Category Archives: Dota 2

epic.LAN 21: Which teams won and how were viewer numbers?

epic.LAN 21 finished last weekend and featured everything from beach parties to charity pie faces alongside the esports tournaments. Craig Robinson takes a look back at the action.   Face-Strike: Pie Offensive Starting with the most important part of the event, epic.LAN esports manager Tom "Gumpster" Gumbleton and RNR Esports MD Adam "Blanks" Heath got pied in…
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Demise.Pro move into Dota 2 with all-British team

UK esports organisation Demise.Pro has signed an all-British Dota 2 team. Demise.Pro say the roster is made up entirely of 'young untapped talent' who they hope to take to the 'top of the food chain'(!) The team will be taking part in a mix of European and UK tournaments. The org's MD, Enzly, said in…
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ASUS’ new $500,000 ROG Masters tournament has UK qualifiers

PC hardware manufacturer ASUS announced two big new global esports tournaments last week. Turns out both of them have UK-specific open qualifiers. The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Masters will include a $250,000 Dota 2 competition and a $250,000 CSGO tournament. ASUS say the tournament will feature over 20 top pro teams along with aspiring amateur…
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UKDota March open kicks off this weekend

The UKDota March 2017 Open tournament will begin on Saturday March 25th at 2pm. The best-of-five final will then take place on Sunday March 26th also at 2pm. Each bracket game up until the semi-final and lower-final will be best-of-one, after that the matches will be best-of-threes. There's a £200 prize pool, with first place…
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‘The players always come first to me’ – Perilous Gaming’s new general manager opens up in exclusive interview

Perilous Gaming are well known in UK esports, from their League of Legends team to their Dota 2 side winning at epicLAN 20 and branching into fighting games. In recent months they have also had their struggles, with their former LoL players still being owed money. David Hollingsworth interviews Perilous Gaming's general manager Brian "DotShotgun" Houston about turning…
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BAFTA Games AMD Esports Audience Award shortlist confirmed

The shortlist for the AMD Esports Audience Award at the British Academy Games Awards has been revealed. Six games are up for the award, which is voted purely by the public. The nominations are: CSGO League of Legends Dota 2 Street Fighter V Overwatch Clash Royale Members of the public will be able to cast…
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Multiplay Ditches Dota – ‘Interest in the game has dropped’

Multiplay will not be hosting a Dota 2 tournament at Insomnia60 in April. The event host will be announcing a new tournament each day over the next week (thanks for making our jobs difficult you lovely buggers), and to start with it's got the bad news out of the way first. "Before Hype Week begins,…
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