[UPDATE: We had mentioned incorrect dates and venues for the orientation programs. We have corrected them. Thanks @slackerninja for the tip-off.]
The National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) gaming forum and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)'s Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable development (MGIEP) are partnering in India to help studios and game developers across the country.
The NASSCOM gaming forum will organize orientation programs in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Mumbai on Sep 18, 19 and Oct 1 respectively. This is a great initiative to help game developers across India to be recognized and also help them in their game development.
After the orientation, the studios and game developers will be given a month to develop a working prototype for a game to be pitched to the jury at the NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2014. Selected game developers / studios can get funding for their game ranging from $16,550 to $33,000 (Rs. 10,07,000 to 2,00,800 approx.). UNESCO will also help the selected game developers / studios to publish the game.
The orientation programs will be held at the following venues:
Bangalore, Sep 18 (3PM to 5PM): Dhruva Interactive, 276/90/k, 18th cross road, HSR Layout, 3rd sector, Sector 3, HSR Layout
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (3PM to 5PM): NASSCOM, Maximus Towers 2B, Raheja Mindspace, Hi Tech City
Mumbai, Oct. 1: Location and time not yet announced
Other Popular Deals
- E3 2015 Preview: 10 games worth looking forward toComputex 2015: New gaming gear from Roccat and Corsair
- 13 new mobile games you should check outBest free racing games on Android (June 2017)
- Building a gaming PC under Rs. 50,000 (June 2017)Bethesda E3 2015: Fallout 4, DOOM, Dishonored 2 and more
- The 15 best new games on Android (November 2015)10 great new PC games that you may not have heard of
- Building a gaming PC under Rs. 70,000 (November 2016)15 upcoming games that are worth the wait
- 15 awesome new games for Android (April 2015)Boom! Headshot! The 15 best video game guns
- 11 best Android games based on moviesThe 12 best free games for your PC
- The 15 best multiplayer games on AndroidThe 10 most memorable villains in gaming