Play Sims 4 for free on Origin Game Time
12:00 pm PDT 27/01/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The Sims fans rejoice. Electronic Arts (EA) has added The Sims 4 to its Origin’s Game Time library; meaning you can download the game and play the game as much as you want for 48 hours before deciding to loosen your purse strings and buying a copy. EA explained: “You’ll get the full version of The Sims 4 on Origin Game Time. Sample all-new creative tools like Build Mode and Create-A-Sim, then explore vibrant neighbourhoods, build relationships or cause chaos. … Read More

GameEon’s FPS ‘Special Ops’ gets ready to aim and fire
3:00 am PDT 26/01/2015 By Vivek Kapadia

Special Ops is a first person shooter by Mumbai based GameEon, a gaming company that boasts of 16 games in its war-chest prior to this. Founded in 2011 the company is the brainchild of Nikhil Malankar along with co-founder Prasad Kajarekar. Special Ops is the story of Robert Cain, a Special Forces officer, who loses his team members on a secret mission and it is now up to him to rebuild his team for completing his assignment only to later discover the … Read More

‘Exploding Kittens’ on its way to become first crowd funded campaign with 100K backers on Kickstarter
2:30 am PDT 26/01/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

We have all learnt that crowd funding is the most unique and simple way to get backers for one’s idea (however insane it may be) and Kickstarter is an entrepreneurs’ paradise if he/she really knows how to get the backer’s attention. Well, one such entrepreneur happens to be Shane Small, creative director, formerly of Xbox, Gogokiddo and WizKids – who is also one of the three founders of Exploding Kittens – if you are still wondering what’s all the fuss … Read More

Ubisoft announces new procedural game ‘Grow Home’
1:30 pm PDT 23/01/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Ubisoft unveiled Grow Home, a game which the studio has described as ‘a procedurally animated, quirky and experimental climber’ for Windows PC. The game surprisingly will be out on 4 February on Steam, a short notice for the release, a very unlikely thing from Ubisoft. Developed by Ubisoft’s Reflections studio, the game was developed by eight people and meant for the staff internally. Since the game saw good response from the top management, they decided to launch the game for … Read More

Xbox One to get Early Access to ‘Battlefield: Hardline’
1:00 pm PDT 23/01/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Electronic Arts’ (EA) latest offering from the Battlefield series, Battlefield: Hardline will be available to Xbox One users early due to EA Early Access program for Microsoft consoles.  EA Access is Xbox One exclusive, so that gives Xbox owners with a subscription to EA’s service a leg up on PC and PlayStation 4 players. The official Twitter account of the game has confirmed the news saying the XOne players will get to play the full game for free for a few … Read More

Hashstash goes retro with its third game ‘Splash Damage: Survive if you can’
10:30 am PDT 23/01/2015 By Vivek Kapadia

After toying with circles in Circulets and matching hues in Heurons, Hashstash is all set to take you on a retro ride with its latest offering in Splash Damage: Survive if you can. An endless arcade platformer, the game provides an intense gameplay requiring quick reflexes and pure survival instincts to stay alive as the pool of liquids at both the ends of the screen can lead to your end. Speaking to AnimationXpress, Hashstash founder Kinshuk Sunil explains the concept … Read More

Play games without cluttering your phone memory on
3:00 pm PDT 21/01/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

7 Seas Entertainment has come up with an innovative way to play games on your mobile phones., a free online gaming portal is now a 100 per cent cross platform gaming portal.  Neodelight is based on the Greek word ‘neo’ for new and the English word ‘delight’. Siting the opportunity on the mobile space and with most gamers wanting to play casually on a smaller screen, this seems to be a smart way of reaching to that audience by … Read More

SocioBall: A game with a social difference
4:00 pm PDT 20/01/2015 By Vivek Kapadia

India is currently in a phase where a lot of indie game developers have cropped up with their games and the market is dominated by the free-to-play games. On the other hand, Yellow Monkey Studios’ Socioball comes with a premium price tag attached to it and the developers want to break the notion that a freemium game is the only way to go about. Socioball is a puzzle game where you guide the ball to its goal by placing various … Read More

2K and Firaxis release the trailer of ‘Sid Meier’s Starships’
2:15 pm PDT 20/01/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Sid Meier the mind behind the Civilization series has a new game up his sleeve. 2K and Firaxis Games today announced Sid Meier’s Starships, a new turn-based, adventure-driven interstellar strategy game. Scheduled for release in early 2015 as a digital download for Windows-based PC, Mac and iPad, Sid Meier’s Starships lets players command a fleet of starships as they embark on a series of missions to explore the galaxy, protect planets and their civilisations, and build a federation to ultimately usher in a new age of … Read More

Warner Bros & WWE collaborate on the mobile game ‘WWE Immortals’
1:30 pm PDT 20/01/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment and sports entertainment company WWE released a free-to-play mobile game called ‘WWE Immortals’ for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices on 15 January, which is available worldwide on the App Store and Google Play. Developed by NetherRealm Studios, the creators of the best-selling ‘Mortal Kombat’ franchise and ‘Injustice: Gods among Us’, in conjunction with Phosphor Game Studios, ‘WWE Immortals’ is a free-to-play title that features Superstar battles in a fantastically re-imagined WWE world. Warner Bros … Read More

Three day game binge kills a Taiwanese man
12:30 pm PDT 20/01/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Playing video games has always been related to having fun but playing them in moderation is the way to enjoy them to the fullest. Sometimes binge playing can lead to death and the same has happened to a 32 year Taiwanese man named Hseish. Hseish, a 32 year-old man was found dead in an internet café following a three day internet binge. Emergency services were called to the cafe, based in Kaohsiung, after an employee discovered a customer was slumped … Read More

Game Hack Pune: A valuable lesson on the mobile gaming scene
3:30 pm PDT 17/01/2015 By Vivek Kapadia

Reliance Games in a series of its city based Game-Hacks made a pit stop at Pune to check what the game developers had in store for the studio. The Game-Hack started with an expert panel discussion where in experts from all the areas of gaming discussed the current scenario of mobile gaming. Experts on the panel included: Sandeep Shetty – AVP Product, Reliance Games Matt Powers – Senior Producer, Reliance Games Patrice Crespy – Game Design Trainer Anuj Tandon – … Read More