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Stormdivers

4 months ago

Housemarque put ill-fated battle royale Stormdivers “on hold”

Pour one out for Stormdivers, readers. Developers Housemarque today revealed that the long-suffering battle royale contender is being shelved indefinitely, along with all other projects at the studio - save one. See, if there's any remorse in the Finnish firm's announcement, it doesn't show. On Housemarque's 25th anniversary, the developers are gearing up to announce their most ambitious game yet - and if they're gonna…

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1 year ago

Try out Stormdivers, Housemarque’s battle royale in beta this weekend

I'm admittedly a little burnt out on battle royale shooters, but I'm still going to be trying Stormdivers because it's by Housemarque, masters of explosions, lasers and arcade shooters. This weekend (starting 1pm GMT on Saturday, January 26th), they'll be running a short open beta for duos. Grab a buddy, sign up for a free key here and hopefully I'll see you on the future space-battlefield…

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2 years ago

Housemarque’s Stormdivers is a flashy battle royale

Now that Willennials have killed arcade games with our cold, dead hands, Nex Machina developers Housemarque have confirmed that their first steps outside their home genre in 25-odd years are indeed into the valley of battle royale. After cryptically announcing Stormdivers in April, Housemarque have now opened up and started shouting about it. Stormdivers is a third-person multiplayer battle royale 'em up, right, but also…

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Housemarque hint at battle royale flirtation with Stormdivers

"Arcade is dead," Housemarque, the makers of arcade shooters from Super Stardust to Nex Machina, dramatically declared last year. For them, anyway. So what sort of games will they make if not arcade? Over the weekend they announced Stormdivers, "A high flying and heavy hitting multiplayer centric experience." Whatever that means. Housemarque have hinted that it might be something battle royale-ish, which normally wouldn't excite…

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