The cinema halls are closed again and make space for eerie new discoveries in home cinema. These can be found among other things at the German TV stations, which continue to do their utmost to make the cinema-free and post-Halloween season as gruesome and ominous as possible for us. Our TV view reveals which well-known and new genre representatives you should be prepared for in the next seven days with an eerie mixture of horror, thriller, science / fiction and fantasy. These include current free TV premieres such as Walt Disney’s this week Solo: A Star Wars Story with a surprising young Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich from Beautiful new world), What Happened to Monday? or the Spanish one The secret of Marrowbone from The orphanage-Team, but also genre classics well worth seeing like the bloodthirsty one John Rambo, David Lynchs Twin Peaks – Der Film, the disaster action classic Twister or All the Boys Love Mandy Lane. All films and series are attached.
Boca Juniors are set to play hosts to Talleres Cordoba at La Bombonera on Sunday in their next Argentine Primera Division fixture.
Boca Juniors come into this game on the back of a 2-0 win over Newell’s Old Boys last Monday at the Estadio Marcelo Bielsa.
Goals from former Manchester United and Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez and centre-back Lisandro Lopez secured the win for Miguel Angel Russo’s side.
Talleres Cordoba, on the other hand, drew 1-1 against Lanus last Tuesday at the Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes.
A goal from young winger Franco Orozco for Lanus was cancelled out by a late goal from winger Carlos Auzqui as spoils were shared.
Boca Juniors vs Talleres Cordoba Head-to-Head
In four previous encounters between the two sides, Boca Juniors hold the clear advantage. They have won three games and lost one.
The two clubs last faced each other a few months ago in the Argentine Primera Division. Boca Juniors beat Talleres Cordoba 2-1 courtesy of goals from Colombia international Sebastian Villa and Tevez. Striker Diego Valoyes scored the consolation goal for Talleres Cordoba.
Boca Juniors form guide in the Argentine Primera Division: W-W
Talleres Cordoba form guide in the Argentine Primera Division: W-D
Boca Juniors vs Talleres Cordoba Team News
Boca Juniors manager Miguel Angel Russo will be unable to call upon the services of former Atletico Madrid and Benfica winger Eduardo Salvio, with the Argentina international out with an injury. Other than that, there are no known issues for Russo to contend with.
Injured: Eduardo Salvio
Meanwhile, Talleres Cordoba will be without forward Jonathan Menendez, who is nursing an injury and is unlikely to be available for this game.
Injured: Jonathan Menendez
Boca Juniors vs Talleres Cordoba Predicted XI
Boca Juniors Predicted XI (4-3-3): Esteban Andrada, Julio Buffarini, Lisandro Lopez, Carlos Izquierdoz, Frank Fabra, Jorman Campunazo, Nicolas Capaldo, Edwin Cardona, Mauro Zarate, Carlos Tevez, Sebastian Villa
Talleres Cordoba Predicted XI (4-4-2): Mauricio Caranta, Nahuel Tenaglia, Juan Komar, Rafa Perez, Augusto Schott, Diego Valoyes, Federico Navarro, Ignacio Mendez, Franco Fragapane, Tomas Pochettino, Favio Cabral
Boca Juniors vs Talleres Cordoba Prediction
Boca Juniors have a talented and experienced squad, including players like Tevez and former West Ham United attacker Mauro Zarate. Colombian internationals Jorman Campunazo and Sebastian Villa could be key in midfield.
Talleres Cordoba, on the other hand, have the likes of Diego Valoyes and Tomas Pochettino in their ranks. Attacker Franco Fragapane could also be a crucial asset in this game.
Boca Juniors will be the favorites to win this game, given their talent and ability.
Prediction: Boca Juniors 2-0 Talleres Cordoba
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Frankfurt (Reuters) – In anticipation of a new wave of company balance sheets, the Dax will start higher on Wednesday, according to calculations by banks and brokerage houses.
On Tuesday he closed half a percent plus at 13,163.11 points.
According to stockbrokers, investors are still sorting themselves out after encouraging news about progress in developing a coronavirus vaccine. “It is still too early to put Corona on file,” warned Commerzbank analyst Carsten Fritsch. “It will take some time until a vaccine is available in sufficient quantities and immunization is widespread. Nor is it to be expected that the central banks will now return to a halfway normal monetary policy. ” Against this background, investors will closely follow statements made by the ECB management team in an online forum run by the central bank.
At the same time, numerous companies open their books. From the Dax, the utility E.ON and the automotive supplier Continental are also involved. Stockbrokers also keep one eye on the Brexit negotiations. After the recent encouraging statements, they hope that the UK and the EU will reach a last-minute free trade agreement.
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In the second round of South American FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers, Venezuela welcome Paraguay to Estadio Metropolitano on Tuesday night.
Venezuela were overpowered by a commanding first-half display from Colombia in their opening fixture which ended 3-0 in favour of The Coffee Growers andnow find themselves ninth in the standings. Paraguay fared a little better in their first game of the qualifiers and played out the only draw of the first round of fixtures against Peru.
This game is a must-win for both the sides as they are scheduled to travel to Brazil and Argentina respectively in their next fixture and might not be able to get a desired result against the heavyweights.
Venezuela vs Paraguay Head-to-Head
The South American rivals have gone head-to-head across all competitions 25 times, with their first meeting dating back to 1967 and their latest encounter coming in 2017 in the World Cup qualifiers.
Both teams have a healthy record in their encounters, especially in recent games but The White and Red dominate the head-to-head record, mainly because of their dominance before the turn of the century.
Of the 25 previous games, Paraguay have won 17, while La Vinotinto have only four wins and the remaining four games ended in stalemates.
Venezuela form guide: L-W-W-W-D
Paraguay form guide: D-W-L-D-W
Venezuela vs Paraguay Team News
For head coach José Peseiro, some changes in the starting XI are expected after his side let in three goals in the first 45 minutes against Colombia. Having said that, there are few options for Peseiro to choose from.
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These are the warriors selected by the Technical Director José Peseiro, to face the next commitments of the South American Qualifier to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
Luckily, there are no injury concerns for the manager and thus he has a fully-fit squad at his disposal heading into the crucial home game. It will probably be wise for them to start striker Salomon Rondon in the game to increase their chances of getting on the scoresheet.
Paraguay have a strong squad and some of the players play in Europe’s top leagues, including West Ham United centre-back Fabian Balbuena, who did not start against Peru, and Newcastle United midfielder Miguel Almiron, who played the whole 90 minutes.
Angel Romero bagged a brace in the second half coming on as a substitute, assisted with both goals by debutant right-back Alberto Espínola. The duo is expected to retain their place in the squad. There are no injury concerns for manager Eduardo Berizzo and he will thus have the entire 30-man squad at his disposal.
Venezuela vs Paraguay Predicted XI
Venezuela Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Wulker Farinez; Rolf Feltscher, Luis Del Pino Mago, Jhon Chancellor, Roberto Rosales; Yangel Herrera, Tomas Rincon; Juanpi, Jefferson Savarino, Darwin Machis; Salomon rondon
Paraguay Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Antony Silva; Alberto Espínola Giménez, Fabian Balbuena, Gustavo Gomez, Blas Riveros; Andre Cubas, Gastón Giménez; Mathias Villasanti, Miguel Almiron, Angel Romero; Dario Leczano
Venezuela vs Paraguay prediction
Venezuela failed to score against Colombia and they lacked edge in the final third. On the other hand, we have Paraguay who scored two goals in the second half and boasts a good record against their opponents ahead of Tuesday’s game.
Venezuela did not look solid in their previous outing and, even after a personnel change, they might find it difficult to defend against a good attacking side like Paraguay. We believe the visitors have what it takes to inflict a second loss in a row over Venezuela when these sides meet on Tuesday.
The gender of MOBA, the multiplayer strategy games where each player controls a single character, has two undisputed titans: League of Legends by Riot Games and Dota 2 from Valve. The dominance of these two titles over the genre is such that many of those who have tried their luck in this field have ended up abandoning (closing servers) or decreasing support for the product, as is the case with Heroes of the Storm from another giant: Blizzard Entertainment. But a specialized Spanish company made up of experts in the genre of strategy wants to claim a piece of the pie. Mindiff, a two-headed studio with locations in Malaga and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, takes six to the preparing The Immortal Mystics, a title that he executive director of the brand, Paco Prez, called as the “MOBA 2.0”, and with which they want to attract dedicated and “casual” players.
Prez, and a large part of this team of approximately 40 employees (counting subcontractors and spontaneous collaborations has exceeded 70 workers at certain moments of development), come from different development companies, which are artfics of strategy games such as Wartimes Y Shadows of war. But they are also vivid players of the titles we mentioned before and in those who have paid attention to the detail to create this game, while giving it a twist, without being disruptive, to the mechanics of all those works born of Defense of the Ancients.
A traditional MOBA with some twist
In an interview with Vandal, the person in charge of the project makes it clear that the bases of the game will be the same as in those titles. There will be two teams of five players and each of them can choose from more than one twenty heroes with their own skills, techniques and statistics. The objective is to end the nexus of the opposing team, here the Sacred fountain. To do this, you will have to control the rhythms of the map advance, the deterioration of the towers, minions and the farm… In short, the same as in LoL. Aqu habr three maps: the main one, with three streets, jungle areas and medium enemies; a second single-lane map with two jungle zones, each close to the adversaries’ base; and finally the equivalent to the ARAM of the Riot Games game, a straight line where they wait for the players to come to practice with the different characters.
But, in Prez’s words, they have “sharpened” all those traditional mechanics and elements of MOBAs. “On the line where the subjects, we have evolved it; do new things, they do different things, and the structures do the same, “he says without giving much more detail. They have also introduced new classes:” we have created two new roles and are based more on a team strategy and cooperative, that is, there is a role called Strategist, [personajes] with whom you play together and have a global vision “of the pitch.
The novelties that it intends to bring to the genre are aimed at two fronts: on the one hand, the players with more experience in this type of genre and on the other those that Prez calls “casual”. Regarding the former, the group skills and armor system. The businessman defends that MOBAs do not offer all of the cooperation between players that could: “The strategy is based on the fact that each one knows how to use their character and from time to time, they speak through the earpiece and say: we are going to attack this one.”
“Let’s see that the strategic factor was decaffeinated”, and that is why they have introduced group skills. Like in League of Legends, before starting the game the players choose their summoner spells, but also his group elemental ability: a power of fire, air, sand, etc. Different elemental powers of different players can be mix to create effects on the battlefield, and effects of the same type can be combined to increase the effectiveness of the ability. “We are talking about determining skills in teamfight [enfrentamientos donde participan todos los usuarios]”says Prez.” Visually they will attract a lot of attention and playing it is super fun because it has a very important strategic component. “
For his part, armor system promises to replicate the character build experience offered by other MOBA runes and masters, but with in-game settings. Operate with a system of gems, which are achieved by killing neutral enemies, by killing towers and with other feats; in turn, the gems will level up. They can be equipped on the character’s armor, causing different effects: “[…] a gem that I have in my boots, I can put them in the helmet. Instead of giving me 5% speed on my boots, for example, I put them on my helmet and it gives me 5% vision. “The intention is that this dynamic power management system allow to face, on the fly, an opponent who has greatly increased his defense, speed or other statistics.
Mindiff’s great asset: its own development engine
On the changes aimed at “casual” players, the manager is more ambiguous. Is about alternative experiences to the three traditional maps: “We have different maps and situations, fun things […] Maybe they play 20 against 20 and the first to save wins. many concepts, many ideas. He will surely come out with one or two, we don’t want to have many at first because we don’t think quantity is a good thing [para un MOBA]”. The intention of the team is to introduce new nimble and easily understandable experiences, such as missions and commissions, that allow two things: on the one hand, to offer rewards, and on the other, teaching the details of game mechanics to the less experienced.
But from Mindiff they say they have an advantage over the competition to create this type of alternative experiences, as a kind of battle royale or a capture the flag, according to Prez’s examples. his proprietary graphics engine, Plague 2.0 (an evolution of the one they have been using since the late 90’s in strategy games): “The good thing is that it’s fast for us [experimentar con modos] because having the tool and the engine we have a terrain editor that is very fast. We can have a playable 2D map in a couple of hours“.
This engine is an essential part of this Spanish company, knowing that its commitment to MOBA is risky. At the end of 2021 or already in 2022 they plan license this graphic engine specialized in strategy, role-playing and MOBA games. The head of Mindiff argues that creating a title of these genres with Unreal Engine 4 or Unity, the most used at the moment, “would be an odyssey.” “It is true that you can make a MOBA game with those engines, but you do not have flexibility. You will have to sue and ask that they open part to you [del motor], that they make you code, that they make you tools. “Given the lack of engines dedicated to these genres in the market, the objective is to get other developers use your engine (paying a license, obviously) or that big brands look at them to create products: “Imagine that you work at Disney and you have one of the dolls, and you want to make a MOBA or strategy product with a brand, I assure you that with our engine will surely save money and gain time because it is specific “.
There will be betas on PC and a version for PS5 and Xbox Series X / S is being studied
A The Immoral Mystics still ahead “titanic months of development”, but the tests won’t take too long. At the end of the year they plan to do closed testing sessions that will be extended between January and February 2021, with the aim of launching the title in open beta one or two months before the release of the commercial version.free to play in the middle of next year. Mindiff’s task will not end there, and not only because they have to keep updating the game content and solutions for possible errors. They are studying a Xbox Series X and PS5 version, although it is not confirmed; and a brand new game based on the same license for phones mviles.
We wrote this article after interviewing Paco Prez, CEO of Mindiff.