One of the most popular online games today is without a doubt, Defense of the Ancients 2 or DotA 2. 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. A lot of entertainment news has talked a lot about this game 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 DotA 2 is to beat the enemy team by destroying their Ancient while protecting your own. The game is usually played by 10 players (5 for each team).
When you start the game, you will be required to pick a hero. Intelligence heroes, agility heroes, and strength heroes are the three main categories of DotA 2 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 resulted to a lot of tournaments for the past years.
Majority of DotA 2 players are from Asia. Two of the most popular countries in Asia that plays DotA 2 are Thailand and the Philippines. This game is also very popular in Sweden and other Northern European nations. 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.
One big reason why DotA 2 is very successful today is because of it’s map 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.
Despite the fact that no big sponsor chose to support DotA 2, updates for this amazing game are still being made regularly. If you are wondering how this is possible, it is because dedicated users/ players from all over the globe post their opinions and suggestions regarding hero and item changes.
I think every gamer will agree with me when I say that Defense of the Ancients is one if not the most popular topic in gaming news today. This game is undoubtedly one of the greatest games created and if you have yet to play it, you should give it a shot soon.