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Frictional's SOMA post-mortem reveals game sold over 250,000 units to date

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SOMA developer Frictional Games has revealed in the game's six month post-mortem that while it took five years to develop, it still hasn't quite turned a profit yet, although sales currently sit at 250,000 units. The studio also revealed that mod development for the game hasn't been particularly strong.

First episode of SOMA-inspired live-action series released

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Frictional Games has released Transmission #1, the first episode in a live-action series inspired by its psychological horror game SOMA.

Without wishing to spoil anything, it covers many of the same themes and ideas seen in the game. It's all well handled and acted, too, far better than your average live-action spin-off.

Frictional Games releases launch trailer for SOMA, out tomorrow

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Frictional Games' horror game SOMA is out tomorrow, and the Amnesia: The Dark Descent developer has released a new story trailer to tease its launch.

There's lots of creepy talk about losing, or perhaps purposefully giving away, humanity, which is something of a theme – there's clearly something odd going on when a robot embedded in a wall seems to think he's human. Here's the plot synopsis:

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