Sega Picks Up DOTA-Like PC Game, Chaos Heroes Online

By Spencer . February 13, 2013 . 1:43am

Sega is actively picking up MMORPGs and localizing them for Japan. They already have Rusty Hearts and now they announced Chaos Heroes Online which is the Japanese version of Chaos Online. When Chaos Online was first revealed it was likened to DOTA, a popular eSports game. DOTA is extremely popular in Korea and Chaos Heroes Online is from local Korean developer Neoact. The game has over 70 heroes like Agnes and Akasha shown below.


Chaos Heroes Online starts service this spring for Windows PC as a free to play game.





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  • Cheesy04

    Wrong StarCraft is what’s famous in Korea. DotA’s largest population of gamers is in China and Russia.

    VALVE is planning to release it’s sequel DOTA2 in Japan so I don’t think it’ll last long.

    • Isaac Newton

      But DOTA2 has no moe characters so I doubt it will sell good in japan!

      • Sergio Briceño

        Also, not trying to start a fanboy war or anything so I won’t bring any new games into the conversation, but Dota 2 has nothing on DotA (or a lot of other better Mobas for that matter).

        • Guest

          Very few mobas match the popularity of Dota(and Dota 2 to an extent) except LoL(due to it’s casual-ness) and for good reason too. Even an unfinished product is one of the most played games on Steam.
          This game looks like a bad anime(Japan, figures) knockoff of Dota. They probably didn’t keep any of the mechanics or nuances that mad dota popular and just used Dota’s character archetypes. Mobas are becoming the new FPS nowadays with all these clones.

      • Cheesy04

        You got a point there haha.

  • Go2hell66

    damn nice artwork!

    • Sergio Briceño

      I love it whenever a female character gets the japanese art treatment.

  • Z3

    The gameplay trailer for Akasha is the trailer for the game

  • sibarraz

    mmm. I hope to see some sega characters in the game

  • This has nothing to do with the game, but has anyone made an ERPG Title Generator yet? I’d love to play “Tales of the Last Chaos Darkness [Germanic-sounding word] Fate Hero Chronicles Online”.

  • Learii

    i hope its cme to the west so i can download it or buy it iff is have a disc

  • AyenteX

    While the Dota derivative called DotA All-Stars became popular in Europe and China, Dota Chaos became the most popular Dota map in South Korea after Eul stopped developing Warcraft 3 DotA.


    so here you go its not just a copy of dota for me this games look great i play dota since 3 or 4 years und played all other moba`s out there as well and tested chaos online on the indonesia servers and it rly was a good game it got a nice warcraft 3 repolishd design and i just love it the only problem ist that i got an delay on the indonesian servers and they dont rly speak english so i hope there will come an amerikan version of it

    (Sry for my bad english =P)

  • isotrex

    haha @ Cows Heroes Online pronunciation. Other than that, it looks good. :)

  • Lazulis

    Looks like a lot of these girls are gonna show up on Escher Girls sometime soon. Spring, huh? I’ll check this moba out, at least.

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