Latest News

TodaySat, 22nd Jan 2022

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 410

    And breathe

    Did anything major happen this week? Nah, it's just January, right. Nothing major at all. Great stuff, let's just play some video games this weekend, then. No one's exhausted from corporate takeovers here. Not us. Sammy Barker, Editor: I'll be honest with you, I'm playing The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. No, I'm not really sure...

    • Talking Point
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features

YesterdayFri, 21st Jan 2022

  • Guide PS4 to PS5: All Games with Confirmed Free Upgrades

    Every game that lets you transfer from PS4 to PS5

    Which PS4 games have free PS5 upgrades? Below, we've compiled a list of all confirmed titles that let you transfer from PS4 to PS5 at no extra cost. All of these titles will receive some kind of upgrade on Sony's next-gen console that will allow them to look better, perform better, or both. Please...

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide New PS5 Games Release Dates in 2022

    All 2022's upcoming PlayStation 5 launch dates

    What new PS5 games release dates in 2022 are coming up? We’ve got you covered with a full list of 2022 PlayStation 5 release dates. The PlayStation 5 is gradually beginning to blossom into a best of a console, and we'll be keeping you updated with a full list of every upcoming PS5 game on this page...

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • Release Dates
  • Guide New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (17th January to 23rd January)

    Extraction action

    What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PlayStation Store update this week? After a distinctly slow start to the year, there's movement once again in the release calendar, courtesy of Rainbow Six Extraction. For a full list of all new PS5 game release dates in 2022 and all new PS4 game...

    • PlayStation Store Update
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Release Dates
    • Guides
  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla's New Scythe Is Super Strong and Easy to Unlock

    The Eclipse

    Another week, another round of in-game challenges for Assassin's Creed Valhalla through Ubisoft Connect. These tasks have offered up some good rewards in the past, but the weapon available via this week's community challenge is probably the best of the bunch. By taking part, you get a brand new mythical scythe named Eclipse — and it's...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Assassins Creed
  • News Battlefield 2042 Could Potentially Go Free-to-Play After Poor Performance on PS5, PS4

    Outgunned

    The temperature is so hot among Battlefield fans right now that admins on the game’s subreddit recently threatened to close the page until its community cools down. Battlefield 2042 isn’t a bad game by any stretch, but it’s failed to live up to expectations by a pretty large margin, and owners are understandably irate. The negative...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Battlefield
  • Poll Does Sony Need to Take Action After Microsoft's Activision Buyout?

    Holding out for a hero

    Microsoft's jaw-dropping acquisition of Activision Blizzard earlier this week has fundamentally changed the gaming landscape as we know it. The reported $68 billion buyout shows just how ridiculously deep Microsoft's pockets are — and that financial bulk is something that Sony simply cannot compete with. It leaves the...

    • Sony
    • Microsoft
    • Activision
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News Xbox Boss Expresses Desire to 'Keep Call of Duty on PlayStation' After Activision Buyout Is Complete

    "Sony is an important part of our industry"

    Will Activision games continue to release on PlayStation consoles once Microsoft's $69 billion acquisition of Activision goes through? That's the question on everyone's minds right now, and the team in green itself likely doesn't even know for sure just yet either. However, Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil...

    • Microsoft
    • Activision
    • Call of Duty
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News These Are Dying Light 2's Graphical Options on PS5

    Raytracing! Resolution! Framerate!

    Phwoar, it’s a looker! Dying Light 2 launches early next month on the PlayStation 5, and it’s a stunner to say the least. As has become common with most new-gen releases, there’ll be a number of visual configurations for you to flit between at launch, including a quality option with ray-tracing and a full 4K...

    • Techland
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Dying Light
  • News Analyst Expects PS5 to Seriously Outperform Xbox This Year

    Two-to-one

    Things may be getting hotter in the boardrooms following Microsoft’s near-$70 billion buyout of Activision Blizzard, but it’s the PlayStation 5 that will keep cash registers alight this year. That’s according to Ampere research director Piers Harding-Rolls, who believes that Sony will sell 18 million new-gen consoles this year to...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Industry
    • Analysts
  • News Elden Ring's Enormous Bear Will Kick Your Ass on PS5, PS4

    If you go down to the woods today

    This new Elden Ring screenshot is so simple and yet so exciting at the same time. Here is a bear, FromSoftware-style – and you just know it’s going to absolutely kick your ass. The mammal looks relatively realistic in its face, but its body is just absolutely enormous, towering over the lead character in the...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Elden Ring
  • News Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Rights to Movie Being Painted in PS4 Game Dreams

    A Winter's Journey

    After a tense and strenuous week, let’s all exhale with an uplifting story about the power of video games: Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the distribution rights to Alex Helfrecht's A Winter’s Tale, a movie which is being partly painted in PlayStation 4 game Dreams. The extraordinary film is set in Bavaria during 1812,...

    • Sony Pictures Classics
    • Movies
    • PS4
    • Dreams
  • News Sony Is Not Making More PS4s to Make Up for PS5 Stock Shortfall

    Production was always planned, company says

    Sony has responded to reports which suggested it was making more PlayStation 4 consoles to deal with a shortfall of PS5 stock. Speaking with NLab, as reported by Yahoo, a

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Industry
  • News The Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection Launch Trailer Is Here

    Drake's back

    Exactly one week out from the PlayStation 5 release of the Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection, Sony has shared the launch trailer that depicts Uncharted 4: A Thief's End and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy in their remastered glory. As you can probably imagine, footage focuses on memorable clips from the two titles, but if you haven't...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Uncharted
    • Trailers
  • News PSVR2 Is Coming, But Here's a Reminder That PSVR Is Still Alive and Kicking

    Sony releases new trailer for existing headset

    Sony may be preparing a big PSVR2 push, presumably later this year, but that doesn’t mean it’s forgotten its existing virtual reality headset. A new promotional trailer published on YouTube earlier today showcases the vibrant software slate on the ageing accessory – even five years after its...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PSVR
    • Trailers

Thursday20th Jan 2022

  • Guide PS5 Stock: Where to Buy PlayStation 5 and When in January 2022

    Which shops have PS5 available for January 2022?

    Which shops have PS5 stock for January 2022? Where can you currently buy a new PlayStation 5 console? Demand for the PS5 has exceeded supply, leaving many unable to purchase a next-gen console. Sony has suggested that it will be making more units in 2021, having secured additional component inventory...

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • Stock
  • Guide GTA Online Weekly Update: 20th January, 2022

    All the latest offers and additions in Los Santos

    What are the GTA Online Weekly Bonuses? Every week, Rockstar Games rolls out an update for its online sandbox, adding new activities and content for Los Santos. These events typically include GTA$ and RP multipliers for select modes, as well as discounts on vehicles and clothes. There are also...

    • Guides
    • Grand Theft Auto
    • GTA Online
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News PlayStation Wrap-Up 2021 Available Now, Share Your Gaming Stats

    Playtime tracked, games totalled

    It's that time of the year again: Sony is allowing PlayStation 5, PS4 users to share their own Spotify style wrap-up of 2021 on social media. Head on through this link to get started, making sure you're logged into your PSN account in order to start viewing and sharing your own stats. The wrap up begins by sharing...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide Best PS5 Co-Op Games

    The best couch co-op or online co-op on PlayStation 5

    What are the best PS5 co-op games? Which PS5 games should you play for some co-op action with your buddies? While singleplayer experiences can be great, sometimes you can't beat a bit of co-op with friends. Whether you're looking for local co-op or online co-op games, there are a good amount of...

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • Co-Op
    • Features
  • News Microsoft Bigwig 'Trusts' PlayStation Not to Damage Gaming Industry, Cautions Against Tech Giants

    Little fish

    In an interview anecdote published by the Washington Post, chatty Xbox chief Phil Spencer has said that he trusts the likes of Sony, Nintendo, and Valve not to damage the gaming industry – it’s tech giants like Amazon, Apple, and Google that he’s concerned about. The conversation is, of course, shadowed by his company’s...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Microsoft
    • Xbox
    • Industry
  • News Sony Responds to Activision Blizzard Buyout, Expects Games to Still Come to PS5, PS4

    Wants contracts to be abided by

    Sony has this morning issued a statement in response to Microsoft's $69 billion dollar deal to purchase Activision. In a quote shared with The Wall Street Journal via a Sony spokesperson, the firm said: "We expect that Microsoft will abide by contractual agreements and continue to ensure Activision games are...

    • Sony
    • Activision
    • Microsoft
    • Industry
  • News EA Is the Next Major Publisher Tipped for a Takeover

    A rich man's world

    With Microsoft’s near-$70 billion buyout of Activision Blizzard, all bets are basically off the table. While you could explain away Bethesda’s acquisition as an anomaly – it was a struggling publisher that was privately owned – it’s clear that we’re now waist-deep in an industry consolidation era. Other publishers will...

    • EA
    • Industry
  • Guide Horizon Zero Dawn: Full Story Recap

    Aloy's story so far, summarised

    Horizon Forbidden West is very nearly here, continuing the adventures of Aloy as she journey's through the post-post apocalypse. The first game, Horizon Zero Dawn, tells a story wrapped in mystery, as we discover Aloy's history, and that of the game's world, along with the character. What happened to humanity as we...

    • Horizon Zero Dawn
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News FIFA 22 Team of the Year Revealed

    Five Premier League players included

    The votes have been counted and now the winners are revealed: EA Sports has shared the 2021 Team of the Year for FIFA 22. Revealed by England legend David Beckham, the 11 players are as follows: Goalkeeper — Gianluigi Donnarumma (PSG, Italian) Defender — João Cancelo (Manchester City, Portuguese) Defender...

    • EA Sports
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • FIFA
  • News Don't Worry, Harry Potter Fans! Wizarding World Website Says Hogwarts Legacy Is Coming in 2022

    Until it isn't, of course

    Update: Well, here's a much better source than Warner Bros Brazil: official Harry Potter website Wizarding World has updated with a new post on the year ahead, and it also says Hogwarts Legacy is coming this year. Obviously, this is still subject to change, but it's slightly more positive news for the open world RPG...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hogwarts Legacy
  • News A Big Eyes and Mouth God of War PC Mod Has Gone Viral

    Gob of War

    You want non-Activision Blizzard stories? Well, dear reader, we’re thrilled to deliver those to you. Here’s Kratos from Sony’s recent God of War PC port, modded to have exaggerated googly eyes and a giant, cartoon-like jaw. Hilarious, goofy joke or nightmare fuel? That’s up to you to decide, but it’s as far away from...

    • Sony
    • PC
    • God of War
  • News Bethesda's Last PS5 Game Ghostwire Tokyo Potentially Pegged for 24th March

    Don't be a ghost

    Looks like 24th March could be the last dance for Bethesda and PlayStation 5 owners, as Ghostwire Tokyo’s release date has seemingly leaked on the PS Store. While we’ve been unable to replicate this potential error for ourselves, MP1st grabbed a couple of screenshots showing the aforementioned release date on the game’s...

    • Bethesda
    • PS5
    • Ghostwire Tokyo
    • Release Dates
    • Leaks
  • News Dying Light 2 Has Found More Really Big Numbers to Boast About

    The script sounds huge

    If you're not playing Dying Light 2 for 500 hours, you will instead be reading 350,000 words and listening to 40,000 lines of dialogue. That's right: Techland has found a few other very big numbers it can boast about on social media, this time relating to the upcoming game's script. For comparison's sake, Skyrim has 60,000...

    • Techland
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Dying Light
  • News PlayStation Creator Ken Kutaragi Not a Fan of VR Headsets or Metaverse

    "Headsets are simply annoying"

    Legendary PlayStation inventor Ken Kutaragi has shared his dislike for VR headsets and the Metaverse in an interview with Bloomberg. The PS3, PS2, and PS1 creator turned robotics lead at Ascent Robotics says he's not a fan of virtual reality devices because they isolate you from the real world. "Headsets are simply...

    • Sony
    • Ken Kutaragi
  • Review Windjammers 2 (PS4) - Frisbee Flingin' Has Never Felt So Fun

    Disc hockey

    They just don’t make them like this anymore, do they? French outfit DotEmu is fast establishing itself as retro revival specialists, and Windjammers 2 is another immaculate effort from the Streets of Rage 4 studio. This game of Frisbee blends the best of Pong and Street Fighter to make for a white-knuckle reboot of Data East’s...

    • Reviews
    • DotEmu
    • PS4
    • Windjammers 2
  • News Meet Horizon Forbidden West's Voice Cast, Including Carrie-Anne Moss

    Plus new gameplay clips

    Right off the back of yesterday's story trailer for Horizon Forbidden West, developer Guerrilla Games has shared a deep dive into the voice talent providing the dialogue for the upcoming PlayStation 5, PS4 title. It includes interviews with Ashly Burch (Aloy), Lance Reddick (Sylens) and The Matrix star Carrie-Anne Moss...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Horizon
  • News LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Finally Lands on PS5, PS4 in April

    The Force is strong

    Update: Wow, that didn't take long, did it? A mere 15 minutes after penning the rumour (which you can still read below), the 5th April 2022 release date for LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has been confirmed. You can also check out a new gameplay video, which we've embedded above. Original Story: It feels like we've been...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • LEGO Star Wars
    • Release Dates
  • News Promising Dark Fantasy Shooter Witchfire Is Still a Ways Off

    Developer update reveals release plans

    Remember Witchfire? We've been wondering when on Earth this intriguing project will finally see the light of day, as it's always looked pretty promising. Well, in the seconds-long snippets of gameplay that have been shown, anyway. As it turns out, the guns-n'-magic FPS is still a long way out. In a lengthy...

    • The Astronauts
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Witchfire
  • News WWE 2K22 Tangles with PS5, PS4 from 11th March

    Rey Mysterio is the cover star, as rumoured

    WWE 2K22 will “hit different” on PlayStation 5 and PS4, when it launches on 11th March. That’s according to publisher 2K Sports, which delayed this title out of last year’s holiday season in order to avoid another scenario like WWE 2K20. The publisher promises that the redesigned gameplay engine...

    • 2K Sports
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • WWE 2K
    • Release Dates
  • News Shenmue the Animation Legitimately Looks Amazing

    Father!

    Here’s one way to get this author to watch anime: adapt Shenmue into an all-new series. While this is re-treading the plot beats of the Dreamcast originals, it’s unbelievably exciting to see the games transformed like this. Many will lament the loss of the cheesy OG voice acting – especially when they’re reading an almost identical...

    • Crunchyroll
    • Adult Swim
    • Anime
    • Shenmue
  • News Hitman 3 Year 2 Update Whacks Bugs, Adds Elusive Target Arcade on PS5, PS4

    Live and let die

    Hitman 3’s hotly anticipated Year 2 update is available to download now on the PlayStation 5 and PS4, with the file size weighing in at a whisker over 2GB or so. The headline addition – on consoles, at least – is the new Elusive Target Arcade, which includes permanent additions of multi-faceted missions featuring these...

    • IO Interactive
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hitman
    • Updates
  • News Creature-Taming RPG Monster Crown Confirms February Release Date on PS4

    Beastly

    Following its delay out of 2021, retro-styled RPG Monster Crown's PlayStation 4 fate was unknown — but now it's got a confirmed release date. The cool-looking Pokémon-esque title will launch on the 22nd February, which will be here before you know it. That's 22/2/22, by the way — easy to remember! Here's a quick breakdown of Monster...

    • Soedesco
    • PS4
    • Monster Crown
    • Release Dates
  • News This Dreams Recreation of Returnal's Archonact Is Staggering

    Larger than life

    Well, the Jurassic Park scene recreated in Dreams was good, but this may be better. At the very least, it matches it: Polish creator BadRobo82 has recreated Returnal’s Archonact, and it’s a real achievement. With floating cybernetic tentacles and menacing glowing eyes, this monster looks every bit as fearsome as it does in the...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • Returnal
  • News PS5, PS4 Racer Hot Wheels Unleashed Heads Under the Sea for SpongeBob Season

    Did you smell it?

    In an announcement that will no doubt tempt editor Stephen Tailby back to its toy racer, Hot Wheels Unleashed is following its Batman crossover with a season of SpongeBob SquarePants. This update – available on 20th January, shortly after we’re publishing this article – will include an all-new ladder of free and premium...

    • Milestone
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hot Wheels Unleashed

Features

Forum Topics

What PS5 Games Are You Currently Playing?

What PS5 Games Are You Currently Playing?

1,331 replies |

PlayStation Wrap Up 2021

PlayStation Wrap Up 2021

24 replies |

Ideas for the site.

Ideas for the site.

999 replies |

General PlayStation 4 Thread

General PlayStation 4 Thread

1,777 replies |

The Health, Fitness and Exercise Thread

The Health, Fitness and Exercise Thread

475 replies |

Official Push Square Xbox Thread

Official Push Square Xbox Thread

1,838 replies |

Is Sony having much bad news or are just people trying to make PS5 seem like a bad console?
The Movie Thread

The Movie Thread

6,168 replies |

Most Read

Guides

Popular Reviews

Latest Videos

Featured Reviews