The Catch-Up: May 13th, 2014 – PlayStation France Trolls Microsoft

The worst part about a dragon? The teeth.

General News

  • The first update for SHAREfactory on PS4 is being worked on right now, with a big focus “addressing currently known issues.” [Twitter 1, 2]
  • In a keynote titled 20 Years of PlayStation, 40 Years of Console Games and 100 Years to Come, Andrew House and Mark Cerny will look at the history and future of PlayStation at the Develop in Brighton conference, which runs from July 8th to 10th. [Source]
  • I’d be very skeptical of anything Sony says about third-party games after the Watch Dogs mistake, but the PlayStation Store does say Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will run at 1080p on PS4. Also, if you look at the URL, it uses the CODBLACKSMITH codename. [Source]
  • Coinciding with the game going free for PlayStation Plus members in North America, Skullgirls Encore on PS3 has received patch 1.02. It takes up 931MB, adds Fukua to the roster and much more. [Via, Full Patch Notes]
  • When asked if Kingdom Hearts 3 or Final Fantasy XV might make an appearance at E3, Square Enix Producer Shinji Hashimoto said, “We would like to keep it secret. It just only a few months from now [note: it’s actually 1 month from now]. I’m pretty sure you will be surprised. Actually, not only do we have June, but there will be many events from now on such as San Diego Comic-Con, Tokyo Game Show, and others.” Based on his response, we should see them at at least one event this year. [Via, Source]
  • After a brief delay, PlayStation Europe has confirmed that MLB 14: The Show on PS4 will hit the PlayStation Store tomorrow, May 14th. [Twitter]
  • Bandai Namco has announced that Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn will hit the PlayStation 3 in Europe on June 27th, with North America getting it on July 1st. In Europe, Gundam Reborn will be sold in stores, while North Americans will have to buy it through the PlayStation Store for $39.99. [Press Release]
  • Gamefly’s latest under $20 used game sale is live! [Check it Out]
  • Nun Attack Origins is a thing that’s coming. No word on platforms or anything else. [Twitter]
  • When the Kinect-less Xbox One launches in Canada next month it will be $399, $50 cheaper than the PS4 at $449.99. [Source 1, 2]
  • In the wake of the Kinect-less Xbox One announcement this morning, PlayStation France sent out this tweet, which translates to “From 09/06: the #PS4 remains the same ;-)” [Via, Twitter]:


  • A full gameplay video will be out later this week, but until then, check out this screenshot for Battlefield 4’s upcoming Dragon Teeth DLC [Twitter]:


New Videos

  • The latest trailer for GRID Autosport is all about the Touring Car discipline:

  • Before the game launches on June 24th, Aksys has released a PS3 and PS Vita demo in North America for XBlaze Code: Embryo. And here’s a teaser trailer:

  • Soul Sacrifice Delta for the PlayStation Vita is out this week on the PlayStation Store for $35.99/€29.99/£23.99. For the first four weeks after release, it’s bundled with a few bonus and exclusive raiment items [Source 1, 2]:

  • Within the next couple of months, Son of Scoregasm will release on the PS Vita [Source 1, 2]:

  • Among the Sleep, “a first-person horror adventure where you play as a two-year-old”, is coming to PS4 [Source]:

What do you think of PlayStation France’s troll?