Entries in 'india' (39)

Bollywood and cricket come together in FKS Cricket Drive

Bollywood and cricket come together in FKS Cricket Drive

Hyderabad-based game developer/publisher Gameshastra today announced FKS Cricket Drive, a game that seemingly brings together two of India’s favourite pastimes – cricket and Bollywood.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 29th 2012 at 3:38PM in News
Starhawk release delayed in India

Starhawk release delayed in India

Starhawk, the PS3 exclusive from Lightbox Interactive, which was originally set for release in India today, will now be delayed by up to two weeks, Sony has confirmed.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 9th 2012 at 1:07PM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: India

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: India

According to the FICCI-KPMG Indian Media and Entertainment Industry Report 2012, the Indian games business was valued at 13bn Rupees ($259m) in 2011 – up 30 per cent.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 8th 2012 at 11:23AM in News
Familiar names plot Indian games push

Familiar names plot Indian games push

The games industry’s biggest names are currently plotting a path into one of the fastest growing regions in the world of modern gaming.

on Apr 16th 2012 at 9:34AM in News

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Square Enix planning Indian office

Square Enix planning Indian office

Japanese publisher Square Enix is looking to establish a presence in India.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2012 at 9:17AM in News
India games chain to open 150 stores

India games chain to open 150 stores

An Indian games retailer hopes to have over 150 outlets in operation by 2015.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 8th 2012 at 5:00PM in News
Disney acquires majority stake in UTV

Disney acquires majority stake in UTV

The Walt Disney Company has obtained a controlling stake in UTV including the media firm’s games publishing arm UTV Ignition.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 9:59AM in News
Sony publishing Bollywood superhero title

Sony publishing Bollywood superhero title

The video game tie-in for upcoming Hindi sci-fi movie Ra.One will be published for PS2 and PS3 by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 12th 2011 at 1:44PM in News

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INDIA: God of War III released early

INDIA: God of War III released early

Sony India has put God of War III on sale six days earlier than planned in an attempt to prevent import copies flooding the market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 16th 2010 at 10:31AM in News
INDIA: Games The Shop debuts

INDIA: Games The Shop debuts

Emerging market India is on the verge of welcoming its first dedicted national chain of video games retailer with the opening of the interestingly titled ‘Games The Shop’ in Mumbai’s ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2010 at 2:17PM in News
India's gaming potential is 'immense'

India's gaming potential is 'immense'

Global services firm Ernst and Young believes the Indian gaming market is turning its back on grey and black market trading, and now has all the elements in place for ...
by Jonathon Harker
on Sep 30th 2008 at 3:46PM in News
SCE eyes up Indian studio opening

SCE eyes up Indian studio opening

Sony is planning to further boost it's already-announced commitment to games development in India - and could even open an internal studio of its own in the territory.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2008 at 12:22PM in News

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Ubisoft snaps up India studio

Ubisoft snaps up India studio

Ubisoft has added another studio to its large and growing global development empire, having agreed to buy Gameloft's Pune, India-based studio.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 15th 2008 at 10:51AM in News
INDIA: Games market set for boom

INDIA: Games market set for boom

With a booming internet market that currently includes approximately 42 million users, the hunger for online gaming is set to rapidly grow in India this year, according to BusinessWeek.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2008 at 2:07PM in News