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Thermaltake announces Tt eSPORTS partnership with Team ‘AiM2GaME’ from India
3:00 pm PDT 16/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Thermaltake’s gaming gear brand, Tt eSPORTS has announced its tie-up with Indian eSports team, AiM2GaME. As a part of this tie-up, Thermaltake India has sponsored Tt eSPORTS with gaming gears like the POSEIDON Z gaming keyboards, CRONOS AD headsets, DASHER Medium mousepads, ISURUS PRO headsets and Battle Dragon Utility backpacks. Thermaltake India, account manager of integrated sales and marketing, Kenneth Chang said, “We are pleased to tie-up with and sponsor gaming team AiM2GaME from India. We expect to benefit from this association in … Read More

The complete list of NGF Award winner at NGDC 2016
5:00 pm PDT 15/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The NASSCOM Game Developer Conference has just concluded and the three-day affair is still fresh in the mind of the attendees. While NGDC was aligned with over 100 sessions with some of the most prominent names of the Indian gaming industry and some from overseas filling up the panel, it also had a pretty good expo floor, with exhibitors showcasing their latest games and features alike. Apart from the networking sessions which were galore at NGDC, the event also recognised … Read More

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‘Indian eSports Championship’ concludes with grand finale at Mumbai
3:00 pm PDT 15/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Indian eSports Championship, a brainchild of Essence Transmedia and Neon Gaming Studio concluded their three days mega gaming finals held from 10 to 12 November. The event was inaugurated by Sports & Youth Services, deputy director, N.B. Mote The eight teams shortlisted from across India competed against each other in two games, Dota 2 and Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). The winners of the championship, Team Brutality for CS:GO and Roar  Esports for Dota 2 walked away with a cash … Read More

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India’s Bhasinsoft and Japan’s QMAX to launch the beta version of its fantasy RPG game ’99Dragons’
5:00 pm PDT 14/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Recently a division of Bhasinsoft India, Bhasin Studios announced its tie-up with Fantastic Films International (FFI), for a multi-picture worldwide distribution and co-production deal and now it seems like there’s one more good news flowing in at the Bengaluru based animation and gaming Bhasinsoft studio. It announced that QMAX, a gaming studio from Japan and Bhasinsoft are set to launch 99Dragons – a fantasy RPG game. The beta version of the game is expected to open tomorrow and prior to … Read More

NGDC 2016 Day 3: Lesser sessions more networking conclude the 8th edition of NGDC
1:00 pm PDT 14/11/2016 By Krishanu Ghosal

After a packed second day of NGDC, everyone was looking forward to the sessions of the third and conclusive day of the eighth edition of NASSCOM Game Developer Conference. While it did not have as much attendance as the second day, it was still filled with enthusiasts ready to fill in the seats at the sessions. One of the most interesting sessions of the first half had the respective hall absolutely packed before it even started. It was ‘Follow the … Read More

NGDC 2016 day two: Interesting sessions interspersed with valuable networking
1:00 pm PDT 12/11/2016 By Krishanu Ghosal

While the first day of NASSCOM Game Developer Conference was packed with workshops, the second day had a lot more in store. With the registrations booths queued up with long lines, you could make out that nobody wanted to miss on the sessions, events and networking opportunities. The sessions began with Roach Interactive’s Rahul Sehgal taking on the stage. He went on to describe how he created a game for mobile and ended up publishing it for PC. He spoke … Read More

Workshops reign over the first day of NGDC 2016
10:00 am PDT 11/11/2016 By Krishanu Ghosal

NASSCOM Game Developers Conference (NGDC) 2016 kicked off yesterday at Hyderabad International Convention Centre. Being arguably the most sought after game developers event in the country, NGDC looked to be quite promising on the first day of its 8th edition. After the initial wave of registrations, the scheduled sessions commenced in various sections, simultaneously. The major chunk of the day’s schedule was based on workshops, where enthusiasts flocked in an attempt to learn the tricks and trades of the genre … Read More

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BioWare celebrates N7 Day with a new trailer of ‘Mass Effect Andromeda’
7:00 pm PDT 08/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Following its predecessor, Mass Effect 3, BioWare is all set to release the upcoming version of the game in the spring of next year. Fans of Mass Effect would surely know about N7 day, a day coined by BioWare itself to commemorate the Mass Effect’s five year anniversary and on this day the company revealed the latest trailer of the upcoming Mass Effect Andromeda. The setup for the game on the official site reads: “Take the role of the Pathfinder, … Read More

Bengaluru to host the Season 2 Finale for ESL India Premiership 2016
5:00 pm PDT 07/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Bengaluru is set to host the second season finale of India’s most prestigious e-sports event, the ESL India Premiership, from 12 to 13 November at KTPO Convention, in conjunction with the Bengaluru edition of Comic Con 2016. Featuring competition between top two participants hailing from three online qualifiers, phrased as the Starter Cups, along with the four winners of the three open qualifiers and two invited teams across three game titles, Challenger 2 will be the final opportunity for Indian … Read More

A look into the reveals and announcements made during BlizzCon 2016
3:00 pm PDT 07/11/2016 By Krishanu Ghosal

Blizzard recently concluded its annual expo event, BlizzCon and as usual there were a lot of new revelations throughout the event in regards to their IPs. Here are some of the announcements: Overwatch: Being the company’s latest and one of the most promising IPs, there were a lot of reveals for Overwatch as expected. First of all, Sombra (Yes, finally!). Two new maps have been revealed and also a new mode. The first map which will be coming to the … Read More

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Activision Blizzard’s Q3 revenue reaches $1.57 billion thanks to ‘Overwatch’ and ‘World of Warcraft’
3:00 pm PDT 04/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Just last month Blizzard announced that its recently released first person shooter, Overwatch managed to reach the threshold of 20 million players. Now, during an earnings call, Activision-Blizzard further boosted the statement by revealing that Overwatch is the fastest title from Blizzard to reach a 20 million player base. Further, the company went on to reveal that it had a record number of monthly active users (MAU) this quarter, standing at 42 million. The figure has increased by 25 per … Read More

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Here’s the complete list of optimised games for PS Pro launch
6:00 pm PDT 03/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

With the release of PlayStation Pro just around the corner, the European PlayStation Blog just revealed a long list of games which will be optimised for the new console on the launch day. The new console sports better graphics, a faster processor and the most anticipated support for 4K resolution. PS4 Pro will have an 8 core AMD Jaguar as the main processor and an AMD Raedon based graphics card. Apart from the 39 titles revealed in the list, the post … Read More