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Eurogamer bank holiday updates!

Portal 2 face-off! RAGE! Jacko! Wrestling!

First things first: congratulations to everyone in the UK who booked next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday off work, scoring an uninterrupted sequence of 11 days to sit around in your pants playing Portal 2.

See you on Tuesday 3rd May – assuming your eyes haven't atrophied into useless foggy lumps after that much time on holiday.

Some of us are doing that too, obviously, but not all, and we are certainly not planning to let you down with any shortfall in lovely, sparkling feature content – not during the gap between bank holidays, nor on the holidays themselves.

So what do we have in store for this coming bank holiday weekend?

Weeeell, among other things, you get to read our thoughts on RAGE, following a massive presentation and hands-on in Utah earlier this month. If you want to know what we made of the multiplayer in particular, check that out.

Meanwhile, Oli has a fascinating chat with Portal 2 writer Erik Wolpaw about how writing the game actually worked, thoughts on the characters and why video games should emulate Caddyshack.

And if you've been wondering which version of Portal 2 to pick up, Digital Foundry has your back, with an extensive feature documenting and comparing technical aspects of the three versions released.

We also have Ellie's take on Michael Jackson for Kinect and Move (can you imagine), a retrospective on a much-loved adventure game, and another tenuously relevant article about wrestling by yours truly.

So really there should be lots of reasons to stick around, and we hope you'll join us. Whether or not you do though, have a lovely bank holiday weekend.