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.
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Valve shut down CS:GO and Dota 2 item trading in Netherlands
The Dutch weren't kidding when they said they'll prosecute makers of games that contain loot boxes and Valve seems to be the first in line, resulting in the developer suspending CS:GO and Dota 2 marketplace trading until further notice.
Valve have finally created Steam Chat, currently in beta phase
Steam users will soon finally be able to have voice chat on the platform, as Valve have introduced the feature in Steam's client beta. It remains to be seen whether it will gain traction, due to Discord's massive popularity as of late.
Siltbreaker - DOTA 2 getting a multiplayer co-op campaign
This year's International Battle Pass for Dota 2 will be adding a multiplayer cooperative campaign to the game. The first Valve release containing some actual story in a good long while will see the scorching light of day later this month.
Dutch legislation cracks down on loot boxes pretty hard
Game developers have eight weeks to dump loot boxes from their games after the Netherlands Gaming Authority decided to be the first to crack down on them. Namely, a study showed that four games are in violation of their Better Gaming Act.
Valve's latest project is a card game called Artifact
Yes, Valve is still making games, but probably not the games you want. The PC gaming giant has announced that they are currently working on a project called Artifact - a DOTA themed card game. There isn't a face or palm big enough on this planet.
Valve wants to improve Dota 2 new player experience
The latest Dota 2 update is aiming to make the initial experience more friendly for new players, both in terms of mechanical accessibility, as well as smoothing out interactions with its famously competitive and toxic playerbase.
Dota 2 updates to 7.00 - A whole new ball game
Dota 2's official site is back up and update 7.00 changes the game substantialy
Steam hits 14.3 million concurrent user logins
Valve just published some data showing Steam concurrent user logins surpasing 14 million
Genshin Impact 2.5: Yae Miko Elemental Skill and Burst leaked11
Genshin Impact 2.5: Yae Miko Elemental Skill and Burst leaked
A recent leak on Reddit has revealed the skill descriptions for one of the upcoming Genshin Impact characters, the long-awaited Electro Catalyst user Yae Miko.
Queue Times are killing Escape from Tarkov momentum11
Queue Times are killing Escape from Tarkov momentum
With the release of their biggest patch just before Christmas, Escape from Tarkov was looking to set new records, however, unpreparedness for the heavy loads is ruining the game's momentum.
Escape from Tarkov: How to complete Gunsmith quests [1-5] for Mechanic (Updated for patch 12.12)11
Escape from Tarkov: How to complete Gunsmith quests [1-5] for Mechanic (Updated for patch 12.12)
Ah, shit, here we go again. New wipe cycle has just started and we are here to show you how to finish Gunsmith parts 1-5 so you can get that XP quick and easy.
League of Legends ARURF game mode starts on January 2611
League of Legends ARURF game mode starts on January 26
URF is back! Well, at least one version of it is. It's better than nothing however, and the "all random" part of this game mode does make for some interesting shenanigans we don't expect.
Victoria 3 release date is likely to be in late 202211
Victoria 3 release date is likely to be in late 2022
Victoria 3 is a long-awaited game. As such, everything must be as close to perfect as it is possible, to ensure the game doesn't suffer from the same fate that Imperator did.
Pathfinder: WotR - Core of the Riddle solution and slab location11
Pathfinder: WotR - Core of the Riddle solution and slab location
Core of the Riddle is another puzzle in the chain for the Heart of Mystery and here is all you need to know to continue adventuring in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous.
How to save Trever in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous11
How to save Trever in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous
Trever Vaenic is an enigma that is mentioned in Act 2 but the culmination doesn't happen until Act 4. However, you will need to be careful at all times not to pick wrong choices if you want to save him.
Escape from Tarkov: How to fix Lighthouse map low FPS issues11
Escape from Tarkov: How to fix Lighthouse map low FPS issues
Have you tried playing the new Tarkov map and have encountered major performance issues? Well, you’re not the only one. Here are a couple of adjustments you might try to boost your performance.
New Armored Core game details leak: Souls-like boss fights, vast multi-layered world11
New Armored Core game details leak: Souls-like boss fights, vast multi-layered world
Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyazaki is directing the next Armored Core game, which is set on the planet of Bashtar and features a large, three-dimensional map.
Pathfinder: WotR Legacy of the Ancients solution and slab location11
Pathfinder: WotR Legacy of the Ancients solution and slab location
Legacy of the Ancients is one of the puzzles that become solvable in later parts of Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous and here is all the info you need to complete it.