Year Enders

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“2017 marked many new highs for mobile gaming in India”: Jetsynthesys’ Roopak Nair
6:00 pm PDT 24/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

India ranked second in the world in downloads last year marked by explosive growth in games. Cheaper data powered by Reliance Jio’s entry in 2016 enabled more consumers to access games on the go, newer and more powerful devices with higher battery and storage capacity led to increased adoption of games with higher quality graphics and larger build sizes, and strength of consumption for local content attracted new spenders in gaming and created breakthroughs in grossing charts that augurs well … Read More

2017: A game of a year
12:30 pm PDT 11/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Games! Lots of them, good ones and great ones, all have been a part of 2017. The industry was quite alive in what is being dubbed as one of the best years for gaming in a decade. From the indie  players  pushing forward in the segment to AAA titles coming out as what they had promised to be, the market grew at a steady pace as well. Good content however, has been the clear winner throughout the year, which statistically is directly proportional … Read More

Esports: The uprising, 2017
12:00 pm PDT 04/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Another year has passed and it’s time to evaluate how good this year has been for esports. With the rising popularity of gaming and its transition from a hobby into a career, the payouts have been increasing in leaps and bounds. Let’s have a look at how 2017 has been for esports. The year kicked off with three huge announcements in the first quarter. Cobx Gaming revealed their stakes in the industry- Route Mobile co-founder and group CEO Rajdip Gupta, … Read More

ACK’s fiftieth year was special in ways more than one!
2:00 pm PDT 03/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

2017 marked 50 years of Amar Chitra Katha, the company under which Tinkle comics falls. Among the various activities to celebrate its golden jubilee, Amar Chitra Katha tied up with Bookaroo Children’s Festival (which also completed 10 years) to make a spectacular mural outside a Delhi metro station. The mural featured heroes from Amar Chitra Katha comics as well as popular characters from Tinkle, with Uncle Pai in the centre. In terms of content, Tinkle explored new character series and … Read More