SKOAR 06 gets in the footfalls

Organized by Jasubhai Digital Media the second edition of interactive gaming expo SKOAR! 2006 ended with lots of celebration and fanfare on 10 July 2006. The three day Interactive Gaming Expo held at Kanteerava Stadium, Bangalore went a long way in showcasing the acceptability of gaming in India. Logitech, BenQ, Sify, Western Digital, Hutch, Jivanta were some of the major companies participating in this Gaming Expo organized. Gamers also won lots of prizes on offer by various companies. The press release states “SKOAR! 2006 fulfilled lots of dreams like that of Sanjay Vij, a 6 year old handicap, who wanted to play games like soccer cricket with his friends but could not. He not only played these games with fervor and gusto but also pointed out to his friends on intricacies of these games or Rahul an aspiring Games Developer got an opportunity to see the games that are being played internationally played” Maulik Jasubhai, JDM’s Managing Director & Publisher, remarked “Every individual has different energy levels and gaming provides different type of game for everyone according to their likes and dislikes. Approximately 50,000 footfalls were recorded during these 3 days. People came to play racing and war games and got hooked on to skill building games. ” Mr L. Subramanyan, CEO, JDM said “In its ambit and size SKAOR! 2006 was clearly the largest interactive gaming event of the year. It was also for the first time that all the major stakeholders of the Indian gaming Industry got together. SKOAR! 2006, displayed, above all the huge enthusiasm for gaming by Bangaloreans” The Jasubhai Group specializes in content through print and electronic media. Established in 1967, the group initially comprised of three major companies: Engineering, Publications, Events and Digital Media that cover a range of operations from special-interest publications and exhibition organization to process instrumentation. .

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