Soma Games winds up in the news here and there, now and again. We also like to share some of our own thoughts. Keep an eye out here for the reviews, interviews, blogs posts, and chatter that cover what we’re doing.

Heaven: The Game

This post is gonna be a little tricky. I just finished playing a new release called “Heaven” by Genesis Works. It’s a puzzle type game in the style of Myst that lets the  player explore the Throne Room city described in Revelation. Here’s why this is gonna be hard, Heaven sits firmly in the class…

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Shades of Gray

Dark Glass will lean toward the darker and morally ambiguous aspects of life as it examines grittier subjects than Soma’s previous games. Will our audience accept this state or will we be criticized for ‘loving the darkness’ too much?

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Portraying Good and Evil

I ran into an interesting post the other day that asks whether or not the Nazi’s are forgivable. The post is up and over too quickly to really chew on the question but it raises some thoughts to mind about how a story portrays good and evil. It sure seems to me that growing up…

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Publishers Are Missing What Gaming Is About

There is a natural and obvious place where book publishing and video games should overlap. But for this connection to thrive, publishers will need to break out of some old patterns to see what gaming really brings to the table instead of seeing this bigger-than-hollywood business as just a marketing add-on to books and magazines.

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