PlayStation News of the Week: April 28 - May 3, 2014
- Posted May 4th, 2014 at 05:46 EDT by Michael Harradence
Welcome to another instalment in our weekly news digest where the team at PSU Towers picks our favourite slices of PlayStation-related gossip from the past seven days. See below for the week’s highlights by clicking the links provided.
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MONDAY, APRIL 28
Mass Effect Trilogy PS4 listed on retailer's website
A PlayStation 4 and Xbox One release of BioWare’s Mass Effect Trilogy has appeared on retailer Zmart’s official website (via CVG).
More top flight titles coming to Vita, says Shahid Ahmad
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's (SCEE) Strategic Content guru and proclaimed indie backer Shahid Kamal Ahmad told PlayStation Universe (PSU) that we can expect to see more top flight titles on PlayStation Vita.
Final Fantasy 15 PS4 info detailed on official site
Square Enix has posted some fresh details on Final Fantasy XV on its official PlayStation 4 product page.
TUESDAY, APRIL 29
Destiny playable at E3, PS4 is lead platform
The creator behind ambitious sci-fi shooter Destiny has revealed a pinch of new details for the hotly-anticipated title.
DriveClub release date announced, Evolution Studios' ambitious title races into stores this October
Sony has unleashed a new trailer for PlayStation 4-exclusive racer DriveClub, which confirms a U.S. release date of October 7, 2014 for the long-delayed project.
Watch Dogs Season Pass offers 25 percent savings, early access and all DLC
Ubisoft has today revealed details of the Watch Dogs Season Pass, which will give gamers access to all add-on content, as well a one-week head start.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30
PS4 Firmware 1.7 live, full details here
Sony has rolled out PlayStation 4 Firmware v1.7 in the U.S., U.K. and Australia, with the update weighing in at approximately 194MB.
Michael Pachter believes Agent could still see the light of day, reckons The Last Guardian will 'sell well'
Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has stated that The Last Guardian is likely to sell well in both Japan and the west.
DriveClub details from Evolution: dynamic menu, raising the bar for graphics and audio
After Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida revealed October 2014 release dates for DriveClub, Evolution Studios has taken to the official PlayStation Blog to give more details on the hyped PS4 racer.
THURSDAY, MAY 1
PS4 getting Sky Go, NOW TV this year, confirms Sony
Sony Computer Entertainment U.K. and Sky have announced availability of Sky Go and NOW TV FOR PlayStation 4 later this year.
Mass Effect 4 is in the 'middle of development,' says BioWare
BioWare’s Yanick Roy has revealed that Mass Effect 4 is roughly in the middle stages of development.
Sony 'are legends,' says OlliOlli dev, praises PS4 as 'fast and snappy'
The creator behind skateboarding romp OlliOlli has heaped praise on hardware giant Sony for embracing the indie video game scene.
FRIDAY, MAY 2
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare debut trailer unleashed, confirms futuristic setting and Kevin Spacey
The next chapter in the multi-million selling Call of Duty franchise has been officially unveiled today courtesy of publishing giant Activision.
PS4 Firmware update 1.71 due soon -- rumor
Sony is looking to release a new Firmware update for PlayStation 4, despite having just rolled out the much-anticipated 1.70 update.
Project Beast PS4 in works at From Software -- rumor
NeoGAF user Herla has uncovered leaked images of a new PlayStation 4 title "Project Beast," developed by Dark Souls creator From Software.
SATURDAY, MAY 3
Project Legion announced by creators of EVE Online
A new game by CCP Shanghai, dubbed "Project Legion" for PC, was announced at CCP's annual FanFest get together.