Gaming for health

NovaPlay, a gaming platform developed by Nova Gaming Ventures, hopes to capitalise on the quick-growing gaming marketplace, and is accomplishing a gaming carnival in Bengaluru to make bigger its attain.

Nova Gaming Ventures has been into building systems for multiplayer gaming communities, for expert and emerging game enthusiasts, in various devices with social functions that might be customised. It has tied up with various recreation publishers and gives video games and associated merchandise to clients. The platform is in beta level, stated Amitesh Rao, chief govt officer, NovaPlay.

It is launching SuperNova Gaming Carnival in Bengaluru, on July three, 2016, which is predicted to bring collectively both the expert gaming and eSports gamers along with attracting more people with different social events which includes stand up comedy and song. The complete concept of the gaming carnival is to cater to a bigger audience that is going beyond professional gamers to draw informal gaming enthusiasts as nicely. It’d act as a advertising and marketing channel for the company, Rao stated.

“Even as there are one-of-a-kind published information with special figures, we assume that during 2015, India would have had close to one billion dollar marketplace for gaming, consisting of the hardware and different additives. This is growing at 35-forty in line with cent yr over 12 months and we expect the marketplace length to be $2 billion in 2018. We’re looking at grabbing this possibility,” stated Rao. But, he refused to reveal any economic details of the corporation.

The employer gives content material from various publishers, alongside a fee gateway and its very own Nova Coins for transaction in the platform. It additionally places up local sport servers, with the intention to boom the velocity of the gaming. The sales for the company is generated from margins and bills from both the client side and from the publishers, he added.



The SuperNova Gaming Carnival is a yr long event and will cowl five cities namely Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai, beginning from Bengaluru. It’d offer a prize pool of Rs 5 lakhs per town qualifier, and could be officiated via FIESTA, India’s professional eSports governing body, said the business enterprise.

The match prequalifiers may have a hundred and fifty plus teams of 5 members each competing, and 8 teams will progress to the metropolis finals in Bengaluru on July 3, 2016.