Nex Machina is an intense arcade style twin-stick shooter from Housemarque. Taking hints from both Robotron and Smash TV, Nex Machina focuses on pure action, voxel destruction and competition in the distant, cablepunk themed future.
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Very Positive (252 reviews) - 87% of the 252 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jun 20, 2017

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June 22

Patch v1.04 0032.005 (hotfix 2)

We released a quick hotfix which fixes a nasty crash.


v1.04 0032.005 - June 23rd, 2017
Hotfix 2

Engine
* Fixed crash with Master difficulty during the boss battle

Menus
* Tweaked credits


More info in the Discussions section:
http://steamcommunity.com/app/404540/discussions/0/2592234299527429927/

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June 20

Nex Machina from Housemarque is finally here!

Get Nex Machina here: http://nex.housemarque.com/steam_outland


From the team that created Resogun and in collaboration with Eugene Jarvis (Robotron, Smash TV) comes an intense arcade shooter that blends the best of coin-op skillful gameplay and modern cutting edge voxel tech.


Travel through a diverse alternate universe where robots have taken over and humans have an unhealthy symbiosis with their screened devices. Starting from the “Techno Forest” you make your way through ever increasing robot infestation as you attempt to save humanity.


Particle explosions and neon lights are always better with a great soundtrack. Ari Pulkkinen (RESOGUN) returns to helm an adrenaline fueled set of tracks that blend synthwave and retro game influences.

https://youtu.be/jlMa5lZZQ-g


FEATURES:

Nex Machina features a fully fledged arcade Campaign that can be played solo or in local co-op with a friend.
Tons of secrets and alternate paths in each world. Upgradeable player character with access to six (6) different special weapons, that all can be lost as you perish in the torrent of endless robots.
Deep layered gameplay that let’s you juggle with saving humans and trying to stay alive.
Complex enemy design and pulsating bullet patterns that can get you in the zone.
Three different main difficulty setting and more to unlock as you learn the ropes. Each difficulty offering new things to learn and conquer.
A changing challenge mode called the Arena, where you can return to locations in the game that are now totaly different with faster speeds and other fresh modifications. Competing to beat your friends and the world with unique leaderboards for each challenge.

Unlockable skins, weapon colors and more that open up as you play the different modes available.

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Reviews

“Perfectly crafted stage design, flawless controls, and an amazingly consistent flow of action.”
90 – Metro GameCentral

“Housemarque has just made the game of its career.”
Essential – Eurogamer

“Nex Machina is a game that confidently meets expectations. It's difficult, intensely satisfying, and packed with enough secrets and lofty secondary objectives to keep you enraptured for hours.”
90 – Gamespot

About This Game

Nex Machina is an intense arcade style twin-stick shooter from Housemarque. Taking hints from both Robotron and Smash TV, Nex Machina focuses on pure action, voxel destruction and competition in the distant, cablepunk themed future.





In the world of Nex Machina, humans have become so dependent on technology that they cannot avert their eyes from portable devices anymore. Around them, machines have reached consciusness and surpassed human intelligence tenfold. No reasons to be servants now – robots are clearly the superior lifeform. And to make their point, they start eradicating all human life...

Housemarque, the creators of Resogun, and Eugene Jarvis invite you on a trip back to the age of arcades and play Nex Machina, the twinstick shooter of this generation. Destroy the evil robots, free the humans and defeat your friends' high scores along with their dreams of success. Do you have what it takes to make it to the top?

- Explosive twin-stick arcade shooter gaming at its finest
- Over 100+ challenging levels in 6 different intense worlds
- Secret paths, levels and humans
- Local cooperative multiplayer
- Deep scoring system, rich metagame and replayability
- Specially tailored feats and achievements
- Community and friend leaderboards
- Unlockables and player profiles
- Next gen signed distance field (SDF) ray-tracing and morphing tech
- Voxel driven, significantly reworked version of the Housemarque engine


System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: 64 bit Windows 10 / 8 / 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-4690 or AMD FX-4300
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2 GB Video RAM - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon R9 270
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires SSE 4.1 support from CPU (Doesn't run on Phenom II)
    Recommended:
    • OS: 64 bit Windows 10 / 8 / 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-4690 or AMD FX-4300
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 4 GB Video RAM - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon R9 390
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires SSE 4.1 support from CPU (Doesn't run on Phenom II)

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