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Dead Nation's zombie hordes take a bite out of the Vita on April 15

Following a 2010 PlayStation 3 debut and a recent PlayStation 4 release, Dead Nation will complete the Sony trifecta by reaching the Vita handheld on April 15. Originally developed by Housemarque (the studio responsible for Joystiq-favorite shooter Resogun), Dead Nation drops players into an ong...

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Hinder or help in Dead Nation PS4 streams

The PS4 port of Housemarque's top-down arcade shooter, Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition, will have an interesting feature called "Broadcast+," where streamers can have viewers directly affect their game through a voting mechanic. During certain sections, democracy will be triggered and viewers on ...

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Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition listed for PS4 by SCE Asia

Housemarque is bringing the twin-stick zombie massacre of Dead Nation to the PS4, according to Sony Computer Entertainment Asia. The Hong Kong PlayStation Blog lists the top-down shooter in a new Apocalypse Edition for the PS4, and says it'll be part of March's PlayStation Plus' freebies for the re...

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Resogun DLC in the works

Resogun isn't done saving the last humans. Passively mentioned in the responses to a Facebook page post about the game's nomination for "Action Game of the Year" at this year's DICE Awards, developer Housemarque also indicated it's working to expand the arcade shooter. "At the moment we are work...

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Best of the Rest: Earnest's picks of 2013

Team Joystiq is barging into 2014 with a celebration of last year's best games. Keep reading throughout the week to see our assembly of ingenious indies and triple-A triumphs. Pokémon X/Y Nintendo is generally a risk-averse company, but with its most recent Pokémon entries it pro...

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Furmins line up a path to Vitas, candy on December 17

The less-than-coordinated of us know that navigating spaces can at times be harder than it looks. As often as we may stumble, Furmins have it one step harder - they're just limbless balls of fur waiting on an omniscient power to guide them to their destinations. Their puzzle-oriented plight is l...

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Resogun co-op trailer has twice the ships, twice the explosions

We called Resogun "a smart, merciless little shooter" in our four-star review, but did you know that it's also a smart, merciless little shooter that can be enjoyed in online co-op mode? Yes, with another ship at your side, the fun can be doubled. You can get a taste for co-op thanks to the trail...

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Resogun review: Save the last humans, hopefully

We're rolling out PlayStation 4 review coverage all the way through the launch on Nov. 15. Check out more coverage here! The blocky green humans of Resogun, who look like they've been peeled off a men's room door, sometimes forget to thank you for a rescue well done. The thought may cross their li...

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Resogun PS4 Video Preview and Interview with Housemarque

Our fearless leader Ludwig Kietzmann managed to corner Resogun developer Housemarque's Mikael Havari, head of self-publishing, to discuss a wide range of topics regarding the PS4 launch game. Resogun, as a free PS4 game for PSN users, is likely something early next-gen adopters will want to give ...

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Outland developer bringing fuzzy puzzler Furmins to PS Vita

Finnish independent developer Housemarque (Outland, Dead Nation) and mobile publisher Beatshapers announced the upcoming PS Vita release of Furmins, a Lemmings-like physics puzzler in which players fling armies of hapless furry critters to their salvation and/or doom. Similar to puzzle games li...

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