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  • News Android 17 Looks Like One Speedy Geezer in Dragon Ball FighterZ

    Respect nature

    Well, here it is, the trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ's final additional character (unless Bandai Namco decides to rattle off a second season pass). Android 17 is set to join the roster later this month alongside Cooler, who we've already seen plenty of. Anyway, 17's looking especially sharp in his short gameplay video, with his...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • DLC
    • Trailers
  • News Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Looks Fast and Brutal in New PS4 Gameplay

    Dicing with death

    After a surprisingly tempered reaction to the game when it was announced at E3 2018, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is looking really impressive with each new video. This latest snippet of gameplay from PlayStation Underground drives home that, despite a plethora of gameplay changes, this is every inch a FromSoftware game. Its combat...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
    • Videos
  • News Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Takes PS4 to Court in 2019

    Objection!

    Yes, you read that right -- Capcom's beloved Ace Attorney series is making the jump to PS4 with Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy. Releasing in early 2019, the game packages the first three titles together, marking the first time the courtroom visual novel series has been released on a PlayStation system. Playing as the eponymous...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Ace Attorney
    • Announcements
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 238

    Lightning strikes. Maybe once, maybe twice

    The weekend has arrived in earnest once again, which means that it’s time to play some good old fashioned video games. As we’re on location at EGX 2018 this week, this is shorter than you’re regularly scheduled WAYP – but we weren’t going to skip it, were we? Alex Stinton, Reviewer: This...

    • Talking Point
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • What Are You Playing
  • Hands On In Hitman 2, You Can Finally Claim Fatalities as a Flamingo

    An assassin's need

    There’s surely a formula to the very best Hitman levels, and the good news is that Hitman 2’s new Miami stage follows it to a tee. While you get the feeling this vibrant environment could have been added as an episode to the first season, developer IO Interactive would no doubt argue that a lot has changed under the hood. From...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Hitman
    • EGX 2018
    • Hands On
  • Hands On Dreams Is Going to Be a Game of the Year Candidate

    If it ever comes out

    Media Molecule’s showing a compilation of mini-games that it’s made in Dreams here at EGX 2018, and the highest compliment we can pay them is that many of them would comfortably hang in the indie stand. We don’t even need to get hands on time with the package’s impressive and comprehensive creation suite to realise that...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • EGX 2018
    • Hands On
  • News Reports Say Telltale's The Walking Dead Final Season Is Also Cancelled Following Layoffs

    No more episodes

    Earlier this evening, news broke that Telltale Games has laid off 285 employees, effectively closing the developer down. However, initial reports suggested that a "skeleton crew" was being kept on to finish up the final season of The Walking Dead, but now new reports are saying that isn't actually the case. Sources have told

    • Telltale Games
    • PS4
    • The Walking Dead
    • Industry
  • News SoulCalibur VI Network Test Set for Next Week on PS4, Open to Everyone

    Ranked matches are in

    Bandai Namco has revealed that a SoulCalibur VI network test will be taking place on PlayStation 4 next week. Starting on the 27th September, you'll be able to hit up the PlayStation Store and download the test. It then kicks off on the 28th September. It'll include just one mode, ranked match, but it'll feature 15 playable...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • SoulCalibur
    • Betas

YesterdayFri, 21st Sep 2018

  • Guide SoulCalibur VI - All Confirmed Characters

    Every soul revealed so far

    So, which characters have made the cut in SoulCalibur VI? Bandai Namco's long running fighting game franchise is returning in October 2018, and fans naturally want the character roster to be as sharp as possible. The series has a catalogue of impressively designed duellists, and we're sure SoulCalibur VI will try to make...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • SoulCalibur
    • Guides
    • Characters
  • News Telltale Games Effectively Shuttered After Enormous Layoffs

    The Wolf Among Us 2, Stranger Things seemingly canned

    Telltale Games has laid off 285 employees, effectively ending the episodic developer’s operations. The studio is retaining 25 staff to complete the final season of its The Walking Dead adaptation, but online scuttlebutt suggests that its in-production Wolf Among Us and Stanger Things series...

    • Telltale Games
    • PS4
    • Industry
  • News Quick Destiny 2 Update Makes Ace of Spades Exotic Easier to Get

    That's ace

    Ace of Spades, Cayde's trademark hand cannon in Destiny, is up for grabs in Destiny 2: Forsaken. It's an Exotic weapon that's yours to uncover at the end of the expansion's main story, but actually restoring the gun's power takes time and effort. Previously, in order to make Ace of Spades what it once was, you needed to fulfil several...

    • Bungie
    • PS4
    • Destiny
    • Patches
  • Talking Point What Free October 2018 PS Plus Games Do You Want?

    When will October 2018's PlayStation Plus lineup be revealed?

    What’s the October 2018 PlayStation Plus lineup? And when will the October 2018 PS Plus lineup be revealed? The months seem to come around quicker with every single update, but it’s already time to start thinking about October 2018's roster of PS+ freebies. In this article we’re...

    • PS Plus
    • PlayStation Plus
    • October 2018
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News PS4 and PS2 Game Downloads Added to PlayStation Now in Europe

    New feature now in both regions

    Yesterday, Sony dropped the bombshell that PlayStation Now had been updated to allow PS4 and PS2 games to be downloaded directly, a huge change that has been met with an almost universally positive response. With both streaming and download options now available, Sony's service is now a much more attractive...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Now
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    PS4

    Review Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle

    A brawler CPS-pecialist's dream Capcom-pilation

    Don’t hang up! We have a little business proposition for you. Push Square propose that any retro gamer with a love of side-scrolling beat-‘em-ups make it their business to play the Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle, particularly as a historical jaunt through an impressive display of seven cherry-picked...

    • Reviews
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle
  • Poll Now That It Offers Game Downloads, Are You Tempted to Subscribe to PS Now?

    In the Now

    The topic of this week's Friday poll is an obvious one. Earlier this week, Sony dropped the news that PS4 and PS2 game downloads had been added to its subscription service PlayStation Now. Previously, subscribers could only stream PS Now's library of games, but with the option to download them and play them whenever you want, the service...

    • Sony
    • PlayStation Now
    • PS Now
    • PS4
    • Polls
  • News More PS4 Games on Sale in North American Flash Sale

    Blink and you'll miss it

    It’s the weekend, which means that Sony’s looking to shake every last cent out of your wallet with an all-new Flash Sale in the North American PlayStation Store. Scheduled to run through 8AM PDT on Monday, 24th September, the limited time promotion includes heavy discounts on MLB The Show 18 ($19.99), Far Cry Primal...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • North America
    • PlayStation Store
    • Sales
  • 4

    PS4

    Review NBA Live 19

    Basketbawl

    When it comes to sport simulation video games, it’s clear that EA Sports is king. It has the crown in just about every major sport, and this was the case for many years with its NBA Live series. Live was the standard bearer for close to 15 years, but during the jump from the PlayStation 2 to the PlayStation 3, it began to lose its grip,...

    • Reviews
    • EA Sports
    • PS4
    • NBA Live 19
  • Guide PlayStation Now PS4 FAQ - Price, Games, Downloads, Streaming, and How it Works

    A guide to PS4's game download and streaming service

    What is PlayStation Now on PS4? How much does PS Now cost? What games are available on PS Now? In this guide, we aim to answer all your questions regarding PS Now, the PlayStation 4 service that allows you to stream and download a wide variety of games for a monthly fee. It's been around for a...

    • PlayStation Now
    • PS Now
    • PS4
    • Price
    • Games
  • Hands On Metro Exodus Pledges a Petrifying Apocalyptic Playground to PS4

    From Russia with blood

    For a franchise named after Russia’s subway system, Metro Exodus certainly seems big. The sequel to the PlayStation 3’s Metro: Last Light hints at its scale as we pull up its in-game map; we’re located in the bottom-left of the survival sandbox, but there’s clearly miles of apocalyptic landscape to explore here. It’s...

    • Deep Silver
    • PS4
    • Metro
    • EGX 2018
    • Hands On
  • News Monster Hunter: World's Spooky Autumn Festival Is Live on PS4, Nab a Cool Armour Set

    Harvest time

    Announced earlier this month, the Autumn Festival is now live in Monster Hunter: World. As with other seasonal events, logging in and completing limited bounties nets you tickets, which you can then use to purchase themed armour sets. Quests from previous events are back, too, so you can catch up on special missions that you may have...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Monster Hunter
  • News Square Enix Partners with Deck Nine on New Title

    Before the storm

    Square Enix has extended its external development partnership with Life Is Strange: Before the Storm creator Deck Nine. The pair will collaborate on a new title, although it’s keeping the nature of the project under wraps for the time being. Our assumption? It’ll have something to do with DONTNOD’s teen series. “The...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Life Is Strange
    • Industry
  • News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Post Launch Content Has Timed Exclusivity on PS4

    Only a week, though

    As you no doubt will have guessed, Call of Duty and Sony are still partnered up on the marketing front, and that extends to future DLC for the upcoming entry. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will be supported with new content after launch, and it'll arrive on PS4 first. It's not as bad as it sounds, though; the timed exclusivity is...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty
  • News New Life Is Strange 2 Trailer Provides One Final Look Before Launch on PS4

    First episode out next week

    Prepare for some teen angst and indie tunes: Life Is Strange 2 is just around the corner. Square Enix has released a final trailer for the game ahead of the release of the first episode, which is due out on 26th September 2018. In case you've not been keeping up, this sequel moves away from the time-shifting antics of...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Life Is Strange
    • Trailers

Thursday20th Sep 2018

  • News PlayStation Now Adds PS4, PS2 Game Downloads in US, Changing the Service Dramatically

    Game changer

    For years it's felt like PlayStation Now has been treading water. It allows subscribers to stream games on their PlayStation 4, and it features a diverse library of titles. Of course, not everyone is in a position to stream their games perfectly, and so the service has gone somewhat under the radar for a while. However, Sony appears to...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation now
  • Guide Where to Buy and Pre-Order the PlayStation Classic Mini Console

    Where to pre-order the mini PSone

    In case you somehow missed the announcement, Sony's releasing the PlayStation Classic, a pint-sized PSone console with a bunch of games pre-loaded. The mini machine is set to release on 3rd December 2018, and pre-order pages are beginning to pop up across the web. But where can you buy the PlayStation Classic?...

    • Sony
    • PlayStation Classic
    • PSone
    • Retro
    • Buy
  • News Spider-Man PS4 Destroys Sales Records, Generates More Profit than Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-God

    Marvel's Spider-Man has quickly proven to be an unstoppable hit, no doubt much to the delight of both Sony and Marvel. The PlayStation 4 exclusive reportedly sold through 3.3 million copies in just three days when it launched earlier this month, and assuming that number is accurate, that means it made more profit than the latest...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Spider-Man
    • Sales
  • News Camilla Luddington Unsure If She'll Return as Lara Croft

    She was axed the question

    Shadow of the Tomb Raider has completed Lara Croft’s origin arc, so now fans are wondering what’s next for the iconic adventurer. Speaking with Entertainment Tonight, actress Camilla Luddington didn’t rule out a return, but she admitted she genuinely doesn’t know what the future holds for the character now that the...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Tomb Raider
  • TGS 2018 Sony's 'PlayStation Network Presentation' Turned Out to Be Nothing

    But you can watch it anyway

    Earlier in the week, we reported on an interesting Tokyo Game Show 2018 schedule listing. Sony had planned an hour-long "PlayStation Network" presentation at the event, sparking speculation that it may be showing off new network functionality or something else worthy of note. Further fuel was added to the fire due to...

    • TGS 2018
    • Sony
    • PlayStation Network
    • PSN
  • News PS Now's PS3 Games Can't Be Downloaded, 'Not Compatible' with PS4

    This isn't living

    PlayStation Now's massive new change means that members in the USA can now download PS4 and PS2 games straight onto their current gen console's hard drive. It's a huge step forward for the service, which has felt like something of an afterthought for a long time. However, there was a big question mark as to why PS3 titles aren't...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Now
    • PS3
  • News PS Plus Subscription Not Required for PlayStation Now Downloads

    No extra cost for online play

    You won’t need a PlayStation Plus subscription to play PlayStation Now downloads online. Sony announced earlier today that it will be adding a download option to its cloud-based subscription service, meaning that you’ll no longer be required to stream games. However, you won’t

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Plus
    • PlayStation Now
  • News Capcom 'Evaluating' Other Options for Divisive Devil May Cry 5 Music Following Claims of Sexual Manipulation

    Dante's battle theme pulled

    Yesterday, we reported on the newly revealed music track for Devil May Cry 5, titled Subhuman. It's the song that's set to play when Dante is in combat, but it didn't go down well at all with fans. The video for the song was bombarded with dislikes on YouTube, and later on, the video was taken down. At the time, we...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Devil May Cry
  • News Red Dead Redemption 2 Has a First-Person View Mode, Just like GTA V

    Through the eyes of Arthur Morgan

    New Red Dead Redemption 2 previews are hitting the 'net, and one of the biggest points many of them make is that the game can be played entirely in first-person, much like Grand Theft Auto V on PlayStation 4. That's right, you can switch to the eyes of main character Arthur Morgan at any time during gameplay,...

    • Rockstar
    • PS4
    • Red Dead Redemption
  • TGS 2018 Kingdom Hearts III Brings the Whimsy with Glitzy PS4 Slim Bundle

    Fit for a king

    Sony’s already announced a PlayStation 4 Pro bundle for Kingdom Hearts III, but why not double down with a PS4 Slim as well? Due out in Japan alongside the game on 25th January in the region, the console sports a golden patchwork pattern featuring various symbols from the series, as well as an emblem in the centre. It comes with all...

    • TGS 2018
    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Kingdom Hearts
    • Bundles
  • News PlayStation Classic Games Lineup Will Differ Between Japanese and Western Versions

    Apart from the five announced

    So far, we only know about a quarter of the titles that are set to feature on Sony's PlayStation Classic mini console, but depending on where you buy it, the rest of the lineup could be quite different. The five currently announced will feature on the machine in Japan and the West, but the other titles will vary by...

    • Sony
    • PlayStation Classic
    • PSone
    • Retro
    • Japan
  • News Red Dead Redemption 2 Has Realistic Survival Mechanics like Eating, Sleeping, and Washing

    There's even weapon degradation

    We hope that you like survival mechanics, because it sounds like Red Dead Redemption 2 is full of them. New previews reveal that as main character Arthur Morgan, you'll need to eat, drink, sleep, and even bathe to maintain both a healthy body and healthy relationships with other characters. Apparently, Arthur's hair...

    • Rockstar
    • PS4
    • Red Dead Redemption
  • TGS 2018 Resident Evil 2's Looking Ridiculously Good in Story Trailer

    What's Wong with you?

    Hnngh! Resident Evil 2 has looked amazing since its surprise announcement at E3 2018, but this new story trailer designed to coincide with TGS 2018 may be its best yet. The clip showcases the branching plots of protagonists Claire Redfield and Leon S. Kennedy – and it gives us our very first glimpse of Ada Wong, who’s shed...

    • TGS 2018
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
    • Trailers
  • News Survival Game Stranded Deep Crashes onto PS4 in October

    Island hopping

    Continuing the trend of cult hit survival games migrating from PC to PS4, Stranded Deep is making the journey on 9th October. You can get a feel for it in the above trailer. Like many games of the same mould, you'll be hunting and gathering in a bid to survive -- this time, in the middle of the sea on a series of deserted islands...

    • Telltale Games
    • PS4
    • Stranded Deep
    • Trailers
  • TGS 2018 'No Plans' for Vita Successor, Says Sony

    As you'd expect

    It comes as no real surprise, but Sony vice president Hiroyuki Oda has said that the company has no plans to release another handheld console. The news comes alongside confirmation that Sony will be discontinuing Vita production in 2019. "Currently, we do not have any plans regarding a new handheld device," Oda said. Whether that...

    • TGS 2018
    • Sony
    • Vita
  • Japanese Sales Charts Spider-Man PS4 Secures Second Week at the Top, Holds off Tomb Raider

    Meanwhile, Black Clover bombs

    Marvel's Spider-Man has been a bit of a revelation for Sony in Japan. It swung straight in at number one last week, and it's managed to retain its place at the top of the charts. For the second week in a row, Spidey dominated Japanese software, shifting a further 81,000 copies. Total sales now break 200,000, which is...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • Vita
  • TGS 2018 What the Honk Is Going on in World of Final Fantasy Maxima?

    Expanded edition gets story trailer

    World of Final Fantasy Maxima, the expanded edition of 2016’s twee role-playing release, has received a brand new trailer as part of TGS 2018 this week. The clip showcases some of the new features that you’ll find in the re-release, including the Avatar Change system which will allow you to play as classic...

    • TGS 2018
    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • World of Final Fantasy
    • Trailers
  • News Red Dead Redemption 2 Looks Stunning in New Batch of PS4 Screenshots

    Boy howdy

    Rockstar is no slouch when it comes to visuals, and Red Dead Redemption 2 is looking particularly pretty. The developer has released dozens of new screenshots of the upcoming open world Western, and it looks utterly gorgeous. [image:8,

    • Rockstar
    • PS4
    • Red Dead Redemption
    • Screenshots
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    PS4

    Review Little Dragons Café

    All fired up

    Booting up Little Dragons Café for the first time, the first thing that strikes is how damn cute the whole thing is. From the adorable twins you choose between to play as to the quaint café itself complete with delightful miniature vegetable patch and impossibly sweet chickens running around, everything is designed to immediately tug...

    • Reviews
    • Rising Star Games
    • PS4
    • Little Dragons Cafe
  • TGS 2018 PS Vita Production to Cease Next Year in Japan, Says Sony Boss

    Vita means life?

    We all knew it was coming. Sony's ill-fated handheld has been winding down slowly, but the PS Vita has continued to sell relatively well in Japan. However, in 2019, the platform holder will be pulling the plug on production in Japan. This comes from a report issued by Famitsu, which Gematsu has translated. Sony Interactive...

    • TGS 2018
    • Sony
    • Vita
    • Industry
  • Indie Bin METAL MAX Xeno, SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy, Stay

    Also: Moonfall Ultimate

    From the embers of the Push Square Podcast rises Indie Bin – a feature that draws attention to some of the smaller games in PlayStation's busy release schedule. Once the Indie Bin is full, we'll put it out for collection in these consolidated articles featuring several pint-sized reviews. The metric here is simple: games we...

    • Indie Bin
    • PS4
    • Reviews
    • Features
  • News You'll Need to Verify Your PS Now Sub Occasionally to Play Offline

    Internet required every few days

    Starting today in the United States, you’ll be able to download PlayStation Now games locally to your console, rather than streaming them. It means that you’ll be able to play these titles without an online connection at all, but you will need to verify your membership “every few days”. This is so that Sony...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Now
  • 4

    PS4

    Review Blind

    Are you afraid of the dark?

    When Tiny Bull Studios first announced Blind, they were, for the most part, ahead of the curve when it came to first-person titles based around using echolocation. However, in the ensuing years, that type of game has practically burgeoned into its own sub-genre, with titles like Perception and Stifled leading the charge...

    • Reviews
    • Tiny Bull Studios
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Blind
  • TGS 2018 New Ace Combat 7 Gameplay Brings the Thunder on PS4

    Chocks away

    We're loving the look of Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown here at Push Square Towers. From all that we've seen, the upcoming sequel appears to be a return to the sharp gameplay and cheesy dialogue fans know and love. This is on full display in this new footage, which comes courtesy of DualShockers. In mission 7, the player must destroy...

    • TGS 2018
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Ace Combat
    • Videos
  • TGS 2018 Onechanbara Origin Remakes PS2 Originals for PS4

    Be the Onechanbara

    Those of you who enjoy watching buxom babes dead-head the deceased may be excited to learn that D3 Publisher has announced Onechanbara Origin, a full-scale PlayStation 4 remake of the first two titles in the Z-List series. The Onechanbara and its sequel originally launched on the PlayStation 2 in 2004 and 2005 respectively, but...

    • TGS 2018
    • D3 Publisher
    • PS4
    • Onechanbara
    • Announcements
  • News THQ Nordic's Spending Spree Expands to Alone in the Dark

    It Carnby true

    THQ Nordic is a company with a lot of cash, and it’s buying every dormant intellectual property it can get its greedy little hands on. Next up: survival horror Alone in the Dark, which it’s clawed away from the clutches of Atari Europe for an undisclosed fee. The company also picked up real-time strategy series Act of War, which...

    • THQ Nordic
    • Atari
    • Alone in the Dark
    • Industry
  • TGS 2018 Dante Looks Badass in Latest Devil May Cry 5 Trailer

    Plus, new playable character revealed

    Capcom has released a new trailer for Devil May Cry 5, and the game continues to look ridiculous and brilliant. We see the main man Dante in action in the above video, and he's looking great. We're still big fans of his motorbike/dual swords. Trish and Lady also make a return here, joining Dante on his...

    • TGS 2018
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Devil May Cry
    • Trailers
  • TGS 2018 Dragon Ball Creator Brings Four Original Characters to Jump Force

    Toriyama still bangin' them out

    Jump Force has gained a lot of traction recently. The character roster keeps on growing, and Bandai Namco seems to be going in hard as far as marketing is concerned. But now things are really getting interesting, with Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama crafting four brand new characters for the game. All four of them...

    • TGS 2018
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Jump Force
    • Trailers
  • TGS 2018 Wet Your Eyes with Disaster Report 4 Plus: Summer Memories Trailer

    Tears in the rain

    Well this is bloomin’ melancholy, isn’t it? The new Disaster Report 4 Plus: Summer Memories trailer, set to some sad piano-led crooning, shows people facepalming and staring at their shoes, as collapsed buildings pepper the backdrop. We’ve got something in our eye! After a long, long road to release – including a...

    • TGS 2018
    • Granzella
    • PS4
    • Disaster Report
    • Trailers
  • TGS 2018 Devil May Cry 5 Deluxe Edition Lets Nero Wield Mega Man's Mega Buster

    New Devil Breaker shown off

    Nero's Devil Breaker ability allows him to use several different arm attachments that will aid him as he does battle with demons. While Devil May Cry 5 looks wonderfully over the top, Capcom is pushing boundaries with the Deluxe Edition of the game, which includes a few exclusive Devil Breakers -- most notably, Mega Man's...

    • TGS 2018
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Devil May Cry
    • Trailers

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