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TodayWed, 25th Apr 2018

  • News PS4 Golden Week Sales Knock Up to 60 Per Cent Off Japanese Games

    Weeb dream

    Japan’s traditional Golden Week celebration gets underway this weekend, and Sony’s starting the celebrations early on the North American PlayStation Store with a slew of sales. As you’d expect, these mostly encompass Japanese titles, with PlayStation Plus subscribers netting up to 60 per cent off titles like Persona 5 ($26.99 with...

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    • PS3
    • Vita
    • Deals
  • Talking Point What Free May 2018 PlayStation Plus Games Do You Want?

    When will May 2018's PlayStation Plus lineup be revealed?

    What’s the May 2018 PlayStation Plus lineup? And when will the May 2018 PS Plus update be announced? Another month tiptoes towards a swift conclusion, and we’re here with all of the latest PS+ rumours and speculation. When will May 2018’s free PS Plus games be announced?: Assuming...

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    • May 2018
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  • News March 2018 NPD: PS4 Tops Hardware Charts as MLB Registers Record

    Home run

    Sony maintained its position atop the United States hardware charts with another impressive NPD result, outselling all other consoles in the month of March 2018. The console was buoyed by the release of MLB The Show 18, which set a franchise record during its launch month. However, Far Cry 5 unsurprisingly swept aside all competition,...

    • USA
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • Talking Point What Do You Think of the Detroit: Become Human Demo?

    King Connor

    God of War is finally out, but Sony’s selection of PlayStation 4 exclusives just keeps on growing. Detroit: Become Human is the next adventure on the docket, and there’s a demo for the title on the PlayStation Store right now. This allows you to play one of the opening scenes from Quantic Dream’s latest, starring a detective...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Detroit
    • Talking Point
    • Features

YesterdayTue, 24th Apr 2018

  • News PS4 Firmware Update 5.53-01 Released

    Quick fix?

    A new system software update is now available for your PlayStation 4, and it's one with a bit of an odd name -- 5.53-01. The update is just under 70MB, so it's only a small download, and it "improves system performance", as you might expect. What's strange is that, normally, new updates simply increase the version number by .01. Also, we...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Firmware Updates
  • News H1Z1 Finally Heading to PS4 as Free-to-Play Title, Open Beta Next Month

    Battle of the battle royales

    A good few years ago, there were murmurs of multiplayer shooter H1Z1 lining up a release on PlayStation 4, but it all went very quiet while the developer focused on the PC version of the game. Now, Daybreak Games has announced its battle royale shooter will indeed be launching on Sony's box with a new version designed...

    • Daybreak Games
    • PS4
    • H1Z1
    • Announcements
  • News Another God of War Patch Arrives to Squash Some Bugs

    Just a little one

    Santa Monica Studio is rattling out these patches for God of War, isn't it? A new patch is now available for Kratos' awesome Norse adventure, bringing the game up to version 1.13. The patch weighs in at a mere 36MB, so it shouldn't take you long at all to download. As for what it does? "Various bug fixes and improvements". We...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Patches
    • Updates
  • Soapbox Why God of War Will Scratch Your Zelda Itch

    A link to the past

    Of all the games I expected God of War to remind me of, The Legend of Zelda was probably right at the very bottom of my list. I mean, how could the hallmarks of Nintendo’s flagship adventure franchise possibly be present in Kratos’ latest? This is a game about a paternal relationship, like The Last of Us. It has a cinematic...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Nintendo
    • Zelda
  • News Spider-Man's Suit Has Both Form and Function in PS4 Exclusive

    Insomniac explains suit's design

    Not everyone is a fan of the white spider adorning the suit seen in Insomniac's Spider-Man, but the developer has promised there's a narrative reason behind it. In terms of the design of the suit, Game Informer's new video interview with Art Director Jacinda Chew goes into detail about why it looks the way it looks...

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    • Spider-Man
    • Interviews
  • Live Bungie Reveals Destiny 2's Second Expansion

    Reload

    Bungie is doing a full reveal of Destiny 2's second expansion via livestream this evening. Titled Warmind, the upcoming adventure will feature new story missions, new environments, new enemies, and, of course, new gear. It's set to launch next month, on the 8th May. The hope is that this livestream gives us a glimpse of a worthwhile...

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    • Destiny
    • DLC
    • Live
  • News Tacoma Is Coming to PS4 on 8th May

    Gone to space

    Well this seemingly came out of nowhere: Tacoma has just popped up on the PlayStation Store with a release date of 8th May. The title is available to pre-order now with a discounted price of £11.99/$14.99 for PlayStation Plus subscribers. Tacoma originally released on PC and Xbox One in August of last year, but after being announced...

    • Fullbright
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    • Tacoma
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    • Announcements
  • News Death Road to Canada Postponed After Toronto Tragedy

    New date yet to be decided

    Death Road to Canada, a randomly generated “road trip” role-playing game, has been postponed on the PlayStation 4 following the tragic events in Toronto this week. The title was set to release tomorrow, but Ukiyo Publishing feels “it would be deeply inappropriate to launch the game at such a time”. Managing...

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    • Death Road to Canada
  • News God of War's Vinyl Soundtrack Is a Thing of Beauty

    Mad dog McCreary

    God of War’s drawing plaudits for practically every portion of its masterful presentation, and Bear McCreary’s dazzling soundtrack is part of that. The great thing about the music is that captures the power and angst of Kratos, but it also seamlessly segues into more emotional segments, too. It’s really quite exceptional...

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  • News Of Course There's a Final Fantasy XV Skin Pack for Minecraft

    We expected it sooner

    A Final Fantasy XV skin pack for Minecraft? But of course. The pack's available on the PlayStation Store now, coming in at £2.49 in the UK and $4.55 in North America. Square Enix's adventure joins the likes of Mass Effect and Skyrim when it comes to Minecraft add-ons. The more the merrier, we suppose. Given Final Fantasy XV's...

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  • News Action JRPG Shining Resonance Refrain Seals a PS4 Release Date

    Shine on

    Announced for a Western release back in February, SEGA has confirmed that Shining Resonance Refrain will hit PlayStation 4 both physically and digitally on the 10th July. The Japanese action role-playing game promises frantic battles, a sweeping story, and a fun cast of characters. Speaking of which, the title's new trailer (embedded...

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    • Shining Resonance
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    • Trailers
  • News New Trailer for Strange Brigade Teases Story, Reveals Release Date

    Beware!

    The thirties-tinged antics found in Strange Brigade, the new co-op shooter from the Sniper Elite folks at Rebellion, offer up a pretty unique experience. The above trailer will put you in the mood for its schlocky, pulp action vibe and supernatural settings. A mummified witch queen named Seteki has risen from her tomb, and it's up to the...

    • Rebellion
    • PS4
    • Strange Brigade
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • News Trailblazers Features Cross-Platform Play Between PS4 and PC

    But not other consoles

    The track-painting anti-gravity racer Trailblazers is out next month on PS4, and it's looking rather promising. By laying down a strip of your team's colour on the track, you give your teammates more opportunity to boost, improving your team's chances in races. This co-operative approach means the game features online...

    • Rising Star Games
    • PS4
    • Trailblazers
  • News Gonner, a Gorgeous Roguelike Platformer, Announced for PS4

    Gonner be good

    Roguelikes are ten a penny these days, but rarely do they look or sound as good as Gonner, a roguelike platformer/shooter hybrid that's just been announced for PlayStation 4. Luke Icenhower from publisher Raw Fury perhaps describes the game best in his PlayStation Blog post: "Gonner is a procedurally-generated 2D platformer with...

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  • News New Onrush Trailer Outlines Vehicle Classes

    Choose your weapon

    Onrush isn't your normal arcade racer, mixing together the speedy thrills of genre greats with team-based multiplayer found in shooters and sports games. The new trailer, which we've embedded above, outlines each of the eight vehicle types, taking you through their unique abilities and advantages. Hopefully this gives you a better...

    • Codemasters
    • PS4
    • Onrush
    • Trailers

Monday23rd Apr 2018

  • News PlayStation Plus Promotion Adds Three Free Months

    If you purchase a 12 month sub now

    Sony’s currently selling 15 months of PlayStation Plus for the price of 12 months in European territories. In the UK, this means that you can significantly extend your subscription for £49.99, either on the PlayStation Store or from online stores like Amazon. It represents a saving of roughly £20, which is no

    • Sony
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    • PlayStation Plus
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  • UK Sales Charts God of War Sets New Series Record

    And so does Yakuza

    The new God of War game is the series’ fastest selling entry in the UK – and that’s despite data tracking only a couple of days’ worth of physical sales. In terms of purely boxed units, it outsold God of War III by 35 per cent, but it’s worth remembering that digital sales have increased dramatically in recent years, so...

    • UK
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    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News Detroit: Become Human Demo Puts in Surprise Appearance

    But only in New Zealand

    Detroit: Become Human, the anticipated narrative adventure from Quantic Dream, has received a demo – but at the time of typing it’s only available in New Zealand. The free 3GB sampler allows you to play through the rooftop sequence which has appeared at various conventions and conferences over the past few years. Your...

    • Sony
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    • Detroit
    • Demos
  • Guide New PS4 Games Releasing in May 2018

    Every upcoming PlayStation 4 release date in May 2018

    What new PS4 games are releasing in May 2018? This is a stronger month than April 2018, with a lot of lower profile titles all set to release before the E3 2018 rush. Among the highlights are Quantic Dream’s anticipated Detroit: Become Human, as well as Dark Souls Remastered and Tennis World...

    • New PS4 Games
    • May 2018
    • PS4
    • Upcoming
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  • News Final Fantasy VII Remake Aiming to Surpass the PSone Original

    A new world view

    Final Fantasy VII is one of the most beloved games of all time, but Square Enix wants to surpass it with the title’s upcoming PlayStation 4 reboot. Originally revealed in 2015 only for development to be rebooted behind-the-scenes more recently, a new job listing from the publisher notes that this will be a “new creation not...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
  • News Detroit: Become Human PS4 Demo Available to All from Tomorrow as Game Goes Gold

    Androids are people too

    Earlier today a demo for Detroit: Become Human went live over in New Zealand. It turns out this wasn't out of the blue, as the demo will be available in all regions from tomorrow, according to a new PlayStation Blog post. The demo consists of the first scene in the game, Hostage, which you will have seen be

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    • PS4
    • Detroit: Become Human
  • News Here's Why Recalling Kratos' Leviathan Axe in God of War Feels Amazing

    Good catch

    Game development is still fairly secretive these days. Developers tend to shy away from revealing how games, or details within games, turn out the way they do, so it can be a real treat when we do get a peek behind the curtain. Vince Napoli, lead systems designer on the stellar God of War, posted on his blog yesterday, going into detail...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
  • News God of War Gets Ace Reversible Cover Art in North America

    Europe left in the cold

    God of War's standard cover art is gorgeous. Front and centre, Kratos and Atreus stand aboard their boat, staring down who-knows-what, while the scene behind them provides a stunning backdrop. It's a surprisingly peaceful cover, but if you picked up an American copy of Santa Monica Studio's latest, you can swap it out for the...

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    • PS4
    • God of War
  • Guide God of War - All Horns of Blood Mead Locations for Maximum Rage

    Quick tempered

    Like in previous God of War games, you can enhance Kratos’ maximum rage by grabbing Horns of Blood Mead, which are situated in chests all around Midgard and its surrounding realms. There are nine in total, and collecting them all will unlock the ‘Quick Tempered’ Trophy for fully upgrading your rage. For a full list of...

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  • Report Quantic Dream Suing French Media Over Work Condition Reports

    Round two?

    Detroit: Become Human launches next month, but developer Quantic Dream is in the eye of a storm. Reports from French media earlier in the year documented the purported “toxic” culture at the company, which the studio has since denied. Bosses David Cage and Guillaume de Fondaumière had threatened to sue the likes of Le Monde

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  • News Yakuza Studio Working on a Brand New IP, Says SEGA Boss

    Nani?

    We're already aware that SEGA's Yakuza Studio is currently developing another Yakuza title, as well as a Fist of the North Star brawler that might come West, but that's not all it has up its sleeve.  According to Haruki Satomi, CEO of SEGA Sammy Holdings, SEGA is planning to challenge new IP on all manner

    • SEGA
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    • Yakuza
  • News The Swords of Ditto Gets a Lovely Animated Launch Trailer

    Heroes unite

    We're suckers for a good launch trailer, and we dare say that The Swords of Ditto's is one of the best we've seen this year. The fully animated video's a treat, and it gives a brief overview of what the game's all about. The Swords of Ditto is actually out tomorrow on PlayStation 4, so we recommend giving the trailer a watch if you're...

    • Devolver Digital
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  • News Action Murder-Mystery Omensight Looks Like One to Watch on PS4

    Gets a release date

    Launching next month on the 15th May, Omensight's caught our attention with its promised mix of action and, er, murder-mystery. According to the press release, you play as a mythical warrior who seeks to reverse the end of the world. You'll meet a quirky cast of characters, get to know them, and try to uncover who's behind the...

    • Spearhead Games
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    • Omensight
    • Release Dates
    • Videos

Sunday22nd Apr 2018

  • News God of War Patch 1.12 Lets You Increase Text Size

    Rest those weary eyes

    Good news if you've been struggling to read menus and on-screen text in God of War, as the latest patch lets you increase text size across the board. Update 1.12 is available to download now, weighing in at just a few hundred MB. The patch notes also mention minor bug fixes. If you want to change the text size, all you have to...

    • Sony
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  • Guide God of War - How to Learn the Language of Muspelheim and Complete All of the Trials of Muspelheim

    Fire and brimstone

    Muspelheim is one of God of War’s optional realms, and you’ll need to gather four Muspelheim Language Ciphers to unlock it. You’ll also need to learn the language of Niflheim in order to unlock the ‘Trilingual’ Trophy on the way towards your Platinum. Once you’ve accessed Muspelheim from the World Tree, you’ll...

    • God of War
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  • Guide God of War - How to Fully Upgrade the Leviathan Axe

    Worthy

    God of War’s primary weapon is the Leviathan Axe, and in order to unlock the ‘Worthy’ Trophy you’ll need to fully upgrade it to its maximum level of six. To get the Leviathan Axe to Level 6 you need to upgrade it at one of Brok or Sindri’s shops. In order to level up the Leviathan Axe you’ll need Frozen Flames, which you’ll...

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  • Guide God of War - How to Learn the Language of Niflheim and Retrieve All Treasure from the Workshop’s Center Chamber

    Darkness and fog

    Niflheim is one of God of War’s optional realms, and you’ll need to collect four Niflheim Language Ciphers to be able to access it. You’ll also need to learn the language of Muspelheim in order to unlock the ‘Trilingual’ Trophy on the path towards your Platinum. Once you’ve reach travelled to Niflheim via the World Tree,...

    • God of War
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    • Niflheim
    • Niflheim Language Ciphers
    • Locations
  • News Valve Acquires Firewatch Developer Campo Santo

    In the valley of Gaben

    Valve has acquired acclaimed indie developer Campo Santo, the team behind vibrant walking simulator Firewatch and the upcoming In the Valley of Gods. While the studio will relocate to Bellevue, it’ll continue to operate autonomously, meaning that it will still be making its own games on its own terms. Presumably it’ll just...

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    • Industry
  • Guide God of War - How to Create Multiple Game Saves

    Don't lose progress

    God of War is an incredible game, but if there’s one criticism that can be levelled at Sony Santa Monica’s latest, it’s the release’s save system. While it’s perfectly adequate if you only plan to play on a single save, you can seriously risk losing progress if you start a New Game. So how do you create multiple game...

    • God of War Saves
    • God of War
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Saturday21st Apr 2018

  • Guide God of War - How to Obtain the Ancient Armor Set

    Primordial

    God of War’s Ancient armor set can be overlooked, similarly to the Traveler armor set. However, if you want to unlock the game’s Platinum, you’ll need to grab the ‘Primordial’ Trophy, which requires you to obtain the full Ancient armour set. So how do you unlock the Ancient armor set in God of War? Take a look below, and also be...

    • God of War Ancient Armor Set
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  • Guide God of War - How to Fast Travel

    Mystic Gateways

    God of War is not an open world game, but it does have a fairly large sandbox that’s open for exploration. But how do you fast travel in God of War? We have the answers. How to Fast Travel in God of War: You’ll need to work your way through a few hours of God of War’s campaign before unlocking the ability to fast travel...

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    • Fast Travel
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  • Guide God of War - How to Obtain the Traveler Armor Set

    Path of the zealot

    God of War’s Traveler armor set can be easily missed if you’re not paying proper attention, but seeing as the ‘Path of the Zealot’ Trophy is attached, it’s something that you’re going to have to figure out on the path towards the title’s Platinum. How do you unlock the Traveler armour set in God of War, then? Read...

    • God of War Traveler Armor Set
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  • Guide God of War - How to Explore All the Lake of Nine Has to Offer

    Beneath the surface

    God of War is absolutely stacked to the World Serpent’s gills with side-quests and bonus content, so you’re inevitably going to explore all that the Lake of Nine has to offer. With this guide, we’re going to provide you with a checklist so that you can unlock the ‘Beneath the Surface’ Trophy, which will contribute to...

    • God of War
    • PS4
    • Lake of Nine
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Guide God of War - How to Complete All of Brok and Sindri's Favors

    Like oil and water

    God of War has a series of side-quests tracked in the game named Favors, and five of these pertain to the Dwarven smiths that Kratos and Atreus will encounter in the game named Brok and Sindri. To unlock the ‘Like Oil and Water’ Trophy in God of War you’ll need to complete all of Brok and Sindri Favors. We’ll detail...

    • God of War Brok and Sindri Favors
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  • Guide God of War - How to Assist All of the Wayward Spirits

    Unfinished business

    You’ll happen upon wayward spirits in God of War who’ll task you with a total of five Favors to complete. In order to unlock the ‘Unfinished Business’ Trophy en route to your Platinum, you’ll need to assist all of the wayward spirits in the game. We’re going to help you lay these ghouls to rest below, but be sure to...

    • God of War Wayward Spirit Favors
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  • News Stormdivers Is the New Game from Nex Machina Dev Housemarque

    Announced with teaser trailer

    Housemarque, the very talented studio behind some of the best arcade games of the last few years, has announced its new game. It's called Stormdivers, and as promised, it's a large step away from the developer's comfort zone. The teaser trailer embedded above shows off a highly detailed forest environment, as well as...

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  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 216

    The god father

    There’s only one game on Push Square’s lips this week, and it’s the outstanding God of War. With the title finally available worldwide, virtually all of us are beginning our adventures in Midgard this weekend. We may as well name this issue ‘God of War Edition’. Robert Ramsey, Deputy Editor: Inevitably, I will be playing...

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Friday20th Apr 2018

  • Guide God of War - How to Find and Free All Dragons

    Dangerous skies

    One of the Favors in God of War involves finding and freeing three dragons located around Midgard. Not only will you need to locate these reptiles, but you’ll also need to free them from the mythical noose around their neck. To do this you’ll need to destroy three stone pedestals which are typically situated within the dragon’s...

    • God of War Dragons
    • God of War
    • PS4
    • Dragons
    • Guides
  • News God of War Director Reacts to Gushing Reviews

    There are tears

    Too often we forget that there are real people behind the games we play, and whether the title turns out to be brilliant or a bust, passion and hard work goes into every single project. This video uploaded by God of War director Cory Barlog, as he looks at the release’s reviews for the first time, shows just how much energy is...

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  • Guide God of War - All Treasure Map Locations and Solutions

    Dig spots

    God of War has a series of secret loot spots scattered across its map that you’ll need to find. First you’ll need to track down a treasure map, which will add a clue and a small sketch to your codex. Then you’ll need to find where the treasure is buried. There are a total of 12 dig spots to find, which will reward you with the...

    • God of War Treasure Maps
    • God of War
    • PS4
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    • Locations
  • Guide God of War - Not Full Screen Fix

    How to remove annoying black bars

    Is your God of War game not full screen? This irritating black bars issue may be to do with your PlayStation 4’s configuration, but it can easily be fixed in the console’s settings. We’re going to show you how to scale your console correctly so that you get a full screen image as intended. God of War Not Full...

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  • Guide God of War - All Voice Actors

    Full cast of 2018 game

    God of War has a small but impressive cast of voice actors who add vibrancy to the title’s Nordic world, but who voices Kratos et al in the 2018 version of Sony Santa Monica’s hit action franchise? We’ve included all of God of War’s voice actor cast below. God of War All Voice Actor Cast Kratos – Christopher...

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  • Guide God of War - Where to Find All Valkyries and How to Beat Them

    Chooser of the Slain

    Valkyries are challenging optional bosses in God of War which comprise part of the ‘Prove Your Valour’ Favour. You’ll first need to know how to open hidden chambers in order to access most of these, so click through the link for more information on that. Defeating all eight of the Valkyries and the final boss at the...

    • God of War Valkyries
    • God of War
    • PS4
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    • Locations
  • Guide God of War - All Idunn Apple Locations for Fully Upgraded Health

    Idunn's orchard

    Just as in past God of War games, you can increase Kratos’ maximum health by collecting Idunn Apples, which are located in chests around the world. There are nine in total, and collecting them all will unlock the ‘Idunn’s Orchard’ Trophy for fully upgrading your health. For a full list of all Horns of Blood Mead...

    • God of War Idunn Apples Locations
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  • Poll What Are Your First Impressions of God of War?

    More like God of Phwoar?

    Just in case you didn't already know (seriously, where the heck have you been?), God of War is out today on PlayStation 4, and honestly, it's put us in a bit of a pickle. As regular readers know, we like to run a nice poll (almost) every Friday to round out the week. Usually it takes us a little while to come up with a good...

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  • News Horizon Dev Shares Some Cool God of War Crossover Art

    Congratulates Sony Santa Monica

    At this point we all know that Sony's first party studios have great relationships with one another, sharing tech and support whenever they can. In particular, Horizon: Zero Dawn and Killzone developer Guerrilla Games is always quick to react to a new game's launch, and the Dutch studio's done it again with the...

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    • Guerrilla Games
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    • PS4
    • God of War
  • News God of War Didn't Look Dramatically Different When Pitched to Sony

    Given the greenlight

    Sony originally didn’t want another God of War game, and it took one helluva pitch from Cory Barlog to get the go-ahead. But this video, from way back in 2015, is what convinced the company to loosen its purse strings and give the reboot the greenlight. It was shown during a stream overnight, as captured by

    • Sony
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    • God of War
  • News God of War's Photo Mode Looks Ace, Update Comes to PS4 Soon

    Here's an early peek

    God of War is an incredibly pretty game, so it's a bit of a shame that it hasn't shipped with a photo mode. Fortunately, as reported previously, a photo mode is in the works, and it'll be arriving as a free update in the near future. Proving that it exists (and that it looks really, really good), developer...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Patches
  • News NPD Analyst Reckons God of War Will Have the Biggest Debut of Any PS4 Exclusive

    Daddy's home

    Just how well will God of War sell? The franchise has always been one of Sony's best when it comes to shifting units, but with the drastic change in direction, questions were being asked early on about whether core fans would be won over. Of course, now that we're sitting here on launch day and the game's reviewed unbelievably well, we...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Sales
  • News God of War's Final Marketing Meeting Was Ruff

    Release the hounds

    PlayStation UK has been blowing its marketing budget on comedy commercials for a few years now, and it always seems to find a way to turn cringey concepts into laugh out loud clips. This new one, depicting the “final marketing meeting” for God of War, is a hoot, as it emerges that the game’s name has been misheard. The...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Marketing
  • Guide God of War - All Jötnar Shrine Locations

    More than myth

    God of War’s Jötnar Shrines represent some of the best lore in the game, as they add a ton of Norse mythology to the title’s codex. They’re represented in-game as cabinets that can be opened, and Atreus will then translate a lot of the information contained inside. There are a total of 11 to find in the game, all contributing...

    • God of War Jötnar Shrines
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  • News God of War Back in Stock at Amazon on Launch Day

    Just in time

    God of War’s back in stock at Amazon UK, after being unavailable for several weeks now. The title was one of many Sony exclusives unavailable at the online retailer, and despite Kratos’ latest being restocked, you still can’t pre-order upcoming titles like Spider-Man or Detroit: Become Human from t

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Amazon
  • News Housemarque Teases New Game Reveal Ahead of Industry Talk

    What could it be?

    You may recall that, a little while back, Housemarque declared it was done with arcade games following poor sales. This is a massive shame, as the Finnish developer has delivered some absolutely stellar shoot-em-ups -- Resogun and Nex Machina, take a bow -- over the years. This news left us wondering what it could possibly be...

    • Housemarque
    • PS4
    • Industry
  • News Yoku's Island Express Rolls onto PS4 Next Month

    You've got mail

    Team 17's upcoming pinball platformer, Yoku's Island Express, looks like a charming, unorthodox little adventure title. In the new trailer embedded above, we see two of the minds behind the game talking about the making of this curious game, plus a release date: the 29th May 2018. If you're not familiar with Yoku's Island Express,...

    • Team 17
    • PS4
    • Yoku's Island Express
    • Trailers
    • Release Dates
  • News Runbow Delayed on PS4, Crosses the Finish Line a Few Weeks Late

    Keep on running

    The colourful platformer, Runbow, was due to come to PS4 in a few days time, but publisher Headup Games has just announced a short delay for the title. There isn't a solid date yet, but in a press release, the publisher states that the game needs a few more weeks in order to get everything up to scratch. Headup Games and 13AM Games...

    • Headup Games
    • PS4
    • Runbow
    • Delays

Thursday19th Apr 2018

  • Guide The Best PS4 Co-Op Games

    The greatest PlayStation 4 games to play with friends

    What are the best co-op games on PS4? If you’re reading this article then we’re guessing that one of your preferred pastimes is playing the PlayStation 4 with pals. But what are the top co-operative titles on the console? We’ve compiled a list of our favourites that no PS4 co-op session...

    • Best PS4 Co-Op Games
    • PS4
    • Co-Op
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News God of War Patch Makes Day One Alterations on PS4

    Several tweaks ahead of launch

    God of War has a day one patch on PlayStation 4 ahead of its official launch tomorrow (20th April). Fortunately, the update isn't especially huge, weighing in at 593.5MB. So, what does it do? Well, nothing too exciting, but it does appear to make a few important alterations. Here are the full patch notes: Enemy...

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    • Patches
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    PS4

    Review God of War

    God tier

    God of War: Ascension may have been entertaining, but it showed that Kratos had lost the Midas touch. Sony Santa Monica’s reluctance to experiment with a formula that had already been recycled five times prior left one of PlayStation’s best-known protagonists in a precarious position: was there even a way back for the Ghost of Sparta?...

    • Reviews
    • Sony
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    • God of War
  • Guide God of War Combat Tips and Tricks for Beginners

    Getting started with Kratos' latest

    While there are many different elements to the new God of War game, you’ll be spending most of your time battling Norse nasties with Kratos’ ever-reliable frost axe. Before you get stuck in with Sony Santa Monica’s latest and greatest, though, we figured we’d compile some combat tips and tricks to help the...

    • God of War
    • PS4
    • Beginners Guide
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    • Tips and Tricks
  • Guide Fortnite Week 9 Challenges, Rewards, and How to Complete Them

    Royale with cheese

    If you're a Battle Pass holder, you really should focus on completing the weekly challenges in Fortnite. Not only does this provide you with a bunch of rewards, but you'll also earn XP that goes towards your seasonal ranking. This, in turn, provides even more rewards, and some of them are exclusive to that particular season so...

    • Fortnite
    • Fortnite Battle Royale
    • Season 3
    • Challenges
    • Guides
  • News Vegito Blue and Fused Zamasu Confirmed for Dragon Ball FighterZ

    Fusion ha!

    The latest issue of Weeky Jump has just hit store shelves in Japan, and within its pages is confirmation that Vegito Blue and Fused Zamasu are the next additional characters coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ. Yep, it's looking like the datamine leak is the real deal. Much like Broly and Bardock, who launched last month, it's highly...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • DLC
  • Guide Fortnite Taco Shops Locations

    Taco stab at this

    One of Fortnite's week eight challenges is to visit three different Taco Shops in a single match. That's no small feat – especially when you consider that there are only five of them in total. Fortunately though, they're all in quite close proximity to each other. Picking a path through them is relatively easy, if you can avoid...

    • Fortnite Taco Shops Locations
    • Fortnite
    • Fortnite Battle Royale
    • Taco Shops
    • Guides
  • News Mary Jane Watson Will 'Surprise a Lot of People' in Spider-Man on PS4

    New details on central characters

    Despite a bunch of information coming out of Insomniac regarding Spider-Man lately, it still feels like the developer is keeping some details close to its chest. For example, we know that you'll be spending some of the game playing as Mary Jane, but quite how her missions will play is yet to be revealed. Still,...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Spider-Man
  • News Disgaea 1 Complete Is Coming West This Fall on PS4

    Darkness returns

    The original Disgaea is being remastered for PlayStation 4, and it's heading to North America and Europe this Fall. Titled Disgaea 1 Complete, it'll feature enhanced graphics and a new 'Etna Mode' which stars new characters. It'll also support both English and Japanese voice-overs. Disgaea: Hour of Darkness launched on the...

    • NIS America
    • PS4
    • Disgaea
  • News Here's 12 Crazy Minutes of Footage for The Crew 2

    Transformers

    The Crew 2 is shaping up to be far bigger and better than the 2014 original, and one of the biggest factors behind that is the ability to switch between your chosen method of transport at any moment. Just take a look at how utterly bonkers this looks in practice in the video above as a car turns into a plane before your eyes, and then...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • The Crew
    • Videos
  • Hands On 10 of Our Favourite Games from EGX Rezzed 2018

    Indie highlights from this year's show

    EGX Rezzed is the little brother of the UK's biggest games exhibition, and it's a great venue for smaller games to spend some time in the spotlight. Indeed, we usually discover a number of titles we'd never heard of before. We attended the event across all three days, playing as much as we could to find out...

    • EGX Rezzed 2018
    • PS4
    • Hands On
    • Features
  • Rumour Battlefield V Has a Battle Royale Prototype in the Works

    Of course

    Hot on the heels of reports coming out of Activision that Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII will have a Battle Royale mode in lieu of its traditional single player campaign, word is that DICE is scurrying to get in on the gold rush, too. According to Games Beat, citing “someone with knowledge of the studio”, the Swedish developer already...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • Battlefield
  • Guide Fortnite Moisty Mire Treasure Map and Where to Find the Treasure in Retail Row

    Treasure hunt

    Finding the treasure map in Moisty Mire and the subsequent treasure is one of the week nine challenges in Fortnite Battle Royale. In this guide, we're going to help you locate both the map and the treasure by pointing out the exact locations of both. What more could we really do?! So without further ado, here's how to complete this...

    • Fortnite
    • Fortnite Battle Royale
    • Moisty Mire Treasure Map
    • Retail Row Treasure Location
    • Guides
  • News Battlezone Gold Edition Announced for PS4, VR no Longer Required from May

    Tanks a lot

    One of our favourite PlayStation VR launch titles was Battlezone, Rebellion's tank battling game. Though it works great in virtual reality, some players were disappointed that the extra hardware was required to play the game. Now, the developer has announced Battlezone Gold Edition, which will remove the need for Sony's headset, allowing...

    • Rebellion
    • PS4
    • Battlezone
    • Announcements
  • News New LEGO The Incredibles Trailer Shows First Gameplay on PS4

    Super

    A brand new trailer for LEGO The Incredibles has landed, and it's our first glimpse at the game in action. Predictably, it looks like an entertaining, bricked-up version of the feature films, with lots of co-operative interplay between the Parr family, Frozone, and more. Honestly, it seems to be a straightforward, by-the-numbers LEGO game,...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • LEGO The Incredibles
    • Trailers
  • Guide Fortnite Dance Floor Locations

    You got the funk

    Dancing on three different dance floors is one of the week eight challenges in Fortnite. While it's pretty obvious from the title what you have to do to complete this challenge, it doesn't help you find the places to do it. That's where Push Square comes in though! We've scoured the map to find all of the dance floors so you don't...

    • Fortnite Dance Floor Locations
    • Fortnite
    • Fortnite Battle Royale
    • Dance Floors
    • Guides

Wednesday18th Apr 2018

  • News PlayStation's Relationship with Amazon Worsens As PSN Codes Are Dropped

    Update: PSN codes back in USA

    What started with God of War going out of stock on Amazon UK seems to have escalated over the past few days, as now it’s impossible to purchase PlayStation Network vouchers from the popular retailer in the USA as well. The cards – which are delivered instantly via email – are available in various monetary...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Industry
    • Amazon
  • Guide God of War - How to Level Up

    Increasing Kratos' overall strength

    God of War has a levelling system that allows you to increase the proficiency of protagonist Kratos, however this works a little differently to in other games. While you will earn XP (or experience points), this is only used for levelling up your abilities and unlocking skills. Instead, the type of gear you have...

    • God of War
    • PS4
    • How to Level Up
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Guide God of War - All Kratos' Stats and What They Mean

    How to effectively upgrade the protagonist

    God of War is not a role-playing game, but it borrows liberally from the genre. As such, you have the opportunity to customise Kratos in the way you see fit by altering his armour and attaching enchantments to them which offer various perks and ability boosts. But what statistics can you alter and what do...

    • God of War Stats
    • God of War
    • PS4
    • Stats
    • Guides
  • Guide Best God of War Games Ranked

    War games

    In the pantheon of popular PlayStation intellectual properties, God of War occupies the throne room alongside other household names like Uncharted and Gran Turismo. But which is the best of Kratos’ bloody escapades to date? Ahead of the release of this year’s reimagining, we’ve returned to Ancient Greece in order to, er, order each...

    • Best God of War Games
    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • PS2
  • Guide God of War - How to Open Hidden Chambers

    Mirror on the door

    There are many Hidden Chambers in God of War, and most of these harbour either Valkyrie boss fights or secret loot. You can find out where to find all Valkyries in God of War and how to beat them through the link. What Do God of War’s Hidden Chambers Look Like?: God of War’s Hidden Chambers are doors with large mirror-style...

    • God of War Hidden Chambers
    • God of War
    • PS4
    • Hidden Chambers
    • Guides
  • Guide God of War - How to Reach Veithurgard

    Behind the gates

    Veithurgard is one of the locations on God of War’s sizeable map that you may accidentally overlook, as it requires you to open the big gate to the East of the Lake of Nine. You’ll need to travel here in order to complete a Favor for one of the Spirits, as well as also to free a dragon and unlock the ‘Death Happened Here’...

    • God of War Veithurgard
    • God of War
    • PS4
    • Veithurgard
    • Guides
  • News Big Sonic Mania Patch Springs Up Early on PS4

    Now removed by SEGA

    A sizeable update for Sonic Mania was released on PlayStation 4 in the UK last night, much to the surprise of fans. It seems that SEGA accidentally launched the patch early, as access to it has now been removed. Of course, that didn't stop a handful of people from updating the much loved classic style Sonic title, and there are a...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
    • Updates
  • Guide God of War - How to Earn XP

    Experience points

    Like so many other games, you’ll earn XP (or experience points) as you progress through God of War. This currency can be used to upgrade items, as well as unlock skill points in Kratos’ skill tree. Here’s how to unlock XP in God of War. How to Earn XP in God of War: Succeed in Battle The easiest and most obvious way to earn...

    • God of War XP
    • God of War
    • PS4
    • XP
    • Experience Points
  • News God of War Pre-Load Is Now Live on PS4

    The game's just under 45GB

    If you've pre-ordered God of War from the PlayStation Store, then you'll be happy to know that you can start downloading the game right now on your PlayStation 4. As long as you have automatic downloads enabled, pre-orders like this should start downloading as soon as they're available, but if that's not the case, you can...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
  • News Pro Evolution Soccer Loses UEFA Champions League

    Rest in peace

    Pro Evolution Soccer has been a tough sell for some time now, but UEFA may have just knocked the final nail in the once-popular series’ coffin. According to a post on the organisation’s website, this year’s Champions League final in Kiev will mark the end of a 10 year partnership between Konami and the competition, meaning that...

    • Konami
    • PS4
    • Pro Evolution Soccer
  • Poll Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament: Top 16 - Matches 101-104

    Ready? Fight!

    This is the twenty-sixth week of our Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament. 128 characters enter, but only one will be crowned champion -- and you decide who that champion will be. If you want to know more about the Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament, be sure to click through here. Previous Results (Click...

    • Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament
    • Polls
    • Features
  • Japanese Sales Charts PS4 Falls Further as Japan Suffers Seriously Slow Week

    Monster Hunter finally at 2 million

    Every now and again, the Japanese sales charts enter a slump and there's barely anything to talk about. Unfortunately, that can be said of the latest figures, which make for some yawn-inducing reading. On the software side of things, a Compile Heart title named Death end re;Quest entered the top five on...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • Guide God of War - How to Earn Hacksilver

    Maximise your money making

    Hacksilver is the main currency in the God of War games, and it’s primarily used to purchase new armour, enchantments, and other items from Brok and Sindri’s shop. There are only a few ways to earn Hacksilver, but as long as you’re exploring thoroughly then you should have more than enough. How to Earn Hacksilver in...

    • God of War Hacksilver
    • God of War
    • PS4
    • Hacksilver
    • Guides
  • Guide God of War - All Odin's Raven Locations

    Allfather blinded

    God of War has dozens of collectibles, but Odin’s Ravens appear right throughout the campaign. These mythical emerald coloured birds are scattered all over the map, and you’ll need to smash them with your axe in order to clear them out. Collect all 51 and you’ll unlock the ‘Allfather Blinded’ Trophy. How many of Odin’s...

    • God of War Odin's Ravens
    • God of War
    • PS4
    • Odin's Ravens
    • Locations
  • News Yoko Taro on NieR Sequel: 'If Square Enix Wants It, I'll Do It'

    But do you want it, too?

    NieR Automata has become something of a cult hit on the PlayStation 4. The game performed reasonably at retail, but it didn’t exactly set cash registers alight. Nevertheless, fans absolutely adore the wacky post-apocalyptic open world and its multi-tiered narrative. But what about a sequel? Director Yoko Taro has been...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • NieR
    • Yoko Taro
  • Guide God of War - All Artefact Locations

    Curator

    Throughout God of War you’ll stumble upon various collectibles named Artifacts, which are rendered in the world similar to Uncharted’s hidden items. These are separated into X sets and added to your codex each time you find one. We’ve included all of the Artefact locations below, and collecting them all will unlock the 'Curator'...

    • God of War Artefact Locations
    • God of War
    • PS4
    • Artefacts
    • Artifacts
  • News The Elder Scrolls Online Trailer Provides a Better Look at Summerset Expansion

    Summer's coming

    Announced last week, The Elder Scrolls Online is heading to Summerset this, er, summer. The MMO's next big expansion will whisk you away to the home of the high elves -- an island coated in delightful greenery and posh looking towers. The add-on's new trailer gives us a better look at the location with sweeping shots and glimpses of...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • The Elder Scrolls
    • Trailers
  • News Yakuza 6 Survey Hints at Potential Fist of the North Star PS4 Localisation

    Not dead yet

    Following yesterday's Western launch of Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, SEGA has released a survey for the purposes of gathering fan feedback. It's pretty standard stuff, but there is one question in particular that sticks out. Near the end of the survey, users are presented with the following query: "While no localization has been...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Fist of the North Star
  • Hands On Strange Brigade Is a Punchy, Pulpy 1930s Shooter

    Just the ticket

    One of the higher profile games at EGX Rezzed 2018 was Rebellion's thirties-tinged third person shooter, Strange Brigade. Oddly enough, the demo we played was single player, despite the main focus of the game being its four-player co-op. Still, what we played of this B-movie inspired action game proved it has some fun ideas that...

    • EGX Rezzed 2018
    • Rebellion
    • PS4
    • Strange Brigade
    • Hands On
  • News The Swords of Ditto Leads Digital Pre-Order Promotion on US PlayStation Store

    Guns of Icarus Alliance! Trailblazers! Laser League!

    It's spring time at last, and that means Sony has shown off its annual collection of digital games that are set to receive pre-order discounts for PlayStation Plus members. Named Totally Digital, the North American promotion includes five titles that all look pretty promising. First up is...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Deals
  • Hands On Windlands 2 Adds Co-Op, Weapons to Virtual Reality Platformer

    Second wind

    We rather liked the original Windlands on PlayStation VR. The satisfying movement and exhilarating sense of speed and altitude made for one of virtual reality's early successes -- at least, if you had the stomach for it. This holds true for Windlands 2, but the sequel isn't just reuniting you with a pair of grappling hooks and calling it...

    • EGX Rezzed 2018
    • Psytec Games
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Windlands
  • News Spider-Man PS4 to Receive Prequel Novel and Art Book

    Marvellous

    Insomniac's highly anticipated Spider-Man PS4 exclusive feels like it's a long way off. The title recently received a release date of 7th September, leaving Spidey fans with a lot of time to twiddle their thumbs. Fortunately, publisher Titan Books has teamed up with Marvel and Insomniac to produce a novel that depicts the events leading...

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    • PS4
    • Spider-Man
    • Announcements
  • News Fun Looking PS4 Fighter Brawlout Gets Guacamelee and Hyper Light Drifter Guests

    Hits PS4 this summer

    We first wrote about Brawlout all the way back in 2016, and we noted that it looked rather fun. Fortunately, the indie fighter still looks good, and now it's down for a confirmed release on Sony's system this summer. You can get an eyeful of it via the trailer that we've embedded above. The game will feature 18 characters who...

    • Angry Mob Games
    • PS4
    • Brawlout
    • Trailers
  • News AO International Tennis Gets Full Course Creator

    Get off my grass

    AO Tennis launched alongside the Australian Open earlier in the year, but it was a limited release that received dismal reviews. Now developer Big Ant is back for another crack, renaming the title AO International Tennis ahead of its worldwide launch on 8th May. And one feature that will be bundled in this re-release is a complete...

    • Big Ant
    • PS4
    • AO International Tennis
    • Trailers