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Push Rewind: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PS4, PlayStation Plus Freebies, Alienation

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PS4, PlayStation Plus Freebies, Alienation

Modern warfare

A somewhat modest week here at Push Square Towers, as rumours and teasers took the place of actual announcements. The big leak centred on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, which appears poised to release on the PlayStation 4. As for actual news, the latest slate of PlayStation Plus goodies were announced – while we reviewed Alienation...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 115

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 115

Rain haven

The April showers are particularly unpredictable at Push Square Towers right now, which means that we have an excellent excuse not to brave the outdoors – after all, no one likes getting wet if they can help it. Fortunately, we have a solution: stay indoors and play video games until Monday prematurely arrives. Bonza! Sammy Barker,...

News: Sony Has Now Shipped a Staggering 40 Million PS4 Consoles

Sony Has Now Shipped a Staggering 40 Million PS4 Consoles

Beast mode

PlayStation helped propel Sony to a very profitable financial year, with the company's operating income up 329 per cent to ¥294.2 billion (~$2.7 billion). The company's gaming division played a huge part in that, its own sales up 11 per cent, with profits doubling to ¥‎88.7 billion (~$819 million). For a snapshot of just how well...

News: Your Free PS4 PlayStation Plus Games Include Tropico 5, Table Top Racing

Your Free PS4 PlayStation Plus Games Include Tropico 5, Table Top Racing

God of War! LocoRoco! Bionic Commando!

Last month's PlayStation Plus update was rock solid – and Sony's assembled another decent selection for May. While some of you may be disappointed to learn that Watch Dogs isn't part of the Instant Game Collection (we told you it was fake), Tropico 5 is actually a strong substitute – namely because this...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: One Piece: Burning Blood Blows Away the Competition on PS4, Vita

Japanese Sales Charts: One Piece: Burning Blood Blows Away the Competition on PS4, Vita

Hoist the sales

One Piece: Burning Blood leapt to the top of the Japanese software charts last week, claiming the first and second spots on PlayStation 4 and Vita respectively. The Bandai Namco brawler only sold marginally better on Sony's home console, though, with total sales across both platforms breaking 68,000 copies. It's not a bad start by...

Store Update: 26th April 2016 (Europe)

26th April 2016 (Europe)

Perfect organism

Alienation is the hot new addition on the European PlayStation Store this week, as Housemarque returns with its second PlayStation 4 exclusive of the generation. We rather liked this spiritual successor to Dead Nation, with our full review outlining exactly why through here. Severed's also up for grabs this time, as well as Rocket...

News: Persona 5 Steals the Spotlight Next Week with a Live Broadcast

Persona 5 Steals the Spotlight Next Week with a Live Broadcast

Release date incoming?

Fan of the series are still reaching out for the truth when it comes to Persona 5, as the highly anticipated role-playing game still doesn't have a confirmed release date. Indeed, just recently, NIS America stated that it'll no longer be working with Atlus to bring its software to North America and Europe, and just like...

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

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: PS4 Games Go Seriously Cheap in US Flash Sale

PS4 Games Go Seriously Cheap in US Flash Sale

LittleBigPlanet! Tearaway! Sleeping Dogs!

Ooh, boy – this is a decent North American PlayStation Store Flash Sale, and then some. Let's just dive right into it: Alien Isolation is $11.99, the upgraded PlayStation 4 version of Bully is $5.99, as is Max Payne which only launched yesterday. Then you've got the likes of

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 114

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 114

Dearly beloved

Work is well and truly over, which means that it's all video games all the time for the next two days. Well, not quite, as this author still has a handful of chores to complete – but we're not going to let that dampen the mood. In honour of the late, great Prince – it's time to party like it's 1999. Sammy Barker, Editor: I've...

News: Persona 5 May Finally Summon a Release Date Next Month

Persona 5 May Finally Summon a Release Date Next Month

Let the hype consume you

We're at a point now where people are going to go absolutely bonkers for even the slightest bit of news regarding Persona 5 - and it looks like you're getting some early next month. The game's official Japanese website has been updated with an unmissable countdown timer that's currently set to end in 320 hours, meaning...

Feature: 3 Believable Perks That Would Make Your PlayStation Plus Sub Better

3 Believable Perks That Would Make Your PlayStation Plus Sub Better

Plus more

Not everyone's happy with their PlayStation Plus subscription at the moment, with the quality of the Instant Game Collection being the biggest point of contention. While we recently outlined some of the issues that Sony may be facing with regards to the service, we thought that it would be fun to share with you three believable perks...

News: PSN's Finally Getting Two-Step Authentication

PSN's Finally Getting Two-Step Authentication

Welcome to 2005

Well, this is a pleasant surprise: Sony's adding two-factor authentication to the PlayStation Network, it's confirmed. First requests for this feature were found etched into cave drawings by Neanderthals, so it's nice to know that the Japanese giant's heard your feedback and is on the case. "In order to further safeguard our users...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: All's Quiet on the Eastern Front

Japanese Sales Charts: All's Quiet on the Eastern Front

PS4 stays top, though

It's been another quiet week in Japan for PlayStation and the market in general, as a dearth of new blockbuster releases ensured that the software charts looked particularly dismal. The PlayStation 4 saw three fresh entries in Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition, République, and Skullgirls 2nd Encore, but none of them...

Store Update: 19th April 2016 (North America)

19th April 2016 (North America)

Ahoy, ahoy

Invisible Inc! Koi! Pang Adventures! Ms. Pac-Man with a Platinum! This week's North American PlayStation Store update may not be packed with retail heavy hitters, but there are a deluge of digital games that you should be paying attention to. Here's the full line-up for your perusal. PS4 Games: Arcade Game Series: Dig Dug (Out...