Seventynine announces ingame branding campaign for Parle G with Nazara Games
6:00 pm PDT 23/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Seventynine, part of the digital media platform SVG Media, today announced an in-game branding campaign for Parle G as part of a special edition of Chhota Bheem mobile game developed by Nazara Games. It has broken all records in users reached and duration of game play for an activity of this kind. Nazara Games integrated Parle G brand inside Chhota Bheem Jungle Run, the most downloaded game of Nazara with over 10 million downloads. The brand campaign was experienced by over 3.4 million … Read More

Nintendo NX gets a brand new name and a release date
3:00 pm PDT 23/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Nintendo’s upcoming console has been the talk of the town for quite some time now. With a lot of speculations doing rounds throughout the web, the specs of the console, nicknamed ‘NX’ cannot be deciphered clearly, yet. Nintendo’s previous console, Wii U didn’t manage to excite the fans and somewhat faded with almost no galore in sale numbers. So, NX would be an absolute redemption attempt for the company. From E3, it was pretty clear that The Legend of Zelda: … Read More

Epic Games forums have been breached, over 800,000 accounts at risk
1:00 pm PDT 23/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Epic Games, the creator of titles like Unreal Tournament and Fortnite, has confirmed that their Unreal Engine, Unreal Tournament Forums and even some of the legacy forums have been breached by an unknown hacker. According to a post from the company, the attack has left email addresses “other data entered into the forums” compromised. According to a breach notification site, LeakedSource, which obtained a copy of the database, the attack was carried out on 11 August. The attack potentially puts … Read More

Facebook and Unity converge to create a new PC gaming platform
4:00 pm PDT 22/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Unity has become an extremely popular choice for video game creators as it makes the process much easier. Now Facebook, one of the world’s leading social media entities seems to be keen on making their mark in the world of gaming as it has extended its deal with Unity. According to a press release from Facebook, Unity is working on an “all-new PC gaming platform”, which seemingly will pretty much be restricted to developers who are willing create games just … Read More

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PlayStation 4’s slim images leak over an online auction site
11:00 am PDT 22/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

While Sony’s next move seemed to be the PlayStation Neo as the company had announced it earlier this year, new images of a slimmer version of PlayStation 4 has surfaced on an online auction site. From the images doing rounds over the internet, we can make out that it looks like a much slimmer version of PS4, however there is no way to tell if it is Neo. The images are pretty compelling as the new sleeker version of PS4 can … Read More

EA Sports to become Manchester United’s official gaming partner
5:00 pm PDT 18/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

EA Sports, the sports video games developer, has inked a deal with Manchester United FC to become the club’s official video game partner. This partnership will last for three years as the global gaming company is also the lead sponsor of the Premier League. The substantial focus of this deal will center specifically around the upcoming release of FIFA 17 on PS4 and Xbox One. The gaming company is already recognised for its best selling EA Sports FIFA series which … Read More

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Amazon owned Twitch acquires Curse in an undisclosed deal
2:00 pm PDT 17/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

While many around the globe might not be aware of the ‘Curse’, gamers on the other hand are almost certainly aware of it. Curse is a multimedia and technology based company whose add-on client and services are used for various games like Minecraft, World Of Warcraft, League of Legends, Smite and more. In recent times, the most popular service that Curse has been providing is the Curse Voice chat (through the desktop client), which enables gamers to connect to other … Read More

‘Chase your dreams’ claims the story of the bloke who developed ‘BLUK’ the game
2:00 pm PDT 16/08/2016 By Vivek Kapadia

The story of an enthusiast pursuing his passion to make it his career has been a movie stuff that you only find in cinemas. But, the Indian gaming scene has a lot of such examples who have left their corporate jobs to dive into the exciting and still embryonic world of game development in India. One such example is founder of Pixel Ape Studios Deepak Menon, who was working in a tech corporate in New Zealand and left his plush … Read More

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The Pokemon World Championship schedule is out and it excludes any ‘Pokemon Go’ related events
1:30 pm PDT 13/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

With Pokemon Go spreading its wings globally, fans of the game might be a little disappointed to know that the Pokemon World Championships 2016 will not feature any event related to Niantic’s augmented reality game. The event will not be open to the general public this time as the apparent reason is “unprecedented response from invited players planning to attend”. Only the players who possess the official badges meant for the invited players would be allowed into the venue (and … Read More

Apple is celebrating Independence Day by featuring Indian-developed apps and games at heavily discounted prices
12:00 pm PDT 13/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

With the festivities of the 70th Independence Day already in place, digital enthusiast are all set to receive a special offer from Apple. The company is featuring (highlighting) a set of Indian-developed games and apps at discounted prices. There are 15 apps and games which are being highlighted for the event and they are divided into three categories: Innovative services, Limited Time Offers and Indie Games for Rs.10. While some of the apps are free, some (the games) are coming at … Read More

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Hungama Games brings in the official ‘A Flying Jatt game’
3:30 pm PDT 12/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Hungama Games, the gaming arm of Hungama Digital Media Entertainment, has developed the official game for Balaji Motion Pictures’ upcoming superhero movie – A Flying Jatt.  Lead actor Tiger Shroff, and Director Remo D’Souza launched the official game at an event held in Mumbai. Available on Android and iOS smartphones, A Flying Jatt game is an endless runner game with an aim to travel as far as possible, collect coins, and avoid obstacles. Also available on Tata Sky and Airtel … Read More

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The fictional ‘League of Legends’ based TV show wraps up production
2:00 pm PDT 10/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

League of Legends has been a beacon in the gaming as well as the eSports industry for quite some time now. Acing almost every feat, Riot’s Games’ multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) has its own competitive tournament, the LCS, which sees participation from the world’s biggest names from the eSports industry. So, if you’re a fan of League of Legends and all its elements and still can’t get enough of the game, there’s good news for you! There’s an upcoming, … Read More