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What Game Are You Playing Over 4th of July Weekend?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | It's a long weekend for some folks, or a fractured week for others. Anyway, what are you playing?

Former Blizzard Co-Founder Discusses Some of Blizzard's Biggest Failings, Hints at a Comeback

Mike Morhaime is now free to talk about his time at Blizzard.

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What Game Are You Playing Over 4th of July Weekend?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | It's a long weekend for some folks, or a fractured week for others. Anyway, what are you playing?

Former Blizzard Co-Founder Discusses Some of Blizzard's Biggest Failings, Hints at a Comeback

Mike Morhaime is now free to talk about his time at Blizzard.

Riot Games Under Investigation by the State of California For Gender Discrimination [Update]

Riot Games has allegedly refused to cooperate with the state over an investigation into gender discrimination.

"The Move to Streaming Is Upon Us"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Sony is convinced on-demand gaming is imminent in part because roughly 5% of PS4 owners used Remote Play at least once in the past year.

From Candy Crush to Hearthstone: How the Loot Box Bill Could Affect Some of the Industry's Biggest Games

The bill defines microtransactions and loot boxes, but questions remain.

Why Valve Making Its Own Auto Chess Is A Big Deal

The next step in a long line of mod succession is a big one.

Report: Riot Games Working With Tencent To Develop Mobile League of Legends

But it's not likely you'll be destroying Nexuses on the go this year.

Valve Announces Its Own Dota 2 Auto Chess Game

Valve and Drodo couldn't work together on an Auto Chess game, so Valve is making its own.

"Right Now We Don't Have Any One Group Taking an Unbiased View on Loot Crates"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | For an industry that swears it doesn't have a problem with exploitative monetization, gaming sure talks a lot about exploitative monetization

Riot Walkout Organizers Release Statement Saying They're "Disappointed" By Company's Decision on Forced Arbitration

Without a solution on forced arbitration, Rioters are going to keep resisting the company.

Riot Games Won't Change Current Employee Arbitration Clause Despite Walkout

In spite of employee discontent, Riot won't change its current employees' contracts.

Valve's Dota Underlords Trademark Sparks Spin-Off Speculation

Something new is probably coming at this year's International.

League of Legends Developers to Walkout in Protest Today at Riot Games Headquarters, Here's Why

Employees are protesting a controversial clause in their employment contracts, among other things.

Riot Games Employees are Reportedly Planning a Walkout Over Lawsuit Conflict

More news of Riot's treatment towards employees are pushing some to protest.

Hi-Rez Community Specialist Fired Following Arrest in Child Sex Ring

Thomas Cheung was one of 21 people arrested as part of an undercover sting.

Battlerite Royale is Taking the Battle Royale Genre to MOBA-Likes

Battlerite Royale is tweaking the familiar battle royale genre's formula.

Heroes of the Storm is Focusing More on Storytelling in 2018

Blizzard's MOBA is trying something new.

Diablo's Deckard Cain Joins Heroes of the Storm, Full List of Skills and Talents Revealed

The Last Horadrim joins Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm.

Is Dota 2 Pay to Win Now Thanks to Dota Plus? A Primer on Valve's New Subscription Service

Dota Plus offers some new tools, but they're hardly kingmakers.

Dota 2's New Subscription Service Replaces Battle Pass: Here are the Details

Dota 2 is ditching its Battle Pass for something more ongoing.

Paragon is Shutting Down in April, Epic Will Issue Full Refunds

"We have failed you... and we're sorry."

NCSoft Is Closing Master x Master

The Korean company's shot at the MOBA genre missed.

Heroes of the Storm Adds Its Own Double Dragons

Overwatch's Hanzo and World of Warcraft's Alexstrasza, joins the Nexus.

A Reality Show Based on League of Legends Is Coming Soon

We are the warriors that built this show.

Master x Master Takes A Shot The MOBA Crown Today

NCSoft's dungeon crawler and MOBA is launching today.

On its Second Anniversary, Heroes of the Storm Has Finally Turned a Corner

We talk to Heroes of the Storm's lead designer about the challenges faced to this point, and why it deserves to be appreciated in its own right.

Heroes of the Storm Gets a Reaper of Souls Infusion This Summer

The guy on the cover of Diablo 3's expansion will now cover your team in Blizzard's MOBA.

Master x Master: Sexy Characters Doing MOBA and Diablo Things

NCSoft's newest is a little MOBA and a little Diablo, but somehow it still works.

Heroes of the Storm 2.0 Launches Today, D.Va Joins The Roster

As part of the Heroes relaunch, a familiar face is now available.

Overwatch's Zarya Finally Gets A Great Skin, And It's Not in Overwatch

Heroes of the Storm adds Genji to the cast and gives Zarya a Genji makeover.

City of Heroes Returns… Within Master X Master

The latest master joins the roster and he has a heroic past.

Heroes of the Storm Director Moves to "Other Projects"

Blizzard's MOBA-like heads in a new direction as Dustin Browder leaves the project.

Heroes of the Storm Adds Varian Wrynn and Ragnaros

The fallen king takes his place in the Nexus, bringing a new mechanic with him.

League of Legends Surpasses 100 Million Monthly Players

Riot Games' flagship title is still doing big business for the company.

Gigantic Finds a New Publishing Partner in Perfect World

Motiga's Gigantic gets a new lease of life with a new publishing partner.

Master x Master: You Got Your Dungeon Crawler in My MOBA!

NCSoft enters the MOBA arena with its unique combo of MOBA and dungeon crawler.

The 2015 League of Legends World Championship Was a Great Underdog Story Until SK Telecom Remembered Who They Were

The Tigers were the Mighty Ducks to SK Telecom's Hawks, but there was no happy ending for the underdogs of the 2015 World Championship.

Can Battleborn Distinguish Itself Amid a New Wave of Quirky Class-Based Multiplayer Games?

Kat picks up Gearbox's new shooter, which is trying its best to be all things to all people.

Tuesday Stream: Let's Play Some Heroes of the Storm

Kat will be playing some Heroes of the Storm at 3pm PT/6pm ET. Come see it in action, or team up with Kat on Battle.net.

How Heroes of the Storm Finally Managed to Drag Me into MOBAs

After years of denial, Heroes of the Storm has proven to be the icebreaker.

Blizzard Versus the Hostility of MOBAs

Eurogamer's Oli Welsh examines how Blizzard intends to tackle this problem.

Infinite Crisis Preview: Not the MOBA We Need Right Now....

....but maybe the MOBA we can understand.