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Not So Massively: Dota 2 plans a reboot, League of Legends nerfs Ekko

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Valve revealed plans to reboot Dota 2 in the near future with its Dota 2 Reborn project, which moves the game over...

Perfect Ten: The top 10 healthiest live MMOs

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One question that consistently pops up across the MMO gaming circuit is, "What are the most popular/healthy/active MMOs out there?" Every time I see...

Not So Massively: Heroes of the Storm launches, Infinite Crisis gives up

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It's been a week of mixed feelings in the land of MOBAs, with the thrill of a new game launch juxtaposed against the background...

A guide to Heroes of the Storm for MOBA newbies and MMORPG fans

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So you've heard about MOBAs by now, right? Maybe you tried League of Legends, or the idea behind DOTA 2 was too...

Not So Massively: Heroes of the Storm’s launch; Need for Speed’s online DRM

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Nintendo's quriky new online paint-battle game Splatoon officially launched this week to very positive reviews. Monster-battling game Moonrise entered early access and...

SuperData’s Van Dreunen on tomorrow’s Heroes of the Storm launch

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Tomorrow's the big day for Blizzard's entry into the crowded and uber-competitive MOBA market. Heroes of the Storm officially launches on June...

Not So Massively: Diablo III thieves sentenced; LoL begins automatic bans

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League of Legends launched a new system to hand out immediate automatic bans for chat infractions this week, leading to many claims of...

League of Legends tests automated punishments for bad player behavior

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Getting on top of bad player behavior in League of Legends may be an impossible job -- for mere people, that is. But...

Not So Massively: Blizzard’s $1.2 million tourney; X-Wing successor hits Kickstarter

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In a bizarre coincidence, four separate MOBAs announced new champions this week. SMITE revealed an adorable Norse squirrel god named Ratatoskr and officially...

Raph Koster used MMO design to help revitalize a bar trivia game

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You might know Raph Koster from his MMO legacy as a designer on Ultima Online or Star Wars Galaxies, or perhaps...
Oh, so it's a Warcraft 3 mod, but it's only online and it's relentlessly competitive? No thank you. Good night.

League of Legends offers up an Ekko trailer

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In a pitched match of League of Legends, every second counts. So what if you could get a few more of them? Because...

Not So Massively: Heroes of Newerth changes owners; LoL subreddit drama continues

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Path of Exile announced a potentially revolutionary and futuristic sounding new Deterministic Lockstep mode that promises sharper gameplay and zero desync for those...

League of Legends community forms rival subreddit in response to heavy moderation

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In response to the heated debate over alleged heavy-handed moderation and undue studio influence on the League of Legends subreddit, a...
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Portions of the tribunal system are returning to League of Legends this month

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Remember Riot's Tribunal? Back in 2011 it was put forth as a possible antidote to toxic player behavior in League of Legends. Three...

Not So Massively: HoN’s fifth anniversary update; Dota 2 rakes in millions of dollars

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Heroes of Newerth received a colossal patch this week to celebrate its fifth anniversary, introducing a new intelligence carry hero, a capture the...

Not So Massively: LoL’s Reddit controversy, HotS’ Heroes of the Dorm

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If ever we needed evidence that e-sports are fast becoming more like real-life sports, this week's MOBA news provided it. Dota 2 announced...
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Riot’s new LA office is pretty impressive

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If you had any doubts about how much money Riot is making thanks to League of Legends, one look at the firm's...

Not So Massively: Star Wars Battlefront is revealed; GTA 5 beats Skyrim

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It's been a big week for competitive play in MOBAs. League of Legends opened the registration on its European Battlegrounds tournament and lifted...

Infinite Crisis has basically made me a MOBA fan

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It's 1989. My buddy and I are in a comic store and raising our eyebrows at this odd little one-shot called Gotham by Gaslight....

Not So Massively: LoL nerfs Nidalee, Hearthstone bans mods, and Path of Exile talks Act IV

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League of Legends finally applied a nerf to controversial champion Nidalee, but players warn that it won't harm her jungling potential. Riot...

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