Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News

dtoid   |   japanator   |   flixist   |   tomopop   |   store




Alienation now has weekly challenges and new loot

Local co-op support was the big post-release addition for Alienation, but Housemarque is back with another free update for its twin-stick shooter, as well as some DLC. As of today, you'll now have Weekly Missions with "unusual rules" to tac...   read

Alienation photo

Alienation adds four-player local co-op next week

I am so down with Housemarque's twin-stick shooter Alienation, and I bet if you played it, you would be too. The game's lack of local co-op has understandably kept some folks away, but the studio is addressing that omission with an update n...   read

PlayStation VR photo
PlayStation VR

Super Stardust Ultra will be wild in first-person VR

Hearing that Housemarque's twin-stick shooter Super Stardust Ultra would be getting PlayStation VR support, I figured, "Oh, cool, you'll get to look at the spherical levels like they're right there floating in front of you. Sort of like how...   read

Alienation review photo
Alienation review
  Watch Video

Review: Alienation

Going into Alienation, I expected two things. First and foremost, I knew I was in for some frenetic arcade-style action. This is a twin-stick shooter from Housemarque, the studio behind Super Stardust HD and Resogun, so that's a given. I al...   read

Alienation photo
  Watch Video

Housemarque's Alienation really snuck up on me

I wasn't able to become invested in Housemarque's Dead Nation like I was with the studio's other games, but its next "relentless" twin-stick shooter, Alienation, speaks to me. It's you and a squad of exosuit-wearing buddies clearing out th...   read

Alienation photo
  Watch Video

Alienation from Resogun developer looks bright, busy as hell

Housemarque is a pretty great studio, and following up Resogun, their next work is the top-down shooter Alienation. It follows a twin-stick style, but the aesthetics are bright, vivid, and very, very busy. As in, there's tons of stuff happe...   read

Matterfall photo
  Watch Video

Housemarque announces ruby shooter Matterfall

Housemarque is probably best known for its trippy 2D shooters Super Stardust or Resogun, but the studio is going in a different direction for its latest game Matterfall, announced today at Sony's press conference during Paris Game...   read

Resogun photo
  Watch Video

Resogun just got some Wipeout themed DLC

If you boot up Resogun right now, you'll find a number of new updates awaiting you. For starters, Season Pass owners will get a PS4 soundtrack for free, which includes 17 tracks. The pass also includes Wipeout-themed ships ($1.49 each...   read

Yeah yeah yeah photo
Yeah yeah yeah
  Watch Video

Resogun developer talks new co-op shooter Alienation

Resogun and Super Stardust HD creator Housemarque revealed its new game, Alienation, last year at Gamescom. It's a co-op PS4 shooter wherein you can "support your allies or go rogue." More importantly, it's an alien shooter from people wha...   read

Resogun photo
  Watch Video

Resogun developer Housemarque offers post mortem thoughts on its PS4 shooter

Housemarque did a fantastic job with Resogun. While I enjoyed it at launch somewhat it wasn't until the subsequent custom ship updates and extra mode DLC came out that I really started to play it in earnest. Now you can get a look at the g...   read


Resogun photo

Resogun Defenders is DLC done right

As a semi-jaded gamer, I typically despise the concept of DLC. Often times we are presented with content that either doesn't live up to the price or publishers push their content too early in a game's life. Resogun Defenders for the PlaySta...   read

Super Stardust Ultra photo
Super Stardust Ultra
  Watch Video

Review: Super Stardust Ultra

Super Stardust has been around for a long time -- since 1994, in fact. Although most people know the franchise from Super Stardust HD, it was originally on the Amiga platform before it hit the big-time. Now developer Housemarque is bac...   read

Arcade heaven photo
Arcade heaven

Housemarque is making a game with Robotron designer Eugene Jarvis

Designer Eugene Jarvis (Defender, Robotron: 2084, Smash TV, Cruis'n) and Housemarque (Super Stardust, Outland, Resogun) are collaborating on a game. Is this real life? It can't be! "When I saw Resogun I couldn't believe how these Housemarqu...   read

Resogun photo

Resogun weaves its way onto PS3 and Vita tomorrow

Resogun is coming to PlayStation 3 and Vita tomorrow with cross-buy support. Dale North gave Housemarque's voxel-charged shoot-'em up a glowing review when it first arrived on PS4. He called it "the ideal system launch game," reasoning...   read

Housemarque photo
  Watch Video

Resogun confirmed for PS3, Super Stardust Ultra announced for PS4

Just days ago, we learned that PlayStation 4 shooter Resogun was more than likely coming to PS3 on top of the already-confirmed PS Vita release. It's true! And it's happening soon. The ports are releasing December 23 and, best of all, you o...   read

Resogun photo

Looks like Resogun is also coming to PS3

Housemarque's arcade shooter Resogun was the first PlayStation 4 game I played and, a year later, I still think that was the right choice; someone had to save those humans and it might as well have been me. Did they all survive? Well, no, b...   read

Resogun PS Vita photo
Resogun PS Vita

Resogun coming to PlayStation Vita (Update)

Today over at the PlayStation Blog, Sony Xdev Studio Europe detailed some new additions to Housemarque's PlayStation 4 shoot-'em-up, Resogun. (Photo mode incoming!) Funnily enough, though, the article's most enticing piece of news actually ...   read

Steam photo
  Watch Video

Nice! Housemarque's Outland is coming to Steam

Back in 2011, Super Stardust HD and Resogun developer Housemarque released an action-platformer called Outland for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. It's coming to Steam on September 29, priced at $9.99/£6,99, with improvemen...   read

PS4 photo
  Watch Video

Housemarque's new shooter Alienation looks like a bloody good time

Resogun and Super Stardust HD creator Housemarque's next game is Alienation -- a cooperative shooter in which you can "support your allies or go rogue." It's a classic tale of dudes in power armor with giant machine guns versus a horde of ...   read

Resogun photo
  Watch Video

Resogun is getting local co-op, two new modes, and a ship editor

I really enjoyed Resogun -- in fact, my only real complaint was that there wasn't more of it. More is coming, though, and it's not just new levels. First up is a patch, scheduled for June 23, that will add a ship editor and local cooperati...   read

PS4 photo

Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition outed for PS4

There were rumblings about Dead Nation making its way to PlayStation 4 in some capacity and it seems those rumors were accurate. A PlayStation Blog Asia post has listed an Apocalypse Edition of the game as a free PlayStation Plus title for ...   read

Resogun photo

Resogun: the PS4 exclusive shmup from Super Stardust dev

Housemarque made a name for itself with the addictive, colorful Super Stardust HD, one of the PS3's early downloadable and indie exclusives. Housemarque followed with neat games like Dead Nation and the excellent Outland, but it's now going...   read


Spiritual successor to Super Stardust HD coming to PS4

Housemarque, the folks behind Super Stardust HD, Outland, and Dead Nation, have announced that they're hard at work developing an unnamed spiritual successor to the Super Stardust franchise. This title will be a PS4 exclusive. "We are super...   read

Dale NorthFeatured blogger

I am Destructoid's former Editor-In-Chief. I love corgis. I make music.



Reviews   filter by...

Earth's Dawn"If Vanillaware made Gears of War, this would be it"


Owlboy"Soaring above the rest"


Civilization VI"Founding the New World"


Corpse Party"It's a dead man's party"

More ReviewsGame Trailers


Not in stores: Upcoming games

More Previews

Destructoid Originals

More Originals

Community expand | +quickpost

Screamin Churros

This is awesome

Jinx 01

I wish Titanfall 2 was on Steam for the user People crap on them but they really are useful if you know how to read I really dont trust the press to not overhype AAA shooters like Look at the first believe the hype hahaha


Since my gamepad needs charging, AGAIN, I decided to actually open the box the mailman What was in the box? No, not lolicon guro or an onahole, something absolutely gorgeous

Hipster Youmu

So more on that Hello Games tweet: Evidently it was posted via LinkedIn which means disgruntled Which means not Oh

Hipster Youmu

Its You know what I


I might end up getting the Skyrim The promise of creating epic gameplay videos I can then use to annoy my Facebooked family members is quite

Khalid Eternal Nigh

Yknow, after trying to play through some of the other missions in arcade mode, they dont lend themselves well to Long missions means lots of time lost on Also exploration slows Mission 1 is a hoot because its quick and


I was lucky enough to get into the Gwent closed beta, and holy crap is it I think I found my new


If any of you American lovelies get desperate enough to trade in Earthbound I will gladly pay up to twice, thats right TWICE, the leading brick and mortar




Blogs | expand


WTF IS DESTRUCTOID? 10 years of pants optional Free Download