Today, I got the chance to speak with Kixeye and check out their new MOBA, TOME: Immortal Area. Now, I have no misconceptions, the MOBA genre is quickly becoming flooded. DOTA may have started the boom, League of Legends continued it, and every IP, from DC, to Lord of the Rings, to Warcraft is getting in on it. So why then, should I have any excitement for “yet another addition”?
Strife is a bigger deal than you might think. We all know that the MOBA world has grown, drastically, in popularity over the last few years.
Attention all PC free-to-play enthusiasts! Deep Silver has just announced that they are stepping into the free-to-play market with their new game, Dead Island: Epidemic.
DC has announced today that they are working on a MOBA style PC game based on the extremely epic Infinite Crisis storyline.
In a genre dominated by so many big name games, it’s easy to sometimes miss the latest news concerning Hi Rez studio’s MOBA: SMITE. Not today though. Today Poseidon was revealed as the latest god to join the ranks of SMITE’s pantheon. With his brothers, Zeus and Hades, already established characters, Followers of the game must have known that Poseidon’s introduction was only a matter of time.
Poseidon is introduced as a mage champion, using abilities and magic damage to put down the enemy team. The video that Hi Rez released goes over all of his new abilities, shows them in action, and even has tips for what abilities to rank up first, as well as what [...]
Though Blizzard hasn’t spoken a word about it in months, it is claimed that Blizzard All-Stars, Blizzard’s own DotA-like MOBA that was revealed at BlizzCon 2010, has not been forgotten.
So ladies and gents, today Smite received a large patch, including balance changes, bug fixes, and most notably the addition of Rome’s mightiest warrior Hercules.
You may remember that yours truly played SMITE for one The Game Fanatics’ Game Nights. As it so happened, we really enjoyed the game and thought it was a fresh take on the MOBA genre. But was it missing a key element? Check after the break to find out!
Heroes of Newerth is not my MOBA of choice. I think its visuals are unconducive to clearly providing players with information about their surroundings, the item shop is not superbly organized, and the controls aren’t always as responsive as they could be.
Scheduled to be released on July 23rd, Romino Games will be launching patch 1.1 for Awesomenauts, featuring two new playable characters and some balance changes.
This weekend got a bit busy. I was intending to write an article about Hi-Rez’s new take on the MOBA genre: Smite. But I found myself just too busy. Too busy actually playing Smite.