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Returnal shows Housemarque hasn't forgotten its shmup roots

When Housemarque first announced that it simply felt it had no choice but to leave the shmup scene behind, the Finnish developer's fans were understandably a little disappointed, fearing that the developer would lose its unique style among ...

 
 
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Can Selene stop the clock in Housemarque's Returnal?

It must have been at least a week since I last told you all how much I'm looking forward to Housemarque's bullet-hell, third-person roguelike Returnal. So it's a good job the Resogun dev released a new trailer so I can remind you: I'm reall...

 
 
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I'm hoping Returnal gives me a reason to truly love the PS5

I'm grateful to be a PS5 owner. I won't say I'm "lucky," because it cost a small fortune - which was made as a work investment on my part - but I know it's an in-demand item, and I don't take it for granted that I was able to get my mitts o...

 
 
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Housemarque's Returnal pushed back to April 30

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that Housemarque's bullet-hell roguelike Returnal will not meet its March 19 release date, and will launch on PS5 on April 30. In a brief message on Twitter, SIE noted the decision was made to pu...

 
 
 
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Returnal is shaping up to be a solid blast of sci-fi action

Developer Housemarque has released its latest "HouseCast" dev diary, looking at the ongoing development of its sci-fi action-adventure, Returnal, which launches exclusively on PS5 March 19. The interview-centric video podcast features a dis...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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I really hope Housemarque's new game is a PS5 launch title

2017 was rough, but don't count Stardust, Resogun, and Nex Machina developer Housemarque out yet. While the studio is no longer making the iconic arcade-style games that defined its first 25 years – they just aren't selling enough to ...

 
 
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You're invited to join the Stormdivers open beta this weekend

The term "battle royale" comes with a lot of gnashing of teeth from many members of the gaming community. For good measure, as a lot of what we've seen so far has been corporations playing catch-up, with attempts to monetize every aspect of...

 
 
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Housemarque released a short clip of Stormdivers gameplay

Finnish studio Housemarque have released just under a minute of footage from their upcoming battle royale title Stormdivers, which was first revealed during Gamescom last week.While the gameplay appears instantly comporable from another sli...

 
 
 
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Stormdivers is the next game from Resogun creator Housemarque

Last year, Super Stardust HD and Resogun developer Housemarque ended its run of excellent arcade games on a high note with the Nex Machina, a Robotron-style shooter made in collaboration with arcade legend Eugene Jarvis. The studio said it ...

 
 
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Housemarque is seeking testers for an unannounced PC game

Last year Resogun maker Housemarque revealed it was getting out of arcade game development, much to the disappointment (but also understanding) of fans. The studio cited "lackluster sales" for Nex Machina and an industry trend toward "multi...

 
 
 
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What are your experiences with arcade gaming?

Like roughly 90% of the rest of the world, I spent the days leading up to Halloween watching the second season of Stranger Things, which takes place in 1984. Nintendo didn't hit North America until 1985, so kids like the Stranger Thing...

 
 
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Resogun developers Housemarque leaving arcade shooter genre

Speaking to Engadget, Helsinki-based developers Housemarque announced that they are moving on from their trademark arcade shmup shooters, due to the genre not being financially viable in today's gaming climate.The company have put out sever...

 
 
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Review: Matterfall

It's hard to believe that Housemarque has been around since 1995. Having undergone two studio name changes, they've developed a number of low-key games over the years, but managed to strike gold back in 2007 with Super Stardust HD (itself a...

 
 
 
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So that's how you score a billion points in Nex Machina

I've hit a wall in my slow ascent up the Nex Machina leaderboards and that has led me to look up unbelievable runs to glean tips and tricks. This one by Twitch streamer Xaerock is astounding. After one-credit clearing the game on Master di...

 
 
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Review: Nex Machina

Housemarque combined Robotron: 2084 with Resogun. The end result, Nex Machina, is sublime. After spending some more time with the human-saving, robot-blasting arcade shooter following my review-in-progress, I'm ready to call this one. It's ...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Nex Machina

A few seconds into Nex Machina, I knew Housemarque had nailed it. Fundamentally, it just works. The studio has won over a lot of arcade lovers with games like Super Stardust HD and Resogun. I liked 'em and the team's newer title, Alienation...

 
 
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Matterfall is like a bullet hell Mega Man

Housemarque (Super Stardust, Resogun) is continuing its trend of throwing as many colorful projectiles as possible at players with a new shooter, Matterfall. The 2D action platformer pits you as a Crysis-cosplayer in a futuristic robo-scif...

 
 




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