Items tagged with MOBA

Valve might not be making it to E3 this year, but it sure has a lot to talk about lately. The most recent topic is Dota 2, and the fact that that it looks to be the first game to be built on Valve's ever-forthcoming Source 2 engine. A full reveal is due this week, but what we know now is that the game will be updated to a "new engine", and it doesn't take much brain-power to realize that it's Source 2 involved. It's important to note that Dota 2 Reborn isn't a sequel; this major update will just be one of the many that have helped evolve the game. This revamp is a lot more than just improved graphics,... Read more...
Logitech has unveiled a new entry into its Logitech G mouse series that caters to players of the Multiplayer Online Battle Arena genre (MOBA). Called the Logitech G302 Daedalus Prime MOBA Gaming Mouse, the company had its newest device tests by professional MOBA players from teams such a Invictus Gaming and Cloud9. “We built the Logitech G302 to meet the performance needs of the best eSports athletes in the world,” said Logitech director of gaming Vincent Tucker. “The G302 is the best mouse for MOBA gameplay combining comfort and durability with some of the most advanced... Read more...
The game's acronym may inspire laughter, but a recent hacking targeting it is as serious as a heart-attack (alright, maybe not that serious). Riot Games, LoL's developer, posted on its website this week that 120,000 transaction records from 2011 have been exposed (to someone, or some group), although thanks to the fact that credit card numbers were both hashed and salted, the actual risk of someone being able to take advantage of your financial data is extremely low. However, the fact that that many transactions have been affected is a bit alarming. In addition to these hashed credit card numbers,... Read more...
As a kid of the 80s, I dreamed of playing video games professionally - long before it was commonplace. Movies like The Wizard might have helped with that, along with the legendary Nintendo World Championship. Little did I realize at the time, pro-gaming was most certainly going to become a very big thing in the future, with no current sign of its rapid growth slowing down anytime soon. To help put things into perspective, Business Insider posted a list of the world's 15 most successful pro-gamers, in terms of their overall winnings. Looking over this list, it's easy to draw up a couple of simple... Read more...