Tag: The Persistence
News The Persistence Enhanced Is Now a Free PS5 Upgrade with PS Plus
Now possible to upgrade
When Sony first set this month's lineup of free PlayStation Plus titles live on the PS Store, it wasn't possible to upgrade The Persistence to The Persistence Enhanced on either PS5 or PS4, as we originally thought it would be. However, it looks like the company has done a bit of work overnight to enable this as The P
News Excellent PS Plus Game The Persistence Playable with or without PSVR
Free PS5 upgrade as well
PS Plus game The Persistence, developed by new Sony first-party studio Firesprite, has been advertised as a bonus for PSVR owners to celebrate the headset’s anniversary. However, it’s worth pointing out that even if you don’t own PlayStation’s virtual reality perip
Review The Persistence (PS4) - Virtual Reality Roguelike Is Sensationally Unsettling
Republished on Wednesday, 28th October, 2021: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of November 2021's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. The Persistence is a perfect name. Yes, it relates to some sci-fi mumbo-jumbo buried at the very core of the game’s lore, but really it...
News The Persistence Enhanced Spooks PS5 on 4th June
DualSense support, Ray-Tracing mode
After first releasing for PlayStation VR and then ported over to PS4 to be playable without a virtual reality headset, The Persistence Enhanced will now launch for PS5 on 4th June 2021 as an upgraded version of the original experience. If you own the original PS4 version, you'll be treated to a free upgrade,...
News Survival Horror Roguelike The Persistence Creeps to PS4 from 21st May
Non-PSVR version will be free for original owners
We thoroughly enjoyed survival horror roguelike The Persistence several years ago when we reviewed it for PlayStation VR, awarding it a 7/10 in our review and describing it as “both gut-wrenching and weirdly replayable”. Well, now those of you without virtual reality headsets can see what all the...
News Play The Persistence Without PSVR in Free Complete Edition Update
One of PlayStation VR's best kept secrets is The Persistence, a roguelike horror experience that we're big fans of here at Push Square. The developer, Firesprite, has been doing an admirable job of keeping it fresh too, dropping a big, free update a few months back that brought new modes and options to the title. It seems the...
News Excellent PSVR Horror The Persistence Gets Huge Free Update
New accessibility features added, too
There’s no better feeling than when a game you already enjoy gets a huge free update. Firesprite’s brilliant PlayStation VR roguelite horror The Persistence is set to receive an enormous patch next week, which bundles in a bunch of new modes and various other bits and pieces at no extra cost. You can’t say...
Soapbox Playing The Persistence As My First Ever PSVR Experience
Jamie and the magic torch
I felt well situated to visit Firesprite to play its PlayStation VR stealth horror game The Persistence for Push Square recently. I’m local to Merseyside, so travelling from my home to its Liverpool office took twenty minutes in total. I’m also a keen retro gamer, and once I had the fascinating opportunity to talk to...
Interview Firesprite Discusses PSVR Jump Scares, Sci-Fi Influences, and Stealth vs Action in The Persistence
In space, she wore the brown pants
Push Square recently visited the Liverpool city centre base of the independent studio Firesprite in the sunny North West of England to discuss The Persistence, which in the words of Game Director Stuart Tilley is a “brutal, sci-fi, stealth horror roguelike” game releasing on PlayStation VR next week. We sat...
News Procedurally Generated Horror The Persistence Haunts PSVR in July
Endure and survive
Firesprite’s long anticipated procedurally generated horror The Persistence will spook PlayStation VR headset wearers from 24th July. Available to pre-order from the PlayStation Store now – with a discount for PlayStation Plus members – the title fuses the popular rogue-lite genre with first-person Dead Space-esque...
E3 2017 The Persistence Brings Brilliant Procedurally Generated Horror to PlayStation VR
Sci-fi horror hasn’t really had a champion on consoles since Dead Space, but The Persistence looks like a worthy addition to the genre. A procedurally generated title for PlayStation VR, the title sees you whisked away to a far-flung corner of the galaxy, where a black hole investigation has gone horribly awry. You’ll play as a...
News The Persistence Is Dead Space for PlayStation VR
Blimey, the original Dead Space was so good, wasn’t it? The sequel was decent, too, but that inaugural entry was a masterpiece. With the series all but dead, it’s nice to see its spirit alive and well with PlayStation VR exclusive The Persistence. Like, it’s not even trying to hide its influences is it: abandoned space station?...