“P.U.D.U (Project Unifying Dead Underworld)”, a final year game project from the Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM) Virtual Reality (VR) students was listed as the Top 4 for Best Student Game at South East Asia (SEA) Game Awards 2020, recently. Amer Faiz, Adnan Arif Jadzlan, Amirul Afiq, and Nur Zuhairda Jasanuar developed the game project, which was under the supervision of Mr. Dendi Permadi and Mr. Erwin Abd Jabbar. They were initially listed in the top 40 finalists together with all student and industry games from the Southeast Asia region including Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, and others.
SEA Games Awards is part of the LevelUP KL conference, Southeast Asia’s premier industry event for game developers. This virtual event was organised by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and attracted more than 50,000 gamers, developers, distributors, and visitors from across 30 countries. P.U.D.U is a sci-fi survival horror virtual reality (VR) game that immerses players in a space prison on the moon surrounded by failed experiments of mutated prisoners from the planet Earth. Inspired by the famous prison, Pudu jail. Includes well-known local supernatural entities based on local ghost folklore. The game’s goal is to escape from the moon prison station by fighting the mutated prisoners and defeating the evil scientist who practices black magic (Bomoh). Inspired by the Penjara Pudu itself, some of the enemies are based on certain infamous prisoners.