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Arcadia University launches esports program for fall 2019
4:00 pm PDT 13/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Beginning in Fall 2019, Arcadia University will launch a co-educational esports program as a varsity sport where gamers will compete as part of Arcadia’s athletic programs. Some games that are being considered for implementation are League of Legends, Hearthstone, Overwatch, and Rocket League. Arcadia is renovating a 1,500-square-foot space on campus to serve as the central competition arena, which is expected to be completed in August 2019. “We are excited and proud to offer students a competitive, Division III environment in which to … Read More


#FeatureFriday: Here are few video games which you can play with your mom this Mother’s Day
7:00 pm PDT 10/05/2019 By Poonam Mondal

In the hustle and bustle of life, we often forget to acknowledge the efforts of the woman who stands by us holding the reins of our happiness, love, sorrow, tears, pain and more. Mothers are embodiments of endearment and beauty. From my first spoken word to my journey of becoming somebody’s wife, my mother has always been a guiding force in my life. While traversing the memory lane, I remembered when I got my first ever pocket video game as a … Read More


Zotac Cup presents the first charity tournament at Computex
4:00 pm PDT 09/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Zotac technology, a global manufacturer of innovation, is excited to announce that streamers and influencers worldwide will compete in the Zotac Cup Fight For Charity League of Legends (LOL) Tournament at Computex, one of the largest computer trade show in Asia, for an amazing cause to support charitable organizations around the world! The Grand Finals of Zotac Cup Fight For Charity LOL Tournament marks the first charity event Zotac cup has hosted, as well as the very first charity esports happening in … Read More


Audio Royale, the next ‘Fortnite’ upgrade
1:00 pm PDT 09/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

HEAR360 has announced the release of Audio Royale, the  PC-sound driver specially tuned for Fortnite. Audio Royale, a downloadable software app, offers gamers multiple audio personalisation options, and a free trial is available for a limited time. During the development of Audio Royale, a team of audio engineers observed many different play styles, then leveraged their proprietary Sonami audio engine to build features to give gamers an edge. But don’t worry, it’s not a cheat or a hack. Audio Royale … Read More


How hyper-casual gaming platform aims to transform the traditional casual gaming scene in India
6:00 pm PDT 08/05/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Akin to a bird waggling its wings and flying right into the sky, hyper-casual games have flown into the mobile gaming space. Thanks to hyper-casual games makers and the curiosity of the consumers, the vicious circle of time are helping mobile casual gaming to expand exponentially. The minuscule titles of hyper-casual games have helped brands around the world to earn a fortune and to create space in the gaming industry for global stardom. In India, hyper-casual titles have established prominence in the … Read More


‘Honor of Kings’ is set as the main competition title for the Silk Road Esports Tournament
11:00 am PDT 07/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

FEG has announced the official launch of Silk Road Esports Tournament, an Honor of Kings themed international event, which is supported by the China Culture & Entertainment Industry Association and jointly hosted by Tencent and FEG. Silk Road Esports Tournament, held from June 1 to 16, officially focuses on Honor of Kings and offers a total prize pool of 50,000 CNY. The event covers 14 countries, and players from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Philippines, Brunei, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, … Read More


Nazara Technologies invests in Bakbuck’s expansion plan
10:00 am PDT 07/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

 Nazara Technologies has invested an undisclosed amount in Bakbuck, a vernacular social contesting platform operated by Khichadi Technologies, currently available in Hindi, Bakbuck plans to expand to 10 more Indian languages soon. Bakbuck uses technology and immersive user interface transforming popular traditional Indian games like  Antakshari, Saanp Seedhi and Tol mol ke Bol amongst others, into online contests that users can play anytime, with anyone. Bakbuck offers Indian women all over the country a safe and social platform to compete … Read More


Neosphere’s upcoming game ‘1971: Indian Naval Front’ will let players revisit the 1971 battlefield
6:30 pm PDT 06/05/2019 By Poonam Mondal

The significance of  December 1971 is unforgettable for Indians as it was the day remarkably known for India’s victory against Pakistan which resulted in the birth of Bangladesh (then East Pakistan). 48 years ago, Pakistan lost its forces in the East, and had to publicly surrender to India. It was also the largest military surrender after World War II. Keeping that in mind Neosphere Interactive designed their upcoming videogame 1971: Indian Naval Front.  The studio was started by Rajesh Iyer and … Read More


Ronnie Screwvala and Supratik Sen of U Sports introduce esports team, U Geist
11:00 am PDT 06/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

U Sports, founder Ronnie Screwvala and co-founder and managing director Supratik Sen has announced the second phase of its proposition in esports, with a competitive esports team named U Geist. U Geist represents the ‘Spirit of Gaming’. Talking about U Geist, Ronnie Screwvala, says, “esports is the most exciting new age phenomenon that enthrals and entertains the present-day youth and masses alike. esports has tremendous potential to make it big in India. We were the one of the first to … Read More


Oppo introduces new phone before PUBG Mobile MENA Championship 2019
4:00 pm PDT 03/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Oppo a smartphone brand has announced its sponsorship of the Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG) championship in the Middle East and North Africa, for the upcoming PUBG Mobile x Oppo MENA Challenger Cup, which will see the region’s best players battle it out to reach the finale match, held from 29 to 30 May 2019. Players from across the GCC, Morocco and Egypt are preparing for the semi-final elimination rounds that will take place from 12 to 23 May. Fans of … Read More


Indian cooking games developer Cympl Studio is aiming 10 million monthly active users by 2019 end
7:00 pm PDT 02/05/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Inevitably video games increase motivation and engagement in players irrespective of age. Today an amazing add-on in the mobile gaming genre is becoming popular is casual gaming. This is not only targeting gamers but also targeting people who have never played video games. The technology of smartphones and tablets has allowed for the widening reach of new titles, new players and new studios. These casual games are often beautifully illustrated, clever, innovative, and fun to play. The dream of starting a … Read More


Xigma Games is working towards the sequel of their celebrated title, ‘The Bonfire’
7:00 pm PDT 30/04/2019 By Poonam Mondal

India is perched to become one of the world’s leading markets in the gaming sector with one of the world’s largest youth population. The Indian market is currently valued $ 890 million, with mobile Gaming taking the lead at 71 per cent share whereas the annual growth rate of the gaming sector is estimated at 14.3 per cent. In conversation with AnimationXpress Xigma Games founder, designer and developer Himanshu Manwani expressed “Indian gaming industry is still at its nascent stage … Read More