News - March, 2018

Saturday31st Mar 2018

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 213

    Happy Easter

    Whether you celebrate it or not, we hope that you have lots of chocolate in store for this long Easter weekend. Here at Push Square Towers, we’ll be scoffing liberal amounts of Hot Cross Buns and sipping sweet tea. But what will we be playing? Here’s your weekly WAYP. Sammy Barker, Editor: I’m having a blast with MLB The Show...

  • Guide Best PS4 Music of March 2018

    Pluck the string

    The stars turn and a time presents itself. And with that comes more game music. March was a month bursting to the brim with titles from a variety of genres, from JRPGs to AAA first-person shooters to more unique titles like mandatory co-op experiences. There was a little for everyone in March. Among these titles were some really...

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  • News PS4's TV and Video Interface Revamped in the United States

    Deal with it

    Sony’s rolled out the revised TV & Video section for the PlayStation 4 in the United States, bringing it up to speed with the European version. This essentially adds an additional layer to the browsing experience, but allows the platform holder to push sponsored content in your direction – some of which you can tailor by logging...

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  • Hands On WipEout PSVR Will Absolutely Melt Your Mind

    Free patch is a game changer

    What the freakin’ heck? Sony casually dropped the PlayStation VR patch for WipEout Omega Collection today, and it’s transformed the fast-paced futuristic racer into one of the best virtual reality experiences you’ll find on the platform. This is an extraordinary achievement – it’s so impressive that we’re...

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    PS4

    Review Batman: The Enemy Within - Episode Five: Same Stitch

    Joke's on you

    Telltale’s take on the Batman universe has been one of the few shining lights in its portfolio of late, and The Enemy Within has successfully eschewed the sophomore slump with another sterling five episode series that turns everything you know about the Dark Knight on its pointy-eared head. This finale is far from perfect, but...

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  • Guide Ni no Kuni II Dreamer's Maze - All Dreamer's Maze Door Locations

    Dream big

    The Dreamer's Mazes are optional dungeons in Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom. Their existence is revealed during the game's main story, and they're scattered across the world. To enter the Dreamer's Maze, you must first find a Dreamer's Door. Each door leads to a specific maze, but each maze is procedurally generated. This means that every...

  • News Watch Far Cry 5 Video, Score 20% PSN Discount

    Money off

    Update (26th March): This offer is temporarily live again right now, all you need to do is watch a Far Cry 5 video exactly the same as last week's MLB The Show 18 promotion. Assuming that stocks haven't already run dry, you'll get a 20 per cent off voucher to use across an entire transaction on the PlayStation Store. You can enter the...

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    PS4

    Review Far Cry 5

    Daddy issues

    If an AI were to create a game based on popular Google search terms for video games, Far Cry 5 would likely be the result. Whether that's a good or a bad thing largely depends on what you expect from Far Cry at this point, and probably games in general. Because Far Cry 5 isn't a bad game – in fact, it's an awful lot of good old...

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    PS4

    Review A Way Out

    It takes two

    In keeping with A Way Out's theme of co-operation, this review has been written by Senior Staff Writer Stephen Tailby and Reviewer Alex Stinton, and sees them discussing their joint experience. What follows is their thoughts on the game, presented in a conversational manner. Enjoy. Stephen: So, A Way Out, then. It's Josef Fares'...

  • News An Ace Combat PS4 Collection May Be Flying Our Way

    Target locked

    Going by a recent job listing, Bandai Namco may have a remastered collection of Ace Combat games in development. The Japanese listing -- as translated by Gematsu -- asks for "someone with deep knowledge of the PS2 titles Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies, Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War, and Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War." Yeah, seems...

  • DLC Review Noctis Is a Terrible Fit for Tekken 7, But He's Still Fantastic Fun to Play

    This isn't a fantasy

    The year is 2018, and Tekken now has a character roster consisting of Akuma, Geese Howard, and, er, Noctis. Boot Tekken 7 up and you'll see four different company trademarks on the start screen: Bandai Namco, Capcom, SNK, and Square Enix. It's a weird sight to say the least. Tekken has always had its character roster quirks --...

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    PS4

    Review R.B.I. Baseball 18

    Balls

    Poor ol’, R.B.I. Baseball 18. You can’t help but feel sorry for this arcade-inspired adaptation of the Great American Pastime™, which is published and developed by Major League Baseball itself. Primarily designed to ensure there’s an MLB presence on multiple platforms, the PlayStation 4 edition is routinely forced to sit in the shadow...

  • Rumour An Open World Star Wars Game is in Development at EA Vancouver

    Search your feelings, you know it to be true

    It wouldn't exactly be a surprise to learn that EA is working on an open world Star Wars game, but thanks to a job listing for EA Vancouver, we now have a pretty big clue that suggests exactly that. EA Vancouver took over development duties on Visceral Games' Star Wars project after the publisher closed...

  • News UK Sales Charts: New Releases A Way Out and Ni no Kuni II Debut in the Top Three

    Shiver me timbers

    New releases have dominated the latest weekly chart, with Sea of Thieves, A Way Out, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, and Assassin's Creed Rogue Remastered debuting in the top four spaces. As you might have guessed, this makes for a very different top 10 to the previous chart, which was more or less made up of the usual suspects...

  • News There's a Freakin' Fruit Themed Kart Racer Coming to PS4

    Fruit loops

    If you thought Coffin Dodgers’ council go-karts based racing premise was a stretch, then you may need to sit down before watching All-Star Fruit Racing’s debut trailer. This juicy arcade outpace-‘em-up sees you harnessing the “power” of the planet’s greatest produce, using bananas and melons to bring down your foes. The...

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  • News Devil May Cry Inspired Lost Soul Aside Thrills on PS4 Pro

    Devil May Cry may cry

    Chinese developed Devil May Cry title Lost Soul Aside went viral on YouTube before being hastily snapped up by Sony’s China Hero Project and entering full production. And on the basis of this PlayStation 4 Pro gameplay video, it’s

  • News God of War Explains Atreus' Role During Combat

    Word up, son

    The challenge for games like God of War is incorporating a computer controlled companion that isn’t a hindrance. Atreus, the son of Kratos, plays a huge role in Sony Santa Monica’s latest and greatest – but this isn’t the drawn-out escort mission that it could have been. Instead, the youngster is a capable warrior in his own...

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    PS4

    Review Floor Plan

    Going down

    Floor Plan is far from the first puzzle game to release for PlayStation VR, with Statik, GNOG, and Wayward Sky all being notable releases from earlier in its lifecycle. What makes Floor Plan different to the others is its setting and its new concept of multi-layered puzzles across multiple floors. Set entirely within an elevator, you...

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    PS4

    Review Batman: The Enemy Within - Episode Four: What Ails You

    Ail be back

    It’s testament to Telltale’s work within the Batman universe that we didn’t even realise Episode 4: What Ails You does away with the cape and cowl almost entirely. That’s right, for the majority of Season Two’s penultimate instalment, you’ll be blitzing it as billionaire playboy, Bruce Wayne. Clocking in at around an hour,...

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    PS4

    Review Beast Quest

    A peasantry affair

    With over 11 years' worth of material to draw inspiration from, a video game adaptation of the Beast Quest franchise arrives with a somewhat decent amount of potential. Telling tales of mythical creatures and the heroes that slay them, does the series’ first attempt on consoles go down in the history books with a lasting legacy...

  • Rumour Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered Spotted Online

    Gun-ho

    Activision may be prepping a PlayStation 4 remaster of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. A listing for the game has been spotted on Amazon Italy, and as we all know, online retailer listings can sometimes point towards an imminent announcement. Interestingly enough, the page has the game down for release on the 30th April, but seeing as...

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    PS4

    Review Devil May Cry HD Collection

    Devil Never Cry

    Devil May Cry is a franchise that revolutionised hack-and-slash gaming back when it first released in October 2001 for the PlayStation 2. Since then, the series has seen several sequels that varied in quality, but ultimately still provided some of the most exciting and engaging gameplay to date. Naturally, Capcom had decided to...

  • Soapbox Sony Has Become Far Too Quiet

    Enjoy the silence?

    Actions speak louder than words, but I still can’t help feeling that Sony’s become far too quiet over the past few years. At the start of the PlayStation 4 era, this was a company that was firing on all cylinders when it came to community outreach; Worldwide Studios executive Shuhei Yoshida was one of the biggest names on...

  • Rumour Could Cyberpunk 2077 be a PS4 and PS5 Game?

    The future is now

    CD Projekt Red has recently spoken at the Pareto Securities Gaming Seminar 2018, and one specific comment has caught the attention of Cyberpunk 2077 fans. On one of the slides during the developer's presentation, it states that the elusive game will be built on "current and next generation technology". Now, you'll need to take...

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    PS4

    Review Tesla vs Lovecraft

    Electricity and madness

    With a name like Tesla vs Lovecraft, you're expecting a certain tone. This is not a serious shooter; right from the outset it aims for ‘insane’ and works from there. Appropriate given the game's antagonist. The title screen blasts out a chaotic theme tune, depicting a monster-riding H.P. Lovecraft facing off against...

  • News SoulCalibur VI's Box Art Is Pretty Darn Sick

    Like, sick as in cool

    Damn, that's some badass box art. Spotted by the omnipresent Wario64 on Twitter, Amazon's posted up the box art for SoulCalibur VI. Interestingly, it goes for artwork that includes both series veteran Mitsurugi and newly revealed guest character Geralt of Rivia. Yes, that's the grizzled bloke from The Witcher -- you can see his

  • Poll What Are Your Thoughts on EA These Days?

    Still the big bad guys?

    Electronic Arts. EA. One of the biggest video game publishers in the world and also, it's fair to say, one of the most controversial. Over the last decade or so, EA has made a lot of headlines -- not all of them positive. This console generation in particular has seen the company come under fire numerous times because of the...

  • News John McEnroe, Andre Agassi Join Tennis World Tour

    You cannot be serious!

    Tennis World Tour will score a premium Legends Edition upon release on 22nd May, which will include two additional superstars: Andre Agassi (with his 1995 outfit) and John McEnroe (with his 1990 outfit). In the latter’s case, we’re assuming that means a big fat bandana, which may have just pushed us towards the pre-order...

  • News Sonic Mania Plus Adds Two New Characters This Summer

    Retail release finally confirmed

    Sonic Mania Plus will spin into brick and mortar stores this summer, SEGA announced during an SXSW panel this evening. The updated version – which will be available as a DLC pack for those who already own the title digitally – will add two new characters to the throwback sidescroller: Mighty the Armadillo and Ray...

  • News Star Wars Battlefront 2 Revamps Entire Progression System Amid Controversy

    Microtransactions coming back for costumes

    Star Wars Battlefront 2 is being ripped up and reassembled following an enormous backlash at the backend of last year. Set to roll out on 21st March, developer DICE has been busy revamping pretty much everything to do with the release’s progression, presumably as part of a last-ditch effort to win back...

  • News SEGA Teases New Sonic Racing Release

    Gotta go fast

    As has been rumoured for a while, there’s a new Sonic Racing game in development. Speculation suggests that Sumo Digital – the developer of the excellent Sonic & Racing All-Stars Transformed – is at the helm, although this is unlikely to lean on the SEGA nostalgia that previous instalments did. A new trailer shows off a bunch...

  • News RICO Brings XIII's Art Style and Co-Op Action to PS4

    Releasing by the end of the year

    The likes of Killer7 and XIII are fondly remembered for their eye-catching art style, and it's something that RICO is clearly paying homage to as it's announced for PlayStation 4, with a release planned for later this year. The experience is a co-operative one, as it sees you and a buddy paired up as police officers...

  • News Trailblazers Tasks You with Painting Your Own Racing Line

    Put a Supergonk on it

    We’re rather taken with Trailblazers, the co-operative racing title that fuses WipEout with Splatoon. For those who missed the announcement, the game essentially sees one racer painting a line, so your partner can boost through it. And if that makes about as much sense as Marouane Fellaini in midfield, there’s a new trailer

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    PS4

    Review TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge

    On the edge of boring

    As you can probably tell by its title, TT Isle of Man Racing: Ride on the Edge is a very niche game. Not only is it an entire game dedicated to one sub-genre of motorcycle sport, but it’s actually dedicated to one race; the Isle of Man’s Snaefell Mountain Course is the only official track present, with fictional tracks set...

  • News Shadow of the Colossus Remake Team Readying Another Revival

    What could it be?

    Shadow of the Colossus is in the running for the greatest remake ever created, and developer Bluepoint is already busy beavering away on another revival. Speaking with Eurogamer.net’s tech experts Digital Foundry, president and co-owner Marco Thrush admitted that its team is growing to accommodate the scope of its next project...

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    PS Vita

    Review Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms

    Choose your husbando

    Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms is a visual novel otome game and a direct sequel to last year’s Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds. The main character Chizuru Yukimura is still trying to find her missing father and is still hanging out with the Shinsengumi, a military police unit made up of hunky ronin. The game tells of a time between the waning...

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    PS4

    Review VRFC

    More Hazard than Eden

    VRFC is a strange beast. To get anything from it you need to be able to embrace its lunacy. It might not be a true-to-form example of the beautiful game, but it sure is fun. That is, after you get past the steep learning curve, at least.  For the first couple of hours, VRFC is a baffling experience. There's a tutorial...

  • News Soccer RPG Inazuma Eleven Ares Volleys First Trailer Online

    Through ball

    Inazuma Eleven Ares will mark the franchise’s first release on a PlayStation platform when it launches in Japan this summer, and to celebrate developer Level-5 has released the first footage of the anime-infused footie favourite. In addition to some general exploration gameplay, the video also includes some on-pitch action, including...

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    PS4

    Review Mulaka

    Always further on

    Mulaka is a third-person action-adventure game from Mexican developer Lienzo that tells the story of the titular character who is the Sukuruame, or shaman, of the Tarahumara people of Mexico. It tells an interesting story, incorporating true-to-life fables and stories of the Native American people of Chihuahua. On a spiritual...

Saturday3rd Mar 2018

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    PS4

    Review Suicide Guy

    Beerly departed

    While the objective in most games is to stay alive, Suicide Guy tasks you with terminating your beer bloated existence. Chubby Pixel’s first-person puzzle platformer could have been vulgar, but there’s enough irreverent humour in this bizarre sequence of bonkers vignettes to make its dark premise work. Still, while it’s not a...

  • News Three PS4 Exclusives Feature in UK's Best Selling Games of 2017

    Crash Bandicoot! Gran Turismo! Horizon!

    There’s no doubt that the PlayStation 4 is top dog in the UK, even despite decent competition from both the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Nevertheless, an impressive three PlayStation 4 exclusives featured in Britain’s best sellers of 2017 list, with Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, Gran Turismo Sport, and...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 209

    Snow day

    Abhorrent weather conditions here in the UK mean that weather is the top talking point on these shores right now, and you’re damn well sure we’re going to use it to pen the problematic first paragraph of this week's WAYP. The conditions have been catastrophic for some, but while we wish everyone a safe and warm weekend, there’s no...

  • News Manage the Universe's Greatest B&B in Galaxy Hotel

    Out of this world

    There are simply not enough arcade simulation games these days, so thank heavens for Lancarse and Galaxy Hotel. Out now in Japan, the title sees you taking control of a rundown Bed & Breakfast in the corner of the universe, and you must transform it into a premium destination for people to stay. We adore games like this...

Friday2nd Mar 2018

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