Posts Tagged valve
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.
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.
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.
Steam Halloween sale slashes prices, throats … mostly prices
From now until 3 November (at 10am Pacific US time,) Steam has cut, maimed and dismembered the prices on some of its spookier, horror-type games.
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.
Dota 2 patches continue to lower the “comeback” gold
You could politely say the Dota 2 community has been “divided” on the 6.82 changes that provide extra assist gold for the losing team.
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.
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.
Steam’s storefront updated, adds discovery and curation
This update may only apply to the opt-in beta version of Steam for now, but it’ll no doubt roll out for the ‘main’ version in due course.
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.
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.
Personalised Front Pages and Curators coming to Steam
The good people of SteamDB have once again been delving around inside Steam’s guts, and have found one or two interesting features.
Steam Beta client contains references to film and tv series apps
GabeTV is surely only a matter of days away, as professional Steam-watchers SteamDB have spotted references to film and television in the latest beta client.
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″.
Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies shambling onto Steam
Nexon is bringing the undead to Counter-Strike in Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies.
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.
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?
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.
Valve’s Steam controller seems to look a bit different now
Somebody has been digging around in the files of the latest Steam client beta and found an interesting image of a controller lay-out.
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 Dota 2‘s The International 4 after-party.
Dota 2: The International 4 retrospective and thoughts
My, but it’s been a bit of a Cinderella story for Newbee.
Dota 2 International 4 After Party stream now live
Having never knowingly passed up a chance to write a videogame article featuring Darude, here’s where to watch the Dota 2 International 4 after party.