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Guide Where to Buy Ghost of Tsushima
All the options you need
Ghost of Tsushima is available right now – you can read what we think of it in our 9/10 review – but suffice to say it's a fantastic open world adventure. If you're wanting to pick up Sucker Punch's samurai action title, here's a guide featuring all the links you might need to nab your copy. Where to Buy Ghost of...
Review Ghost of Tsushima - One of the Greatest Open World Games of the Generation
Ghost with the most
When the Mongol Empire invaded the Japanese island of Tsushima in 1274, the occupation was nothing short of a massacre. The Mongol army had no reason to respect the island's samurai and their desire for traditional, honourable warfare, and so the natives were quickly and decisively overwhelmed. It was a brutal and bloody chapter...
News Ghost of Tsushima Launch Trailer Brings the Hype Ahead of PS4 Release
Blades of glory
We finally made it, everyone. Ghost of Tsushima, the open world samurai action game from Sucker Punch, is out in just a few days. The PlayStation 4 exclusive comes right before PS5 is due to arrive, but it looks like it should be a great way to end the current generation. The game releases this Friday, 17th July, but Sony has gone...
News Why Yes, We'd Love to Watch Another Badass Japanese Trailer for Ghost of Tsushima
Thanks very much
Ghost of Tsushima is now just one week away, and we're beginning to feel the hype. With pre-load available now for digital pre-orders, Sucker Punch's latest has snuck up on us all like the stealthy ghost it is. If you're in the mood, there's a great new trailer for the game embedded above, courtesy of PlayStation Japan. It's a...
News Ghost of Tsushima PS4 Pre-Load Is Available Now
Get ready, samurai
If you've been itching to get your hands on Ghost of Tsushima, you can now move one step closer to making that a reality. The PlayStation 4 exclusive is now available for pre-load from the PlayStation Store, putting you in prime position for when midnight rolls around on 17th July 2020. Ghost of Tsushima weighs in at 35.37GB at...
News Ghost of Tsushima's Black and White Mode Has Official Blessing of Akira Kurosawa's Estate
Ghost of Tsushima is Sucker Punch's triple-A love letter to Japanese samurai movies. Set during the Mongol invasion of the titular island, the studio has made it well known that the game is heavily inspired by classic samurai films, particularly those directed by Akira Kurosawa. In fact, the team loves these old flicks so much that...
Site News Yes, We're Playing Ghost of Tsushima
Just so you know
As of right now, we're allowed to tell you that we're playing through Ghost of Tsushima for review. What, you want more than that? Unfortunately, you're going to have to wait until the embargo lifts for our full review. You'll be able to read it right here on Push Square at 3PM BST on Tuesday, 14th July. That's three days before...
News Ghost of Tsushima Cinematic Trailer Brings the Hype Ahead of Release
A storm is coming
Ghost of Tsushima is just a few weeks away, and PlayStation has cranked out a lovely looking cinematic trailer to get you hyped. We imagine that the PS4 exclusive's marketing campaign will be kicking into full gear very shortly, especially now that The Last of Us: Part II is on store shelves. Ghost of Tsushima is going to be...
Random Ghost of Tsushima the Latest PS4 Title to Get the Twitter Emoji Treatment
Sony is really getting into this Twitter marketing lark. Over the last month or two, we've noticed the platform holder utilising hashtag emojis on the social site for major games and products. First, there was The Last of Us: Part II, which saw an angry Ellie affixed to any related hashtags. Then, the company pulled a similar move for...
News Ghost of Tsushima PS5 Console Concept Is Sharper Than a Samurai Sword
Blades of chaos
These custom PlayStation 5 console designs are getting better, and this Ghost of Tsushima concept created by, er, XboxPope is more than a match for the recent God of War design. This one’s a little less ostentatious, using black and red colouring to associate it
News New Ghost of Tsushima Gameplay Clips are Gorgeous, Show More Combat
Show your resolve
We got a good long look at Ghost of Tsushima during its dedicated State of Play broadcast, but if you're keen to see more, PlayStation has released a number of very short gameplay clips. The first (embedded above) does a great job of showing off some combat mechanics, despite being just 24 seconds in length. Main character Jin can...
News Ghost of Tsushima's Katana Combat Influenced By Real World Reaction Speeds
Sucker Punch explains its vision for combat
We've not seen a ton of Ghost of Tsushima, but the combat has always looked deadly, swift, and deliberate. It's no secret that Sucker Punch has been inspired by classic samurai films when making this PlayStation 4 title, and it looks to have nailed that intense action. In a lengthy PS Blog post, the studio...
News Ghost of Tsushima Age Rating Details Decapitation, Dismemberment, and a Man's Buttocks
Just so you know
The ESRB has released its official rating description for Ghost of Tsushima, shedding a little more light on what we can expect from Sucker Punch's open world title. To be honest, there's nothing really here that we couldn't have already guessed at, but the game does actually sound more graphic than anticipated. Indeed, it seems as...
News Ghost of Tsushima Goes Gold Ahead of July Release Date
Will of the samurai
Ghost of Tsushima is now less than a month away from launch, and to confirm that the game is finished and ready to ship, developer Sucker Punch has announced that the PS4 exclusive has gone gold. Ghost of Tsushima was first announced in 2017, so it's been a reasonably long wait. The game received its own in-depth State of Play...
News Ghost of Tsushima Dev Celebrates Last of Us 2 Release With Soothing Artwork of Jin and Ellie
Just in case you somehow didn't know, The Last of Us: Part II is out today on PS4 -- at least, at the time of writing. And as we've come to expect of Sony's PlayStation Studios, other developers are celebrating the work of their peers. Ghost of Tsushima dev Sucker Punch has posted some lovely artwork of Ellie and Jin to commemorate the...
News Ghost of Tsushima Manga Posters Are Utterly Jaw-Dropping, Perfect Phone Backgrounds
From Afro Samurai artist
Ghost of Tsushima developer Sucker Punch has revealed a series of illustrated posters based on the upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive, and they are unbelievably good. They're crafted by Takashi Okazaki, a Japanese artist perhaps best known as the creator of Afro Samurai. Okazaki was also the character designer on Furi, the...
News Ghost of Tsushima's Resolve Bar Explained by Sucker Punch
What are those little gold circles?
The Ghost of Tsushima State of Play brought us a fascinating new look at the upcoming game from Sucker Punch. However, while it did provide some answers, it also raised a few questions. We saw the game's UI for the first time, including a curious meter in the bottom left while Jin was fighting. There's a series of...
News Ghost of Tsushima Gets Difficulty Right, Hard Mode Doesn't Just Increase Enemy Health
Jin is always deadly
In a new interview with Ghost of Tsushima director Nate Fox over on the PlayStation Blog, it's revealed that no matter which difficulty you play the game on -- easy, normal, or hard -- your opponents will never be shrugging off your attacks as if they're nothing. This is because the health of your enemies is never increased
News Ghost of Tsushima and The Last of Us 2 Will Be Supported on PS5, Says Report
Unsurprising, but welcome
Sony hasn't yet presented its full plans for backwards compatibility on PlayStation 5, but a new report from Eurogamer does provide us with some welcome insight. Sony has told devs that
News Red Dead Redemption the 'Number One Inspiration' for Ghost of Tsushima, Says Dev
Cowboys and ninjas
Ghost of Tsushima is quite clearly inspired by old samurai movies in terms of look and atmosphere, but according to director Nate Fox, there was one video game that inspired the upcoming open world title more than anything else: Red Dead Redemption. Rockstar's Western epic released back in 2010 on the PlayStation 3, but its...
News Don't Worry, Your Horse Can't Die in Ghost of Tsushima
Jin is one with the animals
In Ghost of Tsushima, honourable samurai Jin Sakai seeks vengeance against the invading Mongol army after they conquer the titular island. Adopting ninja-like tactics, Jin aims to drive the enemy forces away from his home, and will mercilessly kill those that oppose him. Throughout Sucker Punch's upcoming open world...
News Ghost of Tsushima Has Difficulty Options, Developer Sucker Punch Reconfirms
Something for everyone
Following on from the gameplay blowout for Ghost of Tsushima, players have been wondering just how tough the game is. In recent interviews, developer Sucker Punch has gone on record saying that combat isn't easy, and that if you're not careful, you can be cut down very, very quickly. During the 18 minute St
News The Ghost of Tsushima Map We Saw in State of Play Is 'Just a Little Portion of the Starting Area'
How big is the open world in Ghost of Tsushima? It's a question that we've seen banded around more than once since the title's 18 minute gameplay deep dive, but we likely won't have a definitive answer until after release. Still, we can speculate over the kind of scope that developer Sucker Punch is aiming for thanks to an interview with...
News Ghost of Tsushima Sounds Lengthy, Has a Lot of Optional Stories and Locations to Discover
Director talks runtime
As you'd expect of a modern open world game, Ghost of Tsushima will let you stray from the main story in order to pursue side quests and explore the island at your leisure. But just how much optional content is there in the upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive? Speaking to Brazilian publication Voxel, creative director Nate Fox...
News Ghost of Tsushima Doesn't Make You Choose Between Samurai and Ghost Fighting Styles
Play however you want
One of the areas focused upon during the recent Ghost of Tsushima State of Play was combat. Sucker Punch Productions showed off two very different styles of fighting. Firstly, we saw Jin in full samurai garb marching into the Mongol camp and facing them head on. Then, we approached the same scene with Jin acting as the Ghost,...
News Ghost of Tsushima Gameplay Is the Most Watched State of Play Yet
By some distance
Sony's still relatively new when it comes to this State of Play business. Its most recent broadcast, which focused entirely on Ghost of Tsushima, was only the company's fifth attempt at crafting an engaging livestream, but as far as we're concerned, it was the best
News Ghost of Tsushima Will Take Up At Least 50GB of Space on Your PS4
Minimum file size revealed
Ghost of Tsushima looks great for many reasons, but prime among them is that gorgeous open world. The island of Tsushima seems like a beautiful place to explore, and the feudal era setting should make it a compelling backdrop. Of course, open world games do have one downside -- they usually have a hefty file size, and it...
News Ghost of Tsushima Will Kill You Quickly
Jin is vulnerable like his foes
Enemies drop relatively quickly in PlayStation 4 exclusive Ghost of Tsushima, as evidenced by the title’s enormous gameplay demo during this week’s State of Play. Of course, that means that you’re just as vulnerable, so don’t expect to be feeling too comfortable during intense combat encounters, because one...
Poll How Will You Play Ghost of Tsushima?
Samurai Cinema? Japanese voices?
Ghost of Tsushima has finally emerged from the shadows with an impressive gameplay blowout. We got 18 minutes of footage to trawl through thanks to Sony's latest State of Play broadcast, and simply put, we can't wait to play it. But how will we actually play Ghost of Tsushima? For those who don't know, the game...
Reaction State of Play's Ghost of Tsushima Deep Dive Feels Like the Future of the Format
An entertaining and informative broadcast
Sony’s State of Play livestreams have largely divided opinion over the past year – well, up until yesterday. Whatever your thoughts on Ghost of Tsushima – and, according to our poll, the vast majority of you plan to buy it – last night’s 18-minute broadcast was excellently executed, with a deep...
Preview Ghost of Tsushima PS4 Gameplay Blowout Reveals Combat, Exploration, Customisation, and More
Full breakdown of 18 minutes footage
As promised, Sony delivered 18 minutes of Ghost of Tsushima gameplay via the latest State of Play broadcast. If you missed it, or you just want to watch it all over again, we've embedded the full video above. It covers exploration, combat, character customisation, photo mode, and more. All in all, it's looking...
News Ghost of Tsushima's Samurai Cinema Mode Lets You Play the Whole Game Like a Classic Samurai Movie
Feel the tension
If you want to play Ghost of Tsushima like it's your favourite Kurosawa movie, then you're in luck. Developer Sucker Punch has detailed a 'Samurai Cinema' mode that you can enable at any time. It places a black and white filter over the game, while also adding film grain and additional wind effects to create the kind of atmosphere...
Talking Point Will You Be Buying Ghost of Tsushima?
Did State of Play convince you?
Sony has just wrapped up its deep dive into PlayStation 4 exclusive Ghost of Tsushima in the latest State of Play livestream. The near 20-minute showcase focused on combat, exploration, and how we'll be getting about the open world. This was our first proper look at gameplay outside of a few glimpses during cinematic...
Live Watch the Ghost of Tsushima State of Play Right Here
Sony’s resurrecting its State of Play format for a special Ghost of Tsushima broadcast, and you can watch the whole thing live right here. The livestream is set to get underway from 1PM PDT / 4PM EDT / 9PM BST, and you’ll find the video feed alongside live commentary and live chat on this page. We’d love it if you joined us...
Guide When Is the Ghost of Tsushima State of Play?
Dates and times for next State of Play
Get ready: we're on the brink of a full blowout on Ghost of Tsushima. Sucker Punch's upcoming samurai actioner has been pretty elusive so far, with Sony only showing a couple of trailers. Now, though, we're being treated to a State of Play broadcast dedicated to the game. But when is it, exactly? What should we...
News State of Play Livestream Announced for This Thursday, Ghost of Tsushima Deep Dive
Extended gameplay look
Sony loves to surprise its fanbase, and it has just gone and done it again. The Japanese giant has just announced a new State of Play livestream focused entirely on upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive Ghost of Tsushima. It takes place this Thursday at 1pm PT / 4pm ET / 9pm BST. Over on the PlayStation Blog, Sid Shuman describes...
News Ghost of Tsushima Has a Gorgeous Reversible Cover
Ghost of Tsushima is one of the most stylish games to grace the PlayStation 4, so it’s only fitting that its physical edition should ship with an equally fancy reversible cover. While we’re already huge fans of the title’s original box art, flip the inlay and you’ll be able to give your Blu-ray copy an Akira Kurosawa-inspired...
News Ghost of Tsushima Collector's Edition and Pre-Order Themes Are Incredible
Now this is art
A few months ago, Sucker Punch Productions released a beautiful PlayStation 4 dynamic theme completely free of charge for Ghost of Tsushima and we were sure it would be considered one of the best of the generation. It more than likely still will be, but the developer may have just gone and topped that piece of art with its latest...
News Sucker Punch Preparing Ghost of Tsushima Gameplay Reveal for Near Future
All will be revealed
Ghost of Tsushima has been delayed to 17th July 2020, but it feels like the most positively received push back of the generation. That's because The Last of Us: Part II will be taking its place in June and Sucker Punch isn't about to go quiet on its new IP any time soon. In fact, a big gameplay reveal appears to be just around...
News PS4's Ghost of Tsushima Delayed into July 2020, Extra Time Will Be Used for Finishing Touches
A relatively short delay
Sony has officially confirmed a delay for Ghost of Tsushima. The PlayStation 4 exclusive was previously set to launch on the 26th June 2020, but it's been pushed back to the 17th July 2020 due to the ongoing coronavirus situation. Fortunately it's not a particularly big delay, which suggests that the game is still on track...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima FAQ - Everything We Know So Far
All your questions answered
Ghost of Tsushima is on the horizon, and we're all pretty excited here at Push Square Towers. This upcoming game from inFAMOUS and Sly Cooper devs Sucker Punch Productions is looking incredibly promising. We haven't seen much of the game in action, but we can glean a fair few details from what's been released so far...
News Ghost of Tsushima Australian Rating Could Indicate the Game Is On Track
Delay might not happen
Given that Sony has delayed The Last of Us: Part II until further notice and the company's PlayStation 5 plans have allegedly been upended by the coronavirus, it's fair to expect more disruptions. The most prominent example in the land of PS4 is of course Ghost of Tsushima. The upcoming open world set during the Mongol...
Poll Do You Think Ghost of Tsushima Will Be Delayed Too?
Following the unfortunate delays to The Last of Us: Part II and Marvel's Iron Man VR, the release calendar for AAA titles on PlayStation 4 is looking rather barren. Some pockets of the internet have even theorized that Final Fantasy VII Remake will be the last big launch of 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We're not quite sure...
News PS4 Exclusive Ghost of Tsushima Won't Have Waypoints Telling You Where to Go
Free as a ghost
Ignore the burning buildings and Ghost of Tsushima’s feudal backdrop clearly looks idyllic. Sucker Punch wants you to drink in the PlayStation 4 exclusive’s scenery, so it’s doing away with irritating waypoints, hoping that you’ll explore its open world naturally. The tidbit comes courtesy of an Official PlayStation Magazine...
News Ghost of Tsushima PS4 Release Date Safe for Now
No other delays to report
Coronavirus is causing all kinds of chaos, and games are just one of the things affected. Sony announced that it’s delaying The Last of Us: Part II and Marvel’s Iron Man VR earlier in the day due to logistical reasons, but it’s left many pondering what will
News Ghost of Tsushima Getting a Gorgeous Art Book, Launches Alongside the PS4 Exclusive
Many of Sony's first party exclusives receive an accompanying art book, but Ghost of Tsushima might just have the best-looking one yet. Announced recently by publisher Dark Horse, The Art of Ghost of Tsushima is a coffee table book filled with imagery from the upcoming PlayStation 4 action title. Before you even open it up, the outer...
Poll How Hyped are You for Ghost of Tsushima?
Now that it has a release date
And just like that, Ghost of Tsushima has a confirmed release date. Sony dropped the bomb on what was an otherwise extremely quiet Thursday afternoon, declaring that the PlayStation 4 exclusive will launch on the 26th June, 2020. It's all set up to be a real summer blockbuster, but what are your thoughts on Ghost of...
News Ghost of Tsushima Release Date Confirmed for June 2020
Out of nowhere
PlayStation 4 exclusive Ghost of Tsushima now has a confirmed release date. The confirmation comes out of nowhere -- we were just sitting here thinking this was turning out to be an incredibly quiet Thursday, but Sony has once again proven that it can drop a bomb whenever it wants. Ghost of Tsushima will strike from the shadows on...
Reminder Stunning Ghost of Tsushima PS4 Dynamic Theme Is Only Free for Another Week
Update: As Sucker Punch has thoughtfully pointed out on Twitter, you only have a week left (31st January) before that great looking Ghost of Tsushima dynamic PS4 theme is gone. All you need is one of the codes that we've posted below. Original story: Ghost of Tsushima is going to be one of the very best looking games on PlayStation 4 when...
News Ghost of Tsushima's Stunning PS4 Open World Will Focus on Player Freedom
See that blossom tree
The beauty of a big sandbox is that you can travel in many different directions, but open world games tend not to take advantage of their settings, forcing you to follow a point on a compass. Ghost of Tsushima, the upcoming PlayStation 4 samurai exclusive from Seattle-based developer Sucker Punch, will diminish the importance...