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DOTA 2 beta becoming more popular than Skyrim, Counter-Strike on Steam

Despite still being in only a beta, DOTA 2 is becoming even more popular than Counter-Strike 1.6/Source or The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, according to PC Gamer. While CS 1.6 and Source hold their own on US peak times, DOTA 2’s beta overtakes the two during downtime hours, indicating a more international audience for the […]

8 years ago

IceFrog headlines

  • Rumour: First DOTA 2 shots get out ahead of this week’s gamescom unveil

    A GAF thread is carrying what appears to be the first actual gameplay screens of DOTA 2. The Valve strategy title is due to get its first showing later this week at gamescom after nearly a year-long blackout period. The screens show the title’s UI, art style and more. There’s also a character shot over […]

    9 years ago
  • DOTA 2 gamescom tourney to be streamed online

    IceFrog’s confirmed that the worldwide DOTA 2 tournament at gamescom next week, which will see the game unveiled for the first time, will be streamed online. The news was confirmed on the DOTA forums, with the livestream coming in four languages: English, Russian, Chinese and German. You can get the stream here. The game launches […]

    9 years ago
  • Pardo: Valve trademarking DOTA "doesn’t seem the right thing to do"

    Valve’s attempts to trademark Defence of the Ancients – DOTA, for short – “doesn’t seem the right thing to do,” Blizzard boss Rob Pardo’s told Eurogamer.

    10 years ago
  • Valve/IceFrog collaboration announced as DotA2

    Are you ready to defend some ancients?Huh? What’s an ancient? Well, it’s something that needs defending. Clearly. And Valve plans to help with Defense of the Ancients 2.

    10 years ago
  • DotA gets thicker legs as Valve registers trademark

    The possibility of Valve releasing Defense of the Ancients crossed a little further into fact today thanks to a trademark dug up by super-sleuth Superannuation.

    10 years ago
  • Voice actor for Duke Nukem 3D lends chops to Defense of the Ancients

    Jon St. John, the fella who provided the voice for our beefy hero in Duke Nukem 3D, has tweeted his return from Valve studios in Seattle where he was apparently doing voice work for Defense of the Ancients.

    10 years ago