Monster Gaming Week (18 January 2015)

Monster Gaming Week (18 January 2015)

Published On January 18, 2015 | By Anthony Barker | News

If you missed any gaming news over the past seven days on Console Monster, today we give you another chance to catch up with our latest content from the past week.

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This Week’s Top 10 Posts

1. The Last of Us sequel ‘on ice’ while developer works on Uncharted 4

A sequel to The Last of Us has been put on hold while the game’s developer works on Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.

2. Advanced Warfare Havoc DLC Due January 27th – More Famous Faces, 4 New Maps, Exo Zombies

Kevin Spacey was the big name with the big face that Sledgehammer managed to snag to slap on the tin for the retail release ofCall of Duty: Advanced Warfare.

3. Xbox One February System Update detailed

Game hubs, custom backgrounds and tile transparency are just some of the new features available in the Xbox One February update.

4. Online Heists coming to GTA Online ‘in the coming weeks’

Online Heists are coming to Grand Theft Auto Online “in the coming weeks”, according to the game’s developer.

5. The Simpsons – coming soon to Minecraft on Xbox

Minecraft fans can soon bring the characters of Springfield to life in fully-textured, cubic glory when Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Xbox launch “The Simpsons” content packs for Minecraft Xbox 360 and Xbox One editions.

6. Deals with Gold offers for January 13th – 19th revealed

Terraria, WWE 2k15 and Dead Rising are among the titles discounted in the latest Deals with Gold.

7. Rumour: Microsoft Store lists The Elder Scrolls Online as February release

The Elder Scrolls Online has been listed for a Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 release by the Microsoft Store.

8. GTA V takes UK Video Games Chart top spot

Grand Theft Auto V has returned to the top of the UK Video Games Chart.

9. Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty dated for PC, PS3 and Xbox One

Oddworld Inhabitants has confirmed a release date for the PC version of Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, and a launch window for the PS3 and Xbox One editions.

10. Crash Bandicoot voted most iconic PlayStation character

Crash Bandicoot has been named the most iconic PlayStation character of all time.

Other Posts This Week

Xbox Live Gold members can now download The Witcher 2 for free

Most-Watched Video of the Week

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – “Official 2015 Call of Duty Championship Trailer”

Other Videos Released This Week

Forza Motorsport 6 – “Announce Trailer”
Dying Light – “Be The Zombie Multiplayer Gameplay Trailer”
Evolve – “Intro Cinematic”
Forza Horizon 2 – “G-Shock Car Pack”
Assassin’s Creed Unity – “Dead Kings DLC Cinematic Trailer”
Assassin’s Creed Rogue – “Life as a Templar – Dev Walkthrough”

Reviews Posted This Week

Pier Solar and the Great Architects

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Toybox Turbos

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Retro City Rampage DX

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So there you have it. That’s all the latest news, reviews and videos from the past week, here on Console Monster. Let us know what your favourite gaming story was from last week by leaving a comment below!

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About The Author

Anthony is the designer, developer and owner of Console Monster. In his spare time, Anthony is a keen gamer who enjoys playing mostly First-Person Shooters and Racing games. When he is not developing games or tweaking this site, Anthony likes to be on the slopes snowboarding or hurtling down off-road tracks on his mountain bike.