The Catch-Up: July 3rd, 2013 – Tokyo Jungle Mobile to PSM Next Week, Celebrate Independence Day With Saints Row IV

A slow news day means that The Catch-Up is easily digestible.

General News

  • Men’s Room Mayhem on PlayStation Vita received a patch today, with the objective now being refreshed at the end of every wave, as opppossed to have to wait until you start a new game. [Source]
  • We’ll still have to wait for the 1 vs. 1 mode in God of War: Ascension multiplayer, but in the meantime, Sony Santa Monica has put all the DLC for the title available as a free preview until Sunday, July 7th. Any experience earned during the free preview will be carried over, provided you spend real money on the weapons. [Source]
  • After being confirmed for a Japanese release next week, it has also been confirmed that Tokyo Jungle Mobile on PlayStation Mobile is making its way to North America on July 10th as well. It will launch at a price of $2.99, jumping up to $5.99 after a week. Though details are scarce, Shane Bettenhausen did say the “screens kinda evoke FFT with gazelles and Pomeranians.” [Source]
  • Between July 4th and July 7th, both Red Dead Redemption and Max Payne 3 will be having a Triple XP event. [Source]
  • Ed Boon has been teasing an Injustice: Gods Among Us surprise to happen during EVO, which starts next week. [Twitter]
  • Starting on July 7th, it looks like Best Buy USA will offer a $50 gift card when you buy any [two] of these games at regular price: Deadpool, Defiance, Skyrim: Legendary Edition, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, MLB 13: The Show, Dead Island: Riptide, Tomb Raider, or Far Cry 3. [Source]
  • Right now, Best Buy USA is offering a bundle of the $20 PSN card and 3-month PS+ subscription for $27.99 ($10 off). [Source]
  • We should expect some more information about Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 at Comic-Con. If a release date is revealed, October 29th seems to be a safe bet, as retailers are listing it for that. [Twitter]

New Video

  • Being such a patriotic game, Saints Row IV made sure to release a new trailer in honor of Independence Day tomorrow (NSFW):

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