Tag: Ubisoft

Super Mario Odyssey wins multiple awards at Gamescom 2017

Super Mario Odyssey wins multiple awards at Gamescom 2017

Curtains of Gamescom 2017 came down in Cologne on Thursday night with the presentation of this year’s awards. Sweeping the awards was the Nintendo Switch title Super Mario Odyssey which lapped up the coveted Best of Gamescom Award, the consumer-voted Most Wanted Award and three of the juried categories. Also among the winners were multiple nominees Destiny 2 from Activision Blizzard with two wins, Assassin’s Creed (Ubisoft), Middle-earth: Shadows of War (Warner Bros. Interactive), Ni No Kuni II (Bandai Namco). The winners: Best of Gamescom Award: Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo Best Add-On/ DLC: Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar, Electronic Arts Best Booth: Electronic Arts Gamescom Booth 2017 Best Console Game – Sony PlayStation 4: Assassin’s Creed Origins, Ubisoft Best Console Ga

Nominations for animago awards announced

Animation, Events
The animago conference will be held on September 7 and 8 this year. This is the time when the animago awards would be handed out. Now, the news is that the names of nominees have been announced. For this, an independent jury of experts sifted through nearly 1,000 submissions from 58 countries to come out with the final 33 nominees for the animago’s eleven categories. The awards ceremony will be held on September 7 at Munich Gasteig Cultural Centre. Here are the nominated projects for animago AWARD 2017: Best Visual Effects Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Warner Bros., Visual Effects by Rodeo FX, Canada Game of Thrones Season 6, HBO, Visual Effects by Rodeo FX, Canada Unleashing the Dragons, HBO, Visual Effects by PIXOMONDO, Germany Best Short Film After
Ubisoft  launches new toys-to-life game

Ubisoft launches new toys-to-life game

Videogame developer Ubisoft has entered into the field of the toys-to-life and unveiled its new concept Starlink: Battle for Atlas at this year’s E3. The firm now joins the likes of LEGO Dimensions, Amiibo, Skylanders and the recently revealed Lightseekers title from the toy specialist Tomy. The launch was announced at this year’s E3 in L.A. and is expected to land in autumn next year, and will be available on Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. The move comes as a real stake in the ground for Ubisoft’s place in the toys-to-life market, one that was kickstarted in 2013 with the launch of Activision’s Skylanders. The new game enables players to create a team of starfighter pilots and directly control them in battle against an enemy known as the Forgotten Legion. At the middl
GAFX logo unveiled in Bengaluru

GAFX logo unveiled in Bengaluru

With the unveiling of the logo of Bengaluru GAFX, the government of Karnataka formally announced that India’s largest animation, games and visual effects conference namely the Bengaluru GAFX Conference 2017 will be held from  12 to 14 May at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru. Honorable Minister of Karnataka for IT & Tourism, Priyank Kharge and core members of Association of Bangalore Animation Industry (ABAI) were present at the gathering. Bengaluru GAFX Conference was earlier known as ABAI Fest & Summit. ABAI is working with Government of Karnataka to organise the event. ABAI has one of its kind formats comprising of workshops, master classes, talks, presentations, screenings of best content from all over the world, live marathon duration artistic competitions as well as technical

The Light Fund Treasure Hunt 2015 raises over £8,000

Events, Licensing, Top Stories
Rainbow Productions has held onto its crown as champions of The Light Fund 2015 Treasure Hunt for the second year running. The event – which took place last Thursday evening (July 16th) - managed to raise over £8,000 for the industry charity. Rainbow Productions managed to stave off tough competition from Blueprint, Spearmakr and Kinnerton’s Gooners Never Say Die and Penguin Ventures, to clinch the top spot in a quest to follow a route around London’s Mayfair. (more…)