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Video preview: Diving into deep sea terror with Amnesia dev's Soma

Spoiler warning: This post and the video above contain light story spoilers for Soma, including the appearance of one of the game's enemies. Soma, from Amnesia creator Frictional Games, takes place deep under the ocean. As it turns out, the oppressive, high-pressure atmosphere of the sea floor...

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Surprise! Soma is set under the ocean, not in outer space

A new trailer released today reveals that Frictional Games' upcoming horror-themed adventure game Soma takes place underwater, contrasting the game's previously assumed space setting. First revealed in October last year, Soma is the latest project from Amnesia: The Dark Descent developer...

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New creepy environment video for SOMA-hhhhhhhhhh

Frictional Games' Soma, the sci-fi horror fest from the developers behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent, has a new environmental trailer out today featuring some ominous voiceover work. The suspense still has plenty of time to build. Soma won't launch on PC and PS4 until 2015....

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New Soma video tours a creepy abandoned factory

Frictional Games, the developers behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent, has put out some new footage of its upcoming frightfrest, Soma. In this trailer, we tour a dimly-lit factory, though it's thankfully lacking in whatever scary things will mean us harm when Soma launches on PC and PS4 in 2015....

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Gone Home began as an Amnesia mod, and you can play it

Amnesia: The Dark Descent developer Frictional Games revealed that The Fullbright Company's indie hit Gone Home began life as an Amnesia mod, but switched to the Unity engine after plans to license Frictional's HPL2 engine fell through. As a standard practice, Frictional Games co-founder Thomas...

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Amnesia developer reveals first Soma gameplay

Frictional Games, developer of super scary Amnesia: The Dark Descent and publisher of terror-fest Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, have lifted the sheet off their latest nightmare generator: Soma. Creepy sound design? Check. Atmospheric and foreboding visuals? Check. Me saying, "Nope, no no no...

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Second 'Soma' teaser video continues with the mechanical creepiness

Frictional Games unveiled a second teaser video for its latest project, Soma. Labeled "Item 4017: Mockingbird," the video shows a woman talking with a sentient machine, which doesn't quite seem to realize it's a machine. Things get more unsettling when she brings someone new into the...

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Amnesia developer reveals Soma, hints at science horror project

Frictional Games, known for the Amnesia and Penumbra series, has revealed the first glimpse of its next project. The teaser site discovered last week now points to somasystems.org, which currently hosts a "case file," with the indication that more are on the way. The case file in question tells...

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Amnesia developer Frictional Games teases next endeavor

Frictional Games, the studio behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent and its sequel Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, is already teasing its next project. The above image is the result of visiting nextfrictionalgame.com, a placeholder site the studio has used to tease previous projects. The progress bar...

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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs review: Forgetting who you are

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs has made me question my sanity, or, at least, it's made me question my memories of playing the original Amnesia: The Dark Descent nearly three years ago. Admittedly, I don't have an acute recollection of the entire experience, but the sheer, overriding terror that The...

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