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Push Rewind: PS4 Firmware Updates, Valiant Hearts, and July's PS Plus Freebies

PS4 Firmware Updates, Valiant Hearts, and July's PS Plus Freebies

A good catch up

Push Rewind was conceived as a means to keep you up to date with the weekly happenings on Planet PlayStation, but seeing as this editor’s been holidaying as far away from computer screens as humanly possible over the past seven or so days, this should prove a really rather resourceful recap for your humble host, too. We’re...

Review: Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Mix it up

Shop keepers are an important part of almost every RPG, but they very rarely get the attention that they deserve. They focus a bunch of effort into putting together a nice collection of weapons and potions, and do they even get a spot in the final cutscene? Were they even asked? In Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland, you’re...

Review: Monster Monpiece (PlayStation Vita)

Monster Monpiece (PlayStation Vita)

Cover-up girl

It’s fair to say that Western support for the PlayStation Vita has dwindled in the past year or so, setting the stage for several Japanese ports to step up and plug the hole. None, however, are more questionably sexualised than Monster Monpiece; a card game where leveling up monster girls by rubbing the handheld’s touchscreen in a...

News: Pop Bugs Zap Brings Free-to-Play Touch-Based Puzzling to the Casual PlayStation Mobile Crowd

Pop Bugs Zap Brings Free-to-Play Touch-Based Puzzling to the Casual PlayStation Mobile Crowd

Those poor bugs

A platform that's perhaps overlooked far too often, PlayStation Mobile is home to quite a few hidden gems, and you can even play them using your slick little Vita. Whether they're addictive puzzle games or reflex-based challenges, there are plenty of smaller titles to sink your teeth into when you feel like passing the time...

Store Update: 25th June 2014 (Europe)

25th June 2014 (Europe)

Explore strange new worlds

This week is all about adventure on the European PSN store, which is perfect for those wishing the holidays could start early before the knock out rounds of the World Cup. Will you be visiting the past with Valiant Hearts: The Great War or will you be taking a trip to the future with Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn? If a...

News: July's PS Plus Update Slashes with Strider and Teases with TowerFall Ascension on PS4

July's PS Plus Update Slashes with Strider and Teases with TowerFall Ascension on PS4

Dead Space 3, Vessel, and LEGO Batman 2 bring up the rear

Hold onto your hats, because July's PlayStation Plus update has been officially announced. As rumours suggested, Capcom's slick slash-'em-up Strider and intense indie TowerFall Ascension make up the upcoming month's PlayStation 4 offering. Elsewhere, the ageing PS3 gets scary with the...

Store Update: 24th June 2014 (North America)

24th June 2014 (North America)

It's a long one

Boy, this week's update is a huge one, so we hope your wallets are ready if certain other sales haven't managed to make them whimper like newborn infants already. If you're wanting to make more than your wallet miserably depressed, Valiant Hearts: The Great War has you covered. However, if you're wanting something more relaxing this...

News: Watch 12 Minutes of Freedom Wars Gameplay and Decide If It's a Sentence Worth Enduring

Watch 12 Minutes of Freedom Wars Gameplay and Decide If It's a Sentence Worth Enduring

On the painted desert

Japanese publication 4Gamer.net has managed to grab 12 minutes of gameplay from upcoming Vita title Freedom Wars. The action RPG releases in just a few short hours in its native Japan, so don't be too surprised if you see plenty more videos hitting the internet within the next couple of days. If you're still struggling to get...

News: See Where It All Began With Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 This Summer

See Where It All Began With Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 This Summer

Who will win the console war?

With a torrent of titles arriving in the West, it's safe to say that fans of console parody JRPG series Hyperdimension Neptunia have been kept largely satisfied. From saving the Gameindustri in the core series to becoming the ultimate idol in Producing Perfection, it can be confusing to find a good point to jump onto...

Push Rewind: E3's Best PS4 Games, Vita's AAA Doom, and Lots and Lots of Destiny

E3's Best PS4 Games, Vita's AAA Doom, and Lots and Lots of Destiny

The E3 hangover edition

It's been a relatively quiet week here at Push Square. The E3 rush is finally over, although we can't help but feel like a little part of us is missing because of its absence. Nevertheless, we tried to make sure that the past week was still packed full of content to keep you entertained during this Summer gaming lull, even...

News: This Patch for Borderlands 2 on Vita Will Help Fix The Shooter's Shonky Controls

This Patch for Borderlands 2 on Vita Will Help Fix The Shooter's Shonky Controls

Controlled chaos

The Borderlands 2 port on PlayStation Vita has been about as divisive as our internal E3 game of the show votes. Some have complimented the re-release's faithful recreation of the source material, while others have condemned its questionable controls. If you find yourself in the latter camp, you'll be glad to hear that a recent

News: Exclusive PS4 and Vita Title Pavilion is Packed with Preposterous Puzzles

Exclusive PS4 and Vita Title Pavilion is Packed with Preposterous Puzzles

Transistor meets The Last of Us

If you're looking for some perplexing puzzles to dig into in the coming months, allow us to direct your attention towards PlayStation 4 and Vita exclusive Pavilion. The title is described as a 'fourth-person' experience, a moniker which makes even less sense the more you think about it. What this means in simple...

News: Now a Second Sony Exec Says That the Firm's Not Making More 'Mega Budget' First-Party Vita Games

Now a Second Sony Exec Says That the Firm's Not Making More 'Mega Budget' First-Party Vita Games

Scaling back

Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida recently declared in an interview that the platform holder’s not planning to make many more big first-party PlayStation Vita titles, and SCEE boss Jim Ryan has since elaborated on that point in a fierce interview with Metro GameCentral. “Are you going to see huge, mega budget Vita g