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Entertainment News: Why Is Defense Of the Ancients 2 Very Popular?
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. This has been the topic of of many 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 diverse strategy game that is a mod of the ever popular Warcraft 3. The objective of the game is to destroy the opposing team’s Ancient while protecting your own. The game is best played with 10 players, 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 be earning experience and gold and you will use these to upgrade your 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.
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. Sadly DotA 2 was not very popular in North America, this is why very few tournaments are held here and most of the teams decided to disband.
A big part of DotA 2’s success is because of it’s amazing map. Steve Freak was the original creator of this map but he alter passed the torch to Ice Frog. Even if this is the case, he is a big reason why DotA is very successful until today.
Despite the fact that DotA 2 has no official support, multiple updates are still being made every now and then. 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.
Even today, Defense of the Ancients is still a trending topic for a lot of gaming news. 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.