Blindfold coming soon to PlayStation VR

Blindfold

Indie publisher Digerati is pleased to announce it’s bringing taut virtual reality experience Blindfold to PlayStation VR. Developed by iNK Stories, Blindfold is a VR companion piece to the BAFTA-nominated story-driven drama, 1979 Revolution: Black Friday, and casts players in the role of a photojournalist being interrogated during the Iranian Revolution.

Blindfold

The release of Blindfold on PSVR coincides with the 41st anniversary of the Black Friday massacre – a pivotal moment in the Iranian Revolution. Blindfold will be available to download from the PlayStation Store from 3rd/4th September (NA/EU respectively) either as a standalone title, or as a bundle with 1979 Revolution: Black Friday.

About the game
Step inside Iran’s infamous Evin Prison in this harrowing companion piece to iNK Stories’1979 Revolution: Black FridayBlindfold places you in the perspective of a photojournalist enduring a harsh interrogation for spreading anti-state propaganda, as the warden Asadollah Lajevardi tests your will. Through nodding or shaking your head, or remaining still and silent, your actions drive an immersive choice-driven story.

Drawing from real-life accounts and historical fact, Blindfold presents a powerful vérité experience that explores the unique storytelling possibilities of VR.

Key Features

  • A companion piece to iNK Stories’ 1979 Revolution: Black Friday
  • A short, harrowing experience. Every choice matters
  • Inspired by the real-life accounts of Evin Prison and interrogator Asadollah Lajevardi
  • With support from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI)

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