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Guide Best PS5, PS4 Games Like Super Mario
Plumber-like platformers on PS5 and PS4
What are the best PS5, PS4 games like Super Mario? No matter whether you're a hardcore gaming fanatic or just dipping your toe into video games, Mario is almost unanimously regarded as the king of platformers. However, you can't play Mario games just anywhere. They're exclusive to Nintendo's consoles, meaning...
News Goat Simulator 3 Adds Lots of Eggs-tra Content in Free Easter Update on PS5
We're coming up to the Easter weekend in a couple of days, and what better way to celebrate than with one of PS5's silliest games? Yes, Goat Simulator 3 has just received a major free update that throws in all sorts of Easter-themed treats. Check them out in the above trailer. The headline addition is Operation Crackdown, a new...
News Overwatch 2's Newest Hero, Lifeweaver, Provides Elegant, Effortless Support
He's growing on us
Overwatch 2 is officially getting a new hero, Lifeweaver, an intelligent and curious adventurer hailing from Thailand. He enters the arena with the advent of Season 4 on 11th April. Lifeweaver utilises biolight technology in his role as a Support, healing allies in a variety of ways, but it's the mobility possibilities he...
News MultiVersus Has Now Been Removed from PS5, PS4 Stores
That's all, folks
MultiVersus will no longer be available to download for new players and has been temporarily removed from digital storefronts like the PlayStation Store. This move might come as a surprise for those just following along at home, given that it was a detail squirrelled away in last week's Open Beta Update. We knew that the...
News Dead Island 2's Spoiler Free Trophy List Has Arrived, Co-Op Required for Platinum
Who do you voodoo?
Dead Island 2 claws its way onto PS5 and PS4 at the end of the month, on 31st April, and we got a glimpse at the undead action RPG's spoiler-free Trophy list, which is only missing those directly related to story progression. Coming to us via TrueTrophies, it looks like the list itself is going to require some solid work to get...
News Sci-Fi Incarceration Sim Space Prison Locks Up PS5 Release
You're locked in here with me
Space Prison is a tactical turn-based survival brawler in which you can go from fresh meat to the big cheese, and it's coming to PS5, although no release date has been announced. Craft contraband, upgrade your prison cell, and fight the scum of the universe to earn respect or just some breathing room. Space Prison...
News Retro Compilation TMNT: Cowabunga Collection Adds Online to The Manhattan Project
Digital Eclipse’s pursuit of the greatest ever retro compilation continues with an update to TMNT: The Cowabunga Collection today, adding online play to the NES’ TMNT 3: The Manhattan Project. This had been previously promised by the developer, and will roll out as part of a patch available to download imminently on
Random Today Is Horizon Protagonist Aloy's Birthday
Older and wiser
It all gets a bit confusing when you talk about sci-fi characters’ birthdays because, well, technically Horizon Forbidden West’s Aloy hasn’t even been born yet. She’s from the future, after all! Let’s ignore the obvious flaws in marking the milestones of fictional characters and just roll with this one, though: it’s...
News Theme Park Attractions Spice Up Disney Dreamlight Valley on PS5, PS4 This Week
Accept the invitation to the Lion King realm, too
Disney Dreamlight Valley’s newest Star Path is its most ambitious yet, as starting tomorrow you’ll be able to add some theme park attractions to your expanding magical land. Star Paths, for those who don’t know, work a lot like Battle Passes: as you complete tasks, you’ll earn currency which...
Poll What Was Your Favourite PS5, PS4 Game in March 2023?
Wo Long! Trails! Resi!
2023 is yet to let up in terms of the release schedule, with March proving to be another very busy month for PlayStation gamers. It's safe to say that Resident Evil 4 ended up stealing the show, but we can't forget about other highly rated titles like Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty, Tchia, and Trails to Azure. Indeed, we handed out...
Random Sony Shoehorns PS5 Ad into Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse Trailer
Swinging from the same hymn sheet
Sony’s got a lot of eyeballs on the latest trailer for its upcoming animated movie sequel Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. And rightly so: the film looks absolutely incredible, both visually and tonally. Like, seriously – this is top-tier superhero stuff. Interestingly, the Japanese giant’s using the...
News What the Puck?! NHL 23 PS5, PS4 Available Free with EA Play from 13th April
You’ve been able to play ten hours of ice hockey simulation NHL 23 with EA Play since it launched last year, but EA Sports will unlock the time limit and make the entire game available for members beginning 13th April. This includes both PS5 and PS4 versions, although if you do own Sony’s new-gen system, we’d seriously recommend...
Poll We Need You to Rate More of Your Fave PS5 Games
Give us those scores
It’s been a year since we last asked you to rate your favourite PS5 games, and in that time we’ve compiled the data to put together some pretty comprehensive listicles, including our ginormous guide to the Best PS5 Games. Of course, with new titles releasing every week, it’s important our content remains accurate – and...
News Nacon Knocks Up Cricket 24 for PS5, PS4 in June
The Ashes await
After a somewhat successful first attempt at a next-gen cricket game on PS5 and PS4, long-time partners Nacon and Big Ant Studios are back to bowl up another serving of virtual bat-and-ball action. The press release confirms that Cricket 24 will build upon the foundations of the previous game, although it’s promising the “most...
Mini Review Road 96: Mile 0 (PS5) - A Tonal Nightmare with Some Interesting Moments
Talk about whiplash
Road 96, the procedural hitchhiking game, was a title with an interesting presentation and a slew of good ideas. Developer DigixArt took that great foundation and spun things off into Road 96: Mile 0, a narrative-focused prequel that strips away the procedural elements, replacing them with rhythm gameplay. The world presented in...
News PS Plus Essential Games for April 2023 Available to Download Now
Day one PS5, PS4 release included
The big PS Plus Essential monthly refresh has arrived, cycling out three PS5, PS4 games and replacing them with new ones. The April 2023 lineup is now live on the PS Store across PS5 and PS4 systems in the UK and Europe, with the USA set to join the fun later in the day. Members of Sony's base tier can now download...
News Tetris Effect: Connected Unlocks Secret Levels in Celebration of Tetris Movie
Tetris Effect: Connected is temporarily unlocking two of its secret levels in celebration of the new Tetris movie, which is currently streaming on Apple TV+. The two levels (which you can check out in the above trailer) are called 1984 and 1989, respectively, with retro designs invoking the Golden Age of Tetris. Did you know that...
Random Gran Turismo 7 Players Are Manipulating Physics and Popping Truly Sick Wheelies
Push it to the limit
The Gran Turismo franchise has always pushed PlayStation's technological limits. Gran Turismo 7 is no exception, and players are taking full advantage of developer Polyphony Digital's fancy physics engine to pop some monstrously sick wheelies. Spotted by The Gamer, enthusiasts over on the GT7 Subreddit have taken th
News Resident Evil 4 Modders Give Leon a Tramp Stamp, Dress Him as Kratos
Serving up looks to die for
With the release of the excellent Resident Evil 4 remake, modders on PC have taken to their obligatory task with a vengeance, gifting us with their titillating and terrifying creations. It's only been a couple of weeks since the game launched, and we must applaud the dedicated community for their efforts. First up is the...
News Spiritual Strider Sequel Cannon Dancer Osman Strikes PS5, PS4 Next Week
Retro arcade release revived
All the way back in 1996, a slew of ex-Capcom designers, including Strider’s Kouichi Yotsui, created a coin-op game called Cannon Dancer, which was also known as Osman in the United States. Despite making its way into arcades, the game never got ported to consoles at the time, and has spent the last three decades in...
News Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Dev 'Really Digging' PS5's Next-Gen Controller
Feel the force, literally
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is shaping up to be a promising sequel, and it’s being built specifically with new-gen consoles like the PS5 in mind. As such, the DualSense is poised to be a big part of the experience, and director Stig Asmussen – of God of War 3 fame, of course – has really talked up the support as part of...
News Accessibility Tags Rolling Out Across PS Store This Week
Select PS5 games supported
Sony has announced the PS Store will be updated with accessibility tags this week, allowing select PS5 games to detail the options they have before the title is bought. Vital for disabled gamers, supported titles will let you press the Triangle button on the marketplace to view a list of accessibility options, broken down...
News PS Plus Game Meet Your Maker's Trophy List Will Take Some Effort to Platinum
Best get building
Among April's PS Plus Essential lineup is Meet Your Maker, a game all about building booby-trapped levels and then infiltrating stages made by others. It's a neat idea, and certainly one that'll benefit from launching on the popular service. With the game out tomorrow, the Trophy list has now appeared online, and it looks like...
News Pinball FX PS5, PS4 Adding Two Free Tables, Twilight Zone and Crypt of the Necrodancer Coming
About flippin' time
Update: The big Pinball FX update livestream from developer Zen Studios did not disappoint, as it confirmed quite a lot of new content is coming to the game. It’ll all get underway from 13th April, when two new remastered tables will be available for free: Sorcerer’s Lair and Fish Tales. This increases the number of tables...
News Street Fighter 6's Official PS5, PS4 Arcade Stick Is Licensed by Sony and Capcom
Seal of approval
Hori’s new Street Fighter 6 themed arcade stick is licensed by both Sony and Capcom, so you can be pretty confident this will suit your needs when the brawler releases in June. Compatible with the PS5, PS4, and PC, the Fighting Stick Alpha promises “tournament grade” quality, and can be opened up for easy customisation and...
News Saints Row Teases 'Huge' Combat Overhaul in Next Update
We don't really know what it means right now, but Saints Row is getting a "huge" combat overhaul in its next update, which is currently scheduled for a May release. This patch was actually announced last week, as developer Volition outlined the game's roadmap through to August. <related ids="147221"> Although said roadmap did...
News EA Play's EA Sports PGA Tour PS5 Trial Has Teed Off
Update: The EA Sports PGA Tour ten-hour trial is available to download and try now on PS5 for EA Play members. The file size is 47.9GB. Original Article: EA Play subscribers will be able to tee up a ten hour trial of EA Sports PGA Tour from tomorrow, 3rd April. There is some confusion over the date – the publisher’s official website...
Every PS5 game we've reviewed so far
Looking for PS5 game reviews? Well you've come to the right place. In this guide, we've compiled a list of every PS5 game review that we've published here on Push Square so far. This guide will be updated every time we review something new on PS5, so be sure to check in every now and then. For much more...
Guide PS Stars: How to Solve PS Plus Game Catalogue: Must Play This Month (April 2023) Campaign
Looking for how to solve the PS Plus Game Catalogue: Must Play This Month (April 2023) Campaign in PS Stars? This campaign requires you to play one of six different games based on clues, in return for 50 Points. On this page, as part of our PS Stars guide, we're going to explain how to solve the PS Plus Game Catalogue: Must Play This...
Deal God of War Ragnarok PS5 Consoles Get Tasty Limited-Time Discount
Now's the time to grab a PS5
With PS5 consoles becoming more and more readily available at retail, we've thankfully reached a point where you can hit up your favourite store and pick up a shiny new system with relative ease. That hasn't always been the case, of course, meaning discounts on consoles have been a very rare occurrence indeed. It looks...
Guide PS Stars: How to Solve the PS Plus Catalogue: Outbreak! Campaign
Use your braaainnns
Looking for how to solve the PS Plus Catalogue: Outbreak! Campaign in PS Stars? This campaign requires you to play one of five different games based on clues, in return for a Brain Dead Collectible. On this page, as part of our PS Stars guide, we're going to explain how to solve the PS Plus Catalogue: Outbreak! Campaign. PS...
Poll Which PS5, PS4 Games Are You Most Looking Forward to in April 2023?
Star Wars! Dead Island! Horizon!
Looking at the schedule, April feels a bit like the calm before a storm. While this month certainly does have its fair share of big releases, so many blockbusters are all queued up for May and June (especially June). Still, over the next four weeks, we've got the likes of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, Dead Island 2, and...
News Redemption Reapers Will Try to Redeem Itself with Free PS5 Upgrade, Big Updates
Many had fairly high hopes for Redemption Reapers — a strategy RPG with a lot of big names attached to it, including a Fire Emblem veteran. However, the PS4 title, which released back in February, failed to meet those lofty expectations. It currently sits at a lukewarm 63 critic average over on OpenCritic, with our own sister site
News Capcom Just Can't Stop Winning as Stock Hits All-Time High
Capcom's growth over the last console generation or so has been frankly outstanding. The company has gone from strength to strength for close to a decade now, making everyone forget just how hard the PS3 era was for the Japanese gaming industry in general. Capcom's come so far, in fact, that its stock actually hit a new all-time high earlier...
Guide PS Stars: All Rewards and How to Get Them
All digital collectibles, free games, and PS Store credit currently available
Looking for all Rewards and how to get them in PS Stars? The primary purpose of Sony's new loyalty scheme is to earn Points which can be exchanged for Digital Collectibles, free games, and PS Store credit. On this page, as part of our PS Stars guide
News Horizon Call of the Mountain Update 1.04 Available Now, Here Are the Patch Notes
Call of the accessibility improvements
PSVR2's flagship game, Horizon Call of the Mountain, has just received a pretty decent update. Available to download and install now, the patch (version 1.04) makes a number of nice accessibility improvements, as well as fixing a whole bunch of bugs. To start with, subtitles now have more options; you can add...
Reminder Last Chance to Grab Three PS Plus Essential Games
PS5, PS4 titles depart tomorrow
You have less than 24 hours to redeem March 2023's PS Plus Essential games on PS5 and PS4, which makes them fully playable on your account whilst you hold an active PS Plus membership. From tomorrow morning at 9am BST, games like Battlefield 2042, Code Vein, and
News UK Sales Charts: Gotham Knights Leaps from the Shadows Back into the Top 10
Holy heavy discount, Batman!
We weren't expecting to be bringing up Gotham Knights today, but the public has spoken. Warner Bros. Games' maligned but actually-not-bad action game has made a surprise return to the UK's physical games chart, placing number six. The sudden uptick in sales comes down to a pretty heavy price promotion, cutting the cost...
Rumour Unannounced Sony Hardware in the Works, Releasing Before PS5 Pro
Or so the story goes
The normally reliable Tom Henderson of Insider Gaming has mused that we could see some kind of new hardware from Sony imminently, sooner even than the rumoured PS5 Pro, if you could believe such a thing. Henderson alludes to another piece of Sony hardware coming down the pipeline in a recent stream, stating: "There's also...
PSA Resident Evil 4 Remake Has a Super Specific Game-Breaking Bug
Look before you leap
Resident Evil 4 has been out in the wild for a little while now, long enough for some more obscure bugs to rear their ugly heads. Case in point, Capcom has warned players of one such edge case, which can prevent players from progressing further into the game. With sympathy to spoilers, we will remain vague on the exact...
News Wild Hearts Lethal Blossom Update Adds New Monsters, Gear on PS5
Push it to the limit
Cooperative hunting game Wild Hearts is expanding its menagerie of monstrosities on 6th April, with the release of the Lethal Blossoms update on PS5. Lethal Blossoms adds the new Kemono species, Murakumo, in addition to weapons, armour, a "spinning top" style Karakuri, and more, described as the title's largest update to date...
News Marvel's Avengers PS5, PS4 Upgraded to Definitive Edition, Most Content Now Free
One last hurrah
Marvel's Avengers is officially on its last legs, with support for the lethargic live-service game coming to an end in September, with one last big patch making almost all content in the game free and setting the state of the game in stone. The single-player segment of the game, the campaign and associated side missions will stil
News You Need to See PlayStation Thailand's New Commercial to Believe It
Coffee shop chaos
Remember when Sony used to make weird and wonderful commercials? This latest effort from PlayStation Thailand ranks right up there. The focus is on a couple who work as baristas in a coffee shop, but the relationship takes a dark turn when the guy starts behaving unusually. Fortunately, there’s a solution to his woes, and all it...
Mini Review The Last Worker (PSVR2) - VR Doesn't Save the First-Person Order Picker
Welcome to the Jüngle
Games exploring the contemporary world of online order fulfilment work were inevitable, but we pictured they’d hit harder and have more to say than The Last Worker does. Playing as the last human employee picking packages to be delivered for a retail monopoly named Jüngle, the real-world parallels are obvious and the setup...
News Tekken 8 Confirms Leroy, Asuka Have Made the Cut
What's good, sugar?
We honestly thought that the Tekken 8 character trailers were over — at least for a little while — but no, Bandai Namco has just dropped another two at Evo Japan. Said trailers confirm that Leroy Smith and Asuka Kazama will return. There was something of a question mark over both characters making the cut, but for very...
News Hateful Comments Prompt Resident Evil 4 Remake's Ada Wong to Nuke Instagram Account
Ah, the Internet is at it again: Lily Gao, the new voice of Ada Wong in Resident Evil 4’s remake, has effectively nuked her Instagram account following a string of hateful comments from so-called “fans”. Gao – who also starred in the Return to Raccoon City movie – was recruited to replace Resident Evil 2’s Jolene Anderson, but not...
News Koei Tecmo Wants to Know Which PS5, PS4 Games You Want on PS Plus
Well, go on then
Japanese publisher Koei Tecmo appears to be eager to bring more of its releases to the top tiers of Sony’s subscription service, as in a Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty survey it’s asked respondents to reveal which titles it’d like to be added to PS Plus Extra or PS Plus Premium. While it’s pretty generic marketing research, it...
News ARK: Survival Evolved to Ascend to PS5 in August, No Upgrade Path for Existing Owners
Servers for the original will be shutdown
Update: A Studio Wildcard spokesperson has confirmed to us there'll be no upgrade path for existing owners of ARK: Survival Evolved to ARK: Survival Ascended. "ARK: Survival Ascended is designed for next-generation consoles and does not have an upgrade path available," we were informed. Original Article:...
Mini Review Last Labyrinth (PSVR2) - Tediously Torturous Escape Room Experience
Last Labyrinth is a unique escape room experience, and not in a good way. You're strapped into a wheelchair with very limited manoeuvrability. With only head movements available to you and a laser pointer attached to the middle of your forehead, you must guide a young girl through a labyrinth of puzzles and ultimately escape this torturous...
Guide MLB The Show 23: How to Use Face Scan When Creating Your Ballplayer
You're in the game
Looking for how to use Face Scan when creating your Ballplayer in MLB The Show 23? Face Scan is a new feature added to San Diego Studio's baseball sim this year, allowing you to physically map a personal photograph to your Ballplayer to get a better representation of yourself in-game. On this page, as part of our MLB The Show 23...
Poll Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Essential Games for April 2023?
Plus or minus?
April 2023's PS Plus Essential games have been announced, and as per usual, we're looking at three new titles as part of the subscription service's monthly update. This time around, Meet Your Maker is the headline act, which launches straight onto PS Plus. It's an online game where you're either trying to build an impenetrable base or...
Rumour Sony's Big PS5 Showcase to Take Place in Approximately Two Months
To setup phase two of new-gen system
Aside from a handful of State of Plays, we’ve barely heard a peep from Sony in almost two years. We know games like Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 and Marvel’s Wolverine are in development, but aside from vague comments about The Last of Us’ standalone multiplayer spin-off, we have no idea what the rest of its...
News Goat Simulator 3 and CATAN Butt Heads with Crossover Content in Both
No fooling ewe
What do the silly sandbox game Goat Simulator 3 and tactical board game CATAN have in common? Some element of livestock, of course! And there's no better day for the two disparate licences to cross paths. Yes, Coffee Stain's bonkers bleat-'em-up and the console edition of the iconic multiplayer game are coming together for some...
Guide Upcoming PS5, PS4 Games for April and May 2023
Star Wars! Lord of the Rings! Hogwarts Legacy (again)!
Spring is (just about) in the air and lots of games are about to launch on both PlayStation 5 and PS4, giving us plenty to get our teeth stuck into over the next couple of months. As always, we've been busy putting together some highlights headed to both systems (a reminder that Hogwarts Legacy...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 470
No April Fools here
Do you know what's a beautiful blessing? April Fool's Day on a Saturday! Usually, this is a time for trepidation among the Push Square Team, but we'll be kicking our feet up today, casually avoiding the usual pitfalls while we play some games. Aaron Bayne: With Burning Shores a few weeks away, I thought it was time I pushed on...
Guide PS5 Stock: Where To Buy PlayStation 5 in June 2023
Best PS5 console deals and bundles
Which shops have PS5 stock for June 2023? What are the best PlayStation 5 console deals? After a lengthy period of stock struggles, Sony has finally promised that PS5 consoles will now be much easier to find at retail. Early evidence suggests that consoles are indeed more readily available across a number of...
News Out Today, This PS5, PS4 Hot Wheels Game Requires a Toy Car to Play
Hot Wheels: Rift Rally available now
It seems to have flown completely under the radar, but Hot Wheels: Rift Rally has released today on PS5 and PS4. From Velan Studios, the makers of Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit (and, less pertinently, Knockout City), it's a mixed reality arcade racer that turns your home into a customisable track. In the box,...
Soapbox PSVR2 Already Feels Like It's on Course for Failure
Liam's worried for the headset's future
No matter whether the reports of Sony shifting only 270,000 PSVR2 headsets since its February 2023 launch are true or not, it seems safe to say the future of the platform isn't exactly guaranteed. While current owners are enjoying a long list of launch titles and a handful of games released since 22nd February...
News Marvel's Avengers Makes Almost All PS5, PS4 Content Free Before Delisting
Final update buffs heroes before winding down
Update: After a little bit of a mix-up, the Marvel’s Avengers patch notes for v2.8 are now live, and they include a surprising number of bug fixes, improvements, and tuning considering the release is at the end of its life. We’ve included all of the updates below: NEW FEATURES: The Marketplace has...
Poll What Review Score Would You Give Resident Evil 4 Remake?
Chances are, you've played Resident Evil 4 at some point. Capcom's classic action horror title has been ported to just about every platform under the sun, but we want to hear what you think about one very specific version. We are, of course, referring to the recently released Resident Evil 4 remake on PS5 and PS4. The Japanese...
News Genshin Impact's Parade of Providence Gets Underway from 12th April
There's no time to lose
Genshin Impact is the game that never stops growing, and that means there’s tons to look forward to in the title’s imminent 3.6 update. As an overview, you can look forward to new character banners, events, minigames, and even an entirely new area to explore – yeah, we hope your backlog isn’t bulging, because it’s...
News New Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Update Makes the First Boss Easier
Get all the patch 1.05 notes here
A new Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty update is now available on PS5, PS4, bringing the Team Ninja title up to version number 1.05. The big change players will notice — if they're still in the early game at least — is that the first boss has been made easier to fight. Named Zhang Liang, he's made a name for himself as...
News It's Never Been Cheaper to Seriously Expand Your PS5's Storage Space
When the PS5 was first announced, there was some criticism of Sony’s decision to use non-proprietary expandable storage. This is because, rather than simply plug in an extra SSD, the manufacturer required you to open up your console, install heat sinks, and perform other “complicated” tasks more associated with building computers...
News Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Gears Up for Open Beta on PS5, PS4 in May
Expanded sort-of-sequel Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising is getting an open beta on both PS5 and PS4 in May, publisher Cygames has confirmed. In case you don't know, Rising is built upon 2020's Granblue Fantasy Versus, but it's got new characters, mechanics, moves, and more. It's also going to utilise rollback netcode, which should make for a...
News Action RPG Infinity Strash: Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai Arrives on PS5, PS4 Later This Year
Time to Dai
Dreadfully named action RPG spinoff Infinity Strash: Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai will release worldwide this autumn / fall, Square Enix has announced. We've been waiting on this one for a while; it was confirmed for a Western launch last September, but we've had no additional information until now. Anyway, if you don't know what...
News MLB The Show 23's Face Scan Finally Available on iPhone
We waited a while
Update #2: An entire week after MLB The Show 23's Early Access release, the game's Companion App is now available on iPhone, meaning you can finally use one of the release's main new features, Face Scan. You can download it through here. Update #1: MLB The Show 23 is out now on PS5 and PS4, and there's still no sign of its...
News TramSim: Console Edition Tours Munich, Vienna on PS5, PS4
Trampled under foot
Another public transport simulation will stop on PS5 and PS4 in the near future, as Dovetail Games has announced a partnership with Austrian developer ViewApp which will see TramSim: Console Edition ported to PlayStation. The release, which will focus on tram lines in both Vienna and Munich, promises photorealistic visuals and...
News Final Fantasy 16 Goes Gold Well Ahead of June Release Date
Dev team continues to impress
Ladies and gentlemen, we now live in a world where mainline Final Fantasy games are ready to be shipped months ahead of their release date. How times have changed! Indeed, Final Fantasy XVI has gone gold, meaning that development is complete, and it's basically ready for public consumption. As alluded, this...
News Crusader Kings 3: Royal Court Expansion Graces Consoles on 17th May
A regal addition
Crusader Kings 3: Console Edition was released on PS5 last year, and while we thought it was great, we only got to experience the base game. Thankfully, the excellent Royal Court expansion has been announced to be making the jump to consoles, which is a regal pronouncement we couldn't be more pleased to make. As anyone who has...
News Crash Team Rumble's Battle Pass Not Required to Unlock New Characters, Closed Beta Incoming
Play to win
Crash Team Rumble is on the horizon, with the competitive multiplayer spinoff unleashed on 20th June, on both PS5 and PS4. We just learned some juicy new details about the title, like that there will be a closed beta in the coming weeks and the welcome news that character unlocks won't be tied to Battle Pass progress. In a lengthy blog...
News Final Fantasy 16 Wouldn't Be Possible Without PS5
Director "blown away" by the console
It sounds like Final Fantasy XVI director Hiroshi Takai has been left thoroughly impressed by the PS5. In a new interview over on the PlayStation Blog, Takai talks about the advantages of developing for Sony's current-gen console, and although this isn't the first time we've seen such praise, his answers shed a...
News Wacky Gladiator Game GORN Enters the PSVR2 Coliseum
GORN but not forgotten
Originally intended as a PSVR2 launch title, bonkers gladiator game Gorn has finally fought its way to the PS Store. “Broforce developer Free Lives’ frighteningly realistic depiction of gladiatorial combat arrives on PSVR2 off the back of universal acclaim and massive success with over 1.5 million units sold so far,” the...
Random The Last of Us Looks Kinda Awesome As an FPS
Time for a close up
The Last of Us is not a first-person shooter – but what if it was? We’re sure PC mods will give us a better idea one day in the not too distant future, but Twitter user Ceraphyte has used Photo Mode to sneak us an early glimpse. Basically, these screenshots show the survival horror game from the perspective of a traditional...
News Disney Dreamlight Valley Can't Wait to Be PS5, PS4 King from 5th April
Simba and Nala near
The next major Disney Dreamlight Valley update will open its doors on 5th April, and it looks like fans of the Animal Crossing-esque outing can look forward to a bunch of new content – including the previously announced Lion King realm. While Gameloft is keeping details close to its chest, the developer’s already confirmed...
News 2K Sports Battles EA's Golf Sim with Free John Cena DLC for PGA Tour 2K23
No, we didn't make that up
EA Sports PGA Tour releases next month on PS5, bringing genuine competition to the virtual golf space for the first time in decades. And how has 2K Sports decided to combat the impending arrival? It’s adding 16-time WWE Superstar John Cena as free DLC. Presumably, this is the publisher recycling the character model...
News Sonic Mania Dev Confirms It Helped SEGA with Sonic Origins Plus
Bring in the talent
SEGA is making some big changes to Sonic Origins with the expanded re-release, Sonic Origins Plus. Comprising a new playable character in Amy, Knuckles playable in Sonic CD, and a dozen newly added Game Gear games, it's a clear effort from the publisher to turn the retro collection's fortunes around. While it's catching a bit of...
News EA Sports PGA Tour Unloads a Wedge of Clean PS5 Gameplay
Pebble Beach and Sawgrass star
Still not sure what to expect from EA Sports PGA Tour? Well, how does a wedge of uninterrupted PS5 gameplay fix you? This pretty lengthy video includes full footage of nine holes from Pebble Beach and nine holes from Sawgrass, both rendered immaculately in the Frostbite Engine. While we don’t think the visuals quite...
News Tekken's New Tekken Talk Series Is a Must Watch for Fans
Tekken it higher
Bandai Namco has launched a new video series called 'Tekken Talk', which, as you might have guessed, talks about the Tekken series. The first episode is hosted by esports manager Sumichu, and features Tekken producer Michael Murray alongside fighting game veteran and commentator Rip, and ever-popular content creator Maximilian Dood...
News Diablo 4 Releases Some Mind-Blowing Beta Stats
Surprise! The Diablo 4 beta ended up being very, very popular. The action RPG opened its gates to players who had pre-ordered last-last weekend, and the open beta was available to everyone the weekend after. Blizzard has gone ahead and released a bunch of beta-based stats, and we're looking at some pretty crazy numbers here. For...
News Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Info Finally Dropping in June
CD Projekt Red has confirmed that Phantom Liberty, the big expansion for Cyberpunk 2077, will be returning to the stage this summer — in June, to be more specific. We've heard next to nothing about the DLC since its reveal all the way back in September 2022, so we assume this'll be a pretty substantial blowout... probably alongside a release...
News Disney Speedstorm Trophy List Is Pretty Grindy, But No Platinum on PS5, PS4
Settle for gold
Disney Speedstorm is the free-to-play kart racer coming soon to PS5 and PS4 in an early access capacity. The game stars characters from across Disney and Pixar's movies, and has them racing around courses based on film locations, and it looks pretty decent. If you're in the mood to check it out, the PlayStation versions will of...
News Iconic GBC Sidescroller Shantae Belly Dances Closer to PS5, PS4 Debut
Hair at last
We’ve known for almost a year that WayForward’s legendary GBC sidescroller Shantae is poised to make its PlayStation debut, but now it looks like it’s finally close. Trophies for the belly dancing platformer have started to populate Sony’s servers, and that’s usually a sign that a title is on the home straight to release...
Mini Review Citizen Sleeper (PS5) - Solemn Yet Satisfying Sci-Fi Storytelling
Don't sleep on it
Citizen Sleeper merges the RPG with the visual novel, wrapping it up in a brooding sci-fi blanket. Playing as the titular Sleeper — an android with the emulated mind of a human being — you explore Erlin's Eye, a vast space station run by corrupt corporations and inhabited by people making the best of it. As you progress, you'll...
News Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores Introduces the Waterwing in New Footage
Sun and sea
Burning Shores, the expansion for Horizon Forbidden West, is only a couple of weeks(ish) away now, and developer Guerrilla Games is finally peeling back the curtain on what we can expect. In a new social post, the studio has shared the following video, showing brand new footage — and a brand new machine: The Waterwing is a...
News Japan Sales Charts: PS5 Sales Beaten by Switch But Remain Steady
Just shy of 40,000 consoles bought
Sales of the PS5 in Japan flatlined last week, stopping the steady decrease in console purchases Sony has seen in the region for the past month or so. Since hitting the highs of 65,000 systems shifted in the space of seven days, sales are beginning to rest around the 40,000 mark when both models are combined. Case...
News Sword Art Online: Last Recollection Gets First Glimpse of Action RPG Gameplay
Still targeting a 6th October release date, Sword Art Online: Last Recollection has a new trailer that features a quick look at its action-based combat system. Much like previous games, you'll fight enemies as a team, combining sword skills to unleash big combos. It also looks like Last Recollection will emphasise character switching...
News Diablo 4 Changes Based on Beta Feedback Will Be Announced Soon
Well ahead of June's launch
The recent Diablo 4 beta will have given developer Blizzard a lot to think about. During the testing period — which covered the last two weekends — players were encouraged to share any and all feedback with the team. Given that the beta was rather robust in terms of content, it's fair to assume that Blizzard will be...
News Meet Your Maker Will Continue to Expand on PS5, PS4 Beyond Its PS Plus Launch
The long game
The words live service send shivers down the spines of long-time readers, but it’s not always a bad thing – after all, there’s very little wrong with getting more of a game you love. Meet Your Maker, which will launch next week at no extra cost for PS Plus subscribers, is certainly hoping to maximise its potential with...
News Classic RPG Remake Live A Live Coming to PS5, PS4 on 27th April
Demo out on the PS Store now
Square Enix has announced it's bringing the HD-2D remake of its classic SNES RPG Live A Live to PS5, PS4 on 27th April 2023. A demo is available on the PS Store now, and you'll be able to carry over your progress into the full game once it launches next month. PS Plus members can get a 20 per cent discount on digital...
News God of War Ragnarok's Award-Winning Sound Broken Down in Fascinating Video
Foley artist takes us behind the scenes
Something that's rarely touched on when talking about Sony's first-party games is their sound design, which is almost universally fantastic. PlayStation Studios really has an ear for good audio, and it's all down to people like Joanna Fang, a foley artist working across the platform's big-budget exclusives...
News PSVR2 Sales Off to a 'Slow Start', New Report Claims
Bloomberg says less than 300,000 units sold
A new report from Takashi Mochizuki of Bloomberg claims sales of Sony's PSVR2 headset are off to a "slow start", with around 270,000 units ship
News Why You Should Pay Attention to PS Plus' Tails of Iron on PS5, PS4
Toadally worth checking out
One of April's PS Plus Essential offerings, Tails of Iron is a tough-as-nails 2D RPG that you might have missed. Fret not, we're here to tell you why you should check it out outside of the fact that, you know, you'll have access to it with an active PS Plus membership from 4th April. Tails of Iron tells the tale of...
News Ageing Hardware Like PS4, Nintendo Switch May Be Holding LEGO 2K Drive Back
LEGO 2K Drive is bringing a fresh take on the arcade racing genre to PS5 and PS4 on 19th May, and we're pretty excited to check out the AAA title when it does. One interesting tidbit stood out to us in a recent interview with VGC, though, when executive producer Mark Pierce seemed to imply that older generati
News Square Enix Honours Final Fantasy 7's Legacy with Set of Tacky NFT Trading Cards
Read the room
Square Enix has announced Final Fantasy VII Anniversary Art Museum: Digital Card Plus, a collection of trading cards inspired by iconic characters and artwork from Final Fantasy VII commemorating the franchise's 25th anniversary. It will, of course, include NFTs. Each pack will contain six cards and one digita
News Sony's OLED Bravia TV with PS5 Gaming Features Can Be Yours for a Good Price
Save a pretty penny
You may have missed Sony’s OLED Bravia XR A80K line, because let’s be honest, television naming conventions are confusing and there are far too many similar models. This panel is noteworthy, however, because it bundles in a slew of PS5 exclusive gaming features, including Auto HDR Tone Mapping (which claims to improve picture...
Guide MLB The Show 23: All Player Attributes and Terminology Explained
A glossary for the game's vaguest terms
Looking for all players attributes and terminology explained in MLB The Show 23? If you're new to San Diego Studio's baseball sim, or even a long-term player, wrapping your head around the sheer number of acronyms and contractions used in the series can be an impossible exercise. Fortunately, as part of our...
News Rogue Legacy 2 on PS5, PS4 Still in the Works Almost a Year After Initial Launch
"We're a small team"
Developer Cellar Door Games is the team behind the Rogue Legacy series, as PlayStation users should know. The original game found much success on PS Vita and PS3 back in the day, and by the sound of it, the sequel is a bigger and better version of that addictive formula. After a prolonged stint in early access, Rogue Legacy 2...
News 'Very Impressive' LEGO 2K Drive Collaborations Around the Hairpin for PS5, PS4
LEGO fans will "love them"
LEGO 2K Drive looks like a breath of fresh air, especially on PS5 and PS4 where arcade racers are in seriously short supply. We already know that publisher 2K Sports is taking a long-term view to the title, as despite it retailing at full-price, there’ll be post-release content in the form of various Battle Passes and...
Mini Review The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners - Tourist Edition (PSVR2) Must-Buy VR Survival
The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners - Tourist Edition is a 15-to-20-hour post-apocalyptic survival experience developed by Skydance Interactive. Playing as The Tourist, you find yourselves in a flooded New Orleans, among several conflicting factions all fighting over access to The Reserve, a haven full resources for surviving an...
News February 2023 Circana: PS5 Set New Unit Record for PlayStation, Towered Over Rivals
A huge month for new releases
Update: Circana’s Mat Piscatella has confirmed that the PS5 set a new February unit record for an individual PlayStation hardware platform in the United States last month. While that’s a lot of qualifiers, it effectively means the console sold a lot. Early estimates peg the platform’s results at over 500k units...
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