We've already seen Narendra Modi-inspired smartphones, and now it
seems, other industries are capitalising on the politician's trending
popularity, with a Modi-themed mobile game being announced, called Modi
Modi Run, an Android platforming game, recently hit the Google
Play store for free. It has been created by Dexati, a mobile app and game
developer based in the US. The game has already been downloaded by about
50,000 Android users and is making rounds with Narendra Modi's fans.
The gameplay of
Modi Run is based on the classic Mario series, not the Temple Run series
as indicated by the name; here Modi's character is seen beating
obstacles and collecting diamonds at various stages. Interestingly, the
developer has named the stages after Indian states.
stage starts with Gujarat which is followed by Maharashtra, Uttarakhand,
Rajasthan, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh,
Tamil Nadu, Assam and Madhya Pradesh. Modi in the game is also equipped
with flying powers, which work by just flapping arms comically, enabling
him to hop across a lengthy gap. The aim of the game is to reach the
ballot and count the votes in BJP's ballot box.
To avoid major
backlash, the developer has posted the disclaimer, "This game is not
endorsed by Modi or BJP. This game is purely for entertainment made as
Parody of Indian Elections."
Recently, the SmartNaMo Saffron One
and SmartNamo Saffron Two hit ecommerce website Snapdeal for pre-order, devices that have admittedly been
manufactured by Narendra Modi fans. Both the devices were listed on
Snapdeal for a booking amount of Rs. 999. Do also check out our picture
gallery of the SmartNaMo phones.