News - January, 2024

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  • Guide Best Open World Games on PS4

    PS4's best open world games ranked and rated

    What are the best open world games on PS4? Many, many games these days opt for an open world structure, which gives players the freedom to explore at their own pace and, usually, cause a bunch of trouble. They're incredibly popular, and there are so many great examples on PS4. Open world games take many...

  • Guide Best Puzzle Games on PS5

    PS5's best puzzle titles, rated and ranked

    What are the best puzzle games on PS5? The puzzle genre is arguably the most popular on the planet, with franchises like Tetris and – whisper it – Candy Crush Saga appealing to millions upon millions of players all around the world. But, like the Tetronimos many of you will no doubt be familiar with,...

  • News Cyberpunk 2077's New Patch Aiming to Release Next Week

    Preem

    CD Projekt Red has confirmed that a new patch for Cyberpunk 2077 will (probably) be dropping next week. This one's been expected for a little while now, with the game's big 2.1 update — which launched just before Christmas last year — introducing a number of (relatively minor) bugs. The hope is that the upcoming patch will solve those...

  • News Persona 3 Reload Really Is a Gorgeous Remake in First 50 Mins of Uncut Gameplay

    SEES for yourself

    Atlus has released a gameplay video for the first 50 minutes of Persona 3 Reload. It's uncut footage, showcasing what is essentially the game's prologue, as the main character arrives at his new dorm in Iwatodai. If you've played any previous incarnation of Persona 3, then you already know how things go... Just to be clear,...

  • News Ubisoft Is Committing to a Full Year of Skull and Bones Content

    Post-launch plans revealed

    Skull and Bones finally seems ready for a PS5 launch next month, so Ubisoft is strutting its usual stuff by sharing what there is to look forward to after release. The publisher has committed to at least one year of post-launch support, which will be spread across four seasons: Raging Tides, Chorus of Havoc, Into the...

  • Poll Are You Playing Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth?

    Scratching the Ichiban

    Promising a potent mix of utter madness and intense drama, Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth is here, and its arrival likely signals the start of a memorable weekend for fans of the franchise. Indeed, the stakes are dangerously high for Ichiban and Kiryu in this climactic adventure across Honolulu, and as always, we want to know...

  • Poll Are You Playing Tekken 8?

    A new battle begins

    It's a huge day for Tekken fans, as the newest instalment in Bandai Namco's long-running series is finally here. Exclusive to current-gen platforms, Tekken 8 has long promised to be a banger — and the critic reviews certainly suggest that it is. But as always, we want to know if you're getting stuck into the latest release. In...

  • News Honkai: Star Rail's Humongous PS5 Update Adds an Entire Planet

    The plot thickens on Penacony

    HoYoverse’s hit space-faring RPG Honkai: Star Rail is all about the Trailblazer, an intergalactic explorer who travels from planet-to-planet solving problems and kicking ass. With the release of update v2.0, the ever-industrious developer will add an entire new location to the game, named Penacony. This former...

  • News New Witcher Comic Continues After The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine

    A witcher's work is never done

    Dark Horse and CD Projekt Red have announced a new comic series based on The Witcher — or more specifically, the four-issue story takes place beyond the conclusion of Geralt's journey in The Witcher 3. In the game's Blood and Wine expansion, the grizzled monster slayer can end up owning an old vineyard, and this is...

  • News Stilt Swaps Hands for Big Springs on PSVR2

    Out in March

    New PSVR2 game Stilt looks set to bring back the age of classic 3D platformers with a virtual reality title that replaces your hands with gigantic springs. You shall use these to navigate a world where an octopus has stolen your spaceship atop a volcano and thrown all your belongings across the landscape. It's your job to reclaim all...

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  • Guide Where to Buy PSVR2

    Best deals, physical PSVR2 games, and accessories

    The hottest new piece of hardware on the PlayStation scene is the PSVR2 (or PlayStation VR2, technically), the latest VR headset from Sony. The PSVR2 is finally available at a wide range of retailers and we're tracking all the best prices and deals for you in this guide. The successor to the...

  • News Of Course Full Price Remake Persona 3 Reload Has a Full Spread of Day One DLC

    Atlus is at it again

    Some things never change, and modern Atlus is certainly one of those things. Ahead of the game's release on the 2nd February — it's close! — the Japanese company has confirmed that Persona 3 Reload is getting a full spread of day one DLC. Costumes, alternate battle music, and additional personas are up for grabs. At the...

  • News Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth Removes New Game +, Puts It Behind a DLC Paywall

    Infinite greed

    Ah, New Game +. A staple of Yakuza and Like a Dragon games for decades, and yet upcoming instalment Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth is locking the feature behind an additional paywall. It's a move that's got fans kicking up dust in disappointment, because SEGA's money-grubbing practices are staining what is otherwise a highly...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 512

    The onslaught begins next week

    This is the last weekend before the 2024 release schedule really kicks into gear, so we hope you've cleared your gaming backlog in preparation. Tekken 8 and Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth await next week, so these are all the games we are playing to pass the time until they release. Aaron Bayne: The new season of...

Friday19th Jan 2024

  • 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...

  • News Sony Refunding Players Confused by The Last of Us 2 Remastered PS5 Upgrade Path

    As a gesture of goodwill

    The Last of Us Part II Remastered is out today, 19th January, and it looks like plenty of PS5 players want to get hurt all over again and relive Naughty Dog's tragic masterpiece. But apparently, enough veterans are getting confused by the whole $10 upgrade path thing that Sony, as a gesture of goodwill, is issuing refunds to...

  • News PS Plus Extra Loses Another 10 PS4 Games Next Month

    Some are more than worth playing still

    The Last Chance to Play section buried in the PS5's PS Plus tab has been updated to reveal the next set of games that will be leaving the subscription service. In total, 10 PS4 titles will be knocked off PS Plus Extra soon. There are no dates attached to the games yet, but they generally leave the service when...

  • Guide The Last of Us 2 No Return: How to Complete All Challenges

    Team Ellie and Team Abby Trophy guide

    How do you complete all Challenges in No Return in The Last of Us 2 Remastered? A new rogue-like mode exclusive to the PS5 remaster, completing a series of Challenges unlocks new Skins and Skin Sets. In this The Last of Us 2 guide, we're going to reveal how to complete all Challenges in No Return. Finishing all...

  • Guide Can You Play Palworld on PS5, PS4?

    Is Palworld on PlayStation?

    Can you play Palworld on PS5, PS4? A brand new game in the style of Pokémon, it has already gained lots of popularity following its release on 19th January 2024. With very higher viewership on Twitch, you might be wondering if the game is available on PS5, PS4. In this guide, we're going to answer the question: can you...

  • Poll Are You Playing The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered?

    No returns

    The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered is out now on PS5, bringing the brutal PS4 adventure to Sony's current-gen console. The remaster features some (fairly minor, in the grand scheme of things) graphical upgrades, alongside a slew of extras, like an action-packed roguelike mode and behind-the-scenes content. Of course, the original game isn't...

  • News New Star GP Blends Retro Style, Arcade Driving, and Sim Elements in Unique F1 Racer

    Comes to PlayStation in March

    If you want to partake in some Formula One-style racing, there's only really the officially licensed series from Codemasters to satisfy the itch. They're generally very good, but what if you fancied a version of the motorsport with less emphasis on simulating the real thing? In steps New Star GP, a promising-looking...

  • News Return to Oblivion in New The Elder Scrolls Online Expansion Gold Road

    Set for PS5, PS4 on 3rd June

    Locations from the RPG classic Oblivion will help make up a new expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online later this year. Named Gold Road, the DLC is set in West Weald, which borders Cyrodill, the Gold Coast, and Valenwood, and sees the return of capital city Skingrad. The expansion is up for pre-order now on the

  • News Killzone Fans Feast on Unlockable Helghast T-Shirt in The Last of Us 2 Remastered

    Add Resistance you cowards

    For the younger readers in the audience, Killzone was a PlayStation shooter series once heralded as a Halo-killer and developed by Guerrilla Games, the Sony first-party studio far more synonymous with its Horizon series these days. The last mainline Killzone game we got was Shadow Fall, a PS4 launch title released in 2013,...

  • News Potentially Dangerous Tekken 8 Accessibility Features Will Be Removed

    Better safe than sorry

    Accessibility features advocates flagged as being potentially dangerous will be removed from both the Tekken 8 demo (where the issue was identified) and in the full release of the game, apparently by launch on 26th January. Director Katushiro Harada said that "quite a bit" has been done to address concerns. As reported by

  • News Let Dragon's Dogma 2's Revamped Pawn System Be Your Guide on PS5

    Making friends made easy

    Dragon's Dogma 2 has the potential to be one of the most rewarding RPGs of the year, with developer Capcom building upon the foundations that made the 2012 original a cult classic. One of the most memorable and unique mechanics in the first game was the Pawn system, which lets players craft their own AI companions, who could...

  • News GDC Report Finds One-Third of Developers Hit by Layoffs in Past Year

    And other portents of a grim future

    Some 35% of game development studios have been affected by layoffs in the past year, and more than half are concerned about future cuts at their place of employment. That's according to the annual report commissioned by the Game Developers Conference (GDC), organisers of the world's largest industry professional...

  • Guide The Last of Us 2: How to Play Lost Levels

    Where to find Jackson Party, Seattle Sewers, and The Hunt

    How do you play Lost Levels in The Last of Us 2? Something brand new in the PS5 remaster of the game, Naughty Dog is allowing players to play levels that were cut from the game during development in an unfinished state. In this The Last of Us 2 guide, we're going to reveal how to play Lost...

  • Guide The Last of Us 2 No Return: How to Unlock All Characters

    All No Return character unlock requirements

    How do you unlock all characters in the No Return mode in The Last of Us 2? A rogue-like mode only found in the PS5 remaster, you'll want to unlock all the playable characters as they come with different skills and abilities. In our The Last of Us 2 guide, we're going to reveal how to unlock all...

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  • Guide Tekken 8: All Confirmed Characters

    The Iron Fist Tournament returns

    Looking for all confirmed characters in Tekken 8? Bandai Namco's fighting game series has given us some iconic characters over the years, and this upcoming instalment looks to be full of them. Although Tekken 8 doesn't have a release date at the time of writing, franchise boss Katsuhiro Harada has hinted that the...

  • News Tekken 8's Opening Movie Is a Stunner, Eddy Gordo Confirmed as First DLC Character

    Get ready for the next challenger

    Bandai Namco has revealed the opening movie for Tekken 8, and it's really bloody good. Fans of the series will know that every game has come with its own CG intro, and the upcoming instalment is no different. There's loads of action, a bit of insight into the core conflict between Jin and Kazuya, and, perhaps most...

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  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 510

    Dry January

    It's the bleak first week of a New Year. We suppose there's renewed optimism with it being 2024, but the weather sucks and the frivolity of Christmas is in the rear-view mirror. At least there's video games, eh? Here's what we're playing. Aaron Bayne: After wrapping up God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla during the week, I'm moving on to...

  • Poll Which Persona Game Has the Best Opening?

    Now it's personal

    Atlus revealed the opening for Persona 3 Reload earlier this week, and it's so good that it got us wondering: which Persona game has the best title sequence? In case you don't know, each game in the series typically introduces itself with an animated opening, featuring a unique song and some gorgeous artwork. There's no doubt...

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  • Guide Best PS5 SSD 2024: 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...

  • Game of the Year #1 - Marvel's Spider-Man 2

    Arachnophilia

    This year has been so stacked with brilliant games of all shapes and sizes, and so our number one Game of the Year slot was never a total certainty. As it so happened, the race for first place was incredibly close, with just one point in it, and the two games vying for victory couldn't be more different. Ultimately, though, the big,...

  • Game of the Year Sammy's Top 5 PS5, PS4 Games of 2023

    Honk if you're Sammy

    Our individual Game of the Year articles allow our lovely team of writers to share their own personal PS5 and PS4 picks for 2023. Today, it's the turn of editor Sammy Barker. 5. Horizon Call of the Mountain: To be fair, PSVR2 had a strong end to the year, but the headset undoubtedly lulled following its exceptional launch...

  • News Dragon's Dogma 2, Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Kickstart 2024 with Awesome New Art

    The New Year begins

    Dragon's Dogma 2 and Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth are easily two of the most anticipated titles of 2024 — and they'll be here before you know it. Expectations are sky high for both action RPGs given previous efforts, and so to get the hype machine well and truly rolling, Capcom and Square Enix have posted brand new artworks (in...

  • Game of the Year Best PS5, PS4 Developer of 2023

    Those raising the bar

    Our Game of the Year coverage continues with the Best PS5, PS4 Developer of 2023, of which a top four has been put together by the Push Square editorial team. Here we'll crown the best studio of the year and recognise teams that have gone above and beyond for their titles, from releasing lots of games within the 12-month period...

  • Poll Was 2023 One of the Best Ever Years for New Game Releases?

    Games of the year

    All throughout 2023, we saw plenty of people asking whether the year would go down as one of the best ever periods for new game releases. Indeed, it was an objectively stacked 12 months — and we're not even thinking about non-PlayStation platforms when we write that. Just to very quicky recap (in case you've already forgotten!),...

  • Feature Happy New Year from the Push Square Team

    Auld lang Sony

    Welcome to 2024! The time for ponderous Christmas reflection is over, as we reset ahead of what looks to be another action-packed year. The coming months are especially outrageous for PS5: January alone will play host to the likes of Tekken 8 and Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth – two titles which are looking utterly essential, and...