News - 2018, Week 01

Sunday7th Jan 2018

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    Review Romancing SaGa 2

    The empire strikes back

    An old school Square role-playing game filled with funny looking sprites and turn based tactical battles, Romancing SaGa 2 introduces itself to a new generation on PlayStation 4 and Vita. Unlike Final Fantasy, Romancing SaGa was never able to find its footing here in the West, mainly because we didn't get a...

Saturday6th Jan 2018

Friday5th Jan 2018

Thursday4th Jan 2018

  • Guide The Best PS4 Games

    Every PlayStation 4 game you must own

    What are the best PS4 games? We’ve compiled a list of twenty top PlayStation 4 titles for both new owners and veterans of the console. Whether you’ve owned your console from day one or you’re new to the family, these are the greatest Sony PS4 games that you absolutely must have in your library...

  • News God of War PS4 Details Incoming as Kratos Battles onto Game Informer's Next Cover

    God of more

    God of War doesn't have a confirmed release date yet, but it is supposed to be launching in the first half of 2018. Thankfully, it seems as though development is currently on track, because Game Informer have revealed that the PlayStation 4 exclusive will adorn the cover of their February issue. Naturally, this means that we can look...

  • News Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Director Shaun Escayg Departs Naughty Dog

    A new adventure awaits

    Uncharted: The Lost Legacy was fronted by a fresh crop of Naughty Dog staffers, and it always felt to us like a “passing of the guard” type project. However, creative director Shaun Escayg is leaving, having also contributed to the development of The Last of Us and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. There’s no word on where...

  • News Shenmue III's Looking Like a Lock for 2018

    That's the plan, anyway

    Shenmue III will finally continue its search for Lan Di later this year – at least, that very much appears to be the plan. The title was originally scheduled to launch in 2017, but never looked like it was going to hit its ambitious ship date. However, Cedric Biscay – who fronts up Shibuya Productions, one of the many...

  • News Monster Hunter: World Will Push PS4 Sales in Japan, Says Former Famitsu Editor

    Japanese giant

    Hirokazu Hamamura might not be a household name, but he's currently President of Enterbrain, the publisher of Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu, after a long stint as its Editor-in-Chief. It's fair to say he knows his stuff. Speaking with Japanese site Mantan Web, Hamamura-san predicted that the new entry in the celebrated Monster...

  • News Ni no Kuni II Looks Great in New 25 Minute Gameplay Video

    King me

    Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom's got a lengthy new gameplay video, clocking in at around 25 minutes. The footage is taken from the latest demo build of the role-playing title, so if you've been thirsty for a fresh look at the game, then we'd recommend giving it a watch. Ni no Kuni II was slapped with a delay right near the end of last...

  • News The Witness Physical Version Witnessed on Amazon Italy

    Blown it?

    Jonathan Blow's masterful puzzle game The Witness is set to hit store shelves with a physical edition, if a listing on Amazon Italy is to be believed. At the time of typing, the product page is pretty barebones, featuring placeholder box art and, well, not much else. However, backing this up to a degree are Blow's own comments about a...

Wednesday3rd Jan 2018

Tuesday2nd Jan 2018

  • Guide Upcoming PS4 Games in 2018

    The most anticipated PlayStation 4 games on the way

    What are the best upcoming PS4 games in 2018? There are a lot of them. Sony's console is now well and truly hitting its prime, so we're here to point you in the direction of the most promising games set to launch over the next 12 months. You might want to sit down -- this is a big list. Digimon...

  • News Destiny 2 Players Continue Large Scale Campaign Against Microtransactions

    Fighting the good fight

    It's been quite some time since Destiny 2 received much positive press. The game's been getting hammered by both the media and its community for weeks, if not months now, and it doesn't look like that's going to change anytime soon unless developer Bungie takes drastic action. Over the holidays, Destiny 2 players started a...

  • News The Last Guardian's Fumito Ueda Teases Next Title

    King Kong

    The Last Guardian director Fumito Ueda appears to have teased genDesign’s next title with a concept art released to coincide with the New Year. Those of you who’ve been around the clock a bit will recall a similar image being published long before The Last Guardian even leaked, showing Trico’s chains and a bundle of feathers. It’s...

  • News PUBG PS4 Planned as Bluehole Targets All Platforms

    But focus on Xbox One version first

    The will they, won’t they saga regarding a potential PlayStation 4 port of PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds trundles into the New Year, with Chang Han Kim (the CEO of Bluehole's newly established PUBG Corp division) teasing that the company’s “final goal would be to launch the title on every platform”...

  • News NA PlayStation Store Rolls Out Fourth Week of Holiday Sales

    In case you're not already broke

    How about another bumper North American PlayStation Store sale to settle your post-Christmas blues? There are some ridiculous prices on some low-key PlayStation 4 games this week, like PlayStation VR shooter Ace Banana which is now $1.99. Other highlights include Bound ($6.99), Fat Princess Adventures ($1.99), and...

  • Feature 10 Under-the-Radar PS4 Games to Look Out for in 2018

    The goose is loose

    2017 was a great year for indie games, with Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, What Remains of Edith Finch, and Night in the Woods making our Top 10 list, as well as many others gracing the personal picks of our writers. We’ve already taken a look at last year’s more

  • News January's PlayStation Plus Games are Available Now

    In Europe, at least

    If you received a fresh PlayStation Plus membership for Christmas, you're in luck -- the European Store has just updated, and this month's complimentary titles are ready for download. Expect the freebies to launch in North America later today. The main event this time is Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, a decent cyberpunk sneak 'em up...

  • News Mutant Football League Earns a First Down on 19th January

    Touchdown

    Infamous 90s NFL adaptation Mutant Football League will arrive at the line of scrimmage and attempt to rip through the RedZone on 19th January when its 2018 revival is scheduled to release on the PlayStation 4. For those of you who don’t know, the original MLF was based upon the Madden engine and launched on the SEGA Genesis in...

  • News Diablo III's Annual Darkening of Tristram Event Is Back

    Back to the beginning

    Diablo III's The Darkening of Tristram event is back for the second year running, and you can dive in right now on PlayStation 4. The event lasts until the 30th January, so you've got plenty of time to hoover up the exclusive loot that it offers. So, what actually is The Darkening of Tristram? Well, basically, it brings the...

  • Feature The 10 Best PlayStation Soundtracks of 2017

    Reelin’ in the year

    2017 was an absolute banner year for games: AAA games were firing on all cylinders, indies knocked it out of the park again and again, and there were more Game of the Year contenders than we care to count. Alongside many of these stellar games were absolutely phenomenal soundtracks, too. This year more than any other was the...

  • News Sony's Happy New Year Trailer Leans on PS4 Exclusives

    Spider-Man! God of War! Dreams!

    A slow news day calls for one thing and one thing only: an article about a 30 second video embedded in a Happy New Year tweet. Yeah, alright, we’re still waiting for the news cycle to properly kick in – but this clip is packed with 2018 exclusives that should leave your PlayStation 4’s disc slot licking its...

  • News Devil May Cry, Dragon's Dogma Director Is Teasing His Secret Project Again

    Devil's advocate

    Hideaki Itsuno, the director behind both the Devil May Cry series and Dragon's Dogma, is up to his old tricks again. The Japanese developer teased a secret project more than once last year, inevitably leading to speculation about Devil May Cry 5 and Dragon's Dogma 2. However, despite Itsuno's teasing, he nev

  • Game of the Year 2017 Jacob's Personal Picks

    Acceptable in the 80s

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. Jacob was no bother at all...

  • Round Up Push Square's Favourite PS4 Games of 2017

    The pick of the bunch

    That’s it, then – almost two weeks of Christmas content done and dusted. As we settle back into a normal rhythm, we thought that it was worth recycling all of our work one last time with a Round Up of our full PlayStation 4 Game of the Year 2017 top ten.  Push Square's Favourite PS4 Games of 2017: Persona...

  • News N++ Receives 'Ultimate Edition' Update on PS4

    Plus sized model

    Metanet's super-stylish platformer, N++, received an update yesterday that flew a little under the radar. Effectively doubling the size of the game, the "Ultimate Edition" patch adds a whole bunch of brand new content to the already enormous title for no extra cost. Aside from squashing some bugs, the upgrade adds thousands of new...

  • UK Sales Charts Call of Duty Remains MVP for Final Week of 2017

    Boom

    Perhaps unsurprisingly, Call of Duty: WWII has kept hold of its position atop the UK physical charts as 2017 drew to a close. It's been sitting pretty as number one for eight weeks running which, according to chart trackers GfK, hasn't happened since Zumba Fitness danced into our lives in 2011. The top five hasn't changed at all, actually, but...

  • News Online Free Roam Heading to Need for Speed Payback in 2018

    Happy New Goodyear

    Need for Speed Payback is to be updated with a whole new way to play, according to a tweet from yesterday afternoon. Online free roaming will be added to the game for free later this year. At this stage, there's really not much else to report. We imagine there will be more information as the release draws near, but we doubt...

Monday1st Jan 2018

  • Game of the Year 2017 #1 - Persona 5

    Now it's personal

    Every time we write about Persona 5 we worry that we're going to run out of superlatives. Frankly, the game's an absolute masterpiece. Not only is it one of the best titles on PlayStation 4 – and PlayStation 3, if you want to get technical about it – it's also one of the greatest Japanese role-playing games of modern times...

  • Game of the Year 2017 What Was Your Favourite PlayStation Game of 2017?

    Now it's your turn

    Now that we've had our say on the best games of 2017, we're turning our attention to you, the Push Square community. 50 games made our Game of the Year shortlist, and we're going to present that list to you lot as a poll. All you have to do vote for your three favourite titles. And we should probably emphasise that:...

  • Game of The Year 2017 Joey's Personal Picks

    The will of the scribes

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. Fortunately, Joey was no...