Dota 2's massive International tournament moved to Canada

In case you haven't been paying attention to one of the biggest eSports tournaments of the past seven years or so, Valve has been running Dota 2's International event for a while now. It kicked off in Cologne, Germany back in 2011, and ever...


Capcom submit Okami's Amaterasu as a potential DOTA 2 courier

Anyone checking out the Steam Workshop for global smash DOTA 2 may be surprised to see a familiar spiritual canine making an appearance in the battle-arena title.Capcom have officially submitted a courier design to the free-to-play title, n...


Dota 2's long awaited campaign is unwelcoming, unique

When I bought into Dota 2's $9.99 Siltbreaker campaign (which includes a host of convoluted The International 2017 Battle Pass extras), it felt like I was taking a step into a timewarp when "use map settings" custom games ran supreme in Sta...

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The Dota 2 Manila Major is officially underway

Hey there my fellow Dota 2 fans, it's been too long! I've fallen out of the scene in the past couple of months, but with the recent release of the Battle Pass, which included the upcoming Compendium for the next International, I've bee...

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Does Dota 2's first paid custom game use stolen art?

Recently, Valve introduced paid-for passes for custom games in Dota 2, where for $1 players are given extra content or features to some of the most popular custom game-modes on official Valve servers. It’s very similar to Valve&r...

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The enhanced Dota 2 Reborn beta is out right now

Want to get in on Dota 2 Reborn? Feel free to chek out Valve's new landing page for it, which will provide the instructions for launching the new client. Changes include a new Source 2 engine, reduced input lag, better performance on b...

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The International 2015's prize pool is now over $10 million

Dota 2's prize pool for the upcoming Internaltional 2015 tournament has just passed $10M. The pool is increased each time players buy a Compendium, which allows players to make predictions and bask in the glory of all of the tiered rewards....

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Dota Dash is Dota 2 mixed with Mario Kart

Have you ever been in the heat of a good Dota 2 teamfight, enjoying yourself as you're blasting away your enemies, and wondered -- you know what would go great with Dota? Mario Kart! Well, you're in the right place. D2Modd.In has...

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Valve aiming to make Dota 2 viable with Steam Controller

When Valve introduced their Steam Controller, we knew that their ultimate goal was to have it work with nearly every game in the Steam library -- which includes Dota 2 -- a hardcore MOBA that traditionally is played with a mouse and keyboar...

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Dota 2 adds more tutorials to help ease in new players

Valve has added a new collection of tutorials for Dota 2 to help newer players with movement, general tactics, and hard combat. The new system will teach you everything step by step, at which point it'll allow you to take on a pared down se...

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Dota 2 is now playable without a beta key

[Update: it appears as if only the tutorial is now available for newcomers without a key, with the rest of the game to come at a later date. If you need a key, I'm sure you can easily get one in the comments below.] Fresh off of the an...

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The Dota 2 team adds new Interactive Compendium goals

To say Dota 2 has gotten off to a great start is an understatement. It immediately garnered the support of casual MOBA fans and competitive tourney goers alike, and the game is going very strong, heading into new stretch goals for the Inter...

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Dota 2 gets a new update, and the Elder Titan character

Dota 2 keeps on chugging, as a new update has added some minor fixes, sound updates, and tournament improvements, as well as a brand new character -- the Elder Titan (Tauren Chieftan). He's a character based around the concept of an Ancestr...

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Dota 2 is officially the most played Steam game to date

As Dota 2 consistently racks up new content updates, it seems like fans have been racking up big numbers for Valve in terms of overall playtime. Breaking the record for overall concurrent players for a Steam game set by Skyrim (287, 411), D...


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