Young Blood on the ‘O’h Show as Travis “Castaway” Waters talks Dota 2 and High School
Jun22

Young Blood on the ‘O’h Show as Travis “Castaway” Waters talks Dota 2 and High School

Travis “Castaway” Waters is one of South Africa’s best Dota 2 players, and he’s only 18. Waters discusses his competitive journey so far, and the important decisions he needs to make now that he’s leaving High School.

Valve announced the Dota 2 International 2016 direct invites
Jun20

Valve announced the Dota 2 International 2016 direct invites

Valve have rolled out their six invited teams for the Dota 2 International 2016. Teams are largely based on their performance in recent LAN tournaments, including the top four placing teams at the last Manila Major.

Sparks fly as EG and Team Secret get an early exit out of Manila Major
Jun08

Sparks fly as EG and Team Secret get an early exit out of Manila Major

Team Secret and Evil Geniuses early departure has led to widespread debate as CS:GO (general eSports) commentator Duncan “Thorin” Shields offered his take on the matter, only to be met by counter-analysis by South Africa’s very on Anthony “scant” Hodgson.

Catch Dota 2 at the Cradlestone Mall in Johannesburg this weekend
Jun03

Catch Dota 2 at the Cradlestone Mall in Johannesburg this weekend

The first installment of Nav TV’s Mall Gaming Experience kicks off this weekend with a Dota 2 LAN qualifier at the Cradlestone Mall, Johannesburg.

The Dota 2 Manila Major kicks of on Friday
May31

The Dota 2 Manila Major kicks of on Friday

Valve’s third Dota 2 Major starts on Friday, and here’s the schedule for Friday and Saturday. It’s going to be an action back, drama free, weekend of Dota 2!

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.