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Mass Dota 2 purge resets over 17,000 'cheat' accounts

At the weekend, Valve announced that they had made a mass sweep of player accounts within their mega-popular multiplayer title Dota 2. In all, over 17,000 player accounts were reset for trespasses such as cheating, or being re-sold or alt-a...

 
 
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Review: Artifact

Okay, let’s get some things out of the way real quick regarding monetization: Is Artifact free? No, it costs $20 and there is no free alternative. What do I get for buying it? Two complete decks, ten booster packs, a...

 
 
 
 
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New Dota 2 Hero available now, another coming this winter

In a surprise announcement, two new Heroes were just announced at The International for Dota 2. The first Hero teased was Mars, which just had a quick still shot and a winter release date. And then, seemingly out of nowhere, they announced ...

 
 
 
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The Netherlands has declared some loot boxes as gambling

Last year's release of Star Wars Battlefront II seemed to be the straw that broke the camel's back. Not even a week after the game was on store shelves, a bunch of politicians were looking into whether or not the loot boxes contained within...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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Valve's doing a new project! (But it's a Dota card game)

There's no shortage of projects Valve fans would like to see the company pursue, whether it be a follow-up to Half-Life, another Left 4 Dead, more Team Fortress, or something new altogether. Instead of any of those ideas, we're getting Arti...

 
 
 
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Valve has a new co-op campaign out for Dota 2

I don't play Dota 2, but the prospect of a four-person cooperative campaign for this type of game sure is enticing. As previously detailed, Valve is putting out a two-act "Siltbreaker" campaign for Battle Pass owners. The pass is still $10,...

 
 
 
 
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Modders are angry at Valve's recent handling of Dota 2

Going back as far as the '90s, there has been a small collective of modders in the community that either have a successful side hustle, or a full-time gig providing content on top of what the development team already offers. Valve is pretty...

 
 
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Steam's most-played games of 2016 weren't released in 2016

Atop Steam's daily most-played list sits an unimpeachable handful of games. There are newcomers on occasion and that temporarily shakes things up. But, if you go back day after day and year after year, the same popular games never fall out ...

 
 
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Dota 2's 7.00 patch fundamentally changes the game

I'm uhh, not even sure where to begin here. Fresh off of the Boston Major, Valve has just released the update page for Dota 2's newest patch: 7.00. The community has anxiously been awaiting the patch just for the brand new Hero of Monk...

 
 
 
 
 
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Olympics got you bummed out? Watch The International instead!

Regardless of you interest in sports, you've no doubt heard plenty of awful news surrounding this year's summer Olympics. It's not anything new, really, since plenty of dilapidated and/or corrupt cities have held the Olympics, distracting v...

 
 
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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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YouPorn eSports team banned by league

YouPorn, which my colleagues tell me is a supplier of online "adult" entertainment, sponsors an eSports team, Team YP. It has since 2014, back when I wrote, "More like spornsporning an eSporn team." Hah, nice. Unfortunately, this relationsh...

 
 
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Dota 2's new spectator mode will be a VR experience

Valve just put out a new trailer for all of the upcoming Steam experiences on its "Steam VR" landing page, and it involves Dota 2 in some capacity. The video initially pans in on the virtual screen showing the action in front of the pl...

 
 
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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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Valve is rolling out paid passes for Dota 2 custom games

Valve famously "didn't understand exactly what [it] was doing" when it tried letting people charge money for their The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim mods on Steam. There was enough of a backlash that those plans quickly fell through, and refunds...

 
 




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Top Genesis games for me: Castlevania Bloodlines, Shining Force II, Sonic (3) & Knuckles, Streets of Rage 2, Earthworm Jim, Xmen 2 Clone Wars, Gunstar Heroes, Phantasy Star IV, Landstalker, and Alien What are yours?

 
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performed these acts under the direction of individual number one Now its no more recommended indictments?? Not for Jr? FBI investigations are ALWAYS focused on those at the Im supposed to be happy Cohen, Manafort, etc got time but not boss?

 
Remo Williams

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Grim Dawn Expansion out next Wed The base game i had backed on Kickstarter and it is great, though can be a hard almost frustratingly so at times

 
 

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