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SuperData: Apex Legends Doubled Its Revenue In July, But Still Lags Behind Early Success

Apex Legends had a good July, but it's still hanging on to the top 10 sales list, according to SuperData -- and that's just...

DOTA 2 Is Testing Out Some Changes To Matchmaking

DOTA 2's matchmaking is not what it could be, and Valve is aware of that. So, they've decided to begin testing some changes. In...

League Of Legends, Fortnite, Dota 2, Apex Legends Among Most Watched Games On Twitch

What are people watching on Twitch? As it turns out, a lot of free-to-play games. The Esports Observer tracks such things, and over the...

Valve’s Auto-Chess Title, Dota Underlords, Is Now Free Via Steam Early Access

Last week, Valve announced Dota Underlords, its auto-chess variant based on Dota 2. At the time, it was only available to Dota 2 Battle...

Valve Makes Its Own Official Auto-Chess Game, Dota Underlords

Begun, the auto-chess wars have. And now Valve is officially getting into the act, with Dota Underlords, a soon-to-be free-to-play version of auto-chess that's...

The “Loot Box Bill” Is Impossibly Broad, But It Could Still Work As Intended

We've finally got the text of Senate Bill 1629, a.k.a. the Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, introduced last week by Senator Josh Hawley...

Casino-Operating Native American Tribe Suing Valve For “Unregulated And Unlicensed Online Gambling”

A sovereign Native American nation is suing Valve over gambling rights in the state of Washington. The Quinalt Nation, headquartered in Taholah in Greys...

Valve Promises “A Better Artifact,” And There’s Probably Just One Way To Accomplish That

After going nearly two months without any communication, Valve posted to the Steam page for Artifact last Thursday, March 29. The brief message was...

Report: Apex Legends Made $92 Million In February, While Hearthstone Tumbled

SuperData's February digital games report is now out, and to nobody's surprise, Apex Legends makes the list as one of the top-grossing games of...

Steam’s Top 100 Of 2018 Includes 10 F2P Games, Including New Entries CS:GO, Bless,...

Once more, Valve has peeled back the curtain just the tiniest bit on its sales figures, offering up the list of the top 100...

Dota 2 Gets Review Bombed Again, This Time For Racist Comments From A Pro...

Remember when the reveal of Artifact caused such a review-bombing of Dota 2 that it made Valve add charts to Steam pages so people...

Dota 2’s New Loot Box Shows You The Odds Of Getting Rare Items

Valve's taken a lot of heat the past few months for the way it handles its loot boxes in Dota 2. The Netherlands classified...

Cash Sales Of Loot Boxes In Heroes Of The Storm And Overwatch Will Soon...

Earlier today, Blizzard posted on the forums for Heroes of the Storm and Overwatch to say that paid loot boxes for both games will...

Dota 2 Players Are Competing For Esport’s Largest Prize Pool At The International

Because of the way Valve funds the prize pool for the annual Dota 2 The International tournament, players have a chance to get their...

China’s New Game Freeze Could Impact Loot Box Regulation

If you've been following gaming industry sites over the past week, you've probably heard about what's going on in China -- or, more specifically,...

OpenAI’s Dota 2 Bots Pummel Top-Tier Human Players

A few weeks ago, we filled you in on OpenAI, a project funded by Elon Musk that pits a team of self-learning AI bots...

Valve Lets Dutch Players See The Contents Of Their Next Loot Box Before They...

When is a loot box not a loot box? When it's not random, it would appear. That's the workaround Valve has implemented for Dota 2...

AI Teams Can Beat Humans At Dota 2, Impressing Bill Gates

The next time you complain that your opponent in a game is "botting," be careful -- it might be an actual, self-learning AI. OK, we're...