Game developer Digital Happiness promotes Indonesia with its ghosts and ghouls

The studio's biggest game DreadOut uniquely features an Indonesian horror setting © Digital Happiness

The Indonesian studio behind the popular horror game, DreadOut, recently released a sequel after its first game saw 2.5m downloads worldwide and raked in $7.5m, and was even made into a movie

The success of homegrown games developer Digital Happiness's horror survival adventure game, DreadOut, stands out as a rare feat in Indonesia. The country is one of the world's biggest markets for games, with sales of $1.1bn in 2018, but is not exactly well known for producing successful local, in-depth non-mobile games.  DreadOut, a game about Indonesian folklore ghosts, was made into a 2019 movie directed by popular Indonesian director Kimo Stamboel. A comic adaptation and a line of collectable figurines were also produced and the movie's producers are planning to expand it into its own...
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