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News: PS Vita Exclusive BigFest Will Be Every Music Fan's Dream

PS Vita Exclusive BigFest Will Be Every Music Fan's Dream

Musical madness

Have you ever wanted to go to a summer music festival without the bad weather, mud, and terrifying lavatories? It might not match the real deal, but this year you will be able to hold your own outdoor party with PlayStation Vita exclusive BigFest. Managing a field of young hipsters will be your quest in this festival management...

Video: Didn't Get in Destiny's PS4 Exclusive Alpha? Let Us Take You on a Tour

Didn't Get in Destiny's PS4 Exclusive Alpha? Let Us Take You on a Tour

We explore Bungie's brave new world

Productivity has plummeted to an all-time low here at Push Square towers, as we recuperate from the excitement of E3 2014 by jabbering about upcoming PlayStation 4 escapade Destiny’s recent Alpha test. Some of us have even taken to creating custom armour sets based on the ones from the game, allowing us to...

News: Nintendo Thumps PlayStation in E3 2014 Twitter Head-to-Head

Nintendo Thumps PlayStation in E3 2014 Twitter Head-to-Head

Hashtag haymaker

Sony may be winning the hardware sales war with the PlayStation 4, but it couldn’t overcome Nintendo in the great Twitter battle of E3 2014. According to social media intelligence analytics provider Crimson Hexagon, a whopping 47 per cent of related tweets posted during last week’s convention referenced the Wii U maker, with its...

News: Sony: PS4 Is the Best Place to Play for Innovative Intellectual Property and Sports

Sony: PS4 Is the Best Place to Play for Innovative Intellectual Property and Sports

Platform holder reacts to strong NPD performance

Ever since the dark days of the PlayStation 3, platform holder Sony has refrained from commenting too much on the monthly NPD sales reports for the United States. Indeed, May saw the PlayStation 4 secure a fifth consecutive spell at the top of the hardware sales charts, but the Japanese giant pointed...

News: Planning to Buy Destiny on PS4? You'll Get These Exclusive Extras for Your Troubles

Planning to Buy Destiny on PS4? You'll Get These Exclusive Extras for Your Troubles

Sweeten the deal

It’s taken what feels like an absolute eternity, but Destiny finally has the hype that it needs to make back that $500 million Activision production and marketing budget. The title’s presence at last week’s E3 2014 certainly helped, but it’s the first-person shooter’s recent Alpha test that has propelled anticipation...

First Impressions: Testing the Hype in Destiny's Exclusive PS4 Alpha

Testing the Hype in Destiny's Exclusive PS4 Alpha

We say jump, you say how high

Over the last four days, we've spent 26 hours exploring Destiny's surprise First Look Alpha. Announced during Sony's E3 2014 press conference, the 6.6GB download offers a shockingly robust early look at the upcoming sci-fi epic, sporting an impressively vast map full of enemies, a player-versus-player mode, a lengthy...

Rumour: Is Titanfall 2 Stomping onto PS4 in the Near Future?

Is Titanfall 2 Stomping onto PS4 in the Near Future?

It's a secret

Pseudo Xbox One exclusive Titanfall is a strange game. The first-person shooter – created by ex-Call of Duty makers Respawn Entertainment – was championed as the second coming of your chosen religious prophet for an outrageously long time, and then it just disappeared in the blink of an eye. As far as we’re aware, the title’s...

News: The Exclusive PS4 Destiny Alpha Will Keep You Busy for a Little While Longer

The Exclusive PS4 Destiny Alpha Will Keep You Busy for a Little While Longer

Beta hurry up

One of the more exciting announcements at this year's E3 was that PlayStation 4 users would be given access to an exclusive Alpha for incoming shooter Destiny. Indeed, a few of our very own intrepid staff writers have been stalking the planes of the tantalising test. Originally, the alpha was planned to end at 08:00AM BST this morning,...

News: UK Sales Charts: Watch Dogs Takes the World Cup for a Walk

UK Sales Charts: Watch Dogs Takes the World Cup for a Walk

Blahzil

Now that E3 2014 is little more than a fading memory, it’s time to get back to business with the weekly UK sales charts report. With new releases taking a bit of a hiatus during the big show, there’s not a lot to get excited about here; Ubisoft’s hack happy escapade Watch Dogs is still on top, while 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil has...

Push Rewind: Everything You Need to Know About E3 2014

Everything You Need to Know About E3 2014

That's a wrap

And so, much to this writer’s relief and disappointment, E3 2014 is over. It’s been a show of re-releases, retreads, and some genuine surprises, but sleepless nights aside, we’d be lying if we said that we hadn’t enjoyed it. Between the drama of the big press conferences, the glimpses of upcoming releases, and unrivalled...

E3 2014: Get the Flock Outta Here! Farming Simulator 15 Sows Its Seed on PS4

Get the Flock Outta Here! Farming Simulator 15 Sows Its Seed on PS4

Milking it

If you were feeling a little underwhelmed by this year’s E3, then we’ve got news that will almost certainly enhance your mood: Farming Simulator 15 is coming to the PlayStation 4. Quietly announced for Sony’s next-gen super machine – as well as the PlayStation 3 – during this week’s Los Angeles-based event, the release will...

News: Having Problems with Your PS4 Controller's Analogue Sticks? These Aluminium Alternatives Should Help

Having Problems with Your PS4 Controller's Analogue Sticks? These Aluminium Alternatives Should Help

Give us some stick

There’s no denying that the PlayStation 4 controller is an enormous step forward from its predecessor, but early reports did complain about a defect in the DualShock 4’s analogue sticks. While we haven’t encountered the issue ourselves here at Push Square towers, a not insignificant number of early adopters have reported...

E3 2014: Everybody's Gone to the Rapture and Left This Trailer Behind

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture and Left This Trailer Behind

The end of the world as we know it

It’s been quite a while since we last got a glimpse of Brighton-based developer The Chinese Room’s forthcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture – and it looks like you may have to wait a little while longer for a proper look at the next-gen release. The company’s released a brand...

E3 2014: Sony Says It Won't Ever Force Microtransactions into Its Games

Sony Says It Won't Ever Force Microtransactions into Its Games

Cough up

Microtransactions are a mainstay in the current console climate, but Sony says that it won’t ever shoehorn the contentious mini-payments into its games. Speaking with GameSpot, software product development head Scott Rohde coolly claimed that the company will only employ the real world purchases where it makes sense – and even then...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 29

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 29

Short and sweet

Stop the world and let us get off, because everyone at Push Square towers is pretty pooped this weekend. While the sheer excitement of E3 2014 has kept the sleepiness away, there’s no doubt that it’s taking its toll on all of us right now – and you’re probably feeling a little groggy after those late night press conferences...