The world’s first computer game based on real-world hacking skills

Haiku, Inc. announced that it has launched the computer game World of Haiku® on Steam with compatibility on PC, Mac and Linux platforms.

Haiku, Inc. today announced the launch of the World of Haiku® video game on Steam with compatibility on PC, Mac and Linux platforms. The World of Haiku is an exciting role-playing game (RPG) that trains players in specific cybersecurity skills that align with Certified Ethical Hacker training. On each mission, players understand how the real Linux operating system works and how to control tools such as JohnTheRipper, Hydra, Nmap, Ping, SSH and many more.

In The World of Haiku, players are sent on a mission to stop a series of cyber-terrorist attacks taking place in the year 2049. A cast of supporting characters guide players in their race against time to find and prevent computer viruses. to cause the next global apocalypse. The innovative use of Linux-inspired commands, combined with simulations of real-world cyber tools, immerse players in an exhilarating adventure, while earning skill-based badges along the way.

“You can have fun while learning hacking techniques, and our game can also be a gateway to a career in cybersecurity,” says Eric Basu, founder of World of Haiku. “Our platform makes people aware of cybersecurity risks just by playing World of Haiku; and when you know how attackers can attack you, you are better able to defend yourself.

The World of Haiku is set to be the first in a multi-volume adventure series. As the story progresses and the characters develop, the player’s skills in gameplay and practical hacker skills will also increase. The volumes of games will not only provide players with hours of fun and adventure, but will reward them with skills that can open the door to new professionals.


About Haiku, Inc.

Haiku, Inc. is an international leader in the interactive entertainment and cybersecurity industry. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment and educational software products for a variety of hardware platforms, including PC, Mac and Linux devices. Haiku is based in Henderson, NV.

Contact information for Haiku, Inc.:

Eric Basu, CEO and Founder, [email protected]

Mark Basu, Marketing Manager, [email protected]

Francis Kong, Project and Product Manager, [email protected]

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