Posts Tagged DOTA 2


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

IncGamers Podcast #150

In honour of our 150th episode, the podcast team has an in-depth discussion about crisp flavours (that’s “chip flavors” for anybody listening in America.) That happens right near the end though, so first you have to sit through a lot of fascinating PC game related chat.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Jan 2014 | 2

Dota 2’s New Bloom coming tomorrow with a second hero and more features

Hahaha. Did you think that Terrorblade would be the only hero added in Dota 2‘s New Bloom Festival?

By Tim McDonald | 28 Jan 2014 | 5

Dota 2’s New Bloom Festival adding new hero, Random Ability Draft, hero changes

Okay, so Valve have finally lifted the curtain on a lot of what the New Bloom Festival patch for Dota 2 will include.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Jan 2014 | 2

Dota 2 details New Bloom Festival event

Frostivus might not have been that long ago, but Valve are already gearing up for the next Dota 2 event – the New Bloom Festival.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Valve tosses out some crazy Team Fortress 2 numbers in economy talk

The latest conference chat to take place at Valve’s Steam Dev Days event was about in-game economies (hats,) and confirmed what a lot of people probably already suspected; that Team Fortress 2 (hats) are still very popular.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Valve extends Dota 2’s Year of the Horse submission deadline

As previously mentioned, the next event for Dota 2 will be a spring event called “Year of the Horse”, based around the Chinese New Year.

By Tim McDonald | 16 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

A Beginner’s Guide to Dota 2 – Part Four: Playing Support

Quick Menu

The basics
The Heroes – Part 1
The Heroes – Part 2
Items
Situational Items
Playing Support

Hello.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Jan 2014 | 4

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IncGamers’ Favourite Games of 2013 – Tim’s Picks

I doubt I’ll look back on 2013 with the same sense of wistful joy as I do for most of the early-90s years, but the difficulty I’ve had in picking only five games is certainly testament to this year having a lot of top-notch titles.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Dec 2013 | 4

Dota 2 patch adds more heroes and rewards to Wraith-Night

How’re you going with Wraith-Night? Have you won it repeatedly, yet?

By Tim McDonald | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Dota 2 wants submissions for Year of the Horse event

Wraith-Night is underway, but Valve aren’t resting on their (Christmas) laurels.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #145

‘Twas the penultimate IncGamers Podcast before Christmas, and all around the house, PCs were gaming, with keyboard and mouse.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Dota 2 entry queues removed, game now genuinely free for everyone

A Dota 2 patch that went live tonight has come with the announcement that, at last, Dota 2 is really free for everyone.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s Wraith-Night gets an update, matchmaking tweaks

Hello there. I am not your scheduled Dota 2 updates expert Tim McDonald, but I’ll do my best to be grumpy and sarcastic and maybe nobody will notice the difference.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Dec 2013 | Comments Off