A gaming destination for women

For those who thought gaming was a boys-only pastime, Zapak.com has launched Zapakgirls.com, India's first gaming destination for women. Zapakgirls.com, it is claimed, will offer consumers quality games of an international standard, which have simple yet exciting game play. The games are available in the strategy, puzzle and arcade genres, with two of the most popular games being Diner Dash 2, in which the player earns points by swiftly serving customers at a restaurant and Plantasia, where the objective of the game is to earn points by digging the ground, planting seeds, growing plants and harvesting flowers.Moreover, the portal also offers a special audio-video tarot forecast as well as forums dedicated purely to women. Other features include fashion forecasting by popular designers and fashion gurus of India, expert advice on various topics such as Ayurveda (Dr. Shailendra) and Allopathy (Dr. Manju Sachdev), as well as audio-video series on everything from cooking to car care to self-defence techniques. An upcoming feature on Zapakgirls.com is a section on women achievers, and on girls who have done something remarkable to be given a place in a section dedicated to the girl of the week. The site will also soon host a number of contests and promotions to add to the excitement. Launching Zapakgirls.com, Malaika Arora Khan said: "It is now time for girls to have some fun. Women are an important target audience today and I'm glad Zapak.com has created such an interesting package for us."