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]

Working As Intended: Six things I expect from serious MMO PvP

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With PvP-encrusted MMORPGs like Camelot Unchained, Crowfall, and even Revival on the genre's horizon, I haveĀ a glimmer of hope that the future of MMO...
SMITE

SMITE’s Another COG in the Machine patch detailed

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Hi-Rez has released a SMITE video update that covers the new Another COG in the Machine patch. Community content manager Kelly Link is your...

Not So Massively: HoN’s Grimm Hunt, HEX’s 100k tourney, and Descent’s reboot

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It's been a packed week in the world of online multiplayer gaming, with competitive tournament announcements, patches, and tons of new videos. Microsoft may...
Make My MMO

Make My MMO: March 14, 2015

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This week in MMO crowdfunding news, we learned about the Kickstarter for a "MOBA type of combat game" called Descent: Underground. Yes, it's that...

The Stream Team: MOBA Madness in SMITE and Infinite Crisis

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It started as a one-off thing, but MassivelyOP's Mike Foster just can't stop the MOBA Madness. This week the stream's going into all-new territory,...
Descent Underground

Star Citizen’s Roberts endorses Crowfall, Descent: Underground

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Star Citizen boss Chris Roberts has taken a moment to endorse a couple of fellow crowdfunded games. He has high praise for Crowfall head...
Descent Underground

Descent returns… as a MOBA Kickstarter hopeful

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Remember 1995? I don't, mostly because I was either playing Descent or catching matinee screenings of Braveheart. The former is making a comeback of...

Not So Massively: PAX East 2015 MOBA roundup edition

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It's been a huge week for online gaming, with GDC drawing to a close and PAX East being packed full of reveals. We heard...
You have to be really bad to get kicked out of here, that's the takeaway.

Riot and Blizzard are purportedly good to their employees

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Want to be a game developer? Why?! Don't you know it's all about long hours, low pay, and angry pitchfork-toting man-children who want the...

PAX East 2015: Heroes of the Storm plans tuition tourney, reveals Sylvanas champion

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How does earning your college tuition by playing video games sound? Blizzard hopes it sounds mighty fine, as the studio is running a special...
Batman

Infinite Crisis is coming to Steam on March 26

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I did a double-take when Turbine announced that Infinite Crisis is launching on Steam later this month. I've been launching it through Steam for...
Big time.

Gigantic will be published on Windows 10 and Xbox One

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In a news sure to relieve the gamers unsure whether a MOBA would come along specifically designed to work with Windows 10, Motiga has...

The Stream Team: MOBA Madness

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MOBA Madness returns this week as MassivelyOP's Mike Foster takes you on a tour of the two titans of the competitive space, Riot Games'...

Warhammer 40k gets a MOBA of its own

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The popular dark universe of Warhammer 40,000 is heading not only to MMOs but to MOBAs as well. Whitebox Interactive is working on a new...

The Stream Team: Storming of the heroes

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In last week's MOBA Madness stream, MassivelyOP's Mike Foster struggled to figure out whether he was winning or losing matches in Blizzard Entertainment's Heroes...

SMITE adds the warrior Bellona to the fray

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SMITE has taken another giant step forward as the MOBA has introduced its first true female warrior to the champion pantheon. Bellona is a take-no-prisoners...
Call of Champions

Spacetime making ‘bite-sized’ MOBA Call of Champions

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Does the world need another MOBA? We're going to find out, as Spacetime Studios is the latest game developer to hop on the bandwagon....

Not So Massively: LoL’s streaming controversy, Star Citizen’s mining, and Diablo III’s microtransactions

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The League of Legends community is in an uproar this week over a dispute regarding who owns the gameplay in a League of Legends...

The Stream Team: MOBA madness

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It's Thursday night, which means it's too early to start partying but too late to start caring about work. Instead, join MassivelyOP's Mike Foster...

World of Tanks takes aim at Xbox One

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World of Tanks may prove to be one of the most unstoppable online gaming invasions of the past five years, as the WWII sim...

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