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Plenty of Double RP and GTA$ Opportunities in This Week's GTA Online Event

This week, your buddy Lamar needs your help in GTA Online, and you'll receive double RP and GTA$ for doing so. You can also receive double bonuses in a special Stunt Race playlist and the usual discounts are available.

Posted 2 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

God Game Reus Dated for October

We have another "popular PC game finally makes its way to consoles" success story with Abbey Games' upcoming god game Reus. The title will be out on Xbox One this October in both physical and digital formats.

Posted 2 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Forza Horizon to be Delisted

Remember that Forza Horizon game we got free last month, the one that's had its DLC perpetually on sale for the last several weeks? It turns out there's a reason for all that — it's being delisted shortly.

Posted 2 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 34 comments

The Division Improves Character Balance in Update 1.4

Another huge wave of details are ready to be taken in as info emerges regarding gear sets, high-end gear, talents, weapons, mods, armor, skills, signature skills and consumables.

Posted 3 hours ago by Ashley Woodcock, 5 comments

Just Dance 2017 - Four Videos With Plenty of Music

Another bunch of videos showcases more of the musical goodness to come in Ubisoft's upcoming Just Dance 2017. Listen to three more tracks included in the game as well as Making of a Dancer part four.

Posted 4 hours ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Four Videos Released for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands

Four new videos offer more intel on the upcoming and massive open world of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands. See how community members reacted to getting hands-on with the game, and learn more about the development.

Posted 4 hours ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Astroneer Comes to Xbox Game Preview This December

The wonders of space await you in System Era Softworks upcoming exploration title, Astroneer. Played best with friends, group up with your buddies and discover the wonders of this new world that awaits you.

Posted 4 hours ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments

TA Top Five: Life Lessons Learned From Games
TA Top Five: Life Lessons Learned From Games

Life can be pretty tricky to navigate, and school really doesn't prepare us that well for its subtleties. Luckily, our virtual playgrounds can sometimes help fill in the gaps in our education. What have you learned from games?

Posted 6 hours ago by Sam Quirke, 17 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Merge Games Reveals Two More Titles

One of the things that I love about EGX is routing out the indie games that are coming to consoles, especially the ones that we didn't know about. Publisher Merge Games never fails to disappoint on this front with two new titles.

Posted 22 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta Details Announced

Following on the from the multiplayer reveal earlier this month, Activision have today announced details of the CoD: Infinite Warfare multiplayer beta which will begin in just under a month's time.

Posted 23 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 8 comments

Winners: The Bunker

Our latest competition to win one of two Xbox One download codes for The Bunker ended yesterday, and it is now time to reveal the names of our two lucky winners.

Posted yesterday by Dave Horobin, 12 comments

The Bunker Review

I think it's safe to say that game developers ultimately strive for graphics as real as the world around us. When they go that little bit further into live-action territory, though, is it something that's going to turn heads?

Posted yesterday by Marc Hollinshead, 16 comments

Star Wars Battlefront Double Score Weekend

Prepare to double down on the new "Death Star" maps with an approaching Double Score Weekend in Star Wars Battlefront. For clarification, "double score" makes both credits and experience x2!

Posted yesterday by Kelly Packard, 14 comments

Rocket League Previews Underwater Arena

Psyonix is wasting no time moving Rocket League right along after this month's addition of Rumble mode. Today a trailer was released for the next new arena, an underwater playing field called AquaDome.

Posted yesterday by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

Gears of War 4's Full Achievement List Detailed

Gears of War 4's achievement list has been revealed. Seriously? Seriously. Alongside the list, there is a fresh batch of screens featuring scenes from Horde and Campaign as well as a video of the new Arms Race mode.

Posted yesterday by Kelly Packard, 83 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Skylanders Imaginators Preview

Developer Toys for Bob is creating a range of new figures for players to collect in the form of the Senseis. At EGX, we got a chance to try out the new title and two of the upcoming Sensei characters.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

Call of Duty 3 is Now Backwards Compatible

Major Nelson has just revealed via Twitter that another Xbox 360 title is now playable on your Xbox One via backwards compatibility.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 55 comments

TGN First Impression: The Bunker

The Bunker may feel like a callback to the SEGA CD era with its fully live-action gameplay. Check out our early take on whether it achieves what so many games back then failed to do -- make such a concept worthwhile.

Posted 2 days ago by Mark Delaney, 4 comments

Two Trailers For Dead Rising 4

With Dead Rising 4 on the way in December, Capcom have decided to get into the Christmas spirit early with two trailers for the upcoming game -- one cinematic, one more gameplay focused.

Posted 2 days ago by Andy Mills, 12 comments

Manual Samuel On The Way In October

Manuel Samuel will be coming to Xbox next month and to celebrate, Norwegian developer Perfectly ParaNormal and British publisher Curve Digital have released not only some screenshots, but a trailer as well.

Posted 2 days ago by Andy Mills, 8 comments

Neverwinter's Storm King's Thunder Update Dated for October

Following on the heels of the latest Wizards of the Coast expansion for the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop game, Neverwinter will be receiving a frost-giant-sized update in the form of "Storm King's Thunder."

Posted 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

Dark Souls III Ashes of Ariandel Gameplay Trailer

Launch DLC? No, no. FromSoftware makes their players wait six months to get their hands on any more Dark Souls III content. We've got the first gameplay trailer for October's "Ashes of Ariandel" expansion.

Posted 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 19 comments

ReCore Update Will Improve Load Times

An update is being pushed out this week for September 13th's ReCore, which should improve the noticeably-long loading times. The devs are also aware of and working on the issues regarding achievement tracking.

Posted 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 29 comments

Virginia Review

The so-called walking simulator has been a polarizing genre since it came onto the scene a few years ago. Variable State's Virginia offers up the latest in the passive genre and puts all of the focus on its Lynchian mystery.

Posted 2 days ago by Mark Delaney, 13 comments

Battle Chasers: Nightwar Will Get A Physical Release

Since reaching its funding target last year, Airship Syndicate's love letter to classic console RPGs has been touring the game shows. Partnering with THQNordic means the game will be available physically as well as digitally.

Posted 3 days ago by Sam Quirke, 7 comments

Battleborn One-Day-Only 4x XP Starts Tomorrow

Starting on Thursday, Gearbox is hosting a one-day-only quadruple XP event to make up for some faulty codes they handed out this week prior. Time to get to Command Rank 100 or level up some Battleborn!

Posted 3 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Batman - The Telltale Series Episode 2 Review

Episode two, "Children of Arkham", returns all of the issues the studio and the game's premiere are known for, but surrounds it with even more exciting story developments that will leave you anxious for the next episode.

Posted 3 days ago by Mark Delaney, 17 comments

Tag Along With RIDE 2 as Two Racetracks Are Showcased

Two new videos for RIDE 2 show off two more tracks in the upcoming racer, the Ulster Grand Prix and Northwest 200 tracks are available for your viewing pleasure.

Posted 3 days ago by Chanse Wareham, 4 comments

TGN First Impression: Killer Instinct Shadow Lords Mode

If you're among the elite few who have completed Killer Instinct, you may not want to learn anything about the new game mode as it comes with 22 more achievements. For others, it looks to be an interesting new addition.

Posted 3 days ago by Mark Delaney, 7 comments

Firewatch Achievement List

It's the rise of the walking simulators on Xbox One. We already have an achievement list for Dear Esther, a highly-praised example of the genre that has gotten an Xbox edition.

Posted 3 days ago by Sam Quirke, 31 comments

October's Games with Gold Announced

Major Nelson has just announced the Games with Gold line up for October: MX vs. ATV: Reflex, I Am Alive, Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings and The Escapists.

Posted 3 days ago by Dave Horobin, 175 comments

Dear Esther: Landmark Edition Review

Do games need to be fun? Pardon the rhetoric, but this question ties into one of the central questions that games, gamers, game designers, and critics have struggled with for decades: Are games art?

Posted 3 days ago by Jonathan Barnes, 13 comments

Join the TrueAchievements Club on Xbox LIVE

A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft announced that the the latest Xbox One preview update would give program members access to the brand new clubs feature.

Posted 3 days ago by Dave Horobin, 50 comments

Word Puzzle Joins Backwards Compatibility

Here's a blast from the past — Word Puzzle. The 2007 Xbox Live Arcade title based off word search puzzles is now officially a part of the backwards compatibility program. It features none other than... words and puzzles!

Posted 3 days ago by Kelly Packard, 19 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: September 20th, 2016

After a few weeks of bigger sales, this week things settle down to just a handful of offerings through Deals with Gold, including Dragon Age Inquisition DLC offered separate to the main game.

Posted 4 days ago by Chewie, 45 comments

Metal Gear Survive Delivers A Fresh Gameplay Demo

During the recent Tokyo Game show, Konami gave a presentation showcasing gameplay from the upcoming co-op focused Metal Gear Survive.

Posted 4 days ago by Chanse Wareham, 19 comments

Star Wars Battlefront - Death Star Achievement List

A few days ago we brought you the news that Death Star, the latest Star Wars: Battlefront DLC, would be releasing today, September 20th, for Season Pass holders.

Posted 4 days ago by Jack Watling, 17 comments

Forza Horizon 3 Review

Playground Games' open-world racing sim is back for its third release in six years, and as one of the game's achievements put it simply; this is the Best. Horizon. Ever.

Posted 4 days ago by Dave Horobin, 71 comments

ReCore Review

Recore's open world 3D adventure gives the studio a chance to move away from their most famous creations, but will it be their next big hit?

Posted 4 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 40 comments

Play All Gods Free in SMITE This Week

Starting on Tuesday, September 20th in SMITE, every player will be able to be an Ultimate God Pack Owner for the next several days. This is a good time to try out new characters or pick up any god-specific achievements you need.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Retail Releases: Week of September 19th, 2016

This week sees two titles arrive on Xbox One. Both Killer Instinct and Destiny get special edition releases with all of the previously released DLC and expansions included.

Posted 5 days ago by Keith Gray, 34 comments

Grand Theft Auto V Introduces Next Update: Bikers

Rockstar is making true on their promise to continue to support Grand Theft Auto V's with another themed update for its popular online mode. Join a motorcycle gang (erm, club) and more in the Bikers update!

Posted 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 23 comments

Gears of War 4 Gets an Early Launch Trailer

Is it still called a "launch" trailer if it's released three weeks before a game's actual release date? Apparently The Coalition thinks so, seeing as they have released a video tagged as Gears of War 4's launch trailer.

Posted 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 22 comments

The Jackbox Party Pack 3 Reveals Games in Latest Trailer

Ahh, the Jack series. I have such pleasant memories of Cookie Masterson screaming at me while I get every trivia question wrong. Jackbox Games hopes to bring back that same feel of idiocy with The Jackbox Party Pack 3.

Posted 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Mafia III - Two New Inside Look Videos

The city of New Bordeaux and DLC content are the topics of the latest Inside Look videos for Hangar 13's upcoming sandbox game Mafia III.

Posted 5 days ago by Luc1d, 5 comments

Just Dance 2017 - Six New Trailers

Ubisoft has released a bundle of new videos for upcoming rhythm game Just Dance 2017, showing off gameplay, behind the scenes action and the latest on their "dance on demand" service.

Posted 5 days ago by Luc1d, 0 comments

Tekken 7 Trailer and Screens From Tokyo Game Show

The folks at Bandai Namco brought a bunch of media for upcoming brawler Tekken 7 to this year's Tokyo Game Show, including a new trailer (Japanese needed) and images for the game's new fighters

Posted 5 days ago by Chewie, 5 comments

PES 2017 Review

With one of gaming's biggest and longest-running rivalries between PES and FIFA set to kick off soon, we see how the first title, Pro Evolution Soccer 2017, fares in the battle for footballing dominance.

Posted 5 days ago by Andy Mills, 12 comments

Ultimate Head To Head 2 - Final Few Days To Register

Registration is soon to close for the Ultimate Head To Head Contest 2 - don't miss out on one of the greatest TrueAchievements events we've ever run!

Posted 5 days ago by Rich Stone, 27 comments

Conga Master Lines Up New Screens & Trailer

To celebrate the game's launch on Steam, developers Undercoders and publishers Rising Star Games have released a trailer and some new screens of their...unique...arcade party game Conga Master

Posted 5 days ago by Chewie, 9 comments