PlayStation News of the Week: July 7 – 11, 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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Uncharted 4 environments are ‘exciting,’ The Last of Us: Remastered nearing gold status

Naughty Dog has taken to Twitter to tease some more details regarding its hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 action-adventure titles, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and The Last of Us: Remastered.

Beyond: Two Souls PS4 listed on German retailers

Quantic Dream’s Beyond: Two Souls has been listed for PlayStation 4 on two German retailers (via Google translation).

Destiny beta teaser trailer launches, PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 timings confirmed

Activision has launched a new Destiny trailer specifically for the upcoming beta phase which kicks off on July 17 on PS4 and is only available if you’re pre-ordered the game from selected retailers.


BioShock PS Vita unlikely to happen, was going to be turn-based RPG

BioShock creator Ken Levine has indicated that the planned PlayStation Vita entry in the cerebral first-person shooter series is unlikely to materialize.

Sony details new Driveclub European PS4 bundle

Racing aficionados, take note! A brand-spanking new Driveclub PS4 bundle will be making its way to Europe later this year, Sony has confirmed.

PS4-exclusive Bloodborne due early 2015, first hands-on due at Gamescom

The producer of Bloodborne has confirmed that the PlayStation 4-exclusive gothic hack-’n-slash will be released in early 2015.


Gearbox announces Battleborn for PS4

Battleborn has been announced as the next IP from Gearbox Software, developers of Borderlands and Brothers in Arms.

MotorStorm PS4 could happen ‘in the future,’ says Evolution Studios

The developer behind the MotorStorm franchise has refused to rule out a potential PlayStation 4 installment in the off-road racing series.

Destiny weighs in with a massive 40GB install on PS4

Via a listing on Sony Entertainment Network, it’s been discovered that the digital version of Bungie’s upcoming shooter Destiny will occupy 40GB worth of space on PS4 hard drives.



Uncharted Trilogy PS4 remaster hinted at by Sony

Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS) chief Shuhei Yoshida has indicated that the Uncharted franchise could be next in line for a PlayStation 4 makeover.

Glacier White PS4 to get standalone release in Europe this year

The Glacier White PlayStation 4 will receive a standalone release in Europe later this year, Shuhei Yoshida, the President of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS), has confirmed.

The Last of Us: Remastered pre-orders are ‘looking strong,’ says SCEE

Speaking during an interview with the latest issue of MCV, Sony Europe’s John Walker revealed that The Last of Us: Remastered will be backed by an extensive marketing campaign that will see the post-apocalyptic adventure strutting its stuff on everything from TV ads to London train stations.


Dark Souls 2 coming to PS4, says Tesco

From Software’s notoriously brutal action-RPG Dark Souls 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, according to Tesco.

Sony considering early access for PS4

The VP of developer and publisher relations for Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) has hinted the console maker is considering a Steam-like early access initiative for PlayStation 4.

Guerrilla Cambridge staffing up for ‘high profile’ PS4 game

The developer behind PlayStation Vita-exclusive shooter Killzone: Mercenary is busy staffing up for what is thought to be the studio’s first PlayStation 4 title.