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Dota 2 players unhappy with New Bloom event

Server problems and pay-to-win are making the Dota 2 community displeased with Year Beast Brawl, the event for this year’s New Bloom Festival.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Feb 2015 | 19

Dota 2’s New Bloom Festival update out now

I’m an idiot: I thought the Dota 2 New Bloom Festival update, starring Winter Wyvern, was out tomorrow.

By Tim McDonald | 13 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Dota 2’s New Bloom Festival update out now

Dota 2’s Year Beast Brawl event detailed in New Bloom Day 4

Dota 2‘s New Bloom Festival is rolling around once again, and that means a new Year Beast event – but this one’s a bit different.

By Tim McDonald | 12 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Dota 2’s Year Beast Brawl event detailed in New Bloom Day 4

Day 3 of Dota 2’s New Bloom Festival update details everything

The third day of the New Bloom Festival update for Dota 2 is upon us, which means many, many details for what this patch entails.

By Tim McDonald | 11 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Day 3 of Dota 2’s New Bloom Festival update details everything

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 | Comments Off on Dota 2 6.83b brings with it a small number of tweaks

Steam Machine presence planned for GDC, controller may feature too

If you’ve read Paul’s round-up of PC boxes from CES 2015, you’ll know some companies have chosen not to wait for SteamOS to be finished before launching their devices.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on Steam Machine presence planned for GDC, controller may feature too

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 | Comments Off on Dota 2 International 2015 scheduled for August

Steam Winter Sale Day 14 – Some IncGamers Picks

It might be New Year’s Eve, but that doesn’t mean the Steam Winter Sale updates aren’t still coming.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Steam Winter Sale Day 14 – Some IncGamers Picks

Steam Winter Sale Day 13 – Some IncGamers Picks

The Steam Winter Sale marches on towards the New Year, offering RPGs a-plenty in today’s Daily Deals.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Steam Winter Sale Day 13 – Some IncGamers Picks

Steam Winter Sale Day 12 – Some IncGamers Picks

Day 12 of the Steam Winter Sale, everyone! We’re nearly there!

By Tim McDonald | 29 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Steam Winter Sale Day 12 – Some IncGamers Picks

Steam Winter Sale Day 11 – Some IncGamers Picks

I’ve basically given up on trying to write even remotely clever intro text for this Steam Winter Sale stuff now.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Steam Winter Sale Day 11 – Some IncGamers Picks

Steam Winter Sale Day 10 – Some IncGamers Picks

Welcome to the post Boxing Day weekend; a time when literally nothing happens in much of the Western world.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Dec 2014 | 1

Steam Winter Sale (Christmas) Day 8 – Some IncGamers Picks

On this Christmas Day, Gaben’s bulging sack is fit to burst, so … actually that sounds horrible – let’s just say there are more Steam Winter Sale deals.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Steam Winter Sale (Christmas) Day 8 – Some IncGamers Picks

Steam Winter Sale Day 7 – Some IncGamers Picks

’twas the night before Christmas, and all through the… wait, Peter already did this Steam Winter Sale opening.

By Tim McDonald | 24 Dec 2014 | 1

Steam Winter Sale Day 6 – Some IncGamers Picks

On the sixth day of Steam-mas, my Gaben gave to me … more Steam sales, obviously.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Dec 2014 | 1

Steam Winter Sale Day 5 – Some IncGamers Picks

What does Santa Gabe have in his stocking for us today?

By Tim McDonald | 22 Dec 2014 | 3

Steam Winter Sale Day 4 – Some IncGamers Picks

‘Tis the hour for more Steam deals; tra-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la. It’s the fourth day of the Steam Winter Sale, and Gabe has delivered goodies galore unto us.

By Tim McDonald | 21 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Steam Winter Sale Day 4 – Some IncGamers Picks

Steam Winter Sale Day 3 – Some IncGamers Picks

‘Tis the last weekend before Christmas, and all around Steam, the prices are falling, many codes to redeem.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Dec 2014 | 1