Google Could Do More for India’s Gaming Ecosystem: Manish Agarwal, Reliance Games

Reliance Games’ CEO Manish Agarwal believes that the local market has great potential, but only if Google provides local developers with support.

Source: gadgets.ndtv.com

Google has a big market of casual gamers who would be willing to spend money in small transactions on games they love to play, carrier billing reduces issues around hesitation to pay via credit cards for many consumers, above that it is a no brainer due to major presence of telecom subscribers on prepaid service.

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Tracing the Origins of Gaming in India: 8-Bit Cricket, Sega, and Cloning

We spoke to Rakesh Dugar of Mitashi on the origins of gaming in the country.

Source: gadgets.ndtv.com

Mitashi has survived and evolved to maintain its position in this age of mobile and console gaming, this article surely makes an interesting read.

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Taiwanese man dies after three-day online gaming binge

A Taiwan-based man has been found dead in an internet cafe after a spending three days straight on a marathon gaming binge.

Source: www.dnaindia.com

Deaths caused by unreasonable gaming addiction don’t sound weird anymore, it has become an ongoing trend with obsessive gamers who forget that their mind resides in a body that needs rest and equal connection to real life.

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Inspirational success stories and insights by Indian game developers

You may have got many an insight from top industry leaders as well as those behind India’s recent startup success stories during the course of the last year. Now, as 2015 gets under way, it is time to get a fresh perspective from some exciting entrepreneurs. In this article, game developers share their learnings from 2014 and expectations for this year.

Source: yourstory.com

Journey for Indian game developers has been a slow and steady one that deserves a special mention because they have thrived in an environment filled with too many challenges than rewards

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Alibaba getting into game consoles is a terrible, terrible idea

Rumor has it Alibaba is planning to make a video game console for the Chinese market. That’s an awful idea.

Source: www.techinasia.com

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A Brief History of Games Journalism

Over the past four decades, games journalism has undergone some major evolutions. We look at how it’s changed over the years.

Source: www.usgamer.net

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‘Assassin’s Creed’ Needs To Slow Down And Refocus, Or Risk Total Derailment

After a tumultuous launch day, the reviews are finally in and Assassin’s Creed Unity is…alright.

Source: www.forbes.com

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