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TodayTue, 23rd Jan 2018

  • News Sony Granting Refunds to The Crew 2 PS4 Pre-Orders Following Delay

    Emergency brake

    According to a report on Kotaku today, Sony will be refunding all PlayStation Store pre-orders of Ubisoft's open-world racer sequel, The Crew 2. This comes as a result of last month's news that several of the publisher's games were being pushed back. The Crew 2 was initially marked for release in March, but was delayed until the

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • The Crew
  • News PS4 Hacked Enabling Wider PS2 Support, Homebrew

    Exploit only available on older firmware

    Homebrew has finally arrived on the PlayStation 4, but you’ll need a console still running 4.05 to take advantage of it. Sony patched this version of the system software all the way back in November 2016, so you’ll be passing up your connection to the PlayStation Network in order to run emulated NES games...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Hardware
    • Exploits
  • News The Inpatient's Controls Explained with DualShock 4 and PS Move

    Which control scheme works best?

    Like most PlayStation VR games, The Inpatient’s control scheme is a point of interest because it can be played with either the DualShock 4 or a pair of PlayStation Move wands. But what’s the best option? And how does it work? Things are fairly straightforward with the DualShock 4. You can move forward and...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • The Inpatient
    • DualShock 4
  • News Amazon Lists God of War PS4 Collector's Edition for April

    When is this game actually releasing?

    It really feels like Sony should announce the release date for God of War sharpish, as rumours are sprouting out of all corners of the internet. Another retail listing, this time on Amazon.com, shows a Collector's Edition for $129.99, but there are currently no further details. With GameStop listing the massive...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
  • News Duke Nukem Movie in the Works, Possibly Starring John Cena

    Hail to the king, baby

    In a casting call that's kind of perfect, the wrestler cum actor John Cena is currently in talks with Paramount to take on the titular role in an upcoming Duke Nukem movie. Better yet, Michael Bay will be involved; his studio Platinum Dunes is set to produce the film. No director or writer has been attached to the project at...

    • Gearbox
    • Duke Nukem
    • Movies
  • Store Update 23rd January 2018 (Europe)

    Hunter time

    It’s a bonkers week on the European PlayStation Store, with multiple big games all vying for your attention. Monster Hunter: World is, of course, the big one – but don’t forget Dragon Ball FighterZ, The Inpatient, Lost Sphear, Iconoclasts, Celeste, and… Wait, this is ridiculous! PS4 Games: LOST SPHEAR 23 January Iconoclasts 23...

    • Store Update
    • Europe
    • PS4
    • PS3
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YesterdayMon, 22nd Jan 2018

  • Guide New PS4 Games Releasing in 2018

    All 2018's PlayStation 4 release dates

    What new PS4 games are coming out? We’ve got you covered with a full list of 2018 PlayStation 4 release dates. We’ll be updating this article all year long, rotating in new titles so you always know which upcoming PS4 games are on the way. Sony’s starting strong in January, with the likes of Monster...

    • New PS4 Games
    • PS4
    • 2018
    • Release Dates
    • Guides
  • Hands On Shadow of the Colossus PS4 Looks Outrageous on PS4 Pro

    On par with PS4's best

    That Shadow of the Colossus, a game that originally released in 2005, can be mistaken for a current-gen game is testament to the outstanding work that Bluepoint’s done on this PlayStation 4 remake. This is a complete rebuild of Fumito Ueda’s seminal boss rush release, and while it maintains the ethereal feel of the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Shadow of the Colossus
    • Hands On
    • Features
  • Guide Dragon Ball FighterZ Roster - All Playable Characters at Launch

    Every character available at release

    Dragon Ball FighterZ is shaping up to be a very impressive take on the still incredibly popular anime and manga property. A mostly traditional 2D-style fighting game crafted by Guilty Gear and BlazBlue developer Arc System Works, it's due to release on PlayStation 4 on the 26th January, 2018...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • Characters
    • Guide
  • News 'People Ask for Story-Based Games, But Don't Necessarily Buy Them'

    Uncharted creator Amy Hennig weighs in

    The cancellation of Amy Hennig’s single player Star Wars title last year caused controversy regarding the state of story-driven, single player games. Many hardcore gamers argued that they’re starting to feel left behind, as multiplayer releases become increasingly prominent. The climate even prompted...

    • Industry
    • PS4
    • Amy Hennig
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    PS4

    Review Dragon Ball FighterZ

    Super Saiyan Godly

    Ever since Dragon Ball FighterZ was revealed, it feels like the hype train has never stopped rolling – and for good reason. A Dragon Ball fighting game crafted by genre specialists Arc System Works, using the same incredible looking Unreal Engine 4 tech as the Guilty Gear Xrd series? It's no wonder fans have been losing their...

    • Reviews
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball FighterZ
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    PS4

    Review Iconoclasts

    Heart wrenching

    Iconoclasts is the brainchild of Swedish developer Joakim Sandberg. Working alone on the game for seven years, this is a real labour of love, and that’s clear from the moment you begin your pixelated adventure. Judging purely from a visual standpoint, this looks like a fairly simple platformer, and in some ways that’s correct,...

    • Reviews
    • Bifrost Entertainment
    • PS4
    • Iconoclasts
  • Guide Dragon Ball FighterZ - How to Unlock Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Super Saiyan Blue Vegeta

    SSGSS in the house

    How do you unlock Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Super Saiyan Blue Vegeta in Dragon Ball FighterZ? It's a question that many players are going to ask after booting the game up, so here's a quick guide on how to get the title's two blue buddies. There are three methods of unlocking Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Vegeta:...

    • Guides
    • Dragon Ball FighterZ
    • Characters
    • Unlock
    • Super Saiyan Blue
  • News Dragon Ball FighterZ Microtransactions Explained

    Can coins be bought with real money?

    We've seen stories about the microtransactions in Dragon Ball FighterZ spring up over the weekend, but we didn't want to cover the topic until we could publish our own self-sourced article. However, now that the embargo has lifted on the game, we've quickly put together everything that we know...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • Microtransactions
  • News Beams Golf Gear Swings into Everybody's Golf on PS4

    Join the club

    Beams Golf is a Japanese brand of golfing attire, and it's making its way to Everybody's Golf on PS4. In the tweet below, you'll be able to get a brief look at the sort of threads you'll be able to adorn your avatar with: These clothes appear to be prizes for winning a Beams Golf in-game tournament, which you'll be able to partake...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Everybody's Golf
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    PS4

    Review Little Red Lie

    Tell me sweet little lies

    We often think about games in terms of their verbs – that is, what we do in them. For instance, in an Uncharted game we run, jump, dodge, shoot, take cover, drive, and climb. We’re often led to believe that the more diverse a game’s set of verbs - and therefore the bigger the list of things we can do - the better it...

    • Reviews
    • Will O'Neill
    • PS4
    • Little Red Lies
  • News Sonic the Hedgehog Creator Yuji Naka Spin Dashes Square Enix

    Aw, yeah – this is happenin’

    Video game icon Yuji Naka – the former boss of Sonic Team and the lead programmer of the original Sonic the Hedgehog games – has announced that he joined Square Enix in January. “I’m joining game development as before, and strive to develop games at Square Enix,” he said. “I aim to develop an enjoyable...

    • Square Enix
    • Yuji Naka
    • Employment
  • Hands On Sky on iOS Sees Journey's Multiplayer Spread Its Wings

    Cloudy with a chance of friendship

    Yes, you're right: Sky is a timed exclusive to iOS, so what on Earth is a preview of thatgamecompany's Journey follow-up doing on Push Square? Well, the developer has a close association with PlayStation, having crafted three excellent exclusive titles over the course of about six years. When we received an...

    • thatgamecompany
    • Mobile
    • Sky
    • Hands On
    • Features
  • News Assassin's Creed Origins: The Hidden Ones Promises a Big and Bloody Story

    Brotherhood

    Assassin's Creed Origins gets its first expansion tomorrow in the form of The Hidden Ones. Taking place after the events of the base game, Bayek's brotherhood of assassins go up against an invading Roman force. The whole thing takes place in a brand new region known as Sanai, and Ubisoft is promising a very story-driven adventure. You...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • DLC
    • Trailers
  • Guide Dragon Ball FighterZ - How to Unlock Android 21

    Sweet stuff

    How do you unlock Android 21 in Dragon Ball FighterZ? The original character is fully playable, but you'll need to knuckle down in order to unlock her. Here's a very quick guide on how to add Android 21 to your roster. Complete Story Mode To unlock Android 21, you'll have to complete the Android 21 Arc in Story Mode. The Android 21...

    • Guides
    • Dragon Ball FighterZ
    • Characters
    • Unlock
    • Android 21
  • UK Sales Charts Digimon Marks Only Change in Impenetrable Top 10

    Digimon are the champions

    Another week, another mostly similar UK sales chart. This week we mainly see a reshuffle of the previous top 10, with only one dropping out (Forza Motorsport 7) and one new entry. Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory just makes it into 10th place on the list, and honestly, there isn't a whole lot more to report...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News Metal Gear Survive's Microtransactions Won't be Pay-to-Win, Says Producer

    Regrets confusion surrounding the game

    Last week, we reported that Metal Gear Survive would indeed feature microtransactions, adding gamer-angering fuel to the already raging fire. In an effort to quench the flames, the game's producer, Yuji Korekado, commented on the issue in an interview with Official PlayStation Magazine UK. He told the...

    • Konami
    • PS4
    • Metal Gear

Sunday21st Jan 2018

  • Talking Point What Free February 2018 PlayStation Plus Games Do You Want?

    When will Feb 2018's PS Plus lineup be revealed?

    What’s the February 2018 PlayStation Plus lineup, then? It’s the question on everyone’s lips as we sprint towards the end of another month. And when will the latest PS Plus update even be announced? It’s a good question, as January happens to be one of those awkward months where it ends on a...

    • PlayStation Plus
    • PS Plus
    • February 2018
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • Guide Fortnite: Battle Royale Beginners Tips and Tricks

    Help with Epic Games' gargantuan online shooter

    Fortnite: Battle Royale has taken the PlayStation 4 by storm, bringing the newly-booming battle royale genre to the console for the first time. With 40 million total players logging on, there’s an awful lot of competition, so we’ve compiled a Fortnite: Battle Royale beginners guide full of tips and...

    • Fortnite Battle Royale Beginners Guide
    • Fortnite
    • PS4
    • Fortnite Battle Royale
    • Guides
  • News Final Fantasy VII Remake Artwork Emerges at Exhibition

    Actual images

    It’s been a while since we heard anything about Final Fantasy VII Remake after the project was rebooted internally, but Square Enix has debuted some new artwork as part of a 30th anniversary exhibition in Tokyo. The images – photographed by press prior to the show opening – reveal Midgar, as well as the iconic church area.

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
    • Art
  • News God of War Won't Have a Season Pass

    No slicing up of content

    We still don't know when you'll actually be able to play it, but at least we can tell you that you won't have to fork out any extra cash for a Season Pass whenever God of War launches. Responding to a fan on Twitter, lead designer Cory Barlog stated that Kratos' latest adventure won't be accompanied by a whole host of...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
  • News Gran Turismo Sport to Secure Sizeable Update Next Week

    Supra hot

    Polyphony Digital’s iterating upon Gran Turismo Sport with frightening speed, and hot on the heels of December’s huge update, creator Kazunori Yamauchi is already teasing a new update. Set to release next week, the patch will include 10 new vehicles – including the oft-requested Toyota Supra if our eyes serve us correctly. Other...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Gran Turismo
    • Updates
  • News Nike Just Announced Outrageous Illuminating PlayStation Sneakers

    Slam dunk

    Well, would you look at that? Oklahoma City Thunder’s Paul George just took to the PlayStation Blog to announce a brand new pair of PlayStation-themed sneakers set to release globally on 10th February. Officially entitled Nike PG-2 ‘PlayStation’ Colorways, the shoes sport “illuminating” tongues that pulsate just like the...

    • Nike
    • PS4
    • Culture
    • Shoes

Saturday20th Jan 2018

  • News New PlayStation Figurines Look Like Sony Themed amiibo

    Me, too

    Before the Chibi-Robo avatars set fire to the comments section, it’s perhaps worth pointing out that the Totaku Collection – a new line of PlayStation-inspired figurines – is not manufactured by Sony, so perhaps save your obligatory “copy-cat” hot takes for another site. Nevertheless, this selection of plastic models does share...

    • Sony
    • Toys
    • Culture
    • Merchandise
  • News Granblue Fantasy Is Probably the Most Promising PS4 Exclusive You've Never Heard Of

    New footage impresses

    PlatinumGames is making a PlayStation 4 exclusive based on Japanese smartphone sensation Granblue Fantasy and it looks amazing. The problem is: no one’s really paying attention to it. There was a video showcased late last year, but it was marred by abysmal quality, so while this clip is identical, it’s nice being able to...

    • Cygames
    • PS4
    • Granblue
    • Trailers
  • 16

    PS4

    Review Kerbal Space Program: Enhanced Edition

    Kerballsed up

    Kerbal Space Program: Enhanced Edition is a game like no other on PlayStation 4, not only in terms of its space program-running gameplay, but also in terms of what’s going on under its deceptively cartoonish hood. A very impressive physics engine is stored in there, with every orbit calculated and every atmosphere rendered...

    • Reviews
    • Squad
    • PS4
    • Kerbal Space Program
  • News Manchester United's Jose Mourinho Spotted with PS4 Controller Prior to Burnley Clash

    Mour the players

    Sour-faced Portuguese football manager Jose Mourinho returned to Manchester United’s team hotel with a PlayStation 4 controller nestled under his arm earlier today, raising all sorts of unnecessary questions ahead of the club’s clash with Burnley this afternoon. Is he looking to let off steam in Bloodborne as the Alexis Sanchez...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Culture
    • Sports
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    PS4

    Review Beholder: Complete Edition

    Fight the system

    In a city governed by a totalitarian state, you play as Carl, one of the government's trusted members who, together with his wife and two children, relocate to a new tenancy. By order of the state, you’ve been tasked with spying on tenants to ensure that they're following the letter of the law, and you must punish those who...

    • Reviews
    • Curve Digital
    • PS4
    • Beholder: Complete Edition
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 203

    Frisbee the one

    With the end of January rapidly approaching, it finally feels like the year is underway. Here at Push Square, we’ve oiled up our review machine and set it to work, as several big new releases look poised to invade the PlayStation 4. In fact, this may be your last opportunity to work through your backlog. The question is: what are...

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

Friday19th Jan 2018

  • News Oh FFS, Bungie's Screwed Up with Destiny 2 Yet Again

    It never ends

    And to think we actually really enjoyed Destiny 2 when it first launched. That seems like a lifetime ago now... Bungie's shooter is back in the news cycle thanks to the game's latest Faction Rally event, and no, it's not because it's been a huge success. The Faction Rally tasks players with pledging their allegiance to one of three...

    • Bungie
    • PS4
    • Destiny
  • Rumour Red Dead Redemption 2 Rides Onto PS4 in July

    Allegedly

    Amazon Mexico has added a release date to its product page for Rockstar's upcoming Old West adventure, Red Dead Redemption 2. The site claims the game will be released on 12th July 2018, which pushes it outside of its official launch window of "Spring 2018". Other Amazon sites don't feature this new date, so whether this is simply a shot...

    • Take-Two
    • PS4
    • Red Dead Redemption
    • Rumours
  • News 'Games Under €20' Sale Begins on EU PlayStation Store

    Spend, spend, spend

    With the mammoth January sale finally over, Sony has seen fit to replace it with a new round of discounts, just in case you haven't bought enough games recently. There are, as usual, a huge number of titles on offer, all under €20 (or £16 for us Brits). Highlights include Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, The Last Guardian,...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • Europe
  • News New Flash Sale Appears on US PlayStation Store

    Something for the weekend

    Once again, Sony has sprung a flash sale on the US PlayStation Store. You'll be able to buy this bevvy of bargains up until 22nd January at 8am PT. Games included in the sale are going for under $5 and include a wide range of titles across Sony's range of consoles. Highlights include Mirror's Edge Catalyst and the complete...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • PlayStation Store
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    PS4

    Review Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

    Round 2

    With its Arcade Edition update, Street Fighter V finally feels like a complete fighting game – a title that can fully appeal to both competitive and casual players. As an overall package, it's now right up there with the best games in the genre, boasting a healthy amount of single player, local, and online multiplayer modes. It's good to...

    • Reviews
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition
  • News EU PS Plus Subscribers Can Now Download Psycho-Pass PS4 Free

    Mandatory happiness

    Sony has added the PlayStation 4 version of visual novel Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness to January 2018’s lineup of free games in Europe, matching the North American storefront. While this title was billed as cross-buy across the pond, the platform holder appeared to disagree in the Old World, offering it for the PS Vita...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Plus
    • Europe
  • News December 2017 NPD: Call of Duty: WWII Conquers $3.29 Billion Month

    PS4 crowned best-selling console of 2017

    Those people who wrote articles about the death of the console industry prior to the release of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One should hang their heads in shame, as Call of Duty: WWII just dominated a $3.29 billion month for the United States games industry. That’s up 10 per cent over year-over-year,...

    • USA
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News God of War, Detroit Feature in Early 2018 PS4 Musical Montage

    Swingin' Playin'

    Sony’s released another one of its amazing PlayStation 4 musical montages in Japan, and this may be the best one yet. The theme this time revolves around a series of records, each representing a different release. The trailer appears to focus on Early 2018 titles, but interestingly includes God of War and Detroit: Become Humant...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Japan
    • Trailers
  • News SEGA Polling Fans About Port of New House of the Dead

    Suffer like G did

    There’s a new House of the Dead game being location tested in Japanese arcades, and SEGA is surveying fans about the possibility of a console port. Entitled Scarlet Dawn and set three years after House of the Dead 4, the title sees you wielding Uzis to off the undead, and appears to have the title’s trademark atrocious “voice...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • House of the Dead
  • News Sony's Third-Party Relations Chief Exits After a Year

    Revolving door

    The replacement for Adam Boyes in one of PlayStation’s most important positions has left the company after just a year, according to a Games Beat report. Ex-Harmonix chief Florian Hunziker was recruited in January 2017 as Head of Third-Party Developer Relations to fill the shoes of the aforementioned charismatic suit, but has...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Industry
    • Employment
  • News New Tomb Raider Movie Trailer Reveals a Child's Destiny

    Daddy issues

    That new Tomb Raider movie is very much still on track for a 16th March release, so here’s Alicia Vikander in a vest doing her best English accent. This latest trailer reveals a little more about the plot, which appears to be sticking quite closely to the 2013 reboot. In fact, a handful of the set-pieces teased in the two minute clip...

    • Square Enix
    • Movies
    • Tomb Raider
    • Trailers
  • Poll Has Arcade Edition Tempted You to Try Street Fighter V?

    Or is to too little, too late?

    Today marks the launch of Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition on PlayStation 4. Essentially the game's big season three update blown up to include a healthy injection of single player content, Arcade Edition makes the title finally feel like a properly fleshed out fighting game -- or at least, we like to think it does...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Street Fighter
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News Activision Boss to Leave Company After 8 Years in March

    He's had a good run

    Eric Hirshberg, Activision's talkative CEO, will be leaving the publisher this March following eight years of service. Hirshberg has been in charge of overseeing some of the company's biggest properties, including Call of Duty, Destiny, and Skylanders. Fair to say that he's been an important part of the business for a while...

    • Activision
    • Industry
  • News We Happy Few Delayed to Summer 2018 Following Story Rearrangement

    More time for polish

    We Happy Few had a very impressive debut upon its showing at one of Microsoft's E3 press conferences a couple of years back, but as players eventually discovered what the game really was through the Xbox's Game Preview program, general opinion has soured a little. To combat this, developer Compulsion Games has delayed the title...

    • Gearbox Publishing
    • PS4
    • We Happy Few
    • Delays
  • News Japan is Getting a Limited Edition Valkyria Chronicles 4 PS4 Console

    Tanks a lot

    An update on the Japanese PlayStation Blog has revealed a limited edition PS4 console emblazoned with a unique Valkyria Chronicles 4 design. Only announced for Japan at this time, the standard PS4 console will come in 500GB and 1TB flavours, and will also come bundled with an exclusive theme depicting the game's characters. It will...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Valkyria Chronicles
    • Hardware

Thursday18th Jan 2018

  • Guide Monster Hunter: World - All 14 Weapons and How to Use Them

    Gear up

    Monster Hunter: World marks a return to PlayStation for Capcom's addictive franchise, after releasing almost exclusively on Nintendo platforms for a near decade. Boy, has it made its presence known. Not only does it use the full grunt of the PS4 (and Pro) to create the most visually impressive Monster Hunter to date, it also introduces an...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Monster Hunter World
    • Weapons
    • Guides
  • News PS4 Firmware Update 5.05 Is Here to Improve System Performance

    Surprise

    The PlayStation 4 has just received firmware update 5.05 - and it's a simple system performance upgrade. Business as usual. The update appears to be mandatory, but at only a few hundred megabytes, it shouldn't take you long to download and install. This is not to be confused with the upcoming firmware update 5.50, which will be much more...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Firmware Updates
  • News Sounds Like Undersea Survival Game Subnautica Could be Coming to PS4

    Water world

    Someone behind the acclaimed PC survival title Subnautica has outed that the game could be making its way to PlayStation 4. During a Twitch stream, a developer under the moniker Flayra took to the comments and said, "We're hopefully coming to PS4 as well this year". This naturally made its way onto the game's Reddit page. For those...

    • Unknown Worlds Entertainment
    • PS4
    • Subnautica
  • News Metal Gear Survive Beta is Available Now in Most Regions, Delayed in the Americas

    Update: Beta now live everywhere

    The open beta test for Konami's contentious Metal Gear Survive is available for download right now, but not in the Americas. For whatever reason, the beta is MIA in these regions for the time being. We will update you once this is resolved. For now, let's have a little look at what's included. The beta weighs in at...

    • Konami
    • PS4
    • Metal Gear
    • Betas
  • Guide The Best PS4 Racing Games

    Which PS4 driving games are on the podium?

    It's no secret that the PlayStation 4 hasn't had the greatest selection of racing games over the years. Arcade racing games especially have mysteriously disappeared, leaving PS4 owners with little choice when they want to put the pedal to the metal. Having said that, we've still been able to rustle up a...

    • Best PS4 Racing Games
    • PS4
    • Racing
    • Racing Games
    • Features
  • News Red Faction: Guerrilla Is Looking to Level PS4

    Boom

    Red Faction: Guerrilla, the entertaining open world destruction simulation, appears to be heading to the PlayStation 4 – well, that’s if various GameStop listings are accurate. The title popped up on the websites of multiple European branches, with no release date attached. THQ Nordic has kept itself busy remastering various products in its...

    • THQ Nordic
    • PS4
    • Red Faction
    • Rumours
  • News Will Twisted Metal Ever Come to the PS4?

    Creator David Jaffe weighs in

    Twisted Metal maker David Jaffe has weighed in on the state of the franchise, releasing a video as response to the “numerous” daily tweets he receives from fans asking about the future of the car combat series. In the ten minute clip, he makes clear that he doesn’t own the brand and so any decisions about its...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Twisted Metal
    • David Jaffe
  • News A New Alien Shooter Is in Development for PS4

    Fox expanding gaming focus

    FoxNext Games is the gaming branch of 20th Century Fox, and it's expanding the scope of its game development. The company has acquired developer Cold Iron Studios, and will be putting it to work on an all-new shooter in the Alien universe. Details on the game itself are virtually non-existent, but it's certainly...

    • FoxNext Games
    • PS4
    • Alien
    • Industry
  • News American McGee Wants to Bring Back Alice

    Curiouser and curiouser

    American McGee’s adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s seminal novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has forever divided opinion, but its twisted take on an otherwise whimsical universe remains somewhat iconic – even though it’s been almost seven years since the second game, Alice: Madness Returns, released on the...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • American McGee's Alice
  • News Life Is Strange: Before the Storm Breaks Hearts at Retail in March

    Update: Bonus episode Farewell launches 6th March

    The tragic tale of Chloe and Rachel’s whirlwind romance will reach retail on 6th March, as Square Enix packages up its episodic prequel Life Is Strange: Before the Storm. There are a ridiculous three versions available, so stick with us or we’ll give you some classic Miss Price lip. First and...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Life Is Strange
  • News First Vampyr Dev Diary Talks About Morality and Player Choice

    Fangtastic

    The first episode of the Vampyr webseries has made its way to YouTube. Entitled 'Making Monsters', the video features several developers from DONTNOD discussing their take on vampires, and the decisions players will have to make throughout their adventure. As we know, you play as the doctor-turned-vampire Jonathan Reid, and part of the...

    • Focus Home Interactive
    • PS4
    • Vampyr
    • Trailers

Wednesday17th Jan 2018

  • News Monster Hunter: World's Final Beta Can Be Downloaded Now on PS4

    Last chance

    Monster Hunter: World is fast approaching, but if you're eager to give the game one try before its full launch, you may want to hop onto the PlayStation Store and get its final beta downloading. Starting today (the 17th January), the third beta is available for pre-load, meaning that you can get it downloaded before the testing period...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Monster Hunter
    • Betas
  • News First Monster Hunter: World Review Is Near Perfect

    But...

    Ever since we first went hands on with Monster Hunter: World we’ve been waxing lyrical about the title, and our collective enthusiasm has only grown with subsequent betas. It’s no surprise, then, that the first review of the game is particularly high: 39/40 to be precise. But yes, there’s the caveat: this comes courtesy of Japa

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Monster Hunter
    • Famitsu
  • News God of War's Stone Mason Edition Appears on GameStop

    A godly amount of extras

    God of War is set to receive a special edition release, which should come as no surprise. Popping up recently on GameStop, the Stone Mason Edition comes with all the usual bits and pieces you'd expect, plus a few little oddities. Coming in at $149.99, the Stone Mason Edition contains a 9" statue of Kratos and Atreus fending...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
  • News Heavy Rain's Sales Reach a Ridiculous 5.3 Million Units

    When it rains it pours

    Back when it released in 2010, Heavy Rain was looked upon as one of the most experimental titles in Sony’s portfolio. While it built upon a lot of the groundwork laid in PlayStation 2 game Fahrenheit (or Indigo Prophecy, depending on where you’re from) its story-driven murder mystery was unlike anything available at the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Heavy Rain
    • Sales
  • News Dragon Ball FighterZ Beta Returns This Week on PS4

    Round two

    Bandai Namco has announced when we can expect the Dragon Ball FighterZ beta to make a reappearance. After the first beta suffered from prolonged connectivity problems, you'll have another small window to play the game very soon. Let's hope it goes a little more smoothly. The new beta test is set to begin on Thursday 18th January at 9pm...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • Betas
  • News Fans Are Fighting to Bring Demon's Souls to PS4

    The Old One

    With a Dark Souls remaster due out later this year and Demon’s Souls’ servers about to be disabled, fans are getting together to demonstrate there’s demand for a remaster of the classic PlayStation 3 exclusive. We’ve seen similar campaigns for both

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Demon's Souls
    • Culture
  • News God of War PS4's Combat System Promises to Be Brutal and Brilliant

    Axcellent

    Game Informer's God of War coverage continues with a look at the title's almost completely revamped combat system. In the video that we've embedded above, the publication talks to lead gameplay designer Jason McDonald, who explains how Kratos has ended up with a magical axe as his main means of cleaving monsters in half. It's interesting...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Videos
  • News Sony's PhyreEngine Adds Support for Nintendo Switch

    Fanning the flames

    Sony’s game development toolset PhyreEngine appears to have added support for the Nintendo Switch, judging by documentation in the system’s recently released Dragon Quest Builders demo. It’s not a massive surprise, of course, as the software already supports the Xbox One, iOS, and Android – in addition to the family of...

    • Sony
    • Industry
    • PhyreEngine
  • News Insane Monster Hunter: World PS4 Ad Is Somehow Even Better than the Last One

    Monster mash

    PlayStation Japan knows how to make adverts. Whenever the company gets its hands on the advertising rights for a big release, it almost always finds a way to make us crack up -- and this new Monster Hunter: World ad is no different. In fact, it's probably one of the funniest we've seen. Once again, Japanese actor Takayuki Yamada is...

    • Sony
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Monster Hunter
  • News Metal Gear Survive Will Feature Microtransactions, By the Way

    To the surprise of no one

    We already knew that Konami's upcoming and much maligned Metal Gear Survive will be an online only experience. We reported as much back in October, where our very own deputy editor Robert Ramsey joked, "Next they'll be telling us it has microtransactions and loot boxes." Well, we're certainly getting the former. Speaking...

    • Konami
    • PS4
    • Metal Gear
  • News Tennis World Tour Took Motion Capture to a Real Court

    New balls, please

    AO Tennis is out in Australia, meaning that the PlayStation 4 has finally served up some digital tennis. Early indications are that it isn’t great, however, which is perhaps evidenced by its limited release. The good news is that there’s still Tennis World Tour to look forward to, although that hasn’t exactly dazzled either...

    • Bigben Interactive
    • PS4
    • Tennis World Tour
  • Japanese Sales Charts Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Fights Its Way to Number 1 on PS4

    But can't beat its PSP brothers

    Dissidia Final Fantasy NT launched in Japan last week, and it shot straight to the top of the software charts. The fighter-role-playing game hybrid racked up around 106,000 sales on PlayStation 4. That doesn't seem too shabby given the current Japanese market, but it's worth pointing out that the two prior Dissidia...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • Poll Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament: Round 1 - Matches 49-52

    Ready? Fight!

    This is the thirteenth 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 image...

    • Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News New Trailer for Yakuza 6 Highlights Typically Excellent Minigames

    That's rad

    There are many things that the Yakuza series brings to the table, but its penchant for fleshed out and eclectic minigames is always a joy to behold. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life will be no different, it seems; this new trailer focuses on what kind of activities you'll be able to partake in during Kiryu's downtime. The minigames shown vary...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Yakuza
    • Trailers
  • News Jim Ryan Promoted to Deputy President of Sony Interactive Entertainment

    Congratulations

    Jim Ryan is one of a few Sony suits you'll recognise from previous press conferences. He's been with the company since 1994, and was made president of SIE Europe in 2011. He was also made head of global sales and marketing in 2016, and helped launch the PS4 Pro and PlayStation VR. His hard work seems to have paid off, as he's...

    • Sony
    • Jim Ryan
    • Industry

Tuesday16th Jan 2018

  • News Assassin's Creed Origins: The Hidden Ones DLC Release Date Leaked

    Not so hidden

    Assassin's Creed Origins is getting its first expansion at some point this month, but Ubisoft is yet to confirm a specific release date. However, it looks like eager players have uncovered the date anyway through the Xbox Store. We were told that you can access The Hidden Ones product page via the title's in-game PlayStation 4...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • DLC
    • Release Dates
  • News Assassin's Creed Patch 1.20 Out Now on PS4

    January's big update

    The big January update for Assassin's Creed Origins is now available to download on PlayStation 4. Patch 1.20 brings a slew of bug fixes and gameplay tweaks to the title, as well as a new quest, fresh Heka chest rewards, and support for The Hidden Ones expansion, which launches next week. For all of the stuff that's...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • Patches
  • News Ubisoft Details Assassin's Creed Origins DLC Release Dates

    By 'eck

    Looks like that leaked release date for the first Assassin's Creed Origins DLC, The Hidden Ones, was accurate. Ubisoft has just announced the first DLC pack will be releasing on 23rd January. However, that isn't the only release date it's revealed. In a press release, the publisher has also plotted out two more add-ons heading to their...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • DLC
    • Announcements
  • News Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta Will Return for 24 Hours

    Counter

    The Dragon Ball FighterZ open beta is officially over. Unfortunately, the experience was, for many, plagued by connection issues. Bandai Namco said that if it couldn't fix the problems in a reasonable amount of time, it would consider extending the beta period. However, the publisher later reported that it had solved most of the issues...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • Betas
  • 5

    PS4

    Review InnerSpace

    Debut voyage

    Ever since its release in 2012, a multitude of indie developers have tried to emulate the experience provided by Journey. The likes of ABZÛ and AER: Memories of Old have come close to replicating what made the PlayStation 3 release so special, but then there are other imitators that miss the mark completely. InnerSpace, the debut title...

    • Reviews
    • Aspyr
    • PS4
    • InnerSpace
  • News Shenmue III Shows Impressive Progression in New PS4 Screenshots

    More details at MAGIC Monaco next month

    Shenmue III’s scheduled to release in 2018, and a trio of new PlayStation 4 screenshots show the progress that the project’s making. First up we get a new glimpse of protagonists Ryo Hazuki and Shenhua, who are beginning to resemble their Dreamcast counterparts. There’s still work to be done, but at...

    • Ys Net
    • PS4
    • Shenmue
    • Screenshots
  • News Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition Confirmed, Contains Brand New Content

    The royal treatment

    You may remember that, about a week ago, the ESRB rated Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition, with speculation that it was some sort of all-in-one package. Well, it turns out this was exactly right. The Royal Edition combines the original game with all of its Season Pass content, which includes Episode Gladiolus, Episode Prompto,...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
  • News Battlefield, Mirror's Edge Veterans Unite for PSVR's Apex Construct

    Due out 20th February

    Apex Construct – we like that name. It’s literally just two random words stuck together, but it sounds good, doesn’t it? Let’s try it all together: Apex Construct. See? Satisfying, right? This is a brand new PlayStation VR action adventure game developed by ex-Mirror’s Edge and Battlefield makers, and it looks pretty...

    • Fast Travel Games
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Apex Construct
    • Release Dates
  • News Spider-Man Will Swing to PS4 in 2018, Stay Tuned for More

    Insomniac Games teases additional details

    Insomniac Games community director James Stevenson has casually taken to popular forum ResetEra to reiterate that Spider-Man will release in 2018 on the PlayStation 4. As with pretty much the entirety of Sony’s lineup right now, there’s no specific date been attached to the title, but we know that the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Spider-Man
  • News Tasty Monster Hunter: World PS4 Pro Releasing in France

    Phwoar

    Previously believed to be exclusive to Japan, it’s been announced that the sexy Monster Hunter: World ‘Rathalos Edition’ PlayStation 4 Pro will release in France next month, exclusively at Micromania. The system will set you back €450, and comes with a custom DualShock 4 and a copy of the game. Alternatively, you’ll be able to get...

  • News That Beastly Monster Hunter: World PS4 Pro is Heading West

    Roar-some

    At the start of the day, we knew that the gorgeous special edition Monster Hunter: World PS4 Pro was making its way to France. Now, we've learned it'll be releasing in North America and Europe in general. Releasing at the same time as the game itself on 26th January, the bundle incorporates a 1TB customised PS4 Pro and DualShock 4, a...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Monster Hunter
    • Hardware
  • Store Update 16th January 2018 (Europe)

    Digimon! Digital monsters!

    The betas keep coming, as both Monster Hunter: World and Metal Gear Survive score pre-release stress tests on the European PlayStation Store this week. All things told, it’s a sizeable update on Sony’s storefront for a mid-January week, with Kerbal Space Program, Digimon Story, and Street Fighter V: Arcade...

    • Store Update
    • Europe
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
  • News Oh Boy, Shadow of the Colossus Has a Photo Mode on PS4

    And it looks fantastic

    Shadow of the Colossus looks bloody gorgeous on PlayStation 4, remade from the ground up. The system's share button was made for games like this, but as titles like Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Horizon: Zero Dawn, and Assassin's Creed Origins have shown us, it's even better when you're able to completely pause the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Shadow of the Colossus
  • News New Gundam Breaker Confirmed for Western Release on PS4

    Breakthrough

    Wow, that was fast, wasn't it? New Gundam Breaker was officially announced earlier today, and already Bandai Namco has confirmed that the game will be heading West on PlayStation 4. Hurrah! This will be the first time that a Gundam Breaker game has been released outside of Asian territories. The series tasks players with...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Gundam
  • Rumour LEGO Incredibles 2 and DC Villains Seemingly on the Way

    No capes

    A report that originated from Comicbook.com that stated two new LEGO titles are in development at TT Games has been backed up by Eurogamer.net. Citing sources "close to the studio", it assures that LEGO games based on The Incredibles 2 and DC's roster of villains are both on the way. Both games are expected to release this year. We'd...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Rumours
  • News Monster Hunter: World Wheels Out More PS4 Gameplay Before Launch

    Nothing rotten about it

    Want yet more great looking Monster Hunter: World gameplay? Well you're in luck, because Capcom's released another eight minutes of footage, this time taking us through the treacherous Rotten Vale region. The place looks like it really stinks. As with the previous gameplay video, this latest look at the title gives you a...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Monster Hunter
    • Videos
  • News Q.U.B.E. 2 Looks Very Slick in New Gameplay Trailer

    Push squares

    We quite enjoyed Q.U.B.E: Director's Cut on PS4 back in 2015. The Portal-esque first person puzzler, with its clever block based conundrums, came as a pleasant surprise. In a brand new trailer from developer Toxic Games, Q.U.B.E. 2 is looking like a great follow up. Graphically, it looks like a big step up from the original, while the...

    • Toxic Games
    • PS4
    • QUBE
    • Trailers
  • News Dynasty Warriors 9 English Overview Trailer Details Mission Design

    Freedom fighters

    Koei Tecmo's released an English version of the Dynasty Warriors 9 overview trailer, so it's a bit easier to work out the details this time. It's worth a watch if you're still not quite sure how the open world action game is structured. Dynasty Warriors 9 is out in around a month, but are you feeling the hype? Pick up...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Dynasty Warriors
    • Trailers
  • News Sony's Smartphone Division Reveals No Heroes Allowed! DASH

    Not bad, man

    Sony’s versatile reverse dungeon crawling franchise No Heroes Allowed! is getting the smartphone treatment in Japan, as mobile publishing arm ForwardWorks has revealed latest instalment DASH for iOS and Android. This looks like a Puzzle Quest-esque title, where you need to shift blocks in order to summon monsters to off intrepid...

    • Sony
    • Mobile
    • No Heroes Allowed
  • News Scribblenauts Showdown Stretches Its Vocabulary on 6th March

    Is 'valetudinarian' even a word?

    It’s been rumoured for a little while, but Warner Bros has now confirmed that Scribblenauts Showdown will release on 6th March in North America and 9th March in Europe. It sounds like this is going to be quite multiplayer-heavy, with "more than" 25 minigames for up to four players. Of course, the title’s...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Scribblenauts
  • News ESRB Rates Scribblenauts Showdown for PS4

    Pencil it in

    The eagle-eyed Gematsu has spotted an ESRB rating for a game called Scribblenauts Showdown. This follows the game being rated in Taiwan, and both instances list PlayStation 4 amongst the title's platforms. For those who aren't familiar with Scribblenauts, it's a series of puzzle platformers in which you play as Maxwell, a boy who owns...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Scribblenauts
    • ESRB
  • News New Gundam Breaker Heading to PS4 in 2018, Let's Hope This One Comes West

    Breaking point

    Sometimes referred to as the best Gundam games that never came West, the Gundam Breaker series sees players build their own mobile suits and take to the battlefield, wrecking opponents in order to loot their parts. The last title in the series, Gundam Breaker 3, was well received, and the Asian version of the release, which...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Gundam