The new ‘Kingdom Hearts’ upcoming “experience” will be for mobiles
4:30 am PDT 23/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

There has been a surprise announcement from Square Enix! A new Kingdom Hearts game is in development. The company took to Twitter to announce “an all-new Kingdom Hearts experience”. The game would be coming on iOS and Android, so mobile only. The tweet was however made from an all new twitter account called Project Xehanort. The actual name of the upcoming “experience” has not been announced yet. However, there is a contest. Square Enix has come up ‘Guess the Name Campaign,’ … Read More

Check the locations for Global Game Jam events happening all around India!
3:30 pm PDT 22/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

For game developers around the world, game jams are a thing of practice, fun, challenge and more! These events are held at multiple places and of various magnitudes. However, the Global Game Jam is undoubtedly the most well known. According to the official website, here is what the event is all about: “The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event (game creation) taking place around the world at physical locations. Think of it as a hackathon focused … Read More

“Fnatic will want to be one of the best lifestyle gaming brands in India”: Fnatic’s newly appointed India Lead Nimish Raut
5:30 pm PDT 21/01/2020 By Krishanu Ghosal

Fnatic recently made their entry into the country’s gaming ecosystem with the acquisition of an Indian PUBG Mobile roster in October 2019. Now, the brand has appointed Nimish Raut as its India lead. He will be bringing in a diverse range of experience to the table as he has previously been associated with brands like Red Bull and Star Sports. Most recently, he was with Riot Games where he looked after the League of Legends leagues throughout South East Asia. Says Raut, “As the India … Read More

These space games will transport you to stars, galaxies and planets
12:00 pm PDT 18/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

It is always wonderful to see the stars at the night! Infact many belive star gazing inspires them to do creative things . For the universe lovers out there we have listed these space games for you: Elite Dangerous: Elite Dangerous is a space-flight simulation game developed and published by Frontier Developments in 2017. Piloting a spaceship, the player explores a realistic 1:1 scale open-world representation of the Milky Way galaxy, with the gameplay being open-ended. The game is the first in … Read More

Ironcode Gaming’s upcoming casual game is for PC gamers
6:00 pm PDT 17/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

Ironcode Gaming is launching a new strategy game Tower of God for Steam on 18 January . In conversation with Animationxpress, Ironcode games CEO Pallav Nawani shares “Tower of God tells the story of a man who wants to change the choices he has made in his life. He decides to climb the unconquered Tower of God to have his one wish granted. It is a casual game for everyone who plays games for relaxation.” The gameplay comprises of match-3 game with new … Read More

PlayStation 5 might be revealed in February 2020
2:00 pm PDT 17/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Sony has already confirmed that the PS 5 would be coming out this year. While the a date or price have not been confirmed as of yet, the speculations are running high. The PlayStation 4 is undoubtedly one of the most successful consoles in quite some time and PS 5 needs to outdo its predecessor and hence the specs are features would be something to keep an eye on. These have been a few reported leaks on the features, dates … Read More

India’s Vimobin Labs is betting heavy on cloud gaming
8:00 pm PDT 16/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

As we enter a new decade, we are observing maturity in the Indian gaming industry. Especially when it comes to gaming hardware has already started shaping the gaming space. But how many of us can access these hardware? Cloud gaming technology which was until last year not so reachable for the gaming community is on the verge in changing the mindset. Many of us are unaware of the fact that in today’s time everything under online world is based out … Read More

Indian esports platform Gamerji raises $400K funding from La Gajjar Group
6:30 pm PDT 16/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Indian esports platform Gamerji has raised $400K from La Gajjar Group, an investment group based in Ahmedabad.  The investment has been utilised for building the technology, increasing operations and also for gaining users. With the Indian online gaming industry slated to grow to $1 Billion by the year 2021, Gamerji is giving an opportunity to today’s casual gamers, who comprise of the majority of the market to leverage their skills and earn money through their esports platform.  The platform allows the … Read More

Mobile gaming and ad revenues: A slice of Indian mobile gaming ecosystem
7:00 pm PDT 15/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

The rapid digital consumption in India is imperative for the growth of the gaming industry. Today gaming has changed the contours of the entertainment industry and the onus lies majorly on the easier availability and affordability of smartphones and cheap data rates in India. Today, on an average, a user spends around 55 minutes on mobile phone playing games. With the rising demand for mobile gaming content, a lot of enthusiasts have come to see gaming as a viable career … Read More

Upcoming Games to look out for this week
6:30 pm PDT 14/01/2020 By Parth Kaushik

As we go dashing through the first month of the year 2020, new games releases are on the cards which means PS4, Ninetendo Switch, PC, Xbox One, and other platforms are springing back in action. Gamers, take a note, as popular names are getting resurrected this year along with the new ones. Here is a list of games that we are looking forward to! Orangeblood Orangeblood spans over a historic timeline. It’s the end of the 20th century, on a … Read More

ESFI reveals qualified teams for quaterfinal of e-Masters Chengdu 2020
5:30 pm PDT 13/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

The regional finals for Asian Electronic Sports Federation’s (AESF) first edition of Asia Esports Championship e-Masters Chengdu 2020  has ended and Team India is  all set to fly for e-Masters quarterfinals to Chengdu. Team India for Arena of Valor team: Sonukaran J M (Captain), Shinil R, Aditya Katoch, Manmohan Singh and Aakash Chadalavada, Dwayne Fernandes (Substitute) and for Warcraft III: the Frozen Throne Arun Mozhi Varman have qualified  for the quarter finals and will be flying to Chengdu . According to the Esports … Read More

Here are our favourite PC gaming hardware announcements from CES 2020
1:00 pm PDT 13/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

The annual trade show Consumer Electronic Show organised by the Consumer Technology Association revealed a huge array of gaming technology especially PC gaming. Gaming is a crucial market segment for the majority of the PC makers and virtually everyone had something to announce in that realm. Here are some of the PC gaming technologies which has made  a mark in the PC gamers’ wishlist: AMD Ryzen 4000 series: The Ryzen 4000 series processors promise up to four per cent greater … Read More