When hero shooter Paladins announced a battle royale mode, it felt a bit like a tacked on extra to a game struggling for identity. That battle royale mode has transformed into a standalone game, Realm Royale. While it’s still in alpha and rough around the edges, Realm Royale has a few good ideas that could help it…
Free-to-play hero shooter Paladins has always invited comparisons to Overwatch. There’s a tanky knight character with a deployable shield and a bearded dwarf who builds turrets. While developer Hi-Rez Studios has always denied cloning Blizzard’s game, a mobile port of Paladins lifted artwork from the game, a foul the…
A new update to go live on Paladins’ public test server is already drawing a lot of criticism from some of the hero-based shooter’s most dedicated players. In addition to the normal gameplay tweaks, the OB64 patch introduces a new system for how players can use cards to customize their favorite characters and make…
Development has halted on Smite Rivals, the collectible card arena game for PC and mobile devices. Hi-Rez Studios says the project has been put on hold in order to focus on the original Smite and its successful first spin-off, Smite Tactics.
Hi-Rez Studios’ 2017 celebration of itself kicks off today in Atlanta, making it the perfect time to reveal one of Smite’s coolest gods yet, The Morrigan, and a third (that’s right, third) game in the mythology battles franchise, Smite Rivals.
Tribes Ascend, a 2012 game which in 2015 made a surprising comeback from the dead, is now dead once more, with developers Hi-Rez today issuing the game’s final patch to a community that’s understandably upset, if also accepting of the game’s fate.
Paladins, a video game that looks very much like Overwatch, has taken some heat for its similarities to Blizzard’s popular team shooter—to the point where last night one of Paladins’ top developers felt compelled to write a big ol’ Reddit post explaining how it isn’t a clone at all.
Hi-Rez Studios’ free-to-play hero shooter Paladins enters open beta today, and while its collectible card-based character customization system sets it apart from other games in the genre, Androxus here is pretty much Reaper with horns.
Smite, Hi-Rez Studios’ deity-based MOBA, is normally all about putting the hurt on a team of opposing players. In the special Xing Tian’s Mountain mode, launched this week as part of the 201 Odyssey event, players go on an MMO-style raid encounter. Weird, but good.
Reader LouTheVI points out that Smite’s been having some server problems this weekend. Also a slight tact problem. Servers should be up and running now, bitches.
Pro Smite streamer and commentator Brandon “DM Brandon” Nance is resigning from his position with developer Hi-Rez Studios after reacting to a viewer’s donation message with a acerbic rant about suicide and depression.
Now that last month’s Smite World Championship presented by Xbox One is good and done, it’s time for Hi-Rez Studios to bring its god-based third-person MOBA to not-so-greener game consoles. Closed beta for the PS4 version of Smite kicks off next month.
The idea behind Jetpack Fighter, the first mobile game from the makers of Smite, might be a hard to grasp. See, you’re this fighter, and you’ve got a jetpack. Still following?
It’s Europe’s Epsilon versus North America’s evil Enemy in a best of five fight to the finish, with the winner getting more money than the loser. Let’s watch people play Smite in front of a live audience!
The quarterfinals of the 2016 Smite World Championship passed in a flash of four swept best-of-three matches, including the brutal but not unexpected elimination of both Chinese teams and the boys from Brazil.
Ten of the top Smite teams from around the world have converged on Atlanta to see which one plays the deity-based MOBA well enough to earn $500,000 doing so. Here’s what to expect.
The ultimate unlock in Smite’s 2016 World Championship-funding Odyssey is finally live, and I get a chance to put Ragnarok Force X Thor through his paces.
A week’s worth of competitive Smite play at Hi-Rez Studio’s in-house esports arena has come to an end, resulting in three European and two North American teams taking trips to Atlanta this January.