Dota 2's massive 7.20 update recently went live, completely changing the game yet again. The map has been reworked with new paths, there’s a dedicated item spot for Town Portal Scrolls, and a ton of heroes have had abilities reworked or changed altogether. Meanwhile, the Dota 2 card game Artifact releases next week.
Clint Hocking, director of Far Cry 2 and coiner of the term “ludonarrative dissonance,” has returned to Ubisoft. Specifically, Ubisoft Toronto, where he arrives after recently departing Amazon Game Studios. Before that, Hocking had spent time at Valve and Lucasarts. He offers some more context on his personal blog.