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ASUS ROG to sponsor DotA 2 cup at Insomnia 51

If (like me) you're booking your seat at Multiplay's i51 this morning and you're a fan of MOBAs, then you'll be excited to hear that ASUS and its Republic of Gamer brand is sponsoring a DotA 2 tournament at the big LAN party and at all further Insomnia events throughout …

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Sapphire teams up with Na’Vi for DotA GPU competition

AMD graphics card partner SAPPHIRE, has announced a partnership with eSports team, Natus Vincere, or Na'Vi (which literally means, born to win in Latin) to give away a few graphics cards, as well as some Na'Vi gear and in-game DotA 2 items. The Na'Vi swag includes a Tshirt, game shirt …

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DotA 2 hits South Korea

League of Legends might be set to see its biggest MOBA, esports competitor gain a big new following of not only players, but viewers too, as Valve's DotA 2 has now been officially launched in Korea, thanks to the help of Nexon. This makes the second time the two developer/publishers …

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DotA 2 The International 2013 starts today

Whether you're a DotA 2 fan, League of Legends fan, or just like a bit of eSports in general, there's no reason not to be excited this weekend, as the DotA 2 International 2013 championships kick off with a bang – and it's got the biggest eSports prize pool ever. …

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DotA 2 price pool continues to grow

The prize pool for the third annual DotA 2 International tournament is still on the rise thanks to community efforts that see fan purchases simply adding to the collection. To date it's reached over $2.6 (£1.7) million, making it the largest cash prize pool of any single esports event in …

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DotA 2 match fixers get lifetime ban

Starladder TV, a competitive esports network, has announced the immediate ban of two DotA 2 players after they were caught fixing games, in order to receive a payout. But this wasn't even some shady offer from a nefarious individual, they just got caught betting against themselves. According to Joindota, Aleksey …

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DotA 2 chat bans cut back on in-game abuse

One of the biggest problems of running a MOBA title like League of Legends, Heroes of Newerth or DotA 2, is that the communities that play them can be extremely caustic. Most players are nice enough, passively playing away with the odd ping to give you a heads up, but …

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Valve’s business boomed 50 per cent in 2012

Gabe Newell got a chance to speak in the UK recently, after being awarded the fellowship Bafta. The acceptance speech was full of the sort of thanks and jokes you'd expect, but the interview afterwards was a bit more illuminating: Gabe said Valve had grown by as much as 50 …

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Steam user base is still growing, fast

Steam Stats

While many might look at Steam as the default platform for gaming on the PC, it obviously hasn't got everyone on board yet, as its user base is growing all the time and according to new statistics, that growth is accelerating too. Back in January last year, Steam had a …

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