Today, developer Housemarque — who you may recognize from Stardust, Alienation, and the upcoming Nex Machina — released a new batch of screenshots for another one of its sci-fi twin-stick shooters: Matterfall, which is set to release on August 15th on PS4 (with PS4 Pro support) for $19.99 USD.
Never heard of Matterfall? No problem: here’s an overview via the game’s publisher, Sony Interactive Entertainment:
Matterfall is the next game from veteran developers Housemarque who are renowned for their arcade action.
In Matterfall you must survive a unique combination of platforming and bullet hell action within a massively vertical futuristic city that is being overrun by the mysterious Matter.
- A unique combination – Survive a unique combination of platforming and bullet hell action in a vertical city overrun by mysterious Matter.
- Manipulate your environment – Avoid the deadly Red Matter and manipulate Blue Matter to turn the environment to your advantage.
- Master your movements – Master aerial agility, sliding, leaping, flying in Zero G, and blasting, to destroy waves of enemies.
Experiment with weapons – Experiment with augmented weapons as you explore landmark locations of Fortuna City, Hydroponics and Matter Mines.
Notably, if you pre-order Matterfall you will receive a Theme for your PS4, five avatars, and a copy of the soundtrack when the game launches.
Below, you can check out the new screenshots, which are captured off the PS4 Pro. Additionally, you can also check out the game’s box art, if that’s the type of thing you’re interested in.