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, AUGUST 18
Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us: Remastered has maintained its lead on the U.K. All Format Chart for a third consecutive week.
Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ) has announced that it’ll launch a new, cheaper PlayStation 3 model in the country later this month.
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.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 19
The PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One versions of Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V may be delayed until 2015, speculates CVG (via ibtimes).
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.
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.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20
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).
A sequel to Resident Evil Revelations could be on the cards according to leaked screenshots on Xbox.com
Sony has revealed that Sucker Punch Productions, the developer behind the critically acclaimed inFAMOUS series, has been hit by a series of layoffs.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 21
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is unlikely to run at 1080p for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, according to developer CD Projekt Red.
Tango Gameworks has today cryptically revealed the full Trophy list for its upcoming Shinji Mikami-directed horror fest, The Evil Within.
The official trailer for The Walking Dead: Season Two – Episode 5: ‘No Going Back’ has been released, which includes a brand new exclusive scene.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22
Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ) has announced that PlayStation Home will be shutting up shop in March 2015.
Media Molecule has released a large batch of new screenshots for Tearaway Unfolded on PS4 which showcases the graphical upgrades over the original BAFTA award-winning game.
Digital artist Ryan Harrison has revealed that new Crash Bandicoot and Spyro The Dragon titles were in the works but were cancelled by Activision.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 23
The "CE-33945-4" glitch, which has been preventing some PS4 owners from playing games and using services, has apparently been resolved, says Sony.
Sony Computer Entertainment has confirmed the line-up of games that will be available for PS Vita in September.
The thought of not having a physical PlayStation console in the future is enough to make some sections of the gaming community shudder, but it could be a reality with PlayStation Now being the catalyst for Sony Computer Entertainment’s master plan.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 24
Sony’s PlayStation Network has been pulled offline prematurely ahead of its scheduled maintenance period tomorrow and it looks as if it may be for a more sinister reason than initially anticipated.
Sony’s PlayStation Network service is gradually coming online once again following a spate of involuntary downtime earlier today.