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Asia is the largest continent in the world, it spans from part of the Soviet Union all the way down to Indonesia. It goes from Japan to the Middle East.
An east-Asian nation, China has the largest population of any country on Earth. With a history dating back thousands of years, it is also among the oldest sovereign states still in existence.
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One of the traditional seven continents, Europe is a favorite source of video game settings. In the real world, European countries have produced a host of notable developers and publishers, and compose a large gaming market.
Germany is a country in Central Europe which borders eight countries and is one of the founding members of the European Union. Almost all of the WWII-themed games take place in a (mostly caricatured) Nazi-Germany (1939-1945), whether they are RTS or FPS. Frequently, villains are stereotypical Germans.
Iran is a country located between Central Asia, South Asia, and the Middle East. Its population is over seventy million.
Iraq is a country in West Asia that was home to the world's oldest civilization. In more recent years, it was invaded by a US-led coalition of forces, sparking an interest in Iraqi settings in popular culture.
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The Middle East is a region that spans southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa.
The third-largest continent in the world.
Country located in the South Asian subcontinent, bordering India and Afghanistan.
Persia is the former name of Iran and was the largest empire of the ancient world. Much of the events in the Prince of Persia games take place here.
A region in the Middle East, located between the Arabian peninsula and the Iranian peninsula.
Russia is the largest country in the world. Formerly part of the Soviet Union, it is now a Federation with its President Vladimir Putin and its Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Saudi Arabia is the largest country on the Arabian Peninsula in the Middle East. It is known for its oil industry.
A group of countries located between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean.
The United States serves as the location or the back-story of countless video games. It also plays host to some of the largest game development studios and publishers in the world.
The White House in Washington, D. C. is the residence of the President of the United States of America. It is located on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Even when the World Trade Center doesn't exist anymore, it is seen in some of today's popular games.
The United Kingdom is an island nation comprising of Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and Northern Ireland. It is the second largest economy in Europe after Germany.
Along with Unnamed Middle Eastern Location and Unnamed South American Country, this fictional game setting protects a developer from political controversy (Shanghai) or relieves the duty of perfectly replicating a real location (Tokyo).
Many games take place in the Middle East, but it is often in a fictional country or a country that is never mentioned by name. In some games, this is done in order to avoid political controversies, evident in many modern military games such as Metal Gear Solid 4. In many fantasy games, a generic Middle-Eastern setting is used.
Some games take place in North America, but do not specifically name the city or even country. In most cases, it is assumed that they are talking about the United States.
Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States of America and home to the US Federal Government.
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