Pakistan has a vibrant game development ecosystem. A rising number of Software Engineers are making inroads into game development. There are many startups established by young developers like Mindstorm Studios, Kwick Games, Pixel Art Academy, We r Play and Codistan to name a few and then there are some well-known Names like Caramel Tech Studio and RockVille Games.
Here are few pure Pakistani game titles that every Pakistani must try!
1 – Blades of Battle
This fantasy adventure game which has been featured in more than 137 countries by Apple AppStore, developed by Caramel Tech Studios, that has been making mobile games since 2011.Blades of Battle is an RPG and is an epic fantasy adventure game with mythical heroes, brave warriors, monsters, boss battles, magical creatures, and flying dragons.
The GamePlay is a bit to understand for new gamers, there are few zones you get to get cleared by monsters. when you start the game you will have to join a team and go to adventures together and the loots and rewards will be divided between the whole team equally, and as the game is about collectible cards, you will be able to collect all of the cards to form the strongest team.
The game is Available on both
2 – Run Sheeda Run
The team behind this creative venture is WeRPlay, one of Pakistan’s best game development company located in Islamabad. The game is similar to tens of running games that are available in the App Store and the Play Store but the desi creativity totally took the edge making it a most rated game in Pakistan.
The game is themed local streets of Lahore and the music is the ever favorite, Punjabi mix where a boy named “Sheeda” run from a “Qasai (totally Old school Pakistani Villian)” after saving chicken’s butt from him.
3 – Mad Hunt
Mad Hunt is an Augmented Reality App based on a gameplay of Scavenger Hunt, Mad Hunt is developed under some amazing team of Codistan, a young startup located in Islamabad. Man Hunt is the first game ever incubated by NIC Islamabad.
Mad Hunt based on AR actually indulge you in physical activity to hunt treasure around you. Playing by Mad Hunt you can achieve many monetary prizes, vouchers to your favorite restaurants just by getting out from the house and interacting with the environment, get to know your city even better.
By signing up, Mad Hunt main view consists of a Pokemon Go style map of your city, where your animated Avatar is actually presenting you on your current location. There are several treasures doodling around the map, What you have to do is to walk by that treasure, Solve the popped up riddle and win points. Over then you can get free vouchers and stuff.
Mad Hunt launched for both Android and iOS, the best part is that the app offers custom hunts on international days like friendship day, parents day, plantation day etc. and national days Independence Day, national heroes days etc.
as per Mad Hunt itself “The game is available throughout Pakistan and has more than 500000 clues, 2000 activities and treasures from 50 brands. Mad Hunt has been endorsed by big brands such as Dolmen, Jazz, Pakola and Redbull adding to its credibility as well as appeal. These companies offer rewards in the game to keep it interesting and interactive. This is the only kids’ game with real rewards.”
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The Glorious Resolve is official ISPR action packed, multi role FPS shooter game developed by RockVille Games. It takes you through the epic battles Pakistan Armed Forces and Law enforcement agencies have fought over the years with Militants.
The Glorious Resolve shows Army, Air Force, Navy, ISPR, SSG Commandos, Aviation and other LEA’s are all working together and fighting terrorism using their tactical expertise and state of the art weapon systems.
Starting Campaign with a might Mi7 helicopter clearing the way out , ending up with some action packed FPS shooter.
try it out by yourself!
These are the few artistry developed Game Development industry in Pakistan.
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