Fallout 4, Uncharted PS4 Collection & Dark Souls 3 E3 Rumours | Monkey Tail News 050615

Join us for another roundup of the big gaming news stories of the week, featuring Fallout 4, Uncharted on PS4, and Dark Souls 3 E3 rumours.



The eagle eyed amongst you may have noticed that things have been a bit quiet around these parts of late. But fear not! Monkey Tail is back, and back with a vengeance, with not just one but two new podcasts for your listening pleasure.

In the first we discuss our Game of the Year for 2013, so expect much bickering and the usual shenanigans and surreptitious lists. In the next, our first podcast for 2014, we discuss what we’ve all been playing so far this year. Of course, it wouldn’t be a podcast without a Top 5 list from our own dear Marius, and this one is a doozy.

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Enjoy! While you’re at it, feel free to get in touch with us in the comments below, or you can follow us on Twitter (@monkeytailuk) or connect with Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/monkeytailuk).

Eurogamer Expo 2013 – Battlefield 4


I have to admit to being a bit of a cheat here- in addition to the brief 15 mins spent playing BF4 at Eurogamer, I have enjoyed the opportunity to play the early access open beta at home for a couple of evenings too.

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Eurogamer Expo 2013 – Batman: Arkham Origins


Gravelly voiced slightly gothic hero? Check. Maniacal super villain with Janet Street-Porter’s teeth? Check. Improbably over-muscled bemasked super villain? Check. Belt laden with enough unlikely gadgets to make Sam Fisher cry with the unfairness of it all? Check.

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Microsoft One Eighty

Xbox 180

Microsoft U-turns on DRM restrictions after gamer outcry

Microsoft has surprisingly abandoned its plans to restrict the sharing of Xbox One games, as well as also removing daily online authentication requirements from its next gen console.

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The Next Generation War

The Next Generation WarThis is the follow up to my “horse” pun filled next generation Derby, but to prove I’m not a one trick pony, I’ll change the format a bit. This is now a war scenario, and while the war is still ongoing and it won’t be over for a few years to come, I’ll try to find out who won the great E3 battle of 2013 but more importantly who is best placed to win the war.

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Who Won E3 2013?


Well that’s it. E3 2013 is over. As is the tradition at this time of year we need to pick a winner out of the big three so let’s have a brief recap of the evidence. Microsoft came out to silence the critics after receiving something of a mauling after their Xbox ONE reveal a few weeks ago. They did a fair job of it too. In the most flowing conference Microsoft bombarded us with Continue reading

Microsoft E3 2013

Microsoft Logo

So first up to run the E3 conference gauntlet this year was Microsoft. Their first showing was from Konami with a gameplay video of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Showing the impressive Fox Engine off, it showed the new open world with Snake traversing the land on horseback. Real time weather effects looked impressive and hold the potential to open up new gameplay avenues. Looks like both the CQC and stealth techniques have been improved greatly, appearing to make this new entry smoother to play than Metal Gear of the past. It’s a fantastic start to this year’s show; let’s hope it continues at this level.

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