Saudi women gain the right to drive – in a videogame

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Saudi Arabian women have finally gained the right to drive – at least virtually.

In what appears to be an act of straight-up trolling his own family, a Saudi prince is creating a videogame called “Saudi Girls Revolution,” that features young Saudi women racing motorcycles, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Prince Fahad bin Faisal Al Saud is the grandson of the brother of the current king, who presides over the only country where women can’t get behind the wheel of a car.

“If we can tell people stories about women driving, maybe they will, maybe it will actually happen,” he told the Journal.

The game will feature a group of futuristic young women battling corrupt leaders after a world war leaves Earth stripped of natural resources and most of its population. The Journal reports that several of the women fight against religious sectarianism. One is gay.

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