Breaking: PlayBae’s upcoming game ‘In The Shadows’ bags “Best Puzzle Game 2019” title at Tencent GWB Awards
7:00 pm PDT 23/09/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Indie game developing company PlayBae’s upcoming new game, In The Shadows bagged the “Best Puzzle Game” of 2019 accolade at Tencent Gaming Without Boundaries (GWB) Awards. In an exclusive conversation with AnimationXpress, PlayBae founder Nakul Verma shared “To my extreme surprise, ITS had won the “Best Puzzle Award” beating a lot of unique games in its category. Unfortunately, I could not go to the event to collect the award but Tencent has offered to help in the journeys of developers … Read More

Teapot Games aims to take players in the history of World War 2 with War Dogs
7:00 pm PDT 14/08/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Every year, we get together to remember and offer our gratitude to those who have sacrificed their lives in the war zone for our country’s freedom from British rule. While we pay tribute to the fallen, it is important to note that as many as 87,000 Indian soldiers lost their lives in World War II (commissioned by British India against German Nazis). Post World War II, India emerged as the world’s fourth-largest industrial power and its increased political, economic and military … Read More

Is AI at the early stage of incorporation in the gaming sector?
7:00 pm PDT 07/08/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Today technology is at its zenith where game developers are also focusing on creating engaging gameplay as well as in the combination of laws and AI (Artificial Intelligence) algorithms. But how exactly the AI algorithm works? According to SAS, it works by combining large amounts of data with fast, iterative processing and intelligent algorithms to allow the software to learn automatically from patterns or features in the data. Simplifying it remembered from the Japanese horror media franchise Resident Evil where a supercomputer … Read More

Hyderabad ‘Games for Good’ workshop aims to live up to its name
7:00 pm PDT 26/07/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Game development scene in India is constantly leaping and the Indian gaming enthusiasts are diving into gaming as a viable career option. Games for the wellness of society are one of the areas which game developers have been exploring over the years. Being one of the gaming hubs, Hyderabad has recently launched four-day program  Games for Good: Designing Games starting from 25 July to 28 July with a social impact at T-Hub in the association of the U.S. Consulate General Hyderabad and the … Read More

How artificial intelligence is transforming the gaming ecosystem
4:00 pm PDT 19/07/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been an integral part of gaming since the time of inception from 1950s. With time, technology in sports is growing rapidly and evolving the traditional ways. In football, for instance, new devices are used for different reasons such as to help referees in decision-making and to quantify the athletes’ performance during a game, thus helping the coach to calibrate the training program and the game strategy. In addition to that, in today’s day and age, audience engagement has … Read More

Red Bull takes over Willis Tower for ‘Halo Rise Till Dawn Tournament’ this weekend
11:00 am PDT 13/07/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Red Bull is bringing back Red Bull Rise Till Dawn this weekend, for an epic Halo 3 tournament in partnership with 343 Industries’ HCS Grassroots program.  From sundown to sunrise, 200 players will compete in a special dusk-till-dawn Halo 3 2v2 team tournament with the chance to win the grand prize of $10,000. Halo and esports fans can tune-in and catch the live action on both Mixer and Twitch on 13 July beginning at 9:30 pm ET / 6:30 pm … Read More

Archangel’s dives into the RPG genre with ‘Bleak Faith’
7:00 pm PDT 12/07/2019 By Poonam Mondal

The RPG market is growing each year by leaps and bounds with the rise of players’ interests and diverse availability of the RPGs. With the rapid inflow of revenue towards the RPG market, developers are making a beeline in a bid to explore this genre by creating a variety of new games. Bleak Faith is an upcoming third-person open-world survival horror action RPG whose developers recently revealed the sneak-peek of the game for the kick-starter campaign.In conversation with Animationxpress, Archangel … Read More

This upcoming VR action combat game might not give you motion sickness!
7:00 pm PDT 09/07/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Virtual reality gaming becoming more accessible with affordable VR gadgets and availability of concrete VR support VR games doesn’t have to meet specification mark like PC games, however, one has to get his/her hands on the VR devices to consume the content. One of the most challenging part of consuming VR content is the motion sickness that a consumer faces. With the integration of virtual reality into the more commercial mainstream, issues have begun to arise in relation to VR … Read More

#FeatureFriday: Things a game designer should keep in mind while designing a game
7:00 pm PDT 05/07/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Game designing? Sounds like fun! That’s the reply a game designer gets from others when they say that they design games for a living. The reply can be interpreted into two different ways either the one who is giving reply think game designing is child’s play or they are still far away from the reality that game designing is a viable career option today. Game designing jobs can be, in fact, one of the most rewarding jobs in the industry … Read More

Does outsourcing of project helps in the ease of game development business?
7:00 pm PDT 02/07/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Like any other business game development also have a market for outsourcing. Eventually, outsourcing begins with a self-assessment of a company’s core identity that forms its unique competitive advantage. For game developers, core competencies can be found in any part of the game development cycle which includes concept development, pre-production, production, testing or distribution. Many independent studios in the country have an internal team say about five people maximum, who hire dozens of short-term contractors and engage outsourcing companies to make … Read More

The basics behind designing online casino games
6:30 pm PDT 28/06/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Have you ever heard of the games called Dead or Alive, Gonzo’s Quest or Starburst slot machine? If you are Indian and reading this I doubt you have – but if you’re from, let’s say, the United Kingdom, then you’ve most likely done. Gonzo’s Quest, Starburst and Book of Dead are three of the most popular 3D slot games on the internet. Nowadays animations are everywhere, most of Bollywood movies produced today which has some type of animations. And it … Read More

Where will fantasy sports ‘My11Circle’ be heading post cricket season?
5:00 pm PDT 28/06/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Hold your horses! Fantasy sports has come galloping its way into the Indian gaming ecosystem. The ground for the fantasy sports industry looks fertile as Bombay High Court recently declined the PIL against Dream11 and declared it as a game of skills. On top of that, the cricket season is on! The engagement and buzz around it seen to be reaching the fever pitch. WorldCup has always been a sensational event for all, especially Indians who look forward to it with bated breath. … Read More