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India to witness the midnight launch of one of the most awaited game ‘Uncharted 4’ on 9 May
10:30 am PDT 30/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Uncharted 4 loyalists in India have surely found a big reason to celebrate, as one of the leading gaming retailers in India, Games The Shop has announced that they will be conducting a midnight launch for Uncharted 4. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, is a highly anticipated game as its previous trilogy has sold 21 million copies till June 2015 and the series is acclaimed for its remarkable graphics produced and attained by Naughty Dog. The company has revealed that … Read More

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Nolan Bushnell of Atari fame set to debut in mobile gaming sector with Spil Games
12:00 pm PDT 29/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Nolan Bushnell has been one of the most celebrated personalities in the world of gaming since decades. He co-founded Atari with Ted Dabney in 1972 and under its banner, pioneered arcade classics like Pong, Breakout and Adventure. The company further launched video game consoles and home computers. Their efforts helped shape the gaming and entertainment industry near late 90s. Now, at the age of 73, the ‘father of modern video games’, as Bushnell is often referred to, is all set … Read More

Angry Birds Action: Game blends reel with real to promote its movie
3:00 pm PDT 28/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Created by the Finland based game developing studio, Rovio Entertainment, the game Angry Birds made headlines and smashed records with its stellar performance. Initially, the game was launched in December 2009 on iOS and after selling around 12 million copies in less than a year, the game was incorporated across other digital platforms and eventually into video game consoles and PC. The game was also titled “the largest mobile app success the world has seen so far” and it comes … Read More

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SkyTou Studios bags rights to make games on popular animated series ‘Bommi & Friends’
1:00 pm PDT 28/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Chennai based gaming company SkyTou Studios acquired rights to develop games based on globally recognised animation series Bommi & Friends, developed by Gusto Studios. The studio has acquired rights to develop games around the animation series for five years and plans to come out with a couple of games starting this year. SkyTou Studios recently won the People’s Choice award at the recently concluded PGConnects Bangalore 2016 for its game Paw Adventures, a pet game to teach how to train … Read More

Reliance Entertainment
Reliance Entertainment to invest in 20 Indian gaming startups; investment figure yet to be disclosed
10:30 am PDT 28/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Although India has lagged in accepting digital mode of entertainment in the past, the recent trends paint a different picture. With the highest number of youth population in the world, the mobile gaming industry in India is set on a vibrant growth curve. The lack of gaming consoles and PCs has seen a compensating growth of mobile games. The number of indie studios churning out games has increased by leaps and bounds. Now, the business giant, Reliance Entertainment has recently … Read More

Reliance Games ties up with newly formed IPL team Gujarat Lions as its Gaming Partner
10:00 am PDT 28/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Reliance Games, a publisher and developer of mobile games, has announced partnership with Indian Premier League’s (IPL) newest cricket team Gujarat Lions, owned by Intex Technologies, an Indian Smartphone, consumer durables and IT Accessories manufacturer. With this partnership, Reliance Games has become the official gaming partner of the Rajkot based team led by Indian batsman Suresh Raina. The games will allow players to customise their team, engage with their favourite T20 stars – Suresh Raina, Brendon McCullum, Aaron Finch and … Read More

Intriguing game releases for 2016
1:00 pm PDT 27/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Another year and we’re already seeing signs that game developers from around the world are showing no signs of slowing down in their bid to release some seriously iconic titles. From exotic online slots titles to amazing open-world innovations, it looks like 2016 is going to be a year to remember thanks to some of these exciting releases. The one game that’s got everybody talking is No Man’s Sky. When this game comes to the PS4 in June it’s expected … Read More

John Romero releases a new level of ‘DOOM’ after 23 years!
11:30 am PDT 27/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

It would be safe to say that, id Software’s DOOM redefined the genre of first person shooter (FPS) games and paved the way to conceptualise new age FPS games. Released in 1993, the game had a pinnacle reach of 10 million players by 1995. With myriad fans around the globe, the game brought in new features which were at that time almost fresh in the industry. The game went on to grab so much attention, that it was followed by … Read More

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Crown & Council: A new, free-to-play game from the makers of ‘Minecraft’
10:30 am PDT 26/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Founded in 2009 under the name of Mojang Specifications by Markus Persson, Mojang is a well known name, which was later acquired by Microsoft in 2014 leading to parting away of the three founders from the company. Mojang is mostly credited to their immensely popular game Minecraft and now they have released yet another game. The company’s last release was Cobalt in February. And now, the company has launched a free-to-play game named Crown & Council. The game has reportedly … Read More

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PAX East 2016: Five takeaways from the event
10:30 am PDT 25/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The Penny Arcade Expo or PAX was initiated by the authors of Penny Arcade webcomic, Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik in 2004. Since then, it has been hailed as one biggest and most popular event solely dedicated to gaming in all its aspects. Among numerous editions of the event, PAX East – 2016 was recently concluded at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Just like former editions of the same, the event managed to allure large amount of fans from … Read More

PGConnects Bangalore 2016 concludes amidst much fanfare and knowledge sharing
8:45 pm PDT 22/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Reliance Games a developer and publisher of mobile games today announced the winners of the ‘Game Hack’ competition on the second day of its international mobile gaming conference – Pocket Gamer Connects. This is the second year in a row that PG Connects has seen immense reception and participation from the Indian gaming community. The second day of the conference focused on tracks like ‘Indie Academy’ and ‘East Meets West’. The day began with a Superstar session with Moonfrog Labs, … Read More

UCWeb announce $20 million funding program in India – 9Apps In Dev
2:30 pm PDT 22/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

UCWeb, a Chinese mobile internet company announced a $20 million funding program for Indian startups producing games and apps. The development was announced by the company at the PocketGamer Connects conference in Bangalore. ‘9Apps In Dev’, will act like an accelerator and UCWeb plans to back 100 Indian gaming startups providing each game developer upto $500,000. Announcing the program, UCweb India, general manager, Robert Bu said, “According to our research, there are lots of challenges faced by independent and startup … Read More