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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...

Loot Boxes Come Under Fire In Europe, Australia, And Finland

If you hate Mondays, just think of how the developers of games that have loot boxes must hate them -- or at least this...

Valve Introduces “CS:GO — Free,” Offering Offline Play And Spectating

No, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive isn't going free-to-play -- not yet, anyway. Still, a recent announcement and upcoming release of a spin-off title on Steam...

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...

Tencent Has Plans To Bring Its Steam Competitor, WeGame, To The West

With Steam drawing in about 15 million players at any one time, Valve has a pretty huge chunk of the PC gaming market. It...

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...

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...