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90

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Mixed or average reviews- based on 11339 Ratings

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  • Summary: Dota 2 features the characters and factions from the original Defense of the Ancients title with new features.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 32 out of 33
  2. Negative: 0 out of 33
  1. Aug 30, 2013
    100
    A great PvP game that offers some of the most intriguing and nuanced team combat around.
  2. Feb 19, 2014
    95
    Simply irresistible and addictive as hell.
  3. Jul 19, 2013
    90
    Those who choose to commit to Dota 2 will find many happy hours within this immaculate update.
  4. Jul 16, 2013
    90
    All of which makes Dota 2 an absurd video game to try to recommend. Being the largest and most immediately open MOBA, with Valve showcasing its talent for rewarding and fostering a community, it demands and offers more than literally any game I can think of. It's almost more comparable to basketball than most commercial games. Something utterly opaque bearing no endgame, but that could happily fill every waking second of your life.
  5. VideoGamer
    Jul 26, 2013
    90
    You’ll need knowledge, skill, and a smidge of spider-sense. Friends to learn with are a must, and don’t be deceived by the lack of a pricetag: Dota 2 will cost you hundreds of hours.
  6. PC PowerPlay
    Aug 27, 2013
    90
    There's a steep, daunting learning curve, but DOTA 2 offers one of the most rewarding game experiences you can find on PC today. [Sept 2013, p.80]
  7. Jul 18, 2013
    70
    A strategic adrenaline rush, but the graphics are dated and the learning curve is steep.

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  1. Oct 11, 2018
    10
    DOTA 2 is the only game of this universe and all sorts of parallel universes. This game gives knowledge beyond the edges of the knowledge ofDOTA 2 is the only game of this universe and all sorts of parallel universes. This game gives knowledge beyond the edges of the knowledge of this universe. Expand
  2. Nov 3, 2013
    10
    Garbage match making that has only got worse, no company communication (wtf no DireTide?). Left beta but has not improved on any mechanics orGarbage match making that has only got worse, no company communication (wtf no DireTide?). Left beta but has not improved on any mechanics or game-play. Several heroes still missing. Expand
  3. Jul 10, 2013
    10
    This game improved so much since it was released on the beta. There are over 90 heroes to choose from currently and the gamplay is as intenceThis game improved so much since it was released on the beta. There are over 90 heroes to choose from currently and the gamplay is as intence and as rewarding as DOTA 1. I know alot of people will be hesitant to try it at first but there has been a new tutorial system implemented in DOTA 2 and I think it will help new comers. I know some people who play LOL might bash in this game, but both games are compleatly different. Its like comparing COD and Battlefield, they are so different that connot be compared. (no preference on either game, I think bot of them are good) Give this game a try, the learning curve is very steep but it is rewarding when you learn. I think this is the best gave valve has ever developed and has been the most played game on steam ever since the second year of beta development. Try it out, its free and badass! Expand
  4. Jun 4, 2014
    7
    After 200 hours i got bored. Maybe I don't like the moba genre. You only have fun if you win. So 50% fun and 50% not fun, especially on aAfter 200 hours i got bored. Maybe I don't like the moba genre. You only have fun if you win. So 50% fun and 50% not fun, especially on a losing streak. This is a very repetitive game. You play on the same map all the time. There is no point in leveling, you don't unlock anything cool. It just gives a treasure box. Winning mmr and then you lose all the mmr you gained, it feels like you wasted your time. Dota 2 needs more maps, game modes, and custom games. Expand
  5. Nov 2, 2013
    0
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  6. Nov 2, 2013
    0
    no events, no new hero=no players, i going yo LoL volvo, burn with ur ingame shop. if u not make frostivus at this xmas i gonna take all myno events, no new hero=no players, i going yo LoL volvo, burn with ur ingame shop. if u not make frostivus at this xmas i gonna take all my friends into another MOBA game, better than Dota2 Expand
  7. Nov 13, 2013
    0
    Gaben i forgive you, I love this game, valve did a great job on makeing this game. IMO far better then any other similair game.. Keep on doingGaben i forgive you, I love this game, valve did a great job on makeing this game. IMO far better then any other similair game.. Keep on doing the good stuff valve! Expand

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