The Catch-Up: September 20th, 2013 – Conan Reviews Grand Theft Auto V, Assassin’s Creed IV Multiplayer Trailer Unveiled

I think it was a pretty good week for Rockstar

General News

  • It’s still a little over priced, but GameStop has dropped the price of the Batman: Arkham Bundle from $49.99 to $39.99. [GameStop]
  • Also from GameStop, they have given Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z a release date of March 25th, 2014. We’ll just have to wait and see if it’s true. [GameStop]
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is having a Double XP weekend to celebrate the upcoming release of the Apocalypse DLC on PS3 and PC this Thursday. [Press Release]
  • While Kojima Productions is aiming to have 30fps on PS3/Xbox 360 and 60fps on PS4/Xbox One for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, the gameplay between the two versions isn’t expected to be any different as they are trying to make it as close as possible. [Source]
  • ibb & obb has been issued a new patch which brings along an indicator for players when they fly off the screen, D-pad support, and full 60fps. [Source]
  • Sega has revealed that they have “no plans” to release Phantasy Star Nova for PlayStation Vita in Western markets. [Source]
  • The Mark of Kri arrives on the PlayStation Network as a PS2 Classic in North America this Tuesday. [Source]
  • When Lone Survivor: Director’s Cut releases this Tuesday on the PSN in North America, it will have a launch discount for PlayStation Plus subscribers (20% is a good bet). [Source]

New Videos

  • Conan O’Brien is back once again with a video game review, this time with Grand Theft Auto V. Watch the review to see him hate on strip clubs, crash cars, and not care about Wade:

  • Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag gets a multiplayer trailer:

How many times have you crashed in Grand Theft Auto V? Let us know in the comments below.