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Posts Tagged DOTA 2


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

Latest Dota 2 patch doesn’t actually change much

A new patch for Dota 2 has been released, and – despite its 175MB size – it doesn’t actually seem to do much barring fix a few issues.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Free to view film Free to Play seen by 5.5 million

Surprising news! A free to watch documentary about three professional players of the immensely popular DOTA 2 has proven to be quite popular since its release last week.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Valve’s Free to Play Documentary Review

Free to Play is not a film about Dota 2, nor is it a film about the international tournament that’s confusingly named The International.

By Tim McDonald | 20 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

GeForce 335.23 Titanfall WHQL Drivers drop for release

Nvidia has released what they are calling the GeForce 335.23 Titanfall WHQL Drivers.

By Paul Younger | 10 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2 continuing to move towards custom game modes

A new item schema update has been vigorously hurled at Dota 2, and while it doesn’t contain anything massively groundbreaking, it does offer a glimpse at some upcoming (and incredibly welcome) changes, as well as reminding us that custom game modes are on the way.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Valve’s Free to Play DOTA 2 eSports movie releases next month

Valve are set to release their DOTA 2 documentary movie called Free to Play on 19 March.

By Paul Younger | 19 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #152

I hope you tune in to the IncGamers Podcast to hear about curtains, because that’s what you’re going to get this week.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Feb 2014 | 6

Dota 2 patched to add the Year Beast

Update: The Dota 2 blog has been updated with news on exactly what this mode entails.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Impressions on Dota 2 Patch 6.80 and the New Bloom Festival

I wouldn’t normally write something like this, but… well, I’m actually kinda impressed with what’s been added in Dota 2‘s 6.80 patch.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Jan 2014 | 2

Dota 2′s New Bloom Festival/Patch 6.80 out now

Quick public service announcement: Dota 2 patch 6.80 – also known as the New Bloom Festival update – is now live.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Jan 2014 | 1