Dota Slark Counter

Dota 2: How to Deal with Slark

Is there any hero more feared in average skill pub games than Slark? For a long time, this hero has attracted early picks and bans, and you're probably familiar with that helpless feeling of creeping away from the safety of...

League of Legends Patch 7.1: Clear-Cutting the Jungle

After a near month of waiting and probably a bunch of hungover employee meetings, Riot has finally resumed its patch cycle with the release of Patch 7.1, the first of 2017. In short: 'ADC in 2017' is still an...
Talent Trees

Who Has the Best Talent Tree?

Now that we've all had a chance to play around with Dota's latest patch, with all its shrines and map changes, it's time to take a closer look at the newly introduced Talent Trees. Hero Talent Trees have proved to be...

New Overwatch Update: Changes to Hog’s Hook and More!

On January 5th, Blizzard shipped the first Overwatch update of 2017, and it included sizable buffs, nerfs, and general fixes to several heroes. Roadhog's Hook The most requested of these fixes is an update to Roadhog’s hook. Previously, players snagged by Roadhog’s hook were...
Sniper is a terrifying opponent in mid.

The Mid Lane Shuffle: Dota 7.01

With the release of 7.01 balancing out the huge gameplay overhaul that 7.00 brought with some well placed tweaks, it's time to take a look at the meta in some real depth. What better way to start than checking the customary...
Monkey King likes his lanes like he likes his coffee: dominated.

Is the Monkey King Overpowered?

It's time to take a look at Dota's newest addition: the Monkey King. Patch 7.00 brought a whole host of changes, and it will be a while before the Monkey King is added to Captain's Mode and competitive play, but...
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The Biggest Winners of Dota 7.00

Patch 7.00 is here, bringing with it a host of fundamental changes to the game and it is already being dubbed Dota 3. Along with the visual changes, the map has been massively reworked and the introduction of Talent...
Lee Sin Splash Art by Riot Games

And This Patch’s Most Popular Champion Is…

Despite the 'League of Farm Junglers' that we're supposed to be operating in, the most popular champion this week is the blind monk, Lee Sin. Even the second paradigmatic option to describe the current metagame, 'League of Tanks,' doesn't...

Jung’s Wednesday Rant: No Plants in My Jungle!

Featured image by MSRoka via DeviantArt. I love change - I really do. It keeps the game exciting and fresh. It forces people to be adaptive and constantly creative. But sometimes, it's just too damn much. And this season, League of...
Shyvana Splash 1

Shyvana Reborn as Dragonslayer: Patch 6.23 Preview

As the League of Legends preseason continues, Patch 6.23 demonstrates Riot's continually incremental approach to balance. In it are a bunch of insignificant bugfixes, slight bruiser buffs, and the resurrection of the Dragonborn. We'll go over the key changes...
Dota 2 Luna best carries 6.88e

Dota 2: The Best Carries to Learn on 6.88f

Who's the best carry right now? Which heroes are Arteezy, ShaDow, and Miracle spamming ahead of the Boston Major? Team compositions and strategies are often heavily based around the carry hero, so getting the right one in your draft is crucial...
Juggernaut Dota guide 6.88

Dota 2 Carry Guide: Juggernaut on 6.88e

Why bother mastering Juggernaut? Easy: he's possibly the most flexible carry in the game. Physical and magical damage, strong abilities at all stages of the match, a quick farmer, hard to pick off, decent team fight impact but also solo...