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Talking Point: Are You Enjoying The Witcher 3 on PS4 as Much as We Are?

Are You Enjoying The Witcher 3 on PS4 as Much as We Are?

Witch will it be

We reckon that reviews are important here at Push Square – we enjoy writing them, and it's even better if they're informative enough to help you to decide whether or not you want to splash your cash on a particular game. However, as with anything, we can't guarantee that you'll enjoy, or indeed hate, a release as much as we...

Soapbox: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's Physical Package Puts All Other Games to Shame

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's Physical Package Puts All Other Games to Shame

Above and beyond

I'm not overly thrilled at the fact that my age is beginning to increase against my will, but I am thankful that I'm old enough to appreciate physical media. It scares me somewhat that the kids growing up today may never know what it means to flick through the lyrics in a record sleeve or sniff the manual inside a brand new game...

Out This Week: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Destiny: House of Wolves, Farming Simulator 15

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Destiny: House of Wolves, Farming Simulator 15

On the scent

If your name's not The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, then you may be asking yourself why you weren't delayed into next week. Seriously, it's hard to see anything breaking through the hype that's currently circling CD Projekt Red's open world escapade like a (white) wolf. To be fair, though, there's something for everyone here, from the...

Feature: Do You Need to Play the First Two Games to Understand The Witcher 3 on PS4?

Do You Need to Play the First Two Games to Understand The Witcher 3 on PS4?

A legacy of blood

A question that we've seen asked around the Internet countless times: do you really need to play The Witcher and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings in order to understand The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt? Since the upcoming open world title is the first entry in the series to venture onto PlayStation platforms, the concern is...

First Impressions: The Witcher 3 May Be One of the Best Games on PS4

The Witcher 3 May Be One of the Best Games on PS4

Itchin' for a witchin'

It's as simple as the headline makes it seem: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is something special. Although we're not quite ready to forge our final opinion on the game, we've put together this relatively quick impressions piece for you, and hopefully, it'll give you a decent idea of what to expect from CD Projekt Red's open world...

Interview: The Man Behind the Music - Jason Graves

The Man Behind the Music - Jason Graves

We talk extensively to one of PlayStation's most prolific composers

It's not often that we flag down video game composers for interviews, but we were recently presented with the opportunity at North Carolina's East Coast Game Conference to speak with Jason Graves, who's behind the soundtracks for the Dead Space franchise, Tomb Raider, Evolve, The...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 68

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 68

Brilliance in brevity

A short but sweet edition of WAYP this week, as the bulk of the team's busy with various review assignments. Even though we're technically in the "lull" before E3, there's still tons of software deploying on the PlayStation 4 – partly due to those all-important indie titles that Sony has signed up. Will the smaller digital...

Feature: How Does The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Look and Run on PS4?

How Does The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Look and Run on PS4?

Witching business

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been bathed in critical acclaim over the last week or so, but one question that continues to pop up around the web concerns the game's performance on the PlayStation 4. Various reviews from other publications state that there are noticeable frame rate issues, and that bugs and glitches rear their ugly...

Feature: 6 Things You Need to Know About Assassin's Creed Syndicate on PS4

6 Things You Need to Know About Assassin's Creed Syndicate on PS4

Rule Britannia

Victorian England is very much back in video game vogue. Following in the period footwear of The Order: 1886 and Bloodborne, publisher Ubisoft has revealed Assassin's Creed Syndicate – the first London-based outing in its uber-popular alternate history franchise. Perhaps in response to the fiasco that greeted flawed French foray...

Round Up: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt PS4 Reviews Echo Across the Land

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt PS4 Reviews Echo Across the Land

The hunt is on

With the smell of blood in the air and the corpses of monsters littering the ground, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has finally been stabbed, skewered, and sliced in half by critics as they attempt to find out what makes CD Projekt Red's ambitious current-gen project tick. Fortunately for grizzled protagonist Geralt of Rivia, the Gods are...

Blast from the Past: On This Day 20 Years Ago, Sony Dropped the Mic at the First Ever E3

On This Day 20 Years Ago, Sony Dropped the Mic at the First Ever E3

A sign of things to come

Sony's no stranger to dropping the microphone at E3 conventions. For many of you, ex-SCEA president Jack Tretton's used games beatdown will be fresh in the memory – but the affable executive was merely reading from a PlayStation playbook that was written by his predecessors many years prior. On this very day 20 years...

Out This Week: Final Fantasy X|X-2 PS4, The Last of Us: Left Behind, Double Dragon

Final Fantasy X|X-2 PS4, The Last of Us: Left Behind, Double Dragon

Yuna you want it

It's a bit of a filler week here on Planet PlayStation, as a storm labelled The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt lurks on the horizon. There's no doubt that CD Projekt RED's hotly anticipated role-playing release is the title that's on everyone's lips, and so proceedings are looking a little light this time out. To be fair, though, there's no...

Push Rewind: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Gamescom, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Gamescom, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

Geralt the grey

This week will be remembered as the one in which The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fever set in. Associate editor Robert Ramsey has been uploading every video and image under the sun, and much to this author's amazement, you lot keep darn well clicking on them. Sony also sent a few ripples through the industry by announcing that it won't be...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 67

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 67

Red faced

Whoops! This author totally forgot about WAYP this week, meaning that he was forced to send an embarrassed email to the rest of the team this morning, begging for submissions. Fortunately, a handful of scribes followed through, which means our weekend feature is still yet to miss a week. This is impressive form considering how forgetful...

Game of the Month: April 2015

April 2015

Fatalities and shovels, not necessarily in that order

Oooh, those bloody indies, eh? Ruining everyone's fun with their SNES graphics and their obsession with pop culture references. "We're not ripping off old games!" they cry. "We're paying homage! It's different!" Meanwhile, the stoic and the knowledgeable among us shake our heads in disgust as...

Feature: What Is Dragon Age: Inquisition's Free Black Emporium DLC Exactly?

What Is Dragon Age: Inquisition's Free Black Emporium DLC Exactly?

Myths and legends

Brrrr, the spooky Black Emporium is back in Dragon Age: Inquisition as free DLC this week. The location, which generally houses a bunch of rare items for you to buy, first appeared in Dragon Age II where it roughly offered the same services that it does now. Ruled over by a rather spooky merchant named Xenon the Antiquarian,...