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A dynamic science-fiction third-person shooter created by Housemarque in cooperation with Sony. The action of Matterfall is set at an unspecified time in the future and tells the story of a soldier and his fight against aggressive creatures, whose bodies consist of crystal-like cubes. The beings have turned human technology against its makers. The gameplay mainly builds on fighting off hordes of enemies and players can observe this fast-paced action from a third-person perspective. During the game, one not only has to skillfully dodge dozens of bullets but also prove their skills in beating platform challenges. When fighting the enemies, the players can make use of a power to manipulate certain objects that can be found in the vicinity and perform a wide range of acrobatic tricks. The game also delivers a system responsible for weaponry upgrades and customization, with which the players can gradually increase the protagonist’s offensive stats.

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Sony PlayStation 4
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Matterfall | PS4

Matterfall release date for PS4:

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15 August 2017 | Worldwide

16 August 2017 | Europe PAL

15 August 2017 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: Internet
Expectations: 9.5 / 10 calculated out of 27 players' votes.  

The PlayStation 4 release of Matterfall is a fast-paced third person shooter featuring a science-fiction setting. The game has been developed by Housemarque, also known for such titles as Resogun, Outland, Dead Nation and the Stardust series.


The story of the game takes place at an unspecified time in the future and follows the adventures of a soldier and his fight against aggressive creatures, whose bodies consist of crystal-like cubes. In this futuristic setting, technology has become the foundation of human civilization, however, eventually something went wrong and this invention has turned against its makers, threatening humans with extinction.


The PlayStation 4 release of Matterfall is a TPP game, where players have to fight off hordes of enemies. The gameplay revolves around dynamic skirmishes, during which one has to dodge dozens of bullets and at the same time prove his skill in completing many platform challenges.

To get the necessary advantage over the enemies, players can manipulate some objects from the environment and perform acrobatic maneuvers. The game also does not lack the munitions modification system, which allows players to increase the offensive stats of their protagonist.

Game modes

In the PlayStation 4 version of Matterfall, one can select to play the single player mode, or one of the available multiplayer modes. The latter option features competitive one-on-one duels, as well as a cooperative mode, where players can join their forces and together fight the AI-controlled enemies.