Jorien “Sheever” van der Heijden is lively when we sit down to chat. A five-time veteran of The International, this event isn’t quite the same as the previous ones. In May, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Sitting on the concourse floor in Key Arena in August, several weeks into the Dota 2 tournament that…
The first thing I felt after the conclusion of The International 7, the seventh annual Dota 2 event that caps off every season of play, was whiplash. The day had gone by so fast, I had barely noticed it. As I walked in through the press entrance in the morning, I saw Team Liquid in the loading bay, laughing as a few…
The International 7 has come and gone, crowning a new victor in Team Liquid along the way. Whether you were on the ground in Seattle at the Key Arena or watching from home, there were plenty of sights and sounds to take in, as well as a few good signs.
The players on Team Liquid just won the most money for a single match in the history of esports, but at the staged champagne celebration they stumbled around like sleep deprived zombies.
Team Liquid are the victors of The International 7, a Dota 2 tournament with over $24 million in prize pool. The European squad will take home the lion’s share at $10,806,301 after an historic 3-0 sweep of team Newbee.
He’s the most bad-ass tree in video games and today’s lower bracket finals at this year’s International showed-off everything that makes the hero one of Dota’s best.
Two new Dota 2 heroes were announced after last night’s matches at The International 7. The rumored Sylph and an unknown fencing animal will both arrive in the post-TI Dueling Fates update.
The penultimate day of The International 7 starts today, where five teams will be whittled down to the top three. Fun fact: Earthshaker has a 75 percent win-rate at the main event.
We’re on the ground at The International 7 to check out some of the best Dota 2 play in the world. We’ll update throughout the weekend with highlights and pics, and feel free to say hey if you see a lost Eric wandering around Key Arena.
The best play so far in this week’s Dota 2 International tournament was a steal that was both skillful and reckless. As Malaysian player Tue “Ahfu” Soon Chuan snuck into a pack of opposing Russian players and grabbed the loot they were going for, the crowd watching at Seattle’s Key Arena lost their minds.
Valve just announced a new game! It’s a card game based on Dota 2. The internet is confused and upset by this.
Valve announced Artifact, a Dota card game, during tonight’s The International 7 matches in Seattle.
More than $20 million in prize money is on the line this week in The International 2017, a tournament for the video game Dota 2 that can leave new spectators baffled. We’re here to help, in case you want to watch one of these matches and be able to tell a core from a support, or just want to be able to enjoy what’s…
The main bracket for The International 7 has been set after four days of group stage Dota 2 play. HellRaisers and Fnatic were eliminated, leaving 16 teams to fight for a grand champion prize of over $10 million.
This is the panel for the Group Stage of the biggest Dota 2 tournament of the year. The one that’s sponsored by Valve and has a prize pool of nearly $24 million. I think it’s time the multi-billion dollar company splurged on some upgrades.
This year’s theme for The International is all about the ocean: there are aquatic cosmetics and a campaign about a sea-dwelling monster called Siltbreaker. But this year’s special map, Reef’s Edge, caused a stir in the Dota 2 community during TI7's kickoff.
Dota 2 commentator Henrik “AdmiralBulldog” Ahnberg was tapped to provide live commentary for The International 7, one of the world’s biggest annual esports tournaments. This year, TI7’s prize pool climbed to a historic $23 million, the largest in esports history. Unfortunately, Ahnberg won’t be at the event after…
The Dota 2 Twitch channel is running some of the best games from past Internationals, leading up to the start of The International 2017. If you’re a newcomer or just want to relive Na’Vi vs. Alliance game 5, replays will be running for most of the day.
A new update to Dota 2 will try to make sure new players are always matched with nice players.
Rapper Waka Flocka Flame was in town for DreamHack Atlanta, performing a set at the tournament and video game convention. It so happens that Flocka is a fan of games, and so during a desk segment for a Dota 2 match between Team Secret and Planet Odd, he joined the panelists to give his thoughts on Dota, games, and…