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Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 49

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 49

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Wait a minute: did we miss a week? We can assure you that WAYP’s absence seven days ago was not intentional – this editor just got swept up in the PlayStation Experience madness, and, er, forgot to email the rest of the team. Don’t worry, though, as we’re back with a vengeance today. Sammy Barker, Editor: I have so many review...

Live: Watch the Capcom Cup Finals Livestream Right Here

Watch the Capcom Cup Finals Livestream Right Here

Keep an eye out for Street Fighter V

We probably wouldn’t ordinarily post video from a fighting game tournament, but the Capcom Cup promises to have a little more than virtual fisticuffs this year. The Japanese publisher states that at some point during the broadcast, it will be debuting live footage of PlayStation 4 sequel Street Fighter V, which...

Feature: The Ten Best PS4 Trailers at PlayStation Experience

The Ten Best PS4 Trailers at PlayStation Experience

The final countdown

PlayStation Experience is done and dusted, but Sony’s first fan convention was so surprisingly stacked with content that we’re still kind of catching up. Our very own video extraordinaire Ben Potter has been busy uploading a gazillion gigabytes’ worth of trailers onto our YouTube channel this week, so we thought that it...

Interview: Zoink Games on Resurrecting Zombie Vikings on PS4

Zoink Games on Resurrecting Zombie Vikings on PS4

Norse to meet you

There’s only one thing better than zombies: Zombie Vikings. That also happens to be the name of Stick It to the Man! developer Zoink Games’ latest PlayStation 4 project, which is due out next year on Sony’s next-gen machine. A four-player co-op affair with a “dead funny story”, we caught up with Klaus Lyngeled, the...

Preview: Is PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886 a Revolution or a Relic?

Is PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886 a Revolution or a Relic?

Lycan it

The Order: 1886 may be set in the late 19th century, but its presentation is anything but ancient. Ready at Dawn’s inaugural home console escapade is not only the best looking game on the PlayStation 4, but we’d argue that it’s some way ahead of the best looking PC titles, too. Granted, it’s not running in 4K resolution, and has...

Round Up: Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris PS4 Reviews Make Amends

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris PS4 Reviews Make Amends

Tomb raider

Well, this is it: your consolation prize. Rise of the Tomb Raider isn’t coming to the PlayStation 4 anytime soon – though we can be quietly confident that it’ll hit Sony's system after the Xbox One release – so you’re going to have to make do with Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris for the time being. The sequel to Lara...

Live: Watch Day 2's PlayStation Experience Panels Right Here

Watch Day 2's PlayStation Experience Panels Right Here

Better late than never

This editor’s not afraid to admit that he can be a bit dense from time to time. Your humble host has been scratching his head for the past 24 hours, trying to figure out the best way to present all of this weekend’s PlayStation Experience panels. With the show almost over, though, it’s only just occurred to us that we...

Reaction: PlayStation Experience Keynote Closes the Year with Copious Content

PlayStation Experience Keynote Closes the Year with Copious Content

Are you experienced

Sony’s always been a fan of announcing a new title or two in December, but PlayStation Experience appears to have taken this particular penchant to a whole new level. The platform holder initially hinted that its Las Vegas get together would include a few fresh reveals, and we instantly attempted to temper expectations,...

Talking Point: What Did You Think of Sony's PlayStation Experience Keynote?

What Did You Think of Sony's PlayStation Experience Keynote?

The jury's out

It would have probably been unfair to expect a little too much from Sony’s big PlayStation Experience keynote, as it’s very much an extra on the ordinary convention calendar – but the platform holder still served up a selection of pre-Christmas treats in the form of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Final Fantasy VII, Yakuza 5, and...

Live: Watch the Sony PlayStation Experience Keynote Right Here

Watch the Sony PlayStation Experience Keynote Right Here

A press conference for the players

Following the Tokyo Game Show earlier in the year, we never imagined that Sony would have another PlayStation press conference lined up for us – but that’s exactly what it’s mustered with its PlayStation Experience keynote. Expect new information on titles like Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, The Order: 1886,...

Reaction: The Good Intentioned Game Awards Needs a Little Tightening Up

The Good Intentioned Game Awards Needs a Little Tightening Up

Games rise fine

It’s so easy to be cynical in this industry: one misstep and we pile on a given publisher or platform holder with a perverse form of glee. Geoff Keighley, the Canadian journalist who both bank rolled and organised last night’s The Game Awards, will have already been aware of this going into his big show – after all, the well...

Live: Watch The Game Awards 2014 Live Stream Right Here

Watch The Game Awards 2014 Live Stream Right Here

Games will rise

Are you strapped in and ready for a hectic weekend here on Push Square? Things are kicking off tonight with The Game Awards 2014, which is set to get underway from 18:00PM PST (21:00PM EST or 02:00AM GMT). Expect brand new trailers for PS4 exclusives like The Order: 1886, Bloodborne, and No Man’s Sky during the live stream. There...

Game of the Month: November 2014

November 2014

The big one

2014's busiest month has come and gone, leaving us with heated debates over what should win our coveted Game of the Month award. With blockbusters abound and plenty of great games leaving lasting impressions, it was always going to be a tough one, but at the end of the day, only the final staff vote counts. So, which title took the...

Feature: The Making of WipEout

The Making of WipEout

We speak exclusively to the guys that changed the face of racing games

Republished on Thursday, 2th December 2014: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate the PSone's big 20th Anniversary this week. The original feature follows. Originally published on Friday, 14th September 2012: Following the recent closure of Studio...

Talking Point: What's Your Favourite PSone Game?

What's Your Favourite PSone Game?

20 years of play

There are the guts of Party Poppers on the floor, and Twisted Metal has taken over the office television; many happy returns PlayStation, we’ll be sure to have a drink (or six) in your honour this evening. With the PSone turning 20 today – prompting some extraordinary celebratory announcements

Feature: The Birth of a Legend - 20 Years of PlayStation

The Birth of a Legend - 20 Years of PlayStation

Two decades ago Sony launched the PlayStation in Japan. Here's the story

Hell hath no fury like a Japanese tech giant scorned – as the saying doesn't go – but when Nintendo left Sony at the altar following a passionate yet brief engagement which almost saw the two joining forces to create an all-in-one SNES CD-ROM system, few would have...

Talking Point: What's Your Favourite PlayStation Startup Sequence?

What's Your Favourite PlayStation Startup Sequence?

Setting the scene

Republished on Tuesday, 2nd December 2014: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate the PSone's big 20th Anniversary this week. The original feature follows. Originally published on Friday, 12th April 2013: While it’s difficult to topple the trembling sense of anticipation that comes when you greedily...

Video: Everything That's Wrong with WWE 2K15 PS4's My Career Mode

Everything That's Wrong with WWE 2K15 PS4's My Career Mode

CM Flunk

As the only member of the Push Square team that regularly rocks up for work dressed as the Ultimate Warrior, this particular Video Editor was more excited for WWE 2K15 on PS4 than a date with diva extraordinaire, Paige. Unfortunately, as our recent review indicated, the meat of the release, My Career mode, is a dismal disappointment. Allow...

Round Up: Game of Thrones PS4, PS3 Reviews Fall at Your Feet

Game of Thrones PS4, PS3 Reviews Fall at Your Feet

Forrester gump

Telltale Games mustered some impressive review scores for the first instalment in its Tales from the Borderlands series last week, so can its heavily publicised Game of Thrones spin-off secure the same acclaim? Surprisingly, not quite – but the scores for Episode 1: Iron from Ice are not exactly bad. A slow build-up appears to b