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FaZe discuss LAN play, Gambit game: “I think we handle the pressure a lot better than other teams”

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Despite their massive name value, FaZe were outsiders coming into IEM Cologne, not even certain to make it through the Play-In. Things looked grim for the international team, who were ranked 36th in the world and had a meagre 25% match win rate since the addition of Finn “⁠karrigan⁠” Andersen to the lineup.

But on LAN, FaZe have managed to turn things around.

Beating Evil Geniuses and Complexity in the Play-In gave the team much-needed confidence, which they brought over to main event to make a surprise playoff run following victories over Spirit, Vitality, and Heroic.

“We didn’t have the goal to win the tournament, but now that we are here, we think we have pretty good chances to make a deep run,” karrigan commented at the start of the press conference. “But it is a tough bracket ahead of us.”

FaZe are hoping years of LAN experience will help them upset Gambit

A lot of answers during the conference revolved around a single theme – pressure.

“Teams with a lot of experience should benefit from being on LAN. Our team has numerous veterans, we have a Major winner here, I’m a Grand Slam winner,” Russel “⁠Twistzz⁠” Van Dulken said when asked about why FaZe have done better than many expected. “I think we handle the pressure a lot better than other teams and I think it helps us a lot”.

The theme was repeated when karrigan talked about the upcoming game against Gambit. The Dane mentioned that he had not played the Russian side in an official yet and that he isn’t familiar with what they want to do in vetos, but stressed that his team is the clear underdog.

“I think that no matter how you put it, the pressure is on Gambit,” the Danish tactician said. “They are No. 1 in the world, before this tournament we were ranked 36th, it would be a huge disaster for them not to win this match.

“Even if we beat Gambit, we are underdogs in the next game. Every game we play from now on, we are in the underdog role, and I’m happy to take that, it will relieve a lot of pressure from this team after we’ve made it this far. If people play freely, the pressure is on Gambit’s side, I think that is where we have our opening.”

Talking about the playstyle matchup, karrigan admitted he has practice matches to go off of, “but when the game is live it is always different, the pressure is higher.”

Touching on Gambit‘s individual quality, karrigan hailed Vladislav “⁠nafany⁠” Gorshkov‘s impact but still named Sergey “⁠Ax1Le⁠” Rykhtorov and Dmitry “⁠sh1ro⁠” Sokolov as the biggest threats. “They are the young electronic and s1mple, right? Those two are in my opinion really strong players.”

“A team of five superstars” is how FaZe were referred to for such a long time, and although this iteration of the team certainly doesn’t fit that description, it was still interesting to hear karrigan put Gambit ahead of his team in terms of individual talent.

“The way we have to beat them is as a team – individually they are really good,” he said. “We can obviously play them on that [individual] level as well, but we need to have a good gameplan coming into the game, try to see where their weaknesses are. I don’t think they have many, but when it comes to LAN, it is a little bit different. […] It is about finding out where we can pressure them the most, that is where we get a good chance to beat the No. 1 in the world.”

FaZe have a glaring issue to solve heading into the playoffs: their lacklustre offensive side. With just 39.3% Terrorist rounds won, they are the second-worst T side team at the event, but karrigan isn’t worried.

“Obviously, the T sides haven’t been working but I think I’ve been a key part of why they haven’t been working”, the in-game leader, who has taken the majority of the opening duels for the team (33.1%), admitted. “I felt there were little nerves, jitters in the team, so I overcompensated way too much, going for the aggressive info plays, kind of putting my teammates in a 4v5 all the time.

“That is something I talked to RobbaN about while rewatching the games. I felt that was way more controlled on the last day against Vitality and Heroic and I felt more control of the game on the T side as well. I just have to have my head in the right place when the game starts and I think we can show a really good T side.”

FaZe will try to leverage their experience in a clash against the young No. 1 team Gambit on Friday at 19:15 . karrigan and co. are hoping to continue their underdog run at IEM Cologne with a win in the quarter-finals, although a top-six placement should be enough for them to go into the summer break satisfied.

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Source: https://www.hltv.org/news/32063/faze-discuss-lan-play-gambit-game-i-think-we-handle-the-pressure-a-lot-better-than-other-teams

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FPX stomp OMG in Crisp’s return, climb to second place in 2021 LPL Summer Split

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FunPlus Phoenix picked up a dominant 2-0 series win over Oh My God today in Crisp’s return to the starting roster in the seventh week of the 2021 LPL Summer Split.

The MVP votes for today’s series went to the carries of FPX, Doinb and Lwx. FPX’s mid laner dominated the first match with a ludicrous Sylas performance. Doinb picked up back-to-back triple kills in the mid game and rolled over his opponents, finishing the match deathless with a KDA of 9/0/6. Lwx secured his MVP vote after picking Vayne in the second game, moving swiftly in teamfights and delivering huge amounts of damage before ending with a KDA of 10/0/9.

In both matches of today’s League of Legends series, there was a clear difference between the skill and mechanics of the FPX and OMG players. While OMG played reactively and tried to adapt to the situations in front of them, FPX went for a lot of early-game plays to create a lead and snowball the match. With no room left for errors, FPX picked up two quick 20-minute wins to round out today’s match and move into their next series with a lot of confidence.

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Related: Here are the 2021 LPL Summer Split standings

FPX (9-3) will be back on the Rift on Friday, July 23 with a match against Suning (7-5) at 6am CT. The 2020 Worlds finalists have been looking strong but they shouldn’t be too difficult of a challenge for the 2019 world champions if FPX continue to play as they have been.


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Source: https://dotesports.com/league-of-legends/news/fpx-stomp-omg-in-crisps-return-climb-to-second-place-in-2021-lpl-summer-split

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FPX stomp OMG in Crisp’s return, climb to second place in 2021 LPL Summer Split

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FunPlus Phoenix picked up a dominant 2-0 series win over Oh My God today in Crisp’s return to the starting roster in the seventh week of the 2021 LPL Summer Split.

The MVP votes for today’s series went to the carries of FPX, Doinb and Lwx. FPX’s mid laner dominated the first match with a ludicrous Sylas performance. Doinb picked up back-to-back triple kills in the mid game and rolled over his opponents, finishing the match deathless with a KDA of 9/0/6. Lwx secured his MVP vote after picking Vayne in the second game, moving swiftly in teamfights and delivering huge amounts of damage before ending with a KDA of 10/0/9.

In both matches of today’s League of Legends series, there was a clear difference between the skill and mechanics of the FPX and OMG players. While OMG played reactively and tried to adapt to the situations in front of them, FPX went for a lot of early-game plays to create a lead and snowball the match. With no room left for errors, FPX picked up two quick 20-minute wins to round out today’s match and move into their next series with a lot of confidence.

Related: Here are the 2021 LPL Summer Split standings

FPX (9-3) will be back on the Rift on Friday, July 23 with a match against Suning (7-5) at 6am CT. The 2020 Worlds finalists have been looking strong but they shouldn’t be too difficult of a challenge for the 2019 world champions if FPX continue to play as they have been.


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Source: https://dotesports.com/league-of-legends/news/fpx-stomp-omg-in-crisps-return-climb-to-second-place-in-2021-lpl-summer-split

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Damage stats for all weapons in Apex Legends

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Apex Legends, despite primarily being a character-based shooter, puts a large emphasis on weaponry and gunplay.

There are over 20 weapons to choose from in the battle royale, each with its own individual strength and unique set of stats. There are assault rifles, submachine guns, light machine guns, sniper rifles, shotguns, and pistols, along with a selection of ammo types and attachments.

Here are the damage stats for all of the weapons in Apex.

Assault rifle stats

Weapon Ammo Body damage Head damage Legs damage Base mag size Fire modes Reload
HAVOC Rifle Energy 18 32 14 20 Auto 3.2s/3.2s
VK-47 Flatline Heavy 19 33 14 24 Auto
single
2.4s/3.1s
Hemlok Burst AR Heavy 20 35 15 18 Burst (3) Single 2.4s/2.85s
R-301 Carbine Light 14 28 11 18 Auto
Single
2.4s/3.2s

Submachine gun stats

Weapon Ammo Body damage Head damage Legs damage Base mag size Fire modes Reload
Alternator SMG Light 16 24 13 19 Auto 1.9s/2.23s
Prowler Burst PDW Heavy 15 23 12 35 Burst (5)
Auto
2.0s/2.6s
R-99 SMG Light 11 17 9 20 Auto 1.8s/2.45s
Volt SMG Energy 15 23 12 19 Auto 1.6s/2.25s

Light machine gun stats

Weapon Ammo Body damage Head damage Legs damage Base mag size Fire modes Reload
Devotion LMG Energy 16 32 14 36 Auto 2.8s/3.63s
M600 Spitfire Heavy 18 36 14 35 Auto 3.2s/3.8s
L-STAR EMG Energy 18 36 14 23 Auto 1.15s/2.45s

Marksman stats

Weapon Ammo Body damage Head damage Legs damage Base mag size Fire modes Reload
30-30 Repeater Heavy 42 74 36 6 Single 0.6s/bullet
Bocek Bow Arrows 60 105 54 N/A Single N/A
G7 Scout Light 34 60 26 10 Single 2.4s/3.0s
Triple Take Unique 69 138 63 9 Single 2.6s/3.4s

Sniper rifle stats

Weapon Ammo Body damage Head damage Legs damage Base mag size Fire modes Reload
Charge Rifle Sniper 45 56 45 8 Single (2) 3.6s/3.6s
Longbow DMR Sniper 69 129 48 6 Single 2.66s/3.66s
Kraber .50-Cal Sniper Sniper 145 435 116 4 Single 3.2s/4.3s
Sentinel Sniper 70 140 63 4 Single 2.5s/3.6s

Shotgun stats

Weapon Ammo Body damage Head damage Legs damage Base mag size Fire modes Reload
EVA-8 Auto Shotgun 63 99 63 8 Auto, Burst (2) 2.75s/3.0s
Mastiff Shotgun Shotgun 88 112 88 5 Single 1.03s/1.7s
Mozambique Shotgun Shotgun 45 69 42 6 Auto 2.1s/2.6s
Peacekeeper Shotgun 99 129 79 5 Single 2.5s/3.5s

Pistol stats

Weapon Ammo Body damage Head damage Legs damage Base mag size Fire modes Reload
RE-45 Auto Light 12 18 11 16 Auto 1.5s/1.95s
P2020 Light 12 27 16 14 Single 1.25s/1.25s
Wingman Heavy 45 97 41 6 Single 2.1s/2.1s


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PES has been rebranded to eFootball, will be fully free-to-play

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Konami has officially renamed its soccer game franchise Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) to eFootball, which will come out this Autumn as an only-digital, free-to-play title for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and PC, with a mobile version for Android and iOS coming later.

All versions of the game will feature cross-play, but mobile players will need a controller to play against PC and console users.

It’s a huge rebrand for the game that has been called PES in the West and Winning Eleven in Japan for years. EFootball switches from the traditional annual paid releases that it has been using for years alongside its competitor EA Sports’ FIFA and will focus on providing yearly updates for the seasons instead.

The game will launch with friendly matches and apparently, a selection of nine clubs to play with—Barcelona, Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Arsenal, Corinthians, Flamengo, São Paulo, and River Plate—and will subsequently sell the other game modes as optional DLCs.

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It’s unclear at the moment how new teams will be added to the game and if Konami will charge players who want to have a broader selection of soccer clubs to play. Konami is yet to reveal its strategy for eFootball My Club, which is the equivalent of FIFA Ultimate Team, and the series’ long-running career mode, Master League, but said that the game is designed to be “fair and balanced” for all players.

IGN has confirmed that eFootball will continue featuring the Option Files, which allows players to customise much of the game, including unlicensed teams, and share those files with friends or the community. The support for Option Files, though, will be added post-launch. The game will no longer run on Konami’s FOX Engine and will use a custom engine based on Unreal 4 instead.

The move to a new engine allowed eFootball to add a new Motion Matching animation system, which Konami says allows for four times as many animations as previous PES games. Motion Matching will be applied to all versions of the game, even on mobile.

It seems that Konami will be a true competitor to EA Sports this year, especially because eFootball will be free-to-play and will allow cross-play between all platforms, a feature that FIFA is yet to implement on any level. These changes have everything to attract the casual player base of FIFA, who is seemingly tired of paying for annual releases and watch EA put most of its effort in the Ultimate Team series, instead of focusing on the career mode, for example.

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Source: https://dotesports.com/general/news/pes-has-been-rebranded-to-efootball-will-be-fully-free-to-play

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