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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. FKS Cricket Drive is based on the Indian film Ferrari Ki Sawaari, which is set for theatrical release on June 15. The game is set for …

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Sony reintroduces EyeToy for PS2 in India

Sony has relaunched the EyeToy motion gaming camera for the Playstation 2 in India via a new console bundle. The new bundle will include the PS2 console, an EyeToy camera as well as an EyeToy game – EyeToy: Play 3 and will be priced at Rs 5,990 – the same …

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Hitman: Absolution preorder DLC available via select Indian retailers

The Hitman Sniper Challenge DLC is now being offered on preorders for Hitman: Absolution at select Indian retailers. Those who preorder Absolution can instantly download and play thestandalone DLC. Items unlocked within the Sniper Challenge will carry over to Hitman: Absolution when it hits stores for Xbox 360, PS3 and …

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E-Xpress Interactive to distribute Namco Bandai games in India

Japanese publisher Namco Bandai has tied up with E-Xpress Interactive to release its games in India. E-Xpress is one of India’s largest game distributors and also represents other publishers such as Warner Bros Interactive, 2K Games, Rockstar Games, Ubisoft, Square Enix, Sega, THQ and Bethesda. The company also operates Games …

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Max Payne 3 for PC to ship on four DVDs; Indian pricing confirmed

The PC version of Max Payne 3, which raised a few eyebrows with its 35 GB minimum storage requirement, will ship on four DVDs, the game’s Indian distributor E-Xpress Interactive has confirmed. E-Xpress has also revealed that the PC version will retail for Rs 999 in India. The PC release …

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NASSCOM Gaming Forum’s Delhi and Mumbai developer meet-ups in June

The NASSCOM Gaming Forum has announced that it will conduct developer meet-ups in Delhi and Mumbai in June. The third Delhi meet-up will take place at the International Youth Centre on June 16. Highlights include a talk on how developers should approach publishers, and a post-mortem of Pyrodactyl Games’ role-playing …

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Max Payne 3 midnight launch at Games The Shop

Indian specialist games retailer Games The Shop will hold a midnight launch for Rockstar Games’ latest release, Max Payne 3, in Mumbai. The launch will take place at Games The Shop’s Oberoi Mall store located on the Western Express Highway in Goregaon East, Mumbai. All those who visit the store …

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Square Enix GDCI 2012 Roadshow heads to Bangalore today

Square Enix has taken the Game Development Contest India 2012 on the road. The Japanese publisher recently revealed details of the contest, which aims to unearth India’s top game development talent across mobile and other casual platforms. The contest’s official website and Facebook page are now live. The Game Development …

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Version2Games management sets up The Awesome Game Studio

The management team at Version2Games, including its president Rajat Ojha, has left the company to form The Awesome Game Studio. V2G was responsible for Smash n Survive, the first Indian PS3 game to be released to a worldwide audience, and had recently announced its next PS3/Vita game, T.U.M. The Awesome …

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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. A Sony representative told MCV that the delay was forced by logistical issues, adding that the game will be in stores within …

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