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News: PSN Maintenance Is Incoming This Week

PSN Maintenance Is Incoming This Week

A timely reminder

Consider yourself warned: the PlayStation Network will be undergoing maintenance in just a couple of days, on the 23rd June. Fortunately for us lot here in the UK, the timing isn't too bad; the PS4 maintenance will take place in the morning, from 06:30AM until 08:30AM. However, that means the service will be tinkered with at...

Podcast: Episode 9 - E3 2016 Special

Episode 9 - E3 2016 Special

All the announcements, all the opinions

So, apparently one of the largest gaming conventions of the year took place last week? Ben Potter and myself have never heard of it so we decided to bring you a super special episode of the Push Square Podcast to discuss Sony's conference in depth. We then skim over EA, Ubisoft, and Bethesda's only to wrap...

News: Fallout 4 Mods Don't Sound Too Hot on PS4

Fallout 4 Mods Don't Sound Too Hot on PS4

Hmmmm

So, Fallout 4 mods are supposed to be finally coming to PlayStation 4 this month, but as is all too often the case with Bethesda when it comes to working with Sony's consoles, things aren't quite as simple as they should be. Just recently, Bethesda released some notes on the incoming mod support, and was quick to outline some potential...

News: Sony CEO Kaz Hirai Is Absolutely Raking in the Cash

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai Is Absolutely Raking in the Cash

Exec's salary more than doubles

According to Variety, ex-PlayStation president and current Sony CEO Kaz Hirai received a salary of $4.9 million for the fiscal year which ended 31st March – more than double his compensation from the previous year. It's the most the company has paid to a CEO since the firm was forced to reveal the wages of its top...

News: Next Fallout 4 DLC Gets Another Midnight Launch on PS4

Next Fallout 4 DLC Gets Another Midnight Launch on PS4

Build 'em up

Fallout 4's Contraptions downloadable content pack is out tomorrow on PlayStation 4, but Bethesda's confirmed that it'll be available to download at midnight, much like the add-ons that have come before it. To be a little more specific, it'll be up on the PlayStation Store at midnight across Europe no matter your timezone, while it'll...

News: Nuka World Will Be Fallout 4's Final DLC

Nuka World Will Be Fallout 4's Final DLC

Going out with a bang?

During its E3 2016 press conference, Bethesda confirmed the existence of Nuka World, Fallout 4's next big expansion. The add-on, which features a whole new area, new quests, and a Raider-based plot, is due to launch in August, following the release of two smaller downloadable content packs within the next couple of months...

News: God of War PS4's E3 2016 Reveal Has Had a Crazy Positive Reception

God of War PS4's E3 2016 Reveal Has Had a Crazy Positive Reception

Happy father's day

Fun observation: God of War's E3 2016 reveal has been watched almost eight million times on YouTube, making it the second most watched video of the show – and the 12th most popular video on the official PlayStation channel of all time. Battlefield 1 has a few more views than Santa Monica's latest, but they're pretty neck and...

Push Rewind: The E3 2016 Highlights Edition

The E3 2016 Highlights Edition

Everything you need to know

E3's over for another year. It wasn't exactly a vintage event, but it had more than enough to prove that the future's bright for the PlayStation 4. Between a cavalcade of first-party software announcements, and a decent selection of third-party titles, there's lots to look forward to over the next 18 months and beyond...

News: Sony Patents Elite PS4 Controller with Paddles and Adaptable Layout

Sony Patents Elite PS4 Controller with Paddles and Adaptable Layout

Could it come with the PS4K?

For our money, the DualShock 4 is comfortably the best default controller on the market – and we're not the only ones who think so. However, the PlayStation 4's primary input device has been let down by generally poor build quality and bad battery life. Sony, however, may be about to update the device – if a patent...

News: Super Stardust Ultra, Hustle Kings Are Seemingly Coming to PlayStation VR

Super Stardust Ultra, Hustle Kings Are Seemingly Coming to PlayStation VR

Brave new world

Housemarque's sublime Super Stardust HD was a flag bearer for 3D gaming on the PlayStation 3, so it stands to reason that it should get a PlayStation VR version, too. News has broken about this virtual reality edition via EB Games Australia's website – it'd be nice if Sony had said something about the release, wouldn't it?...

News: Catch a Physical PS4, Vita Copy of Octodad for Father's Day

Catch a Physical PS4, Vita Copy of Octodad for Father's Day

'Pus in suits

Every dad deserves a day dedicated to them – even those who are octopi in disguise. The brilliant Limited Run Games – a company dedicated to releasing physical versions of otherwise digital exclusive PlayStation 4 and Vita titles – has announced that, from 10:00AM Eastern on 19th June, you'll be able to hook a copy of Octodad:...

E3 2016: Kratos Sees Godhood as a Disease in God of War PS4

Kratos Sees Godhood as a Disease in God of War PS4

And the side-effect is rage

We're going to see a new side to Kratos in God of War on PlayStation 4. The angry anti-hero has been given a second chance, but he's still struggling to keep his rage under control. According to creative director Cory Barlog – who's returning to the franchise after leading development on God of War II – he sees his...

E3 2016: Resident Evil 7 Producer Was Gutted by Silent Hills' Cancellation

Resident Evil 7 Producer Was Gutted by Silent Hills' Cancellation

"I really loved it"

Resident Evil 7 looks to have taken a little inspiration from P.T., the demo for Silent Hills. However, according to producer Masachika Kawata, the sequel was in development before Konami's famous demo deployed. That said, it sounds like everyone at Capcom was a big fan of the concept – and the publisher was sad to see the...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 122

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 122

Celebrate good times

E3 2016 is over, which means that it's time to stop thinking about games on the horizon, and start playing the ones in your backlog. With the summer drought slowly starting to take hold, there's plenty of variety among our team's responses this week – and we expect a similar story in the comments section below. Ben Tarrant,...