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  Soundarya Rajinikanth & Neeraj Roy launch Kochadaiiyaan’s official mobile games
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03/12/2014
 


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Mumbai, 12 March, 2014: The highly anticipated, upcoming blockbuster of the year, ‘Kochadaiiyaan’ is all set to create a wave on the app stores as two official mobile games based on the movie were released by Soundarya Rajinikanth & Neeraj Roy. Developed by Vroovy, a joint venture between South Asia’s largest Digital Media company Hungama and India’s largest game service company Gameshastra, the games ‘Kochadaiiyaan the legend; Kingdom Run’ and ‘Kochadaiiyaan the legend; Reign of Arrow’ will be available across mobile platforms like iOS, Android, Windows as well as DTH platforms and Facebook.


While ‘Kochadaiiyaan the legend; Kingdom Run’ will be a side scroller action arcade game, ‘Kochadaiiyaan the legend; Reign of Arrow’ will be third person archery game. The games will encapsulate the essence of the much awaited movie of the year being released by Media One Global Entertainment and Eros International.

Debutant director of the film, Soundarya Rajinikanth said, “Kochadaiiyaan being the first of its kind, 3D motion capture film in India with technology matching international standards, needed a Game that could elevate the movie experience to the next level. The 3D game by Hungama does just that. It takes gamers to an altered state as the detailing and gameplay matches the iconic characteristic of Kochadaiiyaan, a character immortalized by Rajinikanth.”

Commenting on the launch of the game, Neeraj Roy, MD & CEO, Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt Ltd. said, “ In this new age of digital, we are delighted to be working with India’s first 3D motion animated film, Kochadaiiyaan, showcasing the most iconic star of Indian cinema . With the film breaking across 6000 screens, we developed a game that will be as exciting as the film. To reach out to the masses and make sure that everyone gets to enjoy this fun filled game we have developed it to be compatible with about 6500 devices.

He further added, “ With limitless possibilities to recreate this action filled experience, we chose to develop two games called ‘Kochadaiiyaan the legend; Kingdom Run and ‘Kochadaiiyaan the legend; Reign of Arrow, which provides a gaming enthusiast with the ultimate gaming experience to cross challenging levels and gives them the ability to play as the cult action figure of Indian Cinema.

About the games:

Kochadaiiyaan the legend; Kingdom Run

It is a side scroller, action arcade game allowing you to step into the shoes of Kochadaiiyaan and take on an entire army. The entire game focuses on the reflex of the player. Throughout most of the game, the player’s objective is to traverse the paths by avoiding traps, jumping from platform to platform and making well timed leaps to progress.

Some of the features of the game are:

• Four Stunning Environments to play, catering to your craving for Medieval aged arcade game.

• Option to upgrade to advance armour and weapons

• Exciting Power ups like Sacrificer and Invincibility to keep you going.

• A mix of combos allowing you to enjoy the ultimate thrill of an arcade game.

Kochadaiiyaan the legend; Reign of Arrows

The game is an action arcade, third person archery game, which allows the player to fit into the armour of Kochadaiiyaan and take on the invading army. Throughout the game, player's objective is to move between cover points and destroy the enemy soldiers using various bows, arrows and different special moves, in order to keep the Medieval city safe.

Some other features of the game are:

• Four Stunning Environments to play, catering to your craving for Medieval aged arcade game

• An option to upgrade to advance armour & weapons

• Reign hell on enemies with power ups like Reign of Arrows & catapult bombardment.

• Refill your arrows at arrow depots.

About Vroovy:

Vroovy is a leading Game developer, publisher, marketeer and distributer of games across platforms. Headquartered in Mumbai, Vroovy is a joint venture between South Asia’s largest Digital Media company; Hungama and India’s largest game service company; Gameshastra. It currently leads the industry with it’s gaming portfolio spanning across diverse genres and platforms including but not limited to Mobile and Consoles. It’s recent IPs Krrish3: The Game and Don 2: On the Run, kept millions of gamers engrossed the world over. With the Video and Gaming industries constantly evolving, the focus of Vroovy is not just to deliver a quality and immersive gaming experience to the Indian audience, but also to use IP and content which is contextual and relevant to the Indian gamers; casual and hardcore alike. For more information on Vroovy, please visit  http://www.vroovy.com < http://www.vroovy.com>

About MediaOne Entertainment

MediaOne Global Entertainment Limited is a BSE – listed company in the entertainment and media space, headquartered in Chennai, having a wholly owned subsidiary in London. It is a fast growing integrated entertainment company focussed in Production, Distribution and Exhibition of films. MediaOne owns theatres in Kanchipuram, Achirapakkam, and manages BIG Cinema chain of theatres in Pondicherry, Vellore, Salem, Madurai, Sivakasi, Dindugal, and Tanjore. It also manages a chain of theatres on lease terms at Chengi, Kallakurichi, Thiruporur, Thiruveelankadu, Manali and Thirukazhukundrum. It takes over run down theatres on lease and spends money to modernize the theatres including the digitialization. This enables MediaOne to screen new films in all these theatres, attracting huge crowds and thus making these standalone projects viable instantly. The prime focus of expansion, moving forward, would be in an exhibition segment. The focus is to be an “Asset based Media business” with acquisition of new multiplexes and stand-alone theatres.

About Eros International Media Ltd

Eros International Media Ltd. (BSE Script Code: 533261; NSE Script Code: EROSMEDIA) is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International is part of Eros International Plc, which became the first Indian media Company to raise capital and be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has a competitive advantage through its extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 1,100 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution. Eros International has built a dynamic business model by combining the release of new films every year with the exploitation of its film library. For further information please visit:  www.erosintl.com