About the game
Dota 2 is a free-to-play game that came into the world as a sequel to Defense of the Ancients, which, in turn, was a community-created mod for Blizzard Entertainment's Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos.
Dota 2 Articles
OpenAI mops the floor with Dota 2 reigning champion OG
OpenAI's completely AI-controlled team has beaten the reigning world champions OG in Dota 2. There were some restrictions for playing the AI-controlled team but Skynet inevitably found weaknesses and crushed the puny human enemies.
Dota Plus gets a new feature to help track Dota Pro Circuit
Valve's subscription service Dota Plus recently got a new feature that will help esports enthusiasts with following the latest events in Dota Pro Circuit. It will contain rewards and allow users to follow Dota 2 esports in real time.
Valve reveal Steam's best and brightest games for 2018
Valve have released their infographics of sort, that are more like ladders for the best sellers in various categories. As per usual, we have top sellers, most concurrent players, best VR, top new releases and top Early Access graduates.
South East Asian Games officially add eSports as a medal sport
Foreign Affairs Secretary and Philippines South East Asian Games Organizing Committee have officially announced that eSports will be a medal category at South East Asian Games in 2019. The flagship game choice is a bit peculiar though.
John "TotalBiscuit" Bain to be inducted into Esports Hall of Fame
John "TotalBiscuit" Bain may be gone, but his legacy is far from it. The famous critic and journalist will be posthumously inducted into Esports Hall of Fame by ESL and paysafecard during ESL One that will be held in Hamburg, Germany.
FPL circuit is a new DOTA 2 league for pro players and new talent
The new circuit aims to provide players with a competitive environment where they can play, improve and find their path to become a pro. By climbing through the divisions players will have a chance to be scouted by teams and organisations.
Dota 2's two new heroes are called Grimstroke and Mars
Even though Grimstroke and Mars sounds as if the devs are trying to fit the police in there, worry not - there ain't nothing blue about Dota 2's new heroes. In fact, the theme seems to be quite the blood red theme to Grimstroke's ink.
Valve's new and improved Steam Play enters beta today
Having removed SteamOS from their platform a few months back, Valve have now revealed that the beta version of the company's new and improved Steam Play service goes online today, which is great news for all Steam users on Linux and MacOS.
Dota 2 Battle Pass owners to receive a Gabe Newell announcer pack
Dota 2 will get a Gabe Newell announcer pack, which was unveiled at The International tournament. Valve released a trailer sketch where Gabe performs a few lines and has difficulty with uttering anything related to the number three.
Valve launches Steam.tv with The International Dota 2
Now I'm not sure whether Twitch is already twitching but perhaps they should, because Valve have officially launched Steam.tv. The service kicked off with The International Dota 2 event, even though features are still relatively simple.