Monster Gaming Week (30 March 2014)

Monster Gaming Week (30 March 2014)

Published On March 30, 2014 | By Console Monster | News

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

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Monster News

Diablo 3 is in development for Xbox One

Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition is being developed for Xbox One alongside the previously announced PlayStation 4 version, Blizzard has told, but it can’t yet confirm whether the game will ever see a release on Microsoft’s platform. “I

BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea Episode 2 requires two downloads on Xbox 360 ‘due to size’

The second episode of BioShock Infinite’s single-player DLC Burial at Sea launches across Xbox Live and PC later today, but Xbox 360 owners will be required to download two files in order to play it, Irrational has revealed. “For our #BurialAtSea #E

Marc Whitten promises Xbox One is ‘just beginning’

Xbox corporate vice presidentMarc Whitten may be leaving Microsoft after 14 years, but he’s promising the best is yet to come for Xbox One. Speaking during thelatest episode of Major Nelson Radio, Whitten explained that the company is ju

EA Sports UFC games may be released every 2 years

EA is considering an “every-other-year” release schedule for its newEA Sports UFCseries. However, EA CEO Andrew Wilson toldFortunethat a final decision regarding the regularity of its UFC game releases has yet to be made. “T

PS4 hardware sales jump 106% on InFamous: Second Son launch

The release of InFamous: Second Son has given PS4 hardware sales a big jump in the UK. MCV has been told by a trusted retail source that sales of PS4 consoles jumped 106% last week as exclusive title InFamous: Second Son debuted on Sony’s mach

Original Hotline Miami coming to PS4

Publisher Devolver Digital has revealed plans to release the originalHotline MiamionPS4.The game, which launched on PS3 and Vita in June 2013, will continue to support Cross-Buy, meaning existing PlayStation owners will be able to

This week’s Xbox Live Store deals

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 31 March 2014 *unless otherwise indicated. Xbox One ContentTitle ContentType Discount % Call of

Watch Dogs gets additional ‘Premium Vigilante Edition’

Ubisoft has revealed a new ‘Premium Vigilante Edition’ for Watch Dogs, a PS4 and Xbox One exclusive edition available only via The new edition features everything in the standard Vigilante Edition, including a Vigilante Collector box, ca

Xbox Live Arcade could return on Xbox One

You guys heard the talk this morning that Facebook just bought $2BN worth of Octopus? Ridiculous. Meanwhile, in more important news on Twitter, Phil Spencer has reiterated his support for the [email protected] program whilst hinting that the Xbox Live Arcade m

All Titanfall DLC modes will be free

Are you weary of yanking flags from the hands of cooling corpses, dangling from the wall over a Hardpoint with your cloak enabled, squishing recently ejected Pilots in Last Titan Standing? Rejoice, for Respawn is working on new modes for Titanfall –

Battlefield 4 update rescheduled for Xbox One

The Battlefield 4 update scheduled for today on PlayStation4 and Xbox One has been rescheduled for Microsoft’s console, developer DICE said. No reasons were given for the schedule adjustment, and no expected date was mentioned on the DICEBattl

PS4 to get Nostalgic with PS1/2 Compatibility?

Seasoned tipster with a history of delivering the goods with his industry leaks, Ahsan Rasheed, has claimed the following on his Twitter feed: “Be excited: 1. Local PS2 / PS1 support on PS4 w/ native 1080p rendering for select titles. 2. Bluray+Me

Crytek’s free-to-play shooter Warface enters open beta on Xbox 360

Crytek’s free-to-play shooter Warface has entered open beta on Xbox 360 for Xbox Live Gold members. The game is part of Crytek’s shift into entirely free-to-play development, an intentionstated in February 2013by the developer’s chief ex

The Last of Us is coming to PlayStation 4

If a video onTurkish website Multiplayeris any indication, The Last of Us is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer, and it will come packing single-player DLC Left Behind. According toNeoGAF user Quirah(via user chadskin), Serc

UK games tax breaks approved after arduous wait

The European Commission has approved measures to introduce games tax relief policies in the UK, bringing an end to a lobbying campaign that has lasted more than half a decade. Games trade body Tiga estimates that the policy will provide an additiona

Ubisoft: Watch Dogs delay meant most ideas were not pushed to sequel

A senior figure at Ubisoft Montreal has said the studio would have been forced to axe “several”Watch Dogsgame systems had the open-world title not been delayed from its original release target of November 2013. Speaking to CVG at GDC, Ub

Xbox boss: A Halo 2 remake would have to ‘nail’ multiplayer

Speaking to IGN during the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco last week, Microsoft Game Studios boss Phil Spencer described what would be the most important feature to him in a hypotheticalHalo 2Anniversary release for Xbox One.

Monster Videos

BioShock Infinite – Burial at Sea – Episode Two Launch Trailer

Watch Dogs – Welcome To Chicago

MXGP – Launch Trailer

Monster Reviews

South Park The Stick of Truth

Rayman Legends

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes

Xbox 360 Achievements

Skydive: Proximity Flight


Kinect Sports Rivals

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes

PS3 Trophies

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes

inFamous: Second Son

So there you have it. All the latest news and reviews from the last week. Let us know what your favourite gaming story was from last week by leaving a comment below!

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