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Review: Tembo the Badass Elephant (PS4)

Tembo the Badass Elephant (PS4)

Peanut stutter

Tembo the Badass Elephant should have been ten tons of fun, but instead it's a steaming pile of missed opportunity. This is Pokémon developer Game Freak's first PlayStation release since surgeon simulation Click Medic deployed in Japan over 15 years ago, and so it carries the weight of industry intrigue for that reason alone. But...

News: Women's World Cup Winner Alex Morgan Joins Lionel Messi on the Cover of FIFA 16 in the US

Women's World Cup Winner Alex Morgan Joins Lionel Messi on the Cover of FIFA 16 in the US

The trophy wasn't enough

For the first time ever, FIFA will feature women's teams, with FIFA 16 boasting twelve playable international squads. To celebrate this, EA Sports has revealed that Women's World Cup winner Alex Morgan will be joining Lionel Messi on the cover of the upcoming soccer sim in the US. Morgan helped guide the USA to victory in...

News: Does This Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Easter Egg Depict Kojima's Departure from Konami?

Does This Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Easter Egg Depict Kojima's Departure from Konami?

Kojima is dead, long live Kojima

Over here at Push Square Towers, sometimes even we are baffled at some of the potential news that slips under our radar for long periods of time, and you can count this article as a demonstration of that in action. Gamespot has relayed a YouTube video by timesplitter88 that showcases an obscure side objective that...

News: Gnome Way! Sony Trademarks Gnomageddon

Gnome Way! Sony Trademarks Gnomageddon

That's unusual, isn't it?

Sony's filed a trademark for a title named Gnomageddon, which can't possibly end up being bad. Right? Gematsu spotted the registration which was filed by SCEA on 15th July. The listing stresses that the product pertains to "computer game software", so expect this to eventually appear as a PlayStation 4 or Vita game...

News: Watch the Crash Bandicoot Cartoon That Never Was

Watch the Crash Bandicoot Cartoon That Never Was

"Play our game and tell your friends so we'll make lots of loot"

Crash Bandicoot turned out to be one of the biggest brands of the 90s, but Universal Interactive Studios had even bigger plans for the property before Sony licensed it for its legendary PSone platforming trilogy. During the early days of development, the publisher was knocking around...

News: Dragon's Crown Creator Vanillaware's Cooking Up a Whole New Project with Details Coming Soon

Dragon's Crown Creator Vanillaware's Cooking Up a Whole New Project with Details Coming Soon

Teasers of announcements of annoucements

You've got to love this industry for its ability to tease teasers like no other. Last week, Atlus and Vanillaware opened up a website that teased an announcement for today, and sure enough, the two companies have revealed that they're working on a new project. The bad news is that all you're getting right...

News: PS4 Exclusive Dragon Quest Heroes Isn't Any Ordinary Warriors Game

PS4 Exclusive Dragon Quest Heroes Isn't Any Ordinary Warriors Game

Musou what?

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below, a game with arguably the silliest name in the history of the medium, will apparently be sticking very close to its Dragon Hero roots. Indeed, recent interviews with some of the title's higher ups have revealed that it will be more reminiscent of an ARPG than a traditional...

News: Behold the Beauty: PS2 RPG Odin Sphere Is Getting an HD Remake on PS4, PS3, and Vita

Behold the Beauty: PS2 RPG Odin Sphere Is Getting an HD Remake on PS4, PS3, and Vita

Phwoar

In an announcement that we're sure has many of you jumping with joy, Odin Sphere is getting remade on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita. Originally a much loved and visually stunning PlayStation 2 action role-playing game, it's due out in its native Japan in January next year. Entitled Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir, the game won't be a...

News: The Witcher 3 PS4 Patch 1.07's European Availability Issues Being Investigated

The Witcher 3 PS4 Patch 1.07's European Availability Issues Being Investigated

Unable to update? You're not alone

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new PlayStation 4 patch – apparently. While some members of the Push Square team have been able to download it without a hiccup, others are still waiting for it to become available. And we're not the only ones with issues: dozens of people have got in contact with us via social...

News: Mortal Kombat X's Tremor Is Rock Hard

Mortal Kombat X's Tremor Is Rock Hard

Rock block

Mortal Kombat X's latest brawler looks like he's suffering from a nasty bout of Cobbles – but Tremor's decided to use the rocks that have replaced his skin to his advantage. The character will be available this week for owners of the fighter's Kombat Pack, but penny pinchers will need to wait until 28th July until he's available...

News: UK Sales Charts: Rory McIlroy Putts Kratos' Nose Out of Joint

UK Sales Charts: Rory McIlroy Putts Kratos' Nose Out of Joint

On par

Golfing giant Rory McIlroy has clubbed Kratos square in the jaw, as EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour teed off at the top of the UK sales charts this week. God of War III Remastered did reasonably well on a limited marketing budget, scaling the best sellers list all the way into ninth – but rest assured that the Ghost of Sparta will not be...

News: Street Fighter V's New Challenger Is a Bit of an Animal

Street Fighter V's New Challenger Is a Bit of an Animal

Rasta la vista

Nariko, is that you? No, on closer inspection, it's Necalli – the latest character to join the Street Fighter V roster. Announced at EVO 2015 over the weekend, the dreaded combatant "utilizes a wild, animalistic fighting style to brutalize his opponents". He's described as a hard-hitting brawler with a wide variety of "savage,...

Review: God of War III Remastered (PS4)

God of War III Remastered (PS4)

Titan fall

God of War has, over the course of six entries, got itself into a bit of a rut. Make no mistake, each instalment has been consistently excellent – even the maligned PlayStation 3 prequel God of War: Ascension delivered a deity destroying escapade worth experiencing – but Sony Santa Monica's distinct brand of character action has...

Push Rewind: The Witcher III's PS4 Patch, Shenmue III, and Tons of Reviews

The Witcher III's PS4 Patch, Shenmue III, and Tons of Reviews

Hearts on fire

It's been yet another sleepy week on Planet PlayStation, aside from one noteworthy event: Shenmue III has been funded and is now officially in production for the PlayStation 4. There's a long road ahead for Yu Suzuki and crew, but we're looking forward to covering the sequel every step of the way. In other news, The Witcher 3: Wild...

Review: PlanetSide 2 (PS4)

PlanetSide 2 (PS4)

War never changes – it just gets bigger

PlanetSide 2 is a Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) war game that plays out from a Battlefield or Killzone-like first-person perspective. It's so big, in fact, that the PC version holds the Guinness World Record for the 'biggest FPS battle' with 1,158 players logged into a single skirmish. In truth, very...