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Review: The Swapper (PlayStation 4)

The Swapper (PlayStation 4)

The clone wars

The world of human cloning is a scientific nightmare, and in The Swapper you'll tackle that minefield head on. Curve Studios' latest indie conversion attempts to use a clever puzzle mechanic to examine and answer complex metaphysical questions. But does this charming indie solve the problem, or is it just a load of philosophical...

Feature: The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Six: Tackling the Strike's Co-Op Difficulty Spike

The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Six: Tackling the Strike's Co-Op Difficulty Spike

Got your back

All the way back in the hazy days of the Destiny alpha, complaints about the download's co-op based Strike mission were rife. Many argued that it was too hard compared to the other co-op activities, while others simply put forward the opinion that the big boss enemies of this hectic challenge were far too beefy, and that their total...

Feature: We're All Going on a Sony Summer Holiday

We're All Going on a Sony Summer Holiday

Fun in the sun

Cancel your cheeky week in Barbados or Benidorm, because Push Square Sabbaticals are taking you on an all-inclusive tour of the sunniest resorts in Sony land. During your ten day stay on Planet PlayStation, you’ll visit the most tantalising tourist spots that gaming has to offer, each lovingly laying out idyllic views,...

News: A New Story Mission Is Taking You to the Moon in the Destiny Beta Tomorrow

A New Story Mission Is Taking You to the Moon in the Destiny Beta Tomorrow

We would never have guessed

Tomorrow marks the last full day of the Destiny beta, and what a huge success it appears to have been. Writing on its official blog, developer Bungie has confirmed that you'll be heading to the Moon, as the mission that's been sitting on our map screens since the beta began will be unlocked. Unfortunately, the new...

News: How The Last of Us Remastered Is Evolving PS4 Hit inFAMOUS: Second Son's Photo Mode

How The Last of Us Remastered Is Evolving PS4 Hit inFAMOUS: Second Son's Photo Mode

Make love to the camera

PlayStation 4 exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son’s photo mode may have been added as a simple post-release patch, but it’s clear that developer Sucker Punch struck gold with the feature. We recently pondered whether more games should support the option, and it seems that Naughty Dog agrees, with The Last of Us Remastered set...

News: Evil Dead's Sam Raimi to Produce Movie Adaptation of The Last of Us

Evil Dead's Sam Raimi to Produce Movie Adaptation of The Last of Us

Game of Thrones star mooted for Ellie role

Sam Raimi, the American film veteran best known for Evil Dead and the, er, previous Spider-Man trilogy, will produce Naughty Dog’s upcoming cinematic adaptation of The Last of Us. The tidbit was confirmed during a Sony Screen Gems panel at Comic-Con, in which the Hollywood hero was accompanied by...

News: Journey to Be Playable on PS4 at GamesCom 2014 Next Month

Journey to Be Playable on PS4 at GamesCom 2014 Next Month

Yes, you read that right

Assuming that Sony hasn’t just let a hearty halibut leak out of its typically tight fish tank, then the company looks set to have an incredible showing at GamesCom 2014 next month. As part of a nonchalant lineup list which has appeared on its official convention landing page, the company appears to have confirmed that...

News: How Do You Get in the Destiny Beta on PS4? You Don't Need a Pre-Order Anymore

How Do You Get in the Destiny Beta on PS4? You Don't Need a Pre-Order Anymore

Everyone's invited

Even if you haven’t spent the past week or so playing the Destiny beta, there’s a good chance that you’re probably a little sick of hearing about it. That’s because we’ve been overloading you with diaries, images, and stories from the frontline for the past seven days – and there are still plenty more to come. Still,...

News: Square Enix Unlocks Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX Limited Edition on PS3

Square Enix Unlocks Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX Limited Edition on PS3

Company used a Keyblade

You didn’t think that upcoming compilation Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX was going to release without some kind of collector’s edition, did you? Just like the Genie out of Aladdin’s lamp, Square Enix has helped all of your dreams come true, by confirming that all copies of the forthcoming collection will come with a pin...

Rumour: Google Gets Twitchy and Acquires Streaming Site for $1 Billion

Google Gets Twitchy and Acquires Streaming Site for $1 Billion

Paranoid Android

You can’t blame Google for wanting to flash a little cash – after all, with corporate competitors Apple and Facebook both splurging some spare change of late, the search engine giant must have been feeling left out. Fortunately, it’s reportedly managed to find a use for the coins stashed down the side of its office sofa – by...

Weirdness: Final Fantasy Meets Batman with This New Play Arts Figure

Final Fantasy Meets Batman with This New Play Arts Figure

Super Batmechman Ultimate

Love him or hate him, Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts character designer and regular game director Tetsuya Nomura still boasts a lot of influence when it comes to giant Japanese publisher, Square Enix. So much so, that he's designed a new Play Arts Kai Batman figure in conjunction with DC Comics. To be totally honest,...

Review: The Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 4 - Amid the Ruins (PlayStation Network)

The Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 4 - Amid the Ruins (PlayStation Network)

The penultimate peril

The next to last episode of the second season of Telltale Games’ episodic The Walking Dead adaptation is an unsurprisingly gripping experience. Following in the footsteps of arguably the best instalment that Telltale Games has released to date, the fourth entry, Amid the Ruins, has an awful lot to live up to. And live up to...

Feature: The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Five: Wasting Inordinate Amounts of Time at the Tower

The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Five: Wasting Inordinate Amounts of Time at the Tower

The good life

When you really stop and think about it, Destiny's hub location dubbed the Tower is a beautiful thing. In a game where essentially all you do is shoot things in the head, the Tower provides a resting place where you can enjoy some downtime between stints of slaughter. You can introduce yourself to other players, buy new equipment,...

News: PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886 Would Be Impossible on Any Other Console

PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886 Would Be Impossible on Any Other Console

Ready at Dawn fans the historical flames

Every now and then, developers creating exclusive adventures like to talk up the hardware that they’ve opted to work on. In this instance, it’s the folks at Ready at Dawn, who don’t believe that historical excursion The Order: 1886 would be possible on any platform other than the PlayStation 4. Prepare...

Review: Another World (PlayStation 4)

Another World (PlayStation 4)

Back off, man. I'm a scientist

A tiny team of developers with an independent spirit and a vision of creating a game that’s inspired by classic science fiction may seem like a description of Push Square’s E3 2014 Game of the Show, but it could just as easily be applied to Another World. Yet, while Sean Murray of Hello Games talked about creating...