The Catch-Up: October 11th, 2013 – Angry Rapper Says GTAV Stole His Beats, Demands Game’s Destruction

Get ready for the strange story of the day.

General News

  • TMZ is reporting that rapper Daz Dillinger and his lawyer have sent a cease and desist letter to Rockstar and Take-Two that says his songs ‘C-Walk’ and ‘Nothin’ But the Cavi Hit’ were used within Grand Theft Auto V, despite them turning down an “offensively low offer of $4,271.00 for both songs.” Dillinger and his lawyer are reportedly demanding that Rockstar and Take-Two either make them a better offer, or recall and destroy all unsold copies of the game. They have given a 14 day deadline. [Via, Source]
  • Dave Cox said of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, “It’s a huge game, but it has to be as we have an epic story to tell. We’re guessing it will be at least long as the first game.” [Source]
  • Because of the previous problems with Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, you will be allowed to use the World Transfer Service free of charge from Tuesday, October 15, 2013, to Sunday, October 21, 2013, 1AM. [Details: North America/Europe]
  • Unlike millions of people worldwide, Shuhei Yoshida will not be getting Pokemon X/Y. [Twitter]
  • According to a LinkedIn page that has since been edited, Costume Designer Karen Brakenridge posted that she had been a “Costume Designer for the video game Resident Evil 7” between November 2012 and January 2013. It shouldn’t be a surprise that RE7 would be in development already, but treat this as a rumor for now. [Via, Source]
  • OMG HD Zombies! is finally coming out in North America on October 29th for PlayStation Vita. [Twitter]
  • Irrational Games has released some more alternate BioShock Infinite cover arts, featuring the Luteces and the DLC. [Check Them Out]
  • Best Buy USA’s Columbus Sale puts Remember Me and Borderlands 2 on for $19.99, with Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance at $29.99. [Via, Source]
  • Over a month before its planned release date, Tearaway has been submitted to Sony. If it passes, it will have officially gone gold. [Twitter]
  • Patch 1.0.2 for Dragon Fantasy: Book II is now available, fixing a few issues with the game. [Check out the Patch Notes]
  • Guerrilla Games has detailed the Buddy Drone for Killzone: Shadow Fall. [Read All About It]
  • Get $10 off Gran Turismo 6 on NewEgg by entering the coupon code: EMCWXWX77. [ViaPre-Order It]
  • Shuhei Yoshida got himself a Lime Green PlayStation Vita and 64GB memory card:

New Videos

  • Gearbox celebrates the Borderlands 2 Game of the Year Edition:

  • If you pre-order Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag from GameStop USA/EB Games Canada, you receive the Black Island pack:

Are you jeal0us of Shuhei and his new Vita?