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  • s4: "I want to try something new all the time"

    Now it is time for the son of Magnus to come into the spotlight. Yes folks, you guessed it correct! This time around it'll be none other than Gustav 's4' Magnusson, arguably one of the best mid-laners Dota 2 has ever seen. He was a former member of TI3 winning Swedish line-up of Alliance who chose to join another team after his team's poor performance at TI4. Now playing for o... Read More »

  • rOtk: "When I was young, I was a rebel"

    The player profiles continue to be released by Valve everyday at a certain pace. This time they have released the video of the legendary Bai 'rOtk' Ban of EHOME. This short documentary takes us through rOtk's journey as a young rebel, the objections he faced from his family to pursue his progaming career, his grandmother's overwhelming support to him that emotionally breaks down ... Read More »

  • Gaming Losers Are More Likely to Harass Female Gamers in Game, Study Suggests

    Take a look around you when you play online games and those who try to harass women players through groupchat channels tend to be losers in the game, as researchers from University of New South Wales and Miami University of Ohio suggesting.   The researchers did an experiment in Halo 3 team deathmatch by dividing themselves into 3 groups: a control group where they remained silent throu... Read More »

  • EHOME.CTY denied US visa

    Visa issues continue to plague The International 5 participants as Chinese organization, EHOME, join the ranks of Natus Vincere and others in the growing list of visa rejected cases. After Sonneiko, its now EHOME.CTY's turn as his visa application was rejected by the US Embassy in China. This doesn't come as a surprise but the one thing that certainly does attract the eyes is that t... Read More »

  • MarsTV DOTA 2 League announced for next winter

    MarsTV has just announced via their Facebook page that the next season of their successful DOTA 2 League will take place from January 27th to 31st next year. The announcement is earlier this year in order to avoid clashes with other LANs like MLG and the X-Games, which was a problem this year. The previous tournament had 10 participating teams, a $337,000 prize pool and was one of the highl... Read More »

  • Vici Gaming secure visas for The International 5

    In a delightful news for the Dota 2 community, Chinese juggernaut, Vici Gaming, has successfully secured US visas for all of their players and have been all cleared to compete at The International 5 without any hassles. This comes as a good news considering how difficult it is for a Chinese netizen to secure a visa to the United States of America ,especially, when one takes into account the p... Read More »

  • Virtus.Pro players get approved visas for TI5

    According to VirtusPro Dota 2 manager, Georgy Faleev, all five members of VP Dota 2 squad have acquired their US Visas.  Getting Visas a month before The International will grant VP precious and peaceful time to prepare for the event. With all the Visa issues that occur before every TI, it is nice to know that some teams don´t have that problem slightly before the event. Hopefully,... Read More »

  • The International 5 joins the 15 million dollars club, all goals unlocked

    The International 2015 has surpassed the $15,000,000 mark and has taken a massive lead in terms of hosting the biggest prize-pool eSports has ever seen. Yes folks, you heard it right! We - the community made all of this possible for the game we dearly love. Since the prize-pool has crossed the final stretch goal of 15 million dollars, compendium owners will also be entitled to receive a speci... Read More »

  • MTG acquires 74% share in Turtle Entertainment

    It has been announced today that MTG(Modern Times Group), an international entertainment group, has bought 74% share in ESL, esports company. MTG purchased 74% share of Turtle Entertainment GmbH for $78 million. According to official statements, the main reason behind MTG´s purchase was the potential of esports community, which has been growing rapidly over the past 10 years. ESL´s ... Read More »