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Soapbox: How a Niche PS Vita Exclusive Made Me Feel Wanted

How a Niche PS Vita Exclusive Made Me Feel Wanted

Kerry Brunskill has been wooed

This sort of topic tends to get emotions running high and insults flying faster than you can shout “Burn the witch”, so I thought that it would be a good idea to lay a few points on the table first. To begin, this is not an anti-male article or even a pro-feminist one; this is just a collection of my own personal...

Review: Dustforce (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Dustforce (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Deep clean

Have you ever wondered why there’s not a game about dusting? Ponder no more, because developer Hitbox – with the aid of publisher Capcom – has released Dustforce, a platformer built around the idea of everyone’s least favourite household chore. While the premise isn’t full-on Freddie Mercury in that one Queen video, this slick...

News: Not Every PlayStation Port Sells Better Than Its Wii U Equivalent

Not Every PlayStation Port Sells Better Than Its Wii U Equivalent

Stuck in the Mudd

There may be a much larger install base on the PlayStation 3 and Vita, but Renegade Kid’s awesome 8-bit throwback Mutant Mudds Deluxe has managed to sell more units on the Wii U than on the PlayStation Network and Steam combined. Company co-founder Jools Watsham confirmed the snippet on Twitter, adding that the Nintendo 3DS has...

Push Rewind: Love Is in the Air, The Last of Us: Left Behind, and Lu Bu

Love Is in the Air, The Last of Us: Left Behind, and Lu Bu

The week that was

As the match sticks stuffed beneath this sleepy editor’s eyelids testify, we post quite a lot of content on Push Square every week. However, with busy lives and backlogs to bust, it can sometimes be hard to keep on top of all of the key content that hits the site’s homepage. Fortunately, we’ve come up with a solution, and...

News: Virtue's Last Reward Sequel Sunk by Japanese Investors

Virtue's Last Reward Sequel Sunk by Japanese Investors

Seek a way out

Kotaro Uchikoshi, the creator of Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward, opened a personal Twitter account for his English fans this week. Sadly, the reasoning behind this spelled bad news for the series' future. Despite the PlayStation Vita murder mystery and its Nintendo DS predecessor 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors being...

News: Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f Struts Its Stuff Next Month on PS Vita

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f Struts Its Stuff Next Month on PS Vita

Sing when you're winning

Those with a penchant for long green locks and big bright eyes will be able to dance to the tune of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f on the PlayStation Vita next month, publisher SEGA has announced. The title – which is a portable version of last year’s PlayStation 3 release – will belt out a handful of synthesised hits on...

News: This Little Piggy Tried to Murder You in Soul Sacrifice Delta

This Little Piggy Tried to Murder You in Soul Sacrifice Delta

A load of old hogwash

You’ll be crying all the way home in Soul Sacrifice Delta, because these big bad piggies look like right old swines. As has already been revealed, Sony’s upcoming PlayStation Vita re-release will feature several new gruesome archfiends based upon various classic fairy tales, and we’re not even convinced that the Big Bad...

Review: Ys: Memories of Celceta (PlayStation Vita)

Ys: Memories of Celceta (PlayStation Vita)

Never forget

The Ys series has a peculiar past consisting of large gaps between sequels, a slew of different developers creating non-canon side projects, and an overall lack of localisation in Europe and North America. However, despite all of this turmoil, its refined mechanics and generally dependable quality has earned it a loyal following all...

Rumour: Europe, You May Be Getting a Free Copy of Dead Nation for PS4

Europe, You May Be Getting a Free Copy of Dead Nation for PS4

March's meaty PlayStation Plus offering leaks

It seems that Resogun developer Housemarque has been busy porting its macabre isometric undead-'em-up Dead Nation to the PlayStation 4, as speculation suggests that the arcade shooter could be gunning its way into Europe's PlayStation Plus lineup for March. Despite not even being announced for Sony's...

Talking Point: Who's the Cutest Couple on PlayStation?

Who's the Cutest Couple on PlayStation?

Love at first sight

Roses are red, violets are blue, and believe it or not, there’s a PlayStation couple out there for you. While you deal with the consequences of buying your significant other the wrong box of chocolates, we figured that you may appreciate a spot of escapism. And what better way to celebrate the current commercially exaggerated...

News: Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Performs Its Best Poker Face on PS Vita

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Performs Its Best Poker Face on PS Vita

Would you like to play a game?

You may be celebrating the release of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc right now, but you haven’t got long to wait until its sequel arrives. During a press event overnight, NIS America announced that Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair will shoot down more lies on the PlayStation Vita in Europe and North America later...

News: January NPD: PS4 Reclaims Lead in Console War by Almost Doubling Sales of Xbox One

January NPD: PS4 Reclaims Lead in Console War by Almost Doubling Sales of Xbox One

Return of the king

Stock shortages may have caused a setback in Sony’s assault on North America in December, but the PlayStation 4 has climbed right back to the top of the console tree in January. According to the Japanese giant, its freshest format was the best selling next-gen system in North America last month, with the burly black box almost...

News: MLB 14 The Show Batted Back into May 2014 on PlayStation 4

MLB 14 The Show Batted Back into May 2014 on PlayStation 4

Strike two

Sony San Diego needs a little more time to bowl you over with MLB 14 The Show on the PlayStation 4. Following a press event in North America this week, the developer has revealed that the inaugural next-gen iteration in its critically acclaimed baseball simulation will not arrive until May 2014 – a month or so after the game takes a...

News: Want More BlazBlue? Don't Worry, Its Prequel Is Coming

Want More BlazBlue? Don't Worry, Its Prequel Is Coming

Brawler does its best visual novel impression

While the fighting franchise BlazBlue may be best known for its eye-catching visuals and bizarre combat, it's also renowned for its crazier plot. And thanks to Aksys Games, you'll be able to delve further into this twisted and somewhat confusing world with the prequel, XBlaze Code: Embryo. Set to...

Store Update: 12th February 2014 (Europe)

12th February 2014 (Europe)

The age of demons

This week’s European PlayStation Store update is all about the PlayStation Vita, with three top titles launching on the flagship handheld format. First up is Tecmo Koei’s hunting game Toukiden: The Age of Demons, which will be joined on Friday by murder mystery Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc. If you’re in search of...