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Streamer beats insanely difficult Kaizo co-op level in Mario Maker 2

Published: 2/Oct/2019 12:31 Updated: 2/Oct/2019 14:32

by Kamil Malinowski

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Twitch streamer PangaeaPanga created and beat one of the most difficult Mario Maker 2 levels ever – an absolutely crazy co-op Kaizo level.

Mario Maker quickly became a favorite among Mario fans as it allowed players to create and show off their custom levels, adding something completely new to the series.

These levels have taken many forms, with some being fun adventures or joke levels while others are created to be as difficult as possible – also known as Kaizo levels.

NintendoSuper Mario Maker 2 lets players create custom levels.

The second iteration of the game came out in June 2019 and added a long-awaited feature, online co-op. This allowed levels to be more flexible as they could include mechanics for two players, and led Pangaea to create possibly the ultimate Kaizo level.

The streamer shared a highlight of the level on twitter, where he and a friend performed almost flawless teamwork to support each other through the deadly level. It includes things like opening blocked passages for each other at the perfect time, passing around shells, and numerous jump boosts.

One of the most difficult parts of the level comes early on, where players have to time their jumps to perfection and hit four pixel-perfect jumps in a row to boost each other with shells, something that could only have taken endless hours of practice to accomplish.

Things don’t get much easier from there, with two precise Yoshi drops being used, before another long series of incredibly difficult shell boosts lead the players to the end of the map.

NintendoMario Maker allows players to make levels from multiple Mario generations.

PangaeaPanga and his co-op teammate were incredibly happy with being able to beat the map and erupted in cheers, much to the delight of their stream chat.

The streamer then described the clip as “the best thing you will ever watch” and seeing it in action was breathtaking. 

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FIFA 21 Team of the Group Stage countdown: TOTGS start time, predictions

Published: 3/Dec/2020 16:24 Updated: 3/Dec/2020 16:32

by Alex Garton

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FIFA 21’s Team of the Group Stage is a week-long promo that fans look forward to every year. Here are all the details you need to know about this year’s TOTGS.

The UEFA Champions League is underway and that means EA will be introducing the Team of the Group Stage promo to FIFA 21 ultimate team.

The event will introduce a set of new cards for players performing well in the competition’s group stage. As it progresses, these cards will upgrade based on how well their team is doing.

Without further ado, let’s check out everything you need to know about FIFA 21’s TOTGS.

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FIFA 21’s next-gen release arrives on December 4.

When does FIFA 21 TOTGS start?

This year’s Team of the Group Stage will run for a week from December 4 – 6pm (GMT). 

The start date was confirmed by EA SPORTS FIFA on Twitter and it’s fair to say that fans are excited.

FIFA 21 TOTGS predictions

It’s difficult to pinpoint exactly which players will be receiving a TOTGS card, but we can make predictions based on players’ performance from the group stage so far.

In terms of standout performances, Erling Haaland, Marcus Rashford, and Alassane Plea are all in the top 5 goals scorers at the competition. On top of that, it’s important not to forget how impressive Thiago Silva and Ruben Dias have been defensively in the games they’ve played.

That’s just to mention a few so here’s our comprehensive list of predictions for TOTGS:

  • LW: Diogo Jota – Liverpool
  • LW: Marcus Rashford – Manchester United
  • CB: Thiago Silva – Chelsea
  • CF: Alassane Plea – Borussia Monchengladbach
  • CF: Erling Haaland – Bor. Dortmund
  • RW: Ferran Torres – Manchester City
  • CDM: Joshua Kimmich – Bayern Munich
  • CB: Ruben Dias – Manchester City
  • CF: Alvaro Morata – Juventus FC
  • CAM: Bruno Fernandes – Manchester United
  • GK: Edouard Mendy – Chelsea
  • CAM: Kevin De Bruyne -Manchester City
  • RW: Lional Messi – FC Barcelona
  • LW: Kingsley Coman – Bayern Munich
  • LW: Kylian Mbappe – Paris SG

That rounds off our predictions for potential TOTGS candidates. Lucky for us there isn’t too long to wait before EA releases the official team.

We’ll update this page as soon as the TOTGS squad is released tomorrow.