Sony buys Returnal developer Housemarque

Sony has bought Returnal developer Housemarque. The Helsinki, Finland-based studio becomes the latest developer within the PlayStation Studios first-party operation. Terms were not disclosed. The addition of Housemarque, which has created a string of PlayStation exclusives including Super Stardust HD, Resogun and, most recently, PlayStation 5-exclusive Returnal, “enhances the creative force of PlayStation Studios”, Hermen […]

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Astonishing ‘Fairy Lanterns’ Found Growing in the Darkest Depth of Malaysian Rainforest

So-called ‘fairy lanterns’ are among the most extraordinary-looking of all flowering plants. These curious, leafless plants (genus Thismia) grow in the darkest depths of remote rainforests where they are seldom seen. There are some 90 species worldwide, distributed across the forests of Asia, Australasia, South America, and the USA. They all lack true leaves and […]

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