E3 finally opens its doors to public this year
3:45 pm PDT 09/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) has always been a shining point of intersection for videogame trade. Being one of the most looked up events in the sphere of gaming, E3 consequently experiences the reveal of new games, trailers and other big announcements. The event has been traditionally a media-only event and thus many enthusiasts were barred from the event. However, things are taking a turn this year as The Entertainment Software Association, the organisation which hosts the event has announced … Read More

Players can now use their World of Warcraft gold to purchase virtual goodies in Blizzard’s other games
7:00 pm PDT 07/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Blizzard Entertainment is famed throughout the gaming world for multiple games of theirs. From RTS (real-time strategy) to MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) to open-world MMORPG, the studio has it all. They recently ventured into the FPS (first person shooter) with their smash-hit, Overwatch. Now, the company behind the famous MMORPG, World Of Warcraft (WoW) has announced that players can transfer their gold earned in World of Warcraft into virtual goods, and buy items in other games of the company … Read More

Game trailers that lit up the Super Bowl’s 51st edition
2:00 pm PDT 06/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Being one of the most anticipated events, Super Bowl was lit with trailers and content showcases from some of the biggest players of the industry. Not only various movie trailers were revealed, gaming content was also one of the major highlights of the event. Here are some of the gaming content showcased at the 51st edition of Super Bowl: Mobile Strike For the second consecutive year, the MMO strategy game has featured its promotional ad in the Super Bowl. Constructed … Read More

Sony’s console sales reach a new high in the recent holiday quarter
2:00 pm PDT 03/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Sony’s PlayStation has always been a celebrated console and has pretty much overshadowed its contemporary, Microsoft’s Xbox, in almost all occasions. While Microsoft, back in 2015, had stopped revealing the number of Xbox consoles sold, Sony does reveal it. Recently, Sony revealed its earnings for Q3 of FY16 and they look quite impressive, and possibly meaning that the company has sold more PS4 consoles in this quarter than it has ever before. During the third quarter of Sony’s 2016 fiscal … Read More

‘Raji: An Ancient Epic’ by Nodding Heads Games is set to usher in fresh Indian flavours
6:30 pm PDT 02/02/2017 By Krishanu Ghosal

2016 has been a splendid year for gaming, as a whole. From brilliant releases to eSports flourishing, the industry was lit with events and disappointed the enthusiasts very little. While the global industry was on an upward surge, the indigenous gaming sector experienced rapid growth as well. Scores of new developers and studios have sprung up and the quality of content is being polished for good. A recent announcement from the freshly created indigenous, indie studio, Nodding Heads Games looks … Read More

‘Father of Pac-Man’ and founder of Namco, Masaya Nakamura passes away at the age of 91
12:00 pm PDT 01/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Pac-Man from Namco is possibly one of the biggest fan favourites for not just gamers but also for the kids and casual players. Having dominated the market at its release, it went on to be named the world’s most successful coin-operated video game by Guinness World Records in 1981. The parent company on Monday announced about the demise of Namco’s founder, Masaya Nakamura, who spearheaded the company during its peak, when it released multiple smash hits like Pac-Man to usher … Read More

7 game releases to look out for in February
7:00 pm PDT 30/01/2017 By Krishanu Ghosal

2017 has a lot of exciting releases on the line for us, here are some of our most anticipated releases of February. Fire Emblem Heroes: The title is already a famous one, only this time it will be a mobile spin-off of the tactical RPG (role playing game). Published by Nintendo for iOS and Android, players can summon characters from Fire Emblem to fight for them in turn based roles. The game releases on 2 February. Platforms: Android and iOS. … Read More

A new mode is impending with the upcoming DLC of ‘Titanfall 2’
3:00 pm PDT 28/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

While the online gaming community is all set to celebrate the Chinese New Year with various themed events in games like League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm, Dota 2 and Overwatch, Respawn Entertainment has made an announcement for their upcoming DLC (downloadable content) for their multiplayer shooter, Titanfall 2. The developers of the successful franchise had already announced that the future DLC content for the aforementioned IP would be free of cost. The company will usher in a new … Read More

Marvel announces partnership with Square Enix to develop the ‘Avengers’ videogame franchise
3:00 pm PDT 27/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The Marvel universe has always been alluring to its enthusiast, from comics to games to movies, the stories and beloved characters are encapsulated in all mediums. Now, seems like Marvel is gearing up to explore a more interactive and immersive medium to bring fans closer to the its Avengers team-up. Square Enix, the famed studio has teamed up with Marvel for a multi-game contract, where they will be creating games with the iconic characters of the Marvel universe. Spearheading the … Read More

USports CEO Supratik Sen deciphers Ronnie Screwvala’s Ucypher eSports dream
5:00 pm PDT 25/01/2017 By Krishanu Ghosal

With the eSports scene in the country beginning to crackle with action in recent years, the inception of various tournaments has proven to be a sight for sore eyes for indigenous enthusiasts. 2016, especially has been an amazing year as the eSports scenario in the country broke its shackles and came to the forefront. But 2017 is probably going to be the year when eSports will get a big boost, courtesy the pioneer of cable TV, TV, Bollywood films, sports … Read More

Former Disney Infinity developer, Avalanche Software revived by Warner Bros.
3:00 pm PDT 25/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

It’s been a while since Disney pulled shutters down of  its in-house development studio, Avalanche Software, and released a comprehensive schedule of how its toys-to-life game Disney Infinity would cease production. Now, after a while Avalanche Software seems to have been resurrected by Warner Bros., the latter stated in a press release. The studio will be working under the umbrella of Warner Bros. but will be sporting almost the same team as it did back with Disney. The unit will be … Read More

2016: The year that gaming broke out in India
8:00 pm PDT 24/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

From Trump to demonetization, 2016 was lit with events and agendas across every horizon. The gaming industry wasn’t an exception. The milieu of gaming experienced terrific new releases, growth and disappointments as well, both in the international and indigenous space. Let’s take a look at some of them. PC and console releases of 2016: Blizzard’s action-adventure shooter, Overwatch was undoubtedly one of the winners this year. Not only was the game a smash-hit, it more or less revived the genre … Read More