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The Catch-Up: December 16th, 2013 – Marvel vs. Capcom Games/DLC Being Removed from the PS Store/XBLA

December 16, 2013 Written by Jason Dunning

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This news isn't very ultimate.

General News

  • You only have a short amount of time to get them before they're gone as Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (PS3), Marvel vs Capcom 2, and their associated DLC (which is 50% off on PSN) will be removed from the PlayStation Store on December 17th in North America and December 19th in Europe. The Xbox 360 versions are leaving on December 26th. [Source]
  • Batman: Arkham Origins multiplayer has been given the 'Hunter, Hunted' mode, which puts three Bane thugs, three Joker thugs, and Batman against each other to be the last man standing, with no respawns. [Press Release]
  • Giving a little more insight into the November 2013 NPD figures, it's being reported by 2K that NBA 2K14 was the 4th highest selling next-gen game, while also being the #1 selling next-gen sports title. [Source]
  • The free Festive Personalization Pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3, PS4) will be released on December 18th. [Twitter]
  • A trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is on the way! [Twitter]
  • Knack is $39.99 on Amazon.ca. [Buy It]
  • Starting this week, you'll be able to buy the DC Comics Season Pass in LittleBigPlanet 2 for $24.99/£19.99/€24.99. By buying this, you'll receive the DC Comics Premium Level Pack (see trailer below) for LittleBigPlanet 2 + the exclusive Cyborg and Cheetah costumes, four DC Comics Costume Packs, and the DC Comics Premium Level Pack for LittleBigPlanet PS Vita (out next year) + an exclusive costume. [Source]
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor received some screenshots today:

New Videos

  • MotoGP '13 Compact will be available for the PS3 and PS Vita through the PlayStation Store "soon":

  • Capcom revealed two new gameplay modes for Ultra Street Fighter IV: Online Training Mode, which lets you practice online with other fighters, and Team Battle Mode, which brings 3 vs 3 matches online. Here's a new trailer:

  • Freedom Cry DLC comes to Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag this week:

  • Watch the Blades of Chaos get remade:

  • Mutant Mudds Deluxe is out tomorrow in North America for the PS3 and PS Vita, with Cross Buy:

  • Here's the trailer for the DC Comics Premium Level Pack in LittleBigPlanet 2:

With such a big list of titles releasing this week, are you buying anything? Let us know in the comments below.