India to have National Poker Series from 29 April to 5 May 2020
10:00 am PDT 29/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Mixing skill, thrill and excitement, there’s hardly a reason to not like poker and hence it’s no surprise that it has become one of the fastest-growing games in the country. Already the world’s most popular card game is quite popular in India with many skilled players making their fortunes in the industry’s prize-rich online tournaments. With the growing proclivity for the game, it’s now time for the country’s players to prove their skills and represent the nation at the biggest … Read More

India’s RMG market is seeing a paradigm shift with casual and hyper-casual games
8:00 pm PDT 28/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

The country’s mounting middle class are actually willing to pay for the content and the experience from the online gaming sector in the form of mobile gaming. Automatically an increase in the demand for digital games can be noticed which further pushed the upward curve of innovative gaming platforms in India. Today at the tap on a screen, one can download games onto a smart device and this has surged the popularity of real money gaming in hyper casual section.  … Read More

Esports: Where are the women players?
8:00 pm PDT 27/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

Electronic sports(esports) is reaching new heights worldwide, as one of the most exciting professional sports in the world. Despite this, women in esports, are not as common as the number of men involved in it. While critics will put it down to sexism and supporters will put it down to marketing strategies, there are still a few who are changing the way females are perceived in the world of esports. According to interpret’s 2019 report- female esports watchers have a 30 per … Read More

Here are five mobile games on social good to play on Republic day
6:30 pm PDT 25/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

This time of the year, India prepares to celebrate the Republic day at the true spirit of democracy with extended long weekend. We have listed few android games which  are on social awareness to make our nation even a better place to live : Chhota Bheem Run – Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan: Inspired by PM Narendra  Modi’s Swachh Bharat campaign, Nazzara Games and GreenGold Animation introduced Chhota Bheem Swachh Bharat Run, an inspiration for children to take up the values of clean living and … Read More

Catching up with all girl ‘CS:GO’ team GE: Rayne captain
9:00 pm PDT 23/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

“Khoob Ladi Mardani Woh To Jhansi Wali Rani Thi..“ Amidst the battle-arena of esports that is largely dominated by male players, the armour of this all-girl CS:GO team GE: Rayne (owned by Global Esports, India) shimmered bright and strong at the Legion of Valkyries (LoV) for Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) tournament as they secured the second position at the tournament. It was a proud moment for India as the gang of four (Saloni ‘Meow16k’ Pawar, Dilraj ‘COCO’ Kaur, Mansi ‘Matka QueeN’ Sottany, … Read More

Game of skill will continue to push the market size boundaries in 2020 in, India
7:00 pm PDT 23/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

Gaming is all set to become one of the major driving forces for digital expansion in India. Skill-based games and fantasy games are the genres that are witnessing the highest growth in India. The country has always been a hub of skill-based games – be it Ludo or Chess or Rummy, Indians love playing these games way before video games and online gaming became the trend. In conversation with Animationxpress Junglee Games head of games Puneet Mehrotra shares a picture of  games … Read More

The new ‘Kingdom Hearts’ upcoming “experience” will be for mobiles
4:30 am PDT 23/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

There has been a surprise announcement from Square Enix! A new Kingdom Hearts game is in development. The company took to Twitter to announce “an all-new Kingdom Hearts experience”. The game would be coming on iOS and Android, so mobile only. The tweet was however made from an all new twitter account called Project Xehanort. The actual name of the upcoming “experience” has not been announced yet. However, there is a contest. Square Enix has come up ‘Guess the Name Campaign,’ … Read More

Check the locations for Global Game Jam events happening all around India!
3:30 pm PDT 22/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

For game developers around the world, game jams are a thing of practice, fun, challenge and more! These events are held at multiple places and of various magnitudes. However, the Global Game Jam is undoubtedly the most well known. According to the official website, here is what the event is all about: “The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event (game creation) taking place around the world at physical locations. Think of it as a hackathon focused … Read More

“Fnatic will want to be one of the best lifestyle gaming brands in India”: Fnatic’s newly appointed India Lead Nimish Raut
5:30 pm PDT 21/01/2020 By Krishanu Ghosal

Fnatic recently made their entry into the country’s gaming ecosystem with the acquisition of an Indian PUBG Mobile roster in October 2019. Now, the brand has appointed Nimish Raut as its India lead. He will be bringing in a diverse range of experience to the table as he has previously been associated with brands like Red Bull and Star Sports. Most recently, he was with Riot Games where he looked after the League of Legends leagues throughout South East Asia. Says Raut, “As the India … Read More

These space games will transport you to stars, galaxies and planets
12:00 pm PDT 18/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

It is always wonderful to see the stars at the night! Infact many belive star gazing inspires them to do creative things . For the universe lovers out there we have listed these space games for you: Elite Dangerous: Elite Dangerous is a space-flight simulation game developed and published by Frontier Developments in 2017. Piloting a spaceship, the player explores a realistic 1:1 scale open-world representation of the Milky Way galaxy, with the gameplay being open-ended. The game is the first in … Read More

Ironcode Gaming’s upcoming casual game is for PC gamers
6:00 pm PDT 17/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

Ironcode Gaming is launching a new strategy game Tower of God for Steam on 18 January . In conversation with Animationxpress, Ironcode games CEO Pallav Nawani shares “Tower of God tells the story of a man who wants to change the choices he has made in his life. He decides to climb the unconquered Tower of God to have his one wish granted. It is a casual game for everyone who plays games for relaxation.” The gameplay comprises of match-3 game with new … Read More

PlayStation 5 might be revealed in February 2020
2:00 pm PDT 17/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Sony has already confirmed that the PS 5 would be coming out this year. While the a date or price have not been confirmed as of yet, the speculations are running high. The PlayStation 4 is undoubtedly one of the most successful consoles in quite some time and PS 5 needs to outdo its predecessor and hence the specs are features would be something to keep an eye on. These have been a few reported leaks on the features, dates … Read More