Imagine a world where death is no longer final, where precious memories are saved to enjoy forever, where your soul is immortal, welcome to the Soul Cloud. Upload your soul to our dedicated servers and relax knowing that a part of you will live on for eternity.
User reviews: Very Positive (356 reviews)
Release Date: Oct 29, 2013

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"Master Reboot manages to deliver on some truly memorable moments. It's a creepy dive into the life of someone whose memories were stored in the cloud."
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November 17

The day is here, SOUL AXIOM early access version has arrived!

The day is here, SOUL AXIOM early access version has arrived! Originally we planned for the early access version of the game to feature the first Chapter of the adventure only, with 5 locations to explore. We are pleased to say that we’ve squeezed in some Chapter Two content for you to demo as well containing a new player ability to supplement the new game mechanic introduced in Chapter One. These levels are fully playable and will introduce you to the new game mechanics/abilities but there are areas of these levels that we are still working on to add that extra polish. The game won't be totally bug-free either and if you're experiencing an issue or have suggestions for improvements then your feedback is vital to help us fix it. The PC version has been continuously tested and should be the most robust version. As well as PC we have included Mac & Linux support although these platforms have not been fully tested so you may encounter more problems with these builds.
We want to make Soul Axiom the best it can be and being able to have feedback from the community whilst we are developing the title will be invaluable to us. This really is your chance to influence the end product and play a part in the game design process.

In the next few weeks we will be releasing the complete version of Chapter Two, implementing achievements as well as addressing any issues encountered or improvements requested by the community.

Thank you for supporting Master Reboot and if you'd liked the game then you gonna love Soul Axiom so head on over and get involved with Soul Axiom early access and be part of the team!

Wales Interactive Team

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November 3

SOUL AXIOM - Release Date Changed

We've had to delay release of the early access version of Soul Axiom until December 1st. This is down to a couple of factors, firstly the Halloween Sale and secondly, the abundance of game releases over the coming weeks both impacting our visibility on the Steam store.

We're pleased to say that the game is looking great and this gives us some extra time to add that added polish and extra content to the Early Access version.

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Thank you all for the support for the game and don't forget to check out our Master Reboot Giveaway here:

Wi Team

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“All in all, Master Reboot is a wonderful display of the creativity and ingenuity that exists in the indie world. Fun gameplay, interesting puzzles, and a refreshing new concept lasting approximately 8 hours make Master Reboot undoubtedly worth the $15 it costs.”
5/5 – Twinfinite

“When fun and challenging puzzles meets a gripping story that will scare you, you get a game that you won’t forget for a long time.”
4/5 – Two Dash Stash

“Ingenious Design. Fantastic use of horror elements. Suspenseful soundtrack. Master Reboot is definitely a great game to get.”
86% – The Gamer Studio

About This Game

Imagine a world where death is no longer final, where precious memories are saved to enjoy forever, where your soul is immortal, welcome to the Soul Cloud. Upload your soul to our dedicated servers and relax knowing that a part of you will live on for eternity. That favorite holiday, happy moments from your childhood, meeting that special someone for the first time. All these memories saved for your digital soul for your family to revisit again and again. The Soul Cloud - saving your past to secure your future.

Master Reboot is a haunting first person sci-fi adventure game set inside the Soul Cloud. It's an exploration game with action and puzzle elements set across 34 unique environments. In the not-too-distant future exists the Soul Cloud, a giant server that holds the data of your soul and your memories when you die. The Soul Cloud is filled with floating islands, each island looks like a town, village or city filled with rooms, skyscrapers and houses that hold people’s memories. To house your Soul, a family member (or you before you die) must purchase an island on the Soul Cloud where the server will generate rooms, houses or skyscrapers that hold each and every memory from the deceased’s past.

The game features a distinctive visual style, intriguing story-line, psychological adventure-game action and a dynamic atmospheric soundtrack. Get prepared for upload......Where am I?.....Who am I?......It's time to piece your life......and death back together.

• Gorgeous visual style
• Intriguing story-line
• 34 explorable environments
• Dynamic atmospheric soundtrack
• Supports the Welsh Language

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
    • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo, AMD Athlon64 x2, or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 3 Compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
    • OS: Windows 7 64 Bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5/i7, AMD equivalent or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 280, ATI Radeon 4870 or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
    • OS: OS X Version 10.6.3 or later
    • Processor: 1.6GHz (Dual Core) Intel CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: At least Intel HD 4000 or Open GL 3.3 / Shader Model 3 Capable Graphics Card
    • Hard Drive: 1400 MB available space
    • OS: OS X Version 10.6.3 or later
    • Processor: 2.2GHz (Quad Core) Intel CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6750M 512MB
    • Hard Drive: 1400 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
15 of 15 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 28
A beautiful, freaky first-person puzzle game that takes place in the virtual reality "memory city" of the protagonist, whose identity is obscured at first but ultimately emerges as the player explores various memory fragments. What appears garbled and contradictory at first transforms into a pleasing, coherent story.

The only story beat that annoyed was the use of the "scary little girl" cliché, but it's forgivable, largely due to the dynamics of the story itself. In short, it makes sense.

The game takes place over three acts, the meat of which is the second act, featuring twelve levels over three stages; within a stage, levels can be visited in any order and abandoned temporarily if a puzzle is too difficult at first.

By and large the puzzles are easy to solve with a little persistence; often the trick is to simply find and figure out which objects in the world are puzzle pieces. I did consult a walkthrough once for a challenge that appeared particularly nonsensical (at the end of the School level) - I sadly stand by that decision as the solution required previous memorization of an image not to be found in the puzzle area itself. There were a few other puzzles that I didn't "get", but which were quickly solvable by "brute force" combination of available elements. Also, there is a series in act three that will require the use of Steam's built-in screenshot function ... or fraps if you get the non-Steam version. This was irksome, but by contrast the great majority of levels are engaging and fun to figure out.

My entire playthrough took just over five hours. A short game, but it's all quality time. If you aren't confronted with a puzzle, you are observing memories and piecing together the story of the central characters or running through the occasional action sequence. These elements are well mixed with good pacing. For the completionist, a couple extra hours might be had combing every level for the collectible memories. I wish I had seen all of them, but I preferred to finish the game rather than essentially "pixel hunt" for every last story clue. Personally, I dig short games.

Overall, I unreservedly recommend Master Reboot. It's worth a few hours of your time to find your way through this weird virtual world and resolve a compelling, sympathetic story.

Also, duckies.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 13
A huge dissapointment. The story was thin. Almost all of the gameplay was "wander around and poke at things until something happens". There were a lot of cheap jump scares that quickly turn into annoyances. And to top it all off: timed jumping puzzles. Really. I wish I hadn't wasted my time.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
Great game. Interesting puzzles and spooky, futuristic setting with a bit of psychedelic things.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 10
No words, really didn't expected so much. Really beautiful game with specific and interesting atmosphere, nice and interesting story and way how you play it, also nice and interesting puzzles and some horror too.
In game I feel that developers love creating games and have things to tell, they create a "child" and not a regular gaming program, big thanks for that.
For me it becomes one of the Favorite Indie projects, thanks to developers for so beautiful work.
P.S. - Also sorry for my bad English.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 27

Stunning, wistful low poly dreamscapes. Clumsy writing, sometimes tedious puzzles. But those dreamscapes, man.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
10.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 29
This game is definitely something interesting.
The premise is very interesting, with an online cloud-system where dead people's memories are stored, and the story is also very intriquing, as you uncover more of your memories and figure out not only what is going on, but also who your player-character is.
The art-style during gameplay is very visually pleasing and fits the game well, and while it's quite obvious that the drawn cutscenes aren't very proffesional, they do the job of telling a good story.
The sound design is also really great, as the songs in the background and the various sound effects that appear really make the atmosphere, and as the game is a lot about atmosphere, the art-style and the sound design deliever perfectly.
Not to mention, the ending credits-song is really good. It is a great song to end the game with.
The gameplay is also quite fun, as you do different puzzles, and while there are some puzzles that can be quite frustrating to figure out, most of the puzzles are quite fun to figure out.
Seren.exe, the creepy girl-character that follows you, is at first quite creepy and I definitely got a shock when I first enqountered her, and she definitely fits the creepy atmosphere. However, as the game goes on, her presence can be quickly discovered by the players, and when she isn't killing, but just staring at you creepily, her effectiveness becomes a lot less scary, as I definitely made some jokes in my head about her just standing in the corner not doing anything.
Overall, a worthwhile game that has a interesting premise and some great atmosphere. It is quite short, but if you like this sort of game, you'll probably get your money worth.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
7.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
I'm stuck on the final boss and completely frustrated, but I still can't say that I don't recommend this game. It's that damn partial controller support that plagues me. My d-input controllers have permanent button inversion and my xbox controller auto sidesteps making the random platform elements borderline impossible. If there was an ingame option screen I could probably just switch to keyboard and mouse (I need to invert the mouse) but no, I have to start the whole level over again. Anyways:

Scale: 1=despised 2=negative 3=could go either way 4=positive 5=loved

Game design: 4/5 The game itself is pretty simple. Run round in the dark and find clues to the story. It mixes elements of survival horror (I wouldn't call this an exclusively survival horror game though, very little can actually hurt you), puzzles, platforming, hidden object. It's actually a good mix, and despite my beef with the platforming, the game itself doesn't feel broken. Perhaps a bit dated. 3D navigation is a bit clunky, and some of the puzzles don't make any sense (but are still easy), but none of it actually gets in the way of gameplay. Maybe you could call this game "casual horror"?

Tone: 3/5 The largest problem with the game is it's selection of advertised screenshots. It has some cool and haunting imagery, but like the game play, there ir a mix of styles present. There are weird little cutscenes at the end of each level that look like they were made in Flash. The impression of the game is a bit different than what is actually there, granted that it is difficult to present a game with this much variety. It simply might not be the epic horror mystery that you are looking for. The concept is great, but the story is overly simple and a bit confusing. I don't know if the game intends to keep you guessing about which girl is which, but I'm still getting them mixed up. I can nitpick more but ultimately it doesn't interfere with the experience that much. I really want to enforce that this game is actually quite casual, don't expect anything mindblowing and you should enjoy it.

Personal skew: 2/5 I'm not mad anymore, and might attempt that last level again. Hardcore gamers will find this game easy and possibly laughable, I don't think that most will feel it to be a waste of time, but some definitely will. Casual gamers will get the most out of this, especially if you're interested in horror games but don't want to be overwhelmed.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 9
This one's hard to rate, but I really can't recommend Master Reboot.
The game has a strong visual concept and underlying story, and the point I liked most about it is that the story, once pieced together, makes sense, and doesn't leave too many questions open, instead of losing itself in self-indulgent generalities like similar games *cough*Dear Esther*cough* did. Master Reboot is plagued by quite a lot of flaws in its execution, from the fumbly aiming to the god-awful and at times pretty annoying sound design (especially the sounds that are endlessly repeated, like Kali's laughter) and the bland music. But these aren't necessarily deal breakers.
Unfortunately, there's the gameplay. Where other story-centric games of the walking simulator variety have wisely chosen to be as free of traditional gameplay as possible, Master Reboot makes you jump through a series of hoops consisting of disjointed puzzles, brain teasers thrown in your way to slow you down. This, for me, made Master Reboot impossible to enjoy. Where I wanted to simply explore the levels, find snippets of the story and immerse myself in the game's atmosphere, it made me complete unrelated and pointless tasks that caused quite a bit of frustration.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 5
This is a game about a digital afterlife. You visit someone's memories trying to hunt, or escape from, a virus that might kill you, again. Not very engaging to me. The story could be much better told, specially at the ending.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
Master Reboot is a fantastic mash of beautiful art, intriguing levels and unexpected terror. Been thoroughly enjoying this so far but having to work through in small segments.

If you love exploration games, horror games or both this will be perfect for you. Or just really, really love the Tron-esk neon art style.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
Interesting game which i played more or less (one break to eat) at one go.
Not sure if the game trys to be scary, some scenes where just creepy, but realy athmospheric.

The game has a realy nice retrofuturistic abstract look. The only thing that damaged the athmosphere a bit,
was the always sourounding barrier. At some places it was like "no don't explore, go that way..."

All in all i give that game a realy good rating for that price of around 14€.
7 out of 10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 6
Highly recommended. Story was meh, but the game itself is beautiful and creepy at times, they really know how to set an atmosphere!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 6
This simply amazing.
It's creepy through sheer atmosphere, and no actual hard 'scares'...
The 'story' starts with you knowing jack all, the puzzles are interesting, fun, challenging but not overly so, and the ending really touches on some basic human emotions and questions about life and reality.

It's a bit of a short game, but sometimes, that's not a bad thing. I recommend it.
And if it goes on sale extra cheap? Definitely do not miss it.
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 28
Interesting game... definately a good one... I can image with Oculous support it would be even better.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 10
Though the artwork was gorgeous, the gameplay was sorely lacking an identity of its own, drastically changing from exploration, to lite horror, to puzzle platformer, but finding strengths in none. The story, though promising, is mostly told through static scenes, with hand drawn art that does not fit the tone of the rest of the game.
I would recommend waiting for their sequel.
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
The weapon controls lag, the game crashed about fifty times, and the cutscene pictures have a different art style than the rest of the game.

But despite all that, I'd strongly recommend it. The creativity and overall ambiance are just that good.

The game does fall apart during the final chapter, though, switching over to jumping puzzles in first person, with a time limit, and a weapon control system that didn't quite work. I'm not sure what happened there, because it didn't match the quality of the rest of the game.

I want to go back and play it again, but stop playing after beating all the levels in the main "town" area.

4/5 stars overall, with the understanding that the last level had issues, and that this is an indie title.

I wouldn't call this "horror." It has jump-scares in the first level, but those are rare throughout the game.
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2 of 7 people (29%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 26
Master reboot does nothing to justify it's price. It feels minimalist in terms of production, like it was a student project. While the story and visuals are interesting sometimes, the devs ruin it by going for a horror game style. I fail to understand why the devs would try horror without even meeting the its most minimal requirments. I realised that the devs were going for horror when they threw a jumpscare at me, i only realised it was a jumpscare after the fact because the atmosphere in the game is as lackluster as the art for the collectable photos. also the lack of an options screen is annoying, even more so when you can't turn off the music in the childhood level. if your looking for a story driven first person puzzle game look far far away from master reboot.
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2 of 7 people (29%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 28
Sorry, can't recommend. I really wasn't feeling drawn to the experience from the start. I think it began losing me at the first cutscene with this god awful art that looked like it was done by a first year art student. I really think I would have been more receptive if they had skipped that entirely. I tried to give it the benifit of the doubt and kept going but the visuals continued to distract with their unconfident, amatuerish look. I had hoped that the first cutscene of terrible photoshop drawings would be the last but it appeared that they occur after every level once you get to the hub.

On top of that, there were many cutscenes to highlight changes in the world that I could have naturally found through normal gameplay without taking the controls out of my hands. Not only did this element make possibly interesting events painfully obvious, but it was also incredibly jarring and completely removed me from the experience. I only got an hour in before it became unbearable to continue. I wish I could say something in favor of this game but I really can't. I'd suggest avoiding this one entirely, sorry devs...
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7.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 10
Wonderful game, if a bit frustrating at times.
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10.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 10
Master Reboot is a fantastic little heavily story-driven adventure/puzzle game.

In the near-future, a company named Mysteri has developed software known as the Soul Cloud. The Soul Cloud is a sort of virutal reality which is inhabited by uploaded versions of the real world's deceased, as well as their living guests. You find yourself here and must journey through a number of memories, piecing together recent events.

The puzzles are pretty simplistic. They're enjoyable enough but they're not the draw here. It's entirely story and ambiance, both of which I feel to be well-executed.
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