Valve bans more than 40,000 Dota 2 accounts for ‘abusing matchmaking’

Valve bans more than 40,000 Dota 2 accounts for ‘abusing matchmaking’ Valve banned more than 40,000 Dota 2 accounts this week, doling them out to players who were found abusing the matchmaking system. The specifics of the ban wave weren’t made clear in Valve’s tweet, below, but smurfing seems like the most likely suspect.  We […]

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State wants Riot to pay more in gender discrimination settlement

State wants Riot to pay more in gender discrimination settlement   A recent intervention from Californian state regulators could lead to an amendment in Riot’s gender discrimination settlement from the initial sum of $10 million to over $400 million. The original amount, which was publicly announced back in December 2019, was to be divided between […]

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Dota Underlords is leaving Early Access on February 25

Dota Underlords is leaving Early Access on February 25 Update, January 30: Valve has confirmed that Dota Underlords will launch into 1.0 on February 25. “This release will be the beginning of Dota Underlords Season 1, and will come with new content, more rewards, and new alliances,” the update confirmed. Original story: This week’s Dota […]

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79% of League of Legends players say they were harassed after a match ended, according to a community survey

79% of League of Legends players say they were harassed after a match ended, according to a community survey League of Legends’ reputation for making people lose their cool during a game is well documented, but a surprising 79 percent of the 3,784 respondents to a recent community survey said that harassment continued after the […]

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