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Valve Disables Dota 2 (And CS:GO) Trading In The Netherlands, In Compliance With New...

Valve has suspended item trading in Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in the Netherlands. This comes in response to a mandate by the...

And Now… Even Dota 2 Is Getting In On The Battle Royale Action

Okay guys. What did I say earlier today? Everyone loves their Battle Royal. Even Dota 2 is getting in on the action. Although, they're...

Dota 2’s Player Base Is In Decline, Says SuperData

With around half a million players at any one time -- trailing only PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on Steam -- Dota 2 isn't exactly dying. But...

Dota 2 Adds Optional Subscription That Includes Challenges, Cosmetics, And Controversial Real-Time Assistant

Valve's making its free-to-play games a little less free lately. First, there was the announcement that Artifact -- which may or may not be...

Valve’s Artifact Plays Like Dota 2, Won’t Be Free-To-Play

As one game enters free-to-play, another exits. Valve showed off Artifact, the Dota 2 card game, to a number of press outlets earlier this...

Valve Plans Bi-Weekly Releases Of Dota 2 Updates Over The Next 6 Months

Dota 2 players will be getting more frequent -- if smaller -- updates over the next six months. While not currently intended to be...

MMOBomb’s Top 5 Predictions For F2P Gaming In 2018

It's prediction time again! Time for us here at MMOBomb – by which I mean me, since nobody else will subject themselves to this...

MMOBomb’s Top 10 Free-to-Play Gaming New Stories of 2017

What a wild and wacky 2017 it's been! All right, maybe it wasn't that wacky, but every end-of-year list is required by law to...

The Top 5 F2P Games On Steam in November

Steam is love, Steam is life – and some games are more lively than others.Valve's platform has it all, good and bad. Today we're...

Welcome To The Jungle: Team Fortress 2 Changes Locales

Valve is celebrating 10 years of Team Fortress 2 by sending players to the jungle. The Jungle Inferno update introduces new maps, weapons and...for...

Artist Reveals That Valve Considered Female Team Fortress 2 Characters

All nine of Team Fortress 2's characters are male -- and yes, that includes the Pyro, despite some people's belief in the contrary. But...

Dota 2 Gets Review Bombed On Steam; Also, Valve (Finally) Tries To Combat Review...

Sometimes events happen in succession that might seem related but maybe aren't. Like an athlete saying he's trying a new approach and then getting...

Nearly Everyone Hates Valve’s Artifact – And It Probably Won’t Matter

Since its reveal just over a month ago, I've been following the amazing saga of Artifact: The Dota Card Game. I'm not sure what...

Elon Musk’s OpenAI Thrashes Pro Dota 2 Player At Annual Tournament

During this weekend's Dota 2 tournament, Elon Musk held a demonstration of his OpenAI bot, pitting it against pro player Danylo "Dendi" Ishutin. The...

Valve Announces Artifact, The Dota Card Game

Valve announced a new game yesterday. No, it's not Half-Life 3. Again. Instead, it's a card game! Again.Revealed last night at The International 7,...

The Biggest MOBAs Rarely Innovate — And Maybe That’s A Good Thing

Last week, two articles -- one about League of Legends and one about Dota 2 -- caught my eye. While they cover different games,...

Valve Changes, Then Unchanges, Date of Dota 2 Battle Pass Expiration

The Dota 2 International Battle Pass expires on Sept. 1 -- or at least, that's what players were told when they were first able...

Valve Solicits Player Feedback For Planned Team Fortress 2 Balance Changes

They say that no game is truly ever finished. That's especially true for online games, which have to constantly adjust on the fly to...