MUMBAI: Jump Games has joined hands with Virgin Comics for an agreement to expand the Virgin Comics’ Shakti series characters into
The first products to be launched by Jump Games include action and role-playing games based on three Virgin Comics hit titles. The first game scheduled for release is Devi, featuring the Indian female superhero created by acclaimed filmmaker and Virgin Comics co-founder, Shekhar Kapur.
Commenting on the new relationship Kapur said, ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œMobile gaming is predicted to be the fastest growing sector in the entertainment business worldwide, and I am excited by our collaboration with Jump Games. The clearly stated intention of Virgin Comics, and indeed my personal ambition has been to showcase Indian talent to bring it to the forefront of international entertainment. I am sure that together we will create some of the most successful mobile gaming platforms in the world.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
Bhargava added, ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œVirgin is one of the world’s most powerful youth brands and collaborating with Virgin Comics on this venture has been an excellent experience. VirginÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s larger-than-life characters provide us with a tremendous scope to recreate the magic of a comic book both on 2D as well as 3D gaming platforms. Our games based on the Shakti series are not only suited well for Indian audiences but also have a strong global appeal. Working with Virgin Comics has been a great start for JumpÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s vision and focus on emerging as a leader in 2D and 3D
Virgin Comics CEO Sharad Devarajan said, ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œJump Games has a production quality and expertise that competes with the best mobile gaming companies in the world. We are thrilled to work with such a likeminded partner to bring a new level of interactivity for our great stories and character to gamers worldwide.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
In addition to Devi, Jump Games is developing a
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