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DreadEye VR Released, A Creepy VR Experience from DreadOut’s Creator

By Febrianto Nur Anwari

Developed by Digital Happiness, DreadEye VR will put you as an Indonesian shaman who can communicate with spirits.


Digital Happiness, an Indonesia-based studio that is already popular with DreadOut now released a VR game called DreadEye VR!

If we talk about PC games made by Indonesian game developer, DreadOut should be one of the titles that are always on the top of our mind. This game always sets a new bar for the PC games. This is the first Indonesian title that was successfully funded through a crowdfunding campaign, and also the first title to get Greenlight and then was released on Steam. Not only that, the game is also one of the PC games to sell more than 270,000 copies today.

After setting the bar for PC games made by Indonesian, now Digital Happiness is ready to set a new standard in VR technology. As they mentioned before in the interview, now they are releasing a new game called DreadEye VR through Steam. So, what is DreadEye VR about?

DreadEye VR is a virtual reality experience that allows you to become a dukun (Indonesian shaman). In this game, you can craft and combine ingredients as you practice an ancient ritual, then open the gate to the spirit realm to commune with the dead.

Immerse yourself in terrifying experiences set in haunted rural Indonesia, and discover the gruesome horrors lurking in the shadows!

DreadEye VR

They designed and developed the game from the ground up for truly immersive atmosphere and gameplay. Digital Happiness said that DreadEye VR is their approach to a truly unsettling, macabre virtual reality experience.

There is some gameplay that you can do in DreadEye VR. First, you can follow the instructions written in your book to summon spirits. Second, you can use the bowl to prepare ritual ingredients required. if things get messy, use the hourglass to think it over and start again from scratch.

After that, you can complete your ritual and call upon the restless dead. You should use your flashlight to find the ghost in the dark. Then, you can enter the spiritual world and communicate with them!

A Lot of Change Since 2014

DreadEye VR

In their press release, Digital Happiness share a bit history on why they choose VR for their next game. They said that they are very intrigued by VR platform. DreadEye VR itself was actually developed as a side project of their small team since 2014 while they experimented with some of the VR devices like Oculus DK1, DK2, OSVR and HTC Vive.

Anyhow, they also said that lots of gameplay prototype were scrapped, and switching to their next titles. Then, in May 2017, they decided to continue what they left before and got back to commercial VR title development. They work effectively in 5 months to deliver their first VR title, DreadEye VR.

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DreadEye VR now available on Steam, and you can buy it through a link below. Before playing, make sure that you have the compatible VR device, such as HTC Vive and Oculus.

DreadEye VR Download: Steam (US $14.99)

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Febrianto is the Senior Editor of Duniaku.net and the Lead Editor of Gameprime.org. He started his career in game industry as a game journalist since 2008, and was one of the initial members of Duniaku.net since 2011. His biggest interest is local game developer scene. Currently, his mission is to spread the news about Indonesia’s game industry to both local and international game and creative industry’s enthusiast.