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Round Up: Watch Dogs PS4 Reviews Make a Strong Connection with Critics

Watch Dogs PS4 Reviews Make a Strong Connection with Critics

Off the hook

That’s not tinnitus that you can hear – no, it’s the sound of Watch Dogs hitting store shelves. The build up to Ubisoft’s latest sandbox smash has been more drawn out than the last note in Thunderball, but the open world adventure is finally set to phone home – your home, to be precise. While we haven’t had enough time...

Feature: Kickstarter Monthly Round Up - Issue Two

Kickstarter Monthly Round Up - Issue Two

Survival of the fittest

It's been a month since our first Kickstarter round-up, which was met with many triumphs and failures. For those that missed it, reader favourite Hover: Revolt of Gamers smashed all of its initial stretch goals with a day to spare. However, second horse running Cult County fell at the first hurdle,

First Impressions: PS4 Puzzler The Swapper Is a Ridley Scott Meets Metroid Masterclass

PS4 Puzzler The Swapper Is a Ridley Scott Meets Metroid Masterclass

Do the old switcheroo

Games are the perfect medium for escapism, transporting us anywhere from the depths of the ocean to the furthest reaches of the universe. The Swapper depicts an unnerving return to the desolate realm of space, as you’re whisked away to the apparently abandoned Theseus Space Station. Using an experimental device, can you...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 27

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 27

Here comes the sun

The sun is shining, the weather is sweet – and already this editor is acting like a classic Brit by complaining about the scorching temperature outside. It’s all shorts, flip-flops, and closed curtains here at Push Square towers, as we attempt to avoid the heat and enjoy some good old-fashioned gaming time. Regardless of the...

Feature: Five Ways PS4 Can Keep the Lead in the Next-Gen Console Clash

Five Ways PS4 Can Keep the Lead in the Next-Gen Console Clash

War never changes

Microsoft’s latest Xbox One backtrack may have stripped the console of its original identity, but it puts the platform at price parity with the PlayStation 4 – and will once again heat up the console war. While Sony’s black behemoth has burst into the lead over the past six or so months since release, it’s done so at a...

First Impressions: PS4 Puzzler MouseCraft Whiffs of Tetris, Lemmings, and Mature Cheddar

PS4 Puzzler MouseCraft Whiffs of Tetris, Lemmings, and Mature Cheddar

Dairy glee

Freed from the shackles of financially motivated businessmen, the indie space is awash with bonkers ideas, and Crunching Koala’s upcoming MouseCraft is no exception. The lovechild of Tetris and Lemmings, the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita titles puts you in the steampunk shoes of a crazy cat scientist – aptly named...

Feature: In Theory, Could Titanfall Drop a Bot on PS4?

In Theory, Could Titanfall Drop a Bot on PS4?

Sizeable speculation

The advent of the so-called industry insider – forum posters who build up a reputation among online communities such as NeoGAF for spilling the beans on secret information – means that the rumour mill is harder to navigate than ever these days. It’s always been difficult to pick the real leaks from the rubbish, but the...

Talking Point: Why Sony's Right to Retain the Franchises It Funds

Why Sony's Right to Retain the Franchises It Funds

Crash course

Insomniac Games announced its soda-based sandbox excursion Sunset Overdrive to an explosion of goodwill this week. The colourful Xbox One exclusive harks back to the Dreamcast era, boasting oversaturated skylines and some decidedly SEGA gameplay mechanics. Sporting a system that sees your firepower increase as you combo tricks, it...

Game of the Month: April 2014 - Child of Light

April 2014 - Child of Light

Out of the dark

April may not have equalled March's onslaught of great games, but it still managed to play host to a number of smaller titles that ended up occupying large chunks of our time. Enjoyable downloadable releases were aplenty, with the likes of Octodad: Dadliest Catch, Trials Fusion, and Child of Light all vying for Push Square's...