Valve Announces DOTA 2

October 13, 2010, By Christian Davis

This was somewhat hinted at already, but it’s now official. The creators of Half Life have brought back one of the most played games of all time, DOTA or Defense of the Ancients.

The press release doesn’t show much and only states that it will be released on the PC and Mac(of course) sometime next year. Here’s the press release below.


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October 13, 2010 – Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced Dota 2, a massive sequel for one of the most played games in the world.

Coming to the PC & Mac in 2011, Dota 2 promises to take the unique blend of online RTS and RPG action that has made Dota popular with tens of millions of gamers and expand upon it in every way.

First details on Dota 2 are available now via an exclusive on

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We’ll have another post about the details of it courtesy of Game Informer.

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