This Week's Top Stories: May 13 - 18, 2013
- Posted May 18th, 2013 at 17:25 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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Mass Effect devs talk spin-offs: could Garrus get his own game?
Members of the development team behind Mass Effect have expressed their interest at producing side-stories for some of the series’ more popular characters.
Pachter: PS4 buzz has 'faded' but doesn't influence purchasing intent
The PlayStation 4 received a lot of press in the months following it's reveal back in February
Take-Two gears up for PS4, Xbox 720 with 'extensive pipeline of titles in development'
Publishing giant Take-Two has confirmed it has an ‘extensive pipeline’ of titles in the works for next-generation platforms.
GTA V won't be shown at E3, confirms Take-Two
Grand Theft Auto V will not be shown off at this year’s E3 convention – in fact, developer Rockstar won’t be attending at all.
Report: PS4 won't be delayed into 2014 for Europe
A CVG insider has claimed that Sony will not delay the European launch of PlayStation 4 into 2014.
PS4 Killzone: Shadow Fall used 4GB RAM
Guerrilla Games has revealed that the demo of Killzone: Shadow Fall showcased at the PlayStation 4 reveal event in New York City utilized half of the console’s available RAM.
Sony says PS Vita sales could suddenly spike, five million forecast is 'worst case scenario'
It’s no secret that PlayStation Vita hasn’t exactly been setting tills alight since its western launch in February 2012
Gran Turismo 6 officially announced, due holiday 2013
Gran Turismo 6 has been officially announced by series creator Kazunori Yamauchi during the GT 15th anniversary event at Silverstone today.
Sony has PS4 version of Gran Turismo 6 'in mind'
Following today's announcement that Gran Turismo 6 will be launching on the PlayStation 3 later this year, series creator Kazunori Yamauchi spoke about a potential release on the PlayStation 4.
New Star Wars games coming from DICE Los Angeles, new studio announced by EA
Publisher Electronic Arts (EA) announced today the creation of DICE Los Angeles, a new studio inspired by the name of its subsidiary DICE, the Swedish developer that has achieved outstanding success with its Battlefield franchise.
Assassin's Creed III ships 12.5 million
Assassin’s Creed III has shipped 12.5 million units worldwide, Ubisoft announced during its latest financial briefing overnight.
Fuse sequel hinted at by Insomniac CEO
The upcoming co-operative third-person shooter, Fuse, is a completely new intellectual property developed by Insomniac Games.
Agent isn't dead yet, Rockstar Linkedin profile cites ongoing development
Incredibly, against all odds, Agent--the Rockstar Games spy thriller announced in 2009 as a PS3 exclusive--is still in development, after long-standing rumors of cancellation or indefinite delay.
Naughty Dog reckons The Last of Us has the best multiplayer ever conceived
Naughty Dog has remained tight-lipped on its planned multiplayer component for The Last of Us, but one thing is clear is that it has supreme confidence in the feature – so much so that it has said the game boasts the ‘best multiplayer ever conceived.’
Killzone: Mercenary release date pushed forward
Sony has announced that Killzone: Mercenary has a brand new release date and it’s coming sooner than expected.
PS4 version of Gran Turismo 6? 'We do have plans for PS4,' confirms Yamauchi
The biggest PlayStation news of this last week was the announcement of Gran Turismo 6 for PlayStation 3. The reveal seemed weird to some--why would GT6 launch on PS3 with PlayStation 4 right around the corner?