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Reliance Games' Manish Agarwal speaks to AnimationXpress about the Indian Games Industry

Speaking to, Reliance Entertainment – Digital, CEO, Manish Agarwal opens up on the Indian gaming ecosystem; expansion plans of Reliance Games; need of indie developers being more open to sharing ideas and cross promote their games among other interesting things.

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Update on Indian Gaming Market from Vishal Gondal at CasualConnect

Update on Indian Gaming Market

What are the factors in the current economy that can facilitate the same? Focus will be on the Indian market which is the 3rd largest Internet market in the world after US & China.

The gaming and gambling industry has experienced very consistent growth since the days it was made legal, and results in the creation of an enormous amount of international revenue. The gambling and gaming industry provides employment for a large portion of the mass population. The gambling and gaming industry is made up of any type of gambling or betting. This also encompasses, but is not limited to: slot machines, card games, roulette, sports betting, online gaming, bingo, scratch card games, and charitable, private, and state lotteries. Is is made up a large spectrum of bingo halls, casinos, bookmaking, various lotteries, and charities. The gambling and gaming industry many times carries out business in legal casinos, and recently, in the virtual internet-driven gaming and online gaming industry. Gaming and gambling through online through the internet encompasses games that are played through the internet, if you are in this industry investing in a pair of headphones from Headphonage can be a great idea, handheld and mobile devices with online capabilities, and/or iTV. Virtual, online gambling and gaming is steadily growing due to the the higher accessibility of the internet and increasing day-to-day users each and every day globally, online gambling and social media have been rising this last years.
The state of local and global economies does not seem to negatively or positively affect the gambling and gaming industry. Globally, not depending on the state of the economy, this exciting industry has stayed consistent and stable. The demand for the gambling and gaming industry relies on the rise of consumer incomes and also the state spending allotted. For a gaming consumer is a great place to find the latest game.Specific corporations putting priority on strategic marketing to bring in specific consumers, and the overall efficiency of business operations to be able to turn profits. Smaller corporations focus on providing great services to individual locations. Larger gambling and gaming companies have many more advantages to create profit, as they have larger financial resources.

Interactive Selection hire former Ubisoft Pune recruiter to HO team in London

I am pleased to anounce that Aurelie Busollo who spent 2 years working as HR & Communication Manager for Ubisoft Pune in India has now joined Interactive Selection as a Consultant based in the London office.
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Taking over from Lylia Seddiki, she will be managing the relationship with all French speaking clients and job seekers. She will also be developing the market in India. Aurelie is a graduate of the AUDENCIA Nantes, School of Management and spent 2 years in India working for Ubisoft under the VIE programme. She helped build the Ubisoft studio in Pune to 160 professional staff as Head of the HR department. An experienced HR professional with excellent recruiting skills, she has recently moved to London to develop her career in the games industry.

New to Games in India? Interview with Vishal Gondal CEO of Indiagames.

Hear first hand how the Indian games market differs from most others from Vishal Gondal CEO of Indiagames.

Career opportunities in Indian Games Industry from Indiagames Ltd

Indiagames Ltd is India’s benchmark mobile and online games company and a leading global mobile game publisher.  The Company is engaged in publishing and developing games across various platforms including Online and Mobile.  Indiagames’ products are developed and published across all major technology platforms and are distributed through partnerships with mobile operators in over 75 countries. Vishal Gondal, CEO and Founder of Indiagames thinks that games will overtake TV, movies and music to become the main entertainment medium in the world. See how this is happening through his company, Indiagames with contributions form Samir Bangara, COO; Reena George, Head Of HR; Hrishi Oberoi, Director of IG Studios; Sean Malatesta, Head International Publishing; Deepath Ali, Executive Producer; Cyril Ferry, VP IG Publishing; Harpreel Gondal, VP Global Studios and others.

Perhaps the biggest reason to work in the technology is the work itself. If you’re interested in being on the precipice of research, discovery, development and innovation, there is likely no better industry to be in.

As an industry, technology is focused on breaking new ground. Technology professionals are embedded into a culture of movement, growth and advancement. Their work environments become a birthplace where new and inventive concepts take shape.

This field is especially great if you are creative – creativity breeds innovation, and innovation is ultimately rewarded. Plus, surrounding yourself with like-minded creative types only helps the process.

Ajay Khanna General Manager of Electronic Arts India - Interview with Gameguru

Gameguru met with Ajay Khanna General Manager of Electronic Arts India.

Interview with Atindria Bose, Country Manager, Sony Computer Entertainment, India

Gameguru interviews Atindria Bose, Country Manager, Sony Computer Entertainment, India in 2007.

10 Job Search tips from global games recruiter Interactive Selection

With so many people now also working from home it can be very difficult knowing that they are all doing the right work so we strongly recommend that you look into remote PC monitoring software if that is the case for your business.


You cannot know of all the vacancies that exist in the marketplace. It is our job to know. We don’t promise to know every one, but we do know of 95% and more importantly, we know exactly who to get your resume or CV to. Don’t assume that all resumes or CV’s sent to a company find their way to the right person’s desk.


Who has given you a good service in the past? Which agencies have a good reputation and which ones have appalling reputations? Ask around. Study testimonials on site like LinkedIn.


Candidates good at their jobs need only work with one agency (to help organise interviews for them). Candidates only average at their job should register with different agencies in different areas of expertise – they will need more help. Do NOT register with as many agencies as possible. Some companies reject resumes or CVs if received from more than one agency because they do not want to risk disputes with different agencies. Also individual recruitment consultants value the trust of exclusive relationships and will not spend as much time on candidates that they know have registered with multiple agencies.


Speed isn’t everything in finding your next job. Even top artists can design adisappointing resume or  CV. Get your agency to advise you on your resume or CV. They are probably writing resumes or CVs every day of the week and they know what makes a good one. You may only do it once every few years.


Think about what you realistically want from your next job. Apply for jobs that you stand a chance of getting! A senior artist job in one company may be just as prestigious and well paid as a lead artist in another company. Be flexible about the location that you want to work in. Don’t rule out relocating for the right job. This is expected more and more.


Discuss your strategy with your agent to make sure it is realistic. If it is, don’t let your agent send your resume or CV just anywhere. It may damage your credibility and could cost you your existing job!


By all means allow your agent a free hand in selecting companies for you – only if you want your agent to have this freedom. Remember that you will get a bad reputation in the marketplace (as well as the agent) if you resume or CV goes to a company that already knows you or which you subsequently have to disappoint.


A good agent will always find time to talk to you. If they cannot take the call immediately, they should at least be able to return your call. The best agents are extremely busy and do not have the time for everyday chats, but they should be able to take a call every 2 weeks or so. Beware of agents that never return phone calls!


Find a good agent and develop the relationship with him or her. If you hit a serious problem, you can terminate your relationship with an agent at any time, provided that you let them know of this, preferably in writing. You are the principal and they are working for you! Most agents are professional and doing their best. But don’t tolerate bad practice or sloppy behavior. Your reputation within the marketplace is at stake.


The economic climate is not good but it is improving slowly. There IS demand for game professionals provided you show a little flexibility in salary and location. Your time will come, so stay calm. A good agent will not stop working for you. You have someone looking after your interests. Work together and in 6 months time you will be wondering what all the fuss was about!

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