Through the decade: 10 best mobile games in the last 10 years
7:02 pm PDT 26/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

With smartphone revolution clocking ten years’ run in the Indian ecosystem, mobile games have progressively ensconced themselves into our daily lives. The advent of the mobile games  have changed the road-map of the gaming industry. Considering the vast mobile gaming market today, game developers are stretching their wings in the mobile space which earlier was impossible due to lack of technology advancement. Taking the opportunity of mobile gaming market more and more new developers are rushing to create new games … Read More

Facebook brings two new Pokemon games
12:30 pm PDT 24/12/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

The Pokemon Company is bringing two new games to Facebook. Titled, Pokémon Tower Battle and Pokémon Medallion Battle, both games are now available on the platform. Pokémon Tower Battle, developed by Bombay Play requires players to compete by stacking Pokémon against one another to create the tallest towers. As players discover, catch and level-up rare Pokémon, they can compete in real-time against friends or across a global leaderboard. Facebook said in a press release, “It might seem like a simple … Read More

WinZO Games: A gaming platform to earn real cash for players and game developers
6:00 pm PDT 21/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

When it comes to earning real money by playing games or by publishing games online we always give a second thought. Thanks to the internet scams which have set our mindset like that. As the morning sun of digital age shining bright we are slowly changing our approach to earn real money online through gaming . As we are stepping in the year 2020 we have realised that the Indian market size is huge and to serve it gaming content is a huge … Read More

Puma enters gaming, launches gaming shoes priced at $160
5:00 pm PDT 21/12/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Brands all over want a piece of the hot cake that is esports. Recently Louis Vuitton partnered with Riot Games to bring out an exclusive selection of clothing based on the famed title League of Legends and Nike revealed its first official esports jerseys in September. Even Adidas signed a deal with famous streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins this year. Now, it’s another sportswear brand Puma.  The company has recently launched a footwear which is targeted at gamers. Costing rather on the … Read More

“We have counselled many parents regarding the opportunities in the games industry”: Backstage Pass founder Surya P
6:30 pm PDT 19/12/2019 By Krishanu Ghosal

With the number of gaming studios in the country rising by the day, the requirement for dev talent is also following suit. With multiple facets to the growing industry, more individuals are taking up gaming as a full fledged career option. While there were only a handful of training centres earlier, that number have also seen a spike to meet the demand. Says Backstage Pass founder and President Surya P, “A decade ago, there were as few as two to … Read More

ESFI: e-Masters Chengdu 2020 to commence from January 2020
5:30 pm PDT 18/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

The Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) is all set to kick start their first edition of Asia Esports Championship e-Masters Chengdu 2020 from January according to the Esports Federation of India’s (ESFI) official Facebook post (which is subject to change). “ESFI has got the schedule and Team Format for e-Masters yesterday night. The deadline of players’ list submission by ESFI and all other participating National Esports Federations to AESF is on 23 December 2019,” read the ESFI ‘s official Facebook … Read More

Here are the much anticipated games for the year 2020
7:00 pm PDT 17/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

It’s Christmas vibe all around! Post 15 December everyone up  is looking forward to Christmas and waiting to sleigh through the gates of New Year.  Naturally, everyone is hatching a variety of plans to celebrate the brand new year. And the gaming community is no exception.  As we are on the cusp of a change, the gaming studios have already begun rolling out the games for the year 2020. Here are the few games  which we have listed to launch in … Read More

Holy Cow Productions’ ‘Mystic Pillars’ will launch in Android and PC by January
7:30 pm PDT 16/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Bangalore based Holy Cow productions is aiming  to launch their game Mystic Pillars on PC by January 2020 and on android pretty soon. The game is already available to play on iOS Premium ($3.99 Tier) and has received 4.7 rating already at the apple store. The game is set in Ancient India which has an original blend of intriguing puzzles and an immersive storyline as the USP. In conversation with AnimationXpress Holy Cow Productions director of game development Goutham Dindukurthi … Read More

Global Esports drops their ‘Dota 2’ roster, cites declining viewership as one of the reasons
1:00 pm PDT 16/12/2019 By Krishanu Ghosal

Esports in India has been on the rise in the past couple of years. With renowned brands and globally successful esports franchises coming into the country, quite some titles were explored and Indian enthusiasts showed interest. However, things are taking a turn in a different direction it seems as one of India’s rather known esports brand is dropping its Dota 2 roster. While PUBG Mobile has recently picked up the pace for esports in the country, Dota 2 seems to be … Read More

ESL India announce teams for the Winter Split Masters League 2019 with prize pool of Rs1.1 crore
10:30 am PDT 16/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

ESL India has  announced the ESL India premiership  Winter Split Masters League for CS:GO, Brawl Stars, DOTA 2 and Clash Royale. It is India’s  longest running esports league  and this time it is back with a massive price pool of  Rs 1.1 crore. This year OMEN, Hyperx, Hotstar, Nodwin Gaming  have partnered with the ESLWinter Split Masters League  tournament. The official instagram, facebook and twitter post of ESL India have revealed the  teams who will be partcipating in the tournament . The players who … Read More

Here are the major announcements from The Game Awards 2019
7:00 pm PDT 14/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

The 48hrs gaming event The Game Awards  finally ended with all the new reveals and announcements of the gaming world . The Game Awards gave the gaming industry an opportunity to transcend beyond borders and showcase new games reveals and technology on a global stage. In addition to that there were a few surprises. It witnessed a massive reveal of the next Xbox  the Xbox Series X along with the very first PlayStation 5 title. On top of that, there … Read More

So, what’s going on with “Raji: An Ancient Epic” and Nodding Heads Games?
3:00 pm PDT 09/12/2019 By Krishanu Ghosal

India is largely known for its mobile gaming ecosystem. Averaging heavy downloads over both Android and iOS, Indian gaming studios are largely focusing the burgeoning market. However there are some developers who, despite of odds, have been focused on creating world-class games for PC and Console. Nodding Heads Games have been working on their upcoming title, Raji: An ancient Epic for a while now. The game went live for a Kickstarter campaign in 2017, however it did not receive good enough … Read More