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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...

Review: Robot Rescue Revolution (PlayStation Network)

Robot Rescue Revolution (PlayStation Network)

Rust bucket

Robot Rescue Revolution is a strategy puzzle game for the PlayStation 3, which tasks you with guiding multiple robots to a goal while navigating treacherous terrain. Available for a relatively slender figure from the PlayStation Store, the title includes three worlds to explore and over 100 levels to complete. The core gameplay involves...

News: Can't Connect to PSN? Blame Hacker Group DERP

Can't Connect to PSN? Blame Hacker Group DERP

It was an accident, by the way

Batten down the hatches, stock up on essentials, and assume the foetal position – the PlayStation Network is experiencing problems again, and that means that it's time to panic. In all seriousness, though, if you've been encountering trouble with the online service, you've absolutely no need to fret, as the issues...

Review: Tiny Brains (PlayStation 4)

Tiny Brains (PlayStation 4)

Tiny brains, big character

Science: it’s a wonderful thing. Without science, we’d still be muddling through the dark ages, in a world without Facebook and instant soup. Of course, before such manmade wonders can exist, they need to be tested – and what better way is there to trial such innovations than by exploiting poor animals? Don’t call...

News: Gran Turismo 5's Online Mode Parking Up in May 2014

Gran Turismo 5's Online Mode Parking Up in May 2014

Resistance trilogy also being taken offline

It looks like Sony is especially eager for you to upgrade to Gran Turismo 6. In a sneaky seasonal update, the platform holder has revealed that Gran Turismo 5’s online component will be written off on 20th May 2014. That means that you’ve got around six months left to stomach the simulation racer’s...

Review: Mutant Mudds Deluxe (PlayStation Network)

Mutant Mudds Deluxe (PlayStation Network)

Don't jump over this one

Twenty years ago, we never would have guessed that today’s generation of consoles would embrace 8-bit side-scrolling platformers. With the release of titles like Terraria, however, this trend does not show any signs of slowing. As these games continue to grow in popularity, developers such as Renegade Kid are fusing the...

Review: Zen Pinball 2 (PlayStation 4)

Zen Pinball 2 (PlayStation 4)

Zen out of ten?

One of two pinball titles flipping onto the PlayStation 4 prior to Christmas is Zen Pinball 2, a game that previously graced both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. This next-gen version provides gamers with a chance to battle friends and strangers for the highest score on a range of tailor made tables, a number of which bear...

Review: Terraria (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Terraria (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Landheld gaming

Back when Terraria launched on the PlayStation 3, we praised its diverse collection of content and its overall depth, but felt that the title's awkward user interface and time consuming gameplay held it back from greatness in our review. On Sony's handheld, however, the game makes use of the system's touch screen – but is the new...