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TodayFri, 19th Apr 2019

  • News Shooting for The Last of Us: Part 2 Is All Wrapped Up

    2019, we hear you cry

    Is The Last of Us: Part II actually releasing this year? A lot of people are starting to think so, and although we're not quite convinced just yet, it does seem as though the project has hit an important milestone. Over on Twitter, director and writer Neil Druckmann has stated that "the most ambitious cinematic shoot we’ve...

    • Sony
    • Naughty Dog
    • PS4
    • The Last of Us

YesterdayThu, 18th Apr 2019

  • Guide The Easiest PS4 Platinum Trophies

    What are the easiest platinums on PS4?

    Which PlayStation 4 games are the easiest to platinum? Not every PS4 game has a platinum trophy, and many that do are often pretty tough. However, if you're looking to bolster your trophy collection with some low effort top trinkets, you'll find some of the easiest platinums in this guide. There are plenty of...

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    • Platinum
    • Trophy
    • Trophies
    • PS4
  • News Cel-Shaded Shooter XIII Returns 13th November on PS4

    Lucky number

    We can’t help but feel old when we consider there's an entire generation of gamers who haven’t seen PlayStation 2 copies of XIII in a GAME bargain bin. But with the cel-shaded shooter now being over 15 years old, there will be kids sitting their GCSEs this summer who are younger than the artistically inspired FPS. For those of you...

    • Microids
    • PS4
    • XIII
    • Announcements
  • News Charming Free-to-Play RPG Caravan Stories Comes West This Summer on PS4

    The journey begins

    Caravan Stores, a delightful looking role-playing title which launched in Japan earlier this month, is heading West. The game's part MMORPG and part turn based RPG -- you can play it alone or with others, and there's PvP as well as PvE. Based on the gameplay we've seen it does look decent, but given that it's actually a...

    • Aiming
    • PS4
    • Caravan Stories
    • Trailers
  • News Castlevania Anniversary Collection Release Date Announced, Full Lineup of Games Revealed

    Happy birthday, Konami

    Last month, Konami announced a trio of retro collections coming to PlayStation 4 in celebration of its 50th anniversary. The publisher has just provided more details on Castlevania Anniversary Collection, including its release date and the full selection of titles it offers. Writing on the

    • Konami
    • PS4
    • Castlevania
    • Release Dates
  • News There's Speculation that Final Fantasy VII Remake May Reappear in Time for E3

    We're not holding our breath

    How many years have we been waiting on Final Fantasy VII Remake now? Too many is the only correct answer to that question, but could we finally get some new information in the coming months? Maybe at E3 2019? Well, anything's possible, and there's some speculation doing the rounds right now that says it's happening. All...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
  • News Netflix's The Witcher Series Arrives in Late 2019

    Geralt a load of this

    Netflix, the huge, subscription based entertainment giant, is currently producing a TV adaptation of The Witcher, following the immense success of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. All we've seen so far, though, is a very brief preview of Henry Cavill in character as Geralt. We should get to see a little more pretty soon, as it's

    • Netflix
    • CD Projekt
    • The Witcher
  • News Overcooked 2 Campfire Cook Off DLC and Season Pass Out Now on PS4

    Get it while it's hot

    If you want a second helping of Overcooked 2, you're definitely not short of options. The latest DLC pack, Campfire Cook Off, is out today on PlayStation 4, bringing you more of that delicious co-op cooking. It features 15 new levels, four new characters to unlock, and two new recipes. You'll be making s'mores and all-day...

    • Team 17
    • PS4
    • Overcooked
    • DLC
  • News New Mortal Kombat 11 Character Trailer Shows Off Shao Kahn

    Hammer time

    We've known Shao Kahn will be included in the roster of Mortal Kombat 11 for a while now, but NetherRealm has just released a character trailer devoted to the hammer-wielding villain. As a reminder, he's a pre-order bonus, so you'll have to put your name down if you want him on your side. How does he look, then? As expected, like a big...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Mortal Kombat
    • Trailers
  • Guide Best PS4 RPGs

    Roll the dice

    What are the best PS4 RPGs? Well, the PlayStation 4 is home to a vast library role-playing games. From MMOs and open world epics to niche Japanese RPGs (or JRPGs) and traditional adventures stuffed with text, there's something for just about everyone. It's an expansive genre in which East meets West, and we see numerous takes a similar...

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    • PS4
    • RPG
    • JRPG
    • PS4 Essentials

Wednesday17th Apr 2019

  • Guide All PS5 Games Confirmed or Rumoured

    PS5 games at launch and beyond

    What PS5 games have been announced? What PS5 games have been rumoured? In this guide, we're going to list every PS5 game that's been confirmed or rumoured ahead of the console's release, which is due in 2020. This list is based on at least partial confirmation from publishers or developers, rumours that have weight,...

    • PS5 Games
    • PS5
    • Guide
    • Features
  • News The Massive EU PlayStation Store Spring Sale Just Got Even Bigger

    More games added

    Earlier this month, Sony kicked off the Spring Sale on the European PlayStation Store. Featuring hundreds of titles big and small, it's another monster promotion, but it's just been taken up a notch. Even more games are now included, as the platform holder has announced on PlayStation Blog. Some of the additions include big, pretty...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Europe
    • Deals
  • Reaction Sony's Surprise PS5 Reveal Was a Stroke of Genius

    Shock and awe

    We’ve been here before, haven’t we? I remember the halcyon days of 2013, when a less jaded Sammy and a much smaller Push Square quivered with anticipation as Sony announced the PlayStation Meeting which would later play host to the PlayStation 4. The event was revealed days after a cunning Kaz Hirai had told a business broadsheet...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Soapbox
    • Features
  • News World War Z Launch Suffers with Connectivity Issues, Server Problems, and Bugs

    Not much of a worldy

    World War Z launched yesterday, but its first day on the market didn't exactly go smoothly. Players have reported numerous issues such as multiple failed attempts to connect to the game's servers and problems during gameplay that halts progression. The biggest issue at launch appears to be a lack of servers for players to join,...

    • Focus Home Interactive
    • PS4
    • World War Z
  • Poll What Are Your Thoughts on the PS5?

    The next-gen hype train has arrived

    When we stepped into the Push Square office at the start of the week, we didn't think for a second that we'd be covering the PS5. And by that, we mean the actual PS5. Not rumours, not speculation, but concrete, official details on the next-gen console itself. It's been a wild ride to say the least. Of course, as...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News The Final Scene of The Last of Us: Part 2 Has Been Shot

    The end

    So, how is development coming along on The Last of Us: Part 2? We've no real idea, of course, but every so often we get a little clue. Neil Druckmann, director on the hotly anticipated sequel, has taken to Twitter to share that the very last scene in the game has now been filmed. The shot of the script does contain a spoiler, which is a bit...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • The Last of Us
  • News Verified PSN Accounts Are Having Trouble Changing Their Usernames

    Jeff Gerstmann explains

    We're sure you follow a couple of verified PSN accounts on your PS4 - it's always nice to see the likes of Shuhei Yoshida pop up in your What's New feed. Greg Miller anyone? Or maybe even Neil Druckmann? There's a whole list of people that are probably worth a follow, but did you know that they're having trouble changing...

    • PSN
    • PSN ID
    • Name Changes
    • PS4
  • News ANTHEM Player Survey Reveals Some Troubling Statistics

    Remember ANTHEM?

    ANTHEM only launched a couple of months ago but it already feels like the game has completely fallen off a cliff. BioWare's looter shooter failed to find any kind of momentum post-launch, partly because it was hit with a recurring barrage of bad press. The title no longer makes it onto the top 40 of the UK charts, and it barely...

    • EA
    • BioWare
    • PS4
    • ANTHEM
  • News PlayStation Shares Some of Dreams' First Early Access Creations

    Bringing it all to life

    Dreams launched in early access yesterday, and some of its initial creations are already popping up all over social media. Courtesy of the PlayStation Europe Twitter account, we've been able to get a quick look at what players are working on. Check out just some of the creations made in Dreams below. That'

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
  • Guide PS5 FAQ - Everything You Need to Know

    All the information on PlayStation 5

    It's time to start talking about the PlayStation 5. Now that Sony has finally begun lifting the lid on its next-gen console, we now know a whole lot more about what to expect going forward. Of course, we don't know everything just yet, but thanks to a revealing report from Wired, we have a much clearer picture of...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PlayStation 5
    • Hardware
    • FAQ
  • News The Division 2's Next Big Update, Including the Raid, Delayed into May

    Dev wants to balance things right

    Title Update 3 for The Division 2 has been delayed. It was originally meant to land next week, on the 25th April, but now it's been pushed back into May 2019, with no specific date given. According to developer Massive Entertainment, the delay will allow for the fine-tuning of the game's balance. "The final release...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • The Division
    • Updates
  • News Car Mechanic Simulator Buffed Up for PS4 from 25th June

    In tune

    Ever wanted to unleash your inner-grease monkey – without, y’know, the grease? Car Mechanic Simulator is coming to the PlayStation 4 from 25th June, allowing you to find, repair, paint, tune, and sell a sizeable selection of motors. “With each mission offering its own unique criteria, varying difficulty, and time constraints to meet,...

    • PlayWay
    • PS4
    • Car Mechanic Simulator
    • Release Dates
  • Guide The Division 2 - How to Get the Exotic Merciless Rifle

    How to get The Division 2's best rifle

    How do you get the exotic rifle known as Merciless in The Division 2? Every one of the game's numerous exotic weapons requires quite the investment, but obtaining the Merciless is actually fairly straight forward. Here's how to make it a permanent part of your loadout. How to Get the Exotic Merciless Rifle in...

    • The Division 2
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News Judgment Reveals Redesigned Yakuza Captain Following Previous Actor's Drug Use Allegations

    Judged

    The developer behind the Yakuza series and upcoming spin-off Judgment has revealed the latter's redesigned bad guy. Kyohei Hamura is a feared yakuza captain in the game, but the actor who originally played him -- giving him both his Japanese voice and facial features -- was arrested for supposed drug use. Hey, it's a big deal in Japan. When...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Judgment
  • News MotoGP 19 Rolls Back the Clocks with Historical Riders Trailer

    Podium position

    MotoGP 19 is racing on to PS4 consoles on 6th June, and it aims to celebrate motorcycling history with playable riders that changed the sport forever. Check out what this year's iteration is bringing to the table in the trailer above. Alongside over 50 standard racers and more than 35 bikes to choose from, 3 historical tracks join...

    • Milestone
    • PS4
    • MotoGP
    • Trailers
  • Guide The Division 2 - How to Get the Exotic Sweet Dreams Shotgun

    How to get The Division 2's best shotgun

    How do you get the exotic shotgun known as Sweet Dreams in The Division 2? Every one of the game's numerous exotic weapons requires quite the investment, but obtaining the Sweet Dreams is actually fairly straight forward. Here's how to make it a permanent part of your loadout. How to Get the Exotic Sweet...

    • The Division 2
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Guide The Division 2 - How to Get the Exotic Pestilence LMG

    How to get The Division 2's most underwhelming LMG

    How do you get the exotic LMG known as Pestilence in The Division 2? Every one of the game's numerous exotic weapons requires quite the investment, but obtaining the Pestilence is actually fairly straight forward. Here's how to make it a permanent part of your loadout. How to get the Exotic...

    • The Division 2
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Guide The Division 2 - How to Get the Exotic Liberty Sidearm

    How to get The Division 2's best pistol

    How do you get the exotic sidearm known as Liberty in The Division 2? Every one of the game's numerous exotic weapons requires quite the investment, and the Liberty is no different. Here's how to make it a permanent part of your loadout. How to Get the Exotic Liberty Sidearm in The Division 2: Here's how...

    • The Division 2
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features

Tuesday16th Apr 2019

  • News Sony Has Just Revealed the PS5, Not Launching This Year

    Super-powered console already in the hands of devs

    Sony has just announced the PlayStation 5 – or, to be more specific, its “next-gen console”. An exclusive article published by Wired today reveals intricate secrets about what the company has been cooking – and it gives us a much better idea of what to expect. In short, it’s super-powered,...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Announcements
  • News Days Gone Will Eat a Whopping Portion of Your PS4's Hard Drive

    Freakin' huge

    Days Gone is a monster in pretty much every sense of the word, with the title taking up an outstanding 67GB of hard drive space. This is the full size of the title once its day one patch has been installed, which itself is around 20GB. Considering the sheer amount of pre-rendered video that’s in the game, it’s not an enormous...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Days Gone
  • Guide Dreams Early Access - Dates, Times, and Everything You Need to Know

    How and when to get the early version of Dreams

    Media Molecule's Dreams has been a long time coming, and while it's technically still not done, we're now just hours away from the arrival of the Early Access release. Following on from the successful beta test, the studio is now ready to release its highly ambitious creative sandbox to a wider...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • Early Access
    • Guides
  • News PS5 Confirmed to Be Backwards Compatible with PS4 Games

    B/C, baby

    And just like that, the PS5 is confirmed to be a backwards compatible console, meaning that yes, it'll be able to play your PS4 games. The confirmation comes from an exclusive article over on Wired, where the publication got to listen to system architect (and lead designer of the PS4) Mark Cerny talk about the next-gen console. "Because...

    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Backwards Compatible
  • News That God of War One Year Anniversary PS4 Theme Is Hiding a Secret Message

    But does it mean anything?

    A few days ago, Sony and Santa Monica Studio celebrated the first anniversary of God of War with a couple of free goodies, such as the above PlayStation 4 theme. It's a nice gesture in itself that fans will certainly appreciate, but little did we know that there's more to it than you might first think. Ever vigilant

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
  • News PS5's Price Will Be 'Appealing to Gamers', Says Cerny

    But what does that mean?

    There’s no question that the PlayStation 5 sounds incredible, but considering its impressive roster of features, it also sounds pretty pricey. As you probably already know, SSD drives don’t exactly come cheap – and nor does

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News Is Capcom Teasing a Resident Evil 3 Remake?

    A new Nemesis

    Resident Evil 2 is one of the best games of the year, and it’s left fans of the franchise begging publisher Capcom for a remake of the third game in the series. Of course, there’s no definitive proof of that just yet – but a seemingly innocuous tweet from the horror franchise’s official Twitter account has certainly set the...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
  • News Dreams Early Access Is Rolling Out Right Now on PS4

    Snag your copy before it's too late

    It's finally here, everyone -- Dreams Early Access launches today on PlayStation 4, and it's beginning to show up on the PlayStation Store across Europe. If you need a link, click here to go to the game's page. It might not be live where you are just yet, but it should be available to purchase any minute now...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • Early Access
  • News US PlayStation Store Discounts God of War Series in Anniversary Sale

    Boy, those are some good prices

    As has now been well documented, the excellent PlayStation 4 exclusive God of War is now a year old, and Sony is celebrating with videos, freebies, and more. As part of these festivities, the entire series is now going cheap over on the North American PS Store, including the latest and greatest. The Norse adventur

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Deals
  • News PS5 Specs Expand to Ray Tracing, Bringing Hollywood Effects to the Home

    New territory for consoles

    We’ve published a lot of information on the PlayStation 5 today, but you may be wondering about the console’s hardware specifications. Well, according to a new Wired article, the system’s built upon an AMD chip as expected. “The CPU is based on the third generation of AMD’s Ryzen line and contains eight cores of...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Hardware
    • Specs
  • Round Up Everything We Know About PS5 So Far

    All of the next-gen headlines

    Sony took the entire industry by surprise today, effectively announcing the PlayStation 5 as part of a Wired exclusive on an otherwise ordinary Tuesday afternoon. The super-charged console, which is promising revolution rather than evolution, has been built using the same blueprints as the PlayStation 4 – meaning that...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Round Up
    • Features
  • News Assassin's Creed Odyssey Goes Off the Deep End With Stunning Fate of Atlantis DLC Trailer

    You want to be a god?

    Wow, Assassin's Creed Odyssey appears to be pulling out all the stops with its second and final DLC saga, The Fate of Atlantis. Much like Assassin's Creed Origins' brilliant Curse of the Pharaohs expansion, this looks to be another fantastical adventure where the developers have been allowed to let their creativity run wild...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • DLC
    • Trailers
  • News PS5 Will Use a Specialised Solid-State Drive to Dramatically Reduce Load Times and Improve Performance in Games

    Game changer

    One key detail regarding the PS5 shared today, Sony's next-gen console will feature a "specialised" SSD, or solid-state drive. SSDs are fairly common in laptops and PCs these days, allowing for faster operating speeds when compared to regular hard drives. You may have heard people say that installing an SSD in your PS4 speeds up load...

    • PS5
    • SSD
    • Load Times
  • News PS5 Will Support 8K Graphics

    Future proofed

    8K televisions certainly aren't mainstream just yet -- some would argue that even 4K displays aren't quite mainstream yet -- but it's been confirmed that the PS5 will support 8K graphics. In Wired's PS5 info blowout article, it's stated that Sony's next-gen device will be able handle 8K resolution, but right now, it's obviously...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • 8K
  • News Sony Wants to Give Devs Time to Adjust to PS5's Capabilities

    Studios already have devkits

    Sony surprisingly announced the official existence of the PlayStation 5 today, outlining various details about the next-gen console. And tucked away in Wired’s article is confirmation that developers already have access to the device – and that the company is ramping up the deployment of devkits in order to ensure...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Industry
  • News Sony's Censorship Guidelines Tackle Sexually Explicit Depictions of Underage Characters

    Company concerned about global reputation

    As has been obvious for some time, Sony is cracking down on sexually explicit material as it pertains to questionably aged characters. While the specifics of its regulations remain underwraps, a Wall Street Journal report on the recently introduced policy reveals that the Japanese company has become...

    • Sony
    • Industry
    • Censorship
  • News Mark Cerny Says the PS5's Specialised Solid-State Drive Is the 'Key' to Next-Gen

    Developers asked Sony for it

    The PS5 will make use of a "specialised" SSD, or solid-state drive, allowing for crazy fast load times and unprecedented console game performance. Said SSD is "key" to the next-gen console, according to Mark Cerny, the brain behind the PS4, and now, the upcoming PS5. Cerny describes the introduction of an SSD as "a true...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • SSD
    • Mark Cerny
  • News Sounds Like Death Stranding Could Release on Both PS4 and PS5

    Cross-gen Kojima

    There's a lot of information to soak in from this PlayStation 5 article from Wired, but something tucked away near the end has grabbed our attention. Whether Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding will appear on PS5 as well as PS4 has been up for debate for a while now, and although nothing has been confirmed, the report seems to imply the...

    • Sony
    • Death Stranding
    • PS4
    • PS5
  • News Sony Has Been Building PS5 for Four Years Already

    Much more than a "mere upgrade"

    Sony has been working on the PlayStation 5 for the past four years, meaning that work got underway at some point in 2015 – little over a year after the PlayStation 4 launched. According to a new Wired article, the system is not being built as a “mere upgrade” like, say, the PS4 Pro before it. Instead, the...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Industry
  • Review My Time At Portia - A Delightful Post-Apocalyptic Life Sim

    Workshop till you drop

    My Time At Portia is a charming life simulation game, revolving around your new life running a workshop in the post-apocalyptic town of Portia. Unlike most such settings, Portia is brimming with vibrant colours and cheerful residents. However, the town still bears the scars of the apocalyptic event which ravished the world...

    • Reviews
    • Team 17
    • PS4
    • My Time at Portia
  • News Sony on Google Stadia: We're Cloud Gaming Pioneers

    "Our vision should become clear"

    Sony’s next-generation console will not forego the staples that we’ve come to expect from a PlayStation platform. It will still feature a disc drive, and you will be able to play games using physical media – it’s as traditional as hardware comes in those respects, then. That doesn’t mean that the Japanese...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PlayStation Now
  • News Don't Worry, PS5 Will Have a Disc Drive

    Physical media still part of the system

    We now know that the PlayStation 5 will be backwards compatible with PS4 games, thanks to this exclusive report from Wired, but what about physical copies specifically? Will PS5 be able to read discs? Good news: it'll support physical media as well as digital. "For example, the next-gen console will still...

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News PS5 Will Innovate How Game Audio Is Processed

    Has a custom unit for 3D sound

    One of the things that frustrated system architect Mark Cerny during the transition from the PlayStation 3 to the PlayStation 4 is how audio didn’t really change. It’s one of the things he’s trying to rectify with the PlayStation 5, and Sony’s new console will come with a custom chip designed specifically to...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Audio
  • News PS5 Will Be Compatible with PSVR, Says Mark Cerny

    Sony says VR is "very important"

    In the huge information blowout regarding PlayStation 5 today, lead system architect Mark Cerny has affirmed Sony's stance on PSVR, and how it'll come into play when next gen arrives. Essentially, the current PlayStation VR unit will work with PS5. Although Cerny isn't willing to give up any details about the future...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PlayStation VR
  • News Borderlands 3 Gameplay Reveal Dated for 1st May

    Put a bullet in your calendar

    Gearbox is promising a big Borderlands 3 gameplay stream early next month, on the 1st May. You'll be able to watch the stream on the official Borderlands Twitch channel, but we'll be sure to embed it here on Push Square too. Apparently, there'll be a 30-minute pre-show before the gameplay reveal, so we could be getting...

    • Gearbox
    • PS4
    • Borderlands
  • Review Heaven's Vault - Impressive Linguistics Can't Combat Mediocrity

    Speech level 100

    One of the finest things about the independent scene is that it gives more unique ideas, mechanics, and features the opportunity to thrive. Heaven’s Vault, from developer inkle Studios, takes advantage of that freedom with an experience that turns back the clocks and places the emphasis on language and archaeology. It’s a far...

    • Reviews
    • inkle Studios
    • PS4
    • Heaven's Vault
  • News Sony Not Yet Ready to Talk About PS5 Price, Games, or Services

    Just the specs for now

    In case you haven't heard, the PS5 has been revealed. Well, in text form, at least. Wired has published an exclusive article all about Sony's next-gen machine. It includes a load of technical specifications and other drool-inducing details. In short, the PS5 sounds like a monster of a console. But what about the other...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Price
    • Games
  • News God of War Gets Its Very Own Card Game, Launches Later This Year

    Card of War

    God of War is a year old this month, and it seems Sony isn't stopping at just free themes and avatars. Board game developer CMON has announced that it's hard at work on a card game based on Kratos' Norse adventure, imaginatively named God of War: The Card Game. "In God of War: The Card Game,

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Card Game
    • Announcements
  • News PS Move Poised to Persist into PS5 Generation

    Wand-erful

    If you went back to 2010 and told us that the PlayStation Move would not only be relevant ten years later but actually sought after, we’d have spat in your Vanilla Coca-Cola. Sony’s illuminating wands were seen as the losers of the motion control war, beaten out by the vastly more popular Nintendo Wii and Xbox Kinect. But while those...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Move
  • News Capcom Home Arcade Is a Plug and Play Arcade Stick with 16 Built-In Games

    Out later this year

    As teased yesterday, Capcom has announced its very own plug and play machine to compete with the likes of the PlayStation Classic. Called the Capcom Home Arcade, it features two sets of classic arcade controls in one rather large unit, and comes pre-installed with 16 of the publisher's coin-op classi

    • Capcom
    • Capcom Home Arcade
  • News Gamescom, the 'E3 of Europe', Is Getting Its Own Live Announcement Show This Year

    Teases reveals from 'major publishers'

    Gamescom, Europe's biggest annual gaming convention, is returning later this year as expected. However, what we didn't see coming is that it'll have its own announcement show to open the event. Titled Gamescom: Opening Night Live, the show will be streamed, and it'll be hosted by the man himself, Geoff...

    • Gamescom 2019
  • News Trials Rising's First Expansion Pack, Sixty Six, Is Out Now on PS4

    24 new tracks, skill games, and outfits

    Believe it or not, there is other news to sink your teeth into today besides the big PlayStation 5 announcement. One example is the launch of Trials Rising's first piece of post-launch DLC, titled Sixty Six, and it's available to download for season pass owners on PS4 right now. The expansion pack celebrates...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Trials
    • DLC
    • Trailers

Monday15th Apr 2019

  • News PS Plus Is Offering More and You May Not Realise It

    Added bonuses

    There’s a post on PlayStation’s Hungarian Facebook page which is getting a lot of attention today, suggesting that PlayStation Plus is about to get “even better”. It’s led to all kinds of speculation, as you may expect, spanning additional free games through to new features. But what you may not know is that PS Plus Rewards...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Plus
  • News Sony Offering Free Game of Thrones PS4 Theme and Avatars in the US

    For a limited time only

    The final season of the massively popular fantasy drama, Game of Thrones, has begun, and to celebrate, Sony's doling out some freebies for those in North America. In addition to the recent celebratory God of War goodies, you'll be able to get your hands on a dynamic PlayStation 4 theme and avatars based on the HBO show...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Game of Thrones
    • Free
    • Themes
  • News Capcom Teases 'Special Announcement' Coming Tomorrow, References Alien vs. Predator

    Here comes a new challenger

    Hmmm? What are you up to, Capcom? The company's official UK account has posted a short teaser video over on Twitter, stating that there'll be a "special announcement" coming our way tomorrow (that's the 16th April). At first glance, a phrase like "here comes a new challenger" immediately makes you think of fighting...

    • Capcom
    • Teasers
  • Soapbox One Year Later and God of War's Overall Quality Still Blows My Mind

    Looking back at one of the PS4's best

    Can you believe that it's already been one whole year since God of War launched? Sony just celebrated the game's anniversary by releasing a bunch of free avatars and a PlayStation 4 theme, and it got me thinking about just how good God of War is as an action adventure title. I think it's a game that oozes...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Soapbox
    • Features
  • News God of War Director Reiterates That There Will Be No DLC

    Just to be clear

    God of War director Cory Barlog has reiterated that no, God of War ain't getting any DLC. Obviously it's been a whole year since the game launched, so at this point no one's really expecting any additional adventures with big daddy Kratos, but after a brief tease over on Twitter, Barlog quickly shot down any fresh speculation...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • DLC
  • News Watch Nolan North and Troy Baker Play Through Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

    Role playing game

    This is pretty interesting. Nolan North, most famous for playing Nathan Drake in the PlayStation exclusive Uncharted series, has said before that he doesn't really play the games once they come out. However, last year, he and fellow voice actor Troy Baker began a YouTube channel named Retro Replay, a let's play channel where the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Uncharted
    • Nolan North
    • Troy Baker
  • Review FAR: Lone Sails - A Melancholy Drive Through a Harsh World

    Come sail away

    Have you ever watched a trailer for an indie title and thought to yourself, “Yeah, I get it. It’s one of those artsy titles more hell-bent on just looking pretty.” At a quick glance, that impression looks like it could apply to a title like Swiss developer Okomotive’s FAR: Lone Sails. Well, we've got some news for you; it's...

    • Reviews
    • Mixtvision
    • PS4
    • FAR: Lone Sails
  • News UK Sales Charts: The Division 2 Remains on Top in Another Quiet Week

    No new releases enter the top 10

    It's been another slow week in terms of new releases, which means all our usual favourites are still trading places in the UK physical chart. The Division 2 is firmly rooted at number one, with FIFA 19 scoring another second place. Red Dead Redemption 2 has climbed back onto the podium in third, while Grand Theft...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3

Sunday14th Apr 2019

  • News God of War Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Thank You Video, Free Theme, and Avatars

    Pour one out for the gods

    In just under a week from now, 2018's God of War will officially be one year old. Releasing to a number of perfect scores and general praise across the board, it was also voted Push Square's Game of the Year by our team of budding Kratos appreciators. To mark the moment, a free PS4 theme can be downloaded from the Pla

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Free
    • Avatars

Saturday13th Apr 2019

  • Live Watch the Reveal of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Right Here

    See the debut of Respawn's Star Wars game

    Star Wars Celebration is happening right now, and that means a whole bunch of exciting developments in the huge sci-fi franchise. Yesterday saw the reveal of the next movie's title - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, if you somehow didn't know - but today is all about Respawn Entertainment's upcoming game...

    • EA
    • PS4
    • Star Wars
    • Live
  • News Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Is a Single Player, Story-Driven Experience

    No multiplayer, no microtransactions

    There’s scepticism considering EA is the publisher, but Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order – which will be revealed this weekend – is a single player, story-driven experience. That means no multiplayer and especially no microtransactions. Respawn gaffer Vince Zampella confirmed the news on a Star Wars Celebration...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • Star Wars
  • News Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Officially Unveiled with Debut Story Trailer

    Does it stand out?

    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has finally been revealed in full, and we have our first glimpse at this new game from Respawn Entertainment. The above trailer focuses on setting up the story and the world, introducing us to the player character, Cal Kestis. He's a survivor of Order 66, in which almost all Jedi were wiped out, and he...

    • EA
    • PS4
    • Star Wars
    • Trailers
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 267

    Deac of the week

    It’s a drizzly but bright Saturday before Easter, which means Bank Holidays beckon and the brighter summer weather isn’t a million miles away. What better way to celebrate than with video games, eh? Here’s what we’re playing this weekend. Sammy Barker, Editor: I’ll be taking control of a character called Deacon St John...

    • Talking Point
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • What Are You Playing
  • News Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Release Date Locked for November

    A galaxy not that far away

    We got our first real look at Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order today, and with it, a confirmed release date. As was heavily rumoured prior to the reveal event, the game launches at the tail end of the year, on the 15th November. It's the first big holiday release of 2019 to be locked in, assuming it doesn't get delayed or...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • Star Wars
    • Release Dates

Friday12th Apr 2019

  • News Star Wars Actress: You're Gonna Die When You See Horizon: Zero Dawn's Sequel

    "I know some secrets"

    It looks like Guerrilla Games is working on a multiplayer title, but the colossal Dutch studio is big enough to support multiple projects now, and we suspect few of you will be surprised to learn that it’s beavering away on a follow-up to the wildly successful Horizon: Zero Dawn. Speaking at a Star Wars convention, actress...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Horizon
    • Rumours
  • Random These Are the Best (And Stupidest) Recommended PSN Names We Could Find

    balding-hades278 and other gems

    With Sony's new PlayStation Network name-changing functionality comes the potential for hilarity. Well, maybe not hilarity, but some of these names are at least mildly amusing. You see, if you go to change your PSN ID now, you can click through a bunch of recommended usernames. Naturally, we wanted to see how stupid...

    • Random
    • PSN
    • Recommended Names
    • Features
  • Feature Days Gone PS4 Reviews Will Rev Up a Day Prior to Launch

    When does the Days Gone review embargo lift?

    It’s been a long wait, but Sony Bend will finally make its PlayStation 4 debut with Days Gone later this month – and we can confirm that we’ve already spent a good 10 hours on the back of protagonist Deacon St John’s bike. While we can’t share any impressions from the final build just yet, you...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Days Gone
    • Reviews
  • News PSVR Shooter Blood & Truth Goes Gold In Plenty of Time Ahead of Release

    Job done

    PlayStation VR is set to have another impressive run of software this year, spearheaded by London Studio's Blood & Truth. The full game follow-up to PlayStation VR Worlds' London Heist, it'll involve you in an action-packed adventure with cockney criminals, and it looks impressive in the latest trailer. It's due out on 28th May, but...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Blood & Truth
  • News American Rapper LOGIC Is Apparently Going to Be in The Last of Us: Part 2

    Photo evidence

    Look, we may have had to google LOGIC to find out who he is, but given his apparent popularity, this story is a pretty big deal. The American rapper and producer (thanks Google) will have some sort of part to play in The Last of Us: Part II. He shows up alongside veteran voice actor Travis Willingham in a photograph that game writer...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • The Last of Us
    • LOGIC
  • Poll Have You Changed Your PSN Name?

    Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

    After years of waiting, you can now change your PlayStation Network ID whenever you like. What a crazy world we live in. Sony introduced the functionality earlier this week, and we know a few people who have already taken advantage of it. Well, aside from our own Ant Dickens, whose very name is deemed inappropriate. Ant's a lost...

    • PSN
    • PSN ID
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News Media Molecule Confirms What Time You Can Get Your Hands on Dreams Early Access on PS4

    On your mark

    Last month, the release date for Dreams Early Access was finally confirmed, and we're now just a few days away from being able to jump in. On 16th April, this version of the game will go live on PlayStation Store, allowing players to go hands on with the suite of tools and start building some weird and wonderful stuff. But when exactly...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
  • Guide When Is the Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Live Stream?

    Dates and times for Star Wars Celebration reveal

    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is about to be shown off for the very first time. This is the new game from Respawn Entertainment, the team behind Titanfall 2 and the massively popular Apex Legends, but it's not an FPS. Described as a third person action adventure, it seems this will be a bit of a...

    • EA
    • PS4
    • Star Wars
    • Guides
  • News Sounds Like Disney+ Will Be Coming to PS4 When It Launches in November

    A whole new world

    PlayStation is, first and foremost, about the games, but we'd be lying if we said we didn't make use of the multimedia apps on PS4 too. With services like Netflix, Amazon Prime, BBC iPlayer, and loads more ready and waiting on your console, it's easy to get your movie streaming fix all from one device. By the sound of it, you'll be...

    • Disney
    • PS4
    • Disney+
  • News Hitman 2 Continues to Expand with Bank, Prison, and Beach Stages

    Bank on it

    Hitman 2 is a gigantic game – especially if you’ve imported all of the content from its outstanding predecessor. But developer IO Interactive has committed to a service-like update schedule for the stealth action sequel, and in a new blog post it’s outlined the roadmap for the remainder of this year. Much of the content is available...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Hitman
  • News The Surge 2 Screenshots Show Off a More Diverse World

    Nature vs. machines

    Focus Home Interactive has released a fresh batch of shots from The Surge 2, the sequel to the Dark Souls-like sci-fi adventure. The first thing to notice is that the environments seem to be a lot more varied this time around. According to developer Deck13, this instalment takes place in "a sprawling, devastated city with larger...

    • Focus Home Interactive
    • PS4
    • The Surge
    • Screenshots
  • News The First Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Artwork Has Leaked Online

    It's a trap!

    A big game reveal is about to happen, so of course there's a leak. It's just part of the cycle. Tomorrow, Respawn Entertainment's Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will get its big gameplay debut during Star Wars Celebration, but the first official artwork for the game has emerged online a little early. A now-removed Amazon listing for a...

    • EA
    • PS4
    • Star Wars
    • Leaks
    • Artwork
  • News Frostpunk Brings Its Chilling Survival Strategy to PS4 This Summer

    Cold as ice

    Over in PC land, Frostpunk has been a resounding success. Launching roughly a year ago, it's a city building game with lots of strategic elements, and it's highly regarded. The world is a frozen wasteland, and it's up to you as ruler to make tough decisions about resources, citizens, and the city itself. If that sounds like your cup of...

    • 11 Bit Studios
    • PS4
    • Frostpunk
    • Announcements