Valve Bans 40k Accounts For Cheating in Dota 2

Yesterday I reported on Bungie taking cheat creators to court and winning a hefty amount of money from the cheat developers and today I have another win for us honest players. ...

February 22, 2023 at 3:00 pm by

Valve Starts Banning Dodgy Dota 2 Accounts for Nearly 20 Years!

Dota 2 is, without a doubt, one of the most popular MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) games around. Having a (largely) free-to-play structure (with, of course, some ...

September 19, 2019 at 10:16 am by

Artificial Intelligence Beats 2018 DOTA 2 World Champions 2-Nil

Historical Win for Deep Learning Technology In a historic win, OpenAI’s artificial intelligence system has beaten Team OG, the reigning DOTA 2 World Champions. Moreover, ...

April 15, 2019 at 5:13 pm by

Valve Sign Tim Kitzrow (NBA Jam) For Dota 2 Voice Pack

Valve Sign Tim Kitzrow (NBA Jam) For Dota 2 Voice Pack Earlier this week Valve owner (and overlord) Gabe Newell released a rather amusing video of himself doing a commentator ...

August 31, 2018 at 3:42 pm by

Gabe Newell Releases Dead-Pan Dota 2 Voice Over Video

Gabe Newell Releases Dead-Pan Dota 2 Voice Over Video Gabe Newell, lord and master of Valve. The subject of praise or ridicule, depending on who you ask. In fairness, Gabe ...

August 23, 2018 at 5:54 pm by

Valve Tells Dota 2 Teams Not To Accept Gambling Sponsors

Dota 2 Teams Told Not To Accept Gambling Sponsors It’s a popular opinion shared by many. The day eSports made it was the day that gambling firms started accepting bets ...

August 15, 2018 at 2:18 pm by

Dota 2 eSport Team Banned From Event Due to ‘Unfair’ Mouse

Dota 2 Team Banned From Event Due to Use of ‘Unfair’ Mouse In terms of eSports, Dota 2 is, without doubt, one of the biggest games currently competitively played. ...

June 26, 2018 at 3:26 pm by

BBC 3 To Broadcast Dota 2 Finals This Weekend

BBC 3 To Broadcast Live UK Dota 2 Finals The world of eSports has grown incredibly in the last five years. With prize funds in the millions now it is clearly if not a sport, ...

May 26, 2018 at 3:03 pm by

Okami’s Amaterasu Could Be Heading to Dota 2 As New Playable Character

Okami’s Amaretasu could be heading to Dota 2 as a brand new playable character Dota 2, along with League of Legends, is one of the most popular MOBA’s around. ...

December 6, 2017 at 12:24 pm by

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Sales Set to Smash 10 Million

The early access steam train! Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds must be befuddling the big developers. Good! At least someone out there still remembers how to make a fun ...

September 6, 2017 at 4:07 pm by

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Beats DOTA2 in Steam Player Count

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds or PUBG is everyone’s favorite online game currently and has cemented its legacy recently when it actually surpassed DOTA2 in ...

August 28, 2017 at 4:01 pm by

Dota 2 Receives Bad Reviews Because It “Killed” Half-Life 3

Dota 2 did what? Dota 2 and Half-Life have little in common gameplay and story-wise. However, recent news indicates that the renowned MOBA actually contributed to ...

August 27, 2017 at 10:00 am by

Valve Adds Phone Number Requirement for DOTA 2 Account

Valve is going to require DOTA 2 players to register a valid phone number in an effort to combat “Smurfing”—a term used when a secondary lower level account is ...

April 22, 2017 at 10:12 pm by

US Travel Ban has Negatively Affected Valve Says Gabe Newell

Gabe Newell, the president of Valve, candidly spoke about the latest US travel ban in a roundtable with gaming journalists at their Bellevue, Washingon studio offices ...

February 10, 2017 at 5:02 pm by

Dota 2 Team Spent Stolen Prize Money on “Drones and a Porn Star”

Two former members of Team Secret, a well-known professional Dota 2 team, have made shocking revelations about its organisers, accusing them of taking 10% of team winnings ...

October 10, 2016 at 8:15 pm by

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