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Review: Tour de France 2015 (PS4)

Tour de France 2015 (PS4)

Smooth ride

If your Sunday bike ride doesn't take you 180 kilometres through some of the most scenic areas of Europe, you really need to buck your ideas up. The rest of us – statuesque in our hard-bodied glory – don't really need a video game tie-in for the Tour de France, because we live it every single day. Still, last year's travesty...

E3 2015: PS4 Horror RPG Vampyr Gets Its Very First Trailer

PS4 Horror RPG Vampyr Gets Its Very First Trailer

Biting back

Vampyr is currently in the works over at Dontnod Entertainment, but all we've seen regarding the game is some very vague concept art. Fortunately, the developer's released something slightly more tangible: the title's very first trailer. Again, it's more of a mood setter than anything, but it's still the most that we've seen of the...

News: Divinity: Original Sin Hacks a Path to PS4 This Year

Divinity: Original Sin Hacks a Path to PS4 This Year

Simply divine

Old-school role-playing game Divinity: Original Sin is bludgeoning its way to the PlayStation 4 this year. The game – which has associate editor Robert Ramsey's name written all over it – will launch as part of an Enhanced Edition, and will boast a revamped user interface and optimised DualShock 4 controls. There'll also be...

News: Farming Simulator 15 on PS4, PS3 Looks Udderly Essential

Farming Simulator 15 on PS4, PS3 Looks Udderly Essential

More than meats the eye

Manure so demanding. Every time new information on Farming Simulator 15 crops up, the thresher's on for us to come up with a new set of gags. The problem is that we just don't have anything gnu – all of our best puns have already been put out to pasture. To be honest, we feel like we're just milking things now, so we're...

News: Want a Post-Apocalyptic RPG on PS4? The Technomancer May Be the Answer 

Want a Post-Apocalyptic RPG on PS4? The Technomancer May Be the Answer 

Mars attacks

Spiders, the studio that created decent action role-playing game Bound by Flame, is currently working on a new title called The Technomancer, which is apparently a post-apocalyptic RPG set on Mars. It's supposedly releasing on PlayStation 4 at some point next year. All we know right now is that there'll be skill trees, and you, as a...

News: Corn You Believe It? Farming Simulator 15 Ploughs PS4, PS3 in May

Corn You Believe It? Farming Simulator 15 Ploughs PS4, PS3 in May

They see me rollin', they hay-tin'

Farming Simulator 15, the most popular game on Push Square barn none – seriously, internal statistics show that you're all somewhat agriculturally inclined – will sow its seeds on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 from 19th May. The husbandry hit was revealed for Sony's systems last year, but a

News: Vampyr Is an RPG from the Studio That Brought You Remember Me

Vampyr Is an RPG from the Studio That Brought You Remember Me

Fangs very much

French developer DONTNOD is pretty busy these days, isn't it? With episodic adventure Life is Strange still in the works, the studio has revealed another project in the form of Vampyr – a horror-themed RPG. Apparently set after World War I, you'll be playing as a doctor who's bitten by a vampiric patient. The premise certainly...

News: Fantasy Football Sim Blood Bowl 2 Scores a Gruesome Touchdown on PS4

Fantasy Football Sim Blood Bowl 2 Scores a Gruesome Touchdown on PS4

Pigskin pillagers

American Football is fine and dandy, but surely we can all agree that it would be orders of magnitude more exciting if it were played by bloodthirsty fantasy villains. Luckily, this oddly specific desire will soon be fulfilled, as Blood Bowl 2 – the second entry in the sporting sim franchise – will be hitting the PlayStation 4...

Review: Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments (PlayStation 4)

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments (PlayStation 4)

Baker treat

Sherlock Holmes is the ultimate alpha male. He may not be particularly strong, but he has the ability to crush any man with his incredible intellect – and in Crimes and Punishments, a PlayStation 4 adventure loosely based upon Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous short stories and the BBC’s more modern adaptation, he practically revels...

News: New PS4 Title Styx: Master of Shadows Combines Stealth and Steampunk

New PS4 Title Styx: Master of Shadows Combines Stealth and Steampunk

Stealthpunk

What do you get when you mix stealth, steampunk, and a sprinkling of high fantasy? Okay, so you probably get Dishonored or Thief. But now there's a new kid on the block, in the form of PlayStation 4 title Styx: Master of Shadows. Developer Cyanide Studio recently announced the project on the PlayStation Blog, and

Review: Bound by Flame (PlayStation 4)

Bound by Flame (PlayStation 4)

Dragon rage

Bound by Flame is the PlayStation 4's first foray into the magical land of fantasy role-playing games. Over the last few months leading up to release, developer Spiders has thrown numerous trailers and screenshots online, and although you can never judge a finished product from its media, it's worth pointing out that this particular...

News: PS4 RPG Bound by Flame Features Some Impressive Player Customisation

PS4 RPG Bound by Flame Features Some Impressive Player Customisation

Hot under the collar

We're daring to hope that upcoming action RPG Bound by Flame will be the PlayStation 4's first suitably epic fantasy adventure after the game's most recent trailer. With the title set to launch in under a month's time, developer Spiders Studio has released a handful of screenshots that showcase the game's deep player...

News: Bound by Flame Bursts Out First PlayStation 4 Footage

Bound by Flame Bursts Out First PlayStation 4 Footage

Your hex is on fire

Not so long ago, very little was known about Bound by Flame. It came like a comet, showcased by a thrilling trailer and a subsequent smattering of equally impressive screenshots, but then appeared to retreat into the shadows like a beast of folklore, only spoken of in hushed tones around midnight campfires. That is, until last...

News: Action-Packed RPG Bound by Flame is Blazing onto PS4 This Year

Action-Packed RPG Bound by Flame is Blazing onto PS4 This Year

Watch the world burn

Over on the European PlayStation Blog, a bountiful amount of sizzling information regarding upcoming dark fantasy RPG Bound by Flame has been let loose, along with a tantalising new trailer for the game. Possessed by a demonic entity, it's down to your custom character – male of female – to save the world from its...

Review: Contrast (PlayStation 4)

Contrast (PlayStation 4)

If it's broke, fix it

Contrast is the first game by indie developer Compulsion Games. It, along with Resogun, shares the distinction of being the one of the first free PlayStation Plus giveaways on the PlayStation 4. The title follows a young girl named Didi, who works to reunite her estranged parents with the help of her imaginary friend Dawn (the...