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Matterfall’s Must-Try Augmented Loadouts, as Recommended by Housemarque

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017

Hi PlayStation people! Tommi Hartikainen here, game director of Matterfall. Everyone at Housemarque is very excited that you are finally able to get your hands on our latest game, and I’m taking this opportunity to tell you a bit more of some of my favorite Augmentations, which are some secondary weapons and passive abilities that will help you to survive.

When playing the game I like to switch the augmentations quite a bit, as I find certain combinations work best for me in tackling certain situations. That said, once all of the augmentations have been discovered, it’s great fun to return to previously completed levels just to see how much the game changes with an alternate loadout.

For me though, my usual selection involves two passive Augmentations and one weapon.

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Matterfall Hits PS4 8/15: New Vid Details Housemarque’s Newest Explode-a-thon

Posted by on Aug 01, 2017

Matterfall, Housemarque’s dazzling new sci-fi shooter, is only a few weeks away from release. But before you plunge into the frantic fast-paced action on August 15, find out the thinking behind the title’s gameplay and story from its creator in this all-new video.

Go behind the scenes at Housemarque as key staff explain the terror that’s gripped a futuristic world and detail your role in saving it from destruction. Find out the inspirations that have forged the team’s creative thinking, and why, for the minds behind Resogun and Nex Machina, art is always in the service of gameplay.

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Matterfall: Get Acquainted With Housemarque’s New Shooter with 8 Minutes of Gameplay

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017

When it comes to no-nonsense arcade twitch gaming, Finnish studio Housemarque is the safest pair of hands in the business. Coming off a sizzling PS4 hot streak which includes Resogun, Alienation and last month’s phenomenal coin-op throwback Nex Machina, it has yet another slice of irresistible bullet hell coming down the pipe.

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Nex Machina Launches Today: Top-Down Arcade Action Perfected on PS4

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017

Greetings from Housemarque!

It was ten years ago that a game called Super Stardust HD saw the light of day on PlayStation 3. As a Finnish developer with roots in arcade gaming, we at Housemarque got to create a game that combined lighting fast reflexes with a myriad of colorful explosions. SSHD combined a thematic setting similar to the classic Asteroids blended with the twin-stick control scheme of Robotron.

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Matterfall Launches August 15th, First Gameplay Trailer

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017

Greetings, PlayStation fans! The team here at XDev Studio Europe are excited to finally show you the first glimpse of Matterfall, from Housemarque, the masters of arcade action. And we also have a launch date for you: Matterfall is releasing on August 15th on the PlayStation Store!

If you’ve played Super Stardust, Resogun or Alienation, you can guess at a few of the things Matterfall has in store: lightning-fast twin stick action, nerve-racking challenges and explosions. Epic explosions, to be more precise. But Matterfall also throws a few new ingredients into the mix…

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Introducing Nex Machina on PS4, From Housemarque and Eugene Jarvis

Posted by on Dec 03, 2016

Hey, Mikael from Housemarque here. A few months after the release of Resogun we bumped into Eugene Jarvis at DICE Summit 2014, where he received a Pioneer award for his contribution to the gaming industry. Eugene, creator of arcade cult classics such as Defender, Robotron, and Smash TV, has always been one of our major sources of inspiration for the kind of games we are famous for.

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Defend Earth in Alienation, Out Today on PS4

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016

Hello Earthlings, Tommaso from Housemarque here. The time to stand up for your planet has finally come! Alienation was announced at GamesCom in 2014, and since then we and Sony XDev have been working hard to make this the best game we ever released together. Alienation is not only a testament to the raw power of PS4, but also an important milestone for the arcade games of the future.

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New Alienation Details: Upgrade and Loot Systems Revealed

Posted by on Apr 13, 2016

Hi there, Tommaso from Housemarque speaking. It’s about time we shed some light on a few aspects of Alienation that have been shrouded in mystery up to now. Today’s the day we take a look at what we call Alienation’s metagame!

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