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News Rocket League Returns with Free PS4 Wasteland Arena
The gift that keeps giving is about to go a bit Mad Max, as Rocket League is gearing up for the release of its first "non-regulation" arena, Wasteland. This new pitch – which will be free for all players – is bigger than previous stadiums, and features irregular boost placements. It's also sloped around the perimeter, making matches...
News Rocket League's Free Match Mutators Change the Game on PS4
Vault Boy joins the fun, too
Ever wanted to play Rocket League in slow-motion with a bouncing cube? Well, now you can, as the game's previously promised match mutators are available now as part of a free PlayStation 4 patch. You can mix and match these as you see fit in private or exhibition games, while a new Mutator Mashup option has been added to...
News Rocket League Changes the Game with Mutators and Ice Hockey
And they'll be free
Are you growing weary of the bog-standard Rocket League game types? There's good news for you, then, because Mutators are coming in a free upcoming update. These will allow you to mix and match various different gameplay modifiers to create tons of brand new game types. Perhaps you'd rather play with a cube in low gravity? Well,...
News Great Scott! Rocket League Goes Back to the Future
Wait a minute! Wait a minute!
As the great band Busted once sang: "I've been to the Year 3000. Not much has changed but they lived underwater. And this game that they play called Rocket League – well, it's pretty fine." Speaking of which, Psyonix's surprise smash will be getting an added bonus later this month, as the DeLorean drops by for a tour...
News Rocket League Celebrates the Scary Season with Free Hallowe'en Unlocks
We have nightmares about coming up against some of the world's best Rocket League players on a regular occasion, but this is the kind of fright that we can get behind. In keeping with Psyonix's outstanding post-release support strategy, the developer has taken to the PlayStation Blog to confirm that a slew of Hallowe'en items will be...
News Rocket League Brings the Revenge of the Battle Cars in October
Back to where it all began
We can't quite make up our mind about this new Rocket League trailer. On the one hand, it's pretty darn good – but we can't shake the feeling that it would probably fit a romantic comedy movie better. That said, we suppose that Psyonix's arcade smash has one of the greatest coming of age stories ever – after all, no...
News Rocket League May Be the Most Enjoyable E-Sport Ever
OMG! Wow! Nice shot
E-Sports can be a bit embarrassing, but Rocket League actually makes for an enjoyable spectator experience. This face-off between Cosmic Aftershock and Kings of Urban goes right to the wire, with a last second aerial winner wrapping things up in dramatic fashion. The game definitely needs better director tools, but even with some...
News Rocket League's 1.04 PS4 Update Launches Today
Supersonic Fury DLC comes tomorrow
Internet darling and Push Square Game of the Month Rocket League will be updated to version v1.04 today by 17:00PM PT (01:00AM BST tomorrow for Brits), the official Rocket League Twitter has announced. This new update will add the new Utopia Coliseum arena, as well as the much-requested Spectator Mode and a new...
News PS4's Rocket League to Race onto Other Platforms in the Future
Rocket League, the brilliant half-soccer, half-racer sim from Psyonix, is making its way to other platforms, the developer has confirmed. What those platforms will be and when their ports are coming has not yet been announced. "We're definitely looking into other platforms. Absolutely. 100 percent," said Psyonix's vice president of...
Soapbox Why Rocket League Is Perfect for Me
Ryan Oehrli has re-discovered his love of local multiplayer
I've never been athletic. I was born with hilariously bad eyesight, my coordination is far below average, and, to be frank, I just don't like sports. As a kid, whenever my Dad would drag me out to the back yard to play catch with him, I would protest, because I knew that I wouldn't catch...
News Rocket League's Supersonic Fury DLC Adds New Cars and Trophies
Boosting in this August
Rocket League is arguably one of the most enjoyable games on the PlayStation 4, so the prospect of an add-on pack has everyone at Push Square Towers practically salivating like a dog that's just won a year's supply of Bonio. And the good news is that the first expansion isn't far away; Supersonic Fury will release in early...
News This Is Rocket League's First Free PS4 Map
And the crowd goes wild
There are times this month where your humble host has considered quitting his role as Push Square editor and training to become a professional Rocket League player instead. However, getting squashed 8-0 over and over again has put paid to those plans. Still, we're all really big fans of Psyonix's soccer adaptation here in the...
News Rocket League PS4 Patch Targets Early Next Week Release
Back of the net
Rocket League is comfortably one of the best games on the PlayStation 4, but since deploying the madcap multiplayer title earlier in the month, developer Psyonix has been busy beavering away on a patch for the popular soccer adaptation. And fan site Rocket League Garage has been collating all of the details from the studio's Twitter...
Rocket League is the most moreish multiplayer game since Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. Psyonix's vehicular soccer simulation adeptly illustrates the idea that simple concepts can succeed when expertly executed. And while it may have taken an entire generation for the seeds sewn by underrated PlayStation 3 exclusive Supersonic Acrobatic...
Guide How to Play Like a Pro in PS4's Rocket League
Scoring big in Psyonix's superb soccer adaptation
Rocket League, the vehicular footy favourite from Psyonix, is a pretty straightforward game to pick up and play – but there's an added layer of depth that makes it incredibly competitive. While you'll be able to get to grips with the basics in minutes, it'll take practice if you want to get...
News Sweet Tooth Serves Up Ice Cream at the Rocket League Sidelines
Soccer smash-up shoots for 7th July launch
The outstanding Rocket League will be racing onto the PlayStation 4 from 7th July, developer Psyonix has announced – and there'll be a sugary treat for Sony fans. Writing on the PlayStation Blog, the developer has confirmed that Twisted Metal anti-hero Sweet Tooth will be joining the roster as an...
News Top the PS4 Rocket League to Earn a Platinum Trophy
Full list of trinkets revealed
Rocket League may not look like much on the surface, but its simplistic presentation belies an experience brimming with depth. Even if you weren't part of the title's recent PlayStation 4 beta, you've probably caught a glimpse of some buzz on sites like Push Square or Reddit – and with the title's summer release...
News Rocket League Shoots and Scores with New PS4 Beta
Psyonix's sleeper PlayStation 4 hit Rocket League is back for another blast of beta testing. Running until 19th May, the developer has overhauled the experience a little since last time, incorporating a new four-versus-four playlist, arena, and more. If you've already got the original client installed on your system, then patch it up, and...
Interview Topping the PS4 Rocket League with Developer Psyonix
Studio discusses Sony, balance, and seasons
We're going to say it: we told you so. We were campaigning for a PlayStation 4 port of Rocket League – which was originally announced for the PC – long before developer Psyonix confirmed it just prior to PlayStation Experience last year, and now it's blown up. Reddit is flooded with GIFs from the beta,...
News Don't Delete the Rocket League Beta from Your PS4
More tests in May
This author has been gabbing on about Rocket League for a little while now, so it's great to see the PlayStation 4 beta hit so hard. Psyonix actually extended the test over the weekend, but even though it's now come to a close, you might want to keep the sampler installed on your system's hard drive. Writing on Twitter, the...
First Impressions Letting the Team Down in Rocket League on PS4
Crash and grab
Like a Jose Mourinho managed football team in its second season, you get the feeling that this is Rocket League's time to shine. The sequel to the obnoxiously named Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, this RC car-cross-soccer experience is a shining example of a simple concept done well – it's just outstanding fun...
News Vehicular Soccer Sim Rocket League Scores a PS4 Port
Back of the net
The verbose Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars was a secret PlayStation 3 smash, never necessarily netting the plaudits of the platform’s most popular titles, but quietly cultivating a passionate fanbase all the same. Over six years since its original release, the title is still a favourite among fans, and commands a...
News Psyonix Targets the Top of the Rocket League
What is better than football, we hear you cry? Well, football with rocket-powered cars, of course. That's the basic premise of the fast-paced, action sports game Rocket League, currently ambiguously announced for "consoles" in Spring 2015. Coming a little while after the launch of Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, we're...
News PS4's Killer App Rocket League Needs Your Help to Score a Hat Trick
Better than Blitzball
If you haven’t played Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars on the PlayStation 3, then it’s time to dig that dust encrusted console out of the cardboard box where you stashed it and hook it back up. Psyonix’s blend of Re-Volt inspired radio controlled cars and soccer proved to be one of the most entertaining...