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  • News NHS Wants Devs to Think of the Children as Loot Boxes Prep Kids for Gambling Addiction

    Never-ending story

    The loot box back-and-forth rumbles on, with British health organisation NHS urging game developers to think more carefully about so-called “surprise mechanics” which could lead children into gambling addictions. A strongly worded statement from mental health director Claire Murdoch called for a crackdown on loot boxes in...

    • NHS
    • Industry

YesterdaySat, 18th Jan 2020

  • News Even More Sony Bigwigs Spotted in San Francisco as PS5 Reveal Nears

    All good in the neighbourhood

    Update (18th January): In addition to the executives outlined in the original article, Naughty Dog staffers Arne Meyer and Scott Lowe have also been spotted at PlayStation HQ, as the Japanese giant is clearly holding a summit ahead of the PS5's reveal. Original Article: Excuse us while we go gossip colum

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Industry
  • News Ubisoft Wants to Avoid Its PS5 Games Playing Like Copy and Pastes

    Shake up at French firm

    While you can rarely fault the final products, many criticise the building blocks that go into each Ubisoft release. The French firm’s distinctive approach to open world design may be effective, but it can be difficult to ignore the similarities that its various series share – whether it’s Assassin’s Creed or The...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • Industry
  • Talking Point In a Week Full of PS4 Game Delays, Are You Disappointed?

    DelayStation 4

    It's been a bit of a strange week in the world of video games, hasn't it? In amongst Sony's withdrawal from E3 2020 and all but confirmation of Horizon: Zero Dawn heading to PC with more PlayStation 4 exclusives set to follow, two of the year's biggest games were delayed. Final Fantasy VII Remake was pushed back by a month while...

    • PS4
    • Talking Point
    • Features
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 307

    Mid-January blues

    After all of the delays this week, you may be looking for a little something to console yourself with. Fortunately, there’s a huge new sale on the PlayStation Store and no doubt a bunch of software in your backlog. Here’s everything we’re playing this weekend. Sammy Barker, Editor: I'm thoroughly enjoying Judgment at the...

    • Talking Point
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • What Are You Playing

Friday17th Jan 2020

  • News Sony Slogan Change Gives Weight to Massive PS5 Leak

    PS5 price, reveal event, games, and more

    PlayStation appears to be in the process of changing its company slogan. Over the course of this generation, it's mainly gone with 'For the Players' (or #4ThePlayers at points) as well as 'Best Place to Play'. But if you take a look at PlayStation Europe's Twitter profile (as pointed out by Twitter user...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Leaks
    • Rumours
  • News Google Stadia Will Pay to Postpone 10 Games on PS4

    Searching for subscribers

    Google Stadia’s not got off to the greatest of starts, and the search engine giant appears to appreciate that it has its work cut-out. As part of a press release today revealing a roadmap for the platform, the organisation has admitted that it plans to release 10 timed exclusives by July 2020, meaning it’ll pay...

    • Google
    • Stadia
    • Industry
  • Round Up Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Reviews Don't All Live Up to the Potential

    Majin Buu hoo

    Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot arrives on PlayStation 4 tomorrow, but critic reviews are starting to hit the internet right now. We're not quite ready to pen a full review just yet so you can read our thoughts on the game in a new Hands On piece, but it looks like various other outlets are in the same predicament as Push Square deputy editor...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
    • Round Up
    • Features
  • News PlayStation Store Is Selling Two PS4 Games for Less Than 20p Each

    Bargain bin

    There are bargains, and then there are the two deals we've just come across on the EU PlayStation Store. Right now, you can add two PlayStation 4 games to your library for a combined price of 33p. Yes, you did read that correctly. Head on over to the PSN Store right now and you'll find SHINY - A Robotic Adventure listed for just 14p...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Deals
    • Europe
  • Rumour The Order: 1886 Will Make a Triumphant Comeback with PS5 Sequel

    Cor blimey

    Ready at Dawn's The Order: 1886 was a graphical showcase on PlayStation 4, but ultimately fell flat with critics and some players. The developer moved onto other projects following the reception to this PS4 exclusive, but it clearly poured a huge amount of time and effort into what remains a visually impressive adventure. It would be nice...

    • Ready at Dawn
    • PS5
    • The Order
    • Rumours
  • Hands On Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Is Good Fun, But It's Far from Perfect

    Kicked in the head cha-la

    Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot could have been amazing. Its heart is in the right place and it has plenty of neat ideas, but the finished product feels disappointingly rushed. While it's not a bad game, and there are certainly elements that Dragon Ball fans will love, there are just so many issues holding back its potential. For...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
    • Hands On
    • Features
  • Poll Will PlayStation Exclusives on PC Affect Your PS5 Purchasing Intent?

    A new Horizon

    Reports emerged overnight that Guerrilla Games’ huge open world role-playing hit Horizon: Zero Dawn will launch on the PC at some point this year. This author has to hold his hands up: it’s something we never thought would happen. And while we’re still waiting for official confirmation from the Japanese giant, it sounds like more...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PC
    • Exclusives
    • Polls
  • News EU and US PlayStation Store's Latest Sale Brings Dozens of PS4 Games Under $20

    Or under €20

    As the epic PlayStation Store January sale draws to a close, Sony has filled the void with yet another offer. On both the North American and European storefronts, you'll be able to browse through a selection of PS4 games going for less than $20 / €20, and as usual, there's a huge variety of titles up for grabs. The games mostly...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Deals
    • North America
  • Guide Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Maristone - Where to Find Maristone

    Tourists in Trouble

    Where is Maristone in Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot? You need to find this rare material in order to complete the 'Tourists in Trouble' side quest during the Frieza Saga. However, Maristone is particularly tricky to find. Where to find Maristone in Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot During your time on Namek during the Frieza Saga, you'll only...

    • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
    • Maristone
    • Tourists in Trouble
    • PS4
    • Guides
  • News Dragon Ball FighterZ Is Getting Yet Another Goku as a DLC Character

    That's six Gokus

    If you think Dragon Ball FighterZ already has way too many Gokus in its character roster, then we've got some bad news for you. The game's next additional fighter has been confirmed ahead of the game's big competitive finals event in Paris next month. Yep, it's Ultra Instinct Goku from Dragon Ball Super. To be fair, Ultra Instinct...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • DLC
  • Random Bored Man Hijacks Airport Screen to Play Some Apex Legends on His PS4

    Gaming on the go

    We can't imagine too many people are taking their PlayStation 4 with them when they travel, but we bet there are even fewer who lug it around in a backpack, just in case. One such individual has made his presence known in a bizarre story about hijacking an airport display to play his PS4. Alrighty then. A man, waiting at Portland...

    • EA
    • PS4
    • Apex Legends
    • Random
  • Guide Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Dragon Balls - How to Get Dragon Balls and How Dragon Balls Work

    How to summon Shenron

    Where do you find the Dragon Balls in Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot? How do you use the Dragon Balls? In this guide, we'll explain how to unlock the Dragon Balls and how they can be used to grant various wishes. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Dragon Balls - Where to find the Dragon Balls First thing's first: you won't be able to actually...

    • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
    • Dragon Balls
    • Shenron
    • PS4
    • Guides
  • News PS4 Exclusive Days Gone Makes the List of 2019's Best-Selling Games

    Gridlock on the broken road

    Sony’s been conspicuously quiet when it comes to Days Gone’s overall sales, but everything we’ve observed is that the Bend developed undead open worlder was a bit of a secret smash hit. And that’s reflected by NPD’s report on the best-selling games of 2019, where Deacon St. John’s debut landed in 19th...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Sales
    • NPD
  • Guide Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Soul Emblems - All Soul Emblems and How to Get Them

    How to unlock Soul Emblems

    How do you get Soul Emblems in Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot? Soul Emblems are an important part of the game, granting you access to stat bonuses and other extras as you collect them. You get many of them by simply progressing through the story, but there are some Soul Emblems that you can miss out on if you're not careful. In...

    • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
    • Soul Emblems
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Guide Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot - How to Get a Car

    How to race

    How do you get a car in Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot? It's a question that you may be asking yourself early on in the game, as you'll probably notice little racing icons dotted around the map. Visit them and the guy will tell you that you need a car in order to enter the competition. But how the heck do you get one? A quick word of warning...

    • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
    • Car
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Random Rejoice! The Knack King Remains PS4 Exclusive as Google Stadia Rules Out Port

    Breathe a sigh of relief

    Horizon: Zero Dawn, Dreams, and a couple more PlayStation 4 exclusives might be heavily rumoured to be headed to PC in the future, but don't worry, the console's true system seller and biggest title of the lot isn't going anywhere. We know you were all waiting with bated breath and now we can officially confirm that Knack...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Knack
    • Random
  • News Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Celebrates Victory at The Game Awards on Main Menu

    Show-off

    This is a neat little thing, isn't it? Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled won the award for Best Sports/Racing Game at The Game Awards 2019 and Crash Bandicoot is commemorating victory by being a bit of a show-off on the game's main menu. Host Geoff Keighley shows off the addition in a tweet below, which goes live tomorrow. It's a small...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Crash Team Racing
  • News December 2019 NPD: Call of Duty, Star Wars Can't Soften Yearly Decline

    Industry down 13% year-over-year

    A whopping $3 billion were spent on video games in the United States last month, but not even juggernauts like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order could prevent the industry from succumbing to a 15 per cent year-over-year decline. This has been the tale of the tape all year, of course, as...

    • USA
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News Marvel's Iron Man VR the Latest PS4 Game to Receive Delay

    Pushed back to May

    The last few days have seen several of this year's key games get pushed back, and now it's time for another. Marvel's Iron Man VR, which up to now was scheduled to arrive on 28th February, has been delayed. As developer Camouflaj states above, the PlayStation VR exclusive will now launch on 15th May, just a couple of weeks...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Iron Man
    • Delays
  • News Call of Duty Dominates Top 10 List of the Decade's Best Selling Games in the US

    But guess who is top

    The United States of America must really, really like the Call of Duty franchise. That's because the NPD group has just revealed the top 10 selling games of the previous decade across the US and entries in the Activision series take up a whopping seven of the top 10 places. The top 10 is as follows: Grand Theft Auto V Call of...

    • USA
    • Sales
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News To the Surprise of No One, PS4 Was the US' Best-Selling Console of the Decade

    Big win

    PlayStation 4’s success has already been very well documented, but just in case you needed a swift reminder: Sony’s system was the best-selling hardware in the United States for the past decade. That means no other device outsold it in the 2010s, despite the console not launching until November 2013. It’s hardly a surprise, of course:...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • NPD
    • Hardware
    • USA
  • News Cyberpunk 2077 Multiplayer Most Likely Coming 2022

    It's a ways out

    We've only just started the new decade and we're already talking about games that won't release until we're a quarter of the way through the next 10 years. Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed to September 2020, but you'll be waiting a lot longer if you're hotly anticipating its multiplayer mode. Developer CD Projekt Red has revealed that...

    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS4
    • Cyberpunk
  • News MLB The Show 19 Is the Best-Selling Baseball Game of All Time

    Home run

    MLB The Show has always been a popular franchise, but the 2019 instalment is the best-selling baseball game in United States history. According to the NPD Group, which tracks both physical and digital game sales across the country, full-game dollar sales of the latest instalment in the baseball simulation series “have now surpassed those...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • MLB The Show
    • USA
    • Sales
  • News Voting Is Now Open for Dreams' Community Driven Impy Awards Show

    Trophy unlocked

    Here's some news that may have passed you by: Dreams has its very own awards ceremony. The inaugural iteration of The Impy Awards is set to take place on 26th January, and it's a show that will highlight the best and brightest among the game's community of creators. As Media Molecule says on its website, the studio will be...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
  • News Neko Ghost, Jump! Is a Cute Puzzle Platformer Where You Swap Between 2D and 3D

    Dimension hopping

    Do you like 2D platformers? What about 3D ones? Wherever you stand on this age-old genre of games, you may be interested in Neko Ghost, Jump! -- a cutesy action game that allows you to swap from one viewpoint to the other. As you can see in the gameplay video above, you can play the game in either a side-scrolling view or in three...

    • Burgos Games
    • PS4
    • Neko Ghost Jump

Thursday16th Jan 2020

  • Guide Mortal Kombat 11 - How to Perform All Fatalities

    Full command list for every MK11 fatality

    How do you perform every fatality in Mortal Kombat 11? The latest instalment in NetherRealm's gruesome brawler has finally landed on the PlayStation 4, and its blood-laced skirmishes are as brutal as ever. Whether you’re looking to lay waste as Liu Kang or cause absolute Kotal Khanage (sorry), fatalities...

    • Mortal Kombat 11
    • Fatalities
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News The Next God of War Is in Production as Developer Teases Motion Capture Session

    The boy is back in town

    Look, we all know God of War (2018) is getting a sequel. The return of Kratos was showered with near universal praise and it made Sony a heck of a lot of money -- the next game is all but confirmed to be in development for PlayStation 5. But you know what? It's still nice to be on the receiving end of a little tease now and...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • God of War
  • News Zelda-Inspired PS4 Game That Made Nintendo Fans Irate Is Coming to Switch

    Keep calm and carry on

    A few months ago, Nintendo fans tossed their amiibo out of the pram when a Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild-inspired title was announced for the PlayStation 4. One particular player was so peeved by the existence of Genshin Impact that he smashed up Sony’s system in protest; others gathered at the Japanese giant’s...

    • miHoYo
    • PS4
    • Genshin Impact
  • News God of War and Twisted Metal Creator Reckons PS5 Reveal Is Definitely Happening in February

    Rumours continue to swirl

    Rumours of a PlayStation 5 reveal event happening in early 2020 have been rampant for months. Much like it did with the PS4, Sony is expected to unveil its next console in the very near future so that it's got almost a whole year to hype the thing up. And now God of War and Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe is adding...

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News Final Fantasy VII Remake Delayed to 10th April

    The reunion can wait

    Uh oh, here come the delays. We've been saying for months that early 2020 is stacked and that things really kick off with Final Fantasy VII Remake on the 3rd March -- except the arrival of Cloud and the gang has now been pushed back over a month. Yep, Square Enix has confirmed that the game's release date is now set for the...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
    • Delays
    • Release Dates
  • News Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Patch 1.07 Unlocks All Pre-Order Bonuses

    Also nerfs Photo Mode

    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order developer Respawn Entertainment has done its community a solid by unlocking all the pre-order bonuses the game shipped with upon its November 2019 launch for free. You can get your hands on all those cosmetics right now by downloading patch 1.07 on PlayStation 4, but that's not all the update has...

    • EA
    • PS4
    • Star Wars
    • Patches
  • News PS5 Fans Are Having Fun Imagining the Console's Box Art

    Case study

    There’s a lot of chatter about what the PlayStation 5’s cases will look like. We’ve already done our own set of mock-ups, inspired by the PlayStation 4’s box art. Our theory is that Sony will want something that matches current retail displays but sets it next-gen system apart. Others believe the Japanese giant may opt for...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Box Art
    • Culture
  • News PS5 Controller Will Work With PS4, According to PlayStation France

    And it's called the DualShock 5

    PlayStation France may have just given us some (admittedly unsurprising) PlayStation 5 details. More specifically, details about the next-gen console's controller. On the official PlayStation France support site, there's a page that lists the differences between available PlayStation 4 models. One column shows...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Controllers
  • News Cyberpunk 2077 Receives Hefty 5 Month Delay

    Now arrives in September

    Well, there it is folks. We had a feeling in the pit of our collective stomachs that Cyberpunk 2077 would be delayed, and now we have confirmation. CD Projekt Red is pushing the game back a whole five months. Originally set to release on the 16th April, it'll now launch on the 17th September. That's a hefty delay. The...

    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS4
    • Cyberpunk
    • Delays
    • Release Dates
  • News PS4 Exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn Will Come to PC in 2020, Says Report

    Get Aloy of this

    Horizon: Zero Dawn, the open world PlayStation 4 exclusive from Sony first-party studio Guerrilla Games, could be coming to PC at some point this year. This is according to a new report from Kotaku, which cites "three people familiar with Sony’s plans". Sony has placed exclusives games on PC before, of course. The likes of...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Horizon
    • PC
  • News Ni no Kuni Animated Movie Is Available on Netflix Right Now

    Very tidy

    Heads up Ni no Kuni fans: the franchise's animated movie can be streamed on Netflix starting today. The film is available at the time of writing on the UK and US versions of the service, following a set of new characters on a journey within the same universe as the two games. Ni no Kuni comes with an English dub and tells the story of two...

    • Netflix
    • Ni no Kuni
    • Movies
  • Reminder Last Chance to Save Big on PS4 Games in Massive PS Store Sales

    What're yer buyin'?

    Just a heads up: this is your last opportunity to save big on Sony’s gigantic January sale on the PlayStation Store. Offers will run through 16th January in North America, and will end at 11:59AM on 17th January in Europe, meaning your shopping time is coming to a close. If you’d like to pick up any of the promoted titles,...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Sales
    • Reminders
  • News Hunt: Showdown Finally Comes to PS4 on 18th February

    Join the hunt

    The PlayStation 4 version of Hunt: Showdown really has been a long time coming. Announced for Sony's console back in June 2019, it has spent a number of years in early access on PC where it harboured a community in love with the tense co-op dealings of having to track down monsters using clues while watching your back for other...

    • Koch Media
    • PS4
    • Hunt: Showdown
    • Release Dates
  • News Dreams Sounds Like the Next PC-Bound PS4 Exclusive

    Let 'em Dream

    It makes more sense than perhaps any other game in Sony’s portfolio, but it’s starting to sound like Dreams could be the next PlayStation 4 exclusive to make its way to the PC. Reports today emerged that Guerrilla Games’ epic open world opus Horizon: Zero Dawn would be making the jump to Steam and the Epic Games Store, and now...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PC
    • Dreams
  • News Detroit: Become Human Dev Quantic Dream Has 'a Lot of Surprises' Planned for 2020

    Be deviant

    French studio Quantic Dream has spread its wings beyond Sony platforms in the past couple of years -- bringing its titles to PC after their PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 releases. Detroit: Become Human, the developer's flagship PS4 game, even made its way to the Epic Games Store recently. However, it looks like the team has even bigger...

    • Quantic Dream
    • PS4
    • PS5
  • News You've Got to See the Joker's Fatality in Mortal Kombat 11

    Dead good

    NetherRealm Studios may have its own DC Universe-inspired brawler in the form of Injustice 2, but that’s not stopping Batman’s arch-nemesis the Joker from popping up in Mortal Kombat 11. Due out on 28th January in Early Access and 4th February for everyone else, the maniacal clown is at his brutal best, as he cracks skulls with his...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Mortal Kombat
  • News Latest Nioh 2 Screenshots Debut New Character and Guardian Spirits

    New info every week

    In the lead up to the game's PlayStation 4 release on 13th March, Nioh 2 will be revealing new information every single week. That's seven lots of content coming our way, and it all starts today with a new batch of screenshots which show off a new character and more Guardian Spirits. As you can see in a selection of the images...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Nioh
    • Screenshots

Wednesday15th Jan 2020

  • Guide Uncharted: Drake's Fortune Remastered PS4 - Where to Find All 61 Treasures

    Strange relics

    Where do you find all 61 treasures in Uncharted: Drake's Fortune Remastered on the PS4? Nathan Drake may also be a comedian and serial killer, but he's a treasure hunter at heart. There are a whopping 61 treasures for you to find in Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, and with Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection renewing interest in the...

    • Guides
    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Uncharted
    • Drakes Fortune
  • News PlayStation 2019 Wrap-Up Provides a Brilliant Breakdown of Your PS4 Gaming Stats

    Plus some cool freebies

    We all want our PlayStation 4 consoles to track all our statistics, but until then, Sony has a treat in store. For both North America and Europe, the platform holder has created a brilliant webpage that will tell you all about your gaming habits in 2019. Called the PlayStation 2019 Wrap-Up, you can finally get a glimpse at...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Stats
    • 2019
  • News E3 Organiser Reacts to Sony's Absence with Empty Words

    Not much of anything

    Sony announced this week that it won't be attending E3 2020, marking the second year in a row that the hardware manufacturer has decided to skip the convention. In response to the move, the ESA -- the company known as The Entertainment Software Association which runs E3 -- has published a rather empty statement which doesn't...

    • Sony
    • E3 2020
  • Gallery Check Out the Free PlayStation 2019 Wrap-Up PS4 Dynamic Theme

    Here's what your PS4 playtime gets you

    Yesterday, Sony grabbed everyone's attention with a nifty look back at your PlayStation 4 stats for 2019. To recap: if you visit the website -- here for US and here for Europe -- and sign into your PSN account, you'll get a detailed breakdown of your gaming habits from last year

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Themes
    • Free
  • Guide Best Uncharted Games Ranked

    Drake believe

    Uncharted is now over ten years old, and in that time series protagonist Nathan Drake has climbed his way up the gaming recognition ladder, from plucky pretender to PlayStation superstar. Starting life on the PlayStation 3 all the way back in 2007, Naughty Dog’s daring action adventure franchise has fast become one of Sony’s most...

    • Best Uncharted Games
    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
  • News Sony Scraps Annual Destination PlayStation Trade Event with PS5 Reveal Looming

    Distributor will host instead

    It sounds like Sony has scrapped plans to host its annual behind-closed-doors trade event Destination PlayStation, with speculation suggesting that its eyes are firmly focused on the PlayStation 5’s reveal event instead. According to journalist Mike Futter, the manufacturer will allow a “major distributor” to take...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Industry
    • Destination PlayStation
  • News Control DLC Is Heavily Discounted Before Any Content Is Released

    A steal?

    Control launched all the way back in August of 2019, and a couple of weeks after the fact, developer Remedy announced a Season Pass. This is relatively normal practice these days; a lot of games grow and change way beyond their initial state upon release. One interesting wrinkle, however, seems like it could put early buyers at a...

    • 505 Games
    • PS4
    • Control
    • DLC
  • News Rustland Grand Prix Brings Mad Max Vibes to Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled on PS4

    Oh what a lovely day

    We must say, the post-launch support for Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is pretty great. Every month since it drifted onto PlayStation 4, the game has had new tracks, characters, vehicles, and more added into the fold. We hope it'll continue, as these Grand Prix events give everyone a reason to hop back into the driver's seat...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Crash Team Racing
    • Updates
  • Feature Dreaming Up Sony's Own PlayStation Theme Park

    For the thrill seekers

    Nintendo recently revealed its very own theme park area to the world, dubbed Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan. And, while Push Square is quite clearly a website focused on all things PlayStation, we'd be lying if we said we didn't want to go. In fact, we sort of desperately want to join our friends at Nintendo...

    • Sony
    • Features
  • News Top Fortnite Streamer Ninja Gets His Own Character Skin in Epic's Battle Royale Shooter

    Sneaky

    Epic Games has filled its battle royale shooter phenomenon, Fortnite, with tons of cosmetic goodies. You don't need to spend any money in order to play the 100-player deathmatch, but all kinds of outfits, character skins, and more are readily available if you want to look good on the battlefield. The game has crossed paths with licensed...

    • Epic Games
    • PS4
    • Fortnite
    • Ninja
  • Deal Read The Witcher Novels with The Last Wish at a Low Price

    Here we go, Yen

    Well, you can’t say Amazon doesn’t have its head screwed on. The juggernaut retailer has reduced the price of the first The Witcher novel to just £3.00 in the UK, making it an impulse purchase for those looking to get into author Andrzej Sapkowski's fantasy fiction. <products id="11646" style="list"> The Last Wish is a...

    • The Witcher
    • Books
    • Deals
  • News Shenmue III Battle Rally DLC Turns Ryo Hazuki Into a Sprinter

    I see

    When we heard that Shenmue III would be getting multiple pieces of DLC after its November 2019 launch, this isn't exactly what we had in mind. The game's first slice of downloadable content comes to PlayStation 4 next week on Tuesday 21st January, and it literally has protagonist Ryo Hazuki competing in races. Announced on Twitter, the Battle...

    • Deep Silver
    • PS4
    • Shenmue
    • DLC
  • News Dreams Creator Releases Entire Album of Music Made in the Game on Spotify

    Now that's impressive

    Dreams is now less than a month away from its official launch on PlayStation 4, but the creations made in early access keep on coming -- continually impressing and astounding us here at Push Square. Yesterday, one creator on Twitter named @Byvsen revealed that they will be releasing a complete album of music they made in the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
  • News New Zombie Army 4: Dead War Trailer Is a Thorough Overview of the Undead

    Zombies 101

    "In 1945, Hitler summoned a Nazi zombie army and left Europe in ruins. He was defeated by the resistance and cast into the fires of hell." Yeah, that most certainly is Zombie Army 4: Dead War. The next co-op focused shooter from Rebellion is out on PlayStation 4 in just a few weeks, and this new trailer will give you a comprehensive...

    • Rebellion
    • PS4
    • Zombie Army
    • Trailers

Tuesday14th Jan 2020

  • News Sony and PlayStation Will Not Be at E3 2020

    Second year in a row

    Sony and PlayStation will not attend E3 2020, the company has confirmed to GamesIndustry. The annual convention, which will take place this summer, has been the biggest event in gaming for decades -- but there's no question that its influence has waned over recent years. Indeed, you may recall that Sony skipped the show in 2019...

    • Sony
    • PlayStation
    • E3 2020
  • Round Up PS4 Back Button Attachment Reviews Are Incredibly Positive

    Feeling things out

    The PlayStation 4's back button attachment doesn't release to the public for another couple of weeks, but it looks like certain outlets have already gotten the go-ahead on posting their impressions to the internet. Reviews are popping up all over the place, and the feedback generally seems to be overwhelmingly positive. The device...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Controllers
    • Round Up
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  • News PS Vita Remains a Viable Platform in 2020

    Not dead yet

    People like to make the PS Vita means life gag, but it’s seemingly true as the portable seems poised to secure more support moving into 2020. Despite the device being over eight years old and purportedly discontinued, there are new titles for the system launching on the PlayStation Store this week – as there are virtually every...

    • Sony
    • Vita
  • Deal Make the Most of PS Store's January Sale with Cut-Price PSN Vouchers

    Save big on digital credit

    Hundreds of games are currently discounted on the PlayStation Store, with Sony’s big New Year bonanza entering its final few days. The savings are already impressive, with huge titles like Judgment and Shadow of the Tomb Raider available for less than £20. But what if you want to compound the deals? Shop To has you...

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    • Deals
    • UK
  • Feature 10 Under-the-Radar PS4 Games to Look Out for in 2020

    Breaking into the top four

    Cyberpunk 2077. Final Fantasy VII Remake. Ghost of Tsushima. The Last of Us: Part II. 2020 could be the best year of the PlayStation 4 generation thanks to those four games, but the best thing about the next set of 12 months is that there is so, so much more to be excited about. The battle for

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    • 2020
    • Features
  • News It's Pretty Obvious PlayStation Has Beef with E3's Organisers

    Not seeing eye to eye

    Sony will not be at E3 2020 in any capacity, but it will still attend hundreds of gaming conventions around the globe. Plans are currently underway for its presence at Taipei Game Show, while you can expect to find the platform holder present in some capacity at the likes of Paris Games Week, EGX,

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    • E3 2020
    • Industry
  • Gallery Latest Resident Evil 3 PS4 Screenshots Are a Sight to Behold

    Get a good look at Nemesis

    Resident Evil 3 is just three months away, and it's looking better and better with every piece of media that's released. The follow-up to Push Square's Game of the Year for 2019 is another remake of a PSone classic -- this time focusing on Jill Valentine's attempted escape of Raccoon City. Another batch of fantastic...

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    • Resident Evil
    • Screenshots
  • News Sony Suggests E3 2020 Is Not the Right Venue for PS5

    Still has great respect for organisers

    Ever since ex-PlayStation boss Shawn Layden went hard on E3 a few years ago, Sony’s seemed to be dead against the convention. Now it’s pulled out of the show entirely for a second year running, the platform holder is beginning to twist the knife on organisers, the ESA. It’s unclear exactly what the issue...

    • E3 2020
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    • PS5
    • Industry
  • News Battle Royale Game Show Darwin Project Is Out Now on PS4

    It's free-to-play too

    The 2020 release schedule is looking slightly dry for January on PlayStation 4, so we're never going to say no to a shadow drop. Darwin Project is available right now on the PlayStation Store, a free-to-play battle royale shooter which comes with an interesting twist. Rather than reaching the triple digits, the game from...

    • Scavengers Studio
    • PS4
    • Darwin Project
  • Talking Point Is Sony Right to Skip E3 2020?

    Jumping ship

    Is Sony right to miss out on E3 for the second year in a row? The Japanese giant announced overnight that it won't be attending E3 2020, saying that the Los Angeles event simply isn't the right venue for PlayStation 5. The company's statement comes across as somewhat prickly, but it's been reasonably clear for a while now that there's...

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  • News Ahead of PS5's Launch, Sony Is Looking Forward to Celebrating with Fans

    But not at E3 2020

    Sony will not be at E3 2020, but it’s still looking forward to celebrating the impending launch of the PlayStation 5 with its fans. Speaking as part of a statement on the organisation’s stance, a spokesperson said: “Our focus is on making sure fans feel part of the PlayStation family and have access to play their favourite...

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    • PS4
    • E3 2020
  • News Square Enix Delays Marvel's Avengers to September 2020

    Just before the PS5

    It's a double whammy of delays all of a sudden -- Japanese publisher Square Enix has announced that it is delaying Marvel's Avengers to September 2020 on PlayStation 4 along with pushing back Final Fantasy VII Remake by a month. The Crystal Dynamics developed title will now release on 4th September, assumedly just a few months...

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    • Marvels Avengers
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  • News Microsoft Confirms E3 2020 Attendance for Xbox After Sony Exit

    Flying the flag

    Sony has confirmed that it once again will not be attending E3, but you can still look forward to a show put on by the team in green. Xbox head Phil Spencer took to Twitter to put minds at rest by staying that Microsoft will be attending E3 2020. It's business as usual for the Redmond-based company then this June, assumedly joined by...

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    • E3 2020
  • News New Resident Evil 3 Trailer Equips Nemesis with a Flamethrower

    STTAAARRSSS

    Resident Evil 3 sure is shaping up nicely and this latest trailer for the PlayStation 4 remake is proof of that. We get a proper look at Nemesis in the footage above as well as tons of gameplay clips featured alongside cutscenes. It's well worth checking out. Hunters also put in an appearance midway through while Carlos Oliveira...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
    • Trailers
  • Review Atelier Dusk Trilogy Deluxe Pack - New Year, Same Old Alchemists

    Another trip into the delightful Atelier back catalogue

    The Atelier Dusk Trilogy Deluxe Pack consists of three RPGs: Atelier Ayesha, Atelier Escha & Logy, and Atelier Shallie. This is a re-release of the ‘Plus’ version of these games but with a few improvements. As well as improved graphics there are some quality of life improvements such as...

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    • Koei Tecmo
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    • Atelier Dusk Trilogy Deluxe Pack
  • News DOOM Eternal Rips and Tears Its Way to a New Trailer

    The Doomslayer is back

    Bethesda teased that it would be releasing an all-new DOOM Eternal trailer today, and of course, the publisher has delivered. The folks at id Software look set to launch one of 2020's most frantic, hellish, and downright fantastic experiences on PlayStation 4, so the latest footage showcased above is well worth checking out...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • DOOM
    • Trailers
  • News UK Sales Charts: FIFA 20 Takes Charge as January Sales Shake Up a Stagnant Top 10

    Tekken a look at the bargains

    We were more than ready to roll our eyes at yet another copy paste chart, but there are some interesting additions to the latest UK physical top 10. FIFA 20 scores a number one, while Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order also swap seats on the podium. However, a little further down is when we...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
  • Mini Review Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo – A Sufficient, if Forgettable, Shoot 'Em Up

    The little space ship that could

    While a fairly pedestrian shmup, Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo does have a couple of features that make it worth a quick look. It doesn’t hurt that the title's price -- $4.99 at launch -- is rather low, too. The most unique aspect of the game is by far the weapon system. Shmups are generally focused around...

    • Reviews
    • Bare Knuckle Development
    • PS4
    • Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo
    • Mini Reviews

Monday13th Jan 2020

  • Guide Best PS4 Racing Games

    Which PS4 driving games are on the podium?

    It's no secret that the PlayStation 4 doesn't have the greatest selection of driving games ever seen. Arcade racing games especially have vanished from the earth, leaving PS4 owners with little choice when they want to put the pedal to the metal. Having said that, we've still been able to rustle up a list...

    • Best PS4 Racing Games
    • PS4
    • Racing
    • Racing Games
    • Features
  • Guide Best PS4 Sports Games

    The best sports games on the PlayStation 4

    What are the best sports games on the PS4? Whether you’re a die-hard footie aficionado or a casual basketball watcher, there’s no question that sports games are among the most popular on consoles these days. Whether it’s hardcore simulations or more arcade-like adaptations, we’ve compiled the very...

    • Best PS4 Sports Games
    • PS4
    • Sports
    • Guides
    • PS4 Essentials
  • News PS5 Will Have Exclusive Games You Can't Play Anywhere Else

    As you'd expect

    We’ve posted about this before, but in light of Microsoft’s recent comments regarding the Xbox Series X, it perhaps bears repeating that the PlayStation 5 will have exclusive games at launch. This is according to reliable Kotaku scribe Jason Schreier, speaking on the publication's

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • Guide All Sony First-Party Studios and What They're Working On

    Every PlayStation exclusive project

    What first-party studios does Sony own? And what exclusive games are PlayStation’s developers working on? In this Worldwide Studios guide, we’re going to list all of the Japanese giant’s subsidiary game makers, along with their current projects. We’ll be updating this article regularly, as new titles are...

    • Sony
    • First-Party
    • Exclusives
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
  • Rumour Sony to Announce PS5, E3 2020 Plans Very Soon

    Ready or not

    Update: Unfortunately, whatever this was doesn't seem to be happening today after all. That said, Ahmad is known to be a very reliable source. At this point we assume that something is coming very soon -- the timing of the rumour has just been a little off. We'll certainly be keeping our eyes peeled over the next few days. Original...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • E3 2020
  • News 'Experience PlayStation' Event Taking Place as PS5 Reveal Rumours Heat Up

    Will it coincide with PS5 event?

    This is rather curious. On the quiet, Sony seems to have scheduled in an interesting event in New York City named Experience PlayStation. Taking place between 14th January and 16th February 2020, the event will allow fans to "Celebrate 25 Years of Play with a collection of titles on PS4 and PS VR". It's taking place...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Events
  • News Reliable Source Rips Up Recent Assassin's Creed Ragnarok Rumours

    "It's not even called Ragnarok"

    Over the last couple of weeks or so, numerous rumours have popped up around the web with regards to the next Assassin's Creed. The majority of these rumours have lacked any kind of concrete evidence but most of them have at least sounded reasonable, and so they've been the source of much speculation. Enter ZhugeEX --...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassins Creed
    • Rumours
  • News Latest PS5 Fanmade Design Is the Best One Yet

    Black or white?

    We don't know what Sony's PlayStation 5 is going to look like just yet. The Japanese giant may not even be sure itself at the time of writing, but that hasn't stopped excited fans from coming up with their own designs. This time last week we featured what we thought was our favourite PS5 console design yet, but one that has just hit...

    • PS5
  • News Microsoft Says Sony Is Doing a 'Fantastic Job' with PlayStation

    Xbox tries to avoid head-to-head bouts

    Microsoft’s public relations has changed significantly from the Xbox 360 generation, and it’s not afraid to compliment its competitor anymore. Chatting with MCV as part of a wide-ranging interview, Xbox Game Studios boss Matt Booty said that PlayStation’s doing a “fantastic job” and that he tries to...

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    • PS4
    • Microsoft
    • Xbox
    • Industry
  • News Sony Fails to Infiltrate a Single Spot in Japanese Sales Charts

    Nintendo Switch domination

    Sony’s suggested that it will not delay the PlayStation 5 in Japan like it did the PlayStation 4, but it’s clear that the company’s going to have its work cut out as it plans to introduce a new stationary home console in a region that’s clearly moving away from them. Case in point: the latest Japanese software...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
  • Soapbox Sony Is Not Anti-Consumer for Making PS5 Exclusives

    But do you agree?

    There will be games that you can only play on the PlayStation 5 when Sony’s next-gen system launches this holiday, and that’s anti-consumer according to some enthusiasts. While the Japanese giant is merely following the natural order of all hardware transitions, Microsoft has thrown a spanner in the works by revealing that it...

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    • PS5
    • Soapbox
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  • Feature Push Square Readers' Top 10 Most Anticipated PS4 Games of 2020

    Voted for by you

    Following the incredibly successful community vote for Push Square Readers' Game of the Year 2019, we're back once again to look at the year ahead. It's been said time and time again, but 2020 truly is shaping up to be quite the year for PlayStation 4 thanks to a number of hotly anticipated games launching before the arrival of...

    • Most Anticipated
    • PS4
    • 2020
    • Features
  • News Cyberpunk 2077 Gets the Retro Demake Treatment in Amazing Dreams Creation

    Cyberpunk 1997

    One aspect of Dreams that's incredibly impressive but also hard to convey is how diverse the things you make can be. Media Molecule's PlayStation 4 exclusive game about creation has such a flexible engine that you'll easily be able to find a ridiculously wide range of visual styles. You can swing all the way from photo-realistic...

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    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • Cyberpunk
  • Random Spider-Man PS4 Haunts Jared Leto in New Morbius Trailer

    Thirty Seconds to Bars

    Morbius is supposed to be the second entry in Sony's all-new cinematic universe after 2018's Venom outing, and the debut trailer for the film planned to release this summer dropped earlier today. That's cool and all, but did you spot the Marvel's Spider-Man easter egg hidden away in the footage? Exactly two minutes and four...

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    • PS4
    • Spider-Man
    • Random
  • News Death Stranding, Control Dominate DICE Game of the Year Nominations

    Days Gone, Concrete Genie also present

    For a game that’s apparently quite divisive, Death Stranding sure has been scooping up plenty of awards nominations. The console exclusive Kojima Productions developed transportation simulation has topped the number of nods for the 23rd annual DICE awards, sharing the acclaim with Remedy’s third-person...

    • DICE Awards
    • PS4
    • Industry
  • News Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris Brings Back Bedtime Boob Scenes

    Naturally

    Despite having previously said that bedtime scenes wouldn't be making a return in Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris, guess what? They totally are. Bandai Namco has revealed that these slightly steamy character bonding events -- also known as 'co-sleeping events' -- will be included in the upcoming role-playing title, no doubt much to...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Sword Art Online
  • News Persona 5 Scramble's Opening Animation Is Unsurprisingly Slick and Super Stylish

    Looking cool, Joker

    It's not at all surprising to learn that Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers has a seriously cool opening movie. As with the Persona 5 intro, we're treated to sublime style, amazing colour combinations, and some extra smooth music. It's a joy to watch. If you're looking for more Persona 5 Scramble, it's worth mentioning...

    • Atlus
    • PS4
    • Persona
    • Trailers
  • News Bethesda Teases Next DOOM Eternal Trailer for Tomorrow

    Back from hell

    DOOM Eternal might no longer be one of the biggest PlayStation 4 releases of 2020, but if its 2016 predecessor is anything to go by then this sequel is set to be one hell of a good time. Better yet, Bethesda has confirmed that we'll get our next look at the trip to hell and back tomorrow in a new trailer. How many more times can we...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • DOOM
  • Mini Review Flat Heroes - Just Pure, Challenging, Minimalist PS4 Platforming

    Hip to be square

    If you like your platformers 2D, no-nonsense, and tough as old boots, Flat Heroes is probably right up your alley. It strips away all the clutter and noise of the side-scroller and presents you with a gameplay gauntlet at its purest. This game tasks you with tackling hundreds of single-screen platforming challenges, and it does so...

    • Reviews
    • Parallel Circles
    • PS4
    • Flat Heroes
    • Mini Reviews
  • Guide Sea of Thieves PS4 - Is It on PlayStation 4?

    Can you play Sea of Thieves on PS4?

    Is Sea of Thieves on PS4? Is the swashbuckling simulator coming to PlayStation 4? Developed by legendary UK studio Rare, Sea of Thieves is an online multiplayer game where you’re able to commandeer your own pirate ships with pals. The title’s currently available on Xbox One and PC but cannot be purchased on...

    • Sea of Thieves
    • PS4
    • Guides

Sunday12th Jan 2020

  • News Is Rockstar Readying a PS5 Game Reveal?

    And what could it be?

    Rockstar could be getting ready to reveal a PlayStation 5 game, as a new job listing on the label’s website indicates that it’s searching for a video editor who can “communicate emotional content and excitement of a game within a 60-second format”. While this is not necessarily indicative of an imminent announcement at...

    • Rockstar Games
    • PS5
    • Rumours