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How Learning and Development can attract and retain talent in the gaming industry

As the Indian gaming industry continues to boom Indian gaming studios are focusing more on Learning and Development in order to ensure their people have the tools to continue to evolve and innovate in such a fast-paced industry.  A crucial and much-needed strategy for employee attraction and retention. Learning and Development play a crucial role in attracting, retaining, and engaging talent in organizations. This trend was highlighted by LinkedIn in its Workplace Training Report, which stated that organizations are aligning their L&D programs with their plans for employee retention. Providing training opportunities such as mentorships can have a major benefit on employee retention, especially in the gaming sector. When a gaming firm invests in L&D, it depicts its commitment to its...

In Conversation With the Managing Director of MediaTek, Anku Jain

Anku Jain is presently the Managing Director of MediaTek India. He is heading MediaTek’s pan India operations with offices in Noida, Bangalore and Mumbai. He is also responsible for heading multiple R&D business units in Noida in addition to Indian Govt relations. MediaTek Inc. is a leading Taiwan-based global fabless semiconductor company that powers more than 1.5 billion devices a year and is a leader in developing innovative systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile devices, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products. Anku’s authenticity, analytical bent of mine, deep dive approach and the highest level of integrity has won him numerous accolades whilst creating and growing MediaTek’s business in India. With experience spanning over 25 years, he has been focused on building stro...

India Gaming Industry Poised to Become World’s Largest Gaming Hub led by Innovations and Planned 5G Launches

With around 420 million active online gamers and a 500-million-strong digitally native population aged between 15-35 India is set to become one of the fastest growing markets globally. Eminent industry leaders and stakeholders convened to discuss the future roadmap of the gaming industry in India. The next phase of growth for gaming in India driven by accelerating adoption of 5G, Cloud Gaming, Gamification, and Mobile Gaming devices among others was outlined on the sidelines of the 2nd Edition of the India Gaming Conclave 2022, by Konnect Worldwide Business Media, today. The conclave outlined the industry’s vision for 2022 and beyond, with an eye on global and domestic trends, as well as India’s potential to disrupt the global industry in the near future. IGC 2022 witnessed participation f...

Rumble in the Jungle- Orangutan organizes its very own FreeFire tournament, with the biggest prize pool since April,2022

Mumbai, July 29, 2022: This July, Orangutan, one of the topmost competitive esports teams in India organized its very own FreeFire tournament. Ever since the game got banned in India in February 2022, this tournament marked quite a turn in events, as it was the largest prize pool since with a prize-winning totaling to Rs 13,50,000 for the 2 week long tournament. There were 18 teams invited for the tournament, namely, Orangutan, GodLike, TSG Army, Chemin Esports, to name a few. Godlike Esports won Rumble in the jungle with 174 points after a tough fight with Orangutan Gaming. As winners of the tournament Godlike Esports bagged 4 Lakh rupees. Orangutan came in 2 nd at the leaderboard with 154 points and won the prize pool of 2 lakh rupees. The Mafia’s came in 3 rd and won the price of 1 Lakh...

The story of World of Warcraft’s Corrupted Blood plague

“I woke up and there were skeletons in the room, which isn’t typical. Except if you’ve had a huge evening.” So says Paul F. Verhoeven, who depicts himself as having been an all out World of Warcraft junkie back in 2005 when the Corrupted Blood plague hit Azeroth. Those skeletons were a portion of the plague’s initial casualties. It would ultimately spread to multiple million players. On September 13, 2005, the Zul’Gurub assault went live. Debased Blood was expected to be a repairman exclusively for its climactic supervisor battle, causing 263 to 337 harm at regular intervals and spreading to local partners. Those partners included pets, and since no one needed to see their pets bite the dust, players excused them when they got the debuff. However no one ...

GodLike Esports unveils the largest gaming facility in India, the GodLike Bootcamp

Mumbai, July 04, 2022: India’s top esports team, GodLike Esports, recently revealed the grandest gaming facility in India, the GodLike Bootcamp. The 25,000sq feet mansion, located in Mumbai, India, will house the 40+ strong GodLike team, including the BGMI, CODM and Free Fire rosters and their beloved pet dog, Max. The unveiling video, which premiered on YouTube, has garnered over 1.4M views and peaked at #4 on the YouTube trending list. The GodLike Bootcamp is the result of the team and director’s planning, hard work and perseverance for more than a year. The house, which will be resided in by the esports players, content creators and management team, is spread out across five floors, including specialized features for the gaming team like ten streaming rooms, two conference rooms, server...

How to start a career at Sumo India Studios

These days, gaming is considered to be a lucrative career opportunity. Aside from having a vast community of passionate gamers, it also welcomes talent across departments and job roles with open arms. There are various career avenues to choose from, ranging from game design and development to game testing, visual art and more.One of the prominent names in the gaming industry is Sumo Digital, which has two studios in India (Pune and Bangalore). The company has played a vital role in boosting the overall Indian gaming segment and is known for its diverse and inclusive approach, the company has been recruiting talent across the board. Sumo India’s employee-first approach For those who have a passion for gaming as well as developing them, Sumo India is one of the best studios to work with. It ...

BGMI Godlike Esports Has Signed TSM Player Shadow

GodLike Esports had reported their new player marking yesterday by taking in the Former TSM BGMI player known as Shadow. Arjun ‘Shadow’ Mandhalkar is one of the better-known BGMI proficient players, and his in-game job is IGL(In-game Leader). With Shadow joining Godlike, we can see Shadow playing with the program as IGL in the forthcoming Nodwin Gaming BGMI Master Series 2022 LAN. Godlike Esports is viewed as one of the top groups in India as well as all around the world. However, things are not working out well for them for a couple of months, as they neglected to fit the bill for Battlegrounds Mobile Pro Series Season 1 from BMOC Round 4. The group likewise went to PMGC 2021 yet completed the occasion by position #13 on the general standings. The current Godlike Esports Lineu...

Assassin’s Creed Celebration Stream confirmed

Ubisoft has declared an Assassin’s Creed Celebration Livestream for later, June 14. That date denotes no wonderful achievement or commemoration for the series, yet it harmonizes enigmatically with not-E3, so all there’s prospects it will be something other than an irregular festival. Obviously, there’s not a great explanation for why Ubisoft shouldn’t randomly choose to have an Assassin’s Creed festivity tomorrow. We ought to all commend the things we love for not an obvious explanation by any means. However, there are some Assassin’s Creed-related projects in the offing that could get declared, for example, a limited scale spin-off featuring Valhalla character Basim Ibn Isha, which released recently. As per Bloomberg, that at this point anonymous game o...

Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® II Editions, Benefits Detailed

The new era for Call of Duty begins on October 28, 2022, with the launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II. This next game in the Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® series can be preordered now for PlayStation 5 and 4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. For PC, the installment can be prepurchased via Battle.net or Steam. See what you can get for preordering each edition of the game, including the ultimate package for both the present and future of Call of Duty. The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II Vault Edition: Celebrate the Legacy, Welcome the New Era Available for all platforms — either on their respective storefronts or within the in-game Franchise Store for Call of Duty®: Warzone™, Call of Duty®: Vanguard, Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War, or Modern Warfare (2019) — the Vault Edition is the ...

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake is delayed

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake (opens in new tab) was declared in 2020 with a 2021 delivery date, which in the long run became 2022, and afterward 2023. Today Ubisoft repeated the experience, saying that it is “done focusing on a FY23 discharge.” The Ubisoft articulation was provoked by bits of gossip (opens in new tab) that the task had been dropped, prodded by reports that Gamestop and Amazon had quit taking preorders for the game, and had even delisted it for certain stages. The Sands of Time Remake has clearly battled, yet the planning of the reputed retraction was odd: It came only a month after Ubisoft declared that improvement had been moved from its studios in Pune and Mumbai to Ubisoft Montreal (opens in new tab), something it probably wouldn’t mess w...

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet is Launching in November

A pristine trailer for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet recently dropped, and with it, a day for kickoff of November 18, 2022. Not long to stand by now coaches! We likewise got a brief look at the two box Legendaries, and saw some new ongoing interaction highlights, for example, four-player center and what gave off an impression of being the capacity to exchange Pokemon whenever, anyplace by basically tearing a Poke Ball into space. The release date follows comparable Pokemon send off windows. Splendid Diamond and Shining Pearl came out November 19, 2021. Red and Violet appear to have taken a ton of illustrations from Legends Arceus and the Wild Area from Pokemon Sword and Shield. In the trailer beneath we got a brief look at getting mechanics that include you surprising clueless wild ‘mon...


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