Overwatch’s latest event is now LIVE
4:00 pm PDT 12/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

As it was already leaked a few days ago, Overwatch’s new player versus AI, event mode puts players up against hordes of omnics raging through the King’s Row sector of London. The prelude to this event was set up by a comic titled ‘Uprising’ which talked about the game’s mascot, Tracer’s, first mission to liberate the King’s Row sector of the rouge omnics, alongside veterans like Torbjorn, Reinhardt and Mercy. The event is named same as the comic. The new … Read More

UnderDOGS Studios’ ‘Arcade Ice’ is set to take you on a nostalgic roller coaster
6:00 pm PDT 10/04/2017 By Krishanu Ghosal

Even though the term ‘gaming’ represents a huge umbrella of content now, the initial glimpse that comes to our mind when we hear it is of videogames. However, for people who don’t play a lot of games, arcade games stand out as the representation. Mumbai based UnderDOGS Studios, who recently tasted success in their simulation game titled Ultimate Parking Simulator is all set to take you on a nostalgic ride with their upcoming game, Arcade Ice. Speaking to AnimationXpress, UnderDOGS Gaming, … Read More

Niantic teases co-op feature for ‘Pokémon GO’
5:00 pm PDT 08/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Pokémon GO has managed to reach out to the masses very easily. Integrating a massively famous IP with alternate reality, Niantic managed to provide players the closest-to-reality experience that any Pokemon game has ever given. The game, soon after its release, became a phenomenon worldwide. Since then, even though the hype has dimmed down a bit, the numbers are going strong with the game. The game managed to grab multiple awards in the mobile and innovative gaming category, the most … Read More

‘Candy Crush’ developer King is in works for a ‘Call of Duty’ mobile game
2:30 pm PDT 07/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

After taking the realm of mobile gaming by storm with hits like Candy Crush Saga and Bubble Witch Saga, Stolkholm-based King is now working on a mobile spin-off for Activision Blizzard’s celebrated FPS franchise, Call of Duty. The speculations have been high since last year and the new job listings on the company’s site further concrete that. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard in 2015 in a deal of $5.9 billion. Details about the project are still minuscule as the … Read More

Nazara Games partners with Royal Challengers Bangalore to launch a new game
12:00 pm PDT 07/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Nazara Games launches the all new mobile cricket game ‘RCB Star Cricket’. The partnership aims to create the largest cricketing community on second screen. RCB will work exclusively with Nazara Games as part of a three year partnership to develop unique mobile gaming experiences for millions of RCB fans. RCB Star Cricket is a social cricketing experience with India’s biggest cricketing stars like Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers. The game is designed … Read More

‘Marvel Heroes Omega’ to arrive on PS4 and Xbox One this spring
11:00 am PDT 07/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Earth and universe’s mightiest heroes will unite for Marvel Heroes Omega on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this spring. Gazillion Entertainment, the developer of 2013’s PC RPG Marvel Heroes, made the announcement. The action-packed RPG/MMO, a spin-off of Marvel Heroes 2016, will bring together the Guardians of the Galaxy, X-Men, the Avengers, the Defenders and more. The RPGs and MMO make it a unique blend of non-stop action and limitless progression. If you’ve got a favourite Marvel Super Hero, you’ll … Read More

Blizzard Entertainment signs agreement with e-xpress Interactive to distribute their games officially in India
2:00 pm PDT 03/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

e-xpress Interactive Software, one of the leading video game distributor in India, has announced today its distribution agreement with premier game developer and publisher Blizzard Entertainment. This collaboration involves the distribution of several of Blizzard’s  internationally renowned games—including Overwatch, StarCraft II, World of Warcraft, and Diablo III—throughout India. During its storied history, Blizzard Entertainment has created some of the world’s most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard’s rich universes are home to millions of players around the world who engage in raging battles, embark on epic adventures, … Read More

5 game releases to look out for in April
5:30 pm PDT 31/03/2017 By Krishanu Ghosal

Yet another month and some more exciting releases! Here what we are looking forward to in April. Persona 5: When the protagonist of this RPG is transferred to the fictional Shujin Academy for probation owing to an assault he carried out on a stalker. While there, he forges his own team of vigilante warriors, ‘Phantom Thieves of Hearts’. Just like the game’s previous editions, they battle it out with supernatural entities using their own psyche manifestations called ‘Personas’. The game … Read More

What to look out for when you’re playing slots online
6:30 pm PDT 30/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Online slots are without question, among the most popular options at an online casino. However, if you are a newcomer, then the online slots scene can prove somewhat intimidating. There are so many options to choose from. And there is a significant amount of jargon accompanying it all. So, here’s a guide to some of the most common online slots terms and options out there… 3-reel games The more reels involved in the game, the more complex it is likely … Read More

Toonz Media launches its Global Gaming Division
5:00 pm PDT 30/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Toonz Media Group, the international animation and entertainment company based in Thiruvananthapuram, India, launches ‘Toonz Games’, a new global division that will develop world class games on a variety of platforms including; Android, iOS, Windows and others. Toonz Games will use the latest technologies available, along with the support of AR and VR, to create stunning and thrilling gaming experiences. Operating from the state-of-the-art studio at Technopark in Thiruvananthapuram, India, the global division will consult with the veteran team of … Read More

Route Mobile founders invest $10 million into esports
4:00 pm PDT 28/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Rajdip Gupta and Sandip Gupta, founders of Route Mobile, a leading messaging and voice API company globally – have launched COBX Gaming Venture with an initial investment of $10 million. Mujahid (Mojo) Rupani has been appointed as CEO of the new venture. In order to push the cause of esports, especially in India, COBX will invest in multiple aspects of the industry. Its key initiatives include the launch of an international and national (Indian) esports league as well as the formation of new international teams for … Read More

Blizzard’s title is no more
11:30 am PDT 25/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

We have come a long way with the logo of Blizzard’s by our side. Having graced our gaming screens for two decades, Blizzard is finally doing away with their identity and replacing it with ‘Blizzard’. The company announced it last September that it would be phasing out the identity. The statement from the company read, “We’re going to be transitioning away from using the name for our gaming service and the functionality connected to it. … Read More