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PlayStation News of the Week: July 28 - August 1, 2014

3 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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MONDAY, JULY 28

The Walking Dead Season 3 confirmed

Telltale Games has officially announced that its critically acclaimed video game adaptation of The Walking Dead will return for a third season.

Final Fantasy XV, Kingdom Hearts 3 storm Famitsu's Most Wanted top 5

Square Enix powerhouses Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts 3 have both secured top 5 positions in Famitsu’s Most Wanted list (via GamingBolt).

Destiny dev reassures players 'it's the biggest game we've made'

The developer behind the hotly anticipated first-person shooter Destiny has moved to quell fears that the game will be lacking in content, after it emerged the title will have only one area to explore per planet.

TUESDAY, JULY 29

Sony releases PS4 update 1.75, 3D Blu-ray support now available

The latest Firmware update for PlayStation 4, v1.75, has been released today by Sony and is now available for all to download.

The Last of Us deleted credit scene detailed, spoilers inside!

Neil Druckmann, the lead writer for The Last of Us, has confirmed that developer Naughty Dog originally conceived a post-credits sequence for the critically acclaimed horror title, set four years after the events of the game.

New Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare story trailer explodes with intense action & Kevin Spacey

Activision today released a new Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare campaign story trailer that introduces players to the game’s near-futuristic world and plot.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 30

LittleBigPlanet 3 out Nov. 18 in U.S., pre-order bonuses detailed

Sony has announced that DIY platformer LittleBigPlanet 3 will be released in North America on November 18.

Watch Dogs 2 set in Camden, New Jersey -- rumor

Ubisoft has posted a curious image on its Twitter feed possibly hinting at the setting for the next Watch Dogs game.

PlayStation Plus NA August 2014 line-up revealed

Sony Computer Entertainment has lifted the lid of August's PlayStation Plus line-up for North America, detailing the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita games that will be free to members of its subscription-based service.

THURSDAY, JULY 31

Homefront series acquired by Deep Silver as Crytek UK woes continue

Development of the upcoming Homefront: The Revolution has passed onto the newly-founded Deep Silver Dumbuster Studios.

Sony returns to profit thanks to 3.5 million combined PS4, PS3, and PS2 sales

Sony sold through a combined total of 3.5 million PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 2 units for the financial period April 1 - June 30, the electronics giant confirmed today.

Hideo Kojima confirmed for MGSV: The Phantom Pain Gamescom event, expect 'a few surprises'

Hideo Kojima will reveal fresh information on his hotly anticipated stealth-action sequel, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, during a special pre-Gamescom event later this month, Konami Digital Entertainment has announced.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 1

Beyond Good & Evil creator forms new studio, sequel in works

Michel Ancel, the creator behind the critically acclaimed Beyond Good & Evil series, has formed his own company in the shape of developer Wild Sheep Studio.

Shinji Mikami praises PS4, says he can 'create something more realistic'

Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami has said that the PlayStation 4 has allowed him to create a more realistic horror-based video game.


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