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Top 150 best Steam games of all time tagged with MOBA, according to gamer reviews.

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
7.47
93% 111 votes
7.20
100% 14 votes
7.14
95% 21 votes
7.13
100% 12 votes
6.94
100% 8 votes
6.69
75% 1,191 votes
6.39
71% 1,319 votes
6.34
86% 7 votes
6.21
100% 2 votes
6.21
100% 2 votes
6.21
100% 2 votes
6.20
83% 6 votes

Correlated tags

Correlation is how often another tag appears together with this tag. If one in every five games tagged with MOBA is also tagged with a correlated tag, the correlated tag has 20% correlation. 100% correlation means the pair of tags always appear together.

Tags most frequently applied to the same games as MOBA, with at least 15% correlation.

  1. Action 72%
  2. PvP 64%
  3. Multiplayer 60%
  4. Strategy 55%
  5. 3D 38%
  6. Free to Play 38%
  7. Indie 32%
  8. Early Access 31%
  9. Casual 31%
  10. Massively Multiplayer 28%
  11. RPG 27%
  12. Shooter 22%
  13. Third Person 22%
  14. Co-op 21%
  15. Online Co-Op 21%
  16. Team-Based 21%
  17. Fantasy 19%
  18. Tactical 19%
  19. Combat 17%
  20. RTS 17%
  21. Singleplayer 17%
  22. Adventure 15%

The "MOBA" tag is an acronym for "Multiplayer Online Battle Arena" and refers to a specific genre of competitive video games. MOBAs are characterized by team-based gameplay where two teams of players, typically consisting of five members each, battle against each other in an arena-like environment.

In a typical MOBA game, each player controls a single character known as a "hero" or "champion," who possesses unique abilities and attributes. The objective is to work together with teammates to destroy the enemy team's base while defending your own. This requires strategic decision-making, coordination, and effective teamwork.

Key features of MOBA games include:

  • Multiplayer Focus One of the defining aspects of MOBAs is their emphasis on multiplayer matches involving real-time interactions between players.
  • Team-based Battles Players are divided into two opposing teams that compete against each other using their heroes' abilities and skills to gain advantages in combat.
  • Lanes and Creeps The battlefield in a MOBA game usually consists of distinct pathways called lanes, which are guarded by neutral computer-controlled characters referred to as creeps or minions. These creeps spawn periodically from both bases and provide support for the players during battles.
  • Tower Defense Each base is fortified with defensive structures called towers or turrets that must be destroyed before attacking the core structure known as the Nexus or Ancient. Players must strategically push through lanes while protecting their own towers from destruction.
  • Hierarchical Progression System During matches, heroes gain experience points and collect in-game currency or resources that can be used to upgrade their abilities and purchase items that enhance their performance. This progression system allows heroes to become more powerful as the game progresses.

Some well-known examples of MOBA games include:

  • League of Legends (LoL)
  • Dota 2
  • Heroes of the Storm
  • Smite
  • Arena of Valor

MOBA games have a strong competitive scene with professional esports tournaments and are enjoyed by millions of players worldwide. They offer a dynamic, strategic, and team-oriented gameplay experience that requires mastery of multiple heroes, map awareness, communication with teammates, and effective decision-making under pressure.

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