The Catch-Up: July 9th, 2013 – Making of Beyond: Two Souls Part 1, Storytime With Mark Cerny, 5th Injustice DLC Character Video This Weekend

As the day has gone on and what I watched in the Grand Theft Auto V gameplay video has sunk in, I’m still blown away by how good the game looks. Rockstar definitely didn’t cut any corners when it came to creating a worthy sequel to Grand Theft Auto IV.

General News

  • Cliff Bleszinski, the most opinionated unemployed person in video games, said he overheard at E3 “that a certain AAA new IP needs to sell 10 million copies…to break even. No I’m not saying which one. You can guess.” Feel free to guess in the comments below (I’m guessing Watch Dogs), or read Seb and Dan’s thoughts on the matter in the most recent Daily Reaction. [Twitter]
  • GameStop’s ad beginning tomorrow, July 10th, is pretty boring. The small amount of highlights include the BioShock Ultimate Rapture Edition for $19.99, Battlefield 3 Premium Edition for $29.99, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 for $49.99, XCOM: Enemy Unknown at $29.99, Defiance for $29.99, and a trade in deal where you get an extra $3 for every game you trade in worth $2 or more when trading 3 or more games. [Source]
  • Spartacus Legends received a patch recently on PS3, with various fixes included. [Check Out The Patch Notes]
  • The 5th Injustice: Gods Among Us DLC character will be revealed this weekend, with a video accompanying their announcement. There will also be the debut of a “new character skin that players have been CLAMORING for MONTHS now!” [Twitter 1, 2]
  • You can expect a big announcement for the 2014 Canadian Video Game Awards this week. [Twitter]
  • Details for the upcoming Metro: Last Light DLC are coming tomorrow. [Twitter]
  • Unity now has 2 million registered developers. [Press Release]
  • Dr. Fetus (Super Meat Boy) and Josef (Machinarium) have been revealed as two more Runner2 DLC characters. [Videos]
  • The Retro City Rampage stats from over 215,000 players on PC and PS3/PS Vita were updated today, showing off the top 50 character styles, with the ‘Propeller Beanie’ at #1. [Source]

New Videos

  • What is PayDay 2? Let’s find out:

  • Here’s David Cage, Ellen Page, and Willem Dafoe talking about the Making Of Beyond: Two Souls, in part 1 of a 4 part video series:

Give me the Final Fantasy X/X2 HD Remaster now, Square Enix!