Shunal DokeSep 04, 2012 15:51:47 IST
The digital business of DisneyUTV has associated with Gameloft, an international publisher and developer of games, to distribute its mobile games in India via operator channels and UTV Indiagames’ destination sites.
Gamers in India have access to global hits such as Asphalt 6: Adrenaline from the blockbuster Asphalt franchise, Prince of Persia: Forgotten Sands, which was an epic adventure game from the Prince of Persia saga series. They can also lay their hands on some of the latest releases such as The Dark Knight Rises, an action game inspired by the movie trilogy's final chapter. Further, the tie up will also brings to the Indian audience blockbuster Marvel titles such as Ironman, The Avengers, and Amazing-Spiderman – the official web-slinging adventure game. These games are available on Java phones with select titles available on Android as well. Gamers can download the exciting titles for Rs 30, Rs 50, or Rs 99.
Coming to India through DisneyUTV!
“This is one of the most strategic alliances that we have made especially in light of some of the MARVEL franchises that we will be able to engage Indian audiences with, in addition to the world class repertoire of Gameloft IPs. The gamer base in India is expanding rapidly and at this critical juncture we believe the right content offering will catalyze growth further,” said Samir Bangara, Managing Director – Digital, DisneyUTV.
Sarabjeet Singh, Country Manager, Gameloft India said, “Gameloft has been distributing its games for over 5 years in India, and we are thankful to our Indian fans for the strong interest and appreciation they have shown over these years. We are now pleased to partner with the digital team of DisneyUTV who will be distributing our mobile games via the various operator channels in India. We are confident of their rich experience and local expertise in the market and will be working closely with them to bring our Indian users an even better gaming experience”.
In August this year, Gameloft had revealed a short gameplay trailer for its upcoming game Wild Blood. The game will be making its way to the iPhone, the iPad, and Android devices with the hardware to support the game. Much of the trailer seems to be one guy hitting a variety of enemies with different shiny and colourful weapons. The game seems to in a very action Role Playing Game (RPG) style, with combat similar to that seen in the Fable series, or more recently, the Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.
Gameloft finally got around to releasing the latest game in its popular Asphalt mobile racing game franchise for Android in August. The latest game, titled Asphalt 7: Heat, was available for iOS devices from the second half of June, and now Gameloft has released it for their Android counterparts.
One of the most highly anticipated racing games of 2012, Asphalt 7: Heat recently manoeuvred its way on to the iTunes App Store. Building on the huge success of Asphalt 6: Adrenaline, this year’s racing game from Gameloft comes with 60 different cars from the world’s best manufacturers such as Ferrari, Lamborghini and Aston Martin. Like most racing games, the cars that you own in the game can be modified visually and internally. This helps unlock various goals within the game. By adding different modifications to the cars, you can avail of features such as Nitro boosts and various other ways to win the race.
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