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DREAD X Collection 5 Press Kit



Dread XP
Based in Los Angeles, California

Founding date:
August 30th, 2019


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DREAD X Collection Vol. 1
DREAD X Collection Vol. 2
DREAD X Collection Vol. 3
DREAD X Collection: The Hunt
DREAD X Collection Vol. 5


Ted Hentschke as Executive Producer
Patrick Ewald as Executive Producer
Abbey ‘Scruncho’ Smith Producer and Designer
Key art and logo by Cleveland Mosher
Trailer Music by Viktor Kraus
Launcher by Christopher Yabsley and Grzegorz Wątroba
QA lead by Steven Palma
VO by Michaela Laws and Jans Holstrom


Experience the next part – or should we say party – of the Dread X Collection universe. Showcasing the handpicked talent of 12 up-and-coming indie talents from around the world, Dread X Collection 5 delivers the scares in the most intense entry yet. Enter a world of broken amusements and haunting television shows in this gripping blend of entertainment-themed horror. Continuing the story of the Dread X universe, you’ll be headed to Outpost 3000: the place every kid dreams of for their birthday. Is it just a harmless alien-themed party venue? Or is something far darker bubbling just below the surface? Steel yourself and face the Stranglemaw, but don’t forget to check out the games on offer….


If you’d like to hear laughs and the twisting of flesh in one place, this collection might be perfect for you. “This collection, in collaboration with DreadXP Assistant Producer and developer Abbey “Scruncho” Smith, brings forth a concept she lives for: Entertainment horror. any amusement or joyride that takes a sick turn. This melding of dark carnivals and abandoned arcades captures the theme of Dread X Collection 5.


Whether your idea of fun is at a theater, carnival, or playing video games like the rest of us nerds, step into the party, have a slice, and prepare to dive into 12 games that are here for your contorted entertainment.
You can expect a whole lot of crazy shit. 


  •  12 short new and horrifying games from creative minds
  •   A party that is to die for 
  •   A new dreadful part to behold in the Dread X Collection universe



Outpost 3000

Outpost 3000by Christopher Yabsley

This spot is for you Ted.

Karao by Stroboskop

During a late night in a karaoke bar, the bartender directs you to the back corridors to find an alternative toilet. After taking a wrong turn, you find yourself deep down in dark subway tunnels following a distant singing. Your hopes are sparked when you stumble upon an old abandoned station, as this could be your way out, but something is off. All the signs are in a foreign language, the doors are welded shut, and you have a sinking feeling that following that voice was a terrible mistake.

Rotten Sigma by VisceralError

Neal, a retired policeman, finds the courage to investigate the sudden disappearance of 12 children at the Gallagher Sports Center in 2006. Among them was his 8 year old daughter, Amanda. Neal will not only reach the end of the denouement, but will also live the worst night of his life.

Spirit Guardian by Nikk F.

Enter an abandoned daycare center where nothing is as it seems. Demons and vengeful spirits haunt the halls, lurking in the shadows. Discover what exactly happened here – It’s up to you to cleanse their souls and bring peace. You are the Spirits’ Guardian.

We Never Left by Conner Rush of FYRE Games

The year is 1983. You sit at home alone on a dark and stormy night until the ring of the phone pierces your ears. Answering, you hear a voice unfamiliar to you. The mysterious caller informs you with little urgency that your recluse game developer of a cousin has gone missing. All that was found of him was a note. All that was written was your contact information and a vague message: “FINISH THE GAME”.

Uncover the twisted secrets of a disturbed mind in this pixelated first-person / text adventure game. Inspired by classic horror of the late 70’s and early 80’s, this tale is sure to have you bracing yourself through your fingers at every sick turn. Are you prepared to finish the game?

HUNSVOTTI by Roope Tamminen

“Hunsvotti such a slob! Will be sleeping with the hog!” Finland 1888. The hardworking locals are celebrating the midsummer; Juhannus, a nightless night that is believed to have magical properties. Swept up in the superstitions, you decide to try out a ritual your father told you about: “Throw seven flowers into the well, and the reflection at the bottom will show your future love…” Deemed unlovable by your peers, you start a scavenger hunt for flowers. But be warned, not everyone wants to see you succeed. They would rather brand you as… The Hunsvotti…

Gallerie by Shakles

From the creator of ‘Totem’ brings you a new, dark experience. Puzzled by mysterious disappearances surrounding a large art gallery, you venture inside only to find yourself in the maw of an interdimensional entity. With no escape, you must find a way to kill it and break yourself out. But, you’re not alone. The paint whispers…

The Book of Blood by Darkstone Digital

The night is wrapping up at the Pomeroy Grasslands carnival. Workers are heading home and Trevor volunteers to lock the front gates after he’s done closing his booth. As he’s finishing work, one of the last employees gives him a book found outside the trailer to place in his lost and found. Shortly after Trevor is left alone, a man in a mask steps out of the dark and approaches the booth. The man’s strange movement stops abruptly as he hands Trevor a note that simply reads “let me in”. In the light of the booth, it becomes obvious that something unnatural is hiding behind the mask. The thing slides back into the darkness. Trevor is not alone. Stay safe in the trailer by keeping out what is lurking in the dark. The book may be the only answer to survival.

Vestige by Philisophic Games

An old game. A familiar place. A dark memory. When playing through an old game from your childhood, something strange starts happening. The game warps, and reality seems less real. Find out what is going on before it’s too late. But to stop the curse, you need to face the truth.

Resver by colorfiction

Resver was a former nightclub in Pittsburgh, PA, between 1980 and early 1990. World famous for its celebrity guest lists and rampant drug use, it is widely credited with initiating the psychocore movement in the United States. After the tragic fire of December 24 1992, which left at least 384 injured and 75 casualties, Resver ‘officially’ shut down. But rumors swirled for decades about an underground rebirth, ever changing industrial locations, coveted invites spread by word of mouth and cryptic bathroom graffiti. Tonight marks the twentieth anniversary of the dreaded pyrotechnic accident, and at the very last minute, your friends invite you to Resver!

Ludomalica by iwilliams

Ludomalica, you had tried playing it before, but it seemed like some of the pieces were missing… That time you did not take the rules seriously. Why would it matter if you were home alone or if you played by candlelight? This time it’s different — your parents are gone for the weekend, the candles are lit, and it’s past midnight. Your game piece is on the starting space and the dice are in your hands. You sense a malicious presence emanating from the board in front of you. You can’t help but feel that once you cast your die, you’re going to be playing until the end.

Beyond The Curtain

Beyond the Curtain by Matt Reeves

A young child falls asleep during a puppet show and awakes alone in an old, musty theater. Finding all the doors to be bricked over, the child is forced to go backstage and discover, if perhaps, they may not be alone after all. Wander the darkness that lies beyond the curtains in this first-person, atmospheric horror experience.

INTERIM by Phantom Sloth Games

Alfred moved to Hollywood, with nothing more than a few dollars in his pocket, and a dream in his heart. A dream to be front and center as the leading man in a major motion picture. All eyes would be on him, in the INTERIM.


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