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Dota 2 News

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  • Dota 2 Will Be Free-To-Play, Dota Store Launches

    Dota 2, Valve's upcoming action-RTS game follow-up to Warcraft 3's popular Defense of the Ancients mod, is going the free-to-play route, a press release confirms. The Dota Store is also now officially live, representing what creator and design lead IceFrog says is "a big part of our final push to launch." In an undeniably shrewd move,...

    Posted June 1, 2012

    Dota 2 Will Be Free-To-Play, Dota Store Launches
  • Dota 2 Dagon And You Instructional Video -- The Best Way To Kill Steal

    Dota 2 Dagon and You is the funniest Dota 2 video I've seen all day. It's all about a powerful weapon in Dota 2 called the Dagon, that zaps enemies for a minimum of 400 damage and you can upgrade it so it deals even more. Unfortunately, most players use the item to steal kills from their teammates which normally is frustrating beyond...

    Posted April 24, 2012

    Dota 2 Dagon And You Instructional Video -- The Best Way To Kill Steal
  • Dota 2 To Be Free To Play "With A Twist"

    Valve's upcoming MOBA, Dota 2, will be free to play "with a twist," according to Gabe Newell, the supreme ruler of Valve. During a podcast called Seven Day Cooldown, Gabe Newell commented on the future of Dota 2, specifically, its pricing. "It's going to be free-to-play - it'll have some twists, but that's the easiest way for...

    Posted April 20, 2012

    Dota 2 To Be Free To Play "With A Twist"
  • Dota 2 To Have LAN And Mod Support

    Dota 2 will have both LAN and mod support according to Valve's Market Director, Erik Johnson. "There are some systems that LAN mode requires that we haven't finished yet, mainly because we've been focused on matchmaking. "We know how important this feature is for the community," he said. He also mentioned Valve would allow mods...

    Posted February 15, 2012

    Dota 2 To Have LAN And Mod Support
  • Blizzard And Valve Descend Into Legal Tussle Over DOTA Title

    Blizzard is locked in a legal dispute with Valve over the latter's trademark request for the DOTA 2 title. The upcoming game is a spiritual successor to the popular WarCraft III mod, Defense of the Ancients. The lead designer on the project is IceFrog, a modder who worked on keeping the mod going from 2005 onward, until joining Valve's DOTA 2...

    Posted February 10, 2012

    Blizzard And Valve Descend Into Legal Tussle Over DOTA Title
  • Dota 2 Beta Invites Ready To Be Sent Out In "Increasing Volumes"

    Valve has finished their first significant expansion of Dota 2's server capacity which means that they're ready to send out Dota 2 beta invites in increasing volumes. As if that wasn't enough reason to celebrate, the Dota team has also released the first part of the official Dota 2 comic, Tales from the Secret Shop. DETAILS: Dota 2 Guide:...

    Posted November 1, 2011

    Dota 2 Beta Invites Ready To Be Sent Out In "Increasing Volumes"
  • Dota 2 Guide: Your Introduction To Valve's Redesigned eSports Masterpiece -- Part 1

    EXACTLY WHAT IS DOTA 2? Dota 2 is the upcoming fantasy strategy game being developed by Valve, the makers of Portal, Left 4 Dead, and Half-Life. Dota stands for Defense of the Ancients and the game type originated as a user-created mod in Blizzard's WarCraft 3: Reign of Chaos in 2003. It's the original multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA)...

    Posted October 14, 2011

    Dota 2 Guide: Your Introduction To Valve's Redesigned eSports Masterpiece -- Part 1
  • Dota 2 Release Plan Is 'Dumb,' Game To Be Released Soon

    The release plan for DotA 2 has always been to develop it slowly in beta, eventually putting the whole thing out when it's officially done. "Our original release plan was dumb," developer IceFrog writes in a new post on the game's blog. The new plan? Deliver DotA 2 as quickly as possible. The blog update blames overeager fans for the...

    Posted September 23, 2011

    Dota 2 Release Plan Is 'Dumb,' Game To Be Released Soon
  • Dota 2 Details From Gamescom -- Developer Erik Johnson Lets Us In On New Features And Future Updates

    We got the chance to chat with Dota 2 developer Erik Johnson amidst the one million dollar Dota 2 tournament that Valve held for the PC game at Gamescom. Dota 2 is an action real time strategy title for the PC. Erik not only breaks down the game for us in his interview, he also examines some of the new features coming to the game and what's next...

    Posted September 1, 2011

    Dota 2 Details From Gamescom -- Developer Erik Johnson Lets Us In On New Features And Future Updates
  • Na'Vi Win The International Gamescom Dota 2 Tournament Over EHOME For One Million Dollars

    Na'Vi, the Ukrainian Dota 2 team has been crowned the first ever Dota 2 champion over team EHOME, winning a staggering one million dollars at the Gamescom tournament in Cologne, Germany. Na'Vi battled it out against 15 of the world's top Dota 2 teams, showcasing amazing talent and strategy. Dota 2 is based on a Warcraft 3 mod called Defense...

    Posted August 22, 2011

    Na'Vi Win The International Gamescom Dota 2 Tournament Over EHOME For One Million Dollars
  • Dota 2 Not Coming Out Until 2012?

    According to Valve boss Gabe Newell,Defense of the Ancients 2 probably isn't going to come out until 2012. Ugh. Valve is planning to launch a closed-beta after the one million dollar Dota 2 tournament from Gamescom 2011 ends, and after that a public beta will launch. Once the public beta is out, then Valve will start considering how to...

    Posted August 18, 2011

    Dota 2 Not Coming Out Until 2012?
  • Dota 2 GamesCom Tournament Live Stream - Watch 16 Teams Compete For One Million Dollars

    "The International", also known as the Dota 2 one million dollar tournament from GamesCom 2011 is starting today, and we'll have the live stream of the entire event, straight from Cologne, Germany. Sixteen of the world's top Dota teams will be competing for a chance at one of the largest prize pools in eSports history. For those...

    Posted August 17, 2011

    Dota 2 GamesCom Tournament Live Stream - Watch 16 Teams Compete For One Million Dollars
  • Dota 2 Cinematic Trailer From Gamescom 2011

    Valve has just released a new Dota 2 trailer from Gamescom. The trailer shows off the game's beautiful painted art style through the narrative of the title's colorful shopkeeper. Dota spawned the current massive online battle arena genre craze that has grown to amazing proportions with League of Legends and Heroes of Newerth. It's awesome to...

    Posted August 15, 2011

    Dota 2 Cinematic Trailer From Gamescom 2011
  • Dota 2 One Million Dollar Tournament Announced For GamesCom

    Valve has announced they will be holding a Dota 2 tournament called "The International" for one million dollars at GamesCom in Cologne, Germany August 17-21. This will be the first time that the public will get to see the top down action game that Valve announced last October. The International will feauture 16 of the world's best...

    Posted August 1, 2011

    Dota 2 One Million Dollar Tournament Announced For GamesCom
  • Valve Free To Play Game In The Works -- What A Tangled, Free Web We Weave

    Valve VP of Marketing, Doug Lombardi, recently confirmed the company will be offering a free to play (F2P) game in order to compete with other F2P games on Steam. French gaming site Barre de vie - that's French for "Health bar," by the way - recently interviewed Lombardi and, when asked if the developers of Team Fortress 2, Half-Life...

    Posted June 20, 2011

    Valve Free To Play Game In The Works -- What A Tangled, Free Web We Weave
  • Blizzard DOTA BlizzCon 2011 Gameplay Trailer

    Posted: November 1, 2011

    6,901 Views | 01:19

  • DOTA 2 Gameplay Preview

    Posted: August 31, 2011

    9,926 Views | 02:42

  • Dota 2 Gamescom 2011 Trailer

    Posted: August 15, 2011

    15,030 Views | 01:55

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