Review Biomutant (PS4) - The Classic Case of What Could Have Been
Republished on Wednesday 30th November 2022: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of December's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. Biomutant could have released a decade ago and it wouldn't have looked out of place. By stimulating the open world formula of old with new takes on the...
News Native PS5 Version of Biomutant Evolves 4K 60fps Capabilities, Free Upgrade for PS4 Owners
The missing link
The native PS5 version of Biomutant is set to release today, 6th September, and we got a trailer showing off some gameplay at 4K 60fps. If you own the PS4 version of the game, you can upgrade for free, and if you are still on the fence, a two-hour trial of the game is available for PlayStation Plus Premium subscribers. The PS5...
News Biomutant PS5 Version Confirmed for 6th September
Free upgrade for PS4 owners
Following its discovery on the PS Store backend, THQ Nordic has confirmed a PS5 version of Biomutant is on the way, scheduled to release on 6th September 2022. It'll be a free PS4 to PS5 upgrade for those who al
Rumour Biomutant PS5 Version Discovered on PS Store Backend
THQ Nordic released Biomutant last year after a very prolonged development, and it had a mixed reception to say the least. Its intriguing open world filled with oddball characters and interesting combat resonated with some, but it's fair to say the game didn't quite stick the landing. Some visual glitches and hitches didn't help...
News Biomutant on PS4 Part of Sony's Free Game Trial Service This Month
Take it fur a spin
Recently, Sony very quietly introduced Game Trials. This new scheme essentially lets you play a full game for a limited period of time, after which you'll have to buy the software to continue. It's a great concept, but right now the number of titles supported is very small. However, one that might've gone under the radar is...
News Biomutant Has Sold More Than One Million Copies Since Launch
Costs recouped in one week
Since releasing on 25th May 2021, Biomutant has gone on to sell over one million copies worldwide across PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC platforms. The Embracer Group confirmed the news as part of its Q1 2021 financial results, where it was also stated that publisher THQ Nordic recouped all of its costs on the project...
News Technical Issues Restrict Biomutant to Just 1080p, 60fps on PS5
4K deactivated due to stability
THQ Nordic published gameplay footage of Biomutant running on PlayStation 5 today – although it may be beginning to wish it hadn’t. The trailer starts with a disclaimer (never a good sign): “With this build, the option for native 4K on PlayStation has been disabled due to stability – and performance related...
News Get a Good Look at Biomutant's Crazy Character Creation
Upcoming open world adventure Biomutant has us officially hyped after we recently got to see the game in action. It's looking great, but one aspect of the release that we've always wondered about is character creation. In case you don't already know, you play as a furry, rough-looking little creature in Biomutant, and the beast is yours to...
First Impressions Biomutant Is an Open-Worlder with Style and Depth
Putting out your first-ever game as a developer is always going to be a difficult task, but when the project generates as much excitement as Biomutant has in years past, that weight of expectation must take its toll sooner or later. Swedish studio X101 finds itself in that precarious position as we close in on the release of its...
News Biomutant Provides Atmospheric Look at Its Open World
What a wonderful world
Isn't this peaceful? Upcoming PlayStation 4 title Biomutant has released a new trailer ahead of its release on 25th May 2021 that focuses entirely on its open world. There's no combat, conversations, or actions to speak of here — it's just relaxing traversal and exploring. Perfect for a breezy weekend once the title...
News Latest BioMutant Trailer Showcases Combat and Style
Martial arts master
Ahead of its release on 25th May 2021 for PlayStation 4, BioMutant is proving itself to be worth the long wait with this new trailer focused on its martial arts-based combat system. It's short but sweet, clocking in at exactly 68 seconds. That's just enough time to see the protagonist strut their stuff with some fancy moves which...
News It Finally Happened: BioMutant Just Got a PS4 Release Date
Took your time
It has felt like BioMutant was just a couple of months away from wrapping up development for a couple of years now, but finally, finally it has a release date. Yes, BioMutant comes to PlayStation 4 on 25th May 2021. A press release states that "more information on the game will be released in the next weeks and months". In true THQ...
News BioMutant Still Looks Pretty Bloody Good, But No Release Date
Team taking its time
Remember role-playing game BioMutant? The title caused quite a stir when it was announced a couple of years ago, but it’s been missing in action ever since. Fortunately, publisher THQ Nordic and developer X101 have reassured fans that the PlayStation 4 title is still very much making progress, with an enormous 10-minute...
News Don't Worry, BioMutant Is Still in Development
Studio shares update
Just take a look at how sporadically we've been able to cover BioMutant here on Push Square and you'll quickly come to understand why an update such as this was in dire need. BioMutant left us impressed all the way back at Gamescom 2017, but since then, it has pretty much been radio silence. Developer X101 has provided a welcome...
News THQ Nordic Wants Even More of Your Pre-Order Money with BioMutant Special Editions
Time to cough up
It's been quite some time since we've heard anything about BioMutant, the promising RPG from THQ Nordic. We're still no closer to a release date, but that's not stopped the publisher from announcing two very pricey premium editions of the game. The Collector's Edition offers you a figurine, an A1-sized fabric print, and the...
Gamescom 2018 Open World Action Game BioMutant Is Back with Loads of Gameplay
Still a 2018 release
Remember that weird looking open world action game, BioMutant? Well it's reappeared at Gamescom 2018, bringing a trailer (above) and over 15 minutes of gameplay (below). The title's still looking quite unique and rather promising, with publisher THQ Nordic calling it "an open-world, post-apocalyptic kung-fu fable RPG, with a...
News New BioMutant Video Gives a Brief Glimpse at Gameplay
THQ Nordic has just uploaded a new teaser for the unique BioMutant. Still scheduled for release this year, we've not heard too much about the title as yet, but this new video gives us a little sneak peek. It's not long at 90 seconds, but we get a decent look at some different player characters, the combat, and the diverse environments...
News BioMutant's Overly Talkative Narrator Can Be Toned Down
Good to hear
BioMutant, the unique looking action role-playing game that was revealed at Gamescom last month, looked quite promising in its first gameplay footage. However, one aspect that we weren't all that keen on was the narration. We don't mind a bit of commentary here and there, but this was the kind of thing that'd probably drive you mad...
Gamescom 2017 Here's 11 Whole Minutes of Open World RPG BioMutant Gameplay
And it looks good
BioMutant has been causing a bit of a stir over the last few days. The weird looking open world role-playing game made its debut at Gamescom 2017 - the German convention that's still ongoing - and now IGN's nabbed 11 whole minutes of gameplay. You can give it a watch above. Obviously this isn't PlayStation 4 footage, but that...
Gamescom 2017 Here's Our First Look at Open World RPG BioMutant Gameplay
Well this is all happening rather quickly. BioMutant was leaked ahead of its Gamescom 2017 reveal, then we were given a CG teaser trailer yesterday. Said trailer snagged our interest, but it left us eager to actually see the game in action. Thankfully, that time has already come.
Gamescom 2017 Open World PS4 RPG BioMutant Gets First Trailer
No gameplay, sadly
Leaked ahead of its official announcement, BioMutant is an open world role-playing game from ex-Just Cause and Mad Max developers. Featuring a weird main character and promising kung fu action, it's a project that at least sounds interesting. Sadly, we don't have any gameplay to gawk at yet, but publisher THQ Nordic has released...
Gamescom 2017 Biomutant Is a Post-Apocalyptic Open World Kung-Fu Action RPG for PS4
One of Gamescom 2017’s secrets has already leaked in the form of THQ Nordic’s new – wait for it – post-apocalyptic open world kung-fu action role-playing game. The title’s called Biomutant, and features a weird wombat type animal armed with a bloody Buster Sword, because – well, why the hell not, eh? According to a...