SOMA is a sci-fi horror game from Frictional Games, the creators of Amnesia: The Dark Descent. It is an unsettling story about identity, consciousness, and what it means to be human.

The radio is dead, food is running out, and the machines have started to think they are people. Underwater facility PATHOS-II has suffered an intolerable isolation and we’re going to have to make some tough decisions. What can be done? What makes sense? What is left to fight for?

Enter the world of SOMA and face horrors buried deep beneath the ocean waves. Delve through locked terminals and secret documents to uncover the truth behind the chaos. Seek out the last remaining inhabitants and take part in the events that will ultimately shape the fate of the station. But be careful, danger lurks in every corner: corrupted humans, twisted creatures, insane robots, and even an inscrutable omnipresent A.I.
You will need to figure out how to deal with each one of them. Just remember there’s no fighting back, either you outsmart your enemies or you get ready to run.

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

John Bluefish ,

Interesting Story & Amazing Graphics & Effects

Really interesting story line. Good acting.

EEK47 ,

Great adventure! Runs well on my Macbook Pro.

I took a chance, since there were lots of warnings about this program not working on some machines, but I’m glad I did! I have a mid-2013 Macbook Pro Retina 13 inch, and it runs very well.

I set all the video settings to max, and it was a little sluggish, but when I backed off on the screen resolution, it ran fine (and still looks great!).

Bossbitchbored ,

Game is awesome, but dosen’t support all graphics cards.

I’m running this on the new 2015 MacBook with AMD Radeon R9 M370X 2Gb and it plays well up until the underwater sequence. After that hits, the game is basically unplayable. I believe it is an issue with graphics card support. If you go into the package contents of the application in the resources folder and change the undergrowth folder to _undergrowth it will remove the glitchy graphics but add a slight lighting issue. It will definitley make the game playable again though.


Frictional Games AB
12.2 GB

OS X 10.9 or later, 64-bit processor



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Frequent/Intense Horror/Fear Themes
Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes


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