Updated: Bingo! Bangalore Based Bash Gaming Acquired by GSN Games for about $160 mn

Social casino games company GSN Games is acquiring Bangalore based Bash Gaming, one of the few Indian gaming companies that have rapidly grown on the back of the social networking phenomenon.

WeChat Launches In-App Games & Classified Service. Now Search For Your Local Restaurants While Messaging.

Messaging service WeChathas launched WeChat games. The service also tied with classified service AskMe to provide location based classified service for its users.

MadRat Games Sells 1 Lakh Copies of the Board Game; Launched 50 Products in 9 Months

Board games startup, MadRat Games which raised funding from Blume Ventures and First Light Ventures has sold 1 lakh* copies of their board game. Importantly, none of these games were traded games or imported ones – these are all developed in-house…

Smartphone Gaming in India: 7 out of 10 Users Spend Under 10 mins/day On Games

Smartphone gaming seems to be picking up in India. One in five smartphone users in India spend close to 15 minutes a day playing games on their smartphone, making it one of the most popular activities on the smartphone, according to a new report.

TheSunnyMag: Future of Adult Games; Blogging About Alzheimer’s & More

This week’s curated list of beautiful reads from around the web contains the bitter YouTube battle between Microsoft and Google, the present and future of adults only games, one man’s blog on his descent into Alzheimer’s and other stories.

Games2win Acquires Delhi Based Game Studio Backyard Game FactorRy

Backyard Game FactorRy was founded in 2010 and builds web and mobile casual games. Its promoter Rahul Jaiswal will continue to head the company.

Games Rule on Apple App Store, Social Networking/Communication Apps Come Top on Android

Distimo has released its top performing applications for May 2013 where they pin point the leading applications in the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

Let the Games Begin! Aircel to Offer Extra Talk Time if CSK Scores Over 164 Runs in an IPL Match

The IPL madness has begun. Telecom service provider Aircel says its going to give extra talk time to subscribers everytime the Chennai Super Kings scores more than 164 runs.

Games2win Raises $2 mn from Clearstone Venture Partners

This is Games2win’s third financing round in addition to a secondary sale of its shares to new investors last year, the company said

Reliance Games Acquires Mobile Game Development and Publishing Companies in Japan & Korea

The Japanese and Korean business set-ups give Reliance Games direct access to the two largest mobile gaming markets known to the world