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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘MOBA’

DC MOBA ‘Infinite Crisis’ Now in Open Beta

League of Legends and DOTA 2 have pioneered the MOBA genre and quickly become some of the most-played multiplayer games of all time. Seeing this success, publishers other than Riot and Valve are seeing dollar signs and throwing out their own MOBA attempts, with limited success. Warner Bros. today announced that Infinite Crisis is now in open beta. Players can …

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Blizzard’s ‘Heroes of the Storm’ Previewed, Beta Sign-Ups Live

Blizzard Entertainment, one of the most popular video game publishers in the world, is holding its annual BlizzCon event this weekend. The publisher is known for making big announcements at the events, and this year is no exception. Blizzard has finally taken the wraps off its new MOBA game, previously codenamed Blizzard All-Stars. The title is now Heroes of the …

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League of Legends American Express Cards Announced, Come With RP

League of Legends has quietly become one of the most popular games in the entire world. The MOBA has now gotten so big that mainstream credit card companies are looking to cash in on the phenomenon. American Express this week announced that it and Riot Games, the developer of League of Legends, have joined forces to introduce League of Legends-themed …

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Dead Island: Epidemic, a MOBA, Announced

The success of League of Legends and DOTA 2 has proven both the possible success of a free-to-play business model, and the popularity of the relatively new MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) genre. Publishers are now beginning to chase both in ham-fisted ways, such as inserting micro-transactions into full-priced games and pushing out MOBA’s without understanding what made them popular …

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League of Legends is Getting a Professional eSports League

Riot Games, the developer behind the wildly popular League of Legends, has announced plans to create a professional gaming league around its title. Starting next year, the company will host a League of Legends Championship Series. The series will host professional League of Legends teams from all over the world. HD streaming broadcasts of live regular-season matches will be aired …

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Guardians of Middle-Earth Gameplay Trailer Reveals Console MOBA Action

Though games such as Defense of the Ancients 2 (DOTA 2) and League of Legends have become huge hits for PC gamers, but console gamers have not yet been widely exposed to the relatively new multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) genre of gaming. Warner Bros. aims to fix that oversight this fall with the release of Guardians of Middle-Earth, a …

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DOTA: A History Of The Game [Infographic]

There’s no denying that Defense of the Ancients may be one of the most popular, if not the most popular, mods ever made. Most people equate the game with Warcraft III when the sub-genre known as MOBA blew up in the competitive PC gaming scene. Now everybody and their grandmother wants to make a DOTA-like game with League of Legends …

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