Call Of Duty: WW2’s Next War Map Adds Dogfighting

Call of Duty: WWII‘s next DLC pack is coming soon, and it adds a handful of multiplayer maps and a new Zombies scenario. It also includes a new map for War, the game’s asymmetric, stage-based competitive mode, and this map introduces a brand-new mechanic: dogfighting.

For the first time, Call of Duty: WWII will let you pilot a plane and fight other players in the skies. Operation Husky, as the War Mode map is called, tasks the Allied team to assault an Axis position in Sicily. It’s actually inspired by the real-life Operation Husky, which involved the Allies taking control of Sicily from Mussolini’s forces.

The first task in-game is to retrieve intelligence, and the Allies are given a limited number of Molotov Cocktails to help them attack. Next, they have to push the Axis back and take over a radio station in order to transmit the intel. Finally, if the Allies are successful, the third stage puts all players in fighter planes. The Allies must defend their bombers, and the Axis must take them down. You can read more about the map on the PlayStation blog.

The full DLC pack, called The War Machine, launches on April 10 for PS4. It’ll arrive about a month later on Xbox One and PC. The War Machine will be available for $15, or as part of the Season Pass for $50 / £40 / AU $65 which also grants access to the first expansion, The Resistance.

Game of the Year Watch 2018 Begins

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MoviePass Now Available in All AMC Theaters Again

MoviePass is now available in all AMC theater locations across the U.S. once again.

Entertainment Weekly reports MoviePass’ standoff with AMC has now ended, with MoviePass adding all of the most popular AMC theaters back to its service. The theater-based subscription service allows users to see one movie a day for a monthly fee.

In January, MoviePass abruptly stopped servicing 10 large AMC theaters in major markets, including New York City and Los Angeles, as it reportedly sought reduced ticket prices from theater chains. AMC did not oblige.

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Magic: The Gathering is Bringing Back Some of Its Most Historic Cards

Magic: The Gathering is returning to where it all began for its 25th anniversary. MTG’s next expansion is called Dominaria, named after the location of the game’s very first set. This new set heads back to Dominaria and brings familiar faces with it in the form of returning cards and homages to some other classics.

We’ve got a look at six cards coming in Dominaria, two that are homages to classic cards from the beginning of MTG, and four of which are reprints from previous expansions with a new coat of paint. Check them out in the gallery below:

MTG Head Designer Mark Rosewater told us that Dominaria “was a set that was craving for nostalgia.” Rosewater explained that “part of making a set with a nostalgia factor is figuring out what cards from the past were the most memorable and then either bringing them back outright or finding a new design that captures the essence of what made the original card cool in the first place.”

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How the Art of Magic: The Gathering Has Evolved Over 25 Years

Magic: The Gathering’s upcoming Dominaria expansion will be bringing back some of its earliest cards. Whether they are reprints or homages, cards like Drudge Skeletons and Fire Elemental have been around since the beginning, and their art has constantly evolved over the last 25 years.

Wizards of the Coast was kind enough to send us the art for every iteration of five of the cards coming to Dominaria, and some have shifted more drastically than others. See how they’ve changed over time in the gallery below:

I love the way these storied cards can change drastically in style, but still resemble themselves at the core. The art for Syncopate, for example, keeps a color scheme and general theme, even if it’s presented very differently.

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Wrestling 101: Bullet Club Explains Bullet Club

Note: Video and images courtesy of Ring of Honor and Being the Elite.

Bullet Club. Vigilante Club. Villain Club. The Elite. For hardcore wrestling fans, knowing what these names mean and how they interconnect is a source of pride. But for casual and newly anointed wrestling fans, Bullet Club might be confusing. Why is a wrestling faction started in New Japan Pro Wrestling and currently dominating Ring of Honor so popular? What makes it different from other wrestling factions? Why does everyone want to be a part of it? And how did it manage to become so successful that the group’s merchandise takes up entire sections of Hot Topic?

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