Facebook Credits Available In India From July 1st

Facebook credits which left the beta stage in January this year has announced new international payment methods in 13 countries including India. The rollout will start from July 1st which happens to be the deadline after which all Facebook applications have to process payments only through Facebook credits.Currently one dollar fetches 10 Facebook credits or one credit is almost equal to Rs. 5. Facebook...
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Advergaming in India

Advergaming is a rapidly rising innovative method of interactive gaming technology to deliver embedded advertising messages to consumers. Companies have been innovating new modes to improve customer interaction and expand their reach. Advergaming incorporates branding directly into the gaming environment. Through an advergame, a consumer is lured in to interact with a brand, this enables a brand to...
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Companies Cash In On World Cup Fever With Cricket-Themed Games

With the world cup mania at its peak, companies are launching online cricket games and apps to ride the wave. The target audiences seem receptive enough as the these games are giving these sites high traffic drive. Online gaming company Zapak which has the rights to distribute the game called Cricket Power, saw traffic go double after the game went live just a month back.Cricket Power was launched...
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Young India Is A Different Ball Game When It Comes To IT And Internet

India is big especially in terms of IT and internet. Everyone understands this and is trying out one’s best thing to get a larger hold of this rapidly evolving market. And in this trend, many big technology companies have come up with their own products and services to offer the best product or service and make the country tech savvy. The Players For instance, HCL Infosystems, a popular IT company...
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Reliance Entertainment Ties Up With Tom Hanks’s Playtone To Create Electric City

Reliance Big Entertainment (RBE) has entered into a JV joint-venture with Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman’s Playtone and will together create ‘ELECTRIC CITY’ which is touted to be a multi-platform digital experience covering a multi-episode animated internet series, online social game and mobile application.The series is conceived and written by Tom Hanks himself and is designed to be a multi-platform,...
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Online Gaming Industry Advances Through Social-Networking

The Indian Gaming Industry foresees immense growth in online markets with the existence of as many as 52 million potential internet subscribers. The fact that social networking sites like Facebook, Orkut, MySpace, etc. have roped in millions of users, drives gaming firms to constantly develop new games and improvise on existing ones. Social games have managed to lure all kinds of consumers ranging...
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WWW: WAT Weekly WrapUp 1st August– 8th August 2010

This week saw Blackberry’s struggle in the country extended to numerous other countries, causing the makers of Blackberry to take quick steps to ensure service in all countries.  In news closer to home, Nokia has started  distributing  free mobile phones to five different villages in U.P. Read about all this and much more with this weeks WAT weekly wrapup. Posts via WATBlog.comGoogle Acquires...
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Zapak And 6waves Join Hands – Competition for Zynga?

Zapak, one of the leading online gaming websites in India,  has joined hands with 6waves, international publisher and developer of gaming applications on the Facebook platform. This deal will let Zapak introduce 6waves’ games to the Indian market. 6waves has a good repertoire of games, and its 20 games on Facebook have around 20 million users. Where Zapak will cash in with this deal is with...
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Social Gaming On The Rise In India – Zapak Launches All Its Game On Facebook

Realizing the potential of the current boom in social gaming on social networking websites like Facebook, Zapak,India’s largest online gaming portal, has decided to plunge into the trend too. A new Zapak Games App is available for users to add and play games on Facebook. Currently, Zapak has added about 33 casual games to the Facebook App and the number is gradually expected to rise in the following...
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Reliance Goes BIG – Acquires 50% In Codemasters The British Developer

Zapak has forayed international arena with this one. One of its kind acquisition in the gaming space in India the Reliance Big Enterainment guys have acquired 50% in  British Game Development company Codemasters.Balderton Capital a European venture capital firm that first invested in Codemasters in 2005. Zapak the online gaming player shall be overseeing this investment for Reliance Big Entertainment. This...
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