The new update for Dota 2 comes under a name Spring Cleaning, in accordance with the name, it should "clean" this MOBA title of quite a few technical problems and bugs. It is a truly comprehensive patch which among other details hides mild modifications for almost all heroes in the game, and Valve has not missed to take a look at user interface and inventory system of Dota 2.
New seasonal upgrade for Dota 2 called New Bloom comes with a series of new content. In addition to the two new heroes called Phoenix and Terrorblade, Valve brought a new option Replay Takeover, which introuduced to Dota 2 lobby the Takeover button. If you click on it you can select one of the heroes themselves and jump into the conflict at the desired point of time.
Recently quite a lot of hype is going around Blizzard and their games. Beside Hearthstone, recently we had a lot of rumors about Blizzard copyrighting the Heroes of the Storm, which is a mysterious MOBA game on which they work under the name Blizzard All-Stars.
Looks like there is another MOBA game just around the corner, or atleast we hope, since you never know how long will you have to wait for Blizzard to release the game they are working on.
The world's largest Dota 2 tournament has ended this weekend, and win a prize of huge $1.4 million were taken by the Swedish e-sports team Team Alliance, who were by many the favorites of the tournament. In the final they met with Ukrainians from the team Na'vi, who will be coming home from Seattle with a prize of $632,000 for the second place.
The Biggest annual DotA 2 tournament has begun and it is hosted by Valve at the Benaroy Hall in Seattle. 16 teams are invited to tournament and top the 8 receive prize money. Last year the Ukrainian Natus Vincere (Na'Vi) won first place and $1 million dollars in prize money. EHOME (China) came in second and walked away with $250,000, while Scythe Gaming (Singapore) placed third and won $150,000. This year the prize pool is the same ($1.6 million), and last year’s champions are here to defend the title. The main contenders for the title from Natus Vincere will be DK, who are called the “Galacticos” for making huge transfers, Complexity gaming who won The Defense 2 (6,000€ tournament), and mTw who won Dreamhack in the summer of 2012.