Defense of the Ancients 2


Dota 2s Subreddit Used Memes to Get Valve to Release the Compendium

Dota 2's Subreddit Used Memes to Get Valve to Release the Compendium

Dota 2 fans had been waiting for information on this year's International Compendium for so long they decided to take matters into their own hands. The Dota 2 subreddit started a penguin kidnapping meme as a way to put pressure on the notoriously closemouthed company, and the surprising thing is — it worked. The International is […]

Valve Releases Statement on DotaTV Streaming After ESL Controversy

Valve Releases Statement on DotaTV Streaming After ESL Controversy

DOTA 2 developer Valve has issued a statement regarding DotaTV streaming following this week's controversy surrounding the ESL One Genting 2018 tournament and the subsequent fallout. The controversy surrounds the ESL's decision to send DMCA notices to popular streamers PPD, AdmiralBulldog, and BSJ who streamed the ESL One Genting games with their own commentary. The streamers […]

Theres a 718% Pay Gap Between the Top Male and Female Esports Champions

There's a 718% Pay Gap Between the Top Male and Female Esports Champions

You might have noticed the fact that there aren't many women in esports, especially in the big leagues like the recently launched Overwatch League. Some of that might come down to the fact that, even in 2018, gaming is still coded as a male-dominated industry — despite the fact that the percentage of female gamers […]

Valve Bows Out of DOTA Tournament Because of Drug Testing Requirement

Valve Bows Out of DOTA Tournament Because of Drug Testing Requirement

Galaxy Battles was going to be a part of Valve's new approach to tournaments leading up to The International this year, but the tourney has just lost its official Valve backing thanks to a mandatory drug test. The tournament is scheduled to run from January 15th to the 21st in Ciudad de Victoria, Philippines. "Based […]

The Latest Dota 2 Patch Made Death A Bit OP But Players Dont Seem To Care

The Latest Dota 2 Patch Made Death A Bit OP, But Players Don't Seem To Care

The latest Dota 2 patch has just hit the game's servers, and with it came a ton of balance changes meant to address the most pressing concerns with The International 7 tournament looming on the horizon. While working to fine-tune the balance, Valve nerfed the hell out of all respawn talents. Talents, special upgrades added […]