This Week’s Top Stories: November 19 – 24, 2012

Welcome to another instalment in our weekly news digest where the team at PSU Towers picks our favourite slices of gaming gossip from the past seven days. See below for the week’s highlights.

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U.K. Charts: Black Ops II shoots to the top

Call of Duty: Black Ops II has blasted its way to the top of the U.K. All Format Charts following its global launch last Tuesday.

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Sledgehammer hiring for new Call of Duty game

Sledgehammer Games has announced that it is hiring for a new Call of Duty title for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The studio, who worked on last year’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 alongside Infinity Ward, is on the lookout for a Senior Environment Artist.

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Uncharted: Fight for Fortune officially unveiled

Sony Bend Studio has officially lifted the wraps off Uncharted: Fight for Fortune after news of the game leaked last week.

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Treyarch removes Nuketown 2025 from Black Ops II multiplayer rotation

Treyarch today officially took down the pre-order multiplayer map Nuketown 2025 from the multiplayer map rotation in Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

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Do you want Mass Effect 4 to be a prequel or a sequel?

Mass Effect overlord Casey Hudson has taken to Twitter to quiz fans as to what direction they would like to see the sci-fi adventure franchise take with the next game.

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Fighters of Capcom trademark filed

Capcom has filed a new trademarked titled ‘Fighters of Capcom,’ which indicates the developer could be entering the mascot fighting scene.

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Resistance Collection handed release date

The Resistance Collection will be released in North America on December 5, 2012, Insomniac Games has revealed. No word yet on whether we can expect the bundle to arrive in Europe, but we’ll keep you posted.

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SEGA dates classic beat-‘em-ups for PSN, XBLA

SEGA’s confirmed that a trio of classic retro fighters will be released for PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE Arcade later this month.

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Rumor: Mirror’s Edge 2 in the works

According to Ben Cousins, the former general manager of Electronic Arts’ Easy Studio, DICE is indeed underway on a sequel to 2008 parkour hit Mirror’s Edge.

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New Hitman game teased, IO confirms move to new project

The director of Hitman: Absolution has teased a few new details on the next entry in the stealth-based shooter series, currently in development at Square Enix Montreal.

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Resident Evil: Revelations coming to PS3, 360?

Capcom looks set to bring 3DS survival horror title Resident Evil: Revelations to home consoles. That’s at least according to a listing on the Korean Ratings Board, which suggest the game will be hitting PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 at some point.

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007 Legends dev hit by staff losses

Eurocom, the developer behind James Bond outings GoldenEye and 007 Legends, has been hit by a number of job losses.

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