DOTA 2

e-sports gets a major boost with first-ever Malaysia Cyber Games festival

 

Dota 2. Ultra Street Fighter. CS:GO. FIFA16. If you can relate to these, congratulations. Welcome to the world of gaming and e-sports. Angry Birds. Fallout Shelter. Crossy Road. Heard of them? Congratulations, you’re also a gamer. Casual or hardcore, gaming isn’t anything new. Did you know Malaysia has 15 million gamers? So, we technically have 15 million potential e-sports athletes. Continue Reading

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Armageddon DoTA 2 Grand Slam Asia 2013

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Just minutes after rumors surfaced, this DoTA 2 Tournament pops up! If you’re ready to represent Malaysia in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, no less, then it’s time for you to start practicing. As the header implies, the top two Malaysian teams will win this trip to Singapore and represent not only their country but also gain sponsorship opportunities from their partners. Say hello to Armaggeddon’s DoTA 2 Grand Slam Asia 2013, brought to you by E-Club Malaysia and Armaggeddon Gaming Gear.

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[Rumor] Increase in E-sports Tournaments in Malaysia for 2013

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Are you an eSports fan? Well, according to multiple sources, there will be a larger number of eSports events in Malaysia this year. We’ve gotten wind that independent DoTA 2, League of Legends and Heroes of Newerth tournaments are in planning, not to mention official tournaments that have been announced as well. That’s good news for eSports teams and their fans, as we get to see more of them in action.

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DOTA 2 is Going to Japan and Korea!

News just came in that, in the Land of Rising Sun and plastic surgery, folks will be getting their very own DOTA 2 thanks to an agreement between Valve and online game publisher Nexon.

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Valve president Gabe Newell said recently, “Nexon, a company with whom we have a long and strong relationship, was clearly the right choice as a publisher to successfully deliver Dota 2 into the Korean and Japanese market. Partnering with Nexon will allow us to deliver Dota 2 to a massive audience of Asian gamers via  a premium service.”

Do remember that Nexon holds the rights for Maple Story, Dragon Nest, Sudden Attack and many more.

Source: PCGamer

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Project PK: New Marvel MOBA-Based Game in Asia

Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) seems to be all the hype in today’s game market. If you have no idea what MOBA is –  just think of video games like Heroes of Newerth, League of Legends and DoTA 2.

Video game lessons aside, Disney Interactive has signed a deal with Korean developer, Smilegate. What they are really planning for is a MOBA-based Marvel game. Surprised?

Codenamed as Project PK and scheduled for release in 2014. Epic!

Source: MMOculture

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