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Winners: Gears of War Mega Giveaway

Our Gears of War mega giveaway where we were giving you the chance to win each of the previous Gears console releases ended yesterday, and today it's time to see who our lucky winners are.

Posted 18 days ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments

TA Competition: Gears of War Mega Giveaway

With Gears of War 4's release now only a few weeks away, we're giving you the chance to get your hands on a download code for all of the previous Gears of War console releases in one huge giveaway.

Posted 22 days ago by Dave Horobin, 681 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: August 30th, 2016

This week we get a number of fairly large sales running simultaneously including a Gears & Forza based Deals with Gold, a large Activision publisher sale, discounts on Star Wars Battlefront (including the Season Pass!) & more

Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 67 comments

New Gears of War 4 Pre-Order Bonuses Announced: Get the Whole Series Again

It must be getting close to October. The pre-order bonuses for Gears of War 4 has been announced. I hope you enjoy the series, since you're going to be getting copies of them all once again!

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 34 comments

Sunday Conversation: Like That Game? Read This Book!

We're all here because we love video games, but for most of us games aren't the only medium we consume. Let's talk about great books to read based on some games we loved playing. What are your recommendations?

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 89 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: May 3rd, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold gives a range of discounts over different titles. Games published by Microsoft are the highlight of the week. Xbox One Bundles & Special Editions • Forza Horizon 2 Ultimate - 10th Anniversary Edition (includes VIP & all car packs) - 30% off Now

Posted 5 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 129 comments

On Second Thought

"Who wants my coleslaw?" For many years it was a question I posed to the table whenever I went out to eat. I'd tried it a bit as a kid, didn't like it, and wrote it off from that point on. I wasn't into cabbage, or the raw carrots, or the dressing. Nothing about it was "for me". One day se

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 83 comments

Winners: Gears of War

The TA community have once again stepped in to offer more codes for this week's competition, which means that we now have seven Gears of War codes up for grabs instead of the planned four. This week'

Posted 9 months ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments

TA Competition: Gears of War

If you picked up Gears of War: Ultimate Edition last year, you'll no doubt be aware that Microsoft rewarded players with download codes for all four Xbox 360 titles from the series. With many people

Posted 9 months ago by Dave Horobin, 358 comments

XBL Black Friday Sale Kicks Off

Black Friday may still be a week away but Microsoft is celebrating early by giving Gold members access to a massive list of discounts a week before everyone else. Many of these titles have seen (in s

Posted 11 months ago by Chewie, 125 comments

Initial Backwards Compatible Titles Revealed

Following several "leaked" fakes, the Xbox team has today officially unveiled the launch lineup of backwards compatible Xbox 360 games that'll be available on Xbox One when the New Xbox One Experienc

Posted 11 months ago by Mark Delaney, 265 comments

Gears of War Series Backwards Compatibility Dated

It's certainly been an interesting journey for the Gears of War Series. Nine years have passed since the release of the original Gears of War on the Xbox 360, and since then we've continued through t

Posted 11 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 49 comments

Gears Of War Ultimate Is Genuinely Ultimate

For fans of the franchise, just having an HD remake of first Gears of War title was exciting enough but now the deal is getting all the sweeter.

Posted 1 year ago by Andrew Ogley, 66 comments

Gears of War 4 and Ultimate Edition Announced

Gears of War fans have a lot to look forward to after what was shown off at Microsoft's E3 conference. Gears of War 4 (or Gears 4) was revealed and received a lengthy gameplay preview. Two new charac

Posted 1 year ago by Marc Caccamise, 104 comments

TA Top Five: E3 Predictions

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you know that E3 is nigh. As the Newshound team was sitting around the coffee table in our secret underground volcano tree house, we sta

Posted 1 year ago by Jonathan Barnes, 124 comments

TA Top 5: Achievement Types That Ruin Good Lists

As we enjoy the Memorial Day weekend here in the States, there are some of us that will be dedicating a little bit of our extra free time to the pursuit of Gamerscore (so long as we’re not in a food

Posted 1 year ago by Michelle Balsan, 262 comments

TA Top Five: Facial Hair

When the Editorial Team was looking through some of your suggestions for Top Five lists you'd like to see, one particular suggestion jumped off of the screen and slapped me like a wet cod on a hot mo

Posted 1 year ago by Jonathan Barnes, 72 comments

TA Top Five: Super Bowl Edition

Happy Super Bowl Sunday, everyone! Today is the big day for fans of American football, commercials, ridiculously tasty (i.e. not healthy) food - especially at Chez Barnes - , and spectacle in general

Posted 1 year ago by Jonathan Barnes, 119 comments

TA Top Five: First Encounters

We've all been there before. We're cruising along in our new game, gleefully taking down enemies with ease, when all of the sudden the game throws a curveball at us and we think, "What in the science

Posted 1 year ago by Jonathan Barnes, 132 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: November 25th, 2014

Starting with this week's Deals with Gold, we have a selection of titles across both consoles on offer, including some fairly recent releases and some titles that also saw some Halloween discounts la

Posted 1 year ago by Chewie, 136 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: April 8th, 2014

Deal of the Week has a distinct Capcom theme to it, although a single Square Enix title spoils Capcom's exclusivity. The following discounts are only available to Xbox LIVE Gold members. Games on Dem

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 119 comments

TA Podcast: Freakin' February

February is the shortest, cruelest month of the year. Between North America's Polar Vortex and Snowpocalypse, and Rich coming down with some weird, mutated case of rhinovirus, this month has been the

Posted 2 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 18 comments

TA Top Five: Gaming Mechanics Of This Gen

As we moved from the original Xbox to the Xbox 360, it wasn't enough just to shoot things, blow things up, or drive very fast. As gamers, we now wanted more choice in the way we were able to carry ou

Posted 2 years ago by Andrew Ogley, 104 comments

Microsoft Studios Acquires Gears Rights

In what may be considered an indication of big things to come, Microsoft has today announced that they have acquired the rights to the Gears of War series from developer Epic Games. This includes the

Posted 2 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 191 comments

Achievement of the Week for December 27th

Welcome back, Achievement Hunters! First and foremost, thanks for the incredible feedback on this new feature. Our amazing tech elves are on the job to create some new site functionality to help trac

Posted 2 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 189 comments

Achievement of the Week for December 20th

On our most recent podcast (you do listen, don't you?), we had an incredible suggestion come in from machinesnipes72, who suggested that we have a special "Achievement of the Day" for the site. The p

Posted 2 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 86 comments

TA Top Five: Game Trailers

If our "Game of the Generation" voting and the rundown of some of the top games of each year has taught us anything, it's that video game trailers have become the primary way that games are marketed.

Posted 2 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 92 comments

December's Games with Gold Confirmed

Microsoft's Games with Gold offer trundles onwards and Major Nelson has now confirmed the next two titles to be offered during the month of December. While nobody will be in the slightest bit surpris

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 245 comments

TA Top Five: Games of 2005 / 2006

As part of our TrueAchievements Game Of The Generation Awards, it gives me great pleasure to bring you the first in a series of articles as we ‘TA Top Five’ time warp through the Xbox 360’s best game

Posted 2 years ago by Clever Jake, 106 comments

TA Top Five: Boss Battles

Ever felt the need to put down the controller, chainsaw your front door apart, run down the street and punch a dog in the face? If you haven’t then you obviously haven’t experienced a proper Boss Bat

Posted 2 years ago by ClumsyOnion, 129 comments

The TA Top Five: Weapons

It's no secret that most video games focus on racking up body counts and using violence to solve your problems. Almost every protagonist is capable of using a gun, sword, strategically-positioned red

Posted 3 years ago by Dog of Thunder, 149 comments

The TA Top Five - Faithful Companions

Video games bring forth some amazing characters. As the story unfolds, so do those people’s personalities. The connection a player has to the main character in a game can potentially mean make or bre

Posted 3 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 204 comments

TA Battle Royale Finals Are Set

Over a month ago, we set out to fill your slow gaming season with something fun to pass the time until big releases started to reappear in stores. Announcing the TA Battle Royale on August 6th, we ha

Posted 4 years ago by Mark Delaney, 121 comments

TA Battle Royale Final Four Preview

We're nearing the final days of the TA Battle Royale and I must admit it's been a lot of fun to put this together. It has sparked a lot of interesting debate, funny 'what if' scenarios, and more than

Posted 4 years ago by Mark Delaney, 194 comments

TA Battle Royale Round 3 Opens Today

Two rounds down into the TA Battle Royale and, so far, the tournament has stirred a lot of debate and controversy. When it's all said and done, a winner will be crowned, but the debate might rage on.

Posted 4 years ago by Mark Delaney, 65 comments

TA Battle Royale Round 2 Opens Today

The first round of the TA Battle Royale has wrapped up, but we're not slowing things down. Round 2 kicks off today and we have eight matchups of some of the Xbox elite. We've loved the response the t

Posted 4 years ago by Mark Delaney, 148 comments

Gears of War 3: RAAM's Shadow Gameplay

When thinking about the current generation's most memorable and ridiculously awesome bad guy, many would easily list General RAAM. I mean, what's better than controlling Kryll, carrying around a Troi

Posted 5 years ago by Perpalicious, 72 comments

Gears of War 3 - 'We're All Stranded Now' Video

Like the footsteps of a Berserker, the pounding that is the release of is growing closer and closer. Today, Epic released what appears to b

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 73 comments

Gears of War 3 Campaign Gameplay Preview

Gears of War 3 has been the buzz as of late, with news on special unlocks for veterans of the Gears franchise, as well as an announcement that the game will have the option for stereoscopic 3D. Now w

Posted 5 years ago by litepink, 42 comments

Gears of War 3 Unlockables Detailed [UPDATE]

Update: Epic has heard the cries of fans who were unhappy with the methods of getting the unlocks and have issued some changes. We want to thank you for reaching out to us over the weekend with your

Posted 5 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 170 comments

Gears of War 3... in 3D

The Gears of War IP has made its bones by presenting awe-inspiring graphics, tight gameplay, gore, viscera and bro-mance. With that in mind, how would you like all of those things IN YOUR FACE? In an

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 122 comments

Ice-T Loves Gears of War 3

In a bit of breaking news, the international testosterone shortage crisis is over, all thanks to Ice-T, his band "Body Count" and the new Horde 2.0 trailer for Gears of War 3 that has had the gloriou

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 109 comments

Gears Of War: The Board Game Coming This August

Fantasy Flight Games has announced they are releasing a board game based on Epic Games' uber popular Gears of War franchise. Simply titled Gears of War: The Board Game, Amazon currently has the game

Posted 5 years ago by Dave Horobin, 139 comments

Gears of War 3: Crescendo Dev Diary Released

The hugely anticipated, pre-order record breaking, upcoming title Gears of War 3 is almost ready to be played to the death by many gamers worldwide. The journey towards the release of the title has b

Posted 5 years ago by Ashley Woodcock, 62 comments

Gears of War 3 Limited Edition Console Announced

We've already told you about the various Special Editions of Epic's upcoming Gears of War 3 you can purchase. We also let you know that a retro lancer bundle would be available. Well, today, we bring

Posted 5 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 131 comments

Gears 3 Retro Lancer Bundle Announced

Epic Games apparently feels like their current Special Edition offerings are not quite enough to satisfy the biggest Gears fanatics amongst us. Today, the developer of the upcoming Gears of War 3 rev

Posted 5 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 96 comments

Gears 3 Trailer Teaser Released

Seems that there's a new trend hitting game companies. Instead of just releasing a full fledged trailer, they're releasing teasers of those trailers to get us all pumped up for the full reveal at som

Posted 5 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 75 comments

Gears of War 3 Beta Statistics

Microsoft released a host of figures today related to the recently completed Gears of War 3 Beta. While many of them are impressive, perhaps the most impressive is the sheer number of participants. C

Posted 5 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 118 comments

Gears 3 Limited Editions Detailed

For those already suffering from post-Beta withdrawal, Epic saw it fit today to deliver the details of the Limited Edition packages for their upcoming title, Gears of War 3. As noted in a previous po

Posted 5 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 129 comments

Gears 3 Beta To Allow Friend Invites

Of course, we know that many of you have already been enjoying the Gears of War 3 beta since April 25th, or April 18th or even the 15th for the impatient amongst you, but certainly you still know one

Posted 5 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 101 comments