competitive gaming

Not So Massively: NSM at Gamescom 2015; Splatoon’s Octoling hack

0
It's been a fantastic week for online gaming with dozens of MOBAs and competitive shooters on the show floor at Gamescom 2015. Hi-Rez Studios...

Not So Massively: Dota 2’s $18m main event, Hearthstone’s expansion

1
This week, third-person MOBA SMITE revealed its new support character Khepri, the ancient Egyptian scarab god. League of Legends pushed its HUD overhaul to...

Not So Massively: HoN Tour season four; cheating in Hearthstone and League of Legends

6
It's been a busy week for online gaming, with Star Citizen releasing alpha patch 1.15 and delving into the details of its new audio...

Not So Massively: RUST assigns random genders; US Senator facilitates e-sports visas

9
Star Citizen rebalanced thrusters, hitpoints and weapons in its latest alpha release to the public test server, and the upcoming Star Marine FPS module...
This was all funny until it happened to us!

Pro e-sports player admits using performance-enhancing drugs, says doping is widespread

57
Remember when it became clear that major league baseball was awash in drugs? That drugs weren't just a problem that some players had but...

Not So Massively: Path of Exile’s Awakening and Heroes of Newerth’s new character Skrap

5
This week in not-so-massive online games, third-person MOBA SMITE confirmed that it's raised over $640,000 in competitive tournament prize money through sales and crowdfunding...

Not So Massively: Dota 2’s $15M compendium, Vainglory’s Android launch

7
Star Citizen started delivering weekly progress updates on its overdue FPS module this week, and two developers talked about how you'll be able to...

Not So Massively: All the online gaming news from E3 2015

6
It's been a big week for online gaming, with several high-profile reveals and announcements made at E3 2015. The latest version of MOBA-esque space...

Not So Massively: Dota 2 plans a reboot, League of Legends nerfs Ekko

16
Valve revealed plans to reboot Dota 2 in the near future with its Dota 2 Reborn project, which moves the game over to a...

Not So Massively: Heroes of the Storm launches, Infinite Crisis gives up

16
It's been a week of mixed feelings in the land of MOBAs, with the thrill of a new game launch juxtaposed against the background...

Not So Massively: Heroes of the Storm’s launch; Need for Speed’s online DRM

31
Nintendo's quriky new online paint-battle game Splatoon officially launched this week to very positive reviews. Monster-battling game Moonrise entered early access and promises Pokémon-like...

Not So Massively: Diablo III thieves sentenced; LoL begins automatic bans

3
League of Legends launched a new system to hand out immediate automatic bans for chat infractions this week, leading to many claims of unfair...

Not So Massively: Blizzard’s $1.2 million tourney; X-Wing successor hits Kickstarter

5
In a bizarre coincidence, four separate MOBAs announced new champions this week. SMITE revealed an adorable Norse squirrel god named Ratatoskr and officially launched...

Not So Massively: Heroes of Newerth changes owners; LoL subreddit drama continues

3
Path of Exile announced a potentially revolutionary and futuristic sounding new Deterministic Lockstep mode that promises sharper gameplay and zero desync for those on...

Not So Massively: HoN’s fifth anniversary update; Dota 2 rakes in millions of dollars

8
Heroes of Newerth received a colossal patch this week to celebrate its fifth anniversary, introducing a new intelligence carry hero, a capture the flag...

Not So Massively: LoL’s Reddit controversy, HotS’ Heroes of the Dorm

9
If ever we needed evidence that e-sports are fast becoming more like real-life sports, this week's MOBA news provided it. Dota 2 announced that...

Not So Massively: Star Wars Battlefront is revealed; GTA 5 beats Skyrim

37
It's been a big week for competitive play in MOBAs. League of Legends opened the registration on its European Battlegrounds tournament and lifted the...

Not So Massively: LoL nerfs Nidalee, Hearthstone bans mods, and Path of Exile talks Act IV

4
League of Legends finally applied a nerf to controversial champion Nidalee, but players warn that it won't harm her jungling potential. Riot Games has...

Not So Massively: Descent’s Kickstarter woes; Heroes of the Storm’s $450K tourney blunder

29
Descent: Underground has passed the 50% mark on its Kickstarter campaign and promised to add singleplayer to the title but has only four days...

Not So Massively: Dota 2 tickets sell out, Rust brings out the racists, and Grey Goo has population problems

42
Tickets for the Dota 2 world championship, The International, sold out in a record 10 minutes and are now being resold by scalpers for up to...

ADVERTISEMENT

THE LATEST POSTS

TOP CONTENT