Ubisoft Pune develops ‘Care Bears – Belly Match'; soft-launched in Aus-NZ
7:00 pm PDT 03/07/2015 By Vivek Kapadia

Ubisoft has been known to be developing state of the art games since 1986 and with the current trend of every big player in the industry testing waters on the smallest screen, Ubisoft too is jumping onto the bandwagon. With games like Trials Frontier, Nutty Fluffies Rollercoaster doing really well on the app stores along with many of its flagship games like Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Far Cry and Prince of Persia already on the mobile phone, one of Ubisoft’s … Read More

Video games can help reduce unwanted memories: Study
6:45 pm PDT 03/07/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Playing video games a day after reactivating the intrusive memories that you want to get rid of may reduce their occurrence over time, a study says. Unwanted, intrusive visual memories are a core feature of stress-and trauma-related clinical disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but they can also crop up in everyday life.”Although people may wish to forget traumatic memories, they may benefit from bringing them back to mind, at least under certain conditions those which render them less intrusive,” said … Read More

RTL Interactive and Discovery cooperate for gaming platform
1:30 pm PDT 02/07/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Media Group RTL Germany and Discovery Networks Germany are entering a partnership in the mobile gaming sector. As part of the cooperation, RTL subsidiary RTL Interactive is producing games platforms for the two German language Discovery channels DMAX and TLC, which are adapted to the channel and its appearance. The offer for DMAX, a channel aimed at a male target group, will consists mainly of strategy and action games, with casual games aimed at the female target group of TLC. … Read More

Octro goes local; launches Teen Patti in Hindi, Gujarati and Marathi
6:30 pm PDT 01/07/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Indian card game development company famous for its Teen Patti game, Octro has now launched the game in 3 regional Indian languages, Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati. This move has been initiated keeping in mind the need of the regional users who find a comfort level playing the game in their own language. Since they form a huge percentage of the user base with 30 Million plus registered users, they now expect the numbers to increase exponentially amongst the Hindi, Marathi … Read More

Southeast Asia mobile gaming to generate $7 billion by 2019: Report
3:00 pm PDT 25/06/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Asia has been one of the exciting markets to watch out for most mobile developers especially in the Southeast Asian region, which according to a report will see mobile gaming revenues growing six-folds to over $7.0 billion (roughly Rs. 44,515 crore) in the next five years thanks to smartphones and high-speed Internet access. Revenues only crossed the $1.0 billion (roughly Rs. 6,359 crore) mark in 2014 but are expected to rise at a compounded annual growth rate of 48 per … Read More

NASSCOM Game Developers Conference returns this November with a fresh outlook
1:00 pm PDT 24/06/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) has begun the call for entries for speakers in the wake of its games development summit, the NASSCOM Game Developer Conference (NGDC) 2015 which will take place from 5-7 November in Pune, India at The Westin. Featuring over 1300 industry delegates, 70 speakers, 50 games, an Expo promoting Indian video games and a dedicated day for workshops, the three day conference showcases the creative talent and upcoming industry trends in interactive … Read More

21 game trailers that made headlines at E3 2015
5:00 pm PDT 20/06/2015 By Vivek Kapadia

The new game announcements and trailer releases have always been one of the major talking points at E3 every year and this year too was no exception. Big publishers and developers had even bigger games to showcase at E3 some touching skies while others not able to match the magnanimity of the event disappointing fans and media alike. We at have compiled a list of game trailers which made people at the conference go weak in their knees asking … Read More

Disney Interactive may explore virtual reality option for its video games
3:00 pm PDT 19/06/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Virtual Reality (VR) has been long been viewed as the next big thing to change how one interacts with the digital things whether it is entertainment, health or any other sector in the near future. Among the many trying their hands at the VR tech, Walt Disney is one more which wants to explore this dimension and its interactive unit is considering bringing Disney Infinity or other video games into the world of virtual reality. Disney Interactive, president, James Pitaro, … Read More

Mobile games take centre stage at E3 2015
4:00 pm PDT 17/06/2015 By Vivek Kapadia

Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2015 has gained a lot of eyeballs with some big announcements coming from some of the biggest gaming companies and the show is gaining traction with every passing day. PC games and console games have always been at the heart of the expo as the line-up of AAA games are announced on the big stage one after another. This time too it was no different with Bethesda coming up with games like Fallout 4, Doom and … Read More

Microsoft flaunts new games and hardware at E3 2015
2:30 pm PDT 16/06/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Microsoft now moving its focus towards the gaming industry and its presentation at E3 (the annual video game conference) showed how important it is for them to capture the attention. The company towed with a few of the things planned in the coming years. Starting with the back-compatibility issue that has been worrying a lot of old console owners, Microsoft promised that hundreds of games designed for its Xbox 360 will work on its Xbox One console, starting with a … Read More

PC games to outsell console games by 2016: Report
1:30 pm PDT 16/06/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

PC gaming is still considered as the purest form of gaming and the gamers still swear by their hardware configuration and graphic cards. According to an industry research by Price Water House Cooper (PwC) – PC gaming is going to get bigger than ever according. By the end of 2016 it is predicted that the value of PC games sold will eclipse the value of console games sold. This change has been many years in the making. Looking at the figures from … Read More

Bethesda’s E3 2015 lineup will bring tears of joy
3:00 pm PDT 15/06/2015 By Vivek Kapadia

Bethesda’s first ever E3 conference kicked off with much fanfare and some great news for the gaming industry. The company behind titles like Skyrim, Doom, Dishonored, Fallout and what not has grown to become a big name when it comes to big budget AAA titles. Here is a look at what it has lined-up for the roadmap ahead Doom The fourth edition of the game titled just ‘Doom’ has brought back the fast paced old school shooter elements back to … Read More