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This Week's Top Stories: October 29 - November 3, 2012

on 3 November 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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GTA San Andreas rated by ESRB for PlayStation 3

Following the release of Grand Theft Auto 3 on PlayStation Network as a PS2 Classic earlier this year, an ESRB rating indicates that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas could be coming to PlayStation 3.

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U.K. Charts: Medal of Honor shoots to the top

Electronic Arts’ Medal of Honor: Warfighter has manoeuvred into first place on the U.K. All Format Charts, putting an end to FIFA 13’s lengthy chart reign.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Premium Edition confirmed

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will be re-released as a special Premium Edition pack featuring a host of additional content, Bethesda has announced.

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Assassin’s Creed III requires hefty install, is already patched

It's been reported that Ubisoft's upcoming sequel Assassin's Creed III will required a hefty install, and the title has already received its first patch.

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Rumor: Modern Warfare 4 confirmed by voice actor

British actor Billy Murray – best known among gamers as the voice behind Captain Price in the Modern Warfare games – has apparently let the cat out of the bag on the next entry in Activision’s military shooter franchise.

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Dead Island: Riptide dated, special editions confirmed

Deep Silver has exhumed a decomposing launch date for the upcoming Dead Island Riptide. The zombie actioner will be released in the U.S. on April 23, 2013 and arrives internationally on April 26

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Grand Theft Auto V confirmed for Spring 2013

Grand Theft Auto V has officially been locked for a Spring 2013 launch on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, Rockstar Games has announced.

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FIFA 13 has sold around 7.4 million copies

Sales of FIFA 13 have reached a staggering 7.4 million in just four weeks, making it “the biggest sports launch of all-time” says publisher Electronic Arts.

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Hurricane Sandy knocks offline Guitar Hero, Call of Duty servers

Hurricane Sally has hit the East Coast pretty hard, and even the gaming industry is feeling it with Activision having to re-establish connectivity with a few of its big-name titles.

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Sony cuts Q2 forecasts on back of poor game sales

Sony has revealed that lagging game sales and the less-than-stellar performance of its PlayStation Vita format at retail have resulted in the firm slashing its Q2 financial forecast.

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Pre-order Crysis 3 and get Crysis 1 for free

Crysis will be offered as a free download to all gamers who pre-order the upcoming third entry in the celebrated sci-fi franchise, Electronic Arts said today

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New Grand Theft Auto V trailer will debut 'soon,' says Rockstar

The last couple weeks have been wondrous times for fans waiting with bated breath for Grand Theft Auto V, and the going just keeps getting better.

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PS3 Mass Effect Trilogy release date announced

The Mass Effect Trilogy will be released on PlayStation 3 in North America on December 4 and in Europe on December 7, BioWare has announced.

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