- October 12, 2017
If you haven’t heard yet, Uproar’s “The Golden Chicken” is shaping up to be a star-studded PUBG tournament. It will be a live-stream event taking place on October 14, 2017 at around 2PM PST.
There will be three total matches played. Two rounds will feature squads. One round will be duos. The reward will supposedly be a “golden chicken”, a custom set of Saiyan Battle Vegeta Armour and 10 karat “chicken dinner coins”, which are probably only good to buy chicken dinners.
The registrations are still open, so it’s a perfect opportunity to play against popular gaming YouTubers and Twitch streamers. If you’re still on the fence, maybe it’s time to hop off of it and Enter The Chicken.
Bear in mind that Uproar will ask for your Twitch and YouTube credentials, as well a total number of followers on Twitter, Twitch and YouTube. They’re likely going for the biggest fish, so if you have very little followers, chances are you might get denied. It’s worth a shot though, so register while you still can.
Anyway, here are all the popular names on the roster so far.
Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson
Of all the names, Mighty Mouse is definitely the one that draws the most attention. He’s a reigning UFC flyweight champion that just got off his 11th title defence at UFC 2016 on October 7, 2017. This feat broke a long-standing former middleweight Anderson Silva’s record of 10 consecutive title defences.
While he’s not fighting, Mighty Mouse entertains his fans regularly by streaming videogames on Twitch. Lately, he’s been playing PUBG a lot, so it’s not surprising to see him featured on the roster. While he’s certainly not the best PUBG player out there, he’s no slouch either. In a recent interview for PCGamer, he jokingly said that “nobody can beat the shadow, the Warrior in the Woods.” He certainly does play a lot on stream, so better watch out for him.
The African Rebel
The African Rebel is possible the most popular alter ego of a YouTuber and, more recently, Twitch streamer known as VirtuallyVain. He doesn’t have a lot of videos, but all of his African Rebel uploads are instant classics.
Going under the guise of a tough African rebel and drug lord with very believable accent and voice impersonation, he pranks and scares people in shooter-games. He cites voodoo spells and dark magic as the source of information of player’s whereabouts, phone numbers and their real names.
While the setting can certainly look and sound disturbing, VirtuallyVain actually uses the so called “doxxing” techniques to obtain publicly available information about players in game. While doxxing certainly is a slippery slope, he doesn’t reveal any information that can hurt the individuals, often censoring out the most critical parts. He tells just enough so that it freaks them out and makes them wonder how the hell he found out.
One of his most recent videos features none other than Mighty Mouse himself. Check it out, it’s 5 minutes of awesomeness!
StoneMountain64 is primarily a YouTuber who transitioned into Twitch lately as well. He uploads humorous and comedy videos featuring mainly shooters such as Battlefield 1, Overwatch, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and others.
Due to sheer amount of variety, he’s definitely not the most skilled PUBG player. To compensate, he’ll most likely come up with some funny twist to the whole tournament. He’s in it to make us all laugh, winning has never been his main forte!
Weak3n is one of the more professional Twitch streamers out there. He’s a dedicated Smite jungler for Team Allegiance, with years of competitive experience. He also often streams PUBG, and more recently Fortnite.
He definitely brings the raw competitive skills to the table, so these other, more popular stars out there will have to be careful with him around.
Alexich is a professional League of Legends player currently, serving as a Team EnVyUs substitute. With NA LCS level of professional experience and interest, he mainly streams LoL. He’s one of the bigger Twitch streamers, with around 270k total followers and a loyal fanbase.
He’s been caught streaming and playing PUBG lately. Hopefully, he’ll be able to channel some of that raw League of Legends talent over into this PUBG tournament.
We can’t wait to see how MOBA professionals like him and Weak3n will adapt to an often chaotic shooter that is PUBG!