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 game is taking the world by storm and 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 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 by 10 players (5 for each team).
When you start the game, you will be required to pick a hero. 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 have the chance to earn experience and gold in order to buy items and upgrade your chosen hero.
Just like chess, the better your opponents are, the harder the game becomes. This resulted to a lot of tournaments for the past years.
Majority of DotA 2 players are from Asia. Two of the most popular countries in Asia that plays DotA 2 are Thailand and the Philippines. 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 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.