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10 game releases to look out for in November
12:00 pm PDT 01/11/2016 By Krishanu Ghosal

With another month approaching, here are some of the game releases we’re really looking forward to! Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare: Infinity Ward and Activision are all set to release the next chapter from their ambitious ‘Call Of Duty’ series this month. Titled Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, the upcoming edition takes one into the heart of space. While the gameplay videos do seem familiar in reference to its predecessors, the setting is brand new (seems like it, at least). … Read More


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‘Halo 5: Guardians’ developers tease upcoming update on the game’s first anniversary
6:45 pm PDT 29/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

343 Industries’ Halo 5: Guardians was released over Xbox on 25 October last year, thus it recently celebrated its anniversary. But the developers decided to treat the fans with something more to commemorate the game’s one year completion. The developers of the game have released a free Halo 5 Anniversary REQ pack for all players. The pack titled ‘Greatest Hits Customization Pack’ will contain five items of ultra rare or higher quality. These REQ packs generally contain exceptional items ranging … Read More


No Man's sky
Hello Games’ Twitter account apparently hacked, says ‘No Man’s Sky’ was a mistake
5:00 pm PDT 29/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Hello Games’ open world (or universe), space exploration game, No Man’s Sky was one of the most anticipated releases of this year. After being announced three years back and delayed quite a few instances, the company finally released the game on 9 August and fans could not wait to get their hands on the game. And then came a huge outcry from the community as everyone complained that they did not get the game they had been promised by the … Read More


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Growth of digital sales for video games slows down by 5 per cent in September: Superdata
6:30 pm PDT 28/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

After a pretty good performance during the summer with double digit growth in digital revenues, it seems that the video game market has slowed down a bit in September. Research firm SuperData recently released their monthly, worldwide digital revenue report which testifies that September managed to garner around $6.2 billion for the month, which has increased by 5 per cent year-over-year. It can be traced somewhat to console sales where people bought 14 per cent  less digital copies on consoles … Read More


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Online Roulette continues to be a favourite at online casinos
11:30 am PDT 27/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

While a vast majority of online gamblers have shown a preference to play online slots and online poker variants, there is still a huge demand for online roulette games as these games are easy to understand, simple to play and are fast paced. Just about every reputed online casino across the world have a section devoted to online roulette. Online roulette follows the similar format and style as the roulette wheel in live casinos where a multi-coloured roulette wheel is … Read More


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The trend of movie-based games is here to stay, say the Indian gaming industry experts
7:30 pm PDT 25/10/2016 By Krishanu Ghosal

If you told someone around a decade ago that titular video games would be of utmost influence while promoting movies, you would probably be greeted with irritated stares and shunned from giving further, rather juvenile ideas even. Why? – because that seems like a far fetched idea for the producers to be pursuing.  Fast forward to the current time, you pitch the same thought and you would still get stares and might be restricted from further ideation. Why? – because … Read More


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NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2016 announces speaker lineup and conference program
5:00 pm PDT 25/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The National Association of Software and Services Companies announced the full conference program and speaker line-up for the NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2016, India’s premier games development conference, taking place from 10 to 12 November, at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre in Hyderabad, India. New speakers joining Big Boss Entertainment, Fireproof Studios and Stoic include a keynote from art director Jolyon Webb from Natural Motion and sessions from Mark Skaggs of Moonfrog Labs and chief science officer Manisha Nagpal from … Read More


Dishonored 2
A bloodless yet enticing Dishonored 2’s live-action trailer
12:30 pm PDT 25/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Dishonored 2 is one of the most sought after games right now as the fans are already impressed by the recent trailers and teasers which gave glimpses into the sequel’s plot, characters and their abilities. Now, Bethesda Softworks might be looking forward to take it up a notch just like they did with Fallout 4 last year. Yes, the company has revealed a live action trailer for their upcoming game and it is short, crisp and pretty awesome given you get … Read More


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Mattel Asia advocates that you can be anything with Barbie “Power of Play” video
11:00 am PDT 25/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Mattel Asia today launched a new video for its Barbie brand as part of its broader initiative to empower girls. Mattel Asia, takes on the widely held belief in Asia that imaginative play is not important to a child’s development, with the release of, “The Power of Play with Barbie,” a part of the ‘You Can Be Anything’ brand campaign. The opportunity was to demonstrate the power of play when a girl plays with Barbie: she imagines all the possibilities … Read More


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Crass Infotech CEO shares the story of creating AAA games in India
4:00 pm PDT 21/10/2016 By Krishanu Ghosal

In an indigenous ecosystem where mobile games (and developers) have taken the lead in churning out IPs, there are only a few companies which are dedicated in creating AAA content. For people who are unfamiliar with the term, AAA games or Triple-A games refer to titles which are of high quality and have high development and promotional budgets. AnimationXpress reached out to one such indigenous company named Crass Infotech. “We have developed and published around seven apps and we have … Read More


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Video Game voice actors go on a strike as no conclusion is reached between SAG-AFTRA and publishers
3:00 pm PDT 21/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Video Gaming industry is undoubtedly a booming one, having already proven its worth; it is showing signs of only soaring ahead in the coming future. But just like any other industry, it is not devoid of its issues and problems. Various video game voice actors have gone on a strike given an almost two years long negotiation attempt between the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and publishers failed to reach a conclusion … Read More


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Nintendo reveals its new portable console codenamed Switch
8:30 pm PDT 20/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

After almost a year and a half that it was announced, Nintendo has finally revealed its upcoming home console. Codenamed ‘Switch’ (which was earlier dubbed as ‘NX’), the console was revealed with a small video over YouTube and it pretty much gives a person the basic idea about the consoles while also providing glimpsed of some games that would be playable in it. The console was announced way back in March of 2015. As it was being highly speculated, the … Read More