moba

MOBAs are multiplayer online battle arenas, PvP-centric, non-persistent online games that share some but not all mechanics in common with traditional MMORPGs. We formerly categorized MOBAs as “Not So Massively” games. You may also be interested in our Multiplayer category for other multiplayer online games that aren’t fully massive. [Follow the MOBA tag’s RSS feed]

Well well well, how the turntable.

China cancels all international sporting events for 2020, sending LoL esports into limbo

If anyone here was looking forward to esports events that were set to be hosted in China like the League of Legends World...

Procedural-gen MMO ReWorld Online teases coming PvP testing

We haven't touched on MMORPG ReWorld since last year, but a note on Reddit from the dev about the MMO's testing plans...

Massively Overthinking: Can Amazon actually save Crucible?

Earlier this week, Amazon pulled Crucible back into closed beta for some hefty retooling, a move that surprised basically no one. We'd watched...
Masterful.

NCsoft MOBA Master x Master should’ve turned three years old in the west this month

Way back in 2014 on Old Massively, our team began covering Master x Master, a new MOBA by NCsoft, then in beta...
Make them fight.

Vague Patch Notes: MOBAs, battle royales, and shallow genre pools in the online gaming space

This past week, Nintendo announced Pokemon Unite, and then I had to go to see a doctor because I rolled my eyes so...

The latest gaming industry #metoo callouts impact Twitch, MMOs, MOBAs, and esports

The gaming industry is seeing a second wave - a second wave of the #metoo movement, that is. As we covered earlier this...
The disappointment, she burns.

Pokemon Unite is a new MOBA for mobile devices and Nintendo Switch from Nintendo and Tencent

Gosh, that... that headline basically says it all, doesn't it? Yes, Nintendo has announced Pokemon Unite, which is a Pokemon MOBA, a...
Well, you know.

Dawngate Revival project hits its Kickstarter target, but funding continues for nearly two more months

Hey, folks, remember Dawngate? The answer is probably "no, not in the slightest," which would make a certain amount of sense as the...

SMITE introduces new character skins from Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra

It appears that the developers of SMITE are continuing to reach into the well of fiction for additions to the game. Starting in...

The MOP Up: Niantic halts plan to discontinue Pokemon Go on old mobile devices

This month, Pokemon Go announced that it was discontinuing support for 32-bit Android mobile devices, mostly devices released prior to 2015, including the...
Snoooooow

There are multiple heroes planned for Heroes of the Storm this year, and there’s snow falling now

It's been a quiet first half of the year in Heroes of the Storm, but players have been promised that there are

SMITE suspends 5,000 accounts due to racist chat

The chat box of an MMO was never meant to be a safe haven for racists, but with the protests across the US calling...

The MOP Up: Granado Espada got a brand-new server

Have you completely forgotten that Granado Espada -- also called Sword of the New World -- still exists? It does, and in fact, the...

Massively Uplifting: Charity tourneys, Asheron’s Call in Animal Crossing, and over a million Kind Words

May day! May day! We have warm fuzzies incoming! And just in time to start June off with happier thoughts. And who couldn't use...

Crucible updates players on launch issues and future content

Crucible's launch week has been a bit of a rocky one by the devs' own reckoning, but according to word in the...
This is what we were really missing.

League of Legends esports matches will now have ads on the battlefield

At long last, Riot Games is going to bring the most desired part of professional sports to the esports events of League of...

Cthulhu is coming to SMITE in June

A lot of the time, Cthulhu seems to arrive in a more sneaky and sinister manner, imposing influence slowly over the course of time...

SuperData April 2020: Games spending shatters more records thanks to the pandemic

This will probably come off as "water is wet" news, but for those who like to keep a finger on the pulse of these...

The MOP Up: Twin Saga blossoms into spring

Spring has blossomed in Twin Saga, with the huge Update 25 bringing a new Senshi quest, the Trade Fjord and Fairy Valley zones,...

The Soapbox: The sunsetted MMORPGs I miss the most

I'm pining for the fjords. Not in the way that would assume I'm becoming some jaded and angry MMO fan; I'm never going to stop...

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