The Catch-Up: February 3rd, 2014 – Next The Walking Dead Episode Coming Soon; New Sonic Game on PS4 in 2015?

And hello, February!

General News

  • With The Wolf Among Us Episode 2 out this week, Telltale Games has teased that The Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 2: A House Divided is “just around the corner.” [Twitter]
  • Hyper Crazy Climber, which was supposed to be out tomorrow as part of the MonkeyPaw Games’ Retro Rush, has been delayed due to “some last minute legal hurdles.” The game will now appear in Q1 2014. The Retro Rush will resume as scheduled on February 11th with Wolf Fang. [Press Release]
  • During the 2014 Writers Guild Awards, The Last of Us took home Outstanding Achievement in Video Game Writing, beating out other nominees Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Batman: Arkham Origins, God of War: Ascension, and Lost Planet 3. [Via, Source]
  • BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma is out next month for the PS3, and in May Aksys Games will be releasing a patch to address character re-balancing. [Source]
  • Ripstone Games (Stick it to the Man, Men’s Room Mayhem) has passed 1 million downloads of their content on the European PlayStation Store. [Twitter]
  • We’ll “hopefully” hear about thatgamecompany’s next game this year, says Jenova Chen. [Twitter]
  • Sucker Punch will be doing a Reddit AMA in a couple of weeks, with the studio confirming /u/SuckerPunchProd is real. [Twitter]
  • The 7th Legion DLC for Defiance is out tomorrow for Season Pass holders, while the standalone version will be released on February 18th in North America and February 19th in Europe. [Source]
  • Aaryn Flynn let it be know that they’re filming Dragon Age: Inquisition development diaries right now, which will be complete with interviews, gameplay footage, and more. [Twitter]
  • The digital version of Toukiden will be 1909MB in Europe, meaning the North American version should be a little smaller since it requires less translations. [Twitter]
  • EB Games Canada locations are beginning to get more stock of the PS4 and Xbox One today. [Twitter]
  • According to an image from Spindash taken at a Nuremberg toy fair, a new Sonic game is in the works for the PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U, with a date scheduled for 2015. It’ll probably be a while before we find out one way or the other if this is true, so stay tuned [Via 1, 2, Source]:


New Videos

  • Port Royale 3: Gold Edition will be released in North America on February 25th:

  • With just one month to go before South Park: The Stick of Truth graces our lives, Ubisoft has unleashed a trio of new videos that include the TV spot, Mr. Hankey, and a Ginger Kid Nazi Zombie:

Ginger Kid Nazi Zombie. Yep, that’s a thing now.