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Reframe Games |  

New Brunswick, Canada –October 27, 2023– Independent development studio Reframe Games has announced that their action horror exploration game, Noxia Somnia is taking part in the Steam Scream from October 26-November 2.

Noxia Somnia is a 2D survival game centered around anxiety and the struggles of everyday life. To overcome your fears, confront and conquer monsters in fast-paced boss fights at the end of each level.

Players can choose between different game modes, uncover a story about coping with anxiety, and enhance their character with equipment and combat skills. There's also a hub area with characters, quests, and mementos to collect.



  • Written in collaboration with psychotherapists and counsellors. 

  • A non-Metroidvania exploration and progression.

  • Uncover the truth of the realm of the harvesters.

  • Use souls to tailor the game to your playstyle.

  • Collect chance items from enemies to get summons, cosmetics, and upgrades.

  • Breaking through the barrier of anxiety with counsellor-sourced material.

  • Nightmarish representations of real-world fears in fast-paced combat.

  • Fight back against the horrors of the struggle of life.


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About Reframe Games

Reframe Games is a game development company in Canada that makes Games with social impact.

The games are aimed at tackling real world social issues by leveraging the power of games as entertainment to do more than entertain. Our developers strive to raise awareness, educate people, and drive positive change. These social impact games and apps can address a wide range of issues, such as poverty, climate change, mental health, and more.

Reframe Games is also committed to promoting mental wellness in the gaming industry. They provide mental health resources for game developers and actively work to reduce stigma and promote understanding of mental health issues.

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