Iranian computer game may get release


Iranian computer game may get release

Tash Shifrin

An Iranian computer game where players try to rescue one of the country’s top nuclear scientists from the grip of US forces in Iraq could soon be appearing on PCs.

The development marks an increasing reflection of real international tensions in the world of computer gaming.

The new game, featuring an Iranian special forces “Commander Bahman”, was designed by children belonging to the Union of Islamic Student Societies, reports from the Iranian Fars news agency said.

In the US, games such as “US Attacks Iran” and “Assault on Iran”, distributed through free download from Kuma Reality Games, are already available, despite protests from many Iranians.

The proposed Iranian-made game would see nuclear scientist "Doctor Kousha" travel to the Shi'a Muslim shrine city of Kerbala, southern Iraq, on a pilgrimage, before being snatched by US troops.

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