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News: Sony Wants PS4 Firmware Update Beta Testers

Sony Wants PS4 Firmware Update Beta Testers

It could be you

Sony's on the lookout for good looking people with a PlayStation 4 in order to beta test the next firmware update for the new-gen system. To enrol, you'll need a console, a master account, and an Internet connection – so not a lot, then. If you think that you fit the bill, North Americans can enrol through here, while Europeans...

Feature: The Best PS4 Games of the Year So Far

The Best PS4 Games of the Year So Far

Halfway heaven

In just under four months' time, the staff of Push Square Towers will descend into a nuclear bunker in an effort to convince editor Robert Ramsey that Toukiden: Kiwami is not one of the best titles of 2015. Seriously, though, we're already starting to discuss our favourite releases of the year here internally, and seeing as we're...

Opinion: What the Hell Is Everybody's Gone to the Rapture About?

What the Hell Is Everybody's Gone to the Rapture About?

Theories, suggestions, and themes

You could argue that the "game" portion of Everybody's Gone to the Rapture is trying to piece it all together. The Chinese Room's latest so-called walking simulator is not especially mechanically dense, restricting much of its action to the DualShock 4's two analogue sticks and a single button. This is a title...

News: Tearaway Unfolded's PS4 Special Edition May Be the Most Adorable Thing Ever

Tearaway Unfolded's PS4 Special Edition May Be the Most Adorable Thing Ever

Enveloping

Tearaway is not just brilliant, it's also super cute. Subsequently, if any game deserved a Special Edition flush with the most adorable plushie ever, it's forthcoming PlayStation 4 re-release Tearaway Unfolded. This delicious European special comes with a copy of the papery platformer, some extra in-game loot – including a God of War...

News: DriveClub on PS4 Just Keeps Getting Better and Better

DriveClub on PS4 Just Keeps Getting Better and Better

Ready, steady

DriveClub is continuing to expand under the steady stewardship of Evolution Studios. The game, which launched as a disaster and has blossomed into one of the finest titles on the PlayStation 4, got a free update today, adding a ton of extra functionality to the exclusive foray. Available to download now, the headline addition is the...

News: PS4 Exclusive Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Was Technically Top of the UK Charts Last Week

PS4 Exclusive Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Was Technically Top of the UK Charts Last Week

Digital be damned

As reported, LEGO Jurassic World was top of the UK sales charts last week - but as we all know, the rankings don't take digital releases into account. The concept seems a bit mad when you consider how much money firms like Sony are raking in from their digital marketplaces, and it seems crazier still when you realise how many...

News: Sony Slaps a Date on Paris Games Week Press Conference

Sony Slaps a Date on Paris Games Week Press Conference

Magnifique

It may have been a dismal Gamescom 2015 for PlayStation fans, but Sony's promised to make up for its absence at Paris Games Week a little later in the year. And now – hot on the heels of PlayStation Experience's announcement – the platform holder has confirmed that its press conference will take place on 27th October at 18:00PM CEST...

News: This Rousing Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Trailer Will Give You Goosebumps

This Rousing Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Trailer Will Give You Goosebumps

The hand you're dealt

Phwoar, what a trailer this is. Sony's set to make a pretty big deal of of Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection this holiday, and we reckon that this video is a darn good way to kick up some hype. Featuring clips from the trilogy of PlayStation 3 titles, it's a trailer that manages to capture the glory of Naughty Dog's...

News: SNES Smash Super Star Wars Heading to PS4

SNES Smash Super Star Wars Heading to PS4

Other classics coming to Sony's new-gen console

Well, would you Wookie here – Sony's gone absolutely Star Wars gaga. In addition to announcing a custom PlayStation 4 at the D23 Expo earlier today, the platform holder's also revealed that four classic Star Wars titles will be coming to its new-gen console – with overhauled graphics and full...

News: How's Sony Helping Shenmue III?

How's Sony Helping Shenmue III?

Gio Corsi explains platform holder's role

Following the success of the record breaking Kickstarter last month, things have gone a teensy bit quiet in the Shenmue III camp. Hopefully that's because Yu Suzuki and crew are busy beavering away on the long overdue sequel, which is currently set to release on the PlayStation 4 and PC in 2017. As part of...

News: PlayStation's Sending Out Super Cute Birthday Gifts

PlayStation's Sending Out Super Cute Birthday Gifts

Many happy returns

The secret to corporate success was simple all along: you just have to pretend to be your consumer's friend. Sony cottoned onto this at the start of the generation, making silly videos about used games and reminding us that it cares. And now Microsoft has stumbled upon the strategy, with gaffer Phil Spencer whispering sweet...

News: The Vote for Your Next PS4 PlayStation Plus Freebie Is Live

The Vote for Your Next PS4 PlayStation Plus Freebie Is Live

Make up your mind time

Well, this is all rather novel and exciting, isn't it? Sony has launched the inaugural Vote to Play competition on the PlayStation 4, allowing you to choose your next PlayStation Plus freebie. The poll – which can be accessed via the What's New app at the present, but will presumably also appear in the PlayStation Store –...

Poll: Which PS4 PlayStation Plus Freebie Will You Be Voting to Play?

Which PS4 PlayStation Plus Freebie Will You Be Voting to Play?

Decisions, decisions

Starting this week, you'll have the option to vote for your next PlayStation Plus freebie. The process, which will begin on 13th August and run until 24th August, will see you selecting from three forthcoming PlayStation 4 titles, and the one that earns the most votes will be added to the Instant Game Collection in September...