Activision Reveals How It Can Use Matchmaking to Sell Microtransactions

Activision Reveals How It Can Use Matchmaking to Sell Microtransactions

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By Kevin Tavore
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Cities: Skylines Gets Xbox Live Gold Free Play Days

Cities: Skylines Gets Xbox Live Gold Free Play Days

Xbox Live
Gears of War 4's October Update Detailed

Gears of War 4's October Update Detailed

DLC
Curve Digital's Gimme 5 Bundle Offers a 70% Discount on Five ID@Xbox Titles

Curve Digital's Gimme 5 Bundle Offers a 70% Discount on Five ID@Xbox Titles

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By Dave Horobin
Sale
Final Fantasy XV's Comrades Expansion Delayed

Final Fantasy XV's Comrades Expansion Delayed

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By Kelly Packard
DLC
Destiny 2: Where is Xur? What is He Selling? October 20th - October 24th

Destiny 2: Where is Xur? What is He Selling? October 20th - October 24th

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By Dave Horobin
Xbox One
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Black Riddles Studio's Crazy Justice Funded

Black Riddles Studio has announced that their steam-punk, cel-shaded, third-person shooter title, Crazy Justice, has successfully surpassed their funding goal and will feature Cross-Network Play.

Posted 2 hours ago by Lexley Ford, 1 comment

Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Release Date Announced and Launch Trailer Released

Developer Blue Wizard Digital have confirmed the release date for Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut, the upcoming puzzle title from the team. There's also a blood, guts, and gameplay-filled launch trailer to check out too.

Posted 3 hours ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

Earth Atlantis Demo Gameplay Footage Released

New demo gameplay footage has emerged for Earth Atlantis, the upcoming shoot 'em up from developer Pixel Perfex. If you like a challenge in your shoot 'em ups, then the new demo footage will give a decent impression.

Posted 3 hours ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

Eternal Edge Screens Reveal a Small Sample of the Finished Product

As Righteous Weasel Games wraps up the final touches for their upcoming ID@Xbox action-adventure title, Eternal Edge, we get to check out a couple of screens of the 16-bit style gameplay to come.

Posted 3 hours ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

New Trailer for The Inner World - The Last Wind Monk

Developer Studio Fizbin is aiming to keep the point and click genre fresh with their upcoming game The Inner World - The Last Wind Monk. Check out the latest trailer here.

Posted 11 hours ago by Will Cruz, 3 comments

Color Space Studios Release Trailer For In The Shadows

In line with the game's release on PC, Color Space Studios have released a launch trailer for their pixel platformer In The Shadows. While we have to wait for the game on console, the trailer is fair game for us to check out.

Posted 11 hours ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

Check Out Our Horror Gaming Playlist on Spotify

It's the most wonderful time of the year! By that I mean Halloween season, of course. Come get into the spooky spirit with our horror gaming playlist, featuring some classic music from horror games spanning the years.

Posted 13 hours ago by Mark Delaney, 19 comments

Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut. There are 50 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted yesterday by Rich Stone, 4 comments

Check Out Our Horror Gaming Playlist on Spotify

Check Out Our Horror Gaming Playlist on Spotify

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By Mark Delaney
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A Voice in the Static: Interview with the One Man Team Behind Sylvio 2

A Voice in the Static: Interview with the One Man Team Behind Sylvio 2

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By Mark Delaney
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PLAY Expo Manchester 2017: A Classic Returns With Tempest 4000

PLAY Expo Manchester 2017: A Classic Returns With Tempest 4000

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By Rebecca Smith
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Lost Words Brings a Story to Life

Lost Words Brings a Story to Life

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By Rebecca Smith
Preview
theHunter: Call of the Wild First Impressions

theHunter: Call of the Wild First Impressions

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By Will Cruz
Preview
Activision Reveals How It Can Use Matchmaking to Sell Microtransactions

Activision's latest patent filing goes into gritty detail regarding how they use matchmaking to ensure they get as many sales of DLC as possible. Because of course they do.

Posted yesterday by Kevin Tavore, 97 comments

Final Fantasy XV's Comrades Expansion Delayed

Final Fantasy XV's "Comrades" multiplayer expansion, which allows up to four players to join in cooperative play, has been delayed from its October 31st release date.

Posted yesterday by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

Gears of War 4's October Update Detailed

With the Gears of War 4's one year plan of adding two maps every month, this means the October 2017 update is the last time we'll see more maps. There's also a Halloween event coming up and more.

Posted yesterday by Kelly Packard, 23 comments

Check Out the Latest Song Reveal and Livestream for Just Dance 2018

It’s time to get the party started with Ubisoft’s upcoming game Just Dance 2018. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or if you have no rhythm in your soul, Just Dance 2018 aims to bring the latest hits and moves to rock your body.

Posted yesterday by Will Cruz, 0 comments

Dead Exit Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Dead Exit. There are 36 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted yesterday by Rich Stone, 2 comments

Cell Joins the Fight in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Nothing in this world is perfect, right? Wrong! Everyone’s favorite lean, mean, green villain Cell will be brawling in Dragon Ball FighterZ. Will you defeat the perfect one?

Posted 2 days ago by Will Cruz, 7 comments

Cities: Skylines Gets Xbox Live Gold Free Play Days

According to an advertisement on the dashboard and the game's Xbox.com store page, Colossal Order's Cities: Skylines is free to play this weekend for Xbox Live Gold members.

Posted 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 12 comments

Numantia Live Trailers Released

Reco Technology released two trailers for their upcoming strategy game Numantia. Both are live action trailers, with game footage shown at the ends of the videos.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Bricker, 0 comments

NASCAR Heat 2

NASCAR Heat 2

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By Andrew Ogley
Game review
Deadbeat Heroes

Deadbeat Heroes

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By Kelly Packard
Game review
South Park: The Fractured but Whole

South Park: The Fractured but Whole

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By Marc Hollinshead
Game review
Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

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By Kevin Tavore
Game review
Crossout Is Taking Halloween Deadly Serious In Their Latest Update

Gaijin Entertainment has already kicked off the Halloween fun in their free-to-play, post-apocalyptic action MMO, Crossout, as a new update has gone live and is full of spooky and scary Halloween goodness.

Posted 2 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

For Honor Joins The Halloween Festivities

For Honor joins in the season of Halloween with a whole new event running until November 2nd. During the course of the event, combat will take on a supernatural theme with skeleton armies taking over the battlefields.

Posted 2 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 4 comments

A Voice in the Static: Interview with the One Man Team Behind Sylvio 2

Earlier this year, we reviewed Sylvio, an indie horror that seemed to go under the radar of many players. Its sequel just hit Steam and is due on Xbox next year, so October seemed like a great time to catch up with the creator.

Posted 2 days ago by Mark Delaney, 5 comments

ROBLOX Announces Halloween Event With New Content

Three new Halloween themed stories join the ROBLOX Bloxtober event, giving players the opportunity to win virtual prizes including Halloween costumes for their avatar.

Posted 2 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 19 comments

God of Light: Remastered Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for God of Light: Remastered. There are 41 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 2 days ago by Rich Stone, 0 comments

TA Podcast: Shadow of War, N++, theHunter: Call of the Wild and Win a Game Code

Welcome to episode 92 of the TrueAchievements podcast. Rich is away on holiday this week, so it was down to Jack and me to hold the fort and bring you all of the latest news and info from the wonderful world of TA.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment

Curve Digital's Gimme 5 Bundle Offers a 70% Discount on Five ID@Xbox Titles

Publisher Curve Digital has today announced a new Gimme 5 bundle for the Xbox One, which provides a 70% discount when compared to buying five of their most "highly revered titles" separately.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 14 comments

NASCAR Heat 2 Review

NASCAR Heat 2 captures the essence of the sport but that's to its detriment too. Racing amongst the pack is great fun, but you have to be a fan to see past the presentation and enjoy continually racing around circles.

Posted 2 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 5 comments

Giveaway: Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics - 2,000 Camazotz Legendary God Cards

Giveaway: Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics - 2,000 Camazotz Legendary God Cards

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By Dave Horobin
Contest
Vote Now for November 2017's TA Playlist Game

Vote Now for November 2017's TA Playlist Game

131Comments
By Mark Delaney
Community event
The Game Information Team Is Recruiting!

The Game Information Team Is Recruiting!

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By BulletLukey
Site news
TA Playlist Podcast Episode 6 - Dark Souls

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 6 - Dark Souls

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By Mark Delaney
Community event
TA Playlist for October 2017, Alien Isolation, Has Begun

TA Playlist for October 2017, Alien Isolation, Has Begun

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By Mark Delaney
Community event
Five Street Fighters Hit Dead Rising 4 In Capcom Heroes Mode

Fans of both fighting and zombie-slaying should be happy as Capcom has announced that five characters from their flagship Street Fighter series would be part of Dead Rising 4's Capcom Heroes mode.

Posted 2 days ago by Andy Mills, 12 comments

Gigantic Gets New Content Update

Season of Souls update brings the game's first new map to the title along with a new hero, skins, icons and improvements to other game features. There's also a new spooky skin bundle just in time for Halloween.

Posted 2 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 1 comment

Destiny 2: Where is Xur? What is He Selling? October 20th - October 24th

Similar to the original game, each week between Friday and Tuesday, players of Destiny 2 can pay a trip to Xur, the exotic item vendor, giving you the chance to exchange Legendary Shards for hard to find gear.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments

PLAY Expo Manchester 2017: A Classic Returns With Tempest 4000

While retro may well be the main focus of the PLAY Expo events, modern gaming isn't left out completely. It was rather fitting to find that one of the latter titles was Llamasoft's upcoming Tempest reboot.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Maria The Witch Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Maria The Witch. There are 28 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 2 days ago by Rich Stone, 6 comments

Star Wars Battlefront II Story Trailer and Details

The Star Wars Battlefront II multiplayer beta has come and gone. EA is now looking to generate some excitement for the single player mode of their upcoming sci-fi shooter with a trailer and some details regarding the story.

Posted 3 days ago by Ethan Anderson, 16 comments

Dance Central 3 Go Shorty Achievement Reminder

I think we can all agree, achievements are awesome. With hundreds of games available, it may be hard to keep track of certain achievements and when they can be unlocked. Luckily, we have you covered.

Posted 3 days ago by Will Cruz, 1 comment

Madden NFL 18 Free Weekend and Mixer Competition Announced

Starting today, Thursday October 19th, at 9 pm PDT and going through Sunday October 22nd at 11:59 pm PDT, Madden NFL 18 will be available to play for free. It will also be on sale for 33% off during that time.

Posted 3 days ago by Dave Bricker, 22 comments

Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: October 17th, 2017

Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: October 17th, 2017

43Comments
By Rich Stone
Sale
Xbox One Sale Roundup: October 17th, 2017

Xbox One Sale Roundup: October 17th, 2017

55Comments
By Rich Stone
Sale
The Turing Test and Medal of Honor: Airborne Now Free with Games with Gold

The Turing Test and Medal of Honor: Airborne Now Free with Games with Gold

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By Dave Horobin
Free with premium
Portal Knights Update Will Add Vacant Islands

An upcoming update for action RPG Portal Knights will add Vacant Islands and additional new content, including quests, enemies, characters, gear, spells and enemy invasion events.

Posted 3 days ago by Luc1d, 8 comments

Latest Assetto Corsa DLC Trailer Shows The Ferrari SF70H

With the SF70H speeding around tracks across the world in this year's Formula One season, it's only fair that it got its own trailer as part of Assetto Corsa's Ferrari 70th Anniversary Celebration Pack.

Posted 3 days ago by Andy Mills, 4 comments

MOTHERGUNSHIP Physical Edition Announced

The spiritual successor to 2014's Tower of Guns, MOTHERGUNSHIP, will be receiving a physical edition at release courtesy of Sold Out, who have previously made boxed versions of Overcooked, Yooka Laylee and more.

Posted 3 days ago by Andy Mills, 4 comments

Multiple Halo Updates And Information Released

343 Industries released a ton of information about the Halo Series, ranging from competitions and upcoming patches to a console bundle.

Posted 3 days ago by Dave Bricker, 37 comments

Lost Words Brings a Story to Life

To a lot of people, their journal is the most private possession that they own. Despite this, we're going to commit that ultimate sin and invade the privacy of a young girl in Lost Words.

Posted 3 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 14 comments

ACA NEOGEO ROBO ARMY Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for ACA NEOGEO ROBO ARMY. There are 12 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 3 days ago by Rich Stone, 19 comments

Ashes Cricket Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Ashes Cricket. There are 32 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 3 days ago by Rich Stone, 4 comments

Exclusive: Telltale Mega Collection Bundles Nearly All Their Games Since 2012

In the market for some story-driven games with easy gamerscore? A new bundle from Telltale Games puts nearly their entire body of work over the past half decade into one digital package. Ten games, 10,000 gamerscore.

Posted 4 days ago by Mark Delaney, 92 comments

Pure Farming 2018 Introduces the Landini Tractor

Chances are if you’re reading this, you’re curious about agrarian lifestyles. It sounds like Pure Farming 2018 may fill the void. If you're interested in what machines will be used in-game, this new trailer is for you.

Posted 4 days ago by Will Cruz, 1 comment

theHunter: Call of the Wild First Impressions

To hunt or not to hunt, that is the question. If you’re interested in becoming a digital hunter but are unsure of the investment, perhaps my first impressions will help out.

Posted 4 days ago by Will Cruz, 42 comments

Wuppo Coming to the Xbox One Next Month

After being well-received on the PC with over 125,000 units sold, the 2D action-adventure title Wuppo from developer Knuist & Perzik has now received a confirmed release date.

Posted 4 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

Sonic Forces Boss-Battling Gameplay, Screens and Art Released

A couple of gameplay videos, a set of screens, and single piece of art have been released by SEGA showcasing more content to come in their upcoming Sonic Forces.

Posted 4 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 7 comments

F1 2017 Update 1.9 Introduces Photo Mode And Lots More

Update 1.9 is ready to be put to the test in Codemasters' racing title F1 2017 and the team has released details on what's included in the latest update, including photo mode and spectator mode improvements.

Posted 4 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

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