Console Monster Weekly News Summary

Console Monster Weekly News Summary

Published On March 23, 2008 | By David Wriglesworth | Features

An “egg-celent” week of gaming has almost come to an end. Here’s a reminder of some of the “cracking” news stories this week (week beginning 17th March):

Microsoft Reveal Future XBLA Titles and Arcade Hits (Monday 17th March)
The XBOX Live Arcade titles heading to the XBOX Live Marketplace in the next few weeks have been revealed by Microsoft. The list consists of Rocky and Bullwinkle (which was given an E rating at the end of January), Shotest Shogi and Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3

Video Store Easter Special (Monday 17th March)
“From midnight on Good Friday 21 March until the same time Easter Saturday, the following movies will all be available to rent from the Xbox Live Video Store for just 100 MS Points apiece: Transformers”, “Swordfish”, “Harry Potter: Order of the Phoenix”, “1408” and “Naked Gun”…

New HALO 3 Map Pack – Legendary (Wednesday 19th March)
With Bungie releasing a new map pack mid April details have been released regarding the second map. Named Avalanche it contains several elements from classic Halo: Combat Evolved map Sidewinder…

Football Manager 2008 Achievement List (Wednesday 19th March)
Thanks to DaKing240 over at 360Sync, Console Monster can exclusively reveal the achievements for upcoming simulation game, Football Manager 2008

Forza 2 March Car Pack Q&A (Wednesday 19th March)
Today saw the release of the Forza 2 March Car Pack, and what better time to find out a little more about what the pack entails with an exclusive to XCN Q&A with the dev team of the game…

Firmware 2.20 details revealed (Thursday 20th March)
Today Sony have announced details of Firmware 2.20. The biggest addition to the new update will be the inclusion of Blu-Ray Disc Profile 2.0 (BD-Live)…

Battlefield: Bad Company Beta Video (Friday 21st March)
For those of you that have been living under a tank over the past few days, EA have begun Beta sign-ups for their upcoming shooter – Battlefield: Bad Company, for the Xbox 360…

ESRB Rate GTA:IV and Pandemonium! (Friday 21st March)
Grand Theft Auto: IV has been rated an M by the ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board)…

Stay tuned to Console Monster next week for more of the latest news in the gaming world.

About The Author

David Wriglesworth is a Northern lad with a passion for gaming, who graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree. If you can drag him away from the consoles, you can probably find him Tweeting or watching Coronation Street.