Out of all the online games that were released in the past, Defense of the Ancients 2 or DotA 2 has been the most successful game until today. This game is taking the world by storm and 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 strategy game that is based on Warcraft 3. The main goal of this game is to win the war by taking over the enemy team’s Ancient while you are 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 hero you will have to choose from are 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 is very similar to chess, the better your opponent is, the more competitive and difficult the game becomes. This is why so many tournaments have been held during the past couple of 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. There are also a lot of players in Sweden and other Northern European nations who are hooked in playing this massive online game. Since DotA 2 did not make a lot of noise in North America, a lot of teams disbanded and very few tournaments were held in this country.
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). Although this is true, DotA 2 owes a huge chunk of their success to this man.
Despite the fact that DotA 2 has no official support, multiple updates are still being made every now and then. 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.
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.