The Catch-Up: August 12th, 2013 – Classic PSP & PS Vita Memories, Killzone: Shadow Fall Shotgun, Skylanders Swap Force Dark Edition

August 12, 2013Written by Jason Dunning


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General News

  • Dominic Guay, Senior Producer on Watch Dogs, talked about how you won’t be able to fly planes, but you can drive “any wheeled vehicles, from trucks to motorcycles, or boats.” You can even travel “beyond the limits of Chicago.” [Source]
  • Hot Wheels: World’s Best Driver from Firebrand Games (Fast & Furious: Showdown) has been outed by Amazon and GameStop for release on September 17th. It costs $39.99 and is set to hit PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360, and 3DS. [Amazon, GameStop]
  • Amazon has dated the Worms Revolution Collection on PS3 and Xbox 360 for October 15th, with a price tag of $29.99. [Amazon]
  • Along with Zatanna releasing for Injustice: Gods Among Us tomorrow, you can also expect a Cyborg Superman skin. [Twitter]
  • As of right now in the development cycle for The Division, Ryan Bernard, Game Director, said that, “Currently we’re not planning anything unique” to either the PS4 or Xbox One. So, unless anything changes, expect them to be the exact same game. [Source]
  • FuturLab is just 155 followers on Twitter from revealing their next project. [Follow Them!]
  • A countdown clock has appeared on We can’t say for certain, but we’ll probably get a new trailer once it reaches zero. [The Final Countdown]
  • After teasing us with Duke Nukem 3D on Vita earlier today, Devolver Digital let it be known that they’ll be announcing a new indie game partnership tomorrow, which is unrelated to what Mike Bithell is working on. [Twitter 1, 2]
  • During the Battlefield 4 livestream at gamescom on August 21st, they’ll be showing off a new map and game mode. [Twitter]
  • WWE 2K14 will include the 30 Years of WrestleMania Mode, a  single-player campaign featuring iconic WrestleMania matches and a roster spanning three decades of WWE history. [Press Release]
  • BreakQuest: Extra Evolution may launch as free, but you can buy an infinite amount of balls for $6.99. [Source]
  • There won’t be a demo for Killer is Dead, which launches on August 27th. [Source]
  • GameStop USA is now taking pre-orders on the Skylanders Swap Force Dark Edition, which includes 5 exclusive Dark Edition Skylanders figures, and more. [Buy It?]
  • Here’s what the Shotgun from Killzone: Shadow Fall looks like [Source]:


New Videos

  • Due for release this October, here’s what you can expect from WRC FIA World Rally Championship 4:

  • Mars: War Logs comes to the PSN tomorrow, here’s a look at it:

  • Here’s some “classic” PSP and PS Vita memories:

Can any moments with the PS Vita really be considered “classic”? Let us know in the comments below.