Featured Sibol eSports Philippines National Team for SEA Games, Slam Dunk Mobile, Scrub Update and more

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    Weekly Gaming Update by Pinoy Gamer! Lets talk about Sibol eSports! the Philippines National Team for SEA Games, Dota 2 Matchmaking Changes / Scrub Update, Dragon Ball: Legend of Time and Space PC MMO, Slam Dunk Mobile, Guild Wars 2 Mobile and Call of Duty Modern Warfare will support mouse and keyboard on consoles!



    Sibol eSports Philippines National Team for SEA Games
    • Since the 2019 SEA games is coming its recently announced that Sibol will be the national team representing the Philippines for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games
    • So why Sibol?
    • According to them because the word represents “growth” which signifies the rise of Philippines talents in the world
    • Sibol eSports will be competing in all six titles featured on the eSports event for the 30th SEA games
    • so this includes Dota 2, StarCraft II, Hearthstone, Arena of Valor, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, and Tekken 7
    • The dota 2 team will be composed of Kuku, Tims, Armel, Eyyou, DJ, Raven, Abed, Ninkaboogie and Bimbo
    • their coach will be Sindata while the manager is Paolo Sy
    • then the Mobile Legends team will be composed by Ribo, Yakou, Haze, Dee, Yuji, Pheww, Jeffqt4ever, Jay, Ryo, Pein, Tets, Coco, Dysania, Ejhay, Eson, Lusty, and Killuash
    • wow thats alot!
    • their coach will be Mits and Panda with Manager Jab
    • while for AoV the team will be composed of Gambit, 1717, Bents, Rubbixx and Miggie
    • with the manager being VIcta and coach Cyriux
    • So those are the national players for Mobile games, now lets go to blizzard games
    • for Starcraft 2 it will be represented by Enderr with manager JackDReaper and Coach exoBlazer
    • then for Hearthstone it will be Staz and Jia
    • this is with coach Chalk and manager Pompi
    • Then finally for our fighting game representative Tekken 7
    • the team will be Doujin and Ak
    • with the coach Naturelover and Manager Hot E
    • so those are the Philippin representatives
    • basically it's an all star roster
    • it's also mentioned that there will be 74 players that will be recruited in the training pool which will be trimmed down to 27 members after the selection process
    • So what do you think of the current rosters?

    Dragon Ball MMO

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    • The Dragon Ball mmo now has a name
    • roughly translated as Dragon Ball: Legend of Time and Space
    • this MMORPG is an officially licensed from Bandai
    • which will be available on PC
    • currently there are 4 playable races: Saiyan, Earthling, Majin, and Namekian
    • with each have their own specialty for example the Majin will have high defense while Namekian are more for long range support
    • If you are interested, unfortunately there is no current release date for the game
    • and currently it's still in chinese

    Slam Dunk Mobile

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    • First revealed in 2018 the official Slam Dunk Mobile now is now playable
    • as a demo footage was revealed in the recent china joy event
    • do note that the game is still under development and as usual its Dena
    • the Slamdunk Mobile game is a cooperation with Toe Animation basically it's officially licensed
    • the game will feature a chibi like 3v3 and 5v5 full court basketball
    • if you are interested there is still no release date
    • but what im really interested in is the Inter high tournament for Slam Dunk!

    Guild Wars 2 Mobile

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    • In are recent financial call by NCsoft it was mentioned that cabal that Guild Wars 2 might be getting a mobile version
    • although not directly mentioned
    • in the recent report NCsoft mentioned that Arenanet the developer of guild wars are conducting internal reviews for several projects
    • which includes mobile
    • so guild wars 2 confirm? maybe and hopefully
    • but if this is true we are not sure how will this run for mobile because if i'm not mistaken
    • Guild Wars 2 when it was initially release requires a good pc
    • I remember players literally upgrading for this game!

    Call of Duty Modern Warfare Console

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    • In a recent interview with Infinity Ward design director Joe Cecot
    • Call of Duty Modern Warfare will support mouse and keyboard on consoles!
    • do note that the matchmaking will be based on peripheral
    • so if you are using controller you will only be matched with players using controller
    • and if you use mouse and keyboard you will be matched with the mouse and keyboard players
    • it's also mentioned that you can't change peripheral mid match
    • to those who don't know Call of Duty Modern Warfare is a cross platform game means you can play with PC, Xbox nad Ps4 players

    Dota 2 Matchmaking Changes / Scrub Update

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    • Recently its revealed the valve is making changes on Dota 2’s match making
    • but oh boy the changes are massive as its currently the biggest matchmaking dota 2 update ever
    • In the official blog post they are addressing community complaints and then pushed some experimental changes
    • So what are these changes?
    • The first big changes is for the Solo and Party MMR
    • because this time they won't be calculated separately , so its now a joint MMR
    • according to valve this was changed because they want players to focus on team play
    • because right now Dota 2 players prefer to play solo
    • Also for the accuracy of MMR
    • they Valve decided to release a Core and Support MMR stats
    • so now you can decide which position you want to play in a match
    • on top of that the each MMR type will now have its own leaderboard
    • at least this time support players get the spotlight they deserve!
    • Next update is the Summoner Scrub
    • this update has 2 parts one for the code which now focuses on intra-team balance, player conduct, new player experience, abusive behaviors, account buying, friend and teamplay aspects
    • then bug fixes and other quality of life improvements
    • so basically this update tackles the aspects of matchmaking dynamics, and other issues
    • According to valve this is an effort to make the overall experience of playing Dota more fun for players of all levels
    • So far the community response are positive but what do you think?
     

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