‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ leads the chart in The Game Awards 2017
11:00 am PDT 09/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The Game Awards 2017 concluded last night and gave out accolades to the titles of 2017. Previous year, Overwatch and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End took home bragging rights with most number of awards. This year, we have another set of titles taking their place. Overwatch managed to hold its position as the Best Esports Gitle, however The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was crowned Game of the Year. Just like the previous edition, the event was webcasted … Read More

JetSynthesys launches ‘Sachin Saga Cricket Champions’ with Sachin Tendulkar
5:30 pm PDT 08/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

JetSynthesys officially launched Sachin Saga Cricket Champions, a game featuring the Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. At an event on 7 December, Sachin Tendulkar unveiled the game along with JetSynthesys non-executive chairman  Kris Gopalakrishnan and vice chairman and MD Rajan Navani. Sachin Saga Cricket Champions is the official mobile gaming app of Sachin Tendulkar. The game aims to bring to life, the legend’s cricketing style and iconic matches to every Indian. Through this game, the player gets a chance to step into the shoes of Sachin Tendulkar and … Read More

TVAGA has now been officially launched
6:00 pm PDT 05/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

TVAGA (Telangana VFX, Animation and Gaming Association) has now been officially launched by Telangana IT secretary Jayesh Ranjan during the Global Animation Day felicitation event on 2 December 2017 at Indywood film carnival, Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad, Telangana. Eminent profiles from the media and entertainment industry including Ashish Kulkarni (Punnaryug Artvision founder), Sohan Roy (Indywood Film Carnival), Biren Ghose (Technicolor India), Rajiv Chilaka(Green Gold Animation), Madhav Reddy – Mike (Rotomaker VFX) and Pete Draper (Makuta VFX) were present at the ceremony and … Read More

Intel brings ‘StarCraft II’ tournament at PyeongChang ahead of Olympic Winter Games 2018
4:00 pm PDT 05/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Intel Extreme Masters PyeongChang qualifiers kicks off for the West Asia region tomorrow, 6 December 2017. So if you are from India and would like to try your hands on the qualifiers, now’s your chance. Blizzard’s StarCraft II, which is now free to play, has been chosen for the tournament and you can register online and play the open qualifiers on 6 December. You can check the website of ESL for more information on how to register. While esports is … Read More

IIFL Special Opportunities Fund acquires stake in Nazara Technologies for approximately Rs. 330 crore
3:00 pm PDT 01/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

WestBridge Capital-backed Nazara Technologies today announced, that IIFL Special Opportunities Fund has acquired a minority stake in Nazara for approximately Rs. 330 crore. Commenting on the recent investment made by IIFL Special Opportunities Fund (including series thereunder), Nazara Technologies MD and founder Nitish Mittersain says, “We at Nazara, welcome IIFL AMC to join us on the exciting journey of tapping into the potential offered by gaming across the emerging markets in the Indian subcontinent, South East Asia, Middle East, Africa and Latin America.” Earlier … Read More

Telangana now has its very own animation, visual effects and gaming organisation, TVAGA
6:00 pm PDT 28/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

TVAGA (Telangana VFX, Animation and Gaming Association), is a nonprofit association, formed and led by a team of well-known CEOs, founders, and academicians of visual effects, animation, and gaming industry in Indian. The association inherits some strong profiles from AVCGI which is now merged with TVAGA to form a new body with some profound portfolios as core committee members, including Rajiv chilaka (Green gold Animation), Madhav Reddy (Rotomaker VFX), Sridhar Muppidi (PurpleTalk Inc) and Pete Draper ( Makuta VFX ). Having loaded up with  knowledge and experience in important aspects of the industry, it … Read More

Prepare for some rabble-raising duels in Marvel’s ‘Strike Force’ featuring the Avengers
6:30 pm PDT 27/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Having delivered two back-to-back blockbusters in Spiderman: Homecoming and Thor: Ragnarok, Marvel now gears up for another slice of the MCU for the fans to binge on as the epic superhero mobile-game Strike Force teaser has been launched. Featuring all the popular figures of Avengers alongside newcomers such as Venom, the Marvel superstars all align together to fight a common enemy in a visually gripping, free-of-cost game by the American studios. The clip released online showcases Hulk, Iron-Man, Captain America … Read More

Mumbai City FC brings games and gaming to its fans by tying a deal with SMAAASH
4:00 pm PDT 27/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Mumbai City FC has lined up loads of games, fun and activities for its fans by signing up SMAAASH as its new entertainment partner. They can now avail discounts and special access at any of the many SMAAASH centres in Mumbai, Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi and Ludhiana. The Islanders’ supporters can hope to indulge in real-life adventure activities like rock-climbing, bungee-jumping and sky-karting within the confines of their massive sporting zones. “We welcome another great company into our family. This one … Read More

You can now play ‘The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’ on VR!
2:00 pm PDT 23/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The days of dungeons, dragons, magic spells, and armoured knights have returned. However this time around, the stage is set for a more personal touch to add value to Bethesda Softwork’s AAA title, for it has made another contribution to immerse a player in to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim experience. The game was launched on 11 November 2011 and instantly became the best action role playing game across multiple platforms. Over the years the company continued to improve the game … Read More

Floyd Mayweather makes mobile gaming debut as the presenter of ‘Wild Poker’
6:00 pm PDT 22/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

ONE Entertainment today announced a deal with Playtrex, a leading developer of next-gen social casino games, and Hero Digital Entertainment, a leading mobile games publisher, for client and former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather as the presenter of their popular mobile game, Wild Poker. “As soon as I saw Wild Poker, I knew I wanted to become a part of it,” said Mayweather. “I’m constantly asked to put my name on stuff, but Wild Poker is different than any game I’ve ever seen. … Read More

Roopak Nair from JetSynthesys opens up about celebrity games being the new bandwagon
11:30 am PDT 20/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

JetSynthesys gears up for the launch of the game Sachin Saga Cricket Champions, based on the legendary cricketer’s career that starts from the age of 16 till his last matches. PlayIzzOn is the gaming development and publishing company under JetSynthesys has exclusive global gaming rights of Sachin Tendulkar (Sachin Saga Cricket Champions) and Salman Khan (Being Salman, the official game) alongwith a number of other Bollywood and Hollywood stars. It is also into publishing side where it works with local companies in India … Read More

Popularity of ‘Ultimate Teen Patti’ on Google Play Store soars!
11:00 am PDT 15/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Ultimate Teen Patti is one of the top three grossing gaming apps in India. There were instances when it even beat the internationally popular game Candy Crush in the race on Google Play Store. These facts are of little wonder because it is a well-known fact that Teen Patti is one of the most popular card games in India, especially in the Northern states. It was mostly played in the evenings and Diwali parties, but when it went online, it’s popularity … Read More