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Talking Point: PS4 Proves That Consoles Are Alive and Kicking

PS4 Proves That Consoles Are Alive and Kicking

On the pulse

We relish bad news like a kitten does catnip. As a species, it’s deep coded into our genetic makeup to pay utmost attention to the darkest parts of life and brush the positives under the carpet. Newspapers lead with murders rather than acts of bravery, television bulletins push cheerful clips to the tail-end of their schedules, and...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - PS4 Special Part 2

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - PS4 Special Part 2

Greatness revived

The time has come. The next-generation of PlayStation gaming has arrived, and its already busy consuming our weekends. In the last edition of 'What Are You Playing This Weekend', a few of our North American team members shared their exciting first steps into the world of the PlayStation 4, while the rest of the world moaned in...

Poll: How Would You Rate the PS4’s Present and Future Prospects?

How Would You Rate the PS4’s Present and Future Prospects?

Worth the wait

It’s a relief to be able to write about the PlayStation 4 from a global perspective at last. While the unfortunate folks in Japan and some smaller territories around the world are still waiting for greatness to arrive, there’s a sizeable chance that the system is now available in the region that you’re reading this from. That...

Talking Point: Share Your European PS4 Launch Stories Here

Share Your European PS4 Launch Stories Here

Greatness comes to those that wait

The wait for the PlayStation 4 has been especially difficult for Europe. Those of you living in North America were able to snatch the next generation system two weeks ago, meaning that folks in the UK, France, and Germany have been left twiddling their thumbs for almost 14 days. No more, though, as the console...

Hardware Review: PlayStation 4 - For the Players

PlayStation 4 - For the Players

Greatness arrives

How do you review a games console in this day and age? Our expectations for new systems have changed, and while Sony’s messaging with the PlayStation 4 may have centred on the hearts of the players with iron sight precision, it’s impossible to escape the idea that beneath the expensive marketing campaigns and Antonio Banderas...

Poll: How Would You Rate Your First Weekend with the PS4?

How Would You Rate Your First Weekend with the PS4?

Snap judgement

There’s always a sense of deflation when you anticipate a moment for so long that it passes in the blink of an eye. We’ve spent the past nine months or so building up to the PlayStation 4’s launch, and now it’s already gone in North America. While there’s still the excitement of the European release to come, we hope that the...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - PS4 Special

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - PS4 Special

Greatness arrives

There’s not a whole lot of girth to this week’s edition of ‘What Are You Playing This Weekend’, we’re afraid. We wanted to put together a big PlayStation 4 launch special for you, but didn’t consider that most of our North American team would be too busy actually experiencing greatness to take part. As for our European...

Feature: Uncharted PS4 - Raising the Anchor on Naughty Dog's Newest Adventure

Uncharted PS4 - Raising the Anchor on Naughty Dog's Newest Adventure

Black flag

The golden age of pirates may not be decaying in Davy Jones’ locker after all, as it seems almost certain that Naughty Dog’s newly announced Uncharted title for the PlayStation 4 will be sailing the seven seas in search of spoils – and, judging by the tone of the teaser trailer’s irritable narrator, trouble. The ferocious oceans...

Talking Point: What Are Your First Impressions of the PS4?

What Are Your First Impressions of the PS4?

Hot or not

You may be bleary eyed after an evening spent standing outside your local game store, but we daresay that Sony’s next generation system has managed to wash away some of your blues. While you may not have had ample time to sink your teeth into the PlayStation 4 yet – that’s what the weekend was invented for, after all – we want to...

Talking Point: Share Your North American PS4 Launch Stories

Share Your North American PS4 Launch Stories

Greatness beckons

The wait has almost come to an end. At the time of writing, we are mere hours away from the PlayStation 4’s launch in North America. It’s been a long journey since the next generation system’s exciting 20th February unveiling, but now you're moments away from getting your hands on the hotly anticipated hardware. We recently...

Feature: Games of the Generation - Robert's Five Favourites

Games of the Generation - Robert's Five Favourites

Putting it out there

Welcome to Push Square’s all-encompassing Games of the Generation series. In the lead up to the PlayStation 4’s release later this week, we’ll be rounding up our writers in an effort to look back at some of their favourite PlayStation 3 games. These titles have been hand-selected personally by each individual author. It's...

Talking Point: How Have the First Reviews Affected Your Anticipation for PS4?

How Have the First Reviews Affected Your Anticipation for PS4?

Changed perspective

If the impending next generation felt like a far away dream when you lurched out of bed this morning, then today’s initial roster of hardware and software reviews should have shaken you out of your slumber. Indeed, at the time of writing, Sony’s next generation console is mere hours away – but how have the first batch of...