Pikimal: It seemed as though MOBAs were the major theme this time around at PAX, as several developers showed up with their own take on the game type. A genre notorious for its rigid, unchanging formula, it was definitely refreshing to play some games that dared to stray from the beaten path.
Take Awesomenauts, for example. The question behind the concept of is certainly intriguing – could the MOBA formula work on a console? After a playing a fast-paced round of the game with a group of five others on the PAX showroom floor, I can conclude with certainty: Yes. Yes it can.