This Week's Top Stories: August 26 - 31, 2013
- Posted August 31st, 2013 at 17:35 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 by clicking the links provided.
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PS4 development 'not that much of a difference' from PS3, says Battlefield 4 dev
Battlefield 4’s multiplayer head honcho Aleksander Grondal has revealed that developing the military shooter for PlayStation 4 didn’t prove much of a difference in comparison to working on the PlayStation 3.
Free PS4 and 7 games for GameStop managers
Besides bringing news of the Azurite Blue PS3 coming to North America, the 2013 GameStop EXPO has yielded a startling bit of news for those currently wondering how to pay off a PlayStation 4 this holiday season.
PS4 won't get Batman: Arkham Origins says Warner Bros
Warner Bros has stated via Twitter that its upcoming game Batman: Arkham Origins will not be available for the PS4 and will only come out on previously announced platforms, which includes the PlayStaton 3.
The Witch and the Hundred Knight due in U.S., Europe early 2014
NIS America has confirmed that it will be bringing PlayStation 3-exclusive RPG The Witch and the Hundred Knights to western territories early next year.
Destiny to be as big as Star Wars, says Bungie
In an interview with Gamesindustry International, Bungie COO Pete Parsons has revealed that he feels Destiny will not only surpass Halo, but will also eventually be comparable to some big name entertainment franchises.
Dead Space: EA 'still has faith' in the franchise
EA Games Labels chief Frank Gibeau has said the publishing giant still has faith in the Dead Space franchise.
Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition announced, due October
Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition has been officially confirmed today by 2K Games.
Titanfall on PS4? EA hints at shooter rotation to compete with Activision
Titanfall, an Xbox One exclusive (for the time being), has garnered lots of attention for its graceful combat and narrative-driven multiplayer.
Saints Row IV hits one million sold in first week
Publisher Deep Silver has revealed that Saints Row IV shifted more than one million units in its opening week.
PS4, Xbox One launch games fail to impress Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime
The launch line-up for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One has failed to ignite much interest from Nintendo of America boss, Reggie Fils-Aime.
PS4 can download content remotely via smartphone
SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that PlayStation 4 purchases made via smartphones can download your content remotely, even when your system is turned off.
'Exclusive' PlayStation content coming from 21 devs, confirms Sony
Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) confirmed at the GameStop Expo in Las Vegas recently that it has a total of 21 game developers signed up to produce ‘exclusive PlayStation content.’
PS Vita's launch price 'was a tough ask,' admits Sony UK boss
Fergal Gara, managing director for Sony Computer Entertainment UK, has conceded that PlayStation Vita’s original price point “was a tough ask” for punters given the influx of smartphones and tablets at the time.
Kingdom Hearts III confirmed for Tokyo Game Show
Square Enix plans to showcase its upcoming PlayStation 4 Disney-RPG Kingdom Hearts III at the Tokyo Game Show in September.