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Tickets To The Dota 2 Internationals 2015 Goes On Sale Tonight

by Terry Bass · 5 hours ago · No Comments · 144 views

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The fifth series of the Dota 2 International returns as the top Dota teams from around the world once again fight for the Aegis of Champions. The Dota 2 tournament will be happening from the 3rd to 8th August 2015 in KeyArena, Seattle. Tickets for the grand Dota 2 event will go on sale tomorrow (28 March 2015) via ticketing agent, Ticketmaster.

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Registration For Mineski Pro Gaming League Southeast Asia Starts Today; Ends At Midnight

by Farhan · 13 hours ago · No Comments · 192 views

Mineski PGL Season 7

Mineski has announced an open registration for the Mineski Pro Gaming League Southeast Asia Season 7 (MPGL), which started late last night and will close at midnight tonight. The Malaysian qualifier for the league starts at 1pm tomorrow, with a US$50,000 (about RM183,000) prize pool there isn’t much time for teams to get in on the action.

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YouTube LIVE Will Soon Take On Twitch In E-Sports and Gaming Livestreams

by Terry Bass · 2 days ago · 5 Comments · 393 views

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YouTube has yet again set its sights on Twitch, but this time instead of acquiring it, the massive video hosting site is working hard on competing against it. Previously, YouTube made efforts to acquire Twitch, and was even prepared to pay more than $1 billion (about RM3.66 billion). However, the deal was turned down by Twitch due to ‘antitrust concerns’.

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Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament 2015 In Pictures And Video

by Terry Bass · 4 days ago · No Comments · 798 views

The first edition of  the Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament has finally come to a conclusion.World-class teams played from around the world battled against each other for a piece of the $100,000 prize pool (about RM399,000). All eight teams – Natus Vincere, Invictus Gaming, Empire, Ninjas in Pyjamas, RAVE, Can’t Say Wips, Redemption, and Invasion – showed great skill and strategy over the three days. And on the final day, the Major All Stars trophy found its inaugural owner, Invictus Gaming from China.

What was it like being at South East Asia’s largest Dota 2 Tournament? As the first Dota 2 tournament in Malaysia to be held in a stadium, this tournament was more significant with the statement that it carried, and not just the prize pool. Having been there from Day 1, here’s how MAS 2015 looked from my eyes.

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It’s A Wrap, Team Invictus Gaming Wins The Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament

by Terry Bass · 5 days ago · No Comments · 1.8k views

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It is the final day (night) here at Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam for the Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament. It has been an eventful day as the final four teams fight for their spot in the Grand Finals which started at 9pm. Matches were played, giveaways were held, and fans got to meet their Dota 2 idols.

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Major All Stars Day Three: The Final Push

by Terry Bass · 6 days ago · No Comments · 893 views
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Major All Stars Dota 2 Trophy

Today marks the final day for the Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament here in Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam. Schedules for the matches that will be played today have been released. However, the much-anticipated All-Star match is nowhere to be seen. Who knows? The organisers might leave that as a surprise for the fans who attended. An after-party event will also be held at Best Western Hotel, Shah Alam.

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Major All Stars Day Two: Comeback Is Real

by Terry Bass · 6 days ago · No Comments · 1.3k views

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Many fans were unhappy with the announcement that day one of Major All Stars was cancelled, and the onus was on event organisers Fallout Gaming to not deliver yet another underwhelming show in the eyes of the world. Thankfully, they brought their A game today on day two of South East Asia’s largest Dota 2 Tournament.

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Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament Day Two: A Better Start

by Terry Bass · 7 days ago · 2 Comments · 1.9k views
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Exclusive Look Inside The Player’s Booth

After a series of unfortunate events that happened on its first day, Major All Stars are showing a lot of improvements in every aspect, from the repair of the LAN cables to monitor upgrades. Fallout Gaming has released the match schedules for today, which surprisingly retains the best-of-three format; despite what many fans were expecting.

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Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament Internet Outage Caused By Portable Air Conditioning Unit

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 3.3k views

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A source close to the event organisers of the Major All Starts Dota 2 Tournament has revealed that the electrical surge that crippled the internet connection was caused by a portable air conditioning unit. It is unknown where the air-con came from or why it was connected to the same extension cord.

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Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament Day One Cancelled; Matches Postponed Until Tomorrow

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 6 Comments · 3.5k views

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Technical difficulties have resulted in the first day of the Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament to end pre-maturely. The remaining matches will be played out during the rest of the tournament, although we cannot confirm if there will be a change in format.

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[Update #2] Major All Stars Experiences Internet Problems, Matches Temporarily Delayed

by Terry Bass · 1 week ago · 19 Comments · 4.3k views
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Team Natus Vincere

Match two of Natus Vincere (Na’ Vi) vs. Invasion Gaming lasted all of 10 minutes before all players were disconnected from the game. After several minutes of waiting and numerous attempts of reconnecting, players from both teams were forced to cancel the match and wait until internet connection has been restored.

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Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament Starts Here

by Terry Bass · 1 week ago · 2 Comments · 616 views
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Major All Stars Trophy

It is day one of Major All Stars right here in Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam and we have arrived early to let you guys get a glimpse of what’s going on. Players will be greeted with the Major All Stars entrance, which leads into the registration counters. Once registration is done, fans can head on in to the lobby area and get involved in lots of activities from the get-go.

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