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This Week's Top Stories: July 8 - 13, 2013

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on 13 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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Kingdom Hearts III creator keen on Star Wars, Marvel content

The creator of the Kingdom Hearts franchise has expressed interest in introducing content from the Star Wars and Marvel universe.

U.K. Charts: The Last of Us bags fourth week at no.1

Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us has nabbed its fourth consecutive week at the summit of the U.K. All Format Charts.

PS4 pre-orders run dry at GameStop

Sony has pulled the curtain down on PlayStation 4 pre-orders at U.S. retail giant GameStop.

Kingdom Hearts' second remaster is 'second priority' after Kingdom Hearts III

In an interview with KH Destiny and KH Island, Kingdom Hearts III series director Tetsuya Nomura confirmed that a second Kingdom Hearts remaster is on the way and topped in priority only by Kingdom Hearts III.

Tales of Xillia 2 confirmed for North America in 2014

Tales series producer Hideo Baba has confirmed that Tales of Xillia 2, the sequel to next month's JRPG release, will come to North America in 2014.

The Last of Us has sold over 3.4 million copies

Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that The Last of Us has eclipsed 3.4 million sales as of July 3.

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD pre-order will upgrade you to Limited Edition release

Square Enix has confirmed that those of you who pre-order Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD will receive a free upgrade to the Limited Edition pack.

GTA V's first gameplay trailer is live, watch it here

Rockstar has unveiled the first official gameplay footage of Grand Theft Auto V for your viewing pleasure.

GTA V gameplay was taken from the PS3 version, says Rockstar

Rockstar has revealed that the Grand Theft Auto V gameplay trailer released yesterday was comprised of footage from the PlayStation 3 version of the open-world sequel.

Metal Gear Solid: Legacy Collection is coming to Europe

Konami has confirmed that the Metal Gear Solid: Legacy Collection will be coming to Europe in September.

Players' PS4 digital game libraries can be played on anyone's PS4

Sony confirmed today that gamers will be able to access their PlayStation 4 digital game library on anyone's PS4 console.

Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus revealed, Future saga epilogue returns to series' roots

The rumors were half-right. Sony and Insomniac Games' mysterious "When Worlds Collide" tease wasn't for a Ratchet / Jak & Daxter crossover--it's for Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus, a core series installment coming to PlayStation 3 this fall.

PS4: will GTA V affect sales of Sony's next-gen console?

Industry analysts remain divided as to whether or not sales of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will be impeded by the release of Grand Theft Auto V.

Killzone: Shadow Fall Shadow Pack pre-order bonus detailed

Guerilla Games today announced on the PlayStation Blog that customers who pre-order Killzone: Shadow Fall will receive a free bonus.

PS4's Dark Sorcerer to be shown at GDC Europe

Organizers behind August’s GDC Europe have confirmed that fresh footage of PlayStation 4’s The Dark Sorcerer will be unveiled at the event.

Naughty Dog sale hits the EU PlayStation Store

Sony has launched a Naughty Dog game sale on the European PlayStation Store, letting you snap up various titles in the Crash Bandicoot and Uncharted franchise for cheap.

Cerny: PS4's architecture more flexible, customizable than PC's

After a PC-oriented friend illustrated to me the power of gaming on the platform, I have often considered shifting to the terrifying realm of PC gaming.

PS4 will bring a 'renaissance of gaming,' bridge the gap between the hardcore & causal, says Cerny

In an interview with VG247, PlayStation 4 lead architect Mark Cerny expressed his confidence that the PS4 will help bridge the gap between hardcore and casual gamers to bring about 'a renaissance of gaming.'