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Returnal Composer Talks Challenges Of Scoring Game Vs Film
Returnal Composer Talks Challenges Of Scoring Game Vs Film
Bobby Krlic breaks down some key differences from the two experiences.
The music of Returnal: an interview with composer Bobby Krlic
The music of Returnal: an interview with composer Bobby Krlic
We’re only a few weeks away from Returnal’s release.
Returnal – Why You Shouldn’t Sleep on This PS5 Exclusive
Returnal – Why You Shouldn’t Sleep on This PS5 Exclusive
Housemarque's rogue-lite could have the gameplay and narrative chops to be truly great.
Returnal Dev Diary Highlights Narrative Design
Returnal Dev Diary Highlights Narrative Design
Narrative director Gregory Louden discusses the various layers of story-telling.
Returnal – 15 Features You Need To Know
Returnal – 15 Features You Need To Know
Here's every reason to be excited for Housemarque's upcoming roguelike shooter.
Returnal: hands-on preview
Returnal: hands-on preview
Returnal launches on April 30. This PS5 exclusive is the result of four years of meticulous crafting by Housemarque, the Finnish studio known for the twitch-based thrills of the likes of Super Stardust, Nex Machina, and acclaimed PS4 launch title Resogun.
Returnal Trailer Features Fast-Paced Combat, Grotesque Foes
Returnal Trailer Features Fast-Paced Combat, Grotesque Foes
Housemarque's Mikael Haveri breaks down the roguelite shooter.
Returnal Has Gone Gold
Returnal Has Gone Gold
Housemarque's rogue-lite shooter is out on April 30th.
Returnal Story Trailer Features Selene Pursuing the “White Shadow”
Returnal Story Trailer Features Selene Pursuing the “White Shadow”
Learn more about the ASTRA scout's ordeal on Atropos.
Returnal: Four mysteries from the new story trailer answered
Returnal: Four mysteries from the new story trailer answered
Today, we are very proud to debut our new story trailer for Returnal with you all and reveal more information about the game’s story ahead of next month’s release.
Returnal’s Story is “Mysterious and Haunting”, Asks “a Lot of Questions”
Returnal’s Story is “Mysterious and Haunting”, Asks “a Lot of Questions”
Game director Harry Krueger talks about the upcoming roguelike's approach to storytelling.
Returnal is Getting Everything it Can from the PS5’s Specs, Says Dev
Returnal is Getting Everything it Can from the PS5’s Specs, Says Dev
Returnal developer talks about how the roguelike shooter will leverage the PS5's hardware.
Returnal, Skyward Sword and the value of video games | Opinion
Returnal, Skyward Sword and the value of video games | Opinion
Video game pricing is a complicated issue -- value is about perception and not just dollars
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 389: Returnal To Form
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 389: Returnal To Form
Email us at [email protected]! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here The team is back and ready to dive into all the juicy details from this week’s State of Play.
Returnal – Narrative Events Randomized Each Run, Travel Between Biomes Possible
Returnal – Narrative Events Randomized Each Run, Travel Between Biomes Possible
Housemarque shines a bit more light on the creepier aspects of Returnal.
Returnal Is a PS5 Exclusive Roguelike with Plenty of Promise
Returnal Is a PS5 Exclusive Roguelike with Plenty of Promise
PS5 exclusive Returnal continues Housemarque's lineage of intense action, but with a new focus on story and some roguelike twists.
How Returnal Takes Advantage of PS5’s New Features
How Returnal Takes Advantage of PS5’s New Features
Returnal will be taking advantage of PS5's DualSense and 3D audio features when it is released in a couple of months.
Returnal Trailer Teases Selene’s Past and Atropos’ Dark Secrets
Returnal Trailer Teases Selene’s Past and Atropos’ Dark Secrets
The rogue-lite elements of Housemarque's shooter are also briefly showcased.
Everything Sony Announced During Today's PlayStation State Of Play
Everything Sony Announced During Today's PlayStation State Of Play
Here’s everything Sony announced, revealed, or otherwise discussed during today’s PlayStation State of Play broadcast. Read more...
Sony State of Play: Everything Announced at the PlayStation News Event
Sony State of Play: Everything Announced at the PlayStation News Event
Here is every game and announcement featured in the February 2021 State of Play for PS5 and PS4 games, including Final Fantasy 7 Remake: Intergrade, Kena: Bridge of Spirits, and Returnal.
How PlayStation 5 exclusive Returnal is keeping the arcade fires alive
How PlayStation 5 exclusive Returnal is keeping the arcade fires alive
It doesn't really feel like a PlayStation launch without a Housemarque title, whether that's Super Stardust's fine appearances at the dawn of PS3, Vita and PSVR or Resogun's star turn upon the release of PlayStation 4.
Dive into the abyss with all-new Returnal gameplay
Dive into the abyss with all-new Returnal gameplay
Hi Everyone! We here at Housemarque are in the midst of finalizing our latest and greatest project to date, Returnal, and the time for unleashing the tentacles will soon be here! We are so excited to have the privilege of Returnal featuring in a State of Play, getting to really dive deeper into the game, […]
Returnal is Looking Like an Early Visual Showcase for the PS5
Returnal is Looking Like an Early Visual Showcase for the PS5
We analyze the most impressive elements of the tech behind Housemarque's upcoming PS5 exclusive.
Which State Is The Worst Game Boy Color?
Which State Is The Worst Game Boy Color?
This week we try to understand how stocks work, learn how one of the best areas in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla was made, dunk on a dumb troll, check out what free games are coming to PS Plus, and pick out the perfect Game Boy shaped like a state.
PS5 Exclusive Returnal Delayed To April 30
PS5 Exclusive Returnal Delayed To April 30
Returnal’s release is now pushed by just over a month, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced today. Read more...
Returnal Delayed to April 30
Returnal Delayed to April 30
Housemarque is taking some additional time to polish the game.
Returnal Delayed to April 2021
Returnal Delayed to April 2021
Returnal, the PS5 exclusive from Housemarque, has been delayed from March 19, 2021 to April 30, 2021.
PS5 exclusive Returnal delayed to end of April
PS5 exclusive Returnal delayed to end of April
Returnal is delayed to 30th April 2021, Sony has announced. Housemarque's PlayStation 5-exclusive was due out 19th March. In a tweet, Sony said the delay will give the developers more time to polish the game. Read more
Returnal is Probably Going to be Better Than You Expect
Returnal is Probably Going to be Better Than You Expect
Housemarque's roguelike shooter is the very definition of a dark horse.
Returnal Will Use the PS5’s SSD to Allow for Instant Respawns
Returnal Will Use the PS5’s SSD to Allow for Instant Respawns
Should be a big boost for a roguelike game.
Returnal’s Pre-Order Bonus Shows Alternate Suits
Returnal’s Pre-Order Bonus Shows Alternate Suits
Two suits will come with at least one version of the game.
Housemarque details rogue-like sci-fi shooter Returnal's loop mechanics and combat
Housemarque details rogue-like sci-fi shooter Returnal's loop mechanics and combat
Developer Housemarque, known for the celebrated likes of Resogun and Nex Machina, has shared new details of its upcoming PS5-exclusive sci-fi shooter Returnal, this time focussing on the looping structure and combat driving the game's moody, rogue-like action. Returnal sees Housemarque moving away from the small but perfectly formed arcade experiences that have earned the studio huge acclaim over the years, and instead opts for something a little more blockbuster in outlook.
Returnal Developer Talks About the Role of Skill and Luck in Progression
Returnal Developer Talks About the Role of Skill and Luck in Progression
Game director Harry Krueger talks about Returnal's nature as a roguelike title.
Returnal combat details: Upgradable weapons, otherworldly tools, and risky buffs
Returnal combat details: Upgradable weapons, otherworldly tools, and risky buffs
Hi everyone! I hope you’re enjoying the recent videos we’ve shared about Returnal.
Housemarque's moody PS5-exclusive sci-fi shooter Returnal gets March release date
Housemarque's moody PS5-exclusive sci-fi shooter Returnal gets March release date
Developer Housemarque is trying something a bit different with its new PS5-exclusive shooter Returnal; while it's earlier output favoured small but pristinely formed arcade experiences - think Resogun and Nex Machina - this time, the developer is going in a decidedly more blockbuster direction, and the result of its toils, we now know, will launch on 19th March next year. Returnal, which was initially unveiled back in June, blends third-person action and platform elements with a great big dollop of moody narrative to create a game Housemarque calls its "most ambitious project to date".
Returnal Releases on March 19th 2021 for PS5
Returnal Releases on March 19th 2021 for PS5
New gameplay reveals enemies, a boss fight and a sick looking sword.
PS5 Exclusive Returnal Gets March Release Date
PS5 Exclusive Returnal Gets March Release Date
Returnal, the latest game from Resogun devs Housemarque, is set for a March 2021 release date.
Returnal launches on PS5 March 19, 2021
Returnal launches on PS5 March 19, 2021
Hi Everyone, as Housemarque celebrates 25 years this year, we can look back at a lot of wonderful projects we’ve done with PlayStation.
Returnal – Best Buy Lists March 19th 2021 Release Date
Returnal – Best Buy Lists March 19th 2021 Release Date
The listing has since been removed by the retailer.
Returnal Video New Reveals Gameplay Snippets
Returnal Video New Reveals Gameplay Snippets
High-octane action and movement abilities briefly showcased.
Returnal Developer Describes How PS5’s 3D Audio Tech Changed Development
Returnal Developer Describes How PS5’s 3D Audio Tech Changed Development
The studio re-evaluated how they recorded their sound
Returnal – Gameplay Details and New Screenshots Revealed
Returnal – Gameplay Details and New Screenshots Revealed
"Bullet hell-fueled combat" awaits players in the roguelike third-person shooter.
Returnal Uses DualSense Adaptive Triggers to Switch Firing Modes
Returnal Uses DualSense Adaptive Triggers to Switch Firing Modes
It also has "near-instant" load speeds along with supporting haptic feedback and Tempest 3D AudioTech.
PS5 Boxart Revealed for 5 More Games
PS5 Boxart Revealed for 5 More Games
The PS5 box art for Demon's Souls, Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Returnal, Gran Turismo 7 and Destruction AllStars has been revealed via Amazon Australia listings for the games.
Returnal Might be Targeting a 2021 Launch
Returnal Might be Targeting a 2021 Launch
Housemarque's PS5 exclusive could be out as early as next year.
Returnal Is Housemarque’s New IP, Coming To PS5
Returnal Is Housemarque’s New IP, Coming To PS5
A game about dying, dying again, and dying some more.