Dota 2 Finals 2014 – The International

Dota 2 Finals 2014 – The International

**SPOILERS** If you aren’t up-to-date with The International please click away now. Yesterday marked the final day of competition for the 2014 Dota 2 “The International” finals where the best Dota 2 teams from around the world have been battling it out for the largest esports prize pool to date, standing at a whopping $10,931,105. In fact the prize pool is larger than the purse for the 2014 US Tennis Open, […]

Newbee Crowned Winners of The International

Newbee Crowned Winners of The International

The fourth iteration of  The International, the world’s premier Dota2 tournament hosted by the game’s creator Valve, has reached its conclusion. The 16 teams involved were fighting for a portion of the stupendously large 10 million dollar prize pool, the largest prize pool in eSports history. The winners this year were team Newbee, a recently formed Chinese team with plenty of star quality in their line-up. Newbee won the Grand […]

The International to air on ESPN

The International to air on ESPN

In stunning news it was announced today that Valve’s 10 million dollar Dota 2 tournament ‘The International’ will be airing on ESPN3. In addition to this, a preview of the finals will be shown on ESPN2 and  both channels are available to watch online. The viewing experience will also be available via any ESPN apps on platforms such as the Xbox One and Apple TV. The International main event kicks […]

Counter-Strike to get its own International

Counter-Strike to get its own International

The International is the world’s premier Dota 2 tournament, hosted and run by the game’s creator Valve. The competition, which is ongoing this week, has broken records with it’s enormous prize pool. The prize pool totals over 10 million dollars, most of which has been crowdfunded from the Dota 2 player base using Valve’s compendium system where players can attempt to predict various statistics of the tournament with a chance […]

Team Fortress 2: New Maps and Game Mode

Team Fortress 2: New Maps and Game Mode

A part of Valve’s long running team based shooter Team Fortress 2′s ‘Love and War’ update is now possible to be experienced before release.  Some beta maps and a new game mode are available to play for all owners of the game, which is potentially everyone since the game is free to play. All you have to do is select ‘Beta Maps’ from the Multiplayer list in game and you […]

Steam Controller at GamesCon?

Steam Controller at GamesCon?

Listed under Valve’s company showcases at Gamescon’s website are PC platforms and components which include only controllers. As simple as that is, we don’t necessarily know if the Steam controller is going to show up at the event. Back in 2012, Gamescon did the same kind of deal with Half-Life 3, according to Gamespot. A document had listed Half-Life 3 to be coming to Gamescon, but to everyone’s surprise, Valve […]

Valve and the number 3

Valve and the number 3

Known for making some of the most successful games in the business such as Counter-Strike, Dota 2, Day of Defeat, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal and Team Fortress. Valve in recent years has become something of a gaming joke, “Valve can’t count to 3″ comes from the lack of titles to have a third installment in their respective series. The thing that makes the joke bizarre is that the world […]

Killing Floor 2 – New Bloody And Badass Trailer!

Killing Floor 2 – New Bloody And Badass Trailer!

When it comes to zombie and mutant killing fun there are a few games that spike my interest, Call of Duty’s Acclaimed “Nazi Zombies” Mode, Left 4 Dead, the infamous DayZ mod and standalone are good too but feel much more like a chore than a fun “kill everything that moves” kinda game, and then there is Killing Floor, the bloodiest and most over-the-top English humor co-operative “Brain Smashing” shooter […]

Steam Summer Sale Day 3: Terraria, Skyrim, Stanley Parable and more

Steam Summer Sale Day 3: Terraria, Skyrim, Stanley Parable and more

Valve has revealed the Steam Summer Sale: Day 3 daily deals, alongside new flash sales and community choice games. The opening day brought Far Cry 3, Don’t Starve and Day Z, yesterday brought State of Decay, Prison Architect and The Walking Dead. Today we have nine more daily deals, including: Terraria for $1.99 (originally $9.99) 7 Days to Die for $13.74 (originally $24.99) Wasteland 2 for $40.19 (originally $59.99) The Elder […]

Team Fortress 2 Love and War Update: Day 2

Team Fortress 2 Love and War Update: Day 2

Valve has released more details on the upcoming Team Fortress 2 Love and War update in day 2 of this multi-day update. The second day primarily focuses on some new weapons and equips that will soon become available. A full list of all the new equips is available on the event page. We get some new weapons with the update, such as the Tide Turner. This is a steering wheel […]