“Fighting in the Gulf of Aden. 10 Degree Latitude” is based on the real-time events of the Iranian Navy’s 2011-2012 crackdown on Somali pirates the Arabian Sea.
The original “Fighting in the Gulf of Aden” was released in 2012 and became become an immediate top seller in Iran.
“The game has it all: ship escorts, races on speedboats, storming the pirates’ hideout and Aremahi’s eventual elimination,” he continued.
Ordered by the Iranian Navy, “Fighting in the Gulf of Aden. 10 Degree Latitude” looks very real because Iranian warships actually maintain a presence in the Gulf of Aden escorting ships and preventing them from being attacked and ransacked by pirates.
The new version of the 2012 game was created using the powerful Unity 3 engine and offers professional graphics and sound.
“Despite existing restrictions on the export of computer games, we’ll try to put ‘The Fighting in the Gulf of Aden. 10 Degree latitude’ on the international market,” Shahin Sayad Haghighi said.
“Young people like playing shooter games on their computers. We’ll be giving them the things they like most: the Iran-Iraq war, the Baathist regime in Iraq and much more,” he added.
Speaking at a ceremony to unveil the new game, an Iranian army representative hoped that following the changes in the second version of the game and the replacement of artificial intelligence with human intelligence, the game would find customers around the world.
“Fighting in the Gulf of Aden. 10 Degree Latitude” is available for Windows PCs and will be adapted for Android in September.