Games

MS Dhoni The Untold Story
Hungama Games launches ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story Game’
4:00 pm PDT 27/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

It’s been a while since digital means of marketing and promotion has become an integral part when it comes to movies. From Hollywood to Bollywood, the trend is quite prevalent and is more in numbers than ever. In Bollywood, most of the big films now have a game attached to their promotional schedule featuring some of the story elements and mostly the main character of the movie as the protagonist of the game. From Sultan to A Flying Jatt, almost … Read More


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Minecraft to roll out a large free update for consoles, Chinese Mythology Mash-Up Pack to release early October
3:00 pm PDT 26/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Minecon 2016 recently concluded and we were expecting some announcements from the developers “Mojang” regarding future plans and we weren’t disappointed. The company announced that the console editions of the game would be getting a rather large update for free and a classic Chinese Mythology Mash-Up Pack will also be brought in. Priced at $4.99 and slated for a 4 October release, the Chinese Mythology Mash-Up Pack will be adding 41 skins to the kitty and a brand new pre-made … Read More


Rohit Cricket Championship
Nazara Games releases ‘Rohit Cricket Championship’ in collaboration with the star himself
11:30 am PDT 26/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Indian mobile game publisher, Nazara Games, today announced their partnership with Cornerstone Sport and India’s iconic batsman Rohit Sharma to launch his first ever cricket game, called Rohit Cricket Championship. Nazara has an exclusive mobile gaming deal with Cornerstone Sport (the agency which has the digital and gaming rights for the Indian cricket star) and according to the deal, Sharma will work exclusively with Nazara Games as part of a multi-year partnership to develop unique digital gaming experiences for his fans, … Read More


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After Angry Birds, it’s time for a ‘Fruit Ninja’ feature film
10:00 am PDT 24/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Picking up from extensive box office collection of The Angry Birds movie early this year, converting mobile games into animated feature films seems like an idea that can lead to a considerable breakthrough. Another popular game franchise Fruit Ninja is in talks for a full length feature film. New Line Cinema, the American film studio, has bought the rights to make a movie out of the game. The plot of the feature may revolve around a certain concept of a … Read More


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WWE 2K17 new season pass and DLC details revealed
4:00 pm PDT 23/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The details of the DLC and season pass for the upcoming WWE 2K17 has just been unveiled and it has a lot to offer. Firstly, as usual, there will be a season pass which will allow players to purchase an additional assortment of content. The season pass will cost $29.99 however, each of the components of the bundle can be purchased individually. As opposed to the former editions, the content will now reportedly be available immediately and not on a … Read More


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Blizzard is all set to bid adieu to its Battle.net title
4:00 pm PDT 22/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

If you are an online gaming enthusiast, chances are that you surely know about Battle.net. Being Blizzard Entertainment’s very own gaming platform, Battle.net came online back in 1996 with the first Diablo game. But very soon, there might be no more ‘Battle.net’, the title, as Blizzard recently announced on the World of Warcraft’s website that they would be “transitioning away from” using the name as it creates “occasional confusion and inefficiencies related to having two separate identities.” The official statement … Read More


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Here’s the comprehensive procedure of creating an in-game character: By Zynga’s Shyam Deshpande and Arnab Roy
10:45 am PDT 22/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Animation has the power to bring things to life which are barely possible in other visual mediums. It can be fantasy or reality, the freedom is all yours when you choose to conceptualise and create a character. At Anifest India 2016, a talented duo from Zynga’s portrayed how an animated character is conceptualised, sketched and modelled to perfection through digital means. The character’s name was ‘Athena’, a battle scarred lady warrior from another planet and it was designed specially for the … Read More


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‘Gears Of War 4′ goes gold and releases the launch trailer
11:00 am PDT 20/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Gears of War has been quite a celebrated franchise and Microsoft had already teased the upcoming, fourth edition of the game sometime back. It seems like the game has been completed base development wise as Microsoft made the announcement in an Xbox Wire post. The stalwarts of Microsoft celebrated the event today at the Microsoft Canada Excellent Centre in Vancouver. The game has been developed by The Coalition and was helmed by Rod Fergusson who worked on the title back at … Read More


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Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup 2016: Taking a leap ahead of its former editions
5:00 pm PDT 19/09/2016 By Krishanu Ghosal

Undoubtedly, the gaming scene in India is on an upward surge given the huge untapped potential the country still has in this sector. While the indigenous growth can be mostly traced to the mobile gaming industry, eSports is steadily making its way into the limelight. Thanks to gamers and the enthusiasts alike, various tournaments are springing up and giving opportunities to many. One such event is the Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup, which concluded its third consecutive edition this year at … Read More


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Xigma Games’ duo create an immersive colourful puzzle game ‘Rubek’
4:30 pm PDT 15/09/2016 By Krishanu Ghosal

With the gaming industry becoming more and more lucrative in the country, indie studios are springing up like never before. The big players of the industry are now collaborating with indies to publish games and hence small games are coming into prominence. But whatever it may be, it’s the efforts of the makers that bring a game into the limelight. So, how big a team is needed to make a game which engages the audience while entertaining them with equal … Read More


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EA brings in major organisational changes with the launch of EA Worldwide
11:00 am PDT 15/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

After getting repeated negative reviews from the community in the recent years, EA took up the stance of being a ‘player-first’ organisation. Some time last summer, right after the introduction of this model, EA’s stock prices sky rocketed drastically to an all-time high. Being the makers of widely popular IPs like Battlefield and publishers of Titanfall, EA seems to be trying to follow up this model as they have just announced the initiation of EA Worldwide, which will bring together several … Read More


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DEN Network launches subscription-based gaming service with Indiagames
4:00 pm PDT 14/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

DEN Network, India-based cable television distribution company, together with Disney India’s gaming arm Indiagames announced the launch of ‘FUN Games,’ a subscription based gaming service. The service will offer a range of exciting games from the catalog of Indiagames branded titles. Speaking about the gaming platform, DEN Networks, CEO, S. N. Sharma said, “We are thrilled with this unique association with Disney India to launch exciting games for kids under the name of DEN Fun Games.’’ Further, he emphasised, “At … Read More