• Register

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)

  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
Post article RSS Articles

igf featured


Earlier this week, the Independent Games Festival announced the finalists for the 19th annual award show. This year, over 650 entries were narrowed down to the 30 finalists below, covering categories such as Best Student Game, Best Audio, Excellence in Design, Excellence in Narrative, Excellence in Visual Art, the Nuovo Award, and the Seumas McNally Grand Prize.

The IGF awards will take place on the evening March 1 this year, during GDC. The prize pool totals US$50,000, with the winner of the Seumas McNally Grand Prize receiving US$30,000. So, without further ado, we’d like to congratulate each of the finalists and wish them the best of luck in March. Here are the games that made the cut.



Best Student Game

Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor

Sundae Month


Lily, Colors of Santa Luz

Isart Digital


Un Pas Fragile

PAF Team


FAR: Lone Sails

Mr Whale's Game Service


Frog Climbers

TeamCrew


Bamboo Heart

Sokpop Collective




Excellence in Audio


The Flame in the Flood

The Molasses Flood


GoNNER

Art in Heart


Virginia

Variable State


Hyper Light Drifter

Heart Machine


Everything

David O’Reilly


Inside

Playdead



Excellence in Design


Imbroglio

Michael Brough


Ultimate Chicken Horse

Clever Endeavour Games


Duskers

Misfits Attic


Overcooked

Ghost Town Games


Event[0]

Ocelot Society


Quadrilateral Cowboy

Blendo Games



Excellence in Narrative


Ladykiller in a Bind

Love Conquers All Games


1979 Revolution: Black Friday

iNK Stories


Virginia

Variable State


Orwell

Osmotic Studios


Event[0]

Ocelot Society


One Night Stand

Kinmoku



Excellence in Visual Art


The Flame in the Flood

The Molasses Flood


Inside

Playdead


Virginia

Variable State


Old Man's Journey

Broken Rules

Image 3


Hyper Light Drifter

Heart Machine


She Remembered Caterpillars

Jumpsuit Entertainment



Nuovo Award


Islands: Non-Places

Carl Burton


Close

Tobias Zarges

Image 3


Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor

Sundae Month


Oiκοςpiel

David Kanaga

Image 4


Everything

David O’Reilly


Virginia

Variable State


Mu Cartographer

Titouan Millet


Lieve Oma

Florian Veltman



Seumas McNally Grand Prize


Inside

Playdead


Stardew Valley

ConcernedApe


Quadrilateral Cowboy

Blendo Games


Event[0]

Ocelot Society


Hyper Light Drifter

Heart Machine


Overcooked

Ghost Town Games

Post a comment
Sign in or join with:

Only registered members can share their thoughts. So come on! Join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) and join in the conversation.

Twitter

Latest tweets from @1979thegame

RT @AIDCmelb: Meet the members of the #AIDC2022 Advisory Committee, set to guide the development of our first-ever hybrid in-pers… T.co

Dec 1 2021

RT @ForeignPolicy: For those looking to get beyond Monopoly (or even Settlers of Catan) this holiday season, Foreign Policy has collec… T.co

Nov 27 2021

.@njobrien thanks for including us in this great write-up on player choices!! Immerse.news

Jun 11 2021

1979 is part of this great "Keep Your Politics" game bundle! Check it out and Join the Revolution!… T.co

Apr 23 2021

RT @iNKStories: Happy #internationalwomensday to our fearless leader #VassilikiKhonsari for breaking boundaries and pushing us ever… T.co

Mar 8 2021

RT @iNKStories: We are heartbroken to learn of the passing of Jeanette Maus. We were fortunate enough to work with her. She was a p… T.co

Jan 29 2021

RT @iNKStories: iNK is hiring! Please check out new listings for a tech director and gameplay designer: Inkstories.com

Nov 16 2020

RT @iNKStories: A great resource on safe intervention on police violence and anti-black racism - tune in on zoom today at 2p ET. S… T.co

Jun 19 2020

RT @iNKStories: Come on #theShowMustBePaused T.co

Jun 1 2020