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News: Sony CEO Kaz Hirai Is Happy with the PS4's Success, But Wants to Do More in Japan

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai Is Happy with the PS4's Success, But Wants to Do More in Japan

Hip hip Hirai

When he's not taking buckets of icy water to the head, Kazuo Hirai is fulfilling the presumably important role of Sony CEO. In a recent interview, the gaffer spoke about the PlayStation 4's remarkable success. What's more, the big-wig stated that the company learned a lot from the PlayStation 3, and that it has carried these lessons...

TGS 2014: What Will Sony Be Live Streaming in Japan This Week?

What Will Sony Be Live Streaming in Japan This Week?

Make a date

Wait, it’s the Tokyo Game Show this week? We’ve been so busy concentrating our efforts on Destiny that we’d forgotten that gaming’s biggest convention in the East was scheduled to start this week. Fortunately, we’re not exactly expecting any more megatons from the Japanese giant, but the platform holder has lined up an...

News: UK Sales Charts: Destiny Rocket Jumps into Podium Position

UK Sales Charts: Destiny Rocket Jumps into Podium Position

Strong showing from Activision's new super series

It would have been a bigger surprise this week if Destiny had failed to land in the top spot, but, as expected, it’s rocketed straight to the summit. The next big game from Bungie sold best on the PlayStation 4, and also smashed new intellectual property records in the process. As a result,...

News: Unsurprisingly, Destiny Sold Best on PS4 in the UK

Unsurprisingly, Destiny Sold Best on PS4 in the UK

And it's the biggest thing since sliced bread

The critical reception may be a boiling pot of piping hot and lukewarm, but that hasn’t stopped Destiny from achieving the biggest new intellectual property launch in the UK, brushing aside Watch Dogs, which was the previous record holder. Unsurprisingly, the PlayStation 4 version sold best on British...

News: Annihilate the Competition in Magicka 2's Sing-a-Long Contest

Annihilate the Competition in Magicka 2's Sing-a-Long Contest

Disco, disco, good, good

While E3 was brimming with more gaming goodness than you could fit into a picnic hamper, a trailer that left a lasting impression on this writer was the announcement of Magicka 2 on the PlayStation 4. Not only did it mock its own character's unemployment since the original title, but also the downsides of its iconic friendly...

Review: Flockers (PlayStation 4)

Flockers (PlayStation 4)

Sheep thrills

In the nineties, Lemmings was so popular with gamers that it appeared on a mind boggling number of platforms, as millions tried – with varying degrees of success – to guide the careless rodents to safety. Since those heady days, you don’t see many titles that follow the Lemmings formula, but with the release of Flockers on the...

News: Free PS4 DriveClub Taster Will Come in Addition to Usual PlayStation Plus Allocation

Free PS4 DriveClub Taster Will Come in Addition to Usual PlayStation Plus Allocation

October update will be extra special

You may have a few concerns with the quality of PlayStation Plus right now, but Sony’s aiming to shepherd you into the holiday season in style this October with a bumper update – including the hotly anticipated DriveClub PS Plus Edition sampler. While this doesn’t represent the full release, developer...

News: One Day, You May Be Able to Play Every PlayStation Game That Matters with PlayStation Now

One Day, You May Be Able to Play Every PlayStation Game That Matters with PlayStation Now

On demand

Enthusiasm in PlayStation Now has plummeted since Sony’s beta pricing scheme was revealed, but while there’s tweaking to be done, it’s clear that the online streaming service represents a big portion of the platform holder’s future. Indeed, it’s unlikely to happen any time soon, but we can see a day where the Japanese giant’s...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 38

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 38

A date with Destiny

You’re witnessing Push Square history here. For the first time ever, every single staff writer but one will be playing the same game – way to send this editor’s obsessive compulsive disorder into disarray, Jamie. And what is that game, we hear you ask? Here’s a clue: it’s got really bored talking cubes in it. Sammy...

News: Zombie Apocalypse Sim Dying Light Lumbers onto PS4 and PS3 in January

Zombie Apocalypse Sim Dying Light Lumbers onto PS4 and PS3 in January

Brainsss

In theory, Dying Light should be a fantastic game. It takes endless zombie hordes and combines them with Mirror's Edge-esque parkour mechanics. However, the game is being developed by Techland – the studio behind the thoroughly ordinary Dead Island series – so we're reserving our judgement for the time being. At any rate, the open...

Round Up: Destiny PS4 Reviews Shoot for the Moon

Destiny PS4 Reviews Shoot for the Moon

Your Venus

The industry hasn’t been quite as eager to rush out Destiny reviews as quickly as we expected, which is good to see. That said, with the campaign purportedly taking about 10 hours to complete – leaving ample time to experience the Crucible and a few Strikes – critiques are beginning to appear for Bungie’s next big thing. We’ll...

News: Wow! Sony Gaffer Kaz Hirai Knows How to Take a Bucket of Icy Water

Wow! Sony Gaffer Kaz Hirai Knows How to Take a Bucket of Icy Water

Wet and smiles

Kaz Hirai may be a shrewd businessman, but he’s also quite a fun character. The current Sony chief executive – who worked his way up through the ranks at PlayStation – has taken the ice bucket challenge after being nominated by brand founder Ken Kutaragi, and, unsurprisingly, he deals with the arctic drenching like a boss...