Guntur boy’s ‘Street Lamp Games’ will become first Indian organization to win international award for online game
VIJAYAWADA: Guntur-based totally cellular and laptop gaming organization, Street Lamp Games, a brainchild of 27-yr-vintage Gurijala Deepak, became the first Indian company to win the Indie Prize Casual Connect Europe Award (IPCC) 2019, one of the top five international gaming awards, within the nice mobile recreation category.
The award for the 25th edition of video games professionals’ international conference become offered at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London on May 30, in which Deepak and his crew obtained the award in conjunction with the triumphing amount of USD 36,000, about Rs 25 lakh.
Speaking to TNIE, Deepak said, “Many Indian organizations were nominated in several classes within the past however this is the first time that one has certainly received the opposition. I feel very glad that coming from a small metropolis, I could make my USA proud.”
An eight-member team, comprising founder and concept director Deepak, clothier Mahesh Athirala, developer Bharat Khalapara, artist Raj Vishnu and Shashank K, programmer Nikhil Gandhamuneni, Kalyan and Madhu, came up with the cellular online game called ‘Bombarika’.
Casual Connect Europe Award felicitates video games in 8 categories — satisfactory audio, pleasant sport design, pleasant game art, pleasant youngsters and family recreation, nice narrative sport, great revolutionary sport, target market preference award and a best cell game. ‘Bombarika’ changed into nominated in four of those classes — quality recreation layout, quality recreation artwork, great modern sport, and great cellular game.
Explaining the sport Deepak said, “It is a puzzle sport wherein a bomb is randomly dropped in a residence and the player has to detect the bomb and throw it out of the residence by using household items with the goal of saving the house.”
Bombarika had additionally won in the Indian Game Developer Conference in 2018.
In IPCC, 90 participants were shortlisted out of the preliminary four,000 individuals from a hundred and forty countries. “It changed into a three-day conference and prizes had been purported to be introduced on the final day. We got here to recognize that we had been decided on, in the month of April. But, until May 29, which turned into the remaining however second day of the conference, we did no longer recognize that we had gained the prize. We had been simplest requested to wait for the prize distribution ceremony and so we concept that we could have been nominated, which is a regular factor. The announcement of the award got here to us as our existence’s largest surprise,” expressed Deepak.
Born to G V Sheshagiri Rao and G Jayashree, Deepak started his enterprise on June 6, 2016, with a funding of Rs four lakh. He has evolved 4 games until date — Gravita Bridge, Cubots – The Origins (most effective for computer), Bombarika and Cursed Arena.
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