Dota 2 Adds Rigwarl The Bristleback image
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.
Pete Haas 2013-03-29
Dota 2 Hero Builds Now Available In-Game image
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.
Pete Haas 2013-02-22
Dota 2 Least Played Mode Encourages Players To Experiment image
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.
Pete Haas 2013-01-20
Bastion Narrator Returns In Dota 2 image
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.
Pete Haas 2012-12-19
Dota 2 Is Free To Play image
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.
Pete Haas 2012-05-31
Blizzard, Valve Settle DOTA Lawsuit image
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.
Pete Haas 2012-05-12
DreamHack Dota 2 Tournament To Be Sponsored By Corsair image
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.
Pete Haas 2011-11-01
Dota 2 Spectator Features Detailed image
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.
Pete Haas 2011-10-06
Valve Releasing Dota 2 As Fast As They Can image
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.
Pete Haas 2011-09-23
Dota 2 Delayed To 2012 image
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.
Pete Haas 2011-08-19
Dota 2 Beta Sign-ups Now Open image
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.
Pete Haas 2011-08-16
GamesCom 2011: Dota 2 Trailer Summons Heroes image
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.
Pete Haas 2011-08-15
Dota 2 Tournament The International Coming To GamesCom image
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."
Pete Haas 2011-08-01
Will Dota 2 Be Free-To-Play? image
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.
Pete Haas 2011-06-19
No Half-Life 3 At E3 2011 image
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."
Pete Haas 2011-05-18
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