Oregon Film: Who We Are & What We Do (Update 2022)

What has Oregon Film been up to? – After assuring our industry worked so well through the turbulent pandemic period with several projects of all sizes, 2022 started off with a slow down. Needless to say, Oregon is still attractive and a great place to bring your creative production. Recently we worked with the state […]

Welcome To The World Of “Rival Peak” – Pipeworks’ New Cloud Game/Reality Show Now On Facebook

Pipeworks Studios (and Genvid Technologies) unveiled “Rival Peak” this week – a brand new interactive game experience that is part reality show and part game, now running on Facebook.  12 AI characters make up the contestants who are competing, “Surivoresque” style, in a beautiful Pacific Northwest landscape. The Facebook audience will be able to influence […]

New Mobile Game from Soma Games: Wind Up Robots Classic

  It’s here! Wind Up Robots Classic is now available wherever mobile apps are sold. Available for both android and Apple devices, it has something for everyone, which is why we’ve decided to make the game available again. If you’d like, check out our video game trailer. We think you’ll enjoy the game if you like any of […]

Soma Games Releases Game “Wind Up Robots Classic”

In just a couple of days, Wind Up Robots Classic will be available for any mobile Apple or Android device. This is an updated release of one of our first mobile games. Back in 2011, Wind Up Robots was the second game Soma Games published. The basic story is that a kid named Zach is […]

Soma Games Staff Bio – Level Designer Brandon Simonds

Hello! Soma Games LLC is an indie video game developer located in Newberg, Oregon. We believe video games can be far more than time-wasters. Video games hold the potential to showcase beauty, reward adventure and excellence, and challenge thinking. Our goal is to passionately and dutifully craft the games that elevate humanity rather than waste […]

Oregon Film: Who We Are and What We Do (Update 2019)

This has become something of a tradition, at least in our minds. As we come to the end of another fiscal year, we want to take a moment and reflect on some of the things we have been able to accomplish during the past year and hopefully come up with some improvements for the next. […]

DWP 2018: Portland Indie Game Squad Presents: Drink N’ Draw

One of PIGSquad’s biggest annual events! Drink N’ Draw has grown from a small gathering at local pubs into an evening of locally-made games and art during Design Week Portland. Games are set up for anyone to play, and we invite artists to come draw fan art of the projects on display. All artists (or […]

PIGSquad – Portland Retro Gaming Expo – October 20-22

Game developers and indie game enthusiasts, you won’t want to miss this.  When it is over, then check out the future of immersive gaming on October 23rd, with this event brought to you by PigSquad, Intel, New Relic, PANOGS, The Khronos Group,   360 Labs, and Perkins Cole.    

Fullbright’s Long-Awaited “Tacoma” Is Released

The Oregon, independent game developer, Fullbright, has announced that their latest console game,  “Tacoma”, has been released on Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Xbox One, and will be released August 2.  This latest game comes as a follow up to their popular, and multi- award-winning game, “Gone Home“ (set in 1990’s Oregon) that became […]

Indiana Johana Ventures Into New Territory For Student Film

Producers and University of Oregon students Tanner Staab and Claire Williams sought to create a mini series on an entirely new scale, breaking common trends in student film. They wanted an adventure, a show that would not only have appeal outside of the student body, but also take them far from the often-used filming locations around […]