siliconindia | | December 20184If statistics is anything to go by, the game market globally will reach $137.9 billion in 2018, with digital revenues accounting for 91 per-cent or $125.3 billion of the market (Newzoo). It also estimates that for the first time, mobile gaming will contribute more than half of all revenues, with smartphone and tablet gaming growing at 25.5 percent YOY to $70.3 billion. No wonder, India is now one among the top five gaming countries of the world. With India's deep smartphone penetration and cheaper data, no wonder the country's digital gaming landscape was marked at $890 million. India's love for gaming is on an all time high, which is just the per-fect ground for the gaming industry to grow stronger. Today, the country has almost 200 gaming companies creating games for the global players across the world. This opportunity has even attracted several startups to join the bandwagon. Even the game-specific technologies have evolved a great deal and opened Pandora boxes for us. From splendid graphics to gesture-control gaming, immersion of virtual reality & augmented reality, to wearable gaming devices, the gaming industry has just started to trans-form into a real world story. Today, gaming is more than a hobby; its a passion and a way for many to earn their livelihood. Several gaming companies conduct gaming cham-pionships with prices worth millions of dollars. Who wouldn't love to earn while playing! However, with games involving real monies, it is important for the gaming companies to not look make the look and feel of the game real, but also ensure that there is no leakage or passage for hackers to turn the game upside down. Hence it is important that these game develop-ment companies are at the cutting-edge of technology and uses the most advanced security measures to nullify any such bummer.Our current issue of siilconindia Magazine brings to you `20 Most Promising Game Development Companies - 2018', featuring a list of the most trusted gaming companies serving global clients.Do let us know what you think! Anamika SahuManaging Editoreditor@siliconindia.comEditorialGaming is Real, and so are the Challenges! Vol 02 · Issue 5 - 6 · December - 2018 Publisher Alok Chaturvedi Managing Editor Anamika Sahu Associate Editor Susila Govindaraj Editorial Team Ananth.V Imelda Tarzarina Krupa P. Dave Sophia Rohtagi Srrayvinya OLM Sujith Vasudevan Sushruth R Trisha Pragya Younus Ahmad Dar VP - Sales & Marketing Virupakshi Pattar Advertising Managers Editorial queries To subscribe Visit or send email to Cover price is Rs.150 per issue. Printed and Published By Alok Chaturvedi on behalf of SiliconMedia Technologies Pvt Ltd and Printed at Precision Fototype Services at Sri Sabari Shopping Complex, 24 Residency Road Bangalore-560025 and Published At No. 124, 2nd Floor, Surya Chambers, Old Airport Road, Murugeshpalya, Bangalore-560017. Editor Alok ChaturvediCopyright © 2018 SiliconMedia Technologies Pvt Ltd, All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part of any text, photography or illustrations without written permission from the publisher is prohibited. The publisher assumes no responsibility for unsolicited manuscripts, photographs or illustrations. Views and opinions expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the magazine and accordingly, no liability is assumed by the publisher.advertise@siliconindia.comVisualisers Manjunath R Veena R Piddannavar Group Art DirectorAshok KumarNoida Ashu Sethi Garima AnandCirculation Manager Magendran Perumal Ashwini D Naik Felisha Rita Sambit Satpathy Tapas Ranjan Mallick
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