The Catch-Up: December 4th, 2013 – Best Buy USA to Have PS4 Stock This Sunday, December 8th

Get your jacket ready!

General News

  • An early leak of the Best Buy USA flyer starting this Sunday reveals how the PS4 will be “In Stock Sunday, Limited Quantities”. A Reddit user called to confirm with their Best Buy and that particular location said they’d be handing out wristbands prior to opening. So get ready to lineup if you want one! [Source 1, 2]
  • Also in the Best Buy USA flyer is Grand Theft Auto V for $39.99, Skylanders SWAP Force for $54.99 on all platforms, and a Buy 1,Get 1 50% off offer on many new Nintendo titles. [Source]
  • According to an ad in the most recent issue of Game Informer, the Freedom Cry DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is set for release on December 17th in North America, with a European release likely happening the next day. The ad says that you can expect an over 4 hour single player story and it will release for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. [Source]
  • Expect to hear about the new Tales of game on December 12th. [Source]
  • A small hotfix for Call of Duty: Ghosts on all platforms was issued recently. This only brings along a fix for various hacks including “invisibility” and “god mode.” [Source]
  • The release date and more for Divekick on PS4 (and now Xbox One) will be revealed next week during a Divekick eSports Hour. [Twitter]
  • Blacklight: Retribution, a F2P FPS, managed to get everything sorted out and is now available to download for the PlayStation 4 in Europe. [Press Release]
  • There aren’t many good deals at GameStop this week, but if you missed out on the various sales last week, BioShock Infinite is $19.99. As well, you get $10 off when buying a PS4 and Call of Duty: Ghosts together. [Full Flyer]
  • The second deck pack for Magic 2014 is out now for $2.99 and includes Enchanter’s Arsenal, a green and white enchantment-heavy deck, as well as Up to Mischief, a blue faery deck. [Press Release]
  • On December 7th, every GameStop store in the US will be holding Play Day, “a time for families to experience some of this year’s top video game titles.” During this, you’ll be able to play games like Super Mario 3D World and LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, with discounts that include $10 off LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, $25 off Skylanders SWAP Force, and $10 off Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus. [Press Release/More Info]
  • The PlayStation Vita version of Ratchet & Clank: Nexus was rated by PEGI today. Does this mean we’ll get some info about it soon? [Via, Source]
  • Doki-Doki Universe will be available for the PS4, PS3, and PS Vita on December 10th in North America (no mention of a European release date). Priced at $14.99, the game will include Cross Buy. [Source]
  • Naughty Dog has launched a Rare Treasure Drop event and Double Cash event for Uncharted 3, which ends on Tuesday, December 10th. [Source]
  • Rainbow Skies, the followup to Rainbow Moon, will release in either 2014 or 2015 for the PS3 and PS Vita. [Twitter]
  • As of right now, Sony Santa Monica doesn’t have any balance patches planned for God of War: Ascension, but they will continue to listen to feedback. [Source]
  • DUST 514 will be receiving a new update on December 10th. [Check Out the Notes]
  • Beenox has said that “a trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 video game is coming soon.” Do I smell a VGX reveal? [Twitter]
  • The Witcher 3 trailer for VGX will all be in-game. [Twitter]
  • Here’s who you can expect to perform The Music of Grand Theft Auto V at VGX:

New Videos

  • Here’s the trailer for MyCAREER in NBA 2K14:

  • Toki Tori, which has already been downloaded 1.8 million times elsewhere, will be released on December 17th in North America for the PS3:

  • Avalanche Studios recently went to Costa Rica “to gather reference material for future games.” Hmm…:

  • Robot Rescue Revolution is out now in Europe for the PS3:

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