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Darby Allin with Sting vs. Cezar Bononi with Ryan Nemeth, Peter Avalon, and JD Drake

Allin getting a nice pop from the crowd as things get going. Bononi throws some shots to Allin’s taped ribs and then just tosses him across the ring. He then slams Allin down on the top turnbuckle, and he falls out to the ramp. Bononi tosses Allin back into the ring and goes for a couple pins, but no luck.

Allin able to lock in a sleeper on the big man, throws some punches, over-the-top stunner, shotgun dropkick, and then heads to the top for a coffin drop! Cover, 1-2-3 and he gets the fairly quick victory.

Winner: Darby Allin via Pinfall

– Post-match, Allin gets on the mic and calls out Ethan Page/Scorpio Sky. The two stroll out, Sky says they just expect them to come out in their fancy clothes and fight for free? “Grow up,” Sky says. Sky continues at Double Or Nothing it will be the end of one legend and the beginning of two more. From behind, Bononi and his group attack Allin and Sting. Page and Sky run to the ring and throw some shots. Page chokes Allin as Sky wraps a chair around Sting’s ankle. He goes to stomp on it and Dark Order runs out to chase Sky and Page away. Dark Order give Allin/Sting a look and give a bunch of fist bumps to the two.

– Paul Wight out to host the weigh-in between Anthony Ogogo and Cody Rhodes before their Double or Nothing match. Wight says he’ll be out here to make sure it’s a serious weigh-in, he then introduces Anthony Ogogo. Ogogo comes out with QT Marshall, Aaron Solow, Nick Comoroto, and another individual. Marshall on the mic, crowd boos, Marshall says they shouldn’t boo Wight! Wight tells QT to shut up and keep it moving. Wight then introduces Cody Rhodes who comes out with a bunch of Nightmare Factory students, Red Velvet, Lee Johnson, Arn Anderson, Dustin Rhodes, and others.

Wight calms both sides and asks them to save it for the PPV. Cody goes first and weighs-in at 218. Fireworks going off in the background on the beach because its Memorial Day Weekend. Crowd with a “USA” chant as Ogogo gets ready to find out his official weight is 219. Marshall cuts off Wight and says he’s heavier and already has the victory in his hands. Ogogo and Cody get up on the top ropes with Cody getting bigger pops. Rhodes lunges at QT Marshall and sends the group out of the ring. Cody takes the mic and thanks Wight for hosting and tells the fans he’ll see them at the PPV.

– Video package hypes the upcoming Stadium Stampede Match between The Pinnacle and Inner Circle. If Inner Circle loses, they have to disband. We see clips from the first match when The Elite defeated Inner Circle.

– Backstage, Powerhouse Hobb and Christian Cage are battling back and forth. Cage gets send into some equipment, but then launches Hobbs into a fence. He then smacks Hobbs in the midsection with some backstage equipment and spears him into boxes. A bunch of people separate the two.

Hangman Page vs. Joey Janela

Taz joins commentary to get another look at Page before his match against Brian Cage at the PPV. Page with a shoulder block, side headlock, but Janela able to get to the rope to break that up. Janela with a shot in the corner, but Page returns the favor with some chops of his own. Page with a suplex, cover, two. He ends up tosses Janela out to the floor, Page goes out, Janela to the apron, leaps, and is caught in midair. Page with a fallaway slam on the floor, then tosses his opponent in the ring.

Back and forth action that leads to the two on the apron. Page looks a move, but takes a few punches to the back. Page with a springboard clothesline that sends Janela back to the floor, he then hits a splash down to the floor. Page looks to be bleeding a bit from the mouth. Page thinking buckshot lariat, Janela blocks it, but ends up taking a modified spinebuster, cover, two.

Janela with a slick snap suplex that sent Page into the bottom turnbuckle. Janela hits an elbow drop from the top rope, cover, two. Page with a rolling elbow, another one, pop-up powerbomb, Page then blasts Janela with a buckshot lariat. Page’s forehead got busted open somewhere near the end of the match.

Winner: Hangman Page via Pinfall

– Post-match, Taz gets on a mic and introduces Brian Cage. Cage comes out to the ring. Page jumps on the mic, tells Taz to shut up. He says they’ve done the same thing month after month with Team Taz jumping him from behind. Page says he expects that from Taz, but not Cage. Page doesn’t think Cage needs those guys to fight. Page says to leave “these assh****” out of it and fight him like a man at the PPV. Cage agrees to a one-on-one match.

– Outside, Eddie Kingston and Jon Moxley have The Young Bucks’ sneakers that they stole and said it’s time to get serious! Cut to an abrupt commercial. We’re back, Moxley says he would go to war with Kingston, and at the PPV, it will be a war. Moxley says he needs those tag belts! Moxley admits The Young Bucks might be a well oiled machine, but he wants those titles! Kingston says it’s going to happen because Young Bucks are going to quit, they’ve already quit on the people. Kingston says the pressure is coming on Sunday.

– Tony Schiavone in the ring to talk with Orange Cassidy about if he will defer his title shot or not. Instead, PAC walks out to the ring and boots Tony. PAC wants to let everyone know that Cassidy is irrelevant, and only PAC will be relevant when he beats Omega. PAC says Omega has only been ducking and dodging his whole title reign and it’s been pathetic. He calls out Omega. Don Callis up on the big screen, he calls PAC a dangerous person and they want nothing to do with him! Omega tries to sneak attack from behind, but PAC catches him and hits a hard single leg dropkick. The Good Brothers run out and swing away on PAC. The Lucha Bros run out to help make the save for PAC. Good Brothers bail, leaving Kenny still in the ring. Omega looks for the one winged angel as Cassidy’s music hits. Out he strolls with Best Friends and Kris Statlander. Orange goes to the ring on his own and rolls in. He has a note for Kenny and hands it over. “Freshly Squeezed!” chant from the crowd. Omega thinks it’s the contract he gave Cassidy, but it’s all shredded up. Cassidy then drops Omega. Cassidy goes for the title, PAC stops him and they brawl until Cassidy cracks him with an Orange Punch. He then puts his shades on, picks up the title, and gives his signature thumbs up while his music plays on.

– Jade Cargill goes to talk with Tony Schiavone, but gets interrupted by Matt Hardy about wanting her to join the group. Mark Sterling jumps in and says he’s already been selected by Cargill. He tells Hardy if he keeps bothering her, he’s going to slap him with a restraining order. Sterling notes his payment style is way different than Hardy as he only gets paid if she wins. Hardy is not happy at all and heads off.

Jade Cargill with Mark Sterling vs. KiLynn King

Cargill able to work over her opponent, catching her in midair and curling King a few times. She steps on her opponent and taunts the crowd some more. She continues to put King down, kip up, more taunting, but King lands a few shots. Cargil then launches King out to the floor. Sterling offers up his card for her, but she takes a swing at him. Back in the ring, King takes a swing and ends up getting Cargill’s finisher (Jaded), cover, and that will do it.

Winner: Jade Cargill via Pinfall

– Backstage, Jake Roberts says Dante Martin will be a great champion if he can actually win the title, but Lance Archer cuts him off. He doesn’t want Martin, he wants Miro at the PPV and is looking to take that title.

Miro (c) vs. Dante Martin (AEW TNT Championship)

Miro is not in a good mood and throws some big shots at Martin. He then lands a belly-to-belly suplex. Crowd with a “Miro is gonna kill you” chant. Miro fakes a kick, smiles a bit, and ends up eating a jawbreaker. Miro with a judo throw, looks for a splash, but nobody home. Martin with a flurry of moves, shotgun dropkick, cover, one-count. Martin knocked down to the apron, Miro with a huge suplex as he brings Martin back in the ring. Miro with a big leaping kick and then locks in game over for the tap out.

Winner: Miro via Submission

– Post-match, Jake Roberts and Lance Archer head out to the ramp. Roberts says Archer is focused and ready for the champ. He says on Sunday, Miro’s fairy tale comes to an end. He tells Miro to “shut the f up.” Miro gets on the mic and says Robert needs to shut up and stop holding back Archer. Roberts finally tells Archer to go get him. Archer runs out and nearly hits a chokeslam on him. He gets in a punch and a kick, that sends Miro out to the floor. A bunch of referees gets in the way to keep them separated. Roberts cackles in the background.

– Tony Schiavone introduces AEW Women’s World Champion Hikaru Shida as they honor her year-long reign. She also received the new Women’s Championship which has some added bling to it. Shida then takes the mic and says when she won the title, there were no fans in attendance, but tonight they are back! She says the title is for all the fans…just as Britt Baker’s music hits. Baker makes her way out to the stage and says she made a mistake earlier when she spoke with Jim Ross. She had previously said she was the face of the women’s division, but when she wins the tile she’ll be the face of a whole new era. That previous era was all about 3:16, this one will be D.M.D.

Ethan Page and Scorpio Sky vs. Stu Grayson and Evil Uno

Sky and Uno get things started with Sky showing lots of disrespect to Uno. Crowd breaks out with an “Evil Uno!” chant. Multiple tags from both teams and the Dark Order members look to gain control of the match. Grayson and Uno with a side suplex/elbow drop combo. Grayson with a senton over the top rope, on Page, and down to the floor. Sky then sweeps out the legs of Grayson and he falls hard to the apron. Grayson back in the ring, Sky with a springboard cutter after he tags in.

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‘Diablo 4’ release date, delay, trailer, and classes for Blizzard’s dungeon-crawler

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Following the underwhelming unveiling of Diablo Immortal at BlizzCon 2018, many believed Blizzard announced Diablo 4 early to win players back. It’s clear Diablo 4 was early in development, as there wasn’t much to show when it was revealed at BlizzCon 2019. Since then, Blizzard has been careful to not promise a release date for the dungeon crawler, as its development has been slow and seemingly rocky, especially given the atrocities going on at the studio. Still, Diablo 4 is shaping up to be an excellent game, with lots to look forward to. But what do we know about the upcoming dungeon-crawler RPG?

When is the Diablo 4 release date?

Diablo 4 is still under development. Activision Blizzard

Diablo 4 was announced at BlizzCon 2019 without even a vague release date window. In February 2021, Activision-Blizzard’s CFO Dennis Durkin said that Diablo 4 was not part of the company’s outlook for the next fiscal year, indicating it wouldn’t be ready by 2021.

Blizzard co-founder Allen Adham told Game Informer back in 2019 that the fourth entry of the series is still in its early stages of development. “While we’ve been working on Diablo 4 for several years, we still have a ways to go,” he said.

“So we do want to set proper expectations. It’s a big, beautiful, contiguous open world. It’s packed full of creatures. It’s really grounded in the quests and the content that are an order of magnitude beyond anything we’ve done before.” Adham refused to even give a rough timeline of when Diablo fans could expect another update.

Diablo 2 was released in 2001, and Blizzard made fans wait until 2012 for Diablo 3, so it’s clear that the company is in no rush to push out Diablo 4. Plus, there’s good reason to believe that Blizzard wants to make sure Diablo 4 is as close to flawless as possible after the disastrous announcement of the mobile game Diablo Immortal at BlizzCon 2018, which upset many of the game’s long-time fans.

In November 2021, Blizzard announced on an earnings call that more time would be needed for the team to realize its vision for Diablo 4, pushing it to 2023 at the earliest.

Is there a Diablo 4 trailer?

Yes. There are multiple, actually. Blizzard has released a cinematic trailer and a sneak peek at a portion of Diablo 4’s gameplay.

The cinematic announcement not only revealed the main antagonist, but it showed the type of dark and blood-soaked inferno gamers will be battling through.

The gameplay trailer showed off a surprising amount of detail for a game that’s most likely still years away. Blizzard highlighted three types of character classes gamers will be able to play with and some early portions of the game’s campaign.

We also got a look at the Rogue class that will be implemented into the final version of the game. You can check that out in the trailer above.

What are the Diablo 4 platforms?

Blizzard confirmed that Diablo 4 will be playable on PC, as well as both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, during its BlizzCon 2019 announcement. With how far off the game seems to be, don’t be surprised if it also ends up coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

Neither of those consoles had been revealed when Diablo 4 was announced, which was most likely the reason why Blizzard only mentioned current-gen gaming systems. Oddly enough, Blizzard has yet to confirm a PS5 or Xbox Series X edition.

What playable classes have been confirmed for Diablo 4?

The Diablo 4 gameplay trailer revealed three classes that will be playable when the game eventually launches: Barbarians, Sorceresses, and Druids.

  • Barbarian: The Barbarian will be a melee-combat specialist with an emphasis on survivability and explosive, close-quarters damage. These warriors can dual-wield devastating weapons and use “warcries” to temporarily send them into a frenzy.
  • Sorceress: The Sorceress will be a ranged spellcaster who harnesses the elements to freeze opponents in place and then blast them with fireballs. She’ll be most deadly at long-range where she can safely cast her destructive spells.
  • Druid: The Druid is a hybrid melee brawler with shape-shifting and summoning abilities. He calls upon nature to imbue him with feral strength and can deal massive elemental damage.

From left to right. The Barbarian, Sorceress, and Druid.Blizzard Entertainment

What other classes could be added to Diablo 4?

If we take the aforementioned classes as a hint to what other character types will be included in Diablo 4, it appears that Blizzard wants to refine all of the classes from Diablo 2.

After the Diablo 2: Lords of Destruction expansion, the game had a total of seven playable classes: Amazon, Necromancer, Barbarian, Sorceress, Paladin, Druid, and Assassin.

Blizzard seems to be heavily inspired by Diablo 2’s class list, but the company could end up creating an all-new class or reusing a few from Diablo 3, like the Monk or Demon Hunter.

What bosses will you fight in Diablo 4?

Lilith will be your main adversary as you trudge through the corpse-riddled world of Diablo 4. She’s a reimagined Succubus queen from Diablo 2 that was summoned using blood magic in the Diablo 4 story trailer.

We don’t know much about what kind of unholy powers she’ll wield, but she’ll be in control of the demonic forces you’ll fight in the majority of the upcoming dungeon crawler.

That’s one long flesh cape, Lilith.Blizzard Entertainment

Will there be microtransactions in Diablo 4?

Diablo 4 will have microtransactions, but it’s unclear what players will be able to pay for exactly.

Lead game designer Joe Shely told Twitch streamer Quin69 that the game will have cosmetic microtransactions, but he was vague enough to make it seem like Blizzard might take them a step further.

Diablo 4 will be available as a base game, and … we’re going to have expansions,” Shely said. “You also will be able to acquire cosmetics in the game.”

Will there be Diablo 4 PVP be added?

Diablo has traditionally been a co-op game for a majority of the franchise’s history, but Blizzard said that it was looking into player-versus-player areas that gamers could travel to in-game. Lead systems designer David Kim told GameSpot how he envisioned that coming together.

“Currently, we are planning on having specific areas of the world where you can choose to PVP if you want to, and the other thing is, we are also exploring some PVP modes that would work really well in Diablo,” Kim said. “So the goal is, we want to have that mixed [player-versus-environment] and PVP type of experience, because everyone knows the PvE, killing swarms of monsters, that’s where kind of the core fun of Diablo is at. We haven’t found something that we really love yet, but once we do, of course, we’re going to tell everyone about it.”

When will we learn more about Diablo 4?

Blizzard Entertainment has consistently kept fans updated with quarterly blog post updates for Diablo 4 since its reveal, but fans are still eager to get a new trailer and in-depth at the whole game.

Given the situation at Activision Blizzard right now, the company has more pressing matters to attend to than doubling down on game development, so it decided to pause planning for BlizzCon 2022, which is where it usually holds its reveals.

Assuming the event does come back, you can probably expect to find out more information about Diablo 4.

Diablo 4 is currently in development.

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With over 30 mutations, the new COVID-19 variant called Omicron has already been declared a variant of concern by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Now, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr Randeep Guleria has noted a worrying possibility of the new variant.

As per Dr Guleria, the Omicron variant’s exceptionally high number of mutations in the spike protein means that the strain can potentially develop an ‘immune-escape mechanism’. Therefore, the AIIMS chief opines, the efficacy of vaccines against the varant will need be be critically examined.

The spike protein if the part of the virus that enabled it to penetrate a host cell and also is being the strain’s transmissibility and infectiousness. Talking to news agency PTI, Dr Guleria said, “The new variant of coronavirus reportedly has got more than 30 mutations at the spike protein region and therefore has the potential of developing immune-escape mechanisms. As most vaccines (work by) forming antibodies against the spike protein, so many mutations at the spike protein region may lead to a decreased efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.”

He said that the efficacy of all vaccines, including those currently being administered in India, needs to be “critically” evaluated. He further added that data on the Omicron variant’s transmissibility, virulence and immune-escape will determine the future course of action.

The new variant is being closely monitored by the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Consortia (INSACOG). The Omicron variant has not yet been detected in India, as per officials.

The AIIMS chief stressed on the need to stay vigilant as well as ensuring aggressive surveillance for international travel. He was quoted as saying, “Also, we must ask everyone to religiously follow COVID-appropriate behavior and not let their guards down. Also, it has to be ensured that people get both the doses of vaccine and those who have not yet taken the jab are encouraged to come forward to take it.”

First reported from South Africa and Botswana, the Omicron COVID-19 variant has since been detected in Belgium, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Italy and Netherlands. After being first reported on November 24, the variant was desinated by the WHO as a ‘variant of concern’ (VOC) on Friday, November 26.

Meanwhile, the central government urged all states and UTs in India to thorough screening and test all international travelers from South Africa, Botswana and Hong Kong.

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