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Valve announces Dota 2

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Dota 2 is Valve's new game based on the Defense of the Ancients mod for Warcraft 3.

It's an RTS game with RPG elements and is slated for release in 2011. Expect delays.

Official Forum
Joystiq Reveal
Another Joystiq Article
Game Informer Reveal

Game Informer is taking a serious hit right now and I haven't been able to look at it. If the article is actually goatse, I apologize.
 

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I just want half-life episode 3
 

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Valve seems to be good at making games out of mods. Team Fortress was originally a Quake mod. Alien Swarm was originally a UT2K4 mod. And, of course, this DOTA 2 coming up was originally a mod from Warcraft 3.
 
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I just want TF3 :) haha

Dota2 should be cool though
 
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Wait so they even jacked the name from the mod? I never really played DOTA, but loving League of Legends.
 

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It's not happening. Episode 3 is vaporware at this point.
i actually think it is, at this point it seems like valve is doing everything they possibly can to push development of ep3 :banghead:
 
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Wait so they even jacked the name from the mod? I never really played DOTA, but loving League of Legends.
Well in fairness they did hire the people that made the original mod.
 

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Ah, thats not so bad then, its like what DICE did with BF2 and the DC mod makers.