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This Week's Top Stories: February 25 - March 2, 2013

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on 3 March 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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Gabe Newell to receive BAFTA Fellowship

The co-founder of Valve Corporation is to be honoured with a BAFTA Fellowship at this year’s British Academy Games Awards, which takes place early March.

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MotorStorm series may return, says Evolution Studios

Evolution Studios may be focused on DriveClub for now, but a company spokesperson has said it could still return to the MotorStorm franchise later down the line.

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PS4 supports cross-game chat

As if what the PlayStation 4 can do doesn't excite gamers enough already, another major feature that has been demanded by PS3 users for years is now officially coming to PS4: cross game chat.

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Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix confirmed for U.S.

Square Enix has officially confirmed that Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix will be coming to North American and European PlayStation 3 owners this fall.

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Every PS4 game will be available as a digital download, says Yoshida

Sony is planning to have every game release on the PlayStation 4 be available to download digitally.

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Sony UK head lashes back at criticism over lack of PS4 console showing

Ever since the PlayStation 4 was revealed last Wednesday, Sony has received a lot of criticism over not showing the console itself, but the head of Sony UK has some words he would like to exchange with the 'nay-sayers'.

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Watch Dogs uses a 'brand new engine,' not the same as Assassin's Creed engine, confirms Ubisoft

Since the debut of its intense, new gameplay footage last week, many have noted how the character movements and animations in PlayStation 4 launch title Watch Dogs mirror those of the Assassin’s Creed series.

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BioShock PS Vita is 'out of my hands,' says Ken Levine

Irrational Games overlord Ken Levine has said that BioShock on PlayStation Vita is out of his hands until a firm deal between Take-Two and Sony has been cemented.

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Rumor: PS4's CPU clocked at 2 GHz

PlayStation 4’s AMD-manufactured CPU boasts a final clock speed of 2 GHz, according to the chaps at

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PS4 easier to develop for than 'tough PS3,' says Codemasters

Codemasters has admitted PlayStation 4’s architecture has been easier to get to grips with than its predecessor.

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PS4 will not support CDs

As technology advances, the storage mediums of today die and new ones are born. The upcoming PlayStation 4 will cease support of a format that Sony's home consoles always have: compact discs.

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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag confirmed

The official box art for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has surfaced following a Ubisoft event in London.

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Gran Turismo 6 will release on PS3 this year, Sony exec seemingly confirms

A Silicon Republic interview with SCEE Senior Vice President Michael Denny seems to confirm that Gran Turismo 6 will launch on PlayStation 3 in 2013

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Metro: Last Light release date announced

Metro: Last Light will be released in the U.S. on May 14, publisher Deep Sliver has announced.

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Beyond: Two Souls release date announced

Sony Computer Entertainment America has slapped a release date on Beyond: Two Souls.

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PS4: Sony says PS Plus will play a 'prominent' role

ony has pledged that PlayStation Plus will continue to play a ‘prominent’ role as the company shifts into the next-generation with PlayStation 4.

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