This Year, 'Dota 2' Gave Us A Cinderella Story for the Ages
After a time of wild turmoil, personal conflict, and losing key members, 'Dota 2' team OG just clutched the ultimate prize. Here's their story.
Eric Van Allen
'Dota 2' Player Who Used Programmable Mouse Disqualified His Team From $15 Million Tournament
The International 2018 organizers disqualified a South American team from a $15 million tournament when one of its players used a mouse with programmable buttons.
Why This International Is a Uniquely Unpredictable 'Dota 2' Tournament
It's not just about balance patches and strategic analysis, but the different communities themselves.
Valve Reveals 'Dota' Card Game to Disappointed Fans at The International
Nobody asked for this, apparently
Community Outcry Scuttles The International's Custom 'Dota 2' Map Skin
A special underwater map for an aquatic-themed International looked a little too different for some 'Dota 2' fans.
Visa Problems Cost The International a Caster and a Player
A former champion and a current starter were both denied entry to the biggest 'Dota 2' event of the year.
Valve Shutters ‘Dota 2’ Secret Shop Amid Flood of Complaints
Maybe a little too secret.
Will E-Sports PED Testing Protect Players, Or Deflect Blame?
E-sports are adopting WADA-style performance-enhancing drug tests. Will they help or hurt professional gamers?
eSports Has a DDoS Problem
A DDoS attack might have disrupted The International, but it's just the tip of the iceberg.
The 'Dota 2' Championships Was Temporarily Taken Down by a Cyberattack
Not even Valve is invulnerable to a DDoS attack.
An eSports Team Will Win $6.5 Million for Playing 'Dota 2' This Week
The 2015 International Dota 2 Championships start today.