PS5 - News
News Milestone Announces RIDE 5, Its First New-Gen Only Game, Releasing This August
Motorcycle sim racer coming soon
The first sign that the end of the world is upon us will be that Milestone will stop making games about motorbikes. It has three or four annual series, all concerned with racing on two wheels. Hot Wheels Unleashed was some sort of inexplicable anomaly, but hey, we're getting back on track now. The latest game from...
News The Outer Worlds Is Still a Mess on PS5, Two Patches Later
Get outer here
Just over a month ago, on the 7th March, The Outer Worlds: Spacer's Choice Edition brought Obsidian Entertainment's quirky RPG to PS5. The upgraded sci-fi adventure promised loads of visual improvements and better technical performance overall. Unfortunately, only one of those promises was actually realised; the game certainly looked...
News Sony Pushes PS5, PS4 Further into eSports with Dedicated YouTube Channel
A new challenger enters the arena
Sony has launched a new YouTube channel called PlayStation eSports, which, as you might have inferred, will be all about competitive gaming on the platform. The channel will feature interviews with professional players, highlight reels, and all kinds of exclusive content. It looks like the place to stay up-to-date...
News Become the Proud Owner of a Shuhei Yoshida Bobblehead with PS Stars
It seems as though Sony's PS Stars loyalty programme, which grants points for purchases and digital goodies for completing goals, has very much been off the radar for most. It's worth joining — you might as well get the points and work towards some store credit — but it does feel like it's been a shrug of the shoulders for most. That's...
News The Outer Worlds on PS5 Might Work Now, More Patches Planned
Update 1.2 available now
Post-launch work on The Outer Worlds: Spacer's Choice Edition has hit a new milestone as Private Division announces version 1.2 is available to download now on PS5. The updated port released with a very long list of technical problems, which forced some buy
News Aliens: Dark Descent Nails That Oppressive Alien Atmosphere in Latest Preview Gameplay
Game over, man!
Aliens: Dark Descent is a squad-based, real-time tactical action game set in the iconic Alien universe, and it's coming to PS5 and PS4 on 20th June. We got our best look yet at the game in action courtesy of IGN's First preview coverage. Dark Descent puts us in mind of XCOM but removes the illusion of safety offered by that game's...
News Diablo 4's Seasonal Battle Passes Will Take 'Roughly 80 Hours' to Work Through
Putting in overtime
Diablo 4 has become something of a mid-year milestone we really can't wait to reach, thanks largely to positive preview coverage and the implementation of some fresh ideas. Also, it's a new Diablo game! In an interview
News Rapper Lil Wayne to Bring Big Announcements to Street Fighter 6 Showcase
Broadcasting next week
We’ll learn a lot more about Street Fighter 6 next week, as part of a livestream scheduled to take place from 3PM PDT on 20th April, 2023. Unexpectedly, rapper Lil Wayne will be anchoring the event, and you can hear from the man directly in the trailer embedded above. He promises “new ways to fight, crazy new game modes,...
News PS Plus May Have Finally Stopped Spamming You for Claiming Free Games
Thank you for your purchase
It’s a problem as old as time: we like to describe it as the Thank You for Your Purchase Heart Attack. We’ve all experienced it on at least one occassion in our lives: we’ve hurriedly downloaded the latest PS Plus games, checked our inbox an hour later, and felt the blood rush from our faces. “Thank You for Your...
Soapbox Watch Another 20 Minutes of Final Fantasy 16? You Must Be Mad
Rob just wants to play it
Final Fantasy XVI is easily my most anticipated PlayStation game. Hell, it's probably the most excited I've been for a PS5 game to date. So when Sony confirmed a new State of Play broadcast featuring over 20 whole minutes of fresh Final Fantasy XVI gameplay, I turned away in disgust. Why? Because I feel like I've seen half...
News PowerWash Simulator Getting Free and Paid DLC Throughout 2023, Physical Editions Revealed
More clean fun
The brilliant PowerWash Simulator is surprisingly substantial already, but it seems developer FuturLab has big plans for its unusual-yet-satisfying sim. We've already seen two crossover packs come to the game for free, letting you clean Lara Croft's mansion as well as a selection of memorabilia from Final Fantasy VII. Throughout the...
News 32 Games Will Be Taken Off PS Plus Extra, Premium Next Month
Spider-Man, Resident Evil included
We've always known PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium will have rotating catalogues with titles added and removed monthly, but it's unlikely anyone expected 32 games to be taken away all at once. That's what's happening next month, though: the service's Last Chance to Play section has been updated with a whopping 32...
News Diablo 4's Campaign Can Be Skipped Once It's Completed
Additional characters can ignore the story
Over the last few weeks, we've seen some Diablo fans wondering how having multiple characters will work in Diablo 4. Because there's no story-skipping Adventure Mode (as there is in Diablo 3), does every character you make have to slog through the game's main story? We were asking this same question prior...
Preview Diablo 4's Endgame Has So Much Potential
Variety is the spice of life
A couple of weeks back, we got to sit down with Diablo 4 developers as they talked us through the title's robust endgame design. The roundtable touched on just about everything that you can expect from the action RPG once you've completed the main campaign — and we must admit, we came away from the discussion fairly...
News 16 Games Hit PS Plus Extra, Premium Next Week
Big April 2023 game refresh revealed
Sony has today announced the lineup of games coming to PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium next week. There are 16 titles in total, spread across PS5 and PS4. All of these games will be available to download from Tuesday, 18th April 2023. For more information, check out our
News The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Will Actually Come Out Next Month on PS5, PS4
Much delayed game goes gold
After multiple delays, The Lord of the Rings: Gollum will actually hit its PS5, PS4 release date of 25th May 2023. It has been confirmed the game has gone gold today, meaning launch day is locked in — unless Daedalic Entertainment pulls a Cyberpunk 2077. With work on the base game complete, the developer's attention...
News Ghostwire: Tokyo's Big PS5 Update Is Out Now, Adds New Content
New mode, quests, and content
Coinciding with its release on Xbox Series X|S consoles, Ghostwire: Tokyo has been updated on PS5 to include new content and modes. Named the Spider's Thread, there's a new rogue-lite mode that takes you through 30 stages of combat tests, new side quests in the main game, extended story cutscenes, and Photo Mode...
News Everything Is Just Beachy in This Crash Team Rumble Map Reveal Video
It's because beach rhymes with peach
Crash Team Rumble is just a couple of months away, with a beta test coming in about a week. The multiplayer spin-off is very much on the approach, and in the lead-up to its release, Activision has been releasing short videos highlighting each map. The latest of these is for Just Beachy. Set on a tropical island,...
News Trails into Reverie Revels in Randomised Dungeons and Delightfully Dumb Minigames
This is something that we didn't really know about Trails into Reverie: it's actually got a wide range of optional content, ranging from challenging dungeon delves to minigames. Obviously the upcoming RPG's main draw is its story, which basically acts as an epilogue to the Trails of Cold Steel series, but Falcom's clearly...
Review Cannon Dancer - Osman (PS5) - Breathless, Brilliant Retro Romp Finally Accessible to All
There’s a strong chance you’ve never played Cannon Dancer, or Osman as it’s perhaps better known to North American arcade goers. That’s the beauty of this current retro renaissance, though: we’re not only seeing the return of well-loved classics on contemporary consoles, but also obscure underground gems like this one from the...
Preview Trine 5 Takes You on the Series' Longest Adventure Yet on PS5, PS4
Back in familiar territory
The Trine series has been around for nearly 15 years, releasing four pretty puzzle platformers of varying quality in that time. The third game attempted to bring the beloved character-swapping action to a 3D plane. When that didn't work out, the follow-up returned to the side-scrolling action beloved by fans, and...
News Sony's PS Store Spring Sale Updated with Another 450 PS5, PS4 Offers
Cyberpunk! GT7! Ratchet! Wild Hearts!
More than 450 discounts have been added to the sizable PS Store Spring sale currently running on Sony's online shop, which sees the promotion run until 26th April 2023. Most of the deals from the first wave are active for another few days, so these price drops only add to the 2,300 PS5, PS4 titles that were...
News Resident Evil 4's PS5, PS4 Sales in the UK Leave Xbox to the Los Ganados
PlayStation players accounting for 65%
Resident Evil 4 will undoubtedly be on plenty of people's GOTY lists (thanks to its immaculate nature). It will likely be one of the year's best-selling games, too, shifting some 4 million units in barely two weeks. Sales are also through the roof in the UK, predominantly on PlayStation, which is also
News Boomer Shooter Fans, Serve the God-Emperor of Mankind on PS5, PS4 in Warhammer 40K: Boltgun
Do you want to live forever?
As all true sons of the Emperor well know, Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun is coming to PS5, and PS4; we just didn't know when. Thankfully, the Astra Telepathica have been able to divine a precise release date. Prepare to administer the Emperor's Justice on 23rd May. Boltgun, like the high-calibre, explosive-round spewing...
News God of War 3 Director Almost Dropped Star Wars Jedi Job After Lucasfilm Pushed Back
"Jedi are like the holy grail"
Stig Asmussen, game director of the Star Wars Jedi series (and of original trilogy God of War fame), reportedly almost walked away from the project entirely after Lucasfilm pushed back on the idea of protagonist Cal Kestis being a Jedi. In an interview with The Guardian, Asmussen recalled the difficult task of prising...
News Horizon Forbidden West Fans Are Only Just Finding Out About a Devastating Attack
Leaplasher living up to it's name
Horizon Forbidden West's upcoming expansion, Burning Shores (launching 19th April), requires players to beat the base game to access it. So it seems wayward players (perhaps distracted by Elden Ring's untimely launch) are returning in droves to take care of unfinished business. In the process, some are encountering...
News State of Play Showcase Set for Thursday, Final Fantasy 16 the Focus
No other games included
Sony has announced it'll be hosting a State of Play livestream this coming Thursday, 13th April 2023. Starting at 10pm BST / 2pm PT / 5pm ET, the show will be all about Final Fantasy XVI. No other PS5 games will feature during the event. The big show will provide a deep dive into the RPG's setting, battle system, and Eikons...
News Sony Quietly Hands Trophy Support to One More PS Plus Premium Game
Echoshift gets 30 Trophies
PSP puzzler Echoshift — which you can play on PS5 and PS4 via PS Plus Premium — has been updated today with Trophy support. It follows on from a series of updates implemented under the hood by Sony for other classic titles brought back via its subscription service. The Trophy list is live now, with 30 gongs to grab and...
News Naughty Dog Gives PS5 Some Love in New The Last of Us: Part I Patch
Adds new HBO content
Don't you worry, PS5 owners: Naughty Dog has not completely forgotten about you just yet as it attempts to fix The Last of Us: Part I on PC. The developer has today put out a patch for the PS5 version of the remake which adds new content based on the HBO TV adaptation, fixes some bugs, and improves the accessibility features...
News Hot Wheels Unleashed Boosts Past 2 Million Copies Sold
Not playing around
Hot Wheels Unleashed isn't perfect, but it's a highly entertaining arcade racer that really leans into its licence. It seems that fans of the toys and of colourful racing games agree, because it's now surpassed two million copies sold. Developer Milestone made the announcement today, roughly 18 months after its launch in 2021...
News UK Sales Charts: Strong PS5 Sales Put The Last of Us 2, Gran Turismo 7 Back in the Top 10
Clicker and collect
The UK seems to be aboard the Sony train right now. Not only has the PS5 been selling extremely well in the country, but some of the company's first-party titles are seeing a big resurgence at physical retail. If you're getting a new PlayStation, you want some games as well, right? Case in point: The Last of Us: Part II and Gran...
Review Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened (PS5) - A Lovecraftian Mystery Recreated for a New Era
Sherlock, wake up
A total remake of its 2007 game of the same name, developer Frogwares has embarked on a complete overhaul of Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened. This Lovecraftian adventure sees Sherlock investigating a series of disappearances that ultimately end up linked into the Cthulhu Mythos. The Awakened opens with a pretty low stakes case to...
News Street Fighter 6 Is Leading the Charge for Evo 2023 Player Registrations
No surprises there
Set to release just a couple of months before Evo 2023 kicks off in August, it's perhaps no surprise that Street Fighter 6 has attracted the most player registrations so far. Capcom's series has always played a pivotal role in the annual event, and its top eight finals are usually saved for last. In recent years, however, Street...
News PS5 Accounts for Over Half of All Console Sales in the UK This Year
Purchases up by 180%
Sales of PS5 systems account for more than half of all console purchases in the UK during the first quarter of 2023, GfK data has revealed. Both Nintendo Switch and Xbox Series X|S recorded percentage losses compared to the same period of time in 2022 (down by more than 25% and then 18% respectively) while sales of the PS5 were...
News Pavlov VR, Switchback, and Kayak VR Among PSVR2's Most Popular Games
The Walking Dead also heavily bought
Pavlov VR, The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR, and Kayak VR: Mirage have been made the most popular games out on PSVR2 right now, topping the PlayStation Blog's download charts for last month. With physical copies of PSVR2 titles so few an
News Promising RPG Sea of Stars Debuts 19 Minutes of New Gameplay
Combat + exploration
The Messenger developer Sabotage has shared an in-depth, lengthy look at its upcoming RPG Sea of Stars as part of a new Game Informer video. The outlet's coverage will go on for a while longer, but this latest slice of gameplay is easily our best look at the game yet besides its Nintendo Switch exclusive demo. Predominantly...
News God of War Ragnarok Update 4.01 Available Now on PS5, PS4, Here Are All the Patch Notes
Patching up NG+
Hot on the heels of the last major update, Santa Monica Studio has released a new patch for God of War Ragnarok. Aimed at issues introduced alongside New Game Plus and other extra content, this seems like a small but important update if you're going through Kratos' journey once again. The patch (version 4.01) fixes a bunch of bugs...
News Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles Gets Debut Western Release on PS5
Raise your voice in song
Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles bundles together two previously unreleased JRPGs here in the West, Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess and Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl. We have a release date, too, with the complete package launching in North America on 29th August, Europe on 1st September, and 8th September in...
News Guerrilla Games Talks PSVR2 Tech, Designing Horizon Call of the Mountain
Feel the call of the wild
Developers from Guerrilla Games, including studio head Jan-Bart Van Beek, have taken centre stage to discuss some of the design and tech that made Horizon Call of the Mountain possible (which it co-developed in partnership with Firesprite). Van Beek describes a persistent issue that all VR developers face, the ever-present...
News PSVR2 Horror Afterlife VR May Lead to a Loss of Sleep
Shake it off
It’s important to get your eight hours of beauty sleep every night, so maybe skip Afterlife VR if you’re susceptible to night terrors. Officially scheduled to release on 19th April – following a PC-based launch last year – the survival horror will be haunting PSVR2 headsets all around the world. Judging by the trailer, this...
News Resident Evil 4's Ada Wong Responds to Social Media Abuse
"My Ada is a survivor"
Following the release of Resident Evil 4 earlier this year, actress Lily Gao was forced to abandon her social media accounts, after receiving a barrage of unjustified and unconstructive abuse for her performance as Ada Wong. She’s since released a statement on her Instagram, hitting back at her critics. “Being the first...
News Watch Dead Island 2's Blood-Soaked Opening in New Gameplay Video
Believe it or not, Dead Island 2 is very nearly here. The game, thought to be lost to time, releases on 21st April 2023, and it's looking surprisingly promising. Its tongue-in-cheek (but no less grisly) take on a zombie apocalypse is on full display in this new video from IGN, documenting the opening few minutes of the open world...
Guide MLB The Show 23: Best Pitches and When to Throw Them
Earn more strikeouts with the right pitches
What are the best pitches and when to throw them in MLB The Show 23? Having an understanding of pitch selection and strategy can help improve your performance in San Diego Studio's baseball simulation, but if you're new to the sport then you may not know which pitches to select and why. As part of our MLB...
News Still No Official Suicide Squad Delay as Game Fast Approaches Late May Release Date
It's easily overlooked, but we think it's worth pointing out that Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League is currently on course for its 26th May release date on PS5. Reportedly, the co-op-focused action-shooter has been delayed, but we're still waiting on an official statement. Indeed, news of a delay broke through Bloomberg's reliable...
Mini Review Atari Mania (PS5) - WarioWare Inspired Microgame Compilation Isn't Quite Tight Enough
18-Volt would like it
After decades of mismanagement, Atari finally seems to get it. The company is greenlighting a lot of cool retro-themed projects lately, and microgame compilation Atari Mania is the latest in a growing line of great ideas. Inspired enormously by the likes of WarioWare and NES Remix, this minigame mash-up sees you overcoming...
Review Meet Your Maker (PS5) - PS Plus' Raid and Build FPS Doesn't Quite Deliver on a Great Idea
The concept of user-generated content has been around for quite a while at this point. If a game can sustain itself based on the input of its own community, well, that's a win-win, right? Create something so engaging that the audience will make more to keep the good vibe going. Obviously, this doesn't always work out, but when it...
News PS5 Remote Play Handheld Purportedly Pegged for November
A stream of hardware en route
While we still don’t know much about Sony’s roadmap for 2023, rumours are certainly setting up another absolutely enormous year for the manufacturer. The company’s already released the DualSense Edge and PSVR2, and it apparently has a revised PS5 hardware model with a detachable disc drive locked for September –
Free-to-play games on PS5 ranked and rated
What are the best free games on PS5? With this evolving list, the Push Square community will be the ones calling the shots, ranking and rating the top free-to-play games on PS5. The free-to-play model has really come into its own during the last few years, and it continues to grow, offering more diverse...
Guide MLB The Show 23 Guide: Gameplay Tips and Tricks, Diamond Dynasty Walkthrough, and How to Play Baseball
Your ultimate MLB The Show 23 companion
MLB The Show 23 is the latest baseball simulation by PlayStation Studios developer San Diego Studio, inspired and influenced by the 2023 season of Major League Baseball, which will run from 30th March, 2023 through 1st October, 2023. The game is available on the PS5 and PS4, in addition to the Xbox Series X|S,...
News Super Bomberman R 2 on PS5, PS4 Pulls the Pin on 14th September Launch
Tick, tick, boom
Announced mid-way through last year, Super Bomberman R 2 is coming to both PS5 and PS4, and we now have a release date. Prepare for things to really start popping off on 14th September. R 2 will include all the classic game modes fans have come to love, but the main attraction here is the new "Castle" game mode, an asymmetrical...
News Bungie Says It 'Missed the Mark' with Destiny 2's Lightfall Expansion, Despite Commercial Success
Destiny 2's latest expansion, Lightfall, has rubbed some players the wrong way, with developer Bungie copping to some of the criticism and responding to feedback in a blog post. The mea culpa reflects on the events of the past month within the larger Destiny-verse and touches on some franchise milestones. Destiny 2 saw its "highest...
Rumour Magical FPS Immortals of Aveum Conjures 20th July Release Date
The portents align
EA's magical FPS Immortals of Aveum could be out in just two short months, according to a dataminer with an unusually reliable track record. Billbil-kun reports that the sorcerous single-player shooter is coming to PS5 on 20th July 2023. We only got our first taste of the title at The
News Final Fantasy 7 Remake Battle Lead Wants to 'Surpass Final Fantasy 12's Gambit System'
Now we're talking
Final Fantasy VII Remake famously swapped out the original's turn-based combat system for a more modern action-based hybrid (with some characters' combat styles being more difficult to adapt than others). With the next instalment, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, lead battle programmer Satoru Koyama is shooting for the stars.
News Resident Evil 4 Players Reporting Mercenaries Update Inadverdantly Improved Framerate on PS5
Resident Evil 4's arcade Mercenaries game mode went live on Friday, and some fans think the update may have, intentionally or not, actually improved the game's framerate on PS5. While the patch notes are quite sparse and don't specifically mention an increase in performance, we did get a fix for "a graphics rendering process which...
Mini Review Creed Rise to Glory: Championship Edition (PSVR2) - Boxing Upgrade Bests Predecessor
It's still a little Rocky, though
Creed Rise to Glory is a boxing movie tie-in title that originally launched back on PSVR in September 2018, and you can check out our original review through here. Now with the release of a new movie, Creed III, Rise to Glory has been upgraded to the Championship Edition which comes with a whole bunch of bells and...
News Shut Up and Sit the Hell Down! Tekken 8 Has Crossplay, Rollback on PS5
Katsuhiro Harada weighs in
Tekken’s outspoken game director Katsuhiro Harada has spent a little time on Twitter this Easter weekend, replying to fans’ questions regarding its upcoming fighter, Tekken 8. The main takeaways from his session on social media are that the latest instalment in the long-running fighting franchise will boast crossplay...
News Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Offers a Final Glimpse of Gorgeous PS5 Gameplay
Feel the force
There are just a few short weeks until Star Wars Jedi: Survivor powers up its lightsaber and cuts through your PS5 console. Those of you on a media blackout may want to close your eyes now, then, because here’s a final gameplay trailer ahead of launch – and it looks good. Some of the scenes on display here are truly breathtaking,...
News PS5 MMO Blue Protocol Looks Like a Legit Anime in Opening Movie
Still on track for 2023
Bandai Namco’s Blue Protocol has been a long time coming, but it’s partnered with Amazon Game Studios to get the project over the line, and considering the success of Genshin Impact and Final Fantasy 14, we’d argue that’s probably a shrewd business move. While there’s no firm rele
Interview How Rezzil Player Is Training Real-Life Athletes on PSVR2
And promising cash prizes for everyone
The intersection between sports and technology is fascinating, with most major teams in the Premier League, NFL, and NBA using bespoke equipment to analyse the performance of their players and gain an advantage. Rezzil is one company supplying software in this space, with its proprietary solutions providing key...
News Final Fantasy 16 on PS5 Will Have a World Map Like in Final Fantasy 10
Pick your destination
As has been pointed out multiple times – including in our preview – Final Fantasy 16 is not open world. The game instead consists of several large sandbox locations, each of which will be densely populated and can be fully explored. And speaking with Play Magazine, producer Naoki Yoshida has elaborated in a little more...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 471
Hoppy bunny day
Whether you celebrate Easter or not, we sincerely hope you're enjoying the brighter spring weather, and have stockpiled some chocolate for this long weekend. And while you're eating that chocolate, don't forget to cram in some video games. Here's what we're playing! Aaron Bayne: Along with a game for review, I’ll be chipping away...
News PS5, PS4 TMNT Retro Compilation Eclipses One Million Copies
There’s a big win for retro enthusiasts here: Digital Eclipse’s excellent TMNT: The Cowabunga Collection compilation has topped one million units across all platforms, including PS5 and PS4. That’s a really huge success for a bundle of classic games, and while the source material is obviously excellent, it certainly increases the odds...
Random Monster Energy Thinks You Might Confuse Its Drinks with Monster Hunter
The difference is that Monster Hunter is good
Here's something we didn't realise was going on: Monster Energy has been going after other brands that have the word "monster" in them. As it turns out, this has been going on for quite a while, with the beverage company threatening legal action against other products that don't change their name...
Review EA Sports PGA Tour (PS5) - Truly Stunning Sim Plays a Very Pretty Round of Virtual Golf
Fairway to heaven
It’s been almost eight years since EA Sports politely bowed out of the virtual golf arena with its half-hearted Rory McIlroy PGA Tour on the PS4, ending decades of dominance from the publisher – and inviting 2K Sports to take its place. But after a couple of commercially successful PGA Tour 2K titles, the Redwood City...
News Almost Every Mainline Final Fantasy Game Will Soon Be Playable on Current PlayStation Consoles
11 and 13 the only ones missing
With the Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster collection launching for PS4 later this month, we'll soon be living in a world where (almost) every mainline Final Fantasy game will be playable on either PS4 or PS5 — or both. Once the Pixel Remaster's 19th April release date rolls around, only two titles from Square Enix's...
News Gran Turismo 7's 120fps Options are 'Game-Changers', Says Digital Foundry
They're certainly frame rate-changers
In case you missed it, the latest game update for Gran Turismo 7 introduced a handful of new visual options that let you really crank up the frame rate on PS5. With the new patch installed, the driving game now supports 120 frames-per-second as well as VRR, letting you push performance beyond the traditional...
News Resident Evil 4 Fans Aren't Exactly Thrilled with Microtransactions on PS5, PS4
Cough up, consumer
Resident Evil 4’s anticipated Mercenaries mode got added to the critically acclaimed third-person shooter today – and so did a bunch of microtransactions. Excluded from the original release – presumably to avoid negative articles like this one from emerging – the Weapon Exclusive Ticket Upgrades allow you to skip some of...
PS5's best anime games, ranked and rated
What are the best anime games on PS5? Whether you're looking for games based on specific manga and anime properties, or you're simply a fan of anime aesthetics, this list is designed to pick out the best of the best on PS5. But before we begin, let's just clarify what we mean by 'anime games'. As alluded, we...
News We Promise This Is the Last Ever Marvel's Avengers PS5, PS4 Patch Now
Well, it should be, anyway
Marvel’s Avengers was supposed to receive its last ever patch earlier this week, but it’s only gone and got another one. To be fair, Crystal Dynamics has released v2.8.2 on PS5 and PS4 to clean up a handful of remaining hiccups, and it deserves credit for returning to the well one last time in order to solve any...
News Most PlayStation Fans Aren't At All Sold on a PS5 Remote Play Handheld
Rumoured portable has work to do
One of this week's biggest news stories centred around Sony's plans to reportedly release a new PlayStation handheld. It sounds exciting when you write it down like that, but expectations were very quicky adjusted upon the realisation that this device would — again, reportedly — be dedicated to PS5 Remote Play...
News PS Plus Premium's Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror Upgraded with PS5, PS4 Control Fix
PSP, as we’re sure you know, only had one analogue stick, which made mapping traditional 3D controls to the handheld a bit of a headache. One way developers would circumvent this issue is by binding the camera to the face buttons, allowing you to look up with triangle and so on. This wasn’t a particularly elegant solution, but it...
News Resident Evil 4 Remake Tops 4 Million Sales in Just Two Weeks
To the surprise of absolutely no one, it looks like Capcom has yet another hit on its hands. As reported earlier in the week, the Japanese publisher is sitting extremely pretty right now, with its stock value soaring and its games continuing to sell well over long periods. Released just two weeks ago today, Resident Evil 4 (the remake,...
News Celebrate Easter with Two Point Campus' Spring Update on PS5, PS4
Hop to it
It's the Easter season, and that means decorated eggs, chicks, and chocolate rabbits start appearing in video games. Well, some of them. One such game is Two Point Campus, which has just received its Spring update on PS5 and PS4. This free update does roughly what you'd expect, with plenty of seasonal goodies with which to cheer up your...
Guide Best Single Player Games on PS5
PS5's best single player titles, ranked and rated
What are the best single player games on PS5? In this evolving list, the Push Square community has come together to rate and order the best experiences for just one person on PS5. This list covers the greatest single player games available on PS5 right now, ignoring titles that predominantly feature...
Guide Best Online Multiplayer Games on PS5
PlayStation 5's greatest online multiplayer titles
What are the best online multiplayer games on PS5? We've been enjoying games together online for a long time now, and these connected experiences are more popular and varied than ever. There are so many online games to play on PS5, but we need your help in finding the best of the bunch. Whether...
Guide PS4 to PS5: All Games with Confirmed Free Upgrades
Every game that lets you transfer from PS4 to PS5
Which PS4 games have free PS5 upgrades? Below, we've compiled a list of all confirmed titles that let you transfer from PS4 to PS5 at no extra cost. All of these titles will receive some kind of upgrade on Sony's next-gen console that will allow them to look better, perform better, or both. Please...
News Shuhei Yoshida Gets on the Sticks for Chill Let's Play Indies! Tchia Sesh
Like and subscribe
Shuhei Yoshida, Sony's Head of Independent Developer Initiative, is in the business of indie games, and he isn't afraid to get his hands dirty. Such was the case with the colourful Tchia, which he took for a spin, assisted by Awaceb game director Phil Crifo and host Sarah "Snaxan" Carlos. The trio traipse around the idyllic...
News Gorgeous Pixel Platformer Lunark is Like Sci-Fi Prince of Persia on PS5, PS4
On the shoulders of giants
Lunark is a gorgeous and nostalgic pixel platformer which reminds us of the original trilogy of Prince of Persia games, and it's out now on PS5 and PS4. Exploring an evocative and mysterious sci-fi world, players will need to engage in some very specific platforming, overcome fiendish puzzles, and battle with mechanical...
News Resident Evil 4's Mercenaries Mode Playable Early In Select Territories
Resident Evil 4's Mercenaries mode is scheduled to go live on 7th April, but depending on where you live in the world, you may be able to jump into the arcade action right now. Players in select teritories in Asia can now access the game mode, with Korean gamers reporting they are able to access it. This scribe can confirm that Mercenaries is...
News Battlefield 2042's Leviathan Rising Event Will Test Your CQC Skills
Up close and personal
Battlefield 2042 is getting a new limited-time event called Leviathan Rising, which introduces a tight, 8v8 competitive mode in which teamwork and nerves of steel will be essential. It runs from 11th April until the 25th, and we got an explosive trailer showing it in action. This more focused game mode is called Shutdown, and...
News Next-Gen Shooter Neo Berlin 2087 Is Baffling PS5 Owners
Oddball announcement trailer emerges out of nowhere
A trailer for a game called Neo Berlin 2087 appeared on PlayStation’s official YouTube channel earlier today, and it has fans bemused. As one commenter put it so succinctly: “I've never seen a game this graphically impressive look like it was made on a budget of 20 bucks.” It’s a...
News Decorate Your PS5, PS4 Profile with Free Death Stranding 2 Avatars
We barely know a thing about Death Stranding 2 – after all, Sony doesn’t discuss upcoming games much anymore – but here’s a free avatar pack to, y’know, whet your appetite. You get four different profile pictures if you redeem the code, each featuring a BB Pod with a different number of tentacles inside. Lovely! You’ll...
News Join the Club! First Look at FIFA Successor EA Sports FC Coming in July
For now, here's the logo
… And so the marketing onslaught begins! This year, EA Sports FC will replace the long-running FIFA franchise as the flagship football video game available on consoles, and here’s your very first taste of the title, with a full reveal scheduled to follow in July. So far, the juggernaut publisher’s focusing solely on...
Poll Are You Playing God of War Ragnarok's New Game Plus?
If you've been hankering to replay the superb God of War Ragnarok, then there's simply never been a better time to dive back in. The game's anticipated New Game Plus mode has been released as part of a hefty update, increasing the level cap, reworking certain encounters, and letting you take all of your unlocked abilities and gear into an...
Rumour Sony's Allegedly Cut PSVR2 Production Plan by 20% in 2023
There’s been all kinds of speculation about PSVR2 and its supposedly slower than expected launch. Bloomberg had previously reported that Sony had cut its production plan for the peripheral’s launch by more than half, although this was al
News Horizon Forbidden West's PS5 Exclusive DLC Has Another Staggering Settlement to Explore
One of the strengths of sequel Horizon Forbidden West, despite not being mentioned too much, are its achingly beautiful settlements. They may lack interactivity, but they’re outstanding areas to simply explore, bursting with environmental storytelling that reveal more about the lifestyles of the clans that inhabit them. Burning Shores,...
News Two Weeks Prior to PS5, PS4 Release, Tin Hearts Goes Timed Exclusive to Switch
Delayed to celebrate love from the Nintendo community, apparently
Promising puzzle adventure Tin Hearts was confirmed and scheduled to release on 20th April for both PS5 and PS4, but in a twist we don’t think we’ve ever seen this close to launch before, the title’s now been signed up by Nintendo as a timed Switch exclusive. That means players...
News Final Fantasy 16 Would Still Be in Development Without the PS5
More praise for Sony's system
Maybe it goes without saying, seeing as Sony itself has played an active part in developing Final Fantasy XVI, but the upcoming RPG would still be in the works if it wasn't for the PS5. As we all know, the game's a PS5 exclusive, and according to director Hiroshi Takai, the action-based adventures of Clive Rosfield...
News Diablo 4 Global Unlock Times Revealed, Go Ahead and Get That Leave Approved
Holiday in June
Diablo 4 is shaping up to be both an excellent video game and a massive time-sink, a dangerous combination indeed. Blizzard president Mike Ybarra has revealed the global unlock times for the highly anticipated action RPG with plenty of advance warning, so you can book some well-deserved time off work that just so happens to coincide...
News Railway Empire 2 Pulls into Station PS5 on 25th May
Railway Empire 2 is a railway tycoon management game we've been keeping a gleeful eye on for some time now, and we finally got a release date. Please have your PS5 tickets ready for inspection on 25th May Like its excellent predecessor, Railway Empire, the thing that sets this sim experience from the rest is the competitive aspect,...
News Star Wars Jedi: Survivor's PS5 File Size Might Be Ridiculous
Gonna have to force it
We're not saying that you need to go and delete half of the games on your PS5 just yet, but Star Wars Jedi: Survivor might be really, really big in terms of file size. EA and Respawn have just released the upcoming action game's PC requirements, and according to the fact sheet, the title requires a whopping 155GB of storage...
News Atomic Heart Update 1.4 Adds 120fps Support on PS5, Fixes Trophies, More
Get all the patch notes here
Studio Mundfish has today deployed patch 1.4 for Atomic Heart on PS5 and PS4, bringing with it 120fps support for the current-gen version and a whole host of fixes and changes. As long as you own a 4K TV with HDMI 2.1 support, you will now have the option of running the FPS at up to 120fps on PS5. Other updates in...
News Diablo 4 Details Its Many Endgame Activities
Forged in fire
Blizzard has spilled the beans on how Diablo 4 will (hopefully) keep you playing well beyond the end of the main campaign. And to be honest, it all sounds very promising. Once you've slaughtered your way through the game's story, a bunch of activities are unlocked so that you can continue to develop your character(s). Here's a quick...
Talking Point Would You Care About a PS5 Remote Play Handheld?
Another way to play
Sony is, reportedly, planning to release a new PlayStation handheld. But before you absolutely lose your mind over the potential of a PS Vita 2, know that this rumoured device is apparently dedicated to Remote Play. Yep, the codenamed 'Q Lite' is a specially built system that's designed to sync up with your PS5, letting you play...
News God of War Ragnarok's Huge New Game Plus Update Out Now on PS5, PS4
Surprise update adds extra mode
God of War Ragnarok has just received a major update on PS5 and PS4, introducing the long-awaited New Game Plus mode. The update is available to download and install right now. New Game Plus is a mode that allows you to carry over certain progress and items from a completed playthrough into a new one. To compensate...
News The Witcher 3 'the Best It's Ever Been' with Latest PS5 Update
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition is "the best it's ever been" on PS5, according to those eggheads over at Digital Foundry. The team's latest video goes in-depth on update 4.02, which launched last month. This patch promised to improve performance across the board, and based on Digital Foundry's findings, that's exactly...
Mini Review Across the Valley (PSVR2) - Repetitive Farming Simulator Crawling with Bugs
Diddly squat to do
Across the Valley is a hand-drawn style, farming simulator from the small indie developer, FusionPlay. Each in-game day lasts 15 minutes and as your role of farmhand you’ll have to fit in as many missions from the task board as possible before dark. The daily tasks around the farm include planting, watering, weeding, and...
News One Piece Odyssey DLC Reunion of Memories Announced for PS5, PS4
Back to Waford
Bandai Namco has announced PS5, PS4 JRPG One Piece Odyssey will receive an expansion in the coming months that brings another mystery to Waford, centred around the Black Cubes. Neither a price nor release date have been revealed yet, but the trailer above provides some more context. In a separate video, producer Katsuaki Tsuzuki says...
News C-Smash VRS Demo Update Fixes Online Issues, Improves Frame Rate on PSVR2
Take another swing at it
If you're into PSVR2, odds are you've checked out the playable demo for C-Smash VRS. This free trial version of the game has been available for a little while, and provides a great outline of what to expect from this stylish reimagining of Cosmic Smash. One or two issues held it back, but developer Wolf & Wood has issued...
News Sony Patents Heat Dispensers Inside PS5 Controllers
Hot or cold
Here's another wild patent Sony has registered that it'll never actually use: the ability for the PS5 DualSense controller to dispense heat to reflect on-screen gameplay. Based on upgrading the current pad's haptic feedback feature, the idea is that vibrations will warm the controller up or cool it down depending on what's happening in...
PS5 - Features
PUSH SQUARE GAME CLUB | June | Tchia
113 replies |
What PS3 game(s) are you currently playing?
1,651 replies |
2 replies |
4,513 replies |
5,034 replies |
8,072 replies |
What PS4 Games Are You Currently Playing?
6,335 replies |
News The Latest PS5 Firmware Update Is Available to Download Now
Poll Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Essential Games for June 2023?
Guide Street Fighter 6: Best Gifts to Increase Bond Levels with All World Tour...
News Square Enix Allegedly 'Slightly Panicking' About Final Fantasy 16 PS5 Pr...
Guide Street Fighter 6: How to Unlock Alternate Costumes and Outfits
News Mortal Kombat 1's Breathtaking First PS5 Footage Stains Summer Game Fest
News Breaking News! Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Will Have a Story
Review Diablo 4 (PS5) - Blizzard's Best in Years Is a Violent Delight for Infer...
Mini Review Red Matter 2 (PSVR2) - Soviet Sci-Fi Sequel Makes for an Exquisite Follo...
Review We Love Katamari REROLL+ Royal Reverie (PS5) - A Great Version of the Se...
Review Company of Heroes 3 (PS5) - Veteran RTS Series Enjoys Pyrrhic Victory on...
Mini Review Killer Frequency (PS5) - An Intriguing Call-in Murder Mystery
Review Street Fighter 6 (PS5) - Iconic Capcom Fighting Franchise Finds Its Form
Mini Review Beat Saber (PSVR2) - A Serviceable Port of One of VR's Best Games
Review The Lord of the Rings: Gollum (PS5) - There's Nothing Precious About This
Mini Review Railway Empire 2 (PS5) - Locomotive Strategy Sim Has Signal Failure
Mini Review Budget Cuts Ultimate (PSVR2) - Strong Stealth Adventure Cut Back by Trac...