Tag: gaming

Nov
28

Infamous fall in South America Qualifier

In what could be considered a shock result, InFamous have failed to make it through the South America Closed Qualifier for The Chongqing Major. Could the region’s other big side, paiN Gaming, also fall? Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
28

Virtus.pro on course for Major qualification

The CIS Closed Qualifier for The Chongqing Major reaches its conclusion today, and it’s Kuala Lumpur Major winners Virtus.pro who are in pole position to seal their spot in China. Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
28

NiP grab the second direct invite to ESL One Katowice 2019

Ninjas in Pyjamas have received the second of eight direct invitations to compete at ESL One Katowice 2019 in February.  Click here to read the full article. Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
28

Fnatic and TNC clinch ticket to The Chongqing Major

Fnatic and TNC Predator are headed to The Chongqing Major to represent SEA at the second Major of the new DPC 2018-2019 season.  Click here to read the full article. Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
28

Playmakers esports disqualified from The Chongqing Major SA qualifiers

South American team Playmakers have been disqualified from The Chongqing Major SA qualifiers after violating the rules regarding stand-in players.  Click here to read the full article. Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
27

Chongqing Major: Will Kuku and Skem get banned?

Carlo ‘Kuku’ Palad and Rolen Andrei Gabriel ‘Skemberlu’ Ong caused an outcry in the Dota 2 scene by making racist comments. Now they might face additional consequences and miss the upcoming major. Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
27

Nisha to compete at ESL One Katowice as Team Secret confirms invite

Team Secret confirmed as the first direct invite to ESL One Katowice 2019. Click here to read the full article. Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
26

Fear, NoFear and new patches – The Sunday Digest

It’s been a week of new things: a new significant patch, and a new Major to kick off a new season proper. Here’s a recap of the week’s biggest stories and freshest takes. Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
26

How will OG and Liquid adapt to the patch for the qualifier?

Patches take time to adjust to, and teams find their stride whilst others fall behind. How will this patch fare for the European titans? Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
26

Major Winners: What makes Virtus.pro so strong?

Virtus.pro’s victories are always so incredible to watch. How did they win The Kuala Lumpur Major, and how do they maintain their strength? Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
26

[Op-Ed] Anomalina’s Approach: Respect and Ethics in Online Gaming

Toxicity has been an age-old characteristic of online gaming, and the internet as a whole. Why does it exist and how should it be dealt with? Click here to read the full article. Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
25

What is the TI curse and will anyone defeat it?

Why has no player ever won TI twice? What is this phenomenon, and how close has anyone come to defeating it? Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
25

The coaches of Dota 2

Players are often and rightfully the ones in the limelight, but sometimes success can be down to the sixth member of a team… Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
25

Pub star to All-Star — an analysis of new players in the Dota 2 scene

All players start out as pub players to begin with, even if from the days of original DotA. Here, we take a look at how players go from pubs to professionals. Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
25

Westward bound; Vega’s journey into Europe

Vega Squadron has ventured into the Dota 2 European region after picking up the Team Lithium squad.  Click here to read the full article. Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
25

Adam returns to compLexity, bringing Meracle and Deth

Just in time for the Chongqing Major qualifiers, compLexity has pulled together three SEA players to fill in their roster to compete in the NA region.  Click here to read the full article. Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
25

Controversy stirs over alleged Chongqing Major ban of Kuku and Skem

The government in Chongqing China has allegedly banned two players from participating in the Chongqing Major and entering the region after racial remarks earlier in the month.  Click here to read the full article. Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
24

joinDOTA plays Fear or NoFear – Part One

Are Techies pickers really that scary? Who overcame their dislike of heights thanks to Chinese hotels? And just who is ‘washed up’? We caught up with Peter ‘ppd’ Dager, Zakari ‘ZfreeK’ Freedman, Rasmus ‘MiSeRy’ Fillipsen and more in Hamburg to […]

Nov
24

Ninjas withdraw from Winter Clash qualifier

Despite the MegaFon Winter Clash Closed Qualifier being well under way, Ninjas in Pyjamas have decided to withdraw, citing a desire to practice 7.20 for the upcoming Major and Minor Qualifiers. Powered by WPeMatico

Nov
24

Mineski welcomes pieliedie on board

Mineski have revealed who will replace Chai ‘Mushi’ Yee Fung after the Malaysian departed two weeks ago — and it’s none other than Johan ‘pieliedie’ Åström. Powered by WPeMatico

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