The Catch-Up: April 9th, 2014 – PS4 is Getting Stick it to the Man, That Trivia Game, & More

In case you missed the announcement, The Last of Us is coming to PS4!

General News

  • There’s a big Easter Sale happening on the European PlayStation Store right now, and it will end on April 30th. [See all the Deals]
  • Remember Stick it to the Man for PS3/PS Vita? Well, Zoink Games and Ripstone have announced that it’s going to be releasing for the PS4 on April 30th in Europe and May 6th in North America. No word on Cross Buy, but it will have 1080p visuals and the DualShock 4 speaker is used to tap into character’s thoughts in the game. [Press Release]
  • HESAW and Focus Home Interactive had announced that Blue Estate, a “darkly funny rail shooter based on the Eisner Award-nominated Blue Estate comic books from Viktor Kalvachev,” will be coming to the PS4 and Xbox One, utilizing Kinect and the gyroscope of the DualShock 4. More details will be given about Blue Estate in the coming months. [Press Release]
  • An upcoming console patch for South Park: The Stick of Truth will fix some issues and adjust the difficulty of the Alien Probe mini-game and pooping mini-game. [Source]
  • Follow the link to see a gameplay video for RBI Baseball ’14, which came out today for the PS3 at $19.99 and releases this Spring for the PS4. [Video]

New Videos

  • Giving you a look at fighting “one of the game’s most terrifying villains, Boxman” this new video for The Evil Within was brought out today. You can pick up The Evil Within on PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, or PC when it launches this August:

  • That Trivia Game, “a light-hearted and quirky game show experience” with over 1,000 trivia questions, was given a PS4 release date of April 15th in North America at $9.99. Following the North American release, the game will come out in Europe later in the year, with the North American version set to receive additional features, an expanded range of trivia, characters and much more. Here’s a short gameplay clip (Trophy list is here):

  • The Cult County Kickstarter campaign is still going on right now, and Jools Watsham decided to share some very early gameplay:

  • A release date has yet to be confirmed, but Mixed Bag has announced that Futuridium EP Deluxe will arrive on the PS4 on the exact same day as PS Vita, complete with Cross Buy. You can expect the PS4 version to have 1080p/60fps, shared leaderboards, and “cool” DualShock 4 features:

  • Sportsfriends is coming out “soon” on PS3 and PS4, and here’s a menu walkthrough:

  • Art Designer Kimihiko Fujisaka discusses the creative process behind the memorable characters of Drakengard 3:

  • This video shows off how Football Manager Classic 2014 looks on the PS Vita:

  • GameSpot has done a graphics comparison of the PS3 and PS4 versions of MLB 14: The Show:

  • Dragon Fin Soup, coming to PS4, PS3, and PS Vita in 2014, received a developer walkthrough:

Did the pooping mini-game really need its difficulty altered?