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Top 10 Online Games Revenue Of 2013
A list of the top 10 online games from around the world has been listed by market research group SuperData Research. They accrued data from the top 10 online PC games from estimated worldwide sales data, microtransactions and subscription earnings throughout 2013.
Dota 2 Videos Showcase Steam Controller Precision
The Steam Controller is coming soon to the consumer market. I imagine we might get a taste of it at the CES 2014 event (hopefully). For now, though, those partaking in the 300 Steam Machine beta test are posting tutorials, guides and demonstration videos showcasing different aspects of Valve's living room entertainment solution.
Steam Sets New Record Thanks To Holiday Sale, Free Left 4 Dead 2
Valve's digital games platform Steam has set another usage record. Over 7.6 million gamers were using Steam simultaneously on December 29th.
Best Games Of 2013: Pete Is A Filthy Hipster
My favorite games of the generation were huge blockbusters like Mass Effect 2, Skyrim and Uncharted 2. This year, though, was different. This year most of the games that caught my eye were small titles that cost $15 or less.
Dota 2 Three Spirits Update Launching Today With Diretide
Valve plans to release a major update for Dota 2 today. The "Three Spirits" patch provides two new Heroes for the game and revises the appearance of Storm Spirit.
Dota 2 Diretide 2013 Announced Following Gamer Protests
Valve has announced that they're working on a 2013 edition of Diretide, the Halloween-themed Dota 2 event. They made the decision following a whole lot of kicking and screaming from fans.
Dota 2 Mod Helps Arachnophobes Tolerate Broodmother
A Dota 2 player terrified by the prospect of facing Broodmother in matches won't have to live in fear anymore. A fellow player has created a mod to make the hulking spider look much less intimidating in the PC MOBA game.
Dungeons Defenders 2 Won't Be A League Of Legends Clone
Dungeon Defenders 2 won't be a challenge to the likes of Dota 2 and League Of Legends 2 after all. Developer Trendy Entertainment has decided to cut the MOBA-style, player-versus-player mode originally planned for the sequel.
DOTA 2 Beats League Of Legends As Most Played Game Of August
Raptr caters to more than 18 million gamers and they gauge their player engagement by seeing how many players put in time with specific games. The top 20 list has been unveiled and while Call of Duty: Black Ops II took the number one spot, the more surprising bit of news was DOTA 2 beating the pants off League of Legends.
Dota 2 First Blood Update Will Unleash GLaDOS
Valve will release a major update for their multiplayer online battle arena Dota 2 on September 23rd. The "First Blood" patch will provide numerous features including LAN support and Portal tie-ins.
DotA 2 Finally Launches To The Public On Steam Today
At long last Dota 2, short for “Defense of the Ancients,” is ready for its official debut, celebrating its public launch *checks watch* TODAY!
Dota 2 Adds Rigwarl The Bristleback
Valve has added another playable character to their MOBA game Dota 2. Players can now take on the role of Rigwarl the Bristleback, a melee-oriented hero.
Dota 2 Hero Builds Now Available In-Game
MOBA games can be very intimidating to newcomers. Valve is hoping to make the learning curve a bit easier for Dota 2. They've implemented a new feature called Hero Builds to let players share tips.
Dota 2 Least Played Mode Encourages Players To Experiment
The latest patch for Valve's strategy game Dota 2 includes a new gameplay mode called Least Played. This mode forces players to step outside of their comfort zone and try something new.