One of the most popular online games today is without a doubt, Defense of the Ancients 2 or DotA 2. This game is taking the world by storm and is not showing any signs of slowing down. This has been the topic of of many entertainment news for the past 5 years. In this article, we will be talking more about DotA 2 and why this game is taking over the entertainment industry.
DotA 2 is a diverse strategy game that is a mod of 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 5 vs 5 (5 for team dire and 5 for team radiant).
When you start the game, you will be required to pick a 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 why so many tournaments have been held during the past couple of years.
Majority of the population of DotA 2 players are Asians. Two of the most popular countries in Asia that plays DotA 2 are Thailand and the Philippines. There are also a lot of players in Sweden and other Northern European nations who are hooked in playing this massive online game. The same thing cannot be said for North America, because DotA 2 did not make a lot of noise in this country, lots of teams disbanded and very few tournaments were held.
The map of DotA 2 is a very big reason why this game is very successful until today. Steve Freak was the original creator of this map but he alter passed the torch to Ice Frog. Even if this is true, he is still an icon and a key creator of DotA 2.
A lot of updates are still being made despite the fact that DotA 2 has no official support. This is possible because of the players/ users from all over the world, they show their support by posting their opinions and suggestions when it comes to hero and item changes.
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 is definitely one of the best games out there and if you have yet to try it, you are missing out on a lot of fun.