Nashik techie's free Android games placed on top [Nashik] [Times of India]
(Times of India Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) NASHIK: A Nashik-based software developer, Manas Gajare's game in Balloon Bow and Arrow has been placed at the all India number one position by play.google.com in the Top Free Android Apps category, on November 20. This game has surpassed the immensely popular free game in this category, Angry Birds.
Manas is the only software developer from Nashik whose application has been placed at the number one position. "I launched this game on October 11 and from 30th position in the free game category a fortnight ago, we jumped to second position last week and have been placed at number one position now," he said.
The game is interesting to people of all ages and all one has to do is click on the arrow and bow to shoot the balloons. Different coloured balloons carry different points.
"In five weeks the game was downloaded by 3.90 lakh people. We have 20,000 people downloading the game each day. Some time ago, Parking Frenzy, another Indian game, had been in the number one place. Web portals plug.in and techcurry.co had also featured us on November 21," said Manas.
Explaining the reasons for the popularity of the game, he said that it was simple, stable and easy for even novices to understand. "We have got lot of feedback from people saying that they appreciate the easy operation of the game," said Manas. The game has two themes Night Theme and Day Theme wherein the colours and background changes according to the theme selected which makes it attractive for the player.
Manas, who has a Bachelor of Engineer (BE) degree in Computer Science and a Master of Science (MSc) in Maths, is a software professional and developed this game out of his own interest.
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