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OpTic Gaming’s Dashy has revealed why fellow pro players call him Bruce

Published: 6/Nov/2018 14:58 Updated: 6/Nov/2018 15:11

by Matt Porter

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OpTic Gaming Call of Duty player Brandon ‘Dashy’ Otell has finally explained why his fellow pro players call him ‘Bruce’ instead of his actual name.

When Dashy is streaming, viewers can often hear the OpTic star’s peers in the Call of Duty scene referring to him as Bruce, leaving fans confused as to where this nickname has came from.

Thankfully, Dashy has finally revealed where the name comes from, and told the funny story of how Renato ‘Saints’ Forza originally coined the moniker.

Dashy explained that the nickname began during the World War II season, when his sleep schedule was all over the place. Otell says that one day after waking up, he immediately hopped into a call to play eights with other players and they found out that his voice was incredibly deep when he wakes up.

Saints couldn’t believe how deep Dashy’s voice was, joking: “Is that Batman? Is that Bruce [Wayne]? Yo it’s Dash, I’m just going to call you Bruce from now on.”

Batman is known for speaking in a deeper register in an attempt to disguise himself from those who may recognize his true voice – as shown by Christian Bale in his portrayal of the caped crusader in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy.

Dashy clearly doesn’t mind his comparison to Batman, laughing: “Ever since then it’s been a staple, I don’t mind it. I’m Batman, it’s a good compliment.”

OpTic’s Dark Knight has seen his stock rise since the beginning of the World War II season, joining the Greenwall in the off season before the beginning of the Black Ops 4 campaign.

Things have gotten off to a good start for the new-look OpTic Gaming lineup, winning the November 5 CWL 2K tournament without dropping a single map.

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$25,000 Code Red Warzone tournament ft HusKerrs, Aydan, Swagg – stream, teams, bracket

Published: 27/Jan/2021 23:44 Updated: 28/Jan/2021 0:46

by Albert Petrosyan

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Online tournament organizers BoomTV are hosting another one of their popular Code Red competitions – this time for a Call of Duty: Warzone event with lots of big-name content creators and competitive players.


  • Code Red Warzone tournament takes place on Jan. 28 at 12 PM PT / 3 PM ET
  • HusKerrs, Swagg, Aydan, TeePee all confirmed to be playing
  • $25,000 prize pool – winning team gets $15K

How to watch Code Red Warzone – stream & schedule

Code Red is taking place on Thursday, January 28 at 12:00 PM PT / 3:00 PM ET / 8:00 PM GMT. It’s being streamed live on BoomTV’s official Twitch channel, which we’ve included below for your convenience.

Code Red Warzone confirmed players & teams

The tournament is slated to be composed of 16 duo teams, which means there will be a total of 32 players competing. BoomTV have not confirmed all of the competitors just yet, but the ones that have been announced are listed below:

  • Aydan & Rated
  • Tommey & Almxnd
  • xUnrational & Finessen
  • FaZe Dirty & Metaaphor
  • Swagg & GDBooya
  • HusKerrs & AverageJoeWo

Code Red Warzone bracket & format

  • Double-elimination 2v2 bracket featuring 16 total teams
    • Winners bracket matches are “best of 2” – duo with more points after two Warzone matches advances
    • Losers bracket matches are “best of 1”
  • Scoring format is 1 point per kill (no points for victories/placement)
  • Matches will be played in online Warzone squads lobbies (Verdansk)
  • $25,000 prize pool will be split between top-three teams
    • 1st: $15,000
    • 2nd: $7,000
    • 3rd: $3,000

NOTE: The bracket for this tournament has not yet been finalized, we will include it here once it’s available