During Microsoft’s E3 press conference, something happened that caused the entirety of the esports community to issue a collective red card. Say it with me, developers: My unreleased game is not an esport. Developers consistently present their upcoming competitive multiplayer games as esports, neglecting
Longtime captain of Alliance Jonathan “Loda” Berg has stepped down from the organization’s Dota 2 roster for the remainder of the season, citing a need to take a “break” from competitive play. In a statement sent to Yahoo Esports, Loda laid out his reasoning for stepping down. “It has been a hard year
Dota 2’s All Pick Ranked Matchmaking is getting a huge shake-up. Valve has released a new update to Dota 2 that makes significant changes to the game. While the cast animation is playing, Axe quickly uses a Blink Dagger and then Berserker’s Call.
The International 2017 Collector’s Cache is out now. Valve has released The International 2017 Collector’s Cache for current Dota 2 Battle Pass owners. As per usual, each Collector’s cache opened contributes to the prize pool for The International.
Lilith Games developed Dot Arena. California federal judge Charles R. Breyer has put out a paper (via The Hollywood Reporter) that examines a case where plaintiffs Blizzard and Valve have successfully won a minor victory over defendants Lilith Games and uCool in a complex copyright case. The report
The latest scheme to print themselves some money is an Arcana for Io in Dota 2. The skin turns everyone’s favorite wisp into a Companion Cube. The Arcana comes with everything you’d expect from Dota 2’s highest tier of cosmetics, from custom animations (its Relocate looks like Portal portals), to death
Valve has released Dota 2 patch 7.06, and the update brings a host of changes to the game’s mechanics.
As reported by Spanish news organization Diario AS, France has passed legislation regulating professional esports contracts within the country.
With excitement building around The International 2017, Valve has decided it’s time for them to drop the Battle Pass for the biggest Dota 2 tournament of the year. There’s new Relics, tower skins based on your team’s Prestige level, queue trivia, team-based cosmetics on Teleport Effects, and…a co-op
In classic Team Secret fashion, the organization has implemented a roster change after struggling at a Dota 2 major. This time around, their Round of 16 departure at the Kiev Major has resulted in the signing of Yazied “YapzOr” Jaradat to the team, the organization announced Thursday. YapzOr will be
Dota 2 tournament Kiev Major 2017 has concluded, and OG has finished in first place after beating Virtus.pro in a 3-2 series of games.
Fnatic’s newest roster has been called the SEA Super Team. Fnatic recently announced a new Dota 2 team, surprising us with a new roster based out of South East Asia. The team lives and trains together in a house in Malaysia.
In Thursday’s Dota 2 matchmaking update, Valve announced that all players will have to register a phone number to their account in order to play ranked by May 4. Think you can game it by setting up multiple phone numbers via Google Voice or the like? Sorry, Valve is making moves to make sure even that
The teams for the Kiev Major have been determined. Valve has released a new update for Dota 2 which adds Kiev Major 2017 predictions and casters to the Winter 2017 Battle Pass. Players can open the Compendium section of their Battle Pass the open Player Cards, fill Fantasy Lineups, and enter in their
Esports organization DigitalChaos has unexpectedly announced they are parting ways with their Dota 2 team. The organization has signed a new lineup comprised of former members of Team Onyx, who will be competing under the DC banner moving forward. Former DC players Rasmus “MiSeRy” Filipsen, Roman “