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Feature: Push Square's E3 2014 PlayStation Game of the Show - No Man's Sky

Push Square's E3 2014 PlayStation Game of the Show - No Man's Sky

Sky's the limit

No Man’s Sky is not a reality television contestant, but it would make a darn good one if it was. Anyone that’s ever watched the X-Factor or America’s Got Talent will know that media mogul Simon Cowell adores a good ‘rags to riches’ story from time to time, and Hello Games’ ambitious sci-fi escapade is a shining example...

Talking Point: What Does E3 2014 Tell Us About the Future of the PlayStation Vita?

What Does E3 2014 Tell Us About the Future of the PlayStation Vita?

Handheld hysteria

Ask a non-gamer to yawn through Sony’s meaty E3 2014 press conference, and they’ll probably come away with the assumption that the Japanese giant is a single console manufacturer. Much like Microsoft before it, the PlayStation 3 barely registered as a blip during its media briefing, and the PlayStation Vita only obtained a...

Live: Watch the Ubisoft E3 2014 Press Conference Right Here

Watch the Ubisoft E3 2014 Press Conference Right Here

Raving rabbids

Two press conferences down, two press conferences to go. With both Microsoft and EA Games already enjoying their time in the spotlight, it’s now Ubisoft’s turn to shine. The French publisher will no doubt have a catalogue of PlayStation 4 titles on display, including Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed: Unity, and more. And, as always,...

Talking Point: Will Sony Have Enough PS4 Material to Topple Microsoft's Game Heavy Show?

Will Sony Have Enough PS4 Material to Topple Microsoft's Game Heavy Show?

Games, games, games

Microsoft’s heavily hyped E3 media briefing this year was always going to be about redemption for the put upon platform holder. With new gaffer Phil Spencer attempting to turn around the organisation’s image, the press conference was filled with phrases aimed directly at fans. “Thank you” was a statement that seemed...

Live: Watch the EA E3 2014 Press Conference Right Here

Watch the EA E3 2014 Press Conference Right Here

Electronic avenue

How are your hype levels holding up? Good, because we’ve barely even scratched the surface of this year’s E3 convention. With rival platform holder Microsoft done and dusted, it’s now down to third-party publisher EA Games to impress. This year, it’s promising six major reveals, with annual franchises such as FIFA and...

Talking Point: Why the Low Expectations for PS4 at E3 Could Work in Sony's Favour

Why the Low Expectations for PS4 at E3 Could Work in Sony's Favour

Off the rails

Everyone loves an underdog. The plucky pretender that fends off match point against the future Wimbledon champion is always treated to the biggest applause on Centre Court, and the same is true in almost all other walks of sporting life. This mentality appears to extend to the gaming industry, too, with Sony’s troubles with the...

Game of the Month: May 2014 - Transistor

May 2014 - Transistor

Botch dogs

Would you believe us if we told you that our staff vote to determine May's Game of the Month ended in a three-way tie before the final decision was made? For the first time in Push Square history, the race was so close that we had no choice but to determine a winner based on review score, and that's why the rather good looking...

Round Up: Murdered: Soul Suspect PS4 Reviews Look a Little Stiff

Murdered: Soul Suspect PS4 Reviews Look a Little Stiff

Dead and buried

Watch Dogs has proven that new properties can be successful – as long as you have a gigantic development team, a frightening marketing budget, and a borderline bogus E3 debut. Sadly for Murdered: Soul Suspect, the Square Enix published supernatural detective game from Airtight Games, it has none of the above luxuries, and has...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 28

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 28

Panic stations

There are now just ten days until the industry turns on its E3 press release machine, leaving many of us at Push Square towers dabbing our nervous brows. Fortunately, video games offer ideal escapism, so we’ll be spending our weekend trying not to think about the avalanche of information that’s heading our way. After all, when all...