The biggest championship event of the year for Dota 2 fans is now here. The tournament, called The International, started on the 8th August and will run through to the 13th of the same month. It’s being held at the Seattle Centre and will see 16 competing teams fighting for…
Insomnia57 is a gaming festival in Birmingham in the UK featuring various online YouTubers and personalities, alongside various exhibitions and retailers. One other key aspect of the Insomnia events is their eSports tournaments and with Insomnia57 just over a month away, they’ve announced the first six titles to feature. Counter…
At gamescom 2015 this week HTC is showcasing their Vive VR platform with Valve. The "Secret Shop" is a Dota 2 experience, the massive eSports title which has over 20 million players will show gamers what it is like in virtual reality. The International is also happening this week for…
Valve have revealed this week that they are making a few little tweaks to Dota 2 treasure system. After the latest update, treasure chests will no longer contain duplicate items; at least for a while. There will now be a set order in which you will receive items, allowing you…
UK based professional gaming teams can rejoice as eSports are becoming easier to access for Europeans. Gfinity is now the leading in UK based eSports, bringing the concept to a larger audience. With tournaments being accessible all over the world, it is good to have a company representing the UK.…
Competitive gaming has seen continuous growth in recent years thanks to services such as Twitch which allow for more easy access to streams, and DOTA, Starcraft 2 and League of Legends which has gone on to cement their place as favorites in the gaming community. However the professional community hasn't quite…
Today came the launch of Major League Gaming’s very own premium eSports streaming platform, MLG.tv. The video platform has been in pre-launch beta up until today, the platform will now be used to support MLG’s own content as well as a select amount of premium content. MLG.tv will be streaming…
The head of the Kickstarter campaign and co-creator of Video Games Live, Tommy Tallarico, announced that the funds necessary to complete Video Games Live: Level 3 have been amassed.  With just under 18 hours to go at the time of writing, the campaign asked videogame music fans for $250,000, but…
Recently, over a million people from across the globe tuned in on various live streams, bars and home TV's to watch a DOTA 2 tournament broadcast. As far as DOTA 2 is concerned this is a brilliant step forward towards gaining the viewing audience that they have dreamed of for…
It's no secret that Dota 2 is one of Valve's most successful games to date. Even during it's long 2 year beta it was still a very popular game on Steam. After launching earlier this week Dota 2's playing numbers have blown every game out of the water, even with the…
After a long 2 years spent in sort-of-open-sort-of-closed beta Dota 2 has finally been released as a full finished game. The recent news article on Dota 2's Steam page says 'No, Really: DOTA 2's Beta is Over.' Valve kept their promise of fully releasing the game some time before the…
In a great move by both Valve and Twitch TV, it is now possible to link your Twitch.tv account with your Steam announce and even earn items while watching tournaments being played. The Dota 2 blog explained that you'll be able to recieve drops during tournaments if you own the…
Dota 2 has been named the most played PC game, beating the previous title-owner League of Legends. League of Legends was given the title of most played PC game in Northern America and Europe in July of 2012 due to data collected by market analyst DFC Intelligence. New data from…