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Store Update: 14th January 2014 (North America)

14th January 2014 (North America)

'Ave it

The industry’s still getting warmed up to 2014, so this North American PlayStation Store update is a little lean yet again. Nevertheless, fans of stealth action may be delighted to learn that PlayStation Vita port Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD has finally stepped out of the shadows, while Halfbrick developed dual-joystick shooter Age of...

News: Two for Two as Dynasty Warriors Next Marches into February's EU PS Plus Update

Two for Two as Dynasty Warriors Next Marches into February's EU PS Plus Update

Get ready to unite China again

Launch titles are often best left in the shadows as the younger, more attractive games hog the spotlight. February, however, marks Dynasty Warriors Next's five minutes of fame as it's confirmed to be one of February’s free PlayStation Vita titles for PlayStation Plus subscribers. With a fanbase as loyal as Call of...

News: Gasp, Outlast Confirmed for February EU Instant Game Collection

Gasp, Outlast Confirmed for February EU Instant Game Collection

The rumours were true

We've been keeping our eyes on Red Barrels' popular horror title Outlast for a long time now. Mostly in the hopes that our fearless leader Sammy Barker wouldn't force us to sit through the terrifying ordeal for a review, but also because of the glowing reception that the game received following its release on the PC. Most...

News: Papo & Yo Developer Touched by Fan's 'Moving' Letter

Papo & Yo Developer Touched by Fan's 'Moving' Letter

Posts open response

Papo & Yo developer Minority has posted a heart warming response to an anonymous fan after receiving a hand written letter signed with "music notes and a heart". Community manager Rommel Romero wrote on behalf of the studio: "I read your moving letter the moment that it got to our studio and felt that the team would love to...

Review: Backgammon Blitz (PlayStation 4)

Backgammon Blitz (PlayStation 4)

Cured to perfection

Backgammon is one of the oldest games in existence, dating back thousands of years, and although in modern society it’s overshadowed by more popular timewasters like chess, it’s managed to find a home on the PlayStation 4 and its accompanying handheld, the PlayStation Vita. It’s true that in some instances the classics are...

News: This Rumoured EU February PS Plus Lineup Looks Scarily Good

This Rumoured EU February PS Plus Lineup Looks Scarily Good

Too good to be true?

European PlayStation Plus subscribers could be in for a real treat, if a leaked list of Instant Game Collection titles posted on GamePointsNow is to be believed. PlayStation 4 owners would be insane to miss out on Red Barrels Games' asylum-based survival horror title Outlast, while those among you who have held onto your dear...

News: Spider-Man 2 Developer's Energy Hook Latches onto PS4 and Vita

Spider-Man 2 Developer's Energy Hook Latches onto PS4 and Vita

Swing low sweet chariot

The great gaming gods often dictate that licensed titles must suck, but they benevolently made an exception with the amazing Spider-Man 2 on the PlayStation 2. Published by Activision in order to tie-in with the Tobey Maguire movie, the sandbox swing-‘em-up was a real breath of fresh air, allowing you to explore Manhattan...

Review: Aabs Animals (PlayStation Network)

Aabs Animals (PlayStation Network)

Avoid eye contact at all costs

Do you like cute things, specifically animals? Do you like to stare at said animals without interacting with them in any way? Are you a fan of music that sounds like a compilation of the happiest melodies ever conceived by man? If your answer is 'Yes' to each of these questions, then congratulations: Aabs Animals is...

News: New Screens of Assassin's Creed Liberation HD Blow the Original's Visuals Out of the Water

New Screens of Assassin's Creed Liberation HD Blow the Original's Visuals Out of the Water

Aveline de Grandpré looks better than ever

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation for the PlayStation Vita was by no means an unimpressive attempt at transferring the gorgeous graphics of the franchise to the handheld market. However, three new photos comparing its visuals to the upcoming Assassin's Creed Liberation HD make you second-guess the...

Store Update: 8th January 2014 (Europe)

8th January 2014 (Europe)

Eat it up

A lot like its North American counterpart, the first European PlayStation Store update of the year is predictably light. Notable additions include Klei Entertainment’s survival simulator Don’t Starve and a slew of bundles featuring a wide variety of PlayStation 2 Classics published by Rockstar Games. What are you buying? Let us know in...

News: VVVVVV Will Turn Your PS Vita Upside Down This Year

VVVVVV Will Turn Your PS Vita Upside Down This Year

VVVVVVery good news

Terry Cavanagh has re-confirmed that his topsy-turvy indie smash VVVVVV will flip gravity on the PlayStation Vita at some point this year. The critically acclaimed extraterrestrial affair was announced for Sony’s system way back in September, but had fallen off the radar by the end of December. However, in a meaty blog post,...

Store Update: 7th January 2014 (North America)

7th January 2014 (North America)

We hope that you're not too hungry

It’s the first North American PlayStation Store update of the year, and Sony has decided to have mercy upon our sanity. While the pre-Christmas refreshes proved a nightmare to format, this particular offering is petite enough to not waste our entire day. Highlights include Don’t Starve on the PlayStation 4...

News: Sneaky Sony's Been Testing PlayStation Now in Journey

Sneaky Sony's Been Testing PlayStation Now in Journey

Don't stop believin'

Have you braved your way to the top of Journey’s beautiful mountain recently? If so, there’s a good chance that you may have encountered another intrepid adventurer playing the thatgamecompany exclusive via Sony’s just announced cloud streaming service PlayStation Now. That's because the platform holder has revealed that...

Game of the Month: December 2013 - Gran Turismo 6

December 2013 - Gran Turismo 6

That's just gran-d

For a month consisting of only a couple of big-name releases, we were certainly busy in December. Here at Push Square, we reviewed a rather staggering 32 games in all, but as always, only one can walk away with our prestigious Game of the Month accolade. So which title was awarded a stocking full of festive treats? Why, it was...