6.84: 7 New Items, Wyvern in CM, & more

As Icefrog promised, the newest patch to hit Dota 2 has been announced shortly after the completion of Starseries XII. Some expected changes will launch alongside some unexpected changes... including the introduction of Winter Wyvern in captains mode.

Corsair Gaming Arena #2 incredibly stacked with MVP, TM, CSW and more

The second Corsair Gaming Arena will be a delight to watch for fans of SEA Dota 2 as both squads of MVP will be joining the playoffs later today, as well as Team Malaysia and Can't Say Wips. The 2-day final starts tonight at 7pm SGT, and the single elimination format should ensure at least a couple of surprises. What is more, the way the bracket plays out, only one of the MVP teams can reach the Grand Final.

Bronze medalist MiseRy acknowledges "big gap" between China and the West

Rasmus 'MiSeRy' Fillipsen and his newest team Cloud9 managed to finish 3rd in Starladder XII LAN Finals, the highest placing of any Western team. The Dane was content with the overall result despite his keen interest to defeat iG, but also expressed his confusion around the disappointing results of Team Secret, saying their early exit made the Chinese teams look that little bit better. Although, MiseRy said there is 'no...

ODPixel: "I just focus on the casting and keeping my work entertaining"

ODPixel has gone from small-time UK caster to a headliner in the Dream League Season 3. He cast the longest competitive game in Dota 2 history and has rubbed shoulders with some of the best casters in the business. Reddit's latest fad is on the rise, and with incredible ability to hype a match as well as his guile and charisma, ODPixel looks like he is here to stay. We caught up with the Brit to talk about the journey.

VG take Starladder XII title after insane Phantom Lancer play by Hao

Starladder season XII, the final major tournament before TI invites and patch 6.84, is now over. Eight teams entered but only two looked sufficiently prepared, iG and VG, with the new and improved VG with Hao as their carry coming out the winners after a double Phantom Lancer pick in the Grand Finals. It was a curious event for the European teams, with TI5 invites looking clear as mud as 6.84 looms. However, one thing is...

VG.iceiceice: "I'm surprised, I didn’t know how bad the other teams were"

Vici Gaming's Daryl 'iceiceice' Koh shared his thoughts in a short interview by Fragbite at the Starladder XII LAN on the competition at the event, and admitted he was 'disappointed' by how the other teams were playing. The Singaporean also commented that Hao was a better fit as a carry player than former VG-carry Dominik 'Black^' Reitmeier and suited the team's playstyle better than his predecessor.

Sign-up window closing in 24 hours for SEA's Corsair Gaming Arena #2

Aspiring SEA teams take note, sign-ups for the second Corsair Gaming Arena are soon closing! $2,000 is on the line and given the interest and quality of competitors last time, you would be daft to at least not have a try at the open qualifiers. Reigning champs Team Malaysia are set to return, joining both divisions of MVP along with a handful of other direct invites. You have just one day left to get your team signed up...

SL XII Day 2: Cloud9 last Western team standing versus China's iG and VG

The penultimate day of StarLadder XII drew to a close after an extremely early exit for Secret and strong results by Cloud9 now leave us with only one Western team left standing against the formidable iG and VG in tomorrow's final showdown. Both BurNing and IceIceIce have been on form in their respective teams meaning Jacky 'EternaLEnVy' Mao's squad will have their work cut out for them tomorrow. Find out what went down today...