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

Tides of Change: Dissecting North America’s inconsistency

Tides of Change: Dissecting North America’s inconsistency

Change is at the very heart of Dota 2 and dictates the ebb and flow competition. Patches, hero adaptations, and creative strategy are constantly throwing the game into miniature states of flux, and North American teams have struggled because of their inability to adapt. We peer into Dota 2’s ever shifting competitive infrastructure and explore what the North American scene needs to grow – all with insights from EG’s manager Charlie “Monolith” Yang and DotaCinema’s caster Troels “syndereN” Nielsen.

Gaming Addiction a Mental Disorder?

Gaming Addiction a Mental Disorder?

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) adds Internet Gaming Addiction as one of the potential disorders that needs to be treated. And they are hoping for more clinical research to formally include it on the list. Should it be considered as such? Here are some arguments and counter-arguments regarding gaming addiction.

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Video interview with VG.Fenrir and VG.Super

DotA 2Video interview with VG.Fenrir and VG.Super

Sgamer caught up with Lu 'Fenrir' Chao and Jun Hao 'Super!' Xie, the two players of ViCi Gaming. They share their thoughts on several subjects, including the current meta game, the international Dota2 competitive scene and the state of Chinese teams.0

iG moves to the Upper Bracket through the Starladder group B tiebreakers

DotA 2iG moves to the Upper Bracket through the Starladder group B tiebreakers

Taking down both Na'Vi and RoX.KIS during the Group B tiebreakers, Invictus Gaming will be moving to the Upper Bracket of Star Series playoffs to face DK. As for the Lower Bracket, Na'Vi will battle MVP.Phoenix, while RoX will take on Team Empire.6

EG conquers StarLadder group B, rest of the group goes to tiebreaker

DotA 2EG conquers StarLadder group B, rest of the group goes to tiebreaker

The last match of the regular group stage is finished, however a threeway tie forces tiebreaker matches to be played. Evil Geniuses conquers group B and will face off versus Alliance tonight, the rest of group B will be settled during the afternoon.25

Star Series IX finals Day One : Evil Geniuses and DK dominate their groups

DotA 2Star Series IX finals Day One : Evil Geniuses and DK dominate their groups

The first day of Star Series IX LAN finals has reached its conclusion, with Team DK and EG topping their respective groups. The games continue tomorrow with the two remaining matches of each group, followed by the opening round of the playoffs.53

DreamLeague week six : Na'Vi and EG tied for fifth place

DotA 2DreamLeague week six : Na'Vi and EG tied for fifth place

With their defeat against Alliance in the opening game of the week, Natus Vincere are tied with Evil Geniuses for the fifth position of the leaderboard. The third place now belongs to Team Dog, due to their victories against Team Liquid and Sigma.5

Placed your Gosubets yet?

DotA 2Placed your Gosubets yet?

This month's gosubet competition is well halfway through its season with players trying to reach at the helm in an attempt to get their hands on Lockless Luckboxes.7

Fnatic defeats Empire to earn the gold in MLG TKO Europe

DotA 2Fnatic defeats Empire to earn the gold in MLG TKO Europe

Through a four-game grand Final, fnatic managed to overcome the obstacle of Team Empire to earn the gold medal of the European MLG T.K.O. tournament. They will receive the $14,000 first prize, while Empire will earn $8,500 for their effort.14

StarLadder groups are drawn

DotA 2StarLadder groups are drawn

The playoffs of StarLadder is less than one day away and the groups were drawn tonight. Find the groupings inside.81

Second installment of WD Pro Series starting tonight

DotA 2Second installment of WD Pro Series starting tonight

With the first installment just finishing two days ago, WD Pro Series will proceed right into its second one tonight. Opening the tournament are matches Orange versus RRQ, to be followed by Arrow against Zephyr, starting at 15:00 CET (21:00 SGT) tonight.28

Scythe, MVP.Phoenix completes invite list for ESL One Asian qualifier finals

DotA 2Scythe, MVP.Phoenix completes invite list for ESL One Asian qualifier finals

The last two teams being invited straight into the ESL One Asian qualifier finals are Singaporean team Scythe.SG and Korean team MVP.Phoenix. They, along with Arrow Gaming and Titan, are the four invited teams joining four other teams from the qualifiers in a contest for one ESL One Frankfurt slot.27

Empire, Fnatic going head-to-head for T.K.O. European division gold

DotA 2Empire, Fnatic going head-to-head for T.K.O. European division gold

The championship round of MLG T.K.O. European division will be held tonight, with the rightful finalist in Empire and Fnatic facing each other in the finals. The best-of-five shodown scheduled at 16:00 CET tonight with no team getting a one-game advantage.1

QQQ/357 of EHOME and DK fame Joins VG as Coach

DotA 2QQQ/357 of EHOME and DK fame Joins VG as Coach

Vici Gaming just tweeted that they have engaged the services of Yao 'QQQ' Yi, of EHOME and DK fame as their coach, probably in preparation for the upcoming The International 2014. 16

Dota2CL : Natus Vincere claims the throne after 3-1 victory

DotA 2Dota2CL : Natus Vincere claims the throne after 3-1 victory

With a 3-1 match score, Natus Vincere managed to take down Cloud9 in the Grand Finals of Dota2 Champions League. With their victory, the Ukrainians have earned the grand prize of $62,000, and Cloud9 will go home with the second prize, $31,000.57

PGG, Newb1k and zxc leave The Retry to join Ahead Gaming

DotA 2PGG, Newb1k and zxc leave The Retry to join Ahead Gaming

After several years in the roster of The Retry, Vladimir 'PGG' Anosov has decided to depart the Russian squad to join the Ahead Gaming team. Along with PGG, the Ukraine-based organization also recruited the former members of The Retry, zxc and Newb1k.45

D2L Western Challenge: The journey so far

DotA 2D2L Western Challenge: The journey so far

Two weeks into the competition, Dota 2 League Western Challenge has been a mesmerizing event filled with intense and exciting battles so far.1