Monster Gaming Week (27 April 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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Monster News

UK Chart: Titanfall holds off 2014 FIFA World Cup

Titanfall held off competition from new release 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil to retain the No.1 spot on the UK all formats all prices chart during the week ended April 19. Lego The Hobbit, FIFA 14 and Call of Duty: Ghosts rounded off the top five, whi

Xbox One will launch in Japan on September 4

Xbox One will launch in Japan on September 4, 2014, Microsoft has announced as reported by Famitsu. A complete launch line-up hasn’t been announced but Microsoft has confirmed that upcoming titles for the region include Forza Motorsport 5,Kine

Ubisoft engineer teases a new Prince of Persia game

Drew James, anUbisoftengineer, has tweeted a phrase and an image that feed therumorappeared some days ago. Jamestweet starts with the line “What next for #PrinceOfPersia?”, while otherUbisoft employees&

GTA 5 jetpack references found in source code – rumour

Grand Theft Auto 5 didn’t come with a jetpack, which we’re sure hacked off some San Andreas fans, but one gamer has reportedly discovered data strings that suggest Rockstar is going to add one into the game. It follows a site listing&nbs

Peggle 2 Update: Everyone Knows It’s Windy!

When you fire up your Xbox One today and launch Peggle 2, you may notice something has changed. During the night, we released our newest DLC, and it’s truly something special! Meet the newest Master at the Peggle Institute, Windy! Her Fairy F

Watch Dogs multiplayer detailed: Deathmatch, Free Roam, Tablet-vs-TV

Ubisoft has detailedWatch Dogs’s competitive multiplayer modes in a new wave of press previews. The highly anticipated open-world game will feature online Team Deathmatch for up to eight players, plus an Online Decryption mode which has two te

PS4 PS4 1.70 Update Release Date Confirmed

Greek PlayStation Facebook pretty much confirms, officially, the date of the next PlayStation 4 v1.70 update.April 30th is when certain wanted features for Sony’s new console will be released.These include HDCP recording removal, SHAREfacto

PS+ PlayStation Plus Free Games May 2014

With May just around the corner, it is time for Sony to unveil what free games are coming for its PlayStation Plus members next month. Games on offer in May are: PS4 Stick It To The Man! PS3 Puppeteer Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 Skullg

Deals Titanfall on the Cheap

Still holding out on the price of Titanfall, then now might be the time to pull that trigger.UK online store, is selling the Xbox One version of Titanfall for as little as £29.98. So if you’ve been waiting these last few weeks for t

Minecraft PS3 and Xbox 360 worlds will transfer to next gen

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has now confirmed that game saves from Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition will be transferrable to the upcoming Xbox One version. The news comes just 24 hours after Mojang confirmed a similar system would be in place on PS3 and PS4.

Titanfall will get new game modes in future DLC, says Respawn

The first DLC pack for Titanfall, titled Expedition, willlaunch next monthand add 3 maps to the game. Now Vince Zampella, co-founder of developer Respawn, has said that Expedition is intended to satisfy players who rinsed the game faster

The Last of Us DLC Grounded Bundle dated

Naughty Dog has announced that the nextThe Last of UsDLC pack, Grounded Bundle, will launch in the week beginning May 5. It will presumably hit the North American PlayStation Network on Tuesday May 6 and the European one on Wednesday May

Dustforce now available on the Xbox Games Store

Dustforce is now available to download from the Xbox Games Store. The 2D platformer weighs in at 209.62 MB and is priced at £7.99. The game description reads: “Clean up the world with style! As an acrobatic janitor, you are an adept f

Monster Videos

GRID Autosport – Announcement Trailer

Evolve – 4v1 Trailer

GRID Autosport – Racing is Coming Teaser

Dragon Age: Inquisition – Gameplay Trailer

Ace Combat Infinity – Spread Your Wings Trailer

Batman: Arkham Origins – Cold Cold Heart Trailer

Warface – Launch Trailer

The Wolf Among Us – Episode 3 Accolades Trailer

Project CARS – The Ultimate Driver Journey

Destiny – Classes Trailer

Watch Dogs – 9 Minutes Multiplayer Gameplay

Mad Max – Magnum Opus Trailer

Monster Reviews

PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures

Call of Duty: Ghosts – Devastation DLC

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

Kinect Sports Rivals

Xbox 360 Achievements

Wolfenstein: The New Order

Trials Fusion

Child Of Light

PS3 Trophies

Child Of Light

LEGO The Hobbit

Trials Fusion

Ace Combat Infinity

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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