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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. 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 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 main goal of this game is to win the war by taking over the enemy team’s Ancient while you are 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. 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 can be compared to the game of chess, the better your opponents are, the more challenging the game becomes. This resulted to a lot of tournaments for the past 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. 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.

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). Even if this is true, he is still an icon and a key creator of DotA 2.

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 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.