Drama

The biggest and best Dota 2 drama 2017 edition.

The Biggest and Best Dota 2 Drama of 2017

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2017 is coming to a close, so it's time to reflect on the myriad of drama we've been treated to this past year in the world of Dota 2. Here are some of the more notable debacles. Personalities and Players Nara Admittedly,...
Team Liquid is in shambles. Are the players failing the organization, or is it the other way around?

Team Liquid: Legends in Search of a Solid Foundation

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"Two games to zero, TSM takes down Team Liquid!" yells Rivington after another disappointing weekend for the boys in blue and white wraps up. After 33% of the 2017 Summer Split, Liquid has only captured a single win, and these...
The public feud between Puppey and EternalEnvy has started back up again.

The Drama Continues: Puppey vs. EternalEnvy, Round 2

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If you're looking for the backstory on this drama, let's get you caught up. Click here to read about EternalEnvy publicly accusing former teammate and popular Dota 2 player Puppey of theft, fraud, and general assholery. Puppey and EternalEnvy are at...
Match Fixing

Lifetime Bans for Esports Match-Fixing: Too Harsh?

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Dota and CS:GO have a checkered history when it comes to match-fixing. Valve's current policy is to ban players for life, no questions asked, from participating in events that it sponsors. That being said, there's a history of inconsistency...
DOTA2 Xyclopz Casting

Xyclopz Casting Blunder: Is Saying Sorry Enough?

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It's been a while since we've seen any massive Twitch blunders from Dota casters. Casting live is an intimidating job because you're not only required to be making in-game connections at the speed of light, but you also need to be...
CS:GO

TSM Sucks at CS:GO

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Team SoloMid, as an organization, has a terrible track record in CS:GO. The most current drama between the team owner, Andy "Reginald" Dinh, and Sean "seang@res" Gares, is only the most recent event in an ongoing string of awful...
LGD Imp

Imp Assaulted in Korean Restaurant

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On December 12, 2016, LGD Gaming's marksman Gu "imp" Seung-bin was reported to have been assaulted in a Korean restaurant, after a confrontation with two men. In a TwitLonger post, LGD released some key details, including that imp's glasses were broken....

“Breaking Point” Documentary Reveals Team Liquid’s Toxicity

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Dardoch was the problem. Piglet was the problem. Locodoco can't control his players. These were all points of discussion across social media whenever the topic of Team Liquid's terrible team environment surfaced. As with any topic on the internet,...
BuLba

BuLba: Always the Bridesmaid, Never the Bride

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BuLba is subject of many a meme. "MMR Assassin," "LULba." There's quite a list. Unfortunately, he's a player known for joining teams right before they go downhill, instead of for his in-game versatility. BuLba Quick Facts: Real Name: Sam Sosale ...

Team Liquid to Release Documentary: Breaking Point

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Team Liquid took to Twitter today to announce the release of the much anticipated behind-the-scenes look at the internal problems their League of Legends team went through last season. Titled 'Breaking Point', the documentary plans to show fans of...

Imaqtpie Banned: Goofy Streamer Busted for Boosting?

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After a full day of streaming capped off by hosting League of Legends talk show 'Beyond the Rift' with co-host William 'Scarra' Li, League of Legends personality Michael 'Imaqtpie' Santana planned to dig into a much deserved plate of...
Arteezy Stream

The Arteezy Stream: Does Twitch Chat Actually Matter?

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Arteezy is never really far from the spotlight, consistently proving himself as both a top-tier player and a top-tier meme machine. Much like EternalEnvy, Artour Babaev is either loved or hated by much of the Dota community. Arteezy's stream...