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News: Learn Why Shenmue Is Held in Such High Regard

Learn Why Shenmue Is Held in Such High Regard

Courage shall determine his fate

Not going to lie: Shenmue III's reveal almost had your humble host in tears last year. It's a game series that's had a profound effect on this author, as illustrated in this soapbox article. But many who missed out on the original – or perhaps were too young to play it – may not understand why Yu Suzuki's...

News: SEGA Wants Shenmue HD on PS4 As Much As You Do

SEGA Wants Shenmue HD on PS4 As Much As You Do

And thus the saga begins

Shenmue III is in active development for the PlayStation 4, but many of you have never played the Dreamcast originals. Talk of high-definition remasters of Shenmue and Shenmue II have been swirling since the PlayStation 3 days, but have never come to fruition. However, the publisher has reiterated that it's "investigating"...

News: Yakuza 0 Heats Up European PS4s in 2017

Yakuza 0 Heats Up European PS4s in 2017

Getting a physical release, too

A collective sigh of relief was let out around the Push Square office this afternoon as SEGA revealed that Yakuza 0 will be coming to Europe after all. Previously, the prequel was only confirmed for a North American launch in the West, which understandably had European fans a little on edge. The good news doesn't...

News: Dive into Battle with Valkyria Chronicles Remastered's New PS4 Trailer

Dive into Battle with Valkyria Chronicles Remastered's New PS4 Trailer

Bringing a tank to a gunfight

Valkyria Chronicles Remastered's new trailer proves to be a great way to remind yourself just how pretty the original's art style is. Showcasing some PlayStation 4 gameplay, the latest video features a fair share of headshots, and explains the flow of battle. Those who played the PlayStation 3 title will already know...

News: Drool Over 40 Minutes of Yakuza 6 PS4 Gameplay

Drool Over 40 Minutes of Yakuza 6 PS4 Gameplay

Kiryu go

Yakuza is one of the few franchises that Push Square Towers collectively adores, so you're right to assume that we watched this 43 minute gameplay video from Yakuza 6 with our jaws agape. The game looks so bloody good – and according to creator Toshihiro Nagoshi, the PlayStation 4 exclusive is still a long way from being finished. Hnngh...

News: Yakuza 6 Drags the Series Kicking and Screaming into 2016

Yakuza 6 Drags the Series Kicking and Screaming into 2016

Feeling the heat

Regular readers will know that we're gigantic fans of the Yakuza franchise here at Push Square Towers, but even we have to admit that the series has aged poorly. The PlayStation 3 entries, while vibrant, were essentially up-ressed PlayStation 2 games, and the current crop of PlayStation 4 titles all run on the same engine, too...

News: Valkyria Chronicles May March onto Western PS4 Consoles Yet

Valkyria Chronicles May March onto Western PS4 Consoles Yet

Heart forth, Alicia Melchiott

SEGA's caught the announcement of an announcement bug, as it's been busy teasing away for a few days now. Its previous hint turned out to be a Nintendo 3DS compilation cartridge, but its latest hint may rustle the jimmies of PlayStation 4 fans. Over on its official Twitter account, the publisher has uploaded a jigsaw...

Soapbox: Why I Love Shenmue

Why I Love Shenmue

Sammy Barker recalls his history with Yu Suzuki's hit series

Republished on Thursday, 31st December 2015: 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 Thursday, 16th July 2015: I don't remember the day that the snow turned to...