Monster Gaming Week (7 October 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

Ubisoft ‘could’ alternate between Watch Dogs and Assassin’s Creed year on year

However, publisher is waiting to gauge the reaction to this year’s cyber-thriller before it commits to future titles.

Dead Rising 3 to feature procedurally generated zombies; handcrafted world

Dead Rising 3will boast procedurally generated zombies, meaning that no two zombies will ever look the same.

Xbox One worldwide promotional tour announced

Microsoft has announced plans for a worldwideXbox Onepromotional tour.

GTA Online Details: Game Day Access Info and More

GTA Online is available from today. Rockstar tells you everything you need to know.

UK games industry awaits decision on tax breaks

Video games companies in the UK are waiting to hear if they’ll get a discount on how much tax they have to pay.

Xbox One day one update expected to take 15-20 minutes

Xbox Onechief product officer Marc Whitten confirms.

Destiny beta landing on PS4, PS3, Xbox One & Xbox 360 in early 2014

A public beta test for Bungie’s upcoming online-shooter Destiny will launch in early 2014.

Xbox Live Gold free for this weekend

Starting thisFriday (4, October) through Sunday (6, October) Xbox Live Goldwill be free.

GTA V update tackles disappearing car bug among others

Coinciding with the launch of GTA Online today, Rockstar has released a GTA 5 Story mode patch that tackles numerous issues with the single-player campaign.

GTA Online Launch Status — Latest Updates

Rockstar lists current problems with GTA Online.

Monster Month What We Have Been Playing – September 2013

We bring you our gaming antics in September

PSN Update US PlayStation Store Update 1st October

It is now time for PlayStation gamers to get their hands on the Flashback remake, or better still, get to play Rain. Check out this week’s releases on the PlayStation Network.

PSN Update EU PlayStation Store Update 2nd October

Rain is released, and get your hands on the Battlefield 4 Beta in this week’s PlayStation Store update. Hit the link for a full rundown of releases this week.

PS3 PlayStation 3 Update Brings Automatic Download to All PSN Users

If you have yet to switch on your PlayStation 3 in fear that you’ll be going through another suite of updates before you begin your game, then now is good time as any to get your Sony machine on. The latest patch for the console has released with al

PS4 Sony Reconsidering PS4 + Vita Bundle

Thanks to, “consumer reaction and an upsurge in Vita sales,” following Gamescom, Sony have been looking into the possibilities of bringing a PlayStation 4 with a Vita bundle. “Well a couple of things have evolved about since then.

Battlefield Bad Company ‘will come back’

DICE expects to make a third entry in the Battlefield Bad Company franchise eventually.

Inside Rockstar North – Part 1: The Vision

Studio president Leslie Benzies looks back on GTA and how the team shaped a blockbuster.

GTA Online patch out ‘as soon as tomorrow’, says Rockstar

Rockstar aims to release a title update for GTA Online tomorrow, October 4, the developer has said.

Assassin’s Creed Heritage Collection bundles five Assassin’s Creed games

Have there really been five Assassin’s Creed games? All on just one generation of consoles?

DICE: Battlefield 4 beta rollout times

Today, Friday 4th October, is the day the Battlefield 4 beta becomes available to all.

Watch Dogs and South Park confirmed for New York Comic Con

Ubisoft has confirmed plans to bring South Park: The Stick of Truth and Watch Dogs to the New York Comic Con next week. Players will get a chance to see Watch Dog’s companion app in action, which lets users hack into other players’ virtual cities an

Top 5 games of Eurogamer Expo 2013

This year was a great show and to give you a flavour on what was on offer, I thought I would share the top 5 games I got our hands on.

Monster Videos

Assassin’s Creed IV : Black Flag – The Pirate Heist Trailer

Need for Speed Rivals – Progression & Pursuit Tech Gameplay Trailer

Destiny – The Moon Gameplay Trailer

Just Dance 2014 – World Dance Floor Trailer

Angry Birds: Star Wars – Announcement Trailer

Call Of Duty: Ghosts – Squads Trailer

F1 2013 – South Korea Hot Lap Gameplay Trailer

Gran Turismo 6 – Bathurst Trailer

Battlefield 4 – Levolution, Flood Zone and Combat Hotspots

Monster Reviews

Killer is Dead

Xbox 360 Achievements

NBA 2k14

Foul Play

Pro Evolution Soccer 2014

NHL 14

Farming Simulator 2013

Battlefield 4

PS3 Trophies

NBA 2k14


BEYOND: Two Souls

NHL 14

Dragon Crown

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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