The Last of Us 2
Naughty Dog teases ‘The Last of Us 2′ with a new protagonist
4:00 pm PDT 05/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The recent PlayStation experience event provided fans with a lot of takeaways, with release announcements and much more. However, the fans would probably be the most excited about one particular confirmation, rather than an announcement.  ‘The Last of Us 2’ was announced, which would be the direct sequel to the 2013 original. Only this time, it seems Ellie would be the protagonist. In the new trailer which was released, an older version of Ellie can be seen playing the guitar … Read More

The Game Awards
‘Overwatch’ wins big at ‘The Game Awards 2016′, check out the full list of winners
2:00 pm PDT 02/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

With the year coming to an end, The Game Awards were held on 1 December, 2016 to recognise the best in gaming for this year. The awards were streamed live over and will be broadcast live on PSN, Twitch, Twitter, Steam, YouTube, Xbox Live. Clearly, Blizzard’s character based shooter, Overwatch ruled all the major categories as they took home the trophy and bragging rights for ‘Game of the Year’, ‘Best Game Direction’, ‘Best multiplayer’ and ‘Best eSports Game’. Other prominent winners … Read More

Facebook now allows users to play games on their Messenger app via ‘Instant Games’
8:00 pm PDT 01/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Facebook seems to have taken gaming seriously. Having just launched their gaming platform, Gameroom with Unity, the social media giant has recently unveiled ‘Instant Games’ which will allow users to play games directly from their Messenger app or directly on their timeline. “This new games experience allows people to easily discover, share, and play games without having to install new apps,” said Facebook, product manager, Alissa Ju in a blog post announcing the initiative. Instant Games has launched in 30 … Read More

Mo n Ki World Dash
underDOGS and Worldoo launch ‘Mo N Ki World Dash’ to provide kids with ‘fun learning content’
12:00 pm PDT 01/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Worldoo has launched Mo N Ki World Dash today, which they claim to be ‘India’s first fun learning game app for kids’ and which is exclusively available over Google Play. The game has reportedly been created post discussion with parents and teachers regarding the increased hours of mobile consumption by kids. The game has been launched in association with UnderDOGS to align with the purpose of ‘making kids smart’. Mo N Ki World Dash was conceptualised for kids and is … Read More

NODWIN Gaming’s ‘ESL India Premiership – 2016 Masters’ finale to be held in Delhi
5:30 pm PDT 30/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

ESL, the world’s largest gaming network in partnership with NODWIN Gaming, announced the season ending finale ‘ESL India Premiership – 2016 Masters’ from 9 to 11 December, 2016 at NSIC Grounds, Okhla, New Delhi. The Masters is the culmination of the yearlong events, and will feature the top gamers from South Asia. In this event, the 8 teams / players will battle in each game, namely – DOTA 2, CS: GO & Clash Royale. The winners will be going home … Read More

Gaming console
7 games releases to look out for in December
3:00 pm PDT 30/11/2016 By Krishanu Ghosal

We’ve approached the last month of this year and we’re excited to bid adieu to this year with the following games! Dead Rising 4 Developed by Capcom Vancouver and published by Microsoft Studios, the fourth edition of the open world zombie-survival game will definitely seem even better to the fans as they shoot, slash and smash through hordes of zombies. Why ‘even better’? Because it will be the first instalment of the franchise to ditch the time restriction and thus fans can … Read More

No Man's sky
Hello Games announces ‘Foundation Update’ for ‘No Man’s Sky’
2:00 pm PDT 26/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

No sooner had No Man’s Sky released, it went from being one of the most anticipated games of the year to one of the most controversial games of the year. The people who bought the game felt that, Hello Games, the developers of the open world, space exploration game did not deliver a lot of aspects of the game which were promised in the trailers and the teasers prior to the game’s release and some even demanded a refund. The … Read More

Ubisoft announces ’30 days of giveaways’ amid potential takeover attempts by Vivendi
12:00 pm PDT 25/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

As the Christmas season approaches, everyone can expect Christmas themed content to be delivered by companies in their games through DLCs (Downloadable content), while others provide rewards. While a lot of big names are yet to reveal festive events for their games, Ubisoft has already done it and it goes on for 30 days, which is also in celebration of the company’s 30 year anniversary. The 30-day event includes digital rewards, goodies, and games. Everyone is eligible for the giveaways, … Read More

Indian mobile gaming market to grow at 58% CAGR in five years: Report
11:00 am PDT 24/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) in association with App Annie and Deloitte, recently released two white paper reports outlining substantial growth in the mobile and applied games sectors in India and the opportunities for both local and foreign mobile game publishers and investors, as well as best practices for applied game developers. NASSCOM Gaming Forum, chairman, Rajesh Rao said, “Both the ‘Mobile Gaming on the Rise in India’ and the ‘Applied Games’ in India white paper reports, demonstrate the growth … Read More

Evogue Studios
Evogue Studios launches VR, racing game: ‘Metal Fury’ over Oculus
4:00 pm PDT 23/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Kerala-based virtual reality and animation studio, Evogue Studios has launched its first gear VR game – Metal Fury. It is a racing game set in a futuristic environment of the virtual world. Gamers race through a hovering metal ship, dodging obstacles that attack them from all directions. Quick reactions, avoidance, and destruction skills win power-ups and speed boosters to help reach the end and unlock the next level. “Metal Fury is our first venture into virtual reality gaming, and we … Read More

Acer logo
Acer’s take on eSports and PC gaming in India
2:00 pm PDT 23/11/2016 By Krishanu Ghosal

With the eSports industry around the globe on an absolute surge, more and more big players are coming into the scene. Why? Because, the prospects in and around eSports seem to be quite rewarding in the near future. With the digital boom the world is experiencing, the electronic sports (eSports) sector is supposed to only grow further ahead. Talking about major players venturing into the industry, Acer is one of the many companies who delved into eSports, before the term … Read More

Froce 2.
Hungama brings in the official game for ‘Force 2′
10:30 am PDT 22/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Hungama Digital Media has launched the official game of Force 2 – an action thriller featuring John Abraham, Sonakshi Sinha and Tahir Raj Bhasin. The game lets you step into the shoes of the leading three to virtually experience ‘Force 2’. The 3D animation game is available on Android and is soon to be launched on iOS devices. The game is inspired by the journey of the three leading characters of the film – Yash, KK and Shiv as they foil an assassination in Budapest. Commenting on the game, John Abraham said, “I think what Hungama has created … Read More