NCSoft, world famous for their MMOs like Blade and Soul, Guild Wars 2, and Aion, has decided to diversify their game offerings and jump into the MOBA sphere. And why not? It's the fastest growing segment in the industry. MxM's most surprising feature isn't the dual champ "tag teams" or the frenetic action combat. It's the very dedicated focus on a coherent single player experience. Both in aesthetic and in its mechanics.
Master x Master is NCSoft's - the Korean game company responsible for MMO's like Aion and Blade & Soul - dive into the MOBA genre. The company throwing its hat into the arena that Riot, Valve, and Blizzard dominate is a risky proposition, but MxM may have just enough going on that it differentiates itself from the competition. That doesn't mean there aren't features MOBA players are familiar with, but NCSoft has definitely created a game that stands out. Here's five things you should know, post pre-Alpha.