Tag: Dota 2

Dota 2 Pro Players Lose Badly To OpenAI: Preview For The International?

The OpenAI Five, a team composed of artificial intelligence-powered bots, dominated against a human team with professional 'Dota 2' players. Up next for the bots are the best 'Dota 2' players in the world at The International.

Video Games August 7, 2018

'Artifact' Release Date, Price Unveiled: 1st New Valve Game In 5 Years Combines 'Dota 2' And 'Magic: The Gathering'

Valve revealed the 'Artifact' release date and price on Steam, hyping up the digital card game. It has been described as a combination of 'Dota 2' and 'Magic: The Gathering,' but how does it compare to 'Hearthstone?'

Video Games August 4, 2018

OpenAI Bots Now Able To Beat Humans In DOTA 2 Team Matches: Breakthrough For Artificial Intelligence

OpenAI developed AI-powered bots that are now able to beat humans in 5-on-5 'Dota 2' matches. Known as the OpenAI Five, the bots will take on the best 'Dota 2' players in the world in this year's The International.

Computers June 26, 2018

Valve Reveals More Details For Its 'DOTA 2'-Based Card Game 'Artifact'

A new card game developed by Valve is scheduled to come out later this year. 'Artifact' will feature elements from 'DOTA 2' and will be a paid game instead of a free-to-play.

Video Games March 11, 2018

Arena Of Valor Now Available On iOS, Android: Here's How Big This MOBA Game Is

Tencent officially launched 'Arena of Valor' for North and South America. The game has been reportedly localized with 38 characters available.

Video Games December 20, 2017

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Breaks Steam Record For Most Number Of Players At The Same Time: Now What?

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' has set the all-time Steam peak player count record of 1,348,374 players, beating the figure set by 'DOTA 2.' With that achievement accomplished, what could be next for the multiplayer shooter?

Video Games September 17, 2017

There Were More Players On 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Than 'DOTA 2' On Steam: Here's Why That's Impressive

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' reached a peak player count of nearly 880,000 users, beating 'DOTA 2' and 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' on the Steam platform. Here's why the achievement is a very impressive one.

Video Games August 27, 2017

The World's Best 'DOTA 2' Players Are No Match For A Bot: What Does This Mean For The Future Of AI?

A bot created by Elon Musk-backed OpenAI dominated against Danil Ishutin, better known as Dendi, in a 1-on-1 'DOTA 2' match at The International. What does this mean for the future of AI?

Computers August 12, 2017

Valve Announced A New Game, But It's Not 'Half-Life 3': Should We Give The 'DOTA'-Based Card Game 'Artifact' A Chance?

Valve unveiled 'Artifact,' a 'DOTA'-based digital card game, at The International. Attendees, however, were disappointed, as they were expecting the announcement to be for the long-awaited 'Half-life 3.'

Video Games August 10, 2017

Overwatch Character Lucio Also Heading To 'Heroes Of The Storm'

Lucio, a popular healer at 'Overwatch,' is coming to the 'Heroes of the Storm' MOBA. He will join two other 'Overwatch' heroes who are already slugging it out with other Blizzard characters.

Video Games February 5, 2017

'Dota 2' Update Patch 7.00 Now Live: New Hero Monkey King, Talent Trees, New HUD And More

A massive update for 'Dota 2' is now live on Valve’s Multiplayer Online Battle Arena. Included in the update is a new hero, new pregame phases, a reworked interface and the introduction of the Hero Talent Tree.

Video Games December 11, 2016

Steam Says No To Ambiguous Concept Art: Devs Now Have To Use Screenshots To Sell Their Games

Steam's looming Discovery Update 2.0 will enforce a no-concept-art rule to prevent misleading game promotion. This new policy was reportedly distributed to developers and will take effect in the middle of November.

Video Games November 2, 2016

Dota 2 Update Patch 6.88e Now Available: Dragon Lance Strength Reduced, Infused Raindrop Attack Damage And Everything You Need To Know

Dota 2’s latest update patch is here, and version 6.88e of the game’s meta brings a whole slew of changes. Most modifications are nerfs, which should push players into making smarter plays.

Video Games October 3, 2016

'League Of Legends' Monthly Active Users Now More Than 100 Million: Biggest Game In The World?

The latest number of 'League of Legends' monthly users effectively makes the game the largest in the world to date. Dota 2, its closest competitor, only has 13 million users as of June this year.

Video Games September 14, 2016

Valve Unleashes New Hero Underlord, Adds New Post-Game Summary And Teammate Stats In 'DOTA 2' Dark Rift Update

In the Dark Rift update for 'DOTA 2,' Valve introduced new hero Vrogros the Underlord, who has familiar skills for original 'DOTA' players. The update also added a new post-game summary screen and teammate stats to profiles.

Video Games August 24, 2016

‘DOTA 2’ The International Prize Pool Now At $20 Million

2016 is 'DOTA 2' The International’s biggest year yet! The annual championship event now has a prize pool of more than $20 million, with the first prize at more than $8 million.

Video Games August 9, 2016

DOTA 2 Is About To Get More Immersive With VR Spectator Mode

On the official SteamVR website, Valve teased a VR spectator mode for 'DOTA 2.' The mode will allow players to watch streaming 'DOTA 2' matches in an immersive virtual reality environment.

Video Games April 6, 2016

'Dota 2' Custom Game Pass Allows Players To Support Custom Game Developers

Valve is implementing a way for custom game developers on 'Dota 2' to earn some money. In the Custom Game Passes, the revenue is shared between the creators and the company the same way in other games.

Video Games March 16, 2016

Twitch Outs List Of Most Watched Games In 2015: 'League Of Legends,' 'Counter-Strike: GO,' 'DOTA 2' And More

Twitch release its annual retrospective for 2015, and it is no surprise that 'League of Legends' is the most streamed title on the video game streaming platform. According to Twitch, viewers collectively watched 459,366 years' worth of video on the service last year.

Video Games February 12, 2016

'Dota 2' Winter Battle Pass Now Available: Here's How It Works

The 'Dota 2' Winter Battle Pass is now available for $7.99. The pass offers gamers the ability to take new quests before the start of a game and also introduces a wagering system.

Video Games January 28, 2016

'Dota 2' The Balance Of Power Update: Arc Warden, Tempest Helm Of The Thundergod, Arcane Rune And More

The Balance of Power update brings many additions and changes to 'Dota 2,' including the return of Zet the Arc Warden and a new rune. It also features the Tempest Helm of the Thundergod, an Arcana item for Zeus.

Video Games December 16, 2015

Dota 2 Rick & Morty Announcer Pack Now Available For $8

A new 'Dota 2' DLC has hit the scene, bringing a neat new Rick and Morty announcer pack for $7.99. Check out the trailer video to get a better idea of the deal.

Video Games August 21, 2015

Valve Reveals 'Dota 2 Reborn': What's Coming WIth Massive Dota 2 Overhaul?

Expect a new engine, dashboard, interface and Custom Games. That's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the upgrades offered in 'Dota 2 Reborn' beta.

Geek June 13, 2015

'Heroes Of The Storm': A Beginner's Guide To Blizzard's Free-To-Play MOBA

Blizzard's free-to-play MOBA has arrived. Looking to dive in? Our guide is here to help get you started.

Geek May 23, 2015

'Goat Simulator': The Goat Could Come To DOTA 2

Having the goat from 'Goat Simulator' as a courier in DOTA 2 is probably the most awesome thing that could ever happen. With the help of votes, Valve could very well make this happen.

Movies/TV Shows March 17, 2015

6 of the best free-to-play MOBAs you can download and play right now

With more free-to-play MOBAs on the market than ever before, here are six of the best.

Geek November 11, 2014

Porn site will soon sponsor an eSports team

In a sentence that could only be written in the age of the internet, popular porn website YouPorn will be sponsoring a professional video game team.

Geek October 20, 2014

The creators of 'Borderlands' are back with the genre-bending new IP 'Battleborn'

The creators of 'Borderlands' have revealed their new game 'Battleborn,' a first person shooter that takes elements from games like 'League of Legends' to create a brand new experience.

Geek July 8, 2014

Valve Dota 2 'free to play' documentary set for March 19 release: What you should know

Valve has announced that it will release its "Free to Play" documentary next month. The documentary follows the life and the experiences of three Dota 2 players.

Video Games February 23, 2014

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