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Annual Dota 2 tournament The International set for August

Valve has confirmed its annual Dota 2 eSports competition The International will return in 2015. The event will be held once again stateside in Seattle, Washington and run from August 3rd-8th. Tickets aren’t on sale as of yet, but according to Valve relevant info is coming soon via the Dota …

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YouPorn sponsors eSports team Play2Win

Adult website YouPorn has announced its new sponsorship deal with Spain-based eSports team Play2Win, which will compete this weekend at the Gamergy eSports event. Polygon reports on the partnership, which makes good on YouPorn’s previously revealed intentions to sponsor a professional eSports team. Play2Win – now branded Team YP – …

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ESPN3 to air The International Dota 2 grand finals

The championship rounds of Dota 2 competition The International will air on ESPN3, Valve has announced. A post on Steam’s news section reveals the eSports competition will be available to view live on ESPN’s online streaming service with matches, analysis, interviews and all. Watchers can also view the competition on …

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Dota 2 tournament The International boasts $10m prize pool

The International 2014, this year’s rendition of Valve’s official Dota 2 tournament, has garnered more than $10m for its prize pool. The game’s official site currently shows the pool at $10,120,673, with more than half of the amount raised in around five weeks time. The figure is driven by Dota …

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Free to Play documentary garners 5.5m viewers on opening weekend

Dota 2 documentary Free to Play had over 5.5m viewers over this past weekend, according to Valve. The company revealed the figure in a statement released this week, further claiming the numbers make it one of the largest debuts of any documentary film.” Free to Play – created internally at …

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Valve’s Dota 2 documentary ‘Free To Play’ premieres next month

The Valve-produced Dota 2 documentary Free to Play will arrive March 19th on Steam, the company has announced. "[Free To Play] takes viewers around the globe to meet the players, their families and their loved ones as they prepare to play for the first $1 million prize ever awarded in …

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PC games market continues to show growth in 2013

Global PC gamer spending increased year-over-year in 2013, in spite of a comparative lack of major new releases. Games Industry reports on the findings of research group DFC Intelligence, which states the PC portion of the market continues to grow in the midst of a seemingly dry release schedule. Core …

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