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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 5/6/2014

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The Drop

Home runs, loot drops, couch tournaments, and epic quests dominate the gaming landscape this week in another varied lineup of new games coming to PlayStation.

PlayStation’s critically-acclaimed baseball series arrives on PS4 with MLB 14 The Show. With unparalleled visual fidelity, San Diego Studio showcases its dedication and passion to the sport, thanks to achingly accurate stadiums and a broad array of new features. Harness the new Quick Counts to speed up games for fast, satisfying fixes, or use the new player lock feature to follow a single player all game. Both hardcore baseball devotees and casual fans can find something to love with The Show’s latest offering.

For gamers itching for old fashioned couch competition, look no further than Sportsfriends, a collection of wild local multiplayer games coming to PS4 and PS3. Or try out Bound by Flame, one of the first RPGs to hit PS4 with jaw-dropping visuals and hard-as-nails combat.

For a complete list of games coming to PlayStation this week, read on. And enjoy the Drop!

Borderlands 2 Vita
Bound by Flame
Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse
Football Manager Classic 2014
God of War Collection
Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi
MLB 14 The Show
Stick It to the Man
Titan Attacks!

New PlayStation Releases This Week

PS Vita — Digital (Only Available in Vita Bundle, Standalone Launch Next Week)
Pandora has a whole ton of loot, and that pile of sweet guns and blood-stained dollars is coming to PS Vita. Take the fan-favorite Role-playing Shooter on the go and level up a Vault Hunter with branching skill trees and jaw-dropping gear. Warning: highly addictive.
PS4, PS3 — Digital (Retail Available 5/9)
Seven Icelords have clutched the world in a cold grip. An army of undead threatens the last remaining free peoples, and only a few among them have the strength to fight back. Wrestle with the influence of a fire demon and save the world in this tactical, dark fantasy RPG.
Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse
PS Vita — Digital
The latest episode in the classic Broken Sword series, guide the intrepid George Stobbart and fiery journalist Nico Collard on the trail of a stolen painting. Conspiracies, murder, and mystery will find them at every step.
Football Manager Classic 2014
PS Vita — Digital
A classic sports sim for devoted football fans. Take to the pitch in this full-featured experience that brims with statistics. Includes a 3D match engine for a robust interaction with the sport.
PS Vita — Digital, Retail (Already Available on PS3)
Two sweeping stories of revenge go portable. Take the intense action of God of War I and II on the go in this fan-favorite collection. Remapped controls for PS Vita, remastered visuals, and full Trophy support for each game.
Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi
PS3 — Digital, Retail
Be enveloped by the tale of Chizuru, who finds herself fighting alongside the notorious Shinsengumi as competing factions vie for control of Japan. Within the heart of such unbearable bloodshed, can Chizuru find love?
PS4 — Digital, Retail (Already Available on PS3, PS Vita)
The most recent, critically-acclaimed chapter in the MLB series arrives on PS4. Marvel at enhanced visuals and try out a variety of new features, from the time-saving Quick Counts to the in-depth player lock feature for a more personal experience. Baseball is better with The Show.
PS4, PS3 — Digital
Have some friends over, pull up the couch, and prepare for best-in-class local multiplayer. Sportsfriends marries four different, award-winning multiplayer experiences together into one game. Featuring BaraBariBall, Super Pole Riders, Hokra, and Johann Sebastian Joust.
Stick it to the Man
PS4 — Digital (Already Available on PS3, PS Vita)
Hard hat tester Ray has a bizarre accident and wakes up with a giant pink arm sticking out of his brain. Sounds like quite the change! Help Ray get a handle on his new powers and solve mind-boggling puzzles.
Titan Attacks!
PS4, PS3, PS Vita — Digital (Cross Buy)
Turn back the Titan army! Experience classic arcade shooter gameplay with slick visuals, new strategies, and more than 100 levels of pulse-pounding action. Earn money and purchase upgrades to unlock new weapons and powers.

The information above is subject to change without notice.

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Ryan Clements said:

May 4th, 10:55 am

Don’t Drop that fly ball!

Lodi16B said:

May 4th, 11:02 am

Hey Ryan, Would it be possible to put prices on the new releases when you Drop?

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    Ryan Clements said:

    May 4th, 11:08 am

    Hi Lodi!

    Thanks for the note! This post is more just to provide a “heads-up” of what’s coming — our PlayStation Store update post on Tuesdays provides pricing, sales, discounts, add-ons, and the like!

    Cheers. ^_^

guyminsberghe said:

May 4th, 11:03 am

God of war collection?!? Omg there will be blood in my vita!

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    Ryan Clements said:

    May 4th, 11:09 am

    Don’t get it on the screen!

THEAnderson51 said:

May 4th, 11:03 am

Hey Ryan, doesn’t Sly Cooper Collection come out for Vita this week as well? Thanks!

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    Ryan Clements said:

    May 4th, 11:10 am

    I don’t have any information on that, sorry Anderson!

NinjaMicWZ said:

May 4th, 11:03 am

Cool, will pick up Titan Attacks! on Vita.

Waiting for my retail copies of Borderlands 2 & God of War Collection. Also the Sly Cooper Collection at the end of the month.

May is delivering.

poodude said:

May 4th, 11:06 am

Solid drop. Only picking up Stick It To The Man this week, but there are plenty of other games I wish I was getting!

austinite04 said:

May 4th, 11:09 am

I want MLB the show 14 for the PS4… I can’t wait to play it. It’s gonna be the best version of the series by far. If this game doesn’t make every player look life like IDK what I would do.. I also play it so I can play as The Cardinals, and in my game they would never lose a WS ever again. GO CARDS..

notoptimus said:

May 4th, 11:09 am

Sportsfriends and BL2 for me!

fisheye11 said:

May 4th, 11:12 am

I’m kinda on the fence about getting Borderlands 2 on the Vita. I’m a big Borderlands fan but I don’t think the Vita and it’s controls can handle the game.

KetchupBoi2 said:

May 4th, 11:13 am

Any chance Borderlands 2 happens to be Cross-Buy?

Glossic said:

May 4th, 11:14 am

Cant wait for MLB 14! Thats the main reason I switched to the PS family!

jave-lin said:

May 4th, 11:15 am

Hey Ryan, is MLB 14 the Show (PS4) available for pre-download as one of the first possible games to utilize that recent firmware feature? If so, when?

Edzo04ps said:

May 4th, 11:24 am

pretty lame that you are making me buy someones borderlands 2 code on ebay instead of just launching it on 5/6

MikeEmCee83 said:

May 4th, 11:24 am

Could have swore Watch Dogs was going to be the first game to be able to be pre-downloaded.

Solid_Duff said:

May 4th, 11:28 am

Can’t wait to take my diamond backs to a winning season on The Show. Beyond!!!

DexusXL said:

May 4th, 11:36 am

Hey Ryan! Beyond!

Any chance we will be able to pre-load MLB the Show 14? I hear its a doozy in size.

Mando44646 said:

May 4th, 11:41 am

Not bad content for Vita. But we really need less ports and more original Western IPs in the future

italodancemp3 said:

May 4th, 11:42 am

Great Borderlands 2 and GOW collections will be mine :) best games always Vita only :D

LilTortillaMan said:

May 4th, 11:44 am

Hey, isn’t Transistor coming out this week too?

plaztiksyke said:

May 4th, 11:46 am

yay Broken Sword!!! I was jealous Europe got it before us. I hope we get episode 2 more quickly. Broken Sword 3 was one of our fav adventure games on the original Xbox, I’d love to see an HD version come to PS Vita/4.

Based on my experience with Borderlands 2 at GDC, I’m going to hold off on purchasing until they’ve had a little more time to optimize it. While I appreciated the texture streaming, quite of a bit of the environment was just plain ugly textures that didn’t stream at all, and the level-of-detail on enemy models was way too low when using the sniper rifle. Given how great the post-release support for Killzone Mercenary has been, I’m sure Borderlands 2 will get great improvements in the months following release :)

LilTortillaMan said:

May 4th, 11:46 am

Okay, nevermind Transistor comes out on May 20th.

notoptimus said:

May 4th, 11:49 am

Titan Attacks also looks interesting.

plaztiksyke said:

May 4th, 11:49 am

So happy to finally have Sportsfriends available after playing it multiple times at GDC and PAX over the last year. I love that there’s a good stream of games with Move support arriving on PS4. (Now we just need more stereoscopic 3D games @ 1080p60…)

I really like Stick it to the Man’s art on PS3 (reminds me a lot of Liquid Television), so I’m excited to see if in 1080p native with improved texture quality. I’m so happy they made it cross-buy with Vita version, unlike other indie publishers.

fixer1989 said:

May 4th, 11:51 am

So glad there are no new games I want. I have enough on my plate already between PS4 and PS3

pablofsi08 said:

May 4th, 11:51 am

Great. Now can we get a fully working YouTube html version? No, I don’t want the mobile version. Just want to put on my Gold Wireless headphones on and enjoy YouTube as it should be. Thanks, Sony.


May 4th, 12:00 pm

HBOGO for PS4 ?

Nestentar said:

May 4th, 12:06 pm

Oh Maaaayyyyy….

Borderlands 2 and God of War Collection!

I can not believe a year passed so fast. I remember all the tweeting we did to bring Borderlands 2 to Vita last a year and a half. Wow.

jrodfantastic said:

May 4th, 12:23 pm

I realize this answer is probably a no, but is the God of War collection cross-buy digitally?

FifthDream said:

May 4th, 12:29 pm

I’ve got Bound by Flame and God of War Collection preordered and am just waiting for them to arrive. Birthday presents to myself. This week is going to be a great gaming week.

NX_Nytrux said:

May 4th, 12:33 pm

PS2 Classics wish list:
– Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria
– Silent Hill: Origins
– Obscure 1 & 2
– Forbidden Siren 2

sirjoejr30 said:

May 4th, 12:53 pm

Yay!! for the Show!! Got it pre-ordered on the PS Store, hope it’s ready to go at midnight east coast time..

dodgedoors said:

May 4th, 1:02 pm

2 weeks till I get what I REALLY want. Lots of stuff for people to get in this drop though.

Nightshade869 said:

May 4th, 1:03 pm

MLB 14 Pre-loading? Is this going to happen?

cop1 said:

May 4th, 1:19 pm

Hey ryan can we pre download bound by flame before Tuesday , ps4 version thx

cop1 said:

May 4th, 1:23 pm

Also why on earth we still dont have new avatars on Ps4 ps store , i gave my ps3 to my nephew so im stuck with the 2006 avatars in 2014 bloody unbelievable

Killa_LJ_318 said:

May 4th, 1:25 pm

Beyound Ryan. Can’t wait till Borderlands 2. Also looking forward to Bound by Flames. Great drop this week as always.

Nazotchi said:

May 4th, 1:28 pm

Any idea if Stick it to the Man is cross-buy?

ewen1972 said:

May 4th, 1:49 pm

Bound by flame enough said, and beyond!

HitmanRebornEX said:

May 4th, 2:36 pm

Yeah i gotta give Bound by Flame a try and keep up the hard work guys =D


May 4th, 2:46 pm

Any word on when MLB14 The Show will be available for pre-download? We are suppose to be able to download pre-orders 3-4 days early with the new update… I purchased the pre-order 2 days ago on PS4, but still cannot download the game and it releases tomorrow at midnight!! Thanks!

vinardus said:

May 4th, 2:54 pm

Any chance that GoW collection is cross buy?

GrafUlrich88 said:

May 4th, 2:54 pm

Hey Ryan,

Another great week of games for Playstation Nation!

I plan on picking up MLB 14 The Show (pre ordered at Gamestop), possibly Titan Attacks if PS Plus get’s a discount and the price is right. Lastly, I will be downloading Stick to the Man.



P.S. Any news on games for the PS4 for 13 May? I don’t see anything announced right now, but you guys have a habit of dropping a announcement the week prior.


May 4th, 3:00 pm

Broken Sword is an amazing game, glad to see it :D, i hope you can introduce all the series of b. sword, also i hope to see soon a
killer 7 on ps2 classics. (sorry bad english)

Sanji909 said:

May 4th, 3:09 pm

May the Fourth be with you. ^_~

Sanji909 said:

May 4th, 3:11 pm

Watch out for that Revenge of the Fifth! =P

IIL0YDII said:

May 4th, 3:12 pm

God of War Collection cross buy with PS3?

Rootboi_Root said:

May 4th, 3:47 pm

I would also like to know if GOW is crossbuy. I have the God of War Saga on PS3, would be awesome if could get GOW on vita now as well!


davidbustillos said:

May 4th, 3:47 pm

Nice ! I can’t wait to get helldivers!

yowzagabowza said:

May 4th, 4:22 pm

@ Clements answer to #2.

I see no good reason to not include prices in this post. A “heads up” is useles. We already have those on the blog. Basically every game gets a post. So we know WHEN they come out, but not how much. Or if they can be pre-loaded. And sometimes, we still dont know, two days before release, if we can preorder.

My grocery store sends me a flier every week with about a thousand different items in i and every one has a price next to it. No guessing, no waiting til the sale starts, just giving me the info i need.

Since its been more than 5 minutes since you posted, i know you wont read or respond. Just know more info is always better.

AizawaYuuichi said:

May 4th, 4:42 pm

To everyone asking about MLB The Show 14 pre-load: It’s not happening. The last update enabled the possibility for pre-loads, and they announced that Watch_Dogs would be the first game to take advantage of the feature. It releases in three weeks. So, nothing coming out before the 27th will have a pre-load option. There, I just answered people’s questions for the next two weeks as well.

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