Monster Gaming Week (10 August 2014)

Monster Gaming Week (10 August 2014)

Published On August 10, 2014 | By Anthony Barker | 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

The Last of Us Remastered tops UK Video Games Chart

The Last of Us Remastered has shot straight to the top of the UK Video Games Chart.The PlayStation 4 remaster has pushed Watch Dogs into second place, despite the Ubisoft title seeing a three per cent rise in sales.FIFA 14, The LEGO Movie Videoga

GAME is winning back market share from supermarkets

High Street retailer GAME has clawed back some of the UK’s video game market share from supermarkets.That’s according to Kanter Worldpanel, which found that for the 12 weeks ending July 6thGAME boosted its share of the physical ga

2K Games announces WWE 2k15 ‘HULKAMANIA’ Edition

A collector’s edition for WWE 2k15 has been revealed.2K Games confirmed that WWE 2k15 “HULKAMANIA” Edition will be available exclusively for the PlayStation and Xbox One.Only 25,000 of the special editions are being made. Its co

Destiny: Ghost Editions going for as much as $1000 online

Hardcore Destiny fans are paying hundreds of dollars for the sold out Destiny Ghost Edition bundle on eBay.Numerous completed listings on the auction site for (assumedly) secured pre-orders being sold in the US region show final offers of over $600

Capcom confirms Resident Evil remastering

The original Resident Evil game is being remastered, Capcom has announced.Due for a digital-only launch in early 2015, the port is set to release on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.Based on the 2002 GameCube “Remak

Epic Games opens UK studio

Epic Games has expanded into the UK, it has been revealed.The Gears of War developer today (August 5th, 2014) announced that they are partnering with independent developer Pitbull Studio to form a new UK branch.The Sunderland-based branch will jo

Massive Entertainment considered releasing The Division on PS3, 360

Massive Entertainment is confident that Tom Clancy’s The Division will receive strong support from PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners when it launches next year.Speaking to Examiner.com, Fredrik Rundqvist, executive producer of the game, said

Leaked images suggest Assassin’s Creed Rogue is arriving in November

Assassin’s Creed Rogue will launch on November 11th, leaked images suggest.Box art for the heavily-rumoured game, which is expected to release on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, is pictured in a gallery of images obtained by Access the Anim

Coupe Style Pack now available for GRID Autosport

Codemasters has detailed the latest car pack for GRID Autosport.Posting on their blog, the developer revealed that the Coupé Style Pack features four premium sports cars:BMW Z4 GT3Hyundai Genesis CoupeCadillac CTS-V CoupeNissan 200

Microsoft reveals 15 more cars for Forza Horizon 2

The 1992 Lancia Delta HF Inegrale EVO and the 2011 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport are among the newly-announced cars for Forza Horizon 2.Following two previous announcements (which can be found here and here), another 15 cars have been revealed for the

Deals with Gold offers for August 5th – 11th revealed

The Deals with Gold offers for this week have been revealed.From today (Tuesday, August 5th, 2014), Call of Duty: Ghosts, Rock Band 3 (including DLC) and Terraria are among the list of discounted Xbox 360 titles. There are also a large number of Ca

Assassin’s Creed Rogue officially announced with first details

Assassin’s Creed Rogue has officially been announced and will be featured in the next issue of Game Informer magazine. According to GI, Assassin’s Creed Rogue will be the final entry in the series for Xbox 360 and PS3, having debuted on the consoles

Gamescom 2014 Sony Teases Gamescom 2014 Game Reveal

Sony has released a teaser trailer, below, for something that will be coming during their announcements at this year’s Gamescom in Germany.Could be it the Resident Evil reboot coming to PlayStation, first? The middle of the ice crystal looks very

FIFA 15 to include every Premier League stadium

FIFA 15 will include all 20 Premier League stadiums for the first time in the series’ history. EA Sports has also been granted access to capture the likenesses of an additional 200 players for the latest instalment of the title. The new conte

Sony sued over Killzone: Shadow Fall’s graphics

Sony Computer Entertainment America has been hit with a lawsuit alleging

Amazon lists Sleeping Dogs for PS4 and Xbox One

Further evidence that Sleeping Dogs is being remastered for the next-generation consoles has been spotted.Following a listing from UK retailer ShopTo in June, Amazon has listed the Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition: Limited Edition for both the Pla

EA Access library will be ‘permanent’ and ‘substantial’, according to publisher

The library of games on EA Access will be “permanent” and “substantial”, according to EA’s chief operating officer Peter Moore.Speaking to CVG, Moore said that the “Vault”, a library of games which can be u

Ubisoft announces Monopoly, Risk and Trivial Pursuit for consoles

Ubisoft has announced the Hasbro Game Channel, which looks set to bring classic board games to consoles.At launch, which is expected to be in autumn, the channel will include Monopoly Plus, Risk and Trivial Pursuit Live!According to Ubisoft:

Digital TV Tuner announced for Xbox One

Microsoft has announced a Digital TV Tuner for the Xbox One. Posting on the Xbox Wire website, Microsoft said that, based on feedback, “Xbox One users in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain will be able to experience premium live TV fea

EU PS Store summer sale discounts PS4 games and DLC

Sony has discounted a number of PS4 games as part of its ongoing summer sale.Highlights include superhero fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition, indie survival title Don’t Starve: Console Edition, Monster Hunter meets Metal Slug s

How to transfer Diablo 3 saves to Ultimate Evil Edition

If you played the already-released Diablo 3 game on PS3 or Xbox 360 then good news: you can transfer your characters’ progress into the new game – Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition – when it comes out later this month (19th).You can also transfer you

Ryse developer waiting for more Xbox One sales before working on sequel

Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli has reassured gamers that Ryse 2 has not been cancelled.Speaking to Eurogamer, Yerli claimed that the developer is waiting for more Xbox One consoles to be sold before starting work on the sequel.Yerli added that the develo

Square Enix confirms Sleeping Dogs remaster for next-gen consoles

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition has officially been announced.Square Enix, the game’s developer, confirmed that the open-world title will be arriving on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in October.The remastered version of the 2012 title wi

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Gold Edition announced, Season Pass revealed

Upcoming digital adventure Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris will also receive a physical release on PS4 and PC, Square Enix has announced. The Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Gold Edition includes a copy of the game along with an artbook, a f

Battlefield 4’s next big update cleans up HUD, tweaks soldier movement

DICE has outlined what to expect from Battlefield 4’s next big update, due out in September.The developer is using the Battlefield 4 Community Test Environment to get feedback on how to improve the game, live producer David Sirland wrote on the Bat

Monster Videos

Call Of Duty: Ghosts – Dynasty Map Preview

Call Of Duty: Ghosts – Subzero Map Preview

Call Of Duty: Ghosts – Goldrush Map Preview

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham – San Diego Comic-Con Trailer

Killzone Shadow Fall – Intercept

Mortal Kombat X – Raiden Gameplay

Disney Infinity 2.0 – Aladdin & Jasmine Trailer

FIFA 15 – New Player Faces & Stadiums

Far Cry 4 – Behind The Scenes

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Collector’s Edition Trailer

Dying Light – Gamescom 2014 Gameplay Trailer

Surgeon Simulator – Anniversary Edition – PlayStation 4 Trailer

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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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.