Vega among invites for MSI Dragon Battle

The MSI Dragon Battle starts tomorrow and we've got a fight on our hands as the surprise finalist of the Dota Pit Season 3 qualifiers, Team Vega, are among our list of invites for the main event. They will be joined by mYinsanity who have been doing exceptionally as well as two other ferocious contenders.

So what is NEL and what's the big deal?

For a decade developing players in North America seeking competition and improvement have fled to the sanctuary offered by regional in-house leagues. The North American Elite League (NEL) is one such league, and has groomed players like Arteezy and EternalEnvy in the past. We spoke to its creator Aaron Stern to help educate the rest of the world...

DAC Day 1: EG break away from the pack

Evil Geniuses have blitzed the competition in the DAC group stages, finishing day 1 without losing a single game. Although undefeated Team Secret are hot on their heels. Following the two front runners is Rave, who surprised the community with a 3-1 score, besting the struggling Chinese squads to cement their place in the top half of the group.

IceIceIce: SEA "not up to standard yet"

IceIceIce shared his opinions on the Great Western Reshuffle in an interview by SLTV during the DAC in Shanghai, as well as commenting on why he does not think SEA teams should receive direct invites for TI5. The Singaporean also hints at the possibility of a move to the West post TI5, as well as imminent changes coming in the Chinese scene. (Image...

Na'Vi "explosive" in DAC wildcards!

Natus Vincere have dominated the competition in the DAC Asian Championship wildcard qualifiers, earning their place in the main event with an impressive 4-1 score. They will be joined by Hyper Glory Team who broke past a four way tie in the final round to secure their place. Both teams will now join fourteen other participants in the group...

Blitz joins joinDOTA in Berlin

It is with extreme pleasure we announce that William 'Blitz' Lee, famed Storm Spirit player, streamer and caster will be zipping over to our studio in Berlin to work as a full-time caster for joinDOTA starting from March! The 24-year-old will be bringing with him his analytical side of casting for our English viewers, as well as his charisma and...

[UPDATE] UG tells their side of the story

The DOTA Regions tournament came to an end last night, with a thrilling BO5 between Peru's Union Gaming and the United States' eHug. While the matches were thrilling to watch, players and viewers were profoundly upset by Union Gaming's quick unpause that led to a first blood and accordant advantage in Game 4. We break down what occurred.

MyNuts removed after EGM role swap

In last night's joinDOTA Masters Final, in which Alliance lost 3-0 to Team Empire, Akke confirmed the roster change that sees Johan 'Mynuts' Andersson leave the team and fellow Swede, Niclas 'Niqua' WestergÄrd taking over the offlane position, which Jerry 'EGM' Lundkvist was currently playing.