The Catch-Up: December 10th, 2013 – The Order: 1886’s “Graphic Fidelity Definitely Exceeds the Trailer”

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General News

  • NIS has revealed the release date for The Witch and the Hundred Knight on PS3 to be March 21st in Europe and March 25th in North America. It will be sold both at retail and on the PlayStation Store. [Press Release]
  • Andrea Pessino, Founder at Ready at Dawn, has said on Twitter, “I am biased, but yeah… graphic fidelity [for The Order: 1886] definitely exceeds the trailer. You’ll see… :).” Andrea later added that all cutscenes for the game are rendered in real time on the PS4. [Twitter 1, 2]
  • The patches for Contrast on PS3 and Xbox 360 have been approved, with a release planned for Thursday. [Twitter]
  • In addition to PS4 owners accounting for 10% of Twitch’s broadcasts, Twitch is reporting that the amount of broadcasters grew from 600,000 in October to 700,000 in November. [Source]
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts will be holding a Double XP weekend in Extinction. [Twitter]
  • Gamefly’s December 2013 used game sale puts Killer is Dead to $14.99, Metro: Last Light to $14.99, and much more for very cheap. [Check It Out]
  • Tecmo Koei Europe is currently discussing a demo for Toukiden, while also discussing putting the PS2 Project Zero games onto the PlayStation Store. [Source 1, 2]
  • The Deal of the Week has you saving $10 if you buy Killzone: Shadow Fall and a 1 year PlayStation Plus membership together. [Via, Buy It]
  • You can check out the full list of patch notes for every single Terraria update on consoles by heading to their website. [Check Them Out]
  • Carnivores HD: Dinosaur Hunter is going to be released on the PSN for PS3 in Europe Wednesday, December 18th. [Source]
  • Ronimo Games has revealed that the chances are “slim to none” for us seeing Awesomenauts on PS4 this year, despite submitting it to Sony “several times”. [Via, Source]
  • In an EA job ad, it states that Ghost Games “has already begun work on future iterations of the [Need for Speed] franchise.” There’s your shocking news of the day. [Via, Source]
  • If you own Final Fantasy V, it is now playable on your PlayStation Vita. [Source]

New Videos

  • Strength of the Sword 3 is now available in North America for the PS3:

  • Here’s a new video for Road Not Taken, which is coming to PS4 and PS Vita:

  • Get ready for Xmas with the PS Vita:

  • The LEGO Movie Video Game is out in February 2014 and here’s a trailer:

  • Watch Jay Leno talk about Gran Turismo 6 just because:

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