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Japanese Casters React in Disbelief to Insane Wallbang in CoD: WWII by Rush Gaming

Published: 21/Jul/2018 20:12 Updated: 10/Oct/2020 16:02

by Vincent Genova

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Ngt of Rush Gaming had an insane wallbang during the Japanese Pro League, but the reactions of the casters made the moment even better.

Rush and SunSister were playing Search and Destroy on London Docks in Round 5, with the score tied at 2 rounds a piece.

Ngt of Rush spotted an enemy and fired, but the player managed to get to safety.

Since that area of London Docks has a narrow path to escape, Ngt crossed his fingers and fired through the wall. He landed the wallbang and the casters could not believe what they just saw.

There may be a language barrier, but excited reactions to Call of Duty plays are universal.

SunSister would go on to win the round and the Search map despite Ngt’s wallbang, though Rush would recover to take the series.

The Japanese Pro League Grand Finals will take place on September 22 at the Tokyo Game Show. Rush Gaming is currently one game out of the playoff spot at 6-2, while SunSister is winless through 8 matches.

Rush Gaming made history earlier in the competitive season when they won the CoD Japan Championship and qualified for CWL Anaheim.

Anaheim did not go well for the first Japanese team to compete on NA soil, placing top 80 after going 1-2 in the Open Bracket, but their appearance in a CWL event was a milestone for the growing Japanese competitive scene.

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NICKMERCS rates the best Warzone players from to Scump to HusKerrs

Published: 24/Oct/2020 1:06

by Theo Salaun

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Tasked with drafting a team for a Call of Duty: Warzone tournament, NICKMERCS went through some of the game’s biggest names, ranking them while determining who he would most want to duo with.

To start Davis ‘Hitch’ Edwards’ $10,000 “Cracked Creators” Warzone tournament, 16 creators were tasked with drafting their duo from 16 “cracked” streamers.

As one of the creators allowed to select their tandem, NICKMERCS sifted through 16 of the game’s best to determine who he would prefer to play with.

Ultimately, the FaZe streamer ended up putting his decision to a poll among his fans. But, before doing so, he originally went through all 16 and gave thoughts on how each of them ranks. And the options were varied, but all shared one thing in common: talent.

With professional Call of Duty League players like Matthew ‘FormaL’ Piper and Seth ‘Scump’ Abner available, as well as Warzone streamers like Aydan and HusKerrs, the candidates were excellent. Still, NICKMERCS sifted through and broke down who he truly believes ranks as the battle royale’s best.

Segment begins at 00:20:45.

NICKMERCS starts by going through the list and just expressing what an absolute struggle it will be to pick from such a talented crop of peers: “Oh, it’s going to be so hard to pick man … No matter what, everybody that I would pick from is cracked.” But, after going through and complimenting practically everybody, he starts the process of elimination.

Since Nick chooses second after DrDisrespect, he immediately eliminates Zlaner as Doc’s likely first pick. Then, he eliminates JoeWo with two simple reasons: “I’ve never played with him and every time I play against him, I beat that little ass.”

Then, BobbyPoff is gone: “BobbyPoff, I love the guy, but take him off the list.” And the “Scarf Lord” is followed quickly by the Chicago Huntsmen’s FormaL and Scump: “Love ‘em, love ‘em. But I feel like there’s better BR players.” After that, things start getting complicated.

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The list of “cracked” players in Hitch’s Cracked Creators Warzone tournament.

Similar to Zlaner, Nick decides to sacrifice Merk so that he can play with his longtime duo, Maven. Then, recognizing that all of these remaining players are absolute menaces on Verdansk, he goes with two simple metrics to determine his personal preference. He immediately prioritizes controller players and the highest earners in Warzone tournaments.

That eliminates stars like HusKerrs and Symfuhny for their mouse and keyboard usage, while also eliminating Crowder and DougIsRaw for their low earnings. Finally, he eliminates Jukeyz because of his struggles understanding the UK maestro’s accent and decides to put the decision to a poll.

 

Ultimately, it’s between Aydan and Tommey, with Cloakzy popping on to let NICKMERCS know that Aydan’s been playing some Fortnite recently. That leaves the FaZe star choosing Tommey, noting that “he’s got great communication, phenomenal player, guaranteed to get some chopper kills off rip.”

Despite going through full rankings for his options and landing upon an excellent duo, the decision-making process proved to be futile. NICKMERCS and Tommey could only end in the Top 12 for the tournament, while the easily dismissed BobbyPoff actually came in first place.