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Returnal Director Harry Krueger Will Leave Housemarque After 14 Years

Housemarque has announced that Returnal director Harry Krueger is to leave the company after a 14-year tenure. In an announcement post on Housemarque's website, Krueger says he's been "incredibly…

November 20, 2023 | 09:43 EST

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Returnal Gets Release Date for PC & System Requirements

Today Sony Interactive Entertainment announced a release date for the PC port of Housemarque's third-person roguelike shooter Returnal. The game will hit Steam and the Epic Games Store on…

January 18, 2023 | 11:27 EST


Returnal PC Release Seemingly Confirmed

It looks like a Returnal PC port has been all but confirmed. Essentially, there's a SteamDB page called 'Oregon' that includes a bunch of tags that point to a Returnal PC port. These include Tower of…

May 26, 2022 | 10:11 EDT

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Returnal Update 1.4.0 Adds Trophy Replay Support Next Week

Returnal is a challenging game and it's not too easy to score some of the tougher Trophies, but you'll soon get a second chance — Trophy replay support arrives in Returnal Update 1.4.0 next week.…

June 11, 2021 | 02:50 EDT


Will There Be More AAA Roguelites?

If you ask someone to list a roguelite off the top of their head, nine times out of 10, it’ll be an indie game. Dead Cells, Enter the Gungeon, Binding of Isaac, or Hades quickly come to mind. The…

May 7, 2021 | 01:00 EDT

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Returnal Patch 1.3.4 Issued Because 1.3.3 Corrupted Saves

After Returnal's 1.3.3 patch was pulled due to save corruption issues, patch 1.3.4 reverts to a previous stable build (1.3.1) while also addressing a Trophies issue and fixing a keyboard exploit.…

May 6, 2021 | 09:41 EDT

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Returnal Patch 1.3.3. Pulled Due to Save Corruption Issues

An issue with save corruption has resulted in Housemarque pulling Returnal Patch 1.3.3. and temporarily reverting the game back to version 1.3.1 on PS5 while it works to fix the issue. …

May 5, 2021 | 08:07 EDT

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Returnal Review

Returnal can be equal parts exciting and frustrating, its peaks and valleys invoking a wide spectrum of emotions. Thematically, it is a dark psychological sci-fi story that plays with themes of…

May 6, 2021 | 10:30 EDT

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Returnal Cheat Codes Let You Respawn For Free And More

PS5 exclusive shooter Returnal is upon us, and it's a pretty brutal experience. If you've been struggling, you'll be delighted to know a YouTuber has stumbled across some Returnal cheat codes you can…

May 5, 2021 | 09:01 EDT

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Returnal Act 3 Guide

Returnal is a game full of secrets to discover, and its rogue-lite nature means that you probably won't have discovered all of them even after the game's credits have rolled. One such secret is the…

May 5, 2021 | 12:04 EDT

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Returnal Nemesis Boss Guide

If you've been following our coverage of the new PlayStation 5 exclusive sci-fi action game, Returnal, you know we have been giving tips for the game's nasty boss fights. This guide is no different…

May 3, 2021 | 02:58 EDT

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Returnal Ixion Boss Guide

So, you've having trouble against the second boss fight in Returnal, Ixion. You got a boss fight under your belt and have gotten more confident in what you are capable of, stomping through the…

May 2, 2021 | 05:35 EDT

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Returnal Phrike Boss Guide

If you've been following our guides for Housemarque's Returnal, there's a chance you've gotten very familiar with the game's opening area. But If you want to see the rest of the game's worlds, there…

May 1, 2021 | 05:23 EDT

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Returnal is a fresh new IP for Housemarque that has you crash-landing on a strange planet and fighting for survival. In true roguelike fashion, every defeat simply means an opportunity to start all…

May 1, 2021 | 09:31 EDT

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Returnal Guide for Beginners

If you're anything like myself, you've probably died quite a few times on PlayStation's latest exclusive game, Returnal. Compared to other exclusives, Returnal is unique in that it's a roguelite (I'…

April 30, 2021 | 05:11 EDT


Returnal - How to get an extra life

There's nothing more true than knowing that Returnal is a pretty difficult game. And any health or extra lives during that run could make the difference between finally beating the game or not.…

April 30, 2021 | 02:21 EDT

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Returnal Guide to Exploration

Chances are if you have a PlayStation 5 you are interested in Returnal, Housemarque's fast-paced bullet hell sci-fi action game. There is a lot to learn in this game, half of the game is just…

April 30, 2021 | 01:16 EDT


Returnal Delayed To Get Extra Polish

Housemarque's Returnal is a PlayStation 5 exclusive that may have just avoided some hot water as it just got delayed from March 13 to April 30 2021. While this should be a good thing, it's intriguing…

January 28, 2021 | 10:38 EST


Returnal Combat Will Star Upgradeable Weapons and Risky Buffs

Harry Krueger, the Creative Director at Housemarque, recently shared some information about Returnal combat, as the release for their PS5 exclusive third-person shooter horror title nears. To begin,…

January 13, 2021 | 12:31 EST


PS5 Exclusive Sci-Fi Shooter Returnal Announced

During Sony's Future of Gaming Show, Returnal was announced. This is a trippy sci-fi adventure that comes exclusively to the PlayStation 5 console. Developed by Housemarque, known for their…

June 11, 2020 | 04:35 EDT

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Nex Machina Review - Power Hour

Housemarque has made a bit of a name for themselves. While their biggest game is probably PlayStation 4 launch title Resogun, they were also well known for their twin stick shooters. Games like Dead…

June 22, 2017 | 08:00 EDT

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Nex Machina

Nex Machina is the newest twin stick shoot 'em up by developer Housemarque that combines flashy visuals with arcade gameplay. Borrowing elements from Resogun and all of their other twin stick games,…

June 22, 2017 | 08:00 EDT