Monster Gaming Week (2 February 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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Man runs into fire to save Xbox game system

If your house was on fire, what would you grab as you ran out the door?A Kansas man woke up early Friday morning to find his house engulfed in flames.He ran out the door empty-handed, but then went back in to grab his Xbox!Fire offi

Microsoft Studios acquires rights to Gears of War franchise

Today we’re excited to announce that Microsoft Studios has acquired the rights to the “Gears of War” franchise from Epic Games, including rights to all existing and future games, entertainment experiences and merchandise. In addition, we

Xbox Live sale reduces EA titles by up to 75%

A new Xbox Live Marketplace sale has been introduced, offering discounts of up to 75% on select EA games. The major recent releases involved areFIFA 14,Need For Speed RivalsandNHL 14, all of which have had their price cut to

Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaughts DLC hits Xbox Live

Activision has released Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC pack Onslaught on Xbox Live. Xbox One and Xbox 360 players candownload it here, for $14.99 or £11.59.The add-on contains four new maps – Classified, Bayview, Containment and Ignition, plu

Fable Anniversary dated, Fable Trilogy announced

As the title subtly suggests, Fable Anniversary will be available from launch day on Games on Demand! That means you’ll be able to download the game from theXbox Games Storeon launch day in your territory for $39.99, €49.99 and &poun

Amazon Reportedly at Work On New Console

For gamers of greener years, near homogeny in the console market has until more recently had our options fixed with the big three. The newest console to be welcomed into your home was, after the sad demise of SEGA consoles after the Dreamcast, almost

CliffyB Leaving His Lancer In The Locker

After yesterday’s exciting newsconcerning Microsoft’s acquisition of the rights to the Gear’s of War franchise from EPIC, there was speculation that the series’ original mastermind, Cliff Bleszinski might make a return, either in development or

Xbox One firmware update due in March – report

Microsoft will launch its much-needed Xbox One dashboard update in March, a new report suggests. The firmware refresh will -as promised- include fixes for the console’s much-maligned party chat system and a reorganisation of the platform

February’s ‘Games with Gold’ offerings revealed

Xbox Live Gold members can download Dead Island for the incredibly low price of free.From today (February 1st) until the 15th, the survival horror title is one of this month’s “Games with Gold” offerings and was described as &ldqu

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution

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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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