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]

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Pokémon Unite, a monster-battling MOBA, is live now

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The overall Pokémon franchise has never shied away from finding new and creative ways to let these animals hurt one another in violent confrontation,...

GDC 2021: How smarter AI could build characters and decks to help new MMO players

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There's a bit of a theme at GDC 2021 concerning online card games, especially TCGs, and smart tech/deep learning AI. At a panel this...
Mean elf.

Vague Patch Notes: Hating an MMO isn’t the same as having a personality

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There was a friend I had at one point who had a particularly annoying habit. Whenever I would bring up something obnoxious that was...

The MOP Up: Pokémon Go’s astounding multi-billion dollar haul

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It is wild to think that it was just five years ago that Pokemon Go became the summer gaming phenomenon, sending waves of gamers...

Riot runs a huge multi-game summer event called Sentinels of Light

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When you have a growing roster of games under your umbrella, why not take advantage of this fact to throw an ambitious multi-title event...

Guild Wars 2 brings back the Twisted Marionette next week, teases End of Dragons voice actor

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Way back in April, ArenaNet dropped its summer 2021 roadmap for Guild Wars 2, and among the planned updates was the return of the...

The MOP Up: Ultima Online welcomes Treasures of Wildfire

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A new event has arrived on Ultima Online's Origin server, bringing with it story and collections galore. Hey, it's something new to do during...

The MOP Up: Rogalia says goodbye, farewell, and amen

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It may not have been an MMO you heard of -- and that's the problem, because it seems like nobody else heard of Rogalia...

SMITE has added Morgan Le Fay to the roster and unveils a Stranger Things crossover for its July Battle Pass

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It's one half Arthurian legend and one half the Upside Down in SMITE as the MOBA has made a couple of distinct reveals recently....

Grab a closed beta key for Gamigo’s new MOBA, Skydome

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If you've missed out on Skydome's stress test this month, then you're in luck: We've got keys to get you into the ongoing closed...

The Pokemon Unite MOBA launches on Switch in July and mobile in September

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Even though the best tortoise tank won't be there at launch, Pokemon Unite will be releasing sometime in July 2021 on the Switch as...

The MOP Up: Guild Wars 2 organizes new player tips thread

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If you're getting into Guild Wars 2 for the first time or can actually admit that you don't know everything about the game, there's...

Four Winds: Everything you need to know about Amazon’s Lost Ark

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Raise your hands if you've been eagerly waiting for Lost Ark. Now give me a high five because as announced earlier today, it's finally...

Eight major unannounced MMO projects that are in the works

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There's nothing more tantalizing nor frustrating than knowing that an MMO or MMORPG is in the works but hasn't been formally announced yet. We...

Riot’s League of Legends MMO: ‘We’re going to make some choices that you may not agree with’

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Let this post be your intermittent reminder that, yes, Riot Games is working on an unnamed and not-quite-officially-announced MMORPG. Of some kind. The project...

The MOP Up: World of Warships opens a book of German mythology

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Weird things are afoot in World of Warships, with a German mythological event, more German destroyers, and reworked commander skills hitting the game world! "For...

SMITE community mourns the passing of a star Hi-Rez esports caster, halts league events

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On Friday, Hi-Rez startled the SMITE community by abruptly postponing all of its esports events for the weekend, a move made more bizarre by...

Hi-Rez just postponed SMITE’s esports broadcasts for the weekend [Updated]

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We've updated at the end with the unfortunate news that led to the postponement. Well, this one's weird and kinda ominous: Hi-Rez just just down...

Overwatch celebrates five years as Heroes of the Storm finally releases a hero-rework update

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Blizzard's had its hands full with WoW Classic this week, but not so full that it hasn't been able to crank out content for...

Grab a free Super Squad key for this weekend’s closed beta test event

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Is there room in the MOBA genre for one more? Indie devhouse Bad Fox Studios hopes so because it's brought Super Squad to play,...

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