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News: Mafia III Is Somehow 2K Games' Fastest Selling Release

Mafia III Is Somehow 2K Games' Fastest Selling Release

4.5 million copies shipped in one week

You know those occasions where a bit of news filters out and you almost have to read it twice in order to properly parse it? Yeah, this is one of those times: Mafia III has become 2K Games' fastest selling game of all time, outpacing franchises such as BioShock, NBA 2K, and Borderlands. To be honest, we're as...

Review: Carnival Games VR (PS4)

Carnival Games VR (PS4)

Infinite bore fair

Ah, this is just what PlayStation VR needed: a minigame collection. And not just any superficial smorgasbord of banal activities either, but the granddaddy of the genre: Carnival Games VR. Those of you who hold on to haunting thoughts like a manic depressive in a mental health institute may remember this 2K Games published series...

News: Evolve's No Longer Going Free-to-Play on PS4

Evolve's No Longer Going Free-to-Play on PS4

Devolve

Evolve is finished. The first-person shooter which gobbled up Game of the Show awards like they were going out of fashion has been dropped by developer Turtle Rock – mere months after going free-to-play on PC. It's safe to assume that the complimentary release didn't catch fire quite like the studio wanted it to. This all means that the...

Review: Mafia III (PS4)

Mafia III (PS4)

An offer you might want to refuse

1968 was a turbulent year in United States history. With both the Vietnam War in full swing, and the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in April of that year, there was a rising tide of non-violent protest and civil disobedience, especially by African-Americans, who wanted the equality they should rightfully be...

Video: Should You Buy Mafia III for Your PS4?

Should You Buy Mafia III for Your PS4?

Mob job

As is widely known already, 2K Games didn't send out advance review code for Mafia III, so we're only just digging into the New Bordeaux-based drama. But should you buy it? Well, we've streamed over an hour of gameplay footage so that you can get a feel for the crime caper – and you can watch the archived footage above. Are you planning...

Review: XCOM 2 (PS4)

XCOM 2 (PS4)

Loving the alien

When aliens landed on Earth in 2012 strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown, it was up to you to unite the people of our planet against the invading extraterrestrial force. Perhaps it's a commentary on the unforgiving difficulty of that game that XCOM 2 canonically assumes that you were unsuccessful in your bid to repel the alien invaders...

News: Mafia III Reviews Will Remain in the Bayou Beyond Launch

Mafia III Reviews Will Remain in the Bayou Beyond Launch

Gangster's nightmare

Mafia III releases on 7th October globally, but don't expect to find a review on Push Square – or any site worth your time for that matter. 2K Games informed us recently that code would go out on launch day, and Polygon has since confirmed that to be the case for other outlets around the world. In other words: you probably...

Review: BioShock: The Collection (PS4)

BioShock: The Collection (PS4)

As above, so below

When it was released in 2007, BioShock was hailed as a masterpiece by the gaming press and remains to this day a high watermark for the story-driven shooter. A thematic follow up to cult PC game System Shock 2 with a story that explored the objectivist philosophies of Ayn Rand set in a world modelled after the bleak dystopia of...

Gamescom 2016: Would You Kindly Watch This BioShock: The Collection Comparison?

Would You Kindly Watch This BioShock: The Collection Comparison?

Rapturous results

BioShock has, arguably, one of the greatest intros to a game ever. But it's about to get even better as part of BioShock: The Collection, the PlayStation 4 remaster of the PlayStation 3 classic. 2K Games has truncated the amazing opening, and uploaded a comparison with its new-gen version. The differences, as you may imagine, are...