One of the exciting childhood games played in India was Kancha. Other names of the game include Golli, Marbles, Goti, and Lakhoti. It began during the Harappan age. The game involves the use of round glass marbles or kanchas. There are other games which are indoor too. Pachisi, a board game, was quite popular from ancient India. The contemporary version of Pachisi/Chaupar is Ludo and Pallankuzhi is believed to have originated in Tamil Nadu. Spinning top or Lattoo is a popular game in Indian villages even today. Gutte is a fun game can be played by both adults and kids. Antakshari is an entertaining Indian desi game is often played by grown-ups and children alike even today! But with the advent of computers, there is a change in people’s tastes and as mobile games are even more popular since it does not require a computer or any other additional device.
Gaming companies with game developers aim to conquer and rule the gaming world with the best deliverables, in this dynamic digital world of entertainment and fun. Here are some famous India based gaming companies who are the contributors to this thirst.
Website : http://www.octanetech.com/
Headquarter: Seattle & Mumbai.
Founders: Sameer K. Bhatia, Prashant Bhatia.
Games: iPingpong 3D, Leap Frogger, Beer Pong, Sunken Treasures Shopping Mogul and Christmas POP.
City Cops the latest game is currently available worldwide as an Open Beta build for Android in the Google Play store.
Octane is a leading player in mobile gaming and applications. The key to Octane’s success is its belief that successful companies benefit from solutions that transcend national boundaries, conventional practices, and traditional thinking. the key to Octane’s success is its belief that successful companies benefit from solutions that transcend national boundaries, conventional practices, and traditional thinking. They currently have a full studio with design, art, development and porting capabilities. They develop our own games as well as serve our clients with full-service solutions.
Contact: 080 41204810
Founders: Narasimha Reddy
Games: Pocket Bowling, Dream Run, Fruit Smash Fun, Beer Pong: Trickshot, Deer Hunt African Safari 2015 and many more…..
Dumandu Games are one of the fastest-growing game development companies with head-quarters on Bangalore, India. They are committed to developing visually appealing and technically advanced mobile games applications that appeal to all ages. They have expertly developed highly functional gaming applications for diverse platforms including Android, Windows, iOS., Mac as well as stunning gaming applications for VR (Virtual Reality) Cardboard and TV Applications as well.
+91 820 2583800
Founders: Rohith Bhat.
Games: Star Chef, Dhoom 3:The Game, Fantastic chefs, : Sultan: The Game, Fan: The Game, etc.
The dawn of the AppStore in 2008 spawned the rise of a small gaming studio in Udupi, a city in the state of Karnataka. Back then, the team, consisting of just a handful of naive yet passionate people – with great exposure on Mac products but rookies in gaming, saw an opportunity for creating great games that would create a mark in the global space and 99Games was born.99games team calls themselves as artists, gamers, writers, coders and designers. They create games that delight people and connect them to players around the world.
Founders: Alok Kejriwal & Mahesh Khambadkone
Games: Driving Academy, The Dominator Cup, Cricket 20-20 Ultimate, School Bus Driver.
Games2win is promoted by veteran digital entrepreneurs and is backed by top tier VC firms. Games2win is one of the largest casual gaming companies in the world. Their objective is to enrich the online gaming experience, and they are always on the lookout for viable partnerships. They own 700+ online games and have over 45 million downloads worldwide on the iOS, Android & Kindle app stores.
Their website shows their open-door policy and one such example is: employees can also work from the cafe or have meetings in an unconventional and more open way if meeting rooms are full.
Hashcube is a cross-platform social gaming company, with titles on Facebook and mobile. They have a game studio based at Bangalore, India with players playing their games all around the globe. Hashcube was founded in 2008 with a sudoku website and has grown to be one of the few studios in India building successful casual games on freemium model. Their games are available for tablets, smartphones using both Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android operating systems.
Founders: Laxmi Khanolkar
Games: Secret of the Royal Throne, Crime Mystery, War of Cyber Tanks, Steps to Paradise and many more…..
Apar Games, the game development arm of APAR GLOBAL PVT. LTD. began its journey in May in Mumbai, India. Apar Games is in the business of online and mobile gaming. It does game developments for IOS, Android, PC and consoles. With a process-driven approach, commitment to quality and innovation, Apar has contributed to over 100 published titles across the globe!! Apar Games has not only established itself as a strong in the Indian online gaming industry but has also become a reliable partner to many developers and publishers in markets spanning the globe, from China to Europe and America.
Headquarter: Pune, India.
Founders: Rohit Gupta
Games: Dead Among Us, Flick Tennis, Bowling Central, Super Batminton & many more….
Starting from a small apartment in 2010, Rolocule has grown multifold today and as of today, Rolocule has consistently delivered multiple international award-winning top-quality games, played & loved by millions of consumers in 110+ countries
Founders: B.Venkat Ram Reddy, Surjyabrat Buragohain, B.Siddhartha Reddy.
Games: Ants Can Fly, Tangled Up!, The Cat Monk, Smash Hero and many more….
2Pi is committed to pushing the boundaries of gaming by creating standout experiences for PC, mobile devices and games-as-service. They are an Independent game development studio based in Hyderabad. Their young team of designers and developers have dedicated themselves to enhancing the players’ experience by combining cutting-edge 3D-game-programming and entertaining game art with their passion and zest for excellence.
Headquarter: New Delhi.
Founders: Arjun Gopalin, Amit Goyal.
Games: Go Kane!, One More Run, One More Pass, Yet Another Bird Game.
Supersike Games began its journey in 2013 launching its first title ‘Yet Another Bird Game’ in a span of 4 months. Rest is history and enthusiastic development of high addictive games for Android and iOS platforms. One More Pass is a non-stop football game launched on the App store.
Founders: Rishabh Agrawal, Yogendra Pratap Singh
Games: Bingo, Catch The Bull, Night Surfers, Vasco Slots. Poker, Pool to name a few….
Creatiosoft was established in 2012 driven with passion and commitment to deliver the best, making a mark in the world of smartphone games and applications. They bring the various mobile games for multiple platforms keeping Android and iOS at priority. After the successful completion of the journey of 2 leap years, they have delivered more than 300+ games across major smartphone platforms.
Be it Casino games like Poker, Rummy, Teen Patti, BlackJack etc or other multi-player board games and Arcade games to incorporating both Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality development technologies in our apps, we fare covering the entire gamut of services.
Games: Yoga, SpellForce 2, Ra One, The Guild 2, Street Cricket, Forsaken Gods.
Rebel Fiction uses innovative technology and infrastructure to develop high-quality entertainment products. Rebel Fiction, one of the top gaming companies in India, has released over 10 multi-platform titles globally. The Studio is a developer of AAA quality games focusing on the highest production values and entertainment experiences.
The others who have offices in India too are:
Offices: New York & Mumbai
Games: Slumber Sam, Aqua Jam, Traffic Master & many more….
Spiel™ is a global game development company focused on creating innovative quality games for all platforms while specializing on iOS.
With offices in New York and Mumbai (India), Spiel™ has the resources and technology to work and focus on individual projects and help them release and market in the west and the east.
Offices: Bengaluru, India among other offices around the world.
Games: CSR2, Toon Blast, Merge Magic, Game of Thrones Slots Casino & many more….
Zynga is a leading developer of the world’s most popular social games that are played by millions of people around the world each day. Zynga games can be played from the comfort of your desktop, tablet or mobile phone.
Offices: Bengaluru, India among other offices around the world.
Founders: David Goldhill (Stepped down).
Games: Solitaire Tri Peaks, World Winner, Mirrorball Slots, Bingo Bash, Bejeweled 2
GSN Games deliver social casino and skill-based games designed to
fuel every player’s inner winner and they are also part of GSN (Game Show Network), owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment.