6 Games Like Smite

Games Like Smite Our list of games like Smite features other multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) games for you to master with a focus on fast paced third person options.

With MOBA games on the rise Smite decided to change up the genre by shifting the usual isometric perspective into a third person one with a 2014 Windows release in the genre. Separating itself from the leaders in the genre at the time Smite created its own niche with this popularity allowing it to expand to the console MOBA market.

Beyond the unique third person perspective Smite follows a familiar MOBA fame formula as players take control of their own diverse hero against an opposing team. With their own attacks, traits and abilities a strategic team configuration and macro map strategy are central to victory. These heroes in Smite are called Gods with inspiration drawn from the mythos of many ancient cultures and categorised based on their assassin, guardian, hunter, mage or warrior playstyle.

The MOBA games like Smite below focus on highly popular competitive games in the genre, options with third person perspective gameplay or other unique mechanics that goes beyond the standard MOBA genre formula.

League of Legends

League of Legends (LoL) is the king of the MOBA genre, growing rapidly from a release in 2009 to become one of the most popular and widely known in the genre. While not the original game in this genre it has stayed true to the original DotA formula as it continues to command a healthy portion of the MOBA player base and an active eSports league. The success of the League of Legends franchise has also pushed the game into alternative forms of media that have explored individual stories of the cha...[Read Review]

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Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Storm delivers Blizzard’s attempt at the popular Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) genre supported by a wealth of characters from other Blizzard franchises to attract countless fans into the arena. With a healthy beta development period before a full release Heroes of the Storm is no exception to Blizzard’s approach to developing high quality games and opts to take the genre in new directions while still catering to the veteran crowd. Often referred to as a hero br...[Read Review]

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Dota 2

Dota (Defense of the Ancients) 2 is a free to play multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) developed by the Valve Corporation. Available on Steam the game is one of the titans in the MOBA genre peaking at an all time high of over a million players with a consistent concurrent player count over half a million ensuring a new match is never far away. Dota 2 serves as the sequel to the original MOBA game which grew from humble beginnings as a mod for the popular Warcraft III strategy video game and g...[Read Review]

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Chivalry: Medieval Warfare

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare is a realistic action based game that lets players battle each other in medieval combat with one of the available game classes. The game launched in 2012 and has proven to be a successful multiplayer experience with a 2021 sequel (Chivalry 2) and has since been joined by similarly themed games from larger publishers to fill what was once a niche multiplayer genre. Chivalry: Medieval Warfare is set in medieval times with each available game map featuring two warring fac...[Read Review]

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Pirates, Vikings and Knights II

Pirates, Vikings and Knights II (PVK) is a free to play action game that uses medieval style combat and places it into a multiplayer environment where you’ll fight against other players in familiar FPS game modes. Starting as a popular modification for Half Life 2 the game has since become a broader offering. Pirates, Vikings and Knights II focuses on multiplayer gameplay in a team based environment and centres around three teams of pirates, vikings and knights each with their own symmetry...[Read Review]

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Heroes of Newerth

Heroes of Newerth (HoN) is one of the big MOBA game franchises and originally launched as a paid title in 2010 before going free to play approximately a year later. Developed by S2 games HoN features all the staples of the franchise with a 5v5 map, diverse champion pool and objective based hero battles. Like the many other multiplayer online battle arena titles on the market HoN receives regular updates and gameplay changes to keep the experience fresh. As a MOBA title you can also expect to see...[Read Review]

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