Total War: ARENA is a team-based strategy game that puts players in the middle of massive-scale battles, pitting two teams of ten players against each other in MOBA-inspired combat. Control iconic commanders and units from history, each with their own battle style, including Leonidas, Caesar, and more.
Type: Real-time Strategy
PvP: Large-Scale Wars
Release Date: February 22, 2018
Pros: +Unique 10 vs 10 RTS and MOBA-influenced gameplay. +Massive scale battles. +Tons of unlockables. +Detailed graphics.
Cons: -Progression can feel grindy.
Hyper Universe is a 4v4 side-scrolling action MOBA. Destroy towers, farm the jungles, fight bosses, and equip a variety of items to conquer your enemies.
Release Date: August 24, 2017 (NA Early Access)
PvP: Team-based Battlegrounds
Pros: +Unique side-scrolling gameplay. +Variety of characters. +Controller support.
Cons: -Mandatory AI matches (2 hours). -Some gear needs to be unlocked.
Paragon is a third-person sci-fi action MOBA where players assume the role of a hero and use their skills and teamwork to gain supremacy in the arena. The game features a unique card system that replaces the traditional in-match item shop.
||Publisher: Epic Games
Type: Third-person MOBA
Release Date: 2016
Pros: +Gorgeous visuals. +Large, detailed map. +Unique card system. +Fun combat.
Cons: -Smaller playerbase.
Jump into the world of Heroes of SoulCraft for some quick and fast-paced MOBA action. Play in 2v2 or 4v4 matches in this cross-platform game with a selection of distinct heroes.
Type: Arcade MOBA
Platforms: PC, Android, iOS
Release Date: March 25, 2015
Pros: +Free-to-play. +Cross-platform. +Controller support.
Cons: -Crashes, lags, and bugs out frequently. -Lacks tutorial, tooltips, and information in-game. -Lack of content.
Gunbound, is a classic strategical turn-based game where players choose from 28 unique mobile artillery machines and shoot their way to victory.
Type: Artillery Strategy
Release Date: March 28, 2007
Pros: +Lots of unique Mobiles. +Avatar customization. +Gameplay requires skill.
Cons: -Low playerbase. -Generic sound effects and average BGM. -Hackers with aim bots.
Battle Battalions, previously known as Victory Command, is a tactical military MOBA where players personalize their Battalion and fight in 5v5 battles for control of the battlefield. Defeat your opponents, earn experience, and upgrade your units in fast-paced matches.
||Publisher: Petroglyph Games
Type: Strategy MOBA
Release Date: November 03, 2015
Pros: +Modern military setting. +Various units types. +Heavily team-focused gameplay.
Cons: -Long matchmaking time. -Micromanagement play style may not appeal to all.
Games of Glory is a futuristic multiplayer battle arena style game with fast-paced gameplay and an emphasis on teamwork. Games of Glory offers competitive features and a variety of customization options.
||Publisher: Lightbulb Crew via Steam
Type: MOBA / Arena
Release Date: April 25, 2017
Pros: +Fast-paced gameplay, quick rounds. +Equip multiple weapons per match. +Built in tournament mode and other eSports features.
Cons: -Only two game modes at launch. -Not as much depth as traditional MOBAs.
Pilot an AirMech and wreak havoc against your enemies in this free-to-play action RTS. With smooth controls and a refreshing take on MOBA gameplay, AirMech offers players the opportunity to fight as Transformer-like robots.
||Publisher: Carbon Games
Type: Action RTS
Release Date: November 8, 2012
Pros: +Real time strategy. +Various customization options for both the mech and army. +Smooth controls.
Cons: -Can get repetitive. -Still in beta testing (+2/3 years).
Dragons and Titans is a 3D fantasy themed action oriented MOBA where players ride dragons into battle. Individual abilities must be aimed and the game has a large variety of customization.
Release Date: March 12, 2014
Pros: +Unique weapon system. +Fast-paced matches. +Excellent customization options (Mastery, Runes, Weapons).
Cons: -Balance issues with matchmaking. -Straight from queue to game (No coordination). -Only one map available at a time (rotates).
Golden Rush is an "unusual" MOBA from the creators of My Lands: Black Gem Hunting. The game features four teams facing off in an attempt to be the first to obtain either 30,000 gold or twelve chests.
||Publisher: Elyland Investment Company
Release Date: September 23, 2015
Pros: +Good aesthetic. +Simple, intuitive interface. +Stands out within the MOBA genre.
Cons: -Gear grind. -Persistent character leveling. -Skins give stat bonuses. -Class unlocks take an absurd amount of time. -Small community, long waits for certain modes. -Pay-to-win elements.