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Push Rewind: The Last of Us Remastered, PS Plus Freebies, and Destiny Concerns

The Last of Us Remastered, PS Plus Freebies, and Destiny Concerns

Groove jet

Summer’s ordinarily slow in the gaming industry, but the pounding in this editor’s head suggests that another convention is lurking. We’re right about a week away from German show GamesCom, which means that everything’s kicking off in the PlayStation Nation right now. And that includes several high-profile releases, spanning The...

Guide: The Last of Us Remastered PS4 Trophy Guide & Road Map

The Last of Us Remastered PS4 Trophy Guide & Road Map

It can't be for nothing

Living through the apocalypse is not easy, so you didn’t think that Naughty Dog was going to give you a cushy ride with The Last of Us Remastered’s Trophy list, did you? This re-release of last year’s PlayStation 3 hit provides the same Platinum path as its predecessor, meaning that those of you who’ve already...

Soapbox: Why Destiny Still Has a Lot to Prove to Me

Why Destiny Still Has a Lot to Prove to Me

Sammy Barker takes Bungie's latest to task

I hate being the jaded gamer. Ever since Push Square’s inception, it’s always been my mandate to celebrate the industry from a perspective of positivity rather than cynicism. That negativity seeps into every facet of the medium these days; whether it's obsessing over resolutions and framerates or...

Feature: The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Seven: One Last Beta Adventure on the Moon

The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Seven: One Last Beta Adventure on the Moon

We'll meet again

What a wild ride the Destiny beta has been. For a long time, Bungie's latest was the 'next big thing' that we knew next to nothing about; a couple of E3 appearances, some concept art here and there, and a single slice of gameplay footage to gawk at – it was only these things that gave us the slightest hint of what the game...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 32

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 32

Sticks and stones

Introducing bi-weekly editions of ‘What Are You Playing This Weekend’ is a bit like doing daily chores: no matter how hard you try to shake it up, there’s only one effective way of getting the job done. So, as usual, this unnecessary pre-amble is here to inform you that, yes, we’ve once again collated as many Push Square...

Feature: Until Dawn's PS4 Re-Reveal Looms, Here's Everything We Know

Until Dawn's PS4 Re-Reveal Looms, Here's Everything We Know

Player beware

As a member of the microscopic group that earnestly enjoyed their time with the ill-fated PlayStation Move peripheral, this editor was extremely excited for Until Dawn when it was announced at GamesCom 2012 a couple of years ago. Previous titles like Sports Champions and Tumble had proven that Sony’s motion controller was at its...

Feature: The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Six: Tackling the Strike's Co-Op Difficulty Spike

The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Six: Tackling the Strike's Co-Op Difficulty Spike

Got your back

All the way back in the hazy days of the Destiny alpha, complaints about the download's co-op based Strike mission were rife. Many argued that it was too hard compared to the other co-op activities, while others simply put forward the opinion that the big boss enemies of this hectic challenge were far too beefy, and that their total...

Feature: We're All Going on a Sony Summer Holiday

We're All Going on a Sony Summer Holiday

Fun in the sun

Cancel your cheeky week in Barbados or Benidorm, because Push Square Sabbaticals are taking you on an all-inclusive tour of the sunniest resorts in Sony land. During your ten day stay on Planet PlayStation, you’ll visit the most tantalising tourist spots that gaming has to offer, each lovingly laying out idyllic views,...

Feature: The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Five: Wasting Inordinate Amounts of Time at the Tower

The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Five: Wasting Inordinate Amounts of Time at the Tower

The good life

When you really stop and think about it, Destiny's hub location dubbed the Tower is a beautiful thing. In a game where essentially all you do is shoot things in the head, the Tower provides a resting place where you can enjoy some downtime between stints of slaughter. You can introduce yourself to other players, buy new equipment,...

Who Would Win Wednesdays: Destiny Special

Destiny Special

Overpowered, nerf

If you haven't already noticed, Push Square has been going Destiny mad over the past week or so. We've been keeping a diary for each day of our exploits in the beta, but we thought that we'd try something a little different with today's traditional Who Would Win Wednesdays. A feature that's usually reserved for

Push Rewind: Destiny's PS4 Beta, The Last of Us Remastered Details, and More

Destiny's PS4 Beta, The Last of Us Remastered Details, and More

Change the record

With very little happening in the world of video games, you could be forgiven for labelling this week a little one note – but hey, we can only report on the things that are going on right now. And those things revolve around two titles: Destiny and The Last of Us Remastered. Yes, you’re sick of reading about them and we’re...

Feature: The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Three: The Crucible Presents Push Square vs. The World

The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Three: The Crucible Presents Push Square vs. The World

We honestly weren't that bad

If there's anything that a modern game needs, it's a competitive multiplayer mode that's usually shoehorned into a single player title and treated like a second class component. Fortunately, Bungie is somewhat adept at crafting a solid online shooter, and it's clear that the studio's experience bleeds into Destiny's...

Feature: The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Two: The Exploration of Old Russia

The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day Two: The Exploration of Old Russia

And not a stereotype in sight

For many, Destiny's biggest draw is its promise that you can explore huge, open areas with your buddies – or even complete strangers – as you scavenge the land for some lovely new loot. And I must admit, this is also the much hyped shooter's key component for me, as well. While I'm fairly confident that the story...

Feature: The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day One: Why Wouldn't You Want to Be a Robot?

The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day One: Why Wouldn't You Want to Be a Robot?

Harder, better, faster, stronger

In the back of our minds, we all knew that it would happen. It always does. Once again, we felt the PlayStation Network creak under the weight of thousands of users trying to access the digital store and download the Destiny Beta at roughly the same time. Even Bungie's website felt the crushing demand of eager...

Talking Point: Why PS4's Christmas Offering Is Much Cleverer Than You Think

Why PS4's Christmas Offering Is Much Cleverer Than You Think

An excellent excuse

We’ve written so much about the PlayStation 4’s holiday lineup that we’re beginning to sound a little bit like a Skrillex record that has bass drops so heavy that the needle gets caught in its cavernous grooves. Much like the PlayStation 3 before it, there’s a narrative developing that Sony’s next-gen super machine is...