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This Week's Top Stories: February 11 - 16, 2013

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on 16 February 2013

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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U.K. Charts: Dead Space 3 terrorizes the top spot

Visceral Games’ sci-fi horror sequel Dead Space 3 has secured the top spot on the U.K. All Format Charts following its launch last Friday.

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Is Evolution Studios teasing its own reveal for Feb. 20?

MotorStorm developer Evolution Studios may be gearing up for a reveal of some kind on February 20 – day and date with Sony’s planned PlayStation Meeting.

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SCEE unveils new PS3 YouTube app

PlayStation 3 has today seen the release of a new YouTube application, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has announced.

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This Week’s PS Plus update includes free game, discounts

PlayStation Plus subscribers are getting a new entry for their instant game collection tomorrow along with some decent discounts.

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Journey, The Walking Dead lead 21013 BAFTA nominations

Organisers for the British Academy Game Awards have unveiled the full list of nominations for this year’s ceremony, due to kick off on Tuesday, March 5 in London’s Park Lane.

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Brothers in Arms isn’t dead, says Gearbox boss

Randy Pitchford, CEO of Gearbox Software, has moved to quell fears that the studio has abandoned the Brothers in Arms series.

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Warner confirms new Batman title in 2013

Time Warner has let slip during a recent financial meeting that it will launch the next instalment in the Batman franchise this year.

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EA: PS4, Xbox 720 unlikely to offer b/c

Blake Jorgensen, chief financial officer of Electronic Arts, has said he doesn’t expect Sony and Microsoft’s next-generation consoles to offer backwards compatibility with current-gen games.

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Fumito Ueda on The Last Guardian’s status: ‘Keep an eye out’ for official announcement

With mere days between now and the PlayStation 4's reveal on February 20, Fumito Ueda - former lead designer and director behind ICO and Shadow of the Colossus - has broken silence on his role with oft-delayed The Last Guardian.

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The Last of Us delayed to June 14, the day after E3

Naughty Dog has confirmed that The Last of Us will receive a 5-week delay for additional polishing.

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Square’s Luminous engine is absolutely stunning, new screens show off PS4’s power

If nothing else, the Agni's Philosophy tech demo showcased by Square Enix at E3 2012 confirmed that Final Fantasy's future will be jaw-droppingly gorgeous

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No multiple endings for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Square Enix’s Motomu Toriyama has revealed that Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will not feature multiple ending sequences.

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Potential PS4 controller image surfaces

A picture has surfaced which includes what looks to be a new PlayStation controller along with what is presumably a PlayStation 4 dev kit.

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Is Sony trolling its rivals with these iOS ads?

Sony appears to be slinging fresh mud at rivals Microsoft and Nintendo, if a series of iOS ads are to be believed.

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Rumor: The Last Guardian is a PS4 release

A former Sony employee has claimed that Team ICO’s The Last Guardian has been targeted as a PlayStation 4 release for ‘a long time now.’

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The PlayStation 4 will stream PS3 games with Gaikai

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the PlayStation 4 will stream PlayStation 3 games using the Gaikai service Sony acquired last year.

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