‘World Cricket Championship 2’ named one of the top 10 games: App Annie Report
3:00 pm PDT 24/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

World Cricket Championship 2 the flagship product of NextWave Multimedia and one of India’s most accolade mobile gaming apps, has been featured among the top 10 games for monthly active users by the prestigious App Annie Report. WCC2 is also the only Indian game to be part of this list three times in a row, a feat that no other Indian game has achieved. Recent data from the Mobile Marketing Association’s Power of Mobile Gaming in India report states that … Read More

Mobile games will continue to dominate the global gaming market: Research&Markets
4:00 pm PDT 23/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Research&Markets recently launched a report on Global Digital Gaming Market 2019 which reveals that mobile gaming will dominate the global gaming market. As per the report, the digital gaming market already has the largest share of the overall gaming market, will maintain its position as the industry shifts further and further away from physical game sales. By the end of 2018, mobile games will produce the lion’s share of revenue for the digital gaming market. All things considered, mobile gaming … Read More

Ladybeard’s gameplay video features playthrough of ‘Photon Cube’
12:00 pm PDT 22/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

The famous actor and cross-dressing pro-wrestler Ladybeard who is excellent at muscle training will try mind training by playing the puzzle game Photon Cube created by Smileaxe. Photon Cube is a unique puzzle game where players control the rookie cube Trailer Ray joining forces with her robot friend Cu-Be, interacting with bands of lights and various photon blocks to connect Ray’s way to the exit and clear the stage! It is a new type of 3D prism action puzzle game. … Read More

HyperX unveils cloud gaming headset for PS4 in India
4:30 pm PDT 18/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company has launched the HyperX Cloud for PlayStation4 (PS4) gaming headset. Officially licensed by Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC, the new headset is designed specifically for PlayStation 4 gamers with complementary PlayStation 4 blue colour accents, and HyperX comfort. The HyperX Cloud for PlayStation 4 is now available at online and retail stores at an MRP of Rs 9,990 along with a two-year warranty. HyperX Cloud is platform compatible with PlayStation 4, while offering … Read More

‘Mortal Kombat 11’s character Geras’ Gameplay looks stunning
3:00 pm PDT 18/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Fans are buzzing with excitement as Mortal Kombat 11 has brought back the legends of the game. The blood and gore are back with Geras. NetherRealm Studios gave a glimpse of this new character in gameplay reveal that took place during the recent live-stream. And he looks as deadly as some of the old players. So we might want to watch out for the new character. While Gera’s background hasn’t been disclosed yet, he has attributes of some sort of … Read More

‘Fortnite’ giving Netflix a run for their money?
1:00 pm PDT 18/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

The rise of streaming services has led to a healthy competition amongst companies who have a sprawling presence in the social media. One might assume that they might perceive big businesses like Disney and other OTT forms as a threat but it is striking to know that Netflix has recently called gaming giants as its biggest adversaries. The new earning report from the company which had been released earlier revealed that there is a surprising threat with Epic Games’ Fortnite, … Read More

MR card game ‘Lightseekers’ to make its debut in PC and Mac
10:00 am PDT 18/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

PlayFusion, the developer and publisher of the MR trading card game Lightseekers will be making its long-awaited debut onto PC and MacBook. Building on the smash success of the game on Nintendo Switch, the Heroes of Tantos are making their way onto Steam in Q1 of 2019. The best part is that the game will support cross-play with mobile devices, the Nintendo Switch and now with Steam, so there’s a wealth of adventures to be had from day one. Over 750,000 players have … Read More

Zapak and Cartoon Network India partner to launch ‘Ben10 – Alien Run’ mobile game
5:30 pm PDT 17/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Reliance Entertainment’s Zapak in association with Cartoon Network India, rings in the New Year with an epic launch for fans and gamers alike, with Ben10 – Alien Run mobile game. It is the first game for this year to be released in partnership with kids’ favourite channel, with more in the pipeline for enthusiastic fans and gaming buffs. The game features Ben – a superhero kid on a pursuit to take on powerful villains with the help of his mysterious … Read More

Curtains called on the ‘Westworld’ Mobile game in the wake of Bethesda Lawsuit
5:00 pm PDT 17/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

The mobile game based on the HBO’s Westworld show is being shut down, the Westworld mobile game’s team announced. The Westworld mobile game’s team announced the shutting down of their game based on HBO’s Westworld.  The distribution of the Westworld through the App Store or Google Play was halted on 15 January and that removed from both stores. Although the game can still be played by those who have already downloaded it, it will be fully unavailable to play on April 16th.   “We … Read More

JKSA appeals governor administration to ban PUBG for poor academic results
6:00 pm PDT 16/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

As the Tencent Game’s PUBG Mobile has set a popularity example in the midst of gaming rush, Jammu and Kashmir Students Association (JKSA) has asked Jammu and Kashmir governor administration Satya Pal Naik to immediately ban PUBG. According to them the enticing nature of the gameplay has engrossed the students which have reflected in the recent results of 12th and 10th class according to a news portal. Jammu and Kashmir Students Association chairman Abrar Ahmad Bhat coined the game as … Read More

ESL and NODWIN teams up to bring ‘Dota 2’ festival in India
5:00 pm PDT 16/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

ESL, the global esports company, and NODWIN Gaming have announced that they have teamed up to debut  Dota 2 festival ESL One, in Mumbai, on 19-21 April 2019. The festival will be powered by Intel With a capacity of up to 8,000 seats, the NSCI Dome is well designed to host large scale entertainment and sports events, serving as a fitting new home for ESL One Mumbai 2019. Twelve of the best Dota 2 teams will battle over a lion’s share … Read More

European AVGC sees sharp increase in streaming video consumption
4:00 pm PDT 16/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

ResearchAndMarkets launched a report of ‘European Animation, VFX & Games Industry: Strategies, Trends & Opportunities, 2019’ recently. The report states that the total value of the European animation industry was $45.6 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach $46.2 billion by 2020. The size of European video gaming industry was $19 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach 21.5 billion by 2020. The spend on special effects as a per cent of production cost is about 20-25 per cent. … Read More