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Store Update: 3rd December 2014 (Europe)

3rd December 2014 (Europe)

Once upon a time

Telltale Games is taking over the European PlayStation Store this week. The developer has deployed its two latest episodic escapades in the Old World, with Tales from the Borderlands and Game of Thrones both brawling for your hard earned cash. Also up for grabs is The Crew, as well as a fresh batch of PlayStation Plus freebies

Review: Crash Bandicoot (PSone)

Crash Bandicoot (PSone)

Marsupial madness

At one time, Crash Bandicoot was the face of the PlayStation brand, but through licensing headaches and the creation of other characters, the spunky star hasn’t quite gone on to fill the role of Nintendo’s Mario or Microsoft’s Master Chief. However, the hero’s titular game remains a signature PlayStation classic that served...

Store Update: 2nd December 2014 (North America)

2nd December 2014 (North America)

Back to business

Wait a minute – today’s big PlayStation birthday bonanza is way too exciting for us to be posting the North American PlayStation Store update like normal, isn’t it? Yes, but we suspect that the majority of you visit this site for the usual gaming news, so we suppose that we better oblige. Here it goes. PS4 Games: The Crew...

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...

Review: Driver (PSone)

Driver (PSone)

Reflections in your rear-view mirror

Before Driver rolled onto the PSone in 1999, developer Reflections Interactive had already delivered two enjoyable driving experiences, in the form of the Destruction Derby games on Sony’s first console. With a physics engine that delivered a fun drive, and destructible vehicles that had debris flying off their...

Review: Metal Gear Solid (PSone)

Metal Gear Solid (PSone)

Liquid gold

You’ve just infiltrated a highly secure enemy base using only your cunning and the scant equipment that you happened to find on your way. After rendezvousing with your hostage, you’re showered with a stirring speech on the importance of global nuclear disarmament, as well as the horrific impact of an increasingly militarised world...

Review: Jumping Flash! (PSone)

Jumping Flash! (PSone)

Buy it, don't Robbit

Republished on Tuesday, 2nd December 2014: We're bringing this review back from the archives to celebrate the PSone's big 20th Anniversary this week. The original text follows. Originally published on Saturday, 5th October 2013: The 16-bit console wars were merciless. During the early concept stage of the PlayStation console,...

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...

News: Vehicular Soccer Sim Rocket League Scores a PS4 Port

Vehicular Soccer Sim Rocket League Scores a PS4 Port

Back of the net

The verbose Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars was a secret PlayStation 3 smash, never necessarily netting the plaudits of the platform’s most popular titles, but quietly cultivating a passionate fanbase all the same. Over six years since its original release, the title is still a favourite among fans, and commands a...

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...

News: Yes! Barry Burton's Back in Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PS4, PS3

Yes! Barry Burton's Back in Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PS4, PS3

First episode shuffles in from 17th February

Resident Evil fan favourite Barry Burton will make his triumphant return in the forthcoming Resident Evil Revelations 2 on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Capcom has deployed a brand new cinematic trailer for its upcoming episodic escapade, confirming the popular character’s inclusion. The...

Review: Digimon All-Star Rumble (PlayStation 3)

Digimon All-Star Rumble (PlayStation 3)

Digivolve into average

Back in the 90s when Pokémon and Digimon fought for the money of the young, the digital creatures managed to win over many would-be monster trainers thanks to a decent television series, but flash forward two decades, and Digimon has long since past its prime, while Nintendo's catch-'em-up continues to dominate the handheld...

News: You'll Be Seeing More of The Order: 1886 and Bloodborne at The Game Awards

You'll Be Seeing More of The Order: 1886 and Bloodborne at The Game Awards

The Keigh to success

It's going to be a big week for news here at Push Square, with two major events looming large enough on the horizon to make our news team collectively shake in its boots. The first of these – the Geoff Keighley-funded The Game Awards – promises to be nothing if not an interesting affair. The usually boisterous spruiker has...