Game Of Thrones Creators Explain All The Key Scenes From Episode 5

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The penultimate episode of HBO's Game of Thrones aired tonight--and it was dramatic.

As it does for each episode, HBO has now released a cool behind-the-scenes mini-feature in which showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff break down all the key scenes and moments from Episode 5, which is titled "The Bells." A lot happened in Episode 5, and it's very interesting to hear directly from Weiss and Benioff about the pivotal moments from the episode and how they might impact next week's series finale. You'll want to have seen Episode 5 before watching this breakdown. Here you go:

Next week's Episode 6 is the 73rd and final episode of Game of Thrones. It is 80 minutes long, and given it is the final episode, we may finally learn who wins the throne. For more on Episode 5, check out GameSpot's review of Game of Thrones: "The Bells."

Game Of Thrones Series Finale Trailer Debuts

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HBO's popular fantasy show Game of Thrones is almost over.

Following the penultimate episode that aired tonight (read our review of "The Bells"), the network has now released a trailer for Episode 6, which is the very last one of the entire series. As the trailer alludes to, the series finale is expected to be a dramatic conclusion to the show that began back in 2011.

Episode 6 is the 73rd and final episode of Game of Thrones. It's written and directed by Game of Thrones showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff. The episode is 80 minutes long.

Trailer For Game Of Thrones' Last Episode Debuts

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HBO's popular fantasy show Game of Thrones is almost over.

Following the penultimate episode that aired tonight (read our review of "The Bells"), the network has now released a trailer for Episode 6, which is the very last one of the entire series. As the trailer alludes to, the series finale is expected to be a dramatic conclusion to the show that began back in 2011.

Episode 6 is the 73rd and final episode of Game of Thrones. It's written and directed by Game of Thrones showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff. The episode is 80 minutes long.

Epic Games Store Picks Up Another PC Timed-Exclusive

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The Epic Games Store has locked down yet another timed exclusive PC release. Developer Mobius Digital has confirmed that its crowdfunded sci-fi game Outer Wilds will be released on PC through the Epic Games Store as a timed exclusive. In an update to its page on the crowdfunding site Fig, Mobius said the game will come to "additional platforms" later.

The game is also coming to console on Xbox One through a partnership with Xbox.

Mobius said it is is aware that fans want Outer Worlds on Steam (and other systems). The studio said fans can "rest assured" that their feedback is heard. The overall goal is to "bring the game to your preferred platform as quickly as possible."

Uncharted 4, Last Of Us 2 Designer Joins New Xbox Studio

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One of Microsoft's newest internal development studios, The Initiative, continues to add to its already impressive lineup of talent. The company recently hired former Naughty Dog developer Robert Ryan as a senior systems designer for the studio's new, unannounced game.

Ryan worked at Naughty Dog from 2011 through 2017 where he was a game designer for Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, The Last of Us, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, and the upcoming The Last of Us: Part II. He moved to EA's Motive Studios where he worked on an unannounced title before coming to The Initiative.

WindowsCentral first reported Ryan's move to The Initiative, working off changes made to his public LinkedIn profile.

Detective Pikachu's Cubone Joke Picks Out The Saddest Piece Of Pokemon Lore

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The Detective Pikachu movie does a great job of making the world of Pokemon feel real and lived in. There's a whole lot of backstory from the Pokemon movies and TV show sprinkled throughout (not to mention just a ridiculous number of Pokemon hanging around), and the movie is aware of and referential to a lot of it--which offers a bunch of cool callbacks and Easter eggs for Pokemon fans, and a great deal of world-building for those who aren't as familiar with the franchise.

But Detective Pikachu's self-awareness also means it's willing to make jokes about some of the weirder bits of Pokemon lore, like the backstory surrounding one cute Pokemon who may be the world's saddest: Cubone.

Early on in the movie, Tim heads out in an attempt to capture a lonely Cubone with his pal Jack. As Jack notes, capturing a Pokemon is as much about the Pokemon choosing to team with the human as it is the reverse, so Tim tries to talk to the Cubone and gain its trust, and makes a comment about the skull the Cubone wears on its head: the skull of its dead relative, as Tim notes. If you're unfamiliar with Cubone's backstory, that sounds a bit weird, but the actual lore surrounding the Pokémon is even weirder.

Detective Pikachu: Why The Mr. Mime Scene Is So Damn Good

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Detective Pikachu: Why The Mr. Mime Scene Is So Damn Good

The Detective Pikachu movie has finally arrived in theaters, and the pop culture hive mind has reached a consensus: It's good!

There's one scene that stands out above all the rest in terms of humor, inventiveness, and sheer insanity. That, of course, is the Mr. Mime scene glimpsed in the movie's trailers.

When the trailers first debuted, it seemed like a pretty good joke--Tim Goodman (Justice Smith) and Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds) interrogate a Mr. Mime, who attempts to flummox the detective duo using his psychic miming powers. Tim and Pikachu decide to play along, and hilarity ensues as Mr. Mime gets a taste of his own medicine. But nobody guessed based on those previews how far the scene would go--or how dark it would get, as the movie briefly starts to resemble the Quentin Tarantino classic Reservoir Dogs more than something based on an animated show about kids who collect cute creatures.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Pre-Order Guide - Bonuses, Editions, And More

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake Pre-Order Guide - Bonuses, Editions, And More

It's been four years since Square Enix announced a full remake of JRPG classic Final Fantasy VII for PS4 at E3 2015, and 22 years since the original game was released in 1997 for the PS1. We've seen and heard very little about the remake since it was officially revealed, but FF7 fans finally have more tangible footage to get hyped about, thanks to the recent State of Play broadcast.

While the latest trailer didn't reveal many new details, Square Enix did confirm the FF7 remake will be released in multiple installments and that more information will be shared in June, presumably at the publisher's E3 conference on June 10 at 6 PM PT / 9 PM ET. Each installment will be quite substantial; in fact, a producer told Game Informer in 2016 each part will "essentially be a full-scale game" rather than a series of small episodes.