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  • News Not Even EA's Greedy Enough to Add Microtransactions to Burnout Paradise Remastered

    Pitchforks down

    An erroneous product listing for Burnout Paradise Remastered sent the Internet into a bit of a spin overnight, as it mentioned “optional” in-game purchases for the upcoming re-release of Criterion’s classic arcade racer. It was, of course, just an error – but given EA’s recent history, many players had their pitchforks out...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • Burnout
  • Japanese Sales Charts Nothing Can Stop Monster Hunter: World, Now Closing in on 3 Million

    PS4 still number 1 in Japan

    Monster Hunter: World is top of the Japanese software charts for the fourth week in a row, shifting a further 85,000 copies on PlayStation 4. To date, Capcom's role-playing title has sold around 1.9 million physical copies in Japan. Combine that with the recently revealed digital sales -- totalling around 652,000 -- and...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News EU PS Store Sale Discounts Dozens of Great PS4 Games

    Yakuza! Destiny! So much more

    There’s a great new sale live on the European PlayStation Store, so you may want to look away until payday arrives. Perhaps the biggest highlight from where we’re sitting is Yakuza Kiwami for a bargain bin £11.99 – a great option if you’ve polished off Yakuza 0 and are waiting for the now-delayed Yakuza 6 to...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Europe
    • Deals
  • Poll Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament: Round 2 - Matches 69-72

    Ready? Fight!

    This is the eighteenth week of our Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament. 128 characters enter, but only one will be crowned champion -- and you decide who that champion will be. If you want to know more about the Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament, be sure to click through here. Previous Results (Click the...

    • Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News Sony Announces My PlayStation, a Browser Based PSN Portal

    Manage your account online

    Sony has today announced My PlayStation, a new service that essentially lets you access various PlayStation Network features away from your console. The Japanese PlayStation Blog states that you'll now be able to search for players, manage your Friends list, and send/receive messages via the new site, which you'll be able...

    • Sony
    • PSN
    • My PlayStation
  • Feature Five Years Ago Today, Sony Announced the PS4

    We remember the legendary event

    Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun? It’s been an incredible five years since Sony announced the PlayStation 4, a console which is now nearing that all-important 100 million units milestone. The climate was totally different back then, of course: the Japanese giant’s PlayStation 3 had rebounded from a...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Features

YesterdayTue, 20th Feb 2018

  • Guide New PS4 Games Releasing in February 2018

    Every upcoming PlayStation 4 release date in Feb 2018

    What new PS4 games will release in February 2018? We’ve got all the dates and all of the intel on what is shaping up to be a pretty big month for the PlayStation 4 yet again. The highlights this time include Sony’s anticipated Shadow of the Colossus remake, as well as Owlboy, Metal Gear...

    • New PS4 Games
    • February 2018
    • PS4
    • Upcoming
    • Release Dates
  • News Burnout Paradise Remastered Finally Confirmed, First Footage and Screenshots Revealed

    Includes all DLC

    Well, there it is. EA has at last officially announced Burnout Paradise Remastered. This marks the publisher's first foray into the remastering business. In a press release, EA has confirmed the title will include all DLC packs, which includes the sizeable Big Surf Island expansion. In addition, it will run in glorious 4K at 60...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • Burnout Paradise Remastered
  • Hands On Apex Construct Is a Beautiful But Irritating PSVR Adventure

    Crap controls are a mood killer

    The name Apex Construct reveals quite a lot about Fast Travel Games’ debut project. Created by ex-DICE employees specifically for PlayStation VR, it’s a narrative-based first-person shooter in which you’re armed with a bow-and-arrow in a distorted dystopian Earth. Despite the striking visual identity, though, it...

    • Fast Travel Games
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Apex Construct
    • Hands On
  • News Assassin's Creed Origins PS4 Patch 1.3 Out Now, Adds New Game Plus, Discovery Tour

    And throws in a few fixes

    Boot up your PlayStation 4 right now and you should find that the latest update for Assassin's Creed Origins is available to download. Patch 1.3 adds a much requested new game plus option to the game, allowing you to restart Bayek's adventure with all of your levels, skills, a equipment intact. The update also introduces...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • Patches
  • News Geralt in a Bathtub, Soon to Be on Your Desk in Figure Form

    Soak it up

    Well would you look at that, it's a figurine of Geralt having a bath. Spotted at the New York Toy Fair by Polygon, the figure depicts one of the early scenes from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, in which protagonist and grizzled warrior Geralt enjoys a good old soak. Unfortunately, if you were banking on spying the bits that his...

    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS4
    • The Witcher
  • Store Update 20th February 2018 (Europe)

    Can you Survive it?

    Perhaps not the largest European PlayStation Store update ever today, but it’s still a pretty darn meaty one. The highlight has to be Metal Gear Survive, which is sure to split fan opinion no matter how good the final product ends up being. Other noteworthy games include Past Cure and Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet. PS4 Games:...

    • Store Update
    • Europe
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
  • News Onrush Looks Like Motorstorm on Steroids in Brand New Trailer

    New footage at last

    The Onrush social media channels have been teasing new footage of the upcoming arcade racer for what feels like an eternity, but a new video has finally made its way online. Featuring various different courses and vehicle types, this bears more than a passing resemblance to Motorstorm, which is no bad thing in our books. It...

    • Codemasters
    • PS4
    • Onrush
    • Trailers
  • News Monster Hunter: World Actually Broke 2 Million Sales at Launch in Japan

    Digital figures are in

    The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu reveals that Monster Hunter: World sold 652,614 digital copies over the weekend that it launched in Japan. This means that, when added to its initial retail sales of 1.35 million copies, World actually managed to break 2 million sales over just three days. That's a whole new level of...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Monster Hunter
    • Japan
    • Sales
  • News The Burnout Paradise Remaster Rumour Mill Keeps On Turning

    Oh won't you please take me home

    Burnout Paradise Remastered has been a continuous possibility for the last couple of months, with rumours, retail listings, and more seemingly outing the project. Despite this, no official word on such a game has been made, and things have definitely quietened down recently. However, fresh evidence has cropped up...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • Burnout
    • Rumours
  • News Rocket League Raises the Bat Signal from 5th March

    Animated series next?

    Two classic Batmobiles are set to join Rocket League’s growing vehicular roster from 5th March, with the Christopher Nolan-era Tumbler and the iconic 1989 Tim Burton-era roadster both scheduled to be added to the title as part of the DC Super Heroes add-on pack. Of course, the DLC includes more than merely two new vehicles,...

    • Psyonix
    • PS4
    • Rocket League
    • DLC
  • Guide Kingdom Come: Deliverance FAQ - How to Get a Spade, Find Lockpicks, and More

    All of your questions answered

    Kingdom Come: Deliverance doesn't always give you the answer to its many quandaries. In fact, often you'll be sent on a task only to find an annoying stumbling block like you don't have a spade or lockpicks. But fear not! We've rounded up all of your frequently asked questions into one place to help you. Feel free to...

    • Kingdom Come: Deliverance
    • FAQ
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Rumour Another Toy Company Thinks a New Sonic Racer Is Coming

    Toy story

    Following on from the UK toy maker Zappies mentioning a brand new Sonic racing title is in the works, another toy manufacturer has joined the conversation. Diamond Select Toys also passed comment on the rumoured game, adding a little extra fuel to the fire. The company was present at the New York Toy Fair, where a spokesperson told an...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
    • Rumours
  • News Watch the First Magical 15 Minutes of Ni no Kuni II

    Brave new world

    If you're not arsed about going into Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom completely fresh, then you may be interested in watching the first 15 minutes of the game. The official video shows us the opening scenes of the upcoming role-playing release, and although we opted to only give it a brief look, the storytelling really seems on...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Ni no Kuni
    • Videos
  • Guide Kingdom Come: Deliverance Pickpocketing Tips and Tricks - How to Learn It and Pick Pockets

    Peter picked a pocket full of pickled pepper

    So you want to be some kind of shady thief or vagabond in Kingdom Come: Deliverance but can't figure out how to pickpocket or do it? Well, you've come to the right place. In this guide we'll go over how to learn pickpocketing, then how to do it. So if you want to turn Henry into a total miscreant...

    • Kingdom Come: Deliverance
    • Pick Pocketing
    • Tips and Tricks
    • PS4
    • Guides

Monday19th Feb 2018

  • News Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Edition Spotted for PS4

    What is it?

    Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Edition appears to be a product in the pipeline – well, assuming a listing spotted on Amazon Germany is accurate. No other details are included on the page, but speculation is already ripe regarding what it could contain. The package has a 23rd March release date attached which certainly seems legit to us...

    • Rockstar Games
    • PS4
    • Grand Theft Auto
    • Rumours
  • 9

    PS4

    Review The Station

    PlayStation

    Are we alone in the universe? Whatever the answer ends up being, it has some pretty heavy ramifications across multiple facets of society, such as religion and science. The Station looks to explore these topics by telling the story of The Espial, a space station setup to observe an alien civilisation to determine if first contact should...

    • Reviews
    • The Station
    • PS4
  • 38

    PS4

    Review Secret of Mana

    Shhh. Be vewy vewy quiet, I’m hunting rabites

    Secret of Mana is a remake of one of the SNES’ best loved JRPGs. It was widely praised at the time for its fun hack-'n'-slash combat, beautiful music, and vibrant graphics. However this 2018 remake feels like its stripped away some of the magic of the original and instead made its shortcomings much...

    • Reviews
    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Secret of Mana
  • News Kingdom Come: Deliverance Save System Improvements in the Works

    Coming in future patch

    Sick of having to find a bed in order to save hours of progress in Kingdom Come: Deliverance? If so, you may be in luck. Developer Warhorse Studios has said that it plans on improving the current save system in a future update, alongside a bunch of other things. A quick rundown of what the team is working on mentions "Save...

    • Warhorse Studios
    • PS4
    • Kingdom Come
    • Patches
  • News New BioMutant Video Gives a Brief Glimpse at Gameplay

    Boing!

    THQ Nordic has just uploaded a new teaser for the unique BioMutant. Still scheduled for release this year, we've not heard too much about the title as yet, but this new video gives us a little sneak peek. It's not long at 90 seconds, but we get a decent look at some different player characters, the combat, and the diverse environments...

    • THQ Nordic
    • PS4
    • Biomutant
    • Trailers
  • Guide Kingdom Come: Deliverance Beginner's Tips and Tricks - How to Adjust to Medieval Life

    How to get started in epic RPG

    Kingdom Come: Deliverance focuses so hard on realism that even the simplest tasks we take for granted in other video games are difficult here. That's because, for the most part, you're performing a simulation of the real thing. As a result, you're probably going to need a few pointers before you dive straight...

    • Kingdom Come: Deliverance
    • Beginners Guide
    • Hints and Tips
    • PS4
    • Guides
  • News PSVR Price Drop Arrives in USA for a Few Weeks

    Update: First deals live

    There’s honestly never been a better time to purchase PlayStation VR, as more and more promising titles continue to pad out the release schedule. And over in North America, Sony’s decided to make the headset more affordable for the time being, with the headset going as low as $199.99 starting Sunday, 18th February...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • USA
    • Deals
  • News Here's a Closer Look at Some of the PS4's Officially Licensed Controllers

    Padding

    The PlayStation 4 now has a whole range of officially licensed controllers. From expensive 'pro' controllers to pads designed for smaller hands, there's a surprising amount of choice on offer, and PlayStation Access goes over some of them in their newest video. You can get a decent feel for each controller even though it's a relatively...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Controllers
    • Videos
  • News Huge Assassin's Creed Origins Update Adds New Game Plus, Discovery Tour Tomorrow

    The big one

    The next big Assassin's Creed Origins update is set to deploy on PlayStation 4 tomorrow, the 20th February. Patch 1.3 adds the Discovery Tour to the game, allowing you to explore Egypt with no combat, quests, or story. In their place are a series of educational tours which go over everything from every day life to religious beliefs...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • Patches
  • Guide Kingdom Come: Deliverance Combat Tips and Tricks - How to Survive in Battle

    En garde

    Kingdom Come: Deliverance sticks so steadfastly to its realism that even the simplest of actions can get quite complicated. Then there's combat, which is one of the most difficult features to get to grips with. But get to grips with it you shall – particularly if you pay attention to our guide. We're going to run you through the basics,...

    • Kingdom Come: Deliverance
    • Combat Guide
    • Tips and Tricks
    • PS4
    • Guides
  • UK Sales Charts FIFA 18 Tackles Kingdom Come: Deliverance to Take No.1 Spot

    Ball and chainmail

    The brand new Kingdom Come: Deliverance had a very strong first week in the UK, but it's FIFA 18 that sits in the throne. Strong promotion of the Switch version saw a huge boost in sales - nearly 500%, according to Gamesindustry.biz. Kingdom Come had to settle for second place, then, but for a brand new IP that takes some creative...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News New SOMA PS4 Update Adds Safe Mode

    Just your imagination

    Quite some time ago, Frictional Games promised to bring an update to its sci-fi horror title, SOMA, that would add a Safe Mode. The update has finally arrived, and you can download the patch now. Safe Mode removes all enemy encounters, which many found to be out of place in SOMA's narrative driven experience. This allows you...

    • Frictional Games
    • PS4
    • SOMA
  • Weirdness Lara Croft Barbie Looks Deep into Your Soul

    You'll want to protect her

    Few things in life are more terrifying that this Tomb Raider-themed Barbie doll, designed to celebrate the release of the new Alicia Vikander movie. Fresh from her roles as an astronaut, vet, and fashion entrepreneur, the popular toy is now taking a turn as archaeologist Lara Croft herself – complete with steely glare...

    • Square Enix
    • Tomb Raider
    • Barbie
    • Toys
    • Culture
  • News Moss Squeaks onto PSVR Next Week

    New trailer released

    The release date for Polyarc's anticipated PlayStation VR title, Moss, has been announced. The lovely looking adventure game will release for Sony's headset on 27th February, in just over a week's time. Tam Armstrong, co-founder of Polyarc, has taken to the PlayStation Blog to talk about the game's development. "It’s been a...

    • Polyarc
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Moss
    • Announcements
  • News Naruto: Shinobi Striker Open Beta Date Confirmed for This Week

    Get those kunai ready

    All you ninjas out there best listen up, because Bandai Namco has announced the start and end dates for the Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker open beta on PlayStation 4. You'll be able to join in on the action from the 23rd February -- that's this Friday -- and play over the weekend until the 25th February. If you take...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Naruto
    • Betas
  • News We're Definitely Up for This Chibi Nendoroid Monster Hunter: World Figure

    The hunt is on

    We don't often cover figures here on Push Square, but we'll admit that we've always been tempted by those cute little Nendoroids. The chibi-style figures have covered numerous video game properties over the years, and now, owner GoodSmile Company has announced that it's making a Monster: Hunter World Nendoroid. Kitted out in...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Monster Hunter
    • Figures
  • Guide Kingdom Come: Deliverance Lockpicking Tips - How to Pick Locks and Get Lock Picks

    Attempt failed again?!

    Oh man, how annoying is picking locks in Kingdom Come: Deliverance? Seriously, this might be the feature most in need of improvement. Well, we say improvement, but you might as well just toss it in the bin and start over. Complaining about it won't change a thing, though, because right now we have to deal with it. We've spent...

    • Kingdom Come: Deliverance
    • Lock Picking
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features

Sunday18th Feb 2018

  • News Spider-Man PS4 Toys Infiltrate Toy Fair 2018

    Thwip

    Spider-senses are tingling at Toy Fair 2018 in New York this weekend, as Hasbro is showing off some toys based upon Insomniac Games’ upcoming Spider-Man game for the PlayStation 4. These snaps captured by Marvel’s Ryan Penagos show off a plastic version of the popular web-slinger in his latest outfit, with Mr. Negative ominously...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Spider-Man
    • Toys
  • 4

    PS4

    Review Marooners

    Left alone

    Marooners is a party game that consists of a collection of mini-games thrown together to form a short, competitive title. Each game will only last a measly five minutes with up to four players local or six players online battling it out to be the last one standing in each mini-game. In arena mode you battle against your opponents,...

    • Reviews
    • M2H
    • PS4
    • Marooners

Saturday17th Feb 2018

  • News Dynasty Warriors 9 Is the 'Worst Performing Game' on PS4 Pro

    And PS4's even worse

    Digital Foundry's had its say on Dynasty Warriors 9, and unsurprisingly, the tech heads aren't impressed. The publication cuts to the chase quickly, stating that Dynasty Warriors 9 is probably the "worst performing game we've seen to date" on the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X. Yikes. The bottom line is that the game can...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Dynasty Warriors
    • Videos
  • News PS4 Trophies Show 67% of Players Have Stuck with Monster Hunter: World into High Rank

    That's a promising statistic

    A lot of people quit games pretty early on. They lose interest or they start playing something else, and the game doesn't get finished. This has always been a worry for many developers, which leads to a lot of specific design choices that aim to keep players engaged.  Monster Hunter: World doesn't seem to have that...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Monster Hunter
    • Trophies
  • 8

    PS4

    Review Knockout League

    Tyson with death

    One of the most powerful experiences in PlayStation VR is when you feel like there’s a real person standing in front of you, and Knockout League’s colourful cast of characters certainly sell the illusion that you’re in a boxing ring. This is unashamedly a virtual reality version of Nintendo’s legendary Punch-Out!! franchise...

    • Reviews
    • Grab Games
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Knockout League
  • 13

    PS Vita

    Review Time Recoil

    Ain’t nobody got time for that

    Time Recoil is a top-down, twin-stick shooter from 10tons, who's well-versed in this genre with the likes of Crimsonland, Neon Chrome, and Jydge. In Time Recoil you take on the role of a rebel member that has super powers, enabling her to slow time whenever she gets a kill. Using your powers and wormholes you...

    • Reviews
    • 10tons
    • Vita
    • Time Recoil
  • News Broly and Bardock Confirmed as First Dragon Ball FighterZ DLC Characters

    Super, saiyans

    The first additional character pack for Dragon Ball FighterZ has been leaked ahead of an official announcement or inevitable trailer. The latest issue of Japanese publication V-Jump reveals that Broly and Bardock will be joining the playable roster in the near future. Supposedly, a release date will be confirmed in the next issue...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • DLC
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 207

    Short but sweet

    The days are getting longer again, which means you may be in need of your curtains to block the light out. The video game release schedule has certainly slowed down since Monster Hunter: World launched, so what’s keeping you busy at the moment? You know the drill. Robert Ramsey, Deputy Editor: It's back to the wilderness this...

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

Friday16th Feb 2018

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    PS4

    Review Kingdom Come: Deliverance

    Deliver us from evil loading screens

    It doesn't feel right to describe Kingdom Come: Deliverance as an RPG – at least not by modern standards. At first glance, you'd be forgiven for comparing it to the likes of Skyrim or The Witcher. It's a first person adventure set in a vast medieval world with swords, danger, and intrigue lurking around every...

    • Reviews
    • PS4
    • Warhorse Studios
    • Kingdom Come: Deliverance
  • News Monster Hunter: World PS4 Patch 1.06 Features a Couple of Quick Fixes

    Keep 'em coming

    A new Monster Hunter: World update's available to download now on PlayStation 4, with Capcom keen to stamp out a couple of minor issues. Patch 1.06 only weighs in at around 82MB, so there's no need to fret about your remaining hard drive space just yet. Here's a quick rundown of what the update does, according to Capcom: Fixed an...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Monster Hunter
    • Patches
  • News Grab a Bargain This Weekend in New European PS Store Sale

    That Friday feeling

    The EU PlayStation Store has another sale going down, but only for this weekend. If you're on the hunt for a good deal, there are a handful of games worth prizing your wallet open for. There are some big savings to be had on some major titles. Dark Souls III is just £13.99, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is £15.99, and The Evil...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Deals
  • News CD Projekt Red Wades in on Loot Box Debate

    Meanwhile, a U.S. Senator calls for investigation

    After Hawaiian politician Chris Lee proposed government action against loot boxes earlier this week, the ongoing debate surrounding them has showed no signs of stopping. Now, CD Projekt Red has voiced its opinions on the subject. Marcin Iwiński, co-founder of the beloved Witcher developer, said in...

    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS4
    • Loot Boxes
    • Industry
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    PS4

    Review EA Sports UFC 3

    Chat crap get banged

    You’ll need a strong stomach, but EA Sports UFC 3 simply feels good. Dana White’s snowballing brand of mixed martial arts is not known for pulling its punches, and the third instalment in EA Sports’ series hits similarly hard, with wince-inducing haymakers breaking noses like they’re breadsticks. Industry leading...

    • Reviews
    • EA Sports
    • PS4
    • EA Sports UFC 3
  • News US PS4 Flash Sale Serves Up Something for the Weekend

    How low can you go?

    Cleared your backlog and looking for something new to play ahead of the weekend? Sony’s stealth dropped a new PlayStation 4 Flash Sale on the US PlayStation Store, and it’s got a handful of bargains worth your eagle eye. Highlights include Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag for $9.89, inFAMOUS: First Light for $5.99, and even...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • USA
    • PlayStation Store
    • Deals
  • Hands On Knockout League Is Pitch Perfect Punch-Out!! for PSVR

    Little Mac and cheese

    Punch-Out!! is such a great game that it’s a surprise the formula doesn’t get “borrowed” more often. Knockout League does nothing to hide its Glass Joe shaped inspirations, delivering a PlayStation VR experience that owes its entire existence to Nintendo’s legendary boxing series. But while it is shameless to an...

    • Grab Games
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Knockout League
    • Hands On
  • News Assassin's Creed Origins Survey Hits at Potential Settings for Future Games, Japan Included

    Vikings, King Arthur, and more

    According to PlayStation Trophies, Ubisoft's been sending out another survey asking players about their thoughts on Assassin's Creed and what they'd like to see going forward. The survey goes on to list potential settings for future titles, and there are some interesting ideas here. The dark ages and King Arthur...

    • Ubisoft
    • Assassin's Creed
  • News New Study Suggests Only 6% of People Don't Spend Money on Microtransactions

    69% are fine with cosmetic stuff

    Well here's a study that makes for some interesting reading. A report entitled Gaming Today, which is based on an online discussion held by figures from across gaming and technology, suggests that the most people really don't care all that much about microtransactions in their video games. Based on one particular...

    • Industry
    • Microtransactions
  • News Rick & Morty: Virtual Rick-ality Heading to PlayStation VR in April

    Wubba lubba dub dub

    We don't have too much longer to wait to get our hands on Rick & Morty: Virtual Rick-ality: it's heading to PlayStation VR on 10th April 2018. Writing on the PlayStation Blog, Brad Nicholson of Adult Swim Games goes into a little more detail on what to expect from the game. Virtual Rick-ality is an adventure game that...

    • Adult Swim Games
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Rick & Morty: Virtual Rick-ality
    • Announcements
  • News One Piece: World Seeker Aims to Replicate the 'Freedom' of One Piece with Its Open World

    A pirate's life

    One Piece: World Seeker's got a new trailer in which producer Koji Nakajima talks us through the concept behind the game's open world focus. "There are many action-adventure games out there already," Nakajima begins. "But they come with certain restrictions, such as invisible walls, for example." "One of the best parts of One...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • One Piece
    • Trailers
  • Interview Quickfire Questions with the Team Behind All-Female Fighter SNK Heroines

    Go girls

    SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy was announced back in January, and it immediately attracted some attention for its, er, unique approach to being a fighting game. Featuring female combatants from across the SNK universe, we wanted to find out a little more about this upcoming brawler, so we exchanged some quickfire questions with the team...

    • SNK
    • PS4
    • SNK Heroines
    • Interviews
    • Features
  • News SoulCalibur VI Trailer Invites You to Take a Closer Look at Sword Wielding Samurai Mitsurugi

    He's looking well

    Mitsurugi's been a part of SoulCalibur since the beginning, and he remains a fan favourite fighter. Unsurprisingly, the Japanese warrior returns in SoulCalibur VI, and this new trailer gives us a better idea of what he's all about with comments from producer Motohiro Okubo. Obviously Mitsurugi draws inspiration from the samurai,...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • SoulCalibur
    • Trailers

Thursday15th Feb 2018

  • News Fortnite: Battle Royale Offers Exclusive PS Plus Items

    Well fort-out

    Fortnite: Battle Royale is still taking the PlayStation 4 by storm, and now developer Epic Games has announced some exclusive cosmetic items for PlayStation Plus subscribers. The PlayStation Plus Celebration Pack is available from now until 1st February 2019, and contains a PlayStation-themed wingsuit and outfit. Are you still...

    • Epic Games
    • PS4
    • Fortnite
    • PlayStation Plus
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    PS4

    Review Monster Energy Supercross: The Official Videogame

    Road rash

    Racing games are dime a dozen, but while most focus on cars or more “extreme” sports, it’s relatively slim pickings when it comes to motocross and supercross. They were more common a couple of generations ago, but now Italian dev Milestone practically stand alone when it comes to getting licensed motocross games out the door. While...

    • Reviews
    • Milestone
    • PS4
    • Monster Energy Supercross
  • News Farming Simulator 19 Is Not to Be Confused with Far Cry 5

    Not horsing around

    Change the logos in this Farming Simulator 19 debut trailer and you’ve got a killer commercial for Far Cry 5, but the only dead heading you’ll be doing here is to your ripened barley. Focus Home Interactive, in conjunction with developer Giants Software, has announced the next edition in its barnstorming agricultural brand –...

    • Focus Home Interactive
    • PS4
    • Farming Simulator
    • Announcements
    • Trailers
  • Soapbox I Miss the Mystery of Video Games

    The great unknown

    At the risk of sounding like an old man yelling at a cloud, I don’t half miss the old days. There was a time when the Internet cost a penny a minute (absurd, I know) and I got most of my gaming news from magazines. I always remember having a rough idea in my mind of when E3 was scheduled to take place, and I’d anticipate the...

    • Soapbox
    • Culture
    • Features
  • Competition Win Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's Ultimate Collector's Edition

    Update: Winner announced

    Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is available now on the PlayStation 4, allowing the legendary franchise’s famous cast of characters to duke it out in an array of eye-searingly intense arena battles. And to celebrate the console release of the long-awaited arcade title, we’re giving away one Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Ultimate...

    • Competitions
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
    • Collectors Editions
    • Features
  • Soapbox Dynasty Warriors 9 Broke My Heart

    Xiahou Done

    Bloody Dynasty Warriors 9. What a bitter disappointment that turned out to be. Now that I've had time to reflect on Koei Tecmo's latest and my own review of the game (which you can read through here), I've come to the conclusion that I've had my heart broken by a video game, and I'm still coming to terms with it. Now...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Dynasty Warriors
    • Soapbox
    • Features
  • News Square Enix Reflects on Final Fantasy XV in New Developer Diary

    A royal thank you!

    Final Fantasy XV has gone through some significant changes since it first launched on PlayStation 4 back in November 2016 after a tortuous ten year development cycle. We could drag on about how some of the game's downloadable content falls short, or how it feels like it concludes what should have been a complete game on launch...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
  • News New US PlayStation Store Sale Reduces 2K's Titles

    Bargain

    Feeling flush? Another new sale has hit the North American PS Store, this time focusing on games published by 2K. Included in the deal are some pretty big games. Among the titles on offer are XCOM 2, WWE 2K18, and BioShock: The Collection, but there are a few more games in the deal that are worth a look. The much maligned Battleborn could...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Vita
    • PlayStation Store
    • Deals
  • News How the Heck Is Football Supposed to Work with PSVR?

    Hand ball

    We reckon you could probably make a pretty great American Football game with PlayStation VR, especially from the quarterback position – but how is soccer supposed to work? Well, SportsBarVR developer Cherry Pop Games reckons it’s figured it out with VRFC – a new football-based virtual reality title set to release on 27th February...

    • Cherry Pop Games
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • VRFC
    • Announcements
  • News New Onrush Teaser Offers A Tiny Glimpse of Gameplay

    The calm before the stampede

    We haven't seen all that much of Onrush, the new game from the talent behind Motorstorm and DriveClub. Details are beginning to trickle out, however; not too long ago, we learned of the game's release date and pre-order bonuses, and now, we have a brand new, albeit brief, video. At only 20 seconds long, it shows only...

    • Codemasters
    • PS4
    • Onrush
    • Trailers
  • News Mafia III Developer Hangar 13 Hit With Job Cuts

    2K reduces staff

    A new report from Kotaku states that Hangar 13, the studio behind 2016's Mafia III, has suffered a significant number of layoffs. Publisher 2K told Kotaku that staff reductions have been made at Hangar 13 "in order to ensure that the studio’s resources are properly aligned with its long-term development plans". Their statement...

    • 2K Games
    • PS4
    • Hangar 13
    • Industry
  • News Ni no Kuni II's Looking Especially Lovely in Early Story Gameplay

    The adventure begins

    Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom looks great -- we've known that for quite a while. The incredibly pretty role-playing game has a real fairy tale charm to it, and that's something you don't often see these days. Bandai Namco's released ten minutes of new footage taken from the English version of the release, showcasing a stint...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Ni no Kuni
    • Videos
  • News Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn Slam Dunks a Physical Release This Spring on PS4

    Swish

    Anyone old enough to remember the infamous (and rubbish) Mega Drive brawler Shaq Fu will surely question the title’s return on modern consoles, but here it is, whether you like it or not. Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn is an all-new 2.5D beat ‘em up starring Shaquille O’Neal, and the trailer, embedded above, promises the game will be “better...

    • Wired Productions
    • PS4
    • Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn
  • News Assassin's Creed Origins' Educational Discovery Mode Tours Egypt on 20th February

    Back to school

    Assassin’s Creed Origins is arguably the best entry in Ubisoft’s stealth series to date, but the French publisher’s hoping to repurpose the title’s outstandingly detailed open world from 20th February with its free educational Discovery Mode DLC. Featuring 75 guided tours, the content aims to teach you more about Ancient...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • DLC
  • News Code Vein's Multiplayer Lets You Fight Alongside a Friend

    Soulsmates

    Bandai Namco's shed a little bit of light on how multiplayer works in upcoming action role-playing title Code Vein. Basically, you'll be able to invite a friend to your game and tackle its many challenges together. It should be nice to have the option of seeking help when the going gets really tough. The twist here is that you already...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Code Vein

Wednesday14th Feb 2018

  • Guide The Best PS4 Local Multiplayer Games

    The cream of the PlayStation 4's offline multiplayer crop

    While many titles offer great online experiences, nothing quite beats local multiplayer together with friends and family in the same room. Finding the right game can quickly turn four best mates into mortal enemies, or turn the group into a hysterical mess of laughter, screams, and joy...

    • Best PS4 Local Multiplayer Games
    • PS4
    • Local Multiplayer
    • Offline Multiplayer
    • Multiplayer
  • Feature Which of PlayStation's Lonely Hearts Are Looking for Love?

    Meet your match

    Where PlayStation protagonists fall in love. Start dating with Push My Square today.: We know that being a PlayStation hero is hard. That's why we created Push My Square – a vibrant community in which video game stars of all shapes and sizes can find the partner of their dreams. Since the company's inception in 1994, we've...

    • Happy Valentine's Day
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • Features
  • Feature The Best and Worst Run Animations on PlayStation

    Jog on

    Animation is something we sort of take for granted in games, these days. Most of it is now pretty good, but do you remember a time in PlayStation's history when even a simple run animation was laughable? We certainly do. Not everyone can be Naughty Dog, but that's the beauty of it; games old and new have wildly different animation, some of it...

    • Features
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • PS2
    • PSone
  • News Mass Effect: Andromeda's Multiplayer Is Still Being Updated

    Clearly it's making money

    Last summer, BioWare stated that it would be -- rather prematurely -- ending support for Mass Effect: Andromeda, and for fans, hopes of any meaningful single player downloadable content went down the drain. However, despite leaving the game's oft criticised campaign behind, the developer's been tweaking the title's...

    • EA
    • BioWare
    • PS4
    • Mass Effect
    • Patches
  • News Kingdom Hearts III Release Date Might Not Be Announced at E3 After All

    We goofed

    Square Enix revealed Kingdom Hearts III's main theme and a new trailer at the D23 Expo in Tokyo last weekend, but it was also falsely reported that a release date for the game would be announced at E3 this year. Forgive us for getting excited at an announcement of an announcement via a Tweet, but it turns out that this was actually a bit...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Kingdom Hearts III
    • Release Dates
  • News THQ Nordic Now Owns Metro, Dead Island, Saints Row, More in New Acquisition

    Publisher purchases Koch Media

    THQ Nordic has felt like a bit of a B-team player for a while, re-releasing a lot of its back catalogue and slowly accumulating more and more IPs. It seemed that no one was really paying them much attention, but that may be about to change; the publisher has just made a serious acquisition in the purchase of Koch Media...

    • THQ Nordic AB
    • Koch Media
    • PS4
    • Industry
  • Japanese Sales Charts Monster Hunter's Still King, Dynasty Warriors Continues to Decline

    A slippery slope

    It's been a busy week for PlayStation in Japan. Monster Hunter: World is still king of the Japanese software charts, staying strong at number one for the third consecutive week. Capcom's brilliant action role-playing game shifted a further 159,000 copies on PlayStation 4.  Unable to knock it off its perch was the...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • Vita
  • News The Evil Within 2 Adds First-Person Mode with New Update

    Evil influence?

    So, The Evil Within 2 is getting a first-person mode for some reason, allowing you to play through the game from the perspective of its grizzled protagonist. An interesting addition, to say the least.  The mode is added via the game's latest patch, which means it obviously won't cost you a penny. We wonder how much it'll change...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • The Evil Within
    • Patches
  • Poll Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament: Round 2 - Matches 65-68

    Ready? Fight!

    This is the seventeenth week of our Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament, and the first week of round 2 matches. 128 characters enter, but only one will be crowned champion -- and you decide who that champion will be. If you want to know more about the Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament, be sure...

    • Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News Attach Your PS Move to a Plush Toy in Konrad the Kitten

    "This makes your virtual kitten feel like a real one"

    In perhaps the silliest use of the PlayStation Move yet, German developer FuzionPlay has developed a mode for its upcoming PlayStation VR pet sitting sim Konrad the Kitten where you attach one of the motion controllers to a plush toy with “elastic bands or scrunchies” for added authenticity...

    • FuzionPlay
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Konrad the Kitten
    • Announcements
  • News Dynasty Warriors 9 PS4 Patch 1.03 Promises to Improve Poor Frame Rate

    Let's hope it works

    After many years of waiting, Dynasty Warriors 9 is finally here -- but it's proved to be a divisive release. Critics appear torn on the title's open world and the new systems that it brings, but if there's one thing that we can surely all agree on, it's that the game runs like crap. As mentioned in our review, the title...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Dynasty Warriors
    • Patches
  • News Upcoming Witcher 3 Card Collecting Spin-Off Title Gwent Is Getting an Arena Mode

    Interesting, but very similar to Hearthstone

    We're still waiting on a release date for Gwent: The Witcher Card Game on PlayStation 4; last we heard, developer CD Projekt Red said it will be released when it's ready. Can't argue with that. Well, the team certainly hasn't been resting on its laurels as it today announced a new game mode for its...

    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS4
    • Gwent
    • The Witcher
  • Interview Dakko Dakko on Bringing a PS Vita Classic to PSVR

    Pop-Up Pilgrims takes Sony's headset by storm

    It’s only when you’ve been doing this job for a few years that you build up a library of games in your mind that many will have forgotten. For some reason, Floating Cloud God Saves the Pilgrims is one title that this author remembers well. The Dakko Dakko developed curio started life as a PlayStation...

    • Dakko Dakko
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Pop-Up Pilgrims
    • Interviews
  • News Sony's No Heroes Allowed! Dashes to Smartphones in Japan

    Bricking it

    Sony’s versatile first-party franchise No Heroes Allowed! has arrived on Japanese smartphones today, as part of label ForwardWorks’ ongoing mobile initiative. Officially named No More Heroes! DASH, the brick-matching puzzler sees you aligning shapes in order to summon monsters and repel hideous heroes – par for the course for the...

    • Sony
    • Mobile
    • No Heroes Allowed