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…

DOTA 2 Will be Free to Play!

DOTA 2 Will be Free to Play!

DOTA 2 will be free to play, according to Valve boss Gabe Newell. In an interview on the podcast, Seven Day Cooldown, Gaben himself said…