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Lessons Drawn From Top MOBA Games

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MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) is a new gaming genre. In fact, this game has become especially synonymous with the MOBA genre. LoL typically sits in the Top 5 most viewed games on Twitch, with over 64,000 viewers at the time of writing. Their variety allows players to cut the monotony of playing identical games over and over.

You can use Facebook to connect with friends, and with built-in online voice chat (a rarity in online mobile MOBAs, as far as we’re aware), you can communicate and plan strategies all while playing around the world without the need for a keyboard. Yet another something like the classic Counterstrike 1.6. Assault Cube is a pretty good multiplayer FPS game if you have enough players in the servers.

First released for iOS in 2014 and later released for Android in 2015, Vainglory is the most popular MOBA video game across all mobile operating systems. Players fight each other to gain experience and to win gold, which they can use to buy items to strengthen their champions.

But Blizzard’s history of making their games accessible instantly piqued my interest—and now I’m fully invested in Heroes of the Storm. Its matches are about five minutes in duration and feature a streamlined mobile MOBA experience that delivers exciting, live gameplay in a condensed, mobile-friendly format.

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Where other genres have failed, MOBAs (Multiplayer Online Battle Arenas) are succeeding in attracting millions of depth-seeking, not-so-casual strategy gamers who have traditionally been neglected on iOS and Android. The 1v1 mode in DotA may only be played as long as both players choose the same hero. The game starts with players having their own team of 5 Heroes, each one having a specific Role: Mage, Fighter, Marksman, Support and Jungler. And the Mac hasn’t been left out of the equation — some popular MOBAs run natively on the Mac.

Besides that, the players can also find interesting mechanics such as extensive crafting and equipment modification system that allows them to not only produce items and upgrade them but also to transfer special attributes of certain items. Tencent’s success in the MOBA genre has helped the company become the top video game company by revenue in the world today.

Compared with League of Legends, some rules are simplified, and each round of match takes less time. We wanted to reveal whether the game could compete with Vainglory after such tweaking, and to further level the playing field we also did the second round of tests using Arena of Valor’s smaller and more Vainglory-ish 3v3 Valley Skirmish maps.

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Even though they’re still a bit unknown to the general public, the last five years have seen the MOBA craze sweep the entire competitive gaming scene, building eSports from a niche, underground scene to receiving coverage on ESPN and awarding multi-million dollar cash prizes at the top conferences for both League of Legends and DotA 2. Since the rise of both titles in … Read More..