CoD Champs: OpTic's Dashy and TJHaLy destroy Enigma6 with insane killing sprees - Dexerto
Call of Duty

CoD Champs: OpTic’s Dashy and TJHaLy destroy Enigma6 with insane killing sprees

Published: 17/Aug/2019 19:21 Updated: 17/Aug/2019 19:59

by Albert Petrosyan


Professional Call of Duty players Brandon ‘Dashy’ Otell and Thomas ‘TJHaLy’ Haly put on a show for OpTic Gaming against Enigma6 at the CWL Championship 2019.

One of the biggest reasons that OpTic Gaming came into CWL Champs as one of the favorites to win it all is because they have both Dashy and TJHaLy on their roster.

Considered to be OpTic’s best players this season, the two young stars have brought their A-game to the $2 million tournament, putting up impressive numbers through the first four days.

As it would turn out, both ended up having their signature moment of the weekend on the same map of the same match – the game one Seaside Hardpoint against Enigma6 in the second round of the Winners Bracket.

Just after the midway point of the map, they gave OpTic the separation it needed by pulling off two masterclass killing sprees against an overwhelmed E6 side.

MLGDashy showed why he was named CWL Vegas MVP, putting his otherworldy gunskill on display.

Dashy got the ball rolling with a mindblowing penta-kill, singlehandedly wiping out E6’s entire team in one powerful spree of dominance.

E6 were just about to break the fountain Hardpoint, after seemingly taking down all of the OpTic defenders, but they had forgotten about the one man that should always be kept track of. 

As if one insane killing spree wasn’t enough, his teammate TJ would pull off an equally impressive set of eliminations in just the next Hardpoint rotation. 

After only getting one kill with his War Machine in the wine cellar, he pulled out the melt machine otherwise known as the Saug 9mm SMG to mow his way through six more E6 players.

Check out the full Championship Brackets by visiting our CWL Champs 2019 Winners and Losers Brackets, and follow all of the action live via our dedicated CWL Champs 2019 hub, which features both livestreams, updated scores, and more.

Make sure to follow us on Twitter @DexertoINTEL for constant live update tweets through each day of the competition. 

Call of Duty

3 tips to help you survive Black Ops Cold War’s new Zombies Cranked mode

Published: 15/Jan/2021 23:40

by Tanner Pierce


With the release of Black Ops Cold War’s mid-season update, Treyarch has added Cranked into the game’s Zombies mode – and it’s pretty different from the standard version, requiring some completely separate strategies. 

While Cranked in Call of Duty games is nothing new, having debuted all the way back in 2013’s Ghosts, what is different is a Zombies version of the mode, which was just added to Black Ops Cold War during the game’s midseason update.

The concept is simple: You’re given a timer, and when that timer reaches 0, you explode and die. With each kill, however, your timer resets, giving you more time to keep on grinding. It’s an incredibly fast-paced mode in normal multiplayer, and the Zombies version is even more hectic – but there are some tips you can utilize to help you survive longer.

Pace out your kills

Pacing out your kills in Cranked is important due to the fact that you only need one kill to reset your timer.

In standard Cranked, players are usually scrambling to get kills. In a 5v5 or 6v6, it makes sense, considering there’s only a limited amount of potential targets, and if you can’t find anyone, you’ll die easily due to the timer running out.

With BOCW Zombies Cranked, the opposite is true. There’s always an abundance of enemies and, while it’s not impossible to run out of targets, generally speaking, they’ll keep on spawning (there’s not even a break in-between rounds).

Because of this, there’s no need to be mowing down Zombies as one does in the normal mode. Instead, if you’re feeling overwhelmed (or if you want to get something done like Pack-A-Punching your weapon), try running away from the enemies for a while to get your bearings.

Remember, all it takes is one kill to reset your timer. If you find it running out, just look behind you at the horde you’ve surely amounted, kill one Zombie, and then move along with your business. Wasting your time mowing down each and every zombie can cost you your game.

With all that being said, don’t think you can run away from the Zombies with no problem; if you get too far away, you’ll find yourself struggling for kills, so it’s best if you stay nearby.

Use fast-reloading weapons and attachments

You’ll want to use weapons that can be reloaded quickly in Cranked.

In normal Zombies, using a LMG is sort of required during late-game conflicts, as it allows you to mow down Zombies with greater power. In Cranked, speed is king, so it might be better to use something smaller like an SMG.

Reloading fast is essential in Cranked, as you can easily become overrun. Even though it does have a lot of power, you don’t want to waste your time on the horrendously slow reload time found on LMGs. If you want an even faster reload time, you could even throw a fast-mag onto your SMG, and get it done even quicker.

In addition, SMGs have the added benefit of allowing you to run faster, meaning you’ll be able to evade Zombies even better than you would before.

Always go for the Timer Freeze power up

Remembering these tips can be the difference between surviving or dying early on.

Treyarch has implemented a brand new power-up that’s exclusive to the Cranked game mode: Timer Freeze. With this, players will be able to stop their countdown timer for around 15 seconds or so, giving them a breather.

While this might seem obvious to point out, you’ll want to go for those as much as possible. Getting one at the start of your game is not too important, but it’s especially critical when you get into the late game.

As the mode goes on, your timer will get shorter and shorter, meaning every break you get becomes more and more important. Having that 15 second breather seems like an eternity once you get it, so missing out on one can hurt you a lot – sometimes costing you your life.

While Cranked is incredibly fast-paced, it’s really not that bad if you know what you’re doing. If you remember these tips, you shouldn’t have as much of a problem.