An all-Brazilian Counter-Strike final at DreamHack Austin was probably not what the home-crowd wanted to see. But in the wake of today’s games, it’s undeniable that Brazil has become a regional powerhouse. The Sweden of the Americas.
Team Secret’s new DOTA 2 super-roster is off to an iffy start at ESL One Manila. Some lack of coordination has put them on the verge of elimination early following losses in their group.
By the time the MLG Counter-Strike Major ended on Sunday with a lopsided Luminosity victory over Na’Vi, a long period of unbreakable European Counter-Strike supremacy had ended alongside it.
Remember two weeks ago, when Team Secret showed they didn’t need a lineup of marquee superstars like Artour “Arteezy” Babaev to be the best team in DOTA 2? Well, apparently they’re over that now.
Time to pack it in, Western Dota 2 teams: Korea just won a premier title by sweeping the reigning International champions, Evil Geniuses, in a lopsided final to conclude the Dota Pit League playoffs.
While the explosive growth in popularity for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has mostly made the Fnatics and the Na’Vis of the world into esports stars, the women’s competitive scene has often been an overlooked cornerstone of the game. That’s finally starting to change as some of esports’ biggest sponsors and…
James “2GD” Harding, an esports personality who was fired from his role as host of the Dota 2 Shanghai Major and renounced by Gabe Newell, has posted his explanation of the events that led to his removal from the event.
Valve’s homicidal disk operating system doesn’t do “cameo” or “guest star.” The moment GLaDOS arrives in LEGO Dimensions it’s her game, from her face-off with one of science fiction’s greatest villains to the bittersweet ending. I feel like I just finished a new Portal game.
Two hackers, one from the United States and one from Canada, have plead guilty to U.S. federal charges regarding an elaborate international scheme involving the infiltration of gaming companies Valve, Epic, and Zombie Studios as well as attempted sales of counterfeit Xbox One development kits well before the console…
Since the beginning of September, Dota 2's servers have been invaded by characters called Techies—for better and for worse.
Short answer: loads of new things have appeared in the Dota 2 update and everyone’s pointing at all the ‘2’s.
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…
No press allowed at the newly-announced Valve-hosted Steam Dev Days conference happening in Jan 15-16 in Seattle. For $95, game creators get to talk shop, check out Steam OS, prototype Steam Machines and more. But if they announce Half-Life 3 there (they won't), how will anyone know? (Twitter, probably).
Game creators who have tried Valve's unusual new game controller tell Kotaku that the device holds a lot of promise. But make no mistake, they also say it feels pretty different from what we're used to.
In an interview published in the 2012 book Gamers at Work: Stories Behind the Games People Play, gaming luminary Warren Spector mentioned something of a bombshell that seems to have gone unnoticed, saying that he "did some work for Valve on Half-Life stuff" in the early, pre-Disney days of Junction Point Studios.
Valve's Gabe Newell will be awarded an Academy Fellowship at the 2013 BAFTA Games Awards. Congrats, Gabe!
The first thing that ever puzzled me about the man I used to know as SuperDaE was that he didn't sound Australian.
Remember when you first finished Half-Life 2: Episode 2? The excitement? The shock? You were ready to set out with Alyx at your side, ready to show those alien bastards who's boss. The trilogy, and with it, the Combine's rule over Earth, would end soon.