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Key strategies behind the success of game development
7:30 pm PDT 14/05/2019 By Poonam Mondal

The exhilarating success rush in the video game industry has dialled up the revenue numbers so high,  becoming an adversary to movies and music industries in the domain of favourite past times. We are living in a world where the notion of videogames being kids’ playthings has demonstrably become a myth. In this day and age, there are people who actually prefer playing games over movies or TV shows and so on. The reason being people starting a game; whether a role … Read More


Rockstar Games Acquires Indian studio Dhruva Interactive for $7.9 million from Starbreeze
1:30 pm PDT 14/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Rockstar Games has acquired Indian art production studio Dhruva Interactive for $7.9 million from Starbreeze. As per the statement released on Starbreeze website, it has agreed to sell its 91.82 per cent stake in Dhruva – a division of Dhruva Infotech (P) Ltd – for $7.9 million. The studio will operate alongside Rockstar India, both continuing its work on current projects for clients and joining Rockstar’s current work in Bangalore. Starbreeze had acquired 90.5per cent  of Dhruva in December 2016 … Read More


e-xpress announces distribution partnership with Electronic Arts
10:30 am PDT 14/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

e-xpress Interactive Software , India’s  video games distributor, is pleased to announce a distribution agreement with Electronic Arts for packaged goods. “We are delighted to make this announcement. Electronic Arts are one of the world’s leading video game publishers and deliver some of the best content to consumers. Their commitment, innovation and passion to create high-quality content are admired by gamers across the world and in India. Through this partnership, we will work hard to support their success in our country,” … Read More


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