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News: Dead Island 2 Decayed into 2016

Dead Island 2 Decayed into 2016

Dead and buried

The success of spiritual successor Dying Light looks to have scared off publisher Deep Silver, as Dead Island 2 -- previously due out this spring -- has been delayed into 2016. Writing as part of an extended tweet on the game's official social media profile, the studio said that it hasn't achieved its goals yet. "Right now we are...

Rumour: Watch Dogs 2 Goes Walkies on Ubisoft Employee's CV

Watch Dogs 2 Goes Walkies on Ubisoft Employee's CV

Woof break

In the least surprising news ever, Watch Dogs 2 appears to have been let off its lease. Julien Risse, who worked on the previous instalment in the phone hacking series, has accidentally included the release on his Linked In profile. This is no surprise, of course, as Ubisoft has talked about the possibility of creating a sequel to the...

Review: Project Root (PlayStation 4)

Project Root (PlayStation 4)

Bullet hell

There are so many things worth spending your money on: a gift for that creepy man in the bus stop, one of those rubbery, gooey aliens that were popular in the '90s, or – if all else fails – a can of delicious Spam. With so many quality products on the market, Project Root may just seem a little bit underwhelming. Indeed, it doesn't...

News: Ubisoft's Donating $100,000 to Nepal After Quake

Ubisoft's Donating $100,000 to Nepal After Quake

"Far Cry 4 was heavily inspired by Nepal and its people"

So often we report on shady business practices here on Push Square, but it's nice to know that companies like Ubisoft still have a heart. Following the devastating earthquake in Nepal at the weekend, Far Cry 4 developer Ubisoft Montreal has pledged a whopping $100,000 to aid with support in...

News: Overkill's The Walking Dead Shooter Lumbers onto PS4 in 2016

Overkill's The Walking Dead Shooter Lumbers onto PS4 in 2016

Possessed Payday

Despite its grisly premise, zombie franchise The Walking Dead has been the flavour of the month for many, many months now. That's a figure of speech, of course; we're hoping that no one has taken any actual culinary tips from the show's shuffling stars. At any rate, the undead hit has seen all manner of video game adaptations –...

Review: Aaru's Awakening (PlayStation 4)

Aaru's Awakening (PlayStation 4)

For free?

Aaru's Awakening (that's pronounced 'er-ooh' for anyone curious) is the latest indie to launch on PlayStation as a free PlayStation Plus game, and just to be clear, it loves putting its artsy attitude front and centre. Don't get us wrong, we were entertained, if not occasionally peeved, by the challenging run and jump gameplay – but the...

Store Update: 29th April 2015 (Europe)

29th April 2015 (Europe)

Shattered times

As was the case over the Atlantic, there are a ton of PlayStation 4 titles out to tempt you in this week's European PlayStation Store update. The highlights include Broken Age, Project Root, and Tropico 5 – but honourable mentions must go to late comers Paperbound and Rack N Ruin.

News: Surprise! Shadow of Mordor Game of the Year Edition Out Next Month, Includes All DLC

Surprise! Shadow of Mordor Game of the Year Edition Out Next Month, Includes All DLC

One edition to rule them all

In a move that most of you will have predicted long ago, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is getting a Game of the Year edition. The package will release on the 8th May, which isn't far away at all. The product will come bundled with all of the previously released DLC, including The Lord of the Hunt and the Bright Lord...

News: There's a Hunger For Japanese Visual Novels in the West, Says NIS America CEO

There's a Hunger For Japanese Visual Novels in the West, Says NIS America CEO

Danganronpa sales a success

According to CEO of NIS America, Takuro Yamashita, there's an appetite for Japanese visual novels here in the West. Talking with MCV, the company president praised the Danganronpa games for making "visual novels popular with Western gamers". If you're not in the know, the visual novel genre is generally made up of...

News: Big PS4 Games Discounted in Latest European Sale

Big PS4 Games Discounted in Latest European Sale

What are yer buyin'?

Is your backlog looking a little light? Well, now it's time to do something about it. Sony's set to release an impressive roster of sales on the European PlayStation Store later today, and the savings extend to some real humdingers. How about, for example, scoring Watch Dogs for just £15.99 – or Trials Fusion for the even...

Store Update: 28th April 2015 (North America)

28th April 2015 (North America)

Shopping idol

There are plenty of PlayStation 4 titles available as part of the North American PlayStation Store update this week, so if your new-gen system is lusting for something fresh, then read on for the full roster. The highlights, as far as we're concerned, include management sim Tropico 5 and idol adventure Omega Quintet – but it'll be...