'Gears of War' studio is making a MOBA for PS4 and PC


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Epic Games, the studio best known for the Gears of War franchise, is building Paragon, a new multiplayer shooter for the PlayStation 4 and PC. It's a MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena), meaning its gameplay is reminiscent of titles like League of Legends, Smite or Dota -- two teams of five players fighting for control of a single map. Paragon includes a card-collecting aspect, too, because if you're going to make a game that appeals to a large online audience (Hearthstone, anyone?), it might as well have all the bells and whistles. Paragon enters open beta on PS4 and PC in summer 2016, followed by a paid "early access" launch in early spring. Epic announced Paragon during today's PlayStation Experience keynote address.

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