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Weirdness: Ooh Matron! This PS4 Remote Play Ad Is All a Bit Saucy

Ooh Matron! This PS4 Remote Play Ad Is All a Bit Saucy

Carry on playing

Don’t take your temperature after watching this bizarre Belgian commercial for the PlayStation 4 and Vita, as there may be some inaccuracies in the results that you record. It would appear that Sony hasn't forgotten about its portable platform in Europe – and is quite literally, ahem, bringing out the big guns to help sell the...

Weirdness: What if PS4 Launch Hero Knack Was a Character in Killzone?

What if PS4 Launch Hero Knack Was a Character in Killzone?

Stahl-wart

It’s been ten years since this fresh faced editor first read about PlayStation 2’s supposed ‘Halo killer’ Killzone in one of the many gaming magazines around at the time. The series hasn’t gone on to become quite the commercial juggernaut that many predicted, but it’s still carved out a sizeable fanbase for itself, with each...

Weirdness: This Sneaky Sony Engineer Hid His Name in Your PS4

This Sneaky Sony Engineer Hid His Name in Your PS4

Can you find it?

If you were about to leave a company, what would you do to make sure that your name lived on within its walls? Well, Kazuya Sakakihara – an ex-software engineer for Sony, who helped design both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 – decided that the best way for him to leave an indelible mark on the Japanese giant was to quite...

Weirdness: Ubisoft's Bundling Exclusive Assassin's Creed DLC with Shaving Gel

Ubisoft's Bundling Exclusive Assassin's Creed DLC with Shaving Gel

Edge of shaving cream

With the ongoing Movember charity event raising awareness for men’s health, shaving is in the headlines a little more than usual right now. It’s a perfect time for Ubisoft to partner with gel manufacturer Edge, then – but did it really need to attach exclusive in-game Assassin’s Creed Unity content to the partnership?...

Weirdness: What if the PS4 Was a Really Nifty Laptop?

What if the PS4 Was a Really Nifty Laptop?

Forget your MacBook Air

There are people that don’t have much spare time – and others that have way too much. One such talented individual is Ed Zarick, a self-taught engineer who may have abnormal amounts of free time, but is at least putting it to good use. Having previously designed the Xbook – a portable Xbox 360 for those out of the...

News: NBA 2K15 Doesn't Always Look Good, and These Pics Prove It

NBA 2K15 Doesn't Always Look Good, and These Pics Prove It

Monsters in our midst

Face scanning features rarely ever work, and NBA 2K15’s is no different. Despite being one of the better looking next-gen franchises, 2K Sports’ latest has kicked up shots of some frightening looking players – all made possible thanks to the power of the PlayStation Camera. Yeah, maybe that thing would be best left for...

News: Oh No! Sony Has Even Bungled DriveClub's Box

Oh No! Sony Has Even Bungled DriveClub's Box

Proof is in the pudding

As the editor of a relatively popular PlayStation website, typos are this author’s immortal enemy. However, we pump out such a vast amount of content every day that any embarrassing slip-ups fortunately get buried in a matter of hours – but that’s not the case when you’re in charge of producing the text on the back...

Weirdness: This Minecraft Remake of P.T. is Almost as Scary as The Original

This Minecraft Remake of P.T. is Almost as Scary as The Original

Block party

It was only a matter of time before a crafty fan remade Hideo Kojima's harrowing P.T. demo in Minecraft, and, as usual, the enterprising community has outdone itself. All of your favourite moments are represented here: the famous looping hallway, the embarrassingly dirty bathroom, and, of course, the lingering sense that downloading this...

Weirdness: These PS4 Sneakers Are Sublime

These PS4 Sneakers Are Sublime

"Please could you not step on my dunks?"

Confession: this editor purchased a pair of Air Jordans a few years ago. As has become a parody for some parts of popular culture, they never get worn – primarily because they cost an arm and a leg. Fortunately, they weren’t as expensive as these custom PlayStation 4 sneakers, which will set you back...

Weirdness: What if The Last of Us Was Really Resident Evil 4?

What if The Last of Us Was Really Resident Evil 4?

The last of Leon

The Last of Us and Resident Evil 4 are, in this editor’s eyes, the two greatest horror games ever made – so, like cheese and pineapple, it’s hard to imagine them being anything but amazing when put together, right? Not quite, but this mod by LegalSoul is still fun. It replaces original protagonists Leon and Ashley with Joel...

Weirdness: You're Going to Want This Nifty PSone Bag

You're Going to Want This Nifty PSone Bag

Geek chic

Want a tip regarding the inner workings of the Push Square hive mind? If we start trotting out clothes or accessories, then you can guarantee that it’s a slow news day. Yes, we’ve had the Minecraft acquisition which is a big deal, but this author’s spent the day trying to work it all out. The two scrapped articles and several hours...

Weirdness: This Is the Most Expensive PS4 in the World

This Is the Most Expensive PS4 in the World

Yours for just $13,600

If you’ve splashed out on that Glacier White PlayStation 4 expecting to be the king of the console castle, then you’re out of luck – there’s already a snazzier system on the market. Designed by Italian jeweller Gatti and available at the Games 14 convention from today in Dubai, this $13,600 device ships in a rose gold...

Weirdness: How Would You Like to Study PlayStation at University?

How Would You Like to Study PlayStation at University?

Korean institute even has DualShock themed desks

Well, that's us here at Push Square absolutely drunk with jealousy. Sangmyung University in South Korea is going to be hosting a course all about PlayStation, in a classroom that's, er, all about PlayStation. The learning institute has teamed up with Sony to create the course, in which students...