Nightmare Side The Game is an Indonesian first-person horror game set within a meticulously recreated real-world radio station, inspired by real investigations.
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Positive (32) - 87% of the 32 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Nov 15, 2023

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

Thorough Testing: Our game has not undergone a comprehensive testing phase due to resource constraints. Early Access offers a unique opportunity to involve the gaming community in testing the game thoroughly. The valuable feedback received during this phase will help us address issues and refine the gameplay experience.

Marketing and Wishlist Building: We require additional time to build a robust marketing campaign and grow our wishlist numbers. Early Access release allows us to maintain game development momentum while simultaneously focusing on marketing efforts. This ensures that our game garners the attention it deserves when fully launched.

Quality Improvement: Early Access provides an opportunity for us to improve the game's quality further, including better localization, more intricate details, and the introduction of new assets. This iterative approach guarantees that the final release is a polished and comprehensive product.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Our initial intended Early Access period was approximately 3 months, provided we have accumulated enough wishlists to ensure the game receives the exposure it needs. We have received very valuable feedback, and we feel like we need to go back to the drawing board. Due to this, we need a few more months to redo the game to provide the best experience possible on the full release.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Due to feedback and our evaluation, we feel like we need to revamp the whole game. Approximately, there'll be about 75% changes from the Early Access version. The changes include:

1. A revamped storyline with more depth and mysteries.
2. New ghosts with new mechanics.
3. Revamped puzzles.
4. A revamped quest system.
5. Visual improvements.
6. An even larger area to explore.
7. New assets (audio, cutscenes, props, etc.).
8. A revamp of the episode format, now consisting of main and side stories.

And many more enhancements.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“1. A completed storyline (details might change).
2. Core elements of the game (mechanics, setting, presentation).”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“During Early Access, the game will be offered at a lower price point than the final release. This serves as an incentive for players to engage with the game during its developmental phase and provide valuable feedback.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We're utilizing a Discord server where players can provide feedback. Additionally, we'll be closely monitoring and taking into account feedback from the Steam platform itself to ensure a comprehensive understanding of our players' needs and preferences. This isn't something we excel at, but we're giving it our best shot.”
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About This Game

Important Note: The game is based on a real place and real stories. We've adhered closely to reality, with limitations on how far we can stray. Certain names and stories have been censored and fictionalized for privacy and respect for the individuals involved.

The story unfolds within the infamous haunted office of Ardan Radio in Bandung, Indonesia. Since 1997, the station has broadcasted the legendary horror program, Nightmare Side, documenting countless supernatural encounters, particularly in the Bandung area.

Nightmare Side: The Game seeks to immerse players in the eerie atmosphere of the Ardan Radio office, meticulously recreating its haunted halls and prompting an investigation into its mysteries. The result is truly mind-boggling.

Real Location:
Explore the eerie confines of the Ardan Radio Group office in Bandung, Indonesia, revealing its unsettling architecture and decor.

Authentic Lore:
(Improved in the Full Version) Uncover the office's chilling secrets through a relentless investigation, revealing not just typical Indonesian horror tales, but something far more sinister.

Narrative & Visual Clues:
(In the Full Version) Progress through the story by deciphering contextual clues without handholding, relying on narrative and visual cues to unveil the truth.

(In the Full Version) Survive encounters with diverse adversaries rooted in Indonesian folklore, each presenting unique challenges.

Fully Voice Acted:
Immerse yourself in the Indonesian setting with complete voice acting, enriching the experience with authenticity and depth.

Warning: The game contains mild to intense violence, gore, graphic sexual content, and strong language. Please enjoy.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Our game contains intense themes, including suicide, torture, killing, and sexual violence. It also features gore and psychological horror elements, which may include screaming and other disturbing content. Player discretion is advised due to the mature nature of the game's themes and content.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-8400
    • Memory: 12 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 1650 or RX 570
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: SSD Recommended
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-10400f
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: RTX 2060 or RX 5700
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: SSD Recommended

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