Yesterday, Valve kicked off the first day of The International 2016 main event with an opening ceremony that was somehow both flamboyant and low-key. A large but unimposing figure in the shape of Gabe Newell, the company’s co-founder and managing director, strutted sheepishly onto the stage while Dota 2‘s theme music was blasted over the sound system. Welcome to the International,” he said, in a rhythm and cadence nearly identical to the year prior.
OKRE – A new charity from Wellcome – ‘to enable the creative industries to pool knowledge with other disciplines’
Find out more at the OKRE Development Rooms, ‘Urban Worlds: Lives and Landscapes’, at 4pm GMT on Wednesday 27 January 2021