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Call of Duty: Black Ops III Double XP Week Now Live

If you're scrambling to finish up Black Ops 3 before Infinite Warfare is out in a little over a week, a bonus event has just gone live. For the next week, enjoy double XP and double weapon XP in multiplayer and zombies.

Posted 6 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

TA Community Interview – ZNMS

It's time for another TA Community Interview! This time we're speaking to ZNMS. Songwriter, executive director, gaming industry socialite - this guy has a more interesting backstory than most video game protagonists!

Posted 2 days ago by Sam Quirke, 8 comments

Destiny Previews This Year's Festival of the Lost

It's back! "The Festival of the Lost honors and celebrates the spirits of the dead, Guardian and citizens alike. We commemorate their sacrifices and treasure their memories. We laugh in the face of Death."

Posted 3 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

HITMAN Elusive Target Number 12 Is Revealed

The latest elusive target for Agent 47 is revealed. It's time to start hunting down the Identity Thief. To give all prospective agents a little more information, a short briefing video is also provided.

Posted 4 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 5 comments

WRC 6 Review

WRC 6 is a title that is clearly aimed at fans of the sport, making the rally experience fun and enjoyable regardless of driver level. It's not quite as hardcore as Dirt Rally, but this is for the fans and not the drivers.

Posted 4 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 4 comments

TA Competition: Win a Pair of Tickets to the 34th Golden Joystick Awards

The Golden Joysticks awards take place on Friday, 18th November at 3:30PM at the indigO2 at London's O2 Arena and we've got a pair of tickets up for grabs!

Posted 4 days ago by Dave Horobin, 128 comments

TA Podcast: Red Dead Redemption 2, Battlefield 1 and Industry News

It's been a slower week for new AAA releases but there's still a lot to discuss as it has been a huge week for news; a certain cowboy game was announced and a we saw short trailer showing what Nintendo has to offer next.

Posted 4 days ago by Dave Horobin, 16 comments

The Bug Butcher Review

Triangle Studios debuts a game on consoles that is reminiscent of old arcade titles like Super Pang (even Galaga) without being a carbon copy. The Bug Butcher has its own personality as Harry stomps some really big bugs.

Posted 5 days ago by Cindy Minguez, 2 comments

Official TrueAchievements Hoodie Now Available

With summer having drawn to a close and the temperatures dropping we thought it was the ideal time to relaunch the official TrueAchievements hoodies.

Posted 6 days ago by Jack Watling, 114 comments

One Hundred Ways Review

One Hundred Ways is a mobile puzzler ported to Xbox, and reminds us of the dark side of choosing not to curate a digital games store. It's totally avoidable unless you want a somewhat easy, but boring 1000 G.

Posted 6 days ago by Mark Delaney, 12 comments

REUS Review

Every game starts the same way with a barren and lifeless planet. Your job is to breathe life into the world using the four different elemental giants that are at your command, but how does it feel to be omnipotent?

Posted 7 days ago by Lexley Ford, 11 comments

Walkthroughs Update - September 2016

September brought forth a change in the way that we accredit original owners of walkthroughs that are ported to regional or console stacks. There were also 24 walkthroughs published.

Posted 7 days ago by SpiralGamerpro, 11 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: October 18th, 2016

In this week's Deals with Gold, Tomb Raider titles and other games join the familiar GTA V bundles. There's also a Fallout sale, discounts on Rock Band tracks and Team 17 bundles.

Posted 7 days ago by Chewie, 43 comments

Three October Opportunities to Obtain Dance Central 3's Go Shorty Achievement

Better dust off the ol' Xbox 360 and Kinect this week — that is, if you're part of the 88% of Dance Central 3 players who haven't obtained a particular time-specific achievement. Go, go, go, go shorty...

Posted 9 days ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

Gears of War 4's First Double XP Weekend is Live

Seriously 4.0 in Gears of War 4 is looking to be quite the grind and includes a requirement to reach re-up 10, but at least they're not being stingy about the bonus events. Celebrate launch with this double XP weekend.

Posted 10 days ago by Kelly Packard, 38 comments

Zombie Event Details

Starting Monday, October 17th and continuing throughout the rest of the month, we’ll be matching gamers up and banding them together to take out the zombie horde

Posted 11 days ago by Chad and Jessie, 32 comments

TA Podcast: Battlefield 1, Gears of War 4 and Mafia III

Hello and welcome to episode 42 of the TrueAchievements Podcast. This week's show is a little bit longer than normal, but that's purely down to all of the big titles that have hit over the past week - there's so much to play!

Posted 11 days ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment

Neverwinter Double XP Event Live Until October 17th

Neverwinter is one long road. Thanks to its various updates and expansions, there is now an achievement for reaching level 70 with two characters. This weekend's double XP event should help you out.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Mantis Burn Racing Review

While other top down racers may have failed to deliver, in drifts Mantis Burn Racing. We've been promised "stunning visuals, tactile gameplay and bumper to bumper racing", but does it deliver?

Posted 11 days ago by Megan Walton, 12 comments

HITMAN's 11th Elusive Target Arrives This Weekend

Though the episodic assassination thriller HITMAN will be concluding its regularly-scheduled episodes at the end of this month, the live content shows no sign of stopping with another Elusive Target available starting tomorrow.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

All Gods Free and Double Everything in SMITE's Reaping Event

It must be October. Halloween-themed gaming events are crawling out of the woodwork like insects. SMITE is throwing their hat in the ring with The Reaping, offering all gods free alongside a double everything weekend.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

RIDE 2 Review

When RIDE made its debut last year, it was plagued with long load times and never managed to leave mediocrity. With RIDE 2, Milestone has attempted to thwart these issues. Have they managed to keep that promise?

Posted 12 days ago by Marc Hollinshead, 5 comments

Viral Event Update

Viral Event 2016 is almost over, so here's a quick reminder on how you can get involved and help spread and earn some viral achievements.

Posted 13 days ago by Chad and Jessie, 48 comments

Winner: Mafia III Officially Licensed Merchandise From Numskull

Our competition to win some officially licensed Mafia III merchandise provided by Numskull has drawn to a close, and it is now time to reveal the name of our lucky winner.

Posted 13 days ago by Dave Horobin, 16 comments

GTA Online's Bikers Bonus Event Brings Double GTA$ & RP Opportunities

It's time for the weekly Grand Theft Auto Online event, this one specially designed for players enjoying last week's "Bikers" update. The event is fairly long-running and will be available until October 24th.

Posted 13 days ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: October 11th, 2016

As well as a decent amount of Deals with Gold offers, including some indie discounts, there's a massive Xbox 360 Super Sale with some rare DLC savings. A big list of Rocksmith tracks rounds things off.

Posted 14 days ago by Chewie, 62 comments

Overwatch's Halloween Terror Event Begins

New skins and other items await in the special Halloween Terror event. There's also a new brawl, Junkenstein's Revenge, which offers co-op horde mode and new achievements.

Posted 14 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 23 comments

Manual Samuel Review

In collaboration with developer Perfectly ParaNormal, Manual Samuel is the latest offering from Curve Digital and it's a game that can make you laugh out loud.

Posted 14 days ago by Cindy Minguez, 5 comments

TA Community Interview - SpiralGamerpro

Today's interview is a rare TA staff interview with everyone's favorite walkthrough manager! We know he has a passion for proofreading walkthroughs, but in today's interview he spills his heart out and confesses all.

Posted 16 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 53 comments

Axiom Verge Review

True nostalgia without the need of rose tinted spectacles. A brilliant addition to the 'Metroidvania' genre packaged in a wonderful homage to the 8-bit origins. A must-have title for the fans of the genre.

Posted 18 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 20 comments

TA Podcast: Achievement Rarity, UHH2, Viral Event and a Sprinkling of Games

Unfortunately, Rich was very pushed for time when we were recording and had to sneak off halfway through but thankfully Jack and I managed to soldier on without him

Posted 18 days ago by Dave Horobin, 11 comments

SMITE Double Fantasy Points Weekend

As the jam-packed fall release season begins, it's easy to forget about the free-to-play titles that often demand our attention, too. Earn double fantasy points for both wins and predictions in this weekend's SMITE event.

Posted 18 days ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Xbox Achievement Rarity Now Integrated Into TrueAchievements

Xbox achievement rarity information is now shown on the site, along with Rare achievement indicators and filters. Find out how we stack up against the wider Xbox Community!

Posted 18 days ago by Rich Stone, 191 comments

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited - One Tamriel and Giveaway Revealed

More freedom and more choice await in the upcoming One Tamriel update for Elder Scrolls Online. There's also an easy-to-enter giveaway to be a part of with over 1000 prizes up for grabs.

Posted 18 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 15 comments

TA Competition: Mafia III Officially Licensed Merchandise Courtesy of Numskull

Mafia III releases tomorrow on the Xbox One and we've teamed up with our friends at Numskull for a special giveaway to celebrate their brand new line of officially licensed Mafia III merchandise.

Posted 19 days ago by Dave Horobin, 528 comments

Gears of War 4 Review

With The Coalition at the helm, many fans are apprehensive as to how the latest title will fare. Will it meet the standards set by Epic's trilogy, or will it be seen as a flop like People Can Fly's Gears of War: Judgment?

Posted 19 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 78 comments

Arena, Achievement Rarity And More Comes to the Xbox LIVE Preview Program

You Looked For a Group, you've joined a New club, now it's time to organize your team with Group Messaging and lead your Club to victory, if you happen to play Killer Instinct and live in the US, with the new Arena feature.

Posted 20 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 79 comments

GTA Online's Bikers Update is Live With a Trailer, Screens and More

If you're looking for that "The Last and the Damned" brotherhood feel, Grand Theft Auto V Online's "Bikers" update is now live. To see what you'll be getting yourselves into with the new content, check out the trailer and screens.

Posted 21 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

FIFA 17 Review

After seeing what Konami had to offer a couple of weeks ago, it's the turn of EA and FIFA 17 to show us what it's got. As well as a new engine, the intriguing new story mode has people excited but does it live up to the promise?

Posted 21 days ago by Andy Mills, 10 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: October 4th, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold is very Ubisoft-centric with titles big and small on offer across both consoles. There are a few indie titles discounted on the One. There's also a Ubisoft bundle sale for everyone.

Posted 21 days ago by Chewie, 49 comments

Bonus Credits for Playing Rise of the Tomb Raider Next Week

Credits are used to purchase card packs, which can be both humorous and challenging and serve as great ways to increase the replayability of the game. You can get 100,000 for free by playing next week.

Posted 22 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 33 comments

Leap Frog Interview With Infamous

Today's interview brings an end to our Leap Frog coverage for another year, and what better way to finish than hearing from our overall winner, Infamous.

Posted 22 days ago by Dave Horobin, 35 comments

Leap Frog Interview With ORIGENxGarboMan

We're back for day two of this year's Leap Frog interviews. Today it is the turn of our second joint runner-up, ORIGENxGarboMan.

Posted 23 days ago by Dave Horobin, 22 comments

Weekend 2x RP Bonuses in GTA Online's CEO Work Until October 3rd

Rockstar continues their spree of GTA Online events in Grand Theft Auto V that has been going strong for months on end. Instead of a weekly event, here we see a group of bonuses that are only active for the weekend.

Posted 24 days ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Leap Frog Interview With K4rn4ge

This year's Leap Frog contest ended a few weeks ago. Like last year, we thought it would be interesting to hear from the final three participants. First up is the turn of joint runner-up, K4rn4ge.

Posted 24 days ago by Dave Horobin, 27 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 25 days ago by Dave Horobin, 681 comments

TrueAchievements Viral Event 2016

Prepare to have your minds blown! This October we'll be bringing not just one but TWO events to the TA community: Viral Event and Zombie Event.

Posted 25 days ago by Chad and Jessie, 64 comments

TA Podcast: Forza Horizon 3, FIFA 17, BATMAN: The Telltale Series, UHH2 and more

On this week's show, we finally get to talk about Forza Horizon 3, our journey with FIFA 17, Batman: The Telltale Series, the first round of UHH2 match ups, and much more.

Posted 25 days ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments

Earn Double Worshipers, XP and Favor in SMITE This Weekend

Chalk up another weekend event for the mythological MOBA SMITE. Starting on Friday, players will be earning a double boost of worshipers, experience and favor all weekend long. Perhaps it's time to grind out that Diamond?

Posted 26 days ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

Unlock a Memories Off: Yubikiri no Kioku Achievement Tomorrow

Tomorrow, September 30th, serves as an opportunity to unlock a date-sensitive achievement in Memories Off: Yubikiri no Kioku as Kasumi Nagumo celebrates their birthday.

Posted 26 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 11 comments