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With E3 2014 in the books, Joystiq's writers look back at their favorites from the show. With the only stipulation being that the game must have been playable to qualify, the team presents its selections for favorite games of E3 2014. From independent gems to major releases from powerhouse publish...

June 13th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Crytek's new MOBA Arena of Fate is best described by our sister site Joystiq as a MOBA for people frustrated by MOBAs. Sitting down with Crytek Producer David Bowman at E3 this week, the Joystiq interview focuses on what makes AoF different from every other MOBA out there by removing the "toxic ele...

June 12th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Imagine a first-person shooter game without a sprint or jump button - moment to moment you're still fragging your friends or foes, but the experience is just a touch more streamlined. Now imagine the same principle applied to a MOBA: The store is gone, getting the last hit on a minion doesn't matte...

June 12th 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Arena of Fate, Crytek's entry into the fast-growing MOBA genre, will feature 30 characters pulled from real-world history and legends, a company rep told Joystiq at E3. Little Red Riding Hood, Fenrir, Jack The Ripper and King Richard The Lionheart were all mentioned during a press briefing, while s...

June 11th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Bungie announced this week that its console MMOFPS Destiny is open for pre-order and pre-loading on the PS3 and PS4. Pre-order players will earn beta access come July. What else is new in the world of MMO beta testing? WildStar is keeping its open beta live intermittently until the headstart beg...

May 23rd 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Crytek announced a new MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) game for PC and consoles today, Arena of Fate. The game gives players the chance to jump into 5-vs-5 battles using iconic characters from popular folklore and history like Robin Hood, Joan of Arc, Little Red Riding Hood, Frankenstein a...

May 22nd 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Good news, everyone! Crytek heard that the world needed another MOBA and is here to provide one in Arena of Fate. At least it's got a unique IP; players will be slipping into the shoes of characters from history and legend as varied as Frankenstein, Jack the Ripper, and Baron Münchhausen. "Ima...

May 22nd 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments