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News: Sony Looking into PaRappa the Rapper Release on PSN

Sony Looking into PaRappa the Rapper Release on PSN

You gotta believe

Vib Ribbon’s recent release on the PlayStation Network has proven that new SCEA boss Shawn Layden has his heart in the right place. While he may not yet have a commanding stage presence like his predecessor Jack Tretton, the suit certainly knows PlayStation through and through, having previously worked with the firm in both...

Push Scare: Resident Evil 3: Nemesis Is an Underrated Survival Horror Smash

Resident Evil 3: Nemesis Is an Underrated Survival Horror Smash

Will you be my Valentine?

It goes without saying that in lists of top titles from the survival horror genre, a Resident Evil release is bound to find its way into every one. Whether it’s the classic game’s memorable sequel Resident Evil 2 or the revolutionary, timeless Resident Evil 4, there are several worthy entries to choose from in the...

Push Scare: How Final Fantasy VII's Not-So-Scary Intro Made Me Shelve It for Two Years

How Final Fantasy VII's Not-So-Scary Intro Made Me Shelve It for Two Years

Silver lining

Final Fantasy VII isn’t your archetypal horror game – far from it – but it does include one of the darkest stories of any title belonging to the long-running series. There are a number of disturbing moments found throughout the game, but what follows are a particular few that deeply upset my younger self. Despite the game being...

News: Yes! PSone Title Vib Ribbon Is Rockin' and Rollin' onto the PS Store

Yes! PSone Title Vib Ribbon Is Rockin' and Rollin' onto the PS Store

Fashionably late

Remember when, for a few fleeting seconds, it seemed like new SCEA president Shawn Layden was going to say something interesting during Sony’s big E3 press conference this year? The animated executive seemed to segue into a segment about legendary PSone release Vib Ribbon – only to drop the title as quickly as he touched upon...

News: This Woman Likes Silent Hill Way More Than You Do

This Woman Likes Silent Hill Way More Than You Do

No argument here

This particular author may be penning this article while proudly wearing a Pyramid Head t-shirt – we kid you not – but we’ll happily concede that there are much bigger Silent Hill fans in the world. One such person is Whitney Chavis, who’s just won the Guinness World Record for the biggest – and probably only – Silent...

Weirdness: You're Going to Want This Nifty PSone Bag

You're Going to Want This Nifty PSone Bag

Geek chic

Want a tip regarding the inner workings of the Push Square hive mind? If we start trotting out clothes or accessories, then you can guarantee that it’s a slow news day. Yes, we’ve had the Minecraft acquisition which is a big deal, but this author’s spent the day trying to work it all out. The two scrapped articles and several hours...

Feature: We're All Going on a Sony Summer Holiday

We're All Going on a Sony Summer Holiday

Fun in the sun

Cancel your cheeky week in Barbados or Benidorm, because Push Square Sabbaticals are taking you on an all-inclusive tour of the sunniest resorts in Sony land. During your ten day stay on Planet PlayStation, you’ll visit the most tantalising tourist spots that gaming has to offer, each lovingly laying out idyllic views,...

News: What if The Last of Us Originally Released on the PSone?

What if The Last of Us Originally Released on the PSone?

Do not underestimate the power of PlayStation

The Last of Us is just about as cutting edge as PlayStation 3 games come, but what if it had deployed 15 or so years ago on the PSone? Proving once again just how creative it can be when it puts its mind to it, the NeoGAF community has concocted a few mock-ups of what Naughty Dog’s survival horror opus...

Feature: What the Heck Is a PocketStation?

What the Heck Is a PocketStation?

Lifting the lid on Japan's best PlayStation accessory

Back in the mists of time, when Tamagotchi was still a thing and we were all wondering if SEGA’s Dreamcast was really going to turn things around for the ailing hardware company, Sony took the Sonic the Hedgehog maker's new Visual Memory Unit concept – a portable memory card with a built-in...

News: Just About Every Japanese Game You Can Think of Has Been Discounted in This Massive EU PSN Sale

Just About Every Japanese Game You Can Think of Has Been Discounted in This Massive EU PSN Sale

Gifts from the East

Fancy nabbing some great Japanese games for your PlayStation 3 or Vita? Kicking off today in Europe, the PlayStation Store is discounting a frankly ridiculous amount of Eastern titles. The bountiful sale will last two weeks, so there's thankfully plenty of time to pick and choose your favourites. From almost every Final Fantasy...

Store Update: 3rd June 2014 (North America)

3rd June 2014 (North America)

Murder on the dancefloor

If you still think that the PlayStation 4 is suffering from a drought, then we’re not entirely sure what planet you’re living on anymore. This week’s North American PlayStation Store update features five new games, including the intriguing Murdered: Soul Suspect and PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate. Moreover, you’ll now be...