What Are You Playing This Weekend? – Issue 446

Somehow, it’s already October, which means Pumpkin Spice Lattes have arrived. In addition, the release schedule is about to get serious for several weeks, so there’ll be no escape from games until at least December. Stephen Tailby, Associate Editor This weekend will be all about finishing up Tunic, which I’ve been playing for review. I … Read more

Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Essential Games for October 2022?

The PS Plus Essential games for October 2022 have been officially announced, and you know what that means! As always, we want to know if you’re happy with the latest lineup. Just to recap, October’s selection includes three titles (as per usual): rather fun racer Hot Wheels Unleashed (PS5, PS4), super-powered fighter Injustice 2 (PS4), … Read more

WRC Generations Pumps the Brakes with Delay to November on PS5, PS4

Subscribe to Push Square on YouTube WRC Generations is the latest officially licensed rally sim, coming to PS5 and PS4 soon — though not as soon as we’d hoped. Today, publisher Nacon has announced it’s delaying the console release of the racer by a few weeks. Originally planned to launch on 13th October, the game … Read more

Upcoming PS5, PS4 Games for October and November 2022

Subscribe to Push Square on YouTube We may well be running out of months in 2022, but we’re certainly not done with exciting new releases on PlayStation 5 and PS4. If you fancy treating yourself or a loved one to something new, you’ve absolutely come to the right place. Below, we’ve been busy putting together … Read more

Side-Scrolling Multiplayer Shooter SquadBlast Is Like 2D Overwatch

It’s difficult to stand out in today’s overcrowded games market, especially in the highly competitive, make-or-break multiplayer landscape. We don’t envy any developer currently crafting a game that needs thousands of players logging in each and every day. However, the right combination of interesting concept and good execution might just do the trick, and SquadBlast … Read more

Rumour: Next Need for Speed Game Reveal Imminent, Out in December

EA appears to be leaving the announcement of this year’s Need for Speed title incredibly late as a new report from Tom Henderson at Insider Gaming says the next entry will release on 2nd December 2022. An official reveal will reportedly take place “within the next two weeks”, and the game will be called Need … Read more

Hires for AAA Live Service Game from a ‘Flagship’ Sony IP Are Underway

Jetpack Interactive, a small support studio based in Vancouver, has posted job listings for a AAA live service game it is working on with Sony. The title is based on a “flagship” PlayStation IP, and will form part of the platform holder’s large push into the live service games sector. The Canadian team is actively … Read more

You Know What? Sonic Frontiers Might Actually Be Okay

We played Sonic Frontiers at EGX not once, but twice. Normally, we wouldn’t put ourselves through a Sonic demo more than necessary, and the queue was, as you’d expect, constantly lengthy. The trouble is, after playing the 15-minute slice of the “open zone” experience for the first time, we realised something rather shocking. Had we … Read more

Dead Space PS5 Remake Will Be One Shot Like God of War

EA Motive has confirmed its upcoming Dead Space PS5 remake won’t contain a single load screen — unless you die to the Necromorphs. The original PS3 title came quite close to achieving this, with the camera firmly planted just behind Isaac Clarke’s right shoulder for almost the entire time. However, control was taken away between … Read more

Why Asymmetrical Multiplayer Is Perfect for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

We’ve seen a fair few beloved horror movies transformed into asymmetrical multiplayer experiences in recent years. Friday the 13th: The Game, Evil Dead: The Game, and Predator: Hunting Grounds have all tried to capture the magic of their respective source material to varying degrees of success. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is next in line … Read more