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Feature: Is Fallout 4 a Broken Mess on PS4?

Is Fallout 4 a Broken Mess on PS4?

Judgement day

Let's not beat around the bush: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim all launched in shameful condition on the PlayStation 3. All three games run on what is essentially the same, creaky old engine, which is one of the main reasons why many of you are understandably sceptical of Fallout 4's technical...

Round Up: Push Square's October 2015 Reviews

Push Square's October 2015 Reviews

Not so spooky

October was one heck of a busy month for us here at Push Square. We reviewed an absolutely massive 44 titles across 31 days – which is surely some sort of record. There were big scores aplenty, as well as some big releases - but it wouldn't have been the year's spookiest month without some real horrors to go along with the good...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 92

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 92

Back to black

We're right in the thick of the busy Christmas releases period now, with Call of Duty: Black Ops III no doubt consuming plenty of attention this weekend – and Fallout 4 now mere days away. As always, we've invited a gaggle of enthusiastic staffers to share their weekend gaming plans – but we want to know what you're up to, too...

Round Up: Call of Duty: Black Ops III PS4 Reviews Score a Low Level Killstreak

Call of Duty: Black Ops III PS4 Reviews Score a Low Level Killstreak

Shades of grey

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is out – but reviews are only just popping up around the web. Chances are you already knew whether you were going to buy the first-person shooter beforehand, but if you have been waiting for some critical opinion, we've included a slew of appraisals for your perusal pleasure below. Our review is still...

Soapbox: Gaming's Greatest Fireworks Display Still Resides Inside the PS2

Gaming's Greatest Fireworks Display Still Resides Inside the PS2

Sky lights

Republished on Thursday, 5th November 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Bonfire Night today. The original text follows. Originally published on Wednesday, 5th November 2014: It's currently Bonfire Night here in the UK, a bizarre annual event in which wooden figures are burnt at the stake in order...

First Impressions: Need for Speed Fails to Hit First Gear on PS4

Need for Speed Fails to Hit First Gear on PS4

Sick

When you're forced to recycle old subtitles, you know that it's time that your brand got a reboot. EA Games' long running Need for Speed series has been securing podium finishes for almost as long as we can remember, but despite there being a movie in the interim, the publisher resisted the temptation to churn out a 2014 sequel to PlayStation...

Preview: Just Cause 3 Blows Us Away on PS4

Just Cause 3 Blows Us Away on PS4

We can't wait to burn it to the ground

It feels good to welcome back Rico Rodriguez – a regime change specialist extraordinaire with a grapple, an attitude, and a huge arsenal of destructive possibilities which will be unleashed on the PlayStation 4 in December. Just Cause 3 is a game that we've have been anticipating ever since finishing...

Feature: Push Square's PGW 2015 Game of the Show - Detroit: Become Human

Push Square's PGW 2015 Game of the Show - Detroit: Become Human

Quantic dreaming

David Cage divides opinion like no other developer. When the French auteur took to Sony's slick Paris Games Week 2015 stage earlier this week, the Push Square press conference live chat was awash with cheers and jeers. Some feel that the French director – who's helmed titles like Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls – is...

Push Scare: Resident Evil 3: Nemesis Is an Underrated Survival Horror Smash

Resident Evil 3: Nemesis Is an Underrated Survival Horror Smash

Will you be my Valentine?

Republished on Saturday, 31st October 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Hallowe'en today. The original text follows. Originally published on Wednesday, 29th October 2014: It goes without saying that in lists of top titles from the survival horror genre, a Resident Evil release is bound...

Push Scare: Why You Should Brave Outlast on PS4 This Hallowe'en

Why You Should Brave Outlast on PS4 This Hallowe'en

Voyeur violence

Republished on Saturday, 31st October 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Hallowe'en today. The original text follows. Originally published on Thursday, 30th October 2014: Are you looking for a scary, thrilling, and extremely gory game to play this Hallowe'en? Do you want to scream, cry, and laugh...

Push Scare: Why the Abysmal Zombeer Has Changed My Outlook on Games

Why the Abysmal Zombeer Has Changed My Outlook on Games

Wasted

Republished on Saturday, 31st October 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Hallowe'en today. The original text follows. Originally published on Tuesday, 28th October 2014: As I think about all of the horror games that I've played over the years, there's one that keeps barging to the forefront of my mind...

DLC Review: Braving The Evil Within's Season Pass on PS4

Braving The Evil Within's Season Pass on PS4

Ruvik's cube

Survival horror games are part of a somewhat niche genre that constantly break moulds and, in the process, either make unexpected, monumental strides in innovation or uproarious setbacks by straying too far into other genres. Regardless, many of them have shocked the gaming world, and The Evil Within was no exception last year. Much...

Push Scare: How Final Fantasy VII's Not-So-Scary Intro Made Me Shelve It for Two Years

How Final Fantasy VII's Not-So-Scary Intro Made Me Shelve It for Two Years

Silver lining

Republished on Saturday, 31st October 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Hallowe'en today. The original text follows. Originally published on Tuesday, 28th October 2014: Final Fantasy VII isn't your archetypal horror game – far from it – but it does include one of the darkest stories of any...

Push Scare: The Resident Evil 4 Cabin Encounter That Totally Redefined Survival Horror

The Resident Evil 4 Cabin Encounter That Totally Redefined Survival Horror

Inkredible

Republished on Saturday, 31st October 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Hallowe'en today. The original text follows. Originally published on Monday, 27th October 2014: My first taste of survival horror came courtesy of Trip Hawkins' ill-fated 3DO. Our family gaming room was one of approximately six...

Push Scare: Why Red Dead Redemption's Undead Nightmare DLC Is Perfect for Hallowe'en

Why Red Dead Redemption's Undead Nightmare DLC Is Perfect for Hallowe'en

Dead but not buried

Republished on Saturday, 31st October 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Hallowe'en today. The original text follows. Originally published on Wednesday, 29th October 2014: It's no secret that I hate horror. I don't read horror, I don't watch horror, and I certainly don't play horror. I'm not...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 91

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 91

Trick or treat

Boo! We love it when a public holiday happens to coincide with WAYP – even if Hallowe'en isn't technically, y'know, a public holiday. Oh, whatever – 31st October offers the perfect opportunity to settle down with some spooky games. But what will be raising your pulse rate? Freak us out in the comments section below. Sammy Barker,...

Push Scare: Why the Petrifying P.T. Is the Perfect Multiplayer Experience on PS4

Why the Petrifying P.T. Is the Perfect Multiplayer Experience on PS4

Comfort in numbers

Republished on Saturday, 31st October 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Hallowe'en today. The original text follows. Originally published on Monday, 27th October 2014: I absolutely adore horror movies. From the crackling campfires of the Friday the 13th franchise, to the lurid lunacy of the...

Push Share: What PS4 Screenshots Have You Been Sharing? - Issue 2

What PS4 Screenshots Have You Been Sharing? - Issue 2

Sharing is caring

You probably saw that tagline coming a mile away, but we had to use it at some point - may as well sit with pride above the second issue of bi-weekly feature, Push Share. Once again, we've rounded up several of our talented writers and persuaded them to hand over their precious PlayStation 4 screenshots. How about a quick glimpse...