Payments and gaming veterans join hands to launch Mindhunter Games

New Delhi: Veteran gaming head for JV with Alibaba group company, Dushyant Saraswat has launched his own skill-based games business which offers multiplayer, free-to-play cash games with

The team is going to focus on Skill-based games and gamification around e-commerce business and will be expanding to multiple South Asian countries soon. The team is 20 members strong and based out of the tech town of Pune.

The co-founders are Dushyant Saraswat who had previously put together the JV with AGTech and Paytm (link to EnTrackr) and has lead Gaming business with firms like Disney India and Zapak (Reliance ADA Group) and Xerxes Mullan who has been a boutique game studio focussed on high quality Augmented reality and other high quality mobile gaming content for multiple international game publishers.

Currently, their website is running a range of skill-based Trivia games, some of them free to play. Interestingly they seem to have adopted HTML5 as the key strategy for distribution over having an app.

“India is now the second largest smart-phone owning population in the world. This will lead to a great uptake on content especially around gaming. This unique combination where gaming meets commerce with incredible payments features will be something we are keen to build as a showcase and a strong business railroad from India, for Indians and then eventually take it to other markets,” said Dushyant Saraswat, CEO & co-founder of Mindhunter Games Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

“The next successful models will be built by passionate gamers and will be grown inside out. We are excited that all the games that you see on our portal have been designed by us from original ideas by the co-founders over the years. This is the coming of age for Indian gaming companies. I’m excited that that together we bring together decades of experience on deep game development & monetisation married to a platform play, to India,” said CTO and co-founder, Xerxes Mullan. (ANI)