Submitted by mathsman 1130d ago | article

Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta Marks First Saudi Arabian Development to Target PlayStation 3

Emad Fahad Aldoghaither, the president of Semanoor International commented, “We are thrilled to be introducing Saudi Arabia's first multiplatform video game to the world, we are determined to deliver a next-generation experience that will do justice to the amazing story of Ibn Battuta.” (Android, Dev, iPad, iPhone, Mobile, PC, PS3, Semanoor International, Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta, Wii, Xbox 360)

MysticStrummer  +   1130d ago
I'm still looking for a publisher to handle my game... Unmapped : Dirk's Treasure. Hopefully I'll hear something soon because the sequel, Amongst Hooligans, is almost finished.
manman6  +   1130d ago
I see what u did there
NewMonday  +   1130d ago
it would be really funny if this game doesn't have Arabic dialog or text
BubbleSniper  +   1130d ago
toxic-inferno  +   1130d ago
I have an idea for your third game. Call it Unmapped 3: Dirk's Deceiving! You could have deserts and boats and everything!
ShAkKa  +   1130d ago
DarkTower805  +   1130d ago
I want to play it, but don't want to support such a blatant rip off. I'll rent it through Gamefly.
Blacktric  +   1130d ago
Kill it with fire.
Pintheshadows  +   1130d ago
This game looks s**t.
Raendom  +   1130d ago
Mass effect, meet alpha protocol.
Gears of war, meet Quantum Theory.
God of war, meet Dantes inferno.
uncharted, meet unearthed.

Funny thing is they didn't disguise the name like all the other game clones lol.
AhmadCentral  +   1130d ago
Ok admittedly the gamee doesn't look that good. But its the first Saudi Arabian developed game for PS3 so its good to see them taking an interest in the gaming industry, heres hoping after this game that we get more arabian developers making original games for console/PC
t0mmyb0y  +   1130d ago
Sorry, I had to disagree due to your wording "original" :)
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AhmadCentral  +   1129d ago
Aha, sure this game might not be original, but at least they're doing they're own story and stuff. Thats a start. But hopefully this game will encourage other devs to start making they're own games that are original.
killerhog  +   1130d ago
why are people senselessly hating on this game? everyone rips-off other peoples work. the point is, they add their own view, style, story, to it. hell developers rip-off their own work by doing spin-offs etc.. this is a real person, a real explorer, and Saudi Arabia is rich in history. they like native Americans, Asians are good at telling stories through art, writing, etc.. im almost confident they will tell a compelling story. and if im wrong, oh well, at least i didnt judge it, before i played it.
nycredude  +   1130d ago
Cause the shit looks like crap. Have you seen videos?
killerhog  +   1130d ago
so youre going by an obvious promo videos?? jeez these new age little kids
Zydake  +   1130d ago
i thought this was Drake going middle east lol
Juevani  +   1130d ago
Im kinda excited for this game, I know the story of Ibn Battuta is very interresting so I want to see how it will turn out on a game.. dont listen to the haters, they will always hate, they even hate on Unchated wich is better than any game on the market in any way :D
Pintheshadows  +   1130d ago
I'm hating on this game because it is screaming "I'M S**T" at point blank range into my face. Go watch some gameplay and see if you are still so optimistic.
HeavenlySnipes  +   1130d ago
A lot of people are hating
because of the blatent rip off, but I agree with you, the game looked TERRIBLE in play.
astar123456789  +   1129d ago
maybe the xbox but not the ps3

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