Team Alternate happily accept invite to The Defense Season 5 LAN

The promising Polish squad, Team Alternate, will be our final contender at The Defense 5 LAN finals that are going to be held this weekend in joinDOTA HQ. They will join the likes of OG, The Alliance and Team Liquid in a battle for over $77,000 and the prestigious title.

Groups announced for $650,000 WCA 2015 in China later this month

The WCA 2015 could be quite the tournament later this month, especially with an impressive prize pool and a rather impressive list of participants. The tournament organisers have doubled the number of teams and laid out $650,000 in prize money...

Turn Dota 2 into a Quake-like third person shooter? Deal

You may have missed out on the Overwatch beta but this could be the best thing. Slayer of the Ancients is a mod which turns Dota 2 into a third person shooter! If you've played Quake Live or any of the other Quake titles, it might give you a bit of nostalgia.

CoL forced to find emergency stand-in for GameShow after roster issues

Finding a stand-in for a LAN is not that uncommon, but for Complexity they have definitely cut it close. The team are scheduled to begin their journey at GameShow GEC Finals tomorrow, but ran into last minute problems with their roster despite having six players.

Custom Gamer #2: Green, Spin or Gem? Which TD rules them all?

So you're wanting to play DotA but not vanilla DotA? Then look no further. This week we take a look at 3 of the best Tower Defense custom games created by the Dota 2 community. GreenTD Reborn, Spin TD and Gem TD. We don't expect you to agree with each other, but we hope to crown the one TD to rule them all.

"Physical confrontation" between Loda and Richard Lewis ends in a draw

Earlier today the Twittersphere was bursting with flames following an alleged 'physical confrontation' between Alliance player Jonathan 'Loda' Berg and renowned eSports journalist Richard Lewis in the CS:Go backstage area. Dreamhack decided to comment on the incident which ended up involving Swedish police.

OG demolish Empire to claim Dreamleague Season 4 title

It was a quick three wins for OG, taking Team Empire in utterly convincing fashion in a generously named best-of-five series. The win marks their second competition victory since forming back in late August.

Cloud9 disbands but not before accepting transfer fee for 1437 to DC

The departure of Theeban '1437 / I love you forever' Siva to Digital Chaos marks the end of Cloud9 latest Dota 2 division, which lasted 87 days. The new squad which was a mixture of NA experience and youthful exuberance had a successful three months together, but it appears Cloud9 and DC accepted a transfer fee for Theeban '1437 / I love you forever' Siva before Cloud9 decided to disband the team the following day.