TEGC 2017: Strong on branding, lacking on versatility
2:00 pm PDT 30/10/2017 By Krishanu Ghosal

Organised by Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs, and implemented by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the grand finale of the fourth Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup (TEGC) concluded at Infinity Mall in Mumbai amidst a fair few attendees on Saturday, 28 October. Like previous years, this edition featured some of the known gaming brands and gear during the finale including Acer, Adata, Asus, AverMedia, BenQ, CoolerMaster, CyberPower, D-link, FSP, Gigabyte, InWin, MSI, Optoma, Thermaltake and Transcend. The set-up was … Read More

Online gaming developer Playtech partnered with Warner Bros. to launch several DC Comics slots
11:00 am PDT 30/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

For those who are fans of DC Comics, and enjoy spinning the reels every now and then through online video slots, you’ll want to turn your attention to some of this year’s releases from online gaming developer founded in 1999, Playtech. Perhaps you remember the brand’s stint with Marvel, a contract which expired back in March. Players had been able to enjoy a series of real money play on games featuring classic Marvel characters like The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Captain … Read More

Four games, one and a half years, two crore in revenues: A chat with GMonks
4:00 pm PDT 27/10/2017 By Krishanu Ghosal

If word puzzles and trivia games are what you think, you should queue downloads for GMonk Entertainment’s titles. The studio was put together by Abhishek Jain and Neeraj Kumar in 2014. Since the inception, a humble team of five members have been catering to only one genre of games and it seems to have worked for them pretty well. “The reason we focus mostly on this category is for couple of reasons, first being we over self- enjoy playing word and … Read More

e-xpress Interactive announces midnight launch of ‘Assassin’s Creed Origins’
6:00 pm PDT 25/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

e-xpress Interactive has announced midnight launch for one of the most anticipated games this year, Assassin’s Creed Origins. Players who have pre-ordered the game or want to buy the game can collect the copies on 26 October 2017, 11.30 pm onwards. Games The Shop in Mumbai and Jai Ganesh in Thane will play host to the event.Players who attend the midnight launch will get official Assassin’s Creed Origins merchandise. Assassin’s Creed Origins is releasing for the PlayStation 4, PC and … Read More

GodSpeed Games to hit the sacred Indian nerve with Bollywood and cricket
10:00 am PDT 24/10/2017 By Swati Panda

Pune based gaming solution company GodSpeed Games  is gearing up to enter into two new domains which touch the pulse of India. Yes, we are talking about Bollywood and cricket! The company which has delivered services to stream such as 505 Games, FluidGames, Games2win is planning to have a gaming cricket league as well as a Bollywood musical rhythm based game. GodSpeed is building a multiplayer sports engine which can be used to deliver one’s favourite sports games across all the … Read More

Globally prominent gaming names grace the second edition of Dew Arena
4:11 pm PDT 23/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Riding on the success of the debut edition, the stage was set for the grand finale of the second edition of Mountain Dew’s Dew Arena. The hugely successful Dew Arena culminated on 1 October 2017, after an exciting six-month pan-India journey through 300 locations and 125 cities. Twenty-four finalists from across India battled it out at the grand finale at New Delhi’s Hotel Andaz by Hyatt to ultimately be crowned as the top 12 winners. This event saw the presence of six … Read More

NGDC tags Yoozoo Games as their presenting partner for 2017
5:30 pm PDT 18/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

NASSCOM Gaming Forum today announced that Yoozoo Games, one of the largest global gaming companies as the presenting sponsor for NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2017 (NGDC), India’s biggest video games development conference in association with Unite India will take place at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre, from 9 to 10 November, with training workshops on 11 November. With a Games Expo floor featuring Indian games, several international country pavilions and a virtual reality pavilion, NGDC 2017 is shaping up to be … Read More

JetSynthesys showcases their tech-take of upcoming game ‘Sachin Saga Cricket Champions’
6:30 pm PDT 16/10/2017 By Krishanu Ghosal

With the surging popularity of celebrity games in India, more studios are looking to encash on this phenomenon. The concept of celebrity games, much like movie-based games revolves around the notion that the game would already gain quite the visibility given the name of the celebrity already present. While movie-based games generate a lot of buzz around the movie’s release, celebrity games can have more consistent user-base in the long run. JetSynthesys, a digital entertainment and gaming company based out … Read More

Delta Corp unveils the ‘Deltin World Gaming Festival’
2:30 pm PDT 11/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Gamers across the world will be descending on Goa to experience ‘A celebration of a lifetime’ at the Deltin World Gaming Festival. Announcing the launch of the World Gaming Festival (WGF), Deltin Group – owned by Delta Corp – promises Las Vegas style appeal, opulent luxury, world class dazzling entertainment, international cuisine.. At a media event today, The Deltin Group also unveiled the brand ambassador cinestar Jackie Shroff for The Deltin World Gaming Festival 2017. To be held from 30 … Read More

Bandai Namco officially announces ‘God Eater 3’
1:30 pm PDT 09/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

It was at last year’s Tokyo Game Show that Bandai Namco revealed that they were indeed working on another God Eater title. And now we have the announcement trailer. If you like slicing and dicing giant monsters with runic weapons powered by ‘Oracle Cells’ in a sci-fi universe, you should definitely check it out. Here’s what the description of the new trailer: “Earth no longer resembles the home we know of now. The Aragami, terrifying beasts that live only to … Read More

Pre registration for ‘Sachin Saga Cricket Champions’ game begins
2:00 pm PDT 04/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

    JetSynthesys, a leading digital entertainment and gaming company today announced the pre-registration for its much-awaited mobile cricketing game – Sachin Saga Cricket Champions featuring the master-blaster himself! Now cricket and gaming enthusiasts can pre-register for this exciting mobile game on Google Play Store. Sachin Saga Cricket Champions becomes one of the few mobile games to be selected by Google Play for a global pre- registration at the back of the quality and experience the game promises to deliver. All set to … Read More

How slot machine animation has evolved
11:00 am PDT 04/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Way back in the 1900s, the very first slot game was pioneered. With basic symbols and simple payouts, these were not the sophisticated slots that we know to this day.Here, we will look at the evolution of these games over the years and how their animation has changed. The Original Slot Machine The Liberty Bell was the very first slot machine to have existed, though it is almost unrecognisable as a slot machine that we know to this day. With … Read More