Welcome to another instalment in our weekly news digest where the team at PSU Towers picks our favourite slices of PlayStation-related gossip from the past seven days. See below for the week’s highlights by clicking the links provided.
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MONDAY, JANUARY 13
PS4 and Xbox One games ten times more difficult to develop for, claims Capcom
Capcom's senior manager of technology management, Masaru Ijuin, has claimed that increasing complex console hardware has made the workload involved in developing games ten times greater than last-gen.
U.K. Charts: FIFA 14 remains unchallenged, Aliens: Colonial Marines infests the Top 10
The latest U.K. All Format Chart has arrived on the scene, confirming yet another victory for FIFA 14.
Shenmue fans target Yoshida in the hope of PS4 sequel
Fans of SEGA’s Shenmue have taken to twitter to campaign directly to Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony's Worldwide Studios for Sony Computer Entertainment, for the release of a new game in the popular open-world series.
PS4 is beating Xbox One in Germany
According Next-gamer (via Worldsfactory), Sony’s PlayStation 4 is outselling the Xbox One by a considerable margin in Germany.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 14
Unannounced PS4 games teased by Sony Japan
The president of Sony Computer Entertainment Japan and Asia has teased that the company has several unannounced titles for PlayStation 4 in the pipeline, as the hardware manufacturer gears up for the Japanese launch of the console next month.
Latest Battlefield 4 PS4 update detailed
On the official Battlelog forum, DICE has confirmed that a new update for the PlayStation 4 version of Battlefield 4 has gone live and is said to improve stability and fix numerous bugs and issues found within the game.
Sledgehammer working on 'next-gen Call of Duty game'
Sledgehammer Games, co-developer behind Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, has fueled speculation that the studio is working on a new title in the military shooter franchise following some job openings.
Killzone Shadow Fall patch 1.08 released today
Developers Guerrilla Games today has released the latest patch for its flagship PS4-exclusive Killzone Shadow Fall, a post on its Facebook confirmed (via Videogamer).