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Entertainment News: Why Is Defense Of the Ancients 2 Very Popular?

Defense of the Ancients or DotA 2 is definitely one of the most well-known online games today. A lot of people are becoming more and more engaged playing this unique game and DotA 2 is not showing any signs of slowing down. This has been the topic of of many entertainment news for the past 5 years. In this article, we will be talking more about DotA 2 and why this game is taking over the entertainment industry.

DotA 2 is a diverse strategy game that is a mod of the ever popular Warcraft 3. The main goal of this game is to win the war by taking over the enemy team’s Ancient while you are protecting your own. The game is usually played by 10 players (5 for each team).

You start the game by picking your main hero. Intelligence heroes, agility heroes, and strength heroes are the three main categories of DotA 2 heroes. As the game progresses, you will be required to earn gold and experience and these are used to make your hero stronger.

Just like chess, the better your opponents are, the harder the game becomes. This resulted to a lot of tournaments for the past years.

Majority of DotA 2 players are from Asia. Thailand and the Philippines are two of the most popular countries in Asia where players love to play DotA 2. This game is also very popular in Sweden and other Northern European nations. The same thing cannot be said for North America, because DotA 2 did not make a lot of noise in this country, lots of teams disbanded and very few tournaments were held.

One big reason why DotA 2 is very successful today is because of it’s map Steve Freak was the original creator of this map but he alter passed the torch to Ice Frog. Even if this is true, he is still an icon and a key creator of DotA 2.

Despite the fact that no big sponsor chose to support DotA 2, updates for this amazing game are still being made regularly. If you are wondering how this is possible, it is because dedicated users/ players from all over the globe post their opinions and suggestions regarding hero and item changes.

Even today, Defense of the Ancients is still a trending topic for a lot of gaming news. This game is undoubtedly one of the greatest games created and if you have yet to play it, you should give it a shot soon.

Why People Think Audiobooks Are A Good Idea

How to Avail Discounts in Purchasing Audiobooks.

Digital and CD audiobooks and audiobook subscription services can be bought on some websites, thus, you can have buy and have your own audiobook anytime buy just surfing online. Subscription services, such as Audible.com and Simply Audiobooks, allow users to listen to audiobooks at a lower per-title cost then purchasing titles individually, but also lock users into purchasing a title each month.

Audible.com which is a subsidiary of Amazon, is the largest provider out of the digital subscription services. Audible has more than 85,000 audiobooks from more than 1000 different content providers. Audible carries a wide variety of content, including best sellers, new releases and classic titles. More than 500 devices such as iPods, iPhones, iPads, Android smartphones, Amazon kindles, PCs, Macs and Zunes can play Audible titles. The $14.95 per month and $22.95 per month subscriptions are the two ways on how you can subscribe on Audible.

Simply Audiobooks also has a digital audiobook subscription service for a similar price to Amazon, but has a smaller library. Netflix has its own CD audiobook rental club, and Simply Audiobooks has also the same that works similar to it. The CD rental program provides free shipping both ways and unlimited rentals. A user will have to pay $17.98 per month, with discounts for prepaying for a year at a time is a plan which allows users to have one audiobook title at home. Simply Audiobooks has approximately 6,000 titles available in its digital subscription service. Owners pay $14.95 monthly, $24.95 monthly or $31.95 monthly if the owner wants to receive at least one, two or three audiobook credits per month. Simply Audiobooks also offers discounts for prepaying for one year of service.

However, eMusic can also offer digital audiobook downloads. This process is quite the same with Sam’s Club or Costco where the purchaser can avail discount upon paying an up-front fee, may it be monthly or yearly. The user can immediately purchase an audiobook credits for $9.95 each upon paying the base price of the service which costs $11.95 per month. This service is perfect if you are one of those purchaser who is interested to listen to a wide range of audiobooks per month.

Audiotogo has approximately 23,000 titles in its library and has a tape and CD subscription service. Users can have multiple audiobooks at home depending on the service level because of the free shipping both ways.

The available services that audiobook is offering is large enough to cater a lot of purchaser. Your listening habits affect your decision in choosing an audiobook service even if Audible.com is the largest service, you still have to consider your listening habits.