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Bastion Narrator Returns In Dota 2
The gravelly voice of Bastion's narrator has invaded another game. Dota 2 players can now download a Bastion Announcer Pack that makes Rucks narrate the action of their matches.
Dota 2 Is Free To Play
Tonight Valve confirmed a long-rumored detail of their strategy game Dota 2: it won't cost a dime to download and play. Players will be able to pay money for optional items, though.
Blizzard, Valve Settle DOTA Lawsuit
Blizzard and Valve revealed this afternoon that they've resolved their legal spat over the DOTA trademark. As part of their agreement, Valve will be able to keep the title DOTA 2 for their upcoming strategy game.
DreamHack Dota 2 Tournament To Be Sponsored By Corsair
PC gaming hardware company Corsair announced that they'll be sponsoring a tournament for Valve's Dota 2. The DreamHack Corsair Vengeance Dota 2 Championship will take place this month at DreamHack Winter 2011.
Dota 2 Spectator Features Detailed
Valve realizes that a large segment of Dota 2 players want to watch both live and saved footage of matches. With that in mind, they've included Spectator support for the game as well as a few features that make sure you get the most out of the experience.
Valve Releasing Dota 2 As Fast As They Can
Today Valve announced that they're changing their plans for strategy game Dota 2's release. No, they're not delaying the game. It's the opposite, actually.
Dota 2 Delayed To 2012
Oh, Valve, you've done it again. It seems their strategy game Dota 2 will not arrive by the end of the year. Fortunately, though, the beta isn't too far away.
Dota 2 Beta Sign-ups Now Open
The new trailer for Dota 2 has probably whet the appetite of a few of you strategy fans. You can't play Dota 2 yet but you'll eventually get a chance to try it before the game launches later this year.
GamesCom 2011: Dota 2 Trailer Summons Heroes
With a couple days to go before Dota 2's formal unveiling at GamesCom 2011, Valve has released the first trailer for the strategy game. The CGI trailer gives a glimpse at the different Heroes that players will control.
Dota 2 Tournament The International Coming To GamesCom
Valve's strategy RPG Dota 2 will be revealed for the first time at GamesCom 2011. They'll be unveiling the game with a grand tournament called "The International."
Will Dota 2 Be Free-To-Play?
More and more gaming companies are dipping their toes into the free-to-play market. It seems Valve is exploring that payment model as well for an upcoming game.
No Half-Life 3 At E3 2011
If you were hoping of a big Valve announcement at E3, you're in for some disappointment. They e-mailed press today to confirm that they "are not showing any titles at this year's show."
Weekly Recap Oct 16th: Crazy Taxi Remake, War Of Angels, DOTA 2 Coming
Sega announces a remake for Crazy Taxi, NeoWiz Games is bringing War of Angels to North America and Valve is making the sequel to DOTA.
DOTA 2 Announced
WarCraft III mod Defense of the Ancients is getting a standalone sequel. Valve announced that DOTA 2 is in development for the PC and Mac.