Monetisation in mobile games – POKKT’s perspective
7:30 pm PDT 03/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

Since the inception of gaming industry the success of game development was acknowledge through the game’s popularity and its sales. One of the key factors which helps in the success of a property is advertising revenue. There are various types of advertisements, considering today’s market visual campaigns impact more on audience and it results to profitable business. Today maximum smartphone users are consuming content online and it has opened opportunities for video ad campaigns as it engages even the laziest buyers. Video marketing can capture … Read More

Industry speaks: Changing landscape of Indian mobile gaming sector through the past decade
7:30 pm PDT 02/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

Mobile games have gained a lot of popularity in the last decade. Thanks to the India’s digital revolution. Today online gaming in India is a Rs 62 billion robust market with an estimated 300 million gamers in 2019 as per the KPMG report India’s Digital Future. The factors like level of entertainment, fun, and the fact that players have the convenience of playing it any time and anywhere have led the popularity of the mobile gaming space to rise in the … Read More

10 PC games from this decade which might still rock the next one!
5:30 pm PDT 31/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

A lot of things have happened in a decade. For gaming industry it’s been a decade of – games with longer shelf lives, magnanimous RPGs, medieval grand strategy and so on. Literally it was a decade where developers cascade their games like never ending stream. Among all, it’s time to reflect on our pick of PC games from the last ten years which are likely to continue their journey in 2020s as well. Final Fantasy XIV: Final Fantasy XIV  was a … Read More

10 game releases to look out for in January
7:30 pm PDT 30/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

We are nearing the end of the year 2019 and by extension, the decade too. As we stand on the cusp of the new year, here are the much-awaited games releases that will see the light of day in 2020: AO Tennis 2–  AO Tennis 2, the second game in the official Australia Open series, tennis fans can take themselves from the outside courts to centre-stage glory in the all-new narrative-driven career mode. For the first time in AO Tennis, … Read More

These five Indian gaming apps help earn real money
7:00 pm PDT 28/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

  The technological strides over the past few years have rendered the gaming sector potent in many ways. Thanks to digital payment platforms, earning real cash through applications has been made easier than ever before. These apps prove to be a boon in facilitating the ease of earning a few extra bucks for users to get by. In 2019 the money making apps are abounding on the appstore and google play store.  While some are trivia-based gaming platforms like Loco, others are games … Read More

Made in India: Pocket League’s ‘Soap Cutting’ tops the chart in US and Canada during Christmas
6:00 pm PDT 27/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

Many say soap cutting is part of the autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) scene which provides auditory, olfactory or visual stimulation that gives them a pleasurable, tingling feeling on their scalp.  And thus internet has been overflowing with these soap cutting videos and they have been consumed voraciously, in loops which have made the videos score millions of views. With the same idea Pocket League co founders Surojit Bobo Roy and Karan Khairajani developed the Soap Cutting game which has became … Read More

Through the decade: 10 best mobile games in the last 10 years
7:02 pm PDT 26/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

With smartphone revolution clocking ten years’ run in the Indian ecosystem, mobile games have progressively ensconced themselves into our daily lives. The advent of the mobile games  have changed the road-map of the gaming industry. Considering the vast mobile gaming market today, game developers are stretching their wings in the mobile space which earlier was impossible due to lack of technology advancement. Taking the opportunity of mobile gaming market more and more new developers are rushing to create new games … Read More

Facebook brings two new Pokemon games
12:30 pm PDT 24/12/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

The Pokemon Company is bringing two new games to Facebook. Titled, Pokémon Tower Battle and Pokémon Medallion Battle, both games are now available on the platform. Pokémon Tower Battle, developed by Bombay Play requires players to compete by stacking Pokémon against one another to create the tallest towers. As players discover, catch and level-up rare Pokémon, they can compete in real-time against friends or across a global leaderboard. Facebook said in a press release, “It might seem like a simple … Read More

WinZO Games: A gaming platform to earn real cash for players and game developers
6:00 pm PDT 21/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

When it comes to earning real money by playing games or by publishing games online we always give a second thought. Thanks to the internet scams which have set our mindset like that. As the morning sun of digital age shining bright we are slowly changing our approach to earn real money online through gaming . As we are stepping in the year 2020 we have realised that the Indian market size is huge and to serve it gaming content is a huge … Read More

Puma enters gaming, launches gaming shoes priced at $160
5:00 pm PDT 21/12/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Brands all over want a piece of the hot cake that is esports. Recently Louis Vuitton partnered with Riot Games to bring out an exclusive selection of clothing based on the famed title League of Legends and Nike revealed its first official esports jerseys in September. Even Adidas signed a deal with famous streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins this year. Now, it’s another sportswear brand Puma.  The company has recently launched a footwear which is targeted at gamers. Costing rather on the … Read More

“We have counselled many parents regarding the opportunities in the games industry”: Backstage Pass founder Surya P
6:30 pm PDT 19/12/2019 By Krishanu Ghosal

With the number of gaming studios in the country rising by the day, the requirement for dev talent is also following suit. With multiple facets to the growing industry, more individuals are taking up gaming as a full fledged career option. While there were only a handful of training centres earlier, that number have also seen a spike to meet the demand. Says Backstage Pass founder and President Surya P, “A decade ago, there were as few as two to … Read More

ESFI: e-Masters Chengdu 2020 to commence from January 2020
5:30 pm PDT 18/12/2019 By Poonam Mondal

The Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) is all set to kick start their first edition of Asia Esports Championship e-Masters Chengdu 2020 from January according to the Esports Federation of India’s (ESFI) official Facebook post (which is subject to change). “ESFI has got the schedule and Team Format for e-Masters yesterday night. The deadline of players’ list submission by ESFI and all other participating National Esports Federations to AESF is on 23 December 2019,” read the ESFI ‘s official Facebook … Read More