Zai returns to Dota 2 to join some familiar faces
May24

Zai returns to Dota 2 to join some familiar faces

After a year’s hiatus to finish his studies, 18 year old Ludwig “Zai” Wahlberg rejoins the competitive Dota 2 scene with Kaipi alongside SingSing, bOne7, ComeWithMe and SexyBamboe.

The International 2016 Battle Pass for Dota 2 is here to steal your money!
May17

The International 2016 Battle Pass for Dota 2 is here to steal your money!

Last year, the Dota 2 community went all out and raised an unbelievable $18,429,613 for The International. Can that total be topped this year? Take a look at the newly unveiled Battle Pass, and decide for yourself…

Dota 2 Patch 6.87 – Defense of the League of Starcraft II
Apr26

Dota 2 Patch 6.87 – Defense of the League of Starcraft II

The gloves are off, and Valve aren’t hiding the fact that Gabe Newell is planning on buying League of Legends and merging the two MOBAs together, calling it Dota 2.9. Not really, but here’s the patch notes for 6.87.

Let’s discuss: Will mainstream attention simplify eSports?
Apr19

Let’s discuss: Will mainstream attention simplify eSports?

As audiences grow, and more eSports tournaments are broadcasted to live television meeting widespread criticism, could publisher and developers look to simplify their titles in order to cater to these audiences? Let’s discuss.

Is South Africa’s Dota 2’s “Only Search Ranked” movement capping our skill?
Apr14

Is South Africa’s Dota 2’s “Only Search Ranked” movement capping our skill?

The “Only Searched Ranked” movement sounds great, but allow me to explain why a large majority of the competitive Dota 2 scene may find it irrelevant and damaging to the current skill level in South Africa.

Vodacom Gamer’s Fest Dota 2 Grand Finals conclude this weekend
Apr08

Vodacom Gamer’s Fest Dota 2 Grand Finals conclude this weekend

Catch the Grand Final’s of the Vodacom Gamer’s Fest this Sunday at 12:00 as Bravado Gaming take on CarboN eSports. Both teams will be competing for their share of R67 500 and R15 000 in hardware.

Steam VR and Dota 2 will offer a new viewing experience
Apr06

Steam VR and Dota 2 will offer a new viewing experience

Virtual Reality pleasure can be achieved without a sex suit, and Valve are pushing all the right buttons. Yesterday, Valve showcased a new spectating experience for Dota 2 showcased inside Valve’s new SteamVR.

Mall of The Gamers – Gamer’s Fest
Apr04

Mall of The Gamers – Gamer’s Fest

This is what went down at the Mall of The South in Johannesburg this past weekend. Vodacom brought Gamer’s Fest to the shopping mall as South Africa’s best CS:GO, Dota 2 and FIFA players battled it out of for R200 000 in prizes.

Chinese company Alibaba announces $5.5 million eSports Tournament
Mar31

Chinese company Alibaba announces $5.5 million eSports Tournament

Chinese company Alibaba have announced the World Electronic Sports Games (WESG), a tournament which they’ve set aside $5.5 million in prize money. The tournament will feature Dota 2, CS:GO, Hearstone and Starcaft II.

ESL introduce the eSports Hall of Fame
Mar29

ESL introduce the eSports Hall of Fame

Retired eSports legends can now be inducted into ESLs Hall of Fame. ESL aims to endorse the rich history of eSports by honouring those who played a crucial role in making eSports what it is today.

The Spring Cleaning 2016 update for Dota 2 is packed with improvements
Mar23

The Spring Cleaning 2016 update for Dota 2 is packed with improvements

Dota 2 has received some Spring Cleaning? Here’s what’s changed…

Energy eSports will host their first Academy at rAge
Mar17

Energy eSports will host their first Academy at rAge

This weekend at the rAge expo Cape Town Energy eSports will hold their first Academy. If you’re interested in upping your game or shoutcasting this will be the place to be.