Despite Valve’s attempts to curb the notorious stigma of misconduct associated with the Dota 2 community – via updates to behavior scoring and matchmaking systems, the rampant level of toxicity remains. Could the recent addition of Dota Plus serve as a more proactive solution to an ongoing problem?Read more "Could Dota Plus Provide a Remedy for Pervasive Toxicity?"
Valve has announced a massive “evolution” for Dota 2’s Battle Passes called “Dota Plus.” An optional monthly subscription including analytical tools, statistics and enticing cosmetic exclusives.Read more "Valve announces Dota Plus, an optional subscription service with exclusive perks"
Artifact will be available to the public by the end of 2018 on PC, with the first tournament slated for Q1 2019. Valve intends to have the iOS and Android versions of the game released by mid-2019.Read more "Artifact Details Released: Dynamic Strategy Derived From Complexity"
Day one of the PGL Bucharest Major’s is officially closed, and the best of one format produced some of the most kinetic matches of the professional season thus far. Let’s recap two of yesterday’s most exciting matches, to see who appears poised for success moving forward.Read more "PGL Bucharest Major day one: Upsets and onslaughts"
By skillfully exploiting mistakes made by Vici Gaming, Virtus.Pro seized control of the series by demonstrating the effectiveness of tight synergy and timely combinations.Read more "ESL One Katowice 2018 Grand Finals Breakdown: Virtus.Pro vs. Vici Gaming"
As the final push towards TI8 begins, it’s fascinating to witness the meta evolving at such a rapid pace, while observing how Valve’s revised approach to Dota’s patch and update system is shaping the professional scene overall.Read more "Vici Gaming vs. Virtus.Pro Final ESL One Katowice 2018: The Power of Control"
Intensely cinematic and flawlessly conceptualized, Shadow of the Colossus is a living, breathing work of art.Read more "Shadow of the Colossus PS4 Review"