Monster Gaming Week (13 July 2014)
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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We bring you our gaming antics in June
Sniper Elite 3 has earned a second week at No.1 in the UK’s All Formats All Prices video game chart, dropping just 36 per cent week-on-week.Watch Dogs holds on to No.2, followed by FIFA 14 which climbs three places to No.3, Titanfall, Wolfenstein,
Gearbox Software hasn’t ruled out the possibility ofBorderlands: The Pre-Sequellaunching on PS4 or Xbox One in the future, although a new-gen release isn’t currently on the cards.Principally developed at 2K Australia, with supervision f
News that the latest edition of Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer series will feature microtransactions has been greeted with what could generously be called a mixed reception. At an event for the game yesterday, we spoke to the publisher about its
The Xbox One version of Titanfall has been reduced to £36.79 as part of this week’s Xbox Live Deals with Gold, alongside a variety of Xbox 360 DLC.The discounts coincide with the launch of a huge Ultimate Games Sale on Xbox Live which will se
The PlayStation 4 has failed to make a significant impact in Japan. Unlike in western markets, where the PS4 has been a hit (it’s the fastest-selling console in UK history), in Japan it’s struggling. Japanese magazine publisher Enterbrain released
Xbox One’s July update will roll out in ‘the coming days’, introducing the ability to Snap the Achievements app. The release window was announced on Major Nelson, where a video outlining the changes was published. Announced last month, the update w
The Xbox One version of Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition could receive a resolution bump – possibly boosting it to 1080p – following last month’s SDK update, Blizzard has said.Speaking toAusGamersabout the possibility of incr
A new bundle combining Banjo Kazooie and Banjo Tooie is now available on the Xbox 360 Marketplace.The new compilation, entitledBanjo Games Bundle, features the XBLA versions of Banjo Kazooie and Banjo Tooie.Although the games can still be b
Sony re-wrote portions of its E3 2013 presentation – when the company fully unveiled the PlayStation 4 – after seeing Microsoft’s unpopular announcements detailing the Xbox One’s initial policies regarding used games and DRM. Speaking at the Develop
Ubisoft has revealed player statistics about their latest release Watch Dogs.According to the figues, gamers have spent 11 years, 87 days, 45 hours and 59 minutes and counting playing the game. During that time, over 76 million crimes have been pre
The third day of the Ultimate Xbox Live sale has brought with it a number of newly-discounted titles.The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is now available for £2.99 (a 75% saving), Assassin’s Creed Liberation Arcade is now £7.99 (a 50%
Dead Island 2 fans have been asked to determine what will be included in the collector’s edition for the upcoming game. Publisher Deep Silver released a survey asking participants to vote on the contents that they’d most like to see in t
Microsoft has denied dropping plans to enable to the Xbox One to double as a developer kit, despite a report suggesting this wasn’t the case.During an audience Q&A session at Develop in Brighton, Xbox Advanced Technology Group’s Martin
Shadow Warrior will arrive on next generation consoles in September, it has been revealed.
The summer is well and truly here, with festivals taking place all over the world. To get in the spirit of things, DICE has announced Battlefest.As the name suggests, Battlefest is a festival built for gamers, specifically Battlefield 4, with weekl
The final Easter egg has been discovered in the Halo 3 loading screen – almost seven years after the game was released.According to Team Beyond, the Easter egg, which can only be triggered on Christmas Day, is activated by holding down the tw
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Microsoft boss Satya Nadella has committed to Xbox and pledged to grow the gaming brand’s fan base. In May Nadella countered the suggestion from investors and analysts that its Xbox division should be sold. At the Code Conference Nadella was asked,
Another day means another set of discounts in the Ultimate Xbox Live sale. Xbox 360 titlesGrand Theft Auto V, Need for Speed Rivals and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning are among the six titles reduced in price for today (Friday, July 11th, 2014)
The first details of a new Assassin’s Creed on the Xbox 360 and PS3 are coming “soon”, according to Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot. Speaking during an investor call on Thursday, July 10th, 2014, Guillemot said: “We’ve said
Open world racer The Crew will receive regular free content, it has been revealed. Speaking in a UbiBlog interview, creative director Julian Gerighty said: “One of the things that I really want to do is to keep providing people with content after la
David Wriglesworth takes a look at the best titles that have hit the shelves this year.
One of the key Xbox One executives in the UK believes the company needs to overcome the perception that Sony’s PS4 displays certain games at superior resolutions and frame rates. Xbox UK marketing boss Harvey Eagle told CVG that, while he doesn’t pe
Look on the Xbox One store and you still won’t find many game demos. It’s something users have asked Microsoft to encourage, and it sounds like Microsoft is listening. Microsoft has recently updated the console with the same game trial functionality
A limited edition Frozen-themed PlayStation 4 is set to release in Japan next week.
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