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New Trailer Depicts the Crushing Isolation of SOMA from Frictional Games

New Trailer Depicts the Crushing Isolation of SOMA from Frictional Games

New Trailer Depicts the Crushing Isolation of SOMA from Frictional Games

Sink into the game’s cold, stark embrace starting September 22nd


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SOMA Gameplay Trailer and Release Date – June 1, 2015

To be honest, I’m not sure what to make of SOMA. When JA first started covering it on October 2, 2013, it seemed to be one thing. But as things progressed, it seemed to be something else. Whatever it is, however, it sure looks weird. That’s a compliment. 

You might see what I mean if you follow the link to the June 1st news item (above the video), which will lead you to additional JA pages. There have been six prior to this one.

SOMA is a sci-fi horror game that questions the concepts of identity, consciousness and what it means to be human.

In an underwater facility, machines have started thinking they’re people. The radio is dead and food is running out. What can be done? What makes sense? Is there anything left to fight for?

Developer Frictional Games has been nice enough to post answers to the top three questions about SOMA here .

Note that this is not a game for children. It’s been rated M by the ESRB for Violence, Blood, Nudity and Strong Language. Look for SOMA on September 22nd for PC and PS4.

Karla Munger

Karla Munger

I've been with JA in one capacity or other since 2003. I'm currently website administrator. I'm also a digital artist (my avatar is one of my creations). I write reviews and articles, create graphics and basically help tend the site. It's work I enjoy very much. I love playing games of all kinds, but adventure and RPGs are my favorites (particularly scary/dark/unsettling ones). At the top of my list are The Cat Lady, The Longest Journey, Dreamfall, Still Life (first one only), Scratches and Culpa Innata. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool recluse and prefer the company of animals, hardware and ghosts to human beings (no offense). And no bio would be complete without my saying that I do NOT care for phones of ANY sort. Further, I think Dell computers are garbage and that Microsoft has become megalomaniacal. "I put my heart and soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process." - Vincent Van Gogh "I need solitude for my writing; not like a hermit - that wouldn't be enough - but like a dead man." - Franz Kafka "I've been to hell and back, my boy." - Susan Ashworth, The Cat Lady

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