COG writes - SOMA is heavy on atmosphere with a wholly unique story to go along with it. Unfortunately it's dogged by some technical hiccups and a lack of truly creative puzzles.
This had so much potential. Too bad they slightly missed the mark here.
They didn't? Just because one review is a bit critical of the technical performance you're going to write it off?
Game got 85 on Metacritic...just saying.
@MRBIGCAT I am curious, did you play it before judging it?
Of course he didn't play it. It's sounds like he's trolling
Surprised to hear this! Still won't be touching this one for sleeping purposes though
Hopefully they can iron out some wrinkles in a patch!
Still not on PlayStation Store! Get your $%&* together, Sony!
It's live on Europe stores, US will be available around 11AM-3PM when the ps store update
Oh okay.. Thank you.. Been waiting since midnight :3
First review i read that said it had TECHNICAL PROBLEMS lol
"It easily trumps what was accomplished in Amnesia"...sounds like a winner to me.
It does have little technical imperfections such as stopping for a second here or there when it needs to do a little loading, the main character's voice acting is a little hokey so far and, I'm not sure how to describe this as I know very little about how games are actually made but there's this weird draw distance/shadow thing I notice at points that I don't think I've seen in a game since the PS3. It's sort of a point at which things in the distance stop fading to shadow and suddenly get lighter. It's sort of like fog (and that may have been the intention) but it doesn't feel like that as you're playing since there's no murky fogginess around you, just this ever present greyness a few feet away. It's not a major issue at all but I did notice if at points, Aside from that I'm really enjoying it so far. The plot is doing a great job of making itself seem idiotically obvious as to what is actually going on, then throwing in other completely incompatible possible explanations that seem just as obvious. It's extremely atmospheric and the enemies are very scary and creepy so far.
Still sounds pretty awesome. I don't have time for it right now, but it's definitely going in my horror backlog.
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