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This Week's Top Stories: July 22 - 27, 2013

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on 27 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 makes six weeks at no.1

The Last of Us has enjoyed a sixth consecutive week at the summit of the U.K. All Format Charts.

GameStop is exploiting customers, says Ready at Dawn boss

Ready at Dawn’s head honcho Ru Weerasuriya recently sat down and spoke with GamesIndustry International about the topic of used games.

Agent could still be a thing as trademark is renewed by Take-Two

Publishing giant Take-Two has renewed its trademark for elusive PlayStation 3-exclusive project, Agent.

Codemasters working on PS4 title for release in 2014

Codemasters is reportedly beavering away on a new project for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, due out in 2014.

Tomb Raider comic to link directly into reboot sequel

Dark Horse Comics will release a new Tomb Raider comic early next year, which ties directly into the planned sequel to this year’s successful reboot.

PS4 could be out-shipped by Xbox One, says analyst

PlayStation 4 may potentially be out-shipped by Xbox One at launch as momentum for Microsoft’s next-generation console grows following a poor E3, suggests analyst Colin Sebastian.

Saints Row IV goes gold, Season Pass detailed

Saints Row IV has officially gone gold, publisher Deep Silver has revealed.

PS4 'will win the early phase of the next generation console war,' according to Strategy Analytics' survey

A new report from market research intelligence firm Strategy Analytics shows that Sony's PlayStation 4 will 'win the early phase' of the upcoming console generation.

Battlefield 4 won't feature cross-gen play or saves

DICE has revealed that you won’t be able to transfer career and multiplayer data for Battlefield 4 between platforms.

Gran Turismo movie in the works

Sony confirmed to Joystiq that the movie is officially in the works, though didn't offer any further information on the project.

Sony handing out PS4 dev kits 'like candy'

Development sources speaking to Polygon have claimed that Sony is distributing PlayStation 4 kits ‘like candy.’

Activision Blizzard goes independent

Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard has officially gone independent after a multi-million deal saw the firm buy out the majority of shareholder Vivendi's stake.

Sony confirms Gamescom press conference

Sony has confirmed it will once again be hosting a press conference at Gamescom this year.

PS Vita cannot be used as a second PS4 controller by default

President of Sony's Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that the PlayStation Vita will not be able to be used as a second controller for the PlayStation 4 by default.

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