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This Week's Top Stories: July 1 - 6, 2013

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on 6 July 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 by clicking the links provided.

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U.K. Charts: The Last of Us nabs third week at no.1

Naughty Dog’s post-apocalyptic adventure The Last of Us has secured a third week at the summit of the U.K. All Format Charts.

Is PS4 getting a sequel to Demon's Souls?

Retailer has posted a listing for Demon’s Souls 2 for PlayStation 4. It’s worth pointing out that while nothing official has been announced in regards to a sequel to Demon’s Souls, CDON at least has a reliable history.

The Walking Dead: 400 Days releases on the North American PSN tomorrow, before any other platform

The release dates of The Walking Dead: 400 Days were confirmed earlier today via IGN.

LittleBigPlanet users have created 8 million levels

Media Molecule has confirmed via the PlayStation Blog that the LittleBigPlanet franchise has drummed up eight million user-generated levels.

PS4 price was set months ago, not a reaction to Xbox One's E3 reveal says Tretton

Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) head honcho Jack Tretton has said that the PlayStation 4’s E3 price reveal was not a reaction to Microsoft’s own Xbox One announcement earlier that day.

Lightning Returns pre-order outfit lets you dress up as FFVII's Cloud

Square Enix has revealed that Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII’s eponymous heroine can be kitted out to look just like Cloud Strife from fan-favourite Final Fantasy VII.

GTA V questions answered: mandatory install, character switching, and more

Today, developer Rockstar answered many of the questions surrounding Grand Theft Auto V in a Q&A article posted on their website.

GTA V PS3, Xbox 360 visual differences 'completely negligible'

Rockstar has confirmed that gamers can expect only ‘negligible’ visual differences between the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of Grand Theft Auto V.

Shuhei Yoshida: 'Games are all about having fun, right?'

Talking to the official EU PlayStation forum, President of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida discussed used games, making the PS4 a gamer-first console, bringing back PSOne-era excitement, and even working with Kaz Hirai and PS4 lead system architect Mark Cerny.

Mass Effect 4 team gains new recruit with former Gears of War dev

Epic Games’ Chris Wynn has cut ties with the Gears of War studio and jumped ship to join BioWare’s Mass Effect production team.

Warrior's Lair cancelled for PS3 and PS Vita

The long-awaited Warrior’s Lair, a PlayStation Vita action-RPG, has been cancelled.

Apocalyptic Sale hits EU PlayStation Store today

As of today, the Apocalyptic Sale has taken hold of the EU PlayStation Store. The sale will run until July 17 and features a mix of digital-exclusive and retail games.

PS4 is a 'return-to-form' for Sony, says Andrew House

Andrew House, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI), has expressed his belief that the PlayStation 4 is a return-to-form for the electronics giant.

Survey finds average U.K. gamer is 35, has two or more consoles

The average gamer in the U.K. is aged 35, male and plays for roughly 2.5 hours per day, a new survey by Pixwoo has found.

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD to support cross-save

Square Enix has confirmed cross-save support for the forthcoming high-definition revamps of Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2.

PS3 gets Sky's Now TV

Sky has launched its Now TV service on PlayStation 3 across Europe.