Nathan Drake voice actor Nolan North believes that Uncharted 4 could be the last game in the series.

Speaking to IGN, North said that while nothing is confirmed, Naughty Dog isn't planning another sequel.

"It's bittersweet but at a certain point you want to go out on top," North explained.

"If this is the last one indeed, and I believe it's the last one - nothing's confirmed, but I believe it's the last one Naughty Dog wants to do."

North added that he hopes another studio doesn't take over development.

"I hope somebody else doesn't pick up the mantle because they've done it so well for so long - but yeah, it's one of those things where you just have to cross that bridge when you get to it.

"I like the idea of going out on top so we better do a hell of a job with this one... and it's already looking pretty good."

Sony released an Uncharted 4: A Thief's End teaser trailer during its conference earlier this week.

Currently without a launch date, the game will see protagonist Nathan Drake and his mentor Sully embark on "one last job".

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Grand Theft Auto 5 may contain PlayStation-exclusive content of some kind when it comes to PS4.

In an interview with Kotaku, Sony's John Koller described GTA as a PlayStation franchise.

Asked if GTA 5 had some sort of exclusive deal or offering, Koller replied: "I don't think we announced anything publicly on that, but there will be."

Koller said that Sony's partnership with Rockstar attracted a higher percentage of PS3 users to GTA 5, something he expects will happen with the PS4 version.

"GTA is a PlayStation franchise. It started with us. We really feel strongly that it belongs as a key platform driver for us," he added.

GTA 5 launched alongside PS3-exclusive console bundles when it debuted in 2013.

Sony and Rockstar will reveal more about the franchise in the coming weeks.

GTA 5 was confirmed for PS4, Xbox One and PC earlier this week.

Releasing this autumn, the game will launch with a host of new features that take full advantage of each platform's hardware capabilities.

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Code Name: STEAM has been revealed by Nintendo.

The newly-confirmed 3DS title, which was unveiled during Nintendo's E3 developer event, is in development at Fire Emblem studio Intelligent Systems.

Set in London during the Age of Steam, Code Name: STEAM is a turn-based strategy game with action elements from shooters and touch-screen controls.

It is structured as a campaign and divided into missions, each of which contains several maps.

Its character design is based on American comic books, featuring art inspired by artists such as Jack Kirby and Bruce Timm.

Through the title, Nintendo designer Hitoshi Yamagami wants to "find a way to introduce more people to strategy games [and] have them fall in love [with] them the way I have".

Nintendo applied for a trademark for Code Name: STEAM in April.

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Titanfall is selling exceptionally well on Xbox One, it has been suggested.

The recently-released shooter is the best-selling title on the console, according to EA chief operating officer Peter Moore.

"Sales are always going to be inhibited and governed by the install base, but [Titanfall] is attaching incredibly well," Moore told Game Informer.

"Titanfall is the best selling title on Xbox One lifetime to date."

Developed by Respawn Entertainment, Titanfall is also available on Xbox 360 and PC.

The title is scheduled to receive new modes later this month.

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Far Cry 4 was going to feature playable female characters, Ubisoft has revealed.

The upcoming first-person shooter was 'inches away' from offering players to select whether they want a man or woman as a co-op protagonist.

"It's really depressing because we almost... we were inches away from having you be able to select a girl or a guy as your co-op buddy when you invite someone in," director Alex Hutchinson told Polygon.

"And it was purely a workload issue because we don't have a female reading for the character, we don't have all the animations."

He added: "And so it was this weird issue where you could have a female model that walked and talked and jumped like a dude.

"So unfortunately for this one, no, but I can guarantee you that in the future, moving forward, this sort of stuff will go away."

The publisher recently explained why Assassin's Creed Unity excludes female leads.

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Apple is under investigation by the European Commission over its tax practices on the continent.

The regulator is probing the iPhone maker to establish whether it is enjoying a better tax rate than is permitted under European law.\

The investigation centres on Apple's Ireland-based operations - Apple Sales International and Apple Operations Europe, based in the country to take advantage of its business tax rate.

Ireland business tax is set at 12.5%, but there have been claims that Apple has secured deals as low as 2% in the territory.

Apple CEO Tim Cook was questioned over its tax practices last year, insisting that the firm paid out $6 billion during the last fiscal year, more than any other US company.

Cook also denied that his company had a "special deal" with the Irish government enabling it to pay lower taxes.

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News aggregation service Feedly has been hit by a cyber attack.

Hackers launched a "distributed denial of service" attack on the company in an attempt to extort money from them, preventing users from logging into their accounts.

"The attacker is trying to extort us money to make it stop," the company said in a blog post. "We refused to give in."

Feedly has assured users that their data has not been compromised, adding that it is working with its network provider to quell the threat.

Note-taking service Evernote was hit by a similar attack on Tuesday (June 10). It is yet to be confirmed whether the incidents are linked, but the two services are closely integrated.

Evernote has also assured users that the data and accounts were not breached during the attack.

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Amazon is allegedly planning to rival Yelp by introducing a service that connects customers to local tradespeople.

Users will be able to hire nearby babysitters, painters, plumbers and more through the platform, according to Reuters.

The online retailer is said to be planning to launch the venture in the US on a trial basis, with the San Francisco and Seattle areas first on the agenda.

The firm took a similar approach when launching its Amazon Fresh grocery delivery service, offering it in several US locations before going nationwide.

Elsewhere, Amazon is expected to break into new territory this month when it lifts the lid on its first smartphone at an event scheduled for June 18.

Amazon is yet to confirm that it plans to introduce a trade listings section.

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Roads in central London could be brought to a standstill today, as a procession of 12,000 black cabs descends on the city to protest against mobile app Uber.

Traffic in Trafalgar Square, Whitehall and Parliament Square could grind to a halt from 2pm on Wednesday (June 11), when the demonstration is scheduled to take place.

The Metropolitan Police has warned drivers that they face arrest if "serious disruption" is caused, claiming that it did not receive written notice ahead of the protest.

Police believe that the demonstration could interfere with the work of the emergency services and therefore put lives at risk.

However, trade body the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association has told protesters not to be intimidated by legal threats, insisting that it is "not a crime to drive into London on a Wednesday".

Uber uses a mobile application to book rides in licensed taxis and minicabs, before measuring the distance travelled and calculating a fare, which is paid to the driver.

Opponents of apps like Uber argue that they disrupt the business model of black cabs by acting like a taxi meter, which private cars are not permitted to use.

Unphased by the opposition it has encountered, Uber has pledged to continue providing a service while the protests take place.

"Uber is committed to keeping London moving," said UK general manager Jo Bertram. "Wednesday will be treated like any other busy period for us, and our London team is all set to keep the city moving.

"Our technology allows us to identify areas where demand is high; and we'll be helping Londoners to get around town quickly and efficiently, at an affordable price."

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Google is to acquire the satellite imaging firm responsible for providing photographs for its Google Maps service in a big-money deal.

The web giant is shelling out $500 million on Skybox Imaging and will use its assets to "help improve Internet access and disaster relief".

Skybox Imaging was founded in 2009 and began life in co-founder John Fenwick's living room before raising $3 million and relocating to a high-spec office in Palo Alto, California.

"We have built an incredible team and empowered them to push the state­-of­-the-­art in imaging to new heights," said the Skybox team in a blog post.

"The time is right to join a company who can challenge us to think even bigger and bolder, and who can support us in accelerating our ambitious vision."

The acquisition deal must receive regulatory approval before it can be finalised.

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