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 discussing more about this online game and why a lot of people are hooked playing it.
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 5 vs 5 (5 for team dire and 5 for team radiant).
You start the game by picking your main hero. Intelligence heroes, agility heroes, and strength heroes are the three main categories of DotA 2 heroes. As the game progresses, you will have the chance to earn experience and gold in order to buy items and upgrade your chosen hero.
DotA 2 is very similar to chess, the better your opponent is, the more competitive and difficult the game becomes. This is the reason why a lot of tournaments from all over the globe have been made.
Majority of DotA 2 players are from Asia. Thailand and the Philippines are two of the most popular countries in Asia where players love to play DotA 2. Players from Sweden and other Northern European nations also spend a lot of their time playing DotA 2. 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.
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. 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.
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 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.