Tag: Ps1

  • News The Dream Is Dead: PS5 Will Not Play PS3, PS2, or PS1 Games

    Sony confirms

    We’ve known all along that the PlayStation 5 won’t play PS3, PS2, and PS1 games – but apparently some needed it spelling out for them. So here we go: the PS5 won’t play PS3, PS2, and PS1 games. Confirmation comes courtesy of an in

  • Competition Win the PlayStation Revolution on Blu-ray Signed by Mark Cerny

    From bedrooms to billions

    The origin story of an iconic brand takes centre stage in From Bedrooms to Billions: The PlayStation Revolution, and we have one signed Blu-ray copy to giveaway – featuring none other than Mark Cerny’s signature. Three runners-up will also win a copy of the all-new documentary on Blu-ray, and all you need to do to...

  • Poll Did You Buy a PlayStation at Launch 25 Years Ago?

    Were you there on day one?

    The original PlayStation celebrates its 25th anniversary today in the US, and later this month in Europe. That's right, it's been 25 years since the PlayStation launched here in the West. Twenty-five! As such, we thought it might be fun to ask if you were there at launch, all those years ago. We're not trying to pin an...

  • News PlayStation Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary in the US Today

    Happy birthday

    We already had a big PlayStation 25th anniversary party last year to coincide with the PS1’s launch in Japan, so there’s very little fanfare been reserved for the device’s United States debut. Despite that, 9th September was the release date for Sony’s first console in USA, and will no doubt hold special memories for some of...

  • News PS5 Won't Play PS3, PS2, or PS1 Games

    According to Ubisoft, anyway

    In an unpredictable year, this is potentially the most expected article we’ll write in 2020, but the web is losing its collective mind all the same: the PlayStation 5 won’t play PS3, PS2, or PS1 games. The story comes courtesy of a Ubisoft FAQ page, and the information has since been removed. It’s unclear whether...

  • Guide PS5 Backwards Compatibility: Can You Play PS3, PS2, and PS1 Games on PlayStation 5?

    Classics

    Can you play PS3, PS2, and PS1 games on PS5? Sony has talked a lot about the importance of PS5 backwards compatibility, but is the PlayStation 5 backwards compatible with PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, and PlayStation 1? As part of our PS5 guide, we’re going to answer whether PS5 is backwards compatible with PS3, PS2, and PS1. You can find...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Naughty Dog?

    Good boy

    Naughty Dog is one of Sony's most prolific first-party studios, so much so that it can be considered one of the best game developers in the world right now. That's thanks to the likes of the Uncharted and The Last of Us franchises, but the team actually has a long history that stretches back more than 30 years. So, how well do you know the...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Sony's First-Party Studios?

    PlayStation knowledge

    Sony's line-up of first-party developers consistently put out some of the very best experiences in the industry, to the point where it's sometimes tough to compete. Earlier this year, the Japanese giant brought every one of its teams under the same umbrella of PlayStation Studios, but how well do you know those developers? Have...

  • News Final Fantasy IX Is 20 Years Old Today

    And what a game it still is

    Classic PlayStation role-playing game Final Fantasy IX celebrates its 20th anniversary today -- a grim reminder to the Push Square staff of just how old we are. The immaculate Squaresoft title first launched in Japan on the 7th July 2000, and if you're looking for a charming turn based adventure, Final Fantasy IX still...

  • Feature Sony's Most Memorable E3 Moments

    Hype machine

    At this point in time, it looks as though Sony's relationship with E3 is over. The Electronic Entertainment Expo has been running since 1995, and PlayStation has been in attendance every year. That is, until 2019, when the Japanese giant broke its 24-year streak. It announced it would be absent at E3 2020 too, although it would later be...

  • Random PlayStation Fan Creates Amazing PS1 Boxart for PS4 Game Collection

    Phwoar

    There's a lot of nostalgia for the PlayStation 1's classic jewel casing and the boxart which came with them. The black labelling stands proudly on any shelf, so much so that some PlayStation fans are bringing the physical casing back with custom projects. Reddit user byllogan has turned their PlayStation 4 game collection into a homage to the...

  • Quiz Can You Name These PS1 Games?

    Say what you see

    PlayStation has been around for a while now, and we hold a special place in our hearts for the console that started it all. Ushering in a new age of 3D games, the PS1 had an excellent software lineup that helped bring gaming into the mainstream. So many games released that many of them are quite obscure. We've put together a bunch...

  • Feature The Evolution of the PlayStation Controller

    How Sony's pad has changed through the years

    We're on the brink of the next generation, which will see PlayStation 5 step into the spotlight. Among other headline features such as a speedy SSD, 3D audio, and

  • Guide MediEvil PS4 - How to Unlock the Original PS1 Game in the Remake

    How to unlock the Old Game option in MediEvil PS4

    How do you unlock the original PSone version of MediEvil in the PS4 remake? What do you have to do to get the PS1 MediEvil port? In MediEvil on PS4, it's possible to unlock the original version of the game, which is a pretty darn cool reward for players. But how exactly do you gain access to it? Read...