Dastan Games
Based in Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Founding date:
November 1, 2014


Press / Business contact:


The Light Inside Us




Dastan Games is a two-person indie studio based out of Bangalore India. They make games that are unique and deliberately go against the norm.


Early history

Dastan Games came into being in late 2014 when its founders Abhineet and Siddharth both came to terms with their true calling, making games. After leaving their day jobs they decided to pursue their passion for making interesting games whole-heartedly and started quickly prototyping new ideas for their first game. After a few months of throwing around ideas, they finally settled on what was to become their first game, The Light Inside Us.

After that

Dastan Games is working on new projects, while making periodic updates to The Light Inside Us. They're also working on an android version of the game.



The Light Inside Us Appstore preview YouTube

NASSCOM Interview 2015 YouTube


There are far more images available for Dastan Games, but these are the ones we felt would be most useful to you. If you have specific requests, please do contact us!

There are currently no logos or icons available for Dastan Games. Check back later for more or contact us for specific requests!

Awards & Recognition

  • "Nominated for Indie Prize " - Casual Connect, San Francisco, 12 August, 2015
  • "Winner of Upcoming Game Of The Year" - NASSCOM GDC, India, November, 2015
  • "Winner Bloggers Choice Award" - Big Indie Pitch Bangalore,21st April, 2016

Selected Articles

  • "The Light Inside Us combines the quick-thinking of tower defense, the planning and timing of a fast-paced strategy games, and the satisfaction of shoot ‘em ups."
    - Chloi Rad, Pocketgamer
  • "The Light Inside Us showed that Indian game creation is developing not only as a business, but also creatively"
    - Matt Suckley, Pocketgamer

Team & Repeating Collaborator

Abhineet Prasad
Programmer, Game Designer, Music

Siddharth Sivaraman
Programmer, Game Designer

Rohit Ranade
Game Designer, Artist, Freelancer

presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks