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This Week's Top Stories: October 15 - 20, 2012

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on 21 October 2012

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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Sleeping Dogs gets zombies, vampires for Halloween

Square Enix has announced that the next batch of post-launch content for Sleeping Dogs will add zombie Triad members and Chinese vampires into the mix.

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DmC: Devil May Cry demo confirmed

DmC: Devil May Cry, the stylish hack-n’-slash reboot from Ninja Theory, will be getting the playable demo treatment prior to its release in early 2013.

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PS All-Stars Battle Royale beta opens this week

Sony has today confirmed that there is to be another Beta for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale following the private one held earlier this year. This will be open to PS+ members from the October 17 and anyone with a PlayStation Vita from October 16.

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Prey 2 not dead, but is ‘in limbo’

The status of Prey 2 has been put into question the past few months, but according to Human Head’s, Nathan Cheever, the sequel is not cancelled but is rather in limbo.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified dated

Activision has slapped a November 13 release date on its upcoming PlayStation Vita title Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified. This puts the military shooter out day and date with its console counterpart, Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

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Skyrim DLC set in Morrowind, coming to PS3?

It's been dark times for PS3 players of Bethesda's role-playing epic The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. From framerate issues and rampant glitches at launch to the developer's failure to release the downloadable content packs Dawnguard and Hearthfire available on Sony's platform, PS3 owners have been getting the short end of the stick since the game's launch last November. However, all that may change soon, if details unearthed by a PC player are any indication.

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PS3 price cut not likely for 2012, says analysts

Sony is unlikely to slash the price of the PlayStation 3 this year, a number of industry analysts have said. That’s despite increasing pressure from rival Microsoft, who formally announced a holiday price cut for the Xbox 360 yesterday.

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Criterion plans to make another Burnout game

Burnout developer Criterion has revealed it intends to make another entry in the adrenaline-fueled racing franchise down the line

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Don't expect The Last Guardian in 2013, according to Amazon

Except for the news that The Last Guardian is still in development, any released information in regards to this elusive PlayStation 3 exclusive has been scarce. Unfortunately, if a recent email from Amazon can be believed, we won't be seeing The Last Guardian in 2013.

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BioShock: Infinite special editions unveiled

Irrational Games co-founder Ken Levine has lifted the wraps off BioShock: Infinite’s Ultimate Songbird and Premium Edition releases.

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New Mass Effect won’t star Shepard 2, says BioWare

BioWare Montreal has reiterated that Commander Shepard’s part in the Mass Effect saga is done and dusted – but that doesn’t mean the end of the franchise as a whole.

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Grand Theft Auto V 5 dev seeking feedback

Rockstar has revealed it’s hunting for ideas from fans regarding Grand Theft Auto 5’s multiplayer and crew format features.

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Consoles not going away, says Team Ninja boss

Yosuke Hayashi, head of developer Team Ninja, has challenged the notion that traditional games consoles are going the way of the Dodo, and reckons they’ll be around for some time to come.

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New PlayStation Store layout updated delayed

The new skinning of the PlayStation Store has had its ups and downs this week, but PlayStation 3 owners who have the revamped look of the PlayStation Store will continue to have it; the rest of us will have to wait.

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