DotA In World of Warcraft?

Unless you've been living in the Dalaran sewers, you've probably heard about a little game called League of Legends by Riot Games. What many folks don't seem to realize, however, is that its gameplay is based on an old Warcraft 3 mod called "Defense of the Ancients."  DotA, as it was called, nearly single-handedly popularized the multi-player online battle arena (MOBA) genre, and the rest is history.

MLG Fall Championship Kicks Off Today

Major League Gaming has a major league weekend planned! The MLG Fall Championship kicks off today in Dallas, Texas, with a huge event - over 1,500 gamers will be competing for more than US$180,000 in prizes! 

VanaFest '010 on Facebook

Just moments ago,the Final Fantasy XI Community Team created VanaFest2010 groups on Facebook.  Users can join:

VanaFest2010 English

VanaFest2010 French

VanaFest2010 German

In addition, an English website has launched!  Here, you can see Matt Hilton, Devin Casadey from the NA Community Team and Kohei from the European Community Team will be dispatched to Japan as special correspondants.

It looks like Square Enix is really gearing up to keep fans around the world informed and up-to-date. Be sure to check out these groups on Facebook and their official site for information as we draw closer and closer to the big day!

EDIT: And a Twitter account rounds out their social media trifecta! Check out the VanaFest2010 Twitter feed in English, French and German.