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Housemarque: a look back


About a week ago, the founders of Housemarque visited Las Vegas for the annual D.I.C.E. event and awards. RESOGUN was nominated for the Best Action Game by the Academy and the nomination by itself was already a huge honor. Congrats to Bioshock Infinite for taking…

RESOGUN brings old-school back in the Action Game of the Year category at the D.I.C.E. Awards


Eeach year, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences awards the best artistic achievements in videogames at the D.I.C.E. Summit. Housemarque, Finland’s oldest game studio, is proud to announce that RESOGUN, the exclusive and critically acclaimed PS4 shooter, has been nominated in the category Action Game of the…

Timofei and Leo: cool dudes in da house


Recently two young fellows joined Housemarque as a part of the mandatory local TET program (in short, work practice) that introduces high-school students to the ins and outs of what real work is like. Granted that we might not be the most ordinary representation of…

The first Hero of RESOGUN


Prior the launch, in all the public announcements related to RESOGUN, we never mentioned the existence of a difficulty level called “Hero”. Today, we are proud to have as a guest on our DevBlog the first player to discover how to unlock it. Ladies and…

RESOGUN hits 10.000 ratings on SEN: a huge “thank you” to all the fans

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Within the first week of PS4, RESOGUN has reached some incredible heights. This blog post is to thank you all, and to reassure you that if aliens invade, we’ll make sure to carry you to the nearest escape pods. Thank you for the reviews, the…

The Dazzling World of Furmins Now Reborn on PSVita


Beatshapers, the independent Ukrainian developer you might know for its work on titles such as Jetpack Joyride, Canabalt and Star Drone has today released Furmins for PSVita, a physics based action puzzle game originally developed by Housemarque, the software house behind titles such as Super Stardust HD, Dead Nation and RESOGUN.

Housemarque office: level up!

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According to Professor Schaumund, creativity works best when allowed to run free in a comfortable setting. Housemarque’s employees have apparently reacted well to an upgrade in their working facilities, enjoying some much needed extra space – quickly starting to express themselves and create some awesome stuff.

A very special message for our Dead Nation fans


At Housemarque, we are aware of the huge follow Dead Nation, our grim twin-stick shooter for PS3, has among fans of action and zombie games alike. That’s why we decided to record a special message about our upcoming PS4 game, RESOGUN, with them in mind….

Introducing RESOGUN


The following article was used on Playstation Blog to announce our new IP, RESOGUN. — Hiya PlayStation.Blog, We are a team of game developers from a company called Housemarque, based in Helsinki, Finland. You might have heard of us before, especially if you’re a PlayStation…

Housemarque on the PS4 announcement


Last week EDGE published a round up of developer opinions about the recent Sony Playstation Meeting. We were asked for a comment too, so read below what Housemarque’s CEO Ilari Kuittinen had to say: “It was great to hear how focused Sony was on games…

Housemarque’s CEO response to alleged concept art pictures

Housemarque’s CEO Ilari Kuittinen released today an official comment regarding the alleged Dead Nation 2, The Walking Dead and Superman artworks discussed in our recent statement: “Playing around with concepts and settings is standard practice among most developers, and as veterans of the industry will…

Housemarque enters the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list for the 4th time in a row


Oops, we did it again! For the fourth time since 2009, Housemarque entered the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list. According to Ilari Kuittinen, Housemarque’s CEO, “the company has been growing quite a lot recently, and this recognition is a testament of that. We are now working on…

Angry Birds Trilogy out now!


Housemarque and Angry Birds fans, the day you’ve been waiting for has finally arrived: the console version of Angry Birds Trilogy is now available at retail outlets across Europe! In a first-of-its-kind Angry Birds experience, you’re now able to play through three award-winning titles: Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry…

Housemarque and Rovio team up for Angry Birds Trilogy

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Dear gamers, ornithologists, and casual bird-watchers: It’s finally time for the big reveal: Housemarque and Rovio have soared together to create Angry Birds Trilogy, the most comprehensive chapter yet in the über-popular avian saga! Fresh off of Furmins and Super Stardust Delta, the Housemarque team…

Super Stardust Delta is the Best Nordic Handheld Game of 2012


May 28, 2012 For industry fancy pants like us, the Nordic Game Awards have for the last 10 years been the place to be: we have fun, we meet old friends, and we celebrate the Nordic Countries’ rollicking game development scene. This year, Housemarque was…