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<b>League of Legends</b> – Jay Chou signs agreement to form eSports company

<b>League of Legends</b> – Jay Chou signs agreement to form eSports company Back in November 2015, Taiwanese popstar Jay Chou announced he will be forming an eSports team to take part in League of Legends.Earlier, a company known as China Digital Digital Group issued a press release to the Chinese media, claiming Jay Chou has signed with them to form an eSports company in Asia.

<b>Hyper Universe</b> – Final Closed Beta now live for side-scroll MOBA

<b>Hyper Universe</b> – Final Closed Beta now live for side-scroll MOBA Developed by Cwavesoft and published in South Korea by Nexon, Hyper Universe was described as a side-scroll MOBA when it was first announced.Nearly 8 months on, Hyper Universe has finally entered its Final Closed Beta last Friday, which is set to end on 14 April.

<b>Dota 2</b> – Project leader changed after disastrous Shanghai Major event

<b>Dota 2</b> – Project leader changed after disastrous Shanghai Major event Earlier this year, Valve and domestic publisher Perfect World held the Shanghai Major 2016 at a grand 31,000-seat stadium, thought the whole event was littered with humourous and frustrating human errors which can be further read here and here.Just a few hours ago, Perfect World sent an internal email (below) announcing certain operation teams will be re-structured, including Dota 2’s.

<b>League of Legends</b> – Over 10 sub-classes categorized for popular MOBA

<b>League of Legends</b> – Over 10 sub-classes categorized for popular MOBA [Source] As League of legends evolved over the years, developer Riot Games has been hard at work trying to categorize their huge roster of champions for players to easier understand them and their roles.Recently, it was announced there are now over 10 sub-classes in the popular MOBA, including awesome names such as “Vanguards”, “Battle Mages”, and “Enchanters”.

<b>League of Legends</b> – Asian popstar Jay Chou acquires Taipei Assassins

<b>League of Legends</b> – Asian popstar Jay Chou acquires Taipei Assassins Following the recent announcement that Asian popstar Jay Chou will be revealing his eSports team for League of Legends, the cat was finally let out of the bag earlier today.Jay Chou’s eSports company revealed it has purchased Taipei Assassins and renamed the team to Team J.

<b>Project A1</b> – Nexon teases Unreal Engine 4 MOBA at annual conference

<b>Project A1</b> – Nexon teases Unreal Engine 4 MOBA at annual conference This week, Nexon is holding its annual Nexon Developers Conference in South Korea, where its partners from all over the world attend and share their experiences in games development.While not necessarily the right event to announce a game, Nexon did reveal Project A1 during one of the technical talks.

<b>Master X Master</b> – NCsoft reveals 2 new game trailers for upcoming MOBA

<b>Master X Master</b> – NCsoft reveals 2 new game trailers for upcoming MOBA This week, 2 new game trailers were made public, one explaining how exactly what kind of game Master X Master is, followed by the first Master trailer.I have played the recent Asian beta, and you can find the gameplay videos here.

<b>Gigantic</b> – Perfect World revealed as publisher for upcoming MOBA title

<b>Gigantic</b> – Perfect World revealed as publisher for upcoming MOBA title According to Motiga Games, this partnership will expand Gigantic’s reach by supporting players with Win64 operating systems via the Arc Games platform.“2016 continues to be a year of growth for Perfect World Entertainment,” said Bryan Huang, CEO of Perfect World Entertainment.

The Appeal of MOBA Heroes

In a new The RPG Scrollbars column on Rock, Paper, Shotgun, Richard Cobbett makes a case for the appeal of MOBA characters when compared to recent RPG protagonists that happen to not be very customizable while also being pretty dull.To be perfectly honest, my interest in MOBAs and online games tends to be on the very low end of the spectrum, so, while I understand Cobbett's criticism of characters such as the Fallout 4 protagonist, the paragraph where he waxes poetic about MOBA characters largely fall flat on me.

<b>Master X Master</b> – NCsoft MOBA game set to begin Alpha play test

[Game website] The first competitive MOBA title developed by NCsoft, Master X Master features several familiar characters from NCsoft game (Lineage, Blade & Soul, Guild Wars, etc) while also introducing unique ones.The game will begin Alpha play test on 21 June (US time), and gamers can still register for a potential slot.

<b>Gigantic</b> – First developer diary talks on hurdles faced as a new studio

<b>Gigantic</b> – First developer diary talks on hurdles faced as a new studio After years of development, the Free-to-Play and team-based action MOBA is back in Closed Beta, ready for new and eager players.Making games is tough.

<b>Penta Storm</b> – Netmarble enters mobile MOBA market with new game

<b>Penta Storm</b> – Netmarble enters mobile MOBA market with new game Announced last week, Penta Storm is the upcoming mobile MOBA game developer Netmarble is preparing.If you did not know, Netmarble is one of the world’s biggest mobile games studio now, with successful hits such as Marvel Future Fight, Seven Knights, and more.

<b>Gigantic</b> – Open Beta date announced with cross-platform play coming soon

<b>Gigantic</b> – Open Beta date announced with cross-platform play coming soon The Free-to-Play action MOBA offers cross-play between platforms and launches for other Windows versions in the near future.Even though it’s light-hearted and charming, Gigantic is for enthusiast gamers and pits teams of five hardcore heroes and their massive Guardians against each other in epic battles.