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Intense Underwater Horror That Makes You Think
on September 21, 2015 at 10:29 AM
Five years have passed since Frictional Games reinvigorated the video game horror scene. Terrified players explored Amnesia: The Dark Descent ’s ominous castle, bracing themselves as the game built toward a grotesque monster reveal. Even worse, you couldn’t kill that abomination – you...
Soma Trailer Offers An Eerie Exploration Of Humanity
on September 18, 2015 at 09:57 AM
What happened at the underwater facility PATHOS-II? How did you get there? And are its inhabitants robotic, human, or some kind of bizarre half step between the two? A new trailer from Frictional Games' Soma poses these questions, and may cause you to ask a few yourself. The eerie setting might make...
New Trailer Shows Off Terrifying Underwater Environments
on September 03, 2015 at 07:00 AM
Frictional Games' Soma has a new trailer showcasing some of the game's creepy underwater environments. It's hard not to recall Bioshock's underwater city, Rapture, but Soma definitely has a terrifying identity all its own. Alongside the new trailer, Frictional is also offering up some...
Soma Plays With Our Minds In E3 2015 Trailer
on June 11, 2015 at 08:46 AM
Frictional's Soma is coming to E3 next week. And as is becoming custom, we're getting an early look at the trailer. Not everything is as it seems in this trailer. Except for the death. We anticipate that there will be lots of that. As you might recall from previous trailers and previews, Frictional...
Frictional's Soma Has A Release Date, 12 Minutes Of New Gameplay Footage, And An ARG
on May 29, 2015 at 10:33 AM
Frictional has just added another title to Sony's "sparse" lineup for this fall. Soma is coming in September for PlayStation 4 and PC. The underwater horror game from the creators of Amnesia: The Dark Descent presents a claustrophobic, intimidating atmosphere. In the gameplay clip below...
Frictional Working On Soma Beta, Apologizes For Silence With New Screen
on February 25, 2015 at 10:11 AM
Frictional Games has been working on its horror game Soma since 2010, and we got a chance to play it for the first time at last year's GDC conference. Since then, Frictional has gone dark on the undersea horror game's development. In a recent post on the game's official forums, creative director...
16 Things We Know About Soma
on April 04, 2014 at 07:00 AM
At an off-site location during GDC, Frictional Games invited us to check out Soma for the first time. Rather than give us a spiel about the studio's goals with its follow-up to the underground horror hit Amnesia: The Dark Descent, writer Mikael Hedberg simply handed us a controller, turned out the...
Devs Only Recently Played Their Own Game For The First Time
on March 05, 2014 at 09:24 AM
Soma isn’t like other games . It doesn’t rely on typical play patterns like cover-based advance-and-shoot or the spawn-die-respawn of multiplayer experiences. It’s an exploration-based adventure in a heavily atmospheric environment . And its developers only recently were able to play...
New Soma Video Puts The Environments On Display
on December 13, 2013 at 10:26 AM
The latest video showcasing Soma, the next title from Amnesia: The Dark Descent developers Frictional Games, showcases some of the game's environments. There's no gameplay to speak of ( though you can see some by heading here ), and instead just shows off some of the game's very dark, very...
First Gameplay Of Frictional Games' Soma, Due In 2015
on October 11, 2013 at 09:59 AM
Frictional Games has been building up interest in its next title, Soma, with live-action narrative trailers. Those have set the stage for this first bit of gameplay that shows Frictional's trademark first-person horror set in space. We've also learned that Soma is due out on PC and PlayStation...
Frictional Games' Second Soma Video Depicts A Disturbing Conversation
on October 07, 2013 at 07:15 PM
Amnesia: The Dark Descent developers Frictional Games have shared another video from their upcoming project titled Soma. This time out, engineer Imogen Reed has a conversation with a seemingly sentient automaton. This video, titled "Mockingbird" follows the first, called "Vivarium."...
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