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This Week's Top Stories: March 25 - 30, 2013

31 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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Mass Effect 4 will be ' a new thing,' says BioWare

The executive producer behind the Mass Effect series has said that the planned fourth entry in the sci-fi space epic will be something completely fresh

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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Collector's Editions unveiled

Ubisoft has officially unveiled four content-packed Collector’s Edition releases for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.

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Indie hit LIMBO in development for PS Vita

LIMBO, the gruesome indie darling with a muted aesthetic, will come to PlayStation Vita soon.

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Free-to-play FPS Blacklight Retribution coming to PS4

Announced moments ago at the 2013 Game Developer's Conference, Zombie Studios will self-publish hit PC first-person-shooter Blacklight Retribution on PlayStation 4.

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Yoichi Wada resigns from Square Enix

Square Enix has announced the resignation of company president Yoichi Wada.

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BioShock: Infinite out today (March 26), is 2013's highest rated game so far

2K has announced that BioShock: Infinite currently holds the record for the highest rated videogame of 2013.

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Tomb Raider, Sleeping Dogs fail to reach sales targets

Square Enix has confirmed that the critically-acclaimed Tomb Raider reboot has sold 3.4 million copies globally since its release on March 5.

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Battlefield 4 will utilize 'Next Generation Frostbite Engine,' not Frostbite 2.0

As gamers eagerly await the anticipated drop of the new Battlefield 4 trailer tomorrow, news dropped that Frostbite 2.0 will not be used for the new title.

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Sony is 'in to win with PS4,' says Zombie Studios

The head of Zombie Studios has praised Sony’s efforts with the PlayStation 4, saying the hardware giant has been ‘very, very proactive’ in its relationship with the developer.

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First Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain trailer showcases FOX Engine & the further fall of Big Boss

Finally, all the confusion behind Moby Dick Studios/Joakim Mogren, The Phantom Pain, and Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes was cleared up with the announcement of Metal Gear Solid V.

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Jade Raymond confirms new Assassin's Creed title

The head of Ubisoft Toronto has confirmed that the next entry in the Assassin’s Creed – no, not Black Flag, the one after that – is already in development at the studio and Ubisoft Montreal.

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GameStop seemingly confirms Battlefield 4 for next-gen

Battlefield 4 hasn’t been announced for PlayStation 4 or Xbox 720, but U.S. retail giant GameStop seems convinced the game is heading to next-generation systems.

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BioWare confirms Frostbite 3 for Dragon Age 3, Mass Effect 4

BioWare has announced on Twitter that the next instalment in the Dragon Age and Mass Effect franchise will utilize the Frostbite 3 engine.

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Batman: Arkham Origins launching on next-gen consoles this year?

A new rumor floating around the internet finds that the next Rocksteady Studios' Batman game will release on PlayStation 4 and the new Xbox later this year.

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Crytek USA aiming to buy Darksiders IP

Not long ago, Crytek said it had no current interest in the Darksiders franchise, but now the U.S. arm of the developer has expressed interest in the brand.

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Hideo Kojima: Moby Dick Studios ruse was to 'energize' the community, test the FOX Engine

 If you followed any of the mystery about Moby Dick Studios and their odd CEO Joakim Mogren, a question you probably have is why Hideo Kojima planned the whole ruse for Metal Gear Solid V.

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