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Push Rewind: Kojima Picks PlayStation, PS4's Report Card, and Sony's 2016

Kojima Picks PlayStation, PS4's Report Card, and Sony's 2016

One more time

It's been a quiet week on the site as we prepare our Game of the Year coverage, but one big story did hit the headlines over the past seven days: Hideo Kojima has formed a new studio and is partnering with PlayStation to develop his first post-Konami title. This is the last edition of Push Rewind until 2016, but don't worry, because...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 98

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 98

Yes, we're late

No, we will not miss a week. Sorry about the delayed article, y'all – your humble host had some holiday plans today, so we're well aware that this is hours later than it should be. But love is certainly not over, as this author has scaled to the top of the esoteric brick puzzle named life and delivered you your regularly scheduled...

Feature: PS4 Report Card - How Has Sony's Format Fared in 2015?

PS4 Report Card - How Has Sony's Format Fared in 2015?

Constructive criticism

It's the end of term, and that means that its report card time. It's been two years since the PlayStation 4 launched, and the heady days of Jack Tretton's big E3 2013 beatdown are now a distant memory. But while Sony can attribute a chunk of its new-gen system's success to those pre-release pounces, has the manufacturer kept...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 97

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 97

Deck the fools

Apparently it's already 12th December, which means that many of you are probably just realising that you have Christmas gifts to buy and decorations to assemble. Gulp. There's still time to get all of that sorted, though, so we recommend shirking your responsibilities and sitting pretty with your PlayStation platform of choice...

Feature: The Top 10 Best PS4 Trailers of 2015

The Top 10 Best PS4 Trailers of 2015

Relive the hype

Trailers are an important part of out favourite industry these days. One single trailer can often make or break the hype for an upcoming release, and we've taken on the task of assembling a list dedicated to the very best of 2015. Of course, even if you don't agree with our choices, we invite you to watch the embedded videos...

Push Share: What PS4 Screenshots Have You Been Sharing? - Issue 5

What PS4 Screenshots Have You Been Sharing? - Issue 5

High five

Well would you look at that, it's already time for another issue of Push Share. We've once again cobbled together some of our staff to find out what they've been playing, subsequently pestering them for their favourite PlayStation 4 screenshots. Indeed, we love that share button here at Push Square - so much so that editor Sammy Barker...

Soapbox: Why the PS4's Share Button Is the Greatest Innovation of This Generation

Why the PS4's Share Button Is the Greatest Innovation of This Generation

Antisocial editor Sammy Barker gets social

I've returned to the familiar hearth of the PlayStation 3 to review Yakuza 5 which released this week. Reacquainting myself with the last-gen format always proves a wake-up call each and every time that I go back to it: the Trophy syncing system, the patching process, the slow downloads – I'm not sure...

Reaction: We Launch Our Limit Breaks on Episodic Final Fantasy VII Remake Reports

We Launch Our Limit Breaks on Episodic Final Fantasy VII Remake Reports

Squaaaaaaaare!

So, Final Fantasy VII Remake isn't going to be one game. The news rocked the very foundation of the Push Square office earlier today, but even though we're still reeling from the shock, we've managed to get editors Sammy Barker and Robert Ramsey together to have a good old rant about the whole thing. You can read their bewildered,...

Push Rewind: Your Ultimate PlayStation Experience 2015 Recap

Your Ultimate PlayStation Experience 2015 Recap

And the rest of the week that was

Well, that was a pretty intensive week. Not only did we stay up late for The Game Awards 2015, but this weekend also brought PlayStation Experience 2015 – and about a trillion PlayStation 4 and Vita announcements with it. Because it's been such an action packed week we've decided to do Push Rewind a little...

Round Up: What Was Revealed at PlayStation Experience 2015?

What Was Revealed at PlayStation Experience 2015?

All of the headlines

Another exhausting but entertaining day here at Push Square Towers is slowly drawing to a close, but if you couldn't catch Sony's PlayStation Experience 2015 press conference live, we're not going to leave you hanging out to dry. We've compiled all of the announcements from Sony's media briefing, and we'll be updating this...

Reaction: PSX 2015's Presser Brings the PS4 Goods Despite Poor Pacing and Pants Finale

PSX 2015's Presser Brings the PS4 Goods Despite Poor Pacing and Pants Finale

Did the Japanese giant deliver?

Sony's only just getting started with its PlayStation Experience event, but the keynote is the clear highlight for those not in attendance at the show. This year's presser brought with it a solid two hours of trailers, announcements, and executives in branded t-shirts. But did it deliver? We asked editors Sammy...

Talking Point: Did PlayStation Experience 2015 Meet Your Expectations?

Did PlayStation Experience 2015 Meet Your Expectations?

Fan fest

While PlayStation Experience 2015 is only just getting started for attendees, the keynote is now over. Sony used its last big show of the year to show some more Final Fantasy VII Remake, announce Ni no Kuni 2, and reveal that a lot of games are out today. It's also worth remembering that the first batch of PlayStation 2 titles will be...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 96

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 96

Press conference appetisers

We're sure that you can forgive us the brief WAYP this week as we ready ourselves for PlayStation Experience 2015. Sony's show will be consuming most of our attention here at Push Square Towers, but we're all hoping to squeeze in the odd gaming session or two. You'll find our itinerary below. Sammy Barker, Editor: I...

Guide: What Time Is Sony's PlayStation Experience 2015 Press Conference?

What Time Is Sony's PlayStation Experience 2015 Press Conference?

Set your alarms

The last big press conference of the year is prompting mild jubilation here at Push Square Towers, as it means that we can finally get a bit of rest before things start all over again with CES 2016 in January. Groan. Anyway, PlayStation Experience is cool because it's way more casual than other events – SCEA boss Shawn Layden...

First Impressions: Taking Cover in Uncharted 4's Multiplayer Beta on PS4

Taking Cover in Uncharted 4's Multiplayer Beta on PS4

Irresistible relic?

Few things in life derive more pleasure than the following: sex, chocolate, matching with other players in the Uncharted 4: A Thief's End multiplayer beta on the PlayStation 4. Despite being a rather cynical promotional ploy, Naughty Dog's server stress test is living up to its namesake, as you'll spend more time staring at...

Poll: Take the Push Square PlayStation Experience 2015 Community Predictions Quiz

Take the Push Square PlayStation Experience 2015 Community Predictions Quiz

Can you beat the PlayStation Experience?

Heck yes, it's that time again. Earlier this year, just before the beginning of E3 2015, we created a feature article that tasked you, the Push Square community, with predicting the Los Angeles event. The 20 question quiz was a huge success, with around 150 of you taking the time to vote on each question...

Round Up: What Was Announced at The Game Awards 2015?

What Was Announced at The Game Awards 2015?

Show stoppers

As was the case last year, The Game Awards 2015 proved a well-intentioned event, with a handful of decent reveals and some pleasant little featurettes. Credit must go to Geoff Keighley, who's managed to transform this show from a cringe-fest on Spike TV into something that gamers can generally be relatively satisfied with. Of course,...