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Summit1g blows up himself, Ninja & Dr Lupo in ultimate Warzone fail

Published: 19/Mar/2020 22:56

by David Purcell

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Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins was left speechless during the $50,000 Code Green tournament in Call of Duty: Warzone after he and Jaryd ‘summit1g’ Lazar dropped out of the sky, as their helicopter suddenly blew up.

The two streamers, who host regular livestreams on Mixer and Twitch respectively, came together to form what you would think to be a perfect combination in CoD’s latest battle royale competition – linking up with Ben ‘Dr Lupo’ Lupo for the event. However, it didn’t all quite go to plan.

Summit has had his fair share of hilarious gaffes in the past, including setting himself alight in multiple titles – most notably in a CounterStrike: Global Offensive’s DreamHack tournament in Austin, 2016 – but this one might be up there with the very best.

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Helicopters are just one of many vehicles in Call of Duty: Warzone.

The three took to the skies in one of Warzone’s choppers, eyeing up enemies on the ground, and it didn’t take long for the leader of the 1G Squad to make a fatal error.

After spotting a few opponents on the ground near Verdansk International Airport, trying to plot their escape in a truck, summit pulled out his rocket launcher and thought it would be a good idea to blast them before they got away. Moments later, the group were shocked to see they had fallen to the ground and were all eliminated from the game.

“WHAT?” Summit shouted, before realizing what he had done. “Dude, what just happened?” Ninja added, clearly shocked by what had transpired.

Summit replied: “I… I rocketed us. I didn’t know you couldn’t shoot a rocket out a helicopter, did you guys? I’m sorry. I thought it was fine, I was locking onto a truck, I thought it was fine.”

The streamer tried to further explain his decision to pull out the launcher, but the sounds of laughter didn’t die down for a few moments. He quickly dropped back into the Gulag, picked up a kill and returned to the action.

This fail might have caused some brief embarrassment for the streamer, but he took it on the chin and did laugh it off in the end. After all, it’s not the first time this type of thing has happened on his Twitch channel.

In terms of taking positives from the hilarious situation, while it might have cost him a life this time around in a tournament situation, it will serve as a reminder not to do the same in future streams.

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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.