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]

League of Legends is blocked in Iran and Syria due to US embargo laws

The politics of the real world have impeded the possible solace or distraction of a video game. It appears that League of Legends...

SuperData May 2019: Overwatch returns to the top 10 as battle royales duke it out

We're nearing the end of June, and you know what that means: It's time for SuperData to peek back at the global revenue...

The MOP Up: Project Torque revs back up for another race

Car racing MMOs have endured bumpy runs in the genre, including the late Project Torque (also called Level R and HEAT Online). Torque...

One Shots: Larger than life

If there is one thing that MMORPGs are able to do regularly and impressively, it is to give us a sense of massive scale....

PixARK has officially left early access and launched on PC and console, including the Switch

Is it weird to launch a game on a Friday? Maybe so, but that's just how PixARK rolls: Snail Games is launching the...
Gosh, what a toolbox.

Riot is launching a premium esports viewing option for League of Legends

Do you wish to be counted among the elite of esports viewership? Do you desire the prestige of delicately consuming caviar-flavored Doritos and drinking...
Whatever of whatever.

Tencent is apparently giving up on the Western port of Honour of Kings, Arena of Valor

Here's a fun bit of statistical data for you on this Tuesday: Honour of Kings is literally the most successful mobile game in...

Not So Massively: StarCraft II co-op is one of online gaming’s greatest hidden gems

Between the disappointment of the current World of Warcraft expansion, the abandonment of Diablo III, and other... unpleasantness, I find my...
Dragon Age.

League of Legends is destined for mobile, Reuters reports

Remember all the thinkpieces years back about the rise of the MOBA? The industry's been through several bubbles since then, between survival sandboxes and...

Newly announced MMO Eternal Magic has something ‘for the girls’

Game developer Duoyi and distributor 101XP announced today that they're developing a free-to-play MMORPG that sounds far too good to be true. Eternal...

SuperData April 2019: WoW and Apex Legends depart the revenue rankings, Hearthstone re-enters

Oh hey there Superdata, is it time for another run-down of who's screwing up in the games industry this month and who's making money...

Dota 2 paywalls its Avoid Player feature by including it with its Battle Pass

The nature of the beast in team-based competitive games is this awful notion that frustration with how a match plays out gives one carte...

Riot Games isn’t budging on labor dispute even after employee walkout

As we've previously covered, employees of the League of Legends studio Riot Games walked out last week in protest over the company's...

Riot takes action against League of Legends esports team Echo Fox over allegations of racist abuse

League of Legends esports team Echo Fox is in hot water with Riot following allegations of racist abuse by one of the...

Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s War Eternal

After playing through Guild Wars 2's new Living World episode, War Eternal, which is live today, I am still speechless. This is,...

The MOP Up: Star Trek Online delves into the mysteries of Yard 39

Star Trek Online is all about the Discovery these days, and in a new lore blog, the team gives some backstory to...

Jupiter and a new game mode beckon Warframe’s Tenno

The largest gas giant outside of a YouTube comments section, Jupiter has always been the source of deep fascination. Soon, it will also be...

Riot Games developers did indeed walk out in protest last night over the ongoing labor and lawsuit fiasco

On Friday, we reported that Riot Games' latest efforts to stave off a walkout at the popular League of Legends company were likely to...

World of Warcraft’s Anduin Wrynn brings his pretty face to Heroes of the Storm

Of all the fictional authority figures in the World of Warcraft universe, King Anduin Wrynn is easily one of the prettiest. At least...

ReWorld divides into two games, shows off in-development biomes

It's time to check back in with ReWorld Online, the customizable MMORPG that players such as yourself will be able to fashion into...

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