Professional players have said for years that in Dota 2 all that matters is The International. Majors are a nice addition to a year of competitive play, but the $2.2 million OG’s roster made from winning two Majors — the first ever team to win multiple Valve events — was nothing compared to the $9,139,002 Wings Gaming
Recently, a man I have a lot of respect for in esports broadcasting announced he wasn’t going to be picked up by Riot Games for its League of Legends World Championship this year.
Although compLexity captain Kyle “Swindlezz” Freedman wasn’t entirely right, 2016 was indeed the rise of the SEA region in Dota 2
The future of the Daily Dot’s esports section appears to be up in the air.
I’ve been watching a lot of different streaming platforms in the US and Korea, and of course the established pros and names have a strong following enough to make a living off of it. To those starting streamers, having a gimmick or a great sense of humor usually is enough to get the foot in
ESL announced earlier today that it will broadcast ESL One New York in virtual reality through a collaboration with Sliver.tv. “We’re very excited to be able to launch our very first VR live stream from ESL One New York with the help of SLIVER.tv, This new method of broadcasting is going to give viewers a taste of what it’s like
After the end of The International 6, Peter “PPD” Dager has officially retired from professional Dota 2.
The best part about Dota2 roster shuffles is that a lot of the time a roster kick feels personal to whoever got kicked. Sometimes it is personal. As a big fan of revenge and spite in general I laid out some revenge arcs to look forward to in the upcoming Dota 2 season. Moo vs.
The Dota 2 roster shuffle is over. In comparison to most other games, Dota 2 roster shuffles have always been massive and inexplicable. This is largely due to the majority of the power being within the players’ hands, which is different from a majority of other games. Contracts, buyouts, etc. don’t matter as much in the
I’ve only been around esports for about five years, and in that time games have risen and died and risen again. Every time a new esport rises the same arguments always keep popping up. This new game is too casual. It doesn’t have enough strategic depth. It’s too complicated. It’s too hardcore. The spectator UI is