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Review: Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X (PS4)

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X (PS4)

It's got the X-Factor

One of the songs in the brand new rhythm game, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X, is called Holy Lance Explosion Boy, and it's about an unsettlingly young boy accidentally getting someone pregnant, featuring lines like: "This 0.02mm barrier is seriously getting annoying." If the thought of a kawaii, virtual boy's condom splitting...

Feature: Three Reasons Why Sonic Mania on PS4 Will Be Rad

Three Reasons Why Sonic Mania on PS4 Will Be Rad

Sonic Cycle be damned

Let's start by dealing with the talking hedgehog in the room, huh? The lighting in the video you'll find above is… Pretty bad. We'd love to say that we unleashed our inner-Super Sonic and somehow turned our skin a subtle shade of Simpsons yellow, but as amateurs we just completely cocked up the colour grading both at source...

News: SEGA Wants All Numbered Yakuza Games on PS4

SEGA Wants All Numbered Yakuza Games on PS4

But no firm plans right now

Are you eager to get into the Yakuza franchise but not sure where to get started? Series creator Toshihiro Nagoshi has hinted that SEGA wants to bring all numbered entries to the PlayStation 4 following the success of the first game's remake, Yakuza Kiwami. This means that the publisher wants to find a way to port...

News: Yakuza 0 Parties Exclusively on PS4 from 24th January

Yakuza 0 Parties Exclusively on PS4 from 24th January

Acceptable in the eighties

If confirmation of Yakuza 6's release date in Japan has left you battling the green-eyed monster, then we come with good news: Yakuza 0, the series' 80s spin-off, will deploy on 24th January exclusively on the PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe. Just so we're clear, that's not a pager vibrating in your pocket –...

News: PS4 Sequel Yakuza 6 Rips Off Its Shirt on 8th December in Japan

PS4 Sequel Yakuza 6 Rips Off Its Shirt on 8th December in Japan

Feel the Heat

Kazuma Kiryu's story will finally come to a conclusion in Yakuza 6 on 8th December in Japan, publisher SEGA has announced. The long-awaited sequel was dated during an event overnight, and you can watch the game's epic release date trailer below. This is the first entry in the series to be natively developed with the PlayStation 4 in...

News: Sonic Sprints onto PS4 in Two New Games

Sonic Sprints onto PS4 in Two New Games

SEEEGAAAAA

The blue blur has been MIA on PlayStation platforms since 2011's Sonic Generations – or, if we're counting spin-offs, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed in 2012. Over the last 14 years, SEGA has been working closely with Nintendo to bring exclusive Sonic games to their consoles, including Sonic Lost World, Mario & Sonic at...

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: Valkyria Chronicles Soundtrack Mobilises on iTunes for the First Time Outside Japan

Valkyria Chronicles Soundtrack Mobilises on iTunes for the First Time Outside Japan

"Squad 7, move out!"

You might have missed it amid the excitement over Uncharted 4, Doom and Overwatch, but Sega launched Valkyria Chronicles Remastered on the PS4 recently. A loving re-release of one of the finest PS3 exclusives, this new offering is accompanied by the first western release of the game's excellent soundtrack, composed by the...

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: You Better Hope SEGA Publishes Persona 5 in Europe, 'Cause NIS America Won't Be

You Better Hope SEGA Publishes Persona 5 in Europe, 'Cause NIS America Won't Be

Uh oh

Persona 5 is probably getting a Japanese release date next month, but the painful wait for any kind of confirmation of a European launch looks set to continue. For years now, NIS America has been bringing Atlus' games to European shores, ensuring that the likes of Persona 4 Golden made it overseas. However, following SEGA's purchase of...

Hands On: Reliving a Memorable War in Valkyria Chronicles Remastered on PS4

Reliving a Memorable War in Valkyria Chronicles Remastered on PS4

Well in, Welkin

Valkyria Chronicles Remastered is a fine example of a game that'll always look bloody lovely because of its art style. When the original Valkyria Chronicles launched on the PlayStation 3 all the way back in 2008, it was a stunner, sporting wistful, superbly crafted watercolour-esque visuals. From start to finish the title was a joy...

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...

Book Review: Console Wars - A Sony, Nintendo, and SEGA Love Triangle

Console Wars - A Sony, Nintendo, and SEGA Love Triangle

Serious business

Console wars have a bad name. We're not condoning the craziness that occurs on social media and message boards from time to time, but there's a competitive edge to any industry that can be entertaining when viewed from the inside – and video games are no different. Console Wars, a fly-on-the-wall insight into the skirmish for...

News: We're Not Sure What to Think of Valkyria: Azure Revolution on PS4

We're Not Sure What to Think of Valkyria: Azure Revolution on PS4

It's different, we suppose

Valkyria Chronicles must have done something right, because it got editor Sammy Barker to actually play a strategy game. The PlayStation 3 title is adored by many, but clearly, SEGA reckons that the series needs shaken up, and so here we are with the playable demo of Valkyria: Azure Revolution. Japanese players nabbed...