ndian game developer and publisher, Nazara Games has entered into an exclusive agreement to develop mobile games across the world with ACK Media, home of India’s most beloved comic book series Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle.
With more than 400 titles in 20+ languages that have sold more than 100+ million copies to date, Amar Chitra Katha is a cultural phenomenon. Meanwhile Tinkle continues to be the most widely read English magazine for children across India, and has been an integral part of growing up in India over the last three decades. Characters like Suppandi, Shambu & Tantri the Mantri, that appeared first in the pages of the magazine, have a nationwide recognition.
Nazara will be developing, publishing and marketing games, based on Tinkle and Amar Chitra Katha characters, across all touch points including global app stores like Google Play, iTunes, Windows and local ecosystem of OEMs and retail outlets.
Talking on this new partnership Manish Agarwal, the CEO of Nazara Games said, “The comic brands were started by Mr. Anant Pai in an attempt to teach Indian children about their cultural heritage. We wish to honour his vision by giving today’s generation the taste of Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle in a contemporary, and by far the most popular, medium todayâ€¦ i.e. mobile gaming.”