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Gamescom 2016: The Surge Is the Sci-Fi Dark Souls Your PS4 Deserves

The Surge Is the Sci-Fi Dark Souls Your PS4 Deserves

Surge of cerberus

This is a pleasant surprise: The Surge is taking Dark Souls' gameplay and turning it sci-fi. Apparently announced eons ago, this is the first your humble host has seen of Deck 13's latest, and while it obviously lacks the artistic panache of a From Software release, the gameplay loop's looking strong – even if the obligatory...

News: Choo-Choo! Farming Simulator 17 Adds Trains to Transport Your Grains

Choo-Choo! Farming Simulator 17 Adds Trains to Transport Your Grains

All aboard

Huge news for agricultural aficionados: Farming Simulator 17 will include trains. This has been an oft-requested feature from fans, and it's finally here. The drivable trains will allow you to transport your grain in mass quantities, as well as tree logs and animals. "We've even included tension belts to hold down and stabilise bales...

News: Corn, Blimey! Catch a Glimpse of Farming Simulator 17 PS4 Gameplay

Corn, Blimey! Catch a Glimpse of Farming Simulator 17 PS4 Gameplay

Hay maker

Farming equipment is genuinely bad ass, as this Farming Simulator 17 gameplay trailer should demonstrate. It shows a lady farmer tending to one of her plots, using various pieces of licensed equipment to plough, sow, fertilise, and harvest some crops. This is a simple growth cycle – but look at that New Holland self-propelled sprayer...

Review: The Technomancer (PS4)

The Technomancer (PS4)

European jank is back

The last time that Push Square visited a world made by developer Spiders, it was in the form of Bound By Flame. The 2014 title had some lofty ambitions but it failed to meet any of them, and thus shipped as a bit of a mess in both the gameplay and presentation departments. Despite those disappointments, though, the French...

News: Here's Just About Everything You Need to Know About PS4 RPG The Technomancer

Here's Just About Everything You Need to Know About PS4 RPG The Technomancer

Life on Mars

The Technomancer is due out a week from now on the 28th June, and we're still cautiously optimistic with regards to its quality. As its newest trailer indicates, the title's set up to be quite an in-depth action role-playing game, but it's definitely one of those titles that we'll have to play for ourselves before getting too excited...

E3 2016: Life Is Strange Dev's Vampyr Laments Life in PS4 Trailer

Life Is Strange Dev's Vampyr Laments Life in PS4 Trailer

Fangs very much

http://www.dailymotion.com/embed/video/x4fp47t The leaks floweth like the blood from a punctured vein. Vampyr's tasty E3 2016 trailer has appeared online, revealing the curse of life as a creature of the night. The game – in production at Life Is Strange developer DONTNOD – is based upon the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic in London,...

News: You're in for a Rough Time in PS4 RPG The Technomancer

You're in for a Rough Time in PS4 RPG The Technomancer

Bad guys aplenty in new trailer

The Technomancer is out later this month, and it's dug up an E3 trailer to remind you of that fact. The action role-playing game, which takes place on dusty old Mars, certainly has potential - but has developer Spiders been able to overcome the problems that were so apparent in its last release, Bound by Flame? Only...

News: Here's More Gameplay From PS4 Sci-Fi RPG The Technomancer

Here's More Gameplay From PS4 Sci-Fi RPG The Technomancer

Meet the team

As we keep saying, The Technomancer definitely shows some promise, but it's one of those games that we'll have to get our hands on before we can say that it's delivered. A sci-fi role-playing release from developer Spiders, the intriguing title's got a new gameplay trailer that highlights the characters who'll be joining you on your...

News: First-Person Warhammer Shooter Space Hulk: Deathwing Has Potential on PS4

First-Person Warhammer Shooter Space Hulk: Deathwing Has Potential on PS4

First gameplay emerges from the darkness

The action of Space Hulk: Deathwing certainly looks crunchy in the title's first gameplay trailer. A first-person shooter that can be played with friends or with computer controlled buddies, it tasks you with surviving the exploration of massive space ships as you're hounded by deadly alien enemies...

News: PS4 Action RPG The Technomancer Crackles with 6 Minutes of Gameplay

PS4 Action RPG The Technomancer Crackles with 6 Minutes of Gameplay

Zapped

We've had our eye on The Technomancer for some time, and the more that we see of it, the more that we hope developer Spiders has crafted an action role-playing game that's worth being hyped about. The studio's previous outing, Bound by Flame, had some interesting ideas, and overall, it wasn't too bad - but it felt undercooked in numerous...

News: PS4 Action RPG Vampyr Bleeds a Few Gloomy Screenshots

PS4 Action RPG Vampyr Bleeds a Few Gloomy Screenshots

You may have to squint

It's about bloody time that we got a slightly better look at Vampyr - an action role-playing game set in 1918's London. As you'd expect from a title that's all about vampires and a city that's trying to get over the horrors of the first World War, Vampyr promises a dark and morbid looking affair. The only downside is that...

News: Weird PS4 RPG The Technomancer Is Starting to Grab Our Attention

Weird PS4 RPG The Technomancer Is Starting to Grab Our Attention

Mars attacks

Yes, before you say it, we know that we've been here before. Those of you who remember us banging on about an action role-playing game by the name of Bound by Flame will know that we were quite excited for the BioWare-esque title, but ultimately, it didn't live up to its potential. And we get it: you could easily say the same thing...

News: PS4 Stealth Sequel Styx: Shards of Darkness Sure Looks Impressive

PS4 Stealth Sequel Styx: Shards of Darkness Sure Looks Impressive

Unreal Engine 4 life

Styx: Master of Shadows was a pretty decent stealth title that launched on the PlayStation 4 back in 2014, but for many, it crawled straight under the radar and into obscurity. A sequel seems like a good idea, then, and if Styx: Shards of Darkness' first screenshots are anything to go by, it may be a 2016 release that's worth...

News: Expect Corny Jokes as Farming Simulator 17 Ploughs a Path to PS4

Expect Corny Jokes as Farming Simulator 17 Ploughs a Path to PS4

Tractor factor

Duck for cover and cull the crops: Farming Simulator 17 has been announced for the PlayStation 4 – sort of. If you're a hay-ter and think that this series is a load of bull, then it's worth noting that thistle only take a minute – details are light on the ground at the moment. Focus Home Interactive has said that it'll dig up a...