MOBA games are super popular in China right now. Sure, they’re super popular everywhere, but they are particularly popular in China — that’s why, when a netizen asked online what China does better than the US, the most popular answer was Defence of the Ancients.
Gabe Newell has a problem. The outspoken co-founder of Valve can’t seem to get enough of one of his company’s upcoming games. He’s so into DOTA 2 that he temporarily moved his office to be closer to the team making it.
The makers of Half-Life, Team Fortress and Portal are taking popular Warcraft III mod defence of the Ancients and making it their own. The man behind it all gets into the nitty-gritty of the all-new Dota in a new Q&A.