The Catch-Up: August 15th, 2013 – PS3 Outselling Xbox 360 This Summer in UK, 12 Minutes of Dying Light Gameplay

August 15, 2013Written by Jason Dunning


Thankfully, for my sanity, it looks like things are starting to slow down a little bit ahead of the craziness that will (hopefully) unfold on Tuesday at gamescom.

General News

  • According to Alain Corre, Ubisoft’s Executive Director of EMEA, Watch Dogs and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag are performing better on PS4/Xbox One than they are on current generation systems. Adding, “When we look at our pre-orders on next-gen, we think these two games can feature in the Top Five.” [Source]
  • In slightly funny news, when Madden NFL 25 launches on August 27th, there will be a patch available on day 1 that fixes “vanishing players.” [Twitter]
  • As you may have read earlier, Ms. Germinator has been confirmed for release this Tuesday, August 20th. It will be a PS3/PS Vita Cross Buy title for $9.99, with PlayStation Plus members getting 20% off at launch. [August 2013 Releases]
  • One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 will launch in North America on September 3rd for $49.99, exclusively on the PlayStation Network. [Press Release]
  • Dragon’s Crown for PS3 and PS Vita launches in Europe on October 11th. We highly recommend it. [Source]
  • You can snag Dragon’s Crown on PS3 for 10% off at NewEgg. [Via/Buy It?]
  • Thanks to factors like The Last of Us passing BioShock Infinite as the #2 selling game of the year in the UK, the PS3 has been outselling the Xbox 360 this summer in that market. [Source]
  • 2K Games teased that their gamescom line-up will include “The Bureau, NBA2K14, WWE2K14, and a glimpse of something else…” [Twitter]
  • United Front Games “can’t comment on whether a Sleeping Dogs sequel is in development or not.” Take that how you will. [Twitter]
  • Here is the box art for Thief, and a wallpaper [Source]:

New Videos

  • Here’s 12 minutes of gameplay from Dying Light, via IGN:

  • It’s all about Heart in PES 2014:

  • The third developer diary for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is ready for your viewing:

What did you think of Dying Light? Let us know in the comments below.