4 months later, "Dota 2" teams, talent and organizers say they still haven"t been paid

Several individuals say they have not been paid for participating in and working at a Dota 2 tournament in November 2016, including event organizers, on-air talent and at least three teams. Pro Dota 2 teams CompLexity Gaming, Alliance and Team NP as.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopMar 6th, 2017Related News

Dota 2 Just Had Its 3 Billionth Game

A whopping 3 billion game lobbies for the wildly popular free-to-play MOBA have now been created. Dota 2 just hit a major milestone, as a whopping 3 billion game lobbies for Valve's free-to-play MOBA have now been created. According to Dota 2.....»»

Source:  IgnCategory: GameFeb 16th, 2017Related News

The NBA is creating its own eSports league for the basketball game NBA 2K

 The rise in popularity of eSports has mainly been focused around leagues that play games like League of Legends, Dota and Counter-Strike – all games that aren’t actually sports-related. But eSports games that are modeled after actua.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: GadgetFeb 9th, 2017Related News

Build the Right Team for Dota 2"s Dark Moon Event

Use these tips to create a team that can withstand Dota 2's hordes of enemies to win more gold in this special mode......»»

Source:  IgnCategory: GameJan 28th, 2017Related News

AMD dishes out new Crimson ReLive Edition driver, fixing a long list of issues

AMD has launched Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 16.12.2. The new GPU driver addresses a long list of issues, some of which involves Radeon ReLive. It also resolves issues related to popular PC games Battlefield 1 and Dota 2. The post AMD dish.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopDec 20th, 2016Related News

"Orcs Must Die" developers are plotting to enter eSports

Competitive online games are a rapidly growing industry, driven by the explosive popularity of eSports. Titles like League of Legends, Dota 2, Call of Duty and Overwatch dominate the professional gaming scene, and studios across the globe ar.....»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: TopDec 13th, 2016Related News

Monkey King Arrives With Mega Dota 2 Patch 7.00

Teased back in August, Monkey King finally arrives with the latest Dota 2 Patch 7.00 for us to spend time with this holiday season. He’s the first original hero for the game’s roster and is categorized as a melee-type fighter who fills the car.....»»

Source:  SegmentnextCategory: GameDec 12th, 2016Related News

This weekend in esports: "Dota 2" Major and "League of Legends" All-Star Event

It can be tough to keep track of everything going on in the world of professional competitive gaming. Fear not: Each week, Mashable rounds up the best and biggest tournaments in esports to let you know when they're going down, and where to catch all the a.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopDec 9th, 2016Related News

The 5 Most Annoying Heroes in Dota 2

We really could have just written about how awful Slark is, but we decided to include other heroes as well. Because Dota’s meta is always shifting, the most powerful and overplayed heroes can change on any given patch. Not that long ago, Sniper wa.....»»

Source:  IgnCategory: GameDec 8th, 2016Related News

Evil Geniuses knock Wings Gaming out of "Dota 2" Boston Major

The first Dota 2 Major of the season started with an upset.  In the first round, 2016 Dota 2 International winners Wings Gaming were knocked out by Evil Geniuses. The Dota 2 Boston Major main event kicked off Wednesday with the first half of the roun.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopDec 7th, 2016Related News

The 5 Most Popular Heroes in Dota 2

From cannibal butchers to pompous mages, these are the most played heroes in all of Dota 2. Flavor of the month heroes come and go in Dota 2, but no matter the patch, you can almost always find the same handful of heroes at the top of the most picke.....»»

Source:  IgnCategory: GameDec 7th, 2016Related News

The "Dota 2" Boston Major: How to watch and what you need to know

The first Major of the 2016-2017 Dota 2 season is about to kick off in Boston, and all 16 teams are locked in for the $3 million tournament. The Boston Major's four-day main event runs from Wednesday to Saturday, Dec. 7 to 10, featuring eight invited team.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopDec 6th, 2016Related News

Drop a grand on diamonds, get a free Xbox One S?

Holiday season promotions are here, and this one is a bit of an oddity. Mine your own diamonds, I guess. I was watching Dota 2 videos on YouTube last night when I was shown perhaps one of the most peculiar promotions I've ever seen. Jeweler .....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopNov 23rd, 2016Related News

Renown "Dota 2" team fires 3 members over internal drama

Three players were released Monday from top-earning esports team Natus Vincere, a split caused by internal conflicts among the five-man squad after they failed to qualify for the upcoming $3 million Boston Major tournament. And then there were two.  .....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopNov 7th, 2016Related News

Steam bans misleading “bullshots” from its product pages

Concept art and pre-rendered shots no longer allowed on online storefront. Valve used its own Dota 2 concept art as an example of what is no longer allowed on Steam store pages. (credit: Imgur / Valve) Well before Penny Arcade coined the term back .....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopNov 2nd, 2016Related News

"Dota 2" team receives Guinness World Record for $9 million win

LOS ANGELES — Team Wings received a Guinness World Record on Friday after scoring the biggest winnings for a single esports event: $9,139,002 for the Dota 2 International 2016 championship.   Winning the Seattle summer tournament secured them a.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopOct 28th, 2016Related News

"Dota 2" champs Navi rift rumors: Is one of esports" best teams imploding?

One of the most successful teams in all of esports may be on the brink of a roster shakeup after rumors that a poor performance at a recent tournament caused a rift in their ranks. Natus Vincere — more commonly known as team NaVi — failed to m.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopOct 13th, 2016Related News

Half-Life VR Hinted at by Mystery Code

Is this leaked code intentionally pointing people towards HLVR, or is it a mistake? Some leaked code could be pointing towards a possible upcoming virtual reality Half-Life game. According to the Valve News Network, an update to Dota 2 last week con.....»»

Source:  IgnCategory: GameOct 10th, 2016Related News

The next "Dota 2" Major is shipping up to Boston

The Dota 2 scene has been quiet since Wings Gaming took home the championship at The International 6 in August, but Monday's announcement is bringing the noise for the next big tournament. SEE ALSO: Wings Gaming: The young, talented, overnight millionaire.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopOct 5th, 2016Related News

eStream: Previewing ESL One NY

eStream gets you ready for ESL One New York and takes a look at Dota 2's game-changing VR. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Eleague, Estream, Esports, and Counter Strike eStream gets you ready for ESL One New York and takes a look at Dota 2's game-.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopSep 27th, 2016Related News