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News New Disintegration Gameplay Shows a Shred of Potential
Five minutes of footage
Remember Disintegration? Probably not -- it was announced at last year's inaugural Gamescom Opening Night Live event which was completely overshadowed by Sony's purchase of Insomniac Games. It wasn't a great showing, and while V1 Interactive'
News The Outer Worlds Story DLC Confirmed, More Details in 2020
Welcome back, Captain
Fans of The Outer Worlds rejoice! The highly rated role-playing title is getting story DLC in 2020, developer Obsidian Entertainment has revealed in an end-of-year blog post. DLC for the game has long been rumoured, but we haven't had concrete confirmation until now. The aforementioned blog post reads: "To all of those who...
Review Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey - Too Much Monkeying Around in This Ambitious Survival Sim
Money see, monkey don’t
Set 10 million years before the dawn of humanity, Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is the story of ape to proto-human evolution, with particular emphasis on the dangers that forced our fuzzy forebears into learning the skills that ensured the human success story. Taking place in prehistoric Africa, Ancestors throws the...
News The Outer Worlds Text Size Patch Isn't Enough to Stop Players Squinting
Keep your glasses on
The Outer Worlds' patch 1.1 rolled out earlier today, which among other various fixes and updates, promised to increase the size of the game's text. Developer Obsidian has now successfully deployed that update, but the effect it has had on the font's size is completely negligible. As reported by VICE's Patrick Klepek, you can...
News Kerbal Space Program Expansion Breaking Ground Touches Down on PS4 Next Month
One giant leap
Physics-based space exploration title Kerbal Space Program has been available on PlayStation 4 for a while now, and it seems developer Squad hasn't given up on the console version just yet. In fact, it's preparing to launch a DLC expansion named Breaking Ground, which was made available on PC a few months back. The new content pack...
News The Outer Worlds DLC Could Be in the Works Following Sales Success
Still a team working on the game
Obsidian's The Outer Worlds has done rather well for itself ever since its October launch with sales that have exceeded expectations the developer held prior to launch. It's a major success for the now Microsoft-owned company, and it looks like more content could be on its way. In an
News The Outer Worlds Patch 1.1 Set to Increase Text Size, Fix a Few Pesky Bugs
No more squinting
You may have already heard, but The Outer Worlds is not a very buggy game, despite developer Obsidian's (at times undeserved) reputation. Still, there are a few rare issues that the studio wants to iron out with the game's first post-launch patch, which is due to release at some point next week. It's also set to increase the size...
News The Outer Worlds Sales Have 'Exceeded Expectations', Seems to Be a Hit
The Outer Worlds appears to have done very well for itself, if publisher Take-Two's most recent statements are to be taken at face value. During the company's latest financial call, the role-playing game was described as a "critical and commercial success". Take-Two president Karl Slatoff said that Obsidian's sci-fi title is "exceeding...
News Xbox Game Pass Boosts PS4's Share of The Outer Worlds' Sales in the UK
An eye-watering 78 per cent of The Outer Worlds’ physical copies were sold on the PlayStation 4 in the UK, perhaps demonstrating Xbox Games Pass’ impact on retail releases. Despite being published by Take Two subsidiary Private Division, developer Obsidian is now owned by Microsoft, so its day-and-date inclusion as part of the...
Review The Outer Worlds - Fallout: New Vegas Meets Mass Effect in This Role-Playing Masterclass
The Outer Worlds borrows a lot from Fallout. More specifically, Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas, the latter being developer Obsidian's own creation. You travel between disgruntled communities, picking up quests and shooting people you don't like. You click your way through branching dialogue options, and the camera zooms in on a...
News The Outer Worlds Asks If You Want to Watch the Galaxy Burn in Classy Launch Trailer
Good and evil
The Outer Worlds' launch trailer is here, and it focuses on player choice. Will you be a hero to the people of the Halcyon colony, or will you cause total and utter chaos wherever you go? Developer Obsidian is well known for its excellent implementation of role-playing options in games like Fallout: New Vegas and Alpha Protocol, so...
News The Outer Worlds to Have a Hefty Day One Patch on PS4
Make sure you have the... space
Obsidian's Fallout-in-space RPG The Outer Worlds is fast approaching. Releasing on 25th October, the sci-fi adventure is just over a week away. In preparation for the game's launch, the studio has given fans a bit more information, including word of a day one patch. According to the developer, The Outer Worlds will...
News The Outer Worlds Review Embargo Lifts a Few Days Before Launch Next Week
Reviews for The Outer Worlds will starting hitting the web next week, on the 22nd October.The latest role-playing game from veteran studio Obsidian is supposed to be a lot like Fallout: New Vegas, only set in space. Sounds like a fantastic concept on paper, and the developer should have the chops to pull it off, but you'll obviously have to...
News The Outer Worlds Is Enhanced on PS4 Pro After All
Private Division weighs in
Update: Despite previous reports, The Outer Worlds is enhanced on PS4 Pro after all. According to a Twitter message from publisher Private Division, the title upscales to 4K from 1440p on Sony's supercharged system. Here's what the organisation had to say: Original Story: The Outer Worlds will still release on the...
News The Outer Worlds Invites You to the World of Halcyon in Latest Trailer
Combat and interaction
It appears that a surprising amount of you are pretty hyped for The Outer Worlds - taking the sliver prize in our poll that asked you which of the games releasing between now and 2020 you're most anticipating. So, in this latest trailer, Obsidian introduces us to the world you'll be exploring and carrying out quests in. The...
News Kerbal Space Program 2 Blasts Off in 2020
The one announcement that slipped through our fingers during Geoff Keighley’s Gamescom 2019 showcase: Kerbal Space Program 2 is coming to the PlayStation 4 in Spring 2020. “[The sequel] has been fully redesigned from the ground up to meet the demands of modern and next-generation space exploration, all while maintaining the...
News Disintegration Looks A Lot Like Destiny in Announcement Trailer
Stop us if you've heard this one before: Disintegration is both a solo and PvP focused online experience that has you joining teams of four in order to carry out objectives and pretty much save the world. Let's not beat around the bush - this is the next attempt at a Destiny-like, isn't it? The announcement trailer above isn't...
News Obsidian RPG The Outer Worlds Could End Up Becoming an Xbox Exclusive Franchise
Not outta this world
Here at Push Square, we're eagerly awaiting the release of The Outer Worlds -- the upcoming in-depth first-person role-playing game from Obsidian Entertainment. Given the developer's experience with the genre, we've had our eyes on this project since the day that it was announced, and recent gameplay previews say that it's...
News The Outer Worlds Previews Say It's Basically Fallout: New Vegas in Space and It's Great
Obsidian strikes again
Previews for The Outer Worlds are currently flooding the web, and it's all looking pretty positive for Obsidian's upcoming role-playing release. After spending a few hours with the game, most sites and channels are praising its heavy emphasis on player choice, both in and out of dialogue. Quests and missions can apparently...
News Disintegration Is a New Sci-Fi FPS from the Co-Creator of Halo
Will be revealed at Gamescom
We're still over a month away from Gamescom, Germany's annual games showcase, but good old Geoff Keighley can't help himself. The Dorito Pope himself, along with publisher Private Division, has revealed a short teaser for a brand new IP called Disintegration. Watch it for yourself above. The game is due to be fully...
E3 2019 New The Outer Worlds Trailer Reveals October Release Date
Reach for the stars
Obsidian Entertainment's sci-fi RPG, The Outer Worlds, got a brand new story trailer during Microsoft's E3 2019 conference. We've embedded it for you above, in case you missed it. The new trailer gives us a fresh look at some of the characters, environments, and enemies you'll find throughout this intergalactic adventure. Not...
News Sci-Fi RPG The Outer Worlds to Be Shown at E3 2019
Obsidian has been keeping quiet recently about The Outer Worlds, hasn't it? The team has clearly been hard at work bringing its Fallout-esque sci-fi RPG to life, but it's high time we saw something new from the game. As it turns out, we should be getting a new look at it during the course of E3 2019 -- although it's not totally clear...
News Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Goes Ape on PS4 a Little Late
Ex-Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets’ upcoming prehistoric outing Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey will launch on the PlayStation 4 in December – a whopping four months after it debuts on PC, via the controversial Epic Games Store. The developer Panache did not explain why it’s going to release late on consoles, but...
News Assassin's Creed Creator Shows Off Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey in New Video
Survival of the fittest
Patrice Désilets, the creative mind who brought us Assassin's Creed, moved away from Ubisoft a few years back, and has been crafting a brand new game with his new studio, Panache Digital Games. We've sort of known about Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey for a while, but today we have the first real look at what to expect from...
News The Outer Worlds Release Date Seemingly Leaked on Steam Page
Not lightyears away
Obsidian's open world sci-fi RPG The Outer Worlds is shaping up nicely, and it's marked for release this year. We're quite looking forward to it, and luckily, it shouldn't be too long before we can all get our hands on this new game from the creators of the original Fallout titles. In fact, according to a now-removed release...
News Sounds Like Companions Will Play a Major Role in The Outer Worlds' Combat
Bring a buddy
A new video interview with Game Informer sees co-director Tim Cain and lead designer Charles Staples talk up the combat of The Outer Worlds, Obsidian's space age RPG. Some new gameplay will look familiar to Fallout fans, but it sounds like you'll be able to take a variety of approaches to combat scenarios, The pair mainly speak about...
News The Outer Worlds Isn't Too Long, Emphasises Replayability and Player Choice
Playing a role
American gaming outlet Game Informer has been spending some time with Obsidian Entertainment as part of its latest cover story, and in its latest podcast, the team discusses The Outer Worlds, the sci-fi RPG from the minds behind the original Fallout games. You can hear what they all think of the game in the video above, but it seems...
News The Outer Worlds Publisher Private Division Confirms Price, Physical Release
Outer this world
One of the best surprises at last year's Game Awards show was the unveiling of The Outer Worlds, a cool looking sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment. From what's been shown of the game so far, it seems to be shaping up rather nicely, taking the Fallout formula to space with a fair amount of style. It's being published by Private...
News Don't Worry, The Outer Worlds Won't Feature Microtransactions
No in-game purchases in Obsidian RPG
The Outer Worlds was only announced a few days ago, and it's already looking like a pretty promising game from Obsidian Entertainment. The idea of a Fallout meets Mass Effect sci-fi RPG is rather exciting, and from the little we know so far, it's hitting
News The Outer Worlds Is a 'Mix of Fallout and Mass Effect', and It Looks Like a Very In-Depth RPG
Obsidian strikes back
Oh boy, Obsidian's really gone and done it. The much loved role-playing game developer has basically gone off and made its own Fallout title, except it's set in space. Above, you can find 15 minutes of gameplay courtesy of Game Informer, who describe it as a "mix of Fallout and Mass Effect". If that's not enough to grab your...