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Valve’s DotA 2: Sequel’s New Features

For those of you who have been waiting for Valve to announce the sequel to DotA, then you will be happy to know that Dota 2 is coming. It has been said that all of the WarCraft 3 mods will be coming back to the second game along with over one hundred heroes. However, the best part is how the developer will bring in a social media element.

JoyStiq has been looking more into this latest news from Game Informer, and has learned that Valve is to update its Steamworks system; this will be custom to the game. However, one new feature that we believe will be of benefit to the player is how there is to be a new in-game coaching system, which even comes with voice chat.

That and a host of other new features should help to make DotA more appealing to a larger audience to RTS games. The one drawback is the fact that there is still only one map, but new match types should be added at a later date.

Valve knows that one of the most important areas to update is graphics, so you can understand why Valve has hired a huge art team? There is no definite release date yet, all we know is it will be some time in 2011.

Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

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He started out working in a factory and dreamed of the day when he could become his own boss; That happened back in 2002 and he has never looked back since. Things have changed so much on the Internet in that time, but he has adapted well.

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