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TodayThu, 12th Dec 2019

  • News Mortal Kombat 11 Patch 1.13 Says It Adds Crossplay on PS4

    Fresh blood

    Well this is pretty big news. Mortal Kombat 11 just got an update on PlayStation 4, and according to the patch notes available on the console itself, it adds crossplay to the popular fighter. Wait, what? No, it's true. As pointed out by fighting game content creator Rooflemonger on Twitter, Mortal Kombat 11 patch 1.13 apparently adds...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Mortal Kombat
    • Patches
  • News PlayStation Players Are Still Gaming's Biggest W*nkers

    #Foreplayers

    Another year, another avalanche of surprisingly interesting statistics from Pornhub -- the world's most popular pornography website. Once again, the adult site has crunched a load of data, but there's only one part of it that matters to us (honest!). We are, of course, talking about 'Traffic by Game Console', which breaks down the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • Culture
  • News Grab The Game Awards Nominees for Cheap in US PlayStation Store Sale, Live Now

    Reward yourself

    As has become a yearly tradition, the Game Awards sale has just gone live on the North American PlayStation Store in celebration of Geoff Keighley's show. In a few hours' time, we'll all be watching the flashy awards ceremony, but until then, you can always hop onto your PS4s and have a browse of this latest offer. The Game Awards...

    • The Game Awards
    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Deals
  • News Final Fantasy VII Remake Trailer Confirmed for Tonight's Game Awards

    Cloud is the focus

    Geoff Keighley is bringing out the big guns tonight at The Game Awards because, alongside Ghost of Tsushima, Square Enix has confirmed that a new trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake will debut at the show. Focusing on main protagonist Cloud Strife, it'll tell his story to the world. The Japanese publisher revealed the news on

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
    • The Game Awards
  • News Longtime PlayStation Fans Vote PS4 as Their Favourite Sony Console

    Most users have been playing since PSone

    Earlier this month, we hosted a poll here on the site in conjunction with PlayStation's 25th anniversary. We asked our community about their favourite Sony console, offering six possible voting options: Original PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PSP, PlayStation 3, Vita, and PlayStation 4. Over 900 votes were cast,...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PSone
    • PS2
    • PS3
  • News Dreams Is Finally Up for Pre-Order on PS4 Complete with Snazzy Box Art

    You're not dreaming

    Dreams, Media Molecule's long-in-the-making PlayStation 4 exclusive, finally has a solid release date. If you've been following the site recently, you'll know that we're big fans of this absurdly ambitious game about community and creation, so we're pretty excited for its arrival on Valentine's Day. If you're like us, you might...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • Pre-Orders
    • Artwork
  • News Resident Evil 2 Xbox Achievement All But Confirms DLC Is Incoming

    Chasing Jill

    Update: The achievement in question has just gone live on the Xbox One version of Resident Evil 2, and due to the way that system works for the team in green, we can confidently say that some sort of downloadable content isn't too far off. An image is associated with every earnable achievement on the console, which can be then used as a...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
    • Updates
  • News Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition Delayed to Summer 2020

    Cross-save functionality included

    The very beginning of 2020 was already looking rather barren for video game releases, but Square Enix has gone and made the situation that little bit worse by delaying one of the few PlayStation 4 releases originally planned for January. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition has been pushed back from...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
    • Delays
  • News Double Fine Alumnus Greg Rice Will Be Looking After Indies with Shuhei Yoshida at PlayStation

    PS <3 Indies

    Greg Rice, former vice president of business development at Double Fine, has announced his new role at Sony Interactive Entertainment. The industry veteran left Tim Schafer's studio in the months following Microsoft's acquisition, but he's now formally said what he'll be up to next. In a tweet, Rice states that he'll be joining...

    • Sony
    • Double Fine
    • PS4
    • PS5
    • Industry
  • Guide What Time Does The Game Awards 2019 Start?

    Which games are nominated?

    When is The Game Awards 2019? What time does The Game Awards start? The video game industry's biggest awards show is back once again this December, so of course, you'll want to know when you can tune in to find out who has scooped up all the awards and get a glimpse of the future of gaming. Within this guide, we'll let you...

    • The Game Awards
    • PS4
    • Geoff Keighley
    • 2019
    • Guides
  • News PS4 Firmware Update 7.01 Is Available to Download Now

    What does it do?

    Firmware update 7.01 has just dropped out of the blue for PlayStation 4, meaning it's available to download on your console right now. Weighing in at just 469MB, it's a patch that isn't going to take too long to download whatsoever. However, what does update 7.01 actually do? Well, not a lot it seems. The official PlayStation help...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Firmware Updates

YesterdayWed, 11th Dec 2019

  • News PlayStation Head Hermen Hulst Commits to Strong First-Party Output on PS5

    More games on their way

    The PlayStation 4 has seen some of the strongest games come out of Sony's first-party studios. From Horizon: Zero Dawn and Uncharted 4: A Thief's End through to the upcoming Ghost of Tsushima, Dreams, and The Last of Us: Part II, every studio manages to serve up something slightly different. What links them all together,...

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News Looks Like PC Players Really, Really Want to Play Ghost of Tsushima

    They'll never learn

    Ghost of Tsushima is an upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive that is owned in its entirety by Sony. That means it's incredibly unlikely to launch on other platforms outside of PlayStation Now streaming, but it hasn't stopped PC players from taking to Twitter and voicing their dismay. They really want to play Ghost of Tsushima on...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Talking Point Should Capcom Remake Resident Evil 4?

    What're ya developin?

    Resident Evil 2 has already proven to be incredibly lucrative for Japanese publisher Capcom. After shipping over four million copies just a month into the game's time on the market, it's clear why the Osaka-based company already has Resident Evil 3 in the works for 2020. The remakes capitalize on that sweet PSone nostalgia to...

    • Capcom
    • PS2
    • Resident Evil
    • Talking Point
    • Features
  • News Dreams Won't Support PSVR at Launch, But It's Coming 'ASAP'

    Nightmare

    In case you missed it, the wonderful Dreams now has a release date on PlayStation 4. It's been a long time coming, but Media Molecule's ambitious project is now just a couple of months away from launch. One feature that had previously been confirmed for the creation suite was full support for PSVR, but it sounds like this won't be there...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Dreams
  • News AO Tennis 2 Will Let You Unleash Your Inner-Kyrgios

    Who banged whose girlfriend?

    Tennis can be a bit too clean for its own good, and we personally believe that characters like Nick Kyrgios are necessary. The good news is that in AO Tennis 2, you’ll be able to incur your own fines from the authorities, reacting badly to umpire decisions and acting like an ass in press conferences. This will have an...

    • Big Ant
    • PS4
    • AO Tennis
    • Trailers
  • News Sony's Cross-Marketing Game Is on Point as the Cast of Jumanji Play Dreams

    The next level

    There’s an official Jumanji game for the PlayStation 4, but Sony clearly felt its cross-marketing efforts would be stronger if it cooked something up in Dreams for the cast of the upcoming movie to play. In this bizarre clip, Hollywood stars Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan gather around to...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • Jumanji
    • Movies
  • News Procedurally Generated Maritime Adventure Sail Forth Moors Up on PS4 in 2020

    We are sailing

    Well, this looks like a good time. Sail Forth has been announced for PlayStation 4, and it's a procedurally generated game about traversing the waves, exploring new locations, and engaging in naval combat. Taken at face value, it looks like Baby's First Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag with its colourful presentation, but it's doing...

    • The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild
    • PS4
    • Sail Forth
  • News Book an Appointment with Two Point Hospital on PS4 in February 2020

    NH Yes

    Two Point Hospital, essentially a modern take on PSone's Theme Hospital, is getting a PlayStation 4 release. We've known this for a good few months, and we're definitely on board for some medical management sim mayhem. It's simply a question of when; the game was delayed into 2020 in order to ensure the best experience. Now, SEGA has...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Two Point Hospital
    • Release Dates
  • News SuperMash Lets You Mix Genres Together to Make Unique Game Experiences

    Coming to PS4 in 2020

    SuperMash has a pretty novel idea -- what if you could create unique levels and games by simply smashing two genres into one? That's just what you'll be doing in this curious game-building title. Coming to PlayStation 4 next year, this game offers up a selection of established genres, and gives you the freedom to mix and match...

    • Digital Continue
    • PS4
    • SuperMash

Tuesday10th Dec 2019

  • Reaction PlayStation's Most Ardent Fans Are Feeling Frustrated and Insecure

    The current state of play

    There are PlayStation fans, and then there are PlayStation fans. If you’re reading this, you probably fall somewhere in the middle; we’re guessing your interest in games expands beyond the next Call of Duty release date, but hopefully you’re not one of these social media nutters who attacks developers for including a...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Culture
    • Reaction
    • Features
  • News Sony's Sending Out a Cosy Dynamic Christmas Theme to PS4 Players in Europe and North America

    Check your emails

    Update: We have confirmation that codes for the theme are now being emailed out to PS4 players in North America, not just Europe. Hopefully you got one! Original story: If you're keen to get into the spirit of Christmas, then you might want to check your emails. Sony is sending out codes to PlayStation 4 players which unlock a...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Themes
  • News Half-Life: Alyx on PSVR? Here's What Valve Has to Say

    Straight from the horse's mouth

    Half-Life: Alyx generated a lot of interest when it was announced a little earlier in the year. It's a brand new, fully-fledged entry in Valve's seminal first person shooter series, but even more interesting is that it's played entirely in virtual reality. In terms of compatibility, the company has confirmed the game...

    • Valve
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Half-Life: Alyx
  • Live Watch Sony PlayStation's State of Play Livestream Right Here

    Resident Evil 3! Untitled Goose Game! Ghost of Tsushima?

    It’s the last State of Play of 2019, and Sony’s going to need to put in a big performance if it hopes to satiate, well, insatiable fans. We know that Resident Evil 3’s almost guaranteed to put in appearance, but what of first-party titles like Ghost of Tsushima? Join us live from 6AM PT...

    • Live
    • Sony
    • PlayStation
    • State of Play
    • PS4
  • News Final Fantasy VII Remake Is a PlayStation Exclusive Until March 2021, According to Box Art

    New label spills the beans

    Final Fantasy VII Remake has never been locked down as a full PlayStation exclusive. The official wording from both Sony and Square Enix has been that it's "coming first" to PlayStation 4, so it's always been assumed that it'll make its way to other platforms eventually. In other words, it's a timed exclusive. Anyway,...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
  • Round Up What Was Announced During Sony PlayStation's State of Play Livestream?

    Building the list

    What was announced during Sony PlayStation's latest State of Play livestream? If you happened to miss the 20 minute broadcast, you'll be able to find every headline that has formed Push Square's coverage in the list below. That includes the reveal of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis for PlayStation 4, the return of Ghost of Tsushima, and...

    • State of Play
    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Round Up
    • Features
  • News UK Sales Charts: Death Stranding Slips Yet Further as the Top 10 Holds Steady

    CryBB

    The physical UK chart is starting to settle into a groove. The latest results look like the members of the top 10 have all been playing musical chairs, and it's Marvel's Spider-Man that's been knocked out after a Black Friday resurgence. The bestsellers are about what you'd expect, it's just that most of them have swapped places. FIFA 20 is...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
  • News Resident Evil 3 Screenshots Look Terrifyingly Incredible

    STTAARRRSS

    Resident Evil 3 is now officially a video game known to the public. Thank god for that! The title's reveal trailer was rather impressive, but the new set of screenshots that have been released alongside it could look even better. Focusing on classic characters such as Jill Valentine, Nemesis, and Brad Vickers, they're more than worth a...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
    • Screenshots
  • Rumour Resident Evil 2 and 3 Remakes Originally Planned as One Package

    RE2 was delayed by a year

    Resident Evil 3 has now been officially revealed to the world following weeks of rumours and leaks, but according to Kinda Funny's Imran Khan, the remake was originally planned to release alongside this year's Resident Evil 2 in a single package. Yeah, we're just as surprised as you are. Speaking after reacting to Sony's...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
    • Rumours
  • News Resident Evil 3 Collector's Edition Gets a Jill Valentine Statue and Raccoon City Map

    GameStop exclusive

    Now that Resident Evil 3 is officially announced with a release date, the floodgates are opening on the wider media surrounding the game. Screenshots have gone up close and personal with the likes of Jill Valentine and Nemesis itself, but here's the real meat and potatoes: the title's collector's edition.

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
  • News Ghost of Tsushima Returns with Teaser, Full Trailer at The Game Awards 2019

    Patience, samurai

    Ghost of Tsushima has returned. The feudal Japan-based PlayStation 4 exclusive from Sucker Punch got a very brief but tantalising teaser during Sony's latest State of Play broadcast. It continues to look very visually impressive, but that's about all we can say. Fortunately, the game's getting a full trailer at The Game Awards...

    • State of Play
    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Ghost of Tsushima
    • Trailers
  • News Sony to Develop Critically Acclaimed MLB The Show Series for Other Consoles

    No, really

    Looks like Major League Baseball was not satisfied with the best sports game on the market being exclusive to one platform, as from the 2021 instalment, MLB The Show will no longer be exclusive to PlayStation consoles. The bizarre twist here is that Sony San Diego will continue to be the series’ developer, meaning that the first-party...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • MLB The Show
    • Industry
  • News Resident Evil 3 Returns to Raccoon City This 3rd April on PS4

    Seeing STARS

    Yes, it’s real – and it’s coming quicker than you think. Resident Evil 3, the subject of much speculation for months now, will release on the PlayStation 4 from 3rd April, 2020. As with the PSone original, it will once again see you assume the role of Jill Valentine, as you attempt to make a desperate escape from Raccoon City. Of...

    • State of Play
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
    • Announcements
  • Talking Point Did Sony's Last State of Play of 2019 Live Up to Expectations?

    Going out on a high

    Sony sprung a very pleasant surprise on us all when it confirmed that one more State of Play livestream was planned to take place before 2020 rolls around, bringing with it a lot of rumours and excitement. Various games were speculated to put in an appearance, so it was a delight to receive official confirmation of the Resident...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • State of Play
    • Talking Point
    • Features
  • News New Ghost of Tsushima Trailer Will Be the Longest at The Game Awards 2019

    Ready your blade

    Ghost of Tsushima got a very brief teaser right at the end of the latest State of Play broadcast, leaving us rather desperate to see more. Although we'd have taken a full trailer right there and then, we're prepared to hold out for The Game Awards 2019, where the PlayStation 4 exclusive will take centre stage once again. It doesn't...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Ghost of Tsushima
    • Trailers
    • The Game Awards 2019
  • News Free Guy Stars Ryan Reynolds As a Rogue Video Game NPC

    Side quest

    We're sure you've heard about Free Guy by now. It's a fresh effort from 20th Century Fox to make a decent movie about video games, and hey, maybe it'll work this time. It stars Ryan Reynolds as a no-name NPC in what seems to be an online, open-world game akin to GTA Online. The story gets going when he discovers his life is a fabrication,...

    • 20th Century Fox
    • Movies
    • Free Guy
  • News Predator: Hunting Grounds Is Not a PS4 Exclusive

    Out in April

    Update: Predator: Hunting Grounds will also release on PC, meaning that it's actually a PlayStation 4 console exclusive. The game is still published by Sony, however. Original Article: Today's State of Play livestream highlighted one of the PlayStation 4's less known exclusives as it nears release -- Predator: Hunting Grounds...

    • State of Play
    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Predator
    • Release Dates
  • News Babylon's Fall Looks Like Another Amazing Platinum Action Game in First Gameplay Trailer

    Unsheathed

    Babylon's Fall, an action title from the specialists at Platinum Games, was first announced back at E3 2018, and we've heard very little about the project since -- until now, that is. The title received a gameplay trailer during Sony's latest State of Play broadcast, and it looks pretty darn promising. It clearly boasts the developer's...

    • State of Play
    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Babylons Fall
    • Trailers
  • News Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Is Feeling Festive with December's Holiday-Themed Grand Prix

    Driving home for Christmas

    However you feel about Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled's microtransactions, you have to applaud Beenox for its sterling post-launch support. Every month has seen a new Grand Prix, seasonal events that bring a bunch of new content to the kart racer for free. The next one is named Winter Festival, and as you might expect, is...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Crash Team Racing
    • Updates
  • Deal Death Stranding Limited Edition PS4 Pro Bundle Is a Great Price in the UK

    Give me your hand in savings

    If you've been eyeing up this special edition Death Stranding PlayStation 4 Pro, you may be in luck. Of all places, UK retailer GAME has a great price on the black and white bundle. Maybe you're still Christmas shopping, or perhaps you just really want this fancy, hand-printed machine? Whatever the case, this is a decent...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Death Stranding
    • Hardware
    • Deals
  • News Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Getting Photo Mode in Big Update This Week

    Lots of bug fixes too

    Talking about patches isn't always very exciting, but you've got to love a good Photo Mode update. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is the latest game to receive this functionality, allowing players to snap some snazzy shots as they play through Cal's journey. The mode is coming as part of a large update later this week. As you'd...

    • EA
    • PS4
    • Star Wars
    • Updates
  • News PSVR Stunner Paper Beast Details Sandbox Mode in Latest Trailer

    Coming Q1 2020

    Paper Beast is one of the few announced major PlayStation VR games still coming to the platform, and it looks like it'll be a pretty little experience in this latest trailer. Debuted during Sony's State of Play livestream, it reveals the game's sandbox mode. The PSVR title will arrive in Q1 2020, so we've only got a few more months...

    • State of Play
    • Pixel Reef
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Paper Beast
  • News Critically Acclaimed Metroidvania Axiom Verge Secures 2020 Sequel

    Platforms to be announced

    Axiom Verge, the critically acclaimed Metroidvania from Thomas Happ Games, is getting a sequel in late 2020. While it’s not currently confirmed for the PlayStation 4, the title’s official website points out that we should “stay tuned to learn about additional platforms”. The blurb continues: “Axiom Verge 2 is part...

    • Thomas Happ Games
    • PS4
    • Axiom Verge
    • Announcements
  • News New Streets of Rage 4 Trailer Plots the Return of Hero Adam Hunter

    Hunter's chicken

    Classic Streets of Rage character Adam Hunter will make his long-awaited return alongside daughter Cherry Hunter in the hotly anticipated Streets of Rage 4. Last seen in the original title, the brawler will once again be clad in his, er, iconic yellow shirt. You can get a good look at the hero in action courtesy of the trailer...

    • DotEmu
    • PS4
    • Streets of Rage
    • Trailers
  • News Dreams PS4 Release Date Finally Confirmed for February 2020

    The leak was right

    And there we have it. Following a long stint in early access and a potential leak, we now have the final release date for Media Molecule's Dreams at last. The impossibly huge creation engine received a wonderful new trailer during the latest State of Play broadcast, and right at the end, we got that elusive date we've all been...

    • State of Play
    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • Release Dates
  • News PlayStation Granddaddy Ken Kutaragi Delivers a Heartfelt Thanks in 25th Anniversary Message

    Cheers, Ken

    Sony closed out its latest State of Play broadcast with a hype-inducing Ghost of Tsushima teaser, but before that, things got serious with a message from the father of PlayStation. Yes, Ken Kutaragi himself appeared on the stream with a pre-recorded statement in celebration of the platform's 25th anniversary. You can watch it back in the...

    • State of Play
    • Sony
    • PlayStation
  • Site News Share Your Best PS4 Screenshots in Push Square's Community Competition

    Photo finish

    It wouldn’t be Christmas without a good Push Square community competition, would it? This time, themcnoisy is hosting a screenshot contest, with guest judging from members Neolit and

    • Site News
    • PS4
    • Screenshots
  • News Spellbreak Brings Cel-Shaded Battle Royale to PS4 Next Spring

    A kind of magic

    What if Fortnite looked a bit more like, say, Jet Set Radio or The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild? That’s basically the elevator pitch for Spellbreak, a brand new Battle Royale set to enter closed beta in Spring 2020. This is a fantasy-inspired game, so expect more Realm Royale than

    • State of Play
    • Proletariat
    • PS4
    • Spellbreak
    • Announcements
  • Guide Best (Ugliest) PlayStation Christmas Jumpers and Sweaters to Keep You Warm This Holiday

    Baby, it's cold outside

    Whether you like them or not, Christmas jumpers have become a staple of the holiday. Their woollen warmth make them perfect for the wintry days ahead, and their garish designs will raise smiles and grimaces in equal measure. There's a sickly joy to these fluffy sweaters, and what's even better is that you can find...

    • PS4
    • Christmas
    • Jumpers
    • Sweaters
    • Deals
  • News Untitled Goose Game Waddles Onto PS4 Next Week

    Have a gander at this

    The secret best game of 2019 has just been officially confirmed for PlayStation 4. Untitled Goose Game is finally making its way to Sony's console following its release on PC and Nintendo Switch. Check out the above trailer if you've somehow never seen this game before. Playing as a nasty goose, your job is simply to terrorise...

    • State of Play
    • House House
    • PS4
    • Untitled Goose Game
    • Announcements
  • News Superliminal Is a Perspective-Bending Puzzler Coming to PS4 in 2020

    Size matters

    Superliminal has been around on PC for a little while, and we've looked at it from afar with admiration. Think of it like a Portal-esque puzzle game, only instead of flinging interdimensional doors at the walls, you're using forced perspective to grow and shrink objects in your view. It's hard to explain, so just watch the new trailer...

    • State of Play
    • Pillow Castle
    • PS4
    • Superliminal
    • Announcements

Monday9th Dec 2019

  • Guide All PS4 Games with Cross-Play Compatibility

    Making friends

    Which PS4 games support cross-play with rival consoles Xbox One and Nintendo Switch? Sony was underfire for a long time regarding its reluctance to support cross-play, but following an open beta featuring a handful of tentpole titles, the company now allows developers to support the oft-requested feature without any restrictions...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Cross-Console Play
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Guide What Time Is Sony PlayStation’s State of Play Livestream?

    When and where to watch State of Play?

    State of Play is Sony’s regularly scheduled, Nintendo Direct-inspired livestream show, which the platform holder’s committed to being a recurring event. At the time of writing there have been three instalments of the pre-recorded broadcast, so when will the next Sony PlayStation State of Play livestream...

    • State of Play
    • Sony
    • Times
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News Minecraft: Bedrock Edition Will Have You Login to an Xbox Account on Your PS4

    Update: Now officially confirmed

    Update (9/12/2019): Minecraft: Bedrock Edition has been officially confirmed for PS4. This means you'll be able to play cross-platform with those using other hardware. It also grants access to the Minecraft Marketplace, where you can find new skins, worlds, and other bits and bobs. Anyone who already owns Minecraft...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Minecraft
  • Feature 6 PS4 Announcements to Expect During This Week's State of Play

    Resident Evil 3! Untitled Goose Game! Ghost of Tsushima?

    Sony’s set to close out 2019 with one last State of Play broadcast, and clocking in at over 20 minutes, we’re hoping for a humdinger ahead of the holidays. While the manufacturer is remaining tight-lipped regarding the nature of the pre-recorded stream, there are a few rumours flying...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • State of Play
    • Features
  • News To the Surprise of No One, PS5 Will Have Exclusive Games

    Titles not playable on PS4

    When isn’t there a furore on gaming forums? There’s a lot of discussion at the moment regarding comments made by trusted Kotaku scribe Jason Schreier, who teased on a Split Screen podcast that the PlayStation 5 will have exclusive first-party games at launch. Surprising? Not really, but it sounds like Xbox will be...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Rumours
  • News A New BioShock Has Been Announced, Almost Certainly a PS5 Game

    Won't be out for a long while

    BioShock is coming back. Publisher 2K Games has announced the return of Ken Levine's dystopian FPS franchise, but the creator won't be at the helm this time. Alongside the reveal of the next BioShock title, 2K has officially announced a new internal studio named Cloud Chamber. It's this team which will head up...

    • 2K Games
    • PS5
    • BioShock
    • Announcements
  • News Sony Wants to Make Every PS5 Game Multiplayer with Cloud Controller Sharing

    So says yet another patent

    The USPTO has been very busy lately, approving and publishing several patents from Sony Interactive Entertainment. With PlayStation 5 on the horizon, it's always interesting to look at these, as they could possibly give us a glimpse at what the future holds. Just last week, we learned about a proposed PS5 controller device...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Patents
  • News Bayonetta and Vanquish Remasters Confirmed for PS4, Launching February 2020

    Celebrating a decade

    Following rumours late last week of a supposed Bayonetta and Vanquish remaster making its way to current-gen consoles, the release has now finally been confirmed for a PlayStation 4 launch with a glitzy reveal trailer. Both games release on 18th February 2020, and physical buyers can snag a steelbook editio

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Bayonetta
    • Vanquish
    • Trailers
  • Review Blair Witch - Limp Horror Game Doesn't Play to Its Strengths

    99 problems but a witch ain't one

    The Blair Witch Project was a smash hit found-footage horror movie released in 1999, followed by a crummy sequel in 2000 that eschewed much of what made the original popular in the first place. There was a second sequel in 2016 -- confusingly titled Blair Witch -- which we'd forgotten about until we Wikipedia'd the...

    • Reviews
    • Lionsgate Games
    • PS4
    • Blair Witch
  • News A Free Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Dynamic Theme Steps Out of the Shadows on PS4

    Holiday theme available now

    Who doesn't like a free PlayStation 4 theme every now and again? This one almost completely passed us by, but it's always worth checking these freebies out. Activision has released a new dynamic theme, focusing on the main characters of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. It's available to download now in Europe and

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Sekiro
    • Themes
    • Free
  • Mini Review Lost Ember - This Game About Shifting Between Animals Is a Bit Ruff

    Walkies simulator

    The big gameplay hook for Lost Ember is the ability to swap from one animal to another. Doing so allows you to view the game's big environments from different perspectives, but more importantly, allows you to utilise each beast's unique abilities in order to advance. It's a novel idea, but the game built around it feels...

    • Reviews
    • Mooneye Studios
    • PS4
    • Lost Ember
    • Mini Reviews
  • Mini Review Tools Up! - An Entertaining Co-Op Game That Almost Captures the Overcooked Magic

    Job's a goodun

    Tools Up takes the manic multiplayer of Overcooked and gives it a DIY makeover. Instead of things getting heated in the kitchen, up to four players are instead renovating an apartment block floor by floor. You'll be laying down flooring, painting walls, moving furniture, and more as you aim to achieve three stars in each of the 30...

    • Reviews
    • All In Games
    • PS4
    • Tools Up
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  • News Play as Snoop Dogg in NHL 20 on PS4 with Latest Free Update

    Items, commentary, and more

    Talk about something we weren't expecting. Snoop Dogg has had a long-running, vocal fondness for hockey -- including a hilarious series where he breaks down the basics of the game -- so seeing him included in EA's annual series is a whole new level. Between being able to play as Snoop himself, face off against his team in...

    • EA Sports
    • PS4
    • NHL
    • Videos
  • News Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris Skewers a May 2020 Release Date in the West

    Spring's looking sharp

    The next Sword Art Online game, awkwardly titled Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris, has been given release dates both in Japan and here in the West. Fortunately, overseas fans will only have to wait an extra day to get their hands on the action role-playing adventure, with the game launching on the 21st May 2020 in Japan,...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Sword Art Online
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • Feature The Best PS4 Music of November 2019

    One last push

    Another new month brings with another slate of titles, and with that, more music. This month we had an absolute goldmine, including some best of the year frontrunners both big and small, as well as a few other pretty fantastic scores. What are you waiting for? Let’s dive in. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order: The music of a galaxy...

    • Best PS4 Music
    • PS4
    • Music
    • Features
    • Push Play

Sunday8th Dec 2019

  • News PlayStation Now Subscribers Are Losing PS Store Purchases Due to a Licenses Bug

    PS Plus also causing problems

    There’s no doubt about it: the PlayStation Store is a complicated beast. Unfortunately, as Sony adds more layers to its digital shopping plaza, it’s becoming even more complex. Case in point: PlayStation Now subscribers are beginning to report license-related issues which means that they will lose access to titles...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Now
    • PlayStation Plus
    • PlayStation Store
  • News Tekken 7 Gets Leroy Smith Release Date, Amazing Ganryu Redesign, and a Brand New Character

    Here comes a new challenger

    Tekken 7 is having a big weekend -- or had a big weekend, if you happen to be reading this after the fact. The Tekken World Tour Finals played host to a load of new information, including a release date for previously revealed additional character Leroy Smith, and the announcement of future DLC. First up, Leroy (who...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Tekken
    • DLC
    • Release Dates
  • Guide PS4, PSVR, PS3, Vita - Which Should You Buy the Kids for Christmas?

    A parent's guide to PlayStation consoles

    What's the difference between all the PlayStation consoles? Should you get your children a PS4? Which PS4 should you buy for Christmas? If you're unfamiliar with game consoles, it might seem like a confusing bunch of mumbo-jumbo. What's the difference between a PS4 and a PS4 Pro? What do you need for...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • PlayStation VR

Saturday7th Dec 2019

  • News Death Stranding User Score Spikes as Metacritic Removes Over 6000 Negative Ratings

    Special delivery

    Death Stranding has been a hit with most critics, but the game was rather predictably review bombed over on Metacritic by users. As is often the case with titles that end up dividing opinion for whatever reason, a tug of war very quickly ensued, with many users awarding the game a perfect 10 while others slapped it with a big fat 0...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Death Stranding
  • Rumour New Crash Bandicoot Game Reveal Planned for Next Week

    Wumpa wumpa

    Rumours of a new entry in the Crash Bandicoot franchise have been circling for a while now thanks to the success of the N. Sane Trilogy and Nitro-Fueled remasters, but overnight things reached a whole new level as almost concrete evidence surfaced that an announcement is incoming. Seven social media influencers have been sent Crash...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Crash Bandicoot
    • Rumours
  • Feature The Game Awards 2019 Predictions - 10 Announcements We're Expecting

    Predicting Keighley's surprises

    If the past couple of years are anything to go by, The Game Awards is an event worth tuning in for. After a handful of poor, menial shows at the start of the PlayStation 4 generation, which at their worst saw Joel McHale's attempt at a comedy act in the presenter role, Geoff Keighley has managed to bring back some...

    • The Game Awards
    • PS4
    • Geoff Keighley
    • Features
  • Game of the Month Best PS4 Games of November 2019

    Cars, strands, lightsabers, and empires

    With Game of the Year 2019 fast approaching, we almost, almost forgot about Game of the Month for November 2019 -- but we're here now. November was a solid month for PlayStation loyalists, with Sony's current-gen console offering a steady stream of highly rated titles. But as always, only one can be crowned...

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    • November
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  • News The Game Awards to Feature 'Around 15 New Games' and Much More

    There will be more

    Update: The Game Awards host Geoff Keighley has now updated his projections for next week's show, claiming that it'll now feature around 15 brand new titles. To clarify, that's 15 all-new games which haven't been made public before or leaked at the time of writing. We were already rather happy with the initial total reaching...

    • The Game Awards
    • Geoff Keighley
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 301

    Cleaning up for Christmas

    We're getting dangerously close to Christmas now, so you should really start thinking about gift ideas for your friends and loved ones. Alternatively, you could just sit at home this weekend playing video games. That's what we'll be doing. Sammy Barker, Editor: An Amazon mix-up means that I'm still without a television,...

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

Friday6th Dec 2019

  • News Don't Worry, This Isn't What the PS5 Controller Will Look Like

    Another interesting Sony patent surfaces

    What the heck is that thing? Surely that's not Sony's final design for the PlayStation 5 controller? Well, you can rest easy -- this is something else entirely. We already know that the DualShock 5 will look pretty much the same as the PS4 controller, so where does this crazy device come into play? It's...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Controller
    • Patents
  • News Sony Announces New State of Play for Next Week Following Resident Evil 3 Remake Leak, Ghost of Tsushima Rumours

    Promises over 20 minutes of updates

    Well well well, there it is. Sony has announced that a new State of Play will be airing next week, on Tuesday 10th December. The PlayStation Blog reads: "Tune in to 2019's final episode at 6am Pacific for new announcements and updates." A new State of Play episode was looking increasingly likely as things seemed...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • State of Play
  • News EU PlayStation Store Christmas Flash Sale Discounts Death Stranding, MediEvil, and More

    Hitman 2 slashed in price

    The gigantic Christmas sale might be taking place across the EU PlayStation Store right now, but that hasn't stopped Sony from introducing some noteworthy flash sales into the mix. One has just popped up on the Store page, but the deals will only be live across this weekend. If a game takes your fancy, you've got until...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Deals
    • Europe
  • Review Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey - Too Much Monkeying Around in This Ambitious Survival Sim

    Money see, monkey don’t

    Set 10 million years before the dawn of humanity, Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is the story of ape to proto-human evolution, with particular emphasis on the dangers that forced our fuzzy forebears into learning the skills that ensured the human success story. Taking place in prehistoric Africa, Ancestors throws the...

    • Reviews
    • Private Division
    • PS4
    • Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey
  • News Rockstar Snags the Two Best Reviewed PS4 Games of the Decade on Metacritic

    Mass Effect 2 in third

    Reviews are always a bit of a controversial topic, but there's no denying that Rockstar is one of the few developers that absolutely excels when it comes to critical opinion. So much so that in a newly published list from Metacritic, Red Dead Redemption 2 and Grand Theft Auto V share the top spot for the best-reviewed game on...

    • Rockstar
    • PS4
    • Red Dead Redemption
    • Grand Theft Auto
  • Feature As PlayStation Turns 25, We Share Our Fondest PSone Memories

    Are you Red E?

    If you’re anything like us, PlayStation will have been a part of your life for almost as long as you can remember. We have some great memories of Sony’s original grey box, and we figured it’d be fun to share those with you as the brand celebrates its 25th Anniversary this week. But this isn’t just about us: we want to hear...

    • Sony
    • PSone
    • Features
  • News Remedy Satisfied with Control's Sales Despite the Lack of Chart Topping Success

    All under Control

    Control is performing just fine for Finnish developer Remedy – despite the title failing to top the charts. According to the studio’s CEO Tero Virtala, the PlayStation 4 project was developed over the course of three years and utilised a budget of €30 million. This, incredibly, is fairly small for a AAA title these days,...

    • 505 Games
    • PS4
    • Control
    • Industry
  • News Pokémon-Style MMO Temtem Is Coming Along Nicely in New Gameplay Video

    Console release to arrive eventually

    We first heard about Temtem about 18 months ago, so how's it looking these days? For those who don't remember, this game is an MMO in which players capture, trade, and battle a wide range of creatures in a style very reminiscent of Pokémon. Its always-online multiplayer is the key difference, allowing Temtem...

    • Crema Games
    • PS4
    • Temtem
    • Videos

Thursday5th Dec 2019

  • News Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Battle Pass Progression Is Suspiciously Slow

    200 hours play needed

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's first Battle Pass launched two days ago as part of the big Season One update, but players are quickly discovering a major downside to the new progression model. It's incredibly grindy, to the point where dedicated fans believe it will take roughly 200 hours of play to reach the top rank. It's...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty
  • News Sony Is Updating Playlists for Ghost of Tsushima, State of Play

    Start speculating

    There’s been speculation regarding State of Play for some days now, especially as PlayStation celebrates its 25th anniversary milestone. Fans think they may have uncovered proof of an impending episode, however: the series’ playlist was updated on YouTube recently. Alright, it’s about the most inconclusive evidence ever, but...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • State of Play
  • Rumour Bayonetta Joins Vanquish in Remaster Double Pack, Coming February 2020

    4K and 60FPS enchancements

    Update: Wow, if you think the news of a Vanquish remaster which broke just over an hour ago was hype-inducing, then it looks like SEGA is going to do you one better. Bayonetta will be joining Vanquish in a double pack of remasters which includes 4K visuals and 60 frames-per-second enhancements, as reported by True...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Vanquish
    • Rumours
  • News Resident Evil 3 Remake Skips The Game Awards, Fuelling State of Play Rumours

    No plans to do with the game

    Some very, very interesting news is making its way out of Geoff Keighley's Reddit AMA concerning The Game Awards next week. The all but confirmed Resident Evil 3: Nemesis remake for PlayStation 4 will not be appearing at the show, with the host stating: "There are no plans (never were) to do anything with Resident Evil 3...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
    • The Game Awards
    • Geoff Keighley
  • News Google Stadia Terrified Sony Before Streaming Service's Tepid Launch

    Impact was overstated

    It looks like streaming could be a part of the future of video games, and with Google showing its hand with the recent Stadia launch, the moment we leave behind downloads could be closer than ever. That is if Google Stadia had been a success upon its release last month. Disappointing sales and alarmingly low player numbers have...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Google
    • Stadia
    • Industry
  • Guide Best PS4 Christmas Gifts for 2019

    Gamer gifts

    It's December, which means the world goes bonkers buying all manner of gifts for loved ones. Christmas is right around the corner, but many still leave their shopping until the last second. If you've still got some presents to buy, your time isn't up yet. For any PlayStation fans in your life, look no further than this gift guide. We've...

    • Christmas
    • 2019
    • PS4
    • PSVR
    • Deals
  • News More Witchfire Gameplay Posted Online, But It's Just 33 Seconds Long

    We need more

    Remember when Witchfire developer The Astronauts posted a grand total of 12 seconds of gameplay from its upcoming game online earlier this year? Well, the studio is back with another clip that's more than double the length! Check this out, 33 seconds of Witchfire gameplay. Phwoar! This second internal demo looks fairly similar to the...

    • The Astronauts
    • PS4
    • Witchfire
  • News Dreams Early Access Ends This Saturday, Awards Show Celebrates Creations

    Full release in February?

    Dreams' early access period is coming to an end -- it'll no longer be available for purchase on the PlayStation Store from Saturday 7th December at 3:59pm PST / 11:59pm GMT. You'll still be able to play the game if you've already purchased it, which will automatically upgrade to the final version once it releases, but...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
  • News Get in the Christmas Spirit with Concrete Genie's Free Brush Pack Update

    Available today

    Developer Pixelopus didn't have any specific DLC planned when it was asked about post-launch support on Twitter back in October, but it has now become clear that the team has come up with an idea it simply has to implement into the game. A free Brush Pack update is available for download right now as part of patch 1.06. This new...

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    • PS4
    • Concrete Genie
    • Updates