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

    Plus or minus?

    Another month, another PlayStation Plus games announcement. May's selection is bound to divide opinion thanks to FIFA 22 being its headline act. The footballing sim is obviously massively popular — a global best seller year in, year out — and so its inclusion on a service like PS Plus is questionable. You would think that those...

  • Poll What Do You Expect from Retro PlayStation Games on PS5, PS4?

    Save states? Rewind? Trophies?

    There was unexpected excitement during this desperately dull April earlier today when a bunch of classic Syphon Filter games were rated for release on the PlayStation 5 and PS4 in South Korea. The releases – expanding to pretty much every entry in the series, aside from its PS2 outing Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain...

  • Poll When Do You Think God of War Ragnarok Will Release?

    The end is nigh

    Earlier this week, God of War (2018) celebrated its fourth anniversary. Some fans thought that the occasion would warrant a fresh look at the game's upcoming sequel, God of War Ragnarok, but developer Sony Santa Monica Studio burst the potential hype bubble. It said that it simply isn't ready to share news on Ragnarok just yet, but...

  • Poll As God of War Turns Four, What Would You Rate It Today?

    Kratos makes a wish

    Today marks the fourth anniversary of PlayStation 4 classic God of War — happy birthday to Kratos, Atreus, and co! We imagine the father and son are currently blowing out some candles and wishing for their battle with Thor to hurry up. It has been quite the wait, but that showdown will finally take place in this year's God of...

  • Poll What's Your PS5, PS4 Game of the Year So Far?

    Share your choice

    As we reach the Easter bank holiday weekend, it's time to take stock of the year so far. In terms of PlayStation 5 and PS4 releases, it's been electric. Exclusive games have lit up our game playing time, and so too have a number of third-party releases. As a result, it's possible to be in a position where you already have a Game of...

  • Poll Do Remakes of Old Games Get You Excited?

    Back to the future

    Earlier this week, Remedy announced that it was remaking the first two Max Payne games. It's early days, but it's the kind of announcement that gets fans of the original titles dreaming of what could be. Indeed, remaking classic games is something that's becoming more and more common as our nostalgia for bygone console generations...

  • Poll Are You Happy With Your PS Plus Games for April 2022?

    Plus or minus?

    No, we can't believe that it's already April either, but at least the dawning of a new month gives us an excuse to complain about PlayStation Plus! Seriously though, snark aside, the initial reaction to April's PS Plus games line-up hasn't been great. While the selection does boast a couple of relatively highly rated PS4 titles —...

March2022

  • Poll Will You Subscribe to Sony's New PS Plus Tiers?

    Essential, Extra, or Premium?

    We've had to endure months of social media teasing from industry "insiders", but we're finally here: the newly tiered PlayStation Plus subscription service has been officially announced. Thank god. But it's safe to say that initial impressions have been mixed — as you'd probably expect. If you haven't actually seen...

  • Poll We Want You to Rate Your Favourite PSP Games

    Help us build a definitive list

    With Sony now more or less completely withdrawn from the handheld gaming market, it’s perhaps easy to forget that the PSP was a huge success. While it was pretty much always in the Nintendo DS’ shadow, the system sold a staggering 80 million units throughout its lifespan, and served as a precursor to pocketable...

  • Poll Did You Buy Tiny Tina's Wonderlands?

    Roll the dice

    Despite 2K and Gearbox's best efforts, it does feel like Borderlands spinoff Tiny Tina's Wonderlands has struggled to stand out. The loot-heavy shooter is another game — like Ghostwire: Tokyo — that's having to follow up on absolute juggernaut releases such as Horizon Forbidden West and Elden Ring. Obviously Wonderlands is going to...

  • Poll Did You Buy Ghostwire: Tokyo?

    Hands on

    The last few weeks have been a particularly busy period for big games, to the point where we almost feel a bit sorry for games like Ghostwire: Tokyo. A solid action adventure title by most accounts, Ghostwire will no doubt find a dedicated audience, but following up juggernaut releases like Horizon Forbidden West, and of course, the...

  • Poll Are You Playing Returnal's Ascension Update?

    Returning to Returnal

    Returnal got a big old update this week — a patch so significant that it has its own name. The so-called Ascension update (which is totally free if you own the game) adds online co-op play, as well as the Tower of Sisyphus, which is a new challenge mode. It's the kind of update that's designed to add value to Returnal as a...

  • Poll What Review Score Would You Give Gran Turismo 7?

    Podium place?

    Gran Turismo 7's been out for a good couple of weeks now, and you know what that means! Sony's latest driving simulator was met with glowing reviews just before launch, but it's fair to say that the PlayStation exclusive has had to endure a rough road since. We gave the game a hugely positive 9/10 in our Gran Turismo 7 PS5 review,...

  • Poll Did You Buy Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin?

    CHAOS is here

    Arise, Jack Garland and your weird friends — the time has come to embark on a potentially hilarious adventure named Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin. The action RPG is out now on PlayStation 5 and PS4, but as always, we want to know if you've snagged a copy. Honestly, it's hard to judge just how well Stranger of Paradise...

  • Poll Will You Buy Hogwarts Legacy?

    Did State of Play convince you?

    Roughly 18 months after its first reveal back at Sony's second PlayStation 5 presentation, Avalance Software has finally lifted the lid on Hogwarts Legacy with a State of Play showcase. We now know so much more about the magical game set before the Harry Potter era, including that it'll launch at the end of this year...

  • Poll We Want You to Rate Your Favourite PS5 Games

    Help define our list of Best PS5 Games

    The PlayStation 5 is a beast, isn't it? It's physically enormous, yes, but also, it has a whole bunch of excellent games already, and it isn't even two years old at this point. With the library always growing and some true PS5 exclusives on the way (none of this cross-gen malarky), now seems as good a time as...

  • Poll What Did You Think of Sony's Latest State of Play?

    Big in Japan

    Another State of Play has come and gone, but what did you think of Sony's latest attempt? This broadcast was primarily focused on Japanese-published titles, and there was quite a lot to see — even if most of it boiled down to updates for games that have already been announced, like Ghostwire Tokyo and the recently delayed Forspoken...

  • Poll What Review Score Would You Give Elden Ring?

    Ohhhh, Elden Ring

    Bloody hell, it feels like Elden Ring's the biggest thing in gaming since, well, we're not even sure what. The buzz that's surrounded this game's launch has been ridiculous. We always thought that it was going to be a hit, but we didn't think that it would be this popular. For what is still essentially a Souls-like title, it's...

  • Poll How Far Into Elden Ring Are You?

    Never give up

    Alright everyone, it's time to talk about Elden Ring again. Or, more specifically, how we're all doing inside of FromSoftware's latest dark fantasy RPG. Surprise, surprise, the game's pretty bloody hard. It's also pretty bloody huge, sporting a surprisingly massive open world that's absolutely stuffed with secrets. Elden Ring's been...

February2022

  • Poll What Review Score Would You Give Horizon Forbidden West?

    Forbidden best?

    It's been a week or so since Horizon Forbidden West released on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. Aloy's sophomore adventure has already proven to be a very popular release — both with critics and PlayStation fans. But if you had to give it a review score, how would you rate it? We gave it a 9/10 in our Horizon Forbidden West PS5...

  • Poll Are You Happy With Your PS Plus Games for March 2022?

    Plus or minus?

    March 2022 has turned out to be something of a bumper month for PlayStation Plus. Four titles are up for grabs — technically five if you count GTA Online going free for subscribers in a couple of weeks — and as far as we're concerned, it's not a bad selection in terms of variety. Just to recap, PS Plus March 2022 consists of...

  • Poll Did You Buy Elden Ring?

    Truly Tarnished

    Elden Ring is finally here, folks. FromSoftware's long awaited open world Souls game has been getting incredibly positive reviews from critics — the scores are so high that it's currently one of the highest rated video games of all time — and our own Elden Ring PS5 review in progress is also packed with praise. Looks like we've...

  • Poll What Review Score Would You Give Sifu?

    All in the mind

    Brutal kung fu action title Sifu has been out for a good chunk of time now — and you know what that means! The game's proven to be pretty popular — especially in more hardcore circles that deal with speedruns and other self-imposed challenges. Sifu's one heck of a ride if you can find the time (and patience) to work at it, and as...

  • Poll Did You Buy Horizon Forbidden West?

    Journey to the West

    The time has finally come for Aloy's second open world outing. Horizon Forbidden West is out now on both PlayStation 5 and PS4, and although we have a sneaking suspicion that the game will be incredibly popular with you lot, we still want to know whether you're grabbing a copy. Of course, we heartily recommend this one. In our...

  • Poll Are You Playing Cyberpunk 2077 on PS5?

    Night City's calling

    It's been a long road, hasn't it? Regular readers will probably know that we absolutely slammed Cyberpunk 2077 when it launched in December 2020 for PlayStation 4. We went as far as to call it "the single biggest disappointment of the generation" in our Cyberpunk 2077 PS4 review. But here we are 14 months later, and the open...

  • Poll What Elden Ring Starting Class Will You Choose?

    Decision time

    With Elden Ring now less than two weeks away, it's time to start making some important decisions. Firstly: what will be your starting class? Of course, you can spec in any direction you like whilst exploring The Lands Between, but choosing a specific class can help you achieve the build you like much faster. Maybe you want to stick...

  • Poll What Review Score Would You Give Dying Light 2?

    Rating the undead

    Dying Light 2 has now been out on PlayStation 5 and PS4 for exactly a week, allowing those who purchased it a decent chunk of time to form a proper opinion on the open world experience. Reviews from critics were somewhat mixed, and we awarded the game a 7/10 in our Dying Light 2 PS5 review. Here's what we had to say in conclusion:...

  • Poll Did You Buy Sifu on PS5, PS4?

    Master yourself

    Sifu has high kicked its way onto PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, and as we stressed in our Sifu PS5 review, it is not a game for everyone. It can be a brutally unforgiving brawler, but if you're up for the challenge (and actually have the time to master it!), then Sifu is superb. But as always, we want to know whether you've...

  • Poll Did You Buy Dying Light 2: Stay Human for PS5, PS4?

    Undead sunset

    It’s hard not to feel a little bit sorry for Dying Light 2: Stay Human. The game’s been in-development for an eternity, and finally released this week, but it’s launching in the shadow of two juggernauts: Horizon Forbidden West and Elden Ring (there’s Gran Turismo 7 just around the corner as well). With so many huge releases on...

  • Poll What Are Your Thoughts on Sony's Buyout of Bungie?

    Bungie jumping

    So, Sony's bought Bungie for $3.6 billion. Bungie being the developer that helped solidify Xbox as a gaming brand with Halo. Bungie being the developer who created Destiny with the backing of Activision — a publisher that's in the process of being

January2022

  • Poll Are You Happy With Your PS Plus Games for February 2022?

    Plus or minus?

    Following on from Microsoft's agreement to acquire Activision Blizzard, it feels like many PlayStation fans have been waiting on Sony to strike back, as it were. Ahead of the official PlayStation Plus reveal for February, there was some speculation over whether Sony would unveil its heavily rumoured

  • Poll We Want You to Rate Your Favourite PS Vita Games

    Help us build a definitive list

    Can you believe that the PS Vita is almost ten years old? Next month, Sony’s impossibly pretty handheld platform will double its digits, and we’re hoping to mark the occasion with a list of the Best PS Vita Games – as decided by you! We had a lot of fun polling you on the PS3 recently, and now we’re eager to...

  • Poll Did You Buy Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection?

    To be treasured

    Nathan Drake returns this week in Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection on PlayStation 5, and we want to know if you're embarking on a new treasure hunt. The remastered package includes two hit PS4 titles: the near essential Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, and excellent spinoff Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. If you own either game on...

  • Poll Does Sony Need to Take Action After Microsoft's Activision Buyout?

    Holding out for a hero

    Microsoft's jaw-dropping acquisition of Activision Blizzard earlier this week has fundamentally changed the gaming landscape as we know it. The reported $68 billion buyout shows just how ridiculously deep Microsoft's pockets are — and that financial bulk is something that Sony simply cannot compete with. It leaves the...

  • Poll Would You Still Buy PlayStation Consoles Without Activision Blizzard Games?

    The call of duty

    In a move that will shake the gaming industry to its core, Microsoft is on course to buy Activision Blizzard for a reported figure of $68 billion. This means that incredibly popular properties such as Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Diablo, and Overwatch, would be owned by Microsoft. You could argue that those last two franchises...

  • 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

  • Poll How Would You Rate PS Plus in 2021?

    Plus or minus?

    Now that 2021 is done and dusted, we think it's time to look back at PlayStation Plus, and what Sony's subscription service offered over the last 12 months. If you've been subscribed to PS Plus in that time, we'd love to know your thoughts. But before we get to our polls, let's recap by taking a look at every 'free' game that was...

  • Poll What PlayStation Game Are You Most Looking Forward to in January 2022?

    New year, new poll

    It's a new year, and it's time for a new type of poll here on Push Square. At the beginning of each month, we're going to be asking you lot about your most anticipated PlayStation games. Now, admittedly, January isn't exactly overflowing with hype. This month's release schedule is looking decidedly dry — probably because...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

December2021

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

    Masterworks all

    2021 was yet another good year for role-playing games on PlayStation. Granted, a lot of them were actually PS5 re-releases, but there were still plenty of top quality titles to go around. As decided by the Push Square editorial team, these are the best RPGs of 2021. Bronze Trophy: Persona 5 Strikers: Persona 5 Strikers is often...

  • Game of the Year #2 - Returnal

    Helios abandoned

    In one of the closest Game of the Year results we've ever had, Returnal takes a well-earned second place spot in our countdown. This is a notable release for many reasons; it's Housemarque's biggest and most ambitious game to date, it's one of only a few true PlayStation 5 exclusives, and it's the first proper attempt at a triple-A...

  • Game of the Year Best PS5, PS4 Art Direction of 2021

    Fit for a gallery

    Gee whiz, 2021 brought us some visually stunning video games. As such, we wanted to highlight the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 titles that truly widened our eyes over the last 12 months. Selected by the Push Square editorial team, these are our picks for the best overall art direction of 2021 — taking art style, animation,...

  • Game of the Year #3 - Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

    Riveting

    Critics and fans tend to subscribe to the mindset that the Game of the Year needs to be a trailblazer: innovative, original, unique. In reality, it just needs to be good. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, to its credit, is very good – and it flexes every last sinew of developer Insomniac Games’ technical prowess in the process. This is...

  • Game of the Year #4 - Hitman 3

    Good work, 47

    Here’s the thing: you can’t detach Hitman 3 from the World of Assassination Trilogy as a whole. IO Interactive has created something unprecedented across two console generations here: a collection of stealth playgrounds, each intricately designed and brimming with murderous potential. Not getting caught has never felt this good –...

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

    Loop the loop

    In what feels like a bit of an off-year for the FPS genre, the field of nominees for this year's instalment of the best PS5, PS4 FPS game of 2021 doesn't feel quite as strong. Nevertheless, we've still whittled down the best of the best to a top four. Selected by the Push Square editorial team, these are our picks for the best...

  • Game of the Year #5 - Psychonauts 2

    All in the mind

    No matter how much of a cult status the original Psychonauts holds, releasing a direct sequel more than 16 years later was always going to be a daunting prospect. Thank god Double Fine didn’t cave to those fears then because Psychonauts 2 is another game with creativity up the wazoo. Raz returns to work out who the double agent...

  • Game of the Year Best PS5, PS4 Story or Writing of 2021

    Penned in

    Stories, characters, and the writing that brings them all together are elements of video games that many (including ourselves) would consider hugely important. There's nothing quite like a gripping plot, so we wanted to highlight the games that held a particularly tight grip on our attention through high quality writing. As chosen by the...

  • Game of the Year #6 - Hades

    Heavenly hell

    While it's true Hades initially launched last year, it only came to PlayStation platforms a few months ago, and by the gods, it was worth the wait. It's no real surprise why the game scooped up so many awards 12 months ago; it's about as good as rogue-likes get, thanks to some slick gameplay and innovative storytelling. With the...

  • Game of the Year Best PS5, PS4 Remake, Remaster, or Re-Release of 2021

    Worth a revisit

    2021 will be remembered as a brilliant year for remakes, remasters, and enhanced PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5 ports. Since a lot of these games tend to get overlooked for Game of the Year awards in favour of brand new titles, we thought it would be fitting to highlight our favourites. As selected by the Push Square editorial team,...

  • Game of the Year #7 - It Takes Two

    Together forever

    Hardcore gamers generally don’t like playing with anyone but themselves, so when It Takes Two comes along and demands a second player be part of the fun just to start the game, it was always facing an uphill battle. Good job many overcame those fears of interacting with another person, though, because Hazelight Studios’...

  • Game of the Year #8 - Knockout City

    Ballin'

    This will probably wind up being a contentious inclusion in our Game of the Year countdown, but it really shouldn't. Knockout City is an online-only multiplayer game with broad appeal, fuelled by frequent post-launch updates and battle pass-style progression. While many will condemn it for those reasons, we strongly believe that this title...

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

    Treasure trove

    Every year sees the release of hundreds of indie games on PlayStation 5 and PS4, but there are always some true standouts. Of course, 2021 has been no different, with many excellent smaller titles hitting both consoles. The below are our picks for the best indie games of the year, with the Push Square editorial team selecting their...

  • Game of the Year #9 - Disco Elysium: The Final Cut

    Case closed

    Disco Elysium: The Final Cut isn't for everyone. Its unapologetically mature storytelling and methodical pacing can make it a tough nut to crack, but with a bit of patience and willingness to let yourself get lost in its dilapidated world, you'll find a gripping RPG. Playing as a middle aged detective who's suffering from a severe case...

  • Game of the Year #10 - Guilty Gear Strive

    Blame the beasts

    Games that push an entire genre forward are a rarity, but that's what Guilty Gear Strive has done for fighting games. It may not be as mainstream as Street Fighter, Tekken, or Mortal Kombat, but in its visuals and its online netcode, Strive has set the bar for all future brawlers. Developer Arc System Works has been hitting home...

  • Poll What Is Your PS5, PS4 Game of the Year 2021?

    Vote now

    It's time once again for our Game of the Year celebration. As has become tradition here at Push Square, we're filling out the holidays with a range of content that covers the best PlayStation games of the last 12 months — and it all starts with our community Game of the Year poll. It's simple, really. All you have to do is look at the...

  • Poll Are You Happy With Your PS Plus Games for December 2021?

    Plus or minus?

    Given that December's PlayStation Plus lineup was leaked more than a week before the official announcement, we had assumed that there wouldn't be much drama surrounding the selection. But boy oh boy, we couldn't have been more wrong. In fact, this has turned out to be one of the most controversial PS Plus updates of 2021. In case you...

November2021

  • Poll Did You Buy Battlefield 2042?

    Out here in the Battlefield

    'Tis the season for first-person shooters, and EA's back with another Battlefield this year. Battlefield 2042 has divided opinion during its pre-launch phase, both with critics and consumers. There's a general sense that 2042 has been rushed to market, but EA and developer DICE have promised long-term support. The game's...

  • Poll What Game Will Win at The Game Awards 2021?

    Cast your vote

    You've seen the (questionable) nominations for The Game Awards 2021, and with the show now just a few weeks away, what game do you think will win the coveted Game of the Year prize on 8th December 2021? This is a year without an obvious winner as the quality of titles released has been fairly consistent, but without a clear standout,...

  • Poll Did You Buy GTA Trilogy?

    Here we go again

    It's being torn to shreds on Metacritic and its unbelievable bugs have already spawned countless internet memes, but we have no doubt that GTA Trilogy will pull some serious sales numbers. Whether the game deserves commercial success if obviously up for debate (the developer has at least

  • Poll Did You Buy Skyrim Anniversary Edition?

    Good to see you, traveller

    Look, you're probably sick of reading about Skyrim Anniversary Edition, and frankly, we're a bit sick of writing about it. But come on, we do these 'did you buy' polls for every big release — and it doesn't get much bigger than a new version of Skyrim! Anniversary Edition arrives ten whole years after Skyrim's original...

  • Poll What's Your Favourite PS5 Game So Far?

    Share your top three

    Today marks the first anniversary of PlayStation 5 following the hardware's US launch on 12th November 2020, and a lot of games have come out during that time. Things got off to a flying start with a very strong launch lineup, and Sony has persisted by keeping owners engaged with a variety of exclusive titles throughout 2021...

  • Poll 10 Years Later, What Are Your Thoughts on Skyrim?

    Dragonborn for this

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is officially ten years old. How time flies, eh? The open world role-playing game first released for the PlayStation 3 on the 11th November, 2011 — and boy was it a mess. Skyrim ran extremely poorly on Sony's old console — even after it had received a boatload of updates — but its poor technical...

  • Poll Rate Your Favourite PS3 Games

    Help determine Push Square's best PS3 games list

    Alright everyone, we need your help. In a move that we haven't at all stolen from our dearest friends over at Nintendo Life, we've decided to rank the best PlayStation 3 games. With Sony's last-last-gen console having its 15th anniversary on the 17th November (in North America, at least!), this seems...

  • Poll Did You Buy Call of Duty: Vanguard?

    On the front lines

    Another year, another Call of Duty — but the juggernaut franchise is in a slightly strange spot these days. Alongside its annual releases, Call of Duty now exists as a permanent and ever-growing gaming fixture thanks to Warzone and its immensely popular battle royale gameplay. We're left wondering where games like the newly...

  • Poll Last Chance to Rate the Best GTA Games on PlayStation

    The big score

    GTA, or Grand Theft Auto, is arguably the biggest brand in gaming, rivalling juggernauts like Super Mario and Call of Duty. Originally created for the PlayStation and PC in 1997 by Scottish developer DMA Design – which would go on to rebrand itself as Rockstar North – the series has shipped more than 350 million units over the...

October2021