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Valve Releases ‘The Dark Rift’ Update For DotA 2 With New Hero

08/23/2016, A couple of weeks ago, Valve showed off a new hero for DotA 2 in the form of the Monkey King. Granted the hero is based on existing mythology, but it is basically the first original hero that Valve will be adding to DotA 2 come this fall. In the meantime,...

DotA 2 The International 2016’s Winner Revealed

08/14/2016, If you play DotA 2, there’s a chance you might have been following the biggest DotA 2 tournament for 2016 – The International 2016, or better known as TI6. The event has officially concluded and it looks like we have a winner who comes in the form...

Valve Unveils New Monkey King Hero For DotA 2

08/13/2016, The heroes in Valve’s DotA 2 are largely based on the Warcraft 3 mod with some slight changes to its aesthetics here and there, but for the most part, if you’ve played the original DotA then you’ll definitely recognize these heroes. That being said,...

DotA 2: The International 2016 Battle Pass Revealed

05/17/2016, It is 2016 which means that we are soon approaching another year in which the official DotA 2 The International tournament will begin. For those unfamiliar with The International, this is pretty much the definitive competition for DotA 2. It also has a...

Gamers Can Now Watch DotA 2 In Virtual Reality

04/05/2016, Valve is invested in virtual reality, what with them working with HTC to create the HTC Vive virtual reality headset. This is why it really doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that if gamers are so inclined, they will now be able to watch DotA 2 games...

DotA 2 “Balance Of Power” Update Introduces New Hero & Items

12/16/2015, Valve’s DotA 2 has a ton of heroes that gamers can choose from, but if for some reason none of them have really appealed to you, you might be interested to learn that Valve has recently announced the latest update to the game in the form of version 6.86...

Valve Introduces New Way To Combat Lag In DotA 2

11/01/2015, In games where quick reflexes is key to winning, lag is probably the player’s worst enemy. For example a stutter in the computer’s processing means that their aim could be off and that a click could come at a second too late. With Valve’s DotA 2...

Valve May Have Hinted At (Or Trolled) Half-Life 3 In DotA 2 Update

10/11/2015, With all the hype surrounding Half-Life 3 and whether or not it will actually be made, so safe to say that if and when it does, Valve will have some very, very high expectations to meet. In fact it seems that the company isn’t making it easy on...

DotA 2 Sees A Drop Of Nearly 16% Of Its Players In September

10/01/2015, Earlier this month after months of testing, Valve finally issued an update to DotA 2 that basically gave the game a rather huge and drastic makeover. This update was titled DotA 2: Reborn and it converted the game to Valve’s Source 2 engine. This gave...

DotA 2 Is The First Valve Game To Run The Source 2 Engine

09/10/2015, More than a decade ago, Valve unveiled its Source engine and launched an updated version of Counter-Strike called Counter-Strike: Source. At that time this was a big deal as the game looked pretty slick, although some might argue it lost the gritty factor...

DotA 2: Reborn Update Will Be Coming Soon

09/02/2015, A couple of months ago, Valve announced DotA 2: Reborn. This isn’t a sequel to DotA 2, but rather an update to the game’s engine along with the UI, updating its look and usability which should hopefully make it better. Valve then made the beta open to...