Entries in 'Dota 2' (49)

OG

Two time Dota 2 major winners OG part ways after disappointing performance at TI

Arguably the most successful Dota 2 team over the last 12 months, OG, have parted ways, with just two players staying on the team.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
Wings Gaming

Wings Gaming win $9.1 million at The International 6

Chinese team Wings Gaming managed to win The International 6 after beating Digital Chaos 3-1 in the final.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 14th 2016 at 1:46PM in News
Dota 2

The International 6's prize pool passes $20 million just as the main event starts

The prize pool for The International 6 has passed the $20,000,000 mark just hours before the main event is due to start.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 8th 2016 at 1:46PM in News
TnC

TnC and Execration finally secure visas for The International

Just days before the biggest Dota 2 event of the year starts, two of the competing teams have been given US visas.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 29th 2016 at 3:07PM in News

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Valve adds VR spectator support to DOTA 2 ahead of International tournament

Valve adds VR spectator support to DOTA 2 ahead of International tournament

eSports fans will be able to watch the upcoming DOTA 2 International in virtual reality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
ESL One

ESL One Genting Dota 2 tournament announced

ESL One is heading to the Genting Resort in Malaysia for a $250,000 Dota 2 tournament.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 27th 2016 at 1:32PM in News
Dota 2

The International 6 has the biggest eSports prize pool ever

The community funded prize pool for The International 6 has become the largest prize pool in eSports history.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 27th 2016 at 10:34AM in News
Battle Cup

Dota 2 gets weekend tournaments for everyone to enter

Valve has added weekend tournaments to Dota 2, allowing everyone to take part in some competitive action.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 15th 2016 at 1:30PM in News

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Escape Gaming

No Diggity Dota 2 team signed by Escape Gaming days before TI6 qualifiers

Escape Gaming has signed the No Diggity Dota 2 team, just days after the squad was invited to the European qualifier for The International 6.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 9:52PM in News
Dota 2

Six teams invited to The International 6, 10 places still up for grabs

OG, Team Liquid, Newbee, LGD Gaming, MVP Phoenix and Natus Vincere have all received direct invitations to The International 6, the biggest Dota 2 event of the year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 20th 2016 at 5:43AM in News
Team Secret and EG switch players, will have to go through open qualifiers for The International 6

Team Secret and EG switch players, will have to go through open qualifiers for The International 6

After being knocked out of the Manila Major and coming joint last, both Team Secret and Evil Geniuses have made roster changes.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 9th 2016 at 8:22PM in News
Virtus Pro

Virtus Pro disqualified from The Summit 5 Dota 2 tournament after using ineligible player

Virtus Pro have been disqualified from The Summit 5 after trying to use an ineligible player, disguised as one of their regular team mates.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 31st 2016 at 8:48PM in News

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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
DPL

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
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
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