The Catch-Up: March 7th, 2014 – inFamous: Second Son Gets a Live Action Trailer

Are you ready to spring forward this weekend?

General News

  • Regarding the inFamous: Second Son price hike in Canada to $69.99, Associate Product Marketing Manager Cristian Cardona said, “SCE [Canada] is responding to changes in the market environment, including but not limited to currency values.” [Source]
  • Konami konfirmed today that Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 would be getting a new piece of DLC on March 25th in North America and March 26th in Europe. Titled ‘Revelations’, the new content will see you playing as Alucard and is set “just before the apocalyptic events of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2.” [Press Release]
  • Obsidian doesn’t know the release date for South Park: The Stick of Truth in Germany and Austria, saying that Ubisoft will reveal the date “at some point hopefully soon…!” [Twitter]
  • After releasing in North America and Europe in January 2013, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch has now crossed over 1.1 million units shipped worldwide (includes digital downloads through the PlayStation Store). Looking at the Ni no Kuni franchise as a whole, it’s shipped 1.7 million units. [Press Release]
  • Nothing’s confirmed yet, but a PlayStation Vita version of Peter Molyneux’s Godus could eventually come to the PlayStation Vita. [Source]
  • As if there was any doubt it would happen, Lollipop Chainsaw has crossed 1 million copies sold worldwide! [Via, Source]
  • According to ESPN Sports Business Reporter Darren Rovell, RBI Baseball will be released for the PS3, Xbox 360, iOS, and Android on April 10th. No official news has been given from the developers, so we’ll have to wait for confirmation on dates/systems. [Via, Twitter]
  • If you’re having connectivity troubles with Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition, contact Climax Studios, not Housemarque. [Twitter]
  • The latest update to the EA Sports UFC roster gives you a look at Ronda Rousey. [Screenshots]
  • The PlayStation Vita version of Football Manager Classic is set for release in April. Stay tuned for more details next week. [Via, Twitter]
  • In addition to the PS4, Galak-Z from 17-Bit will also be coming to the PlayStation Vita when the game launches later this year. [Source]
  • Having a little fun, Bruce Straley recently said on Twitter, “Can there be a good video game movie? There’s always a first. #TLOUMovie.” [Twitter]
  • Europe will be getting a PlayStation Vita LEGO Mega Pack this Spring, which is available either for €44.99 in an 8GB memory card bundle, €49.99 in a 16GB memory card bundle, or €199.99 in a PS Vita 16GB System Bundle. The games you’ll get are as follows: LEGO Harry Potter: 5-7 Years, LEGO Batman 2: DC Superheroes, LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures, LEGO Batman: The Videogame, LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game, LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars. [Source]
  • Nascar ’14 received a new patch recently that includes fixes for various freezing issue experienced by some players, a fix to sound issues experienced by some players, and more overall fixes. [Press Release]
  • By pre-ordering Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes on, you’ll receive a $5 gift card. [Check it Out]
  • Ahead of its release date of May 20th in North America, NIS has revealed that Mugen Souls Z is now available for pre-order. What’s more, it looks like future PS3 box arts will look slightly different, as shown off by Mugen Souls Z [Press Release]:


  • Sony Santa Monica showed off how Ares from God of War 1 could have looked much different [Twitter]:


New Videos

  • I feel like this live-action inFamous: Second Son trailer would have been better with Troy Baker as Delsin:

  • Here’s a short teaser for Rocketbirds 2: Evolution, coming later this year on PS4 and PS Vita [More Info]:

  • WWE 2K14 is the latest game to get “reviewed” by Conan O’Brien:

  • By pre-ordering Drakengard 3 between now and April 9th, you’ll receive the Nier Costume Pack as part of the wave 2 pre-order bonuses (the wave 1 pre-order bonuses has ended). Here’s an interview with Producer Takamasa Shiba:

Are you excited to lose an hour of sleep this weekend?