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A FarmVille of startups

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You become a gangster, build your network, fight other gangsters, engage in shoot-outs, do contract-killings, carry out sinister missions, rob and establish your criminal empire. This is how online social game Mafia Wars was played. Mafia Wars was developed by Silicon Valley-based Zynga, the worldâ€...

Location-Sharing, Deals & Loyalty App MojoStreet Bags 500 Users

Mojostreet, the Hyderabad-based startup that launched an app by the same name, is witnessing traction even before it has been launched commercially. The app, which is a combination of m-commerce, location sharing, social networking and loyalty, saw 500 users sign up for its private beta trial in the...

4 August, 2011 | More »


Time To Build A $1B Digital Gaming Business Is Now

The domestic gaming industry in India is set to skyrocket and may become a billion-dollar industry by 2015, with an expected CAGR of 31 per cent. And proof of this tremendous pace of growth was witnessed at VCCircle’s Digital Gaming Investment Forum, held on July 28 in Mumbai. The conference unrav...

29 July, 2011 | More »

Crest’s Jewel Seeker Game In Top 70 Of Apple’s App Store (India)

Crest Animation, an Indian full-service studio that specializes in the development and production of digital animated properties has launched a game (available free of cost) called ‘Jewel Seeker’ on the Apple app store. The game will function on apple devices like the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPa...

29 July, 2011 | More »

What Games Are We Playing Now?

Enough with all the serious talk on funding, monetization strategies, IP etc. – we all are associated with this industry because games are fun at the end of the day! And no gaming event can be complete without getting into our favourite games! So do RPGs beat all other genres hollow, is skill gami...

28 July, 2011 | More »

EA Posts Narrower-Than-Expected Loss

Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc, reported a narrower-than-expected loss and raised its second-quarter earnings forecast, as it sold more copies of the puzzle game “Portal 2” than expected and pocketed more money on digital games. The company also said it had it had sold 200,000 ...

27 July, 2011 | More »

IndiaGames Partners Opera Mini Browser For Mobile Gaming

Browser company Opera Software ASA has partnered with UTV’s gaming subsidiary Indiagames to add a shortcut key for gaming on the Opera Mini. Called a ‘Speed Dial’ button, the shortcuts are in the homepage that opens up when a user launches the browser. Opera recently signed up with...

26 July, 2011 | More »

Zynga Partners With Tencent To Debut First Mainland China Game

Social games maker Zynga is partnering with Tencent Holdings Ltd, the Chinese Internet company, to launch its first game in mainland China as it tries to find new users by tapping into the $5.8 billion Chinese games market. Zynga will release an early version of a game called Zynga City on Tencents&...

26 July, 2011 | More »


Create Innovative Games, Not The 150th Farm Game: Vishal Gondal, CEO, IndiaGames

Vishal Gondal is the head of media and entertainment group UTV’s gaming subsidiary IndiaGames, which is also one of India’s largest game developers. IndiaGames posted a net profit of Rs 2.47 crore in the fiscal year ended March, 2011, on the back of high traction in mobile gaming and online sub...

25 July, 2011 | More »

Reliance Entertainment Launches Subscription Based Gaming Service Zapak Plus

Gaming firm Zapak Digital Entertainment Limited, a subsidiary of Reliance Entertainment, has launched a new subscription based gaming service called Zapak Plus. Zapak Plus will offer 120 games from international publishers such as Codemasters, Focus Home Interactive, MumboJumbo, Absolutist, iWin etc...

8 July, 2011 | More »

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