Yearly Archives: 2012

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Get your hands on DreamHacks StarCraft II Booths

Get your hands on DreamHacks StarCraft II Booths It’s time for DreamHacks StarCraft II Player Booths to retire and now YOU have the chance to get them! DreamHack will sell our Player Booths at eBay.com and all money from the sales will go to a open standalone BYOC-tournament at DreamHack Summer 2012. In March 2011, [...]

Fanpics with Headhunterz

Fanpics with Headhunterz The fanpics from the Headhunterz consert at DHW12 are finally up, sorry to keep you waiting! Go to our flickr stream to find all the pictures from the fan meet. Text & Photo: Helena Kristiansson

Amazing photos and videos from an amazing event!

Amazing photos and videos from an amazing event! It’s said that a picture is worth a thousand words, and during DreamHack Winter 2012 we took thousands of pictures… We have gathered the best photos from the event on our DreamHack Winter 2012 Flickr collection. The videos are available on our DreamHackMedia youtube channel. Thank you [...]

DreamHack Creative Competitions – Winners

DreamHack Creative Competitions – Winners The winners of the Creative competitions have been announced and prizes from sponsors have been given away! You will find the results here as soon as our crew have found the time to update the site. Photo: Carl Oscar “kalaspuff” Aaro

Vengeance Dota 2 Cup – The Winners

Vengeance Dota 2 Cup – The Winners The grand final of the Vengeance Dota 2 Cup was won by NoTidehunter. This newly (2012) formed team has the following members: EternaLEnVy, AdmiralBulldog, s4, Loda and Akke. EternaLEnVy is from Canada and the other members are from Sweden. Photo: Oscar “X-Force” Uhrbom Text: Johan “jawwen” Arwidmark

Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition – The Winner

Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition – The Winner In the grand final of the DreamHack Energizer Fighting Championship – Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition you could not wish for two better finalists. Ryan Hart, and the legendary Infiltration. In the end it was Infiltration that won after a very exciting final. Photo: Rikard [...]

AMD Sapphire Battlefield 3 DHW12 Master – The Winners

AMD Sapphire Battlefield 3 DHW12 Master – The Winners In the Battlefiled 3 tournament Epsilon.razer won the grand final. Photo: Carl Oscar “kalaspuff” Aaro Text: Johan “jawwen” Arwidmark

Winner of Netadmin’s achievement competition

Winner of Netadmin’s achievement competition The winner of Netadmin’s achievement competition has been decided and the person with the most unlocked achievements at the time was Marcus, who goes by the nickname “limblom”. You will find the complete list of all the achievements unlocked below. Achievements: Battlefield 3 1h (Achievement) Battlefield 3 5h (Achievement) Battlefield [...]

HerO keeps his throne!

HerO keeps his throne! This StarCraft II final displayed an inhouse battle between LiquidHerO and LiquidTaeJa. HerO won the previous tournament, keeping his title as the EIZO Open DreamHack Winter champion. HerO managed to win the first three games and had every chance to bring the finals to an early end. By playing a solid [...]

2012 DreamHoN Winter Championships – The Winners

2012 DreamHoN Winter Championships – The Winners The 2012 DreamHoN Winter Championships was won by Trademark eSports, who now can share the price of 32.000 USD. Photo: Carl “X-Force” Uhrbom Text: Johan “jawwen” Arwidmark

He will stay with you through the night

He will stay with you through the night During the latest hours of night and earliest of morning someone will have to provide the beats to keep everyone’s energy up. This someone is none other than Albin “fsFreak” Larsson. fsFreak has been DJing here at DreamHack many events before and has also been active on [...]

We have a Winner in the Quake Live Tournament

We have a Winner in the Quake Live Tournament The DreamHack Kingston HyperX Quake Live Tournament is completed and we have winner: The 24 year old “Evil” from Russian Federation won over “Rapha” from USA. We had a quick chat with Evil after his victory, and we asked if it was diffcult to win the [...]

Quick introduction to StarCraft II

Quick introduction to StarCraft II Soon the grand finale of StarCraft II takes place in the komplett.se arena and if you’re new to the world of StarCraft II, you should check this small introduction out to get an idea what this game is about. GENERAL StarCraft II is an RTS (Real Time Strategy) type of [...]

Finding New Talents At Dreamhack – The Winners

Finding New Talents At Dreamhack – The Winners We hope you liked our talent competition yesterday. The winners, Emir Marusic and Kenan Ölmezoglu, put on a nice show with mix of rap and traditional vocal music. Emir and Kenan met in May this year, when Kenan where looking for a studio to record some songs, [...]

EIZO Open DreamHack Winter 2012 – TaeJa vs. HerO

EIZO Open DreamHack Winter 2012 – TaeJa vs. HerO The grand finale of DreamHack Winter’s StarCraft II tournament kicks off at 22.00 where we will see the Terran TaeJa versus last year’s winner the Protoss HerO. Will HerO repeat his feat from last time and continue his reign, or will we have a new king? [...]

Listen to Metal – Avatar live on DreamHack

Listen to Metal – Avatar live on DreamHack Avatar is soon to play live at DreamHack Winter 2012. You can expect a spectular show to the sound of poundering, melodic metal. The show starts 20:30 on the main stage. Read more on: Avatar live on DreamHack Text: Johan “jawwen” Arwidmark

NiP-gaming CS:GO Champions at DreamHack Winter

NiP-gaming CS:GO Champions at DreamHack Winter After beating VeryGames, NiP-gaming claims the first prize, 150 000 SEK! Photo: Oskar “X-Force” Uhrbom

TaeJa advances to the StarCraft II finals

TaeJa advances to the StarCraft II finals Beating Nerchio with 3 – 0, TaeJa is now one of the finalists. It is yet to be decided whether he will face monchi or HerO. Stayed tuned to find out! Stream: dreamhack.tv Foto: Brita Jonsson Text: Emma “immortelle” Sund

Eizo Open DreamHack Winter – semifinals coming up

EIZO Open DreamHack Winter – semifinals coming up Four players left, who is soon to be be cut down to the final two. It will be TaeJa vs. Nerchio and monchi vs. HerO. This means the grand finale is guaranteed to feature a Protoss, and we’re sure everyone is eager to know if HerO will [...]

Win a Turtle Beach Sierra gaming headset

Win a Turtle Beach Sierra gaming headset In the Turtle Beach booth in the DreamExpo area you have the chance to win a gaming headset worth 3200 SEK. Two raffles today, at 16:00 and 18:00. FOLLOW Web: www.turtlebeach.com Twitter: @turtlebeach Facebook: /turtlebeach Youtube: /turtlebeachvideos Text: Johan “jawwen” Arwidmark

DreamHack Logitech CS:GO championship finale

DreamHack Logitech CS:GO championship finale The semi-finals have been played and it’s now decided that we will see NiP-gaming clash with VeryGames in a fierce battle where the winner walks away with 150 000 SEK. Three maps will be played in a series of best of three and expert casting is provided by Corey Dunn [...]

The ROCCAT DeathZone Day Z tournament – The Winners

The ROCCAT DeathZone Day Z tournament – The Winners Early this morning the final of the Day Z tournament was played and after 1,5 hour of playing we had two winners: Quizen and Zirda. The winners: Quizen to the left, Zirda to the right and Sacriel (our caster) in the middle. The Video Here is [...]

Kreativ at DreamHack Winter 2012

Kreativ at DreamHack Winter 2012 Don’t forget to enter your work by signing up at http://kreativ.dreamhack.se! Competitions Demo – 4000 SEK prize purse Stop Motion – 6000 SEK prize purse WiLD/Animation – 4000 SEK prize purse Freestyle Photo – 2500 SEK prize purse Freestyle GFX – 2500 SEK prize purse Oldschool GFX – 1000 SEK [...]

Achievement unlockers unite – Status Update

Achievement unlockers unite – Status Update Are you one of those who get a warm feeling of pleasure after unlocking all available achievements in a game? Then Netadmin here at DreamHack has the right challenge for you! Playing games and simply using your internet connection will allow you to unlock different achievements.  For more information [...]

Duel of Champions Razer World Championship 2012 final

The Might & Magic – Duel of Champions Razer World Championship 2012 finals will start at 14h00 @ Ubisoft’s booth (Hall B03:13). Join us for some epic action as the victor gets crowned and the rest get powned. Free goodies for everyone included

AMD Sapphire Battlefield 3 Tournament in DreamExpo

AMD Sapphire Battlefield 3 Tournament in DreamExpo Today you can watch the second semifinal, starting 15:00 in the AMD/Sapphire booth at DreamExpo. The teams playing are ROCK.Kingston and Epsilon.razer. The first semifinal between Semifinal between EYEBALLERS and Xapso.fi ended 0 – 2 in favor of Xapso.fi. The Grand Final is today at 19:00 (also in [...]

StarCraft II EIZO Open DreamHack 2012 – Streams live now!

StarCraft II EIZO Open DreamHack 2012 – Streams live now! The quarterfinals are being played right now and you can find the streams listed below! Be sure to follow these to find out who will make it to the semi-finals! Stream 1: Casted by Apollo and iNControL. Stream 2: Casted by RotterdaM and MrBitter. Photo: [...]

FNATIC.RC – LEAGUE OF LEGENDS CHAMPIONS

FNATIC.RC – LEAGUE OF LEGENDS CHAMPIONS Tonight the finale of League of Legends tournament was played and DreamArena was brimming with an enthusiastic crowd! Fnatic.RC and CLG.eu battled it out in a best of three where CLG.eu won the first game. The second game provided some extra excitement when CLG.eu managed to respawn just in [...]

DREAMHACK ESPORT TOURNAMENTS – RESULTS DAY 2

DREAMHACK ESPORT TOURNAMENTS – RESULTS DAY 2 Here are the results from the eSport tournaments day 2. Check the eSport section to find the Saturday schedules for each individual tournament. League of Legends The DreamHack Winter 2012 winner in League of Legends is team Fnatic.RaidCall. They won over CLG.EU. Starcraft 2 The following teams made [...]

DreamHack Pong Competition

A pong competition, on DreamHack?! You betcha! Together with Awesome Retro, Intel Pack4Dreamhack brings the Dreamhack Pong Competition. Players have one hour to beat each other on an original Atari 2600 connected to a large vintage screen. It’s on the main stage, so everybody can join! The best player wins a Logitech Gaming package, the [...]

Finding new talents at DreamHack (a.k.a Talangjakten)

Finding new talents at DreamHack (a.k.a Talangjakten) One of the most appreciated shows on DreamHack is the “Talangjakten” competition, roughly translated it means finding new talents, and this show is led by our host, Kero, for the fourth time. We had more than 150 people signed up, from where 11 were selected to compete in [...]

QUICK INTRODUCTION TO LEAGUE OF LEGENDS

QUICK INTRODUCTION TO LEAGUE OF LEGENDS The grand finale of the League of Legend tournament at DreamHack Winter takes place tonight and the excitement is already tangible in DreamArena! If possible, you should really make sure to find yourself in there when the finale kicks off. In case you are unable to make it, you [...]

FINALISTS OF THE LEAGUE OF LEGENDS TOURNAMENT

FINALISTS OF LEAGUE OF LEGENDS The two teams battling it out on the Summoner’s Rift later tonight will be CLG.eu and Fnatic.RaidCall. The winning team walks away with 125 000 SEK and we are counting on to see some really big plays tonight! Make your way to DreamArena Extreme at 22.30 or tune in to [...]

Quake Live – Result from the semifinals

Quake Live – Result from the semifinals In Hall C the Quake Live tournament has reached the semifinal levels, and btw, don’t you dare miss the final tomorrow (Saturday) at 16:00 in the DreamArena Extreme. The first semifinal was played between av3k from Poland and raphe from the USA. Raphe won 3 maps in a [...]

1000 beta codes

ZOTAC have 1000 beta codes for Shootmania to giveaway at Dreamhack. Simply log onto http://zotac.kuoda.eu to get a promotion claim code emailed instantly. Hurry while stocks last!

Komplett supports Kreativ

Komplett.se is as an online shop selling computers, components and home-electronics. We are the largest producer of PC in the Nordic market and deliver over 25.000 Komplett PC every year. We offer a great and wide range of products in stock, always competitive prices, fast deliveries and service minded knowledgeable staff. Visit our stand and [...]

DreamHack Fans Competition

DreamHack Fans Competition Join DreamHack Fans and you can win great prizes! The DramHack Fans competition is back, and joining is easy. Just sign up online (at no cost)  and you have the chance to win a Taurus eSport PC and other hardware/software. Point your favorite browser to: Dreamhackfans.blogspot.com Text: Johan “jawwen” Arwidmark

PROTOSS REPRESENTING

PROTOSS REPRESENTING The quarterfinals of EIZO Open are starting take shape! Some games from the first round of the playoffs are yet to be played, but we can already see that the probability of the winner being a Protoss has been significantly increased. No less than four Protosses have already moved on to the quarterfinals [...]

League of Legends – Live Action in DreamArena Extreme

League of Legends – Live Action in DreamArena Extreme No matter if you are new into League of Legends or a die-hard veteran, in the DreamArena there is great action on display when the teams clashes with each other. We had the great fortune of watching the quarter finals game between Team Acer and SSS [...]

Func on Dreamhack – Win a gaming rig worth 10 000 SEK

Func on Dreamhack – Win a gaming rig worth 10 000 SEK In the Webhallen store in the DreamExpo area you find Func, known for their high quality mouse surfaces. If you buy a mouse surface from Func here at DreamHack, you have the chance to win a gaming rig worth 10 000 SEK (about 1400 [...]

Obsessive achievement unlockers unite

Obsessive achievement unlockers unite Are you one of those who get a warm feeling of pleasure after unlocking all available achievements in a game? Then Netadmin here at DreamHack has the right challenge for you! Playing games and simply using your internet connection will allow you to unlock different achievements.  For more information and to [...]

Adam Tensta at DreamHack Winter 2012

Adam Tensta at DreamHack Winter 2012 The Swedish Grammy awarded artist Adam Tensta will perform at main stage here at DreamHack Winter 2012, and you don’t want to miss the chance to see him lay down some heavy hip-hop beats. Today, Friday, at 20.00 Adam Tensta will step onto the main stage. If you can’t [...]

High-End Gaming Gear at QPAD

High-End Gaming Gear at QPAD In the QPAD both you find High-End gaming gear, and people who love to talk about High-End gaming gear too.  In addition to the gear you can meet zAAz in a CS:GO Shootout, or just relax with some casual gaming. QPAD also arranges a ShootMania (1on1 jouste mode), starting 20:00 [...]

Amazing Photo Shoot from the Headhunterz show

Amazing Photo Shoot from the Headhunterz show I say wow! Our photographers have really outdone themselves. During the Headhunterz concert they captured well over hundred amazingly good images, all for you to see on our Headhunterz photo stream on flickr. Check them out! Photo: Rikard “Fearium” Söderberg Text: Johan “jawwen” Arwidmark

WEBHALLEN SPONSORS OUR CZECH FRIEND PEPA!

WEBHALLEN SPONSORS OUR CZECH FRIEND PEPA! Remember Pepa, “MiddleMan” Jacho, our enthusiastic friend who travelled all the way from the Czech Republic to be here with us at DreamHack Winter? At Wednesday we wrote a piece about him, click here to read, where we found out that he’d only been able to bring a borrowed [...]

Video: #DHW12 Recap Day 1

Video: #DHW12 Recap Day 1

WATCH ESPORT ALL DAY

WATCH ESPORT ALL DAY The esport tournaments are now in full action. Tune in to dreamhack.tv to get your daily esport dosage! You find the schedule for the different tournaments here, but please note that all times are subjects of change. Photo: Carl Oscar “Kalaspuff” Aaro Text: Emma “immortelle” Sund

DreamHack Fans Competition

DreamHack Fans Competition Join DreamHack Fans and you can win great prizes! The DramHack Fans competition is back, and joining is easy. Just sign up online (at no cost)  and you have the chance to win a Taurus eSport PC and other hardware/software. Point your favorite browser to: Dreamhackfans.blogspot.com Text: Johan “jawwen” Arwidmark

DREAMHACK ESPORT TOURNAMENTS – RESULTS DAY 1

DREAMHACK ESPORT TOURNAMENTS – RESULTS DAY 1 Here are the players who came out on top in the group stages, and will continue on to the main tournament. Check the website to find schedules for each individual tournament. League of Legends Main tournament Group A: CLG.eu, Team Acer Main tournament Group B: Fnatic.Raidcall, Curse.eu BYOC [...]

HEADHUNTERZ AT DREAMHACK WINTER

HEADHUNTERZ AT DREAMHACK WINTER Headhunterz has played all the major hardstyle events over the world and can now add DreamHack to his long list. The Dutch DJ/producer seemed quite excited to be here and really got the crowd going in a way only hardstyle can. During the song “Lessons in love”, the same song played [...]

World of WarCraft – Jade Serpent Challenge Mode

World of WarCraft – Jade Serpent Challenge Mode Today DreamHack and Blizzard Entertainment open up registration for the World of WarCraft – Jade Serpent Challenge Mode! Yesterday Blizzard presented all their activities at DreamHack Winter 2012, read more about them here. Cross realm group Remember that you can compete with characters on other realms. Find [...]

SC2, FIFA 13 and Overclocking – Kingston and EIZO at DHW12

SC2, FIFA 13 and Overclocking – Kingston and EIZO at DHW12 At the Kingston and EIZO booth in the DreamExpo, there is a lot of excitement going on during the DreamHack Event. How about watching some serious overclocking demos with liquid Nitrogen or challenging a pro gamer? In the booth you can challenge StarCraft 2 [...]

Swedish Armed Forces at DreamHack Winter

Swedish Armed Forces at DreamHack Winter Do you have what it takes to take the battle outside of the screen and experience it in reality? At DreamHack, you can meet the Swedish Armed Forces and get an insight to what it really is like to actually work with something so many games try to simulate. [...]

DreamHack Fans Competition

DreamHack Fans Competition Join DreamHack Fans and you can win great prizes! The DramHack Fans competition is back, and joining is easy. Just sign up online (at no cost)  and you have the chance to win a Taurus eSport PC and other hardware/software. Point your favorite browser to: Dreamhackfans.blogspot.com Text: Johan “jawwen” Arwidmark

RECYCLING CHALLENGE WITH DREAMHACK AND KOMPLETT.SE

RECYCLING CHALLENGE WITH DREAMHACK AND KOMPLETT.SE Consuming enormous amounts of soft drinks is part of the DreamHack experience. 70 000 cans of various soft drinks are available for purchase and let’s not forget all the cans brought in by everyone participating in the event. This will of course generate a great amount of empty cans [...]

A place to chill – Junkyard

A place to chill – Junkyard Junkyard is the largest retailer of skateboard- snowboard- and street wear online and will be at DreamArena to sell clothes and other accessories with plenty of swag. They have made their booth a place where you can chill and just hang out, and brought an ice cream truck filled [...]

Opening Ceremony – Lasers, pyro and a pounding bass…

Opening Ceremony – Lasers, pyro and a pounding bass… …marks the beginning of the 30th DreamHack! Like previous years, the main hall was packed with people, eagerly awaiting the countdown clock on the big screens to hit zero. At the zero mark, the lights went out, making the main hall erupt in a thunderous cheer. [...]

Pushing Minecraft to its Limit – Tekkit server online

Pushing Minecraft to its Limit – Tekkit server online If you are a Minecraft fan, chances are that you have come across Tekkit, a multiplayer version of the great Technic mod pack. Interested to see what it looks like? Well, guess what, the amazing Game crew at DreamHack has installed a powerful Tekkit server for [...]

Medic Contact Info – Important Phone Number

Medic Contact Info – Important Phone Number If you need to get in contact with the medic crew for whatever reason, they have a phone number that is staffed around the clock during the entire event: 0738 – 21 31 43 Photo: Brita Jonsson Text: Johan “jawwen” Arwidmark

Servererbjudande från Swedish Host

Servererbjudande från Swedish Host SwedishHost ser till att DreamHack förses med den absolut högsta serverkvalitén till CS:GO-turneringen på DreamHack Winter 2012. Genom erbjuda servrar med hög kvalité och prestanda som ger dig den bästa spelupplevelsen i varje spel kan vi skilja oss från mängden. För att ta det ett steg längre har vi även valt [...]

Kungen and Serious Surround Sound at Turtle Beach

Kungen and Serious Surround Sound at Turtle Beach Do you like when a game does not only feel good to play, but also sounds good? At the Turtle Beach booth in the DreamExpo, you have the chance to try out their gaming headsets in the surround sound cinema, big enough for 15 people at a [...]

THOR OPEN with SSF, FIFA and SC2 at DHW12

Looking for something to do at DreamHack during the days? Why don’t you swing by the THOR booth in the expo area located in hall B, we got a bunch of activites you can take part of during the event! Scandinavias largest entertainment shop online, CDON, is present at DreamHack in the shape of their [...]

UNLEASH YOUR INNER JAMES BOND WITH COCA COLA ZERO

UNLEASH YOUR INNER JAMES BOND WITH COCA COLA ZERO The brand of Coca Cola has since long been one of the geek culture’s favorite among soft drinks, and you find their booth at DreamArena. In their booth you can taste samples of the soft drink Coca Cola Zero and they also provide a great challenge [...]

GETTING UNPACKED AND ORGANIZED TO LET THE GAMING BEGIN

GETTING UNPACKED AND ORGANIZED TO LET THE GAMING BEGIN It’s around four hours left until the lights are out and the event really takes off. The halls are beginning to fill up with people and everyone is starting to get organized at their designated seats. In the midst of it all, we found Jan-Erik Wahlgren [...]

Testing the ASUS Gaming Computers

Testing the ASUS Gaming Computers At the ASUS booth you find lines and lines of gaming machines ready to be tested by you. The machines are prepared with most of the common games at Dreamhack, and if you miss a game, we’ve been told they can download it for you. Exclusive to DreamHack, ASUS is [...]

KOMPLETT.SE – CHALLENGE STARCRAFT 2 PLAYER CYTOPLASM

KOMPLETT.SE – CHALLENGE STARCRAFT 2 PLAYER CYTOPLASM In komplett.se’s booth you will have the chance to sit down and experience the feeling of playing on a well-balanced gaming computer with some really juicy hardware inside. If you’re a StarCraft 2 player you should absolutely make a stop here. During 13-17 and 19-22 these days you [...]

First class gaming gear – Meet Logitech at DreamHack

First class gaming gear – Meet Logitech at DreamHack In the Logitech booth at DreamHack you can try out their gaming gear, for example the G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard and the G600 MMO Gaming Mouse. Throughout the event you find various contests and raffles in their booth. Logitech is also here at DreamHack to present [...]

Announcing the Estrella Grand Prize Winners

Announcing the Estrella Grand Prize Winners We are happy to announce the winners of the Estrella Grand Prize competition. Prices will be picked up during the Estrella events on stage. Denniz Svens (Thursday 18:50 – 19:10) Martin Morenga (Friday 19:10 – 19:30) Simon Karlsson (Saturday 16:45 – 17:00) Text: Johan ”jawwen” Arwidmark

Win The New SAPPHIRE EDGE VS8

Don’t miss the chance to win the latest addition to SAPPHIRE’s EDGE family of Mini PCs. The new SAPPHIRE EDGE VS8 brings you blistering performance in a beautifully designed compact case. Thanks to AMD’s next-gen Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) and AMD’s HD Media Accelerator, your multimedia applications run like silk, entertainment is flawless and gaming [...]

1000 free Beta-keys

Three Gates, the newly formed Gotland based indie game studio is working on their first title, Legends of Aethereus. Now they are giving away 1000 Beta-keys to Dreamhack-visitors! The game is an action-RPG focused around crafting, questing and customization, and the Single Player Beta is an exclusive look at what’s to come. The keys are [...]

Let the games begin – DreamHack is open

Let the games begin – DreamHack is open The Dreamhack digital festival has started and the first 1000 people have already entered the building. The other +9000 people arrive during the day. We had a quick chat with Henrik Ohlsson who was the first person who walked through the entrance doors. Henrik has been camping [...]

DREAMHACK CREW STAR LEAGUE

DREAMHACK CREW STAR LEAGUE It’s pretty obvious that you will find people interested in gaming among all the people who help creating the largest LAN in the world. Dreamhack Crew Star League is a StarCraft 2 tournament where the crew of DreamHack battle it out on Shakura’s Plateau and other maps, and earlier this night [...]

SAPPHIRE and AMD DHW12 Booth Activities

There will be lots of great stuff happening on SAPPHIRE and AMD’s booth including Raffle Giveaways and Overclocking Demonstrations on stage during the afternoon of the 22nd and throughout the 23rd by Sami Makinen from AMD Drop by the booth anytime to pick up your FREE RAFFLE tickets to win great prizes including SAPPHIRE Radeon [...]

THE CZECH IS CHECKING IN

THE CZECH IS CHECKING IN Meet Pepa “MiddleMan” Jacho, the seventeen year old Czech who travelled all the way from the Czech Republic to be at DreamHack Winter 2012. After taking five different buses and a boat, making his total travel time twelve hours, he arrived here at Elmia yesterday, carrying only a sleeping bag, [...]

World of WarCraft – Jade Serpent Challenge Mode

World of WarCraft – Jade Serpent Challenge Mode Today DreamHack and Blizzard Entertainment open up registration for the World of WarCraft – Jade Serpent Challenge Mode! Yesterday Blizzard presented all their activities at DreamHack Winter 2012, read more about them here. Sign up for the Challenge Mode To participate in the competition you need to [...]

New hot Mad Catz products at DHW12

Mad Catz, famous for the fabled R.A.T. series of gaming mice and the unbeatable F.R.E.Q. gaming headsets, has recently unleashed a new wave of killer products upon PC gamers in Europe. The S.T.R.I.K.E. keyboards have now been released to universal acclaim as the most advanced and programmable gaming keyboards available today. These red hot keyboards [...]

Visit ASUS Republic of Gamers at DHW12

In the ASUS ROG booth you will find 20 setups of the latest ROG Desktop with popular games installed, for your chance to test how your favorite game is supposed to run. The TYTAN CG8480 desktop with its GTX670 DirectCU II graphics card handles games like Battlefield 3 and Medal of Honor Warfighter with ease, [...]

Remix Master 2013

Remix Master 2013 is a competition, an exhibition and a workshop. Join the competition by sending the link to your remix before January 28th. Please read the competition rules. The winners will be announced by a jury consisting of remix gurus and representatives from Film in Jönköping County. The prizewinners will be exhibited in Jönköping [...]

Compete with Music and Production at DHW12

To celebrate our new high school education in Game Audio/Music we would like to welcome everyone to enter our competitions at Dreamhack Winter for a chance to win awesome prizes. Compete in sound design with Unity3d, create the best game music or get the highest score in one of the games Instrument Champ or Fret [...]

The Right Gear – Meet DreamStore Master Chief

The Right Gear – Meet DreamStore Master Chief At the DreamHack DreamStore you find great offers on gadgets and game gear. Everything from official Blizzard gear to the super cool DreamHack T-shirt, the all-time bestseller at the DreamStore. Or why not get your own custom T-shirt; DreamStore can print it for you. This afternoon I [...]

QuakeNet – Worlds largest IRC gaming network

QuakeNet is the world’s largest gaming IRC network providing a home for any topic to be discussed in a stable and established platform. We primarily target the gaming community with Q&A sessions with top game development studios, housing top gaming organisations/communities and collaborating with publishers to offer our users competitions to win game keys, gaming [...]

Creativity – Our legacy is not forgotten

Creativity – Our legacy is not forgotten Back in 1994, when the first DreamHack event took place, the demo scene and the various music/demo/intro/gfx competitions had a strong foothold. And as much as we love gaming and the whole Esport arena, we have not forgotten our legacy.  At DreamHack Winter 2012 you very much have [...]

Polisen tillbaka på DreamHack

När Dreamhack ännu en gång intar Elmia är det en stor händelse i Jönköping. Många besökare ska samsas på en relativt liten yta vilket kan innebära problem. Men Polisen i Jönköpings län finns på plats och tror att det, liksom förra gången, kommer vara lugnt. Senast som datafestivalen Dreamhack var på besök hade Polisen i [...]

Fri Zon

Stefan Fölster and Nima Sanandaji will talk about their new book “Fri Zon”, on how computer games, Internet and the computer industry changed the world. According to the authors it is no coincidence that we see so much entrepreneurship, and so many opportunities for new talents, in the world of computer games and at places [...]

Game ON – Keep in touch with your inner gamer

Game ON – Keep in touch with your inner gamer At DreamHack you have every chance to challenge your friends in the most popular games out there. With ten different tournaments, the game area in Hall C is ready to rumble. Robert “Wobble” Hägg, who is leading our 55 people strong game team, has been [...]

Building the world’s largest digital festival – DreamHack Fun Facts

Building the world’s largest digital festival – DreamHack Fun Facts On November 22, 2012, we open the doors to more than 10.000 attendees. The world’s largest digital festival – DreamHack – is on. Preparations however, start months before: Our crew growing each week, finally adding up to the 500 people strong crew we have on [...]

2 000 000 SEK in total prize purse at DreamHack Winter 2012

2 000 000 SEK in total prize purse at DreamHack Winter 2012 DreamHack reaches a new milestone this Winter event with 2 million Swedish crowns in prize money (equals $294,000). Some of the best gamers from around the world are coming to Jönköping, Sweden, 22-25 November to fight for the money and the glory. This [...]

Aktiviteter i LO-montern DHW 2012

Torsdag 22/11 Oriboo, demonstration, tävlingar och utlottning Machinima filmbibliotek, filmvisning från kl 18 Live-inspelning av Machinimafilm, Fredrik Blomster m crew Konstutställning Game art, Max Grecke Föreläsning och liveskapande av Game Artkonstnären Max Grecke Gratis kaffe och bananer (Fairtrade-märkta såklart!) Fredag 23/11 Oriboo, demonstration, tävlingar och utlottning Machinima filmbibliotek, filmvisning från kl 18 Live-inspelning av Machinimafilm, [...]

DreamHack, behind the scenes!

DreamHack is made possible by 500 volunteers who together plan, build, run and teardown the event in a total period of three months. The start of building is approximately five days before the event is opened for visitors. In this lecture you will get to know the DreamHack Crew and learn how we build the [...]

Blizzard Entertainment at DHW12

Blizzard Entertainment at DreamHack Winter 2012 We’re delighted to announce Blizzards presence at DreamHack Winter 2012, taking place November 22-25 in Jonkoping, Sweden. Blizzard will providing plenty of entertainment and hosting various fun activities that you can take part in, and Blizzard will also have several prizes and goodies you can win, like for an [...]

Win exclusive Razer peripherals!

Going to DreamHack? Either with your clan or by yourself, stop by Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon Online booth on the 22nd of November and sign up to compete in this internal DreamHack contest for your chance to win exclusive Razer peripherals! Read more here!

Turtle Beach at DHW12

Turtle Beach and MaxFPS has joined forces to demonstrate just how far gaming audio has come. Come check out the latest, state-of-the-art gaming gear and try out the surround sound cinema equipped with the latest headsets released by the world leading manufacturer Turtle Beach for an ear-opening experience. Meet Kungen at the booth where he [...]

Tävla om Estrellas Stjärnvinst – Vinn 3 kg snacks!

Maila svaren på de nio frågorna till estrella@onemotion.se och motivera med högst 25 ord varför just du ska vinna. I potten finns tre vinster på vardera 3 kg snacks! Vinnarna kommer att presenteras på Estrellas Facebook-sida den 21:a november. Ett pris delas ut per dag i samband med Estrellas scentider under Dreamhack Winter på Elmia [...]

Film festival in DreamArena Orange

Tired of sitting in front of your small compuer screen? Do you just want to relax and watch some good movies? Then go to DreamArena Orange! During the whole festival there will be film screenings in DreamArena Orange. Come to DreamArena Orange to relax and watch high-resolution movies with great sound All movies in other [...]

LOL: DHW12 part of Season 3 + Groups, Schedule & Rules

LOL: DHW12 part of Season 3 + Groups, Schedule & Rules The top-3 teams at DreamHack Winter 2012 will qualify for Season Three Play-in tournament. Also, DreamHack announce full schedule and main tournament groups for DreamHack League of Legends Championship at DreamHack Winter 2012. DreamHack Winter 2012 – now part of League of Legends Season [...]

junkyard.se presenterar Adam Tensta på DreamHack

DreamHack och E-SPORTSM’s nya partner, junkyard.se, är glada att presentera Adam Tensta live på scen under DreamHack i Jönköping nästa fredag. Livespelningen kommer att äga rum på Main Stage i Hall D, där över 5000 spelare har sin hemmabas och ytterligare 5000 besökare får plats. Förutom sitt liveframträdande på fredag kväll kommer Adam, under torsdagen, [...]

Challenge Fnatic and win prizes prizes from AVerMedia

AVerMedia, a global player in designing, manufacturing and marketing multimedia, Internet TV and consumer electronic products, will be present with their own booth at DreamHack Winter held in Jönköping, Sweden. They will showcase their latest products including the Live Gamer HD card that solves all your streaming needs. Now if you are going to attend [...]

Negative Edge Fight Night

There is a lot of fighting game action at DreamHack Winter 2012 and today we add some more. Our good friends from the Gothenburg fighting game community Negative Edge will just like this summer be the host for Negative Edge Fight Night in the tournament area in Hall C. Negative Edge promises lots of hype [...]

Telia Movie Night

MOVIE NIGHT Natten till fredag och natten till lördag visar Telia nattbio inne på DreamArena Extreme. Varje dag får de 1000 första som checkar in i någon av Telias montrar en biljett till nattens film. Vi börjar kvällarna med Nordisk förhandsvisning av en ny HBO serie ca 3 avsnitt och sen kommer en framröstad film. [...]

DreamHack Dota2 Corsair Vengeance Cup – Giant Killer Challenge!

Dreamhack Winter 2012 presents the best Dota 2 teams with another chance to win a share of a 200,000 SEK ($30,000) prize pot. And, of course, everyone expects that one of the Invited Teams will walk away with the top prize. Perhaps even last year’s winner, mTw, or the mighty Na’Vi. No-one else has a [...]

Tävla med Komplett.se och vinn 2 VIP-platser

Skall du till DreamHack Winter? Vill du ha fetare och bättre platser än dom du har? Eller har du inte fått tag på några biljetter? Var med och tävla om våra coola VIP-platser! Komplett.se ger de två första in på DreamHack VIP-treatment! Ja du läste rätt, det enda du behöver göra för attt vinna är [...]

CS:GO: Rules, Schedule & Groups

CS:GO: Rules, Schedule & Groups Schedule, groups and rules is now finally released for DreamHack Logitech CS:GO Championship powered by Logitech, Kingston Hyper-X and Thor Einride that will be played during DreamHack Winter 2012. Here are the official groups for DreamHack Winter 2012. Group A ESC Gaming fnatic mousesports Ninjas in Pyjamas Group B Copenhagen [...]

Junkyard.se går in som ny partner till ESPORTSM

Tillsammans med Aftonbladet och Telia ansluter sig nu nordens största onlinebutik för skateboard, snowboard och streetwear – junkyard.se som officiell partner till ESPORTSM och Dreamhack Winter 2012. Sverige är en av de mest framgångsrika nationerna inom e-sport och har sedan tidigt 2000-tal varit en av de mest dominanta nationerna i flera olika spelgrenar. Professionella svenska [...]

Kingston HyperX Quake Live: The Groups

Our friends over at the GD Studio did the the official drawing of the groups for DreamHack Kingston HyperX Quake Live Tournament at DreamHack Winter 2012 earlier tonight, here they are, lets get ready to rumble! Be sure to tune in to www.dreamhack.tv 22-24 November. All the best games will be live streamed and casted [...]

En vinnare får gratis Billys Pizza hela DHW12

Vill du vinna ett Billys VIP-kort som innebär gratis Billys Pizza hela DreamHack Winter 2012? Klart du vill! Var med och tävla med Kero och Billys. Det hela är mycket enkelt! Du behöver bara gilla ett par sidor på Facebook och skriva en skön motivering så kanske det blir du som vinner. Tävla nu! Tävlingsinstruktioner [...]

Tekken tournament with amazing prizes

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is the latest and greatest edition in the legendary Tekken fighting series. At DreamHack Winter 2012 you can play the game in hall C on Mad Catz Fight Friday and also compete in the game in our tournament featuring really epic Tekken gear to the best players. The winner of the [...]

DreamHack, ESL & MLG partnership

DreamHack, Electronic Sports League and Major League Gaming Partner to Unify and Elevate eSports Globally November 15, 2012 – DreamHack, Electronic Sports League (ESL) and Major League Gaming (MLG) today announced a robust partnership surrounding all tournament activity for the remainder of 2012 and the upcoming 2013 season. The collaboration aims to unify and align [...]

Welcome to Jönköping and DHW12

In Jönköping there is always something going on and lots of people to meet, the city holds about 130 000 inhabitants. Jönköping is great place to relax, to shop and to eat out. You will have no problems spending your time in our beautiful city! We are proud of our place and like to wish [...]

Komplett.se Arena

Komplett.se Arena Telia and Komplett.se to sponsor DreamHacks biggest eSports stage, Komplett.se Arena (formerly known as DreamArena Ultimate) that will be built inside the might icehockey arena Kinnarps Arena, located in direct connection to DreamHack Winter 2012 in Elmia, Jönköping – Sweden. DreamHack will have 5 eSports stages during DreamHack Winter 2012. At the final [...]

Ubisoft to showcase Ghost Recon Online at DHW12

Ubisoft is pleased to showcase Ghost Recon Online at DreamHack Winter 2012. A PC online, team-based tactical shooter, Ghost Recon Online is developed by Ubisoft Singapore and is currently in Open Beta and available in 40 countries across Europe and North America. Having already gathered an enthusiastic and growing player and fan base in the [...]

CM Storm brings Company of Heroes 2 to DHW12

CM Storm, Cooler Master’s gaming brand, will be present at DreamHack again and they have something unique this year: In cooperation with THQ they will offer the RTS game Company of Heroes 2! This game is scheduled to be released around March 2013, but is already playable at the CM Storm booth. They will offer [...]

MM Duel of Champions Razer World Championship

Ubisoft and Razer are proud to hold the final stages of the Might & Magic® Duel of Champions Razer World Championship at DreamHack Winter 2012. Come and join the epic action as you witness champions clash to the death for total domination! Support your favorite Player and see him get crowned champion! Everyone is allowed [...]

Dota 2 studio at DHW12

Dota 2 studio at DHW12 DreamHack and Corsair Vengeance are very proud to announce that the DreamHack Dota 2 Corsair Vengeance Cup this winter will have a studio from where the games will be casted and analyzed. Thanks to a cooperation with the GD Studio the depth and quality of the broadcast, live from the [...]

Eizo Open Grand Finals – Hypetrailer

Eizo Open Grand Finals – Hypetrailer It’s time to get hyped for the Grand Finals of DreamHack Eizo Open! With less than two weeks until the season concludes, DreamHack, EIZO, SAPPHIRE, AMD and Logitech are extremely proud to release this trailer. We are also happy to welcome Apollo, iNcontroL, Mr.Bitter, RotterdaM, Adebisi and Redeye to [...]

BREAKING NEWS! 66 nya platser i D Hallen

Trycket efter platser i D Hallen är som vanligt stort. Nu har vi har lyckats flytta om lite i hallen och kan släppa 66 nya platser. Säkra din biljett nu på bokning.dreamhack.se Vi öppnar upp bokningen av de nya platserna ikväll efter 22.00 Syns på LAN! /DreamHack Construction Crew

Warm up cup & group drawing live stream

The 16 competitors for DreamHack Kingston HyperX Quake Live Tournament at DreamHack Winter 2012 are now selected and we have a really great line up who will fight on LAN 22-24 November. All the best games will be live streamed and casted on Twitch for free by Ziggy “nVc” Orzeszek & Djordje “ZeRoQL” Simonovic in [...]

StarCraft II groups released

StarCraft II groups released The Grand Final of DreamHack Eizo Open is less than two weeks away. 20 players have already qualified and four will join the groups through the BYOC to fight for the 550 000 SEK and the title DreamHack Eizo Open Champion 2012. The tournament system for DreamHack Eizo Open: Winter will [...]

84-page DreamHack Magazine on it’s way

84-page DreamHack Magazine on it’s way Today we sent the festival magazine to the print house. DreamHack Magazine Winter 2012 is filled with interesting articles and features about eSports, games and the event itself: DreamHack Winter 2012. Here you find the festival schedule, the festival map and alot of useful information about the festival. All [...]

DISCOTEKA YUGOSTYLE

DISCOTEKA YUGOSTYLE Discoteka Yugostyle, the band behind the Youtube-hit ‘Eagle Dangers’, will perform live at DreamHack Winter 2012. Bringing together an intense 10 man strong live act, one part jugoslavian wedding, one part yugo trance disco beats with DJing, drum machines, synthesizers, visual arts and tacky decorations, this is not just a band, it is [...]

Casters & 4 teams ready for DHW12

Casters & 4 teams ready for DHW12 DreamHack League of Legends Championship powered by SteelSeries and XMG will happen at DreamHack Winter 2012. Today we’re announcing the official casters and all the qualified teams (except the two BYOC-teams). Make sure to follow DreamHack League of Legends Championship starting 22th of November! 300 teams participated in [...]

DAYZ: ROCCAT DeathZone

ROCCAT DeathZone is a Hunger Games inspired event at DreamHack where players will face-off in a complete Free-for-All in the popular ArmA II mod Day Z. All games are played on BYOC and there will be 10 heats before the grand final where 20 players will fight for guts, glory, cash plus some awesome ROCCAT [...]

Mad Catz Fight Friday

Mad Catz have been supporting the fighting game tournaments at DreamHack for the last years and the tournaments at DHW12 is no exception. Mad Catz sponsors the DreamHack Energizer Fighting Championship Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition that takes place on Saturday 24 November where a whooping 50 000 SEK are at stake. Today we [...]

AVerMedia at DHW12

Be the first to experience the most powerful AVerMedia capture card of all time! Come visite AVerMedia and get the first look of Live Gamer Portable at DreamHack Winter 2012! Visit AVerMedia in DreamExpo Hall B. DreamExpo is opened 10-22 FOLLOW www: www.avermedia.com Facebook: /AVerMedia.GamerZone Youtube: /AVerMediaGamerZone

dab Helblinde at DHW12

Christofer “Helblinde”Nilsson is a 24 year old producer and DJ from Sweden. During his four-year career he has released music all around the world, and has had the oppurtunity to perform in Japan, Germany, UK, and Sweden. He has been featured on Swedish national radio, doing a long interview about his life as a producer [...]

Telia på DreamHack Winter 2012

Äntligen! DreamHack Winter 2012 går snart av stapeln och vi är grymt laddade. Telia ser till att möjliggöra ännu ett DreamHack genom att leverera den snabbaste uppkopplingen. När det kommer till aktiviteter och tävlingar tror vi att det blir något alldeles extra denna festival. Bland annat har vi tillsammans med Inferno Online skapat en mäktig, [...]

Få chansen att uppleva Försvarsmaktens verklighet!

Testa dina kunskaper i Försvarsmaktens monter och var med och tävla om en fartfylld åktur i Stridsfordon 90 – på plats utanför DreamHack! Försvarsmaktens monter hittar du i DreamExpo i Hall B: DreamExpo är öppen 10-22. Välkommen! FOLLOW www: www.forsvarsmakten.se Facebook: /forsvarsmakten Twitter: @Forsvarsmakten Google+: Försvarsmakten

Food & beverages at DHW12

At DreamHack Winter 2012 you will find a wide selection of food and beverages, both from the food vendors in Hall D and Hall B who offers great festival food, the DreamHack Kiosks, Billys and the Kiosk in Lobby South who have opened 24/7 and the restaurants at Elmia. Here you have some examples on [...]

Posten at DHW12

At the Posten stand on Dreamhack Winter 2012 you will be able to send a physical postcard through Postens service “Riktiga Vykort” simulating that you are in a tv-game or in the middle of a soccer game. Or why not hang out in our lounge and try out the new FIFA 13 game and participate [...]

Threat, Curse, n!faculty ready for DHW12

Threat, Curse, n!faculty ready for DHW12 DreamHack, Logitech, Kingston Hyper-X and Thor Einride presents DreamHack Logitech CS:GO Championship at DreamHack Winter 2012. Final two invited teams and one more caster announced today! Already in August DreamHack officially announced the tournament and a few weeks ago we presented more details about the DreamHack Logitech CS:GO Championship. [...]

Tejbz, Sp4zie & Swebus lanserar drömresan till DHW12

Youtube-stjärnan Tobias “Tejbz” Öjerfalk bjuder nu in till en exklusiv resa med specialbuss till Dreamhack Winter tillsammans med Youtubekollegan Sp4zie och Swebus. Förutom spelhäng och inspelning av Tejbz världsberömda Youtube-videor ingår även VIP-behandling under Dreamhack. Platserna ombord tävlas ut under den här veckan. – Dreamhack-bussarna är det enklaste och bekvämaste sättet att ta sig hela [...]

LBS Gameroom and lounge at DHW12

LBS will once again be attending DreamHack Winter. This year we sponsor a huge hangout with games produced by our students. – Jump right in and gameaway! LBS is a upper secondary school that focus on cutting edge media. We want to open as many doors as possible for you in the future. Therefore we [...]

2012 DreamHoN Winter Championships

S2 Games and Heroes of Newerth (HoN) proudly host the 2012 DreamHoN Winter Championships at DreamHack Winter 2012. Featuring ten invite-only teams representing some of the world’s top HoN players, teams have the chance to win cash and prizes totaling $60,000, the largest MOBA prize pool available at DreamHack. Follow the games LIVE in DreamExpo [...]

CLG & Curse ready for DHW12 + BYOC Registration open

CLG & Curse ready for DHW12 + BYOC Registration open DreamHack, SteelSeries and XMG are proud to present the DreamHack League of Legends Championship with 330 000 SEK (equals $50,000) in the prize purse. Today we’re announcing the BYOC-registration and the two invited teams for DreamHack Winter 2012. Last week DreamHack announced that League of [...]

Avatar live at DHW12

A dark, twisted circus sideshow that’s built around bombastically grooving melodic death n’ roll is swinging forward with captivating glee, mesmerizing merriment and the plundering power of lethal pirates toward those brave souls who hand over a ticket to be torn by Avatar and their Black Waltz, the fourth album and first proper American release [...]

The Phree-Dee Experience

Mr Dee är tillbaka !!! Efter sommarens stora succé för denna nykomling på DreamHacks stora scen så kunde vi inte göra annat än att bjuda in honom till ännu en omgång. Denna gång teamar han ihop sig med dansgruppen Phree och det lovas mer show än bara ett ordinarie DJ-gig. Mr Dee som i vissa [...]

Billys Collection på Dreamhack Winter 2012

Billys finns naturligtvis på plats när Dreamhack Winter 2012 slår upp sina portar. Förutom goda, nygräddade pizzor i Billys egen monter upprepas succén från i somras med att erbjuda kläder ur Billys Collection i Dreamhacks Merch-store i Hall D. Kläderna finns i begränsad upplaga och kostar enl. nedan. Billys Collection Genious t-shirt 199:- Eat-Sleep-Game t-shirt [...]

Ezitsuj & holgerDJ + shuffle dance competition

Ezitsuj & holgerDJ + shuffle dance competition Ezitsuj & holgerDJ will once again play some nice Hardstyle at the DreamHack Main Stage in Hall D. Ezitsuj & holgerDJ will go on stage late at the last night of DreamHack Winter 2012. This time we will invite some of the audience up on the main stage [...]

Are you ready? #DHW12

Are you ready? #DHW12 In three weeks it is time for this year’s final of Dreamhack, it’s time for # DHW12. Hope you are as loaded as us at Dreamhack. We will have a large network, great prices, and more activities. Take a look at the video to see what we are doing at Dreamhack! [...]

Kingston HyperX Photo competition

With the smartphone revolution everybody have a camera in their pocket. This winter we are happy to present the Kingston HyperX Photo competition on Instagram where three lucky winners will be rewarded a Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD. We will select one winner each day at DreamHack Winter 2012 and the winner will be announced [...]

Rapha & av3k are ready to fight

The line up of the DreamHack Kingston HyperX Quake Live Tournament at DreamHack Winter 2012 is getting really interesting. With players like The DreamHack Summer 2012 champion Shane “Rapha” Hendrixson, the multiple DreamHack Champion Maciej “av3k” Krzykowski and some of the very best European players it once again looks like we will have a fantastic [...]

DreamHack League of Legends Championship

DreamHack League of Legends Championship League of Legends is back at DreamHack. DreamHack in co-operation with SteelSeries and XMG are proud to present the DreamHack League of Legends Championship with 330 000 SEK (equals $50,000) in the prize purse. Today we’re announcing the Online Qualifiers that will be played on the 11th of November. DreamHack [...]

MoP – Dataspel, Ljud/Musik

På Katedralskolan i Skara finns gymnasieutbildningen Music and Production, Estetiska programmet med inriktning musik. Alla musikrelaterade ämnen på programmet läses på Music Factory – ett fantastiskt musikhus mitt i centrala Skara. Music and Production är en av Sveriges mest påkostade och bredaste musikutbild¬ningar och vi erbjuder fyra profiler: – Ljudproduktion – Singer/Songwriter – Instrument/Ensemble – [...]

DreamStore in Hall D

At the DreamStore in Hall D you can buy the official DreamHack Merchandise like T-Shirts, Hoodies, Hats, USB-drive, Toothbrush, lanyard and more. DreamStore also offers a selection of gaming clothes from Jinx and of course the very popular option to print nicknames or other text on to T-shirts. DreamStore is opened 24/7 during the festival [...]

Talangjakten med Kero! – Powered By Webhallen

Ett av de mest uppskattade innehållen på Main Stage ör talangjakten med Kero och självklart är det talangjakt även på DreamHack Winter 2012. Minns ni MouWee, Trollkarlen Alexander eller Antonio Nilsson som dansade till sig första platsen och vann en monsterdator sponsrat av Webhallen? Nu har ni chansen att anmäla er eller förbereda er för [...]

ESPORTSM at DHW12

ESPORTSM, the Swedish Esport Championship will be at DreamHack Winter 2012 with one of the eight live tournament stops until the champions will be crowned at the finals at DreamHack Summer 2013. ESPORTSM features StarCraft II, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition, FIFA13 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. ESPORTSM can be found in Hall C and [...]

DreamExpo at DHW12

At DreamExpo you will find many of the largest and most innovative company’s showing of the latest hardware, gaming gear, games and gadgets often with great fun and activities like shoot outs, give aways and much more. Meet developers, pro gamers, politicians, teachers and often even celebrities. All in the DreamExpo in hall B and [...]

Maskinen LIVE at DHW12

The Electro, Hip-Hop duo Maskinen consisting of Afasi and Frej is one of the most hyped Swedish live acts right now. We are vary happy to present them as the first act that are signed to perform at the Main Stage in Hall D at DreamHack Winter 2012. Maskinen will perform Friday 23 November 22.00 [...]

Spelgrafik, 3D och Animation – en av landets totalt 21 spetsutbildningar med riksrekrytering!

Törnströmska Gymnasiet Karlskrona ställer ut med monter i DreamExpo (B:00:07) under DreamHack Winter 2012. Det specialutformade gymnasieprogrammet Spelgrafik, 3D och animation är ett estetiskt spetsprogram med riksrekrytering. Inför Gy 11 godkändes det av Skolverket som en av landets 21 estetiska spetsutbildningar. En av flera förutsättningar var att programmet, förutom att hålla god och hög kvalité, [...]

The invited teams for Dota 2

The invited teams for Dota 2 DreamHack Winter 2012 and the Dota2 Corsair Vengeance Cup is less than a month away. The online qualifiers have started and it’s time to present the invited teams who will join ranks with the reigning DreamHack Champion mTw and the Summer Runner-up Na’Vi. In total 16 teams will face [...]

Sign-up for the BYOC Qualifier in StarCraft II

Sign-up for the BYOC Qualifier in StarCraft II At DreamHack Winter 2012 it’s finally time for the Grand Finals of DreamHack EIZO Open where the DreamHack StarCraft II Champion 2012 will be crowned. Today DreamHack opens up the BYOC tournament registration where all DreamHack attendees will fight for the four last spots in the main [...]

Get your ticket to DreamArena Ultimate

Get your ticket to DreamArena Ultimate DreamHack returns to one of Sweden’s largest Icehockey arenas Kinnarps Arena this winter to set-up DreamArena Ultimate with 4,000 spectator seats. The arena will be used for the Grand Final of DreamHack EIZO Open to determine the DreamHack StarCraft II Champion 2012. DreamHack will produce a show on Saturday [...]

Swedish Armed Forces in DreamExpo

Swedish Armed Forces in DreamExpo / Försvarsmakten på mässan Text in Swedish: Vill du känna på hur det är att sitta bakom kontrollerna på ett flygplan eller ett stridsfordon? I vår monter kommer du att kunna testa flera olika simulatorer. Vi har en flygsimulator på plats, en Luftledningssimulator och en Stridsfordon 90-simulator. Här kan du [...]

DreamHack Logitech CS:GO Championship

DreamHack Logitech CS:GO Championship Logitech is teaming up with DreamHack to present the DreamHack Logitech CS:GO Championship at DreamHack Winter 2012. We can promise some epic action when DreamHack hosts one of the world’s first major CS:GO tournaments with 300 000 SEK in the prize pool with some of the world’s best teams attending. Already [...]

First decade of Battlefield

2012 is the year of Battlefield’s 10th anniversary as well as the makers DICE’s 20th. We will follow the ups and downs of the studio and learn about the passionate struggle of creating great games. Karl Magnus Troedsson and Daniel Matros from DICE will talk at Dreamarena Orange, DHW12 about the amazing story of DICE [...]

Dixz live at DHW12

Dick “Dixz” Blanken is an all-round DJ hailing from Stolwijk, the Netherlands. With a residency at Club Seasons in Schoonhoven he is working hard on his career as a DJ. Although he will play you any kind of music you wish to hear, his hearth lies with the harder styles, like hardstyle and hardcore. This [...]

Letter to the community from DreamHack and GSL

Letter to the community from DreamHack and GSL Regarding scheduling of DreamHack EIZO Grand Finals at DreamHack Winter 2012 22-25 November and Global StarCraft II League Round of 8 matches in Season 5. DreamHack and GSL are today pleased to announce that we have found a solution where GomTV will adjust their Round of 8 [...]

DreamHack Dota2 Corsair Vengeance Cup Online Qualifers

DreamHack Dota2 Corsair Vengeance Cup Online Qualifers It’s finally time to open up the online registration for DreamHack Dota2 Corsair Vengeance Cup Online Qualifers. Do you want to fight for a total prize purse of 200 000 SEK against some of the world’s best teams to become the next DreamHack Champion? Sign up today! DreamHack [...]

Get a fake Game Tattoo

Get loads of attention with a really cool fake tattoo. We launch our new concept store GameTattoos at Dreamhack – where you will be able to buy temporary tattoos with quotes from the world of Games. The tattoos look completely realistic so prepare for a lot of attention from friends! The tattoos are very easy [...]

Play StarCraft II Heart of the Swarm Beta at DH Bucharest

Play StarCraft II Heart of the Swarm Beta at DreamHack Bucharest DreamHack, PGL and Blizzard Entertainment is happy to offer the visitors at DreamHack Bucharest 20-21 October the possibility to try the StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Beta at the event, but also a chance on the 100 Beta-keys we have in our giveaway. [...]

Firstborn live at DHW12

Hailing from Gothenburg’s suburbia, Firstborn has quickly become one of the most anticipated up and coming bands in the region. Known for being a hard hitting live act, Firstborn will brand a permanent mark on your memory during a show. With music and lyrical contributions from everyone in the band, they deliver a diverse setlist [...]

The success from the USA is now finally in Sweden!

Available in two fresh flavors Icy mint and spearmint, contains caffeine, Guarana and Ginseng. Two pieces of energy gum are equal to one can of energy drink and are up to 5 times more effective than an energy drink. A package – 12pcs. of Jolt Energy Gum is just as much as 6 cans (25cl) [...]

Webhallen at DHW12

Webhallen återintar DreamStore även i vinter med den överlägset största montern i expohallen. Vi har flera kära återseende bland representerade tillverkare och även några nytillskott. Tillsammans med dem har vi slipat på mässerbjudandena så att de ska vara ännu vassare än föregående DreamHacks. Utöver detta har vi tävlingar, evenemang samt en, eller till och med [...]

Equipped for the future?

På DreamHack Winter 2012 förbereder Landstinget i Jönköpings län dig för en säker framtid. I vår monter kan du delta i grymma och lite annorlunda aktiviteter. Landstinget marknadsför tjänsten klamydiatest på webben www.klamydiatest.nu. I Landstinget i Jönköpings läns monter kan du se hur testkittet ser ut, testa dina kunskaper om sex och samlevnad och tävla [...]

DreamHack Kingston HyperX Quake Live Tournament

Quake at DreamHack is a modern Esport Classic and Today we are very happy to present the DreamHack Kingston HyperX Quake Live Tournament, sponsored by Kingston HyperX, Plantronics GamesCom & Twitch. A total of 16 world class duel players will play for the 70 000 SEK prize pool. All the best matches will be live [...]

Billys Movie Contest DHW12

Var med i Billys Movie Contest DHW12 och vinn 3 000kr! DreamHacks roligaste och mest klassiska tävling är tillbaka med ännu mer grymma priser! Årets tema är Hollywood! Det är dags att göra din egen Billys-film, som är inspirerad av Hollywood på något sätt, för att vara med och tävla om bland annat 3 000kr [...]

Kreativ DHW12

DreamHack was born 1994 due to the interest and love for coding and creating something with computers. That is still really important for us and many of our visitors! DreamHack Kreativ at DreamHack Winter 2012 will feature at least 8 Kreativ competitions with a total 25 000 SEK prize pool. Start planning your stuff today, [...]

Headhunterz live at DreamHack Winter 2012

Headhunterz live at DreamHack Winter 2012 DreamHack is very proud to present Headhunterz on the Main stage at DreamHack Winter 2012 november 22-25. The Dutch DJ and producer is one of the leading hardstyle artists in Europe and have performed on events such as Defqon.1 Festival, Qlimax, Q-Base, In Qontrol and Decibel. Now he’s ready [...]

Travel with Swebus to DHW12

Swebus repeats the success with special buses from across the country to the DreamHack Winter 2012 festival in Jönköping. The special festival buses will be available from cities such as Karlstad, Malmo, Uppsala, STockholm and Gothenburg all the way to the entrance of Elmia Congress Centre and back home again. Tickets are available now! The [...]

DreamHack Dota2 Corsair Vengeance Cup

DreamHack Dota2 Corsair Vengeance Cup Corsair & DreamHack are proud to present DreamHack Dota2 Corsair Vengeance Cup that will take place at DreamHack Winter 22-25 November 2012. The tournament features a total prize purse of 200 000 SEK and some of world’s best teams will be on-site to fight each other to become the next [...]

Heroes of Newerth DreamHack Tournament Series, DreamHoN, Continues.

Heroes of Newerth DreamHack Tournament Series, DreamHoN, Continues S2 Games is excited to announce the first details about the final qualifier event, DreamHoN: Destination Dreamhack, for the 2012 DreamHoN Winter Championships. In the end, three victorious teams will remain and will be rewarded with a $4,000 travel stipend that will allow them to make their [...]

Energizer Fighting Championship: SSFIVAE

Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition is the F1 of fighting games and once again we are very happy to present DreamHack Energizer Fighting Championship at DreamHack Winter 2012. We have 50 000 SEK in the prize pool and we are we hope to see the double DreamHack Champion Seonwoo ‘WW.MCZ.INFILTRATION’ Lee from South Korea [...]

Missa inte StarCraft-festen på bio i helgen

Se StarCraft II på bioduken i din hemstad Ta chansen att se några av världens bästa StarCraft II-spelare göra upp på bioduken i din hemstad. Idag släpps biljetterna till 12 biografer där du kan se DreamHack EIZO Open i Valencia Söndagen den 23:e september. I juni presenterade DreamHack och Folkets Hus & Parker sitt samarbete [...]

[WCS] The Conclusion

Day 1 Day one of the StarCraft II World Championship Series Europe Finals featured a lot of upsets, especially for the Swedes. Both ThorZaIN and Seiplo got eliminated in the second round of the Lower Bracket, while SortOf managed to reach the fourth round of the same bracket before being knocked out of the tournament [...]

Watch the live stream from SC2WCS Europe Finals

[WCS] Watch the live stream from SC2WCS Europe Finals StarCraft II World Championship Series Europe Finals kicks of on September 15-16 at Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden. If you cant be at location the whole event will be live streamed on Twitch in HD and on Aftonbladet.se in several languages. You can find all streams on [...]

[WCS ] Lots of activities this weekend

Blizzard and DreamHack are hosting the StarCraft II World Championship Series Europe Finals on September 15-16 at Ericsson Globe, Stockholm in Sweden. For the very first time, a European StarCraft II-player, will be crowned StarCraft II’s European champion. The best competitors from each country will be fighting for $60,000 in cash prizes and six slots [...]

[WCS] Event schedule of the Europe Finals

StarCraft II World Championship Series Europe Finals is just around the corner and here you have the full schedule of the event so you can plan your weekend! StarCraft II World Championship Series Europe Finals takes place in the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm City, 15-16 of September. 32 of the best European players have qualified [...]

[WCS] The Bracket

StarCraft® II World Championship Series Europe Finals getting closer by the minute & the hype is on! This Saturday & Sunday Europe’s best StarCraft II players invades the Swedish national indoor arena, Ericsson Globe and will play in front of thousands of fans. RedEye will be hosting the show and we have the amazing Tasteless, [...]

WE HAVE 1500 StarCraft II: HEART OF THE SWARM PUBLIC BETA KEYS

WE HAVE 1500 StarCraft II: HEART OF THE SWARM PUBLIC BETA KEYS Welcome to StarCraft II World Championship Series at Ericsson Globe this weekend. We already announced our Free-Gaming area with 30 PC’s featuring the next expansion StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. Today we’re happy to announce that some of you will have the [...]

Battlefield 3 is back at DreamHack

Are you ready to rumble? Battlefield 3 is back at DreamHack! Today we are proud to present The AMD Sapphire Battlefield 3 DHW12 Masters with a 100 000 SEK prize purse. Just like the BF3 tournament at DHS12 it all starts at the BYOC, but this time we will play the most important matches in [...]

Worlds First eSports Congress on September 21 in Valencia

World’s First eSports Congress Convening on September 21 in Valencia DreamHack and Twitch invite video game industry luminaries to discuss the future of eSports – Valencia, Spain – September 7, 2012 – Valencia eSports Congress is hosting a one day event with video game industry leaders to discuss eSports development, media opportunities, and the rise [...]

Play Heart of the Swarm Public Beta at the WCS Europe Finals

Play Heart of the Swarm Public Beta at the WCS Europe Finals StarCraft II’s next expansion, Heart of the Swarm Public Beta, will be playable at the Europe Finals on September 15-16. Don’t miss this unique opportunity for the public to play the next generation StarCraft! Blizzard and DreamHack are hosting the StarCraft II World [...]

Intel Pack4DreamHack Winter 2012

The sign-ups are open for the most anticipated event of the year: Intel Pack4DreamHack Winter 2012! This Winter, from the 21st of November until the 26th, we will take you from Netherlands to DreamHack Winter 2012 in Jönköping Sweden. With the very first big Counter-Strike:Global Offensive competition and the finale of The StarCraft II Tournament [...]

[WCS] Great travel offer from Swebus

Take the bus to StarCraft II World Championship Series Europe Finals in Stockholm! Our good friends at Swebus are offering a 15% discount on all departures to and from Stockholm the 14-17th of September. Swebus is the market leader in Sweden for express bus travel with 10,000 departures each week from 150 destinations in Sweden. [...]

Tasteless, Artosis, Apollo, Kaelaris, Redeye & Abedisi to host WCS Europe Finals

[WCS] Tasteless, Artosis, Apollo, Kaelaris, Redeye & Abedisi to host Europe Finals 15-16 september in Ericsson Globe DreamHack and Blizzard is proud to present the caster line-up for StarCraft II World Championship Series Europe Finals in Stockholm, Sweden 15-16 september. Secure your ticket today and don’t miss this unique opportunity to watch Europe’s best StarCraft [...]

SC2WCS Europe Finals: The Players

SC2WCS Europe Finals: The Players StarCraft® II World Championship Series Europe Finals is getting closer by the minute and 15-16 september Stockholm will be invaded by 32 of the best StarCraft II players in Europe. The players will fight for 6 spots at the Grand Final in Shanghai 17-18 November and a whooping $60,000 prize [...]

[WCS] European Finals – Trailer

[WCS] European Finals – Trailer Europe’s best StarCraft II-players is ready for the European Finals in StarCraft II World Championship Series. $60,000 and 6 slots to the World Finals is up for grabs. Are you ready? Get your ticket today! Watch this new hypetrailer from Blizzard and DreamHack: BUY YOUR TICKET TODAY! (external link – [...]

Go to Stockholm 15-16 september + Hotel offer

Go to Stockholm 15-16 september + Hotel offer StarCraft II World Championship Series Europe Finals is happening in Ericsson Globe 15-16 september. Are you not from Stockholm or Sweden? Check out our travel guide below. Fly to Stockholm In Europe you can travel easily to Stockholm from many European cities and International destinations with various [...]

Se StarCraft II på bioduken i din hemstad

Se StarCraft II på bioduken i din hemstad Ta chansen att se några av världens bästa StarCraft II-spelare göra upp på bioduken i din hemstad. Idag släpps biljetterna till 12 biografer där du kan se DreamHack EIZO Open i Valencia Söndagen den 23:e september. I juni presenterade DreamHack och Folkets Hus & Parker sitt samarbete [...]

Valencia: First round of players

Valencia: First round of players EIZO, Sapphire, AMD and Logitech are proud to present the first round of players ready and confirmed for DreamHack EIZO Open Valencia 22-23 september. Four players are already qualified for the 550 000 SEK Grand Final of DreamHack EIZO Open at DreamHack Winter 2012. Top-2 from Stockholm, ThorZaiN & Polt, [...]

Major Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament at DHW12

Today we are very excited to announce that DreamHack Winter 2012 will feature a major 5on5 tournament in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The tournament will feature 16 of the very best Counter-Strike teams in the world where the attending teams will be a mix of invited teams and teams qualified through online and LAN qualifications. Of [...]

Maskinen live at DHW12

The Electro, Hip-Hop duo Maskinen consisting of Afasi and Frej is one of the most hyped Swedish live acts right now. We are vary happy to present them as the first act that are signed to perform at the Main Stage in Hall D at DreamHack Winter 2012. Maskinen will perform Friday 23 November at [...]

DHW12: Buy your tickets today!

The Grand Final of all things DreamHack 2012 is DreamHack Winter 2012 in Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden. Today we are very pleased to release the tickets and the first content for the worlds largest digital festival. The last two festivals have been totally sold out and we are very happy to inform you all that Elmia [...]

Tickets to WCS Europe Finals now released!

Tickets to WCS Europe Finals now released! Tickets to StarCraft II World Championship Series Europe Finals September 15-16 is now released and up for sale! Get your ticket today! A few days ago we announced that StarCraft II World Championship Series Europe Finals will happen in Stockholm 15-16 september in Ericsson Globe and will be [...]

Blizzard Entertainment and DreamHack bring Europes best players to Ericsson Globe

Blizzard Entertainment & DreamHack bring Europe’s best players to Ericsson Globe for the StarCraft® II World Championship Series Europe Finals The eSports phenomenon is coming to the Swedish national indoor arena, Ericsson Globe, on September 15-16 with what promises to be an amazing show. Europe’s best StarCraft II players will compete for $60,000 USD in [...]

DH Bucharest to feature Counter-Strike 1.6

DreamHack Bucharest to feature Counter-Strike 1.6 At DreamHack Bucharest 20-21st of October DreamHack will host a the fourth stop in DreamHack EIZO Open StarCraft II tournament series. But DreamHack Eastern Europe partner PGL will also host a additional tournament in Counter-Strike 1.6 with 10 000 euro’s in the prize pool. The biggest game in Romania [...]

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