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The global games market to breach $100 billion in 2017: Newzoo 2014 report
4:00 pm PDT 25/07/2014 By

With globalisation of the games market really picking up pace, as platforms and business models become more aligned across all regions of the world. Free-to-play and eSports have moved from East to West, and at the same time, the East is opening up to Western IP and game devices. Mobile gaming has become the truly global playground for developers. Read More

GameEon… where dreams are lived!
3:00 pm PDT 25/07/2014 By

GameEon targets audience between the age group 18 to 25. It believes that’s the prime age when people are engaged with information and go through a lot of stress, as most of them are either students or working professionals. The company is planning to come up with nearly 40 new games by the end of 2015, working with different mechanics to suit the preference of all potential users. Read More

ZICA Ranchi releases trailer of its sci-fi feature film ‘The Black Era’
1:30 pm PDT 25/07/2014 By

The team is currently in the production stage and has already completed most of the preliminary work. The project began in early June and is expected to be completed by end of August. Most of the film is being made using Maya, DAZ3D, Nuke and After Effects. The film will be using real footages of the Dhanbad coal mine fire and complimented with CGI and 3D animation as well. Read More

Technicolor announces improved profitability in first half of 2014
12:30 pm PDT 25/07/2014 By

Net income was a profit of €27 million in the first half of 2014, increasing from a profit of €6 million in the first half of 2013. Restated from refinancing and repricing charges, net income was a profit of €46 million. Read More

Echo Bridge Pictures introduce ‘Mike & Wayne’ in a new short
12:15 pm PDT 25/07/2014 By

Dumbasses, knuckleheads, idiots … Mike & Wayne, the titular characters of a new short film by Echo Bridge Pictures, are not the sharpest knives in the proverbial drawer. Their mission is simple: get rich quick by robbin’ and stealin’. Read More

Deki and Aardman Animations collaborate for a novel cause
12:00 pm PDT 25/07/2014 By

This film has been written to tell a unique story in a way that provokes action and will inspire positive change. In creating animated content Deki emotionally engages the viewer, as well as presents evidence of the effect a loan can have. The film is written and animated by Lucy Izzard for Aardman and aims to connect with a large range of people from all ages and backgrounds. Read More

Disney Interactive all set to release Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition) this September
11:30 am PDT 25/07/2014 By

Disney Interactive has announced the release date of Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition), an action-adventure sandbox video game developed by Avalanche. Marvel fans will be able to get their hands on the game beginning 23 September. Read More

eBay Announces Sale of Original Superman Comic, Action Comics #1
2:30 pm PDT 24/07/2014 By

The auction of Action Comics #1 will begin on 14 August and run for ten days. Given its place in entertainment history as the genesis for the Superman superhero franchise, it is expected to capture the attention of avid comic collectors as well as casual fans. Read More

Nick pulls a fast one on competition in wk 29 of TAM ratings, leads with 201 TVTs
2:00 pm PDT 24/07/2014 By

The team at Nickelodeon would certainly be in seventh heaven this week as the channel has clearly left the rest of the pack dumbstruck. Nick has garnered 201 TVTs (as against 210 in wk 28) this week riding on the popularity of its character Ninja Hattori among other tent poles as well. Turner’s mainstay Cartoon Network shed 32 TVTs this week to come in second with 193 TVTs (225). Read More

InMobi says ‘Game On!’ with New Monetisation Solution
1:30 pm PDT 24/07/2014 By

InMobi has announced its new monetisation solution for games, including industry-first playable ads format offered at global scale. To back this solution, InMobi has also created a 25 million dollar fund for indie game developers. This solution will allow developers to optimise their monetisation strategies based on the emotional state of players as they move through different stages of the game. Read More