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 online game is becoming more and more popular all over the globe and is not showing any signs of slowing down. Believe it or not, DotA 2 has been the headline for a lot of entertainment news 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 objective of the game is to destroy the opposing team’s Ancient while protecting your own. The game is usually played 5 vs 5 (5 for team dire and 5 for team radiant).
The game starts as soon as you pick the hero you want to play. 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 the reason why a lot of tournaments from all over the globe have been made.
Majority of the population of DotA 2 players are Asians. 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. 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.
The map of DotA 2 is a very big reason why this game is very successful until today. Steve Freak was the original creator of this map but he alter passed the torch to Ice Frog. Although this is true, DotA 2 owes a huge chunk of their success to this man.
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.
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.