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  • News We're Sure Everyone Will Be Calm About SEGA NFT Trademark

    Not

    Ah, good ol’ non-fungible tokens. They’re the technology no one really understands – not even, we’d argue, the people endorsing them – but you can either hate or you can create. Ain’t that right, Troy Baker? Seriously, though, we’re slowly seeing more games publishers adopt the controversial format, as perhaps best evidenced by...

  • News This Is Why PlayStation Wants to Make Smartphone Games

    Mobile games made $116 billion in 2021

    Like it or loathe it, PlayStation is diversifying. In addition to making television shows and PC ports, the organisation has also expressed interest in adapting some of its biggest franchises to smartphones. While the firm has released mobile games in the past – and Sony Music, in particular, has enjoyed...

  • News Social Golf Sim GOLF+ Planned to Putt PS5's PSVR2

    Tee time

    Smash social golf sim GOLF+ is planning a PSVR2 port. The title – already available on the Meta Quest 2, where it’s a mainstay at the top of the software charts – is an award-winning virtual reality golf game, with a huge community focus. In addition to hitting the links with life-like gameplay, you can also team up with friends and...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 409

    A freezing frontier

    We're not sure about your part of the world, but the temperature has absolutely plummeted here at Push Square Towers. It means we'll be avoiding the outdoors as much as humanly possible, as we tuck in to a number of titles over the weekend. Sammy Barker, Editor: The NFL playoffs get underway this weekend, and with so much sport...

  • News A Wrinkle in Time Star Storm Reid Joins HBO's The Last of Us As Riley

    Euphoria

    The Last of Us: Left Behind’s Riley will feature in HBO’s upcoming television adaptation of Naughty Dog’s smash hit, played by Euphoria and A Wrinkle in Time star Storm Reid. Deadline exclusively revealed the news overnight, confirming that the 18-year-old American actress will make a guest appearance in the forthcoming series. This...

Friday14th Jan 2022

  • Guide New PS4 Games Release Dates in 2022

    All 2022's upcoming PlayStation 4 launch dates

    What new PS4 games release dates in 2022 are coming up? We’ve got you covered with a full list of 2022 PlayStation 4 release dates. As is always the case, we'll be updating this article throughout the year, refreshing it with new titles so you can always be clear which new PS4 games are on the...

  • Guide All PS5, PS4 Crossplay Games

    Every PS5 and PS4 game you can play with other consoles

    Which PS5 and PS4 games support crossplay with rival consoles Xbox Series S|X, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch? Sony was under fire for a long time regarding its reluctance to support crossplay, but following an open beta featuring a handful of tentpole titles, the company now allows developers...

  • Talking Point What Do You Realistically Expect from PS5, PS4's Game Pass Inspired PS Plus Reboot?

    Plus one

    Sony is reportedly revising its subscription services, with a new initiative codenamed Project Spartacus being touted behind closed company walls. This, it’s rumoured, will phase out streaming option PS Now and create three new PS Plus tiers. For many, the service will remain unchanged, offering the existing mix of discounts, cloud saves,...

  • News Trails from Zero Gets Limited and Deluxe Editions, But No Release Date

    Hero to zero

    Update: NISA and NISA Europe have revealed limited and deluxe editions for upcoming JRPG Trails from Zero, as well as some merchandise. Pre-orders go live on Monday — that's the 17th January — in Europe. If you're in the US, you can pre-order through the NISA online store now. Not quite the announcement many fans were expecting,...

  • Rumour Uncharted May Be Getting a LEGO Set Soon

    Golden brick

    Rumour has it among dedicated LEGO communities that Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End may be getting its very own set. This would follow in the footsteps of various video game tie-ins, including – famously – Super Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog. According to a post on Brick Fantatics – citing an Instagram insider named Falcon Brick...

  • News Cory Barlog Has 'No Idea' if God of War Ragnarok Will Come to PC

    It's Sony's decision, ultimately

    God of War Ragnarok hasn't even gotten a confirmed PlayStation 5, PS4 2022 release date yet and here we are already discussing the possibility of a PC port. That's not a reflection of Sony changing its approach to porting its blockbuster titles to the personal computer, but Sony Santa Monica creative director Cory...

  • News New PS5 Controller Colours Available to Buy Now

    In select territories at least

    Today's the day for new PlayStation 5 controller colours! Well, if you're living in the correct country at least. Available in the US, UK, France, and Germany, Sony is now selling the brand spanking new galactic purple, nova pink, and starlight blue PS5 pads through the official PlayStation Direct shop. All three...

  • News Hitman 3's PC Virtual Reality Improvements Could Be Promising for PSVR2

    New systems and gameplay possibilities

    Hitman 3 was transformative with PSVR, allowing you to play the entire World of Assassination trilogy from an entirely new perspective. But it had its fair share of limitations, mainly due to the primitive technology of Sony’s headset and its ancient PS Move motion wands. Pair that with gameplay being...

  • News Looks Like Apex Legends' PS5 Version Will Release Soon

    Coming alongside Season 12?

    A native PlayStation 5 version of Apex Legends looks set to release soon if new findings from the PlayStation Game Size Twitter account are to be believed. The profile — which scrubs the PSN database for information and new game additions — has this morning posted of a PS5 version of the Battle Royale title weighing...

  • News Dying Light 2 Dev Promises a Whopping 5 Years of Updates and DLC After Release

    Till death do us part

    Good lord, Techland doesn't shy away from making impressive-sounding promises, does it? The Polish developer raised eyebrows last week when it stated that Dying Light 2 would take 500 hours to "fully complete" — something that the studio had to clarify just a couple of days later. And now, Techland's saying that Dying Light 2...

  • News Gorgeous Action Game GetsuFumaDen Is Probably Coming to PS5, PS4

    By moonlight

    GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon is probably one of the most exciting things Konami has done in quite some time. It was first announced in April last year, and launched as an early access title on Steam about a month later. Officially, it's only been confirmed for PC and Nintendo Switch — but Brazilian ratings spotted by Gematsu suggest...

  • News Final Fantasy 14 Will Finally Return to the PS Store Later This Month

    The Endwalker is in sight

    In case you didn't already know, Final Fantasy XIV was removed from sale on digital storefronts — including the PlayStation Store — in December 2021, following the release of Endwalker, the MMO's latest expansion. Why? Well, it was because of sheer popularity. Endwalker was such a colossal hit that the game's servers...

  • News Your Best Hot Wheels Unleashed Livery Could Become a Real Toy Car

    To scale

    Surprisingly awesome arcade racer Hot Wheels Unleashed is running a competition in-game which could result in your very own custom livery being transformed into a real toy car. Design Battle – which starts today and is scheduled to run through 14th February – will see you personalising the Rodger Dodger vehicle in-game, with the chance...

Thursday13th Jan 2022

Wednesday12th Jan 2022

  • Guide Best PS5 Exclusive Games

    The greatest games only available on PlayStation 5

    What are the best PS5 exclusive games? Home to a strong first-party offering thanks to PlayStation Studios, the PS5 is already building a solid list of exclusive titles you won't find anywhere else. From third-person adventures to tough-as-nails combat-focused titles, Sony has various different...

  • News Sony Removing PS Now Subscription Cards in UK Ahead of Supposed PS Plus Overhaul

    Sony says it's to do with gift cards

    Update: Sony has issued a statement to GamesBeat, basically saying that PS Now cards are being removed in favour of standard PlayStation gift cards. In other words, the company's looking to streamline things. As you'd imagine, the statement makes no mention of the rumoured PS Plus and PS Now merger — but...

  • News Motorstorm Director Joins Firesprite As Twisted Metal PS5 Changes Dev

    Tooth ache

    Update: As spotted by ResetEra, veteran Motorstorm director Matt Southern has left his job at Lucid Games to join Firesprite. It might be safe to assume that Southern was involved with Sony's new-gen Twisted Metal reboot, which has changed developer from Lucid Games to Firesprite. Of course, it won't change the commute too much for...

  • News Sony Reportedly Planned to Cease PS4 Production at the End of 2021

    PS5 shortages mean it'll keep going, though

    Picking up a PlayStation 5 is still rather difficult, thanks to part shortages seriously slowing down production. Because of this, Sony Interactive Entertainment made the decision to continue making PS4 consoles throughout 2022. That's according to a new report from Bloomberg, who cite anonymous sources...

  • News PUBG: Battlegrounds Is Now Available for Free on PS4

    Free-to-play transition complete

    Here's one announcement you probably don't remember from last month's Game Awards show — PUBG: Battlegrounds is now free-to-play. Yes, the originator of the now ubiquitous battle royale subgenre has changed from a premium model to an F2P experience, meaning it now won't cost you anything to hop in. The game has...

  • Hands On God of War PC Is a Great Way to Play a PS4 Classic

    RT-Axe on

    In 2018 Sony Santa Monica shipped God of War, a soft reboot of the fan-favourite action-adventure trilogy that traded the Greek pantheon for Norse mythology. Featuring an emotional narrative that focused on the relationship between the rough-edged Kratos and his young son Atreus, God of War reinvigorated the series without straying too far...

  • News PS Store Best-Selling Games of 2021 Revealed, Sports Games on Top

    Call of Duty also popular

    The PlayStation Blog likes to share a monthly roundup of the best-selling titles on the PS Store, and now it has gathered all of that information together for a post detailing the overall best-selling games on the digital storefront for 2021. The lists are broken down into specific regions (US/Canada and Europe), but no...

  • News PS5 Hardware Has Second Biggest Month in UK on Back of 28% Bounce

    But third in Christmas console sales overall

    PlayStation 5 actually ended third in the UK during December 2021, despite enjoying its second biggest month since launch. Sony managed to ship 28 per cent more units than in November 2021, when it was the best-selling console in Britain, but the continued popularity of the Nintendo Switch and a huge...

  • News NBA 2K22 Is on a Quest for Greatness in PS5, PS4's Season 4

    Launching on 14th January

    Basketball sim NBA 2K22’s seasonal structure continues, with Season 4’s Quest for Greatness, headlined by superstars Dwayne Wade and Candace Park. Getting underway from 14th January, you’ll find new content across all of the games main modes, including MyCareer and MyTeam. For example, the City will introduce a batch...

  • News SEGA Adds Sapporo Studio to Japanese Internal Operations

    New year, new team

    SEGA is beefing up its in-house Japanese operations with the establishment of a new Sapporo studio, to complement its existing slate of Tokyo teams. As the name obviously indicates, this group will work out of the northern Hokkaido prefecture, and will be responsible for “development, design, debugging, sales, and import and...

Tuesday11th Jan 2022

  • Guide God of War: How to Get the Ancient Armor Set

    Primordial

    How do you get the Ancient armor set in God of War? God of War’s Ancient armor set can be overlooked, similarly to the Traveler armor set. However, if you want to unlock the game’s Platinum, you’ll need to grab the Primordial Trophy, which requires you to obtain the full Ancient armour set. So how do you get the Ancient armor set in...

  • Guide God of War: How to Level Up

    Increasing Kratos' overall strength

    How do you level up in God of War? God of War has a levelling system that allows you to increase the proficiency of protagonist Kratos, however this works a little differently to in other games. While you will earn XP (or experience points), this is only used for levelling up your abilities and unlocking skills...

  • Guide God of War: Not Full Screen Fix

    How to remove annoying black bars

    Is your God of War game not full screen? This irritating black bars issue may be to do with your PlayStation 4’s configuration, but it can easily be fixed in the console’s settings. We’re going to show you how to scale your console correctly so that you get a full screen image as intended as part of our God of...

  • Guide God of War: How to Start New Game+, What Carries Over, and What's New

    Back for war

    God of War's New Game+ mode has arrived, allowing you to replay Kratos' grand adventure from the start with all of your equipment and skills intact. As part of our God of War guide, we're going to go over what you can expect from God of War's New Game+ on PS4, and how to get started. God of War: How to Start New Game+ Starting God of...

  • Guide God of War: How to Learn the Language of Niflheim and Retrieve All Treasure from the Workshop’s Center Chamber

    Darkness and fog

    How do you learn the language of Niflheim and retrieve all treasure from the Workshop’s Center Chamber in God of War? Niflheim is one of God of War’s optional realms, and you’ll need to collect four Niflheim Language Ciphers to be able to access it. You’ll also need to learn the language of Muspelheim in order to unlock the...

  • Guide God of War: How to Get the Traveler Armor Set

    Path of the zealot

    How do you get the Traveler armor set in God of War? God of War’s Traveler armor set can be easily missed if you’re not paying proper attention, but seeing as the Path of the Zealot Trophy is attached, it’s something that you’re going to have to figure out on the path towards the title’s Platinum. How do you get the...

  • Guide God of War: How to Find and Free All Dragons

    Dangerous skies

    How do you find and free all dragons in God of War? One of the Favors in God of War involves finding and freeing three dragons located around Midgard. Not only will you need to locate these reptiles, but you’ll also need to free them from the mythical noose around their neck. To do this you’ll need to destroy three stone...

  • Guide God of War: All Kratos' Stats and What They Mean

    How to effectively upgrade the protagonist

    What are all Kratos' stats and what do they mean in God of War? God of War is not a role-playing game, but it borrows liberally from the genre. As such, you have the opportunity to customise Kratos in the way you see fit by altering his armour and attaching enchantments to them which offer various perks and...

  • Guide God of War: All Idunn Apples Locations for Fully Upgraded Health

    Idunn's orchard

    Where are all Idunn Apples locations for fully upgraded health in God of War? Just as in past God of War games, you can increase Kratos’ maximum health by collecting Idunn Apples, which are located in chests around the world. There are nine in total, and collecting them all will unlock the Idunn’s Orchard Trophy for fully...

  • Guide God of War: How to Unlock the Full Ending

    See the true conclusion

    God of War technically has two endings, and you’re going to need to spend a few extra minutes with the game to unlock the full ending. We’re going to try and keep this article spoiler-free, but it goes without saying that if you don’t want to know anything about the conclusion to Kratos’ latest, do not continue...

  • Guide God of War: How to Learn the Language of Muspelheim and Complete All Trials of Muspelheim

    Fire and brimstone

    How do you learn the language of Muspelheim and complete all Trials of Muspelheim in God of War? Muspelheim is one of God of War’s optional realms, and you’ll need to gather 4 Muspelheim Language Ciphers to unlock it. You’ll also need to learn the language of Niflheim in order to unlock the Trilingual Trophy on the way...

  • Guide God of War: How to Complete All of Brok and Sindri's Favors

    Like oil and water

    How do you complete all of Brok and Sindri's Favors in God of War? God of War has a series of side-quests tracked in the game named Favors, and five of these pertain to the Dwarven smiths that Kratos and Atreus will encounter in the game named Brok and Sindri. To unlock the Like Oil and Water Trophy in God of War you’ll need to...

  • Guide God of War: All Horns of Blood Mead Locations for Maximum Rage

    Quick tempered

    What are all Horns of Blood Mead locations for maximum rage in God of War? Like in previous God of War games, you can enhance Kratos’ maximum rage by grabbing Horns of Blood Mead, which are situated in chests all around Midgard and its surrounding realms. There are nine in total, and collecting them all will unlock the Quick...

  • Guide God of War: How to Get to Veithurgard

    Behind the gates

    How do you get to Veithurgard in God of War? Veithurgard is one of the locations on God of War’s sizeable map that you may accidentally overlook, as it requires you to open the big gate to the east of the Lake of Nine. You’ll need to travel here in order to complete a Favor for one of the Spirits, as well as also to free a...

  • Guide God of War: Where to Find All Valkyries and How to Beat Them

    Chooser of the Slain

    Where do you find all Valkyries and how do you beat them in God of War? Valkyries are challenging optional bosses in God of War which comprise part of the Prove Your Valor Favor. You’ll first need to know how to open hidden chambers in order to access most of these, so click through the link for more information on that...

  • Guide God of War: How to Explore All the Lake of Nine Has to Offer

    Beneath the surface

    How do you explore all the Lake of Nine has to offer in God of War? God of War is absolutely stacked to the World Serpent’s gills with side-quests and bonus content, so you’re inevitably going to explore all that the Lake of Nine has to offer. With this God of War guide, we’re going to provide you with a checklist so that...

  • Guide God of War: How to Create Multiple Game Saves

    Don't lose progress

    God of War is an incredible game, but if there’s one criticism that can be levelled at Sony Santa Monica’s latest, it’s the release’s save system. While it’s perfectly adequate if you only plan to play on a single save, you can seriously risk losing progress if you start a New Game. As part of our God of War guide,...

  • Guide God of War: How to Open Hidden Chambers

    Mirror on the door

    How do you open Hidden Chambers in God of War? There are many Hidden Chambers in God of War, and most of these harbour either Valkyrie boss fights or secret loot. You can find out where to find all Valkyries in God of War and how to beat them through the link. As part of our God of War guide

  • Guide God of War: How to Assist All Wayward Spirits

    Unfinished business

    How do you assist all Wayward Spirits in God of War? You’ll happen upon Wayward Spirits in God of War who’ll task you with a total of five Favors to complete. In order to unlock the Unfinished Business Trophy en route to your Platinum, you’ll need to assist all of the Wayward Spirits in the game. As part of our God of War...

  • Guide God of War: Combat for Beginners

    Getting started with Kratos' latest

    While there are many different elements to the new God of War game, you’ll be spending most of your time battling Norse nasties with Kratos’ ever-reliable frost axe. Before you get stuck in with Sony Santa Monica’s latest and greatest, as part of our God of War guide, we figured we’d compile some combat...

  • Guide God of War: All Treasure Map Locations and Solutions

    Dig spots

    What are all Treasure Map locations and solutions in God of War? God of War has a series of secret loot spots scattered across its map that you’ll need to find. First you’ll need to track down a treasure map, which will add a clue and a small sketch to your codex. Then you’ll need to find where the treasure is buried. There are a...

  • News Horizon Forbidden West Leak Is Real, Full Game Could Be Spoiled, Says Report

    Aloy, Aloy

    Update: According to VGC, the recent Horizon Forbidden West leak is probably real. Sources have told the publication that the full PS4 game — minus some missing art assets — is out there in the wild. This would suggest that the leaked version of Forbidden West is an unfinished build — perhaps a developer build that's somehow been...

  • Guide God of War: How to Earn XP

    Experience points

    How do you earn XP in God of War? Like so many other games, you’ll earn XP (or experience points) as you progress through God of War. This currency can be used to upgrade items, as well as unlock skill points in Kratos’ skill tree. As part of our God of War guide, we're going to explain how to earn XP. God of War: How to...

  • Guide God of War: How to Fast Travel

    Mystic Gateways

    God of War is not an open world game, but it does have a fairly large sandbox that’s open for exploration. But how do you fast travel in God of War? As part of our God of War guide, we're going to explain how to fast travel. God of War: How to Fast Travel: You’ll need to work your way through a few hours of God of War’s...

  • Guide God of War: How to Earn Hacksilver

    Maximise your money making

    How do you earn Hacksilver in God of War? Hacksilver is the main currency in the God of War games, and it’s primarily used to purchase new armour, enchantments, and other items from Brok and Sindri’s shop. There are only a few ways to earn Hacksilver, but as long as you’re exploring thoroughly then you should have...

  • Rumour PS5, PS4 Livestream with Horizon Forbidden West Pegged for Early February

    Another to potentially follow in March

    Update: As previously promised, in-the-know industry observer Tom Henderson has published a YouTube video on PlayStation's next presentation. Drawing on a mixture of inside sources and educated guesses, he hypothesises that the next Sony livestream will take place in early February, potentially as soon as 3rd...

  • Guide God of War: All Jötnar Shrines Locations

    More than myth

    What are all Jötnar Shrines locations in God of War? God of War’s Jötnar Shrines represent some of the best lore in the game, as they add a ton of Norse mythology to the title’s codex. They’re represented in-game as cabinets that can be opened, and Atreus will then translate a lot of the information contained inside. There are...

  • Guide God of War: All Voice Actors

    Full cast of 2018 game

    God of War has a small but impressive cast of voice actors who add vibrancy to the title’s Nordic world, but who voices Kratos et al in the 2018 version of Sony Santa Monica’s hit action franchise? We’ve included all of God of War’s voice actor cast below as part of our God of War guide. God of War All Voice Actors:...

  • Guide God of War: All Odin's Ravens Locations

    Allfather blinded

    What are all Odin's Ravens locations in God of War? God of War has dozens of collectibles, but Odin’s Ravens appear right throughout the campaign. These mythical emerald coloured birds are scattered all over the map, and you’ll need to smash them with your axe in order to clear them out. Collect all 51 and you’ll unlock the...

  • Poll How Long Should Games Be?

    Playtime counter

    There's a new question on the minds of gamers: how long should a game realistically be? Sparked by Techland proudly claiming Dying Light 2 will take 500 hours to complete — which has now been walked back twice in just a few days — it feels like a backlash to seriously long titles is brewing somewhat. Of cours

  • Guide God of War: All Artefact Locations

    Curator

    What are all Artefact locations in God of War? Throughout God of War you’ll stumble upon various collectibles named Artefacts, which are rendered in the world similar to Uncharted’s hidden items. These are separated into 7 sets and added to your codex each time you find one. We’ve included all of the Artefact locations below, and...

  • News Rejected Days Gone Sequel Would Have Swimming, Better Animals

    And a more dynamic open world, director reveals

    Another day, another Days Gone article. The director of the original game, Jeff Ross — who left Sony Bend at the end of 2020 — can't stop sharing details surrounding the developer itself, management, and the scrapped plans for a sequel at the moment. After sharing some fairly unreliable stats on...

  • Guide PSVR2 Guide: Everything You Need to Know About PS5 Virtual Reality

    Next-gen escapism

    PSVR2, also known as PS VR2 or PlayStation VR2, is Sony's next-generation virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 5, or PS5. The system succeeds the original PSVR, which launched on 13th October, 2016 for the PS4. While the original PSVR is also compatible with the PS5, the new PSVR2 promises a suite of improvements, including...

  • News Open World RPG Elex 2 Promises Improved Combat in This New Trailer

    Elexellent

    Elex II, eh? The sequel to 2017's incredibly rough but somewhat fun Elex is set to release on the 1st March — and it's promising a better combat system, as you can see in this new trailer. Indeed, combat was one of the original Elex's biggest issues — an often janky mess that simply didn't feel good to play around with. Admittedly,...

  • News Street Fighter Reveals Celebratory 35th Anniversary Logo

    Here comes a new challenger?

    It’s been almost 35 years since the original Street Fighter graced arcades, and Capcom is gearing up for a year of celebrations. As is the case with such events, it’s created a bespoke logo to mark the occasion, and – on its Japanese Twitter account at least – has urged fighting game fans to look forward to...

  • News Infernax Has the Potential to Be One of PS4's Best Side-Scrolling RPGs

    Inferrednax

    Okay, okay, we know what you're thinking. Another Castlevania-esque, pixel-filled, side-scrolling action RPG? We get it — it feels like a new one of these has released every other week for the past decade, but Infernax genuinely sounds pretty great (and it helps that our friends over at Nintendo Life have actually played it

  • News GDC Reveals Its GOTY 2021 Nominees, Voted for by Game Developers

    Deathloop picks up six nominations

    The Game Developers Conference has today revealed the nominees for its 22nd awards ceremony, which are selected and voted on by the creators themselves. Set to take place in late March both virtually and in person, a wide array of categories encompass titles big and small. Deathloop leads the way with six...

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  • News Decently Rated Action RPG Shattered: Tale of the Forgotten King Slashes to PS5, PS4 Soon

    Pieced back together

    Originally released in February last year for PC, Shattered: Tale of the Forgotten King has mostly positive user reviews over on Steam — although it sounds like the game's been improved quite a bit since its initial build. It's coming to PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 at some point in the first quarter of 2022 (soon, in other...

  • News Attack on Titan Marks Final Season with Call of Duty Items

    Wait, what?

    Who had a crossover between Call of Duty and anime show Attack on Titan on their 2022 gaming bingo card? Well, you might have if you were paying attention to a few leaks last year, but this really is the real deal now. To mark the very last season of the popular series, certain items will be made available for purchase in Call of Duty:...

  • News Hitman 3 Sharing Year Two Content Plans This Thursday

    New map! New mode! More!

    IO Interactive will finally share what it has in store for the second year of post-launch content for Hitman 3 this Thursday in a pre-recorded video straight out of its Copenhagen studio. Lasting 15 minutes, the showcase will detail the Elusive Target Arcade, VR support on PC, a brand new game mode, and much more. A new map...

  • News Top-Down Horror Game In Nightmare Dated for 29th March on PS5, PS4

    Developed by Chinese team Magic Fish Studio

    F.I.S.T.: Forged in Shadow Torch is recent proof that indie games out of China can be pretty good, and the next one out of the country doesn't look too bad either. In Nightmare is its name, releasing for PlayStation 5 and PS4 on 29th March 2022. This is a top-down horror game where you'll have to solve...

  • News FAR: Changing Tides Plots a Course for PS5, PS4 in March

    Lone Sails sequel goes nautical

    FAR: Lone Sails quietly released a few years ago, delivering a solitary, thoughtful experience that had you maintaining a large land vehicle as it crossed the landscape. For the sequel, FAR: Changing Tides, developer Okomotive is taking that concept and taking it out to sea. The game has just been confirmed for both...

  • Guide God of War Guide: Tips, Tricks, and Collectibles

    A complete resource to 2018's God of War

    God of War is a 2018 revival of Sony's character action series starring Kratos. Originally released on 28th April, 2018 for the PlayStation 4, the game also launched on PC on 14th January, 2022. In this God of War guide, we'll share tips, tricks, and collectibles, like Best Armor and How to Unlock It, How to...

  • News Resistance's Pitched Open World Reboot Could Have Been a Good Time

    Shot down

    The never-ending cup that is ex-Sony Bend director Jeff Ross runneth over with more inside secrets on ideas that will presumably not come to fruition. You may remember that the Days Gone man recently hinted some work had started on an open world Resistance game, following the studio’s decision not to proceed with a sequel to Deacon St. J

  • News Tornadoes and Thunderstorms Are Forming in Fortnite on PS5, PS4

    Get your umbrellas ready

    With the holiday season and WinterFest now a distant memory, Epic Games is freshening Fortnite up with new weather events. This week you’ll find tornadoes and lightning storms forming all over Chapter 3’s island – but you should be running towards the inclement weather, and not the other way. Hopping into a tornado...

Monday10th Jan 2022

  • Guide God of War: Best Armor and How to Unlock It

    Mist armor

    What is God of War’s best armor and how do you unlock it? God of War's best armor can’t be earned easily, but if you’ve already completed Kratos’ latest campaign and you’re looking to clean up the post-game content, then you may want to nab the best gear in the game – especially before you attempt to beat the Valkyries. In...

  • Guide God of War: How to Fully Upgrade the Leviathan Axe

    Worthy

    How do you fully upgrade the Leviathan Axe in God of War? Kratos' primary weapon is the Leviathan Axe, and in order to unlock the Worthy Trophy you’ll need to fully upgrade it to its maximum level of six. To get the Leviathan Axe to Level 6 you need to upgrade it at one of Brok or Sindri’s shops. In order to level up the Leviathan Axe...

  • News Sniper Elite 5 Set to Feature Locations Inspired By Guernsey

    Oh my gâche

    In what is almost certainly the most exciting news the island has seen in an age, Guernsey is set to sort-of feature in a big-budget video game. Sniper Elite 5 is the upcoming entry in Rebellion's long-running franchise, and it's taking its Nazi-blasting action to Brittany. While the game will take place on the French mainland, some...

  • Guide PSVR2 Price: How Much Will It Cost?

    How much is PSVR2?

    How much will PSVR2 cost? What is the PSVR2 price? Since you're going to need a PS5 to go along with Sony's new PlayStation VR2, we're already looking at a pretty pricy entry point for virtual reality on PlayStation. As such, you'll want to know how much money needs saving. As part of our

  • News This Is Elden Ring's Character Creator, Apparently

    Probably not the final version

    FromSoftware has always let you go to town with its character creators. From the gorgeous to the ghastly, you've been able to create pretty much whatever your heart desires. However, with Elden Ring, it looks like the studio has stepped things up yet another gear. A YouTube video hit the internet over the weekend that...

  • News Dying Light 2 Completion Time Further Clarified, 20 Hours to Beat Story

    80 hours for all optional content

    What a kerfuffle this has turned out to be. Dying Light 2 developer Techland faced a bit of a backlash over the weekend when it proudly claimed it would take 500 hours to complete its latest open world zombie title. At the time, the Polish studio quickly issued a follow-up tweet explaining that's how long it would...

  • News GTA Publisher Acquires Mobile Giant Zynga for $12.7 Billion

    To help company's mobile efforts

    Take-Two, the publisher of blockbuster titles like Grant Theft Auto, Borderlands, and BioShock, has today announced its acquisition of mobile company Zynga for $12.7 billion. A giant in the business, the California-based developer is known for the likes of FarmVille and

  • News UK Sales Charts: GTA 5 Back on the Rise in Quiet Week for PlayStation

    Tumbleweeds

    Sometimes, the UK's weekly boxed games chart makes very little movement, and the latest result is one such example. Most of last week's top 10 is also this week's, with the top three frozen in place. FIFA 22 remains second, selling best on PlayStation 4, while Call of Duty: Vanguard remains at number five. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles...

  • News PS5, PS4 Architect Mark Cerny Is a Big Deathloop Fan

    Another Platinum for the Knack man

    Genius hardware designer by day, incredibly capable gamer by night — that's Mark Cerny. The PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 architect's gaming triumphs have been well documented up until this point, and his appetite for Trophy hunting seems insatiable. He's earned Platinum Trophies in Demon's Souls, Returnal, and...

  • Rumour Survey Leaks Armored Core 6, Dark Souls Daddy Miyazaki Is Creative Lead

    Screenshots and gameplay apparently out there

    It's easy to forget that Dark Souls and Elden Ring developer FromSoftware was behind the Armored Core series — a series that hasn't appeared on PlayStation consoles since 2013. Rumours regarding a new Armored Core game have been doing the rounds for quite some time — the developer even confirmed that...

  • Rumour Quantic Dream's Other Upcoming Game Based on Dark Sorcerer Demo

    Not a troll, a goblin

    Here's a blast from the past. About eight and a half years ago, Sony and Quantic Dream put out a visually stunning tech demo entitled The Dark Sorcerer. This is essentially a short film (embedded above), taking a dark fantasy premise and twisting it with some fourth wall-breaking comedy. While it's not been seen or heard of...

  • PS Store Sales Charts Among Us Dominates Key Christmas Month

    Sus'

    Among Us ruled supreme during PS Store’s key Christmas month, with the social sensation dominating both the PlayStation 5 and PS4 sales charts in December. The title did launch at an attractive price point of just £3.29/$3.99, so was in “impulse buy” territory – although it’s worth remembering that the release is available for free...

  • News Genshin Impact Was 2021's Most Talked About Game on Twitter

    Apex Legends, Final Fantasy also chart

    Genshin Impact is so popular at the moment that it's been named the most talked about game on Twitter for the year of 2021. The Mihoyo title topped the list for the "most tweeted about games" category, fending off competition from Apex Legends and Final Fantasy. Over 2.4 billion tweets about gaming were posted...

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  • Guide Best PS5 SSD 2022: Boost Your PS5 Storage Capacity

    All PS5 M.2 NVMe SSD requirements and best Solid State Drive to buy

    What is the best PS5 SSD? Which PS5 SSD should you buy? Following a firmware update, you can expand your PlayStation 5's storage capacity (See Also: PS5 SSD: How Much Storage Space Does It Have?) by purchasing a compatible internal PCIe 4.0 M.2 NVMe SSD drive. However, due to the...

  • Guide All EA Play Games on PS5, PS4

    Every EA Play game in the PS5, PS4 Vault

    What are all EA Play games on PS5, PS4? What EA Play's subscription – formerly known as EA Access – brings a library of titles and perks to members on PlayStation platforms. But how much does it cost to subscribe to EA Play, and is it worth it? On this page, we're going to list all EA Play Games on PS5,...

  • Guide All PS Now Games

    A complete list of every PlayStation Now game

    What's the full list of all PS Now games? Below you'll find the complete lineup of every PlayStation Now game available to subscribers, spanning both PS4 and PS3 software. Remember that PlayStation 4 titles can be streamed or downloaded to either the PS5 or PS4, while PlayStation 3 titles can only be...

  • Feature Most Anticipated PS5, PS4 Games of 2022

    A massive year for PlayStation

    2021 wasn't an amazing year for video games in our humble opinion, but 2022 is set to offer us an embarrassment of riches. The release schedule for the first quarter alone is ridiculous on paper, and while we have no doubts that delays will quickly become a talking point, the fact of the matter is that 2022 should be...

  • News PS Plus Games for January 2022 Are Available to Download Now

    PS Plus games ready to roll on PS5 and PS4

    New year, new PlayStation Plus games. Sony is kicking off 2022 with a pretty stellar selection of software across PS5 and PS4, and the trio of titles are rolling out right now. The new PS Plus lineup is live now in Europe, and will be arriving in other major regions very shortly. As a reminder, this month...

  • Guide Best Free Games on PS5

    The best free-to-play games on PlayStation 5

    What are the best free games on PS5? One big advantage of modern gaming is that you can find quality experiences for free. That's very much true on PlayStation 5, which has plenty of free-to-play games that won't cost you a penny. You don't even need a PS Plus subscription to play these titles; if you...

  • News PS Plus' Deep Rock Galactic Has So Much Day One PS5, PS4 DLC

    The hard upsell

    Deep Rock Galactic makes its PlayStation debut today on both PS5 and PS4, and is a free download for PS Plus subscribers. Given that this co-op crafter has been available on other platforms for some time, however, it’s launching alongside a cavalcade of add-on packs and downloadable content. You’ll be able to grab most of this...

  • News Mass Effect Legendary Edition Available with EA Play on PS5, PS4 This Week

    Your favourite subscription on the Citadel

    That didn’t take long! Bioware’s remaster bundle Mass Effect Legendary Edition is coming to subscription service EA Play from 6th January, meaning members will be able to download the game at no extra cost. For those of you who don’t know, this package compiles the space opera’s PlayStation 3 era...

  • Soapbox Don't Let F.I.S.T. Pass You By

    Liam likes this Metroidvania

    F.I.S.T.: Forged in Shadow Torch is a poor name for a pretty darn good game. I started and completed this Metroidvania over the Christmas holidays, and I think it's gone underappreciated. Not a world-beater by any means that'll rival the love Hollow Knight gets, but it's still an impressive first outing from TiGames. Its...

  • Talking Point Do You Read All the Crap in Games?

    Book worm

    I’ve been Macarena-ing my way through Far Cry 6 this week, enjoying the tropical sights of fictional South American island Yara and laying siege to the tobacco fields governed by tyrant Anton Castillo. It’s a great game – tonally all over the place, but mechanically engaging nonetheless – but I can’t help feeling shocked by the...

  • News UK Sales Charts: Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Is Still Swinging

    Thwip

    The UK's final boxed games chart for 2021 is in, and as expected, it's hardly a surprising list of titles. FIFA 22 is dethroned, settling for second place after several weeks at number one. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales was fifth the previous week, but has clambered up a spot into fourth, with 96 per cent of copies sold being the...

  • News BioShock Creator's Next Game Reportedly 'in Development Hell'

    Ken Levine heavily criticised

    The BioShock trilogy was perhaps one of the most important series of the PlayStation 3 generation, but fans looking for the next game from creator Ken Levine have been made to wait a lot longer than usual. It's been eight years since the auteur shuttered Irrational Games and set up shop with Ghost Story Games,...

  • News Wreckfest Will Keep You Warm on PS5, PS4 This Winter with New Events

    Cosy

    Destructive racer Wreckfest is showing no signs of wear and tear several years after its release, with ongoing support from developer Bugbear adding new events to the title as part of a new winter tournament. This sees the return of the snowball launcher which some of you may recall from last year, while many tracks have been given a dusting of...

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  • Guide All PS Plus Games for PS5, PS4 in 2022

    Every PlayStation Plus game in 2022

    What are all PS Plus games for PS5, PS4 in 2022? If you're looking for a definitive guide to PlayStation Plus in 2022, then we'll be documenting every PS5 and PS4 title included with the subscription this year on this page. We'll be updating this page monthly with all of the latest releases made available as part...

  • News PS Now's January 2022 Update Includes Mortal Kombat 11, Final Fantasy 12, More

    Finish them

    Sony’s other subscription service PS Now continues to chug along, ahead of increasing speculation that it may be merged with PS Plus later this year. For now, it’s business as usual, with a variety of titles joining the platform for both download and streaming. As is always the case, only the PlayStation 4 versions of the releases...

  • News Manufacturing Tittle-Tattle Tips PSVR 2 to Enter Production Soon

    Hype builder

    The word on the social media street is that the next-generation PSVR headset will go into production soon. Speculation stems from a Chinese supply chain source, who claims a company named Goertek has landed the contract. The firm previously partnered with PlayStation on its original virtual reality headset, and supplies components for...

  • News Elden Ring Dev Feels the Heat of Demon's Souls' Sumptuous PS5 Remake

    But graphics not top priority

    Internally, this author has been joking that it’s a shame FromSoftware couldn’t get Bluepoint Games to remake Elden Ring before it released in February. Obviously, the upcoming fantasy RPG has the extraordinary art direction we’ve become accustomed to from the Dark Souls developer, but in terms of pure technical...

  • News Dying Light 2 Will Have Plenty of Gear on PS5, PS4

    Loadout builder

    Dying Light 2: Staying Alive feels like the forgotten February release, sandwiched between juggernauts like Elden Ring and Horizon Forbidden West – but the original co-op zombiethon was a huge hit for Polish developer Techland, and we certainly wouldn’t rule out its sequel from repeating that success. Delays have definitely...

  • News Your Last Chance to Grab PS5, PS4 PS Plus Games for December 2021

    Add them to your library

    Not everyone loved December 2021’s PS Plus update, but if you’re paying for the service, you may as well claim the games regardless. This is your last chance to do so, as January 2022’s selection of software will roll out within the next 24 hours, depending on when you’re reading this. Remember, the

Sunday2nd Jan 2022

  • Guide PS5 Guide: Ultimate PlayStation 5 Resource

    A complete guide to PlayStation 5

    PS5, or PlayStation 5 as it's fully named, is Sony's fifth home console. It's the successor to the PS4, which released in November 2013. The manufacturer has announced a PS5 release date, with the system deploying first on 12th November in selected regions. The company has also confirmed a

  • Game of the Year Push Square Readers' Top 10 PS5, PS4 Games of 2021

    As voted by you

    It's time to unveil which games got the most votes in our community Game of the Year poll. We provided 50 titles to choose from, and our readers cast a huge amount of votes for their favourite games of 2021. Below, we've listed the ten most popular choices, along with the total number of votes and overall vote percentage. 10. It...

  • Game of the Year Aaron's Top 5 PS5, PS4 Games of 2021

    It's in the blood

    Our individual Game of the Year articles allow our lovely team of writers to share their own personal PS5 and PS4 picks for 2021. Today, it's the turn of video editor Aaron Potter. 5. Toem: Toem takes the simple idea of photography and absolutely runs with it, letting you explore several diorama-like worlds as part of a...

  • Feature 15 PS5, PS4 Predictions for 2022

    Future perfect

    No one truly knows what 2022 will bring, but there's no harm in making a few predictions anyway, right? Once again, we're looking to the future of PlayStation, hazarding a few guesses on what's to come in the next 12 months. Each member of the Push Square editorial team has three predictions to share. Only time will tell if our office...

  • Game of the Year Best PS5, PS4 Developer of 2021

    Stars of the show

    When it comes to Game of the Year, we often get caught up in talking about the games themselves, rather than the development teams who made them. As such, we think it's important to stop and appreciate the hard working people who make our favourite hobby a reality. As chosen by the Push Square editorial team, these are the...

Saturday1st Jan 2022

  • Poll Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Games for January 2022?

    Plus or minus?

    We're of the mind that 2022 is off to a good start — at least in terms of PlayStation Plus games. But as always, we want to know what you lot think. Just to recap, subscribers get new space-faring, bug-splatting release Deep Rock Galactic alongside stylishly rough racer DiRT 5 on both PS5 and PS4. Persona 5 Strikers is the icing on...

  • Round Up All Our Game of the Year Winners

    The top 10 is complete

    Welcome to 2022! The site's official Game of the Year top 10 list is now complete, but we still have the community's results to share with you tomorrow. There's still one more day of GOTY fun left! If you happened to get a PlayStation 5 for Christmas or a bunch of new games to play, we don't blame you for not checking the site...

  • Game of the Year #1 - Resident Evil Village

    A tall order

    Resident Evil 4. It always comes back to Resident Evil 4. Almost 17 years on from Capcom's horror masterpiece, it's still considered the crème de la crème of the series. Who knows if it'll ever be topped — maybe the rumoured remake could pose the question — but at least there's now a new kid on the block. Resident Evil Village at...

  • Game of the Year Sammy's Top 5 PS5, PS4 Games of 2021

    Sporty spice

    Our individual Game of the Year articles allow our lovely team of writers to share their own personal PS5 and PS4 picks for 2021. Today, it's the turn of editor Sammy Barker. 5. FIFA 22: Oh no, Sammy! Oh no, oh no, oh no-no-no-no! How could you possibly pick FIFA 22 as one of your five favourite Games of the Year? Look, the issues...

  • Feature Happy New Year from the Push Square Team

    Onwards and upwards

    As one unusual year comes to a close, another begins. The world is a strange place at the moment, and it doesn't look like we'll be getting back to normality any time soon. One more year we are happy to see the back of, it seems. At least we were kept occupied by PlayStation 5. Sony is selling the console as quickly as it can...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - New Year Edition

    Welcome to 2022

    Would you look at this? The Calendar Gods really were kind. Not only did we have an extra special Xmas Edition of WAYP last week, but now we've got a New Year one as well. With the arrival of 2022 comes optimism, ambitions, and, of course, lots of games. Better get that backlog cleared, folks — February is looking insane. Sammy...