Why The Dota 2 International Finals Were A Blowout

Monday's grand final match in the $10 million Dota 2 tournament, The International 4, was so lop-sided—so shocking—that forum conspiracy theorists briefly postulated that the contest must have been rigged. No way, of course. I can explain what happened: why one team was able to crush the other so convincingly and why… » 7/24/14 5:00pm 7/24/14 5:00pm

Fan Video Justifies All The Hype For The Big Dota Tournament

Compared to Team Fortress 2, Dota 2 doesn't have that many Source Filmmaker shorts. Too bad, because Dota Cinema's and Lozeng3r's SFM serves as proof that these things really have potential. They've made the clip to hype us all for the finals of The International and, well, it's safe to say that it works. » 7/16/14 9:20am 7/16/14 9:20am

Watch The Biggest Dota 2 Tournament Live, Right Here

Continuing through the weekend in Seattle, we'll be seeing the top Dota 2 teams from all over the world verse each other in The International—the largest known tournament for the game—for a prize pool of $2.8 million. Grand Finals close the event out this Sunday, but you can watch it all, live and right here. » 8/11/13 2:55pm 8/11/13 2:55pm

Dota 2 Players Add $1 Million to The International's Prize Pool

The International, the world's largest Dota 2 championship tournament, commences on Friday with group stage play. This year the field would be competing for a $1.6 million prize pool, but that's been fattened by a million thanks to the sale of a virtual item to their fellow gamers, and the pot may increase. » 7/28/13 11:00am 7/28/13 11:00am

See The International Dota 2 Championships Live Here, or Watch them Via…

The livestream for The International Dota 2 Championships is included in our roundup of feeds coming out of (or nearby) PAX 2012, but we're highlighting it here for you with a reminder that competition resumes at 12:30 p.m. EDT today with the semifinal rounds of the double-elimination tournament. » 9/01/12 11:00am 9/01/12 11:00am