Saturday30th May 2020
"You'll see we've been able to do that"
Coronavirus has put an end to the physical game events of old, meaning that Sony will showcase the PlayStation 5’s software roster during a pre-recorded livestream. The manufacturer has, historically, been known for its glitzy stage shows – and it wants to create the same levels of excitement next week...
Exclusive games for new hardware
With the PlayStation 5, Sony is sticking to what it knows. Alongside the announcement of its upcoming next-gen games reveal event, boss Jim Ryan conducted an interview with Games Industry.biz, where he stressed that it’s “time to give the PlayStation community something new, something different, that can really...
Take your pick
We now know that Sony will reveal the PlayStation 5's first selection of games on 4th June, during its Future of Gaming livestream event. Coronavirus has forced it to reveal its hand as part of a State of Play-esque broadcast, as opposed to its typical PlayStation Meeting stage show. That means that it will have the opportunity to...
Bluepoint Games is, technically, the only developer that Sony’s confirmed to be working on a PlayStation 5 project. In reality, we know that all of its teams will be knee-deep in next-gen development by now, but you may recall Mark Cerny revealing that the Texas team has a “big game” in the pipeline for the platform as far back...
Friday29th May 2020
Just the beginning
It feels damn good knowing that we finally have a dedicated PlayStation 5 event officially confirmed, but next week's PS5 games reveal isn't the only thing Sony has planned. Writing on the PlayStation Blog, Sony Interactive Entertain
How much will PS5 cost? It's a burning question that still remains unanswered by Sony, and it seems the company isn't quite ready to talk numbers just yet. As GamesIndustry points out in a discussion with PlayStation boss Jim Ryan, a possible recession could leave many fans in an unfortunate position. So, what's the word on PS5's...
Bring them on
It's here. It is finally here. Sony has confirmed that it will unveil just a selection of the PlayStation 5 games we'll be playing come the end of the year and into the next on 4th June. We're all extremely excited here at Push Square, and better yet, we won't have to wait any longer than usual for those exclusives games to arrive. As...
Dates, times, and where to watch
Sony has finally announced what we've all been waiting for: a proper look at PlayStation 5 games. The fabled PS5 reveal event is very nearly upon us, and it promises to give us our first real glimpse at next generation software. It's pretty exciting. So, when is it all going down? What games will be shown? We're...
It's finally happening, folks. Sony has confirmed that there will be a PlayStation 5 games showcase next week, on the 4th June. It will be over an hour in length. Sony has also published the above teaser trailer, which features the slogan "The Future of Gaming". "I’m excited to share that we will soon give you a first look at the...
Unsurprising, but welcome
Sony hasn't yet presented its full plans for backwards compatibility on PlayStation 5, but a new report from Eurogamer does provide us with some welcome insight. Sony has told devs that
Details on backwards compatibility
Sony has reportedly told developers that any new PlayStation 4 games submitted for certification after the 13th July 2020 must be able to run on PlayStation 5. This information comes courtesy of Eurogamer, who managed to get a peek at internal developer documentation that outlines Sony's instructions. So what does...
Update: As pointed out in the comments, it looks like we might have jumped the gun on this one. A browse through the Wayback Machine reveals that the PS5 tab was added to the US PlayStation Blog's menu on 20th March, shortly after Mark Cerny's tech specs speech. Original Sto
As a PlayStation-focused website, we've always got an eye on the PlayStation Blog. This official news feed brings us all kinds of announcements, whether it's the latest PS Store sale, the new PS Plus update, or even the unveiling of the DualSense PS5 controller. The PS Blog is di
Rumours suggest that Sony’s set to fully reveal the PlayStation 5 next week, but it’s going to need to ensure it gets its messaging right this time. Mark Cerny’s pre-recorded speech led to mass confusion earlier in the year, when he appeared to imply that only 100 PlayStation 4 titles would work on its next-gen console. The platform...
Thursday28th May 2020
Outriders has debuted around 12 minutes of new gameplay that covers enemy types, player abilities, missions, loot, and co-op. It's perhaps our best look yet at the RPG shooter, which is due to be a PlayStation 5 launch game later this year. It'll also be available on PS4, but come on, we're here for that next-gen goodness. Outriders...
At this point we all know that the coronavirus has buggered everything up for just about everyone -- Sony and the games industry included. But it's still interesting to hear that Sony had initially planned for multiple PlayStation 5 presentations earlier this year, only to have higher-ups in the company refuse them. This information comes...
Wednesday27th May 2020
Trusted report says 3rd June
Rumours of a dedicated PlayStation 5 event have been rampant for weeks now and by the looks of it, they're not wrong. A new report from trusted journalists Jason Schreier and Takashi Mochizuki over on Bloomberg says that Sony is planning a PS5 digital showcase for the 3rd June -- that's Wednesday next week. It...
"Unique" gear promised
As we've come to expect of an upcoming Assassin's Creed game, gameplay details are slowly starting to emerge as we creep closer and closer to the next blowout. This latest eyebrow-raiser comes courtesy of the Official PlayStation Magazine, which features an in-depth look at Assassin's Creed Valhalla in its newest issue. Based...
Here we are again
Sony's official PlayStation 5 page has been updated again. The last update came in March, following Mark Cerny's in-depth talk. The PS5 page now features three bullet points about the next-gen system: Lightning speed Harness the power of a custom CPU, GPU, and SSD with Integrated I/O that rewrite the rules of what a PlaySta
Tuesday26th May 2020
Talk about timing
Well, things just got a lot more interesting on the Silent Hill front. Pyramid Head from Silent Hill 2 and Heather Mason from Silent Hill 3 form the latest addition to PlayStation 4 title Dead by Daylight along with a new map named Mi
Roughing the passer
EA Sports is on the cusp of extending its partnership with the National Football League, securing its position as the sole creator of “NFL-themed realistic action simulation video games” through the 2025 season. It’ll also have an option to further that deal through the 2026 season, taking the series up to Madden NFL 27 at...
Monday25th May 2020
Don't miss a thing
With coronavirus throwing the industry for a loop, the concentrated summer news blast of E3 2020 is being spread across dozens of different events, livestreams, and press conferences – and, honestly, it can be difficult to keep up. We’ll be compiling every meaningful date in this article, so bookmark it and you can be sure...
After creating its own IP with The Sinking City, developer Frogwares has announced that it will be returning to what it does best with a new entry in the Sherlock Holmes saga. It's titled Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One and it's coming to both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 next year. Check out the reveal trailer above.
Friday22nd May 2020
PS5 news planned
Remember Outriders? It's the new co-op looter shooter from Bulletstorm developer People Can Fly that hasn't exactly taken the world by storm. It's planned for launch at the end of this year for both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, and you can look forward to learning much more about it next week. Square Enix has announced that...
Patience is a virtue?
Look, you're sick of hearing about it and we're sick of writing about it. But it feels like the world of PlayStation is locked in some kind of chronostasis until Sony finally drops the PS5 bomb. Sure, we've got The Last of Us: Part II and Ghost of Tsushima coming up soon, and it's fantastic that the PS4 can still say that it...
The last story on Earth
Publisher All In! Games has today announced another game to add to the growing list of confirmed PlayStation 5 titles. Named Paradise Lost, it's scheduled for release later this year on next-gen platforms and tells the tale of a 12-year-old-boy caught up in a world where World War II never ended in 1945. It doesn't give too...
Thursday21st May 2020
This isn't the first time that Sony has touted the PlayStation 5's supposedly incredible processing speed and it definitely won't be the last. In the company's latest corporate strategy document, the PS5 section has a whole page dedicated to the "evolution of 'speed' in the next-gen console". As you'd expect, the console's custom SSD is...
Instagram account reveals
Update: After pulling the Instagram post overnight, Next Level Racing posted the following statement to its website: "Our team has recognized that a recent post by us using a logo has been misinterpreted by media and it does not reflect any information from our end, and we deny knowing any information regarding the launch...
Wednesday20th May 2020
Return to the past
After rumours started to emerge yesterday that the next entry in Activision's blockbuster Call of Duty franchise would be titled Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Eurogamer has backed up the speculation by confirming the name with its own sources. Led by Treyarch, this is said to be a return to the sub-series' historical roots...
Tuesday19th May 2020
Adam Boyes weighs in
Much has been made of the contrasting approaches Sony and Microsoft have taken when revealing details and information about their next-gen consoles. The team in green has been very forthcoming with news of the Xbox Series X, providing a roadmap that fans can follow over the summer months while showing the box itself back in...