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  • Feature 5 Overlooked PSVR Titles You Really Should Play

    Virtually invisible

    When we talk about PlayStation VR, there are a handful of games that usually come up as the best virtual reality experiences. There's absolutely no question that Astro Bot Rescue Mission, Beat Saber, and Tetris Effect, to name but a few, are top notch PSVR titles, but there's more to enjoy on the system than you might think. With...

  • News Overwatch's Latest Archives Event Storm Rising Revealed

    16th April to 6th May

    The latest Overwatch Archives Event has been revealed to be coming on the 16th April, in a teaser video on the Overwatch Twitter page. Previous Archive events, Uprising and Retribution, have seen players go on story-focused, PvE team missions to take on Talon. Although the details are currently scarce. the video details what...

  • News Super Meat Boy Forever Has Been Delayed, Will Arrive on PS4 Later This Year

    "We choose not to run ourselves into the ground"

    Super Meat Boy Forever, the sequel to the popular, soul crushingly difficult 2D platformer Super Meat Boy, was due to launch in April 2019. However, the developer Team Meat has taken to Twitter to confirm that players will not get their hands on the game this month. In a statement, the studio details...

  • Review Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs - A Short But Competent Adaptation to PSVR

    Two pigs with one bird

    Angry Birds was a massive hit when it launched on mobile devices several years ago, and since then it has spawned many different spinoff titles, such as Star Wars, Transformers, Rio, etc. The latest of which, Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs, is a virtual reality experience available on PlayStation VR. The game plays exactly as...

  • Guide How to Solve All the Puzzles in The Witness

    Spoiler-free guide to PS4 brain teaser

    How do you solve the puzzles in The Witness? It's alright! We've been stumped many a time, too, but because we've already been through the pain, we're willing to offer a helping hand. The real beauty of this game is finding the solutions for yourself, of course, so rather than reveal every answer for you, we've...

  • Rumour Is Octane the Next Character Coming to Apex Legends?

    Passive healing, speed injections, and jump pads

    A new legend called Octane has supposedly leaked for the popular battle royale shooter, Apex Legends. Screenshots of the new character and details of his abilities have surfaced from an account on Instagram, and look surprisingly detailed. The abilities outlined include a passive healing ability that...

  • Game of the Year 2018 Simon's Personal Picks

    Colossal lineup

    The annual Push Square Towers tradition is back, as we sit down our scribes and pester them once more for their five favourite PlayStation games of the year. With such a strong assortment of software in 2018, it’s always tough deciding upon the cream of the crop. We enforced a Pokémon Go ban before Simon sent us his list. Fifth...

  • News The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Final Booster Packs DLC Will Arrive Soon on PS4

    Submitted for approval

    Tyrone Rodriguez, one of the developers working on The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth, has taken to Twitter to confirm that booster packs 4 and 5 for The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ have been submitted to Sony for approval. These DLC booster packs, the last of which launched on PC in April this year, are a combination of...

  • Review Gungrave VR - Don't Rise from Your Grave

    Grave Danger

    “Not another virtual reality shooter,” we hear you sigh. Yes, another one, but this time with a relatively recognisable name tacked on: Gungrave. For those that don’t know Gungrave VR isn’t the first title in the series, as it debuted on the PlayStation 2 in 2002 and did well enough to get a follow-up title, Gungrave: Overdose...

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    PS4

    Review Anamorphine

    On your bike

    Anamorphine is one of many walking simulator titles available for the PlayStation 4 and is noticeably similar to the likes of Gone Home and Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture in the way it explores very mature themes such as depression, drugs, drinking, and suicide. Throughout the game you will follow the character of Elena from the...

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    PS4

    Review Everspace: Galactic Edition

    Spaced out

    Everspace is a roguelike space exploration game from small independent developer Rockfish Games. You begin your adventure as the pilot of a spaceship on a journey of self-discovery, as you have lost all your memories (except your flying skills). On your way you’ll explore various space environments and meet many different aliens that...

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    PS4

    Review Wizard of Legend

    Wiz kid

    Don your robes, muster up some energy, and head out on an adventure with Wizard of Legend, a procedurally generated, roguelike dungeon crawler from Contingent99, a new two man indie developer based in LA. You play the game as a wizard who is participating in the annual Chaos Trials, with the aim of conquering them and becoming the Wizard of...

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    PS4

    Review Island Time VR

    Stranded

    Island Time VR is a virtual reality, survival game in which you are stranded on an island with nothing but Carl the Crab – voiced by Greg Miller – to keep you company. Your aim is to survive as long as your depleting health will allow by consuming any food you can find, coconuts from trees, fish from the sea, or even a pesky seagull who...

  • News Overwatch Uprising Returns Alongside New Retribution Event

    Archives

    Jeff Kaplan appeared at the interval of Overwatch League last night to surprise fans of Overwatch with the details of the latest event, Retribution, scheduled to begin on 10th April. A trailer was shown following on the storyline of a recently released comic under the same title. This trailer revealed the four characters – Reaper,...

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    PS4

    Review Floor Plan

    Going down

    Floor Plan is far from the first puzzle game to release for PlayStation VR, with Statik, GNOG, and Wayward Sky all being notable releases from earlier in its lifecycle. What makes Floor Plan different to the others is its setting and its new concept of multi-layered puzzles across multiple floors. Set entirely within an elevator, you...

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    PS4

    Review QUBE 2

    Push cube

    QUBE 2 is the sequel to QUBE: Director’s Cut, the very well received puzzle game from Toxic Games that launched on PlayStation 4 back in 2015. The story for QUBE 2 follows on from its predecessor, except this time with another character taking on the lead role. You play as Amelia Cross an archaeologist who has awoken inside this weird...

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    PS4

    Review Blasters of the Universe

    It's a blast

    Blasters of the Universe is a virtual reality bullet hell, wave survival, space shooter, and if that hasn’t sold you already, we’re not sure what will. Although this is far from the first shooter on PlayStation VR – with the likes of Shooty Fruity, StarBlood Arena, RIGS: Mechanized Combat League, Farpoint, and Until...

  • News Overwatch's 27th Hero is Being Teased on Twitter

    Emre? Brigette? Jet Pack Cat?

    Over the past few days, the Overwatch Twitter has been sending out some very mysterious but interesting hints as to who or what the next playable character for the game could be. With a 26 strong roster of all sorts of heroes, there is a lot of speculation flying around about Overwatch's 27th. Last Friday was the first...

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    PS4

    Review Immortal Redneck

    I want my mummy

    Immortal Redneck is a roguelike first-person shooter/dungeon crawler in which you play as a redneck tourist, who has been mummified after an unfortunate accident. How did he survive the accident? Why has he been mummified? And why is he now trapped in this deserted desert? All his answers await him within the pyramids, and you must...

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    PS4

    Review Marooners

    Left alone

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

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    PS Vita

    Review Time Recoil

    Ain’t nobody got time for that

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

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    PS4

    Review Tiny Metal

    Text-heavy metal

    Tiny Metal is a military themed, turn-based, strategy game similar to Advance Wars. The game is broken up into levels, each one taking roughly 30 minutes, requiring you to clear the map of your foe’s military or conquer their headquarters to win. At the beginning of each level you’ll start with one or two units, foot soldiers...

  • News Overwatch's Lunar New Year Event Returns to PS4 Tomorrow

    Year of the Dog

    Overwatch's Lunar New Year event is returning to the game from the 8th February, and will run for a total of 4 weeks. The event last year, titled Year of the Rooster, consisted of a Capture the Flag mode, new skins and other cosmetic items. This year it's the Year of the Dog, and it sees the return of the Capture the Flag mode with a...

  • Game of the Year 2017 Simon's Personal Picks

    Simon says

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. We threatened Simon with Polybius on...