The Catch-Up: August 14th, 2013 – So Many New Videos, So Many New Confirmed PS3 Release Dates

August 14, 2013Written by Jason Dunning


If things are this busy prior to gamescom, I’m scared as to what next week will bring…

General News

  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst will be released on October 22nd at both retail and on the PlayStation Network in North America. If you already own Ultimate Ninja Storm 3, the DLC pack including everything extra in Full Burst will be available the same day. [Press Release]
  • Saint Seiya Brave Soldiers now has a release date of November 26th in North and Latin America. A physical release will be available in Mexico, Brazil, and the rest of Latin American, and all launch copies of those will include the special Gold Saint Aries Shion DLC character as a Day 1 pack-in bonus. [Press Release]
  • The Guided Fate Paradox has been confirmed for release on November 5th in North America by NIS. You can pre-order the Limited Edition on their website if you’d like. [Check It Out]
  • The demo for PES 2014 is set to be available at some point this month. [Twitter]
  • The specific release dates for Lone Survivor: Director’s Cut (it will be in September) and Proteus on PS3 and PS Vita will be announced the week after gamescom. [Press Release]
  • The announcement for Killzone: Mercenary’s Open Beta will happen this Friday. [Twitter]
  • A bunch of Red Hot Chili Peppers songs and songs from other artists will be taken down from the Rock Band Store on September 30th. [See The Full List]
  • Diablo III is available for pre-order at Toys R Us for $44.99. [Via/Buy It?]
  • NewEgg is selling The Last of Us for $44.99 through eBay. It’s limited quantities, so don’t delay! [Via/eBay]
  • 2K Games will be holding an AMA on Reddit tomorrow (August 15th) at 11:00AM PST/2:00PM EST for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. [Source]
  • There will be a new video for Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus at gamescom next week. [Twitter]
  • A video game based on the Falling Skies TV show will be coming to “multiple video game consoles” in 2014. [Press Release]
  • Grand Theft Auto Online for Grand Theft Auto V will be revealed at 10AM EST/7AM PST tomorrow (Thursday). [Twitter]

New Videos

  • Dark Souls 2 received a new teaser trailer today:

  • The season premiere for The Wolf Among Us from Telltale Games received a teaser trailer as well:

  • Atomic Ninjas will release on PS3 and PS Vita in a few weeks (exact date and pricing coming soon), with Grip Games issuing this survival guide video [Source]:

  • Here’s a 7 minute stealth gameplay walkthrough for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag:

  • Coming out next week, Ubisoft has already brought out the launch trailer for Splinter Cell: Blacklist:

  • Flashback should be releasing very soon on the PC and PS3 (it’s out next week on Xbox 360 for the Summer of Arcade promo), so while you wait, here’s a story trailer:

  • NBA 2K14 is getting Crew Mode:

  • The demo for NHL 14 will be available next week in North America and Europe:

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt countdown clock has ended. Here’s what it brought:

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