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The Catch-Up: March 25th, 2014 – Insomniac Games Celebrates 20 Years

March 25, 2014 Written by Jason Dunning

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General News

  • The release date for Alien: Isolation will be revealed this weekend at EGX Rezzed. Any guesses on what it could be? I say September 16th. [Press Release]
  • Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1, a remake of Hyperdimension Neptunia for PS3, will be released on PlayStation Vita late this Summer in North America and Europe. In the Vita version, you’ll be getting an overhauled battle system, a new scenario, a new ending, a new Remake System, and more. [Press Release]
  • Hideo Kojima retweeted a tweet that read, “Is there anything you want us to fix for game controls in [Ground Zeroes]? We’d like to get feedback and assess as many as possible for Phantom Pain.” Follow the link to leave your feedback! [Twitter]
  • Reminder: The Call of Duty: Ghosts next-gen upgrade is no longer available after March 31st. [Upgrade]
  • Want to know everyone confirmed for EA Sports UFC’s roster so far? [Head Over Here]
  • To celebrate the first year of God of War: Ascension multiplayer, all multiplayer weapon and armor DLC is free, XP boosters are 50% off, and by heading over here and following the instructions, you can play as “The Marked One.” These offers start today in North America, with Europe getting access to the offers beginning on April 2nd. [Source 1, 2]
  • Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood Lead Writer Jeffrey Yohalem confirmed on Twitter that Assassin’s Creed: Unity was teased all the way back in Brotherhood, through symbols shown at the end of the game. [Via, Twitter]

New Videos

  • It’s been a crazy ride for Insomniac Games these past 20 years:

  • Available at retail today is BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma for PS3 (the Vita version will follow in Summer). If you’d prefer the digital version, it is out on April 1st and you can pre-order it right now to get a free character, Kokonoe, and 10% off if you’re a PlayStation Plus member:

  • Wondering about all the Call of Duty: Ghosts Personalization Packs that became available on PS4, PS3, and PC today? Watch this trailer:

  • The Witch and the Hundred Knight is out now in North America on PS3:

  • Tuesday means new releases. Here’s the launch trailer for Cabela’s Big Game Hunter: Pro Hunts:

  • Launching with a 20% off PlayStation Plus discount, here’s the launch trailer for Fez, which is Cross Buy across PS4, PS3, and PS Vita:

  • Get to know the F2P Destiny of Spirits a little better in this launch video:

  • Star Wars Pinball on PS4, PS3, and PS Vita is getting four new tables this Spring: Han Solo, Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, Star Wars Pinball: Droids, and Star Wars Pinball: Masters of the Force. This four-pack of tables will cost the same as previous packs [Source]:

  • The last piece of content for BioShock Infinite, Burial at Sea: Episode 2, is out now. This also marks the last content we’ll see from Ken Levine’s Irrational Games:

What’s your favorite Insomniac Games game?