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First Impressions: Rolling with the PS4 Port of Skating Smash OlliOlli

Rolling with the PS4 Port of Skating Smash OlliOlli

Deck the mall

We won’t need to expend too many sentences to summarise the PlayStation 4 port of Roll7’s surprisingly strong skateboarding sim OlliOlli: it’s the PlayStation Vita game amplified to the size of your television screen. Rather than develop the title in-house, the British-based studio has offloaded the heavy lifting to BlitWorks,...

First Impressions: Is the PS Vita Dragging Murasaki Baby Back?

Is the PS Vita Dragging Murasaki Baby Back?

Who loves ya, baby?

Murasaki Baby is a gobstoppingly gorgeous title – but it’s yet to prove that it’s an entertaining one. The inaugural escapade by Italian outfit Ovosonico shares similarities with creative director Massimo Guarini’s previous outing Shadows of the Damned, in that it provides an inviting aesthetic, but not enough immediate...

Hands On: Ubisoft Abandons Weapons for Watercolours in Child of Light on PS4

Ubisoft Abandons Weapons for Watercolours in Child of Light on PS4

Sweet child o' mine

Female protagonists are a rare sight. Most games lean towards a male lead, allowing women to – at most – occupy the role of a sidekick. Child of Light, however, sees a young girl take centre stage in an intriguing PlayStation 4 production. Elaborately named Aurora, the protagonist is a princess, and although her crown slips...

Talking Point: Has Sony's Dithering Turned Off PS Vita TV's Chances?

Has Sony's Dithering Turned Off PS Vita TV's Chances?

Change the channel

As expected, Amazon broadcast its arrival into the microconsole space today. The straightforwardly named Fire TV is a miniscule set top box designed to stream media applications such as Netflix and Hulu to your television. However, in addition to being a conduit for video content, the miniscule machine can also be upgraded with...

DLC Review: Underwater Espionage in BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea - Episode Two

Underwater Espionage in BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea - Episode Two

Wave goodbye

Videogame fans cried out in unison as industry legend Ken Levine announced that he’d be closing down beloved BioShock developer Irrational Games a few weeks ago. However, the office was not to be boarded up until he’d seen the third and final instalment of BioShock Infinite’s DLC out of the door. Now that the dust’s settled,...

Who Would Win April Fools' Day: Kazuo Hirai vs. Giant Enemy Crab

Kazuo Hirai vs. Giant Enemy Crab

Crab battle

We know what you're thinking: "It's not Wednesday! How blessed I am to be able to vote on another of my favourite weekly brawls!" Or at least, that's what we hope that you're thinking. Due to the popularity of Push Square's weekly feature, which sees popular PlayStation characters duke it out in order to determine who's the strongest,...

First Impressions: Staying Alive in Alien: Isolation, the Tensest Title on PS4 So Far

Staying Alive in Alien: Isolation, the Tensest Title on PS4 So Far

Ripley's believe it

That we’ve already sneaked through a short sample of upcoming PlayStation 4 survival horror Alien: Isolation says a lot about the game and its developer. Knowing that it could have easily been haunted by the spectre of Gearbox’s atrocious Aliens: Colonial Marines, The Creative Assembly has instead punctured any scepticism...

Video: Invizimals Invades Your PS3 and Vita This Week

Invizimals Invades Your PS3 and Vita This Week

Look around you

You may not be aware of it, but the Invizimals franchise is huge in continental Europe. Spanish developer Novarama’s augmented reality collectathon has not only spawned five games to date, but it’s also secured sticker books, trading cards, and even an animated television show. Now platform holder Sony is aiming to give the...

Video: Dark Souls II - A Gentleman's Guide to Co-Operative Etiquette

Dark Souls II - A Gentleman's Guide to Co-Operative Etiquette

For immediate release

London, England – The Push Square Corporation, an upstanding broadcaster based in London, England, has today announced its latest programme: ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Co-Operative Etiquette’. This entertaining and informative media aims to provide viewers with a crash course on the required level of decorum expected in...

Guide: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes PS4 Trophy Guide & Road Map

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes PS4 Trophy Guide & Road Map

Rinse and repeat

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is a game that you’ll want to 100 per cent. With only a few hours of original content, having something to aim for will give you a little more bang for your buck. Whereas other Metal Gear games have been a time consuming to say the least, Ground Zeroes can probably be entirely completed in...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 24

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 24

A little bit of this, a little bit of that...

... It started with a kiss, and now we’re up to bat. Still, this isn’t the time for Santana songs, as we’ve got another glorious edition of ‘What Are You Playing This Weekend?’ to compile. Your usual guide Katy Ellis is taking time out this week following the conclusion of her educational...

Guide: How to Master Your Powers in PS4 Exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son

How to Master Your Powers in PS4 Exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son

Come as you are

Seeing as Sucker Punch’s superhero sequel is currently smoking out store shelves, we figured that we’d burn through a companion to our inFAMOUS: Second Son Trophy guide in order to help you to get the best out of your newfound abilities. This is designed for up-and-coming conduits, so you won’t find any spoilers in the text...

Interview: Born Ready Games on Strike Suit Zero's Explosive PS4 Debut

Born Ready Games on Strike Suit Zero's Explosive PS4 Debut

The impact of feedback, working with PS4, and more

Set to launch on the PlayStation 4 later this month, Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut is an enhanced version of the PC title that released last year. It's a mech sporting, space shooting simulator with a great art direction that's really managed to catch our eye, and so we thought that it'd be a...