Next balance patch 6.84 to be released after StarLadder XII

Next balance patch 6.84 to be released after StarLadder XII

The upcoming balance patch 6.84 will hit the clients after the LAN finals of StarLadder XII, according to an announcement made by Icefrog on the development forums. The balance changes will most likely be accompanied by a rather large client update.

Rave have reached the Summit

Rave have reached the Summit

It seems that Rave's visa adventures have reached a happy ending, as the team has managed to acquire US visas for the Summit 3 in LA, California.

Interview with Lakelz: We still cannot adapt to playing...

Interview with Lakelz: We still cannot adapt to playing with high pressure

Gosugamers conducted an interview with long time Signature.Trust player Lakelz, discussing various things like his personal life, team chemistry and the Thai Dota scene.

Who has the best Summit 3 Redemption Vote Campaign?

Who has the best Summit 3 Redemption Vote Campaign?

The eliminated teams are starting their campaigns, showing presence on Social Media and are rallying up their fans for the all so important Redemption Vote. If you lost track of all the promises, videos and pictures that are flying around, check out our coverage hub and decide for yourself who'll get your vote.

TongFu silently brings Kabu back to save their team

TongFu silently brings Kabu back to save their team

TongFu brings back Kabu and Qian to salvage whatever is left of the Chinese team after they went 1-7 in the past month and crashed out in last place in almost every tournament they join.

Empire deny Evil Geniuses at MLG Columbus

Empire deny Evil Geniuses at MLG Columbus

Beginning at the bottom of the bracket and charging through two back-to-back wins, Evil Geniuses looked set to secure an unlikely tournament victory after nearly 9 hours of competition - only for Team Empire to mount a comeback and secure the grand prize.

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Invictus Gaming wins The Summit 3 Redemption Vote

DotA 2Invictus Gaming wins The Summit 3 Redemption Vote

While all the candidates made their own significant effort to gather the votes of the Compendium owners, it seems that Invictus Gaming managed to collect the most. The Chinese squad will join the rest of the qualified teams in Los Angeles for the finals of The Summit 3.2

Burden United tops D2CL groupstage ahead of HR and Empire

DotA 2Burden United tops D2CL groupstage ahead of HR and Empire

The D2CL group stages have concluded with Burden United finding themselves at the top of the group, securing their spot in the playoffs, besting proven European teams like Empire and NiP.10

VPGame LAN final: Can VG defeat LGD after being crushed 2-0?

DotA 2VPGame LAN final: Can VG defeat LGD after being crushed 2-0?

The VPGame LAN finals will be taking place today at Hangzhou, China. It will feature the two finalist of this two week, all Chinese, USD24 500 prize pool tournament.8

Cloud9 are not on cloud nine, Secret goes to the Red Bull Battle Grounds LAN finals

DotA 2Cloud9 are not on cloud nine, Secret goes to the Red Bull Battle Grounds LAN finals

The Red Bull Battle Grounds EU division comes to an end with Team Secret going 2-0 against Cloud9 in the finals. With this, Secret will join the winners of the four other qualifiers in the Red Bull Battle Ground LAN event.19

Next balance patch 6.84 to be released after StarLadder XII

DotA 2Next balance patch 6.84 to be released after StarLadder XII

The upcoming balance patch 6.84 will hit the clients after the LAN finals of StarLadder XII, according to an announcement made by Icefrog on the development forums. The balance changes will most likely be accompanied by a rather large client update.33

Rave have reached the Summit

DotA 2Rave have reached the Summit

It seems that Rave's visa adventures have reached a happy ending, as the team has managed to acquire US visas for the Summit 3 in LA, California.33

InsideDOTA Asia Challenge announced with $5000 total prizepool

DotA 2InsideDOTA Asia Challenge announced with $5000 total prizepool

The traditionally western competition InsideDOTA Challenge is about to land on SEA, with a brand new invitational for the region. The tournament will take place from April 27th through May 3rd, featuring eight local challengers and a boosted $5000 prizepool.10

Canada Cup Season 5 announced

DotA 2Canada Cup Season 5 announced

Canada Cup is back for Season 5, it features the teams from both South and North America and a $10,000 prize pool. The last season was won by Summoner's Rift. Some of the teams that are invited so far include; Not Today, eHUG and North American Rejects v2. 1

HellRaisers qualify for Red Bull Battle Grounds

DotA 2HellRaisers qualify for Red Bull Battle Grounds

Knocked into the lower bracket after the opening round HellRaisers went on an incredible comeback spree to defeat Na'Vi and secure qualification for Red Bull's Battle Grounds tournament in Santa Monica.7

MLG Pro League Season 2 announced

DotA 2MLG Pro League Season 2 announced

Following the conclusion of the first season defending champions Team Empire will receive a direct invite to the main event, while the regional qualifiers are set to begin on April 20th.2

Mistakes were made, Rares were lost!

DotA 2Mistakes were made, Rares were lost!

Today has been a day of upsets, starting with the VP Game Pro League, then Mineski beat MVP Phoenix and Na'VI beat VP.Polar and Empire in the Red Bull Battlegrounds.9

Will Empire keep their pace up with Red Bull Battle Ground?

DotA 2Will Empire keep their pace up with Red Bull Battle Ground?

The Red Bull Battle Grounds qualifiers CIS division is about to kick off, four top CIS teams shall battle each other in a best-of-one double elimination bracket to get to the best-of-three finals which will decide who gets the ticket to the LAN finals.4

ASUS.Polar becomes Virtus Pro

DotA 2ASUS.Polar becomes Virtus Pro

Following last months departure of their main roster Virtus Pro have picked up ASUS.Polar as their main squad and given the roster their fourth name since August last year.6

4 Clover wins the Esportal Open Qualifier 3

DotA 24 Clover wins the Esportal Open Qualifier 3

It took all five games and a two hour epic for 4 Clover + Lepricon to secure qualification to the Esportal LAN finals after defeating 4 Anchors in the Open Qualifier 3 grand final.2

Team Tinker earns the ticket to i-League #3 LAN playoffs

DotA 2Team Tinker earns the ticket to i-League #3 LAN playoffs

Earning their first qualification to an international LAN this year, Team Tinker crushes Summoner's Rift in the finals of the i-League #3 American qualifiers and secures their tickets to Shanghai, China for the LAN event on the 19th of May.4

Three teams left in The Summit 3 Redemption Vote

DotA 2Three teams left in The Summit 3 Redemption Vote

Alliance, Invictus Gaming and Natus Vincere are the only teams remaining in the Redemption Vote as the campaign to find the final team for The Summit 3 enters the second phase.39

Faceit Pro League Announced

DotA 2Faceit Pro League Announced

A new inhouse league has been launched as a collabration between a few top tier professional players and Faceit, the league will feature pros from Europe and will have a prize pool of $10,000. 5

WCA kicks off ambitious year long tournament

DotA 2WCA kicks off ambitious year long tournament

Details of the World Cyber Arena 2015 was recently announced with their LAN finals scheduled to take place in December this year, featuring 16 teams. They have also revealed the teams in the Chinese qualifiers for the event.1

Lemondogs sign 4 Friends + Chrillee

DotA 2Lemondogs sign 4 Friends + Chrillee

Lemondogs, a Swedish organization have taken three players from 4 Friends + Chrillee and a couple of others from Sweden and Germany under their banner and are venturing into the pro DotA2 scene.5

iG takes revenge against LGD in Red Bull Battle Grounds

DotA 2iG takes revenge against LGD in Red Bull Battle Grounds

After a hard fought best of three, iG defeated LGD and book their tickets to the US. This best of three series with quite a few interesting picks concludes the Red Bull Battle Grounds Chinese qualifiers.13

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Interview with WinteR : We trust in YamateH

DotA 2Interview with WinteR : We trust in YamateH

WinteR has returned to competitive DotA with G-Guard esports again after leaving them in December 2014, he talks about his return, casting, new teammates, TI Invites and the SEA scene.47

Interview with Lakelz: We still cannot adapt to playing with high pressure

DotA 2Interview with Lakelz: We still cannot adapt to playing with high pressure

Gosugamers conducted an interview with long time Signature.Trust player Lakelz, discussing various things like his personal life, team chemistry and the Thai Dota scene.8

Who has the best Summit 3 Redemption Vote Campaign?

DotA 2Who has the best Summit 3 Redemption Vote Campaign?

The eliminated teams are starting their campaigns, showing presence on Social Media and are rallying up their fans for the all so important Redemption Vote. If you lost track of all the promises, videos and pictures that are flying around, check out our coverage hub and decide for yourself who'll get your vote.44

Major All Stars and why the teams really really want to win it

DotA 2Major All Stars and why the teams really really want to win it

The biggest tournament to date in the SEA scene approaches, will the SEA teams hold their ground and put up a good fight on home soil or will the foreign teams blow them away? We take a look at the teams in particular, their past history and how winning Major All Stars could change it all.18

Do you remember the plays? Four more episodes of Goldie Oldies

DotA 2Do you remember the plays? Four more episodes of Goldie Oldies

Some days we have five tournament games. Other days we have 30. As the game keeps growing so grows the amount of highlight-worthy plays delivered each week. But only a handful of them remain as the epic, iconic plays in the annals of the game. The kind of plays that sent shivers down your arms to the back of your head. In our exclusive series ‘Goldie Oldies' we relieve the plays that we will never get tired of watching. The ones we tell our friends about.19

Interview with EHOME.MY: Ohaiyo and Mushi had communication issues in China

DotA 2Interview with EHOME.MY: Ohaiyo and Mushi had communication issues in China

EHOME's new Malaysian squad just kicked off three days ago, and they are already hard at practice together. GosuGamers reached out to them during a break between scrims to hear more from the new team. 33

Dota 2 Hero Pick Statistics from 6.74 to 6.83

DotA 2Dota 2 Hero Pick Statistics from 6.74 to 6.83

In March, it will be 3 years since the 6.74 patch in Dota 2 arrived. It will be 10 patches all through an ever-evolving game. In this time, the overall variability of hero picks has been significantly increased, but the top 5 picks remain massively overpicked throughout all patches - with a small exception.20

Post-DAC Chinese Shuffle 2015 Predictions

DotA 2Post-DAC Chinese Shuffle 2015 Predictions

With the ongoing Lunar New Year and all its festivities, GGnet's ISB takes a closer look at the Chinese scene that suffered a beating at the hands of Western teams during DAC. Which teams will make roster changes in the oncoming shuffle and who are the players facing a likely exit? 33

The Phantom Lancers are back

DotA 2The Phantom Lancers are back

Phantom Lancer is returning to Captain's Mode this week after his 6.82 rework half a year ago. Is he going to bring back split push Dota? Some facts and figures about the past, the present and the future of the true master of illusions.13

DkPhobos: "fng was the only one who could save us"

DotA 2DkPhobos: "fng was the only one who could save us"

We had a chat with the ASUS.Polar veteran to discuss his comeback the competitive scene. Skim had a chance to interview DkPhobos about the creation of NVMI, the arrival of fng to the team, the impact of the vast amount of tournaments at the moment and his desire to play in a team alongside Dendi.  10

DAC Playoffs: 5 players to look out for

DotA 2DAC Playoffs: 5 players to look out for

The playoffs are knocking on the door and before we are ready to let them in just yet, we have picked out five storylines you should follow as they unfold starting tomorrow.17

All our interviews and photos from the DAC group stage

DotA 2All our interviews and photos from the DAC group stage

In this media pack you can find interviews with Xiao8, MiSeRy, Dread, Maybe, BurNing, Black, bOne7, SumaiL, s4, Zai, 1437, Dendi and PPD. That along with heaps of photos from the event.7

5 Things We Learned From The DAC Groupstage

DotA 25 Things We Learned From The DAC Groupstage

We take a look at the past days and see what the groupstage had in store for us!47

The DAC Group Stage: A chance to prove a point

DotA 2The DAC Group Stage: A chance to prove a point

The group stages of Perfect World's Dota2 Asia Champonships are nearly upon us, we take a look at what the attending teams will want to prove in this tournament which many dub TI 4.5.22

The DAC Wildcard Qualifier preview

DotA 2The DAC Wildcard Qualifier preview

The Dota 2 Asian Championship is set to be the biggest tournament outside of The International in 2015 with a gigantic prizepool of over 2 million dollars. 14 of the 16 protagonists are already settled to fight in Shangai’s Indoor Stadium while the top2 of the Wildcard Qualifier will join them in the prestigious event. Will Na'Vi crawl their way back to the top of the European scene? Is this the ZSMJ's comeback to the grand stage? Or is this the breakout tournament of PR? 19

GosuGamers Rich List 2014

DotA 2GosuGamers Rich List 2014

With over $15,000,000 in money earned from the top 20 teams last year, we take a look at some of the top earners and go through a recap of their year and the many roster changes they faced. With the massive prize pool of The International 4 dominating the list, will your favourite team appear in the top 20?28

CSW.Godot: There are no captains that stand out in SEA

DotA 2CSW.Godot: There are no captains that stand out in SEA

GosuGamers had the chance to sit with Darcy 'Godot' Jose, captain of Australian-Singaporean squad Can't Say Wips, and pick his brain on the state of the game, his team, and the state of the Australian and South East Asian Dota scenes. 12

Beyond Dota: Movie Making

DotA 2Beyond Dota: Movie Making

We take a look behind the scenes of moviemaking in Dota 2 - what do movie makers in Dota think, how did they get started and is there an actual scene to support a whole career?19

The themes of StarLadder Season XI

DotA 2The themes of StarLadder Season XI

On January 15th the Cyberarena in Kiev, Ukraine opens its doors for the eleventh season of StarLadder. The tournament features eight well known teams from around the world competing for a prize pool that currently stands at $124,050. But what are some of the main storylines from the teams going into the finals?8

'I felt left out' - NiP.Era talks about his year and Lajons

DotA 2'I felt left out' - NiP.Era talks about his year and Lajons

We managed to grab one of NiP's first Dota 2 players, Adrian 'Era' Kryeziu, for an interview to talk about his rough year with Fnatic and his new teams Lajons that eventually got picked up by Ninjas in Pyjamas. 31