[Play now] Just to note, Shards of War requires a 20MB client download, hence it is not really a browser game. A new MOBA developed by Bigpoint for the last 3 years, Shards of War actually went into Open Beta in the middle of October. The tagline given is “The next generation of MOBA”.
While the core game is still about 5 vs 5 team PvP, there are some interesting elements. Shards of War takes place in a dystopian future, where the choice of weapons are guns rather than swords and magic spells. The WASD movement feature may feel odd for the isometric camera setting.
There is a team level system, where every action accounts for all members. in return having a direct effect on the entire team. This is somewhat similar to the team system found in Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm, where teams must really work together to get more powerful and secure victories.