‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ boardgame TV commercial teases experiencing the spy thriller at home!
1:00 pm PDT 21/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The Kingsman are all set to embark on yet another adventurous mission when The Golden Circle hits the screens this Friday. Whilst the fans await the movie release with bated breath, Twentieth Century Fox have recently launched a TV commercial for promoting the gaming version of the Kingsman sequel. Featuring four kids decked up in the attires of each of Gary Eggsy (Taron Egerton), Tequila (Channing Tatum), Harry Hart (Colin Firth) and Poppy Adams (Julianne Moore), the youngsters let it … Read More

Interactive narrative set in ‘Planet of the Apes’ brand new game
6:35 pm PDT 20/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Adding another feather to the genre of interactive storytelling games. Developed by London-based Imaginati, War for Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier follows the style of tell-a-tale games. As the game is more story driven, there are alternate paths and characters to choose from. Your choice of the narrative will drive the story. You can either take the side of the apes or the last remaining faction of humans to get ahead in the game. From shooting to taking a quick decision … Read More

Bethesda releases a new gameplay trailer for ‘Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus’
5:50 pm PDT 20/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Wolfenstein is one of the titles which has a special place in every player’s heart! It is one of the initial FPS games which made rounds throughout the community and garnered a lot of praise. With a new edition of the title on its way, a new gameplay trailer is out as well! The Nazis have taken over America. They’ve turned Manhattan into a wasteland. They’ve walled off New Orleans and are systematically purging the city, burning people and homes … Read More

e-xpress Interactive announces special promotion for Blizzard Games
6:00 pm PDT 19/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

e-xpress Interactive, India’s leading distributor for video games has announced a special promotion for all Blizzard games. This promotion will offer players discounts up to 50 per cent and will run from 16 September to 30 September. The promotion will run with select retailers. The participating retailers are – Games The Shop (Both online and offline) Amazon India Flipkart Paytm The full list of games : Games World of Warcraft PC StarCraft II: Wings Of Liberty StarCraft II: Legacy Of The Void … Read More

Gearbox’s ‘Battleborn’ to cease updates after fall season
6:00 pm PDT 18/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

It has been a rather quiet journey for Gearbox’s Battleborn and as it seems, the game would be taking its leave this fall as well. The game’s creative director, Randy Varnell took to the forums to write a post informing the players that the game will have no further updates after the fall season. Even though the servers will remain up “for the foreseeable future”, the game will receive no further updates. “As of this week, there will be no … Read More

Nazara Technologies plans to go public next year with Rs. 1000 crore IPO
4:00 pm PDT 15/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

One of India’s oldest game publishing companies, Nazara Technologies, is planning to offer an IPO (Initial Public Offering) by the end of the financial year. According to Economic Times, the company has already initiated the process and has brought in ICICI Securities and Edelweiss Financial Services for the IPO by the end of FY18. According to reports the IPO is aimed at a value of Rs. 1000 crore. However, further reports suggest that even though the company is aiming for the … Read More

“Team India” finalised for the 9th Esports World Championship at Busan, Korea.
5:35 pm PDT 13/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Esports Federation of India (ESFI), earlier on 18 August had announced the registrations for the India qualifiers National eSports Championship (NeSC) – 2017 for the ninth Esports World Championship organised by International eSports Federation (IeSF) at Busan, Korea in the month of November this year. NeSC-Tekken Qualifiers were held at BattleGround Esports Cafe in Delhi on 10 September. It was a power packed show where 60 top Tekken-ers from all over India came and battled it out. After some intense … Read More

‘Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds’ takes over ‘Dota 2’ in number of active players on Steam
10:05 am PDT 12/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

With the official release of Dota 2 on Steam in 2013, the numbers in the charts which listed active users and downloads soared in favour of the game. With possibly the largest esports presence and a loyal fanbase, Dota 2 has been enjoying the zenith for a while now. The tables have however turned now. Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) has taken over Dota 2 on Steam to become the most played game currently. There are more than one million players playing … Read More

Is ‘Blue Whale’ actually a game?
3:00 pm PDT 09/09/2017 By Krishanu Ghosal

A few days ago, I received a call from my father at around 12.30 am. This is not a very common hour for my father to ring me up since the time I moved to Mumbai. With a hint of curiosity and honestly, a little bit of anxiety, I picked up the call. His voice sounded frantic as he asked if I was doing fine. As I assured him that I was in perfect shape, I inquired about the uneasiness in his … Read More

Esports BAR in Cannes levels up in 2018
4:15 pm PDT 06/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

It’s level up time as Esports BAR, the world’s esports business arena, is returning to Cannes next year in an expanded form after a successful launch in Cannes last February and a scheduled second edition in Miami, 18 to 20 September, 2017. Strong demand and a 96 per cent satisfaction rate from esports leaders who attended the inaugural Cannes event, has encouraged Esports BAR organisers Reed MIDEM to introduce a new formula to the show and move to larger premises in Cannes’ prestigious … Read More

Goodbye Kansas Studios recruits Fredrik Loving and Tobias Dahl to strengthen its North American presence
4:00 pm PDT 05/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Goodbye Kansas Studios currently has offices in Stockholm, Uppsala, Hamburg and London. Now their sights are set on Los Angeles as they add two top names to their roster; game development veterans Fredrik Löving and Tobias Dahl as Studio Manager, VP, Executive Producer and Studio Manager, VP Production respectively. Together, they will establish the new office Goodbye Kansas LA. Tobias joins from EA where he worked at SEED (previously Frostbite Labs) on “Digital Humans” for the company’s interactive entertainment products. … Read More

5 game releases to look out for in September
5:00 pm PDT 01/09/2017 By Krishanu Ghosal

September looks like a good month to try your hands on some new games. Here are some titles we are looking forward to. Destiny 2: One of the most anticipated sequels, Destiny 2 will be launched over PC as well unlike its predecessor. The game will be launched over PC through Blizzard’s dedicated platform making it the first non-Blizzard title on the platform. Developed by Bungie and being published by Activision, the game recently had an open beta and is … Read More