Posts Tagged DOTA 2


Oracle now in Dota 2, Foreseer’s Contract update launched

I’m sort of double-dipping here because Peter half-wrote this story earlier, but: Dota 2‘s Foreseer’s Contract update has launched, and Oracle is in.

By Tim McDonald | 21 Nov 2014 | 0

Dota 2 launches Nemesis Assassin Event

Dota 2 is doing a thing and that thing is called the Nemesis Assassin Event, which will run from today through 7 December.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2014 | 0

Dota 2’s Foreseer’s Contract update adds Oracle this week

Although Dota 2 is still suffering adverse network conditions, Valve are ready to roll out a new hero, fulfill some Compendium promises, and add a bunch of extra additions to the game with the Foreseer’s Contract update.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Nov 2014 | 0

Valve talks Dota 2 network problems on US East and EU West

Dota 2 has been hamstrung by server problems – particularly on US East and EU West – for the last week, and Valve have now posted up details on how they’re dealing with it.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Nov 2014 | 0

Free Dota 2 comic hints at Oracle joining the roster

Valve have uploaded a free comic, called The Foreseer’s Contract, to the Dota 2 website – and I use this to foretell Oracle joining the roster soon.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Nov 2014 | 0

A Dota 2 player tries League of Legends

Let’s get one thing straight: I haven’t given up on Dota 2.

By Tim McDonald | 1 Nov 2014 | 4

Dota 2’s drop system reworked in latest patch

If you like your Dota 2 hats, then important news: the drop system has been reworked.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Oct 2014 | 0

IncGamers Podcast #187

The podcast boosts its numbers back up to three this week, as Paul completes work on the Hanging Gardens of Babylon (aka: his back yard.) There’s pleasing Lucasarts-related news from GOG, which brings TIE Fighter and X-Wing (plus Sam & Max and others) to the digital world.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Oct 2014 | 1

Dota 2 update ends hero restrictions in Captain’s Draft

Valve has pushed out a new update for Dota 2, lifting all restrictions on hero selection in the Captain’s Draft mode of play.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Oct 2014 | 0

Dota 2’s 6.82c patch released

“Please stop playing Skywrath Mage and Death Prophet,” cries Icefrog, plaintively, in this latest Dota 2 patch.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Oct 2014 | 3

Dota 2 gets Peru and Chile servers

The latest Dota 2 patch has tweaked and changed a few things – and, most notably, it’s added Peru and Chile matchmaking regions.

By Tim McDonald | 9 Oct 2014 | 2

IncGamers Podcast #183

A pulsating, end-to-end podcast this week, as the FIFA 15 PC version comes in for some criticism.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Sep 2014 | 4

Dota 2 patches continue to lower the “comeback” gold

You could politely say the┬áDota 2 community has been “divided” on the 6.82 changes that provide extra assist gold for the losing team.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Sep 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s patch 6.82 – Rekindling Soul – goes live

The Rekindling Soul update for Dota 2, patching the game to 6.82 and changing basically everything, has just gone live.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Sep 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s patch 6.82, named Rekindling Soul, changes everything

Are you bored of the current Dota 2 meta? Well, the newest patch will change damn near everything.

By Tim McDonald | 24 Sep 2014 | 3

ESPN President says eSport is “not a sport”

They’ve just broadcast the DOTA 2 tournament so this is an odd statement from the man at the top.

By Paul Younger | 6 Sep 2014 | Comments Off

Techies hit Dota 2 RIGHT NOW

Dear everybody: Techies are now on Dota 2. That is all.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Sep 2014 | 1

Techies now playable in the Dota 2 Test Client

The Techies aren’t coming to Dota 2 until next week, but you can get some practice in now if you download the Test Client.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Techies Update exploding onto Dota 2 next week

Techies are coming to Dota 2 next week, alongside All Random Deathmatch, A-Z Challenge support, and a whole lot more.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Aug 2014 | 2

SHODAN announcer pack mooted for Dota 2

Night Dive Studios, the saints responsible for re-releasing System Shock 2, have floated the idea of a SHODAN announcer pack for Dota 2.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2 Workshop Tools Alpha update to support AMD users released

Following the releases of the DOTA 2 tools there’s an update for everyone.

By Paul Younger | 8 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s Workshop Tools are apparently in Source 2

I don’t know where to begin with this, so let’s start with “Dota 2‘s Workshop Tools seem to be using Source 2″.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2 Workshop Tools Alpha released, Techies due late August

Uh oh, it’s a Dota 2 story and professional dotes man Tim McDonald should be in bed; this looks like a job for me, the stand-in Dota 2 news man.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

New Dota 2 patch hits, doesn’t add Techies

Remember when we were sure Techies were going to hit Dota 2 soon after The International 4?

By Tim McDonald | 6 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #175

Welcome, welcome to another IncGamers Podcast. This week, we’ll be talking about the Rust bust-up and giving a shocking number of inadvertent plugs to Dominos pizzas.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jul 2014 | 4

Over 20 million watch the DOTA 2 International 4

ESPN were certainly pleased with their DOTA 2 International 4 viewing numbers and now we have more details on who watched.

By Paul Younger | 30 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s International 4 considered a success by EPSN

Though the final itself was pretty disappointing for Dota 2 viewers, ESPN is professing to be “delighted” with the figures for its live screenings of the event.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #174

Hey, you, podcast listener. Do you know what lanes are? How about carries?

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jul 2014 | 3

Darude takes to the dududu-Dota 2 after-party stage

I also never miss an opportunity to write a gaming article about Darude, so: he’s just hit the stage at┬áDota 2‘s The International 4 after-party.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2: The International 4 retrospective and thoughts

My, but it’s been a bit of a Cinderella story for Newbee.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Jul 2014 | 2