Mumbai, July 26, 2012: Zapak Digital Entertainment, India’s ultimate and largest casual gaming destination, is all set to unveil Zapak Gaming Olympiad – an online destination featuring live updates from London 2012 and a chance to participate in a virtual ‘Olympic’ styled event.
Zapak Gaming Olympiad is the first initiative from a gaming platform, merging live information and updates on the Olympic Games, with specially created game titles that allow casual gamers to experience the thrill and zeal of participating in a global sport competition as big as the Olympics .
The Gaming Olympiad begins on the same day as the London 2012 Olympics i.e. 27th July 2012. Over a two week period online casual gamers will compete in the following online sport based games -
Field Hockey: Field Hockey is all about building your own team with 5 players a side, make goals for them, aim and strike! It is one of the most exciting games!
Hurdles Run: Run as fast as you can, skip over all the hurdles and win! Run to the finish line before your opponents; make sure you don’t trip on any of the hurdles in the middle
King of the Ring: Box and Jab your opponent to become the king of the ring. Use the upper cut to get an edge over your opponent. Be the king of the virtual boxing ring
Table Tennis Pro: All the actual Table Tennis rules and points apply. Table Tennis just got virtual
This gaming zone will be available on the web (www.olympics.zapak.com )as well as will have WAP site for mobiles (o.zapak.com). The Gaming Olympiad will feature a special leaderboard that will highlight the top performers in each game.
Zapak Gaming Olympiad will also provide live updates on medal tallies, results, schedules and news from the Olympic Games.
Speaking on this new property Mr. Deepak Abbot, Head Product, Reliance Entertainment Digital said, “We are launching Zapak Gaming Olympiad with an aim to bring the
Olympic Games on the digital platforms. We wish to give our users a virtual experience of the Olympic Games on their PCs and mobile phones. Not all Olympic enthusiasts have the luxury of time and place to see the match. We are the first ones to bring this experience in India.”
The winner of the each of the four competitions in the Zapak Gaming Olympiad will be awarded with brand new motorcycle.