Monster Gaming Week (18 May 2014)

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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

Monster Month What We Have Been Playing – April 2014

We bring you our gaming antics in April

UK Chart: Titanfall reclaims top spot

Titanfall reclaimed the top spot on the UK all formats all prices chart during the week ended May 10. The game moved up one place to No.1, ahead of FIFA 14 and the previous week’s best seller, The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The Xbox 360 edition of Minec

PlayStation-exclusive Watch Dogs missions are only timed exclusive

The four bonus missions included with the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 versions of Watch Dogs could appear on other platforms in the future, Sony has suggested, revealing that the bonus content is only a “timed exclusive”. The information was pos

DLC Titanfall Expedition DLC Gameplay Trailer

Titanfall has recently climbed its way back to the top of the UK games charts, Xbox 360 console sales giving the title a second wind of release frenzy following a delayed release on that platform. Titanfall, however tight and well executed it is as a

Sources: Xbox Live to remove Gold requirement for Netflix, Hulu

Wecan report that multiple sources within Microsoft have been briefed on plans to make a long-awaited change to the Xbox Live Gold paywall for streaming media services.According to our sources, Xbox 360 and Xbox One users will soon no lon

The High Life update for GTA Online is now available

The High Life Updateis here – you can now download the latest update toGrand Theft Auto Onlinefeaturing tons of brand new content along with some exciting features added to the game experience. The High Life Update gives you

Kinect-less Xbox One bundle confirmed

Since the beginning, we have focused on delivering great games and entertainment experiences for you. Your feedback matters to us and it shapes the products and services we build. Your feedback showed up in the Xbox One console we launched back in No

DLC Titanfall Expedition DLC Release Date Confirmed 15th May

Titanfall Expedition DLC release date confirmed as May 15th.

Opinion Microsoft’s U-turn: Is it the end for Kinect?

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013. The day that Microsoft undertook the biggest backtrack in gaming history. Following a lot of critical feedback of the Xbox One’s DRM policies, the company dropped the 24 hour Internet check-in requirement and the res

Pool Nation coming to next-gen consoles

Pool Nation, the premiere billiards game, originally released on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, is heading to the next-gen consoles.

Head of Xbox says plans to decouple Kinect from Xbox One began in April

In an interview with Ars Technica, Microsoft’s Head of Xbox Phil Spencer confirmed that efforts to offera no-Kinect edition of Xbox Onebegan as soon as he joined the Xbox team five weeks ago and that today’s out-of-nowhere announcement wa

Far Cry 4 officially announced by Ubisoft

After months of speculation and rumours, Far Cry 4 has been officially announced.Posting on Twitter, Ubisoft revealed: “Far Cry 4 is coming 11.18.14 to Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3 & PC. Visit for more. #FarCry4”The

The Halo Journey – Halo 5: Guardians dated for 2015

Any time you transition to a new platform, there is the opportunity to look at things with a new perspective. For us at 343 Industries, the launch of the Xbox One was an opportunity to think about what stories we wanted to tell, how to tell them, and

Titanfall Companion App now available on iOS & Android

The official Titanfall Companion App is now available to download on iOS and Android devices. The app lets players keep an eye on their stats and features “rich intel about the history of the Titanfall universe”, including info on characters, weapon

Xbox Live Gold members can now download Saints Row The Third for free

Xbox Live Gold members can now download Saints Row: The Third for the very cheap price of free.As revealed last month, the game is available to download as part of the “Games for Gold” promotion, which provides Xbox 360 gamers with two

Monster Videos

Alien Isolation – Cast Trailer

Driveclub – Faceoffs & Challenges Trailer

Driveclub – Clubs Trailer

Watch_Dogs – 101 Trailer

GRID Autosport – Touring Gameplay

Destiny – Red Sparrow Bike Trailer

Need for Speed: Most Wanted – 20th Anniversary

Driveclub – 12 Car Race at Dusk Gameplay

Killzone Shadow Fall – Canyon DLC Map

Battlefield 4 – Dragon’s Teeth Premium Teaser

Wolfenstein: The New Order – House of the Rising Sun Launch Trailer

UFC – Be Bruce Lee

Ultra Street Fighter IV – Costumes Trailer

Driveclub – The Forests of Canada

Transistor – Launch Trailer

Xbox 360 Achievements

Super Time Force

PS3 Trophies

The Last of Us

MLB 14: The Show

Wolfenstein: The New Order

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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Anthony Barker

Anthony Barker

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.

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