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The 5 Warcraft 3 custom maps that need to be in Dota 2

August 20, 2014 | Thomas Price | 11 Comments

It’s been about two weeks now since Dota 2’s workshop tools expanded to allow custom game creation. While the tools are still in alpha, fans are already hard at work tinkering with the game that itself was born from a … Read More

7 kinds of solo mid players you will encounter as a teammate in Dota 2

August 19, 2014 | Xairylle | 6 Comments

Welcome to Dota 2 public matchmaking, where everyone wants to go mid!Read More

BurNIng and rOtk officially announce retirement as players

August 17, 2014 | Xairylle | 12 Comments

Two more names are added to the growing list of The International 2014 retirees.Read More

Weekend Time-Waster: a fun guide on how to go from LoL to Dota 2

August 16, 2014 | Xairylle | 18 Comments

Going from LoL to Dota 2? Let Fortunatus show you how.Read More

The 7 kinds of noobs you will encounter in Dota 2

August 15, 2014 | Xairylle | 27 Comments

It doesn’t matter how good you are at Dota 2 now. At some point you were a noob.Read More

Which of these MOBAs do you think can stand up against Dota 2 and LoL?

August 15, 2014 | Thomas Price | 27 Comments

It’s fair to say that MOBA games are huge right now. Whether you look to record-breaking prize pools, or the genre’s play-time dominance in China, it’s a fact that’s impossible to ignore. Nor does it seem that game companies are … Read More

Former Newbee Captain xiao8 teams up with four new players

August 15, 2014 | Xairylle | 13 Comments

After announcing his temporary retirement, Zhang “xiao8” Ning is returning with a new team. Read More

Valve removes Dota 2 treasure keys for a “keyless economy”

August 15, 2014 | Xairylle | 9 Comments

Treasure keys are going to disappear from Dota 2 in a year’s time. Read More

If Dota 2 was a major in college, here’s what it would look like

August 15, 2014 | Xairylle | 3 Comments

If Dota 2 was a college course, would you ace it?Read More

Chinese net cafe gamers played 30 billion minutes of MOBA games in July

August 14, 2014 | C. Custer | One Comment

A new report breaks down China’s internet cafe gaming habits for the months of June and July.Read More

What does your favorite cybercafe game say about you?

August 14, 2014 | Xairylle | 6 Comments

If you’re a frequent cybercafe-goer, there’s probably a game that people associate you with.Read More

This is what it would look like if Dota 2 became Hearthstone

August 13, 2014 | Xairylle | 2 Comments

Crossovers can either be good or bad. In this case, it’s impressive.Read More

Why Ubisoft consultant’s criticism of League of Legends is totally wrong

August 12, 2014 | C. Custer | 7 Comments

An Ubisoft consultant says game developers shouldn’t copy League of Legends, because it doesn’t gouge its player base enough. What?Read More

Dota 2 fans vote DK and VG into the i-league finals

August 12, 2014 | Xairylle | 3 Comments

Amidst the unstable status of teams in the Dota 2 scene, fans have voted for Team DK and Vici Gaming (VG) to go to the LAN finals of the i-league.Read More

4 things to remember when trying a new MOBA game

August 11, 2014 | Xairylle | 4 Comments

If you’re an open-minded adventurous MOBA fan looking to try out a new title, here are a few things to remember before stepping into that new realm. Read More

6 reasons to play ranked teams in LOL or Dota 2 (instead of spamming solo queue)

August 11, 2014 | C. Custer | 11 Comments

Even if you’re a solo queue champ, you’re still not really experiencing the full game in LOL or Dota unless you’re playing team games. Read More

Weekend time-waster: documentary shows iG and Newbee before, during, and after TI4

August 9, 2014 | Xairylle

Take a look at the journey of two of the top Chinese teams of the TI4 season—TI4 champions Team Newbee and Invictus Gaming.Read More

No, The International 2014 Champion Newbee did not plagiarize its logo

August 7, 2014 | Jing Zhang | 11 Comments

Sure, China and plagiarism walk hand-in-hand sometimes. But the logo of Dota 2 champion Newbee is original.Read More