Monster Gaming Week (17 November 2013)

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Monster News

Call of Duty Ghosts ‘not review-proof’

In the wake of the release of Call of Duty: Ghosts, there has been speculation and analysis regarding the top series on the market and whether titles which find themselves in this gloried echelon really are invulnerable to the venomous tongue-lashing

BBC ‘working to bring’ iPlayer to Xbox One in the future

TheBBChas discussed the status of iPlayer on Xbox One.

Dead Rising 3 not possible on current gen – Capcom ‘hit the ceiling’ during prototyping

Capcom Vancouver began developing Xbox One launch exclusive Dead Rising 3 with Xbox 360 in mind.

Sony’s Music Unlimited service will let users play music while gaming

Sony’s Music Unlimited service will let users stream music while they play games

Now TV won’t be available on Xbox One until summer 2014

Now TV, the pay as you go TV service offering access to subscription channels, will not launch on Xbox One until summer 2014

Call of Duty Ghosts DLC potentially outed

UpcomingCall of Duty: GhostsDLC may have been inadvertently revealed by Infinity Ward, according to reports

Sony assures consumers they can sell and share PS4 games

Sony Computer Entertainment has moved to assure consumers that they will be free to sell and sharePS4games

You can’t wake the PlayStation 4 with voice commands, but you can shut it off

The PlayStation 4’s camera limitations have been revealed

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes delayed on Xbox One

Warner Bros has confirmed a delay to the Xbox One version of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

Rayman Legends hits next-gen in February

During an earnings call today, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed that Rayman Legends will be available for next-gen consoles in February

Xbox One game cases smaller than the Xbox 360 cases

Major Nelson confirms on Twitter

PlayStation App now available on iOS and Android in the US

Sony has launched its free PlayStation App for iOS and Android devices

Assassin’s Creed movie pushed back to August 2015

20th Century Fox has delayed a number of its major releases, including its adaptation of Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed

PS4 doesn’t support 3D Blu-Ray discs at launch

PlayStation 4will not support 3D Blu-Ray discs at launch

GTA Online free Beach Bum update hits next week

Get ready to tear up the coast and kick up some sand with the freeGrand TheftAutoOnlineBeach Bum update that will be coming next week

The Bridge hits the Xbox Live Arcade

The Bridge is now available to download from the Xbox Live Arcade

This is how long it takes Xbox One to switch on

Microsoft has posted a video showing how long it takes for Xbox One to boot up

Batman: Arkham Collection includes all three Arkham titles, releases next week

Warner Bros. has announced the Batman: Arkham Collection, a compilation containing all three Batman: Arkham titles

Blockbuster to shut a quarter of its UK stores

Film rental chain Blockbuster is to shut 72 British stores – axing 452 jobs

Do all Xbox One digital-only games offer 1000 GamerScore?

Evidence is mounting that digital-only games will offer up 1000G on Xbox One

Seven Xbox One Kinect voice commands you should commit to memory

20 years from now, I like to think Kinect will have advanced to the point that it’ll be able to serve us drinks and listen, absent-mindedly buffing a glass, as we unburden ourselves of our various emotional, sexual and financial problems. Perhaps tha

Games for Gold programme extended to Xbox One

The Games for Gold programme will continue on the Xbox One, it has been revealed

PS4 PlayStation 4 is Here – Check out Sony’s Launch Video

PlayStation 4 has launched in the USA and Sony has a new trailer for you to feast your eyes on.

Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

The UK arm of online retailer Amazon cannot guarantee pre-Christmas delivery of either next-gen console for those who have yet to order. ItsXbox One pagesays that “orders placed from November 13th may not be delivered before Christ

PS4 Tips for Using Your PlayStation 4 Console

Are you lucky enough to pick up your new PlayStation 4 console on Friday? If you were, let these tips help you get the most out of your new console that maybe the manuals and videos have not told you. Tips covered include: Should you buy a vertic

PS4 PlayStation 4 Lounge Opens in London #4ThePlayers

If the chatter from new PlayStation 4 owners overseas is getting to you, and the two week wait is just too far away, then get your self down to London between now and 1st December to get your hands on the latest PlayStation 4 games at the PS4 Lounge.

Monster Month What We Have Been Playing – October 2013

We bring you our gaming antics in October

Monster Videos

Forza Motorsport 5 – McLaren Automotive

Warframe – PS4 Launch Teaser: The Profit

Call Of Duty: Ghosts – Companion App Video

Diablo III – PS4 Trailer

– PS4 Unboxing

Need for Speed Rivals – PS4 Gameplay

Forza Motorsport 5 – Lotus E21 at Yas Marina Direct Feed

Assassin’s Creed IV : Black Flag – PS4 Gameplay

Killzone Shadow Fall – Launch Trailer

Xbox Snap

Xbox One Countdown

Forza Motorsport 5 – Top Gear presents the Modern Muscle Car Career

Forza Motorsport 5 – Top Gear presents the GT Career

Ryse: Son of Rome – Developer Flythrough: The Haunted Swamps

Ryse: Son of Rome – Developer Flythrough: Rome

Ryse: Son of Rome – Developer Flythrough: York

UNCHARTED – Teaser Trailer

The Last of Us – Left Behind Reveal Video

inFamous: Second Son – Neon Reveal Trailer

PlayStation 4 Launch Video

Destiny – PlayStation 4 Trailer

PlayStation Plus: Features Trailer

Monster Reviews

NBA 2k14

Assassin’s Creed IV : Black Flag

Battlefield 4

MotoGP 13

Xbox 360 Achievements

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Deadfall Adventures

Need for Speed Rivals

Rocksmith: 2014 Edition

XCOM: Enemy Within

PS3 Trophies


XCOM: Enemy Within

NBA Live 14

Rocksmith: 2014 Edition

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

NBA 2k14

Killzone Shadow Fall

Need for Speed Rivals


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