Monster Gaming Week (3 November 2013)

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

Preview XCOM: Enemy Within

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

Preview Fable Anniversary

Steven brings our hands-on preview for Fable Anniversary.

Call Of Duty: Ghosts ‘Extinction’ Mode

‘Extinction’ looks to be an alien-mode analogous to the much loved zombies mode from recent Treyarch titles in the COD franchise.

GTA Online: New content announced

Rockstar has announced the first batch of add-on content forGrand Theft Auto Online.

Call of Duty: Ghosts only supports 12 players on Xbox 360, requires 3GB install

The Xbox 360 version of Call of Duty: Ghosts will only include support for 12 players online.

Call of Duty: Ghosts has zombies-like Aliens mode, plus full map, mode and weapon lists revealed

A number of details about the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts have been leaked.

PlayStation App hits Europe on November 22

PS4’s iOS and Android companion application detailed in full.

Telltale confirm The Walking Dead Season 2 info coming tomorrow

Announcement to be made on Twitter tomorrow.

Grand Theft Auto V’s iFruit tie-in app now available for Android

Companion app for Grand Theft Auto V released for Android.

EA Sports ends partnership with Tiger Woods, reveals new golf game

EA Sports has ended their partnership with Tiger Woods, it has been announced.

Microsoft hires Jonathan Ross to work on Xbox

Microsoft has hired TV presenter Jonathan Ross to work on Xbox.

DICE ‘strongly advises’ you download Battlefield 4 day one update

Battlefield 4 comes with a meaty day one update.

Xbox Live Terms of Use update coming

Microsoft has renewed its terms of use.

Halo: Spartan Assault launches on Xbox One and Xbox 360 this December

Grab your controller and prepare for the Flood; “Halo: Spartan Assault” is poised to storm living rooms around the world this holiday.

Blockbuster UK falls back into administration

Blockbuster UK has entered into administration for the second time this year, its owner has announced.

Charlie Brooker to host new video games show

Writer and comic (and former games journalist) Charlie Brooker is to host a new TV show about video games.

Media Killzone Shadow Fall

We’ve added the latest screenshots for Killzone Shadow Fall.

FIFA World Cup game in development for PS4 & Xbox One

EA Sports is developing a next-gen FIFA World Cup title, the publisher has confirmed. The title was mentioned by CEO Andrew Wilson during EA’s investor call last night, and later by CFO Blake Jorgensen while discussing the publisher’s line-up of nex

PS4 Sony Reveals Final PlayStation 4 Launch Line-Up of Games

Sony has released its finalised PlayStation 4 launch line-up of games that will be availalbe next month in North America. With the recent delayed announcements of Watch_Dogs and DriveClub, the usual susspects are primed and ready for purchase and/or

PS4 PlayStation 4 Day One Update 1.50 Details

Sony has announced details of its day one PlayStation 4 update 1.50. This update will bring a variety of motly online-based features on top of the usual basic functionality that will come bundled with Sony’s new console. The system software update 1

PS4 PlayStation 4 Will Not Support Extrernal Hard Disk Drives

Sony’s recently released PlayStation 4 FAQ has uncovered a number of unknowns with its upcoming system and services. One limitation of note is that the next-generation console will not support external hard disk drives. Will users be able to conne

November’s Games for Gold titles revealed

A World of Keflings and Iron Brigade will be free to Xbox Live Gold members during the month of November.

Ubisoft kills off Uplay passport after Assassin’s Creed 4 single player controversy

Ubisoft has shuttered the Uplay Passport program following uproar over the “locking” of single player content in Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag. The Passport “will not be a part of any future Ubisoft games,” the publisher confirmed in a statement tod

Peggle 2 is a ‘launch-timeframe’ title, not a launch day game says Popcap

Peggle 2 confirmed for December launch.

Monster Videos

Dead Rising 3 – Outbreak

Forza Motorsport 5 – Direct Feed Gameplay Spa Francorchamps

Fighter Within – Gameplay Trailer

Ryse: Son of Rome – Path of Vengeance TV Spot

Xbox One Dashboard UI Demo Video

Battlefield 4 – Accolades TV Trailer

Call Of Duty: Ghosts – Extinction Reveal Trailer

NBA Live 14 – 5 on 5 Gameplay

Killzone Shadow Fall – 15 Minute Gameplay Video

The Walking Dead Episodes – Reveal Trailer

Ryse: Son of Rome – Fight for Rome

Killzone Shadow Fall – PS4 Exclsuive Campaign Gameplay

Killzone Shadow Fall – 14 Minute Multiplayer Gameplay

South Park The Stick of Truth – Gameplay “Giggling Donkey”

Call Of Duty: Ghosts – Free Fall Gameplay Trailer

Call Of Duty: Ghosts – Epic Night Out

Dead Rising 3 – Oblivion

Killer Instinct – Orchid

Need for Speed Rivals – Ultimate Cars, Speed and Rivalry

Monster Reviews

Lost Planet 3

The Wolf Among Us

Skydive: Proximity Flight

Pro Evolution Soccer 2014

Dragon’s Crown


SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge

BEYOND: Two Souls

Xbox 360 Achievements

The Wolf Among Us

PS3 Trophies

Call Of Duty: Ghosts

The Wolf Among Us

Battlefield 4

Assassin’s Creed IV : Black Flag

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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