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 game is taking the world by storm 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 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 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. Intelligence heroes, agility heroes, and strength heroes are the three main categories of DotA 2 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 can be compared to the game of chess, the better your opponents are, the more challenging 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? 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 The creator of this map is Steve Freak but he later on passed the torch to Ice Frog (game developer). 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.
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 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.