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  • E3 2016 EA Play Hosting Charity Initiative, Play to Give

    Five charities to benefit from

    Hidden away among the game announcements and gameplay –or, er, behind the scenes footage – EA unveiled a new scheme entitled Play to Give. During the publisher's pre-E3 2016 event, EA Play, gamers will be able to try and complete various challenges across a handful of games, earning in-game rewards in the...

  • News Geoff Keighley's The Game Awards Will Return on 1st December

    On every gaming screen and VR

    Oh, great. As we mentally prepare ourselves for a week of exorbitantly late night streams, industry icon Geoff Keighley has revealed that we can look forward to one more on 1st December, when The Game Awards will return. We thought that last year's show was just about as good as one could reasonably expect an awards...

  • News There's a PlayStation E3 Headline Generator

    And it's glorious

    E3 is a time of fierce format wars and – if you happen to work in the games industry – intense stress. Scientists often say that laughing is a good way of dealing with tough situations, and this PlayStation E3 headline generator certainly got a giggle out of us. Some of our favourites so far: Shawn Layden bursts from a...

  • News This Modded Uncharted 4 PS4 Is Pretty Amazing

    Golden

    It's incredible how creative some people are when it comes to constructing modified consoles, and this Uncharted 4: A Thief's End-themed system is yet another example of that. Made by Romanian gamer Vulpe Adrian Andrei, the system employs a shirt similar to the one worn by protagonist Nathan Drake as well as leather bounding and pistole...

  • News Learn Why Shenmue Is Held in Such High Regard

    Courage shall determine his fate

    Not going to lie: Shenmue III's reveal almost had your humble host in tears last year. It's a game series that's had a profound effect on this author, as illustrated in this soapbox article. But many who missed out on the original – or perhaps were too young to play it – may not understand why Yu Suzuki's...

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  • News Move Over, Angelina! Here's Your New Lara Croft

    Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander to play the iconic character

    Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, perhaps best known for her roles in Ex Machina and The Danish Girl, will play Lara Croft in Warner Bros and MGM's forthcoming Tomb Raider movie reboot. The Oscar-winning actress has secured the role despite it being heavily linked with Star Wars' Daisy...

  • News UK Magazine Play Calls Paper Based Issues a Day

    Play another day

    As someone whose entire career was founded off the back of spending hundreds of hours reading Official PlayStation Magazine, EDGE, and GamesTM, it's always sad to hear that a UK institution is pulling out of newsagents. Play, admittedly, wasn't this author's regular read – but your humble host still has multiple issues littered...

  • News Finally! Now You Can Play Your NES with a PS4 Pad

    Playing with power

    For many, the NES is a legendary console – even if ours spent more time on the blink than actually running games. If you happen to have one where the cartridge connectors aren't all mangled, however, then you may be interested in this exciting accessory: the Retro Receiver NES allows you to play your 8-bit games wirelessly...

  • News Now We've Truly Reached the End of an Era

    Sony Interactive Entertainment presents

    We knew that the day was coming, but it's still sad all of the same. Sony announced earlier in the year that it would be formally renaming the division that runs PlayStation to Sony Interactive Entertainment starting 1st April, and we've been waiting for that most famous of boot screens to be replaced...

  • News Ratchet & Clank Fans, You're Going to Want Some of This Swag

    Oven gloves! Vinyl records! Sticker packs!

    Well, we haven't forgotten Ratchet & Clank – and nor should you have. With the new game launching in North America next week, I Am 8 Bit is flogging a stack of gear starting today – including a vinyl soundtrack and a Groovitron oven glove. You know you want them. Also up for grabs is a sticker...

  • News Sony Mods PS4 Controller for Fan with Cerebral Palsy

    For the players

    One thoughtful Sony employee has specially modified a DualShock 4 controller for a PlayStation fan with cerebral palsy. Peter Byrne contacted the platform holder after experiencing issues with the touchpad on the PlayStation 4 peripheral. Alex Nawabi, who works for PlayStation's research and development team, spent ten hours coming...

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December2015

  • Soapbox Why I Love Strategy Guides

    A game's best friend

    Republished on Tuesday, 29th December 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives as we look back at some of Push Square's features from 2015. The original text follows. Originally published on Monday, 3rd August 2015: Sometimes I think that strategy guides are a little bit misunderstood. I understand that...

  • Feature Meet the Man with 40,000 PlayStation Trophies

    Platinum unlocked

    Republished on Monday, 28th December 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives as we look back at some of Push Square's features from 2015. The original text follows. Originally published on Monday, 24th August 2015: It's a warm yet rainy evening in New Hampshire, but Michael 'Roughdawg4' Sinclaire is uninterested...

  • Talking Point Did You Get Any PlayStation Gifts This Christmas?

    Share 'em with us

    It's Christmas Eve – actually, it's just gone midnight – and we don't have long to write this article, so you'll forgive us for excreting it out at the very last minute. But, we've written all of our Game of the Year stuff – keep reading the site over the coming week – and it's taken a lot of time. So, sorry this final...

  • News Fanart for Kojima Productions' Logo Has Already Started

    No, really

    Gamers around the globe are ditching their Quiet drawings in order to pen a new character: Kojima Productions' logo. We've only seen the medieval skull's head thus far, but studio founder Hideo Kojima did note in a tweet that the company has imagined the character's body as well. Rather than reveal it, however, he said that he'd prefer...

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