It's almost March, and with a new month comes a whole slew of new TV series and movies to watch for subscribers to Amazon Prime Video. Starting on the first, there will be plenty of movies, TV series, and Prime Originals for you to check out.

If you're looking to have a few laughs, there are some solid choices for you to watch. On March 1, the David Spade/Chris Farley political comedy Black Sheep arrives. This was the final move both Spade and Farley appeared in together before Farley's untimely death in 1997. Also hitting the service that day is 2005's Waiting... starring Ryan Reynolds as a witty server at a chain sit-down restaurant. The 2009 sequel to the film is also coming on March 1 as well.

Coming on March 29, Amazon has a new original series based on a movie from 2011. In Hannah, a young girl who has been trained her entire life to fight by her mercenary father finds herself facing a CIA operative who has been tracking her dad down. If you're looking for an action movie, check out Rambo III, which hits Amazon on March 1.

True Detective Season 3 Theories From Episode 7: What Mysteries Remain?

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True Detective Season 3 Theories From Episode 7: What Mysteries Remain?

It's all over but the crying.

There's just one more episode left in True Detective: Season 3. And the penultimate episode, "The Final Country," pretty much told us the solution to the mystery, even though we don't have all the specifics.

We also don't know how deep the fallout is going to be. Is there retribution for getting so close to the truth? How much does Wayne stand to lose, now that he knows more than the rich, powerful people behind this crime want him to know?

Here are our latest theories for True Detective: Season 3, Episode 7. And we should clarify that we're no longer guessing about a lot of what we discuss. Barring some major final twist, we know, generally speaking, what happened. So spoiler warning: If you don't want the central mystery revealed, then read no further.

There's just one more episode left in True Detective: Season 3. And the penultimate episode, "The Final Country," pretty much told us the solution to the mystery, even though we don't have all the specifics.

We also don't know how deep the fallout is going to be. Is there retribution for getting so close to the truth? How much does Wayne stand to lose, now that he knows more than the rich, powerful people behind this crime want him to know?