The Catch-Up: April 22nd, 2014 – The #JRPGVita Isn’t Final Fantasy Type-0

April 22, 2014Written by Jason Dunning


It’s Tales of Hearts R!

General News

  • In anticlimactic news, PlayStation’s Shahid Ahmad has confirmed that “thanks to your amazing response to the #JRPGVita poll last year, Tales of Hearts R, the most wanted JRPG, will come to the West on PS Vita.” When people said that they thought Final Fantasy Type-0 was the most requested JRPG, Ahmad replied, “Tales topped the poll.” [Twitter 1, 2]
  • There have been a lot of questions about a Collector’s Edition for Dragon Age: Inquistion, and the official Twitter account hopes “to have news and details to report in the next few weeks on that!” [Twitter]
  • For those of you in Europe, the PlayStation All-Stars install issue on PS Vita should be fixed. [Via, Forum]
  • After being taken offline to fix an exploit, the GTA Online Creator is back up and running. [Source]
  • Likely in demo form, Velocity 2X is going to be at E3 on PS4.” [Twitter]
  • It may be deleted now, but the ESRB did rate Suikoden II for release on PS3. Provided the rating isn’t a mistake, expect a North American PSN release of the game soon. [Source]
  • Ragnarok Odyssey ACE will see a digital-only release for PS3 and PS Vita on Wednesday, April 30th in Europe. The game will cost €29.99. [Via, Source]
  • Looks like we’ll be hearing about the May 2014 PlayStation Plus free games in Europe (and possibly North America) this week. [Source]
  • While they’re working on Severed right now and Guacamelee! for other systems, Drinkbox designer Chris McQuinn has said, “Someday there will probably be a Guacamelee! 2, I imagine. I don’t know when, but it’ll probably happen.” [Source]
  • Here’s the first image for Call of Duty 2014, which Sledgehammer games says is “actual in-game characters” [Source]:


New Videos

  • Batman: Arkham Origins’ Cold, Cold Heart DLC is out today in North America, with Europe getting it tomorrow:

  • LittleBigPlanet PS Vita gets the DC Comics Premium Level Pack:

  • Here’s the launch trailer for Demon Gaze, out this week on PS Vita:

  • GT Academy 2014 Season 4 is now open [More Info]:

Are you surprised that Tales of Hearts R beat out Final Fantasy Type-0?