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How hyper-casual gaming platform aims to transform the traditional casual gaming scene in India
6:00 pm PDT 08/05/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Akin to a bird waggling its wings and flying right into the sky, hyper-casual games have flown into the mobile gaming space. Thanks to hyper-casual games makers and the curiosity of the consumers, the vicious circle of time are helping mobile casual gaming to expand exponentially. The minuscule titles of hyper-casual games have helped brands around the world to earn a fortune and to create space in the gaming industry for global stardom. In India, hyper-casual titles have established prominence in the … Read More

‘Honor of Kings’ is set as the main competition title for the Silk Road Esports Tournament
11:00 am PDT 07/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

FEG has announced the official launch of Silk Road Esports Tournament, an Honor of Kings themed international event, which is supported by the China Culture & Entertainment Industry Association and jointly hosted by Tencent and FEG. Silk Road Esports Tournament, held from June 1 to 16, officially focuses on Honor of Kings and offers a total prize pool of 50,000 CNY. The event covers 14 countries, and players from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Philippines, Brunei, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, … Read More

Nazara Technologies invests in Bakbuck’s expansion plan
10:00 am PDT 07/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

 Nazara Technologies has invested an undisclosed amount in Bakbuck, a vernacular social contesting platform operated by Khichadi Technologies, currently available in Hindi, Bakbuck plans to expand to 10 more Indian languages soon. Bakbuck uses technology and immersive user interface transforming popular traditional Indian games like  Antakshari, Saanp Seedhi and Tol mol ke Bol amongst others, into online contests that users can play anytime, with anyone. Bakbuck offers Indian women all over the country a safe and social platform to compete … Read More

Neosphere’s upcoming game ‘1971: Indian Naval Front’ will let players revisit the 1971 battlefield
6:30 pm PDT 06/05/2019 By Poonam Mondal

The significance of  December 1971 is unforgettable for Indians as it was the day remarkably known for India’s victory against Pakistan which resulted in the birth of Bangladesh (then East Pakistan). 48 years ago, Pakistan lost its forces in the East, and had to publicly surrender to India. It was also the largest military surrender after World War II. Keeping that in mind Neosphere Interactive designed their upcoming videogame 1971: Indian Naval Front.  The studio was started by Rajesh Iyer and … Read More

Ronnie Screwvala and Supratik Sen of U Sports introduce esports team, U Geist
11:00 am PDT 06/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

U Sports, founder Ronnie Screwvala and co-founder and managing director Supratik Sen has announced the second phase of its proposition in esports, with a competitive esports team named U Geist. U Geist represents the ‘Spirit of Gaming’. Talking about U Geist, Ronnie Screwvala, says, “esports is the most exciting new age phenomenon that enthrals and entertains the present-day youth and masses alike. esports has tremendous potential to make it big in India. We were the one of the first to … Read More

Oppo introduces new phone before PUBG Mobile MENA Championship 2019
4:00 pm PDT 03/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Oppo a smartphone brand has announced its sponsorship of the Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG) championship in the Middle East and North Africa, for the upcoming PUBG Mobile x Oppo MENA Challenger Cup, which will see the region’s best players battle it out to reach the finale match, held from 29 to 30 May 2019. Players from across the GCC, Morocco and Egypt are preparing for the semi-final elimination rounds that will take place from 12 to 23 May. Fans of … Read More

Indian cooking games developer Cympl Studio is aiming 10 million monthly active users by 2019 end
7:00 pm PDT 02/05/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Inevitably video games increase motivation and engagement in players irrespective of age. Today an amazing add-on in the mobile gaming genre is becoming popular is casual gaming. This is not only targeting gamers but also targeting people who have never played video games. The technology of smartphones and tablets has allowed for the widening reach of new titles, new players and new studios. These casual games are often beautifully illustrated, clever, innovative, and fun to play. The dream of starting a … Read More

Xigma Games is working towards the sequel of their celebrated title, ‘The Bonfire’
7:00 pm PDT 30/04/2019 By Poonam Mondal

India is perched to become one of the world’s leading markets in the gaming sector with one of the world’s largest youth population. The Indian market is currently valued $ 890 million, with mobile Gaming taking the lead at 71 per cent share whereas the annual growth rate of the gaming sector is estimated at 14.3 per cent. In conversation with AnimationXpress Xigma Games founder, designer and developer Himanshu Manwani expressed “Indian gaming industry is still at its nascent stage … Read More

New Modes to arrive in Apex Legends
1:30 pm PDT 29/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Apex Legend‘s lack of content has often landed in the opprobrium of gamers. Things are about to change since recently Respawn Entertainment has confirmed that they will be solving the game’s content offering issues with new modes and different ways to experience the shoot in the days ahead. Respawn was recently asked on Reddit by a player if it has been exploring new ways to play. The user then expressed many players want solo/duos added to the game, while others … Read More

Tapinator releases ‘Video Poker Classic’ mobile update
3:00 pm PDT 26/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Tapinator a developer and publisher apps for mobile platforms has announced that it has launched a major update to Video Poker Classic, a video poker game on mobile. Video Poker Classic is the most popular video poker game on iOS and is a leading video poker property on both Google Play and the Amazon Appstore. On iOS, the title maintains over 25,000 reviews with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5.0. One of the reasons for the title’s success is its consistency with … Read More

How western game ‘Oddbods Turbo Run’ is interspersing with the Indian gaming market
7:00 pm PDT 25/04/2019 By Poonam Mondal

The Indian gaming scene’s impressive upward mobility clubbed with the enormity of the market has kept the pot boiling for a while. Yet one ponders whether the western games like Oddbods Turbo Run may surpass the growth rate of indigenous ones.  Hypr Games, a game development and publishing company backed by U2opia Global Group has recently launched Oddbods Turbo Run game which is popular among kids between the age group of three to seven.  The game is inspired from the Emmy … Read More

‘Dream11’ launches a multi-sports aggregator platform FanCode
5:00 pm PDT 25/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Dream11, has launched FanCode, an ad-free multi-sport aggregator platform, offering a wide spectrum of content, commerce and community engagement. The platform has already amassed over one crore users. Commenting on the launch of FanCode, Dream11 CEO and co-founder Harsh Jain said, “It has been fascinating to witness the evolving landscape of Indian sports and the rapid rise of fan engagement. Our latest offering, FanCode, aims to be the single aggregator platform that will connect the evolved sports audience with relevant sports products … Read More