DreadOut is a third person supernatural horror game where you play as Linda, a high school student trapped in an old abandoned town. Equipped with her trusty smart-phone, she will battle against terrifying encounters and solve mysterious puzzles which will ultimately determine her fate.
Backed by a $29,000 Indiegogo campaign and the efforts of Indonesian development team Digital Happiness, DreadOut is an attempt to capture the scares of Fatal Frame from a fresh angle. It starts off strong too, with protagonist Linda en route to a ghost town, on a field trip with four fellow students and their teacher. A collapsed bridge leaves the group with no choice but to explore on foot, establishing the perfect circumstances for some scares. As the group of excited teens runs into the town, you’re given the choice to hang back alongside the teacher, chase after the boys who sprint ahead, or simply look around at your own pace. While the way the group approaches the town is scripted, I appreciated the sense of emergent gameplay I got as I wandered around and... Read Review