Shannon Noll, a singer-songwriter recognized for his look on Australian Idol and for becoming a meme, is beginning a competitive gaming group. Announced at PAX Aus in Melbourne currently, Noll has been named the captain of the “Motley Squad” group that will compete in the upcoming Legion of Champions Series IV tournament presented by Lenovo. Noll’s gamer name is apparently “Nollsie.”
Motley Squad is at present recruiting “celebrity” gamers to join him, although no other names have been announced or hinted at therefore far.
“I cannot wait to start recruiting some fellow celebs to take on some of the regions major gamers in November at Lenovo’s Legion of Champions tournament,” Noll mentioned in a statement. “Individuals nevertheless have an outdated thought that only hardcore gamers are interested in gaming. That is just not correct. My little ones play, and I am right here at PAX meeting all sorts of persons–from lawyers to physicians, little ones to grandparents.
“I am excited to assemble the rest of the Motley Squad and show how persons with distinct lives and experiences can come with each other to delight in gaming with each other.”
Preferred pro gamer FaZe Hazz is functioning with Noll and the other celebrity members of Motley Squad to assistance them strengthen their expertise.
“I know we’ll have to operate really hard to get a group in shape by November, but I am excited to open up the globe of gaming to a new group of persons,” Hazz mentioned in a statement. “Even though the competitors may perhaps be stiff, and the group inexperienced, the passion of a new group of gamers is certain to make for an thrilling journey. Retain your eyes peeled for who Nollsie ecruits, and how they do.”
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