Team Secret Takes Home DOTA 2 Red Bull Battle Grounds

Team Secret Takes Home DOTA 2 Red Bull Battle Grounds

This weekend the Red Bull Battle Grounds: DOTA 2 tournament came to a close as Team Secret (Europe) edged out Invictus Gaming (China) in a…

E-sports Bring In $143 Million In N. America And Still Growing

E-sports Bring In $143 Million In N. America And Still Growing

SuperData Research has a comprehensive new report with lots of facts and figures about e-sports. The tl;dr of it is that e-sports is growing, and…

Dota 2 Renders Look Amazingly Lifelike

Dota 2 Renders Look Amazingly Lifelike

Valve artist Max Aristov has been experimenting with some high-polygon-count images for Dota 2 characters, and the results look like something you could buy as…

Red Bull Battle Grounds DOTA 2 China Qualifier This Weekend

Red Bull Battle Grounds DOTA 2 China Qualifier This Weekend

This Sunday, April 12th, the China qualifiers for the Red Bull Battle Grounds DOTA 2 tournament will kick off at 11 PM Pacific and you…

Analysts Say MOBAs Still Have Room To Grow The Market

Analysts Say MOBAs Still Have Room To Grow The Market

If you think there are too many MOBAs, think again. Research firm EEDAR recently published a paper detailing the MOBA business, and its conclusion is…

Love It Or Hate It: Dota 2

Love It Or Hate It: Dota 2

Some free-to-play games are more polarizing than others, with some sides taking the stance of “great, totally non-exploitative implementation” and others thinking “total pay-to-win trash.”…

Kickstarted Strategy Game Duelyst Changes Course, Goes F2P, Upsets Some People

Kickstarted Strategy Game Duelyst Changes Course, Goes F2P, Upsets Some People

Kickstarter’s taken its lumps recently, with high-profile titles like Peter Molyneux’s Godus and the king of successful Kickstarters, Star Citizen, taking flak for their recent…

Valve Tiptoes Into Pay-To-Win Territory With Dota 2’s Beast Brawl

Valve Tiptoes Into Pay-To-Win Territory With Dota 2’s Beast Brawl

Dota 2 is one of the best games out there, and a shining example of free-to-play done right, right? Turns out, all is not well…

Dota 2 Tops One Million Concurrent Players

Dota 2 Tops One Million Concurrent Players

MCV noted this morning that Valve’s Dota 2 became the first game on Steam to break the one million concurrent players mark over the weekend….

Get Schooled! Chinese College Offers DotA Class

Get Schooled! Chinese College Offers DotA Class

Ever got caught playing video games on your laptop during class? Well, there’s one class where that not only won’t get you in trouble —…

Stat of the Day: Dota 2 Quindecuples Up On the Competition

Stat of the Day: Dota 2 Quindecuples Up On the Competition

Sure, Valve owns both Steam and Dota 2, but it’s #7 on Xfire and was #3 on Raptr for September. So yeah, pretty popular overall,…

MOBA Spotlight: Dota 2 New Mode: Diretide (Ep. 4)

MOBA Spotlight: Dota 2 New Mode: Diretide (Ep. 4)

In Episode 4 of MOBA Spotlight, Spunkify takes a look at the special Halloween mode added to Dota 2 called Diretide! MOBA Spotlight is a…

MOBA Spotlight: Dota 2 Magnus (Ep. 3)

MOBA Spotlight: Dota 2 Magnus (Ep. 3)

On the third episode of our new series, MOBA Spotlight, Spunkify checks out Magnus, the new Strength based minotaur introduced recently to Dota 2. Learn…

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