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  • News Life Is Strange 2 Starts a New Story from 27th September

    More in August

    The sequel to teen drama Life Is Strange will start on 27th September, a mysterious trailer has revealed. The video shows stitching on a hold-all, but doesn’t give much away. We’ll get our first taste of the long-awaited sequel in next week’s The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit – a standalone mini-story designed to...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Life Is Strange
  • News Assassin's Creed Odyssey Lets You Pick Your Cover Hero

    Alexios or Kassandra?

    Ubisoft appears to be doing all it can to shout about the more diverse player options in Assassin's Creed Odyssey. The game allows you to select a male or female protagonist for the first time in the series, as well as romance NPCs and choose from dialogue options throughout the adven

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • Artwork
  • News Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Has No Multiplayer, Online Features

    Single player only

    Among other things, part of what makes FromSoftware's Dark Souls games (and Bloodborne) special is their implementation of online elements and multiplayer. The ability to leave friendly or devious messages for other players is a novel and entertaining way for players to interact, while full-on co-op and PvP fleshes out the overall...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • News Fortnite PS4 Bundle Leaked at Just the Right Time

    Includes exclusive skin

    Remember in one of the Batman movies where Alfred informs Bruce Wayne that “some men just want to watch the world burn”? We can’t help but write this article with a wry, Joker-esque smirk: Sony appears to have leaked a Fortnite console bundle, which looks set to release in Europe next month. This is going to go down...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Fortnite
    • Hardware
    • Bundles
  • Rumour Hitman 2 Level Locations Leaked

    Murder map

    Part of what made IO Interactive's previous Hitman title so compelling was its mission locations. The episodic assassination adventure saw Agent 47 traveling the globe in order to carry out his contracts, providing a nice variety of environments to explore. If a recent leak is to be believed, Hitman 2 is set to feature a similarly diverse...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Hitman
    • Leaks
    • Rumours
  • News Friday the 13th: The Game Slashes All Future Content

    Ongoing lawsuit means no content can be added

    A few weeks ago, Friday the 13th: The Game developer Gun Media announced that it was involved in a copyright lawsuit between the director of the original Friday the 13th movie, Sean Cunningham, and the film's writer, Victor Miller. Since the lawsuit is ongoing, no new Friday the 13th products can be...

    • Gun Media
    • PS4
    • Friday the 13th: The Game
    • Industry
  • Talking Point How Much Does Cross-Play Matter to You?

    Your say

    Okay, let’s do it. The games industry is completely dead in the aftermath of E3 2018, with everyone except us apparently gorging on Turkey Twizzlers at all-inclusive holiday resorts. In fact, it would appear the only people left over are those running the Nintendo and Xbox social media accounts, who are so gleefully fellating each...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Industry
    • Talking Point
    • Features

Thursday21st Jun 2018

  • Guide Fortnite Week 8 Challenges, Battle Pass, Blockbuster and Carbide Challenges Explained

    Royale with cheese

    Fortnite challenges provide a perfect reason to play even more Fortnite. You know, besides the fact that it's intensely addictive stuff. You'll need a Battle Pass to get the most out of it, which costs real money unless you know how to get yourself some free V-Bucks, but a Battle Pass lasts an entire season of Fortnite, which is...

    • Fortnite Challenges List
    • Fortnite
    • Fortnite Battle Royale
    • Season 4
    • Challenges
  • News Shikhondo: Soul Eater Brings Beautiful Bullet Hell to PS4

    Pattern master

    You know it’s the week after E3 2018 when you’re forced to fill your article quota with a game named Shikhondo: Soul Eater – but here we are. Actually, this does look cool if you’re into scrolling shooters: it’s a bullet hell game coming out of Korea. The art’s really good, and it’s all been inspired by Korean mythology,...

    • DeerFarm
    • PS4
    • Shikhondo
    • Announcements
  • Reminder The Crew 2 Open Beta Begins Today on PS4

    Start your engines

    The time has come for Ubisoft's open beta test for The Crew 2. Announced during its E3 2018 press conference, the beta starts today on PS4, and you'll be able to muck about in cars, boats, and planes until Monday 25th June. You've been able to download it ahead of time, but if you've yet to install it, the file size weighs in at...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • The Crew
    • Betas
  • News May 2018 NPD: PS4 on Top Yet Again, Detroit Starts Strong

    Another record breaking month for PlayStation

    With the PlayStation 4 nearing its fifth anniversary, we had expected the Nintendo Switch to take the lead on Sony’s system in the United States hardware charts – but it’s just not happening yet. The Japanese giant’s popular platform enjoyed a fourth consecutive month in the throne in May, with...

    • USA
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News Burnout Creators Developing New Racing Game for PS4

    Three Fields Entertainment returns

    Three Fields Entertainment is a small development studio that's headed up by a few of the figures responsible for the Burnout series, so we're very interested in what they make. So far, games like Dangerous Golf, Lethal VR, and the Crash Mode-esque Danger Zone have been fun distractions, but we've been waiting for...

    • Three Fields Entertainment
    • PS4
    • Dangerous Driving
    • Announcements
  • Guide Fortnite Hungry Gnome Locations - Where to Search for Hungry Gnomes

    Gnome joke

    Searching for Hungry Gnomes is one of Fortnite’s Week 8 Challenges, and you’re going to need to find seven if you want to earn some XP to contribute towards your Battle Pass rewards. This guide will show all Fortnite’s Hungry Gnome locations, making completing this week’s challenge a breeze. You can learn more about Fortn

    • Fortnite Hungry Gnome Locations
    • Fortnite Battle Royale
    • Hungry Gnomes
    • Fortnite
    • Guides
  • News Devil May Cry 5 Will Weave Its Way to Gamescom 2018

    Dante miss it

    E3 2018 is over, which means it’s time to start talking about Gamescom 2018 already. Capcom has confirmed that the recently announced Devil May Cry 5 will be playable at the Cologne convention – and if you can stomach waiting in line for an entire day, you’ll be able to get some hands on time with Nero et al. The publisher...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Devil May Cry
    • Gamescom 2018
  • Guide Fortnite - Where to Search Between a Bear, Crater, and a Refrigerator Shipment

    Locate the Bear, Crater, and a Refrigerator Shipment

    Finding out where to search between a Bear, Crater, and a Refrigerator Shipment is one of Fortnite’s Week 8 Challenges. You’ll need to complete it in alongside searching for Hungry Gnome locations in order to earn precious XP. You can find out more about

    • Fortnite
    • Fortnite Battle Royale
    • Guides
    • Features

Wednesday20th Jun 2018

  • News Final Fantasy VII Remake 'Moving Along More Than Expected'

    Every Cloud has a silver lining

    Final Fantasy VII Remake was only announced three years ago, but there was good news for fans at E3 2018: the game is actually in development. And chatting with Weekly Famitsu – with translations via Gematsu

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
  • News Fallout 76's Beta Will Brave the PS4 After the Xbox One

    Staying in the Vault

    Even the most optimistic among you will probably expect Fallout 76 to launch in a less than desirable state when it arrives on 14th November, so it’s probably not worth panicking over the title’s beta being delayed on the PlayStation 4. This seems like it’s down to some sort of marketing arrangement, as PC players will...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • Fallout
    • Betas
  • Report PlayStation Now to Add Downloads This Year

    Starting with PS4 games in September

    Following on from last week’s rumour, it sounds like full-game downloads really are coming to PlayStation Now later this year. Kotaku reports that starting from September of this year, Sony plans to add an option that will allow subscribers to play various PlayStation 4 titles without needing to stream them;...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Now
    • Reports
  • Poll Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament: Top 8 - Match 123

    Ready? Fight!

    This is the thirty-fifth week of our Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament, and the third week of top 8 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 to click...

    • Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament
    • Polls
    • Features
  • Japanese Sales Charts PS4 Steady in Uneventful Week

    Summer fever

    There’s not much going on in Japan at the moment, as evidenced by Record of Grancrest War being the best-selling new release of the week. The title moved just 11,871 units. It means that evergreen seller Splatoon 2 was able to secure the top spot with just 15k units added to its already substantial tally. Elsewhere, the PlayStation 4...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • Feature Our Favourite @KazHiraiCEO Tweets

    "Goodbye consumers of digital entertainment"

    Like many of you, we here at Push Square Towers are deeply saddened by the end of one of the best satirical Twitter accounts, @KazHiraiCEO. Posing as the then-CEO of Sony, the account would post hilarious, witty, and at times biting commentary about the games industry, and it'll be sorely missed. It...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Twitter
    • Culture
  • News The Spectrum Retreat Looks Like a Creepy First Person Puzzler on PS4

    Coming next month

    Now E3 is done and dusted, Sony is back to its old habits of announcing little-known games coming to PS4. This time, the PlayStation Blog is highlighting The Spectrum Retreat, a first person puzzle game that's been in development for five years. It looks quite eerie in the above trailer. Your character is staying at The Penrose...

    • Ripstone
    • PS4
    • The Spectrum Retreat
    • Trailers

Tuesday19th Jun 2018

  • News Save on Games Old and New with Fresh Sales on European PS Store

    Days of pay

    Sony's Days of Play promotion ended yesterday, and it's promptly replaced it with a couple of new offers that discount both contemporary and retro titles. The first sale sees hundreds of PS4 games going for under £12/€15, and there are some big savings to be made. Rise of the Tomb Raider, Titanfall 2, and Dark Souls III are all...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • PlayStation Store
    • Deals
  • Rumour Was Red Dead Redemption 2 at E3 2018 After All?

    Behind saloon doors

    Many were left disappointed at the lack of Red Dead Redemption 2 at this year's E3. Rockstar isn't normally in the habit of attending the Los Angeles event, so it's typical we didn't see anything new during the show. However, one or two reports are coming out that the open world Western was, in fact, present, and not only that,...

    • E3 2018
    • Take-Two
    • PS4
    • Red Dead Redemption
    • Rumours
  • News Sony Announces Low Cost Range of PS4 Games, PlayStation Hits

    Bloodborne! Uncharted 4! Ratchet & Clank!

    Do you have a gap in your PS4 game collection? Sony has just unveiled its new PlayStation Hits range, a collection of acclaimed titles coming next month for a permanent reduced cost. These games, marked with the above red branding, will be available digitally on the PlayStation Store and physically at...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Hits
    • Deals
  • News Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise PS4 Gameplay Looks Like Yakuza in All But Name

    That's rad

    The announcement that Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise is making its way to Western shores later this year was somewhat overshadowed by other E3 news, but it's a big win for fans nonetheless. It's being developed by Yakuza Studio, the team responsible for, you guessed it, the Yakuza series, and this new gameplay footage looks very...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Fist of the North Star
    • Videos
  • Soapbox Games Are Allowing Players to Be More Expressive, And It's Ace

    You're in control

    What was the story of E3 2018 apart from cross-play and an abundance of amazing late-generation games? For me, it was player choice. This is nothing new, of course – the promise that you can “play your own way” has been a buzzword espoused by developers for eons, and it was a particularly prevalent selling-point in last...

    • E3 2018
    • PS4
    • Industry
    • Soapbox
    • Features
  • News Warriors Orochi 4 Thinks 16th October Is a Good Release Date

    Who are we to argue?

    Koei Tecmo probably expects Warriors Orochi 4 to reach its target audience whenever it releases, but 16th October in North America and 19th October in Europe doesn’t necessarily seem like the best slot. That’s within days of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Battlefield V, and Red Dead Redemption 2. No doubt we’ll be able to...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Warriors Orochi
    • Release Dates
  • News Déraciné Harks Back to FromSoftware's Adventure Game Roots on PSVR

    Miyazaki explains

    Déraciné got a bit of a rough deal at E3 2018. This PlayStation VR exclusive developed by FromSoftware was announced just after Sony's main press conference was over, and what could otherwise have been an interesting and memorable reveal was somewhat overshadowed. However, a new post on the PlayStation Blog delves into some...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Déraciné

Monday18th Jun 2018

  • 7

    PS4

    Review The Lost Child

    Put the kids to bed

    The first twenty minutes or so of The Lost Child set up an intriguing mystery, but once the game settles into a comfortable rhythm things become decidedly less compelling, and at times, an outright slog. The game begins in a Tokyo subway station with an investigative journalist who specialises in the occult named Hayato looking...

    • Reviews
    • NIS America
    • PS4
    • The Lost Child
  • Feature Watching the World Cup with PSVR Feels Like a New Frontier for Sports

    Back of the net

    When the BBC announced that it would be broadcasting the World Cup in virtual reality this year, we expected a novelty experience akin to PlayStation VR’s Cinematic Mode, where you’re placed inside a swish interactive environment with the game playing on a television screen larger than the one in Cristiano Ronaldo’s guest room...

    • World Cup
    • PlayStation VR
    • PS4
    • Features
  • UK Sales Charts God of War Returns to the Top Amid Days of Play Promotion

    The highest peak in all the realms

    It's a day late, but this return to the No.1 spot on the UK charts is a great Father's Day gift for the Ghost of Sparta. God of War is back on top after a few weeks lower down the top 10, largely due to Sony's Days of Play sale which saw discounts on Santa Monica Studio's latest and greatest. The sale also bumped...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • Store Update 19th June 2018 (Europe)

    The aftermath

    We may be in the midst of the E3 2018 hangover, but the European PlayStation Store sleeps for no one. There’s a lot of content this week – even if it is of a lower profile. Perhaps most noteworthy is The Crew 2’s open beta, but there are a handful of PlayStation VR titles worth paying attention to as well.  PS4 Games:...

    • Store Update
    • Europe
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
  • News BBC's PS4 iPlayer Updated with 4K Ahead of Inaugural England Match

    Tunisia in

    The BBC is killing it at the moment, with its PlayStation VR powered World Cup experience in particular dropping jaws. However, it’s not done kicking competitor ITV while it’s down just yet, as it’s just updated the PlayStation 4’s iPlayer app to support 4K streaming on the PlayStation 4 Pro ahead of England’s first match versus...

    • BBC
    • PS4
    • World Cup
    • Apps
  • 10

    PS4

    Review Illusion: A Tale of the Mind

    Lobotomy

    Some games, no matter how much work the devs put into them, just never come together. While some elements could be great, the overall experience just doesn’t click in any meaningful way. Illusion: A Tale of the Mind, from Canadian dev Frima, is a title that suffers from this. While its virtual reality title Fated: The Silent Oath is one...

    • Reviews
    • Ravenscourt
    • PS4
    • Illusion: A Tale of the Mind
  • News Check Out The Swanky Offices of Sucker Punch Productions

    Fetching

    It's always fun to get a peek behind the curtain when it comes to game studios. With much of game development still shrouded in mystery, it's very interesting when a company opens its doors to give us a glimpse inside. A corporate focused website named 425 Business had the chance to venture inside Sucker Punch Productions, which we know is...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Sucker Punch Productions
    • Industry
  • News Beyond Blue Is a BBC-Backed Ocean Exploration Game from the Makers of Never Alone

    Go fish

    Remember Never Alone, that little game about Native Alaskan folklore from a few years ago? The team behind the snowy puzzle platformer has returned, and its latest game swaps the tundra for the seas in Beyond Blue. It looks a little like a more realistic ABZÛ, but the truth is that this game is a fair amount more involved than that. You...

    • E-Line Media
    • PS4
    • Beyond Blue
    • Announcements
  • News Michel Ancel Aiming For a Beyond Good & Evil 2 Beta 'End of Next Year'

    Beta late than never

    Beyond Good & Evil 2 is fast becoming the new The Last Guardian. We've seen some brilliant trailers for the game, and some impressive-looking footage from early tech demos, but it remains an enigma. We're no closer to a release date,

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Beyond Good & Evil
    • Michel Ancel
  • Guide Metro: Exodus - Everything We Know So Far

    Open world, release date,

    We've known about Metro: Exodus for some time, but we learned a ton of new information during Microsoft's E3 2018 press conference. We learned the official release date, how it will differ from the previous two entries, and some plot details. In this guide, we'll round up everything there is to know about...

    • THQ Nordic
    • PS4
    • Metro
    • FAQs
    • Guides

Saturday16th Jun 2018

  • News Why Ninja Theory's Leaving PlayStation

    In its own words

    If there was one thing at Microsoft's E3 2018 press conference that stung most for PlayStation fans, it was the announcement that Ninja Theory – the cult favourite developer of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved, and Hellblade – had become part of Microsoft Studios. Despite over a decade of games on Sony hardware, this...

    • E3 2018
    • Ninja Theory
    • Industry
  • Report AMD's Next-Gen Graphics Tech Is Being Built Specifically for PS5

    Sony is leading the charge

    Sony’s less eager to talk about the PlayStation 5 than its competitor, but murmurs coming out of E3 2018 suggest that work is well underway. In fact, exclusive reports by both WCCFTech and Forbes claim that AMD’s next-gen graphics architecture Navi has been created specifically for the Japanese giant’s upcoming...

    • E3 2018
    • Sony
    • PS5
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 224

    E3 hangover club

    E3 2018 has almost killed us, so here’s a not-so brief WAYP to remind you that it’s the weekend. You didn’t think we were going to miss it, did you? Never. Robert Ramsey, Deputy Editor: I'll be continuing Fallout 4 in between watching various World Cup matches. Let's hope that the weekend's footie is a little more exciting!...

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