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.
Developed by iNK Stories
A smart and exciting blend of character-driven adventure and documentary-style educational gameIGN 8.0
A mesmerising proof of concept - that video games can operate as historical fiction/pseudo-documentaries without dumbing down complex, controversial subject matterEurogamer
This is a game that can broaden an individual person’s horizons and that of the entire mediumKotaku
A compelling and unique historical thrillerGame Informer
1979 Revolution sets a new path for games by providing a template for how the medium can tell stories grounded in ordinary lifeThe Washington Post