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PlayStation News of the Week: January 13 - 17, 2014

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on 19 January 2014

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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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.


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).