Riot Games revealed the drop rates for League of Legends’ loot crates yesterday, offering transparency for a system that until now has been opaque. This comes during a time when loot boxes have triggered a great deal of outrage among players, pundits, and even politicians.
Back in 2014, Super Evil Megacorp launched Vainglory, a mobile multiplayer online battle arena game featuring streamlined three-on-three battles on a simple one lane map. On February 13 the game updates to Vainglory 5V5, bringing it closer to both its PC cousins and its main competitor, Tencent’s Arena of Valor.
Patch 1.3 released today. In addition to tweaking the UI and making some other slight quality of life adjustments, it also reworked Battlerite’s existing champions and added a new one: Zander.
With more than 200 million monthly active players in China, Tencent’s competitive multiplayer game Arena of Valor (AKA Kings of Glory and Strike of Kings) is one of the most popular and profitable mobile games in the world. Today it launched in North America on iOS and Android. Who’s playing?
Games like League of Legends and Dota, because they cover a lot of ground, are loosely termed Multiplayer Online Battle Arena games. But Battlerite, which left early access in November, is one of the few games to actually meet the technical definition of MOBA, and that’s what makes it such a compelling alternative to…
NCSoft’s all-star arena combat game Master X Master (MXM) will shut down on January 31 after only seven months in operation. The developer says the game “failed to connect with players.” Recent in-game purchases will be refunded, and all content will be unlocked until the lights go out.
Last Sunday, as two top League of Legends teams battled in Boston’s TD Banknorth Garden in front of thousands of cheering fans, a stadium usher grumbled a complaint that a lot of first-time esports spectators mention. The pro players, whose facial expressions appeared in close-up on big screens all over the stadium,…
Launched today in Europe and North America, Master X Master (MXM) is an free-to-play PC action MOBA featuring WASD movement and a tag system that lets players bring their choice of two NCsoft all-star champions (Masters) into the arena at once, swapping them out on the fly.
It probably does, but that hasn’t stopped a federal court from taking a closer look at the question.
Genji has just joined the Heroes of the Storm roster, so let’s hope you wanted yet another Assassin type. With the addition of Genji comes the game’s first Overwatch-themed map, Hanamura. This is a two-lane payload map with a whole lot of beautiful cherry blossoms.
You never know where you might meet that special someone who makes you want to spend the rest of your life with them. For SadJetsFan and Venus1812, that place turned out to be a match in Heroes of the Storm.
Coming to Smite with the season four update, Such Cold Skadi is a premium skin that is bad and everyone who made it should feel bad.
Valve released notes on Dota 2's latest upcoming patch, 7.00, earlier today. The site originally crashed when the notes were first supposed to go live, but is now back up and running with full details on a list of extensive changes that will be coming to Valve’s free-to-play MOBA.
Multiplayer arena game Paragon has been in a weird place since it debuted last year. Harnessing the full power of the Unreal Engine, it looked like an action game, but played like a slow and plodding MOBA. Today’s Monolith update speeds things up a great deal.
By now, it’s become increasingly common knowledge that certain players like to race through video games to see who can complete them the fastest. A small niche of players even hold records for speedrunning MOBAs.
Battlerite is a good time. For a MOBA/Brawler, it is easy to pick up and filled with fun champions. Tomorrow, the roster will expand a little more during the game’s Halloween update.
The latest hero to join the roster of Epic Games’ PC and PS4 MOBA is Rayne, hero of vampire hack and slash action series BloodRayne, only here they call her The Countess and she has mostly black hair.
Heroes of the Storm’s weekly Heroes’ Brawl launched today, bringing a regular rotation of entertaining game variants to Blizzard’s MOBA. I played several rounds of the Punisher Arena mode earlier today, and while I’m not any better than last time I played, I didn’t care nearly as much.