Dota 2

Valve Is Aiming For a New Hero in Dota 2 By End of November

The publisher asserts more heroes are coming, and at a more regular cadence.

New Valve Doc Showcases Long-Lost Projects, Including a Dota 2 RPG

On top of Half-Life 3 and Left 4 Dead 3, the studio abandoned something in a new genre.

Dota 2's International Delayed Due to COVID-19 Concerns

The Battle Pass is still on, though.

Steam Concurrents Sets Record Amid Coronavirus Quarantine While PSN and Xbox Live Hit With Server Issues

Steam just crossed 20 million concurrent users for the first time ever, a record that'll likely be smashed again soon.

Valve Is Taking Pitches From Cities to Host Its Massive International Dota 2 Championships

You have chosen, or have been chosen, as one of our finest urban centers…

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #50-26

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

Valve's Dota Underlords Has Been Having Trouble Holding Onto Players

The autobattler has been slowly bleeding players.

Dota 2's Huge New Update Makes It Basically a New Game

The core changes to Dota's formula feel like Dota 3 in disguise.

What's Your Favorite In-Game Costume?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Happy Halloween! Let's talk video game costumes and skins.

Four Months Later, Auto Chess' Successors Are Rewriting the Genre

Teamfight Tactics and Dota Underlords are trying to ensure auto chess isn't a flash in the pan.

Why Valve Making Its Own Auto Chess Is A Big Deal

The next step in a long line of mod succession is a big one.

Valve Announces Its Own Dota 2 Auto Chess Game

Valve and Drodo couldn't work together on an Auto Chess game, so Valve is making its own.

Valve's Dota Underlords Trademark Sparks Spin-Off Speculation

Something new is probably coming at this year's International.

Here's When You Can Pre-Order Artifact, Valve's Dota 2 Card Game

Here's how to get in early for Valve's upcoming Dota 2 card game.

Artifact Beta, Release Date, Gameplay, Dota 2 Cards - Everything we Know

Here's everything you need to know about Artifact, the upcoming Dota 2 card game, including potential release dates, gameplay, price points, and rules.

Dota 2 Card Game Artifact Lives and Dies on Its Three Lanes

Valve Software's shot at the digital collectible card game genre tries to differentiate itself with a new mechanic.

Dota 2 is the Next Game With a New Battle Royale Mode

Winner, winner, cheese dinner?

Is Dota 2 Pay to Win Now Thanks to Dota Plus? A Primer on Valve's New Subscription Service

Dota Plus offers some new tools, but they're hardly kingmakers.

Dota 2's New Subscription Service Replaces Battle Pass: Here are the Details

Dota 2 is ditching its Battle Pass for something more ongoing.

Valve Reveals Screenshots and Details for Artifact, its Dota 2 Card Game

Gabe Newell wants to play cards with you.

Okami Gets Some Official Promotion in Dota 2

Capcom wants Dota 2 players to have a good dog.

PUBG Gets Close to Reaching a New Record of 2 Million Concurrent Players

Another milestone for PUBG is within reach.

Valve Surprises With The Dota 2 Card Game, Artifact

The International hosts the announcement of a new Valve title.

The Race to Become the Next Big eSport

COVER STORY: From Halo to Rocket League, seemingly every developer wants their game to be a big-time eSport, and the stakes are even higher than you realize.

eSports Are Growing Up

Change and growth isn't a smooth, orderly process. Competitive gaming is starting to expand and see some pushback from traditional sports.

The International Dota 2 Championships (TI4) Highlights: Newbee Stomps the Competition

Here's a few highlights from the main event of the International Dota 2 Championships.

Dota 2 Update Brings Random Ability Draft

Reckon you know how to handle yourself in Dota 2? Then you may want to try out this new mode.

What $100 Can Do For The Novice Dota 2 Trader

It can buy you a whole lot less scruples. Cassandra Khaw takes the plunge and does a week in the Dota 2 trading scene.

2013 in Review: Why Being the Game No One Actually Wins is So Good For Dota 2

By virtue of being impossible to truly master, Valve's Dota 2 is also impossible to put down.

Now Anyone Can Play Dota 2

Valve relaxes all restrictions on Dota 2, so now anyone can download and play.

Dota 2's Diretide Update Takes eSports to a New Level

The long-awaited Diretide update for Dota 2 adds an all-new "coaching" feature, as well as a bunch of new content.

Making Big Bucks in Dota 2

Cassandra Khaw talks to the people who are profiting from the world's growing obsession with Valve's Dota 2.

Dota 2's The International: The 5-Minute '?!' Recap

Or, 'How to Pretend You Understood What Happened at the Recent Dota 2 Championships'