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Dark Souls 2 PC gets a price drop, Trials Fusion for PS4 gets retail release

Dark Souls 2 for PC will release at a lower-than-expected price of Rs 1,999 in India. Retailers had earlier listed the PC version for preorder at Rs 2,499 or Rs 2,999, but distributor E-xpress Interactive has now confirmed the Rs 1,999 price point. That’s still higher than most PC games …

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Bangalore start-up Moonfrog launches Bingo Club

Indie start-up Moonfrog has just launched its first game, Bingo Club, for Android. Bingo Club is a real-time multiplayer game with its own take on the Housie formula, including power-ups and treasures to be discovered in ‘special rooms’. The game is set against the backdrop of famous cities and iconic …

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Seven Summits Studio’s ambient game Petite headed to Windows 8 in June

Seven Summits Studio’s ambient game, Petite, is set for release in June for Windows 8. Petite was created by Asar Dhandala as an entry for Microsoft’s Dev Camps, for which the prototype was created within 12 hours. It was selected as the best game in that competition, following which it …

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Avakai Games launches SMO – an iOS spin on air hockey

Hyderabad-based Avakai Game has just released SMO, a multi-player sports game for iOS. SMO appears to draw inspiration from air hockey, although from the brief gameplay video, it does seem to add its own spin on the formula. The game features a minimalist art style with great use of colours, …

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PlayStation Mobile Developer Program expands to India in May

Sony has announced that India will be among 12 countries to be included in the PlayStation Mobile Developer Program starting May. The PSM Developer Program is aimed at providing support to developers creating dedicated content for PlayStation Mobile, and will be extended to India starting 29th May. Sony made the …

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Square Enix India closes doors after one year

Just a year afterentering the market, Square Enix has shut down its India operations without having released a single game. Square Enix India was set up with a view to developing mobile games for the Indian market in collaboration with Indian developers. While it did not develop games itself, Square …

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No PS4 restock in India till May

The PlayStation 4 has been out of stock in India since shortly after its launch in January, and any hopes of it becoming available this month are now gone. Retailer Game4u has announced that new PS4 stock will arrive in India in May, IGN reported, and sources have confirmed the …

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Square Enix closes India operations

Just a year after entering the market, Square Enix has shut down its India operations without having released a single game. Square Enix India was set up with a view to developing mobile games for the Indian market in collaboration with Indian developers. While it did not develop games itself, …

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Indian indies at Casual Connect Asia

Indie developers from India will make up a sizeable contingent at next month’s Casual Connect Asia in Singapore. Award-winning games like Save The Dummy, Meanwhile In A Parallel Universe, and Project Heera will be showcased at the three-day event, with several developers also scheduled to speak. Here’s a list of …

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Xbox One: Five things Microsoft needs to do in India

The Xbox One’s September launch for India is still quite a way off, but Microsoft is set to announce India-specific details this month. It’s the perfect time, then, to take a look at the challenge and the opportunities the lie ahead for the Xbox One in India. Based on the …

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