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Community: Final Fantasy VII Voted Push Square Readers' Greatest Ever Game

Final Fantasy VII Voted Push Square Readers' Greatest Ever Game

Cloud nine

We, along with the rest of the Push Square community, were screaming like little girls when Final Fantasy VII Remake was announced for the PlayStation 4 during Sony's jaw-dropping E3 2015 press conference. It's fitting, then, that little over two months later, the original PSone version of Final Fantasy VII has been voted as Push...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 79

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 79

Inner smile

The Premier League season is back underway, so that means that this author will be spending the next ten or so months composing WAYP with half an eye on the BBC text updates. Of course, this article isn't about football, but the PlayStation games that will be keeping you company all weekend. Here's what our team are up to. Sammy Barker,...

Live: Watch the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Gamescom 2015 Stream Right Here

Watch the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Gamescom 2015 Stream Right Here

Oscar mike

There are just days until the Call of Duty: Black Ops III beta begins in earnest, and Activision's planned a big Gamescom 2015 live stream in order to drop a little more intel about what we can expect from the next instalment in this smash series. The action's set to kick off at 19:00PM local time, so join us live for all of the fun...

Live: Watch the Final Fantasy XV Gamescom 2015 Stream Right Here

Watch the Final Fantasy XV Gamescom 2015 Stream Right Here

Active time report

And so, with the major publisher press conferences out of the way, all eyes turn to Square Enix and Final Fantasy XV, as the publisher hosts the latest edition of Active Time Report live from Cologne, Germany. You can catch the full thing live from 18:00PM local time, so don't miss out if you want to know what's next for Noctis...

Live: Watch EA's Gamescom 2015 Press Conference Right Here

Watch EA's Gamescom 2015 Press Conference Right Here

Time for take off

And so our attention turns to EA, the only major publisher hosting a proper press conference at this year's Gamescom. Set to begin at 10:00AM local time, the publisher's promising to bring plenty of Star Wars: Battlefront and Mirror's Edge Catalyst to Germany this year – and we can only dream that Mass Effect: Andromeda will join...

Guide: What Time Are the EA, Final Fantasy XV, and Call of Duty Gamescom 2015 Streams?

What Time Are the EA, Final Fantasy XV, and Call of Duty Gamescom 2015 Streams?

Live and kicking

Over the years, we've gotten used to Gamescom being one of the biggest weeks in the gaming calendar for PlayStation. That's not entirely true in 2015, though, as Sony has opted to forgo its annual press conference at the German show in favour of Paris Games Week a little later in the year. The decision seemed sound at the time,...

Soapbox: Why I Love Strategy Guides

Why I Love Strategy Guides

A game's best friend

Sometimes I think that strategy guides are a little bit misunderstood. I understand that spoilers are a big problem these days – especially with titles that are heavy on story – and there's no denying that finding your own way through a game is, more often than not, the most rewarding way to play. But for me, the appeal of...

Out This Week: Galak-Z, Submerged, AeternoBlade

Galak-Z, Submerged, AeternoBlade

Out of this world

It's hardly a vintage week for new releases in the PlayStation Nation, with all eyes pointed purposefully at Gamescom 2015 rather than Sony's storefront. Still, there are a handful of smaller digital downloads vying for your attention in the guise of Galak-Z and Submerged. The question is: what are you buyin'? Pick of the Week:...

Push Rewind: PlayStation Plus Freebies, PS4 Vote to Play, and Dragon Quest XI

PlayStation Plus Freebies, PS4 Vote to Play, and Dragon Quest XI

Take your pick

Sorry for the tardiness with Push Rewind this week, readers – your humble host started Life Is Strange: Episode 4 on Sunday evening, and it was longer than expected. Holy crap, right? Anyway, we know that you demand your regularly scheduled recap, so here it is a few hours late. To be honest, it was a bit of a quiet one again –...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 78

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 78

Bring on the Bratwurst

It's the calm before the storm otherwise known as Gamescom 2015, although Sony's press conference absence has left us pondering just how busy we're going to be over the coming days. With the likes of Mafia III and Horizon: Zero Dawn all lined up, though, we're sure that it's going to be a good one – even if it does feel like...

Soapbox: Why PS4's Indie Influx Isn't as Bad as You Think

Why PS4's Indie Influx Isn't as Bad as You Think

Sam Brooke reckons you should embrace this imaginitive space

The new Instant Game Collection for PlayStation Plus has been revealed, and once again it contains many indie games. But many people in the PlayStation Nation (are we still called that? I hope not) are a little miffed about the selection – after all, PlayStation 4 players have to pod...

Soapbox: Why Rocket League Is Perfect for Me

Why Rocket League Is Perfect for Me

Ryan Oehrli has re-discovered his love of local multiplayer

I've never been athletic. I was born with hilariously bad eyesight, my coordination is far below average, and, to be frank, I just don't like sports. As a kid, whenever my Dad would drag me out to the back yard to play catch with him, I would protest, because I knew that I wouldn't catch...

Live: Watch the Dragon Quest XI Reveal Stream Right Here

Watch the Dragon Quest XI Reveal Stream Right Here

Time for Slime

We're banking all of our experience points on a Dragon Quest XI reveal today. All of the comments coming out of publisher Square Enix suggest that we're about to see a new mainline entry in the series, and we've got our fingers crossed that it'll be for the PlayStation 4. Of course, the only way that you'll be able to find out for...

First Impressions: Trading Blows in the Street Fighter V PS4 Beta

Trading Blows in the Street Fighter V PS4 Beta

Execution, revolution, evolution

Street Fighter IV had a good run. Released in Japanese arcades in 2008 and home consoles in 2009, Capcom's flagship fighter received four paid iterations over six years, ended with a character roster of 44, and the Street Fighter finals of EVO 2015 were watched by very nearly a quarter of a million fans. This may...

Out This Week: N++, Sword Art Online PS4, King's Quest

N++, Sword Art Online PS4, King's Quest

'Kay then

It's hardly a vintage week on Planet PlayStation, but there should be just enough to pique your interest. With the summer now in full swing, it's all about digital games this time, with hard as nails platformer N++ being the latest addition to Sony's big PlayStation Store PLAY promotion. Other highlights include Sword Art Online Re:...

Feature: The Best Games on PS4 - 2015 Edition

The Best Games on PS4 - 2015 Edition

Greatness awaits

With the champagne on ice ahead of the PlayStation 4's second birthday, we figured that it was high time that we took a look at the system's top twenty titles to date. Because of the ever-changing nature of the glorious games industry, we'll be updating this feature annually, rotating releases and no doubt adding new ones. As...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 77

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 77

Choo-choo

Nothing stops the WAYP train – even though this editor's forgetfulness threatens to derail things pretty much every week. Fortunately, we've managed to string up enough scribes to fuel this feature's steam engine right at the last minute, so our flawless record continues for yet another week. Choo-choo! Sammy Barker, Editor: It's the...