Why twitch-based, explosive-heavy action is at the heart of Housemarque’s latest PS4 shooter Matterfall

The studio talk its inspirations and the strive to make art serve gameplay in new behind the scenes video

Matterfall, Housemarque’s dazzling sci-fi shooter is only a few weeks away. But before you plunge into the frantic fast-paced action on 16th August, find out the thinking behind the title’s gameplay and its story background from its creator in this all-new video.

Go behind the scenes at Housemarque as key staff explain the terror that’s gripped a futuristic world and detail your role in saving it from destruction. Find out the inspirations that have forged the team’s creative thinking, and why art is always in the service of gameplay.

Fun mini-game: guess how many times the word ‘explosion’ is used over the course of the video before clicking play.

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This does look good and is on my list but I do wonder why you’ve launched 2 new games in such quick succession, I’ve not got around to Nex Machina yet ?

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