Posts Tagged ‘MOBA’
There is an emerging genre currently being referred to as “hero shooters”, essentially a combination of FPS style combat with MOBA influenced hero design. Two of the biggest games currently being placed in this bracket at the moment are Blizzard’s Overwatch and Gearbox’s Battleborn. Both use FPS mechanics and both feature hero type characters, fighters that utilise a wide […]
Battleborn is the latest first person shooter to come out of Gearbox, The studio behind the Borderlands series. I say first person shooter but perhaps that’s not an accurate description as many of the heroes you will see in the game are perfectly happy bringing a sword to a gun fight! Or a stick… or a rocket launcher. Essentially there is no rules for combat when the last star in the universe is at steak!
Europe seems to have switched on to the eSports vibe, and it is running rampant. So why in the United Kingdom, and a greater part of Europe, are eSports so small?
The MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) genre has become increasingly popular over the last few years, culminating in producing some of most devoted players and fans alike, spawning massive tournaments watched by millions online. With the current heavy hitters being League of Legends and Dota 2, with Blizzard‘s Heroes of the Storm on the not-so-distant horizon, […]
Imagine a comicbook world with infinite universes, where each superhero and villain has an alternate version of themselves in each one. This is the concept behind Infinite Crisis – a new DC game and competitor to Marvel‘s team-based Diablo-esque game. Yes – this is Turbine‘s Infinite Crisis… a new MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) game […]