Entries in 'Dota 2' (45)

Dota 2

Prize pool for Dota 2's The International 6 passes $5 million in 48 hours

The prize pool for The Intentional 6, the biggest Dota 2 competition of the year, has already exceeded $5 million, despite fans only being able to contribute for less than ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 18th 2016 at 7:44PM in News
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MarsTV and Perfect World join forces to host a $1 million Chinese Dota 2 league

MarsTV, Perfect World and the Chinese Sports Information Center of National Sports General Administration have partnered in order to create a $1 million Dota 2 league for Chinese teams.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 11th 2016 at 4:28PM in News
Dota 2 VR

Valve shows off Dota 2's VR spectator mode

To coincide with the launch of the HTC Vive, the first Steam VR device, Valve created multiple videos to show what the hardware can do, one of which gave a ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 6th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
The Aegis of Champions

Valve announces August date for Dota 2 International

Valve has announced that the main event of The International 6 will take place August 8th – August 13th at the Key Arena in Seattle, with tickets going on sale April ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 1st 2016 at 3:04PM in News

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'Chinese eBay' Alibaba announces $5.5m eSports tournament for CS:GO, others

'Chinese eBay' Alibaba announces $5.5m eSports tournament for CS:GO, others

Alibaba, the world's largest e-commerce site, has entered the eSports arena with a $5.5m tournament to be held through their sports subsidiary Ali Sports reportedly beginning this April.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 31st 2016 at 12:40PM in News
Dota's next Manila Major announced as Shanghai continues to disappoint, baffle

Dota's next Manila Major announced as Shanghai continues to disappoint, baffle

Valve have announced details of the next stop on their seasonal Majors tour, with Manila's Mall of Asia playing host to a second Dota 2 tournament of the year.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 8th 2016 at 3:23PM in News
Valve's Dota Shanghai Major woes continue at the main event

Valve's Dota Shanghai Major woes continue at the main event

After a remarkable group stages—for all the wrong reasons—Valve's flagship Major series of Dota 2 tournaments has run into further delays and production issues.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 2nd 2016 at 10:55AM in News
Final Dota 2 Major to be held in Manila

Final Dota 2 Major to be held in Manila

The last of three new Valve-hosted Dota 2 Major events is to be held this June in Manila, in the Philippines.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 14th 2016 at 3:23PM in News

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World Cyber Arena tournament suffers issues within opening hours, again

World Cyber Arena tournament suffers issues within opening hours, again

The Chinese multi-eSport event World Cyber Arena has suffered massive production delays within the opening hours in a repeat of last year's fiasco.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Dec 17th 2015 at 11:03AM in News
ESL announces next $250,000 Dota event to be held in Philippines

ESL announces next $250,000 Dota event to be held in Philippines

ESL have declared that their next stop on the worldwide Dota 2 tour will be in the underserved region of South East Asia at Manila's Mall of Asia Arena in ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Dec 9th 2015 at 1:58PM in News
Dota 2 gets Fallout 4 crossover content

Dota 2 gets Fallout 4 crossover content

Bethesda and Valve have collaborated on a new Dota 2 announcer pack that will bring Fallout's robot companion Mister Handy to the MOBA.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 29th 2015 at 6:51PM in News
Valve details first of Dota 2 Majors series

Valve details first of Dota 2 Majors series

Valve has announced the beginning of a series of Majors for Dota 2 to compliment its annual event The International, with the first to be hosted in Frankfurt in November.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 29th 2015 at 7:27AM in News

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Calls for LoL team sanctions after owner involved in drug price gouge

Calls for LoL team sanctions after owner involved in drug price gouge

The owner of League of Legends team Odyssey is behind the decision to inflate prices of Daraprim – a toxoplasmosis treatment for Malaria and AIDS – by more than 50 ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Sep 22nd 2015 at 1:36PM in News
Dota tournament The Defense returns on Danish TV

Dota tournament The Defense returns on Danish TV

The original Dota 2 international tournament, The Defense, makes its return with a live television broadcast contract.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Sep 7th 2015 at 4:19PM in News
Dota 2 adds Rick & Morty announcer pack

Dota 2 adds Rick & Morty announcer pack

Valve and Adult Swim have partnered to bring the weird and wonderful antics of Rick & Morty to Dota 2.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2015 at 6:36AM in News
League of Legends tops most-watched games on Twitch for July

League of Legends tops most-watched games on Twitch for July

League of Legends finished on top of Twitch's latest monthly most-watched games list, the streaming network has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 13th 2015 at 4:44AM in News

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Valve: No plans for CS:GO International despite Dota's success

Valve: No plans for CS:GO International despite Dota's success

Valve has reiterated their decision not to host a single world championship for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive despite the success of last week's Dota 2 finals.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Aug 11th 2015 at 2:17PM in News
US team Evil Geniuses wins Dota 2 International

US team Evil Geniuses wins Dota 2 International

Dota 2 tournament the International has concluded with American team Evil Geniuses coming out on top, and all five members becoming millionaires in the process.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 10th 2015 at 4:58AM in News
Valve debuts 24-player Dota 2 mode at The International All-Star match

Valve debuts 24-player Dota 2 mode at The International All-Star match

Dota 2's annual exhibition match during The International has played host to another surprise for fans as the 5v5 game turned into a 10v10.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Aug 7th 2015 at 11:05AM in News
Dota 2 International disrupted by DDoS attack

Dota 2 International disrupted by DDoS attack

Valve’s massive Dota 2 International eSports tournament suffered an unwanted hold up yesterday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 11:13AM in News
Loda on reforging the Alliance after poor Dota 2 season

Loda on reforging the Alliance after poor Dota 2 season

After crashing out of ESL One Frankfurt early last weekend, Alliance's Jonathan "Loda" Berg is considering rebuilding the team after a brief break.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jun 24th 2015 at 3:22PM in News
Dota 2 reborn using Valve's Source 2 engine, improves spectator experience

Dota 2 reborn using Valve's Source 2 engine, improves spectator experience

Valve has announced the rebirth of Dota 2 by detailing features in the new game client running on the Source 2 engine.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jun 13th 2015 at 1:15AM in News
Twitch and ESL to host $250,000 Dota 2 tournament at Madison Square Garden

Twitch and ESL to host $250,000 Dota 2 tournament at Madison Square Garden

The largest eSports tournament ever held on America’s East Coast will take place this October.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 8th 2015 at 12:33PM in News
Dota 2 championships set new prize pool record

Dota 2 championships set new prize pool record

The fifth annual Interntaional Dota 2 Championships has pulled together a record-setting prize pool ahead of the event this August.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 6th 2015 at 9:57AM in News
Win Premium and weekend tickets to ESL One Frankfurt

Win Premium and weekend tickets to ESL One Frankfurt

With exactly one month to go until the best Dota teams in the world face off in Frankfurt, MCV and eSports Pro have 14 tickets to give away to ESL ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on May 21st 2015 at 2:53PM in News