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Rumour: PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 to Add Dashboard Themes

PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 to Add Dashboard Themes

Console and colours

Update: Sid Shuman has confirmed on NeoGAF that this was an error: "Just wanted to confirm that this was in error and the show has been corrected. Sorry for the mix up. We'll keep you posted on any news related to PS4 themes in the future." Original article: The royal blue of the PlayStation 4’s user interface is undeniably...

Weirdness: You Did Not Want to Look at PlayStation's Twitch Channel Last Night

You Did Not Want to Look at PlayStation's Twitch Channel Last Night

Think of the children

Trolls are an unfortunate part of the Internet, and something that we all have to learn to deal with. However, filtering out a few comments is easy – but avoiding offensive streams on Twitch is not. Overnight, hackers managed to compromise PlayStation’s official broadcasting account, essentially leading to the creation of...

Gamescom 2014: You'll Be Able to Make Trailers for Your Levels in LittleBigPlanet 3

You'll Be Able to Make Trailers for Your Levels in LittleBigPlanet 3

All through the power of share

Sackboy may have had his nose pushed out a little bit this week due to the announcement of dozens of other PlayStation 4 games, but he’s been waiting patiently for us to provide a little update on, er, LittleBigPlanet 3. So, here we are: it’s looking like a real step forward for the series, partly due to the...

Soapbox: Here's Why I Will Be Playing Journey on PS4

Here's Why I Will Be Playing Journey on PS4

With hopes of starting over

I understand where Polygon scribe Colin Campbell is coming from when he says that he won’t be playing the recently announced PlayStation 4 conversion of thatgamecompany’s seminal spiritual adventure, Journey. Like the author in question, I too haven’t booted the game since a gloomy morning in

Feature: How Many PlayStation Predictions Did We Get Correct at Gamescom 2014?

How Many PlayStation Predictions Did We Get Correct at Gamescom 2014?

Keeping score

One thing that we’ve always been keen to maintain here at Push Square Towers is that our predictions always remain realistic. Every site under the sun likes to make a press conference prophecy prior to a big gaming convention – after all, the build up is a large part of the fun – but we’ve never been a fan of those misleading...

Gamescom 2014: The Last Guardian Still Exists, But You Won't Be Seeing It Anytime Soon

The Last Guardian Still Exists, But You Won't Be Seeing It Anytime Soon

The saga continues

It wouldn't be a major videogame industry event without a Sony executive making an offhand remark about The Last Guardian. This time, vice president of Sony Worldwide Studios Europe Michael Denny was on hand to make sure that we know the title is still very much a part of the Japanese giant's long term strategy. "There are no new...

Gamescom 2014: How Does PS4 Firmware Update 2.00's Share Play Feature Work?

How Does PS4 Firmware Update 2.00's Share Play Feature Work?

Honestly, like magic

To date, the social aspects of the PlayStation 4 have all been based upon existing concepts. Placing the share button on the DualShock 4 was undoubtedly a stroke of genius, but there’s nothing especially original about uploading gameplay clips to Facebook or broadcasting live on Twitch. However, with firmware update v2.00,...

Gamescom 2014: Rockstar Wants Grand Theft Auto V PS4 to Blow You Away

Rockstar Wants Grand Theft Auto V PS4 to Blow You Away

"Nothing but the very best will satisfy Rockstar"

Grand Theft Auto V was no slouch on the PlayStation 3. The title had its visual flaws for sure, but it still largely pushed the boundaries of what’s possible on Sony’s previous generation machine. However, the PlayStation 4 port will take things to the next level – and Take-Two boss Strauss...

Gamescom 2014: PS4 Titles to Take Centre Stage at the Tokyo Game Show

PS4 Titles to Take Centre Stage at the Tokyo Game Show

Japanese centric software a very important point

Sony’s shifting PlayStation 4 consoles at a record breaking rate, but in Japan, the format is a bit of a flop right now. That’s because, unlike in Europe and North America, the market doesn’t feel that there’s enough content to justify its existence, which means that it’s getting heavily...

Gamescom 2014: PS4 Exclusive The Tomorrow Children Doesn't Look Like PixelJunk

PS4 Exclusive The Tomorrow Children Doesn't Look Like PixelJunk

It's really complicated, though

Sony’s press conference at Gamescom 2014 centred very much on the weird and wonderful, and the platform holder picked a doozy to kick things off. The Tomorrow Children is the latest title from Kyoto-based PixelJunk creator Q-Games, and marks the developer’s return to 3D games – a point which industry veteran...

Gamescom 2014: PlayStation TV Changes the Channel from 14th October

PlayStation TV Changes the Channel from 14th October

Europe forced to wait until 14th November

PlayStation TV, the teensy PlayStation Vita-based microconsole that launched in Japan last year, will tune in to North American flat screens from 14th October, manufacturer Sony has announced. Those of you in Europe will need to wait a little longer to pick up a signal, as broadcasting won’t begin in the...

Round Up: What Happened During PlayStation's Gamescom 2014 Press Conference?

What Happened During PlayStation's Gamescom 2014 Press Conference?

We recap all of the big PS4 announcements

It’s not always easy to watch video game press conferences in their entirety. Time zone issues and prior engagements can mean that you miss out, but that’s why we’re here to ensure that you remain informed. We’ll be updating this site over the coming week with tons more information straight from...

Gamescom 2014: PlayStation Vita Largely Ignored During Sony's Show

PlayStation Vita Largely Ignored During Sony's Show

Missing in action

It’s rare for us to write a story about what wasn’t announced during a PlayStation press conference – after all, we typically have our work cut out just trying to cover what was announced. However, the PlayStation Vita’s complete lack of presence during the Japanese giant’s Gamescom 2014 media briefing today definitely...