Tag Archives: Housemarque
Wed, May 29, 2013 | 22:32 BST
The glorious variety afforded by smaller downloadable titles on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live may be under threat; the creator of the excellent Super Stardust HD has said that there’re simply not enough consumers to support the rising costs of development and lower price points.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 14:54 BST
Housemarque has announced a spiritual successor to Super Stardust is in development for PS4. The firm said the console enables it to “do things that wouldn’t be possible otherwise.” According to a post on the studio’s official website, the architecture of PS4 will allow the developers “to create incredible visuals with direct impact on the way the new game feels.” The firm is also working on another unannounced project for PS4. More information on both titles will be available in the coming months. Thanks, Eurogamer.
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 | 21:52 GMT
Industry veteran Tom Frisina has poured $40 million into a new publishing initiative called Tilting Point. The company aims to publish the best mobile developers, with the whopping initial investment intended to last just three years; it will provide development funds, marketing and consultancy with industry partners like EEDAR. Frisina has some serious chops, having founded EA Partners and served as chairman of thatgamecompany, so this massive bet on mobile is worth thinking about; he’s also brought former EA and Zynga staff on board, as well as some savvy investors. More deals are in the works, but Tilting Point has already signed Signal Mobile, Housemarque, and 1337 Game Design & Senri.
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 | 11:43 GMT
Last week we reported on concept art that surfaced for Dead Nation 2, and tie-ins for The Walking Dead and Superman, rumoured to be in development at Housemarque. The studio has now issued a statement confirming development of the games and quashing rumours.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 | 08:48 GMT
Dead Nation developer Housemarque may be working on Dead Nation 2, as well as tie-ins for Superman and The Walking Dead. Concept art for all three titles has appear on artist Amar Djouad’s personal site.
Wed, Aug 08, 2012 | 23:55 BST
As you may have noticed in this week’s US PlayStation Store update, Super Stardust HD and all its DLC are on sale. Although the European update didn’t mention it, the PS Blog assures us it applies to other territories, too – and all because the game just turned five. Oh bless, it’s old enough to go to school.
Thu, Jul 12, 2012 | 13:56 BST
Activision has released a set of screenshots for the Housemarque-developed Angry Birds Trilogy. Have a look below. Angry Birds Trilogy will be available in Q4 on Kinect for Xbox 360, PlayStation3 with Move capability and Nintendo 3DS. The collection will include Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio. The game will run you $39.99 on consoles and $29.99 on 3DS.
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 15:58 BST
Housemarque has announced a game mode for Dead Nation: Road of Devastation called Arcade, which tasks the player with surviving the longest against ever increasing odds. Players can choose their difficulty level, checkpoints will revive you, and completing the mode with different difficulty levels will also unlock new Road of Devastation concept art. The content is available now through the PS Store.
Tue, May 15, 2012 | 08:23 BST
Finnish developer Housemarque has confirmed it’s working on several new projects, as well as posting images of teams working away on said new titles on its blog.
The studio released Super Stardust Delta for PS Vita and Furmins for iOS earlier this year.
Mon, Feb 06, 2012 | 08:38 GMT
The second part of our tour of the Finnish games industry, in which Patrick Garratt sees Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, travels from Helsinki to Tampere and tries to navigate a blizzard using a game on an ancient Nokia phone.
Wed, Sep 28, 2011 | 05:15 BST
While we’re posting trailers for new console network releases, check out this one for the PlayStation Network Dead Nation, which scored a new batch of DLC this week called Road of Devastation.
Tue, Sep 27, 2011 | 19:26 BST
Some nice new nuggets hit PSN and XBL, Steam and Kinect today Get the pertinent details below the break. Decisions, decisions.
Sat, Sep 10, 2011 | 22:06 BST
Housemarque has released a teaser for House of the Dead: Overkill – Extended Cut and its is full of shooting and gore as you would expect. And more strippers too, apparently.The game is heading to PS3 October 25 in North America and October 28 in Europe.
Tue, Sep 06, 2011 | 20:29 BST
Housemarque has announced new DLC content for Dead Nation called Road of Devastation, which is to be made available exclusively on PSN.
Tue, Jun 07, 2011 | 08:11 BST
D’Toid‘s come live with a new trailer of Housemarque’s Super Stardust Delta, showing how you can destroy asteroids using the unique features of Vita. The Vita version of the PSN classic looks properly mint, but is not a sight for sore eyes and head on a Tuesday morning. Just saying. You can get the video below.
Mon, Jun 06, 2011 | 07:04 BST
US PlayStation 3 owners have just over a week to wait for Ubisoft’s colour-switching, bullet hell platformer, Outland.
Sat, May 21, 2011 | 22:22 BST
A few studios are worried that Sony’s multiple updates on the PlayStation Store over the next few weeks could cause some titles too lose much needed exposure.
Thu, Mar 17, 2011 | 21:03 GMT
Thu, Dec 02, 2010 | 17:14 GMT
Tue, Nov 30, 2010 | 09:28 GMT
Dead Nation launches today on PSN. Watch the launch trailer for the break.