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How PlayStation Entry Condition Works on Repeat

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PlayStation Entries Explained

This will explain how PlayStation entry condition works when entering leaderboard tournaments on Repeat.

You may have noticed some of our tournaments across all of our games have started to include an PlayStation entry condition which asks you to sign into a Sony account before claiming your free entry. To clear up any confusion, this does not mean these tournaments are exclusive to players who are playing on a PlayStation console.

You do not need to connect a console or play on console, all you need to do is create a Sony account and you can sign up for our tournaments even without owning a PlayStation.

What if I don’t own a PlayStation?

Even if you play on Xbox or PC, you can still just create a Sony account and add it to your Repeat account. You do not need to play on or own a PlayStation. If this doesn’t show up for you it means your region doesn’t have PSN accounts available, so don’t worry!

League of Legends Highest Earnings: Teams That Have Made The Most Money

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The teams with the League of Legends highest earnings will make you want to quit your day job and start on the grind.

Over the years, the competitive landscape of League of Legends has seen the emergence of a select few elite teams that have not only etched their names in esports history but have also amassed substantial earnings through their exceptional performances. These organizations have become synonymous with the game itself, representing the pinnacle of achievement within the League of Legends competitive scene.

These top-earning teams have consistently dominated their respective regions and have made a significant impact on the global stage. Their journey to the upper echelons of the esports world has been marked by countless triumphs, iconic players, and unforgettable moments that have left a lasting impression on fans worldwide. With that, let’s take a look at the League of Legends teams who’ve made the most in the tournament earnings.

Source: esportsearnings.com and Liquipedia.net

league of legends highest earnings

Edward Gaming — $4,032,578

Edward Gaming (EDG) is a Chinese esports organization with a strong presence in League of Legends. Established in 2013, EDG quickly rose to prominence within the competitive scene. EDG started strong in the 2014 LPL (League of Legends Pro League), sweeping Invictus Gaming in the grand finals. Their greatest achievement came in 2015 when they won the first ever Mid-Season Invitational (MSI), marking their dominance not only in the LPL but also on the international stage. Led by iconic players like Deft and Clearlove, EDG showcased exceptional team coordination and strategic prowess during this victory.

After a few decent placements at Worlds and many successful LPL wins, they finally won it all at the 2021 World Championship against DAMWON Gaming. With their competitive spirit and skilled roster, Edward Gaming continues to be a force to be reckoned with in the world of professional League of Legends, always aiming for victory in both domestic and international tournaments.

Royal Never Give Up — $4,202,948

Royal Never Give Up (RNG) is one of China’s most prestigious esports organizations. Established in 2015 after acquiring Vici Potential Gaming, the team’s first notable win was a first place finish in the 2016 Spring Season against EDG. RNG’s 2018 roster was the most dominant era of the team, with iconic players such as Uzi and Xiaohu, they would go on to win multiple tournaments, including MSI 2018.

After their strong run, RNG became inconsistent, even missing the 2020 Worlds Championship. RNG would still show glimpses of greatness such as winning the 2021 and 2022 MSI, but their fifth-eight placement at 2022 Worlds shows that there’s much more room for improvement. Nonetheless, the “Never Give Up” spirit remains at the core of their identity, symbolizing their resilience and determination to achieve victory.

Samsung Galaxy — $4,252,048

Samsung Galaxy, now known as Gen.G, was a South Korean esports organization with a significant legacy in League of Legends. They reached the pinnacle of their success in 2017 when they won the League of Legends World Championship against SK Telecom T1. The win read like a well-written redemption arc as they previously lost to the same team at Worlds Grand Finals the year before. So, when Ruler flashed to catch Faker by surprise to win the whole thing, it became a defining moment in League of Legend’s esports history.

After their 2017 success, the team rebranded as Gen.G, continuing their legacy in esports and expanding their involvement in various competitive gaming titles. Korea is perhaps the most competitive League of Legend’s region so it’s an impressive feat that Gen.G manages consistently place first and second during these local competitions. Gen.G is on a hot streak right now in the region taking first place in 2022 Summer, 2023 Spring, and 2023 Summer. Gen.G’s rivalry with T1 is healthy for the game and entertaining the fans.

Invictus Gaming — $4,288,482

Invictus Gaming (IG) is a renowned Chinese esports organization that bought from Catastrophic Cruel Memory (CCM), including divisions for Starcraft II, DotA and LoL for $6 million. IG is one the oldest team on this list, and they were even present for the Season 2 World Championship, placing fifth after losing to Moscow Five.

IG’s long competitive history is filled with decent placements with no remarkable wins. But then IG won the 2018 World Champion against the tournament favorites, Fnatic. Worlds 2018 was also League of Legend’s highest prize pool ($6,450,000) and IG took home $2,418,750 to make up more than half of their overall lifetime earnings. IG made history as the first championship win for the Chinese region.

T1 — $8,363,323

T1, formerly known as SK Telecom T1 (often abbreviated as SKT), is the most iconic and successful esports organizations in the history of League of Legends. T1’s dynasty began with their first World Championship win in 2013, led by the legendary mid laner Faker, often considered the greatest League of Legends player of all time. They continued to dominate the competitive landscape, securing additional World Championships in 2015 and 2016. T1’s strategic prowess, exceptional teamwork, and the ability to adapt to the ever-evolving meta made them a formidable opponent.

Apart from their World Championships, T1 has consistently performed at a high level in the LCK (League of Legends Champions Korea), earning numerous domestic titles. Their historic victories, iconic playmakers, and a dedicated fan base have propelled T1 to become a household name in esports, representing the pinnacle of success and excellence in competitive gaming. While the organization rebranded to T1 in 2019, their legacy remains firmly intact, and they continue to be a prominent force in the League of Legends competitive scene.

Play in the Fortnite, Warzone, Rocket League and PUBG Challenger Cups by PlayStation.

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Don’t miss the Challenger Cups by PlayStation! Compete in global leaderboard tournaments in Fortnite, Call of Duty: Warzone, Rocket League, and PUBG for prize pools totaling $9,000 in cash. 

Repeat, a PlayStation-powered tournaments platform, organizes global leaderboard tournaments for your favorite games. Connect your game ID to Repeat, play your game as usual, and we automatically calculate your scores. You can compete any time during the tournament period, and we’ll only count your best 10 scores. Best of all, prizes are paid to the top 40% of players on the leaderboards! 

Each of the tournaments go live for registration on February 20th and games count from February 23rd to March 22nd. Read on for more details on the upcoming tournaments:

Challenger Cups by PlayStation

Rocket League

$3,000 2v2 Ranked Cup by PlayStation

Prove you’re the best 2v2 player on Rocket League! Remember, Repeat tournaments are cross platform. This event is not exclusive to only PlayStation players.

Fortnite

$2,000 Build Ranked Duos Cup by PlayStation

The format for this tournament is simple: just play Build Ranked Duos in Fortnite and your games will count.

Call of Duty: Warzone

$3,000 Resurgence Cup by PlayStation

All Resurgence mode playlist games will count toward this tournament, even if the playlist updates within the game itself to change team sizes.

PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS

$1,000 FPP Cup by PlayStation

Are you the best first-person player in PUBG? Prove it while also earning prizes for your regular game play!

Who Can Play?

Anyone who can sign in with a Sony/PlayStation email address is able to join these tournaments for free. Simply sign into your PlayStation ID when prompted then claim your free entry. Click here for more information on these PlayStation entries.

Weekly Events Are Returning to Repeat Tournaments

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Weekly Events Repeat Tournaments

Weekly Events were a favorite among users in the past, and they are making a triumphant return to the Repeat tournaments platform.

One of the most fun tournament formats Repeat has ever ran are making a triumphant return to the platform as weekly events with a theme for each day are (mostly) coming back starting February 17! Keep reading to see the rules and how each of these tournaments will work moving forward.

What are weekly events?

Weekly events are tournaments or a series of tournaments that either have unique formats, or different cadences, than our traditional daily and weekly scheduled events. They also have a theme associated with each day of the week, so you know what you’re getting on that day. Below you will find a list of each day’s event.

  • Mix It Monday – We use a different scoring format than what we use on normal tournaments
  • Top Heavy Tuesday – We use a payout structure where we only payout the people who finish near the top rather than the top 40%
  • Winstreak Wednesday (Coming In The Future) – Scoring templates designed to award winning streaks
  • Threshold Thursday – We use a payout structure where a certain number of people all get paid the same amount, i.e. the top 250 people each get $1
  • Friday Frenzy – Daily tournaments are replaced by random dailies with double the prize pool
  • Secret Saturday – Daily tournaments are replaced by password tournaments and you must find the password on Repeat’s Discord.
  • Sunday Funday – 24 hour tournaments with new formats. “Win Win Win” awards way more points for winning a match than normal, and “Pacifism” where you lose points for kills, assists, and damage but gain more points for placement.

What Are The Scoring Formats For Each Game?

Below, you will find the scoring format for each of the games on each of the days from our weekly events. Friday and Saturday tournaments will be the same and available across all game titles listed. Please note that Winstreak Wednesday is not yet available but coming soon, and Fortnite is not currently included due to current API restrictions.

Brawl Stars

  • Monday – Showdown Mains
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 10 games to qualify
    • $100 prize pool
    • Only Solo Showdown and Duo Showdown count
    • Normal Trophy Grind scoring
  • Tuesday
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 10 games to qualify
    • $250 prize pool
    • Top 25 get $10 flat
  • Thursday
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 10 games to qualify
    • $250 prize pool
    • Top 250 get $1 flat

Dota2

  • Monday – Split Push Simulator
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 5 games to qualify
    • $50 prize pool
    • Win: 100 Points
    • CS: 0.5 Points
    • Kills: -5 Points
    • Assists: -5 Points
    • Deaths: -20 Points
  • Tuesday
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 3 games to qualify
    • $100 prize pool
    • Top 20 get $5 flat
  • Thursday
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 3 games to qualify
    • $100 prize pool
    • Top 100 get $1 flat
  • Sunday – Win Win Win
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 5 games to qualify
    • $50 prize pool
    • Win: 150 Points
    • Assists: 4 Points
    • Kills: 3 Points
    • Last Hits: 0.05 Points
    • Hero Damage: 0.0001 Points
    • Deaths: -4 Points

Rocket League

  • Monday
    • Team Player 3v3 Ranked
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 10 games to qualify
    • $100 prize pool
    • Win: 5 Points
    • Goal: 1 Point
    • Save: 1 Point
    • Assist: 10 Points
    • MVPs: 2.5 points
    • Shots: 0.1 points
  • Tuesday
    • 2v2 ranked
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 10 games to qualify
    • $250 prize pool
    • Top 25 get $10 flat
  • Thursday
    • 2v2 ranked
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 10 games to qualify
    • $250 budget
    • Top 100 get $2.50 flat

League of Legends

  • Monday – Split Push Simulator
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 3 games to qualify
    • $100 prize pool
    • Win: 100 Points
    • CS: 1 Point
    • Kills: -5 Points
    • Assists: -5 Points
    • Deaths: -10 Points
  • Tuesday
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 3 games to qualify
    • $250 budget
    • Top 25 get $10 flat
  • Thursday
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 3 games to qualify
    • $250 budget
    • Top 25 get $10 flat
  • Sunday – Win Win Win
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 5 games to qualify
    • $100 prize pool
    • Win: 150 points
    • Kills: 4 points
    • Assists: 4 points
    • Total Minions Killed: 0.05 points
    • Neutral Minions Killed: 0.05 points
    • Damage to Champions & Objectives: 0.0001points
    • Total Healing: 0 points
    • Deaths: -4 points

PUBG

  • Monday – Placement Priority
    • FPP and TPP
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 3 games to qualify
    • $40 prize pool
    • 1st: 60 Points
    • 2nd: 40 Points
    • 3rd: 30 Points
    • 4th-8th: 16 Points
    • Kills: 5 Points
    • Assists: 2 Points
    • Damage done: 0.1 Points
  • Tuesday
    • FPP and TPP
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 5 games to qualify
    • $70 prize pool
    • Top 14 get $5 flat
  • Thursday
    • FPP and TPP
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 5 games to qualify
    • $70 prize pool
    • Top 35 get $2 flat

Warzone

  • Monday – Placement Priority
    • Battle Royale
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 5 games to qualify
    • $100 budget with regular payout
    • 1st: 240 Points
    • 2nd-3rd: 160 Points
    • 4th-5th: 120 Points
    • 6th-8th: 80 Points
  • Tuesday
    • Resurgence
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 5 games to qualify
    • $250 prize pool
    • Top 25 get $10 flat
  • Thursday
    • Resurgence
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 5 games to qualify
    • $250 prize pool
    • Top 100 get $2.50 flat
  • Sunday – Pacifism
    • Battle Royale
    • 24 hour long tournament
    • 5 games to qualify
    • $100 budget with regular payout
    • Kill: – 20 Points
    • Damage done: -0.07 Points
    • 1st: 0 Points
    • 2nd-3rd: 120 Points
    • 4th-5th: 80 Points
    • 6th-8th: 60 Points

Be sure to tell us how you’re liking the weekly events or if you have any other feedback or ideas in the Repeat Discord server. GLHF!

New Feature: Products as Prizes & ARAM League of Legends Now on Repeat

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Products as Prizes

Winning products as prizes is now available on the Repeat tournament platform! Make sure you claim your prizes when tournaments end.

We’re so excited to announce our most recent update to the Repeat platform which will allow users to claim not only cash and coin prizes, but also items which are available in the Repeat marketplace or other items coming in the future.

What are Product as Prizes?

Product as prizes are a brand new way to win on Repeat. We now allow competitors the chance to win anything that can be found on our marketplace, and more. Obviously you can still win Cash and Coins as always but now it’s possible to win all sorts of unique prizes in the future.

What Prizes Can I Win?

Competitors on Repeat can win anything that can be found on the Marketplace as well as cash and coins. These prizes include gift cards from all the games and platforms you play on as well as any special prizing we decide to add in the future. For example, users in Australia can currently participate in the Digital Cash by Neosurf tournament which has prizes as well as physical products awarded to the top players in the tournament.

products as prizes

Where Can I win Product Prizes?

Product prizes can be won by any Repeat competitor in tournaments that show special prizing in the “Prize Pool” tab, you can find the prize pool for any tournament on the tab list at the top of the page.

In the prize pool you can then see any mix of coins, cash or product as prizes that can be won!

How Do I Claim My Repeat Prizes?

To claim your prizes, follow the link provided in your notification or go to your prize inventory, this can be found in the Marketplace under the “My Prizes” button.

You can also claim your prizing from the tournament page of the tournament you participated in, just look out for this banner.

Once you’ve navigated to your prize inventory, you’ll find a “Claim” button next to each eligible prize. Clicking this button initiates the claiming process, which might require additional steps depending on the prize type – such as selecting a region for gift card prizes.

My Prizes Expire?

All prizes have expiration dates, especially promotional items or codes. It’s crucial to claim your prizes before they expire. If you find yourself with an expired prize, contact customer support for assistance. They may be able to help you on a case-by-case basis. Further support articles can be found here.

ARAM Tournaments Available on League of Legends

League of Legends tournaments now include the ARAM playlist! We have added a new scoring format so we can run ARAM tournaments and are currently running the ARAM Launch Cup. Join now!

ARAM League of Legends

Dota 2: Guide to Playing Mid Lane

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Looking for tips in Dota 2? This is a comprehensive guide to playing a Mid Lane character in the MOBA title.

There’s a lot of pressure for mid lane players in Dota 2. For one thing, there are no teammates to rely on there, so any mistakes and misplays are magnified. Unfavorable hero match-ups can feel borderline unplayable as you’ll need to endure and survive through a difficult landing phase. If that’s not enough, these players are the expected mid-game playmakers of the game, as successful rotations can snowball into a fast victory.

It’s a high-stakes and punishing environment where players need to step up their game. But those who embrace the challenge can lead the team and set an aggressive pace that causes enemies to feel threatened in their own jungle. There are many nuances to squeeze out minor advantages in the mid lane, but there’s a short guide to get you thinking about essential mid lane concepts in Dota 2.

Maintain Lane Equilibrium

Maintaining favorable lane equilibrium is a fundamental aspect of controlling any lane in Dota 2, but this skill is crucial for mid laners. The ideal lane equilibrium should have the creep wave fighting near or on top of your high ground without drawing tower aggro. There are dozens of concepts to cover fixing lane equilibrium, such as creep blocking, denying, and dragging them back with aggro. But in general, playing close to the tower creates a safe zone while allowing you to zone out your opponent more effectively.

Most of your time on the mid lane will be locked in a 1v1 duel against another opponent. Depending on the match-up, your goal will either be to get solo kills or survive the early game. There are even matchups where the momentum will shift between each player depending on their levels. For example, Ember Spirit can attempt to take down Huskar in the very early levels, but after that, it becomes a miserable lane for Ember Spirit. Against harder matchups, it’s better to keep the lane shoved right under their tower as you’ll look to make an impact elsewhere.

Shove Creeps to Make Plays

Great mid laners understand the different applications for shoving creeps into the enemy tower. Against a bad lane, you can immediately nuke the wave to push it into their tower, causing the lane to constantly swing and forcing your opponent to farm under their tower. This technique is great against heroes with high harass and poor wave clear, like Sniper.

On the other hand, it also works if you’re on the winning end of the match-up and whittled down your enemy with constant poke damage. You can punish careful players by shoving the creep wave into their tower, pressuring them to go back or risk death. Additionally, you can keep the lane shoved to look for opportunities in the side lanes.

In higher levels of play, the mid player often lends their lane to support, preventing the enemy mid from leaving while also allowing the support to farm. Furthermore, they can delay fast-pushing heroes like Leshrac and Death Prophet, who can easily destroy a tower if left uncontested.

Runes and Ganking

The first power rune appears on either side of the river at exactly 6 minutes, repeating every 2 minutes. The mid lane who can grab these runes will pose a threat to the side lanes, especially if they manage to snatch Haste or Invisibility. Unfortunately, there’s a fifty percent chance of where the rune will spawn. A well-placed ward and the help of the supports allow the mid lane to secure the power rune more effectively. Ideally, the mid lane and support should split up to cover both spawn points, but if the enemy mid lane is comfortable to take the duel, it’s better to double-up and hope luck is on your side.

Many traditional mid laners have the most impact after the landing stage ends. Heroes like Queen of Pain, Void Spirit, and Invoker put their level advantage to excellent use and should put their power spikes to good use by roaming and ganking. Even if they can’t find a key target, pressuring the side lanes is enough to draw enemies to defend their tower, or else they’ll slowly lose their foothold on the map.

Most Impressive Stats in League of Legends Competitive History

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League of Legends Competitive

League of Legends Competitive is full of some incredible matches and players, which has led to some insane stats over the years.

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a legend? The League of Legends World Championship arena is not only a caucus of dedicated pro-players to gather as a community and compete for the ultimate prize—millions of dollars and a skin to match the glorious victory. As the top professional players clash, they’re also on a quest to shatter personal records to make their mark within League of Legends’ competitive history.

Keep reading to learn more about these impressive stats from League of Legends competitive.

League of Legends Peak Viewership – 6.4 million

In the recent age for video game streaming, the gaming community has found a new revitalized niche in media consumption. It follows that when you play to be watched, you play to impress to maintain your viewership. But the World Tournaments is not a mere stream but an avenue of League of Legend Stars. This platform magnifies the gravity of pressure to perform in front of millions of viewers.

Around 6.4 million peak viewership—that’s how many spectators convened to watch the conclusion of the 2023 championship among 22 teams funneling in a prestigious clash between Weibo Gaming against T1. The grand finals between the Chinese powerhouses and Korean staples ended with a clean 3-0 sweep in favor of T1. Even though this is Faker’s fourth Worlds championship, T1’s toplaner Zeus deservedly received the MVP award.

Longest Period for a Single Game – 1 hour, 34 minutes and 37 seconds

On average, a little more than half an hour is enough to destroy an enemy nexus in a regular round of a League of Legends game. Imagine, however, if the game drags on for over a double of the average gametime. This was what transpired in the LCK Spring 2018 tournament battle between Jin Air Green Wings and SK Telecom T1 in a best-of-three match.

In the final game of the match breaking the 1 win tie, these South Korean teams clashed for a whopping total of 1 hour 34 minutes and 37 seconds with a decisive onslaught by Jin Air Green Wings. Despite the game’s length, it was a relatively low kill game, ending with 16-8 in favor of Jin Air.

Shortest Game Length – 7 minutes and 30 seconds

It was not trolling when a record was made by a match lasting for a momentous yet uneventful 7 minutes and 30 seconds tagged as the shortest match in League of Legends Competitive History. Nami failed to keep the waves rolling in the LTL 2019 opening when the match between Another Troll Team and TopHard Esports ended in less than ten minutes.

It was brow-arching to see after what appears to be a defeatist move by the blue team jungler retreating to the blue buff after an initial position in the red when it was invaded by the enemy team. This questionable attitude arose from what was allegedly a forced play despite connectivity issues and the losing team just decided to throw it away.

Most Kills in a League of Legends Competitive Match – 17

While it is not the primary objective of a League of Legends Game, dealing devastating deaths against the enemy party is a huge leverage in determining the fate of a game. A single kill can cripple the victim and the same goes against the progress of the entire team. Bringing death like the ruined king, Karsa dealt the most kills as a jungler in single match in the 2022 Spring Split Playoffs between Victory Five and JD Gaming.

With an impressive record of 17 kills, the most in any match in competitive history of League of Legends, Karsa attempted to carry his team with a Viego-pick for three games but to no avail with only a single one. While a loss is still a loss; likewise, a record remains to be a testimony of a historical feat.

Most Collective Kills in the Worlds Tournament – 400

Revered to be as one of the fabled players of the League of Legends, Faker comes in as the player breaking the longest running record of a 350 collective kills of another legendary player Uzi. Having breaches an almost insurmountable amount not only means being able to kill in matches but a consistent placement in teams to play in the World Tournaments.

This record comprise not only of team fight kills where faker ultimately deals the final blow but also kills where he single-handedly tear down and opponent to shreds until an imminent kill with a record of 30 solo kills throught the world championships and 12 in select matches in 2013 only.

Brawl Stars: Pro Tips for Brawl Ball

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Tips for playing Brawl Ball

Your comprehensive guide to playing Brawl Ball mode, which lets players participate in an intense back-and-forth of offense and defense.

Brawl Ball is the second most popular game mode in Brawl Stars, and it’s easy to see why. The 3v3 team-based game mode is less pressure than Solo Showdown, yet is more strategic due to the objective and the different map layouts. Brawl Ball lets players participate in an intense back-and-forth of offense and defense. One good play can turn the tide or any map to score into a clutch goal.

Brawl Ball is the game at its best, encapsulating the essence of Brawl Stars – a balance between individual skill, strategy, and teamwork. Despite the constantly evolving meta, balance changes, and new maps, it all comes down to whether or not your team can score that ball. Before diving falling into deep for patch analysis, make sure you got check your fundamentals with these tips for Brawl Ball.

Corner the Ball

The position of the ball dictates the pace of the game and the position of the players. At the start of the match, players usually split into three lanes to try and take more space from the enemy. But if you’re able to position the ball safely, chuck it in the enemy’s corner to force them to try and defend it.

By keeping the ball near the corner, you limit the angles from which enemies can attack, making it harder for them to steal the ball. On the other hand, if the enemy sticks the ball in your corner, try not to panic and allow the enemy to funnel your team. Take more space and angles to pressure them. Just be careful if the enemy team has a mobile character like Edgar and Bull, who can make a surprise goal at the first opportunity.

Break Barriers

Many Brawl Ball maps feature breakable walls or obstacles that can provide strategic advantages. Maps with advantageous walls like Super Beach and Pinball Dreams are a thrower’s paradise and can cause massive issues for your team when left unchecked. Brawlers like Colt and Dynamike can break walls to remove these nests for your team so they have less space to use.

The most important use for breaking barriers is removing layers of defenses from the enemy. Most Brawl Ball maps have walls that act as a natural defense for the enemy, and removing them creates additional pressure. However, be mindful of when and where you break barriers, as doing so prematurely can also open up pathways for your enemies.

Split the Map

Splitting the map refers to dividing it into distinct areas to control space effectively. It’s a common strategy for players with higher trophies as it covers various sections of the map. Even without the traditional three lanes of games like League of Legends or Dota 2, it’s easy to imagine that the map is split between the middle and the two sides.

The key is to take a favorable fight against a Brawler with whom you have a good match-up, usually through attack range. If the enemies aren’t contesting your lane, you’re free to walk up to their side and use the bushes, forcing them to deal with multiple angles. It’s especially dangerous when a bursty Brawler like Shelly can roam around freely.

Play Defense

Playing effective defense in Brawl Ball is just as crucial as scoring goals. Designate a teammate as a dedicated defender, positioned near your goal and always attempts to intercept the enemy shot. Brawlers like Gale can effortlessly stall an offense, while Brawlers like El Primo can steal the ball from the enemy, even when they’re still in control of it.

But the goalie isn’t a passive player; they’re the ones in charge of constantly moving the ball whenever the offense takes space. A proactive goalie can be a game-changer, turning a purely defensive role into a vital link between defense and offense.

Learn Practical Trickshots

Trickshots aren’t only reserved for compilations; some of them have practical uses that can come clutch in your games. Skilled players often employ trickshots to outsmart their opponents and secure crucial goals. It’s more than worth it to commit your super to bank the ball off walls to score unexpected angles.

A practical trickshot that everyone should learn is how to kick the ball behind your opponent. By running straight into your opponent, you can kick the ball behind them without it being stolen away from you. It’s best used by durable Brawlers who can tank a couple of shots to the face without dying.

League of Legends 14.1 Patch Notes: Biggest Takeaways From the New Season

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League of Legends Season patch 14.1

Now that League of Legends 14.1 Patch notes are here, we have the biggest takeaways from Season 14 on Summoner’s Rift.

League of Legends Patch 14.1 starts the year fresh with dozens of changes to the game. The biggest change is how the lengthy game update reimagines Summoner’s Rift, expanding the terrain and breaking down jungle paths. Additionally, the void has fully crept its way into the map, introducing the new Voidgrub and Voidmites. Rift Herald and the iconic Baron received a much-needed revamp in this void-touched jungle.

Items also received a major overhaul in Patch 14.1. For one thing, Riot Games has completely scrapped the Mythic item class in an effort to tone down the power levels across the board. And with the addition of new and reworked items, this is uncharted territory for every champion in the rift. It’s one thing to read about all of these changes in the patch notes, but what does this mean for the average player? Here are the biggest takeaways you can expect from League of Legends Patch 14.1.

All Lanes are an Island

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The biggest takeaway in the expanded map is how much harder it is to gank the mid and top lanes. The mid lane is much wider, with the side bushes pushed aside. In the top lane, the river entrance is more visible, even removing the long brush on the blue side. But, it’s the addition of a curved rock that protects the red top laner from the common tri-brush ganking spot.

All these changes mean that Mid and top laners can expect relatively safety in the early game. However, keep an eye out for champions like Nunu, Zac, Shaco, and Reksai, who can use the illusion of safety to their advantage. For top laners, prepare for the inevitable comeback of ADC top laners, like Vayne and Varus.

14.1 patch notes

On the other hand, red side bot lane is more exposed as gankers can easily wrap around near the tower. Aside from that, ganks aren’t free now, and junglers have to work for it. Expect more jungle players to take the easy route and farm for their level six power spikes, like with Nocturne, Fiddlesticks, and Evelynn.

Rumble in the Jungle

Riot Games is treating objectives as a steady progression of power, so expect frequent skirmishes in the jungle as a result. The Voidgrub and Voidmite spawn five minutes into the game at the Baron pit. The revamped Rift Herald at fourteen minutes, and finally Baron at twenty minutes. Players are more incentivized to assist the jungler in taking these objectives because of their valuable buffs for doing so. For example, any player who participated in killing a Voidgrub will be given a stacking true damage buff against the enemy turret.

After Baron Nashor spawns, even the Blue Sentinel, Red Brambleback, and Scuttlecrab become another objective worth fighting for. In the case of the first two, taking them down grants their buff to the whole team! One whole team empowered by Red and Blue Buffs means that fights are about to get a lot more explosive. Start treating the upgraded Blue and Red buff as a real objective, and you’ll be on your way to dominating more fights.

Long Live AP

Finally, League of Legends Patch 14.1 went overboard on buffing AP items, causing them to be the undisputed winners of the patch. Early statistics show a meteoric rise of AP champions like Fizz, Singed, Gwen, and Rumble. Items like Riftmaker, Luden’s Companion, and Guinsoo’s Rageblade enable AP damage. It also helps that Amplifying Tome, an important base component for many AP items, is more affordable to buy.

These AP buffs are exacerbated by the overall critical damage nerf and lethality changes. Nonetheless, expect AP-heavy comps for Patch 14.1.

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League of Legends: Guide to Playing Jungle Champions

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Jungle guide
League of Legends Jungle Guide

Step up your jungle game with this one-stop, everything you need to know guide to playing Jungle champions on League of Legends.

In the intricate world of League of Legends, the presence of an impactful Jungler on a team is indispensable. The Jungle role is uniquely poised to exert significant influence across the entirety of the map. Beyond its expansive territorial reach, a Jungler shoulders the critical responsibility of shaping the early game dynamics, aiding allies in snowballing toward dominance within their designated roles. Afterward, they’re in charge of keeping tempo by securing valuable buffs, key pick-offs, or even serving as a second carry.

This guide to playing Jungle champions is a resource for aspiring Junglers, offering invaluable insights into champion selection, efficient farming, vision control, timely ganking, and strategic buff acquisition.

Champion Selection: Choosing Your Jungling Identity

To embark on your journey as a Jungler, the pivotal first step is to select a champion that aligns harmoniously with your playstyle. League of Legends categorizes Junglers into distinct archetypes, each catering to a different set of strengths and strategies:

  • Farmer Champions: These champions excel at clearing jungle camps efficiently. Their capacity to accumulate gold and experience from creeps equips them to scale impressively during the mid and late game. Notable Farmer Champions include Master Yi, Olaf, and Udyr. The trade-off is that you’re leaving your team alone during the early stages. Ideally, you’ll pick this into a team that’s self-sufficient in lane and scales poorly.
  • Ganker Champions: Highly agile and adept at initiating engagements, Ganker Champions are expert at visiting lanes and providing assistance to their allies. Champions like Vi, Hecarim, and Rek’Sai fall into this category. While they possess outstanding ganking prowess, their jungle clearing speed may be comparatively slower.
  • Duelist Champions: Excelling in one-on-one combat scenarios, Duelist Champions do not rely heavily on farming items. They are also proficient at counter-jungling, disrupting enemy junglers during their camp clears. Notable Duelist Champions include Xin Zhao, Nocturne, and Kha’Zix.
  • Control Champions: Armed with potent crowd-control abilities, Control Champions can incapacitate enemies during crucial objectives such as Dragon, Rift Herald, or Baron captures. This category boasts champions like Trundle, Nunu, and Sejuani, who shine in securing objectives and thwarting opponents.

Efficient Farming: Laying the Foundation

Efficiently clearing neutral monsters is the cornerstone of a Jungler’s success. It enables you to snowball throughout the game and secure valuable buffs to assert dominance over your adversaries. To optimize your early game:

  • At the one-minute mark, start by capturing either the Blue Sentinel or Red Brambleback to secure a buff.
  • Subsequently, proceed to clear jungle camps in the adjacent area containing the opposite-colored monster. Repeat this process.
  • If you’re an aggressive jungler you can look towards contesting Scuttle Crab and grabbing a first blood. Don’t worry if they commit a flash because that means you’ll most likely get them next time.

Vision Control: Warding for Strategic Advantage

Apart from jungle clearing, maintaining vision control is a critical aspect of Jungling. Placing wards strategically not only safeguards your team but also hinders enemy attempts to gank or secure objectives. Utilizing Control Wards and Oracle Lens effectively is key:

  • Control Wards eliminate enemy wards, providing your team with crucial vision control while also yielding extra gold.
  • The Oracle Lens is a cost-effective alternative for removing enemy wards and detecting hidden foes, ensuring the element of surprise remains in your favor.
  • You’re in a key position to plant wards deep into the enemy jungle to track their movements. If you’re a duelist, this becomes more important as you can attempt counter-ganks.

Timely Ganking: Seizing Opportunities

Ganking is a quintessential task for Junglers. A well-executed gank can catch your opponents off guard, disrupt their momentum, and set your team on a path to victory. To optimize ganking:

  • Bot lane is often a prime target for ganks, as allies are typically in position to assist. However, an overextented top lane is the easiest to gank since they have to run back much more to their tower.
  • As much as possible, avoid the straightforward path down the river as there are multiple common ward zones. Either clear them beforehand or take an alternative path, like walk through their jungle or come in from your team’s bush using a blind spot.
  • If opportunities for ganking are limited, consider securing the Scuttle Crab to gain vision along the river, denying the enemy jungler the same privilege. Sending enemies back early or forcing them to commit resources is also a successful gank.

Strategic Buff Acquisition: Fortifying Your Team

Buff acquisition is a strategic cornerstone in the Jungler’s toolkit. Buffs from the Baron Nashor, Dragon, and Red/Blue monsters can significantly enhance your team’s strength and prospects:

  • Dragon Buffs dramatically sways the advantage towards your team. The first Dragon spawns at 5 minutes so you should assist your mid or bottom lane to create a numbers advantage beforehand. Furthermore, the Elder Dragon buff is a game-changing offensive buff and it’s your responsibility to track it. Even in a losing game it’s worth it to try to contest, rather than lose through attrition.
  • The Rift Herald, available at the eight-minute mark, can be summoned to push lanes, gather tower bounties, and boost your team’s income. The first one that spawns at eight minutes is the most important since it can guarantee one or even two towers. While getting the second one is also nice, champions are usually equipped to deal with it by then.
  • The Baron Nashor’s buff empowers your minions, aiding in the siege of enemy structures and ultimate victory. When you’re in a much better position than your enemies, you can instruct a teammate to split push bottom lane to buy time to capture Baron. However, if you think your team can’t fairly contest Baron, pressure them in other ways such as split pushing yourself or grabbing other objectives.

We hope you enjoyed this guide to playing Jungle champions as much as we had fun writing it! Armed with this information, go out there and try and earn cash & prizes by competing on Repeat.

All Crossovers In Call of Duty: Warzone

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Crossovers in Call of Duty: Warzone

Warzone has become a kaleidoscope of iconic characters, zany weapons, and settings. These are the crossovers in Call of Duty: Warzone so far.

One of Call of Duty’s first crossovers was the “Call of the Dead” zombies map for Call of Duty: Black Ops. The map featured real-life actors Sarah Michelle Gellar, Robert Englund, Danny Trejo, and Michael Rooker as playable characters against the godfather of all zombie movies himself, George A. Romero. The star-studded showdown was a love letter for horror fans, but most importantly, the fun event stayed within its own confines. 

Fast forward to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, the game has become a kaleidoscope of iconic characters, zany weapons, and settings from every corner of the gaming multiverse. Whether or not you’re a fan of these high-concept crossovers, they’re here to stay. Here are all the crossovers available in Warzone 2 so far.

Streamers

Modern Warfare 2 previously added streamers NICKMERCS and Timthetatman as playable characters in the game. However, due to recent issues with these internet personalities, their skins have been removed from the game.

Crash Bandicoot

The Crash Team Rumble Bundle adds Crash Bandicoot themed weapon skins and vehicles available for Warzone 2.

TMNT

Brandish the steel claws of one the most iconic villains, Shredder. Shredder was introduced into the game with the Tracer Pack: The Shredder Bundle. Players who bought the pack also received themed skins like the Saki Blueprint for the ISO Hemlock and Steel Claws Melee for the Dual Kodachis. Shredder was a perfect crossover character for the Japanese-themed second season of the game.

Fifa

Modern Warfare 2’s FC event was made to celebrate the FIFA World Cup 2022. The event launched with CODBall, COD’s twist on Rocket League, and three famous Football players. Argentinian Lionel Messi, Brazilian Neymar Jr, and French Paul Pogba were brought to the game, complete with their finishers featuring stylish and brutal kicks. All three operators are sold in seperate bundles that also includes weapon and vehicle skins.

NBA

NBA’s first Call of Duty crossover drafts Kevin Durant as a playable operator. The Phoenix Suns superstar was added during season three as part of the Tracer Pack: Kevin Durant Operator Bundle for the SpecGru faction (but no one would be surprised if he switches). As usual, the Kevin Durant: Operator Bundle other Basketball themed-items like weapon skins, charms, and finishers

Lara Croft

The lethal archeologist Lara Croft joins Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 as a playable character. Tomb Raider fans should be familiar as Keeley Hawes (Lara Croft’s voice in the Legend timeline) reprises her role in the crossover. Lara Croft’s operator bundle brings her instantly recognizeable pistols, a trusty ice axe, and the worn-down all-terrain Jeep, among other cosmetics.

Hip-Hop Artists

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 celebrated 50 years of Hip-Hop by adding special guests Snoop Dogg, 21 Savage, and Nicki Minaj to the game. This is Snoop Dogg’s second appearance in the series, as he was present in Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone. All these artists come with their individual bundles with skins, cosmetics, and finishers unique to their personas.

The Boys

Homelander, Black Noir, and Starlight fly in to represent hit the hit comic book TV adaptation, The Boys. Players can purchase the flawed heroes in their respective operator bundles, each with their blueprints, cosmetics, and finishers. Not only that, but The Boys crossover also adds Temp V, a temporary source of superpowers, as a field upgrade. Adding superpowers to the game was a polarizing decision and it’s up to the player on whether they view Call of Duty as a realistic military-shooter or a fun, arcadey experience.

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