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, is 5th biggest launch of 2014
Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us: Remastered has shot to the summit of the U.K. All Format Charts following its launch last Friday, becoming the fifth biggest-selling release of 2014 thus far.
Naughty Dog has said it has only just scratched the surface of PlayStation 4’s technical prowess with The Last of Us: Remastered.
According to a recent report by Destructoid, it was revealed that a cross-platform import feature will make its way to the console version of Diablo III. Players that choose to upgrade their last-gen copy can bring their characters to the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One version of the game, regardless of the original platform that it was played on.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 5
Resident Evil HD Remaster – a fully-realised enhancement of the 2002 Resident Evil remake – has been officially announced for next-generation systems, alongside its last generation counterparts.
Bungie has unwrapped a tantalising new batch of stats for the recently-completed Destiny beta for your consumption.
Ubisoft has officially announced the long-rumored Assassin’s Creed Rogue for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6
Take-Two has announced that Evolve, the upcoming multiplayer-based shooter from Left 4 Dead developer, Turtle Rock Studios, has been delayed until February 2015.
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End has been in development for over two years, former Naughty Dog designer, Richard Lemarchand, has revealed.
That’s right, United Front Games’ action-Orient smash hit is getting a fresh new lick of paint and releasing across next-generation systems on October 14 – that is if a fully-flegded Amazon pre-order listing is to be believed.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 7
Sony Computer Entertainment has announced that the latest mandatory firmware update v3.18 for PlayStation Vita is now available.
The PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One versions of Grand Theft Auto V could generate up to two million in sales during their first month, according to Arvind Bhatia, an analyst with Sterne Agee.
The report from Game Informer indicates that BioWare has lost a keynote executive producer this afternoon.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 8
The CEO of Crytek has said there is nothing stopping the studio from releasing a sequel to its hit Xbox One launch title, Ryse, for the PlayStation 4 in the future.
PS4daily claims it has the scoop that Sony Computer Entertainment is poised to launch a new 1TB PS4 model (CUH-1001X) this Autumn.
Techland’s zombie-infested survival horror game Dying Light has received a new trailer ahead of Gamescom next week which confirms it will launch with a four player co-op mode.