Indiagames Ltd, India’s benchmark mobile and online games company has now partnered with the leading online casual gaming company PopCap Games to launch PopCap?s catalogue of games on the Indiagames ?Games on Demand? (GoD) Service. The partnership was announced today at the CGA Casual Connect Seattle 2007 conference.
After having successfully launched a portfolio of leading International game titles, Indiagames will bring the PopCap titles to India. PopCap Games, the leading developer and publisher of casual games, has been responsible for some of the most popular online games and its offerings on the GoD Service will feature some of PopCap?s most successful titles, including its flagship game Bejeweled, as well as Chuzzle, Zuma and Bookworm, amongst others.
Speaking on this tie-up, Vishal Gondal, CEO, Indiagames said, ?With broadband connectivity growing exponentially in India, casual games are very important to the growth of online gaming as there are millions of Indian gamers who are experiencing gaming for the first time through our GoD service and they want to see a simple and fun experience. We believe PopCap?s games like Zuma, Bejeweled and Bookworm will be a welcome addition to our GoD service and will be an instant hit with our users.?
?We are very optimistic about the prospects of casual games in India,? said James Gwertzman, PopCap?s Vice President for Asia/Pacific, ?and we?re excited to work with Indiagames to bring our award-winning games to Indian consumers. The online games market in India is just getting off the ground, and we?re excited to be there at the beginning.?
The Games on Demand service is an online monthly subscription based gaming service that offers a catalogue of over 300 games across multiple genres catering to gamers of all skill sets. The other titles on the catalogue include leading international titles like Age of Empires II, A3, Brian Lara?s Cricket, Flight Simulator and Lara Croft Tomb Raider amongst others. Indiagames has exclusive distribution agreements with leading international publishers like Atari, Activision, Codemaster, Microsoft, Cenaga, Playfirst, Sandlot, Eidos, Hipsoft, and Magnasoft amongst others.