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TodayThu, 21st Jan 2021

  • News Olija Teases a Tale of Romance in New Trailer

    Out next week

    In case you missed it, Devolver Digital's next game is right around the corner. Olija is a pixelated action game about a lord who washes up on a mysterious island and bonds with a powerful harpoon. As you might expect, it's a little gritty and there's an emphasis on action, but it seems there's more to it than just stabbing monsters...

    • Devolver Digital
    • PS4
    • Olija
    • Trailers
  • News GTA Online's Vapid Slamtruck Doubles As a Mobile Ramp

    Get the jump on it

    Okay, now this is a fun new ride. GTA Online’s revered vehicle retailer Southern San Andreas Super Autos has added the Vapid Slamtruck to its roster, and what’s unique about this four-wheeler is that it doubles as a ramp. “Due to a recent spate of accidents involving this model, Vapid wants to remind any potential buyers...

    • Rockstar
    • PS4
    • Grand Theft Auto
    • GTA Online
    • GTA
  • News Hitman 3's Deluxe Pack Seems Like Poor Value for Money

    The money has been wired to your account, 47

    Hitman 2 had some seriously strong post-release support. For around £32.99/$39.99 – or as part of the premium priced Gold Edition – the Expansion Pass granted you two full sandbox maps (New York and Haven Island) which continued the plot of the main game, as well as a couple of Sniper Assassin...

    • IO Interactive
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hitman
  • News Resident Evil Re:Verse Leaks Ahead of Capcom's Showcase Event

    Village's multiplayer mode

    We're just hours away from Capcom's Resident Evil Showcase, but this being the internet, something was bound to leak sooner or later. The developer has been taking applications for a closed beta in the lead up to the event, and it looks like those will be for Resident Evil Re:Verse. Yes, that is its name — we're not...

    • Capcom
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
    • Leaks
  • News FMV's Renaissance Continues with I Saw Black Clouds on PS5, PS4

    Psychological thriller incoming

    Wales Interactive has not just dipped its toe into FMV’s renaissance: it’s dunked its collective head in. Fresh from the release of lockdown dating drama Five Dates, it’s announced something a touch darker: I Saw Black Clouds. Described as a psychological thriller, the story will follow the events of Kristina...

    • Wales Interactive
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • I Saw Black Clouds
    • Announcements
  • News Going Under's Free Working From Home Update Adds New Modes, Abilities, Items, and More

    Coming in February

    Going Under kind of fell under the radar a little bit last year, but if you're after a different style of rogue-lite game, it's absolutely worth checking out. If you're unaware, it has you playing as Jackie, an intern tasked with clearing out the cursed offices of failed start-up businesses. You use whatever you can get your hands...

    • Team 17
    • PS4
    • Going Under
    • Trailers
    • Updates
  • News RIDE 4 Saddles Up on PS5 from Today

    Smooth ridin'

    Industrious Italian outfit Milestone has sure been putting its PlayStation 5 development kits through their paces. Swift in the slipstream of MXGP 2020, the studio has now released the next-gen version of its motorcycle racing game, RIDE 4. You can check out the launch trailer above, which pairs a bunch of cinematic gameplay footage...

    • Milestone
    • PS5
    • RIDE
    • Trailers
    • Out Today
  • News Call of Duty: Warzone Has No Proper Meta Right Now, And Fans Love It

    DMR 14, Mac-10 dominance over

    It really does look like the days of the DMR 14 and Mac-10 dominating Call of Duty: Warzone are finally over. The Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War weapons have been running riot in the Battle Royale mode for a couple of weeks now, dominating the meta and putting anyone who doesn't use them at a disadvantage. Raven...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty
  • News Hitman 3 PS5 Marginally Outperformed by Xbox Series X

    But performance is rock solid

    Here it is, then: the first format face off since the PlayStation 5’s launch that’s definitively in the Xbox Series X’s favour. Sony’s system has generally, to the surprise of many, been turning in marginally better results than its nearest rival in multiformat games, but Hitman 3 is the first title to trend the...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Hitman
  • News Curse of the Dead Gods Brings Isometric Rogue-Lite Action to PS4 Next Month

    There will be dungeons, and crawling

    Here's another early access PC game making its way to PlayStation soon. Curse of the Dead Gods has been in public development since the beginning of last year, but the top-down rogue-lite action title now finally has a release date. Published by Focus Home Interactive, it will launch on PS4 on 23rd February 2021...

    • Focus Home Interactive
    • PS4
    • Curse of the Dead Gods
    • Release Dates
  • Guide PS4 to PS5: All Games with Confirmed Free Upgrades

    Every game that lets you transfer from PS4 to PS5

    Which PS4 games have free PS5 upgrades? Below, we've compiled a list of all confirmed titles that let you transfer from PS4 to PS5 at no extra cost. All of these titles will receive some kind of upgrade on Sony's next-gen console that will allow them to look better, perform better, or both. Please...

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide All PS5 Game Reviews

    Every PS5 game we've reviewed so far

    Looking for PS5 game reviews? Well you've come to the right place. In this guide, we've compiled a list of every PS5 game review that we've published here on Push Square so far. This guide will be updated every time we review something new on PS5, so be sure to check in every now and then. For much more...

    • PS5
    • Reviews
    • Guides
  • Guide What Time Is the Resident Evil Showcase?

    Dates, times, and where to watch

    When is the Resident Evil Showcase? What time will the Resident Evil Showcase start? When can you watch the Resident Evil Showcase? Capcom has announced it will be showing off Resident Evil Village and news concerning the wider series as part of a new digital event, so you might be wondering when and where you can...

    • Guides
    • Capcom
    • Resident Evil
  • News Hitman 3's Progression Carryover Website Collapses, IO Interactive on the Case

    Replan mission

    Hitman 3 is an absolutely fantastic game – we explained as much in our review – but let’s not beat around the bush: Agent 47 would be disappointed with untidiness of its launch. While it’s awesome that you can import all of the locations from previous games, we got a headache writing out exactly how it all works. And...

    • IO Interactive
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hitman
  • Guide PS5 Stock: When and Where to Buy PlayStation 5 in January 2021

    Which shops have PS5 available for January 2021?

    Which shops have PS5 stock for January 2021? Where can you currently buy a new PlayStation 5 console? Demand for the PS5 has exceeded supply, leaving many unable to purchase a next-gen console. Sony has suggested that it will be making more units in 2021, having secured additional component inventory...

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • Stock

YesterdayWed, 20th Jan 2021

  • News The Evolution of Agent 47's Face Makes for Nightmare Fuel

    Egg head

    Here’s a new assassination opportunity for Agent 47: he just needs to show his targets the evolution of his face. A new Reddit meme shows how the sneaky skinhead’s design has evolved over the course of the Hitman franchise, spanning the PC-only Hitman: Codename 47 all the way through to the brand new Hitman 3. Just look at those bushy

    • IO Interactive
    • Hitman
    • Culture
    • Memes
  • Guide Hitman 3: How to Import All Levels and Locations from Hitman 1 and Hitman 2 on PS5, PS4

    How to play the entire World of Assassination trilogy within Hitman 3

    How do you import all levels and locations from Hitman 1 and Hitman 2 into Hitman 3 on PS5 and PS4? IO Interactive allows you to play the entire World of Assassination trilogy within Hitman 3, and while it's made this process as straight-forward as possible, there are some...

    • Guides
    • Hitman
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News PS5 Stock Shortage Has UK Politicians Pushing for Online Bot Ban

    Bad robot

    If you haven't been able to get your hands on a PS5 since the console's launch in November last year, then you'll know all too well the effectiveness of online bots. Scalpers have been using bots to secure Sony's system as soon as new stock is made available, effectively denying normal consumers any chance of snapping up a PS5 for...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • UK
  • News Undersea Survival Follow-Up Subnautica: Below Zero Rated for PS5, PS4

    Down where it's wetter

    Subnautica is an indie survival game set in the vast open sea of an alien planet. After finding success in early access on PC, the game made its way over to PlayStation 4. While not the optimal version of the title, it remains an immersive and creepy take on the genre. The game found a big enough audience that a follow-up,...

    • Unknown Worlds
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Subnautica
  • News God of War Ragnarok Dev Already Hiring for Next Game

    "Development of a new unannounced title"

    News at 11: popular video game developer will continue to make video games after its next big game. Who would have thought, huh? It's evident that Sony Santa Monica will be firing on all cylinders as it slowly builds up to the release of God of War Ragnarok on PlayStation 5 later this year — if it makes it...

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News Surprises Promised for Resident Evil Showcase Stream

    What are you expecting?

    Capcom’s been building up anticipation for its upcoming Resident Evil Showcase livestream, and writing on the PlayStation Blog it’s outlined a little more about what we can expect when the event gets underway. Social Media Manager Kellen Haney explains that we’ll get an “extended trailer that unveils a bit more of the...

    • Capcom
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
  • Guide New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (18th January to 24th January)

    Hitman 3! RIDE 4! More!

    What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PlayStation Store update this week? Looks like someone prodded the games industry and it really is still awake. This week's big new release? Hitman 3. For a full list of all new PS5 game release dates in 2021 and all new PS4 game release dates...

    • PlayStation Store Update
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Release Dates
  • News PS5 Stock Demand Overwhelms Another Online Retailer

    Currys the next victim

    If it's not GAME selling through its allocated stock of PlayStation 5 consoles in mere minutes, it's Currys. The technology-based retailer had "limited PS5 stock" to offer as per a message on its website this morning, and it was all gone in a flash. This saw the company trend on Twitter alongside yesterday's #PS5StockUK...

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News Horizon Forbidden West Production Efforts Boosted as PC Patches Wind Down

    PS5, PS4 sequel is the focus

    It's seemingly all hands on deck over at Guerrilla Games as the Dutch studio attempts to wrap up development on Horizon Forbidden West from home. The team has confirmed in a new blog post that patches and updates for the PC version of Horizon Zero Dawn will be less frequent henceforth to ensure the big-budget sequel is...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Horizon
  • News Immortals Fenyx Rising PS5, PS4 Demo Glides into View

    Gods given

    Immortals Fenyx Rising got a little bit lost in the chaos of last year's holiday season, but if you missed out on Ubisoft's colourful open world adventure, then you may be happy to hear that a playable demo is probably heading our way very soon. Said demo was recently added to the PlayStation Store's database, as identified by...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Immortals
    • Demos
  • News Hitman 3's Servers Tumble As Sequel Launches on PS5, PS4

    IO Interactive tracking issues

    Hitman 3 has launched globally, and inevitably, IO Interactive’s servers are on fire. The game includes a utility that allows you to transfer your progress from Hitman 2 into the threequel, but the Danish developer’s website has gone offline. Much of the gameplay also relies on an Internet connection, so inevitably...

    • IO Interactive
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hitman
  • News New Assassin's Creed Manga Expands the Tale of Shao Jun

    Coming West in February

    Remember Shao Jun, the hero from Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China? Well, her story's getting its very own manga adaptation, Ubisoft has announced. Published by manga giant VIZ, Assassin's Creed: Blade of Shao Jun will be available both at retail and online from the 16th February. It'll feature an "extended" version of Shao...

    • Ubisoft
    • Assassins Creed
  • Mini Review Memoranda (PS4) - Surreal Point and Click Adventure Inspired by Haruki Murakami

    One to remember

    Memoranda is inspired by the short stories of renowned Japanese author Haruki Murakami and so you can expect plenty of odd characters set in a world that mixes realism with a kind of dreamlike fantasy. You’ll need to help the game’s protagonist, Mizuki, with her crippling insomnia and selective memory problems by pointing and...

    • Reviews
    • Carbon Fire Studio
    • PS4
    • Memoranda
    • Mini Reviews

Tuesday19th Jan 2021

  • News Have the Platinum Trophy in Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales? Sony May Email You with a Reward

    Be yourself

    One nice thing about Sony's first party games — aside from the fact they're usually fantastic — is that their Trophy lists are mostly very manageable. Especially in the last few years, it feels like PlayStation exclusives are getting their Trophies right, allowing players of all skill levels to attain that shiny Platinum without...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Spider-Man
    • Trophies
  • News The Assassin's Creed Valhalla Quests that Most Players Don't Know Exist are Finally Being Fixed

    Vengeance at last

    Did you know that there's a specific type of dynamic quest in Assassin's Creed Valhalla that the vast majority of players will probably never see? They're called 'Avenge' quests, and they're triggered when Eivor comes across the dead body of a fellow Viking out in the open world. These bodies represent other Valhalla players who...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Assassins Creed
  • News New PS Store Sale Includes Loads of Super Cheap PS4 Games

    Yakuza! Tomb Raider! Mirror's Edge!

    A new sale has just hit the PlayStation Store, which can only mean one thing. It's time to splash the cash if you've been waiting on discounts for any of these games. This one is entirely separate from the PS Store's January Sale, which ends at midnight tonight. These deals are live through until midnight on 4th...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Europe
    • US
  • Hands On Hitman 3 with PSVR Is a Timely Reminder of the Technology's Potential

    A new perspective

    Isn’t it ironic that, in a year where we all could have benefited from escaping the real-world, PlayStation VR got lost in the shuffle a little bit? The excitement surrounding the PlayStation 5 was palpable, and it left very little bandwidth for Sony’s creaking but still very entertaining entry-level virtual reality headset...

    • IO Interactive
    • PS4
    • PSVR
    • Hitman
    • Hands On
  • News PS5 UK Restock Targeted by Scalpers Again, Group Claims More Than 2,000 Orders Made

    #ps5stockuk trends on Twitter

    Those situated in the UK faced another setback whilst trying to get their hands on a PlayStation 5 today as a scalper group claims it has made more than 2,000 online orders through GAME. The online retailer had a restock of the next-gen console earlier today, but it's hard to judge how many went to customers who will...

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News PS Store Sells Yakuza Series for Peanuts, But You've Got to Be Quick

    Get those dancing shoes on

    If you're reading this and the Yakuza franchise has always piqued your interest but you've never given it a proper chance, you've got roughly 10 hours to take advantage of an outstanding set of deals. Through until midnight tonight, every single mainline entry in the series has been so heavily discounted that a single 30+...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Yakuza
    • PlayStation Store
  • News This PS1 Era Bloodborne Demake Is the Real Deal

    We'd play that for a dollar

    Bloodborne may yet get a full PlayStation 5 remaster – at least, that’s what we’ve predicted – but who fancies a PS1 demake? Talented indie developer Lilith Walther is working on exactly that, and she’s been sharing footage of the old-school revamp on her Twitter account: Unlike many of these PS1 inspired...

    • PS1
    • Bloodborne
    • Culture
  • News Cyberpunk 2077 Has Now Been Missing from the PS Store for a Month

    And no sign of a comeback

    All the way back on 18th December – which feels like a lifetime ago now – Sony made the unprecedented decision to remove Cyberpunk 2077 from sale on the PlayStation Store. It’s now been a full month since that decision was made, and it remains impossible to purchase the CD Projekt RED developed open world RPG from the...

    • CD Projekt RED
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Cyberpunk
  • News Pre-Order Returnal on PS5 to Unlock These In-Game Costumes

    Here's what they look like

    Returnal sees developer Housemarque going back to its arcade roots, and the game is shaping up well so far. This third person shooter blends together fast-paced, responsive gunplay with various rogue-lite elements, and we're hoping for an entertaining, highly replayable romp. It's Housemarque's biggest game yet, and we...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Returnal
    • Pre-Orders
  • News Sony's Secret San Diego Team Working on 'Existing Franchises'

    Uncharted territory

    As per the LinkedIn profile of former studio boss Michael Mumbauer, Sony's not so top secret San Diego studio is currently expanding "upon existing franchises". The project is said to be a AAA action-adventure game tha

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News Team Ninja Squashes Hopes for New Ninja Gaiden Game

    But series director wants to make one

    It feels like the world wants a new Ninja Gaiden game as developer Team Ninja wraps up work on The Nioh Collection — a remastered bundle of the two PlayStation 4 games. That's out in just a few weeks on PlayStation 5, but according to series director Fumihiko Yasuda, his attention won't now turn to Ryu...

    • Team Ninja
    • Ninja Gaiden
  • News Guilty Gear Strive Confirms a Bunch of Single-Player Modes

    The full package

    Developer Arc System Works has confirmed a bunch of single-player modes for its upcoming fighter, Guilty Gear Strive. If you don't feel like testing your skills online, there should still be plenty to see, including a full story mode that will apparently be revealed at a later date. It sounds like arcade mode is the main...

    • Arc System Works
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Guilty Gear
  • Guide Hitman 3 Guide: Tips, Tricks, and Strategies

    Everything you need to know about Hitman 3

    Hitman 3 is a stealth game for the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 by Danish developer IO Interactive, and the conclusion to the World of Assassination trilogy. You can import all of the levels from Hitman: The Complete First Season and Hitman 2, making for a robust compilation spanning over 20 locations...

    • Guides
    • Hitman
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Features
  • News Don Jerseys from the World's Best Football Teams in Fortnite

    Oh, and there's Celtic

    If it's not three lions on the shirt, it's probably some sort of other animal or memorable logo being placed just above your left nipple when donning the jersey of your favourite football team. And while you can't go full kit w*nker, Fortnite will allow you to wear your heart on your sleeve in digital form starting tomorrow...

    • Epic Games
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Fortnite
    • Updates
  • News Zombie Army 4 Concludes Death from Above Campaign with Dead Zeppelin, Available Now on PS4

    Stairway to Hell

    The world keeps turning, and Rebellion keeps coming up with new ways to slaughter the undead. Zombie Army 4: Dead War has been receiving a steady flow of new content via season passes. The latest major update arrives today on PlayStation 4, and it adds the final chapter of the Death from Above campaign: Dead Zeppelin. This new...

    • Rebellion
    • PS4
    • Zombie Army
    • DLC
  • News Tales from the Borderlands Seemingly Getting PS5 Release

    Rated in Europe

    Tales from the Borderlands is an interesting project. Developer Telltale Games took a franchise primarily focused on action and extracted an entertaining story, told across five episodes. Right now, it appears to be unavailable on PlayStation Store, but it looks like it'll be coming back in some form on PlayStation 5. PEGI, the...

    • Take-Two
    • PS5
    • Tales from the Borderlands
  • News Balan Wonderworld Gets a Demo Next Week on PS5, PS4

    Sonic the Hedgehog creator's next game

    Ahead of its release in March, the rather mysterious Balan Wonderworld will offer a demo on both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. It'll be available from next week on Thursday 28th January 2021, playable alone or in local co-op with a partner. Just don't break lockdown rules to make that happen. This...

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Balan Wonderworld
    • Demos
  • Guide Hitman 3: How to Find the Case File in Dartmoor

    What is the code to Alexa Carlisle's safe?

    How do you find the Case File in the Death in the Family mission in Dartmoor in England in Hitman 3? Diana Burnwood will issue you with two primary objectives when you arrive at the Carlisle's estate: eliminate Alexa Carlisle and find the Case File. But where is the Case File hidden and what's the secret...

    • Guides
    • Hitman
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News Two Point Hospital: Jumbo Edition Bundles Everything Together Under One Roof on PS4

    All DLC included

    As far as management sims go on PlayStation 4, Two Point Hospital is surely one of the best. It's a modern reimagining of games like Theme Hospital, tasking you with the smooth operation of various medical centres. We really rate the base version, but what if you're after a more robust package? Two Point Hospital: Jumbo Edition is...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Two Point Hospital
  • Guide Hitman 3: How Many ICA Agents Do You Have to Eliminate in Berlin?

    Where to find all ICA Agents in Berlin

    How many ICA Agents do you have to eliminate in the Apex Predator mission in Berlin in Germany in Hitman 3? The first time you play this mission, you'll be informed you need to eliminate an undisclosed number of ICA Agents. However, there are no Mission Stories to guide you, and you'll have no intel on your...

    • Guides
    • Hitman
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide Hitman 3: How to Find the Map in Dubai

    Mapping out the Burj Al-Ghazi

    How do you find the map to the Burj Al-Ghazi in the On Top of the World mission in Dubai in Hitman 3? One of your first objectives when you take control of Agent 47 in the United Arab Emirates will be to get a feel for your surroundings, and finding a floor plan can help. As part of our Hitman 3 guide, we're going to...

    • Guides
    • Hitman
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide Hitman 3: Best Items, Gear, and Equipment

    How to unlock all the best weapons and items for Agent 47's loadout

    What's the best items, gear, and equipment you should select when planning a mission in Hitman 3? Agent 47 may be a master assassin, but a workman is nothing without his tools, and the iconic skinhead relies on an inventory of murderous utensils in order to eliminate his targets...

    • Guides
    • Hitman
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide Hitman 3: All Shortcuts

    Shortcut killer

    How do you find all shortcuts in Hitman 3? Shortcuts are one of the new features added in IO Interactive's anticipated threequel, and once unlocked they will remain open through subsequent playthroughs. This allows you to access key areas quicker than you normally would be able to, providing interesting speed running opportunities...

    • Guides
    • Hitman
    • PS5
    • PS4

Monday18th Jan 2021

  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla's New Patch Has Introduced a Bad Face-Breaking Bug

    A bad case of lockjaw

    Bloody hell, it looks like the latest update for Assassin's Creed Valhalla — patch 1.011 — has introduced a rather annoying bug. The aforementioned update focusses on fixes for a huge number of (relatively minor) issues, but somehow, it's also managed to break the game's facial animation system. It's never easy, is it? The...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Assassins Creed
    • Patches
  • News Skyrim Can Run at 60FPS on PS5 with One Simple Mod, Doesn't Disable Trophies

    Also works on PS4

    And just like that, someone's created a mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition that makes the game run at 60 frames-per-second on PS5 (and PS4, kind of). The mod's author, MrWright, has posted a brief rundown of how it works over on YouTube, and it's safe to say that Skyrim has never ran bett

    • Bethesda
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Skyrim
  • News Resident Evil Fans Muster Up Hope for Ports of Classic PS1 Titles

    But chances are slim

    Capcom will be hosting the Resident Evil Showcase later this week, and fans of the horror franchise have only gone and got their knickers in a twist over the prospect of the three classic PlayStation 1 games being ported to modern consoles. This all stems from a countdown over on the franchise's Twitter account, which has begun...

    • Capcom
    • Resident Evil
  • Random Watch Someone Build an Awesome See-Through PlayStation 2 Console

    Clear winner

    Remember when console manufacturers had a thing for translucent tech? Whether it was controllers or the consoles themselves, having a sort-of see-through shell allowed you to get a peek under the hood — and it looked cool at the same time. Sony brought this back for PlayStation 4 with the dark blue 500 million edition PS4 Pro, and...

    • Sony
    • PS2
    • Videos
    • Random
  • News UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Is the Week's Best-Selling Physical PlayStation Game

    Nintendo dominates the top 10

    There's no getting around it: Nintendo Switch is destroying the UK's physical games chart right now. In the all formats top 10, five of the games are exclusive to the hybrid system — six if you include the boxed version of Minecraft for Switch. The first multi-platform game in the list is Just Dance 2021, although...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News The Hitman 3 Launch Trailer Is the Moodiest Thing You'll See Today

    The end

    The first big game of 2021 is just around the corner in the form of Hitman 3, which means its time for one last media blast before release. The title's launch trailer has just hit the web, and it's a moody one to say the very least. Featuring multiple clips from every location in the game as well as a ton of slow-motion action, IO...

    • IO Interactive
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hitman
    • Trailers
  • News Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Is Now the Best-Selling Game in the Series

    Aced it

    The Ace Combat series is one that remains fairly niche despite having been around for more than two decades. These arcadey fighter jet action games are beloved by fans for their cheesy stories and fun dogfight gameplay, and the latest iteration is no exception. Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown released for PlayStation 4 (with some great...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Ace Combat
    • Updates
  • News The Pedestrian Speaks Sign Language on PS5, PS4 Next Week

    29th January, to be exact

    Both the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 are going through a slight release drought right now, with not a lot of titles hitting either console. Proceedings take a turn for the better as January comes to a close, however, as 2D puzzler The Pedestrian comes to both PS5 and PS4 on 29th January 2021. That's sure to offer a...

    • Skookum Arts
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • The Pedestrian
    • Release Dates
  • News Director Kantemir Balagov to Helm The Last of Us TV Series Pilot Episode

    You're hired

    In case you missed it, HBO is working alongside Sony and Naughty Dog to turn The Last of Us into a TV show. Charting the story told in the first game, the project is in the works right now, with Neil Druckmann writing the series with Chernobyl scribe Craig Mazin. While there's been no confirmation of who will play the lead roles of...

    • Sony
    • The Last of Us
    • HBO
    • PlayStation Productions

Saturday16th Jan 2021

  • News Sony Removed All the PS5 Target Dates from CES 2021 Trailer

    Whoops

    While it’s been a dismal start to the year for PlayStation news, we at least had a Sony sizzle trailer from CES 2021 to exhaust our collective editorial effort on. In it, the platform holder included some small print which included target dates for a ton of titles, including Pragmata and Kena: Bridge of Spirits. While we didn’t expect...

    • CES 2021
    • PS5
    • Release Dates
  • Soapbox 2021 Is the Year to Tackle Your Backlog, Because So Many Games Are Going to Be Delayed

    The coronavirus effect

    Look, I don't want to be a downer, but 2021 is going to be a strange year for video games. Not only is it the first full year of a new console generation — which almost always results in a fractured release schedule — it's the year where we're going to see the full impact of the coronavirus pandemic. All bigger budget...

    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Soapbox
    • Features
  • Mini Review Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game Complete Edition - An Inconsistent Yet Entertaining Beat-'Em-Up

    "You are incorrigible"

    Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game is finally back after years removed from digital shelves. The 2D beat-'em-up translates the story of the graphic novels and movie well, with each stage culminating with a boss fight against one of Ramona's evil exes. It's a highly entertaining title, but with no real changes in this new...

    • Reviews
    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Scott Pilgrim
    • Mini Reviews
  • News Hitman 3 Retires the ICA Electrocution Phone

    Slide to power off

    Buried as part of a gigantic Hitman 3 pre-launch guide – which digs into all the details of progression transfer and content exports – IO Interactive has confirmed that it’s retired the controversial ICA Electrocution Phone. This was a Mission Stories unlock in Hitman 2’s New York, and was considered overpowered by some...

    • IO Interactive
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hitman
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 359

    Strike back

    Let’s not beat around the bush: it’s been a dismally slow beginning to 2021 here in the PlayStation-sphere. It feels like the industry is still in its seasonal slumber, and it could be argued that Sony has been more silent than most. Still, it’s a good time to dig in to some older titles and catch up on your backlog. Here’s what...

    • Talking Point
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • News All Nioh 2 Owners to Get Free Armour to Celebrate PS5 Release

    Gold

    Koei Tecmo will celebrate the release of The Nioh Collection – which launches 5th February on the PlayStation 5, and includes Nioh 2 Remastered: The Complete Edition – with free armour sets for everyone. Make sure you have a version of the game installed between 5th February and 26th February, and you’ll pull a patch for two new outfits:...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Nioh

Friday15th Jan 2021

  • Guide All NBA 2K21 Locker Codes: Season 4 - The Return

    All known NBA 2K21 Locker Codes and rewards

    NBA 2K21 can help to boost your MyTeam by providing you with brand new Packs, Tokens, and VC. In this guide, we’ll be listing all NBA 2K21 Locker Codes and rewards, as well as showing you how to redeem NBA 2K21 Locker Codes. We’ll be keeping this page updated right throughout the year, so be sure to...

    • Guides
    • NBA 2K21
    • Locker Codes
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News Get a Free Resident Evil Village Avatar for Your PS5, PS4

    Features the freakishly tall lady

    Fan artists are already frothing at the mouth over Resident Evil Village’s freakishly tall villain, and it looks like the unnamed character is set to become one of the iconic figures from the upcoming survival horror game. Case in point: Capcom is rewarding fans with a free avatar inspired by the long-limbed...

    • Capcom
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
  • News IO Interactive Is Having Fun with Hitman 3's Patch Notes

    Excellent work, 47

    Hitman 3 may be about a genetically engineered murdering machine, but IO Interactive has a sharp sense of humour. In fact, this may be one of the funniest franchises in games: between the absurd kills and quick-witted dialogue, the World of Assassination trilogy is sure to earn a belly laugh from even the toughest of crowds. This...

    • IO Interactive
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hitman
  • News Squadron 51 Is a PS4 Shoot 'Em Up Inside a 1950s Sci-Fi Movie

    In glorious black and white!

    One look at Squadron 51, and you'll know exactly what it's gunning for. From publisher Assemble Entertainment, this is essentially a 2D shoot 'em up, but it's the presentation that sets it apart. While most shmups are super colourful with futuristic backdrops, this one goes the other way, adopting the look and feel of a...

    • Assemble Entertainment
    • PS4
    • Squadron 51
  • News The Last of Us 2 Was the Best-Selling PS4 Exclusive of 2020 in the US

    Four Sony games in the top 10

    The final sales reports for 2020 are in, and The Last of Us: Part II is now officially the best-selling PlayStation 4 exclusive of the year across the US. It took third place in the overall sales chart for PlayStation 5 and PS4 software, beaten only by Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • The Last of Us
    • Sales
    • US
  • Guide New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (11th January to 17th January)

    MXGP! Scott Pilgrim!

    What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PlayStation Store update this week? The year's poised to finally awaken from its slumber, with a handful of new titles scheduled for release this week, including MXGP 2020 and Scott Pilgrim vs The World. For a full list of all new PS5 game release...

    • PlayStation Store Update
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Release Dates
  • News Naughty Dog 'Making Something Very Cool' as Hiring Spree Advertised

    A new IP? The Last of Us 3?

    Want to work for Naughty Dog? Join the queue because we have to imagine the developer will be inundated with CVs for the open positions it has to offer as part of its next big project. Shared by the team's official Twitter account and then retweeted by Neil Druckmann, lots of different production sectors are hiring staff,...

    • Sony
    • Naughty Dog
    • Industry
  • Soapbox A Resident Evil Outbreak Reboot Makes Far Too Much Sense

    So Capcom probably won't do it

    It is quite clear that Japanese developer Capcom loves to experiment with its biggest franchises from time to time, and Resident Evil has to be one of the best examples of that. The series actually went first-person way before Resident Evil 7: Biohazard with the PlayStation 1's Resident Evil Survivor, and questionable...

    • Capcom
    • Resident Evil
    • Soapbox
    • Features
  • Poll When Do You Think Sony's Next State of Play Will Be?

    The state of State of Play

    Sony's State of Play broadcasts have become a real highlight of recent times — especially since the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has put an end to many live gaming events. The Japanese giant has refined its showcase format over the last couple of years, with deeper insights into titles like Ghost of Tsushima and The Last...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News Couch Co-Op Game Moving Out Gets Free 'Moving In' Update on PS4 Soon

    Shake it all about

    Moving Out is a delightful co-op game that hit PlayStation 4 last year. The objective, as the name suggests, is to remove a number of objects from each house and load them into a moving van. Of course, with up to four players and various hazards getting in the way, chaos ensues. It's a lighthearted title that rewards coordinated...

    • Team 17
    • PS4
    • Moving Out
    • Updates
  • News PS4 FMV Thriller Erica Launches on iOS

    An Apple a day

    Flavourworks’ surprisingly strong FMV thriller Erica, which first launched in 2019 on the PlayStation 4, has been ported to iOS and is available to download now. The title – originally published by Sony – sees you direct a character called Erica, as she attempts to uncover her past. It’s a tale with a branching narrative,...

    • Sony
    • Erica
    • iOS
  • News Amazon Prime Members Can Claim Exclusive Fall Guys Goodies Today

    Costume and kudos await

    A big part of Fall Guys is the fashion, obviously. If you're going to make a fool of yourself bumbling through a series of mini-games alongside 59 other players, you might as well look good while you're doing it. Mixing and matching your unlocked outfits is all part of the fun, and more options are always a good thing. If...

    • Devolver Digital
    • PS4
    • Fall Guys
  • News Persona 5 Strikers Hits Back with a Bombastic New Trailer

    River in a dry land

    With its February launch finally creeping closer, Persona 5 Strikers is back with a rather short but sweet gameplay trailer. The action RPG really flaunts its style in this latest look, and the whole thing's held together by the game's rendition of Rivers in the Desert — the big boss theme from Persona 5. If that's not enough...

    • Atlus
    • PS4
    • Persona
    • Trailers
  • News December 2020 NPD: Cyberpunk 2077 Takes Second Place, But Can't Outsell Call of Duty

    Miles Morales in fourth

    CD Projekt RED reported it had managed to flog 13 million copies of Cyberpunk 2077 worldwide as of late December, and that was enough to see it debut in second place in the month's US NPD sales chart. Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War pipped it to the top spot, retaining that position after a strong showing in...

    • USA
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News New Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Starter Pack Focuses on Adler

    Get some extras with your COD Points

    If you’ve just picked up Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and you’re looking for a Supply Drop to get your campaign underway, then maybe check out the new time-limited Starter Pack that Activision has released. Available from the PlayStation Store, this premium purchase will set you back £4.31/$4.99 and...

    • Activision
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty

Thursday14th Jan 2021

  • News Cyberpunk 2077 PS4 Patch Coming Within 10 Days, Native PS5 Version Set for Second Half of 2021

    Free DLC will follow important fixes and updates

    CD Projekt RED has launched a new webpage outlining its commitment to restoring its reputation after last year’s disastrous Cyberpunk 2077 release. On the site, the Polish developer addresses its fans directly, outlining a roadmap for future updates to the title, as well as a personal apology by...

    • CD Projekt RED
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Cyberpunk
  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Patch 1.011 Out Now on PS5 and PS4, Huge List of Fixes Included

    Get all the patch notes here

    Update: Assassin's Creed Valhalla patch 1.011 is available to download right now on PlayStation 5, weighing in at exactly 2.435GB. It contains the long, long list of fixes and changes listed below, so be sure to check it out if you've been facing a particular problem. Original story: Ubisoft promised the next...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Assassins Creed
    • Patches
  • News Resident Evil Fans Are Freaked Out by This Incredibly Tall Woman

    Get the tape measure out

    Capcom made the surprise announcement today of a Resident Evil showcase scheduled for next Thursday, which will contain lots of new gameplay and information for Resident Evil Village. A pleasant reveal indeed, but that's not what has gotten the internet talking. It's the ludicrously tall woman you see above, captured from...

    • Capcom
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
  • News Immortals Fenyx Rising Patch 2.0 Out Now, Adds DLC Support, Haptic Feedback on PS5

    Patch notes included

    A new update for Immortals Fenyx Rising has landed on PS5 and PS4. Patch 2.0 brings support for the game's first DLC, A New God. It also promises to fix a number of pesky issues that haven't yet been addressed, and adds haptic feedback on PS5. Cool! It weighs in at around 2.2GB across Sony's systems. A New God, the...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Immortals
    • Patches
  • News Hitman 3 Retroactively Adds Extra Mastery Levels to Whittleton Creek, New York

    USA! USA!

    Increasing your Mastery Level in Hitman and Hitman 2 is a lot of fun: you unlock neat new gear along the way, and it forces you to test your assassination skills and complete as many of the location’s unique challenges as possible. Those of you who are planning to pick up Hitman 3 may be excited to learn, then, that both Whittleton Creek...

    • IO Interactive
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hitman
  • News CD Projekt Committed to 'Many Plans' Once Cyberpunk 2077 Is Sorted Out

    More Witcher, but what else?

    As you may already know, CD Projekt recently posted a video in which company co-founder Marcin Iwinski spoke about the development troubles of Cyberpunk 2077. The Polish studio reiterated that it's all-in on fixing and supporting its open world title, but what happens when that (admittedly gargantuan) task is complete?...

    • CD Projekt
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Cyberpunk
  • News PS Plus Game Maneater Will Munch on DLC in the Future

    More info "very soon"

    If you've been enjoying this month's PS Plus title Maneater on PlayStation 5, then there's even more content on its way to keep your belly satisfied. During a Reddit AMA with developer Tripwire Interactive, it was confirmed that more DLC is planned for the shark RPG. Specific details weren't shared as art director Sean McBride...

    • Deep Silver
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Maneater
    • DLC
  • Talking Point What Other PS5 Games Could Be Delayed Past 2021?

    Analysing the release slate

    It's no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on game development for the past year. As studios work from home under difficult circumstances, in-person tasks such as motion capture simply cannot happen in the traditional sense. This means the games themselves are taking longer to make, forcing...

    • PS5
    • Talking Point
    • Features
  • News Swashbuckling Action RPG King of Seas Sails to PS4 Next Month

    Become pirate king

    Since you're not going anywhere under lockdown, why not travel from shore to shore virtually with King of Seas? This action RPG is coming to PlayStation 4 next month on 18th February 2021, priced at £24.99/$24.99. The trailer above does a good job of explaining your isometric role in the pirating ordeal, but essentially you're...

    • 3DClouds
    • PS4
    • King of Seas
    • Release Dates
  • Review MXGP 2020 - The Official Motocross Videogame (PS5) - Not Just Another Scrub

    Jump the gate

    The MXGP titles have been slowly inching their way forward through the years, generally only seeing minor changes with each iteration. Luckily, Milestone has crafted a pretty solid bedrock upon which to build its racing titles, and this latest entry — the series’ first foray on the PlayStation 5 — represents the franchise’s...

    • Reviews
    • Milestone
    • PS5
    • MXGP 2020
  • News Capcom to Host Resident Evil Showcase on 21st January

    New trailer and gameplay for Village

    Phwoar, this scribe loves the sound of this announcement. Capcom has revealed it will host a Resident Evil showcase next week on Thursday 21st January 2021, where it will share a new Resident Evil Village trailer and gameplay walkthrough. Those two exciting tidbits will be accompanied by more general news on the...

    • Capcom
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
  • News EA Primed to Purchase Codemasters as Take-Two Withdraws Offer

    Need for even more speed

    Just before the end of 2020, a bidding war began for Codemasters, the big, racing-focused publisher and developer. Take-Two Interactive put in an offer to acquire the company, but a few weeks later, Electronic Arts made a significantly larger bid. Now, it looks like the latter has strong-armed the former out of the deal...

    • Take-Two
    • EA
    • Codemasters
    • Industry
  • News Captain Tsubasa Kicks Off with PS5, PS4 Demo

    Available from the PS Store now

    Need a break from the tightly condensed and unpredictable football season that’s unfolding in real-life? Then why not give anime soccer a try with the free Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions demo available on the PS Store now. This is playable on both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 courtesy of backwards...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Captain Tsubasa
    • Demos
  • News Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 Update Adds Sonic the Hedgehog and Much More

    Gotta puyo fast

    SEGA has announced a big content patch for Puyo Puyo Tetris 2, and a familiar face is joining the roster. Following the update's release today, Sonic the Hedgehog will be a playable character. He's one of four new characters coming to the game, alongside Lidelle, Ms. Accord, and Ocean Prince (we don't know who they are either)...

    • SEGA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Puyo Puyo Tetris
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • News Sports Sandbox Riders Republic Removes Its Helmet Until Later in the Year

    On your bike

    Riders Republic, the ambitious sports sandbox from Ubisoft originally scheduled to release on 25th February, has removed its helmet and taken a chill pill until “later this year”. The development team shared the news on Twitter, although it opted for a white background as opposed to the customary yellow we’ve all been trained to...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Riders Republic
    • Delays
  • News GTA Online Adds the Maibatsu Manchez Scout, Promises Payouts for Cayo Perico Tourists

    Double rewards on Survival

    GTA Online’s slow and steady drip-feed of new vehicles continues this week, with the addition of the Maibatsu Manchez Scout from the Warstock Cache and Carry. Rockstar Newswire claims it was “built to manoeuvre the muddiest trails on Earth”, so it should get you out of a pickle when you need to go offroad. That’s...

    • Rockstar
    • PS4
    • Grand Theft Auto
    • GTA Online
    • GTA
  • News Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Season One Adds Even More Maps and Modes in February

    Plus one new map right now

    The content just keeps on coming for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War as Activision announces more maps and modes will be added to both multiplayer and Zombies in February. Firebase Z is the new location for Zombies while Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 map Express returns in Black Ops Cold War on 4th February 2020. If you're...

    • Activision
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty
    • Updates
  • News Tohu Is a Cute, Hand-Drawn Adventure Game Pointing and Clicking on PS4 This Month

    Puzzles! Mystery! Fish planets!

    We do like a traditional point n' click adventure game from time to time, and Tohu looks like another charming example of the genre. Playing as a little girl and her robot counterpart, this 2D title will have you exploring a bizarre world inhabited by planet-sized fish, solving head-scratching puzzles and unravelling...

    • The Irregular Corporation
    • PS4
    • Tohu
    • Release Dates