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Reaction: There Is One Thing That Sony Could Learn from Microsoft at E3 2013

There Is One Thing That Sony Could Learn from Microsoft at E3 2013

Taking notes

This year’s E3 was very special for PlayStation. Despite dominating the industry with the PSone and the PlayStation 2, the company has assumed the role of an underdog at times during this generation. While the PlayStation 3 has played host to some phenomenal games – and posted some impressive sales figures in the process –...

Talking Point: Has Microsoft's E3 2013 Showing Lessened Your Interest in the PS4?

Has Microsoft's E3 2013 Showing Lessened Your Interest in the PS4?

Xbox One steps out of the shadows

It was imperative that the Xbox One had a strong showing at E3 2013. Last month, the backlash to the platform’s initial unveiling was undeniably negative, with a whopping 84 per cent of you noting that the system had done nothing to quell your anticipation for the PlayStation 4. But today’s press conference...

Feature: The Highs and Lows of PlayStation 3 at E3

The Highs and Lows of PlayStation 3 at E3

Third time lucky

With the PlayStation 4 set to dominate the industry's attention over the coming week, we thought that this would be a perfect opportunity to look back on some of the highest highs and cringe-inducing lows from the PlayStation 3's time at E3. We’ve been astounded by gameplay demonstrations, shocked by surprise announcements, and...

Talking Point: What Are Your Hopes and Fears for the PS4, PS3, and Vita at E3 2013?

What Are Your Hopes and Fears for the PS4, PS3, and Vita at E3 2013?

Nervous expectations

We’re on the home straight. The world’s gaming media is descending on Los Angeles as we type, a city that’s slowly being transformed into a haven for interactive entertainment. Posters are being erected, laptops are being charged, and publishers are transporting secretive packages containing builds of unannounced games...

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

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Seven

Breakfast at midnight

While next week promises to offer a glimpse of the future of gaming, let’s not forget about the present. The release calendar may be starting to slow down for the summer, but that just means that this is the perfect opportunity to work through your backlog. As always, we’ve gathered together a handful of Push Square staff...

Talking Point: Will You Still Buy the PS4 If It Treats Game Ownership Like the Xbox One?

Will You Still Buy the PS4 If It Treats Game Ownership Like the Xbox One?

Going through changes

For a company that’s made copious communication blunders over the course of the current generation, Sony’s handled the subject of used games in an unexpectedly cunning manner – primarily by shutting its mouth. While its closest competitor Microsoft has been hung, drawn, and quartered since the Xbox One’s unveiling,...

Feature: Three Reasons Why You Simply Must Play The Last of Us

Three Reasons Why You Simply Must Play The Last of Us

Plant strife

We may need to replace the office carpet at some point. The Last of Us, the latest opus from Uncharted developer Naughty Dog, prompted this particular author to pace up and down more times than the average game. It wasn’t that we struggled with our opinion on the title – we loved it from the jaw dropping opening to the energy...

Talking Point: Why PS4's Remote Play Requirements Represent a Lesson Learned

Why PS4's Remote Play Requirements Represent a Lesson Learned

Feature diva

You should always be cautious when Sony reveals an exciting new feature. While the platform holder is never short on ideas, it regularly drops the ball on interesting initiatives. Take the Eye Toy: the PlayStation 2 peripheral could be seen as a precursor to the phenomenal success of both the Nintendo Wii and the Xbox 360 Kinect, but...

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

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Six

New week revelations

The sun may be shining, but you won’t find us spending our weekend outside – we can absorb all of the Vitamin D that we need from the glow of the television screen. In keeping with tradition, we’ve gathered together a number of Push Square team members in order to find out what’s on their gaming agenda over the coming...

Guide: How to Hit the Ground Running in Terraria

How to Hit the Ground Running in Terraria

2D world problems

From getting mauled by zombies to falling awkwardly to your death, there are plenty of ways to bite the dust if you’re a delicate newcomer to the world of Terraria. With the game’s recent arrival on the PlayStation Network, we thought it might be a good idea to jot down some tips that may help if you’re fresh to this...