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Smite, sexism and the soul of esports

Picknell doesn't speak Spanish. Her expertise is rather in the game Smite, in which teams of deities attempt to destroy one another's bases. When the Google translation for 'puta' came back, she...

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Smite celebrates 10 million players with Kevin Sorbo Hercules voice pack

More than 10 million people have played Smite, Hi-Rez Studios' mythology-themed MOBA, since its release last year, the company announced today. To celebrate, Hi-Rez is unlocking Hercules along...

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See Dota 2 played as a third-person shooter

For those who've imagined playing Dota 2 from something other than the game's standard overhead camera, this mod — "Action Dota" — turns it into a third-person shooter. BMD Dota, the modder behind...

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These are your first Smite world champions, watch them win $1.3M

The first ever Smite World Championships kicked-off on Friday, with teams from around the world descending on Atlanta, Georgia to see who would take home a share of the $2.5 million price pool. T...

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Smite aims for Xbox One beta in early 2015

Hi-Rez Studios' multiplayer online battle arena Smite will be ready for closed beta on Xbox One early in 2015, with a release in the first half of the year, according to company co-founder Todd...

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Smite receives patch, new character Osiris, Siege mode

The latest patch for Hi-Rez Studios' free-to-play 3D multiplayer online battle arena game, Smite, introduces Siege mode, new god Osiris, new league ranking system, skins along with a slew of a bug...

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Smite's cinematic launch trailer flaunts its god-like heroes

The cinematic teaser trailer for Hi-Rez Studios' free-to-play 3D multiplayer online battle arena game, Smite, introduces players to its God characters ahead of it full launch March 25. Earlier this...

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Smite receives new character Geb, arena map

Hi-Rez Studios' free-to-play 3D multiplayer online battle arena game, Smite, received a new arena map and god character called Geb, the developer recently announced. Geb is a god of the Earth with...

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Smite mythological MOBA launching March 25, 2014

The full version of Smite, Hi-Rez Studios' free-to-play 3D multiplayer online battle arena with a mythological twist, will launch on March 25, 2014, the developer announced today. Smite is...

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Hi-Rez discusses failures of past games, success of Smite

Smite is the third game from Alpharetta, Ga.-based Hi-Rez Studios, and it's the first one that seems on track to be successful, said CEO Erez Goren in a candid post on Reddit. After noting that "m...