Zatun Creates Facebook Game On The Indian Gujarati Movie Kevi Rite Jaish

Zatun has created a new game called ‘Kevi Rite Jaish’, based on the Gujarati movie with the same name. ‘Kevi Rite Jaish’ is a free to play Facebook game developed in Flash which features cute 2-D graphics and provides complete entertainment for all ages. The game was released on Facebook in the month of June along with other flash portals.
’Kevi Rite Jaish’ is a simple and fun to play social game. In this game, the players have to make the total of 100 points in one-minute’s time to acquire the USA visa for immigration. The player has to click on four badges – the Statue of Liberty, American President Barrack Obama, “Patel’s Motel” signboard and Uncle Sam by which they will gain 5 points each. If they click on other badges they lose both points and time.

‘Kevi Rite Jaish’ is a Gujarati comedy drama. The story revolves around a Patel family and its multitudinous tries to immigrate to the USA. The is film directed by Abhishek Jain and produced by Nayan Jain starring  Divyang Thakker, Tejal Panchasara, Kenneth Desai and Anang Desai in  prominent roles.

Talking to AnimationXpress.com about the idea behind the game and the response received since its release Abhinav Chokhavatia, Founder and CEO of  ZATUN said, “Kevi Rite Jaish was the first urban Gujarati movie and we believed it would really connect with the audience. We wanted the game to be used as a marketing tool for the movie and created the game concept similar to the movie storyline.”

“The production team contacted us less than 3-4 weeks before the film’s release and we wanted to have the game out a week before the release of the movie. So we kept the concept simple and fun to play. We brainstormed quite a few ideas and chose the most simple and fun to play idea whereby any user anywhere in the world could play the game and relate it to the movie.”

“Around 4 artists worked on the game and we developed the game within 2 weeks. Facebook was a very simple choice considering the short timeframe. Also the production team was very active and promoting the movie on Facebook so there would a direct connection between the movie and the game.” he added.

“The most challenging part was to make the game fun and addictive and at the same time convey what the movie is about. We added a tactics whereby if the user gets certain points, the user loses time as well and increase the randomness of the icons pop up.”

“It’s been an amazing experience and a fun project to work on. We are in discussion with the director and the production team of the movie to launch the game on any other platform.”

“As a company, we are looking at a lot of platforms for our future games and are working on creating better games with a wider audience reach.” he concludes.

Talking about his thoughts on the game Abhishek Jain, Director of ‘Kevi Rite Jaish’ said,” Kevi Rite Jaish has been a different experience to me. Making a film is like living another life altogether. This film has absorbed a lot of emotions and physical stress out of me. But it is a sweet experience. I would like to go through it again and again.”

“In today’s time a film has to keep itself abreast with the technological changes and innovative ideas. When we planned to make a Gujarati film, which would look like a Bollywood film, so we thought of making all attempts like a Bollywood film does. Gaming is a very new idea in the Hindi film industry and adapting it in Gujarati films, was like giving something very innovative and up market. The game has come out very well and people have appreciated it too.”

“One cannot gauge the commercial success via a game, it is difficult to monitor that but game has helped us immensely to create the brand image that we wanted to. It has added feather to film’s aspiration value. This was part of the marketing strategy and it has worked wonders. People could relate to the character before going to the film and thus while watching the film, they were with the characters.” he added

“We feel really proud of the fact that we could pull it off and claim that this is first ever film which has got its official game. We are thankful to our partner Zatun for coming up with this idea and executing it on time”

“These guys are very organized; they kept us on our toes when they wanted the required designs and materials. Commitment, innovation, initiation and meeting the deadline is what we have learnt from the amazing team of Zatun.”

“We are thankful to the audience for spreading the film and owning it up. The media friends have also supported us a lot. Keep the momentum on and keep believing in Gujarati Cinema.” shared Abhishek.

Zatun is an Indian independent video game development company offering game development for iPhone, iPads, Android, Facebook Flash Games and game art on all platforms including smart phones, tablets, handhelds and consoles. Their projects include ‘I Luv Chocolat’ (“Best App of the Year” at NDTV tech awards, 2011), ‘The Legend of Vraz’ (Best PC game Award at FICCI Frames BAF Awards 2010) , ‘WeRule’ and ‘Panzer corps’ to name a few.

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Star Youth Achiever Award 2012

Our CEO Mr. Abhinav Chokhavatia was conferred with “Star Youth Achiever Award” by Star News & Youth Marketing Forum at the Global Youth Marketing Forum 2012.This event took place on 14-February, 2012 at TAJ land Ends in Mumbai and was attended by Who’s who of the advertising and the corporate world. Mr. Abhinav Chokhavatia was also one of the speakers at the conference where he shared his views on the gaming landscape in India and spoke about “Who is gaming in India and Why? Demystifying the gaming landscape”.GMYK (Global Youth Marketing Forum) 2012: It is the largest rendezvous of Youth Experts, Marketing Professionals, Cool Hunters & Brand Specialist who will offer insights on the youth of today in India.

Best Indian Game ever

Best Indian Game

Analyzing the need of game enthusiasts, the video game companies have constantly created distinct and stupendous top pc download games to play. Whether action-arcade or strategy games, they sure have kept the gamers on their toes. What is more amazing is the fact that these companies always launch best buy online games which every PC gamer craves for, and can never have enough.
Video games and their platforms have evolved through generations; some are platform specific like Xbox and PC, while others are downloadable video games and played on any device. These PC games not only offer entertainment but also sharpen our cognitive and motor skills, while improving our reflexes. Can you imagine life without games like Mario and Pac-Man? Let’s take a look at some of the amazing top download games that can be downloaded from websites like zatungames.com

Best Indian Game – Why Zatun Games?

Zatun specializes in video game development and video game art services on platforms like XBOX, 3660, Nintendo Wii, PC, PlayStation (PS2 &PS3), Sony PSP, iPhone and the likes. Recently the company was awarded Best PC Award at FICCI Frame BAF Awards in Mumbai for its marvelous in-house production – Legend of Vraz- the best Indian game. with clients from US, UK, Europe, Asia and Middle East, the company has proved its mettle in the Games industry.

Best Indian Game: The Legend of Vraz

Zatun has developed the first Indian arcade game – The Legend of Vraz based on Indian Miniature style paintings in 2D with Microsoft XNA Game Studio. Built for Windows PC, this best Indian game supports an incredible soundtrack with fantastic visuals, better weapons and 15 levels segregated into 4 distinct worlds. No doubt, free online adventure games enthusiasts are visiting the stores to pick their copy of this best Indian game. Gamers who miss out can purchase this best Indian game from the Zatun Games website.

Check Out The Features

  • 15 levels divided into 4 different worlds
  • 14 unique AI based enemies, 5 weapons with upgrade
  • Use mouse or keyboard and/or both for playing
  • Suitable for all ages (child or adult). The game is non-violent with decent animation and language
  • Hand painted 2D miniature art
  • An intriguing game-play to keep anyone busy for long hours

Best Indian Game: Plot Summary

The Legend of Vraz is a 2D action-packed Indian adventure game that falls along the lines of Prince of Persia. This best Indian game is an epic love story, wherein for Prince Vraz to marry his beloved Princess Avi must fulfill 5 tasks given by Baapji (father to Avi) and King of Kund, to prove his worth as the best suitor for his daughter. The tasks that he must complete include:

  • Earn 100,000 coins or equivalent gold for the wedding
  • Find the traditional sword
  • Find the brightest and the biggest rose
  • Find a diamond studded heart
  • Find a traditional horse

Seems simple? It sounds simple, but this best Indian game is loaded with challenges, thanks to Vizier of Kund who has other plans. He intends to marry the Princess and take control of the Kingdom and then the rest of the world.

It is interesting to know the weapon used in this best Indian game belongs to ancient Indian warfare, yet it smoothly synchronizes with current play modes trends. Players get to choose from 5 arrow options Simple Arrow, Flower Arrow, Particle 1 Arrow, Particle 2 Arrow and Fire Arrow in each level.

To get the feel of this Indian game try the trial version and play few game levels online before you decide to upgrade to the full version.

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We have over thousands of satisfied clients in countries like USA, UK, Germany, France, Australia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Israel, India, Bahrain, UAE, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Canada, South Africa, Brazil, Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, and Mexico.

Our clients include enthusiasts from NY, California, Texas, Arizona, Washington, PA, Tennessee, Alabama, Illinois, Massachusetts, Florida, Indiana, Virginia, Ontario, Quebec, British Colombia, Rhode Island, Maine and from cities like Vancouver, Montreal, Edmonton, London, Toronto, Frankfurt, Berlin, Hamburg, Manchester, Sheffield, Don caster, Stratford-upon-Avon, Windsor, Bath, Leeds, York, Brighton, Bristol, Liverpool, Cambridge, Oxford, Newcastle, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Central London, Belfast, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Ottawa, Mississauga, Jackson heights, Edison, Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Barcelona, Madrid, Stockholm

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Animation Reporter:Legend of Vraz Interview

Animation Reporter Interview

Animation reporter published an indepth interview of the Legend of Vraz game.  This interview covers the entire game development process, the idea behind the game concept and a lot more additional details were covered in this interview.

You can read the interview here.

Resolution magazine:Legend of Vraz Review

Coming from a country not known for its videogames, The Legend of Vraz looks to lead an era of Indian gaming. Lewis Anderson picks apart what could be a new dawn…

Boy meets girl. Boy falls in love with girl. Boy braves a world of cheeky monkeys and flying platforms to prove his love for her. A classic tale, retold in The Legend of Vraz, an indie game from Indian developer Zatun. It depicts a day in the life of the eponymous Prince Vraz as he quests for the hand in marriage of a princess he meets serendipitously one day in a jungle.

ONCE UPON A TIME IN INDIA
Described as “Mario meets Prince of Persia in India”, the lattermost part is certainly true. Sitars ring out in the background as Vraz wanders about bright, ornate landscapes clothed in traditional gear. It’s quite a surreal Indian experience, made doubly surreal by the bizarre way nothing in the game casts a shadow.

Although looking bright and attractive, flawed game mechanics make it less enjoyable than it could be. Nonetheless, it’s at least a mildly entertaining romp through a unique world, and deserves some credit for taking inspiration from a culture videogames rarely visit.

Read the entire review here.

Indian Game:Legend Of Vraz

The Legend of Vraz is an award winning action packed adventure platform game from Zatun, an Independent game developer from India. This game won the Best PC game Award at FICCI BAF Awards 2010 .

This video game combines the awesomeness of the Original 2D Prince of Persia and the gameplay of Mario games and it is one hell of a game. We bet once you start playing, you will not be able to put this game down.

If you have played the original Prince of Persia, Braid, Trine or Mario games, love retro /amiga-esque graphics or ever wondered what would happen if Mario and Prince of Persia met India then Legend of Vraz is your answer.

The game provides for a unique player experience with its unique style and forgiving gameplay and has already won lots of fans worldwide.

Game Features:

  • Hours and hours of fun fulfilled exciting gameplay for the entire family.
  • 15 complete levels divided in 4 distinctive exotic worlds.
  • 14 unique AI based enemies; 5 Weapon Upgrades.
  • Exquisite hand painted 2D Art in Indian Miniature Painting style.
  • An incredible soundtrack immersing the player in the game.
  • Suitable for all ages. No blood, violence or obscene language.
  • Play with both mouse and keyboard or mouse only or keyboard only.
  • Game is Quality tested for smoother performance.
  • No Spyware, Adware, Malware, Viruses – No such nonsense.
  • FREE updates even for major revisions and FREE Support.
  • LOST your download key or download file? We provide unlimited re-downloads.

The Legend of Vraz has many firsts:

  • The first 2D arcade game in India created with Microsoft XNA Game studio.
  • One of the earliest Microsoft XNA games developed in India.
  • One of the first games in India from an Independent developer.
  • The first game ever made on Indian Miniature painting style.

The Legend of Vraz PC game offers dizzying excitement to the all gamers. With each rising sun, there is a huge increase in the people visiting our website for computer game downloads. We have our own online game store (our buy page) where you can buy game online without leaving the comfort of your home. The increase in our computer game downloads has inspired us as we have spent days and nights, designing and developing this intense and enthralling game which many gaming portals, game publishers and game distributors are now craving for.  Our computer game downloads have now reached over 150,000 and full game downloads have reached over 25,000.

Buy Game Online
So you have decided to buy game online for Legend of Vraz. Try out our demo version before going for the computer game downloads or before buying the complete game. Please check that you have the latest drivers and the correct graphic card and for support please contact us or visit the FAQ section of our site. Enjoy the trial version and if you like it buy game online. Once you buy game online you will receive an email with the details specifying our download location and other important information. Your relationship with us does not just end after you buy game online. Receive life time free updates of our games and the latest patches and demos.

Play Free Games Online
Yes. You heard that right. You can play free games online of the Legend of Vraz on Various Flash portals. If you do not have time for computer game download or time to buy game online then you can play our free game online. You do not need to sign up or login to play our free games online. This free game online is also pretty popular way of interacting with friends and colleagues. The free games online also works as a quick option to all for a quick break and works as a great stress buster. Play the free online flash game

Computer Game Downloads
We are a reliable computer game download source for easy and error free downloads. The Legend of Vraz setup computer downloads are fast, secure and require no signing up, login or any other nonsense. They are not encrypted nor have additional DRM. Simple, Easy, Fast, and Secure – That’s how Computer Game downloads should be and that’s how they are on our website. Many portals claim to provide free full game downloads or computer game downloads but there is no guarantee that they will be free from any virus or malwares. Joining just any gaming portal may not be safe as well so, choosing a reliable online games portal is very important where one can play free games online or go for computer game downloads without any issues. We save you all these hassles by offering a single click computer game download.

Free Full Game Downloads – Yeah Right
Many gaming sites offer free full game downloads to attract more number of visitors. Some sites charge upfront for free full game downloads or may require signing up with the website or paying a minimal registration fee before you are eligible for computer game downloads. There are no free lunches in life but nor there are free full game downloads. Period. Stop wasting your time on torrents or rapidshare and purchase a genuine copy of Legend of Vraz today.

Video Game Developer – Are You a Wannabe One Of Them?

Video Game Developer

Have you been dreaming about becoming a video game developer and you just feel the creative zinx in you is ready to explode? Then, you are probably ready to take the oath. A video game programmer in simple terms is like a software developer who is involved in the process of developing interesting and appealing video games. These games are developed for multiple entertainment gadgets like the gaming consoles that include, Sony’s PlayStation, Nintendo’s Wii, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 etc., internet or online games, mobile phones and PCs. This apparently is an exciting career and the number of youngsters taking up multimedia and animation courses keeps increasing with each passing day.

 
One can decide which console he wants to specialize in or which are the specific game types he would love to make. The various game types actually depend on the player involvement. It can be multiple player games or single player game. Similarly a game can be an adventurous one with first person shooting or some games are easy just for fun games for kids.

Right Attitude

As in any profession, having the right kind of attitude is important, designing video games also require proper mindset. This is one not only a money minting profession but it is highly challenging as well. While the outlook of gamers changes with each new game, the video game developer needs to understand their psychology. It is essential if he wants players to love the games he develops. Get ready to face the tough challenges to be creative and innovative. Though the gaming industry is known for its casual approach to work, it can involve long hours of work. Game development firms are known for their tight schedules, close release dates and quick bug fixing requirements.

No Kid’s Business

Video games are no more kid’s business rather it is serious business. The games are developed for those who are extremely tech savvy and must have tried every single version of latest games that hit the market. So the developers need to stay on their toes when it comes to pleasing the highly demanding and eccentric game lovers. If one can bring in the next gen experience, then the game would be a hit and so would be the video game developer. Though developing games is a group activity but every single person has a unique and equally important role to play. It would pay well if the wannabe game designer remembers this.

Essential Traits

To be very honest, the popularity of this industry is outlined by the complexity that needs to go into the game development. If game development is your passion then it would help to know what firms look for in young aspirants. The basic qualification in all the latest software’s used in game development is the foremost requirement. This software is include, Photoshop, CorelDraw, Flash, Shockwave, Freehand and Illustrator etc. It goes without saying that the video game developer must be an expert gamer himself to know the basic difference between good user friendly and interactive games to bad and poor design samples. Good problem solving and logical aptitude is also highly valued in this industry. The ability to respond to situations and rectify them is a must.

 
If you want to do well as a video game developer, you must be ready to try out different games that top the charts. One must understand the cutting edge technology and the out of the box thinking that mark the popular game developers. In case you have all these qualities in you, then there is no stopping you from becoming the next big name in the gaming industry.

 
Developing video games is a real challenge as the requirements have to be completely understood. Zatun Games excels in this category. Its game development expertise has led to its name being tagged in the top league. If you are interested to learn more about the process then just log on to http://www.zatungames.com. The result is bound to be good!