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News Ghost of Tsushima Has the Most Impressive Metacritic User Score of the Console Generation
For the Jin
We bloody love Ghost of Tsushima here at Push Square, but the open world adventure didn't resonate so well with everyone. The game sits at a very respectable but not quite mind-blowing 83 Metascore on Metacritic, but much like fellow PlayStation 4 exclusive Days Gone, Ghost has gone down brilliantly with its wider audience. The game...
News Ghost of Tsushima DLC and Digital Deluxe Goodies Can Now Be Bought as an Upgrade Pack
In-game items, PS4 theme, more
If you want the digital goodies that came with the Digital Deluxe version of Ghost of Tsushima, you can now purchase them separately as an upgrade pack. Priced at £8.99 in the UK and $10.99 in the US, the 'Digital Deluxe Upgrade' includes various in-game items and a few digital extras. Here's what's included, per the...
News Ghost of Tsushima Patch 1.06 Buffs Traveller's Attire, Fixes Some Bugs
On the road again
Update: Patch 1.06 is available to download now on PS4. It weighs in at a very reasonable 1.7GB. Here's a quick look at what the Traveller's Attire is now capable of, courtesy of Reddit. As you can see, a large firefly now leads you to collectables when you have the outfit equipped. Original Story: Ghost of Tsushima's gett
Feature Ghost of Tsushima - 7 Things We Want from Future Updates
It's safe to say we adore Ghost of Tsushima. In our 9/10 review, we called it "one of the greatest open world games of the generation", and we stick by that statement having spent over 60 hours with the release. But playing any game for that amount of time reveals flaws, and makes you consider ways in which the experience could be...
Random A Bird Will Land on Ghost of Tsushima Hero Jin's Hand if You're Idle Long Enough
Idle animations are always fun, but here’s a rare Ghost of Tsushima flourish that fans are just beginning to discover. Those of you who’ve played the open world game will know that protagonist Jin Sakai is very much at one with nature, whether it’s following foxes to shrines or the wind to key points of interest in the sandbox. But...
Random Ghost of Tsushima Player Creates 'Ishikawa Stock', a Super Advanced Tactic for Storing Arrows
Okay look, we know that we've been posting quite a few of these 'Random' Ghost of Tsushima articles lately, but the community just keeps coming up with brilliant stuff. This latest gem is what Twitter user @xxSeri hilariously calls "Ishikawa stock". The gist of it is that Jin can only carry so many arrows at any one time, and if you're u
News PlayStation Shares Some Gobsmacking Ghost of Tsushima Player Stats
How many foxes have you petted?
PlayStation has shared a bunch of impressive-sounding Ghost of Tsushima statistics. The open world game's been out for a couple of weeks now, and it's fair to say that players have been busy. The key takeaways? People really like the Standoff mechanic. They also really like taking photos. Can't exactly blame them, can...
News Ghost of Tsushima Enjoys Solid Second Week Sales in Japan, But Can't Stand Up to Nintendo Switch Surge
After having topped the Japanese software charts at launch, Ghost of Tsushima has been forced from its throne by the seemingly unstoppable Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Still, the PlayStation 4 exclusive has maintained a steady momentum, selling an additional 53,000 copies. It's the kind of drop that we expect to see from n
Random Ghost of Tsushima Player Finds a Way to Turn Jin's Life into a Never-Ending Arrow Hell
Believe you can fly
We've all seen that Ghost of Tsushima player get absolutely wrecked by a barrage of Mongol arrows, right? Well Reddit user lys1030 has somehow made Jin Sakai's life even more miserable. They attack the same Mongol war camp that can't be captured until later in the story, resulting in a never-ending hail of arrows. These p
News Yakuza Director Heaps Praise on Ghost of Tsushima, Laments Restrictions of Japanese Game Development
"To be honest, we were beaten"
Toshihiro Nagoshi the charismatic and colourful character behind the Yakuza series, has spoken at length about his appreciation for the recently released PS4 exclusive, Ghost of Tsushima. Despite being set on the Japanese island of the same name, Ghost of Tsushima was developed by Bellevue-based studio Sucker Punch,...
Random This Guy Takes His Ghost of Tsushima Standoffs Seriously
He is samurai
The standoff is one of the neatest mechanics in Ghost of Tsushima, as enemies feign attacks while you hold your nerve and pick the right moment to attack them. Reddit poster codmycave has kicked the immersion in these moments up a notch, however, by wielding his own headband and sword and… Well, give the video a watch. The coolest...
News Ghost of Tsushima Patch 1.05 Adds Lethal Difficulty, Easier Combat Setting, and Text Options
Time to die
Update: Ghost of Tsushima patch 1.05 is now live around the world, weighing in at 2.78GB. Get it downloaded and let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. Original Article: A new update for Ghost of Tsushima will be released today (that's the 27th July if you're reading this in the future) on PlayStation 4. Patch 1.05...
News Ghost of Tsushima Players Are Already Pining for New Game +
And so are we
Ghost of Tsushima isn't a short game, but it has been out a whole week and some players have already polished it off. And as you'd expect of a quality release, a lot of fans want more. Sadly, Sucker Punch's open world epic doesn't come equipped with a New Game + mode -- a way to restart the story with all of your gear and abilities...
Poll What Review Score Would You Give Ghost of Tsushima?
Ghost of Tsushima has been out for a full week now, and as always, we want to know your thoughts. The game's already been a huge success for Sony -- news just broke that the title sold through a whopping 2.4 million copies in just its first three days on the market -- but do you think that it deserves the hype? That's what we're here...
Gallery Here Are Our Community's Best Ghost of Tsushima Photo Mode Screenshots
At the start of this week, we asked you to send in your very best Ghost of Tsushima screenshots taken with the game's excellent Photo Mode. And boy did you lot deliver. We've got more than 40 entries featuring Jin Sakai, the island of Tsushima, and its Mongolian invaders to admire, so thank you to everyone who participated. None of them...
News Ghost of Tsushima Sells a Staggering 2.4 Million Copies in 3 Days
Another blockbuster IP for Sony
Sony has done it again: the PlayStation maker and publishing powerhouse has created yet another blockbuster property. Alongside the likes of Horizon Zero Dawn and Days Gone, Ghost of Tsushima can be labelled an undeniable hit, as it managed to sell a staggering 2.4 million copies in just three days. Sony has made a...
News Ghost of Tsushima Has the Best Launch Ever for a First-Party PS4 Game in Japan
Nothing ghostly about it
Ghost of Tsushima has done incredibly well for itself in Japan. The numbers are in, and the open world title has enjoyed the best launch sales of any first-party PlayStation 4 game. Sucker Punch's latest moved 222,000 copies, which was more than enough to rocket the title to the top of the Japanese software charts. Its...
Random Ghost of Tsushima Player Has a Real Tough Time with Archers
Is there anyone out there who hasn't developed a grudge for the archers in Ghost of Tsushima? Those buggers can be a real pain in the arse during combat, especially when there's more than one of them. This scribe always makes sure to target them first in a fight, but the Twitter user in the clip below didn't have the chance to do that. In fact,...
News Ghost of Tsushima Sells Out in Japan, Sony Promises More Copies
A literal ghost in Japanese stores
Early indications suggest Ghost of Tsushima could become Sony’s fastest-selling new IP, and one territory the title’s taking by storm is Japan. The platform holder released a statement on Twitter earlier today, explaining that the release has exceeded expectations, and that some stores have now run out of...
News Ghost of Tsushima Pays Homage to PS4 Exclusives with In-Game Origami
The origami king
Sony's first-party studios love to congratulate one another upon the launch of their games, sharing custom artwork that portrays protagonists fighting alongside each other. It's always nice to see when a new PlayStation 4 exclusive releases, but Ghost of Tsushima takes things one step further by actually featuring select Sony titles...
News Actual Tsushima Tourism Page Partners with Ghost of Tsushima
It's only natural
Despite all of the war and bloodshed, Ghost of Tsushima does an amazing job of showing off the natural beauty of Tsushima. The Japanese island is famously rural even today -- so much of it is still coated in lush forests, which sit alongside uninhabited hills and mountains. As such, it's a popular tourist destination -- and its...
Community Show Us Your Best Ghost of Tsushima Photo Mode Screenshots
Looking good, samurai
There's no doubting that Ghost of Tsushima is one of the very best looking games on PlayStation 4, and it just so happens to launch with perhaps the most robust and easy-to-use Photo Mode we've seen yet. That is the perfect recipe for a bit of community fun, so we want to feature your greatest in-game creations on the site...
News After The Last of Us 2's Review Bombing Scandal, Metacritic Paused Ghost of Tsushima Verdicts
Spend some time playing
Perhaps a little red-faced that its user reviews became one of the key battlegrounds in The Last of Us: Part II's well-documented backlash, Metacritic temporarily paused Ghost of Tsushima verdicts while it encouraged fans to play the behemoth open world game. It only held the feature back for 24 hours, bu
Gallery Ghost of Tsushima Is One of the Best Looking Games We've Ever Played
Ghost of Tsushima is a truly gorgeous game. The PlayStation 4 exclusive has blown us away time and time again with its beautifully crafted open world, complete with so many vibrant colours and outstanding art direction. It's one of those games where we found ourselves reaching for the Share button every two minutes. As such, we thought...
Poll Did You Buy Ghost of Tsushima?
It's been a busy couple of months for Sony and PlayStation. Not only have we been shown the PlayStation 5 in action, we've been lucky enough to play two stellar PlayStation 4 exclusives: The Last of Us: Part II, and Ghost of Tsushima. The latter has just released on Sony's current-gen console, and as always, we're here to ask...
News Ghost of Tsushima Dev Considered Pirates and Rob Roy Before Feudal Japan Setting
The Three Musketeers too
After putting out inFAMOUS: Second Son and its expansion back in 2014, Sucker Punch Productions has been working on its brand new IP for the best part of the entire PlayStation 4 generation. That's a seriously long six years, but it seems to have paid off. Ghost of Tsushima was awarded an impressive 9/10 in the Push Square...
News Ghost of Tsushima's Shockingly Short Load Times Were Originally Even Quicker
That's the long and the short of it
Ghost of Tsushima gets a lot of stuff right, as you can read in our review, but one of the most impressive aspects is actually its loading times. For an open world game, Sucker Punch's latest has unfathomably fast load speeds. Whether you're fast travelling across the map or respawning after taking a fatal blow,...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: How Many Acts Are There?
A samurai play
How many Acts are there in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? It may be an open world game that offers you a lot of freedom, but there's definitely a structure to Ghost of Tsushima that sees your adventure progress at a steady pace — you can't just rush to the end. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: What Difficulty Should You Select?
Easy, medium, or hard?
What difficulty should you select in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Finding the right difficulty early on may elevate your experience with Sucker Punch's open world samurai title, but even if you think you've chosen poorly, don't worry: you can hop into the gameplay options menu at any time outside of...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Fox Den and Inari Shrine Locations
Where do you find all of the Fox Dens and Inari Shrines in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Fox Dens are home to foxes, and when you find a fox, it'll lead you to an Inari Shrine. Praying at the shrine unlocks new Charm slots for Jin, and later on, you'll be rewarded with exclusive charms that increase in power...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Accessibility Options
Simplified Controls, Projectile Indicator, and more
What accessibility options are there in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Publishers such as Sony and Ubisoft have been pushing accessibility for most of the PS4 console generation, offering additional options that allow as many players as possible to enjoy their games. The...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Black and White Dye Merchants - Where to Find Them
Where do you find the Black and White Dye Merchants in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Dyeing your armour in Ghost of Tsushima is a straightforward process. Simply gather flowers that you see dotted around the open world, and exchange them with a merchant for new colour schemes. However, if you want to...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: How to Dress Up as a Legendary Thief
Cooper Clan Cosplayer
How do you dress up as a Legendary Thief in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Honestly, it's harder than it sounds. This Ghost of Tsushima guide will tell you how which items you need to equip in order to unlock the Cooper Clan Cosplayer Trophy. For a full list of the game's Trophies and how to get them,...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: A Friend's Grave Location
Dirge of the Fallen Forge
Where do you find a Friend's Grave in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? In order to unlock the Dirge of the Fallen Forge Trophy, you'll need to find this location and perform the flute melody 'Lament of the Storm' while standing next to the grave. For a full list of all the Trophies in Ghost of...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Techniques and Best Techniques to Learn
What are the best Techniques in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Over the course of his adventure, Jin steadily unlocks new techniques and abilities as he wins battles and completes quests. By increasing your Legend Rank, you gain Technique Points that can be spent on different skills, and in this Ghost of...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Where to Find Gold
Upgrading Jin's sword
Where do you find Gold in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? This exceedingly rare material is needed to fully upgrade Jin's sword, but it's not something that you'll just stumble across as you adventure through the open world. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we're going to reveal wh
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Where to Find Wax Wood
Upgrading Jin's bow
Where do you find Wax Wood in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Wax Wood is a rare material that's needed to fully upgrade Jin's half bow and longbow — but where the heck do you find this stuff? In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we'll tell you where to get it. Ghost of Tsushima: Where to Find
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: How Long Does It Take to Beat?
A suitably epic tale
How long are Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Since it's an open world game, you can spend hours upon hours just exploring the island of Tsushima, and there's no need to rush through the main story. As such, it's hard to pinpoint just how lengthy the game is, but in this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we're...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: How Many Side Quests Are There?
On the side
How many Side Quests are there in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Alongside its main story missions, the game features an abundance of side quests, each with their own stories and characters. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we'll reveal just how many side quests — or Tales, as the game calls them — there...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Can Quests Be Missed?
Can some quests be missed in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Sucker Punch's open world title has a lot of side quests — or Tales — that can be played alongside the main story missions. But is it possible to miss out on any of these optional activities? In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we've got the answe
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Does It Have New Game +?
A new beginning
Do Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut have a New Game + mode? Other first party Sony titles, like The Last of Us: Part II and God of War, have a New Game + mode that lets you restart the game with your unlocked skills and equipment intact. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: How to Put Your Sword Away
Sheathing your blade
How do you put your sword away in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? You'll quickly notice that after combat, Jin keeps his sword out of its sheathe for a while before putting it away automatically — but there's actually a way to sheathe your sword manually. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we'll explain...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: How to Play Your Flute
Melodies on the wind
How do you play your flute in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Yes, Jin has a flute that he can play at any time — and it actually changes the weather depending on which melody you play. In this Ghost of Tsushima guid
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: How to Bow
Show some respect
How do you bow in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Characters will often bow to Jin as you traverse the island of Tsushima, but you can actually repay their respect with a bow of your own. You can also bow in front of hidden altars in order to unlock the Honour the Unseen Trophy. For more information on that...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Hidden Altars Locations
Honour the unseen
Where are the Hidden Altars in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? These unmarked locations are places where Jin can bow, resulting in an often comical visual effect. You need to find 10 of these altars in order to unlock the Honour the Unseen Trophy. For more information on all of the Trophies in the game,...
Random This Retailer Had Fun with Its Custom Ghost of Tsushima Box Art
Only in Slovakia, though
Occasionally, retailers will go the extra mile to tempt you to pre-order in their store. It could be the promise of a free sticker or a midnight launch. In Slovakia, however, ProGamingShop has come up with its own custom cover for Ghost of Tsushima – and it’s incredible, as this image attests: The slipcase is free for...
Feature 15 Samurai Games, Movies, and Anime That Will Help You Get Hyped for Ghost of Tsushima
Way of the samurai
With Ghost of Tsushima releasing on the 17th July 2020, we thought it might be fun to look at and recommend other samurai media in an effort to fuel your hype. As such, we've compiled a list of 15 samurai games, movies, and anime that we think are well worth checking out, even if you're totally new to samurai stuff in general...
News Ghost of Tsushima Is the Third Western Game to Earn a Famitsu Perfect Score
Ghost of Tsushima is based on a historical Japanese setting, and developer Sucker Punch has invested extra effort into representing the backdrop accurately. The Seattle-based team collaborated with Sony’s Japan Studio to work on a full localisation, and you can choose whether to play the title in English or Japanese. In addition,...
Random Don the Ghost of Tsushima's Mask with This Snapchat Filter
Jin Sakai is a devout samurai warrior, but when the Mongols invade his home, he becomes the shadowy Ghost of Tsushima. To protect his identity -- and to intimidate his foes -- Jin wears a fearsome face mask, which we've seen in several trailers now. If you've ever wanted to wear the mask yourself, now's your chance. As demonstrated...
Round Up Ghost of Tsushima Reviews Are Sharp As a Samurai's Blade
The scores are in
Reviews for Ghost of Tsushima went live a little earlier today, and it seems Sucker Punch has delivered once again. Verdicts are largely positive for the samurai open world title, which impresses with its gorgeous open world and fluid combat. Between this and The Last of Us 2, Sony is sending off PlayStation 4 in brilliant style...