News - January, 2021

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Guide When 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 I 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 tune...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

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  • Guide All PlayStation Now Games

    A complete list of every PS Now game

    What's the full list of all PlayStation Now games? Below you'll find the complete lineup of every PS Now game available to subscribers, spanning both PS4 and PS3 software. Remember that PlayStation 4 titles can be streamed or downloaded to the console, while PlayStation 3 titles can only be streamed. If you're...

  • Guide Maneater Guide: Tips, Tricks, and All Collectibles

    How to succeed as a shark in Maneater on PS5 and PS4

    Maneater is a PS5 and PS4 open world action RPG where you take control of a blood-thirsty shark and wreak havoc on the otherwise serene seas of fictional fishing town, Port Clovis. We thoroughly enjoyed the game and awarded it a respectable 7/10 in both our Maneater PS5 review and Maneater PS4...

  • Guide Maneater: All Sapphire Bay Collectibles

    All Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in Sapphire Bay

    Where are all Sapphire Bay collectibles in Maneater? How do you find all Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in Sapphire Bay? As part of our Maneater guide, we're going to reveal the locations of all collectibles in Sapphire Bay. All Sapphire Bay Collectibles in Maneater:...

  • Guide Maneater: All The Gulf Collectibles

    All Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in The Gulf

    Where are all The Gulf collectibles in Maneater? How do you find all Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in The Gulf? As part of our Maneater guide, we're going to reveal the locations of all collectibles in The Gulf. All The Gulf Collectibles in Maneater:

  • Guide Maneater: All Dead Horse Lake Collectibles

    All Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in Dead Horse Lake

    Where are all Dead Horse Lake collectibles in Maneater? How do you find all Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in Dead Horse Lake? As part of our Maneater guide, we're going to reveal the locations of all collectibles in Dead Horse Lake. All Dead Horse Lake...

  • Guide Maneater: All Caviar Key Collectibles

    All Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in Caviar Key

    Where are all Caviar Key collectibles in Maneater? How do you find all Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in Caviar Key? As part of our Maneater guide, we're going to reveal the locations of all collectibles in Caviar Key. All Caviar Key Collectibles in Maneater:

  • Guide Maneater: All Golden Shores Collectibles

    All Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in Golden Shores

    Where are all Golden Shores collectibles in Maneater? How do you find all Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in Golden Shores? As part of our Maneater guide, we're going to reveal the locations of all collectibles in Golden Shores. All Golden Shores Collectibles in...

  • Guide Maneater: All Fawtick Bayou Collectibles

    All Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in Fawtick Bayou

    Where are all Fawtick Bayou collectibles in Maneater? How do you find all Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in Fawtick Bayou? As part of our Maneater guide, we're going to reveal the locations of all collectibles in Fawtick Bayou. All Fawtick Bayou Collectibles in...

  • Guide Maneater: All Prosperity Sands Collectibles

    All Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in Prosperity Sands

    Where are all Prosperity Sands collectibles in Maneater? How do you find all Nutrient Caches, Landmarks, and License Plates in Prosperity Sands? As part of our Maneater guide, we're going to reveal the locations of all collectibles in Prosperity Sands. All Prosperity Sands...

  • News Ghost of Tsushima's 60FPS Boost on PS5 Is Simple But Super Effective

    Digital Foundry takes a look

    The tech heads over at Digital Foundry have taken the time to examine Ghost of Tsushima on PS5. The PS4 exclusive doesn't have a full 'upgrade' on Sony's current-gen system, but a relatively simple performance boost gives it a serious edge, as detailed in the video that we've embedded above. Putting the game through its...

  • News PS Store January Sale Refresh Adds Even More PS5, PS4 Deals

    Mortal Kombat! WRC! 13 Sentinels!

    Sony had promised a refresh for the PlayStation Store holiday sale later this week, but that slate of PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 price drops actually appear to have arrived two days early. A new batch of deals has been added to the January sale, bringing further discounts to those who managed to get their hands...

  • Random Cyberpunk 2077 Fans are Finding and Restoring Cut Romance Options Still Buried in the Game

    No Tell Motel

    Cyberpunk 2077 has a lot of cut content, and since the game's release last month, some fans have been hard at work digging up all kinds of stuff. Loads of scrapped missions, locations, and items are all still buried in the game's code, but it's the cut romance options that have really got people talking. Prior to launch, CD Projekt...

  • Guide Maneater: All Crawfish Bay Collectibles

    All Nutrient Caches and License Plates in Crawfish Bay

    Where are all Crawfish Bay collectibles in Maneater? How do you find all Nutrient Caches and License Plates in Crawfish Bay? As part of our Maneater guide, we're going to reveal the locations of all collectibles in Crawfish Bay. All Crawfish Bay Collectibles in Maneater: Did you find all...

  • News PS Now January 2021 Update Adds BioShock Remasters, The Crew 2, Frostpunk, More

    Surviving Mars too

    Update: Sony has now confirmed January 2021's additions to the PS Now service via a PlayStation Blog post. As well as revealing those PS4 titles now part of your membership, it also states The Crew 2 will be available to download and play until 5th July 2021. The BioShock remasters, Frostpunk, and

  • News Persona 5, 4, 3, and More Soundtracks Finally Added to Spotify Outside of Japan

    Get up, get out there

    Update: Yep, it's true: a load of Persona game soundtracks have been made available on Spotify outside of Japan. They can be quite tough to find, so we'd recommend giving AniPlaylist's 'Persona OST' playlist a look. From there, you can hit up all the newly added albums. Enjoy! Original Story: Persona fans rejoice: music from...

  • Random Looking For a Media Centre That'll Fit Your New PS5? IKEA's Got You Covered

    Some assembly required

    We don't need to tell you how big the PlayStation 5 is. It's a monster, and everyone knows it. For some, it's been a bit of a struggle to accommodate the newfangled machine in their existing setup. The PS5 just won't fit into some TV stands and entertainment centres. Perhaps you need to get new furniture to house your console,...

  • News January 2021 PS Plus Games Are Available to Download Now

    Jaws has arrived

    January 2021's healthy selection of free PlayStation Plus titles are available to download from the PlayStation Store right now, making three more games accessible to you on PlayStation 5, and two on PlayStation 4. Maneater headlines the month's selection with a native PS5 version while Greedfall and Shadow of the Tomb Raider can be...

  • Feature Our Most Anticipated PS5, PS4 Games of 2021

    All the best

    One quick glance at the current release schedule for 2021 suggests that this could be another bumper year for PlayStation — but which games have us especially excited? We've gathered the Push Square editorial team to tell us all about their hot picks for the year ahead. Sammy Barker, Editor: I can roll my R’s in real-life, so...

  • News 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Sells Over 300,000 Copies, Deserves a Lot More

    Get in the robot

    Gorgeous story-driven strategy title 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim has sold more than 300,000 copies worldwide. That's according to publisher Atlus, following the game's Western launch on PS4 in September last year. It hit Japan long before that, back in November 2019. We don't always get sales updates for more niche titles, so the fact...

  • News PS4 Console Production Reduced to Just One Model in Japan

    PS4 Slim is the sole survivor

    Following rumours over the past couple of days, Sony has now confirmed its production of PlayStation 4 systems for the Japanese market has all but ceased. The Japanese giant will now manufacturer and sell just the 500GB PS4 Slim model in a Jet Black colour for the region, meaning the likes of the PS4 Pro and other base...

  • News PS5 Launches 2nd February in India After Trademark Dispute

    Happy new year

    While the PlayStation 5 has launched around much of the world, Indian players have been forced to wait due to an intellectual property squatter which delayed the next-gen system’s launch in the nation. Sony has since wrangled back the trademark, and with new PS5 stock expected globally over the coming weeks, it’s confirmed that...

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  • 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 over the Christmas period and beyond. Sony has suggested that it will be making more units in 2021, having...

  • Random The 25-Year-Old PS1 Demo Disc Cheat You Never Knew About

    Total WipEout

    Picture the scene: it’s January 1996 – an eye-rolling 25-years ago – and you’re gawking at the non-interactive WipEout demo included with the first copy of The Official PlayStation Magazine. The so-called “rolling demo” technically wasn’t playable – but what if we told you there actually was a way to commandeer those...

  • Guide Is It Worth Buying a PS Vita in 2021?

    The state of play for Sony's handheld

    Is it worth buying a PS Vita in 2021? Sony’s well-liked handheld may have been a commercial flop, but it continues to retain an engaged audience almost a decade after its original Japanese release. So, what is it like playing a PS Vita in 2021? Are there any upcoming PS Vita games worth paying attention to?...

  • Guide Upcoming PS5, PS4 Games for January and February 2021

    Hitman! Outriders! Riders Republic!

    Happy new year! It's time to look ahead to another year in gaming, and 2021 looks like it could be another good one. For PlayStation 4 and PS5, things are starting fairly quietly, however. In January and February, there aren't too many new releases, but among them are some sure-fire winners. Below, we've outlined...

  • News First Immortals Fenyx Rising DLC Listed for Late January Release

    No confirmation from Ubisoft yet

    Eagle-eyed Twitter users have spotted a new listing on the Nintendo eShop that states the first piece of DLC for the fairly good Immortals Fenyx Rising is right around the corner. The expansion titled A New God is slated for release on 21st January 2021 — the first of three major post-launch drops planned by...

  • News UK Sales Charts: Cyberpunk 2077 Out of the Top 10 in Quiet Week for Games Retail

    Waiting on those January sales

    A new year has begun, but one thing remains a constant: the UK's physical games chart. The very last week of 2020 — that is, the week everyone spent inside eating chocolate for breakfast — was unsurprisingly a quiet week for boxed game sales. Most software saw a downward trend; FIFA 21 is in second place after a 55...

  • Poll What's Your Most Anticipated PS5, PS4 Game of 2021?

    Let the hype begin

    If you're reading this article, then congratulations on making it to 2021. The current state of the world aside, this is set to be another good year for games, with a load of high profile titles promising a release date over the next 12 months. Of course, 2021 will also be the PS5's first full year on the market, and we can't wait...

  • News Secret NieR Automata Cheat Code Skips the Entire Game

    Time saver

    NieR Automata is famous – perhaps, even, infamous – for requiring multiple completions in order to unlock its “true” ending. What if you don’t have time to put in the legwork, though? Well, notorious video game hacktivist Lance McDonald – who’s best known for reverse engineering Bloodborne to make it run at 60...

  • News Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Playable Demo Out Now on PS5, PS4

    Monster mash

    Upcoming action RPG Ys IX: Monstrum Nox just got a playable demo out of the blue on PS4 (and PS5 through backwards compatibility). It's available to download right now from the PlayStation Store, weighing in at 4.9GB. A bit of background: Ys IX is the latest instalment in Falcom's long running series. The previous title, Ys VIII:...

  • News Plunder Four Fresh Uncharted Movie Photos

    Mapped out

    It’s hardly the highlight of this nascent New Year, but the Uncharted Movie is due out on 16th July, and its social media team is just beginning to spring into life. It released four fresh photos from the film, showing some of the props you can anticipate on the big screen. They include the usual suspects: diamond encrusted keys, maps,...

  • Random Long Lost PS1 Game Magic Castle Resurfaces After 20 Years, Available Now

    Who needs a PS5?

    The PlayStation 5 released just a handful of weeks ago, and we can look forward to a tremendous first year for the console. But let's not worry about Horizon Forbidden West, Gran Turismo 7, and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. A PS1 game entitled Magic Castle has just released after more than 20 years in the dark. Yes, that's right:...

  • Reminder This Is Your Last Chance to Claim December 2020's PS Plus Games

    Last Christmas

    Just a quick reminder: today (that's the 4th January, 2021) is your last chance to grab December 2020's PlayStation Plus games. In case you missed it, or you've forgotten, the lineup includes Worms Rumble on PS5, alongside Just Cause 4 and Rocket Arena on PS4. If you're a PS Plus subscriber, remember to add them to your library before...

  • News ANNO: Mutationem Gets PS5 Version, Now Releasing Q3 2021

    Won't launch until "it's ready"

    One day we'll get the spelling of ANNO: Mutationem correct on our first go. Hopefully in time for the PlayStation 5 version at least, now confirmed to be a thing by developer Thinking Stars. It'll arrive alongside the last-gen editions in the third quarter of 2021, which represents a delay for the team using Sony's...

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