Players assume the role of a photojournalist stationed in Africa to take images of a wide range of animals by foot, jeep and hot air balloon. Players will receive in-game emails which include mission instructions regarding the objectives at hand. The in-game camera is controlled by the Sixaxis controller, which makes use of the console’s motion sensing abilities to provide a more realistic experience. In addition, players can upgrade their camera and purchase supplies as the game progresses. Afrika was released on October 13th, 2009.