Tag Archives: Housemarque
Fri, Dec 06, 2013 | 08:33 GMT
Housemarque has created an essential arcade shooter in PS4′s Resogun. Patrick Garratt is having a terrible, brilliant time.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 | 18:42 GMT
Resogun and Knack are both available for PS4 today in North America and below the break we have three videos for you: the launch trailer for Knack, and action trailer for Resogun, and an accolades trailer for the Housemarque shooter as well. You can catch up on review scores for both games here and here.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 14:36 GMT
Resogun PS4 reviews have started ahead of the console’s launch this Friday, November 15. As ever we’re collecting all of the scores here for your convenience.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 08:52 GMT
PS4′s first must-have digital release is Resogun, a new schmup following in the footsteps of Super Stardust. Dave Owen has stars in his eyes as he chats with developer Housemarque.
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 | 09:45 GMT
Resogun PS4 developer Housemarque has discussed the shooter’s technical nature, and has confirmed that it offloads much of the visual calculations to the console’s GPU, leaving the CPU free to focus on handling gameplay.
Sat, Nov 09, 2013 | 15:21 GMT
New footage for Resogun has been released by Housemarque along with a video taking you behind-the-scenes with its development. According to the developer, Resogun was constructed from “gazillions” of voxels which was challenging to how “difficult and time consuming” it was to build intricate structures with them. The team also discusses how many, many things can be blown apart in the game, how each world is based on Greek and Roman mythology, and more. More gameplay footage, and details about the different ships, will be revealed before the game launches alongside PlayStation 4 on November 15 in the US and November 29 in the UK.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 05:39 GMT
Resogun is the “spiritual sequel” to the Super Stardust games, and today during the Eurogamer Expo, developer Housemarque takes to the stage to present its PS4 launch title. Watch it below come 3pm UK.
Thu, Sep 05, 2013 | 19:27 BST
Housemarque is teasing a PS4 successor to its zombie shooter Dead Nation. “You may be looking for a another zombie shooter from Housemarque,” said studio boss Mikael Haveri in the video below. “But the next one is not going to have zombies in it. But it’s going to have a lot of cool things, like explosions and space.” He’s talking about Res0gun, which was previously announced for PS4 , but then Haveri says the firm has another title coming out for the PS4,” before he is attacked by a zombie. You decide if he’s teasing a sequel or not. Thanks, Gematsu.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 05:39 GMT
Super Stardust team Housemarque is bringing its new shooter Resogun to PS4.
Tue, Aug 13, 2013 | 05:32 BST
Housemarque will have PlayStation 4-related news to share at gamescom this month.
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.