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PlayStation News of the Week: August 18 - 24, 2014

on 25 August 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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The Last of Us: Remastered tops U.K. chart for 3rd week

Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us: Remastered has maintained its lead on the U.K. All Format Chart for a third consecutive week.

PS3 getting another new model in Japan, Sony phasing out existing SKUs

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ) has announced that it’ll launch a new, cheaper PlayStation 3 model in the country later this month.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is 60fps, but target resolution is still to be confirmed

The developer behind Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has revealed it isn’t quite ready to commit to a target resolution for the upcoming military shooter, as it’s still in the process of "optimizing" the experience.



GTA V PS4 possibly delayed into 2015 -- report

The PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One versions of Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V may be delayed until 2015, speculates CVG (via ibtimes).

PS4's incredible success even has Sony lost for words

Shuhei Yoshida, the President of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios SCE WWS), has admitted he’s unsure as to why PlayStation 4 has proven such an unprecedented success.

Atari set to reboot Alone in the Dark & Haunted House franchises

Famed publisher Atari has announced that it will be rebooting both the Alone in the Dark and Haunted House franchises, with a view of an official reveal at this year’s PAX Prime.



Sony admits 'huge technical issue' was behind DRIVECLUB's delay

DRIVECLUB, the upcoming PlayStation 4-exclusive racer from Evolution Studios, was delayed due to a “huge technical issue,” according to Shuhei Yoshida, the President of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS).

Resident Evil Revelations 2 leaked online again, this time with images

A sequel to Resident Evil Revelations could be on the cards according to leaked screenshots on Xbox.com

inFAMOUS: Second Son dev hit by layoffs

Sony has revealed that Sucker Punch Productions, the developer behind the critically acclaimed inFAMOUS series, has been hit by a series of layoffs.