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Store Update: 1st April 2015 (Europe)

1st April 2015 (Europe)

Second go

If you've already got the Platinum Trophy in Bloodborne like our very own Dan Carter (!!!), then you may be looking for a new challenge. Fortunately, the fine folks over at Bandai Namco have brought forward the release of Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin, and it's part of this week's meaty PlayStation Store update. Also up for grabs...

Talking Point: What One Game Do You Always Come Back To?

What One Game Do You Always Come Back To?

The one and only

Addiction is a strong word, but that's how many would describe their need to play one single game time and time again. A title that you've never really been able to put down, something that your mind always wanders back to, whether it's because you're bored and unsure of what to play, or because you simply enjoy it so much. It may...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PlayStation 4 and Bloodborne Slaughter the Competition 

Japanese Sales Charts: PlayStation 4 and Bloodborne Slaughter the Competition 

The hunt is over

The PlayStation 4 is basking in the blood of its enemies right now, as it's managed to top the Japanese hardware charts for the fifth week in a row. A slew of big software releases have kept Sony's system in first place, although that momentum could be slowing down soon now that the big hitters have passed by. Still, Bloodborne...

Feature: There Was No Place Quite Like PlayStation Home

There Was No Place Quite Like PlayStation Home

Memories of Sony's madcap virtual world

There's a big 'To Let' sign in the Home Plaza today, and the remnants of makeshift toilet paper streamers scattered about its tufts of unkempt grass. Hours earlier, avatars congregated to wish the virtual world farewell, with one last cabbage patch dance under silky blue skies. Now, the weather is moody, and...

News: You Can Pick Up Two Free Mitama in Toukiden: Kiwami Today on PS4 and Vita

You Can Pick Up Two Free Mitama in Toukiden: Kiwami Today on PS4 and Vita

Eternal freedom

Just a quick heads up: you can now download two new mitama for Toukiden: Kiwami free of charge on PlayStation 4 and Vita. The two spirits up for grabs are Ichimonji Mari, and the rather comical Oda Nobunyaga - a recurring Koei character who's essentially a feline version of feudal Japanese warlord, Nobunaga Oda. Ichimonji Mari is an...

News: PlayStation Flow Takes PS4 Gaming Underwater

PlayStation Flow Takes PS4 Gaming Underwater

Off at the deep end

Sony's announced an incredible new PlayStation 4 innovation which will bring heightened realism to your favourite underwater experiences. Cunningly named PlayStation Flow, the goggle-and-sensor setup will allow you to play in your local pool, putting you in control of characters like The Last of Us protagonist Joel as they get...

News: Shed a Tear for the Shuttered PlayStation Home

Shed a Tear for the Shuttered PlayStation Home

Moved out

Like that final episode of Brookside where Jimmy Corkhill departs the boarded up Merseyside estate for his new life as the lord of a stately home, PlayStation Home has closed its doors for the last time. The service shut down officially at 08:02AM BST this morning according to Eurogamer.net. The servers were packed as congregations...

Site News: Hideo Kojima Joins the Push Square Team

Hideo Kojima Joins the Push Square Team

Metal Gear developer to move into video game journalism

Loughborough, England – Push Square, the internationally recognised PlayStation publication operated by Nlife Ltd, has today announced that video game visionary Hideo Kojima will be joining its editorial team as a reviewer. Mr. Kojima is perhaps best known for his work on the critically...

Store Update: 31st March 2015 (North America)

31st March 2015 (North America)

Super mother lode

Another week, another absolutely enormous North American PlayStation Store update. The fiscal year ain't over yet we guess, so you can look forward to the likes of Axiom Verge, MLB 15 The Show, and, er, Run Sackboy! Run!. C'mon now – don't get pretending like you weren't excited for that one. PS4 Games: Axiom Verge (Cross Buy...

News: Assassin's Creed Chronicles Reveals Its Hidden Blade Next Month on PS4

Assassin's Creed Chronicles Reveals Its Hidden Blade Next Month on PS4

International espionage

It must be 5PM, because Ubisoft's sent out a big old press release about an upcoming game. This time, it's Assassin's Creed Chronicles, a 2.5D adventure that's diving onto the PlayStation 4 next month. Launching on the 21st April in North America and the 22nd April in Europe, the first download in the Chronicles trilogy will...

News: April's PlayStation Plus Freebies Include Tower of Guns, Never Alone on PS4

April's PlayStation Plus Freebies Include Tower of Guns, Never Alone on PS4

Killzone Mercenary, Dishonored, and more

PlayStation Plus – on a Tuesday afternoon? To say that today's update has caught us by surprise is an understatement, but heck, we installed a big 'Stop Press' button in Push Square Towers for a reason. The lineup, then: Tower of Guns, the fast-paced first-person shooter, and Never Alone will both be free...

News: You'll Finally Be Able to Transfer Your Dead or Alive 5 DLC to Last Round Next Month

You'll Finally Be Able to Transfer Your Dead or Alive 5 DLC to Last Round Next Month

Train wreck

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round has faced numerous problems since it launched last month. The full beat-'em-up was nowhere to be found on the PlayStation 4 Store in time for release, for example, while players have been complaining about DLC prices and broken integration for weeks. You can read our Dead or Alive 5: Last Round PS4 review...

Live: Watch Anime and Manga Characters Beat Each Other Up in J-Stars Victory VS+ Right Here

Watch Anime and Manga Characters Beat Each Other Up in J-Stars Victory VS+ Right Here

Snot will fly

J-Stars Victory VS+ is coming West this Summer, but if you're eager for an early look at the English release, you may want to check out the embedded Bandai Namco livestream. Apparently focussing on Vegeta from Dragon Ball and the game's arcade mode, we should be getting a decent look at the brawler in action. The stream begins at...