Posts Tagged DOTA 2


The International 4 Newbie Stream: Can it educate a DOTA 2 dunce?

Hello, I am a DOTA Dunce. Tim McDonald is the DOTA 2 player around here, but although he’s managed to drag me into a couple of (bot) games I’ve not converted to the cause.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2014 | 1

DOTA 2’s The International 4 will be broadcast on ESPN

In “DOTA 2 is getting taken pretty seriously by the outside world” news, Valve has announced that The International 4 will be broadcast live through ESPN3.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #173

This week, the IncGamers Podcast re-expands to a hearty threesome as we explore the popular topic of the week: murky and undeclared publisher payments to YouTube channels.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jul 2014 | 1

SteelSeries reveal the Rival: DOTA 2 Edition Gaming Mouse with exclusive item

Will a mouse improve your DOTA 2? SteelSeries seem to think so with this new mouse.

By Paul Younger | 15 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s The International 4 playoffs end; main event matches decided

The playoffs of Dota 2‘s The International 4 tournament have ended, which means the matches starting the main event are now set in stone.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Jul 2014 | 2

Which teams have made it to Dota 2’s The International 4?

The main event of Dota 2‘s The International 4 tournament is nearly upon us, and we’ve now got a pretty good idea of which teams will be battling it out at KeyArena.

By Tim McDonald | 13 Jul 2014 | 1

IncGamers Podcast #172

On this week’s rapid-fire IncGamers Podcast, you will experience what it’s like when the host only has 25 minutes in which to squeeze said broadcast in.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Jul 2014 | 1

DOTA 2 The International playoffs underway

We’ve been keeping you up to speed with the DOTA 2 The International schedule so a quick reminder that the playoffs are underway now.

By Paul Younger | 8 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

More goodies coming with your Dota 2 Compendium

As if the ridiculous amount of stretch goals hit wasn’t enough, Valve have announced that Compendium owners will be getting more stuff.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jul 2014 | 1

Dota 2 patch releases weather effects, mini-Pudge courier, emoticons

With absolutely no fanfare (barring the little green bar that shows Steam is downloading something) Dota 2 has been patched once more.

By Tim McDonald | 1 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s The International 4 tourney prize pool hits $10 million

If you’re one of the very, very few people invited to Dota 2‘s The International 4 tournament, then you stand a chance of winning quite a lot of money.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2 adds 1v1 Practice, new Team Matchmaking

The Dota 2 deities are displeased with us, friends, but they have at least given us some new modes in the latest update.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2 The International 4 tournament stages explained

If you’re wondering exactly how Dota 2‘s The International 2014 tournament is going to play out, Valve have you covered.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2 update 6.81b brings Compendium rewards, hero changes

Dota 2 has been updated to version 6.81b, bringing the release of some Compendium rewards and hero changes I’m not going to pretend to understand.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #167

The IncGamers Podcast is back up to full strength this week, with three whole people discussing matters (mostly) relating to PC gaming.

By Peter Parrish | 28 May 2014 | 3

Techies hitting Dota 2 post-International

We knew the Techies were heading to Dota 2 at some point, but a hidden stretch goal for the Compendium has offered yet more confirmation that we’ll be seeing them sooner rather than later.

By Tim McDonald | 23 May 2014 | 6

The IncGamers Podcast #166

Darude fans: this episode is for you. Insofar as we’ll probably not mention Darude on the podcast ever again, so this is the episode for all your Darude references.

By Peter Parrish | 21 May 2014 | 5

Dota 2 gets Compendium stretch goals up to $10mil, include Darude

As predicted earlier by professional Dota 2 ignorer Peter Parrish, Valve have added new stretch goals to the TI4 Compendium.

By Tim McDonald | 21 May 2014 | 7

DOTA 2’s International 4 Compendium hits $6mil stretch goals

Whoever wins The International 4 will get a pretty fat pot of cash, as The Compendium has now raised $6 million USD in prize funds.

By Peter Parrish | 20 May 2014 | Comments Off

Ten Dota 2 Compendium stretch goals hit, Valve talks reward timing

Dota 2‘s TI4 Compendium is selling ridiculously well, to the extent that ten of the 13 stretch goals have been reached.

By Tim McDonald | 14 May 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #165

It’s casual Friday Tuesday, so while Paul is buried under a mountain of work, Tim and I have an agenda-less chat for an hour.

By Peter Parrish | 13 May 2014 | 3

Dota 2’s Compendium prize pool for The International 4 is nearly $4mil

Resident IncGamers Dota 2 person Tim McDonald is not here, so I will do my best to do justice to this related story.

By Peter Parrish | 13 May 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s The International 4 Compendium released

The Compendium for Dota 2‘s The International 4 tournament is now up for sale, for £5.99.

By Tim McDonald | 10 May 2014 | 1

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #163

Dark Souls 2 came out on PC! The IncGamers podcast team (well, the me and Tim parts of it anyway) will discuss how the transition to PC has gone this time and whether the sequel is a worthy successor to one of the greatest games of recent years.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Apr 2014 | 6

DOTA 2 International qualifying rounds begin 12 May

Valve are gearing up for this year’s International DOTA 2 tournament with 40 team qualifying rounds about to start in a couple of weeks.

By Paul Younger | 30 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s Spring Cleaning update out, includes no new hero

 
As promised, Dota 2‘s Spring Cleaning patch – patch 6.81 – has launched.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

PC games surpass consoles in revenue. MOBAs are very important

It was only a matter of time before PC gaming chipped away at console revenue and now it’s apparently happened.

By Paul Younger | 28 Apr 2014 | 1

Dota 2’s Spring Cleaning patch announced, changes loads of stuff

Another season, another Dota 2 patch – and this one comes with a swathe of bug fixes and hero tweaks.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Apr 2014 | 1

Free to Play documentary updated with Q&A content

Valve’s Dota 2-themed documentary Free to Play has been updated with some new content.

By Tim McDonald | 2 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

The International DOTA 2 Championship tickets go on sale 4 April

Help, I’m stuck in a DOTA 2 story and don’t (really) know anything about the game.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Apr 2014 | Comments Off