Why Dota 2 needs a World Cup in 2015

Dota 2 is in dire need of a fresh format - no pun intended, and 2015 must be the year we see organisers break the mold of what we should expect from a tournament. The audience is restless. Now is as good as time as any to organise a Dota 2 World Cup, to rekindle the fire of competition, and more importantly to bring more new players to the...

New Alliance roster face Empire in finals

The new and seemingly improved roster of Alliance have made it past 4ASC and AS to reach the Grand Finals of the joinDOTA Masters. Bolstered by the addition of well-established Pajkatt and EGM, the Swedes will face the StarLadder XI champions Empire tonight. Alliance will be wanting to build up some momentum while Empire are looking to keep theirs.

MLG introduces MLG Pro Points!

MLG is hitting the news once again with an ingenious system to determine who is really worthy of participating in the MLG World Championship, that will take place October 16 - 18. However, this system isn't as simple as a rating tool, as it allows players to keep their points in a reshuffle, valuing steady performances.

Introducing MSI Dragon Battle

joinDOTA is happy to announce MSI Dragon Battle, a new tournament which will pit four premier European teams against four open qualifier victors for 2,000 EUR each month. The tournament kicks off its inaugural season at the end of this month, starting on the 30th of January and finishing on the first of February. This is the perfect opportunity for...

Malaysia officially recognize Esports

E-Sports in Malaysia has attracted the official recognition of the national government and are from now on under the aegis of the Sports Commission of Malaysia who operate as Esports Malaysia (eSM) This is a big step towards the global acceptance of E-Sports as being treated like any other popular sport.

joinDOTA expands to Russia with pingeee

joinDOTA will be expanding its horizons starting next month as we add yet another caster to our midst, 27-year old Ivan 'pingeee' Nikiforov, who will be bringing a Russian joinDOTA stream to our website from the comfort of his own home in Sarov, Russia. He will also be providing our avid Russian viewers with their own stream in the upcoming...

Empire vs Meepwn'd in joinDOTA Masters!

On Thursday Meepwn'd will face off against reigning StarLadder champions Empire and compete for $15,000 alongside six other teams including Alliance and 4ASC! The eight contenders will clash for the joinDOTA Masters title in a single elimination format that will run for four days. More details inside.

Reaves leaves DotaCinema: "What a Ride"

The departure of Reaves from DotaCinema was revealed yesterday night in a sudden announcement on DotaCinema's facebook page. The famous video maker was a vital part of Sunsfan's team with their most notorious work together being the Fails of the Week series. Will the series ever be the same?