News - October, 2022

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  • News Just 70MB of Data Contained on the Modern Warfare 2 Disc

    The disc makes for a good coaster

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is already a massive download on PS5 and PS4, and choosing the physical route to try to get around any updates won't work either. It's been revealed just 72.23MB of data is on the Modern Warfare 2 disc itself, meaning it's essentially useless on its own and requires you to download the...

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  • Random Chloe Grace Moretz Is Eager for Sony to Make a New PSP

    "That thing was so fun"

    It turns out actress Chloe Grace Moretz is a closet PSP fan! The actress, perhaps best known for her role as Mindy McCready in Kick-Ass, took to Twitter to ponder why PlayStation hadn’t made another handheld. “That thing was so fun,” she exclaimed. Depressingly, many replies pointed to the disastrous performance of the...

Thursday27th Oct 2022

  • News PS5 Players Don't Want to See 60fps Die Out

    Smoothly does it

    In case you missed it, there was a bit of a furore a couple of weeks back when two new PS5 releases — A Pllague Tale: Requiem and Gotham Knights — skipped support for 60 frames-per-second on Sony's current-gen system. We're now almost two years into this console generation, and at the very least, an optional 60fps performance...

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  • News Hitman 3's Free PS5, PS4 Freelancer Mode Looks Phenomenal

    Good work, 47

    Hitman 3’s free new Freelancer mode is getting a closed technical test early next month on PC, ahead of its PS5 and PS4 release date on 26th January. And as part of that, Danish developer IO Interactive has treated us to an extensive look at how the roguelike-inspired extra is structured. To cut a nine-ish minute video short, it...

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  • News No, EA Will Not Stop Shipping Physical Games in Germany

    Not saying auf wiedersehen to boxed copies just yet

    Earlier today, stories were swirling regarding EA’s alleged decision to stop shipping physical games in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The news, which first surfaced on German website Games Wirtschaft, was picked up by many major gaming websites. Our initial assumption was that something had...

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  • News Spotify's PS5 App Upgraded to Native New-Gen Version

    We like the sound of that

    As was the case with Disney+ up until very recently, Spotify’s app on PS5 was actually running in PS4 backwards compatibility. While this had no material impact on the music service’s features and functionality – unlike with Disney’s aforementioned streaming service, which lacked native 4K streaming on Sony’s...

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  • News Need for Speed Unbound Has 10,000 Customisation Options on PS5

    Pimp your own ride

    Everyone loves customising their favourite cars, right? Well, what if we told you the upcoming Need for Speed Unbound has over 10,000 customisation options in total? From wraps and cutaways to rims, the new arcade racer from Criterion has got it all – and the art department’s gone a little crazy, with custom pizza wheels and a...

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  • News Sony Seemingly Scraps PS Plus Game Expiry Dates

    Can't see when games leave anymore

    Sony appears to have made a change to its PS Plus service, making it no longer possible to view the exact date a game will be removed from the service. The Last Chance to Play tab is still part of the home page — viewed by scrolling down a fair bit on PS5 — but buttoning through to the games there no longer...

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  • News PS Store Halloween Sale Provides Cheap Scares on PS5, PS4 Games

    Ghostbusters! Inscryption! Visage!

    If you're in the mood to play something spooky this Halloween, the PS Store now has the perfect sale for you. Available until midnight on 3rd November 2022, a collection of over 450 PS5, PS4 games have been discounted, most of which have at least a hint of horror in them. Let's cover some of the noteworthy titles...

  • News Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2's Campaign Early Access Start Time Has Been Revealed

    The clock is ticking

    As a special perk (pardon the pun), players who pre-ordered Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 digitally will gain access to the game's campaign a whole week before multiplayer servers go live. It's a neat idea and means many more people will likely beat Modern Warfare 2's campaign, free of the fear that the multiplayer meta will...

  • News Win a PS5 and More by Beating God of War

    Sony Rewards offers big sweepstakes

    The Sony Rewards program has just unveiled a big new prize draw — and it's all about God of War. With God of War Ragnarok fast approaching, this sweepstakes is yet more incentive to play the last entry before the sequel releases. To enter, you need to be signed up to Sony Rewards, and you then need to beat...

  • News F1 22 Is Free to Play During US Grand Prix Weekend on PS5, PS4

    Daniel Ricciardo has some pointers

    If you're a Formula 1-loving gamer, odds are you probably already own F1 22, the latest iteration of Codemasters' sim racer. However, for those still curious to give the game a try, it will soon be free to play for a few days. From tomorrow, 20th October, through to 24th October, the game will enter a free trial...

  • News Silent Hill: Ascension Spotted in YouTube Video Data

    Silent Hill 2 as well

    Today's the big day for Silent Hill fans, as two and a half years of rumours and speculation finally come to an end with a livestreamed Konami event detailing the future of the series. The YouTube video hosting the reveals has been uploaded, and

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  • News At Least The Callisto Protocol Will Be 60fps

    Won't be delayed either

    Frame rates are all anyone wants to talk about at the moment, so you'll likely be pleased to learn The Callisto Protocol won't be joining A Plague Tale: Requiem and Gotham Knights in being locked to 30 frames-per-second. The upcoming survival horror game will ship with a performance mode running at 60fps, Striking Distance...

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  • News Trails, Ys Announcements and More Coming This Week

    NISA's having a week of Falcom

    NIS America, the publisher that brings Falcom's Trails and Ys games West, has announced that this week will play host to "announcements, activities, sweepstakes, and more" from the Japanese developer. It kicked things off earlier today by confirming a release date for Trails to Azure, and revealing that Ys IX: Monstrum...

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  • News Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Adventures to PS5 with All DLC in 2023

    Nox bad

    Ys IX: Monstrum Nox is getting a PS5 port in spring 2023, publisher NIS America has announced. The slick action RPG originally released for PS4 in February 2021, and, for the record, plays at a smooth 60 frames-per-second on PS5 — but this native version will sport all of the game's cosmetic DLC. The official press release doesn't mention...

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  • Random Forget Need for Speed Unbound, This GT7 Livery Goes Full Auto Modellista

    Designer replicates original Ridge Racer livery as well

    Auto Modellista wasn’t a great PS2 racing game, but the Capcom outing has gone down in history for its eye-catching cel-shaded artstyle. Many were hoping that Need for Speed Unbound, rumoured to adopt an “anime style” prior to its reveal, would be that title – but it’s opting for...

  • Quiz Test Your PlayStation General Knowledge - Issue 20

    It's time to PlayStation

    How much do you know about PlayStation and the gaming industry that surrounds it? If you fancy yourself a walking PlayStation encyclopaedia, then why not put your brain to the test with our PlayStation General Knowledge Quiz? This is Issue 20 of our PlayStation General Knowledge Quiz. You can have a crack at our previous...

  • Random Did You Spot the Secret Details on PS5's Camo Collection?

    Shaping up

    Sony has released a new gray camouflage collection for PS5, which includes a DualSense controller and PS5 cover plates. But did you know, hidden deep within the design, is an extra secret touch? If you look extremely closely at the pale parts of the camouflage, you’ll spot hundreds of tiny little PlayStation symbols, adding a little...

  • Video What Is Ragnarok in God of War on PS5, PS4?

    Get ready for the end times, with our explainer

    God of War Ragnarok is steadily approaching, and we here at Push Square are extremely excited to see how the Norse-fuelled adventures of Kratos and Atreus come to a conclusion. With the titular Ragnarok event hanging over us, we can’t help but speculate on what exactly the Gods have in store, as we...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 448

    Tee time

    We're at the business end of the release season, although strangely it still feels like this is the calm before the storm. There weren't many massive new launches this week, so you're probably tackling something from your backlog. As always, let us know below. Sammy Barker, Editor: I'll be teeing off with PGA Tour 2K23, a title I'm...

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  • News PS Studios Malaysia Working on Top Secret PS5 Games

    As support studio's influence grows

    Sony’s freshly minted support team, PS Studios Malaysia, which recently moved into a swanky new office space in Kuala Lumpur is working on some top secret PS5 projects. The group – currently 77 employees strong and growing – has assisted production on first-party titles like MLB The Show 22 and The Last of...

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  • Guide Best Indie Games on PS4

    The best PS4 indie games ranked

    What are the best indie games on PS4? It's an almost impossible question, as there are so many great ones to choose from. Indies are incredibly diverse, and the PS4 plays host to hundreds of excellent experiences. What do we mean by indie games, exactly? It's a term that's had its meaning shift over time, but most...

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  • News PS Plus Premium's Logic Doesn't Even Make Sense to Sony

    We give up

    PS Plus Premium is a mess – it’s not exactly breaking news. While conceptually sound – a higher level tier for true PlayStation enthusiasts – the execution is awful, and it’s actually detracting from the otherwise excellent PS Plus Extra. While there are no new PS1, PS2, or PSP games being added in October 2022 yet again, we...

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  • Guide PS Stars: How to Get Points

    Maximise your Points potential

    Looking for how to get Points in PS Stars? Points are the primary currency in Sony's loyalty scheme, and can be exchanged to earn Rewards, including Digital Collectibles, free games, and PS Store credit. On this page, as part of our

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  • Review Overwatch 2 (PS5) - More 2.0 Than a Full Sequel

    Heroes reunite

    It's better to think of Overwatch 2 as Overwatch 2.0 instead of a full sequel. While many of its playable Heroes have undergone significant changes — alongside the introduction of three brand-new ones — this is essentially the same game you've been playing for the past six years. Activision Blizzard has (quite literally) stuck a...

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  • Guide Best Racing Games on PS4

    The best PS4 racing games ranked

    What are the best racing games on PS4? It's a tough question to answer, as there are a lot of options for car connoisseurs on Sony's super-popular console. No matter what style of racer you enjoy, there are plenty of games you can take for a spin. Particularly for fans of simulation racing, the PS4 is home to a fine...

  • Random Need for Speed Twitter Is Beefing with Everyone Right Now

    No one is safe

    The new Need for Speed game is cool – but its official Twitter account is trying to be cooler. Rather than settle for standard, clinical public relations, EA has perhaps cottoned on to the modern style of corporate social media: embrace the memes and don’t give a sh*t! That’s why the game’s community manager is basically...

  • News EA Scores Own Goal as FIFA 23 Hero Pack Snafu Wipes Millions of Coins Off Virtual Market

    Red cards, all round

    A snafu with one of FIFA 23's Hero Packs has turned rather costly after a tradeable FIFA Ultimate Team Hero item was put on the game's virtual transfer market at a heavily reduced rate. Chaos ensued as players attempted to sell off their assets as their value plummeted, attempting to recoup some losses as the market was flooded...

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  • News PS Plus Subscribers in Spain Get a Bonus Game This Month

    Added extra

    Something you may not be aware of is that PS Plus subscribers in Spain – across all tiers – tend to get the odd bonus game from time-to-time. These titles are typically part of the PS Talents program, which helps local developers get their software published on the PS Store. And this time it’s no different: Way Down – which will...

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  • Guide Best RPGs on PS4

    The 50 best RPGs on PS4

    What are the best RPGs on PS4? Well, the PS4 is home to a vast library role-playing games. From MMOs and open world epics to niche Japanese RPGs (or JRPGs) and traditional adventures stuffed with text, there's something for just about everyone. It's an expansive genre in which East meets West, and we see numerous takes on a...

  • Guide Best PS5 External Hard Drives

    Best external USB drive options for PS5 and PS4

    What are the best external hard drives and SSDs for PS5? As ever, storage is something you'll need to think about when you get a PS5. The console's internal storage can only hold so many games, and if you're buying lots of titles, you'll definitely need a bit of extra space. Fortunately, using external...

  • News CDPR Just Announced Two New Witcher Games

    A Witcher's work is never done

    Good lord, CD Projekt Red is going all-in today, isn't it? The Polish developer has revealed that two new games set in The Witcher universe are happening — and that's alongside the next mainline The Witcher title that was announced a little while ago. Unlike that project, these additional games will not be developed...

  • News Sony Will Continue to Make PS4 Games Moving Forwards

    "We don't want to forget millions of active players"

    Sony will not abandon the PS4, and it’s considering content for the last-gen console on a case-by-case basis. Outside of the upcoming God of War Ragnarok – which will release on both PS5 and PS4 – the manufacturer is being unprecedentedly secretive about its upcoming slate of first-party...

  • News God of War Ragnarok Game Length Is Reportedly Worthy of Jörmungandr Himself

    More side quests this time around

    God of War Ragnarok fast approaches, as if Fimbulwinter had just ended, with the sequel to 2018's God of War set to launch on 9th November. It is reportedly going to be a journey worthy of the sagas themselves, with a full playthrough supposedly taking about 40 hours. That's according to the reliable Tom Henderson...

  • News Cyberpunk 2077 Sequel Codenamed Project Orion Announced

    Chippin' in

    CD Projekt Red has formally announced that Cyberpunk 2077 is getting a sequel, currently codenamed Project Orion. It'll be developed in-house, and it sounds like it's still many years away from actually releasing. We wouldn't expect anything less! "Orion is a codename for our next Cyberpunk game, which will take the Cyberpunk franchise...

  • Review FIFA 23 (PS5) - Series Ends on a High, But Familiar Frustrations Remain

    Touch grass

    After an incredible 30-year run, FIFA 23 had to go out on a high – and to be fair, we reckon it just about has. Fans of EA Sports’ flagship football franchise will be familiar with the formula: this is more refinement than revolution, but FIFA 22 threaded through some of the best virtual soccer we’ve seen from the juggernaut...

  • News Disney + Relaunched on PS5 with 4K HDR Support

    In glorious technicolour

    The long-anticipated PS5 upgrade for Disney + has launched today, allowing subscribers to stream in 4K HDR quality at last. One of the bigger complaints when Sony’s new-gen console launched was that the app for Disney’s streaming service was technically running in PS4 backwards compatibility, limiting the quality of its...

  • News Dead Space Remake Gameplay Blows Necromorph Minds on PS5

    Humanity ends here

    As teased yesterday, EA Motive has now revealed the first look at gameplay from its Dead Space remake, launching for PS5 on 23rd January 2023. A faithful trip down memory lanes for fans of the original, the trailer features memorable locations, weapons, and abilities. The classic Plasma Cutter is on show for much of the footage,...

  • News Overwatch 2 Is Out Now on PS5, PS4

    Free-to-play, early access release

    The wait is over: Overwatch 2 has now officially released into early access on PS5 and PS4, available for everyone to play right this minute as a free-to-play title. Servers are being switched on at the same time this article goes live, so if you didn't pre-load the game in the three hours prior, head on over to...

  • News PS Plus Essential Games for October 2022 Available to Download Now

    Track day

    A new PS Plus Essential monthly update has arrived, bringing with it three brand new PS5, PS4 games for subscribers to download and play. Available now across Europe and rolling out to the USA throughout the day, members can claim Hot Wheels Unleashed (PS5, PS4), Injustice 2 (PS4), and SUPERHOT (PS4). They're available until 31st October...

  • News Native PS5 Version of Sci-Fi RPG The Outer Worlds Rated for Release

    "It's not the best choice, it's Spacer's Choice!"

    A native PS5 version of Obsidian's excellent sci-fi RPG The Outer Worlds has been rated by the Taiwanese ratings board, suggesting that an updated version of the game could be heading to current-gen consoles. Called 'The Outer Worlds: Spacer's Choice Edition', it would make sense for this version of...

  • News Beyond Good & Evil 2 Has Been in Development Longer Than Literally Any Game, Ever

    With no hint of a release date in sight

    Beyond Good & Evil 2 has officially been in development longer than any other game, ever, overtaking previous Guinness World Record holder Duke Nukem Forever (in the category of longest development period for a video game) for that particular dubious honour.

  • News PlayStation Bigwigs Won't Shut Up About PC, Smartphones

    Won't somebody please think of the PS5?

    It’s rare we get an interview from any of PlayStation’s top brass anymore, so we’re always eager to dig through the comments whenever the likes of group president Jim Ryan open their mouth. Unfortunately, it feels like the PS5 has become a forgotten format of late, as all the executives want to talk...

  • News PS5 Exclusives Will Take at Least One Year to Launch on PC

    Live service games will likely be day-and-date

    Sony won’t shut up about PC and smartphones, and PS Studios boss Hermen Hulst has been discussing its release strategy moving forwards. Specifically, he mentioned that there’ll be “at least a year” between its single player titles launching on PS5 and PC, but in some cases its live service...

  • News Romantic Platformer Romancelvania Will Steal Your Heart on PS5, PS4

    Love bites

    Romancelvania is a darkly comedic genre mashup of traditional Metroidvania style gameplay with dating sim elements, in which you, as Dracula, star in a reality dating show full of decidedly supernatural contestants. The story is full of weaving narrative options, leaving players free to seduce succubi or walk out on hunky wolfmen. The...

  • News Bloodborne Movie, TV Show Could Be a Thing in the Future

    "Not unthinkable," says Hermen Hulst

    A Bloodborne movie, TV series, or anime is not outside the realms of possibility according to PlayStation Studios lead Hermen Hulst, who says the company's investments are about more than just game development nowadays. Talking to Reuters about Sony's recent funding of Elden Ring

  • News Need for Speed PS5's Reveal Trailer Is Around the Hairpin Bend

    Vroom vroom

    After much speculation and rumours – including a complete rebranding of the franchise’s social media pages – the next Need for Speed will finally be revealed this week, on 6th October. The video, which will premiere on YouTube, is already

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  • Guide FIFA 23: Squad Battles - All Rewards, Release Dates, and Times

    The release dates and times for your Squad Battles rewards

    What are all Squad Battles rewards, release dates, and times in FIFA 23? If you're playing FIFA Ultimate Team, also known as FUT 23, then there's a good chance you'll be spending a large amount of time up against the CPU in Squad Battles. This mode allows you to test out different teams and...

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

    Plus or minus?

    The PS Plus Essential games for October 2022 have been officially announced, and you know what that means! As always, we want to know if you're happy with the latest lineup. Just to recap, October's selection includes three titles (as per usual): rather fun racer Hot Wheels Unleashed (PS5, PS4), super-powered fighter Injustice 2...

  • Guide FIFA 23: Best Skill Moves to Learn

    The most effective Skill Moves to use in attack

    What are the best Skill Moves to learn in FIFA 23? While recent iterations of EA Sports' soccer sim have been more about moving the ball effectively than dribbling your opponents to death, you're still going to want to know the best Skill Moves to learn in order to beat defenders and make space for...

  • Quiz Test Your PlayStation General Knowledge - Issue 19

    It's time to PlayStation

    How much do you know about PlayStation and the gaming industry that surrounds it? If you fancy yourself a walking PlayStation encyclopaedia, then why not put your brain to the test with our PlayStation General Knowledge Quiz? This is Issue 19 of our PlayStation General Knowledge Quiz. You can have a crack at our previous...

  • News PS1's Iconic T-Rex Tech Demo Roars to PS Stars As a Digital Collectible

    With a subtle Sly Cooper nod

    Few moments in gaming history are more iconic than seeing PS1’s legendary T-Rex tech demo for the first time. It’s such a signature scene that Astro’s Playroom even parodied it for its fantastic final boss fight! It makes sense, then, that the dinosaur is being added as a digital collectible to Sony’s new loyalty...

  • Guide FIFA 23: All 5 Star Skill Players

    The most skilful players in FIFA 23

    Looking for all 5 Star Skill Players in FIFA 23? Whether you're looking to dominate FUT Champions or assemble a dream-team in Career Mode, you'll probably want to know which footballers are the most skilful in EA Sports' soccer sim. Fortunately, our FIFA 23 guide can help, and we've even pointed out the best Skill...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 446

    October is here

    Somehow, it's already October, which means Pumpkin Spice Lattes have arrived. In addition, the release schedule is about to get serious for several weeks, so there'll be no escape from games until at least December. Stephen Tailby, Associate Editor: This weekend will be all about finishing up Tunic, which I've been playing for...