Is ‘Apex Legends’ coming on mobile platform?
1:00 pm PDT 09/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Battle Royale game Apex Legends with the developer Respawn Entertainment and publisher EA Games, which launched in February, seems like they have plans to roll the game on mobile platform too. The game is playable for free on multiple platforms (PC, PS4 and Xbox One), but is yet to be available on mobile. Earlier at the conference call, EA Games CEO Andrew Wilson said “We are looking at how to take the game to mobile and cross-play over time, and I also … Read More

Happy Women’s Day| Meet these women who have made a mark in the Indian gaming ecosystem!
3:00 pm PDT 08/03/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Yes, I am a girl! And yes I belong to the gaming space! The relationship between women and video games has always been the topic of debate. Over the years the relationship of women with video gaming has received extensive academic, corporate, and social attention. Earlier in 1990 women involved in the gaming sector were subsidiary, compared to the men. However, over the years the marginal difference in the ratio of women in compared to men has become closer to … Read More

Dream11 to integrate WhatsApp business solution for notification and instant alerts
6:00 pm PDT 07/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Dream11, India’s, today announced that it has integrated and adopted the WhatsApp business solution. With this integration, Dream11 users can opt for getting notifications and instant alerts on WhatsApp. Dream11 CEO and co-founder Harsh Jain said, “We are excited to become India’s first gaming company to integrate with the WhatsApp Business solution. WhatsApp is an integral part of everybody’s daily life to connect with their friends and family. Now, each of our 50 million users can directly connect with us on WhatsApp. It … Read More

Factors that are driving fantasy sports growth in India
7:00 pm PDT 05/03/2019 By Poonam Mondal

A handful of sports fans believe fantasy sports are those scoured box scores in newspapers which kept track of scoring by hand. Fantasy sports has faced a tumultuous decade before the passing of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Act (UIGEA) in 2006. Shortly after the passing of UIGEA, daily fantasy sports became marketable, and after several years, it has accounted for tremendous growth worldwide. However, the uncertainty of the legal terms and lack of knowledge among players has clouded the industry. … Read More

Mobile Premier League announces Virat Kohli as brand ambassador
6:30 pm PDT 05/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Mobile Premier League (MPL), India’s mobile esports platform, has signed Indian skipper Virat Kohli as their brand ambassador. Virat will participate in a series of multi-channel marketing and promotional activities for the brand. MPL is the leader in the competitive mobile gaming space where users get to participate in a range of games and compete against over tens of thousands of players in tournaments. Users can access several of India’s most loved mobile games on the platform, which hosts both tournament … Read More

Report: Facebook, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony, Zhongshan Xiaobawang are the key players of global 3D gaming console market
1:00 pm PDT 05/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Reportlinker, a market research solution has launched a report on Global 3D Gaming Consoles Market 2019 to 2023. The report states that Facebook Technologies, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony Corporation, Zhongshan Xiaobawang are the key players of global 3D gaming consoles market Commenting on the report, an analyst said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is the growing popularity of video gaming competitions and eSports.” According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is the rising demand for … Read More

Audeze partners with Echo Fox to enhance gaming audio experience in esports
12:00 pm PDT 05/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Audeze, the manufacturer of planar magnetic headphones, has announced the official partnership with esports organization and media company, Echo Fox. With a commitment to innovation and best-in-class audio solutions, Audeze will equip Echo Fox teams with Mobius, the critically acclaimed immersive cinematic gaming headphone that features Audeze planar magnetic drivers and Waves Nx 3D audio technologies. Echo Fox is home to some of the top esports players in the world across multiple titles, including League of Legends, Super Smash Bros … Read More

PUBG introduces digital lock to curb gaming addiction
6:00 pm PDT 04/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

 PUBG has introduced a new feature to curb gaming addiction among minors and cyberbullying. The new feature that the developer Tencent has introduced is a digital lock-in PUBG which requires parents to unlock the game for users below the age of 13. The new feature would be first introduced in the Chinese version of the app and also in Honour of Kings, another Tencent game.  The developer has to introduce this feature as the Chinese government’s pointed out on the … Read More

The online gaming industry to touch Rs 11,900 crore by 2023: KPMG
2:00 pm PDT 04/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

The Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG), the self-regulatory industry body for the sports gaming sector, and KPMG India launched a report on ‘The Evolving Landscape of Sports Gaming in India’ at its second flagship event – Game Plan 2019. The report provides an overview of the online gaming industry with a focus on fantasy sports and esports. Highlights the findings of a survey conducted by KPMG on fantasy sports users to understand their preferences and playing patterns; Aims to … Read More

PokerStars India signs Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the brand ambassador
11:00 am PDT 04/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

PokerStars India, operated by Sachiko Gaming, launched India’s first ever poker TV commercial and announced its association with Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who stars in the adverts. The launch and association is designed to strengthen the brand’s resonance as it seeks to bring the concepts of poker to a wider audience. Three television commercials have been shot, each with a different narrative, challenging the audience to work out whether they think Nawaz is bluffing in the scenarios, or not. One … Read More

‘Mukti’ looks like a cultural experience interspersed with strong underlying messages, in a game
6:00 pm PDT 01/03/2019 By Poonam Mondal

One of the social issues which have set the world under one roof is human trafficking. According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, a global report on ‘Trafficking in Persons’, the most common form of human trafficking is sexual exploitation which is 79 per cent and predominantly all are women and girls. Mumbai based underDOGS Gaming Studio has taken the initiative to give a glimpse of the journey of trafficked and traffickers to the people with the … Read More

Vishal Gondal makes a comeback to the gaming industry, joins forces with nCore Games
4:00 pm PDT 01/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

 Bengaluru based mobile games development and publishing company – nCore games founded by Dayanidhi MG brings on board Vishal Gondal as their new strategic advisor and investor. GOQii  CEO and founder Vishal Gondal, a smart preventive healthcare company previously founded IndiaGames, which he sold to Walt Disney and is nicknamed as the king of the Indian gaming industry. nCore’s key focus will be to develop and publish high-quality mobile games for the Indian market. In his role as a strategic … Read More