Soma is shaping up to be a terrifying sci-fi affair

By Russ Boswell
Dec 27, 2013
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  1. Frictional Games struck horror gold with their indie hit, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, and now they're turning their attention towards another potential powerhouse with “Soma.” PC Gamer managed to secure a “first-look” at the upcoming Sci-Fi creep-fest, giving us a...

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  2. veLa

    veLa TechSpot Booster Posts: 503   +80

    I like games where you can shoot back.
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,823   +1,435

    There should be plenty of those to select from.
    Ranger12 likes this.
  4. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 3,450   +619

    I believe a mouse + kb is required for this genre. A joystick gives a motion which is too smooth. Mouse on the other hand causes jerky movement once you get scared, which just adds to the scares.
  5. dennis777

    dennis777 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 274   +29

    Is this an assassins creed with no weapons? whats the point?
  6. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 3,450   +619

    No? Assassin's creed is 3rd person parkour and swordplay. This game is 1st person non-combat stealth/exploration horror.
  7. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,823   +1,435

    So what is the 2nd person view? lol

    Would that be like watching yourself attack yourself?
  8. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 3,450   +619

    Sometimes 2nd-person is called a 'over-the-shoulder' view.
    cliffordcooley likes this.
  9. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,823   +1,435

    That is my preferred view! Didn't know it was sometime called 2nd person.


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