With 100+ million game downloads, Games2win delivers the highest global engagement by an Indian company in 2016
3:30 pm PDT 20/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Games2win – one of the oldest game developers in the country announced that it has crossed over 100 million game downloads across iTunes and Android stores and has delivered over 1.2 billion minutes of global engagement in 2016 – the highest by an Indian company. Speaking about these significant achievements, Games2win, CEO and co-founder, Alok Kejriwal said, “We are really excited about hitting the 100 million download mark and concurrently crossing the 1+ billion minutes of global engagement milestone right … Read More

‘UCypher’ might be India’s first major eSports league
5:00 pm PDT 19/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Gaming has come a long way through the years. While the eSports market around the world is on a steep surge, including South East Asian countries, India is yet to catch up on the same terms. However, 2016 has definitely been a good year for the Indian eSports scenario. Dotted with multiple events and lucrative prize pools, 2016 proved to be a jump-pad the milieu has needed for a while. 2017 has already started to appear promising as Pro Kabaddi … Read More

Brainiac makes an appearance as Batman goes up against Robin in the new trailer of ‘Injustice 2’
12:00 pm PDT 18/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

“Curious, how lines once clearly defined, become blurred….perhaps it is time for them to be redrawn.” Warner Bros. and developer NetherRealm Studios has just released another story trailer for the upcoming sequel of Injustice: Gods Among Us (2013). The first trailer showed off upgraded versions of DC icons like Batman, Superman, Aquaman and Supergirl locked in a tussle. Injustice 2 would pick up on the same lines where the first edition had ended. In an alternate universe, Batman leads a … Read More

Atari teases new wearable gaming device, full reveal coming next month
1:00 pm PDT 17/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Companies are pushing forward to make gaming devices more concise and compact for the users. Recently, Nintendo launched their latest console titled ‘Switch’ which acts both as a handheld device as well as a traditional console. Last year, one of the most iconic brands from the gaming sphere, Atari, announced that they were planning to come back to the hardware scene with IoT technology. Now, the company has made an announcement that it would soon be releasing a gaming device … Read More

UnderDOGS studio is set to release their upcoming game ‘Ultimate Parking Simulator’
3:00 pm PDT 16/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

UnderDOGS Gaming Studio will be releasing its all new driving simulator game on Apple store on 18 January. Made in Unity with realistic art style, this game has already gained fair popularity among gamers of all ages even before it’s slated release. Ultimate Parking Simulator has won the Best Upcoming Game of the year award as well as Best Pitch for Gamesbond at Nasscom Game Developer Conference 2016 in Hyderabad. The free to play (FTP) game will be released on Google … Read More

Playizzon launches the prelude to ‘Sachin Saga’ titled ‘Sachin Saga Warm Up’
4:00 pm PDT 11/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

JetSynthesys today announced the launch of a unique game on cricket, ‘Sachin Saga Warm Up’ under its gaming arm Playizzon. The company is associated with the cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who ‘trains’ the players to gain expertise in playing the game. Sachin Saga Warm Up is a 2:2:2 (2 player, 2 over, 2 minute) batting game, where players across the globe can compete in real time. This 2 minute powerplay apparently allows users to get assistance from Sachin himself on … Read More

‘Inside’ and ‘Virginia’ lead the way as Independent Games Festival release final nomination list
4:00 pm PDT 10/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

With the New Year making its way through, we are already in line for some great releases this year. From Quake Champions to Sniper Elite 4, the list just goes on. As we bid adieu to the previous year, the nominees for the 2017 Independent Games Festival (IGF) has been announced. While there is no ‘Game of the Year’ award, there would be Seumas McNally Grand Prize. This sections has seen Minecraft win in the past. Winners will be announced … Read More

The script for the ‘Uncharted’ movie is complete, writer reveals
12:00 pm PDT 09/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Naughty Dog’s Uncharted is undoubtedly one of the most successful gaming franchises of all time. Consisting of four parts, the action-adventure game features the protagonist Nathan Drake who relentlessly trots the globe in order to uncover ancient mysteries and invaluable treasures. A movie based on the game has long been in talks and was announced long back in 2009. Since then, the project has seen several directors coming on-board and dropping off. However, it seems that things are finally looking … Read More

Hi-Rez Studios announce a string of new elements in Smite
3:00 pm PDT 06/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Hi-Rez Studios has been slowly pushing their boundaries to emerge as one of the major company offering several multiplayer games. The studio started off with two games, namely Global Agenda and Tribes: Ascend. While these two titles gained them fair reviews, the third-person MOBA (Multiplayer online battle arena) titled Smite brought the company into the limelight. With their fantasy, first person shooter (FPS) shooter, Paladins, running into open beta recently and the studio announcing their turn-based card game, Smite Tactics; … Read More

5 game releases to look out for in January
4:00 pm PDT 02/01/2017 By Krishanu Ghosal

The New Year is upon us and with that it brings us some reasons to rejoice as well, new games! While there are not any extraordinary games arriving this month, these are some we would be keeping an eye upon. Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 The  HD remastered collection of all the Kingdom Hearts games from series. There’s Dream Drop Distance, Kingdom Hearts χ Back Cover and 0.2: Birth By Sleep — A Fragmentary Passage. All of these are set in … Read More

Is Nickelodeon working on a Nintendo animated feature?
3:00 pm PDT 27/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

In the recent years movies revolving around video game stories / franchises have increased significantly. Although the rich and diverse universes of a video game sound ideal for a feature, it is not always the case, as to make features a lot of moments have to be amended to fit the bill. This in turn makes the movies take a different route at times, leaving the fans disappointed. However, this has not stopped creators from exploring more and more content … Read More

GameFest 2016 concludes by crowning winners in Mumbai
6:00 pm PDT 24/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

With the gaming sector on a surge, the number of indigenous indie studios has spiked up to almost double than it was a few years back. And with the numbers being such, the competition is more than ever with giving a game the required publicity being one of the biggest challenges. However, various events have sprung up, providing the new indie developers and studios with platforms to showcase their game as well as get funding for their projects. One such … Read More