Rage 2 Post-Launch DLC Calendar Shows All The Extra Content Coming And When

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Bethesda's Rage 2 is out this week, and the long-awaited title's release is just the beginning. Bethesda has released new details on the post-apocalyptic sequel's content calendar for 2019, and there's a lot of extra content coming.

As the graphic explains, all World Events are free, as is the Day 30 update, some weapon skins, cheat codes, Wasteland challenges, and the One Wheeler vehicle. The rest of the content is paid. The two biggest pieces of content seem to be Expansion 1: Rise of the Ghosts, and the untitled Expansion 2, which are set to launch in August and later in the Fall respectively. The two expansions add a variety of newness like new story content, more weapons, vehicles, and locations. You can check out the full content calendar below to see what's coming.

Get a peek at what's comin' in the 2019 #RAGE2 roadmap! It's like a GPS for AWESOMENESS. pic.twitter.com/1wW1D7Vdxi

Mortal Kombat 11 Can Teach You A Lot About Australia

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OPINION: When I first saw Kano in Mortal Kombat 1, I hated him. I bloody hated him. He had a bullshit knife projectile, an even more bullshit cannonball roll. And I mean, just look at the guy--he sported a bright white gi, a dumb bandolier (for what?), and a cheap-looking metal mask. I hated the sight of him, especially because he was the one Obviously Bad Guy in the original roster. He was also just straight up the least interesting character. In a game with ninjas and magical projectiles, Kano was just a boring goon with a knife; a waste of space.

He didn't get any better in the following 26 years, suffering from some questionable redesigns, like the one where he started wearing a lock of Sonya Blade's hair around his neck like a creep. In Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe, instead of being a man of Japanese-American descent, Kano was retconned to be Australian, a supposed nod to the misinterpreted accent of Trevor Goddard's (RIP) cockney version of Kano in the 1995 Mortal Kombat film. This was an interesting decision, but not one that fundamentally changed how unexciting Kano was.

Wolfenstein Dev Trying To Eliminate Crunch

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The topic of "crunch," or developers working long hours to complete milestones, has been much-discussed in the games industry over the years. Now, Swedish developer MachineGames, which develops the new Wolfenstein series for Bethesda, has commented on crunch.

In a recent Reddit AMA, production and tech boss John Jennings said the very nature of making games--and specifically "finding what's fun"--is not so simple to model for when it comes to development timelines. He suggested that periods of crunch do occur at MachineGames, but the studio is trying to eliminate crunch, even if that makes life for the studio's management more difficult.

"As you're a developer I'm sure you know that crunch is a difficult topic," Jennings said in response to a question from a fellow developer. "'Finding what's fun' in games is so hard to schedule and plan for. The labour laws in Sweden are very prescriptive about what's legal but crunch is also something that we're actively working at eliminating from our studio, and I say that genuinely, rather than as some trite PR answer."

Game Of Thrones: Barristan Selmy Actor Says George R.R. Martin Has Finished The Last Two Books

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The series finale is the only episode left for Game of Thrones following Season 8 Episode 5, "The Bells." The ending of the epic tale has drawn ire from many fans, but there might soon be another version for them to devour instead. According to one Game of Thrones actor, the conclusion of George R.R. Martin's epic fantasy series "A Song of Ice and Fire," on which Game of Thrones is based, is already written.

As flagged on Reddit, Barristan Selmy actor Ian McElhinney made a claim during a panel in April at Epic Con in St. Petersburg, Russia, that will have book fans screaming: Supposedly, Martin has finished the last two books of the series, "The Winds of Winter" and "A Dream of Spring." He just hasn't published them yet.

"I don't know if you know more than me about this, but what I've been told is that George has already written books six and seven," McElhinney said. "And as far as he's concerned, there only are seven books. But he struck an agreement with David [Benioff] and Dan [Weiss], the showrunners of the series, that he would not publish the final two books until the series has completed. So all goes well, in another month or two, we might get books six and seven, and I'm intrigued to know how Barristan, for instance, ends up going through those final two books."

Game Of Thrones: George R.R. Martin Has Finished The Last Two Books, According To Actor

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The series finale is the only episode left for Game of Thrones following Season 8 Episode 5, "The Bells." The ending of the epic tale has drawn ire from many fans, but there might soon be another version for them to devour instead. According to one Game of Thrones actor, the conclusion of George R.R. Martin's epic fantasy series "A Song of Ice and Fire," on which Game of Thrones is based, is already written.

As flagged on Reddit, Barristan Selmy actor Ian McElhinney made a claim during a panel in April at Epic Con in St. Petersburg, Russia, that will have book fans screaming: Supposedly, Martin has finished the last two books of the series, "The Winds of Winter" and "A Dream of Spring." He just hasn't published them yet.

"I don't know if you know more than me about this, but what I've been told is that George has already written books six and seven," McElhinney said. "And as far as he's concerned, there only are seven books. But he struck an agreement with David [Benioff] and Dan [Weiss], the showrunners of the series, that he would not publish the final two books until the series has completed. So all goes well, in another month or two, we might get books six and seven, and I'm intrigued to know how Barristan, for instance, ends up going through those final two books."

Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5 Review: How Did We Get Here?

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Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5 Review: How Did We Get Here?

Game of Thrones is at its best when bad choices have consequences and effect logically follows cause. The Red Wedding was the result of a string of terrible decisions that ended with devastating tragedy, making for one of the show's most impactful events; compare that with Cersei's destruction of the Sept of Baelor (and an entire city block) with zero repercussions over the show's last couple of seasons, which made Game of Thrones' world feel smaller and less realistic in the end.

In a short-lived callback to this show's better seasons, Varys paid the price for his uncharacteristic carelessness in Season 8, Episode 5, "The Bells." Like almost every other character on this season of Game of Thrones, the Master of Whispers made bad decision after bad decision in the last couple of episodes. His scheming was remarkably un-Varys-like; "Hey, I'm thinking about doing some treason. Would you like to hear about it?" When Varys burned toward the start of this episode, it felt like just one more choice for Dany that really was no choice at all. But in retrospect, it stings more than most of the deaths this season because of what we learned by the episode's conclusion: Varys was right.

Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5 Review: The Bells Are Tolling

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Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5 Review: The Bells Are Tolling

Game of Thrones is at its best when bad choices have consequences and effect logically follows cause. The Red Wedding was the result of a string of terrible decisions that ended with devastating tragedy, making for one of the show's most impactful events; compare that with Cersei's destruction of the Sept of Baelor (and an entire city block) with zero repercussions over the show's last couple of seasons, which made Game of Thrones' world feel smaller and less realistic in the end.

In a short-lived callback to this show's better seasons, Varys paid the price for his uncharacteristic carelessness in Season 8, Episode 5, "The Bells." Like almost every other character on this season of Game of Thrones, the Master of Whispers made bad decision after bad decision in the last couple of episodes. His scheming was remarkably un-Varys-like; "Hey, I'm thinking about doing some treason. Would you like to hear about it?" When Varys burned toward the start of this episode, it felt like just one more choice for Dany that really was no choice at all. But in retrospect, it stings more than most of the deaths this season because of what we learned by the episode's conclusion: Varys was right.

Xbox Game Pass Removing Six Titles Very Soon, See The List Here

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From time to time, the Xbox Game Pass library loses titles based on deals Microsoft had in place with publishers, and that's happening again this month. Six titles are leaving Xbox Game Pass on May 15, including two Xbox One games and four backwards-compatible Xbox 360 titles, according to True Achievements.

Starting with Xbox One games, the Mega Man Legacy Collection and MotoGP 17 are leaving the Xbox Game Pass library on May 15. The Xbox 360 titles being removed on May 15 include Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, Ms. Splosion Man, and Comic Jumper.

The official Xbox Game Pass FAQ page states that removed games will become unplayable (but not deleted from your hard drive) so if you're in the middle of any of the titles scheduled for removal, you may want to finish them now.

Game Of Thrones: Aaron Rodgers Cameo In Episode 5 Revealed

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The penultimate episode of Game of Thrones, "The Bells," aired tonight on HBO, and it might have featured a blink-and-you'll-miss-it cameo appearance by NFL superstar QB Aaron Rodgers.

Viewers think they spotted Rodgers as a Lannister archer or someone who got torched by a dragon. Here are some screencaps of the supposed cameo in question:

So either @AaronRodgers12 was a Lannister archer or that dude that just got burned by himself or both idk. pic.twitter.com/4tnKSKCVKB