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Game of the Month: April 2014 - Child of Light

April 2014 - Child of Light

Out of the dark

April may not have equalled March's onslaught of great games, but it still managed to play host to a number of smaller titles that ended up occupying large chunks of our time. Enjoyable downloadable releases were aplenty, with the likes of Octodad: Dadliest Catch, Trials Fusion, and Child of Light all vying for Push Square's...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 26

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 26

This little light of mine...

... I'm gonna let it shine. Oh, sorry about that, we didn't see you there. Ahem. It's time for another 'What Are You Playing This Weekend', in which the majority of the team will be delving into a little game that our very own Mat Growcott described in his review as a "painted paradise". But what does this Bank Holiday...

News: Curve Studios: There May Still Be More PlayStation Exclusives from Us This Year

Curve Studios: There May Still Be More PlayStation Exclusives from Us This Year

Stealth Inc 2 throws a curve ball

Curve Studios has quickly become one of the many faces of PlayStation’s indie initiative. An industrious London-based developer, the company has been quietly porting big-time PC titles and creating its own roster of content for Sony’s suite of systems for some time now. In fact, so prolific has the...

Video: New Toys Assemble for Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes on PS4

New Toys Assemble for Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes on PS4

Comic book cash sink

The game-cross-toy genre is still alive and kicking, with the bigwigs at the House of Mouse announcing Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 earlier today. A sequel to last year’s Skylanders-inspired playbox, the title will focus on the various icons from its wholly owned comic book...

Feature: Eight Promising PS4, PS3, and Vita RPGs in 2014

Eight Promising PS4, PS3, and Vita RPGs in 2014

Grind out the hype

Despite being a genre that's certainly had its ups and downs, role-playing games remain a cornerstone of gaming. While traditional RPGs are few and far between outside of independent attempts, traits and mechanics that the genre introduced have steadily bled into vastly different types of releases. From shooters to sports...

Push Rewind: Octodad: Dadliest Catch, Uncharted PS4, and Firmware Updates

Octodad: Dadliest Catch, Uncharted PS4, and Firmware Updates

Hello kitty you're so pretty

This wasn’t exactly the most eventful week on Planet PlayStation, with the industry all but shutting up shop ahead of E3 in June. Nevertheless, there were some big developments pertaining to Uncharted PS4, with the departure of yet more Naughty Dog staff. Sony also dated the PlayStation 4’s latest firmware update,...

Feature: Six of Our Best Photos in inFAMOUS: Second Son on PS4

Six of Our Best Photos in inFAMOUS: Second Son on PS4

Instablam

While plenty of developers try to trick consumers with less than authentic screenshots, first-party outfit Sucker Punch has been pretty upfront about its superhero sequel since it was announced last year. Indeed, inFAMOUS: Second Son is arguably the best looking game available on the PlayStation 4 right now, and having sampled the slew...

Feature: Kickstarter Monthly Round Up - Issue One

Kickstarter Monthly Round Up - Issue One

Take my money

Crowdfunding website Kickstarter is almost certainly the only location where your laundry simulation game will make you an overnight millionaire. However, with the money lending destination’s games section looking a lot like an ant’s nest of console, computer, and mobile ventures, it can be difficult to discover new projects...

First Impressions: Taking a Toll Free Tour of Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number on PS4

Taking a Toll Free Tour of Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number on PS4

So wrong but so right

Did you like hurting other people? If so, then you were no doubt very happy when a new Hotline Miami game was revealed to be in the works. The critical and commercial success of the original made the sequel a virtual certainty, and with Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number due for release later this year, we got the chance to take...

Guide: No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either PS Vita Trophy Guide & Road Map

No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either PS Vita Trophy Guide & Road Map

Back in black

The PlayStation Vita has seen the release of yet another free-to-play title in the form of No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either. This addictive match three puzzler spawns from the dungeon building PlayStation Portable games No Heroes Allowed. And if you're looking for an inexpensive Trophy haul – or merely something to keep you...

Who Would Win Wednesdays: Raiden vs. Sephiroth

Raiden vs. Sephiroth

Round 12

Greetings loyal Push Square readers, and welcome to yet another Who Would Win Wednesdays. In a rather brutal twist of fate, this bumbling associate editor completely forgot about this week's contest, but luckily, we've had a brawl waiting in the wings for just such an occasion – and what a battle it is. Of course, we can't forget about...

Video: Skylanders: Trap Team Announced, Demoed on PS4

Skylanders: Trap Team Announced, Demoed on PS4

Caught out

If there’s one thing that we love more than video games, it’s video games with dozens of physical toys attached to them. Family Gamer TV recently attended the Skylanders: Trap Team launch event in London, and caught up with Jeff Poffenbarger, who’s the executive producer on the game. He outlined the new Trapping features found in...

Talking Point: What Are Your Favourite PlayStation Easter Eggs?

What Are Your Favourite PlayStation Easter Eggs?

Sunny side up

We all know that Easter eggs are at their absolute best when they’re big, brown, and made out of chocolate. However, just because you can’t beat a sugary oval filled with Cadbury’s finest fondant, doesn’t mean that the tasty treats stashed inside video games aren’t also entertaining. We took a look back at 12 of the very...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Easter Edition 2

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Easter Edition 2

Cracking good time

The long Easter weekend is upon us, which means that this editor will be spending his lie-ins hoping that Jessica Rabbit hops by with a chocolate heart. Curious fantasies aside, it’s been over a year now since we started the ‘What Are You Playing This Weekend’ series, meaning that this is the second Easter Edition that...