What would it feel like if Helsinki was the city of Aleppo and you were there? What kind of possibilities does virtual reality offer to journalism?Aleppo-Helsinki is an immersive journalism pilot project developed together with Yle (Finnish Broadcasting Company).
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Mixed (25) - 60% of the 25 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 16, 2017

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Play Perspectives: Aleppo-Helsinki

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About This Game

What would it feel like if Helsinki was the city of Aleppo and you were there? What kind of possibilities does virtual reality offer to journalism?

Aleppo-Helsinki was a pilot project developed together with Yle (Finnish Broadcasting Company) around the possibilities that room scale virtual reality offers for journalism, storytelling and personal experience in the beginning of 2017. In the virtual experience the audience is taken first to a familiar scenery in a normal day Helsinki. After a while the Helsinki scenery changes, now resembling more like the news images of a bombed down and deserted city of Aleppo in Syria.

Aleppo-Helsinki is the first experience in our Perspectives series of immersive journalism experiences.

NOTE: This is not a game. This is a narrative VR experience.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel® i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970 / AMD Radeon™ R9 290 equivalent or greater
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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