Connect with us

Resogun and Alien Nation creators, Housemarque, have been very busy working on their new title, Nex Machina. They’ve fed us bits and pieces of the experience over the past year since its initial announcement, but the game will essentially play like a spaceship shoot’em up and focus on humanity’s reliance on technology. Today, the developers revealed that they’re taking Nex Machina even further than just another arcade shooter.

One such aspect is competitive seasons. There will be dedicated weeks or months where you can gain Ranks, Experience Points, and Season Coins by playing the game against the leaderboards. They’ve also mentioned that there will be different challenges in the seasons to make things more skill-based and long-lasting.

Additionally there were be modifiers to Nex Machina. Unfortunately, we were only given two examples: x2 game speed and enemies spawning with increased ammunition. Lastly, a Replay Mode will be available that essentially acts as a ghost mode. You’ll be able to see other players tear their way through robots in real-time and see what strategy they’re using and what makes them so skilled. This way you’ll be able to learn and improve your game in no time. You can check out the video version of this announcement below.

Nex Machina is expected to release for the PlayStation 4 this Summer. We’ll keep you updated as we know more. Is anyone else a fan of Housemarque? Did you platinum Resogun or Alien Nation? Are you looking forward to Nex Machina? Let us know in the comments!

SOURCE: PlayStation Blog

Lover of all things video games and PlayStation and my many platinum trophies can attest to that fact. My life was literally saved by gaming and I do everything to pay back that debt every day.

Gaming

Google engineers successfully hacked the PS Portal to run emulated PSP games

blank

Published

on

blank

After about a month of work, a couple of Google employees have successfully hacked the PS Portal, PlayStation’s handheld streaming solution. Their project is not set for public release anytime soon, but the hack is purely software-based, eliminating the need for hardware exploitation.

Andy Nguyen, a cloud vulnerability researcher, and Calle Svensson, a security engineer, shared their latest project on Twitter. They successfully ran the PSP emulator PPSSPP on the PS Portal. They presented the 2005 PSP classic Grand Theft Auto: Liberty Stories.

https://x.com/theflow0/status/1759627938910089575?s=20

As a wireless streaming device, the idea of playing games on the PS Portal without a PS5 providing the power was considered impossible. It’s quite surprising how quickly Nguyen and Svensson have overcome this initial hurdle. It remains to be seen where their efforts will take them, but we will definitely keep an eye on their progress. Nguyen expressed that there is still a lot of work left to do.

Continue Reading

Gaming

Lady Gaga reveals collaboration with Fortnite for upcoming festival and addresses typo

blank

Published

on

blank

Lady Gaga, also known as Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, has teased an upcoming collaboration with Fortnite Festival set to be unveiled soon. More pertinent to our specific attention to detail, Gaga has also admitted to a mistake made around four years ago, indicating her keen awareness of the franchise’s significant value.

Gaga shared a mesmerizing picture of her character in Fortnite and also retweeted a post from 2019 where she asked her fans, “What’s fortnight?”. She finally got the chance to correctly spell the title of the game, allowing us to breathe a sigh of relief after waiting anxiously.

Lady Gaga will be teaming up with other top celebrities to maximize their presence on the Fortnite platform. Travis Scott once hosted a live concert in Battle Royale a couple of years ago, while the Weeknd just premiered the music video for the song “Popular” at the Fortnite Festival.

https://x.com/ladygaga/status/1759986415415459972?s=20

 

Continue Reading

Gaming

Reflecting on Street Fighter 5’s tumultuous launch, Capcom looks back eight years later

blank

Published

on

blank

For those who may not recall, nearly eight years ago today, Street Fighter 5 was released in 2016 in a rather incomplete state. The content available was impressive initially, but the limited number of characters and lack of single-player game modes stood out. Capcom expresses regret for the entire situation, offering apologies years later for having “betrayed” players’ expectations.

On SF5’s eighth anniversary, the developers must be feeling nostalgic. They recently posted a Japanese-language tweet looking back on the mistakes made and the challenges that were eventually overcome. The number of playable characters has grown to 45, and the game has seen various enhancements, including the introduction of new abilities such as V Skills/Trigger II and V Shift. Even now, hundreds of thousands of players still choose to play this game instead of the newer Street Fighter 6.
Have you had the chance to try out Street Fighter 5 since it was first released? What do you recall about the game’s reception? Take a trip down memory lane in the comments section below.

Continue Reading

Trending