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. 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 strategy game that is based on Warcraft 3. The objective of DotA 2 is to beat the enemy team by destroying their Ancient while protecting your own. The game is best played with 10 players, 5 for team dire and 5 for team radiant.
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 earning experience and gold and you will use these to upgrade your hero.
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.
Majority of DotA 2 players are from Asia. Most of the players in Asia live in 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 The creator of this map is Steve Freak but he later on passed the torch to Ice Frog (game developer). 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. 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 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.