Posts Tagged DOTA 2


Dota 2 6.83b brings with it a small number of tweaks

Dota 2‘s 6.83b patch has been released with pretty much no ceremony, bringing with it a few small balance changes.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Jan 2015 | 0

Dota 2 International 2015 scheduled for August

It is never to soon to plan ahead – I mean, some people have their Christmas decorations up already – so it’s perhaps reasonable that Valve have scheduled Dota 2‘s next International.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Jan 2015 | 0

Dota 2’s Shifting Snows update goes live

The Shifting Snows update for Dota 2 – or Dota 2 6.83, if you’d rather – has just gone live.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s Shifting Snows update changes balance, again

Okay, so pointing out that a major Dota 2 update will rebalance the game is a bit redundant.

By Tim McDonald | 16 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2 blog says that Frostivus is cancelled

A new blog post on the Dota 2 site confirms that Valve is staffed by Grinches, because Frostivus is cancelled.

By Tim McDonald | 6 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off

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 theĀ Dota 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