Raji: An Ancient Epic is the first game developed by an Indian studio, Pune based Nodding Heads Games, to be nominated at The Game Awards 2020. Raji: An Ancient Epic has been nominated for The Best Debut Game at the Game Awards 2020 is competing against titles like Phasmophobia, Carrion, Mortal Shell, and Roki.
The game was initially released on August 18 for Nintendo Switch and on October 15 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows on the Steam Store and Epic Games Store. The audience has well received the game and it boasts a 9/10 rating on Steam.
Raji: An Ancient Epic impresses the audience
This singleplayer, action-adventure title follows the story of Raji, a brave young girl who has shouldered the responsibility of finding her brother Golu who has been kidnapped by Mahabalasura and his demonic hordes. The game features an ancient Indian architecture style complimented by dynamic gameplay and a variety of weapons.
This nomination itself is a huge achievement for the ever-growing gaming sector in India. It will prove to be an inspiration for all game developers and designers in India to tap into their potential and put their best foot forward and craft mind-blowing games.
The Game Awards will be streamed live on various platforms including YouTube on December 10, 7 PM ET / December 11 at 5.30 AM IST. Everyone will have their eyes glued to see if Nodding Heads Games bring the coveted Award home for India. You can contribute by voting for your favorite game here.