Tag: Soma

  • Review SOMA (PS4)

    SOMAch to do, so little time

    Republished on Wednesday 28th November 2018: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of December's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. Horror games should be scary – but this is easier said than done. Sure, there have been some very successful examples such as...

  • News New SOMA PS4 Update Adds Safe Mode

    Just your imagination

    Quite some time ago, Frictional Games promised to bring an update to its sci-fi horror title, SOMA, that would add a Safe Mode. The update has finally arrived, and you can download the patch now. Safe Mode removes all enemy encounters, which many found to be out of place in SOMA's narrative driven experience. This allows you...

  • News Frictional Games Dives Deep into Development with Two New Projects

    Also reports on SOMA sales

    Frictional Games' spectacularly philosophical SOMA is a horror hit that this particular author happened to finish this evening, and, as if on cue, the developer published an update today not only responding to the game's financial success, but also revealing what the team's direction will be moving forward. Including both...

  • News PS4 Horror SOMA Continues to Look Intensely Ominous

    Get us back to dry land

    PlayStation 4 horror title SOMA is releasing in just a couple of weeks, so it's time for Frictional Games to start pumping out some increasingly creepy trailers. We've already seen a good bit of the game thanks to various bits and pieces of media, but as evidenced by our most anticipated games of holiday 2015 article, we're...

  • E3 2015 PS4 Horror SOMA Is Coming for You

    Under the sea

    Those of a nervous disposition may want to look away now, as this trailer for PlayStation 4 horror SOMA is unsettling stuff. It includes an internal monologue set to disastrous scenes, and closes with enough radio static to send a shiver down your spine. The survival scarefest will plunge to the depths of Sony's system in September.

  • News PS4, PC Sci-Fi Horror SOMA Will Make You Scream in September

    Alone in the dark

    Amnesia: The Dark Descent may have been surpassed by P.T. in the survival horror stakes, but Frictional Games can win back its thorny crown with SOMA starting 22nd September. Due out as a digital-only title for the PlayStation 4, the underwater sci-fi horror is looking every inch the unsettling successor to the Swedish studio's...

  • News PS4's SOMA May Make You Never Want to Take Up Diving

    Under the ocean, no one can hear you scream

    The team at Frictional Games has a fearsome reputation. While the studio may be relatively unknown, its most famous title Amnesia: The Dark Decent has made more YouTubers scream than we've had cups of coffee. This time, PlayStation 4 owners will be scared witless, as its latest property SOMA snuggles down...

  • News Menacing Screenshot of PS4 Survival Horror SOMA Steps Out of the Shadows


    A foreboding new screenshot of the upcoming PlayStation 4 sci-fi horror title SOMA has landed on developer Frictional Games' blog. The ominous image shows a decrepit tunnel inhabited by a tentacled mutant – and he doesn't look too pleased that you've disturbed his lunch break. The picture was accompanied by a transcript of a "radio...