Entertainment News: Why Is Defense Of the Ancients 2 Very Popular?
One of the most popular online games today is without a doubt, Defense of the Ancients 2 or DotA 2. This online game is becoming more and more popular all over the globe 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 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 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 hero you will have to choose from are 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 is very similar to chess, the better your opponent is, the more competitive and difficult the game becomes. This is why so many tournaments have been held during the past couple of years.
Majority of the population of DotA 2 players are Asians. Two of the most popular countries in Asia that plays DotA 2 are 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.
One big reason why DotA 2 is very successful today is because of it’s map This map was first created by the very talented Steve Freak but he later on passed the responsibility 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. 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.
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 undoubtedly one of the greatest games created and if you have yet to play it, you should give it a shot soon.