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News: July's PlayStation Plus PS4 Freebies May include Strider and TowerFall Ascension

July's PlayStation Plus PS4 Freebies May include Strider and TowerFall Ascension

Service hitting its Strider

Not a month goes by without some kind of PlayStation Plus leak, so it's with a hint of inevitability that Sony appears to have accidentally outed July’s selection of free PlayStation 4 releases. Those that have been paying particular attention to the premium service will know that the next-gen freebies tend to be...

News: PS4 Stock Situation Has Prompted Lost Sales, Sony Laments

PS4 Stock Situation Has Prompted Lost Sales, Sony Laments

Console's still selling very well, though

No one could accuse the PlayStation 4 of getting off to a slow start. At last count, Sony had sold seven million next-gen super machines, and that number is almost certain to be nearer to the 10 million unit milestone at the time of typing. However, while the company is incredibly satisfied with the...

News: PS4 Racer DriveClub Has an Eye for the Most Extraordinary Details

PS4 Racer DriveClub Has an Eye for the Most Extraordinary Details

Like flocks of flamingos

DriveClub may not be commanding quite as much attention as you’d expect from a big PlayStation 4 exclusive right now, but we have a strong suspicion that that’s going to change when people get their hands on it. Expectations for the racer are low following its delay prior to the next-gen platform’s launch late last...

News: PS Vita Exclusive BigFest Will Be Every Music Fan's Dream

PS Vita Exclusive BigFest Will Be Every Music Fan's Dream

Musical madness

Have you ever wanted to go to a summer music festival without the bad weather, mud, and terrifying lavatories? It might not match the real deal, but this year you will be able to hold your own outdoor party with PlayStation Vita exclusive BigFest. Managing a field of young hipsters will be your quest in this festival management...

News: Nintendo Thumps PlayStation in E3 2014 Twitter Head-to-Head

Nintendo Thumps PlayStation in E3 2014 Twitter Head-to-Head

Hashtag haymaker

Sony may be winning the hardware sales war with the PlayStation 4, but it couldn’t overcome Nintendo in the great Twitter battle of E3 2014. According to social media intelligence analytics provider Crimson Hexagon, a whopping 47 per cent of related tweets posted during last week’s convention referenced the Wii U maker, with its...

News: Sony: PS4 Is the Best Place to Play for Innovative Intellectual Property and Sports

Sony: PS4 Is the Best Place to Play for Innovative Intellectual Property and Sports

Platform holder reacts to strong NPD performance

Ever since the dark days of the PlayStation 3, platform holder Sony has refrained from commenting too much on the monthly NPD sales reports for the United States. Indeed, May saw the PlayStation 4 secure a fifth consecutive spell at the top of the hardware sales charts, but the Japanese giant pointed...

News: Having Problems with Your PS4 Controller's Analogue Sticks? These Aluminium Alternatives Should Help

Having Problems with Your PS4 Controller's Analogue Sticks? These Aluminium Alternatives Should Help

Give us some stick

There’s no denying that the PlayStation 4 controller is an enormous step forward from its predecessor, but early reports did complain about a defect in the DualShock 4’s analogue sticks. While we haven’t encountered the issue ourselves here at Push Square towers, a not insignificant number of early adopters have reported...

E3 2014: Sony Says It Won't Ever Force Microtransactions into Its Games

Sony Says It Won't Ever Force Microtransactions into Its Games

Cough up

Microtransactions are a mainstay in the current console climate, but Sony says that it won’t ever shoehorn the contentious mini-payments into its games. Speaking with GameSpot, software product development head Scott Rohde coolly claimed that the company will only employ the real world purchases where it makes sense – and even then...

Talking Point: How Did the Three Major Manufacturers Fare at E3 2014?

How Did the Three Major Manufacturers Fare at E3 2014?

Compare and contrast

E3 2014 is over, and we’re breaking the fabric of time and space in order to celebrate. In this inaugural cross-platform, cross-network, cross-website extravaganza, the editors of Nintendo Life, Pure Xbox, and, er, Push Square have put aside their boxing gloves, and joined forces to bring you this industry wide look at all...

Review: Entwined (PlayStation 4)

Entwined (PlayStation 4)

Always together, forever apart

Entwined is the first game from new studio Pixelopus, a brand new addition to Sony’s Worldwide Studios network. The title’s trailer premiered this week during PlayStation’s big E3 2014 press conference, and to the delight of many – this author very much included – it was announced that the game would be...