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TodayThu, 2nd Dec 2021

  • News Tech Troubles on PlayStation Direct UK Prevent Invited Customers from Purchasing PS5

    Better luck next time

    Update: Would you believe it, while we were writing this article, news came out that the PS Direct UK invitations have not been working. Apparently, Sony issued a follow-up email to invitees, apologising for technical issues preventing anyone from purchasing a PS5: The email states "another exclusive event" will come in the...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PlayStation Direct
    • UK
  • News Hot Wheels Unleashed Summons the Caped Crusader in Batman Expansion, Out Now

    To the Batmobile!

    Na-na na-na na-na na-na na-na na-na na-na na-na BATMAN! Okay, now that's done, let's talk about Hot Wheels Unleashed, yeah? The arcade racing title has a lot of seasonal updates and premium DLC planned, which was always going to happen with a game based on collectable toy cars. We're not complaining, though — this Batman...

    • Milestone
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hot Wheels Unleashed
    • DLC

YesterdayWed, 1st Dec 2021

  • News New PS5 Firmware Update Is Available for Download Now

    What does version 21.02-04.50.00 do?

    Morning, everyone. Morning for us, at least — we shouldn't assume anything. On behalf of the Push Square collective, this author's just had a bowl of Cheerios to see in the day, but Sony wasn't going to let this breakfast go by peacefully. No, a PlayStation 5 firmware update needed to go live, and it needed to...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Firmware Updates
  • News PS Plus December 2021 PS5, PS4 Games Announced

    Happy holidays!

    December 2021's PlayStation Plus games have been officially announced, and would you believe it, the leaks were right. Again. This month's leak arrived even earlier than usual — it was posted online over a week ago — but hopefully it's given you enough time to come to terms with December's selection. So, PS Plus subscribers can...

    • PS Plus
    • PlayStation Plus
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • December 2021
  • News Godfall's PS Plus Version Is All Endgame Content, No Story Campaign

    A new challenger

    Godfall is one of December's PlayStation Plus games, except it technically isn't. The Godfall that you get to download with your PS Plus subscription on the 7th December is a new version called Godfall: Challenger Edition, which is designed to get you straight into the title's endgame content. "Godfall: Challenger Edition allows...

    • Gearbox
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Godfall
    • PS Plus
  • Review Godfall (PS5) - Good Combat Means It's Not Godawful

    Falling into mediocrity

    Republished on Wednesday, 1st December, 2021: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of December 2021's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. Since earning the title of the first-ever game to be announced for PlayStation 5 last year, it feels like Godfall has been stuck...

    • Reviews
    • Gearbox Publishing
    • PS5
    • Godfall
  • Review Mortal Shell (PS4) - A Souls-Like for Hardened Veterans

    The Stone Roses

    Republished on Wednesday, 1st December, 2021: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of December 2021's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. All forms of art take inspiration from that which came before, but those that do must reflect on those forms and develop upon them to stand...

    • Reviews
    • PlayStack
    • PS4
    • Mortal Shell
  • News PS4 Firmware 9.03 Available to Download Now

    Another one

    Sony's really giving up the goods today. First, the platform holder released a new firmware update for PlayStation 5. Now, though, it's PS4's turn, with version number 9.03 available now. This mandatory system software update weighs in at 490MB, but don't expect too much. This is, as expected, a no-frills patch. "This system software...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Firmware Updates
  • Review LEGO DC Super-Villains (PS4) - It's Good to Be Bad

    The better of two evils

    Republished on Wednesday, 1st December, 2021: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of December 2021's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. The latest in the long line of LEGO titles is indeed more of the same, but for all the right reasons. LEGO DC Super-Villains...

    • Reviews
    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • LEGO DC Super-Villains
  • Rumour PS1 JRPG Chrono Cross Really Is Getting a Remaster

    It's that time again

    Today in rumours that simply refuse to die: PlayStation JRPG Chrono Cross is being remastered, presumably for current or last-gen consoles — or both. Indeed, this gossip has being doing the rounds for months, but the ever-reliable Gematsu has added some much needed weight to the reports. The publication has heard that a...

    • Square Enix
    • Chrono Cross
    • Rumours
  • Movie Review Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City - Reshuffled Reboot Misses the Mark

    Almost brain dead

    Resident Evil fans have had a rocky ride over the years. Sure, the mainline games may have steadied the course with a return to true survival horror, but we’re still not that far removed from the dark days of Umbrella Corps, Resident Evil 6’s messy intertwined story, and worse yet, Paul W.S. Anderson’s progressively baffling...

    • Sony Pictures
    • Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City
    • Movie Reviews
    • Movies
    • Features
  • News Acclaimed Co-Op Shooter Deep Rock Galactic Digs Down to PS5, PS4 in January

    Heigh-ho, heigh-ho

    Deep Rock Galactic has been around for a while on PC and Xbox, but the game is finally making its arrival on PlayStation in the near future. Critically acclaimed and having now sold over three million copies, this is a sci-fi co-op shooter that blends mining and horde-battling combat. You'll be able to explore this one with your...

    • Coffee Stain Publishing
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Deep Rock Galactic
  • News GTA Trilogy Physical Release Delayed on PS4

    Still coming before Christmas, though

    GTA Trilogy — or Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition if you've all the time in the world — released digitally on PlayStation 5 and PS4 in mid-November. Obviously, the game has been on a rough ride since then, with bugs, graphical issues, and more dealing a heavy blow to its reputation. A...

    • Rockstar
    • PS4
    • GTA Trilogy
    • Delays
  • News Knockout City Visited by Alien Invaders with Season 4, Starts Next Week on PS5, PS4

    New map! New modes! New things to unlock!

    It feels as though Knockout City only got started with its third season very recently, but it's actually been going for nearly two months now. Time flies! Season 4 of the dodge-brawler is now closing in, and this time, the theme is Alien Invaders. As you can see from the trailer above, the game is going...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Knockout City
    • Updates

Tuesday30th Nov 2021

  • News Spider-Man, Raid Arrive in Enormous Marvel's Avengers Update

    Dropping on 30th November

    A new War Table for Marvel’s Avengers has been published, outlining everything you can expect to be added to the game in its massive 30th November update. This, of course, is the one that adds Spider-Man for PlayStation 5 and PS4 players, and despite what you may have thought previously, he looks fantastic in this new...

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Marvels Avengers
  • News Dying Light 2 Finally Goes Gold Ahead of February 2022 Release Date

    Light in the dark

    Several delays down the line and Dying Light 2 has finally gone gold, meaning that it's ready to ship. The open world, zombie-bashing RPG is set to release on the 4th February, which gives developer Techland a bit of time to prepare for the big day. If you're a Dying Light fan, then this news will likely prompt a sigh of relief...

    • Techland
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Dying Light
  • News GTA Trilogy Patch 1.03 Fixes Another Boatload of Bugs, Adds 'Cloud Cover' on PS5, PS4

    Bit by bit

    GTA Trilogy has a new update on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. As you'd expect, it promises to fix another huge list of bugs in all three games. Somehow, the patch notes are even longer than last time, so you'll have to forgive us for all of the scrolling that you're about to do. There are a couple of notable graphical improvements...

    • Rockstar
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • GTA
    • Patches
  • Hands On Kid A Mnesia: Exhibition Is a Truly Haunting Tribute to Everything Radiohead

    You won't forget it

    It’s almost quaint to think that Radiohead’s Kid A and Amnesiac albums were considered such esoteric, difficult listening twenty years ago. With the benefit of hindsight they are simply part of the natural progression in sound from The Bends to the beloved OK Computer, doubling down on that album’s themes of alienation and...

    • Epic Games
    • PS5
    • Kid A Mnesia
    • Hands On
    • Features
  • News YouTube App on PS5 Now Supports HDR with Latest Update

    Click the like button

    If you make any use of PlayStation 5's YouTube application, you might have noticed that, earlier this week, it received a patch. We didn't think much of it, especially as PS5 still doesn't let you see patch notes on the system. However, the small update added something pretty nice: HDR support. Yes, after installing the latest...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • YouTube
    • Updates
  • News The Game Awards Snags Sting for Live Arcane: League of Legends Performance

    What Could Have Been

    The Game Awards always features some kind of musical performance, and 2021's event will be no different. Geoff Keighley and his team have somehow convinced Sting — of The Police fame — to sing us a song from Arcane. For those who might not know, Arcane is a highly rated and recently released animated Netflix show based on...

    • The Game Awards
  • News The Amazing History of PlayStation Mural from Astro's Playroom Is Now Available on Mugs

    We'll drink to that

    Insert Coin might have made a name for itself with its line of gaming-related clothing, but it's been producing accessories and merchandise for a while as well. One of its latest lines, in fact, is a series of coffee mugs. Normally, we wouldn't worry too much about stuff like this, but these mugs feature an image you might...

    • Sony
    • Insert Coin
    • PS5
    • Astros Playroom
    • Merchandise
  • News BBC iPlayer Is Now Available on PS5

    TV app finally makes the jump

    BBC iPlayer, the movie and TV application available on basically everything, has been absent on PlayStation 5 this past year. Today, though, the corporation has finally brought the app to PS5. It's now available for PS5 users to download via the Media screen. Just go into the All Apps section and look for BBC iPlayer...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • BBC iPlayer
    • Apps
    • TV
  • News Farming Simulator 22 Harvests 1.5 Million Sales in First Week

    E-i-e-i-oh

    When editor Sammy Barker is out of the office, it falls to another Push Square staffer to cover anything with the word 'Simulator' in the name. To that end, here's an update on Farming Simulator 22: it's sold more than 1.5 million copies in the space of a week. It's a significant milestone for developer Giants Software; this is the first...

    • Giants Software
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Farming Simulator
    • Sales
  • News Major Dreams Update Makes Creation Easier with Templates, Adds New Media Molecule Game

    Ancient Dangers: A Bat's Tale available now

    Media Molecule has just released a huge new update for Dreams, and it's targeting both sides of the game: play and creation. With version number 2.35, the studio is introducing a major new feature to DreamShaping, the part of the experience in which you create things, but it's also releasing an original...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • Updates
  • News Dauntless Comes to PS5 on 2nd December with Cross-Gen Support and Improved Visuals

    DualSense support, faster loading, new Trophies

    Dauntless is a popular free-to-play action RPG that puts its own spin on the beast-slaying formula from Monster Hunter. It's been available on PlayStation 4 for a while now, but with PS5 having been out for over a year now, some fans have been hoping for the game to make the jump. Fortunately,...

    • Epic Games
    • PS5
    • Dauntless
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • News Fall Guys Season 6 Is Live Right Now on PS4

    Download patch 1.33 now

    Fall Guys Season 6 has arrived today on PlayStation 4, and it invites you to a Party Spectacular. After downloading update 1.33, the latest patch for the game, you'll be able to join the fun and check out all the new seasonal content. Among a litany of bug fixes, Season 6 introduces several new levels, obstacles to...

    • Epic Games
    • PS4
    • Fall Guys
    • Updates

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