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Feature: Man on the Moon - Our Early Intergalactic Impressions of Destiny on PS4

Man on the Moon - Our Early Intergalactic Impressions of Destiny on PS4

Star power

If there’s one area where Destiny’s definitely not lacking, it’s in the budget department. You can literally feel the dollar bills bristling against your exposed skin when you sit through the first-person shooter’s opening cinematic; you can sense the dabbed brows and nervous boardroom exchanges as executives wrangle over the...

Poll: What Are Your First Impressions of Destiny on PS4?

What Are Your First Impressions of Destiny on PS4?

This article came from the moon

Here at Push Square Towers, we love to fling words in your direction – after all, that penchant for chit-chat is what keeps us in a job. Unlike some sites, however, we enjoy having a direct conversation with you, the readers – and you’ll always be quick to let us know when you agree, disagree, or when we’ve...

Feature: Perusing PS4's Presence at Canada's Biggest Gaming Convention

Perusing PS4's Presence at Canada's Biggest Gaming Convention

Andrew Karklins reckons Sony's upcoming lineup had a strong showing

Last weekend, I was fortunate enough to attend Fan Expo Canada 2014, a genre spanning convention filled with lines, crowds, and more lines. As the third largest convention in North America – behind San Diego Comic Con and New York Comic Con respectively – the event plays host...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 37

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 37

It's coming from the moon

Do you hear that in the distance? We're not exactly sure what it is, but it's probably either the sound of millions rejoicing as Destiny finally enters the Earth's atmosphere, or the sound of the PlayStation Network crumbling like the soggiest biscuit that you can possibly imagine. Either way, next week's going to be a big...

Game of the Month: August 2014 - Metro Redux

August 2014 - Metro Redux

Tunnel of love

It's Game of the Month time once again here at Push Square, and what a busy month for games it was in August. We reviewed 27 titles in total, but PlayStation 4 port naysayers probably won't be happy with the winner of our prestigious award. Back in July, we crowned The Last of Us Remastered as the best release of the Summer month,...

Video: Watch as We Delve into Minecraft on PS4 and PS Vita

Watch as We Delve into Minecraft on PS4 and PS Vita

Next-gen blocking

Our good friends over at Family Gamer TV have been kind enough to send over their videos of Minecraft running on the PlayStation 4 and Vita. The game finally released yesterday on Sony's newest console. If you've been wondering about how Mojang's mega popular title performs, take a look at the seven minute video that we've...

Feature: What Makes PS4's Minecraft the Definitive PlayStation Edition?

What Makes PS4's Minecraft the Definitive PlayStation Edition?

Build it higher

Minecraft may be one of the biggest video game properties of the last decade, but it certainly took its time in coming to PlayStation platforms. Today marks its release on the PlayStation 4, and with its arrival, questions have begun popping up all over the web as Sony-only gamers search for answers regarding the blocky adventure...

Poll: What Did You Think of Sony's Pre-Tokyo Game Show Conference?

What Did You Think of Sony's Pre-Tokyo Game Show Conference?

Rate all those lovely games

Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference has come and gone, and although we hauled ourselves out of bed rather early in the morning, we're finding it hard to say that it wasn't worth it. After today's showing, we're becoming convinced that Sony has finally nailed the pacing of its pressers. The games just kept coming,...

Push Rewind: September's PlayStation Plus Offering, More PSN Downtime, and Saints Row on PS4

September's PlayStation Plus Offering, More PSN Downtime, and Saints Row on PS4

A mixed bag

It's been a rather straightforward week here at Push Square. We've had a fair few reviews, a little bit of bad news, and a look at September's all important PlayStation Plus update. The week ahead is perhaps more important, as we gaze forward to Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show conference and next month's big releases, but it's always nice...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 36

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 36

All night long

Ah, the weekend – that quiet period where real work is cancelled in favour of household chores. Assuming that you get a break from doing the cooking, cleaning, and fixing that wonky shelf in your bathroom, then you’ll probably be investing it in front of your favourite PlayStation format. Here’s what we’re going to be up to...

Talking Point: Is Indie Becoming a Defunct, Dirty Word?

Is Indie Becoming a Defunct, Dirty Word?

Term worm

Indie is the video game equivalent of Marmite: a sector of the medium so divisive that it’s simultaneously culpable of both dismay and delight. The very website that you’re reading is evidence of that, but we’re not alone: scuffles and skirmishes more heated than the format wars themselves can be attributed to the increasingly...

Guide: How to Get a High Score in inFAMOUS: First Light's Battle Arenas

How to Get a High Score in inFAMOUS: First Light's Battle Arenas

Play Fetch

One of the most frequent criticisms lofted at the inFAMOUS franchise is its relative lack of replayability, but superhero spin-off inFAMOUS: First Light attempts to solve that problem with a slew of Battle Arenas. Contextualised in the fiction as training facilities for the Conduits held captive at Curdun Cay, these additional missions...

Round Up: Metro: Redux PS4 Reviews Celebrate in an Abandoned Subway

Metro: Redux PS4 Reviews Celebrate in an Abandoned Subway

Anything but dark and dreary

Metro 2033 was one of those strange mid-tier titles that decided to avoid the PlayStation 3’s complicated architecture, releasing in early 2010 as a console exclusive for the Xbox 360. The post-apocalyptic first-person shooter – based upon the novel of the same name by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky – proved an...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 35

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 35

Shake off the work week blues

The problem with running WAYP on a weekly basis is that your humble host is invariably going to forget to put together the article from time to time – as this issue evidences. Your editor needed a firm reminder from news reporter Nicola Hayden, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this in the first place. To be fair,...

Feature: 21 of the Most Awful PlayStation Network Avatars

21 of the Most Awful PlayStation Network Avatars

Fashion disaster

Buzzfeed is so ridiculous that it’s already broken the fourth wall and started parodying itself, but there’s definitely a degree of entertainment to be derived from human stupidity. While we’re not diving down that rabbit hole, we thought that it was time to pad out the post-Gamescom