Playground Games Hire Rockstar and Lionhead Developers for RPG Project

Playground Games Hire Rockstar and Lionhead Developers for RPG Project

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By Sam Quirke
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Xbox Live and Achievements Adoption Not Required For All Game Pass PC Developers

Xbox Live and Achievements Adoption Not Required For All Game Pass PC Developers

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Poll: Which Game on Xbox's E3 Stage Most Impressed You?

Poll: Which Game on Xbox's E3 Stage Most Impressed You?

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Xbox One Sale Roundup: June 18th, 2019

Xbox One Sale Roundup: June 18th, 2019

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By Jack Watling
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Another Game Is Leaving Xbox Game Pass This Month, Making Six in Total

Another Game Is Leaving Xbox Game Pass This Month, Making Six in Total

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By Sam Quirke
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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Gameplay Heads Through Inferno Cave

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Gameplay Heads Through Inferno Cave

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We have just picked up new achievements for OVIVO. There are 31 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret.

Posted 3 hours ago by Rich Stone, 2 comments

Irony Curtain: From Matryoshka with Love Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for Irony Curtain: From Matryoshka with Love. There are 42 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 9 of which are secret.

Posted 3 hours ago by Rich Stone, 1 comment

Cybarian: The Time Traveling Warrior Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for Cybarian: The Time Traveling Warrior. There are 21 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret.

Posted 3 hours ago by Rich Stone, 1 comment

Neverwinter: Undermountain Now Available on Xbox One

The game's largest expansion is now available for download on Xbox One, bringing a new campaign, a new Expedition feature, and changes to classes, rewards, the companions system, and endgame challenges.

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There are No Second Chances in the Red Dead Online Elimination Series Playlist

Rockstar may not come bearing free gifts for all Red Dead Redemption 2 online players this week, but they have provided a new players for those who prefer to go into a multiplayer match with everything to lose.

Posted 10 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 comments

Elves, Rogues, and Rifts Come to Portal Knights This Summer

While more details on the free update are promised for this week, we do know the Elves, Rogues and Rifts DLC will add a new race, class, planet, pet, gameplay mode and new achievements.

Posted 12 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

Fort Boyard Arrives on Xbox One Next Week

If you've always wanted to have a go at the game show, you and up to three friends can take on the fort's challenges in a new Xbox One game coming next week.

Posted 13 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 20 comments

ARK: Survival Evolved Free Valguero Expansion Arrives in July

Valguero is home to a variety of biomes with lots of different landscape features to explore, as well as a brand new dinosaur and more boss battles. The best bit is that it will be released for free.

Posted 14 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Fallout 76 Really Needs to Get In Xbox Game Pass

Lots of people have been surprised by the various missing games from Xbox's E3 conference – a new Fable, some news on The Initiative's project or a sliver of something from Age of Empires IV. My biggest shock? No Fallout 76.

Posted 14 hours ago by Sam Quirke, 44 comments

Illusion of L'Phalcia Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for Illusion of L'Phalcia. There are 16 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 3 of which are secret.

Posted 15 hours ago by Rich Stone, 3 comments

Overwatch Baptiste Reunion Challenge Event is Coming Soon

The Baptiste Reunion Challenge event will give players a chance to earn an Epic skin for Baptiste by winning nine Overwatch matches across any mode. As you get there, you'll be unlocking other rewards too.

Posted 15 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

Operation: Plague Star Returns to Warframe

The Plague Star has returned to the Plains of Eidolon, but the infested boil is far more putrid than it ever was before. It's up to you, Tenno, to save the Plains once again.

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Fallout 76 Really Needs to Get In Xbox Game Pass

Fallout 76 Really Needs to Get In Xbox Game Pass

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Poll: E3 is Here! What Has You Most Excited?

Poll: E3 is Here! What Has You Most Excited?

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Easiest Xbox Achievement Lists from May 2019

Easiest Xbox Achievement Lists from May 2019

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By Mark Delaney
Easiest completions
Poll: What's Your Most Anticipated June 2019 Video Game?

Poll: What's Your Most Anticipated June 2019 Video Game?

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By Mark Delaney
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Crackdown 3 Extra Edition Update Adds More Achievements

Crackdown 3 Extra Edition Update Adds More Achievements

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By Rebecca Smith
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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Now Available on Xbox One

Koji Igarashi first searched for crowd funding for his IGAvania title Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night in May 2015. Four years later, the game is now available for eager players to download on Xbox One.

Posted 17 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

New Xbox Sale – Consoles & Headsets: June 18th, 2019

We've just picked up some new Hardware sales on the Xbox store, including the 1TB Xbox One X bundled with Forza Horizon 4 and a couple of Turtle Beach headsets.

Posted 17 hours ago by HitmanOllie, 7 comments

Have a Date with Daphne in Dragon's Lair Tomorrow

The 1983 launch date is celebrated in both the Xbox Live Arcade and Windows 8 versions of the game with a time-specific achievement tomorrow, June 19th.

Posted 18 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Another Game Is Leaving Xbox Game Pass This Month, Making Six in Total

Sadly we'll have to say goodbye to another Xbox Game Pass title this month, after already receiving word of five Xbox Game Pass leavers last week. This time, it's the tropical zombie holiday experience Dead Island.

Posted 18 hours ago by Sam Quirke, 25 comments

Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: June 18th, 2019

Discounts on LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic The Hedgehog (Arcade), Sonic Generations, Sonic & Knuckles, Sonic Adventure, Sonic CD and more

Posted yesterday by Jack Watling, 37 comments

Streets of Rogue Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for Streets of Rogue. There are 50 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret.

Posted yesterday by Rich Stone, 15 comments

Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: June 18th, 2019

Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: June 18th, 2019

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Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: June 11th, 2019

Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: June 11th, 2019

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Xbox One Sale Roundup: June 11th, 2019

Xbox One Sale Roundup: June 11th, 2019

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By Jack Watling
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Monster Jam Steel Titans Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for Monster Jam Steel Titans. There are 24 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 6 of which are secret.

Posted yesterday by Rich Stone, 4 comments

Xbox One Sale Roundup: June 18th, 2019

Discounts on Lords of the Fallen, The Witness, Dovetail Games Euro Fishing, The Gardens Between, Sonic Mania, Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition, Blood Bowl 2 and more

Posted yesterday by Jack Watling, 57 comments

Age of Empires II Interview Shows Definitive Edition Improvements

The team is trying to make the game earn its Definitive Edition title, and you can hear all about the team's plans as well as see an eight-minute gameplay demo for one of the new campaigns.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 24 comments

Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat League Ranked Mode Arrives Tomorrow

For new players, ranked matches might sound like torture, but NetherRealm's new Kombat League aims to introduce a new seasonal ranked mode for all players to be able to earn rewards, and it will be available tomorrow.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Xbox Gameplay Chart: Week Ending June 16th, 2019

While it won't surprise you to learn that Fortnite continues to top the Xbox Gameplay Chart, a week of new content and new announcements during E3 has led to a lot of movement elsewhere.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 9 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Update Tweaks Weapons and Nerfs Heist Exploit

Ahead of this week's update, Treyarch has released a small patch that tweaks some weapons, game modes, and Specialists, including a nerf for a Heist exploit.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Vote Now for July 2019's TA Playlist Game

Vote Now for July 2019's TA Playlist Game

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By Mark Delaney
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TrueAchievements Now Supports the New Xbox Gamertag System

TrueAchievements Now Supports the New Xbox Gamertag System

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By Rich Stone
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TA Playlist for June 2019 is Live with Batman: Arkham City

TA Playlist for June 2019 is Live with Batman: Arkham City

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By Mark Delaney
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TA Playlist Game for June 2019 Announced

TA Playlist Game for June 2019 Announced

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By Mark Delaney
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PSA: Xbox Live Is Returning Achievement Unlock Timestamps That Are In The Future

PSA: Xbox Live Is Returning Achievement Unlock Timestamps That Are In The Future

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By Rich Stone
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Playground Games Hire Rockstar and Lionhead Developers for RPG Project

Playground Games might have been notably absent from E3 aside from the second Forza Horizon 4 DLC LEGO Speed Champions, but their RPG project is certainly attracting some big names behind the scenes.

Posted 2 days ago by Sam Quirke, 27 comments

Get Triple Realm Royale Next Frontier Battle Pass XP Now

If you're one of the players who hasn't yet unlocked those last few levels of the Next Frontier Battle Pass and there are still rewards you want to earn, you'll want to make use of the current triple Battle Pass XP event.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. There are 45 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 22 of which are secret.

Posted 2 days ago by Rich Stone, 12 comments

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Gameplay Heads Through Inferno Cave

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night appears in the hands of gamers tomorrow, but if you're not sure whether it's a game you'll want to try, perhaps the latest gameplay footage will make up your mind.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

Fallout 76’s Nuclear Winter Pre-Beta Period is Extended Indefinitely

Perhaps thanks to the recent free week, the mode has ended up being so successful that the team has extended the pre-beta period indefinitely.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 17 comments

Another Telltale Game Disappears from the Microsoft Store

While the rights to The Walking Dead have been secured by Skybound on Xbox One and Xbox 360 so those games have been preserved, the rest of Telltale's games don't seem to be as lucky.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 114 comments

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

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Layers of Fear 2: A Spooky Sequel That's Lost At Sea

Layers of Fear 2: A Spooky Sequel That's Lost At Sea

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Team Sonic Racing: Middle of the Pack Family Fun

Team Sonic Racing: Middle of the Pack Family Fun

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Void Bastards: A Surprise Game of the Year Contender

Void Bastards: A Surprise Game of the Year Contender

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Toki Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for Toki. There are 13 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 6 of which are secret.

Posted 2 days ago by Rich Stone, 10 comments

Rivals of Aether and Earth Defense Force 2017 Now Available with Games with Gold

In case you missed the switchover this weekend while you were recovering from the chaos of E3, here are the two new games that are available for Xbox LIVE Gold members to download.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 comments

Initial2: New Stage Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for Initial2: New Stage. There are 31 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret.

Posted 2 days ago by Rich Stone, 6 comments

BackSlash Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for BackSlash. There are 14 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 1 of which is secret.

Posted 2 days ago by Rich Stone, 2 comments

Vote Now for July 2019's TA Playlist Game

This year, like every year, July is the quietest month for video game new releases. With presumably lots of free time, we decided to fill in the schedules of our TA Playlist faithful with four of the grandest RPGs ever

Posted 3 days ago by Mark Delaney, 93 comments

[UPDATE] – The Last Backward Compatible Games for Xbox One Are Now Available

Another 23 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program... oh wait, that's not true any more is it? Those very last 23 games in the program are now available to download.

Posted 3 days ago by Sam Quirke, 145 comments

Atomicrops Is What Would Happen If a Nuke Hit Stardew Valley

If Animal Crossing, Harvest Moon, and Stardew Valley appeal to you but can just be a bit too pleasant and quaint some times, Atomicrops may be more your style. It meshes the farm life of Stardew with the world of Fallout.

Posted 3 days ago by Mark Delaney, 27 comments

Undermountain Achievements Revealed for Neverwinter

We have just picked up new achievements for Neverwinter. There are 9 achievements worth a total of 60 Gamerscore, none of which are secret.

Posted 3 days ago by Rich Stone, 23 comments

Madden NFL 20 Previews the New Superstar X-Factor Abilities

Some players just have the ability to take over a game. Aaron Donald can disrupt a pocket so consistently that it's a wonder how quarterbacks don't exit with PTSD. The new Madden captures his and others' X-Factor abilities.

Posted 3 days ago by Mark Delaney, 5 comments

Bring Halo to Real Life with Halo: Outpost Discovery This Summer

Halo is the biggest Xbox brand in the world. It always has been. For those super fans around since day one or discovering their passion for the series more recently, Halo: Outpost Discovery hopes to be your Disney World.

Posted 4 days ago by Mark Delaney, 18 comments

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