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News: PS Vita's Memory Cards May Cost a Bomb, But Digital Purchases Are on the Rise

PS Vita's Memory Cards May Cost a Bomb, But Digital Purchases Are on the Rise

Add to basket

At a recent press event, Sony revealed that almost half of all purchases on the PlayStation Vita are digital. SCEA executive John Koller released the snippet, stating that 48 per cent of the handheld's games are purchased through the PlayStation Store. Although he didn't reveal the same figures for the PlayStation 4, the suit did say...

News: Have a Bloody Good Time with the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Demo

Have a Bloody Good Time with the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Demo

A fair crack of the whip

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is only a couple of weeks away from launching on the PlayStation 3, but starting today in North America, you'll be able to have a little taste of what's to come with a free downloadable demo. It was previously only available to those that purchased the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Collection,...

News: No Heroes Allowed Turns To Puzzles In New Vita Adventure

No Heroes Allowed Turns To Puzzles In New Vita Adventure

It's free-to-play, too

No Heroes Allowed may not invoke many memories, but you may remember the niche PSP dungeon builder Holy Invasion of Privacy Badman, What did I do to deserve this?, and although their titles may be different, they are indeed a part of the same family of weirdly wonderful games, with the freshly announced No Heroes Allowed: No...

Review: TxK (PlayStation Network - Vita)

TxK (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Trippin’ balls tremendously

You could look at TxK and pass it off as a simple indie game that harks back to the arcade shooter days of old. However, dismissing it as such would not account for the history and significance behind it. Jeff Minter, the game’s creator, has been in the industry since 1982, and is arguably best known for his 1994...

News: You'll Be Able to Take Flight in Luftrausers on PS3 and Vita Soon

You'll Be Able to Take Flight in Luftrausers on PS3 and Vita Soon

Just like R. Kelly

Vlambeer’s awesome 8-bit dogfight-‘em-up Luftrausers is set to soar onto the PlayStation 3 and Vita soon, publisher Devolver Digital has confirmed. The indie outfit is targeting a simultaneous release across five platforms, with the two abovementioned Sony systems set to join the pixelated party. A hard date should be with us...

Review: Doki-Doki Universe (PlayStation 4)

Doki-Doki Universe (PlayStation 4)

Everybody do the robot

We’re a funny lot, the human race. Capable on the one hand of compassion and understanding, we’re also simultaneously prone to bouts of some much less desirable traits. Doki-Doki Universe from HumaNature – a team made up of some of the creators of 16-bit classic ToeJam & Earl – takes you on a tour of, well, human...

News: Don't Worry, You'll Be Able to Play Some of Yakuza Ishin

Don't Worry, You'll Be Able to Play Some of Yakuza Ishin

Japanese demo striking out soon

Anyone with an ounce of sense knows that a Japanese PlayStation Network account is virtually mandatory if you want to test out some exotic software. And while it’s still unclear whether Yakuza Ishin will actually make its way overseas, at least you’ll be able to use your abovementioned alternate login to play the...

News: Feel Almighty with This Mighty No. 9 Alpha Footage

Feel Almighty with This Mighty No. 9 Alpha Footage

Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune gives it his approval

Former Capcom executive Keiji Inafune has released a one minute video of himself playing Mega Man's spiritual successor, Mighty No. 9. The footage showcases early alpha gameplay and demonstrates a handful of the mechanics currently in the crowd-funded game. In addition, the clip gives us some...

News: Free PS3 Fighter SoulCalibur: Lost Swords Steps into the Ring in Spring

Free PS3 Fighter SoulCalibur: Lost Swords Steps into the Ring in Spring

En garde

Get ready to choose your weapon this Spring in SoulCalibur: Lost Swords. Releasing exclusively for the PlayStation 3, this fresh release is taking the franchise in a new direction, opting for a free-to-play format. While not a lot's been said about the fighter since its reveal last year, newly rebranded publisher Bandai Namco has produced...

Game of the Month: January 2014 - Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

January 2014 - Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

One more treasure for Lara

For once, January was a relatively quiet month here at Push Square in terms of reviews. With no real blockbusters bursting onto the PlayStation scene, last month's vote was always going to be a tricky one, as we had to round up titles that some of our staff had never even heard of. But as they say, the show must go on...

Store Update: 5th February 2014 (Europe)

5th February 2014 (Europe)

Scared to spend

Red Barrels’ spooky survival horror revival Outlast is arguably the most noteworthy addition to the European PlayStation Store this week, but it’s in esteemed company. Other highlights include FuturLab’s supercharged match-three puzzler Surge Deluxe, Capcom’s acrobatic clean-‘em-up Dustforce, and the long awaited second...

News: Strider Barrages Us with a Release Date, Pricing, and Customisation Details

Strider Barrages Us with a Release Date, Pricing, and Customisation Details

As quick as you like

Over on Capcom's official Facebook page, the Japanese publisher has let rip with a bounty of new information regarding the upcoming return of Strider. The post states that the game will be slashing its way to Europe on 19th February, where it will cost €14.99 / £11.99. It also goes on to detail several newly revealed modes,...

Store Update: 4th February 2014 (North America)

4th February 2014 (North America)

Cleaning up

After a somewhat slow start to the year, the North American PlayStation Store is officially back into the swing of things. The first update of February is a real wallet drainer, with the likes of Dustforce, King Oddball, and Surge Deluxe all vying for your attention. Elsewhere, PlayStation Plus members will be able to obtain Outlast for...

Review: Surge Deluxe (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Surge Deluxe (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Index addiction

There’s something deadly about the combination of addictive gameplay and online leaderboards. It’s something that we sampled in Rock Band, where grown men would blast out Hannah Montana songs in the hopes of nailing those few extra notes. Surge Deluxe is equally moreish, without ever serving as a gateway to twerking. As such, if...