dota

Official Site: DotA (Wikipedia Entry)
Studio: PlayDota.com
Launch Date: 2003
Genre: Fantasy MOBA
Business Model: F2P
Platform: PC, Mac

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DOTA 2 is bleeding players, SuperData says

Things are looking slightly grim for Valve's MOBA, as SuperData reports that DOTA 2's playerbase is in decline as the game...
lol, valve

Dutch Gaming Authority calls out four games as violating its lootbox policies

If you had expected the Netherlands to be leading the fight against lootboxes, you may be more clairvoyant than the rest of the population....

The MOP Up: Enter the Phantom Halls — if you dare! (March 18, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
And it's gone.

Dota 2 introduces a subscription option for players

After a long time of being free-to-play, Dota 2 is exploring the possibility of letting you pay money for it on a regular...

Perfect Ten: A dozen MOBAs that didn’t make it

With the insane success -- both in terms of popularity and finances -- that Dota and League of Legends spawned, you can...

The MOP Up: Overwatch rings in the Lunar New Year (February 4, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
lol, valve

Dota 2 fans boycott ESL’s Facebook streaming platform over Twitch banwave

In today's edition of "who's boycotting whom now," it's Dota 2 players' turn in the spotlight! According to Polygon, the community unrest began...

The MOP Up: Monster Hunter World merch (January 14, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
We can't go anywhere!

ASUS throws its weight behind League of Legends in China

Battle royale? Team shooters? League of Legends scoffs at these pretenders to the online throne, sitting on top of an e-sports empire that...

Steam’s best-selling 2017 games include ARK, Warframe, and H1Z1

With 2017 officially over and done, Steam's taking a moment to report on its best-selling games over the course of the whole year....
Big help.

SuperData says the e-sports industry grew to $1.5B this year alone

SuperData has a new report out this week that suggests e-sports haters will not be getting what they want for Christmas. "The esports market...

Overwatch snags two Game Awards while Destiny 2 is honored by six nominations

Did you catch last night's Game Awards from LA? If not, you probably didn't miss anything super-groundbreaking, although Overwatch did quite well...

For Science! Researchers find link between fluid intelligence and elite MOBA play

In a new paper released last week, University of York researchers sought to examine whether research that strategy gaming (like chess and arcade...

The MOP Up: Osiris New Dawn’s terrifying space ghosts (November 19, 2017)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

The MOP Up: Eden Falling brings the turn-based apocalypse (November 5, 2017)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

SuperData declares Destiny 2 the ‘fastest selling digital console game in history’

SuperData's September 2017 video gaming market global revenue analysis should make Bungie happy, whether or not it was bleeding players ahead of the

The Daily Grind: Is PUBG finally the ‘WoW killer killer’ we’ve been waiting for?

Say the words "WoW killer" to a bunch of MMORPG players in 2017 and you're bound to get eyerolls, for good reason: Even though...

SuperData: ‘The esports market has finally hit the mainstream’

In promotional materials associated with its new paid "Esports Scoreboard," gaming anaylsis firm SuperData - known best to our audience for its...
Records just record what happened.

Leaderboard: Are you one of the 2M people playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds today?

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds just keeps on growing globally: It's completely outstripped every other game on Steam in terms of concurrency, having now set a...
Bad taste?

SuperData August 2017 revenue report: PUBG bumps WoW, disrupting PC market

SuperData's August 2017 global revenue report confirms what anybody even casually watching PUBG already knows: The upstart game that's kicking butt on Steam...

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