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Dota 2 registers over 1 million concurrent users on Steam

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Dota 2 managed to net over 1 million concurrent Steam users over the weekend, becoming the first game on Valve's service to reach that milestone.

It's still got a while to go before it catches up to genre rival League of Legends, though; Riot's game has reached over 7.5 million concurrent users. Which is pretty ridiculous.

GeForce GTX 960 a new mid-range from Nvidia, hopes to replace 'aging' cards

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Look out MOBA masses because Nvidia has been paying attention to all that data from the Steam hardware survey, and they've noticed a high proportion of GeForce users are using a GTX 660 or older.

Most of those are playing the likes of DOTA 2 or League of Legends. The new GTX 960 is designed to tempt an upgrade to this fresh mid-range Maxwell GPU priced at under £200.

Valve announces dates for this year's Dota 2 The International tournament

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Valve has announced the dates for this year's round of the mind-bogglingly popular DotA 2 eSports competition The International, which will take place in Seattle.

Sixteen teams will battle it out for great big buckets of cash, with the Main Event running for six days, from Monday August 3 through Saturday August 8.

Fan pitches Gabe Newell for Shopkeeper in Dota 2, hopes for New Bloom entry

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A community creator for Dota 2 has put together a certain special shopkeeper for the MOBA. It's none other than Valve boss-but-not-a-boss-type-boss Gabe Newell. It is perhaps mankind's greatest achievement thus far in 2015.

Its creator says it's in "gratitude to the development team" behind Dota 2 that helped explode the eSports scene throughout last year. Valve is currently sniffing around for New Bloom items.

Valve teases latest DotA 2 hero, The Oracle‏

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DotA 2 is going to receive a new update soon, and all signs point to it including a brand new hero - the powerful wizard and seer known as The Oracle.

So technically Valve hasn't actually confirmed his addition yet, but they have released a mini comic starring him. His details, including his various powers, were also leaked some time ago.

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