The Kerala government on February 27, by amending the Kerala Gaming Act, 1960, declared the online rummy game illegal. Aimed at controlling the online gambling and betting games, the decision came on the Kerala High Court’s notice directing to include the games in the act. Earlier, hearing the PIL filed by film director Pauly Vadakkan, the court has also issued notices to brand ambassadors - Virat Kohli and Tamannah Bhatia - for promoting… read-more
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Chinese smartphone maker 'Realme' is likely to launch its much-awaited Narzo 30 series on February 24 in India. In addition, the tech giant will be unveiling gaming accessories like Cooling Back Clip, Game Controller and Finger Sleeve to enhance user experience. Reportedly, Narzo 30 series boasts of steadfast gaming capabilities. Last year, Realme had launched Narzo 20 series targetting amateur gamers. Besides, launch of Realme Buds Air 2 is… read-more
Indian investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala financed Nazara Technologies Ltd - one of India's biggest interactive gaming and sports media companies - became the first Indian gaming technology company to enter the stock market. Though the firm got SEBI’s approval to file Initial Public Offer in 2018, it had filed IPO documents on January 15. Reportedly, Nazara will float 55,43,052 shares equity shares in the market that will be managed by ICICI… read-more
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Giving a silver line for the PUBG lovers, the IT Ministry on January 9 confirmed access to PUBG is not illegal in India. Responding to an RTI petition, the Ministry revealed that the Mobile Nordic Map: Livik APK was not restricted in India, and the Ministry has blocked only a specific app. However, the Ministry cleared that no dialogue between government and game developer PUBG/Krafton has taken place.
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Sony has decided to refund the money to its customers who have bought Cyberpunk 2077 game and pull the game from its Store for being inexpressive. The statement was issued by Sony just a day after the game developer - CD Projekt RED - told players to await a response. Moreover, the PlayStation website confirmed to pay back everyone while keeping the refund process depending on the payment method used.
Mobile game Garena Free Fire has revealed Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo as a character in "Operation Chrono" in its latest update. Ronaldo has been featured as Chrono - a futuristic hero soldier in a slum world in the game. Ronaldo said, "It's a great feeling to not only have a Free Fire character inspired by me but also for the entire universe within the game to change alongside him."
Mobile gaming platform, MPL, has announced that it would support Indian game developers by funding Rs 37 crore. The monetary support aims to improve the standards of Indian gamers to the international level. Earlier, it has granted Rs 10 crore to developer partners. With over 70 on boarded games, MPL co-founder Shubh Malhotra said, "at MPL, we recognize the tremendous potential that the… read-more
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Ahead of Haloween week, Fortnite has launched a Halloween theme for the game- Fortnitemares 2020: Midas' revenge till November 3. With the interesting graphic advancements, the limited-time theme allows players who are dead in the game to continue as ghosts or 'shadows'. As 'shadow' one can take revenge on human players. The theme allows solo, duo and squad modes with extra powers when a player becomes a 'shadow.'
Going by an Entrackr's report, PUBG Corporation is seeking a partnership with Airtel to relaunch the game in India. The report also states that PUBG is planning to raise a "lean team in India". However, neither companies have officially commented on this yet. PUBG was in talks with Reliance Jio as well but to no avail. Earlier, the Indian government has banned PUBG in the country citing security concerns.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times