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90

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6.5

Mixed or average reviews- based on 11586 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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Score distribution:
  1. May 9, 2018
    10
    Geeignet für: Vielspieler, Teamspieler; kompetitiv gepolte Menschen, die sich in diesem Setting wohl fühlen; Leute, die gut mit schlechtemGeeignet für: Vielspieler, Teamspieler; kompetitiv gepolte Menschen, die sich in diesem Setting wohl fühlen; Leute, die gut mit schlechtem Verhalten anderer klarkommen und nicht alles persönlich nehmen

    Nicht geeignet für: Harmonie-bedürftige Spieler; Leute, die mit diesem Genre noch nie wirklich warm wurden; Leute, die kaum Zeit zum Spielen haben
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  2. Nov 2, 2013
    10
    Garbage matchmaking
    Garbage report system
    Garbage game engine results in 9 games without someone being able to load and you reenter the
    Garbage matchmaking
    Garbage report system
    Garbage game engine results in 9 games without someone being able to load and you reenter the queue
    0 communication and 0 visibility no visible MMR no ladders)
    No region locks.
    You take a perfect game and turn it into worst game ever created.
    GG WP
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  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. Nov 1, 2013
    7
    So,I've been playing DOTA since about 6 years.When I heard Valve was making the sequel with IceFrog,I just couldn't wait.The game itselfSo,I've been playing DOTA since about 6 years.When I heard Valve was making the sequel with IceFrog,I just couldn't wait.The game itself delivers REALLY WELL.You will easily lose count of time spent.Recommended for strategy/MOBA fans.

    T*here are only two downsides to this game.

    1)
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    *here's a steep learning curve if you are new to this subgenre.Better learnt with a friend who knows the game.

    *2)Valve has a 'No Communication from developers' policy for the main part.To fully enjoy the game,think that the game is developed by Robots who will not care about what you think.

    All in all I'd have rated it a 9/10.But ,mark my words,this is an AMAZING game.
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  5. Nov 2, 2013
    0
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  6. Nov 2, 2013
    0
    NO Diretide
    NO New Hero
    NO Updates NO Normal matchmaking system New updates is new sets and tickets New updates is new sets and tickets
    NO Diretide
    NO New Hero
    NO Updates
    NO Normal matchmaking system
    New updates is new sets and tickets
    New updates is new sets and tickets
    New updates is new sets and tickets
    New updates is new sets and tickets
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  7. Oct 29, 2015
    0
    diretide when i wasn't playing but of course when Halloween comes around when i DO play no diretide. wtf this makes 150 characters you son of a beetch

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