Jan 05 2017
The battlefields of SMITE are about ready to be hit with a hefty dose of Celtic power. The free mmo of battling gods has featured quite a few diverse pantheons, ranging from Egyptian to Greek to Mayan, and it's now time for Celtic deities to get into the action. During the current Hi-Rez Expo, it was announced that the new SMITE The Morrigan, Phantom Queen, playable hero will be added to the game's roster with the next patch.
The addition of the... Read
Nov 09 2016
A lot of gods fighting it out in SMITE will soon find themselves being judged by the Egyptian arbiter of conflicts between good and evil. The latest patch for the free mmo sees the introduction of the playable SMITE Thoth, Arbiter of the Damned, god to the moba. In Egyptian mythology, Thoth served as the scribe of the gods, was the master of both physical and moral law, and made the calculations for the creation of the heavens, stars, and Earth.
Oct 31 2016
The rise of eSports on a global scale has been nothing short of phenomenal. Who would have thought a few years ago that millions of fans would today be regularly following pro mmo teams and watching the many tournaments that are held every week? Still, the industry is in its infancy, which means that there have been some sharp and disheartening growing pains. While I foresee the industry continuing to grow, there are a number of ways to improve e... Read
Oct 11 2016
The developers at Hi-Rez Studios love digging deep into different pantheons to find new gods to add to their SMITE mmo. This is a refreshing change of pace from the usual Greek or Roman gods, and the latest entry comes from Mayan mythology. Hi-Rez has just added the new SMITE Camazotz playable champion, and this beauty is the Mayan god of the bats.The abilities of the new SMITE Camazotz god within the game are:
Essence Drinker (Passive): Cam... Read
Jun 20 2016
While the temperature may be cold next January in Atlanta, Georgia, the online action will definitely be heating up. Hi-Rez Studios have announced the date for the Hi-Rez Expo 2017 event that will feature hardcore tournaments for their mmo games. Gamers can watch three tournaments in total: the SMITE World Championship for the PC, the inaugural SMITE World Championship for the Xbox One, and the first ever Paladins HRX Invitational. The Hi-Rez Exp... Read
Jun 07 2016
Another figure from Norse mythology is set to smash into the SMITE free mmo of battling gods. This entity is both belligerent and has an obsession with gold. Did I forget to mention that he can also turn into a dragon? In the game's latest update, Dwarven Corruption, SMITE adds Fafnir, Lord of the Glittering Gold, as a playable character. Fafnir is the son of the dwarf king Hreidmar, and he slew his father due to his insatiable greed in order to ... Read
May 27 2016
Consoles are a perfect fit for moba games, which is why the SMITE free mmo decided to expand to the PlayStation 4. The beta for the game has been extremely positive as console gamers are enjoying the delights of battling other players whilst being a god from a historic pantheon. Another aspect of the game that has caught gamers' eyes is the first-person perspective, which is unlike other mobas. Now Hi-Rez Studios have announced the official SMITE... Read
May 24 2016
Nothing spices up the action like some Viking-inspired mayhem. Such is the case for SMITE, the moba of battling gods. The free mmo is having their Masters tournament at Jönköping, Sweden, as part of the Dreamhack Summer 2016 event taking place June 18th-20th. To celebrate the tournament, Hi-Rez has introduced the SMITE Viking Invasion pass that players can purchase for a limited time.Players will have until June 5th to buy the SMITE Viking In... Read
Apr 07 2016
A new deity is literally flying into the SMITE free mmo with the game's latest update. For those players who have been waiting to play a spunky goddess that's full of dogged determination, their wait is now over as SMITE adds Jing Wei, the Oathkeeper, to the game. Jing Wei belongs to the Chinese pantheon, and she was transformed into a bird after drowning in the Eastern Sea. She then decided to fill up the ocean using pebbles and twigs so that no... Read
Mar 22 2016
With all of th copycat and coat-tailing MOBA games that continually attempt to break out onto the mmo scene, it always seems somewhat satisfying to see the SMITE is one of the few original and successful takes on the subgenre.
At first glance, it may look as straightforward as a change in camera angle, but deep down, SMITE separates itself from the MOBA RPG masses by upping the pace, adding more involved aiming and control systems, creating a ri... Read