IGDX 2023 Highlights 27 Academy Mentees

As the upcoming Indonesia Game Developer Exchange (IGDX) draws close, the local industry is gearing up to showcase its signature brand of game dev excellence. They have proven time and time again that they’re a strong competitor on the global market, and it hopes to sustain this momentum with another iteration of its IGDX Academy, […]

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New game “I Need Space” from Indonesian studio Khayalan Arts takes players on out-of-this-world adventure

Experience an out-of-this-world gaming adventure with “I Need Space,” the new game from Indonesian studio Khayalan Arts. Explore a mysterious alien planet and uncover the ultimate cause of a celestial pandemic in this physics-based, space exploration game. With stunning graphics and an immersive storyline, you won’t want to miss the demo in early 2023 before the game’s release on PC and consoles.

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Save The Ocean: Samudra Takes Us Into a Dystopian Underwater World

Samudra is an Indonesian term for the ocean. It is originally derived from the Sanskrit word समुद्र and literally means the “gathering together of waters” (saṃ- “together” and -udra “water”). Samudra is also the name of the latest game from the Indonesian studio Khayalan Arts. Most recently, they brought out the horror platformer Incubo, which in its foundations was reminiscent of the narrative platformer Limbo and Inside of the successful Playdead studio, but could not reach the level of its role models due to a lack of balancing and technical inadequacy. Now the studio is venturing into the genre again but is changing the setting and even wants to spread an important message. We will clarify whether they succeed with this noble task in the following review.

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