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1979 Revolution: Black Friday

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Available on:PCApr 5, 2016

Developer: iNK Stories

Genre: Interactive Story

Based on real events and eyewitness testimonies. The year is 1978, the place is Tehran, Iran. You are Reza Shirazi, a striving photojournalist, who after studying abroad returns home to find his people in a bloodied uprising against the ruling King, the Shah. Led by your best friend, Babak, you are swept up by a web of underground activities and meet a vivid cast of characters. As the revolution tears through your country, friends and family, the fates of those around you hinge on the consequences of your choices. In this authentic, historically accurate, stunningly engaging experience -- you must decide who to trust and what you stand for -- as the world is set ablaze around you.

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8 / 10.0

Despite some inconsequential decision-making and visual roughness, the amount of heart, character, and unflinching honesty in 1979 Revolution’s short two-hour tale is impressive. As an Iranian-American myself, it’s incredibly refreshing to not only see this subject matter explored, but done so in a smart and sensitive way that succeeds in educating as much as entertaining.

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1979 Revolution's rough edges don't obscure its ambition in a worthwhile, enlightening narrative adventure.

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Though rough in places, Revolution is an absorbing thriller that asks you to make tough choices and stand for something

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This is a game that can broaden an individual person’s horizons and that of the entire medium, as well. It’s definitely worth your time.

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