PUBG and Battery unite for PS4 launch campaign
4:00 pm PDT 12/12/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

PUBG Corporation has collaborated with Battery, an independent creative advertising agency based in Hollywood, and RSA Films to create an ambitious global campaign for the launch of the Sony PlayStation4 version of the popular digital game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. “Beginning with our game, the goal has always been to work towards becoming an all-encompassing entertainment franchise. Having Jordan bring us a step closer to that has been a delight to see,” said  PUBG Corp CMO Richard Kwon. The centerpiece of the campaign is Pan-demonium, a long-form social film … Read More

OpTic Gaming wins Call of Duty World League season 2019
11:00 am PDT 11/12/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The first open event of the 2019 Call of Duty World League season, presented by PlayStation4, concluded with OpTic Gaming defeating eUnited to win CWL Las Vegas. Players from around the world competed through three days in the largest open bracket event in CWL history, setting a league record of 272 teams. Splyce and Luminosity rounded-out the remaining top four placing teams at CWL Las Vegas. After a quick exit from the 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship, all … Read More

The Game Awards add ‘God of War’ to war of awards roster
1:16 pm PDT 10/12/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

War of Awards, a video game award mega-battle, has announced the latest video game nominees added to the fifth Annual program.This year’s extensive display that was the 2018 Game Awards has eventually concluded after more than 3 hours of trailers, adverts, exclusives, performances and interviews. But sprinked amongst the evening’s flashy festivities were some interesting game considerations, wins, and acceptance speeches. The latest nominees were drafted in from The Game Awards, announced recently, with producer Geoff Keighley. The Game Awards are voted … Read More

Nintendo and Marvel unite for a Nintendo Switch exclusive
5:00 pm PDT 08/12/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The Nintendo Switch video game system is stepping into a lot more heroic zone with Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order. It is heading exclusively to the Nintendo Switch system for superhero gaming action at home and on the go. The new game, which arrives nearly 10 years after the previous instalment in the series, is being developed by Koei Tecmo Games/Team NINJA and published by Nintendo. Nintendo made this announcement with a trailer shown during The Game Awards. … Read More

Jam City acquires Bingo Pop from Uken G to expand in Toronto
6:00 pm PDT 29/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Jam City has announced that they have acquired Bingo Pop, from Uken Games to expand in Toronto, Canada. The veteran Bingo Pop team has joined Jam City and will continue to manage game operations from Jam City’s new studio in Toronto. “We are so proud to be continuing Jam City’s rapid global expansion with the acquisition of one of the most popular bingo titles, and its highly talented team. This acquisition provides Jam City with access to leading creative talent … Read More

Logitech G upgrades G502 Gaming Mouse with HERO 16k Sensor
5:00 pm PDT 27/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Logitech G upgrades the existing Logitech G502 Gaming Mouse with HERO 16K sensor. The mouse is coupled with Logitech G’s 11 programmable buttons, five optional weights and braided cable. Retaining the same iconic shape as the original, the new mouse has been updated with the latest technologies, including Logitech G’s next-generation HERO (High-Efficiency Rated Optical) 16K sensor, with the highest performance and most accurate sensor available. “The original G502 is a fan favourite, but we’ve developed some incredible sensor technology since … Read More

‘Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Champions Onslaught’ to unleash new expansion on 30 November
1:00 pm PDT 27/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The first expansion of the massive collectable card game Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Champions Onslaught is ready to be unleashed in stores and on digital platforms on 30 November. With the initial release seeing 10,000,000 physical cards sold in 10 days and over 200,000 digital games played; the banners for war have been raised worldwide. Now PlayFusion and Games Workshop are combining to bring the next set of 128 cards to players, so the battle can be waged in new and … Read More

Acer rolls Predator Thronos finally in India
4:00 pm PDT 26/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Acer unveiled Predator Thronos, the ultimate gaming cave finally in India, which is hyped as one of the most awaited products to hit the Indian gaming market. The launch was made at an extravagant event; the Night of the Predator was held in Mumbai. The Predator Thronos is much more than just a chair, said the company in the official release, explaining that the motorised throne packs leg rests, a mount for three computer monitors and blue mood lighting galore. It reimagines … Read More

Raj Kundra Crowns Anita Hassanandani as Queen of Poker for ‘Poker Raj’
6:00 pm PDT 21/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Viaan Industries’ headed by Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty recently launched a new online poker website Poker Raj and has signed actress Anita Hassanandani Reddy as the brand ambassador of the game to promote their offering. Hassandani, a popular actress who has featured in various television serials as well as Hindi, Telugu and Tamil language movies is an avid poker player herself and participated in the first season of Viaan Industries and International Federation of Match Poker promoted Match Indian … Read More

‘League of Legends’ reveals its first LGBT character, Neeko
3:30 pm PDT 21/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

League of Legends developer Riot Games has announced its first-ever shape-shifting character Neeko as a new addition to the champions queue. With the launch of the character Neeko, Riot Games is holding the rainbow flag high, representing the LGBT community. With the launch of Neeko, a curious chameleon who is able to take on other forms, a lot of assumptions and exclamations have been augmented like ‘she is gay, bi-curious’ but League of Legends  developer Riot games senior narrative writer Matt Dunn … Read More

Guest Column| Key trends in the digital gaming industry- Sourav Mukherjee
6:00 pm PDT 19/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The global digital gaming market has witnessed phenomenal growth in recent years, thanks to the proliferation of smartphones and tablets. The global digital gaming market is one of the most rapidly-flourishing sectors of the global media and entertainment industry and expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.98 per cent to reach US$ 272.24 billion by 2022. The digital gaming market consists of three main segments: mobile, console and PC gaming. The mobile gaming segment occupies a staggering 38 per … Read More

#FeatureFriday: Adorable features of ‘My Talking Tom 2’
6:00 pm PDT 16/11/2018 By Poonam Mondal

If you are someone who loves pets and always wanted to raise a kitten, then My Talking Tom 2 is the game for you.  Outfit7, the company behind Talking Tom and Friends franchise, has recently launched the mobile game My Talking Tom 2, a sequel of the epic pet game My Talking Tom. My Talking Tom has dominated the most downloaded mobile game charts for years with more than a million installs daily and over 80 million monthly active users. … Read More