Monster Gaming Week (27 October 2013)

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Monster News

Batman: Arkham Origins adds Lady Shiva and Killer Croc to villains roster

NewBatman: Arkham Originsimages have revealed career criminal Waylon ‘Killer Croc’ Jones and deadly martial arts grandmaster Lady Shiva as the final two villains to appear in WB Montreal’s game. The images, which were posted onAllG

South Park: Stick of Truth pre-order bonuses detailed

Ubisoft has confirmed new pre-order bonuses for South ParK: The Stick of Truth.

GTA Online mission payouts halved

Following the most recent GTAV patch, Rockstar have halved the money you get from repeating mission in GTA Online.The initial list of fixes did not reveal this change, but they have now posted on theresupport sitethat money received wil

Fable Legends to launch as ‘Season One’, DLC coming

Fable Legends is set to evolve for years, thanks to the inclusion of episodic content.

‘How To Survive’ release date revealed

Major Nelson unveils the date on Twitter.

The Wii is Dead, Long Live the Wii.

Change is tough, and fraught with difficulties in acclimatising to new conditions. And so it was upon entering this fading generation of consoles, with endless Red Rings of Death plaguing the Xbox 360, the PS3 suffering delay after delay (and forcing

Coming soon to the Xbox Live Game Store

Here is a look at some of the upcoming content scheduled for theXbox Live Store.

Titanfall dated, Collector’s Edition revealed

Titanfall dated for 2014, Collector’s Edition contains hand-crafted statue.

Sony tries to stop nude images from Beyond: Two Souls from spreading online

Nude images of in-game Ellen Page appear online.

Ken Levine to receive Lifetime Achievement award at Golden Joysticks

Irrational Games co-founder Ken Levine will be presented a special Lifetime Achievement award.

Report: Xbox One Achievements are colour coded

Achievement pop-ups on Xbox One will be colour coded in local co-op, to help identify the recipient of the award. The approach is necessitated by the fact that the Xbox One does not use the quadrant highlight system employed by Xbox 360, so a new me

Vote Will Your Next-Gen Console Be An Xbox One or PlayStation 4?

We thought we’d see where your loyalties are when it comes to your next-gen console purchase.

Dark Souls 2 beta open to PlayStation Plus subscribers this Sunday morning

Missed out on the Dark Souls 2 beta earlier this month? Well you may be in luck, if you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber anyway, as all subscribers will be granted access to a worldwide server test this Sunday morning from 7a.m. – 10a.m. The Dark So

PS4 vs Xbox One: why Sony’s console is more developer-friendly

Lessons were learned. After eight years of memory management issues and Cell-related woe, PlayStation developers can look forward to a console more powerful on paper than Xbox One yet no more complicated than Microsoft’s own mini-PC. That extra

PES 2014 patch ‘restores full online functionality’ on Xbox 360

Konami has released an update for the Xbox 360 version ofPES 2014which it says should restore full online functionality to the game.

NBA 2K14 Runs at 60fps, Native 1080p on Xbox One and PS4

NBA 2K14 will run at native 1080p resolution at 60 frames-per-second on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

Injustice added to the PS3 to PS4 digital upgrade programme

Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition has been added to Sony’s PS3 to PS4 digital upgrade programme.

Xbox One will support eight for Party Chat at launch

Microsoft confirm how many users will be able to Party Chat.

Ellen Page may sue Sony over video game nudity

ActressEllen Pageisreportedly considering a lawsuitagainstSony, it was revealed yesterday. The move comes in response to news that the company may have allowed realistic nude depictions of her body to be included in the

Xbox 360 sales down, but Xbox Live revenue up in Microsoft’s Q1

Microsoft has reported record first quarter revenue of $18.53 billion (£11.4b), despite a drop in Xbox 360 sales.

Golden Joysticks 2013: Full list of winners

Grand Theft Auto V and The Last of Us were the biggest winners at the 31st Annual Golden Joystick Awards.

BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode One dated

BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode One has been dated and priced by publisher 2K Games.

Preview XCOM: Enemy Within

Sam brings our hands-on preview for XCOM: Enemy Within.

Monster Videos

WRC 4 – Rally Sweden

Call Of Duty: Ghosts – Gameplay Launch Trailer

Forza Motorsport 5 – E3 2013 Showcase

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes – Launch Trailer

Titanfall – Official Angel City Gameplay Demo

SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge – Announcement Trailer

Rocksmith: 2014 Edition – How It Works

BEYOND: Two Souls – Beyond Touch Introduction

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Launch Trailer

Dead Rising 3 – Happy Together

Assassin’s Creed IV : Black Flag – Launch Trailer

Battlefield 4 – Single Player Story Trailer

– The Best Place For The Players to Play is on PlayStation

– Xbox One: Invitation

Dead Rising 3 – Outbreak

Forza Motorsport 5 – Direct Feed Gameplay Spa Francorchamps

Fighter Within – Gameplay Trailer

Monster Reviews

Lost Planet 3

The Wolf Among Us

Skydive: Proximity Flight

Xbox 360 Achievements

The Wolf Among Us


PS3 Trophies

Battlefield 4

Assassin’s Creed IV : Black Flag

The Wolf Among Us

Batman: Arkham Origins

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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