DOTA 2



January 14, 2015

Dota 2 6.83b brings with it a small number of tweaks

Dota 2‘s 6.83b patch has been released with pretty much no ceremony, bringing with it a few small balance changes. The balance changes are sufficiently few in number that, for once, I can actually list…


January 7, 2015

Dota 2 International 2015 scheduled for August

It is never to soon to plan ahead – I mean, some people have their Christmas decorations up already – so it’s perhaps reasonable that Valve have scheduled Dota 2‘s next International. The next gigantic…


December 17, 2014

Dota 2’s Shifting Snows update goes live

The Shifting Snows update for Dota 2 – or Dota 2 6.83, if you’d rather – has just gone live. Sign into Steam and you should find a 255MB download waiting for you. Once that’s…



December 6, 2014

Dota 2 blog says that Frostivus is cancelled

A new blog post on the Dota 2 site confirms that Valve is staffed by Grinches, because Frostivus is cancelled. (And there’s no Greeviling, either.) Okay, so “cancelled” isn’t the right word – if anything,…


November 21, 2014

Oracle now in Dota 2, Foreseer’s Contract update launched

I’m sort of double-dipping here because Peter half-wrote this story earlier, but: Dota 2‘s Foreseer’s Contract update has launched, and Oracle is in. This┬áDota 2 update brings with it lots and lots of stuff. There’s…


November 20, 2014

Dota 2 launches Nemesis Assassin Event

Dota 2 is doing a thing and that thing is called the Nemesis Assassin Event, which will run from today through 7 December. Your regular IncGamers Dota 2 correspondent Tim McDonald is trying to finish…




November 15, 2014

Free Dota 2 comic hints at Oracle joining the roster

Valve have uploaded a free comic, called The Foreseer’s Contract, to the Dota 2 website – and I use this to foretell Oracle joining the roster soon. Not least because the update’s web address is…


November 1, 2014

A Dota 2 player tries League of Legends

Let’s get one thing straight: I haven’t given up on Dota 2. In terms of MOBAs, I still identify as a Dota 2 player. It’s just become a little overfamiliar and a little frustrating (please…


October 31, 2014

Dota 2’s drop system reworked in latest patch

If you like your Dota 2 hats, then important news: the drop system has been reworked. As a fair few people have predicted (what with the way the drop list has gradually been getting smaller),…



October 15, 2014

Dota 2’s 6.82c patch released

“Please stop playing Skywrath Mage and Death Prophet,” cries Icefrog, plaintively, in this latest Dota 2 patch. Patch 6.82c has just hit the Valve MOBA, and for the most part it’s a few tweaks to…