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  • Milestone Interactive Announces "AERO BIRDIES: Exciting New Arcade Game For iOS, Coming on Dec 12

    Milestone Interactive Group today announced the release of its next mobile game named “AERO BIRDIES” under its Publishing and Digital Services division. “Aero Birdies” is of an endless runner format and is scheduled to release on iOS on the 12th of December, 2013.

    Aero BirdiesThe game will be available for the global market only on iOS app stores as a free to play game and will offer an addictive game play experience with a host of features that will keep gamers busy and entertained for hours.

    The game is targeted towards a casual audience especially women and children who will instantly connect with – Zigy, Slim Jim, Dooby and Le-nerd, the cute and loveable bird characters and their unique personality traits. The game has interesting power-ups which can be unlocked and upgraded by collecting worms in the game and will help these Birdies fly higher and the player score more points.

    The in-app store has worm packs, which are used to upgrade the power-ups and golden eggs give extra lives. Additionally, the game has in depth integration with Facebook that enables a user to track achievements of his/her friends thereby providing a challenging and competitive game play experience.

    Speaking on the announcement of “Aero Birdies” Mr. Jayont R. Sharma said, “With Aero Birdies we have managed to raise the bar in terms of quality of apps not only for ourselves but the entire Indian game development community. We have been working on this game with Mile Nine studios for over a year now and are extremely thrilled with the results. Aero Birdies is different from other bird games as we have well defined characters that not only have their own unique human-like personalities but also impact the gameplay dynamics according to their shapes and sizes. We hope the game is liked and enjoyed all over the world!”

    Aero Birdies Screen

  • Milestone Announces FIFA 14 Midnight Launches Across Ten Cities in India

    Milestone Interactive Group, India’s leading game publishing, marketing, retail and distribution organization, has announced the much awaited launch of FIFA 14 this year on 27th September, 2013. For the legion of FIFA 14 fans various gaming stores in India have organized midnight launches making the release of FIFA this year, the biggest so far.  

    FIFA 14FIFA 14 will be available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360 and PC.

    The midnight launch will commence at 11:45 pm on 26th September, a few minutes prior to the release day and will begin simultaneously across Gaming stores. Consumers around Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Gurgaon, Delhi, Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Bangalore and Chennai will be lucky to have the opportunity to attend the much awaited FIFA 14 midnight launches across 18 stores and getting a chance to be the first to get it, play it and further brag about it!

    Retailers such as Game4u have special offerings at the launch where consumers can get a hold of the lenticular “Lionel Messi” FIFA 14 steel book at the purchase of FIFA 14, the retailer also has a bunch of exclusives planned for the gaming fraternity at the launch.

    Midnight Launch venue details: Date: 26 September, 2013: Time: 11:45 PM onwards

    Venue:

    West

    • Game4u, Mega Mall, Oshiwara, Mumbai
    • Game4u, Infiniti Mall, Malad (West), Mumbai
    • Game4u, Linking Road, Bandra West), Mumbai
    • Game4u, Viviana Mall, Thane
    • Landmark, Inorbit Mall Vashi, Navi Mumbai
    • Landmark, SGS Mall, Pune Camp, Pune
    • Landmark, Phoenix Market City, Viman Nagar Pune
    • Gadgets, Fergusson College Road, Pune

    North

    • Game4u, Elante Mall, Chandigarh
    • Game4u, MBD Neopolis Mall, Ludhiana
    • Game4u, MGF Metropolis, Gurgaon
    • Landmark, Ambience Mall Vasant Kunj,     New Delhi
    • New Planet, DLF Promenade Vasant Kunj, NewDelhi
    • F.O.G., DLF Place Mall Saket, New Delhi
    • Musicland, PVR Complex Saket, New Delhi

    South

    • Landmark, Forum Mall Koramangala, Banglaore
    • Landmark, Orion Mall Rajajingar, Bangalore
    • Landmark, Chennai Citicentre, Mylapore,Chennai

     

  • EA Appoints Milestone Interactive as Distribution Partner for Xbox 360 Games in India

    Milestone Interactive Group, India’s leading game publishing, marketing, retail and distribution organization has been appointed by Electronic Arts (EA) as the distribution partner for their Xbox 360 titles in India.

    TitanFallAlready the distributor for EA for PlayStation (PS2, PSP, PS3, PSVITA) and PC formats, Milestone will now distribute EA Xbox 360 titles as well, starting with highly anticipated titles such as FIFA 14, Battlefield 4, Need for Speed: Rivals and Titanfall.

    Speaking on this partnering with EA, Mr. Jayont R. Sharma, Chairman & CEO, Milestone Interactive Group said – “We are proud to acknowledge that our business relationship of the past seven years has been further enhanced by the addition of the Xbox 360 lineup. We are confident that this consolidation of business under our fold will take EA’s brands to new heights in India.”

  • Milestone Launches its own Gaming Peripherals Product Line "Trriger"

    Milestone Interactive Group, India’s leading game publishing, marketing, retail and distribution organization, is set to expand its gaming portfolio with the launch of its own gaming peripheral brand – “trriger".

    Milestone Interactive's Trigger“Trriger” as a brand combines the functional features of a great quality product along with the aspirational benefits of influencing consumers to create their own identity by moving away from the usual and thus make their mark. The product range at launch comprises of Wireless Controllers compatible with PS3 (available in black, red & blue), HDMI cables compatible with PS3 & Xbox 360, Controllers compatible with PS2 (available in black, red & blue), 8MB Memory Cards compatible with PS2, Value Pack compatible with PS2 (Black controller & 16MB Memory card) & a Gaming Mouse T-32.

    Speaking on the launch of their new gaming peripherals range, Mr. Jayont R. Sharma, Chairman & CEO, Milestone Interactive Group said – “trriger is positioned as a high value offering, focusing on the needs of gamers across the nation. With a unique brand proposition and vibrant packaging that breaks the clutter, we are definite that the brand would have a high recall in the mind of the consumer.”

  • Milestone Interactive Group embarks on its Global Ambition, opens offices in Singapore and Dubai

    Milestone Interactive Group, India’s leading game publishing, marketing, retail and distribution organization, is set to expand its business globally by setting up its first overseas presence with offices in Singapore and Dubai.

    For 15 years Milestone has been serving the Indian gamer the very best from reputed partners such as Sony Computer Entertainment, Capcom, Electronic Arts (EA) and Rovio Entertainment. In 2009, the company started India’s first specialist online game store with the launch of game4u.com and has subsequently established a national presence through 9 physical stores under the Game4u brand. Keeping in-line with the company’s vision to offer the best in class products and services to its consumers Milestone recently introduced ‘downloads4u’ – a full service digital download platform for PC and Mac games enabling consumers to purchase their favorite games anytime, anywhere.

    The new offices are a part of the Group’s global expansion strategy that envisages the launch of www.game4u.com across key markets in South East Asia and the Middle East. Given the early success of ‘downloads4u’ in India, Milestone will make available the download service to gamers in these two regions using localized pricing, payment and marketing strategies. Further, the Game4u brand experience and the popular rewards programme “Team Elite” would also be available to this avid gaming audience. Additionally Milestone plans on using these two strategic locations to further build its mobile publishing business giving developers from the South East Asia and the Middle East opportunities to publish and market their games globally.     

    On Milestone Interactive Group’s global expansion, Mr. Jayont R Sharma, Chairman & CEO, Milestone Interactive Group said, “This big step supports our stated vision to be the world’s leading interactive entertainment company; offering innovative products & services. Our qualitative research and understanding of these markets developed over the last few years has convinced us to make available our unique offerings and to present an overall brand experience built around “Game4u” to these consumers”.

    “I believe our presence in these markets will further become a cornerstone of our growth in the immediate future” he added.

  • Milestone Interacitve announces WORBBLE for iOS and Android, offers 150 hours gameplay

    Milestone Interactive Group today announced the release of its first mobile game named “WORBBLE” under its newly established Publishing and Digital Services division. “Worbble” is a unique “brain game” that combines a word game with a challenging quiz mode and is scheduled to release on iOS & Android by 1st week of December 2012. “Worbble” is developed by Mile Nine Studios Pvt. Ltd. and is also the first game to be published by Milestone under its multiple studio partnership model.

    WORBBLEThe game will be available for the global market on iOS app store and Google Play store for $1.99 and will offer an addictive game play experience with a host of features that will keep gamers busy and entertained for hours; testing their vocabulary and general knowledge through two modes – word mode and quiz mode and offers a combined game play value of over 150 hours. The game is targeted towards an audience who enjoys making words, text twist, scrabble, general knowledge tests and mobile gaming etc. A free version of the game called “Worbble Lite” comprising of the easy levels in the word mode will also be made available on both app stores in order to enable consumers to try their hand at the game before making a decision to purchase the fully paid version.

    Speaking on the announcement of “Worbble” Mr. Jayont R. Sharma, Chairman and CEO, Milestone Interactive Group said, “We are excited to introduce our first Gaming App with the launch of “Worbble”, which combines elements of the popular mobile word game genre with a quiz twist and would appeal to a worldwide audience. We intend to harness the growth potential of mobile devices for gaming apps and aim to become one of the leading players in this space by offering compelling causal games on digital mass formats including mobile devices, PC Casual & Social platforms, Digital iTV and Smart TV applications.”

    “We will continue to execute varied game development projects on a multiple studio partnership model in order to achieve the status of India’s premier video, PC and casual & mobile gaming company.” Mr. Sharma added

    Post launch “Worbble” will be continually supported by updates that will include new gameplay modes as well as updated question packs for the quiz mode.

  • Gaming retailer "Game4u" opens new store in Bandra (Mumbai)

    Slowly and steadly gaming industry is booming in India, and some sort of its credit must go to Game4u. The firm recently announced opening of its new store in Bandra (W) at Reliance Time Out, Reliance Trends (Basement Level), Hill Road.

    Game4uThis new store at Bandra (W) is well designed; the layout of the store promises customers a truly delightful shopping experience. An inviting decor in shades of yellow and blue makes the store warm and pleasant, and it is in complete harmony with the displays that are designed for easy customer interface.
     
    At the launch event of the Store, Mr. Jayont R. Sharma, CEO and Chairman, Milestone Interactive Group said, "We are proud to launch the first gaming store in Bandra – nestled in the very heart of what is known as queen of suburbs. With this addition, we will have Six Game4u stores operating in the country, four in Mumbai and one each in Jalandhar & Ludhiana. Additionally, our on-line store game4u.com continues to service customers across 160+ cities of India. We plan to substantially increase our pan India retail presence in the coming years."

    Check out the exclusive pic of this newly opened Game4U Store in Bandra (W) below.

    Game4u Store Bandra