The Catch-Up: May 7th, 2014 – Loading Human Coming to PS4, Includes Project Morpheus Support

Hopefully the update will be out by May 13th!

General News

  • When asked how the development of Minecraft on PS4/Xbox One is going, 4J Studios said, “Fine! Working with Sony/Microsoft on world size – not “infinite” due to save size limits, but a lot bigger than PS3/Xbox 360.” They then added that Title Update 16 will help to fix some discovered bugs, and the DualShock 4’s touch pad will help you navigate the Creative UI. [Twitter 1, 2, 3]
  • There’s been some rumors circulating that the next Mass Effect title would be called Mass Effect: Contact. Putting those rumors to rest, BioWare Montreal Studio Director Yanick Roy said, “[With regards to] name speculations: the next Mass Effect doesn’t have a name yet, just a working title that we have used since day 1 of the project.” [Twitter]
  • The latest Trials Fusion update on PS4 fixes Season Pass redemption. [Twitter]
  • Killzone: Shadow Fall is set to receive the free ‘Canyon’ multiplayer map on May 13th in North America and May 14th in Europe. [Watch The Vine Video]
  • Housemarque is “fairly close to announcing the upcoming expansion for Resogun.” Stay tuned. [Source]
  • Due to a “last minute delay,” MLB 14: The Show on PS4 didn’t come out today in Europe, with no new release date given. [Twitter]
  • Damage will be a big part of GRID: Autosport. [See How]
  • A new update for Master Reboot on PS3 has seen the AM/FM trophy get fixed. [Twitter]
  • Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments will release in early September 2014 for the PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC. [Twitter]
  • While Borderlands 2 may already be out in the PS Vita 2000 bundle, the Cross Save functionality with the PS3 version isn’t out yet, with Gearbox saying, “A patch will be coming out shortly for the PlayStation 3 version of the game.” Since the widespread release of Borderlands 2 is happening next week, we imagine the update will arrive soon. [Via, Source]
  • Ed Boon has confirmed that Mortal Kombat 9’s online features won’t be affected by the GameSpy shutdown. [Twitter]
  • NBA 2K15’s cover athlete is Kevin Durant. The game launches on October 7th for the PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC, officially making October 7th the busiest new release day of the year. [Source]

New Videos

  • Untold Games has announced that their upcoming game, Loading Human (back it on Kickstarter), has switched from Unity to Unreal Engine 4 and Sony has approved it for development on PS4, complete with Project Morpheus support:

  • Tozai Games is bringing R-Type Dimensions to the PS3 on May 20th in North America and May 21st in Europe for $9.99. Featuring fully remastered versions of R-Type and R-Type II, Dimensions adds features like Infinite Mode, Level Select, couch co-op, a slow motion play function, controller key configuration, worldwide leaderboards, player statistics, and trophies [Source]:

  • Here’s a gameplay video for Sniper Elite 3:

  • DC Universe Online has received the Amazon Fury Part 1 DLC Pack:

What do you think the next Mass Effect will be called?