Nairobi X

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Nairobi X video game


Designer/artist: Andrew Kaggia

Year: 2016

Description: Nairobi X is one of Kenya’s first domestically developed 3D first person shooter and multiplayer video games available in two versions: Android mobile version and Windows PC version. Players assume the role of Otero, an elite GSU Recce Squad member, who defends Nairobi against an attack by an unknown alien colony. The game uses Sheng terminology and Kenyan music.

About the designer: Andrew Kaggia is a games designer and 3D animator. He is co-founder of the Nairobi-based independent games development studio Black Division Games, as well as a media production house Afrikana Digital. His aim is to develop and commercialise African content within the global games industry.

Image credit: Andrew Kaggia