The Catch-Up: January 23rd, 2014 – inFamous: Second Son Might Support Online

Online or not, I just want the game!

General News

  • PlayStation Japan’s website was wrong about DriveClub releasing on February 22nd, and this could just be suggesting that we’ll see a function similar to what we had with inFamous 2, but the inFamous: Second Son area of the PS Japan site does say “Online: Supported”. With the game just two months away, we’ll likely hear about whether or not this is true soon, so feel free to speculate while we wait. [Via, Source]
  • You don’t have to worry about not being able to show off your achievements in The Last of Us: Left Behind DLC as Naughty Dog’s Eric Monacelli confirmed, “TLOU: Left Behind will have trophies! More on that later!” [Source]
  • If you connect all the dots from Double Eleven’s and Lee Hutchison of Double Eleven’s Twitter accounts, they’re bringing a PS3 downloadable title to the PlayStation Vita and signs point to it being a game in the Pixeljunk series. Expect the announcement for this title within about a month or so. [Via]
  • You won’t have to wait long to hear about another Double Eleven project though, with more information about Frozen Synapse: Tactics on PlayStation Vita expected “within 10 days.” [Twitter]
  • To everyone who owns OlliOlli, Roll7 is looking into leaderboards and are aware of the crash bug. If you happen to be getting the crash bug, they suggest turning off Wi-Fi. [Twitter]
  • Narrowing things down quite nicely, Strider on PS3 and PS4 is coming out in February 2014. The price is subject to change, though it’s expected to be $14.99. [Source]
  • Your co-hosts for the 17th annual D.I.C.E. Awards will be Felicia Day and Freddie Wong. [Press Release]
  • With an end goal of creating 100 new jobs in Quebec City over the next three years, Ubisoft is investing $28 million Canadian. [Source]
  • You want some Killzone: Shadow Fall wallpapers? [Fine!]
  • Guerrilla Games Lead Designer Eric Boltjes wants to know which controller mapping options you currently miss in Killzone: Shadow Fall. [Tell Him]
  • Future Shop and Best Buy Canada are expecting new PS4 shipments this week. Call your local store to see if they’re still in stock. [Twitter 1, 2]

New Videos

  • Find out Dracula’s destiny, and the various characters in the game, with this new video for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2:

  • Daylight is coming early this year for the PS4 and PC. Here’s Atlus scaring some of their employees with the game by setting up 5.1 surround sound without telling them:

  • Full details on a special edition of Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z are expected soon, and while you wait, here’s a developer diary for the newly delayed title:

Do you think Atlus is awesome or awful for doing that to their staff? Let us know in your most evil writing below.