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News: PS4 Games Go Seriously Cheap in US Flash Sale

PS4 Games Go Seriously Cheap in US Flash Sale

LittleBigPlanet! Tearaway! Sleeping Dogs!

Ooh, boy – this is a decent North American PlayStation Store Flash Sale, and then some. Let's just dive right into it: Alien Isolation is $11.99, the upgraded PlayStation 4 version of Bully is $5.99, as is Max Payne which only launched yesterday. Then you've got the likes of

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 114

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 114

Dearly beloved

Work is well and truly over, which means that it's all video games all the time for the next two days. Well, not quite, as this author still has a handful of chores to complete – but we're not going to let that dampen the mood. In honour of the late, great Prince – it's time to party like it's 1999. Sammy Barker, Editor: I've...

News: Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Swipes and Slashes on PS4, Vita This Autumn

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Swipes and Slashes on PS4, Vita This Autumn

Looking sharp

Phew, are you quite done, Bandai Namco? The publisher's dated just about every game under the sun this afternoon, but it's not over yet. Although it hasn't been given a specific release date, it's been confirmed that Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization will launch in the Autumn here in the West, on PlayStation 4 and Vita. The...

Feature: 3 Believable Perks That Would Make Your PlayStation Plus Sub Better

3 Believable Perks That Would Make Your PlayStation Plus Sub Better

Plus more

Not everyone's happy with their PlayStation Plus subscription at the moment, with the quality of the Instant Game Collection being the biggest point of contention. While we recently outlined some of the issues that Sony may be facing with regards to the service, we thought that it would be fun to share with you three believable perks...

News: PSN's Finally Getting Two-Step Authentication

PSN's Finally Getting Two-Step Authentication

Welcome to 2005

Well, this is a pleasant surprise: Sony's adding two-factor authentication to the PlayStation Network, it's confirmed. First requests for this feature were found etched into cave drawings by Neanderthals, so it's nice to know that the Japanese giant's heard your feedback and is on the case. "In order to further safeguard our users...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: All's Quiet on the Eastern Front

Japanese Sales Charts: All's Quiet on the Eastern Front

PS4 stays top, though

It's been another quiet week in Japan for PlayStation and the market in general, as a dearth of new blockbuster releases ensured that the software charts looked particularly dismal. The PlayStation 4 saw three fresh entries in Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition, République, and Skullgirls 2nd Encore, but none of them...

News: Samurai Fighter The Last Blade 2 Carves Up PS4, Vita Next Month

Samurai Fighter The Last Blade 2 Carves Up PS4, Vita Next Month

Complete with online multiplayer

Originally released in Japanese arcades all the way back in 1998, The Last Blade 2 is bringing 18 swordsmen together on PlayStation 4 and Vita so that they can once again slice the snot out of each other. This is a tense 2D fighter that became something of a cult release, and it's being revived next month on Sony's...

Store Update: 19th April 2016 (North America)

19th April 2016 (North America)

Ahoy, ahoy

Invisible Inc! Koi! Pang Adventures! Ms. Pac-Man with a Platinum! This week's North American PlayStation Store update may not be packed with retail heavy hitters, but there are a deluge of digital games that you should be paying attention to. Here's the full line-up for your perusal. PS4 Games: Arcade Game Series: Dig Dug (Out...

Store Update: 19th April 2016 (Europe)

19th April 2016 (Europe)

The whopper

It's an absolutely mind bogglingly big European PlayStation Store update this week – especially if you own a PlayStation 4. We count 21 new titles on Sony's new-gen system, but there are various permutations of the same game padding out the number. The highlight for Europeans should be the belated arrival of Ratchet & Clank, but...

News: UK Sales Charts: Dark Souls III Dominates on PS4

UK Sales Charts: Dark Souls III Dominates on PS4

Over 70 per cent of copies sold on Sony's system

It's no surprise given the series' history, but Dark Souls III absolutely dominated on the PlayStation 4 during launch week. Bandai Namco's hotly anticipated sequel – which topped the UK sales charts, outpacing Dark Souls II's debut by 61 per cent – moved 71 per cent of its units on Sony's...

Site News: Push Square Readers Select the 64 Greatest PlayStation Games of All Time

Push Square Readers Select the 64 Greatest PlayStation Games of All Time

And it's a strong list

Several months of perfectly planned polls coordinated by Push Square reader themcnoisy have brought us to this point: the 64 greatest PlayStation games ever made – according to you, the readers. For those of you that haven't been keeping tabs on the enormous thread in our forum, members have been voting for their favourite...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 113

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 113

Play time

It's the weekend. We're gonna play games like it's the weekend. We're gonna beat games like it's the weekend. And there may be a Platinum or two earned for good measure. Y'all know the drill by now, valued readers – here's what we're playing this weekend. Sammy Barker, Editor: I had a dreadfully tough time with the first ten or so...

News: Vita RPG Ray Gigant Sends Teens to Fight World-Ending Monsters in May

Vita RPG Ray Gigant Sends Teens to Fight World-Ending Monsters in May

Those crazy kids

If Japanese role-playing games have taught us anything, it's that when the world's under siege from unstoppable Gods of destruction, mankind's best bet is to send in a bunch of teenagers to do the dirty work - and that's exactly what upcoming Vita dungeon crawler Ray Gigant is all about. Sporting a pretty neat art style and a...

News: March 2016 NPD: Sony Scores Hat-Trick as The Division Propels PS4 to Third Win of the Year

March 2016 NPD: Sony Scores Hat-Trick as The Division Propels PS4 to Third Win of the Year

"Thank you to our fans"

Sony won its third NPD report of the year, as the PlayStation 4 was the best-selling console in the United States for the month of March. Despite this, hardware sales actually declined by 19 per cent year-over-year, due to the lower prices of consoles across the board. Fortunately, an 8 per cent increase in software revenue...

News: Is This the Beginning of the End for the PlayStation Vita?

Is This the Beginning of the End for the PlayStation Vita?

Sony starting to cease shipments, it seems

It seems like, over four years since its original launch, the PlayStation Vita is nearing the end of its run. Reports are swirling that Sony has ceased shipping the system to the Netherlands, with major retailer Bol.com currently having only two units left in stock. And now a retail source has told NDTV...