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Weirdness: This Metal Gear Solid V iDroid iPhone Case Is Epically Impractical

This Metal Gear Solid V iDroid iPhone Case Is Epically Impractical

But totally rad

One of the most intriguing new pieces of tech in Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is Snake's handy dandy iDroid. The technological toy replaces some of the functions of the traditional codec, while also adding in a few nifty new abilities. It's a pretty unsubtle jab at the insanely popular iPhone, but we'll forgive it, if only...

Weirdness: Developer Marvelous AQL's New Logo Certainly Makes an Impact

Developer Marvelous AQL's New Logo Certainly Makes an Impact

For better or for worse

While many developers are worshiped by an army of dedicated fans, others are met with humble logo recognition while players hammer at the start button waiting for a main menu to appear. Marvelous AQL, the developer of niche titles such as New Little King's Story and co-developer of the grotesque Soul Sacrifice, may fall into...

Weirdness: Sucker Punch Hid a Sneaky Zelda Reference in inFAMOUS: Second Son

Sucker Punch Hid a Sneaky Zelda Reference in inFAMOUS: Second Son

A link between worlds

While the blindness of fandom can sometimes foolishly take hold, most of us here at Push Square love a good Nintendo game. And it seems that first-party Sony developer Sucker Punch is much the same, as the Washington-based studio has hidden an Easter egg in the recently released inFAMOUS: Second Son that gives a shout out to...

Weirdness: Be Careful When Playing Dark Souls II with a DualShock 4

Be Careful When Playing Dark Souls II with a DualShock 4

Prepare to lose a lot of money

There’s no doubt that the DualShock 4 is an infinitely superior controller to its PlayStation 3 counterpart, providing tighter sticks, vastly improved triggers, and a much more ergonomic shape. As such, it’s not overly surprising that gallant gamers would want to use the overhauled device with From Software’s...

Weirdness: Battlefield 4 Would Like You to Know All About the Need for Speed Movie

Battlefield 4 Would Like You to Know All About the Need for Speed Movie

In a spin

Like it or not, advertising is becoming a part of console gaming. Sony may have been eager to avoid it on the PlayStation 3’s dashboard, but the ‘What’s New’ area of the PlayStation 4 is packed with promotions for upcoming titles and films. And it’s only a matter of time before that section gets stuffed with Axe deodorant and...

Weirdness: This Is the Closest Thing to Pokémon Snap You're Getting on PS3

This Is the Closest Thing to Pokémon Snap You're Getting on PS3

Sorry, this one ain't safe for work

Between the likes of Fatal Frame and Pokémon Snap, photography games used to be all the rage. Sadly, aspiring shutterbugs have had to make do with little other than Afrika in recent years, as the genre has really taken a dive in popularity on the PlayStation 3. That’s not stopping Japanese publisher Kadokawa...

Weirdness: Sly Sucker Punch Said That Cole MacGrath Wasn't Going to Be in PS4 Sequel

Sly Sucker Punch Said That Cole MacGrath Wasn't Going to Be in PS4 Sequel

But he's already been spotted

Sucker Punch is no stranger to quirky little environmental Easter eggs, so you probably won’t be surprised to learn that inFAMOUS: Second Son’s next generation recreation of Seattle looks set to be packed with subtle little references for you to stab your DualShock 4’s share button at. One such nifty nod has...

Weirdness: Wacky Japanese Commercials Live Courtesy of Valhalla Knights 3 Gold

Wacky Japanese Commercials Live Courtesy of Valhalla Knights 3 Gold

Pure gold

Growing up in an age prior to YouTube, we often marvelled at the bizarre Japanese commercials that would occasionally be included as extras with select games. Sadly, now that we have access to this kind of insanity on tap, we’ve noticed that the nation’s craziness has been on the wane of late. Fortunately, upcoming PlayStation Vita...

Weirdness: Sony May Be Making a Movie About the Console Wars

Sony May Be Making a Movie About the Console Wars

Blood bath

Forget about the fight between the Helghast and the ISA, as the so-called console war is undeniably the biggest brawl in gaming. And in a strange twist of fate, Sony Pictures could be producing a movie inspired by the neverending skirmish, charting SEGA’s assault on Nintendo in the early to mid 1990s. We don’t know about you, but...

Weirdness: This PS4 Owner Managed to Get a 21 Year PS Plus Subscription for Free

This PS4 Owner Managed to Get a 21 Year PS Plus Subscription for Free

Do not try this at home

You may recall that Sony has been offering 14 day free trials for subscription service PlayStation Plus to new PlayStation 4 owners as a means of demonstrating its value. Well, it seems that, as always, one devious fan has found a way to twist this act of goodwill for his own personal gain. Speaking to VG247, the errant...