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SOMA Players Crack Hidden Code, Unlock Game It Could Have Been

SOMA Players Crack Hidden Code, Unlock Game It Could Have Been

SOMA players have discovered – and solved – something weird. If you shove a plastic toy into the toilet and flush, a set of numbers appear on the screen. If you find enough of these numbers and use them as the password for a file called _supersecrets.rar in SOMA‘s installation…

SOMA’s Safe Mode Still Scares

SOMA’s Safe Mode Still Scares

This week’s Xbox One release of underwater horror game SOMA includes a new mode that dramatically changes monster behaviour to keep the player safe. Safe from the monsters anyhow.

SOMA Is Scarier When The Monsters Aren’t Around

SOMA Is Scarier When The Monsters Aren’t Around

Out of context, you might find the picture below funny. Yet while I was immersed in the game, feeling like I was Simon Jarrett lost in the wreckage of the Pathos-II, I found this picture profoundly disturbing. Be warned, spoilers follow!