The Catch-Up: August 5th, 2013 – Tekken x Street Fighter Still in Development, Tropes vs. Women Parody, Rage Franchise Isn’t Dead

With the announcement of Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr. in Just Dance 2014, I suddenly became interested in the game.

General News

  • In case you’ve forgotten that it existed, Tekken x Street Fighter is still in development. There isn’t much more info beyond that, just how they didn’t want to release Tekken x Street Fighter close to Street Fighter x Tekken. [Source]
  • Pre-order The Bureau: XCOM Declassified and get $10 towards select 2k titles, including Borderlands 2 (which is $19.99) and BioShock Infinite. [The Bureau/2K Games Eligible]
  • Journey is the game of the week over on the EU PSN, meaning that it’s on sale for €6.49/£5.19/$9.55, with PlayStation Plus members getting an extra 10% off. [Source]
  • Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr. will be a song in Just Dance 2014. Who ya gonna call? [Twitter]
  • Young Justice: Legacy, which is coming to the PlayStation 3, has been delayed from its September release date and will now arrive in November. [Source]
  • Thanks to some big fan response, Ed Boon has announced that Zatanna the next DLC character for Injustice: Gods Among Us will be revealed this week. [Twitter]
  • The post has since been deleted, but the Saints Row Facebook account let it be known that owners of Saints Row IV in Australia won’t be able to play co-op with people in the rest of the world due to the changes. [Via/Source]

  • After some suspicious activity was discovered on a few different Crytek sites, they took them down. Now, the next time you try to access, or, you’ll be asked to change your password. [Source]
  • Zombie Studios will be showing off Blacklight: Retribution on PS4 at gamescom later this month. [Press Release]
  • As long as you’re a Reward Zone member at Best Buy USA, you can get $5 – $10 off a PlayStation Plus subscription. [Check it Out]
  • The first complete game build of Dragon Fantasy: Book II has been submitted to Sony. Depending on how long the submission process takes and how many bugs/issues are found during QA will determine when we are actually able to buy the game. [Twitter]
  • id Co-Founder Tim Willits said of Rage, “The franchise is not dead.” [Source]

New Videos

  • Get threatened by Splinter Cell: Blacklist before it launches later this month:

  • We knew it was only a matter of time before someone spoofed the Tropes vs. Women video series:

What did you think of the Tropes vs. Men video? Did it make you laugh? Did the factual inaccuracies as jokes hurt your gamer soul? Let us know in the comments below.