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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

22 August, 2019 – 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.

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.

Trailer: https://youtu.be/J63KltzXMLw

Review code request: http://bit.ly/BlindfoldRC

About the game

Step inside Iran's infamous Evin Prison in this harrowing companion piece to iNK Stories' 1979 Revolution: Black Friday. Blindfold 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)

About iNK Stories

iNK Stories is an entertainment company and production studio creating visionary stories that elevate, entertain and engage audiences across games, virtual reality and film. More: http://inkstories.com/

About Digerati

As a publisher, Digerati is dedicated to helping independent developers bring their creations to market and into the hands of gamers. We take care of funding, distribution, marketing and production, leaving developers to focus on what they love – making incredible games and unique experiences.

Contact: [email protected]

About Stage Clear Studios

Stage Clear Studios is an independent games developer company founded in 2012 by professionals with a large background in the games industry. They develop their own games and also offer console porting services, full game development and art outsourcing. http://www.stageclearstudios.com