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Review: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 (PS4)

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 (PS4)

Sick

The Tony Hawk series has been around for over 15 years, and in that time introduced a new genre in gaming. The fluidity of pulling off crazy street and vert tricks, the stunning soundtracks, inventive levels, and rich mechanics made it a true standout franchise. However, like most series, the franchise started to lose steam, with developer...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops III's Campaign Can't Help But Curse

Call of Duty: Black Ops III's Campaign Can't Help But Curse

Swear jarhead

There'll be no campaign for you if you choose to play Call of Duty: Black Ops III on the PlayStation 3, but anyone that opts for the PlayStation 4 version will be able to enjoy the full story experience. And according to Treyarch's boss Mark Lamia, it's the "most ambitious" that the team has ever undertaken – heck, that's evidenced...

News: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 Breaks Its Neck on PS4

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 Breaks Its Neck on PS4

Bail out

As expected, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 on the PlayStation 4 is f***ed. Activision's been reluctant to send us – or anyone else – review code, and judging by this Eurogamer.net hands-on with the final version, it's easy to see why. In the clip we see the Birdman bugging out in a variety of ways – be it clipping through geometry or...

News: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 Has a PS4 Patch Bigger Than the Game

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 Has a PS4 Patch Bigger Than the Game

Shove it

Patches have reached a new peak with Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5, as Activision's upcoming sequel has an update larger than the release itself. According to The Games Cabin, the title – which has been available to pre-load on the PlayStation 4 since last night – weighs in at just 4.6GB, but you'll need to download a 7.7GB patch to get it...

Poll: Has Destiny Won You Back With The Taken King?

Has Destiny Won You Back With The Taken King?

Is the cryptarch calling?

Destiny: The Taken King is out and fans of Bungie's shooter have probably spent their last weekend grinding themselves into dust. If internet reactions are anything to go by, then the game's third and biggest expansion has been met with a reasonably positive reception. Veteran players seem to like the changes, and lapsed...

Review: Destiny: The Taken King (PS4)

Destiny: The Taken King (PS4)

New monarchy

It's been a rocky old road for Destiny, but it's finally found some smooth terrain with The Taken King – the title's biggest expansion to date. The new content marks the second year of Destiny's life, and with it comes the realisation that Bungie has taken a rather large step forward in crafting something special. It's undoubtedly...

News: Destiny: The Taken King's Raid Has Already Been Conquered

Destiny: The Taken King's Raid Has Already Been Conquered

The king has fallen

Raids, as this author understands them, are the uber-complex end-game missions in Destiny that are supposed to take weeks to conquer. It's no surprise, then, that there's serious online street cred up for grabs if you can come through them in hours – and one The Taken King gang will be lapping up the plaudits today, as they...

News: Destiny: The Taken King Is PlayStation's Most Downloaded Day One Game Ever

Destiny: The Taken King Is PlayStation's Most Downloaded Day One Game Ever

Hail to the king

Judging purely by the sheer amount of spite Destiny draws from internet users on a daily basis, you'd think that it's a universally hated game. Almost anything related to Bungie's shooter gets picked apart by naysayers all the time - but the simple fact is that Destiny is here to stay, as evidenced by the day one download figures...

First Impressions: Destiny: The Taken King PS4 Marks a Clear Improvement

Destiny: The Taken King PS4 Marks a Clear Improvement

Taking us back

Year two of Destiny is well and truly under way with the release of The Taken King – the shooter's largest piece of downloadable content to date. We still struggle to call The Dark Below and House of Wolves 'expansions', but there's no denying that this newest add-on fits the bill. You'd expect this, of course, from an expensive...

News: You Should Definitely Make Your Own Personal Destiny: The Taken King Trailer

You Should Definitely Make Your Own Personal Destiny: The Taken King Trailer

Go on, have a go

Phwoar, we love a good bit of marketing here at Push Square, and this is the best bit of advertising we've seen in ages. Bungie's crafted an extension to Destiny's website that allows you to create your own personalised trailer for The Taken King. It's a very simple process, too. Simply click through here, enter your PlayStation...

Guide: What Time Does Destiny: The Taken King Go Live on PS4 and PS3?

What Time Does Destiny: The Taken King Go Live on PS4 and PS3?

Patience and time

There's been a lot of confusion over when Destiny's latest expansion, The Taken King, goes live. Being an online-only release, it's no surprise that Bungie is working to make sure that everything clicks without issue, and with that in mind, it'll be launching the add-on at a specified worldwide time. In other words, don't expect...

Poll: Which Destiny Ghost Voice Is the Best?

Which Destiny Ghost Voice Is the Best?

Dinklage or North?

Any fan of Destiny will know that the game's most recent 2.0 update replaced the original voice of your robotic companion - your Ghost - with an all-new actor. Previously, it was Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage who provided your Ghost with its monotone commentary, but now, video game voice actor Nolan North has been drafted...

News: Destiny: The Taken King's Live Action Trailer Is Here and It's Still Not as Good as the Japanese Ad

Destiny: The Taken King's Live Action Trailer Is Here and It's Still Not as Good as the Japanese Ad

We've been spoiled

If you remember back to the first ever live action trailer for Destiny, then you'll probably recall that it was a bit cringe-worthy - but it was still well done and quite entertaining. As expected, the same is true of The Taken King's live action clip, which features the same three Guardians. However, we reckon that both have...

News: Wow, Destiny: The Taken King's Japanese TV Ad Is Better Than Ours

Wow, Destiny: The Taken King's Japanese TV Ad Is Better Than Ours

We will not run or hide

Japan's had a long history of crazy video game marketing, and as such, it's always interesting to see how the latest blockbusters are being advertised in the East. Now, Destiny actually sold reasonably well when it first launched in the Land of the Rising Sun, so it's no surprise that its upcoming expansion, The Taken King,...

News: Destiny Update 2.0's Full Patch Notes Are Here and They're Absolutely Huge

Destiny Update 2.0's Full Patch Notes Are Here and They're Absolutely Huge

Year 2 begins now

Bungie's finally released the full patch notes for Destiny's 2.0 update, and they're big to say the least. The patch alters countless bits and pieces of the game, from the levelling system to the loot itself. Obviously, this is all in preparation for the title's upcoming expansion, The Taken King, but if you log into Destiny with...

News: Destiny's Game-Changing 2.0 Patch Is Out Now

Destiny's Game-Changing 2.0 Patch Is Out Now

A new age

Destiny's absolutely massive 2.0 update is available to download right now. The patch brings countless changes to the game, signalling the beginning of what Bungie is calling 'year two'. It adds things like Legendary Marks, which replace the limited Vanguard and Crucible marks, and it removes light levels and installs a new experience...