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Dota 2 – $18 million prize pool for The International breaks eSports record

[Watch live] The main event for The International is starting really soon, and the prize pool has just gone over $18 million USD! I am of course talking about the annual extravaganza for Dota 2, one of the most played games…

Dota 2 – Valve teases new Source 2 upgrade with Reborn beta

[Update website] Valve just announced a Reborn beta for Dota 2, which will introduce new features such as a new interface, new engine, and Custom Games. While not mentioned, Source 2 is likely be the new engine, with graphical enhancements included.…

Dota 2 – Two Korean teams heading to Singapore for reduced latency

[Source] Two Dota 2 teams from Korea will be spending more than $13,000 to come to Singapore for a few days, just so they can reduce their gaming lag by one tenth of a second. The 11 members from MVP.Hot6ix…

Blizzard – Developer joins Valve in lawsuit against China copycats

According to China Times, Blizzard Entertainment has joined Valve in the lawsuit against Chinese companies, developer Lilith Games and publisher Longtu Game over the immensely popular mobile game, 刀塔传奇 (or DOT Arena in Southeast Asia). Infringed materials include the “刀塔”…

Valve – Gaming giant sues developer of Legend of DOTA mobile game

According to reports, Valve Corporation, the IP owner of DOTA 2, has sued Chinese developer Lilith Games and publisher Longtu Game through a court in Haidian District, Beijing. This court case is due to the likeliness of several characters from DOTA…

Dota 2 – Four major tournaments to happen annually starting this fall

Valve, developer of Dota 2, recently announced the Dota Major Championships, an annual series of four tournaments that will include the The International event. The other three tournaments will be Valve-sponsored events hosted by third-party organizers at “different locations around…

Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies – Public Open Beta to begin this month

[Steam page] Announced by Nexon Europe earlier, Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies will have its Public Open Beta on 23rd September 2014. The game comes with a variety of modes, maps, guns, and character options in which to destroy the undead hordes.…

Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies – Nexon Europe reveals new shooter

[Press release] Nexon Europe announces the arrival of the undead to one of gaming’s most iconic licenses, with the news of a Q3 2014 release of Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies on Steam. The free-to-play game will be available for players in…

Counter-Strike Online 2 – Mabinogi Heroes mode gameplay video

Introduced back in January, the 2013 April Fools’ joke became reality, as Nexon placed 4 of the characters from Mabinogi Heroes (Vindictus) into a new mode in Counter-Strike Online 2. Players team up to stop waves of monsters from entering…

Counter-Strike Online 2 – 3rd faction appears in latest content update

Counter-Strike Online 2 entered Open Beta late last month in South Korea, with developer and publisher Nexon holding several events. In the latest update, a 3rd faction loosely translated as “Masked Red Apes” appeared as part of the Big City…

Counter-Strike Online 2 – Big City map to go live later this week

After being tested for several months, the new Big City map for Counter-Strike Online 2 will go live in Korea on 28th November, just 3 days from now. Described as a “GTA” style map by the developer Nexon, the map…

Dota 2 – Rare ‘legacy’ courier sold for USD 38,000 in Reddit auction

[Source] A rare and “out of print” courier was recently sold for USD 38,000 in an online auction held on Reddit. The ethereal flame pink War Dog courier was discontinued early on as the color was associated with a bug.…

Counter-Strike Online 2 – New crazy Pig mode for online shooter

Yes, you read it right. Nexon, the developer and publisher for Counter-Strike Online 2, announced a new game mode earlier today, the Pig mode. According to reports, players who deal a total of 3,000 health points damage in each game…

Half-Life 3 – Valve reportedly files trademark for game sequel

[Source] The logo above is fan-made, so hold you horses. But in actual news. the folks at NeoGAF found out that Valve has actually filed trademark for Half-Life 3, the sequel which made folks wait for nearly a decade now.…