More stories on: DOTA 2


Dota 2 patch 6.84c released, offers more tweaks

The latest version of Dota 2‘s 6.84 patch – this time, 6.84c – has been released, offering a few more little tweaks to abilities, items, and AoE gold.

By Tim McDonald | 18 May 2015 | 1

Dota 2 update adds more ways of earning Compendium points

The latest Dota 2 update has added in a fourth Challenge slot, the Ten Hero Challenge, item recycling, and more.

By Tim McDonald | 15 May 2015 | 0

Dota 2’s TI5 Compendium hits $7,500,000

The Compendium for Dota 2‘s The International 2015 tournament is now halfway to its stretch goal total, having just topped $7,500,000.

By Tim McDonald | 12 May 2015 | 0

Dota 2 6.84b patch out, nerfs heroes and items

Dota 2‘s 6.84b patch has been released, bringing a swathe of nerfs to the stuff that’s proven popular and powerful since 6.84 launched.

By Tim McDonald | 9 May 2015 | 0

Dota 2’s The International 2015 teams revealed

The countdowns are done, and the teams invited to The International 2015 for Dota 2 have been revealed.

By Tim McDonald | 7 May 2015 | 0

Valve wants you playing at The International 2015

For the first time, The International 2015 – the biggest Dota 2 tournament in the world – will have an open qualifier.

By Tim McDonald | 7 May 2015 | 0

IncGamers PC Gaming Podcast #212

This week’s IncGamers Podcast is a numerical palindrome, which is all the excuse Tim and I need to explore the ancient and mysterious art of phrases which read the same forwards and backwards.

By Peter Parrish | 6 May 2015 | 6

More Dota 2 Compendium rewards released

The Dota 2 Compendium for The International 2015 has been selling more and more, so I’d say it’s about time for a few more rewards to be released.

By Tim McDonald | 6 May 2015 | 0

Dota 2’s The International Compendium 2015 out now

It’s that time of year again: Dota 2‘s latest Compendium for The International is on sale within the game, with a load of rewards and stretch goals.

By Tim McDonald | 1 May 2015 | 0

Dota 2 patch 6.84 out now

Dota 2‘s latest patch – the balance-altering 6.84 – has just launched, forcing everyone to re-learn how to play the game.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Apr 2015 | 0

Dota 2 patch 6.84 detailed, changes everything again

Typical: I go to bed early, and Valve decides to reveal what’s in this week’s Dota 2 6.84 patch.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Apr 2015 | 0

Dota 2 landscape changing this year, starting next week

A brief rundown of what’s new: the International Compendium will launch next week alongside a new balance patch, and Valve will be sponsoring three more major tournaments a year in the hopes of making Dota 2 a bit more professional and stable.

By Tim McDonald | 25 Apr 2015 | 1

Dota 2’s first The International 5 tickets sell out in 6 minutes

The first wave of tickets for Dota 2‘s upcoming The International 5 tournament sold out in 6 minutes, says Valve, with the last tickets available tonight.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Dota 2’s first The International 5 tickets sell out in 6 minutes

Dota 2 International in August, ticket plans announced

The 2015 Dota 2 International tournament will take place between 3-8 August, and returns to Seattle’s KeyArena.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Dota 2 International in August, ticket plans announced

Valve discusses Dota 2’s Faceless Void redesign

One of Dota 2‘s Compendium stretch goals was for Faceless Void to get a model update, and now they’re ready to talk about the process.

By Tim McDonald | 20 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Valve discusses Dota 2’s Faceless Void redesign

IncGamers PC Gaming Podcast #201

Tonight on the IncGamers Podcast, a searing investigation as we put Peter Molyneux IN THE DOCK.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on IncGamers PC Gaming Podcast #201

Latest Dota 2 patch aims to fix Year Beast Brawl

Valve have apparently had enough of breaking the Dota 2 servers with Year Beast Brawl, so the latest patch aims to fix it.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Latest Dota 2 patch aims to fix Year Beast Brawl

Dota 2 players unhappy with New Bloom event

Server problems and pay-to-win are making the Dota 2 community displeased with Year Beast Brawl, the event for this year’s New Bloom Festival.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Feb 2015 | 19