The Catch-Up: February 10th, 2014 – EA Sports UFC Gets a ‘Gameplay’ Trailer

Anthony may or may not be in the presence of Troy Baker.

General News

  • You may not know this but one of the original working titles for God of War was ‘At the Hands of the Gods‘. I think they made the right choice with God of War. [Twitter]
  • Good news for people in Europe: Digital pre-orders of PS4 games on the PlayStation Store will start happening “in the next month or two.” [Source]
  • Great news for people in Europe: TxK on PlayStation Vita should also be releasing this Wednesday when the PlayStation Store updates. North America gets it on Tuesday. [Source]
  • Greater news for people in Europe: “None of the games” on sale in the February 2014 PlayStation Store sale will be given away for free to PlayStation Plus members in March 2014. [Source]
  • Clearing up any confusion, OrangePixel confirmed that Gunslugs will be released on February 18th in North America and February 19th in Europe, meaning you have to wait another week. [Twitter]
  • Not much of anything is known about the game at this moment, but Team 17 announced that Worms Battlegrounds is coming to the PS4 and Xbox One in 2014. [Press Release]
  • When you’re playing through BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea Episode 2, Elizabeth will be able to use the Crossbow, with Tranquilizer Bolts, Gas Bolts, and Noisemaker Bolts introduced for the weapon. [Twitter]
  • On Wednesday, Iron Galaxy will talk about new platforms for Divekick (possibly PS4), along with their first major balance patch. [Twitter 1, 2]
  • Matt Thorson tweeted out that he’s playing what “may very well be” the final build for Towerfall: Ascension. He added that he expects the game to be out “soon” and it will release on PC and PS4 at the same time. [Twitter 1, 2, 3]
  • If you had a chance to try out the beta for Ace Combat Infinity and you live in Europe, be sure to follow the link and give your feedback. [Survey Says]
  • Spoiling most of the surprise ahead of time, we know that tomorrow will bring the first video for Evolve. [Twitter]
  • Vlambeer has submitted Luftrausers for certification and they’re hoping it passes. [Twitter]
  • Seaven Studio is uploading their PS Vita build of Ethan: Meteor Hunter to Sony. [Twitter]
  • In Rabbids news, Sony Pictures and Ubisoft are partnering for a Rabbids full-length feature film, a move likely made easier by the fact that the Rabbids Invasion TV show averages 2 million viewers per episode in the US. [Press Release]

New Videos

  • In what EA calls a “gameplay video,” you can check out the look of many fighters and how they were created in EA Sports UFC for PS4 and Xbox One. The game will be out this Spring and you can expect more videos in the coming weeks that focus on dynamic striking, submission battles, living world, and more:

  • Pac-Man Museum is out later this month on PS3, Xbox 360, and PC. Here’s a trailer:

  • With the new NBA Live 14 update, EA has issued this video showing off what’s been changed:

  • Skullgirls Encore, a re-release of Skullgirls, will be available on the PlayStation Store tomorrow, February 11th, in North America. Boasting hundreds of tweaks, faster gameplay, improve online play, and more, previous owners of Skullgirls will be given an XMB message tomorrow with a free code for Skullgirls Encore. Unfortunately, as Skullgirls Encore is treated as a new game, your old save data won’t work, with Trophies having to be re-unlocked as well. You can find more details about Skullgirls Encore over here, with two videos for the game below:

How do you think EA Sports UFC looks? Let us know in the comments below.