Monster Gaming Week (2 March 2014)

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[Updated] Xbox One Titanfall pre-installs will open before launch, confirms dev

Microsoft and developer Respawn Entertainment have confirmed that the Xbox One version of Titanfall will be put up for pre-download ahead of the game’s March release.

Retailer cuts Xbox One to £399.99

Xbox One can now be had for £30 below its official RRP in the UK. Indie retailer SimplyGames is currently offering the machine for £399.99 viaPlay.com. That’s nearly £30 off the ‘official’ £429 price f

Xbox One price cut to £399 in the UK, includes free copy of Titanfall

Microsoft is permanently reducing the Xbox One price to £399 in the UK, and simultaneously announcing anew bundlethat includes Titanfall as a free game. The Xbox One price cut comes into effect this coming Friday, the 28th February

South Park: The Stick of Truth censored in Europe

Ubisoft has censored 18-rated comedy role-playing game South Park: The Stick of Truth in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. A note sent to press alongside copies of the game revealed the changes, which amount to seven scenes of about 20 seconds eac

Call of Duty: Elite to close this Friday

Activision’s social network for Call of Duty is to be canned this Friday. The stat tracking service was introduced with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Call of Duty: Black Ops II. However, it received little use in new release Ghosts, which inste

Free PS4s up for grabs in GAME/Thief ‘locking-picking’ events

Square Enix has teamed up with GAME in a series of special PR events to herald the arrival of Thief. Gamers can visit one of ten GAME stores where a special chest can be found. Consumers will be given a lock-pick and a ‘how to’ guide and given five

Warner Bros plotting Minecraft movie

Minecraft creator Markus Persson is in discussion with Warner Bros over a Minecraft movie, he has announced. The Mojang boss made the reveal in a Twitter post on Thursday: “Someone is trying leak the fact that we’re working with Warner Brothers on a

Xbox Live Gold Members get Civilization Revolution and Dungeon Defenders Free in March

March’s set of free games for Xbox Live Gold Members in will beSid Meier’s Civilization RevolutionandDungeon Defenders. Starting Saturday (March 1st)Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution(Norm

Titanfall will not have a Season Pass (and still no microtransactions)

Many people have been wondering whether or not Titanfall will be using a similar DLC model to Call of Duty or Battlefield when it comes to additional content. We’ve known for a while that Titanfallwill not feature microtransactions, but

South Park: The Stick of Truth censored screen revealed

European versions of South Park: The Stick of Truth will contain a special censored screen, it has been revealed.Following the news that the title was censored in Europe, a screenshot has appeared on Reddit of what the screens will look like.Th

Good Guys Finish Last, COD Is No Exception Now

From March the 4th Call of Duty: Ghosts gamers will be able to kit out their soldiers in villain themed attire.For a couple of quid you’ll be able to play your mates online as Irman Zakhaev, Gabriel Rorke or some random grunt seen in previous install

New Story DLC For Arkham Asylum

Warner Bros. has revealed that Arkham Asylum is getting some additional story downloadable content by way of the new ‘Cold Cold Heart’ expansion pack.’Cold, Cold Heart’ takes place in several Gotham City locations, including Wayne Manor, with players

Time for the Edward Snowden Update

Being in the military I have watched, read and listened to a great deal regarding NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. I knew by the nature of his leaks that the gaming industry was never going to be safe from the prying eyes of the CIA, MI5 and anyone

Monster Videos

The Walking Dead Episodes – A House Divided

App of the Week – Tiny Goalie

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Fable Anniversary

LEGO Movie

Xbox 360 Achievements

Strider

LEGO Movie

PS3 Trophies

Strider

LEGO Movie

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 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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