Coronavirus outbreak: e-Masters Chengdu 2020 postpone qualified Indian teams await for rescheduled dates
6:30 pm PDT 19/02/2020 By Poonam Mondal

The number of deaths from the Coronavirus outbreak in mainland  China rose by 136, pushing the nationwide death toll to 2,004, according to China’s National Health Commission today. The outbreak has shaken the industry and it has negatively impacted the ecosystem around the globe. Gaming and Esports industry is no exception. A few days back, Overwatch league was cancelled and WESG Asia Pacific finals are also cancelled and many more are adjourned or cancelled because of the outbreak. The virus is … Read More

‘Daiblo’ and ‘Overwatch’ may get animated series
12:00 pm PDT 18/02/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Blizzard may have plans to adapt both Diablo and Overwatch into animated shows. As confirmed by sources, an anime based on Diablo is heading to Netflix. Alongwith the details, a small teaser about an animated Overwatch series was seen, though it’s unclear whether it, too, will end up on Netflix. As reported, Activision Blizzard Studio co-president Nick van Dyk has revealed the adaptations through his LinkedIn profile. The profile lists him as being the executive producer of a TV adaptation … Read More

Of gaming and opportunities, a look into the Indian esports ecosystem
7:30 pm PDT 14/02/2020 By Krishanu Ghosal

Esports is a fairly new buzzword in the country. While esports tournaments have been a part of the India’s gaming ecosystem for quite some time, in the past couple of years, the popularity has surged high enough to attract international attention and now many are scrambling to get a slice of it. Back in 2018, the ecosystem witnessed a number of significant tournaments like ESL One, DreamHack and COBX Masters and according to Esports Observer, the prize money given out … Read More

Android games to look for this Valentine’s Day week
4:30 pm PDT 08/02/2020 By Poonam Mondal

Valentine’s day is around the corner and it is always special to soak in the vibes. What do you want to do on Valentine’s Day? Love is in the air and that’s the perfect moment for Valentine’s Day games. Whether you are single or not it is always magnificent to play these games which will drive you into the love season. Valentine’s Day month has already started here are some of the android games which you can look at: Valentine’s Day Party … Read More

This studio aims to alleviate social issues through gamification
6:30 pm PDT 07/02/2020 By Poonam Mondal

Whether you live inland or by the sea, plastic pollution is undeniably a big crisis. Plastic on the ocean’s surface can trap sunlight, making the surface warmer and reducing the amount of light and heat travelling to the depths of the ocean. Scientists have warned that if plastic litter were to suffuse the ocean’s surface, it can have ripple effects on marine ecosystems, thereby affecting the planet’s overall climate system. Building upon the same idea, this Pune-based gaming studio Aryavarta Technologies have … Read More

Global Game Jam Mumbai chapter concludes with seven new games
7:00 pm PDT 05/02/2020 By Poonam Mondal

The weekend long 48 hrs of Global Game Jam(GGJ) Mumbai chapter came to an end with seven games from seven teams in Mumbai. This time at the Mumbai Chapter more than 40 people participated with a mix of game designers, game artist and programmers. The Global Game Jam is operated by Global Game Jam, Inc., an international non-profit corporation based in San Luis Obispo, California, US, with a mission to foster game design and game education through innovative events. The … Read More

Tate Multimedia raises $3715 for Australian Bushfire Relief with game, ‘Kao the Kangaroo’
12:30 pm PDT 04/02/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

When Australia was suffering due to the unprecedented, disastrous bushfire activity, Tate Multimedia united with Australia and believed that together with their community they can contribute to the worldwide donations and help those who are in need. From 9 January until 19 January 2020 all the profit from sales of Kao the Kangaroo: Round 2 on Steam was donated to the WIRES (NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service). Tate Multimedia has announced that the game sold 2,542 units copies … Read More

10 game releases to look out for in February
9:00 pm PDT 03/02/2020 By Poonam Mondal

As it is the month of February here are the games releases that will see the light of day in 2020: The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics: the role play strategy games to launch on 4 february, developed by BonusXP published by En Masse Entertainment. In The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics, a player will lead a fledgling resistance of Gelfling against their oppressive overlords, the Skeksis, across more than 50 unique turn-based tactics RPG battles. Along the way, a … Read More

MediaTek launches newest gaming series chipsets with hyper engine technology
8:30 am PDT 03/02/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

MediaTek, the world’s fourth largest global fabless semiconductor company, has unveiled its Helio G70 and G80 mobile gaming-focused chipsets for superior smartphone gaming experiences. The newest G Series chipsets feature HyperEngine game technology, advanced multi-camera, including superb imaging, graphics and unrivalled connectivity for uninterrupted gameplay. The Helio G70 and G80 are aimed at new premium smartphone users and gaming enthusiasts who want high-end features at mid-tier price points. The new chipsets will power major smartphone brands that will first hit … Read More

Did animation style matter for the most popular mobile games in India?
3:00 pm PDT 31/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

In India, mobile gaming is king. Be it through mobile-optimised gaming websites or mobile gaming apps, if anyone wants to play, you can all but guarantee that they’ll turn to their smartphones. All over the world, mobile gaming has become huge, but it’s rarely seen as such a primary form of gaming as it is in India. However, mobile gaming is still a grossly clustered field wherever you go. App stores and the multitude of mobile sites that offer games … Read More

India to have National Poker Series from 29 April to 5 May 2020
10:00 am PDT 29/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Mixing skill, thrill and excitement, there’s hardly a reason to not like poker and hence it’s no surprise that it has become one of the fastest-growing games in the country. Already the world’s most popular card game is quite popular in India with many skilled players making their fortunes in the industry’s prize-rich online tournaments. With the growing proclivity for the game, it’s now time for the country’s players to prove their skills and represent the nation at the biggest … Read More

India’s RMG market is seeing a paradigm shift with casual and hyper-casual games
8:00 pm PDT 28/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

The country’s mounting middle class are actually willing to pay for the content and the experience from the online gaming sector in the form of mobile gaming. Automatically an increase in the demand for digital games can be noticed which further pushed the upward curve of innovative gaming platforms in India. Today at the tap on a screen, one can download games onto a smart device and this has surged the popularity of real money gaming in hyper casual section.  … Read More