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Three reasons why Dota 2 might fail

Ever since the Dota 2 Gamescom tournament was announced — creating huge buzz in the esports scene — I’ve been carefully considering if Dota 2 will be a success both in Singapore, Asia and internationally. While the original Dota was hugely popular here, it does not follow that Dota 2 will automatically enjoy the same success. […] Read more »

Dota 2 beta registration now available

Registration for the Dota 2 beta has begun at the official Dota 2 website. All you need is a Steam account to sign yourself up to the beta candidate list. There are no details on when the beta will open. Gamers will be able to get their first look at Dota 2 later today during […] Read more »

Dota 2 Gamescom trailer hero guide

Confused about which hero is which in the Dota 2 Gamescom trailer? Or perhaps you’re new to Dota and have never heard of any of these heroes? Here’s a blow-by-blow guide, as well as links to each hero’s Dota Allstars profile, to help you identify each and every hero that appears in the trailer. Read more »

STGCC 2011: MvC3 and SSF4AE tournament details [updated]

There will be Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition tournaments held on both days of the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2011 at the Suntec Convention Centre this weekend. For MvC3, there will be themed mini-tournaments (Avengers only, Marvel characters only, and so on), a king-of-the-hill challenge and a […] Read more »

Dota 2 Gamescom trailer unveiled

The Dota 2 Gamescom trailer has just been unveiled on the Dota 2 blog and, boy, colour me impressed. It is brilliantly done, with visual quality and production values that rival those of Blizzard’s best trailers for World of Warcraft and StarCraft II. The cinematic trailer features a merchant hawking his wares to you, the […] Read more »

What we know about Counter-Strike: Global Offensive so far

It seems like the new Counter-Strike game Valve has been rumoured to be developing is all but confirmed now. Besides the numerous tweets from people who play-tested the game at Valve’s headquarters today, original Counter-Strike developer Jess Cliffe has come out to confirm the name of the game: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. I’ve put together all the […] Read more »