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Square Enix reveals ‘Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers’ with 5.0 update patch notes
1:30 pm PDT 03/07/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Shadowbringers is the third expansion for Square Enix’s MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV and delivers even more content alongside a number of core tweaks to the gameplay. the franchise recently celebrated more than 16 million registered accounts. The enthusiasm for it has brought Final Fantasy XIV to new heights, with the active player base reaching its highest mark in the game’s nearly six-year history. Shadowbringers marks a bold new beginning, taking players beyond the world of Hydaelyn for the first time as they journey … Read More

Webtoon launches first animated series ‘My Giant Nerd Boyfriend’
11:30 am PDT 03/07/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Digital publisher, Webtoon makes its animation debut with a 10-episode series adaptation of one of the platform’s most popular titles, My Giant Nerd Boyfriend, animated! The hilarious slice-of-life adventures of Malaysia-based artist Fishball and her loving, very patient, very tall boyfriend has cultivated a devoted following who have pushed the comic to Webtoon’s top strips list. My Giant Nerd Boyfriend is a webcomic about the experiences of a short girl with her much taller boyfriend. The series premiered on 1 … 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

Nelvana appoints global licensing agent for Monomi Park’s ‘Slime Rancher’
6:00 pm PDT 02/07/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, an international producer and distributor of children’s animated and live action content, announced today its global licensing partnership with independent game studio, Monomi Park for its award-winning game, Slime Rancher. “We are thrilled to announce Nelvana as the global licensing agent for Slime Rancher. We can’t wait to see what wiggly adventures are in store for Beatrix and the slimes, as the Slime Rancher brand expands into all sorts of cool stuff outside the game world we’ve … Read More

New Ice Age game ‘Ice Age: Scrat’s Nutty Adventure’ announced
5:00 pm PDT 02/07/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Bandai Namco and Outright Games have announced an upcoming console and PC game set in the Ice Age film franchise. It’s titled Ice Age: Scrat’s Nutty Adventure, and it’s going hit PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch soon. Additionally, the game will release this fall. “At Outright Games, we strive to continue making games that raise the bar for family-friendly entertainment, and we worked to capture the fan-favourite qualities of Scrat in Ice Age: Scrat’s Nutty Adventure,” said Outright Games CEO Terry Malham. In Ice Age: Scrat’s Nutty Adventure, Scrat, the calamitous … Read More

Blizzard:’Saviors of Uldum’ is the upcoming expansion for digital card game ‘Hearthstone’
4:00 pm PDT 02/07/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Blizzard Entertainment has unveiled Saviors of Uldum, the adventurous new expansion for the digital card game Hearthstone. It will be available from 6 August, this action-packed second chapter in the game’s year-long storyline picks up where the latest expansion, Rise of Shadows, and its corresponding solo adventure, The Dalaran Heist, left off with thrilling new keywords, intriguing new Hero Powers, and 135 swelteringly new cards. Blizzard releases three expansions a year for the free-to-play game to give those players a … Read More

‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ official trailer – It’s a different ballgame this time around!
3:00 pm PDT 02/07/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

For those who’ve been clamoring to get back into the ‘jungle’ after the side-splitting yet adventurous sojourn that Dwayne Johnson’s 2017 comic caper embarked on, the official trailer of Jumanji: The Next Level would have tickled them pink. A sequel to the smasher Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the next chapter in the riveting video game brings all our protagonists back into the mix, except there are a few changes this time around. Not everyone gets back into their original … Read More

Preschool series ‘Kiri and Lou’ to air on ABC Australia
2:00 pm PDT 02/07/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

CAKE has announced a deal with ABC in Australia for 52 episodes of preschool series Kiri and Lou. Kiri and Lou will air daily on ABC Kids from 1 July at 17.50 following the series’ premiere on TVNZ in New Zealand and CBC Canada earlier this year. Kiri and Lou follows the friendship between Kiri, a feisty little dinosaur and Lou, a gentle and thoughtful creature, as they explore a ‘forest of feelings’ through laughter, song and adventure. Joined by … Read More

Fans pay tribute and welcomes Spider-Man to Mumbai with graffiti
1:00 pm PDT 02/07/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

In anticipation of the upcoming superhero film Spider-Man: Far From Home, fans painted Spider-Man graffiti art across the streets of Mumbai. Well, looks like they are eagerly waiting for their favourite superhero to come to the theatres soon. The favourite superhero and his mates are nothing less when it comes to giving back love to their fans. Spider-Man: Far From Home stars Tom Holland, Zendaya and Jake Gyllenhaal paid a visit to the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. They signed … Read More

Hans Ulrich Stoef sashays with ‘Toons 2 Tango’
12:00 pm PDT 02/07/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Renowned kids’ entrepreneur Hans Ulrich Stoef (Ulli Stoef) has launched a new worldwide television production and distribution operation Toon 2 Tango GmbH & Co. KG.  Founded and headed by Hans Ulrich Stoef, former CEO of m4e and Studio 100 Media in Munich, Toon 2 Tango is poised for the international television market. With offices in Munich, Toon 2 Tango will specialize in IP creation, development, production, distribution and brand building within the kids and family entertainment sector.  The new company will also look to … Read More

SonyLIV to launch OTT gaming destination to reach out 50 MN users
11:00 am PDT 02/07/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

In an industry first, SonyLIV announced the launch of India’s first OTT gaming destination with over 100 exclusive show-based games, to be launched in a phased manner. With this move, SonyLIV aims to reach out to 50 MN new users offering them a one-stop gaming destination. These games are curated around some of Sony Pictures Networks’ (SPN) biggest IP’s across channels like KBC, CID, Crime Patrol, The Kapil Sharma Show, Patiala Babes, Baalveer, Kicko & Super Speedo, amongst others. Sony … Read More

BARC India launches PrimaVU to measure premium homes viewership patterns
5:00 pm PDT 01/07/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

BARC India, announced the launch of its new product PrimaVU which is aimed at measuring viewership from premium homes.  Through PrimaVU, BARC India also introduces the industry first concept of viewing minutes which is basically sum of all individuals watching an event basis the time spent by them.  Also, PrimaVU is a separate product and not part of the currency panel measurement.   It is a product that caters to audience measurement solutions exclusively for premium homes. PrimaVU was launched by BARC … Read More