Posts Tagged ‘Eugene Jarvis’

Nex Machina blasts in support for older CPUs

The many explosions of twin-stick shooter Nex Machina [official site] are a wonderful sight (in a wonderful game), and a treat all should be able to enjoy. Good news, gang: now more people can. Developers Housemarque have opened Nex Machina up to more older computers by removing the requirement that processors support SSE 4.1. If you’re riding a hog that’s more digestive-dunking framenudger than silicon-snorting framecrusher, you too may now be able to enjoy the ace action (and ‘splosions). Read the rest of this entry »

Housemarque’s Nex Machina explodes onto PC

Housemarque, the makers of Super Stardust and Dead Nation, have released their latest shoot ’em up. Nex Machina [official site] is a twin-stick shooter made in collaboration with the co-creator of Robotron and Smash TV, Eugene Jarvis, and heavily inspired by that sort of game. It is the future and there are too many robots so you shoot them and they explode. Bang! The explosions make lots of particles. Zwew! You score points too. Ping! And you can play cooperatively with a friend. Hi! Here, look at these explosions: Read the rest of this entry »