Entertainment News: Why Is Defense Of the Ancients 2 Very Popular?
Defense of the Ancients or DotA 2 is definitely one of the most well-known online games 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 discussing more about this online game and why a lot of people are hooked playing it.
DotA 2 is a unique strategy game and is an upgrade to the ever popular 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.
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 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 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? Thailand and the Philippines are two of the most popular countries in Asia where players love to play DotA 2. There are also a lot of players in Sweden and other Northern European nations who are hooked in playing this massive online game. 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. Although this is true, DotA 2 owes a huge chunk of their success to this man.
Despite the fact that DotA 2 has no official support, multiple updates are still being made every now and then. 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 undoubtedly one of the greatest games created and if you have yet to play it, you should give it a shot soon.