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]

MMO Business Roundup: Discord’s new TOS, Steam China, EA vs Actiblizz, Dota 2’s transparent lockboxes, WASD

Welcome back to another roundup of businessy things of interest to MMO players this week! Discord If you're one of the bajillions of MMO players...

Nexon is sunsetting Hyper Universe’s western PC version now too, but the XBox One version will continue

A week ago, Nexon announced that it was shutting down its MOBA Hyper Universe in Korea, citing poor player turnout. At the time,...
Dragon Age.

The LA Times investigates Riot Games’ ‘boys’ club’ sexism problem, ESPN reports Riot staff ‘departures’

If League of Legends company Riot Games thought that the Rockstar crunch conversation was going to eclipse Riot's sexism predicament,...
Strap in, buckos.

Vague Patch Notes: How do you play MMOs when you know humans suffered to make them?

The original Star Wars film was a passion project for a then-young George Lucas, and it was a project that nearly killed Lucas from...

devCAT Studio reveals new character trailer for upcoming MOBA Ascendant One

Developer devCAT Studio, creator of Welsh- and Irish-mythology-inspired MMORPG Mabinogi developed under Nexon, has unveiled the first character trailer for its upcoming MOBA...
So. Bye?

Heroes of the Storm director Alan Dabiri is moving on to other things in Blizzard

It's time for a shifting of the guard within Heroes of the Storm's development staff, as game director Alan Dabiri announced that
Not so hype.

The Korean edition of Hyper Universe is shutting down on November 15

When a Korean title shuts down in its home nation, players know that its time is probably limited over here as well. To be...
Yes, this is one such alt.

Perfect Ten: Ten MMO systems that encourage alts

Here's how much I like having alts: I have alts in Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XI. Two games which are...

Riot issues warnings and fines to pro League of Legends players for toxic behavior

The folks at Riot Games have brought down the hammer on numerous professional League of Legends players, issuing fines to four players...
This is perhaps more than a tease.

Heroes of the Storm announces the arrival of Mal’ganis

Characters from the Warcraft franchise make up the lion's share of the heroes in Heroes of the Storm, but there are still some...
It's a playground.

The Daily Grind: What online game template will be the next to take off?

Like many of you, I remember the rise of MMOs when it was actually happening. I remember when shooters were king too. And I...

The MOP Up: Sony’s PlayStation 3 sunset apocalypse

Sony's decision to shut down several online servers for some past PlayStation 3 games on October 25th is shaping up to be a sunset...

The Stream Team: Atlas Reactor turns two!

If you woke up just itching to sing happy birthday to someone/thing, we've got the perfect opportunity for you! Atlas Reactor just turned two...

BlizzCon 2018: Blizzard reveals key panels for Diablo, WoW Classic

We're just a month away from BlizzCon now, and as it's the biggest last gaming con of the year that we focus on,...

The MOP Up: Blizzard’s new playgrounds

Ranked Season 4 started up in Heroes of the Storm this past week, and that's just the start of the fun with Blizzard's...
Get thee hence.

World of Warcraft made more money than League of Legends last month, SuperData reports

"League of Legends heads towards its worst performing year since 2014." So begins SuperData's August 2018 global revenue report today for the...

Battlerite Royale’s latest trailer shows off combat and the new Werebear consumable

Apparently hopping on the battle royale bandwagon is the hip thing to do these days, and Stunlock Studios, maker of free-to-play MOBA

The MOP Up: Diablo III kicks off its 15th season, Telltale Games is slammed with layoffs

You're already late to the party, what with Diablo III kicking off its 15th season this past Friday! No worries, you can...

Fortnite counts almost 80M players per month as the Fall Skirmish boots up

Still snubbing Fortnite as a kids game? You're not alone, but you're definitely in the minority. It turns out that Epic Games has...

Sunsoft’s virtual reality MOBA, Dark Eclipse, launches for PlayStation VR September 25

Japanese developer Sunsoft has this morning announced the impending global release of Dark Eclipse, a brand-new free-to-play MOBA, with a twist: It's being billed as...

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