Defense of the Ancients (DotA) is a multiplayer online battle arena mod for the video game Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and its expansion, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, based on the "Aeon of Strife" map for StarCraft. The objective of the scenario is for each team to destroy the opponents' Ancient, heavily guarded structures at opposing corners of the map. Players use powerful units known as heroes, and are assisted by allied heroes and AI-controlled fighters. As in role-playing games, players level up their heroes and use gold to buy equipment during the mission.
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    • You Can Study DOTA at College in China

      Many students might spend their free time at college playing DOTA. Why not spend your study time doing the same? Well, in China, you can. According to CQ News (via That's), Chongqing Energy College now has a course on Defense of the Ancients, aka DOTA. (Note: The article did not specify whether the class covers Dota 2.

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    • You Can Study DOTA at a College in China

      Have you ever been told by your parents that you’ll never learn anything from video games? Yeah? Well suck-it parents as a college in China is now offering classes for students to study Defense of the Ancients, also known as DOTA. That’s right, in China you’ll be able to go to classes to not only learn about the game, but play the game too.

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  • ‘Vainglory’ Trailer: A Mobile MOBA Optimized for iOS 8

    … be king of the PC MOBA, there is a completely untapped market ripe for the picking in the mobile space. That’s what the recently unveiled Vainglory hopes to deliver: a mobile MOBA experience that rivals the likes of the PC stalwarts. Some might recognize Vainglory as one of the gaming experiences highlighted during the Apple iPhone 6 reveal event…

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  • Heroes Of The Storm: Hands On With Blizzard’s Latest Gem

    … Gaming News Published on September 10th, 2014 | by Joseph Saulnier Heroes Of The Storm: Hands On With Blizzard’s Latest Gem I have always been of the mindset that once you have played one MOBA game, you have played them all. That didn’t stop be from trying others. I have made my rounds with DOTA, DOTA 2, Guardians of Middle Earth, Infinite…

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  • Pudge, Ho!

    … to view the embedded video. //Lanzer Related articles Pudge – DOTA 2 Guide How to Play Pudge in Dota 2 DOTA 2: Legion Commander, Rampaging Gladiator of Flashiness Dota 2 Techies Update Out Next Week, Gets Full Details, Changelog DOTA 2: Leshrac, the Mighty Crystal Deer Dota 2′s First Blood update due Monday Dota 2 “New Bloom Festival” Update – Day 2 The post Pudge, Ho! appeared first on Gamers Sphere. …

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