The Catch-Up: February 24th, 2014 – Grounded: The Making of The Last of Us Now Available to Watch in Full

You didn’t forget about the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn PS4 beta, did you?

General News

  • Fred Dutton of the EU PS Blog talked about the delay in announcing the March 2014 PlayStation Plus free games, saying, “I’ve answered a number of times both here and on Twitter that the announcement would be later this week. You’re correct – it is a little later than usual. From now on we’ll be revealing the next batch of games approximately a week before they enter the service.” I’d wager a guess that we’ll hear both North America and Europe’s free games on Thursday, so stay tuned. [Source]
  • According to a recent press release, Sony Pictures is developing a Console Wars movie about the battle between Nintendo and Sega, with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (Superbad) set to direct. [Via, Book, Source]
  • If you still haven’t picked up the Valentine’s-themed content for Grand Theft Auto Online yet, you have until the end of Friday. [Twitter]
  • Beenox confirmed that pre-order bonuses for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 are happening and should be announced soon, there will be a walkthrough trailer that focuses on navigation, suits, and combat shortly, and the studio themselves is busy polishing the game and getting rid of bugs. [Twitter 1, 2, 3]
  • An update for God of War: Ascension went live today to fix issues people had with DLC and resets. To make up for the resets, all impacted players will get a Season Pass DLC code and Auto Ascension code. [More Info]
  • Ken Levine wants BioShock and BioShock Infinite remembered for “the people who made them.” [Twitter]
  • At least in the United States, the WWE Network app is now available for the PS3 and PS4, though people are reporting issues trying to get signed up right now. [Source]
  • Due to a shipping delay, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 has been pushed back to March 6th in Australia. [Via, Source]
  • Patch 1.01 for Toukiden: The Age of Demons is now available to download. Get it to fix issues with the network function. [Twitter]
  • If you were curious, no, Hotline Miami 2 won’t have co-op. [Twitter]
  • A Tearaway Minipack will be available in LittleBigPlanet with the PlayStation Store updates this week, giving you iota and atoi costumes. [Source]
  • A rain Post Mortem will take place at GDC 2014 with Director Yuki Ikeda and Producer Ken Suzuta. [Source]

New Videos

  • The full Grounded: The Making of The Last of Us video (previously only available in The Last of Us Season Pass) can now be watched in full for free. Settle in because it’s nearly 90 minutes:

  • Here’s the launch trailer for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 (expect a review later this week):

Did you watch the whole The Last of Us Making Of?