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Steam Has Added Over 1,000 Games Since Steam Direct Launched

When Valve first announced that it was taking a long-overdue crowbar to Steam Greenlight and replacing it with a new system called Steam Direct, people weren’t sure what would happen. Some thought Steam was about to get more exclusive again. Others feared that Valve was only widening the floodgates. Now we’ve got…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The International 7 Ditches Dota 2’s Confusing Underwater Map After Fans Complain

This year’s theme for The International is all about the ocean: there are aquatic cosmetics and a campaign about a sea-dwelling monster called Siltbreaker. But this year’s special map, Reef’s Edge, caused a stir in the Dota 2 community during TI7's kickoff.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Dota 2 Twitch channel is running some of the best games from past Internationals, leading up to

The Dota 2 Twitch channel is running some of the best games from past Internationals, leading up to the start of The International 2017. If you’re a newcomer or just want to relive Na’Vi vs. Alliance game 5, replays will be running for most of the day.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Dota 2 Twitch channel is running some of the best games from past Internationals, leading up to

The Dota 2 Twitch channel is running some of the best games from past Internationals, leading up to the start of The International 2017. If you’re a newcomer or just want to relive Na’Vi vs. Alliance game 5, replays will be running for most of the day.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Revisiting The Intro Scene Of Half-Life

Last night, we started a playthrough of Half-Life on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. Punchy shotguns and nasty aliens make for a fantastic shooter experience, but the game begins less dramatically, with a long train ride. It’s one of the most memorable openings in gaming history, but it’s the least Half-Life thing about …Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How Exactly Does Dota 2 Come Up With Over $20 Million In Prizes For Its Biggest Event?

This year’s International has broken the record for largest prize pool in esports at over $20,700,460 and still climbing. That record was set by last year’s International, which broke a record set by the previous year’s. This presents a mystery to the uninitiated: Exactly where is all this money coming from?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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