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News: Can You Relate to Any of These PlayStation Memories?

Can You Relate to Any of These PlayStation Memories?

Gaming gold

If you're reading this, then there's a good chance that you grew up making PlayStation memories. The problem with these, though, is that they can't easily be shared. Fortunately, Sony has teamed up with Studio Output and Found Studio to produce an animated video based upon Tweets posted by gamers all around the globe – including one...

News: This 20th Anniversary PlayStation Fashion Is Sure to Impress Your Friends

This 20th Anniversary PlayStation Fashion Is Sure to Impress Your Friends

Some of your friends, anyway

You may not know this, but Push Square won the incredibly prestigious 'Best Dressed Video Game Journalism Team Award' for 2014 (Note: award may not actually exist). Indeed, from Associate Editor Robert Ramsey's custom-fitted fedoras, to this reporter's trademark double denim, we are a remarkably fashion forward firm...

News: Watch PlayStation Titles Get Destroyed in the Awesome Games Done Quick Marathon

Watch PlayStation Titles Get Destroyed in the  Awesome Games Done Quick Marathon

Supersonic

It's the start of a fresh new year full of gaming, and to help kickstart it into turbo gear is the bi-annual Awesome Games Done Quick marathon. Running from the 5th to the 10th January on Twitch to support the Prevent Cancer Foundation, an army of titles will be blasted through at speeds that may make you cry. The lineup ranges from old...

News: Find Out How Naughty Dog Conquered PlayStation in Anniversary Documentary

Find Out How Naughty Dog Conquered PlayStation in Anniversary Documentary

Time traveller

If you've got a spare hour this Christmas, then make sure that you watch this documentary on Naughty Dog. Originally shown at the company's 30th Anniversary event, the developer has uploaded the fascinating video to YouTube just in time for the holidays, and it's an absolute must-watch for PlayStation fans – or anyone interested...

Review: Resident Evil: Director's Cut (PSone)

Resident Evil: Director's Cut (PSone)

Jill sandwich, please, petrified with mixed herbs

Republished on Friday, 5th December 2014: We're bringing this review back from the archives to celebrate the PSone's big 20th Anniversary this week. The original text follows. Originally published on Thursday, 31st October 2013: Spencer Mansion, set deep in Raccoon Forest, looming loftily in the...

Review: MediEvil (PSone)

MediEvil (PSone)

Dan, Dan, you’re decomposing, man

Republished on Thursday, 4th December 2014: We're bringing this review back from the archives to celebrate the PSone's big 20th Anniversary this week. The original text follows. Originally published on Saturday, 19th October 2013: It can be a tough life being a PSone retro game. After all, you were fresh and...

Review: WipEout (PSone)

WipEout (PSone)

FEISARis, not Surfaris

Republished on Thursday, 4th December 2014: We're bringing this review back from the archives to celebrate the PSone's big 20th Anniversary this week. The original text follows. Originally published on Saturday, 12th October 2013: When the magazine reviews of WipEout landed a month after its September 1995 release, Ultimate...

Review: Tomba! (PSone)

Tomba! (PSone)

The pig-eating caveboy gets a second chance

Republished on Wednesday, 3rd December 2014: We're bringing this review back from the archives to celebrate the PSone's big 20th Anniversary this week. The original text follows. Originally published on Monday, 12th November 2012: While many retro enthusiasts will grumble endlessly about how digital...

Talking Point: What's Your Favourite PSone Game?

What's Your Favourite PSone Game?

20 years of play

There are the guts of Party Poppers on the floor, and Twisted Metal has taken over the office television; many happy returns PlayStation, we’ll be sure to have a drink (or six) in your honour this evening. With the PSone turning 20 today – prompting some extraordinary celebratory announcements

Review: Final Fantasy IX (PSone)

Final Fantasy IX (PSone)

I want to be your canary

As far as Final Fantasy games go, Final Fantasy IX is one of the most cohesive, charming entries in Square Enix's beloved series. It marked the franchise's last showing on the PSone, and although Final Fantasy VII is always brought to the forefront of conversation whenever Japanese RPGs are mentioned, it's definitely...

Review: Crash Bandicoot (PSone)

Crash Bandicoot (PSone)

Marsupial madness

At one time, Crash Bandicoot was the face of the PlayStation brand, but through licensing headaches and the creation of other characters, the spunky star hasn’t quite gone on to fill the role of Nintendo’s Mario or Microsoft’s Master Chief. However, the hero’s titular game remains a signature PlayStation classic that served...

Feature: The Birth of a Legend - 20 Years of PlayStation

The Birth of a Legend - 20 Years of PlayStation

Two decades ago Sony launched the PlayStation in Japan. Here's the story

Hell hath no fury like a Japanese tech giant scorned – as the saying doesn't go – but when Nintendo left Sony at the altar following a passionate yet brief engagement which almost saw the two joining forces to create an all-in-one SNES CD-ROM system, few would have...

Review: Driver (PSone)

Driver (PSone)

Reflections in your rear-view mirror

Before Driver rolled onto the PSone in 1999, developer Reflections Interactive had already delivered two enjoyable driving experiences, in the form of the Destruction Derby games on Sony’s first console. With a physics engine that delivered a fun drive, and destructible vehicles that had debris flying off their...