Category Archives: MOBA
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 | 01:42 GMT
Dota 2′s end of year event has once more been interrupted by in-canon interference, this time from “the only king that matters“. Destructoid points out that the Skeleton King is no longer playable in-game, and his puppet has vanished from the Frostivus page. Scour the page to harvest clues from the barely decipherable text in the background, and stay tuned to Valve to find out what it all means.
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 | 08:38 GMT
Awesomenauts is heading to PS4, but the chances of it dropping before the year is out are “slim to none.” Developer Ronimo Games has shed light on its revised plans to bring the MOBA to Sony’s next-gen format in a new interview.
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 | 02:06 GMT
Dota 2 is hosting an end-of-year holiday event called Frostivus this month, and although we don’t have concrete details yet, Valve has begun teasing the festive happenings.
Mon, Dec 09, 2013 | 02:45 GMT
Riot Games has elected to change policies on professional League of Legends players’ streaming activities following negative community reaction.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 23:35 GMT
League of Legends players who sign on to professionally in Season Four are contractually obliged not to livestream gameplay sessions of competing products.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 | 14:55 GMT
Hi-Rez Studios has announced its MOBA game, SMITE, will officially launch in Europe and North America on March 25. In addition, a $100,000 LAN Tournament to celebrate the release will be held the following weekend.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 | 14:57 GMT
The latest champion spotlight for Infinite Crisis focuses on Mecha Wonder Woman, who began life as D1A-NA: a diplomatic robot in service to Queen Hippolyta, ruler of the Amazon nation of Themyscira. Check her out below.
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 | 11:00 GMT
Heroes of the Storm game director Dustin Browder has issued an apology after replying to recent questions over the sexualisation of female characters in MOBA games.
Sat, Nov 23, 2013 | 16:24 GMT
Consider this a friendly reminder regarding the Major League Gaming Championship in Columbus: it started yesterday, and continues today with Call of Duty: Ghosts and Dota 2 tournaments. The latter’s prize pool now stands at $133,890, thanks to increasing sales of the Dota 2 MLG Championship Bundle. The first-ever competition for Call of Duty: Ghosts has a $50,000 prize pool. More information can be found in a previous post and through MLG. The Championship concludes tomorrow, November 24.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 | 20:48 GMT
League of Legends has added a new champion its roster, and its Yasuo the Unforgiven. The close-combat melee character packs around a samurai sword and various skills such as: Way of the Wanderer, Steel Tempest, Wind Wall, Sweeping Blade, and Last Breath. You can read up on the character more through the latest LoL blog post.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 | 09:14 GMT
Demon Tribe is the MOBA that’s also a card-battler, that’s also an RPG from Jet Set Radio director Masayoshi Kikuchi. It’s out on iOS now as a free-to-play title under publisher Sega.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 22:32 GMT
Major League Gaming is expected to host its largest event to date this weekend, the MLG Championship in Columbus, Ohio. Get all the details of when and how to tune in to the Call of Duty: Ghosts and Dota 2 tournaments.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 18:07 GMT
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 | 15:28 GMT
Riot has announced that over 32 million people watched the League of Legends Season 3 World Championship finals in October.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 | 15:59 GMT
If you are one of the many fans of the narrator in The Stanely Parable, and you happen to play Dota 2, you’ll be happy to know that Valve’s MOBA will be getting an announcer pack featuring the voice of Kevan Brighting, the narrator of the indie effort.
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 | 22:26 GMT
Dota 2 has received a huge patch, with a number of interesting new additions and changes, including one which has made at least one person very, very unhappy.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 21:49 GMT
The prize pool for the Dota 2 MLG Championship in Columbus has risen to $108,000 and it will continue to go up, Major League Gaming has announced. The prize pool grows as more people purchase the Dota 2 MLG Championship Bundle which comes with the Deathbringer Courier, HUD, Ward, Battle Bonus and eligibility for game item drops during the Championship. The event also features the first-ever competition for Call of Duty: Ghosts and its $50,000 prize pool. More information can be found in a previous post and through MLG.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 | 01:07 GMT
Dota 2 fans have loudly expressed their disappointment in the lack of a Diretide event this year, something Valve has described as “clearly a mistake”, while promising to deliver it with the next update – better late than never.
Sat, Nov 09, 2013 | 19:15 GMT
Heroes of the Storm will offer players enough to differentiate it from League of Legends or Dota 2, Blizzard believes.
Sat, Nov 09, 2013 | 19:17 GMT
MLG and Valve have teamed up to offer the Dota 2 MLG Championship Bundle, which comes with the Deathbringer Courier, HUD, Ward, Battle Bonus and purchasers will be eligible for in game item drops during the MLG Championship Columbus.