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Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta Episode 1 Gold Edition - Available now (iOS, Android, PC, Mac, PS3)

Discussion in 'Made With Unity' started by semaphore, Jun 5, 2014.

  1. semaphore


    Mar 21, 2011

    * Introduction:

    Unearthed is an episodic third person Action Adventure game set in modern day Middle East. The game is available in both Arabic and English voice over and features 21 Languages for Menu and Subtitles.

    The game features the voiceover talents of Troy Baker (The Last of Us, Bioshock Infinite), Jeff Rosick (Friday Night Lights, Metro), Tara Platt (Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles, Naruto, Halo 2, Charmed) and David Lodge (COD:MW2, World of Worldcraft, Fallout 3).

    * Developers:
    Unearthed is developed by Semaphore, a Saudi Arabian development studio based in Riyadh. The game was primarily developed on Unity 3.x and then upgraded to 4.x.

    * Platforms:
    The game is available now on:
    - iOS: For iPhone and iPad, with full support for iOS 7 controllers.
    - Android: On Google Play with optional support for MOGA and nVidia Shield Controllers, and exclusive visual features for nVidia Tegra 4 devices. Coming soon to the OUYA and GameStick.
    - PC: Steam (Windows and Mac). Greenlit by the community. You may also buy the steam code directly from our website (
    - PS3: On the European and Asian Playstation Networks, with optional Playstation Move support.

    * Trailer:

    * Original Sound Track - Main Theme:

    * Synopsis:
    When fortune hunter Faris Jawad and his sister Dania receive a call to visit Morocco they embark on an exotic adventure throughout the Middle East on the trail of the famous Muslim explorer Ibn Battuta.

    The trail won't be clear however as Faris will have to overcome an unholy alliance of a militia army leader, a weapons dealer and a wealthy antiquities smuggler who are after the same goal.

    * Key Features:
    - Plays Great on NVIDIA SHIELD

    - Supports Android Controllers and MOGA controllers (PS3 SIXAXIS controller currently not supported).

    - Unique mix of platforming, melee fighting, shooting and stealth gameplay.

    - Unlockable Survival Mode: Battle against endless waves of enemies (Mummies, Zombies, Ghouls) across varied maps with leaderboards support.

    - Unlockable Extras: Concept Art, Renders, Animatics, Cutscenes, Character Gallery and Treasures.

    * Gold Edition Features:
    This Gold Edition contains over 120 fixes to the console version based on the reviews and player feedback, they are summarized as below:

    - General: A restructured tutorial level to better introduce the game mechanics, No more colliding with ragdolls and small objects such as broken pot pieces which allows for easier movement, invisible walls to prevent falling from high surfaces, clear font size for hints and facts in the loading screens, re-recorded all the Arabic voiceover to remove the extra echo.

    - Hand to Hand Combat: Fully revamped hand to hand fighting system with brand new animations, full camera orbit control, more fluid response and streamlined special moves .

    - Shooting System: Re-balanced all the weapons to allow for weapon specific range, accuracy, reverb zones, recoil, auto, semi-auto and manual targeting, and brand new weapon SFX.

    - Driving System: Improved car handling, no more flipping when turning at very high speeds, orbit camera, Better driving enemy AI, Tire tracks, Full Physical Damage Model for the player car with smoke, sparks on colliding with other cars, props and buildings.

    * Screenshots:

    * Reception on Android:
    We released the Android version in June 2014 and here are the press reviews so far for Android:
    - "I've had the pleasure of playing the game for a few days, and I have to say, it's pretty damn good!"

    - Unearthed is selected as Game of the Week "Unearthed has plenty to offer anyone who is looking for a great, fun action game with a deep narrative"

    - gave Unearthed a 9 out of 10 score and said "Aside from its outstanding technical performance, this peculiar origin is the best feature"

    * Support from the Leading Industry Players:
    - Sony helped launch the game at the Movenpick Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel in Dubai and promoted the game on the European PSN store. In addition to PS3, We are now approved developers for PS4 and PS Vita.

    - Apple featured the iOS version of Unearthed Episode 1 on the Appstore and their weekly newsletter:

    - Qualcomm used the Android version of the game to showcase their Snapdragon 800 processor.

    - nVidia featured the game on

    * What's Next?

    We are currently hard at work on a brand new project that will be announced later this Summer that will be utilizing the latest goodies in Unity 5! Stay tuned for updates.

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    Last edited: Jun 5, 2014
  2. semaphore


    Mar 21, 2011
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2014