Mobile Gaming Offering Something For Everyone
6:00 pm PDT 23/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

When cell phones started becoming the norm, 20 year ago or so, they were intended to just be, well, phones. Those big and clunky devices were little better than wireless home phones, but at least you were able to use them outside of your house, as long as you could get a signal. Then came smartphones. And although they’re also meant to be phones, it wasn’t long before companies realised that they could be utilised for much more. Think about … Read More

Rayman Adventures
Ubisoft announces ‘Rayman Adventure’ as the character turns 20
5:30 pm PDT 19/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The platform videogame Rayman turned 20 today and Ubisoft on the occasion announced Rayman Adventure, a free-to-play game which will be out on Android and iOS next month. The game that was released during the first PlayStation era has in its lifetime received 8 more games till date. With Rayman Adventure now, Ubisoft is celebrating the 2oth anniversary of the character. The game will be a spinoff from Rayman Legends, the last game in the series which was released in … Read More

Global games retailer Green Man Gaming, open to reveal the source of its game codes
3:00 pm PDT 19/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Following a spat with subreditter, Game Deals, Green Man Gaming, the global games retailer will now disclose the source for its game codes. Recently it came under heavy fire after Games Deals alleged that Green Man Gaming was sourcing its codes for using allegedly unauthorised key codes for Activision and Ubisoft games – that is, keys not supplied directly by the publisher. Game Deals recently alleged that Green Man Gaming had sold illegitimate keys on its website and sold it … Read More

Marvel Games leverages the success of Netflix’s ‘Jessica Jones’ and ‘Daredevil’
11:00 am PDT 18/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel, with all its might in all the departments of entertainment is taking advantage of promoting its TV shows and movies and integrating content through different mediums. According to Mashable, Disney owned Marvel, will integrate content from its two TV shows Daredevil and Jessica Jones into two of its most popular mobile games, Marvel Contest of Champions and Marvel Future Fight, which combined have more than 75 million fans. Marvel Contest of Champions will introduce a new 6 chapter story, … Read More

Terrorists used PlayStation 4 to plan Paris attacks?
11:00 am PDT 17/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The recent Paris attacks by ISIS has left everyone aghast and in shock that such a horrific incident can be carried out against humanity. The attack which killed 127 people and left more than 300 wounded may have been planned using the most famous console today, a Sony PlayStation 4. Right after the attacks French troops started raiding places and also raided nearby Belgian capital Brussels. Belgian federal home affairs minister Jan Jambon has said outright that the PS4 has been used by ISIS agents … Read More

Learnings from NASSCOM’s Indian Gaming Market Review Report
8:00 pm PDT 16/11/2015 By Vivek Kapadia

The gaming industry in India is at a corner where Indian developers are gunning for global glory and attracting the world’s attention.  At the recently concluded Nasscom Game Developers Conference, a report was released which gives the overview of the Indian gaming industry, market indicators, market trends, salary trends and the overall road map ahead for the industry. Considered as the third largest mobile subscriber base in the world currently, India’s gaming industry is exploding with the smartphone penetration; people … Read More

UK videogaming TV channel Ginx TV seeks £540K through crowd funding
11:00 am PDT 14/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

BENGALURU:  UK videogaming TV channel Ginx TV needs funds to add 3.5 million households to its UK distribution platform, to develop and market suite of apps including the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, and to develop the Ginx website and its online community. The company is sourcing funds through crowdfunding, and at the time of writing of this report has already raised £182,260, or a little more the third of the £540,000 that it needs on Crowdcube, with a largest … Read More

Indian Games Expo to take place on 14 and 15 November in Mumbai
9:00 pm PDT 13/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The ever evolving Indian gaming industry has witnessed a surge in the number of events and gatherings occurring at regular intervals. Events like Nasscom Game Developers Conference or Reliance’s PocketGamer Connects were all development centric and were more focused on gave development, but nothing majorly was targeted at the gamers (players) or consumers who make the video gamer community, apart from a few game tournaments here and there. Lately events like Video Game Fest and a few games at Comic … Read More

Chhota Bheem
After the world, June now has ‘Nazar’a on India
6:00 pm PDT 13/11/2015 By Vivek Kapadia

Chhota Bheem has been a heartthrob for children for quite some time now. The creators Green Gold Animation are taking the character to smaller screens as well with an exclusive deal with Nazara Games to develop and publish multiple mobile games across all its IPs over the next 5 years. Nazara Games and June Software recently signed a definitive agreement to collaborate on a series of games based on the popular Chhota Bheem IP. In the wake of this deal … Read More

Fallout 4 breaks GTA V record for most concurrent players on Steam
9:30 am PDT 13/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The long awaited Bethesda game Fallout 4 has not only managed to gain positive reviews among the gaming community but has also managed to break a record in the process. The game released on 10 November, the game already had more than 290,000 playing the game on the opening day on popular gaming platform Steam. The game then went on to reach the peak setting a record of 445,546 users on Steam on the next day itself. The record which … Read More

Hyderabad-based gaming startup Octathorpe gets Rs 1.65 cr funding
7:00 am PDT 13/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Angel investment group The Chennai Angels has invested $250,000 (Rs 1.65 crore) in Octathorpe Web-Consultants, a Hyderabad-based company that makes mobile game apps and computer games. The company holds promise as Hitwicket (a cricket management game) it has developed, has started making money through app purchases, Chennai Angels said in a statement. “It is only a matter of time before gaming companies [in India] become mainstream like in Western countries and we believe our cricket-loving audience will be key to … Read More

Pocket Games’ subsidiary GodSpeed Gaming Solutions secures multiple contracts for testing and development services
12:00 pm PDT 12/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Pocket Games, a fully reporting software development and testing company, has announced that its subsidiary, GodSpeed Gaming Solutions has secured several early customer wins, only weeks after opening fully for business. Having recently incorporated its development and testing studio out of purpose designed offices in Pune, India, Pocket Games operation there has already won a prestigious software services contract with a multi-million dollar US based Loyalty Campaign Services company and now announces its testing services division is securing new customer … Read More