Game Of The Year - News

January2018

  • Round Up Push Square's Favourite PS4 Games of 2017

    The pick of the bunch

    That’s it, then – almost two weeks of Christmas content done and dusted. As we settle back into a normal rhythm, we thought that it was worth recycling all of our work one last time with a Round Up of our full PlayStation 4 Game of the Year 2017 top ten.  Push Square's Favourite PS4 Games of 2017: Persona...

  • Game of the Year 2017 Jacob's Personal Picks

    Acceptable in the 80s

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. Jacob was no bother at all...

  • Feature The 10 Best PlayStation Soundtracks of 2017

    Reelin’ in the year

    2017 was an absolute banner year for games: AAA games were firing on all cylinders, indies knocked it out of the park again and again, and there were more Game of the Year contenders than we care to count. Alongside many of these stellar games were absolutely phenomenal soundtracks, too. This year more than any other was the...

  • Game of the Year 2017 What Was Your Favourite PlayStation Game of 2017?

    Now it's your turn

    Now that we've had our say on the best games of 2017, we're turning our attention to you, the Push Square community. 50 games made our Game of the Year shortlist, and we're going to present that list to you lot as a poll. All you have to do vote for your three favourite titles. And we should probably emphasise that:...

  • Game of the Year 2017 #1 - Persona 5

    Now it's personal

    Every time we write about Persona 5 we worry that we're going to run out of superlatives. Frankly, the game's an absolute masterpiece. Not only is it one of the best titles on PlayStation 4 – and PlayStation 3, if you want to get technical about it – it's also one of the greatest Japanese role-playing games of modern times...

  • Game of The Year 2017 Joey's Personal Picks

    The will of the scribes

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. Fortunately, Joey was no...

December2017

  • Game of the Year 2017 #2 - Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

    Mega mix

    What makes Uncharted: The Lost Legacy so special is the fact that Nathan Drake is nowhere to be seen, and yet this final entry before the series goes into hiding manages to wrap a perfect bow around his adventures. Fan favourite Chloe Frazer returns alongside the fourth instalment’s newcomer Nadine Ross to create an excursion to India...

  • Game of the Year 2017 John's Personal Picks

    Fractured but whole

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. We threatened to jot down John...

  • Game of the Year 2017 Alex's Personal Picks

    The new colossus

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. We gave Alex the side-eye as he...

  • Game of the Year 2017 #3 - Horizon: Zero Dawn

    Thunderjaw dropping

    It still seems crazy to think that the studio responsible for the Killzone series, a PlayStation mainstay for well over a decade, would make such a creative leap. From a dingy first-person shooter series of fluctuating quality to a vast, vibrant open world RPG, rarely do we see studios of Guerrilla’s size and reputation stray...

  • Game of the Year 2017 Sam's Personal Picks

    Welcome to the GotY, son

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. Squeezing blood from a stone...

  • Feature The PS4 Games You Already Forgot Were Released in 2017

    The forgettable experiences

    Traditionally, the end of December is used as a time to reflect on the very best that this year has served up. Game of the Year lists are aplenty, the Push Square countdown to number one has already begun, and our fellow scribes are penning articles on the games that they think have been overlooked. But what you won’t...

  • Game of the Year 2017 #4 - What Remains of Edith Finch

    This old house

    AAA games may have had a banner year, but there was a lot to love in the indie scene as well. Developer Giant Sparrow’s newest title, What Remains of Edith Finch, was the best of the bunch. The dev's first title since 2012’s incredible debut The Unfinished Swan, the title tells a terrific tale about a terrifically unlucky...

  • Game of the Year 2017 Gabriella's Personal Picks

    The lost legacy

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. We told Gabriella she wouldn't be...

  • Soapbox NieR: Automata Has the Best Credits Sequence of 2017

    Stay till the end

    NieR: Automata is bursting with bonkers moments, so it’s only fitting that it should bring out a wrecking ball for its finale. After three full playthroughs of its campaign (each revealing different endings and routes to its finish line) the title decides that enough is enough – and instead of simply breaking the fourth-wall,...

  • Game of the Year 2017 #5 - Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

    Trump card

    Considering B.J. Blazkowicz started his video game life as a gurning character portrait at the bottom of your screen, his transformation into a nuanced, relatable character – which continues at full pace in Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus – is symbolic of much of what made this title one of 2017’s best. Deftly...

  • Game of the Year 2017 Liam's Personal Picks

    Pick 'n' mix

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. We had to tempt Liam with homemade...

  • Soapbox Everything's Goalless Universe Is PS4's Most Relaxing Playground

    Stephen thinks the lack of structure is one of the game’s best traits

    There’s a tips page in Everything's Help menu. The first bullet point on this list of hints is by far the most important, and it informs you of exactly the type of game you’re about to play. It doesn’t tell you about a specific feature, or tell you any controls, or...

  • Game of the Year 2017 #6 - Resident Evil 7

    The cure

    Every time Capcom took a step forward, it made two steps backward over the past decade with its flagship horror franchise. Resident Evil 5 demonstrated a questionable turn toward action, but Resident Evil: Revelations steered back on course with its eerie, claustrophobic setting. The disastrous, confused sixth entry ruined this by capsizing...

  • Game of the Year 2017 Graham's Personal Picks

    A damn fine list

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. We threatened to steal Graham's...

  • Game of the Year 2017 #7 - Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

    The voices

    Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is dark, poignant, and utterly essential. It’s the only game in our 2017 countdown capable of having long-lasting effects on real lives, and for that alone it deserves its position in our list. But the Celtic adventure is so much more than an exploration into the symptoms of psychosis – it’s also an...

  • Game of the Year 2017 Robert's Personal Picks

    Get up, get out there

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. We've had to drag Ramsey away...

  • Game of the Year 2017 Victor's Personal Picks

    Curve ball

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. We threatened Victor with the ban hammer...

  • Game of the Year 2017 #8 - Yakuza 0

    Smooth criminal

    The Yakuza series has been around since the heyday of PlayStation 2, and yet the series never really felt like it got going in the West. This author's in the camp where he had never really played a Yakuza game before 0. This flashback episode opened up an entry point to a series that has forever held interest only for many to be...

  • Game of the Year 2017 Simon's Personal Picks

    Simon says

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. We threatened Simon with Polybius on...

  • Game of the Year 2017 #9 - Night in the Woods

    Mae it be

    There's something profoundly gentle about Night in the Woods. That feels like a weird thing to say about a video game which is, among other things, about the destructive power of mental illness, but it's true. It stands as a good companion piece to another of 2017's great games, Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice. But where that game is...

  • Game of the Year 2017 Sammy's Personal Picks

    Super hot

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. We had to clip Sammy’s wings before he gave us...

  • Game of the Year 2017 #10 - Tekken 7

    King of the iron fist

    Tekken hasn't been this good in a long time. In terms of pure gameplay depth and spectacle, Tekken 7 is right up there with the best fighting games on the market. It's satisfying, rewarding, and incredibly well balanced. That last point stems from the fact that it was available in Japanese and Korean arcades for ages before it...

  • Game of the Year 2017 Stephen's Personal Picks

    LOVE is all you need

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. We warned Stephen he'd have to...

  • Game of the Year 2017 Kell's Personal Picks

    The indie apologist strikes again

    As is becoming an annual tradition here at Push Square Towers, we’ve corralled our core group of staff writers and prodded them until they’ve told us what their favourite five games of the year are. With such a strong assortment to select from, added force was required in some instances. We told Kell we'd...

  • Site News Our Game of the Year Countdown Begins Now

    Winner, winner

    We’ve been busy. Like, really busy. Behind the scenes we’ve prepped no less than 30 articles, all of which are set to run over the holiday break. Among them is our Game of the Year countdown: our 10 favourite PlayStation 4 titles from 2017, in descending order. This year was really difficult to determine because there were just...

  • Site News Push Square Forum Votes Horizon: Zero Dawn as Game of the Year

    Aloy to the world

    While the world anticipates Geoff Keighley’s The Game Awards 2017 this evening, the Push Square forum members have already spoken, declaring Horizon: Zero Dawn to be their Game of the Year. After 250 posts as part of a typically epic thread coordinated by themcnoisy with assistance from KratosMD,

  • Site News Push Square Forum Members Seek Game of the Year

    Help make the decision now

    The annual Game of the Year bonanza is now underway in the Push Square forums, with our resident points tallying pro themcnoisy working to determine our community’s favourite PlayStation release of 2017. There are no shortage of contenders this year, with Persona 5, Horizon: Zero Dawn,

January2017

December2016

  • Game of the Year 2016 #2 - Inside

    Inside out

    Much has been said about the last twenty minutes of Inside. And rightly so – it's one of the most intense and intriguing sections of any game in recent memory. But to focus solely on those moments would be to do a disservice to what is a consistently excellent experience. Indeed, from its very first second, Playdead's sophomore...

  • Game of the Year 2016 Sam's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Bromance

    It's time once again for the indomitable staff here at Push Square to share their own personal Game of the Year picks. Every year, we herd our writers together and force them to spill their opinions on their five favourite games of the last 12 months. Usually, this involves poking them with a stick until they come clean. Below, you'll find...

  • Game of the Year 2016 #3 - Overwatch

    Together, we are strong

    Shooters are not prone to positivity. Whether it's a grim illustration of objectivism as a societal foundation in BioShock or a striking commentary on senseless violence in Spec Ops: The Line, the genre typically doesn't have settings, characters, or themes that are uplifting. A fallen world makes way for endless scenarios...

  • Game of the Year 2016 Liam's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Fit for a thief

    It's time once again for the indomitable staff here at Push Square to share their own personal Game of the Year picks. Every year, we herd our writers together and force them to spill their opinions on their five favourite games of the last 12 months. Usually, this involves poking them with a stick until they come clean. Below,...

  • Game of the Year 2016 #4 - Final Fantasy XV

    Noctout

    Jeez, where do you start with this one? What could have quite easily been a catastrophe, Final Fantasy XV has made into our top five games of 2016. For many of us, there's a distinct feeling of relief when we stop to think about Noctis' road trip. We're weirdly thankful that everything turned out well, and more importantly, we're over the...

  • Game of the Year 2016 Jacob's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Lasting appeal

    It's time once again for the indomitable staff here at Push Square to share their own personal Game of the Year picks. Every year, we herd our writers together and force them to spill their opinions on their five favourite games of the last 12 months. Usually, this involves poking them with a stick until they come clean. Below, you'll...

  • Game of the Year 2016 #5 - Dishonored 2

    From out of the shadows

    Arkane Studios' first entry in the Dishonored series was one of the best games of the previous generation. The game introduced us to the "whale-punk" city of Dunwall and its highly-stylised, gorgeous environments. And then it served up a selection of brilliantly entertaining supernatural powers, removed the leash, and...

  • Game of the Year 2016 Graham's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Inside and out

    It's time once again for the indomitable staff here at Push Square to share their own personal Game of the Year picks. Every year, we herd our writers together and force them to spill their opinions on their five favourite games of the last 12 months. Usually, this involves poking them with a stick until they come clean. Below, you'll...

  • Game of the Year 2016 #6 - The Last Guardian

    Cat-puppy love

    Decade-long development cycles rarely end well, especially when a rabid fanbase has passed the time by elevating a project's expectations to astronomical levels. The Last Guardian, launching some seven years after its original announcement, was always going to have a huge battle on its hands, then – not least because it has the...

  • Game of the Year 2016 Victor's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Watching over you

    It's time once again for the indomitable staff here at Push Square to share their own personal Game of the Year picks. Every year, we herd our writers together and force them to spill their opinions on their five favourite games of the last 12 months. Usually, this involves poking them with a stick until they come clean. Below,...

  • Game of the Year 2016 #7 - The Witness

    Blown away

    If there was an annual award for 'Game Most Often Judged by Cover', The Witness would take it this year, hands down. Written off by many as "that game that's just about drawing lines", Jonathan Blow's long-delayed successor to Braid is, and has always been, about more than what's on the surface. Sure, your only real interaction with the...

  • Game of the Year 2016 Ken's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Life is just a fantasy

    It's time once again for the indomitable staff here at Push Square to share their own personal Game of the Year picks. Every year, we herd our writers together and force them to spill their opinions on their five favourite games of the last 12 months. Usually, this involves poking them with a stick until they come clean...

  • Game of the Year 2016 #8 - DOOM

    Room for DOOM

    Things could have gone badly wrong for DOOM. After a long development time, a severe lack of single player footage, and a complete absence of reviews on launch day, the title relied on word of mouth throughout its first week of availability. Is it any good? What's the campaign like? Has the multiplayer been improved since its beta?...

  • Game of the Year 2016 John's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Treasured

    It's time once again for the indomitable staff here at Push Square to share their own personal Game of the Year picks. Every year, we herd our writers together and force them to spill their opinions on their five favourite games of the last 12 months. Usually, this involves poking them with a stick until they come clean. Below, you'll find...

  • Game of the Year 2016 #9 - Ratchet & Clank

    Ratcheting things up

    2016 saw Ratchet & Clank striving for Hollywood stardom with the release of their very own feature film. The news that a new game would also be launching just ahead of their movie probably caused the more cynical minds out there to shout '"cash grab" – especially when it disappointingly turned out to be a remake of their...

  • Game of the Year 2016 Sammy's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Beauty and the beast

    It's time once again for the indomitable staff here at Push Square to share their own personal Game of the Year picks. Every year, we herd our writers together and force them to spill their opinions on their five favourite games of the last 12 months. Usually, this involves poking them with a stick until they come clean. Below,...

  • Game of the Year 2016 #10 - Titanfall 2

    BT 4 LYF

    We've been blessed with well over two decades worth of first-person shooter games and in that time, especially the last six years or so, the industry has been saturated with the genre, with titles delivering varying degrees of quality. This over saturation, while a sobering cornerstone of the violence in video game argument, has also been...

  • Game of the Year 2016 Stephen's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Witness it

    It's time once again for the indomitable staff here at Push Square to share their own personal Game of the Year picks. Every year, we herd our writers together and force them to spill their opinions on their five favourite games of the last 12 months. Usually, this involves poking them with a stick until they come clean. Below, you'll...

  • News Sony Wants You to Vote for Your Game of the Year

    What will it be?

    Well, like we said earlier, it's that time of the year, isn't it? Sony's holding its own Game of the Year poll on the PlayStation Blog again this year, and it's soliciting your votes right now. There are tons of categories to vote in, from the bog-standard 'Best PS4 Game' through to more esoteric stuff like 'Best Use of the PS4...

  • Site News Push Square's Game of the Year Coverage Is Underway

    Here's what you can expect

    Good ol' Game of the Year: the perfect excuse to pad out a slow period of news with pre-written articles while we stuff our faces with turkey sandwiches and all attempt to earn the Platinum Trophy in Final Fantasy XV. You may have noticed already, but our coverage is already underway, though things properly get started...

  • Game of the Year 2016 Robert's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Finally, a fantasy

    It's time once again for the indomitable staff here at Push Square to share their own personal Game of the Year picks. Every year, we herd our writers together and force them to spill their opinions on their five favourite games of the last 12 months. Usually, this involves poking them with a stick until they come clean. Below,...

  • Game of the Year 2016 Joey's Personal PlayStation Picks

    We're all soldiers now

    It's time once again for the indomitable staff here at Push Square to share their own personal Game of the Year picks. Every year, we herd our writers together and force them to spill their opinions on their five favourite games of the last 12 months. Usually, this involves poking them with a stick until they come clean...

  • Site News Push Square Forum Members Vote Uncharted 4 Game of the Year

    Good dog

    It's almost the end of the calendar year which means that it's time for editorial outfits around the world to start putting together Game of the Year lists. We've been working on our coverage for a couple of weeks now, and you can watch it all unfold on the site over the Christmas break, so make sure you're checking back for that. In...

January2016

  • Game of the Year The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Was Your Fave 2015 Title

    Reader's tryst

    At the tail end of the Christmas holidays, we asked you to vote on your favourite PlayStation game of 2015 – then your humble host went to the dentist, had his gob eviscerated, and… Well, forgot. But fortunately we've been reminded by one outspoken The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fan to inform you that CD Pr

  • Round Up All Our Game of the Year Coverage in One Place

    That's a wrap

    Game of the Year is finished for another year – and this time we were organised, ahead of schedule, and not too stressed. For this author in particular, putting together our end of year lists is always a highlight, as it provides a great way to bring the team together and collaborate on a series of seasonal articles. But because...

  • Game of the Year Marcello's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Blood bold

    Every year the Push Square Team gets together to vote for the site's PlayStation Game of the Year. While we usually keep these polls secret, we're putting the spotlight on some of our authors this holiday so that they can highlight some of their personal favourites from 2015. Today it's the turn of Marcello Apostolico, and his somewhat...

  • Game of the Year What's Your Favourite PlayStation Game of 2015?

    Over to you

    Right, let's put a recycled bow around our Game of the Year coverage with one last article, asking: what was your favourite PlayStation game of 2015? You've read our picks, so now it's time to have your say – and yes, we're well aware that our forum users selected The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, but please let us pad out another day of...

  • Game of the Year Matt's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Wasteland wanderer

    Every year the Push Square Team gets together to vote for the site's PlayStation Game of the Year. While we usually keep these polls secret, we're putting the spotlight on some of our authors this holiday so that they can highlight some of their personal favourites from 2015. Today it's the turn of Matt Adcock, as he travels to...

  • Video The 10 Best PlayStation Games of 2015

    Final countdown

    Blimey oh riley, 2016's all up in my face and that bottle of bourbon's making it difficult to stomach. But before this intoxicated video editor chunders all over a blank page, perhaps you'd enjoy our pre-recorded video spotlighting the top ten PlayStation titles from the past 12 months. There's some good stuff in here, like...

  • Game of the Year #1 - Bloodborne (PS4)

    Blood on the moon

    Bloodborne reeks of brutal brilliance. From Software's violent eviscerate-'em-up pegs you as a personality-less predator, as you stomp the Gothic cobbles of Yharnam in search of monstrous prey to mutilate. A spiritual successor to the Souls series, Hidetaka Miyazaki's vulgar PlayStation 4 exclusive adopts a more aggressive angle...

  • Game of the Year Robert's Personal PlayStation Picks

    #4TheRolePlayers

    Every year the Push Square Team gets together to vote for the site's PlayStation Game of the Year. While we usually keep these polls secret, we're putting the spotlight on some of our authors this holiday so that they can highlight some of their personal favourites from 2015. Today we'll be delving into the role-playing addled...

December2015

  • Game of the Year #2 - Rocket League (PS4)

    Wow! Wow! Close one! No problem.

    Psyonix just nailed it. Rocket League was released relatively quietly with PlayStation Plus this summer, it was downloaded and played by millions, and the rest is history. It's a hit with the press, it's a hit with gamers, it's an eSport, it's all over YouTube, and in today's gaming climate, that's a pretty big...

  • Game of the Year Joey's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Bloodcurdling

    Every year the Push Square Team gets together to vote for the site's PlayStation Game of the Year. While we usually keep these polls secret, we're putting the spotlight on some of our authors this holiday so that they can highlight some of their personal favourites from 2015. Today it's the turn of Joey Thurmond, as horror rules the...

  • Game of the Year #3 - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4)

    Monstrous

    It's been an amazing year for Geralt of Rivia - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's grizzled lead. The final instalment in CD Projekt Red's gritty trilogy deserves to be right up near the top of any Game of the Year list, and not just because of its overall quality; this is a title that's practically bursting with passion from a truly committed...

  • Game of the Year Graham's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Top of the league

    Every year the Push Square Team gets together to vote for the site's PlayStation Game of the Year. While we usually keep these polls secret, we're putting the spotlight on some of our authors this holiday so that they can highlight some of their personal favourites from 2015. Today it's the turn of Graham Banas, as he oils his...

  • Game of the Year #4 - Fallout 4 (PS4)

    Fall in

    Fallout 4 was easily one of the most anticipated releases of 2015, and it didn't disappoint. Without having to worry about squeezing its trademark open world formula onto last-gen consoles, Bethesda was able to craft a title that felt as though it wasn't limited by older hardware. Its latest vision of a post-apocalyptic North America is...

  • Game of the Year Alex's Personal PlayStation Picks

    100 XP

    Every year the Push Square Team gets together to vote for the site's PlayStation Game of the Year. While we usually keep these polls secret, we're putting the spotlight on some of our authors this holiday so that they can highlight some of their personal favourites from 2015. Today it's the turn of Alex Stinton, as role-playing games rule...

  • Game of the Year #5 - Life Is Strange (PS4, PS3)

    Over the two moons

    Life Is Strange may just be the best teen drama that John Green didn't write. DONTNOD's goosebump inducing adventure wears its young adult fiction inspirations proudly on its polka dot sleeve, but while it skips on The Fault in Our Stars' terminal illness plot device and Paper Towns' amateur detective vibes, it offers its own...

  • Game of the Year Sam's Personal PlayStation Picks

    An Avalanche of excellence

    Every year the Push Square Team gets together to vote for the site's PlayStation Game of the Year. While we usually keep these polls secret, we're putting the spotlight on some of our authors this holiday so that they can highlight some of their personal favourites from 2015. Today it's the turn of Sam Brooke, as he...

  • Game of the Year #6 - Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS4, PS3)

    Tactical espionage excellence

    When Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain first hit shelves back in September, it was everywhere – and with good reason. Though the title harbours concerns of meddlesome online content and a lacking narrative, it still delivers as a stellar toybox fit for fans of the series and newcomers alike. The ways in which...

  • Game of the Year Phil's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Blockbuster business

    Every year the Push Square Team gets together to vote for the site's PlayStation Game of the Year. While we usually keep these polls secret, we're putting the spotlight on some of our authors this holiday so that they can highlight some of their personal favourites from 2015. Today it's the turn of Phil Kennedy, as he brings...

  • Game of the Year #7 - Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4)

    Knight time

    It's an indication that 2015 has been an impressive year for games, when a Rocksteady Studios Batman: Arkham title doesn't break into the Game of the Year Top Five list, and settles for a respectable seventh place from Push Square instead. Even its E3 2015 trailer was overshadowed beneath the cowl of amazing announcements that preceded...

  • Game of the Year Kell's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Kell, then

    Every year the Push Square Team gets together to vote for the site's PlayStation Game of the Year. While we usually keep these polls secret, we're putting the spotlight on some of our authors this holiday so that they can highlight some of their personal favourites from 2015. Today it's the turn of Kell Andersen, as he learns that life...

  • Game of the Year #8 - Transformers: Devastation (PS4, PS3)

    Lighting our darkest hour

    Transformers: Devastation's 2015 launch possibly missed out on PlayStation 4 sales by releasing in the same October week as Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection, so to discover that Platinum Games' single player brawler title – with a five hour game length – has achieved eighth place in Push Square's Game of the...

  • Game of the Year Stephen's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Ninja'd

    Every year the Push Square Team gets together to vote for the site's PlayStation Game of the Year. While we usually keep these polls secret, we're putting the spotlight on some of our authors this holiday so that they can highlight some of their personal favourites from 2015. Today it's the turn of Stephen Tailby, as he spotlights...

  • Game of the Year #9 - Everybody's Gone to the Rapture (PS4)

    Shock and Yaughton

    The beauty of Everybody's Gone to The Rapture is its quiet. This is a game about an apocalypse, which doesn't feature any explosions. A game about a deadly virus, which doesn't feature any zombies. A game about a community at war, which doesn't feature any guns. Instead, it tasks you with piecing together the story of the...

  • Game of the Year Sammy's Personal PlayStation Picks

    Praise the moon

    Every year the Push Square Team gets together to vote for the site's PlayStation Game of the Year. While we usually keep these polls secret, we're putting the spotlight on some of our authors this holiday so that they can highlight some of their personal favourites from 2015. Today it's the turn of Sammy Barker, as new intellectual...

  • Game of the Year #10 - Destiny: The Taken King (PS4, PS3)

    You are my Destiny, you are my one and only

    Destiny: The Taken King is in many ways what Destiny should have been when it first came out. It's not hard to imagine Bungie getting buried under an avalanche of feedback, as every gamer and their dog had their say about what they thought was right and wrong about the game it had created. It's a...

  • Game of the Year Simon's Personal PlayStation Picks

    OMG!

    Every year the Push Square Team gets together to vote for the site's PlayStation Game of the Year. While we usually keep these polls secret, we're putting the spotlight on some of our authors this holiday so that they can highlight some of their personal favourites from 2015. Today it's the turn of Simon Fitzgerald, where variety rules the...

  • Site News Our Game of the Year Coverage Starts Today

    The final countdown

    Spoilers: we picked our Game of the Year winner a couple of weeks ago. Since then, the Push Square team has been frantically writing articles in order to keep you occupied over the holidays. This year's, er, end of year coverage is going to be our best ever, with a number of our authors sharing their personal Top Five titles of...

  • Site News Push Square Users Vote The Witcher 3 as Game of the Year

    Fallout 4! Bloodborne! Rocket League!

    While we're still preparing our full Game of the Year coverage here at Push Square Towers – check back during Christmas to read all that we have in store – forum user themcnoisy has been organising a Best of 2015 poll in our forums. Users were asked to pick their three favourite PlayStation games of the...

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  • Game of the Year Gold Trophy - inFAMOUS: Second Son

    Fetch quest

    Few games feel quite like inFAMOUS: Second Son. We forgive Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption the odd controller quirk because their sandboxes are so sizeable that they mask any shortcomings, but delicately guiding the dextrous Delsin 'Too Cool for School' Rowe through the dreary districts of Seattle is this PlayStation 4...

  • Game of the Year Silver Trophy - P.T.

    Silent fright

    Stealthily announced at Sony's Gamescom conference, P.T. was billed as a 'Playable Teaser' for a new first-person horror game by the fictional 7780s Studio. After the sort of frenzied investigation that only the Internet can provide, it was discovered that the daunting downloadable was in fact a demo for a new Silent Hill game...

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