The Catch-Up: July 22nd, 2013 – Oculus Rift on Consoles “Not a Focus” Right Now, August 2013 PlayStation Plus Free Games Announcement Expected on August 5th

July 22, 2013 Written by Jason Dunning


Ah, the pictures you can find on Reddit.

General News

  • Martian Manhunter, the next DLC character for Injustice: Gods Among Us, will be made available on July 30th for $4.99. As Martian is the 5th DLC character, he will not be included with the Season Pass. [Twitter]
  • Unsurprisingly, Morgan Haro confirmed that we’ll hear all about the August 2013 PlayStation Plus free games (Europe already knows theirs) in two weeks. [Source]
  • Konami will be bringing both PES 2014 and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 to gamescom next month. [Press Release]
  • Sony is “working on” being able to have the PlayStation gamescom presentation streamed through the PlayStation Vita. [Source]
  • We “should get some good news about” cross generation saves for FIFA 14 on PlayStation 3/Xbox 360 and PlayStation 4/Xbox One soon. [Source]
  • The Skylanders Giants Starter Pack is $34.99 at Best Buy USA. [Buy It]
  • Australia’s favorite PS1 games are Crash Bandicoot, Metal Gear SolidFinal Fantasy VII, and Spyro. [Twitter]
  • The winner of the Killzone: Shadow Fall Black Hand Outfit in the Bid for Greatness auction has been confirmed, and it isn’t RedSoxFan (yay!). [Source]
  • El Diablo’s Domain, a new piece of DLC for Guacamelee!, releases tomorrow for $2.99 and includes 17 trial stages and three new costumes for Juan and Tostada. [Source]
  • Releasing July 24th in Europe and North America by the end of the month, Tekken Revolution will be getting a big update. Included will be new costumes, Premium Effects, the ability to practice whenever you like without the need for coins, a rank and level cap increase, and much more. [Via, Source]
  • When other people hack your game in Watch Dogs, they will just steal assets for themselves and it won’t impact your own progress. [Twitter]
  • As cool as the Oculus Rift is, bringing it to consoles is “not a focus” right now, says CEO Brendan Iribe. [Source]
  • Hideo Kojima wanted to see The Conjuring, but it was too scary… [Twitter]

New Videos

  • Here’s how SoulCalibur 2 HD Online looks in action and compared to the previous version:

  • Hail to the Chief:

  • Atomic Ninjas gets a trailer:

  • Go behind the scenes with Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse again:

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