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Reaction: Sony Delivers the Greatest E3 Press Conference of All Time

Sony Delivers the Greatest E3 Press Conference of All Time

Seriously

Republished on Friday, 1st January 2016: We're bringing this article back from the archives as we look back at some of Push Square's features from 2015. The original text follows. Originally published on Tuesday, 16th June 2015: Push Square Towers is in a state of shock. Uneasiness quickly dissolved into ecstasy, as Sony dropped bomb...

Reaction: We Launch Our Limit Breaks on Episodic Final Fantasy VII Remake Reports

We Launch Our Limit Breaks on Episodic Final Fantasy VII Remake Reports

Squaaaaaaaare!

So, Final Fantasy VII Remake isn't going to be one game. The news rocked the very foundation of the Push Square office earlier today, but even though we're still reeling from the shock, we've managed to get editors Sammy Barker and Robert Ramsey together to have a good old rant about the whole thing. You can read their bewildered,...

Reaction: PSX 2015's Presser Brings the PS4 Goods Despite Poor Pacing and Pants Finale

PSX 2015's Presser Brings the PS4 Goods Despite Poor Pacing and Pants Finale

Did the Japanese giant deliver?

Sony's only just getting started with its PlayStation Experience event, but the keynote is the clear highlight for those not in attendance at the show. This year's presser brought with it a solid two hours of trailers, announcements, and executives in branded t-shirts. But did it deliver? We asked editors Sammy...

Reaction: Poorly Paced Paris Presser Paves Way for PS4's Impressive 2016

Poorly Paced Paris Presser Paves Way for PS4's Impressive 2016

Sony's show stumbles, but the future's bright

Paris Games Week 2015 brought the goods earlier today – but could it measure up to Sony's extraordinary E3 2015 press conference? The answer, unsurprisingly, is no – but the Japanese giant still delivered some big announcements and ably illustrated just how much variety there is on the PlayStation...

Reaction: The Remaining E3 Pressers Will Need to Be Bloody Good to Better Bethesda

The Remaining E3 Pressers Will Need to Be Bloody Good to Better Bethesda

Nailed it

DOOM, Dishonored 2, and Fallout 4. Only a handful of games were relevant to PlayStation at Bethesda's E3 2015 press conference, and this minimal focus was perhaps key to the publisher's incredibly successful showing. By concentrating almost purely on its biggest releases, the company crafted a presser that was devoid of filler, and...

Reaction: Project Morpheus Seems Impressive, But Also a Hard Sell

Project Morpheus Seems Impressive, But Also a Hard Sell

Hot and cold

After a year of token statements without much substance, we suppose that it made sense for Sony to return to the scene of its virtual reality reveal with new information about Project Morpheus. Speaking as part of a private press conference at the Game Developers Conference this week, the Japanese giant announced that its ambitious...

Reaction: PlayStation Experience Keynote Closes the Year with Copious Content

PlayStation Experience Keynote Closes the Year with Copious Content

Are you experienced

Sony’s always been a fan of announcing a new title or two in December, but PlayStation Experience appears to have taken this particular penchant to a whole new level. The platform holder initially hinted that its Las Vegas get together would include a few fresh reveals, and we instantly attempted to temper expectations,...

Reaction: The Good Intentioned Game Awards Needs a Little Tightening Up

The Good Intentioned Game Awards Needs a Little Tightening Up

Games rise fine

It’s so easy to be cynical in this industry: one misstep and we pile on a given publisher or platform holder with a perverse form of glee. Geoff Keighley, the Canadian journalist who both bank rolled and organised last night’s The Game Awards, will have already been aware of this going into his big show – after all, the well...

Reaction: EGX London Hammers Another Nail in PS Vita's Coffin

EGX London Hammers Another Nail in PS Vita's Coffin

Dead too soon

Sony managed to squeeze a double-decker bus onto its booth at EGX London last week, but we didn’t spot a single PlayStation Vita. The flailing format has been largely ignored at the platform holder’s various press conferences this year, but has always enjoyed a strong showfloor presence, with titles such as Freedom Wars and

Reaction: Destiny's PS4 Launch Proves PSN Isn't Tied Together with String

Destiny's PS4 Launch Proves PSN Isn't Tied Together with String

Sony's servers survive

And breathe again. By penning this article we’re all too aware that we’re foreshadowing the kind of outage that would rival 2011’s widely publicised hack attack, but at the time of writing we can say with confidence that the PlayStation Network is fine. For websites such as this – the kind that break traffic records...

Reaction: PS4's Variety Shines at Gamescom 2014, but Sony's Presser Lacked a Show Stopper

PS4's Variety Shines at Gamescom 2014, but Sony's Presser Lacked a Show Stopper

On closer reflection

Sony usually marches into Gamescom unobstructed. The platform holder has been holding press conferences in Cologne for as long as we’ve been running this website, even revealing the PlayStation 3 Slim – the redesign which would eventually reverse its flagging format’s fortunes – at the event some five years ago. In...