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Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 69

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 69

Cry us a Rivia

It's the end of another lively week here at Push Square Towers, which means that it's time for your regular dose of WAYP. We've been beating The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt drum pretty hard here of late, but we've got a sneaking suspicion that you'll be doing something similar in the comments section. Prove us right below. Sammy Barker,...

Talking Point: What Freebies Would You Like in June's PlayStation Plus Update?

What Freebies Would You Like in June's PlayStation Plus Update?

Take your pick

If all goes to plan, June's big PlayStation Plus update should be announced at some point next week. Indeed, the content will likely roll out on 2nd June in North America and 3rd June in Europe, so we'd expect Sony to outline the offering on this coming Wednesday or Thursday – although it has left things until the last minute in...

Talking Point: Are You Enjoying The Witcher 3 on PS4 as Much as We Are?

Are You Enjoying The Witcher 3 on PS4 as Much as We Are?

Witch will it be

We reckon that reviews are important here at Push Square – we enjoy writing them, and it's even better if they're informative enough to help you to decide whether or not you want to splash your cash on a particular game. However, as with anything, we can't guarantee that you'll enjoy, or indeed hate, a release as much as we...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 68

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 68

Brilliance in brevity

A short but sweet edition of WAYP this week, as the bulk of the team's busy with various review assignments. Even though we're technically in the "lull" before E3, there's still tons of software deploying on the PlayStation 4 – partly due to those all-important indie titles that Sony has signed up. Will the smaller digital...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 67

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 67

Red faced

Whoops! This author totally forgot about WAYP this week, meaning that he was forced to send an embarrassed email to the rest of the team this morning, begging for submissions. Fortunately, a handful of scribes followed through, which means our weekend feature is still yet to miss a week. This is impressive form considering how forgetful...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 65

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 65

Blood and thunder

Issue 65, already? Blimey, the weeks just fly by, don't they? We're now approaching a couple of quiet weeks on Planet PlayStation, so there's never been a better time to put a dent into your backlog. But will it be older games padding out your itinerary this week, or are you still working through more recent releases? Here's what...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 64

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 64

Fists of fury

Get over here! No, we're not going to play body tennis with your skull, but we're instead inviting you for a good ol' chinwag about your weekend. The great ball o' fire in the sky's shining here in sunny England, but that hasn't stopped our ragtag crew of reviewers from shutting the curtains and getting stuck into some serious gaming...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 63

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 63

Lazy time

Another week, another edition of WAYP, another attempt at an "original" introduction. What Are You Playing This Weekend may be a popular feature here on Push Square, but by goodness, you try coming up with a new pre-amble each and every week. Perhaps we should hold some kind of competition for this – this author's fresh out of ideas...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Easter Edition 3

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Easter Edition 3

Un oeuf of the Easter puns

We'll be resisting temptation here at Push Square Towers, keeping an eye on our waistlines as the Mini Eggs flow freely elsewhere in the office. While we may be attempting to avoid indulging our sweet tooth, however, we will be bowing to our other main guilty pleasure – games. If you're not quite sure what to play this...

Talking Point: What One Game Do You Always Come Back To?

What One Game Do You Always Come Back To?

The one and only

Addiction is a strong word, but that's how many would describe their need to play one single game time and time again. A title that you've never really been able to put down, something that your mind always wanders back to, whether it's because you're bored and unsure of what to play, or because you simply enjoy it so much. It may...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 62

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 62

Happy hunting

We suspect that this week's WAYP is going to be dominated by one title: Bloodborne. Most of us here at Push Square Towers are getting down and dirty with From Software's latest, and we suspect that things will be much the same for many of you. A word of advice for everyone: DualShock 4's are really expensive, so don't throw one at the...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 61

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 61

Don't want this Saturday to end

2PM getting outta my bed // Tryin' to get Friday outta my head // It's all so hazy, got a little bit crazy, y'know I'd do it all again // Call everyone you know (oh my god, come over) // Turn up the radio // 'Cos this is our song, we can do no wrong, are you ready are you ready to go? Sammy Barker, Editor: I'll be...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 60

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 60

Fashionably late

WAYP waits for no man – well, apart from this author when he's running behind schedule. Yes, it's a Sunday, and yes, this article should have been up over 24 hours ago – but heck, at least its tardiness has given us something new to type in this introduction area. What are you playing this weekend? There's only a few hours left,...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 59

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 59

Sod's law

And we're back with another edition of WAYP. It's a short and sweet entry this time (it's been one helluva week), but sometimes the best things come in small packages – at least, that's what this author is always telling himself. With the weekend here, you may be pondering whether to go outside – shopping, travelling, hiking, etc...

Talking Point: Is This the End for the PlayStation 3?

Is This the End for the PlayStation 3?

This isn't living

In just over eight months' time, the PlayStation 3 will turn nine. Sony's always made a point of stressing that it will support its home consoles for at least ten years apiece, and it's not going to break that promise with its previous generation behemoth. But with publishers starting to focus solely on new formats like the...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 58

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 58

A big one

And so marks the end of another long week. With the weather looking dismal – certainly in our neck of the woods, at least – video games seem like the perfect antidote for your winter blues. The big question is: what will you be playing this time around? Fortunately, we have a column designed to get to the bottom of just that. Sammy...