Tag: Hi-Rez Studios
News Don't Forget, Platform Fighter Divine Knockout Is Free with PS Plus Today
Gods among us
It’s not often we get a new game with PS Plus, but that’s the case with Divine Knockout today – a platform fighter from Hi-Rez Studios. Subscribers will be able to grab the Founder’s Edition for free* until 2nd January, 2023, which includes the full game, eight gods, a bunch of cosmetics, and an exclusive skin for use in Smite...
News SMITE's New Goddess, Ishtar, Joins the Pantheon on 23rd August
All's fair in love and war
Ishtar, the Babylonian goddess of love and war, is making her electrifying debut in SMITE, available on PS4 on 23rd August. Ishtar is the latest Hunter to join the game and will join the ranks of other ranged specialists like Artemis and Hachiman. Her abilities include imbuing her arrows with lightning, and summoning her...
News Worlds Will Collide in the SMITE x Nickelodeon Crossover Event on 12th July
"Leave everything to me!"
In what at first glance seems like an unlikely pairing, classic Nickelodeon cartoon characters like Rocko and Invader Zim are coming to SMITE, as a part of the SMITE x Nickelodeon Crossover event. The event begins on 12 July, and in addition to the paid Nickelodeon cosmetic pack, there will be new challenges to undertake,...
News Rogue Company Teams Up with 4K, 60 Frames-Per-Second PS5 Port
Hi-Rez Studios’ team-based multiplayer shooter Rogue Company will ready up on PlayStation 5 from 30th March, with a native next-gen port. This version, unlike the backwards compatible PS4 client, will support 4K resolution at 60 frames-per-second – and those with compatible televisions will be able to play at a silky smooth 120...
News Rogue Company Could Be the Next PS4 Multiplayer Craze
Alpha sign-ups available
Announced back in September 2019, Rogue Company is a third-person online shooter from SMITE and Paladins developer Hi-Rez Studios. It's coming to PlayStation 4 at some point this year, and if this gameplay debut is anything to go by, the game looks like it could
News Cross Console Play Is Now Available in SMITE on PS4
Praise the gods
Hi-Rez Studios has promised to introduce cross-play into its major PlayStation 4 titles, and it's already done so with Paladins. Now, with its latest update, SMITE becomes the latest game to support cross console functionality. The Odyssey: Underworld update adds a new battle pass as well as new events and skins, but it also brings...
News Full Cross-Play Is Coming to Hi-Rez Studios' Games on PS4, Starting with Paladins
Crashing the party
The pool of PlayStation 4 games with cross console compatibility is gradually growing. Just recently, Super Mega Baseball 2 joined the handful of games with the functionality, and now it looks like Hi-Rez Studios is getting in on the action. It's just been announced that Paladins, Realm Royale, and SMITE will all benefit from full...
News Rogue Company Is a New Multiplayer Shooter from SMITE and Paladins Dev Hi-Rez Studios
In a departure from the team's usual output, Hi-Rez Studios has announced its latest new title: a team-based third person shooter called Rogue Company. You can get your first look at the game in the above trailer, which includes a brief look at gameplay. Details are fairly vague right now, but it sounds like your typical multiplayer...
News Realm Royale Arrives on PS4 Today with Open Beta
Battle royale with a fantasy twist
Battle royale games are growing in numbers by the day, it seems. PS4 players have several options to choose from if they fancy some last-man-standing multiplayer, and today, another title has launched on the system. Realm Royale is a free-to-play battle royale shooter, and it's launched on PS4 with an open beta...
News Free-to-Play Juggernauts SMITE and Paladins Announce Cross-Play Support on Everything But PS4
Probably coming later
Sony's stance on cross-platform play has changed. The Japanese giant confirmed that it was working to enable cross-play on PlayStation 4 back in September, and the statement came alongside Fortnite's cross-play beta, which is ongoing. Many thought this would open the cross-play floodgates, but things have been quiet since. The...
News Sony Under Fire Again as Paladins Gets Cross-Platform Play on All But PS4
Paladins, the free-to-play hero shooter from Hi-Rez Studios, has recently been announced for Nintendo Switch, and with it has come the news that the game will support cross-play between various platforms. Unfortunately, PlayStation 4 is not among them, and players aren't best pleased. The above Tweet from one of the game's developers has...
News Paladins: Battlegrounds Is Not to Be Confused with PUBG At All
Nope, no connection
Not content with aping the industry’s best card collecting and hero shooting gameplay, Hi-Rez Studios’ sponge series Paladins is now introducing a new mode: Battlegrounds. That’s right, Battlegrounds – you just know that the recently established PUBG Corp is going to love this one. Like it already adores Fortnite. What...
Hands On Stepping Out of SMITE's Shadows Over Hercopolis
Throughout 2017 deity themed MOBA SMITE has been mixing things up via some limited time adventure events. Covering some different ground, these diversions have had varying degrees of success. So, while the kart racing event turned out to be about as much fun as slamming your head in a car door, it was the Trials of King Hercules – a...
News Big SMITE and Paladins PS4 Updates Announced and Detailed
Kicking off today and running right through the weekend, DreamHack Valencia is offering up a veritable banquet of esports across a multitude of titles. One of the major attendees this year happens to be Hi-Rez Studios – the developer behind SMITE and Paladins – who in addition to staging tournaments for their...
News Paladins, That Team Shooter That Isn't Overwatch, Is Now on PS4
And it's free-to-play
Paladins, a team based shooter that's proven to be rather popular on PC, is now available on PlayStation 4 as an open beta. The game's free-to-play, so it may be worth a look if you have an Overwatch-esque itch that needs scratched. Okay, we all knew the Overwatch comparison was coming, but it's a seriously difficult one to...
News Feel the Might of SMITE on PS4 from 31st May
By the beard of Zeus
Alex Stinton's dirty little secret SMITE will launch officially on the PlayStation 4 from 31st May, after a pretty prolonged period of beta testing. The action MOBA has been available for free from the PlayStation Store for some time now, but Hi-Rez Studios has been frequently updating it in the interim. Just a few of the...
Guide SMITE PS4 Hints and Tips for Beginner Gods
SMITE up your life
MOBAs (Multiplayer Online Battle Arenas) have had a massive impact on the PC gaming landscape as they collectively rode the growing wave of game streaming to become one of the industry's biggest genres. It's strange, then, that this multiplayer juggernaut has largely bypassed PlayStation consoles and it's only with the recent...
Giveaway Celebrate SMITE's PS4 Open Beta Launch with Free Content
Claim free Season Tickets, skins, and characters
Uber-popular mythological MOBA SMITE has entered open beta on the PlayStation 4, and to celebrate the game's availability on the PlayStation Store – as well as its second anniversary – we've teamed up with developer Hi-Rez Studios to giveaway an absolute ton of in-game content. First up, we've...
News Mythological MOBA SMITE Enters PS4 Open Beta This Month
SMITE, the mythological MOBA which was very recently announced for the PlayStation 4, will be entering open beta from 22nd March. This means that, in a few short weeks, everyone will be able to see what's got reviewer Alex Stinton hooked. The date also happens to coincide with the title's second anniversary, which is rather nice. Don't...
Giveaway The Gods Deem You Worthy of a Free PS4 SMITE Beta Code
Claim your complimentary code here
We've already got one recovering SMITE addict on the Push Square team, but if you're wondering what all of the fuss is about, then we're here to give you a chance to try the mythological MOBA for yourself. We've got 4,000 PlayStation 4 beta codes to giveaway, courtesy of Hi-Rez Studios. Half of the vouchers are for...
Live By Zeus' Beard! Watch Us Play SMITE on PS4
We're goin' friggin' mental here at the figurative Push Square Towers, rolling out podcasts and video clips shot straight from… Well, Sammy's kitchen. But why stop there? We'll be streaming SMITE gameplay live on our YouTube channel this evening, so check back at 21:00PM UK time to watch him play. Don't worry if you can't catch the...
News SMITE Crash Lands on PS4 with Closed Beta in March
A blight on your free time
The rumours were true: SMITE is officially coming to the PlayStation 4. The uber-popular MOBA will enter alpha testing on Sony's system today, with a closed beta set to follow in early March. You can register for a chance to partake in that through here. We've just booked reviewer Alex Stinton into rehab just to ensure...
News SMITE Might Be Making Its Way to the PS4 Imminently
Zeus on the loose
In news that's sure to stunt reviewer Alex Stinton's addiction recovery, SMITE may be making its way to the PlayStation 4 pretty soon. The uber-popular MOBA's been flirting with Sony's new-gen system for eternity, but now a PEGI rating has more or less confirmed that the title's coming to the Japanese giant's flagship format. Yay?...