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Review: Hardware: Rivals (PS4)

Hardware: Rivals (PS4)

Sweet goof

Hardware: Rivals shares few similarities with Rocket League, but somewhere in the build-up to its uneventful release, someone deemed it unlawful to mention Sony's unneeded car combat reboot without tacking a reference to Psyonix's soccer smash on the bumper. That opening sentence is Exhibit A. The resemblances that it does share are...

Feature: 10 Under the Radar PS4 Games to Look Out for in 2016

10 Under the Radar PS4 Games to Look Out for in 2016

Sticking up for the little guy

Last year, we previewed 25 games that would make 2016 an excellent one for the PlayStation 4, including huge blockbusters like Final Fantasy XV, Mass Effect Andromeda, and The Last Guardian as well as a couple of smaller titles such as Firewatch and The Witness. While it gives a great picture of ju

News: PS4 Exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn Doesn't Place Importance on Map Size

PS4 Exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn Doesn't Place Importance on Map Size

The open world dilemma

Upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn is building up to be an ambitious undertaking for first-party studio Guerrilla Games. Supposedly a sort of action role-playing game hybrid that's set in a big open world, many interested onlookers have no doubt been pondering upon the size and scope of the release, and...

News: Many More PS4 Games Go Cheap in European Sale

Many More PS4 Games Go Cheap in European Sale

'Tis the season for savings

Is your wallet still recovering from the Christmas period? Well, dust it off one more time and get ready for yet another round of January discounts, as Sony has plunged the prices on a several more PlayStation Store titles for the PlayStation 4. The list, kindly compiled by Videogamer, includes titles like Alien...

Reaction: Oculus Rift's $599 Price Is Positive News for PlayStation VR

Oculus Rift's $599 Price Is Positive News for PlayStation VR

Five hundred and ninety-nine US dollars

We suspect that there may be a few smiles at Sony HQ today as the game of chicken regarding virtual reality pricing has finally come to an abrupt end. It's felt for a while like each of the major VR manufacturers have been waiting for each other to make the first move, and Oculus has faced the unenviable...

News: Crikey! PS4's Install Base Reaches 35.9 Million Units

Crikey! PS4's Install Base Reaches 35.9 Million Units

Ain't no stopping this train

Holy best seller, Batman – the PlayStation 4 has now sold 35.9 million units worldwide. The number, as reported in a Sony press release, represents the amount of consoles sold through to consumers as of 3rd January – and so it doesn't include those devices sitting in a Wal-Mart warehouse or in transit. The figure's...

News: Watch a Hacked PS4 Playing Pokémon: PlayStation Version

Watch a Hacked PS4 Playing Pokémon: PlayStation Version

Gotta hack 'em all

Sigh. The Push Square office has been a hotbed of communication over the past 24 hours as we consider whether to cover this PlayStation 4 hack or not. Ultimately, it sounds like console cracking crew Fail0verflow are not planning anything nefarious, so we'll give it a teensy bit of attention – if only because the footage of...

News: Sony Trademarks New Title Named Days Gone

Sony Trademarks New Title Named Days Gone

But what could it be?

Could Days Gone be Sony Bend's rumoured open world horror game at last? It's not impossible. The platform holder has filed a trademark for a new title using the abovementioned name, and it's definitely got a survival vibe to it, hasn't it? Of course, it could theoretically be anything – from a Santa Monica incubated...

News: PSN Down Just Days into 2016

PSN Down Just Days into 2016

That was fast

Oh dear, and there we were praising the PlayStation Network for its stability over the holidays. Sony's online service is currently down for us here in the UK, and we're now getting reports that it's offline for many of you Americans, too. Follow us on Twitter for PSN updates At the time of writing, we can't even sign in, and Sony...

News: 2016 Is the Year of VR, Says Sony London Producer

2016 Is the Year of VR, Says Sony London Producer

Sink or swim

With PlayStation VR still set to release at some point during the first half of this year, it's safe to assume that Sony's currently gearing up for a big marketing push in the near future. It's still unclear whether or not the PS4 headset will actually be a hit with consumers - as is the case with virtual reality in general - but that...