This Week's Top Stories: March 18 - 23, 2013
- Posted March 24th, 2013 at 09:38 EDT by Michael Harradence
Welcome to another instalment in our weekly news digest where the team at PSU Towers picks our favourite slices of gaming gossip from the past seven days. See below for the week’s highlights.
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U.K. Charts: Tomb Raider denies God of War: Ascension
God of War: Ascension has battled its way into second place on the U.K. All Format charts, though didn’t quite have enough muscle to topple Tomb Raider from the top spot.
Sony confirms PS Plus-exclusive beta for Defiance
Sony has announced on the EU PlayStation Blog that PlayStation Plus subscribers will gain access to an exclusive beta for Defiance.
New Battlefield 4 details leaked: returning weapons, multiplayer, and DLC
A fresh batch of details has hit the net for the next installment of EA's major first-person shooter franchise Battlefield.
Rumor: Final Fantasy XV will be a PS4 exclusive
Sony and Square Enix are co-developing the next installment in the legendary (though recently maligned) Final Fantasy series: Final Fantasy XV, formerly Versus XIII.
No plans for Tomb Raider single-player DLC
Those of you hoping for some fresh content to supplement Tomb Raider’s single-player offering will be in for a disappointment – Crystal Dynamics has confirmed all future DLC will be multiplayer-based.
Tekken x Street Fighter 'still under development'
Cross-over brawler Tekken x Street Fighter is still ‘under development,’ according to Namco’s Katsuhiro Harada.
Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut nabs a release date
Rising Star Games today announced that Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut is coming to PlayStation 3 and PSN in North America on April 30.
Aliens: Colonial Marines gets major update
Critically-mauled shooter Aliens: Colonial Marines has received a substantial update for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Hideo Kojima tweet confirms Phantom Pain involvement?
Metal Gear series creator Hideo Kojima has seemingly confirmed as the main man behind The Phantom Pain.
Quantic Dream confirms it's working on a PS4 game
The developer behind PlayStation 3-exclusive titles Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls has confirmed it has started working on its first PS4 game.
Tales of Graces f coming soon to PSN, Xillia hits PS3 this summer
Are you a fan of the Tales franchise? If so, you'll be happy to know that Tales of Graces f is coming to the PlayStation Network next week.
Sony: Developers can easily port PS4, PS3, PS Vita with Unity partnership
Sony is continuing to make development for PlayStation products easier by partnering with Unity Technologies to enable developers to use the Unity PlayStation development tool.
BioShock Infinite's first review is in: 'a brilliant shooter that nudges the entire genre forward'
While almost every press outlet in the game industry--including PSU--will be publishing its review of BioShock Infinite early next week, IGN has beat the herd to the trough with an exclusive review of Irrational Games' highly anticipated follow-up to the legendary BioShock.
Rockstar apologizes for lack of GTA V updates
Rockstar has said it doesn’t have an ETA as to when we can expect more information on Grand Theft Auto V.
Quantic Dream happy to stay Sony-exclusive
Quantic Dream co-CEO Guillaume de Fondaumiere has said the developer has no intention of cutting its exclusivity ties with Sony.
Final Fantasy X, X-2 HD website launched
Square Enix has taken the wraps off the official website for its high-definition revamp of Final Fantasy X. In addition, the publishing giant also took to the EU PlayStation Blog to officially confirm Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 for release in PAL regions later this year.
Sony confirms 100+ PS Vita games for 2013
PlayStation Vita will receive over 100 new titles this year alone, Sony has said.
inFAMOUS: Second Son is a PS4 launch title, says developer resume
Developer resumes spotted by Siliconera indicate that inFAMOUS: Second Son will be a PlayStation 4 launch title.
Call of Duty: Ghosts could be series' next installment, coming to PS4?
Details on the next Call of Duty game--apparently slated for release on next-gen consoles--have come via YouTube user Drift0r, who cites a "very legitimate" source with info on the game's title, content, and modes