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Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta is a third-person action-adventure game developed by Saudi Arabian developer Semaphore. The game is set to be released on both PC and Mac, PSN, and all major iOS and Android devices. The game will be episodic, each episode releasing at the same time on each device. The game is said to have a cliff hanger at the end of each episode.
You play as a young explorer, Faris Jawad, who must travel through much of the Middle East and North Africa, including Dubai, Egypt, Morocco, Syria, and Saudi Arabia, to uncover one of its greatest mysteries left behind by famous Moroccan explorer Ibn Battuta. The game features a cover mechanic and over-the-shoulder shooting as well as a multiplayer component. The game is also tied to a Facebook game, Unearthed Online.
The game has drawn many comparisons to the Uncharted series for its gameplay and subject matter, as well as the three protagonists' resemblance to the lead characters in Uncharted.
The game is based on the 13th century traveller Ibn Battuta, who is regarded as one of the greatest travellers of all time. He travelled across much of the Old World, from his home in Northern Africa, to Eastern & Western Africa, the Middle East, Southern & Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Indian subcontinent, Southeastern Asia, and China.