Tag Archives: DOTA 2
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 11:00 BST
Dota 2 feels like it’s been out for ages already but Valve will open the doors to everyone this summer, following an extensive closed alpha and beta phase that has spanned Steam and various tournaments worldwide. It really does feel like it’s out already, doesn’t it?
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 04:59 BST
roX.KIS player Alexey ‘Solo’ Berezin has received a lifetime ban from prominent Dota 2 network Starladder TV after it emerged that he allegedly bet on his own team losing.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 05:48 BST
Valve has finished a Dota 2 documentary, Free to Play, and invited special guests to private viewings to “beta test” it.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 02:28 BST
Dota 2 has been updated, but it’s not one of those charming patches with an obvious major feature or tweak. Instead, it’s jam-packed with a huge number of nerfs, buffs and other rebalancing foolery; the full patch notes are available on Steam for those able to parse the dense thicket of information.
Wed, May 29, 2013 | 21:29 BST
Since implementing an option to ban communication from abusive Dota 2 players, Valve has said the game has become a much friendlier place.
Wed, May 29, 2013 | 14:17 BST
Perfect World Co. Ltd has reported its Q1 financials for the period ending March 31, 2013 and the figures note a decline in profits, revenue and player base.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 06:53 BST
At some point this past weekend, there were 329,977 Steam users running DOTA 2. That’s a new record for any single game on the Steam platform, beating down the previous record of ~297,000 players gathered in DOTA 2 in early March. The West qualifiers for The International tournament — with a prize pool currently topping $2 million — were this weekend, and folks can watch through the client, so that probably had something to do with it.
Thanks, PC Gamer
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 03:20 BST
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 11:38 BST
Dota 2 developer Valve has added new stretch goals to sales of the game’s Interactive Compendium, the companion guide to its next tourney ‘The International 2013′. The new goals offer incentives such as bonus HUD skins and a chance foe players to vote for the game’s next hero.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 12:19 BST
Dota 2 developer Valve had promised buyers of the game’s Interactive Compendium – a digital companion to the incoming International tourney – that if they bought enough copies they’d unlock new Smeevil courier mounts. The $250,000 target has already been smashed and the mounts are being worked on now.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 12:07 BST
The march of DOTA 2 moving towards being some insane industry all of its own continues with the Interactive Compendium, a supplement to the upcoming International Championships.
Fri, May 03, 2013 | 16:59 BST
Tickets for The International, Valve’s Dota 2 championships, will go on sale next week.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 06:42 BST
Valve has issued a new patch for Dota 2 adding a whole new hero along with various user-friendly tweaks.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | 01:09 BST
Valve’s Dota 2 championships returns for a third go-round in just a few months.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | 12:44 BST
Dota 2 developer Valve has issued a new patch that re-balances the incredibly powerful Dragonus, the Skywrath Mage. Slark has also undergone some changes, and what’s that about Llamas?
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 09:52 BST
Dota 2 developer Valve has released a new patch for its MOBA game that adds a new character. Say hello to the Skywrath Mage.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 12:04 BST
Dota 2 tournament G-1 League has been hit by a series of DDOS attacks which were allegedly carried out to manipulate the winners in order to win a bet. The organisers have had to either postpone bouts or declare winners before matches ended.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 23:51 BST
Riot Games has added its voice to a number of critics of yesterday’s report claiming Dota 2 had overtaken League of Legends to become the most popular PC game in the west.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 23:31 BST
Analysts suggest that Valve’s Dota 2 may have overtaken League of Legends to become the most-played PC game in the west.
Fri, Mar 29, 2013 | 06:08 GMT
DOTA 2 is receiving its first new hero in six weeks. This guy is Rigwarl the Bristleback, who is part man, part pig and part hedgehog. He can spew snot to slow his opponents down, and he can throw quills from his back. And every time he takes 250 damage on his backside, that also triggers his quill firing.