Nex Machina reinforces Housemarque’s status as the undisputed king of the dual-joystick shooter. This collaboration with arcade veteran Eugene Jarvis (he of Defender and Smash TV fame) is a borderline perfect spin on the genre, as you take control of a futuristic space pilot pushing back against hordes of voxel-based robots. Your...
Hitting the right notes
Issue 3 of our frequent music feature comes alongside an abnormally strong June slate of releases. Between some massive games, and some long dormant familiar faces poking their heads out for us to fall in love with all over again, June had a lot to love. These games also brought with them some great soundtracks, and these are...
Housemarque be like: we need some more voxels in here, we need some more voxels in here. The latest game from the Finnish developer Nex Machina builds upon the blueprints laid by Resogun, but instead of being a twist on Defender it better resembles Smash TV. Check out the video for a look at the first world and so
Local co-op confirmed
Who’s up for some Housemarque X Eugene Jarvis action? What if we told you the collaboration also had local co-op? Exactly. The popular Finnish developer has announced that twin-stick shooter Nex Machina will explode onto the PlayStation 4 on 20th June, so that’s certainly something to help you beat the post-E3 2017...
Watch almost 20 minutes of gameplay
If you were turned off by the relative complexity of Alienation, then Housemarque’s next title Nex Machina looks to dial things down again and focus on the arcade thrills and spills that the studio is so good at. Designed in conjunction with industry legend Eugene Jarvis, the PlayStation 4 game is like a modern...
It's hard not to be excited for new Housemarque, and the Finnish outfit has this week outlined a little more about PlayStation 4 and PC shooter Nex Machina. On top of the blistering arcade action, you can expect to find a Seasons mode, which will change up the rules on a regular basis and see you competing with the community for a...
Run and gun
It's hard not to get excited for a new Housemarque game – especially one where Defender maker Eugene Jarvis has played a part in its production. Good news, then: Nex Machina will launch on 23rd May according to a PlayStation Store pre-order page in Europe. There's no date for North America just yet, but we assume that it'll be the...
Housemarque's latest manages to wow again
At PSX 2016 this year, the popular Finnish developer, Housemarque, unveiled the latest in its long lineage of arcade shooters. With titles such as Resogun, Super Stardust HD, and Alienation under its belt, the studio's got a lot to live up to, but it seems that the new game, Nex Machina, will rise to the...
You can't really beat Housemarque, can you? They may trade primarily in dual-joystick shooters, but they've pretty much perfected the formula. It won't come as much of a surprise that Nex Machina, the latest title from the Finnish firm developed in collaboration with industry legend Eugene Jarvis, looks absolutely awesome, then. Complete with...
Resogun developer Housemarque unveiled its new project at Sony's PlayStation Experience conference today, and it looks appropriately stressful. Titled Nex Machina, the game appears to be a fast-paced top down shooter designed in conjunction with arcade classic
From the collaboration between Housemarque (Resogun, Alienation, Matterfall), and Robotron and Smash TV legendary creator Eugene Jarvis comes Nex Machina, an explosive arcade experience created with competition in mind.
- Explosive twin-stick arcade shooter gaming at its finest
- Over 100+ challenging levels in 6 different intense worlds
- Secret paths, levels and humans
- Local cooperative multiplayer
- Deep scoring system, rich metagame and replayability
- Specially tailored feats and achievements
- Community and friend leaderboards
- Unlockables and player profiles
- Next gen signed distance field (SDF) ray-tracing and morphing tech
- Voxel driven, significantly reworked version of the Housemarque engine