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 talking more about this amazing game and why it is getting so much attention.
DotA 2 is a diverse strategy game that is a mod of the ever popular 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 by 10 players (5 for each team).
You start the game by picking your main 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 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 why so many tournaments have been held during the past couple of years.
Here’s a trivia: did you know that majority of DotA 2 players are Asians? 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.
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.
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.
Even today, Defense of the Ancients is still a trending topic for a lot of gaming news. 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.