Blizzard signs deal with Disney to bring Overwatch League to ESPN, ABC and other networks
3:00 pm PDT 12/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Blizzard is going one step ahead with its Overwatch League (OWL) this time around. The company has struck a multi-year deal with Disney, according to which the aforementioned league will be broadcast on Disney-owned channels on linear television. Channels broadcasting the matches will include ESPN, Disney, and ABC’s family of networks. The initial playoff rounds began on 11 July and will run till the grand finals of the OWL, which are on 27 and 28 July. ESPN vice president of … Read More

A beginner’s guide to ‘Arena of Valor’: Four gameplay tips to help you out!
4:00 pm PDT 11/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Arena of Valor (AoV) is the kind of game that’s fun even if you’re only OKAY at it, but a whole new side of the game is revealed to you when you try to get good at the game and look at your gameplay with a critical eye. Here are a few basic tips to help you do this and squeeze as much enjoyment as possible from AoV. Don’t overlook the minimap This is a tip that, if you’re a somewhat experienced … Read More

Tencent Games’ ‘Arena of Valor’ introduces a new game mode ‘Football Fever’
4:30 pm PDT 05/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The FIFA World Cup fervor and excitement has reached Arena of Valor this season with a new update “Football Fever”. Instead of destroying towers and killing minions, players will instead take to the pitch in a three-on-three soccer match where attacking the ball sends it towards the goal. According to Tencent Games India GM Aneesh Aravind, “If you are a fervent Football fan then AOV’s Football Fever, is going to leave you in a fever pitch. The best part—you can celebrate the … Read More

Indian Federation of Sports Gaming appoints John Loffhagen as president
5:30 pm PDT 03/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG) has announced the appointment of John Loffhagen as its president. Loffhagen will drive IFSG’s agenda of creating a thriving ecosystem for sports, gaming users and operators in a number of ways including laying down guidelines for a common set of industry practices, dissemination of know-how to members and assisting with potential arrangements with rights holders for the benefit of members. An international legal expert, Loffhagen trained and qualified as a lawyer in the city of London … Read More

‘PUBG MOBILE’ debuts an all-new first-person Gameplay Mode and Mini-Zone Arcade Mode
6:00 pm PDT 27/06/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

For the first time ever, players can experience first-person perspective gameplay in the palms of their hands, thanks to the biggest update yet for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG MOBILE). Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation are introducing an all-new first-person perspective variation to the classic mode of PUBG MOBILE allowing players to play the game from an all-new perspective. The first-person perspective mode is just one part of a larger update for the game that also introduces weapon finishes, a Mini-Zone Arcade … Read More

Marvel brings ‘Spider-Man PS4’ to comics with a new series
3:30 pm PDT 18/06/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Insomniac games’ Spider-Man PS4 is set to join the comic-verse as the game is going to feature in the upcoming crossover event, Spidergeddon. Spidergeddon, Peter Parker’s latest console adventure, will include different versions of the Marvel superhero, such as Spider-Gwen and Miles Morales, alongside his white spider-emblem, as reported by Polygon.  Serving as a spiritual successor to 2014’s Spider-Verse, Marvel is suiting up various versions of the iconic superhero in their own storyline on Earth-616 and attempting to take things … Read More

Action-sandbox series returns with ‘JUST CAUSE 4’ this December
7:00 pm PDT 11/06/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Square Enix has announced a pivotal new entry in the highly successful action-sandbox series, JUST CAUSE 4, developed by Avalanche Studios. JUST CAUSE 4 was unveiled with a new game play trailer as part of the Xbox E3 2018 Briefing. It will be a key release for Square Enix and a landmark entry for the series, going to be available from 4 December , 2018 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC. Set in the fictional South American world … Read More

Bethesda announces a lineup of games at E3 2018 showcase
6:00 pm PDT 11/06/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Bethesda, at their E3 conference gave a fair idea about its upcoming games. Here is an in-depth look at the games announced or confirmed by the company. Wolfenstein: Youngblood is from MachineGames, the studio that developed the Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is announced. Set in 1980, 19 years after BJ Blazkowicz ignited the second American Revolution, Wolfenstein: Youngblood introduces the next Blazkowicz generation to the fight against the Nazis. Play as one of BJ’s twin daughters, Jess and Soph, … Read More

Fantasy Sports soars the popularity charts this T20 season in India
4:30 pm PDT 11/06/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

With the end of this year’s India’s biggest T20 cricketing extravaganza, IPL, a recent research has shown an impressive rise in the number of Fantasy Sports users across the country. By allowing sports fans to become team owners and deeply engage with their favourite sport, Fantasy Sports has become a huge hit among the masses. According to the research conducted by the Indian Federation of Sports Gaming- IFSG (India’s first self-regulatory industry body) and AC Nielsen, Fantasy Sports has provided … Read More

Tencent Games’ ‘Arena of Valor’ finds a place in Asian Games 2018
2:30 pm PDT 04/06/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Arena of Valor, one of the popular MOBA games from Tencent Games (multiplayer online battle arena), will be featured in the upcoming Asian Games 2018. The 2018 edition of Asian Games will include esports titles for the first time, although there will be demonstration events and will not be included in the overall medals tally. The Asian esports Federation (AeSF) and the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced its selection of a total of six games that have been included … Read More

The first Lego game, ‘Lego DC Super-Villains’ announced 
11:30 am PDT 01/06/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and DC Entertainment has announced the first LEGO game, LEGO DC Super-Villains. The game puts players at the center of a villain-centric adventure, packed with locations and characters from across the DC universe.   For the first time, a LEGO game is giving players the ability to create and play as their own DC super-villain throughout the game. The characters at the center of the story will team up with an iconic … Read More

Fortnite accused for violation of copyrights of intellectual property owned by PUBG
4:00 pm PDT 30/05/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The makers of Fortnite, one of the world’s most well-liked video games, have been accused of copyright infringement by PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). The PUBG Corp’s lawsuit claims that Epic Games, the Korean unit of North Carolina, copied elements of its battle royale game’s interface and items. The suit, alleging copyright infringement, was filed in January in South Korea. The company had complained about noticing certain similarities when Fortnite received its battle royale mode in September 2017. But at that time, PUBG … Read More