His Bark is Worse than His Bite: Why did Lycan fare so...

His Bark is Worse than His Bite: Why did Lycan fare so badly at the StarLadder LAN Playoffs?

After the conclusion of the StarSeries Season IX LAN Playoffs, many people have dubbed Team DK the Lycan killers. Despite a 65% winrate in patch 6.80, Lycan was only able to get a single win throughout the Playoffs, with DK being the only team to score a win with the hero. In this feature, Mervyn 'ItchyScratchyBalls' Tan examines the reasons for Lycan's failure. 

DK destroys Empire to earn the gold in Star Series IX

DK destroys Empire to earn the gold in Star Series IX

With a dominant 3-0 performance, the Chinese representative Team DK managed to overpower Empire for a first place finish in Star Series Season IX! With their victory, they secure the $85,000 prize, and Empire will go home with about $38,000.

Ayesee: Please continue to speak your mind

Ayesee: Please continue to speak your mind

Aaron Chamber, also known as Ayesee, is one of the leading casters in Dota 2. He is the official broadcaster for Evil Geniuses and Dota 2 League. GosuGamers had a chance to talk to him about what it's like to be a caster, how he handles criticisms and his own predicitons for the upcoming The International 2014.

StarSeries Season IX LAN Playoffs InfoPack

StarSeries Season IX LAN Playoffs InfoPack

The international qualifiers of StarLadder.tv's StarSeries Season IX have concluded, and the 8 qualified teams will be meeting in Kiev for the LAN playoffs in 24 hours. All you need to know about this event, dubbed the preview to The International, included in this infopack!

Interview with KellyMilkies: Who is Alliance's Manager...

Interview with KellyMilkies: Who is Alliance's Manager and what does she do?

In this interview, we sat down with Kelly 'KellyMilkies' Ong, manager of Alliance's Dota 2, Fifa and Starcraft II divisions. She shares with us her thoughts on being a manager and the role of managing, as well as some thoughts on the Alliance Dota 2 squad, champions of The International 2013. 

Star Series Season IX - East and West in numbers

Star Series Season IX - East and West in numbers

All the regional divisions of Star Series Season IX have concluded, and the teams are all settled for the glorious trip to Kiev. While the players are preparing their luggage and provisions, Drouks will present some of the statistics we gathered from the match samples throughout the season, for each seperate region in Star Series IX

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Rumour: Rebirth of the Chinese Dream Team?

DotA 2Rumour: Rebirth of the Chinese Dream Team?

A reliable source has informed us that the original plans for a new Chinese dream team have finally come to fruition, as ChuaN and Faith have decided to leave iG and join NewBee as their two new supports.36

Titan is the champion of The Inaugural, secures spot in The Summit qualifiers

DotA 2Titan is the champion of The Inaugural, secures spot in The Summit qualifiers

With a 3-1 victory against Scythe, Titan managed to win the gold in The Inaugural tournament. Their success has earned them $2,000 and a spot in the main Asian qualifiers of The Summit, while Scythe will go home with $1,000.9

Video : MLG T.K.O. tournament highlights compilation

DotA 2Video : MLG T.K.O. tournament highlights compilation

The MLG T.K.O. tournament ended last week, with Fnatic earning the first place followed by Team Empire. The online competition was full of action and intense scenes, and the GosuGamers Youtube Crew gathered the best ones in one video for your enjoyment!3

Internal changes in iG  roster

DotA 2Internal changes in iG roster

After the recent fourth place finish in Star Series IX, it seems that Invictus Gaming players have decided to go through some internal modifications in order to improve the team's performance. As of today, ChuaN is now the main carry of iG, while Luo will be supporting.71

Scythe, Titan in best-of-five The Inaugural finals tonight

DotA 2Scythe, Titan in best-of-five The Inaugural finals tonight

Streaking SEA teams Scythe and Titan will be facing off at 18:00 SGT (14:00 CET) tonight in the $3,000 finals of The Inaugural. The winner of the match will be the region's lone representative in The Summit Asia.23

First batch of ESL Asia's national qualifiers over, second batch scheduled this weekend

DotA 2First batch of ESL Asia's national qualifiers over, second batch scheduled this weekend

The first batch of ESL Asia's national qualifiers were held last weekend, with the top two teams for each one advancing into the next stage. Five more national/regional qualifiers, those for Thailand, Indonesia, Korea, Japan and Rest-of-SEA, is scheduled this coming weekend.86

Top tweets of the week - April 22

DotA 2Top tweets of the week - April 22

GosuGamers presents "Top Tweets of the Week", featuring some of the best tweets from professional Dota 2 players and personalities over the week.32

The Summit Asian pre-qualifiers begin

DotA 2The Summit Asian pre-qualifiers begin

The Asian pre-qualifiers for the $50,000 tournament The Summit have just begun, with six teams fighting for three main qualifier slots. They will be joined by four invited Asian teams and the winner of The Inaugural in the battle for a spot in Los Angeles playoffs.27

DK destroys Empire to earn the gold in Star Series IX

DotA 2DK destroys Empire to earn the gold in Star Series IX

With a dominant 3-0 performance, the Chinese representative Team DK managed to overpower Empire for a first place finish in Star Series Season IX! With their victory, they secure the $85,000 prize, and Empire will go home with about $38,000.305

The Inaugural: Scythe, Titan top respective groups, semifinals starting Monday

DotA 2The Inaugural: Scythe, Titan top respective groups, semifinals starting Monday

Scythe and Titan ended up leading their respective groups, earning a slot in the best-of-five main event of The Inaugural. Group runner-ups RRQ and Execration will be joining them in the semifinals, which will start tomorrow at 20:00 SGT (14:00 CET).18

WPC-ACE East: Week 3 Recap

DotA 2WPC-ACE East: Week 3 Recap

Week 3 of the WPC-ACE League has ended, with 9 matches played and Titan almost definitely securing a playoff berth.3

Empire Strikes Down EG 2-1, faces Team DK in Grand Final

DotA 2Empire Strikes Down EG 2-1, faces Team DK in Grand Final

The second round of the loser bracket finals has begun with Team Empire taking on EG to decide who will face Team DK in the grand final. Check in here for live updates of the game! 49

Empire triumphs over iG, to face EG in Loser's Bracket Finals

DotA 2Empire triumphs over iG, to face EG in Loser's Bracket Finals

Team Empire showed a resurgent front, taking the best of three series against Invictus Gaming handily 2-0. They will next meet EG in the loser's bracket finals, and the winner of that match will face DK in a best of five in the Grand Finals of StarSeries Season IX. 27

SLTV Season IX video interviews

DotA 2SLTV Season IX video interviews

We've had the oppurtunity to witness one of the most anticipated and exciting tournaments in the history of Dota 2. Three days into the competition, StarSeries IX has proven to be a well executed global tournament. Whilst the final day will be going live in roughly 3 hours, we've compiled you a list of video interviews to keep you entertained in the meantime.8

DK guaranteed at least second place finish, defeats EG 2-0

DotA 2DK guaranteed at least second place finish, defeats EG 2-0

Team DK is now the only undefeated team in the tournament as they won over previously unbeaten EG with the score of 2-0 in the winner's bracket finals of Starladder Starseries Season IX. They are now guaranteed at least a second-place finish in the tournament.131

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