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TodayWed, 18th Oct 2017

  • News Gran Turismo Sport Scores Free Scapes at Launch

    What up, Invaders

    Gran Turismo Sport already has a generous selection of Scapes at launch, allowing you to place your virtual vehicles in all manner of real-world locations for photography reasons. But it seems Polyphony Digital couldn’t wait to create a few more, as it’s offering a free expansion on the PlayStation Store to coincide with the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Gran Turismo
    • DLC
  • Japanese Sales Charts Shadow of War Somehow Manages to Conquer the Top Spot

    Power of the ring?

    Well, we're not sure we saw this one coming. Middle-earth: Shadow of War has claimed the top spot of the Japanese hardware charts, despite shifting only 20,000 copies on PlayStation 4. In other words, this has been a really poor week for new releases. Indeed, traditionally styled role-playing game Lost Sphear absolutely...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News Star Ocean: The Last Hope Lands on PS4 Next Month as a Full HD Remaster

    Supports 4K on PS4 Pro

    Square Enix has announced that Star Ocean: The Last Hope will arrive on PlayStation 4 next month. The confirmed date follows on from last week's news that a current-gen remaster was in the works. We thought that we might have to wait a while for this one, but nope, it's hitting Sony's system on the 28th November. It'll come...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Star Ocean
    • Release Dates
    • Screenshots
  • News Various Indie Games Discounted in EU Digital Zone Update

    Indies on sale

    There seems to be a section on the European PlayStation Store which spotlights a rotating selection of discounted indie games. While the Digital Zone isn’t exactly new, it’s been around long enough for us to suggest that it’s probably going to have some legs. And its latest roster of cheap and cheerful releases includes Rez:...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Europe
    • Deals
  • News Dragon Ball FighterZ Scouters a February Release Date in Japan, Nappa and Ginyu Added

    West can't be too far behind

    We're one step closer to getting our hands on the incredibly promising Dragon Ball FighterZ with the confirmation of a Japanese release date. The super stylish beat-'em-up launches on the 1st February 2018 in its native Japan. It currently has a vague "early 2018" window here in the West, but we can't see the final...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • Release Dates
  • News New EU PlayStation VR Package Bundles in Gran Turismo Sport

    The virtual reality driving simulator

    Gran Turismo Sport’s virtual reality functionality is limited but impressive, and Sony’s decided to release a brand new PlayStation VR bundle including Polyphony Digital’s racer. Available now around Europe, the set includes a spangly new headset, a PlayStation Camera, and copies of the aforementioned GT...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Hardware
    • Bundles
  • News There Are Some Dead Good Deals in EU Hallowe'en Sale

    PlayStation Store gets a frighteningly large promotion

    Sony’s unleashed hundreds of discounts with a horror theme onto the European PlayStation Store, with PlayStation 4 games like Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (£24.99) and Mortal Kombat X (£9.99) heavily discounted. The Hallowe’en sale spans literally hundreds of games and add-on packs, with...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Europe
    • Deals
  • News There Will Be People Who Think This Sonic Forces Gameplay Is Good

    Drilling into Chemical Plant Zone

    They’re entitled to their opinion, of course – but they’re wrong. Deal with it.

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Sonic
    • Trailers
  • News Microtransactions Are Being Implemented in the Scariest of Ways

    Activision patent sheds light on shadiness

    Whichever side of the microtransaction fence you sit on, we can all probably agree that they shouldn’t be affecting the way multiplayer matchmaking functions. Typically this technology is used to balance teams to an equivalent skill level, and ensure everyone has a quality connection to the match...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Microtransactions
    • Patents
  • News PS4, Vita Strategy JRPG Summon Night 6 Finally Has a Release Date in North America

    Europe coming soon

    It feels like Summon Night 6: Lost Borders has been floating around for ages. A strategy role-playing game with visual novel elements, it was announced for Western localisation back in the summer of 2016. Since then, confirmed release dates have been hard to come by. For a time, the title was due out in February of this...

    • Gaijinworks
    • PS4
    • Vita
    • Summon Night
    • Release Dates

YesterdayTue, 17th Oct 2017

  • News Sony to Publish Games on Nintendo Switch Under New Label

    Testing the waters

    Sony has always had the capacity to throw a curveball, but under the stewardship of current CEO Kaz Hirai it’s become a lot less unpredictable. Nevertheless, the announcement that Sony Music is to form a new publishing label named Unties definitely comes as a bit of surprise – especially seeing as it will be porting content to...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Nintendo
    • Unties
    • Sony Music
  • Site News Gran Turismo Sport PS4 Review - Where's Our Verdict?

    Race against time

    Gran Turismo Sport is out now in North America and later this week in Europe and Japan, which marks the first instalment of the simulation racer on the PlayStation 4. Millions of you downloaded the demo to get your first taste of the title, and we’ve been faffing around with final code for a few days. However, despite a global...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Gran Turismo
    • Site News
  • Guide Can You Play Gran Turismo Sport Offline?

    What if you're not connected to the Internet?

    Gran Turismo Sport is the first instalment in Polyphony Digital’s series to have a heavy online focus. With the title enabling players to earn an authentic FIA license, there’s a level of integrity that needs to be maintained within the game. This means that the title has some huge online...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Gran Turismo
    • Guides
  • 3

    PS4

    Review Rogue Trooper Redux

    Clone army

    PS2 curio Rogue Trooper is an unlikely candidate for the remaster treatment. Taken from the pages of eclectic British comic 2000AD, Sniper Elite developer Rebellion had a decent stab at trying something new with the always swamped third-person shooter genre. Receiving positive reviews, it’s since faded into obscurity.  Hopefully,...

    • Reviews
    • Rebellion
    • PS4
    • Rogue Trooper: Redux
  • Feature DriveClub Is An Alternative to Gran Turismo Sport Worth Considering

    How fast do you wanna go?

    Gran Turismo Sport launches this week, and it will snatch the PlayStation 4 racing game baton from DriveClub with little resistance. Evolution Studios’ simcade didn’t enjoy the best start to its short life, being driven out of the PS4’s launch window before releasing in a particularly sorry state. But the British...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • DriveClub
    • Gran Turismo
    • Features
  • News PS4's Sale of Dead Discounts Horror Games on NA PlayStation Store

    Your wallet's already dead

    Sony’s selling off some horror content ahead of Hallowe’en on the North American PlayStation Store, with PlayStation Plus members able to save on games such as Layers of Fear ($7.99), Murdered: Soul Suspect ($5.99), and Resident Evil 7 ($29.99). There are also savings on titles like Outlast

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • Deals
  • News EA Flings Dead Space Developer Visceral into Outer-Space

    Studio shut down and Star Wars back to the drawing board

    Visceral Games, the Californian developer best known for the Dead Space franchise, has been shut down. The studio most recently released Battlefield Hardline, which was met with mixed reviews. It’s since been working on an original Star Wars title helmed by Uncharted director Amy Hennig,...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • Visceral Games
    • Star Wars
    • Industry
  • Store Update 17th October 2017 (Europe)

    Gran Turismo! South Park! PlayStation VR!

    Wow! This is a huge PlayStation Store update for a variety of reasons. The headliner is obviously Gran Turismo Sport, but we can’t possibly forget South Park: The Fractured But Whole which is a huge new arrival as well. PlayStation VR is also enjoying a great week: The Invisible Hours, Raw Data, and No...

    • Store Update
    • Europe
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
  • News Shadow of War Update Will Allow for an Infinitely Replayable Endgame

    War never changes

    Middle-earth: Shadow of War's endgame, aptly titled the Shadow Wars, takes place after what you could consider the main story, and it basically lets you capture, defend, and recapture strongholds all while fighting against the orc armies of Mordor. The endgame as a whole really puts an emphasis on the fantastic Nemesis System,...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Middle-earth
    • Patches
  • News Struggling Shooter LawBreakers May End Up Free-to-Play Down the Line

    Cliffy B. isn't ruling it out

    It's no secret that LawBreakers has struggled since it launched earlier in the year. By most accounts it's a fun shooter, but it's never managed to retain a sizeable playerbase. The only publicity it gets these days is when sites write stories about how dangerously low its player count is on Steam. Could going...

    • Boss Key Productions
    • PS4
    • LawBreakers
  • News Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Brings Out the Big Guns in New Trailer

    Did you Nazi that coming?

    We know Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is having a bit of fun with its occupied America setting, but fictional game show ‘German or Else’ sounds like something that we’d watch. Like, for real! There’s not much to say about the launch trailer for MachineGames’ sequel: it’s got huge firearms, even bigger biceps,...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • Wolfenstein
    • Trailers
  • News Zeku Seems Like a Super Entertaining Addition to Street Fighter V

    The age game

    Zeku, the latest addition to Street Fighter V's playable character roster, has caught the eyes of fans thanks to his stylish design and interesting playstyle. Fortunately, if you've wanted to see more of the age-changing ninja in action, you can get a good look at him in the gameplay trailer that we've embedded above. And yes, we...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Street Fighter
    • DLC
    • Trailers

Monday16th Oct 2017

  • News Sony Announced a $46,000 PS4 Bundle, And It Sold Out

    Seriously

    Sony has announced and sold out of the most expensive PlayStation 4 bundle in history. Available exclusively in Taiwan, the $46,000 package comes with a PS4 Pro, a PlayStation VR headset, a subscription to PlayStation Plus, a Thrustmaster T-GT racing wheel, an APIGA AP1 racing seat, a 4K Bravia television with HDR, a copy of Gran Turismo...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Gran Turismo
    • Bundles
    • Culture
  • News Adding Returning Characters to Tekken 7 'Is Not So Simple', Says Director Harada

    Don't get your hopes up

    Tekken 7 has been out for a good few months now, but the game hasn't really been adjusted or added to all that much since launch. We've had a few relatively minor updates as well as the Ultimate Tekken Bowl downloadable content, but it's safe to say that some fans were hoping for a bit more. Returning characters are always a...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Tekken
  • News Wait, Open World, Sci-Fi Action RPG ELEX Is Out on PS4 Tomorrow?

    Apparently so

    Wow, this one slipped under the radar, didn't it? An ambitious project from the developer behind the rather crap Risen series , ELEX was announced quite a while back, and we honestly forgot that it was out this month. And by this month, we mean tomorrow, the 17th October. Obviously, that means we don't have review code, and we have no...

    • THQ Nordic
    • PS4
    • ELEX
    • Release Dates
  • UK Sales Charts The Evil Within 2 Suffers Shocking Launch

    Shadow of War can't stop FIFA 18

    The Evil Within 2 has sold less than a quarter of its predecessor’s physical launch total, making its commercial performance unquestionably the scariest thing about the survival horror sequel. The game – which we rather liked – will now be banking on Hallowe’en hype to make up the difference. It’s not the...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News Star Wars Battlefront II Blags a Limited Edition PS4 Pro Bundle

    Ugly as Sith

    Ever feel like Sony is squandering these exclusive bundle deals it has with the biggest games? Like, there’s nothing really wrong with this Limited Edition Star Wars Battlefront II PlayStation 4 Pro that it’s announced for Europe and North America – but we wouldn’t want to buy it, would you? It could be doing so much better with...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Hardware
    • Bundles
  • Interview Talking Tekken 7 DLC, Development, and Future Plans with Director Harada

    Let's get Tekknical

    Tekken 7 launched back in June, successfully putting the series back on the fighting game map. The highly rated sequel has sold well and it's been a hit with the hardcore community, but what's the plan for Tekken 7 moving forward? We got the opportunity to ask series creative director Katsuhiro Harada this very question. We also...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Tekken
    • Katsuhiro Harada
    • Interviews
  • News CD Projekt Red Responds to Rumours of Troubled Cyberpunk 2077 Development

    And workplace concerns

    Over the last couple of months or so, there have been rumours going around that The Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt Red is having some trouble behind the scenes. A lot of this speculation was based on relatively negative feedback that was given by former employees, essentially saying that the Polish studio wasn't the best...

    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS4
    • Cyberpunk
  • Round Up Is the New South Park Game Fractured or Whole?

    Twerk it

    It’s taken an eternity to release, but Ubisoft’s finally shifted that pocket of wind and butt burped South Park: The Fractured but Whole into the hands of critics. The lingering question, then: is it a peach or a ponger? We’ve pointed our Stick of Truth at several sites who managed to get early access to the title; we’re not part of...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • South Park
    • Round Up
    • Features
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    PS4

    Review RAID: World War II

    Nein out of ten

    Men-on-a-mission movies set during World War II – such as Guns of the Navarone or Where Eagles Dare – that see a mismatched group of people embarking on near suicidal missions have long been inspiration for video games. RAID: World War II – a co-op multiplayer title in the vein of the Payday series – hopes to apply this...

    • Reviews
    • 505 Games
    • PS4
    • RAID: World War II
  • News UK Police Drivers Use Gran Turismo Sport to Train

    Round the bend

    This wasn’t a press release we expected to see in our inbox this morning, but Sony is throwing all of its marketing resources behind Gran Turismo Sport at the moment, so we probably shouldn’t be all that surprised. PlayStation has partnered with Lincolnshire Police Force to – and we quote – “offer supplementary training to...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Gran Turismo
  • 1

    PS4

    Review Guardians of the Galaxy: Episode Four - Who Needs You

    Just the Drax, ma'am

    Penultimate episodes are a tricky proposition. On the one hand, you've got to set up the story for the big finale in the next instalment, but on the other, you can't promise or give away too much or the coming climax might wind up feeling, well, anti-climactic. Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy - a series that has such little...

    • Reviews
    • Telltale Games
    • PS4
    • Guardians of the Galaxy: Episode 4 - Who Needs You

Sunday15th Oct 2017

  • News Naughty Dog Responds to Sexual Harassment Allegations

    "We have not found any evidence"

    Over the course of the weekend, former Naughty Dog employee David Ballard publicly stated that he was a victim of sexual harassment during his tenure at the developer. He claimed that he was harassed by a “lead” in late 2015, and after sharing his complaints with Sony’s HR department, he alleges that he was...

    • Sony
    • Industry
    • Naughty Dog
    • Employment
  • 42

    PS4

    Review The Evil Within 2

    Subdued spooks

    There’s a certain genius to madness. That’s especially true for crafting superb survival horror that balances the irrational and bizarre with careful consideration. The Evil Within, which put players in a psychopath’s mind-made reality, was one such example. There was tension-inducing enemy encounters amid erratic pacing...

    • Reviews
    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • The Evil Within 2
  • News New Hitman Announcement Coming on 24th October

    It's definitely not Season 2

    If there are two things we love reporting here at Push Square, it's: 1) Reporting on Tweets, and; 2) announcements of announcements. Therefore the Hitman Twitter account's reveal that a new content announcement for the game will be coming at 2PM CEST - that's 1PM BST - on 24th October was an absolute godsend to us. What...

    • IO Interactive
    • PS4
    • Hitman
  • 5

    PS4

    Review Caveman Warriors

    Yabba dabba don't

    Caveman Warriors is a 2D platformer with up to four-player co-op. In it, you’ll guide the four playable characters – Jack, Liliana, Moe, and Brienne – as they journey to rescue their children from the clutches of a mysterious alien race. While the setup isn’t going to knock anyone’s socks off, the potential is...

    • Reviews
    • JanduSoft
    • PS4
    • Caveman Warriors
  • News Tekken Players Don't Use Tutorials, Says Series Director

    Tekken the p*ss

    Tekken 7 is a bloody good fighting game -- one of the best on PlayStation 4, as far as we're concerned -- but its lack of an introductory tutorial has always seemed like an oversight. Without one, newcomers are all but forced to look up guides and videos online in order to fully understand the fundamentals of the combat system...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Tekken
  • News Zeku the Ever-Changing Ninja Joins Street Fighter V's Roster This Month

    What a Guy

    https: on 24th October, publisher Capcom revealed in Singapore earlier today. The character – who was Guy’s moustached trainer in Street Fighter Alpha 2 – is being billed as the “ever-changing ninja”, and it appears that his appearance will alter depending on what combo you do. He even has some Strider Hiryu-themed threads! As...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Street Fighter
    • DLC
    • Trailers
  • News Kazunori Yamauchi, Shuhei Yoshida Remember 20 Years of Gran Turismo

    Racing religion

    This is a nice little video which should get you in the mood for the upcoming Gran Turismo Sport. In it, series creator Kazunori Yamauchi and Sony Worldwide Studios executive Shuhei Yoshida look back at 20 years of racing game development – and include anecdotes about their ambitions for the original GT right the way through to the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Gran Turismo

Saturday14th Oct 2017

  • News Massive Battle Chasers: Nightwar PS4 Patch Promises a Much Improved Game

    Fixes crashes, improves loads of stuff

    The latest Battle Chasers: Nightwar patch is available to download now on PlayStation 4, and it's bloody huge. We're not talking about the size of it, either -- we're referring to the massive list of changes and improvements that it promises. For those of you who don't know, the role-playing title...

    • THQ Nordic
    • PS4
    • Battle Chasers
    • Patches
  • Guide New PS4 Games in October 2017

    All upcoming PlayStation 4 release dates

    So, which new PS4 games are releasing on the PlayStation 4 in October 2017, then? We’re knee-deep in what’s commonly referred to as “crazy time” right now, so there are no shortage of titles to pick from. Some of the highlights this month include Gran Turismo Sport, Assassin's Creed...

    • Guides
    • PS4
    • New PS4 Games
    • October 2017
    • Release Dates
  • News Sony Stealth Announced a Slew of PlayStation VR Games

    More than 60 new titles on the way

    PlayStation VR is now a year old, and what better way to celebrate than with the announcement of a dozen or so new games? As part of a PlayStation Blog post, Sony bigwig Shawn Layden has claimed that the “best is yet to come” for the company’s virtual reality headset – and he’s proven his point with a...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
  • News Gran Turismo Sport's HDR Implementation Is Drawing a Lot of Praise

    Digital Foundry declares racer an HDR killer app

    Gran Turismo Sport looks ridiculous with HDR enabled, and its implementation is beginning to get a lot of praise. Digital Foundry has uploaded a beaming video hailing the simulation racer’s use of the technology, and if you happen to have a compatible television, you can actually watch the video in...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Gran Turismo
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 190

    War of the reds

    The editors of this very site are at war this weekend, and no, it's not because Sammy still hasn't played Persona 5. It's Liverpool vs. Manchester United, which means that bragging rights will be on the line for months to come. If you're reading this before the match, offer prayer. If you're reading afterwards, hope that the...

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

Friday13th Oct 2017

  • News Destiny 2 Retail Sales Down a Whopping 50 Per Cent in USA

    How the mighty have Fallen

    Destiny 2 saw big sales declines at retail in the UK and Japan – and now the trend can be officially applied to the United States as well. NPD data reported by CNBC note

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Destiny
    • Sales
    • USA
  • News The Evil Within 2 Fixes First Game's Framerate Problems, But Has No PS4 Pro Support

    You what?

    The Evil Within 2 has just lurched onto PlayStation 4, and as always, Digital Foundry is first on the scene with a detailed technical analysis. Those of you who played the first game will no doubt recall that it had some pretty bad framerate issues, which, at points, could really damage the experience. Fortunately, the survival-horror...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • PS4 Pro
    • The Evil Within
    • Videos
  • Feature The 10 Best PlayStation VR Games So Far

    Virtual insanity

    PlayStation VR is now officially one year old, and what better way to celebrate the futuristic facemask’s first birthday than with a list of our ten favourite titles to date. This countdown was actually a lot harder to compile than you may expect, and that’s a testament to the sheer strength of the virtual reality headset’s...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Features
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    PS4

    Review The Invisible Hours

    Whodunnit?

    If the world is a stage and we are all players, then that means we must all simultaneously be the protagonists of our own stories, right? Look beyond the crude clichés and there’s a point to that opening sentence: The Invisible Hours exposes what it would be like to act as a fly on the wall in a house where every inhabitant has a...

    • Reviews
    • Tequila Works
    • PS4
    • The Invisible Hours
  • News The Witcher 3 Is Getting Another PS4 Pro Patch, This Time to Fix Crashes

    It never ends

    At first, CD Projekt Red said that it wasn't going to release a PS4 Pro patch for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Then it said that it would. Then we waited a few months. Then the patch came out around a week ago and everyone lived happily ever after. Well, not quite. It turns out that for some players, the Pro update actually introduced a...

    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS4
    • PS4 Pro
    • The Witcher
    • Patches
  • News Bungie Is Looking Into Improving Destiny 2's Endgame

    Get your grind on

    It's safe to say that the Destiny 2 honeymoon period is over. Around launch, the majority of players seemed to agree that it was a much improved sequel, but here we are just over a month later, and we're starting to see more and more criticism. Of course, this is only natural. We're at that point where many Guardians have exhausted...

    • Bungie
    • PS4
    • Destiny
  • Feature PlayStation VR - How's Sony's Virtual Reality Gamble Going One Year Later?

    VRy good

    Happy birthday, PlayStation VR. It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since we published our review of Sony’s innovative virtual reality headset, describing it as an imperfect but promising peripheral. A whole 12 months later, we figured that it’s probably the right time to consider how the futuristic facemask is faring – in...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Features
  • Poll One Year Later, What Are Your Thoughts on PlayStation VR?

    Is this a reality?

    PlayStation VR turns one today! Yay! This time last year, the internet was watching closely as Sony unleashed its virtual reality headset upon the industry. Undercutting its rivals and launching with solid support, PlayStation VR quickly jumped ahead of the competition. The platform hasn't quite taken the world by storm, but...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Polls
    • Features
  • Hands On The Evil Within 2 Is a Familiar Yet Different Beast

    Daddy issues

    The Evil Within was an overlooked survival horror gem. It may have been rough around the edges with some performance and gameplay issues, but it was a much-appreciated return to old survival-horror design philosophies. Scarce ammo, unforgiving difficulty, intentionally limiting controls – elements like these filled the void that...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • The Evil Within
    • Hands On
    • Features
  • News Sound-Based Horror Title Stifled Brings the Fear to PS4, PlayStation VR on Halloween

    Listen up

    Stifled, a rather interesting horror game that's being published by Sony on PlayStation 4 with PlayStation VR support, has a release date. Singapore-based developer Gattai Games has revealed that the spooky sounding title will launch on Halloween -- that's the 31st October, in case you didn't already know. Hopefully it's a perfect fit...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Stifled
    • Release Dates
  • News Dragon Age Director Mike Laidlaw Leaves BioWare After 14 Years

    End of an age

    One of the main minds behind the Dragon Age series, creative director Mike Laidlaw has left BioWare after 14 years with the studio. Always happy to connect with the community, Laidlaw took to Twitter in order to announce his departure. His post reads: "It's with a mix of emotions that I'm announcing my time with BioWare has...

    • BioWare
    • Dragon Age
    • Mass Effect

Thursday12th Oct 2017

  • News Gran Turismo Sport's Demo Proved a Roaring Success

    Demand took Polyphony Digital by surprise

    More than one million people played Gran Turismo Sport’s demo – which has conveniently been rebranded an open beta in recent days – the moment it was made available. Sony allowed PlayStation Plus subscribers to pre-load the 43GB sampler, and there was pent-up enthusiasm within the racing game community...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Gran Turismo
    • Demos
  • News Soak Up the Snowy Scenery in Horizon: Zero Dawn's Frozen Wilds

    Winter wonder

    Brrrr, it’s getting chilly in here. PlayStation Japan has prematurely released a new trailer for Horizon: Zero Dawn’s first major add-on pack, The Frozen Wilds. The clip doesn’t show any real action, instead focusing on the icy locales that Aloy’s post-release adventure will focus on. With the DLC due out in less than a month,...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Horizon
    • DLC
  • Round Up The Evil Within 2 Reviews Reveal an Improved Fear-Fest

    Silent but deadly

    The Evil Within 2 launches tomorrow, but Bethesda policy means we won’t have our review ready for a few more days yet. The rest of media is in the same boat, of course, but a few verdicts have trickled out online – and a couple of impressions pieces, too. We figured that we’d round these up for you, because it’s probably...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • The Evil Within
    • Round Up
    • Features
  • News Xbox Boss Isn't Optimistic About Sony Changing Its Cross-Platform Play Policy

    What's new?

    It's time to talk about cross-platform play again! Yay! The conversation that simply never seems to end, the topic has once again been brought forward off the back of comments made by Xbox boss Phil Spencer. Talking to GameSpot, the chatty exec reveals that he doesn't hold out much hope when it comes to Sony changing its stance on...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Xbox
    • Industry
  • News Free-to-Play Fighter Brawlhalla Punches PS4 Next Week

    It's all kicking off

    Brawlhalla, a free-to-play Smash Bros.-esque fighter that's been in early access on PC for some time, finally has a PlayStation 4 release date. We didn't get to have a proper go of the game's recent beta on Sony's system, but we've heard plenty of good things about it. Hopefully it turns out to be another free release that's...

    • Blue Mammoth Games
    • PS4
    • Brawlhalla
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • News Ratings Board Rules That Loot Boxes in Games Aren't a Form of Gambling

    Lucky roll

    Loot boxes are a hot topic right now, with Middle-earth: Shadow of War and its unnecessary microtransaction push at the very centre of the debate. One argument that we've seen spring up numerous times, especially over the last few weeks, is that loot boxes are essentially a form of gambling -- and more should be done to regulate them in...

    • Industry
    • ESRB
  • News Fortnite Battle Royale Gamble Pays Off Big for Epic, Hits 10 Million Players

    In just two weeks

    Fortnite has struck gold with this Battle Royale stuff. The multiplayer mode was introduced just a couple of weeks ago, and it's free to download and play on PlayStation 4. It takes more than a few cues from the stupidly popular PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, but with Microsoft calling console exclusivity on that one, Fortnite...

    • Epic Games
    • PS4
    • Fortnite
  • News F1 Superstar Lewis Hamilton Will Be Your Mentor in Gran Turismo Sport

    Bringing some bling

    One of the cool things about Gran Turismo Sport is that it wants to make you a better driver. The game is packed with lessons and tutorials designed to teach you about the finer aspects of racing, and F1 superstar Lewis Hamilton will be appearing in the final release to share some of his own tips and techniques. The three-time...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Gran Turismo
  • News Cities: Skylines Gets a Season Pass and a Complete Edition Next Month on PS4

    Three expansions planned

    Popular city builder Cities: Skylines launched on PlayStation 4 back in August, and alongside the release of its first expansion next month, a season pass and a complete edition of the game will be made available. You can get a look at the title's weather-based add on in the video that we've embedded above. The...

    • Paradox Interactive
    • PS4
    • Cities
    • DLC
    • Trailers
  • News Life Is Strange: Before the Storm Ushers a Brave New World Next Week

    Baes in the Bay

    It’s time! Life Is Strange: Before the Storm’s second episode, Brave New World, will debut on the PlayStation Store next week. Set to release on 19th October, the latest instalment will pick up directly after the events of the first episode, where Chloe and Rachel’s friendship was just beginning to formulate before… Well,...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Life Is Strange
    • Release Dates

Wednesday11th Oct 2017

  • News GameStop's Blunt Assassin's Creed Ad Has Rubbed a Lot of People the Wrong Way

    Pre-order culture

    Another day on the internet, another reason to get really angry with the games industry because everyone involved is an absolute b*stard. No but seriously, there's a GameStop advertisement (which we've embedded as an image) going around that's really got some people riled up, and it's easy to see why. The ad in question is for...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • GameStop
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    PS4

    Review ECHO

    Me, myself, and I

    Learning new abilities is something that players takes advantage of nowadays; progression as reward and reward through progression. It is a fundamental aspect of modern gaming, one that makes us feel safe and confident in our ability to learn new skills. But what if learning something new was a potentially dangerous and even...

    • Reviews
    • Ultra Ultra
    • PS4
    • ECHO
  • News A Series of Smaller, Licensed PS4 Controllers Launch Next Month in Europe

    Size doesn't matter?

    Well this is kind of interesting. PlayStation has announced that three new, officially licensed PlayStation 4 controllers are launching in November across Europe. The running theme here is that they're all smaller than the regular DualShock 4. The company's calling them "compact" controllers. The pads come from three...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Peripherals
  • News Star Ocean: The Last Hope Is Being Remastered for PS4

    4K on PS4 Pro

    Square Enix has revealed that it's working on a remastered edition of Star Ocean: The Last Hope for PlayStation 4. The action role-playing game first released as an Xbox 360 exclusive back in 2009. In 2010, it landed an 'International' version, which featured some fresh content and made the jump to the PlayStation 3. For a title...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Star Ocean
  • Japanese Sales Charts Dragon's Dogma Lands in Top 10, and That's About It

    Not so hot

    We hope that you like articles made of nothing, because that's what you're about to get. The latest Japanese sales charts have been released, and there's bugger all happening in the Land of the Rising Sun. Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen entered in seventh place on PlayStation 4, but it only shifted around 12,000 copies. Barely worth a...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News The Evil Within 2 Is Out This Week By the Way

    Here's its launch trailer to prove it

    The Evil Within 2 launches on the PlayStation 4 this week, which feels a bit weird, doesn’t it? The first game had a massive marketing budget behind it, mostly focusing on the return of Resident Evil 4 director and all-around video game hall of famer Shinji Mikami. This one? We’ve barely seen a sniff of it...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • The Evil Within
    • Trailers