Editor Joe Morgan wrote,
"Every console launch needs a handful of games to keep the early adopters happy with their purchase decision. Housemarque, creators of the PlayStation 3′s Super Stardust HD, have been called in by Sony to create that sort of experience for PlayStation 4 owners. Heralded as one of the strongest must-have titles of the PlayStation 4, Housemarque and Resogun have some big shoes to fill. How does the game stand up? Does it live up to the hype or is it stardust in the wind?"