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Store Update: 12th November 2014 (Europe)

12th November 2014 (Europe)

Angry Murray

Costume Quest 2 has arrived just in time for Hallowe’en – on the PlayStation 3 at least. Sigh. Double Fine’s dress-‘em-up is just one of many delayed releases to deploy on the European PlayStation Store this week, with Nidhogg and Pier Solar HD also on the menu. Assassin’s Creed Unity is the obvious highlight, but this...

Store Update: 11th November 2014 (North America)

11th November 2014 (North America)

Dream weaver

Assassin’s Creed Unity isn’t exactly sneaking onto the North American PlayStation Store this week – more crashing into it like a cannon ball. Ubisoft’s latest and (not so) greatest is available now on the PlayStation 4, and it’s being flanked by spin-off Assassin’s Creed Rogue on last-gen hardware. Meanwhile, the toys are...

Store Preview: Assassin's Creed Unity, LEGO Batman 3, Tales of Hearts R

Assassin's Creed Unity, LEGO Batman 3, Tales of Hearts R

Viva la revolution

... And in early November, the blockbusters did rise, and they marched onto the PlayStation Store demanding that the innocent people spend their money, with spears and other fearsome instruments poised above their heads. Ahem. Seriously, though, this is where things start to get silly – or amazing – for all three of Sony’s...

Review: Race the Sun (PlayStation 4)

Race the Sun (PlayStation 4)

Flight to freedom

Race the Sun is a very simple game. That isn't meant as a criticism – indeed, the title's focus is arguably its greatest asset. After a successful Kickstarter, this unique take on a popular genre has made its way onto Sony's systems with almost non-existent fanfare. But, do its straightforward systems make for a satisfying...

Store Update: 4th November 2014 (North America)

4th November 2014 (North America)

Spacey ace

There may be more games in this North American PlayStation Store update than you can shake a stick at, but, let’s be honest, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the real highlight. Sledgehammer Games’ first-person shooter is looking hot to trot, and is available now on both the PS4 and PS3. Don’t worry if futuristic warfare’s not...

Review: Minutes (PlayStation 4)

Minutes (PlayStation 4)

Bullet heaven

Minutes’ key art may draw comparisons to Countdown, but in Channel 4 game show terms, this is way more Rachel Riley than Des O’Connor. An energetic arcade experience, this blistering bullet hell-inspired escapade is a real breath of fresh air. And while it may not silence the anti-indie crowd, it’s a shining example of how good...

Review: Deadfall Adventures: Heart of Atlantis (PlayStation Network)

Deadfall Adventures: Heart of Atlantis (PlayStation Network)

Heart breaker

This writer’s reputation for revelling in mediocre games is well regarded around the Push Square office, and Deadfall Adventures: Heart of Atlantis is another one of those middling titles that’s ingratiated itself to this strange scribe. An updated version of last year’s Xbox 360 and PC release, this Indiana Jones-inspired romp...

Store Update: 29th October 2014 (Europe)

29th October 2014 (Europe)

Late to the party

As with its North American counterpart, this European PlayStation Store update is absolutely bursting with new releases – but there’s one irritating absentee for this editor. Indeed, where the heck is Costume Quest 2? A game designed around Hallowe’en should arrive before said event, and if your humble host doesn’t get his...

Store Update: 28th October 2014 (North America)

28th October 2014 (North America)

Freedom fighters

Another week, another outrageous North American PlayStation Store update. This time the highlights are numerous, with Costume Quest 2, The Unfinished Swan, and Lords of the Fallen all vying for your attention. We’ll need to put Ariana Grande on loop to get through this one. PS4 Games: Battle Islands (Free) C

News: PSN Down as Sony's Servers Feel PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Strain

PSN Down as Sony's Servers Feel PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Strain

Offline agony

Being a PlayStation fan is a bit like supporting the England football team these days: when the chips are up, you just know that they’re going to come crashing down at some point. As such, it’s no surprise that just when we were starting to feel satisfied with PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00, the PlayStation Network has...

Store Update: 22nd October 2014 (Europe)

22nd October 2014 (Europe)

Break the rules

The early bird always catches the worm, so we guess that we’ll be forced to feed on scraps for posting the European PlayStation Store update so darn late in the day. We’d blame the delay on traffic, but, well, that’s not strictly true. Either way, a rival saying states that you’re better late than never – and we happen to...

Store Update: 21st October 2014 (North America)

21st October 2014 (North America)

Bring the bleat back

Have mercy upon us, great gaming gods, for we cannot cope with the software overload that you’re subjecting us to. This week’s North American PlayStation Store update may be light on heavy hitters, but it more than makes up for any shortcomings in sheer girth. Highlights include Samurai Warriors 4, The Legend of Korra, and

Review: Jet Car Stunts (PlayStation Network)

Jet Car Stunts (PlayStation Network)

Trials and error

Jet Car Stunts’ arrival on the PlayStation 3 and Vita marks the popular mobile game’s first foray onto consoles. Historically, adapted smartphone titles end up feeling a little, well, off when they’re converted to consoles – but there are exceptions. The big question, then, is whether Grip Games has managed to make True...

Store Preview: Legend of Korra, Samurai Warriors 4, Just Dance 2015

Legend of Korra, Samurai Warriors 4, Just Dance 2015

Korra, blimey

There’s set to be a spot of animal magic on the PlayStation Store this week, as zany side-scroller Escape Goat 2 bleats aside the competition, and trots onto Sony’s next-gen system. It’ll be joined by fellow curiosity Fluster Cluck, a four-player party game starring chickens in space suits. It’s a jungle out there. If...

News: PlayStation's Leading Ladies Get a Little More Affordable in NA PSN Flash Sale

PlayStation's Leading Ladies Get a Little More Affordable in NA PSN Flash Sale

Girl power

You’ll be able to spend some quality time with PlayStation’s most popular female protagonists this weekend – and you won’t have to break your bank balance in the process. Sony’s discounted tons of top titles such as Fat Princess, Mirror’s Edge, and Portal 2 for the next few days only – with some of the prices going seriously...

Store Update: 15th October 2014 (Europe)

15th October 2014 (Europe)

The raunchy, the creepy, and the creative

This week's selection is leaving us spoiled, and we haven't even hit November yet. If you're eager to gear up ready for some pre-Hallowe'en thrills, there's The Evil Within and Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut. Meanwhile, if you're looking to live life on the wild side, then you can play with just the...

Store Update: 14th October 2014 (North America)

14th October 2014 (North America)

Take your pick

Has anyone else got a better introductory sentence? These weekly PlayStation Store updates come around so quickly that we feel like a broken record at times. Still, we suppose that complaining about that fact gives us a new lead in to this North American refresh, which hosts the likes of The Evil Within and Borderlands: The...