• The bugs and unintended mechanics that made Dota 2 great
    Yahoo Esportsyesterday

    The bugs and unintended mechanics that made Dota 2 great

    Speak to a “traditional” game designer about Dota 2 and you’ll likely receive a couple of eye rolls. By most mainstream game standards, Valve’s flagship MOBA is filled with poor game design decisions and baffling mechanics. From a purely academic standpoint, Dota 2 should not work as a game.

  • New Dota 2 patch 7.04 changes several hero talents, tweaks items
    Yahoo Esports2 days ago

    New Dota 2 patch 7.04 changes several hero talents, tweaks items

    The newest patches to hit Dota 2 make several tweaks to the game’s items, hero talents, and adds players cards for the Winter Battle Pass 2017. These updates rolled out in two parts today.

  • Joe Montana, Reddit co-founder among new investors in Cloud9
    Yahoo Esports4 days ago

    Joe Montana, Reddit co-founder among new investors in Cloud9

    Cloud9 has just gained a group of big name investors. Esports organization Cloud9 has announced it has completed a Series A financing round with FunPlus Ventures. The rather hefty investor group includes San Francisco 49ers Hall of Famer Joe Montana, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, San Francisco

  • Dota 2 Patch 7.03 adds Juggernaut Arcana, Monkey King to Captains Mode, retools Talents, makes Jakiro pretty
    Yahoo Esports10 days ago

    Dota 2 Patch 7.03 adds Juggernaut Arcana, Monkey King to Captains Mode, retools Talents, makes Jakiro pretty

    Valve has released Dota 2 Patch 7.03 (aka The Bladeform Legacy), and a swath of Talent changes are getting balance tweaks. IceFrog, in his infinite wisdom, has tweaked the numbers on the vast majority of heroes in the game. It’s just more fun to imagine IceFrog doing it all himself.

  • DreamLeague Season 7 for Dota 2 announced, will feature NA division
    Yahoo Esports10 days ago

    DreamLeague Season 7 for Dota 2 announced, will feature NA division

    DreamHack has unveiled plans for the seventh season of their long-running Dota 2 tournament series DreamLeague. The traditionally European-centric tournament will feature a brand new North American division. Both regions will feature DreamLeague’s signature prize money per map win payout scheme.

  • Dota 2 tournament The International 2017 will be hosted in Seattle
    Yahoo Esports11 days ago

    Dota 2 tournament The International 2017 will be hosted in Seattle

    The International 2016 was hosted in Key Arena in Seattle. Valve has confirmed its annual Dota 2 tournament The International will be returning to Seattle for 2017. The developer revealed the news somewhat indirectly, via an announcement for its cosplay competition at The International 2017.

  • Here are all the Dota 2 teams competing at the Kiev Major 2017
    Yahoo Esports11 days ago

    Here are all the Dota 2 teams competing at the Kiev Major 2017

    The Main Qualifiers for the Dota 2 Kiev Major 2017 have concluded, with eight teams confirmed for the main event via qualification.

  • 'Important' Dota 2 news coming tomorrow, teases official Chinese account
    Yahoo Esports17 days ago

    'Important' Dota 2 news coming tomorrow, teases official Chinese account

    What could the Dota 2 announcement coming tomorrow be? The official Dota 2 Weibo account has teased an announcement for tomorrow. According to the post, the “important news” will be revealed by the Dota 2 Weibo tomorrow.

  • Russian soccer club building Dota 2 team, signs XBOCT
    Yahoo Esports19 days ago

    Russian soccer club building Dota 2 team, signs XBOCT

    This image was posted by FC Anji, and we don’t know why XBOCT is wearing a wig. According to an article posted on FC Anji’s official website (via Dot Esports), the soccer club is looking to form a team. XBOCT was most recently a part of Team Spirit but left the organization in August 2016.

  • Team Secret makes management changes before Kiev Major Qualifiers
    Yahoo Esports19 days ago

    Team Secret makes management changes before Kiev Major Qualifiers

    Dota 2 organization Team Secret has announced changes to its management just weeks before the Kiev Major Qualifiers begin. Team director Kemal Sadikoglu has left the organization amidst controversy surrounding claims of player mistreatment from Jacky “EternaLEnVy” Mao. In a blog post from October 2016

  • Ad Finem parts ways with its Dota 2 roster, players to continue competing
    Yahoo Esports19 days ago

    Ad Finem parts ways with its Dota 2 roster, players to continue competing

    Esports organization Ad Finem has announced it is parting ways with its entire Dota 2 roster. The following players have left the team: Omar “Madara” Dabasas Dimitris “ThuG” Plivouris Kharis “SkyLark” Zafeiriou Verros “Maybe Next Time” Apostolos Giorgos “SsaSpartan” Giannakopoulos

  • Dota 2 Kiev Major 2017 invited teams revealed
    Yahoo Esports22 days ago

    Dota 2 Kiev Major 2017 invited teams revealed

    The eight teams to receive direct invitations to the Dota 2 Kiev Major 2017 have been announced. The team did place second at the Boston Major but have had a string of disappointing results since then. There’s also been some criticism on the inclusion of three teams from China, as China already has

  • Dota 2 Kiev Major 2017 invited teams to be revealed through Battle Pass Compendium
    Yahoo Esports23 days ago

    Dota 2 Kiev Major 2017 invited teams to be revealed through Battle Pass Compendium

    Valve has announced the format in which it will be revealing the eight teams invited to the upcoming Dota 2 Kiev Major. The  teams will be revealed one at time every five minutes beginning 10:00AM EST Friday via the Winter 2017 Battle Pass Compendium. Users don’t have to purchase the Battle Pass to

  • Dota 2 Asia Championships 2017 venue details announced
    Yahoo Esports26 days ago

    Dota 2 Asia Championships 2017 venue details announced

    The main event venue for the Dota 2 Asia Championships 2017 has been revealed. The event will be hosted April 1-4 at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China. According to the announcement, the venue can accommodate up to 15,000 spectators (other pages cite a capacity of 18,000).

  • Fnatic’s League of Legends, CS:GO, Dota 2 teams to benefit from partnership with soccer club
    Yahoo Esportslast month

    Fnatic’s League of Legends, CS:GO, Dota 2 teams to benefit from partnership with soccer club

    Following the announcement of Fnatic’s partnership with football club AS Roma to reveal its FIFA roster, the details of how the partnership will benefit its other esports teams have been revealed. Speaking to Yahoo Esports in an interview, Fnatic founder Sam Mathews discussed what the new relationship

Roster

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  2. Afoninje
  3. goddam
  4. Shachlo
  5. Ubah