GameShastra unveils 12 new games

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GameShastra, Princeton, NJ - 16th December 2009 -- India's largest games services company has today revealed its forthcoming line-up for PSP Go, WiiWare, PC and Mac. Over the next few months, 12 new titles will be released across the various formats - to complement the two already published - as the company completes its move from independent developer to publisher.

Among the games scheduled to be published for PSP by GameShastra include DEFLECTOR, CRIME SPREE, BEE WARS, ROUTE 66, PACHISI, TIGER TROUBLE, TUMBLE BUGS 2 and FLICK SPORTS FISHING - all due for release between now and the end of the year. They'll be joining D-CUBE PLANET and CIRCLES, GameShastra's two other PSP Go games currently available in the PlayStation Store.

In addition to the eight new titles above, next March will see the release of ARCADE HOOPS and WORLD CUP TABLE TENNIS, also on the PlayStation Store.

Cricket comes to WiiWare in early 2010 in the form of BALLE BAAZ, a thrilling simulation of one of the world's most popular sports. Rounding out the 12-game line-up is TAJ MAHAL, a casual hidden object game for PC and MAC set within the confines of one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World - available in January.

"This is an exciting time in the evolution of GameShastra," says Prakash Ahuja, CEO, GameShastra, Inc. "The move into self-publishing is a logical step for us, and we're already working with some significant players in the games industry to bring a host of original and licensed titles across multiple formats. 2010 will see GameShastra become one of the most significant publishers in the business, and we can't wait to enter what will undoubtedly be the biggest period in the firm's history."

GameShastra is leading the way in the rapidly-changing world of digital distribution and development. With its skills, scale and infrastructure and aggressive expansion plans for its Hyderabad studios, GameShastra is one of the biggest games companies in the world. The firm established itself as one of the leading outsourcing companies in the world working with such companies as Activision, Ubisoft, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and Revolution Software to name but a few. Recently the Company began self-publishing its own original titles. Over the coming months, more titles will be announced across all digital distribution platforms.

The full release schedule is as follows:

Deflector - PSP Go - Dec '09

Route 66 - PSP Go - Dec '09

Crime Spree - PSP Go - Dec '09

Pachisi - PSP Go - Dec '09

Tiger Trouble - PSP Go - Dec '09

Tumble Bugs 2 - Wii Ware - Dec '09

Bee Wars - PSP Go - Jan '10

Flick Fishing - PSP Go - Jan '10

Taj - PC / Mac - Jan '10

Balle Baaz - Wii Ware - Feb '10

Arcade Hoops - PSP Go - March '10

World Cup Table Tennis - PSP Go - March '10

Review code is available now for D-Cube Planet and Circles. Please get in touch if you would like codes for forthcoming titles.

Images to accompany this release are available here:

http://www.premierpr-games.co.uk/gameshastra/images/GameShastra_Deflector.zip

http://www.premierpr-games.co.uk/gameshastra/images/GameShastra_Pachisi.zip

http://www.premierpr-games.co.uk/gameshastra/images/GameShastra_Route66.zip

http://www.premierpr-games.co.uk/gameshastra/images/GameShastra_TigerTrouble.zip

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About GameShastra

Awarded the prestigious Red Herring "100 Global Award" in 2007 for its outstanding contribution to game development, art and services, GameShastra is one of the best-kept secrets in videogames. Its state-of-the-art offices in Hyderabad, India, house some of the smartest minds in the business. The firm already has a reputation for the highest quality outsourcing services, having worked in various capacities on titles developed by Activision, Ubisoft Sony Computer Entertainment and Revolution Software, to name but a few. 2010 will see GameShastra continue its transformation from developer to publisher, as it expands rapidly to meet the demands of digitally-distributed marketplaces.


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