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Score Breakdown Based on 813 ratings
  1. 10 (353)
  2. 9 (196)
  3. 8 (96)
  4. 7 (40)
  5. 6 (20)
  6. 5 (15)
  7. 4 (12)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (21)
  10. 1 (57)

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  • Rating:9

    Dota 2

    Steep learning curve. The general consensus is that this game takes about 100 hours to get used to. From there on it could take a player hundreds more to develop "map awareness." Map awareness refers to the ability to ta... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:1

    Not fun anymore

    If you loved dota maybe you will hate this "new version" as i did. Dota 2 is not dota but only a brand now. More than ten years after its first launch i would probably expect a game with new content. Unfortunately it doe... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    One of the best F2P games out there

    The good:- 100% F2P game;- Insane replay value;- Very well coded/developed (very stable, low pc requirements, no bugs, no crashes, no overpowered heroes, etc);- A lot of action, it never gets boring; The bad:- Steep(!... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Awesome but Tragic!

    I could not recommend this game any higher, this is the only game that i have ever consistently played. I still play other games but always come back to this one. The tragic part is that it will consume you! They say onc... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    DOTA 2 makes playing DOTA fun again.

    Not bad, graphics are so much better since the original game on the Warcraft III engine. Heroes are much more fun to use since they're all redesigned and can be customized.Find out more about my review on the game @http:... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    An exelent game.. and free too

    Dota 2 is really an awesome game, only disadvantage I think that it takes some extra time to finish but if compared to the other RTS games it is the best game from my point of view nice gameplay graphics very nice team ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    A True Masterpiece

    While there's a fairly sizable learning curve, DOTA 2 offers something for any serious or casual online gamer. There's a massive hero pool of over 100 unique characters. The best way I've heard it described was in the mo... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Nice, but hard

    Playing the game for 2500 hoursAbout 2000 games more or less,Still find it enjoyable to play, so thats a big Plus-point.However i find myself lucky having friends also playing online so i dont have to endure the Bad comm... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Years of play and more to come

    This is the only game that I have played for years and I plan to play for years to come. The learning curve is pretty sweet but as you become familiar with the game in general and how a lot of the heroes and items work,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Good luck if you feel like trying

    Dota 2 is a pretty hard strategy intensive game for a first timer and joining public games would just ruin the game for you as the community is pretty bad.The good-Most computers can play it, even if it's very old-Great ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful