31 Oct '17, 7am
We have been on Arena of Valor (AoV) since its release in Southeast Asia last week. We’re loving it so far, though we do wonder if this means that existing multiplayer online battle arenas (MOBA) in the mobile space like Vainglory and Mobile Legends (MLBB) will be stepping their game up. Here are the things that make this one our go-to game at the moment: It Still Controls Like Mobile Legends For better or worse, the control scheme is pretty identical. You move your hero with the virtual analog stick on the bottom left and then aim/attack with the virtual buttons on the bottom right. If you want extra commands like pinging your teammates, they’re all on the screen ready for you to tap them. But here’s the thing: Tencent invented the virtual control scheme first a year before Mobile Legends’ came into the fray, back when it was called King of Glory . In any case, the contro...