1979 Revolution: Black Friday is a choice driven, narrative game that brings players into the brooding world of a nation on the verge of collapse. Play as Reza, an aspiring photojournalist, and make life and death decisions as you survive the gritty streets of Iran in the late 1970’s.
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Mostly Positive (517) - 77% of the 517 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 4, 2016
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“It's a mesmerizing proof of concept - that video games can operate as historical fiction/pseudo-documentaries without dumbing down complex, controversial subject matter.”
Recommended – Eurogamer

“Smart and exciting blend of character-driven adventure and documentary-style.”
8 – IGN

“A Compelling And Unique Historical Thriller.”
8 – Game Informer

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About This Game

Based on real events and eyewitness testimonies.

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.

**Winner of Grand Jury Prize at IndieCade ‘16, Official Selection of The PAX 10, Game of the Year Finalist by TIGA, BEST OF E3 Nominee by IGN, People’s Choice Finalist by FoST, Medal Winner at Serious Play Awards.**

Key Features


CRITICAL CHOICES - The choices you make will shape your experience in the Revolution, and the fates of those around you -- both in the present and the future.

CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE - Branching cinematic story told through motion captured animation and voice over performances. Discover the rarely seen world of Tehran in the 1970’s, through a striking visual style.

EXPLORATION - Explore the world of the collapsing city under martial law: covert headquarters, rioting protests, bustling city streets and more.

PHOTOGRAPHY - Take photos of the period accurate in-game world and compare them to the original archival photos captured by celebrated photojournalists.

UNIQUE GAMEPLAY - Including urban triage, interactive action scenes and photo processing.

KEY COLLECTABLES - Discover and unlock more than 80+ unique stories that color and enhance your experience of the Iranian Revolution: including primary sources like archival videos, home movies, graffiti, photographs and more.

BASED ON TRUE EVENTS - Based on real first hand testimonies of freedom fighters, witnesses and casualties of the revolution which helped define the 21st Century, as well as those who were imprisoned in Iran’s notorious Evin Prison.

Featuring Performances By

Navid Negahban (Homeland, American Sniper)
Farshad Farahat (House of Cards, Argo, 300: Rise of an Empire, State of Affairs)
Omid Abtahi (Damien, Hunger Games, Better Call Saul, Argo)
Bobby Naderi (Fear the Walking Dead, Under The Shadow)
Mozhan Marno (The Blacklist, House of Cards, A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night)
Nicholas Guilak (Of Gods and Kings, 24)
Ray Haratian (Argo, Under The Shadow)
Mary Apick (Homeland, Beneath The Veil)
Fariborz David Diaan (The Brink, Stoning of Soraya, Weeds)

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core or Equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI or NVidia card w/ 512 MB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core or Equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI or NVidia card w/ 1024 MB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.6.X
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core or Equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB NVidia or ATI Graphics card
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X 10.8.X
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core or Equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1024 MB NVidia or ATI graphics card
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
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