After the huge success of the first two seasons of the FACEIT Pro League, FACEIT have decided to take it up a notch by hosting a LAN this December/January for FPL Season 3. It will be hosted in parallel with the CS:GO FPL LAN, giving the community of both the games a unique chance to interact and mix with each other. The teams on LAN will be also be mixed, with captains selected who will then draft their team from the...
The American TV host uploaded a video earlier this week explaining YouTube Gaming, commenting that he thought watching other people play video games was like 'going to a restaurant and watching other people eat your food'. The video also made fun of the concept of watching competitive gaming, but Jimmy Kimmel was in for a surprise in the comments section as the video became the most disliked video on his channel. However, it...
CDEC Gaming is the third of the four team to be invited to ESL One New York 2015, which is the first major LAN event for this upcoming season this October. The squad has decided to stay with the same roster after their stellar dark horse performance at The International 2015. Can CDEC prove they are not just a one-hit wonder? Will they still fair so well versus Team Secret v3.0?
As promised Cloud9 have decided to stay in the Dota 2 scene despite bigger success in other titles. The organisation chose to pick up Dark Horse, one of the winners of the ESL ONE New York open qualifiers featuring Theeban '1437 / I love you forever' Siva and Braxton 'Brax' Paulson. According to new captain 1437 Cloud9 'understands what it is I am looking to do and are enthusiastic to invest in the future of NA Dota'.
Tickets for ESL One New York are selling fast and with the event just over a month away we advise anyone interested in the event hosted in the world-famous Madison Square Gardens to get their tickets early! The ESL One Frankfurt 2015 was immense on the Dota 2 calendar, and with ESL One New York fortunately falling just before the first Major, it will be the first major competition of the post-TI5 era. Ticket details inside.
If like myself you found yourself rewarded with an Immortal item that you were not particularly fond of, you will be happy to know that those items are now tradeable! However, approach the market with caution as it may be flooded and the best bet may be to simply start hunting through your Compendium-junkie friends for who has the Immortals you want.
Virtus Pro become the second team to receive a direct invite to the ESL One New York. The team finished top 6 at last month's International and in the aftermath of the event are one of the only teams so far to appear to be sticking with the exact same roster. The event will take place at the beginning of October, and should be the first major LAN event of the new competitive season.
After knowing we'd be treated to some quality beachside Dota in the beautiful Portorož, Slovenia for some time, we can finally reveal which teams will be competing, and the format they'll play through as they battle for their share of $50,000. This will be the first LAN we see lots of fresh teams compete in, making it a good judge of team's strength for the upcoming season of Dota.