Defense of the Ancients or DotA 2 is definitely one of the most well-known online games today. A lot of people are becoming more and more engaged playing this unique game and DotA 2 is not showing any signs of slowing down. Believe it or not, DotA 2 has been the headline for a lot of entertainment news for the past 5 years. In this article, we will be talking more about this amazing game and why it is getting so much attention.
DotA 2 is a unique strategy game and is an upgrade to the ever popular Warcraft 3. The objective of the game is to destroy the opposing team’s Ancient while protecting your own. The game is usually played by 10 players (5 for each team).
You start the game by picking your main hero. The three main categories of DotA 2 heroes are the following: intelligence heroes, strength heroes, and agility heroes. As the game progresses, you will be required to earn gold and experience and these are used to make your hero stronger.
DotA 2 can be compared to the game of chess, the better your opponents are, the more challenging the game becomes. This is the reason why a lot of tournaments from all over the globe have been made.
Here’s a trivia: did you know that majority of DotA 2 players are Asians? Thailand and the Philippines are two of the most popular countries in Asia where players love to play DotA 2. There are also a lot of players in Sweden and other Northern European nations who are hooked in playing this massive online game. Sadly DotA 2 was not very popular in North America, this is why very few tournaments are held here and most of the teams decided to disband.
A big part of DotA 2’s success is because of it’s amazing map. The creator of this map is Steve Freak but he later on passed the torch to Ice Frog (game developer). Even if this is the case, he is a big reason why DotA is very successful until today.
Despite the fact that DotA 2 has no official support, multiple updates are still being made every now and then. The game lives because of the dedicated players/ users from all over the world, they share their opinions and suggestions to the game developers in order to make the necessary changes when it comes to heroes and items.
No one can deny the fact that Defense of the Ancients 2 is one if not the most hottest topic in gaming news today. This game has the potential to be the best online game in history and if you have yet to try it, you are missing out on the fun.