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Soapbox: Please Protect Me from the Purgatory of the PS3

Please Protect Me from the Purgatory of the PS3

Sammy Barker is struggling to turn back time

I feel like a teenager who’s had their iPhone swapped with a spinning top right now. After several months mainly using the PlayStation 4, I’ve decided to go back to the PlayStation 3 in order to clear out some of my backlog – and boy is it torture. There’s no doubt that Sony’s previous...

News: Drive Away with a Deal in North American PSN Flash Sale

Drive Away with a Deal in North American PSN Flash Sale

Beep beep

Perhaps in an attempt to celebrate the Singapore Grand Prix, Sony has launched a racing game flash sale on the North American PlayStation Store. Bursting with more podium position contenders than a Formula One starting grid, highlights include ModNation Racers and Need for Speed: Most Wanted for just $4.99,

News: Shuhei Yoshida Congratulated Phil Spencer Over Minecraft Acquisition

Shuhei Yoshida Congratulated Phil Spencer Over Minecraft Acquisition

Building bridges

The console war may be painted as a fierce battleground on the web, but in reality, that’s not the case at all. We already know that Xbox chief Phil Spencer has a good relationship with many of PlayStation’s more popular executives – and that mutual respect runs both ways. In fact, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei...

Weirdness: These PS4 Sneakers Are Sublime

These PS4 Sneakers Are Sublime

"Please could you not step on my dunks?"

Confession: this editor purchased a pair of Air Jordans a few years ago. As has become a parody for some parts of popular culture, they never get worn – primarily because they cost an arm and a leg. Fortunately, they weren’t as expensive as these custom PlayStation 4 sneakers, which will set you back...

News: Still Want a White PS4? You'll Be Able to Get One with DriveClub

Still Want a White PS4? You'll Be Able to Get One with DriveClub

Mega bundle also set to race away with your cash

Sony’s strategy with the PlayStation 4 appears to revolve around bundling everything, so it’s no surprise to see the firm use up any remaining Glacier White models by packaging them with DriveClub. Starting from 8th October in Europe, you’ll be able to buy an icy console alongside Evolution...

News: The Order: 1886 Trailer Delves into PS4 Exclusive's Tools of the Trade

The Order: 1886 Trailer Delves into PS4 Exclusive's Tools of the Trade

Your average armed workman

Ready at Dawn’s been having some long conversations with Insomniac Games, we reckon. While the latter may be best known for its outrageous weapons, it would appear that the former has taken on board some tips for its upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive, The Order: 1886. Granted, this may be an alternate history adventure...

Weirdness: What if The Last of Us Was Really Resident Evil 4?

What if The Last of Us Was Really Resident Evil 4?

The last of Leon

The Last of Us and Resident Evil 4 are, in this editor’s eyes, the two greatest horror games ever made – so, like cheese and pineapple, it’s hard to imagine them being anything but amazing when put together, right? Not quite, but this mod by LegalSoul is still fun. It replaces original protagonists Leon and Ashley with Joel...

News: SingStar: Ultimate Party Builds a LEGO House and Burns It Down

SingStar: Ultimate Party Builds a LEGO House and Burns It Down

Still totally into you, though

Regardless of whether you’re ready or not, SingStar: Ultimate Party is set to say hello to your PlayStation 4 from 29th October in Europe. The retail release will come with a magic selection of songs, which developer London Studio hopes will make you want to love the series again. In truth, it’s a bit of a safe...

News: Despite PS4's Success, Sony Expects to Lose a Lot of Money Again

Despite PS4's Success, Sony Expects to Lose a Lot of Money Again

Just a few billion

Just when things were starting to look up for Sony chief Kaz Hirai, the sky has come crashing down again. The company has quadrupled the amount of cash that it expects to lose for the current financial year, this time blaming its smartphone business on the issue. It described the problem as “the impairment of goodwill in the...

Review: Murasaki Baby (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Murasaki Baby (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Balloon fright

Murasaki Baby made this typically composed critic want to toss his figurative toys out of the pram, and that’s never a good sign. Ovosonico’s long in production PlayStation Vita exclusive whisks you away from the hustle and bustle of the real world to a nightmarish fantasy land, where you must guide a wailing infant and her purple...

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...

News: Sony CEO Kaz Hirai Is Happy with the PS4's Success, But Wants to Do More in Japan

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai Is Happy with the PS4's Success, But Wants to Do More in Japan

Hip hip Hirai

When he's not taking buckets of icy water to the head, Kazuo Hirai is fulfilling the presumably important role of Sony CEO. In a recent interview, the gaffer spoke about the PlayStation 4's remarkable success. What's more, the big-wig stated that the company learned a lot from the PlayStation 3, and that it has carried these lessons...