We had a little chat with Anthony Nell, team manger of Flipside Tactics South Africa, on the MGOs fully fledge branch who are now competing in the Telkom DGL Masters.
Valve have released a Winter Battle Pass for Dota 2. It comes packed with a lot of extra goodies and potential rewards, as well as the Shanghai Major Compendium.
Here are you 16 teams for Dota 2 Shanghai Major. Welcome back Alliance, who got a direct invite, and a sparse meta which should bring about an exciting showcase of Dota 2.
Following the huge Reborn Update last year, Dota 2 haemorrhaged a rather large number of players during September (nearly 100 000 or so). It was a short lived dip though it seems, because since then, the playerbase has been climbing onward and upward steadily, and has finally reached the significant 1 million peak player mark again.
Being smack in the middle of the festive season, we fully expected Valve to provide a festive Frostivus update for Dota 2. Sadly, they haven’t – there is no snow to be seen. What they’ve given instead however, is something far better. Say hello to the balance of power update, which has just about everything a Dota 2 fan could ever want for Christmas.
After almost two years in retirment, syndreN has made his return to competitive Dota 2 with Steak Gaming.
After a great year of competitive gaming BHG plans to end it off in style with one last tournament. Who will be crowned the last champions on 2015?
The stats are in and October showed continued growth for digital gaming, but some of the names at the top have shifted.
In a fairy tale ending OG managed to fight their way through the loser bracket and defeated Team Secret 3-1 in the Dota 2 Frankfurt Major Grand Final.
The last stretch goal from this year’s Dota 2 International compendium has been MIA for months. That’s finally changed, because Valve have now released the Axe comic, along with his new immortal item.
Valve have added three other big-scale tournaments to their MOBAs competitive calendar to keep people’s attention intact. The first of these, the Frankfurt Major, kicks off today.
In the past, Valve celebrated Halloween with an event called Diretide. This year, there is no Diretide, but there is still a new custom game to be enjoyed.