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May 7, 2015

Valve wants you playing at The International 2015

For the first time, The International 2015 – the biggest Dota 2 tournament in the world – will have an open qualifier. Disclaimer: Valve probably doesn’t actually want you, specifically, at The International 2015. If…


May 6, 2015

More Dota 2 Compendium rewards released

The Dota 2 Compendium for The International 2015 has been selling more and more, so I’d say it’s about time for a few more rewards to be released. Thankfully, Valve appears to agree. Today marks…



May 1, 2015

Dota 2’s The International Compendium 2015 out now

It’s that time of year again: Dota 2‘s latest Compendium for The International is on sale within the game, with a load of rewards and stretch goals. I’m not kidding. Loads of rewards. Loads of…


April 30, 2015

Dota 2 patch 6.84 out now

Dota 2‘s latest patch – the balance-altering 6.84 – has just launched, forcing everyone to re-learn how to play the game. Again. 6.84’s full patch notes can be read here, and you can take a…




IncGamers Poll – Valve’s reversal on paid Skyrim mods

After much intense debate about Valve’s (and Bethesda’s) implementation of paid Skyrim mods in the Steam Workshop, the two companies have backtracked. This week’s IncGamers Poll is canvasing views on how people feel about the…



April 25, 2015

Dota 2 landscape changing this year, starting next week

A brief rundown of what’s new: the International Compendium will launch next week alongside a new balance patch, and Valve will be sponsoring three more major tournaments a year in the hopes of making Dota…



March 20, 2015

Valve discusses Dota 2’s Faceless Void redesign

One of Dota 2‘s Compendium stretch goals was for Faceless Void to get a model update, and now they’re ready to talk about the process. Rather than massively resdesigning Void, Valve opted to give him…




March 7, 2015

IncGamers Poll – Valve’s GDC 2015 announcements

As GDC 2015 rolls to a close, this week’s IncGamers Poll is curious about which (if any) of Valve’s many announcements at the event are getting people enthused. The question is a pretty straightforward one:…