Defenders 053: Lion

March 21, 2012


Don’t forget to vote for the next hero to be printed at Dazzle has a pretty healthy lead right now; will it stay that way until next week?

Boom.  Lion. Valve has done a great job with this model. I mean, they’ve done a great job with pretty much all the models, but I really like seeing the heroes personalities getting fleshed out through their redesigns. This new model much better personifies Lion the character. He’s seems way more evil now, and I mean, his original DOTA model had a shield. What’s up with that? I’m pretty sure Demon Witches don’t use shields…

Contrast that with someone like, I dunno, Crystal Maiden, who has basically stayed the same through the transition. They’ve expanded on her lore, and yeah she’s got more of an icy look now, but I feel she hasn’t really grown as a character all that much.

At any rate, for me, one of the coolest things about Dota 2 is just how much more detailed the world has gotten. Hero lore has changed, and in some cases been woven together to create a much more interesting and exciting in-game universe. I’m sure we’re going to see a lot more of this type of thing before the game is released.

Wallpaper. 1920×1080.

PNGs. Square / Wallpaper


  1. March 21, 2012 at 8:19 pm
    bab says:

    Please do storm!!!

  2. March 22, 2012 at 6:59 am
    1337_n00b says:

    I miss the old questions in every update.

  3. March 22, 2012 at 7:40 am
    wOOt says:

    please do naix <3

  4. March 22, 2012 at 9:20 pm
    kaiba says:

    when will invoker at shadow fiend will come??

    cant wait to see them

  5. March 24, 2012 at 1:58 am
    kaiba says:

    please do INVOKER and SHADOW FIEND. . .

  6. March 24, 2012 at 12:41 pm
    Sentar says:

    Do Mirana!

  7. January 23, 2013 at 7:56 am
    jack says:

    pls. do the new heroes

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