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Dave Horobin (DaveKinetic)

Dave is the TrueAchievements Social Manager and has been a Newshound since 2010. When he's not chasing developers and publishers for early review copies, he can usually be found on the TrueAchievements social pages discussing all things TA related.
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TA Podcast: Earthfall, Vermintide 2, Fruit Racing and Win a Game

This week Jack and I were once again joined by Ollie as we go through a great week of ID@Xbox streams, our bean dives and have a casual chat about the past week of Xbox and TA.

Posted 2 hours ago, 3 comments

The 20 Top Rated Games from the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale

This year's Xbox Ultimate Game Sale is here. If you're struggling to decide on what to spend your hard earned cash, here's a list of 20 games with the highest average community rating that are currently on sale.

Posted yesterday, 26 comments

Get Three Months of Xbox Game Pass for the Price of One

If you've been tempted to sign-up for Xbox Game Pass but haven't bitten the bullet yet, this morning's Ultimate Game Sale might be enough to draw you in.

Posted 2 days ago, 24 comments

The 20 Quickest Xbox One and Xbox 360 Completions from the Ultimate Game Sale

The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale is here, bringing with it discounts on over 700 different titles. If you're struggling to decide on what to spend your cash, here's a list of the 20 quickest Xbox One and Xbox 360 completions.

Posted 2 days ago, 49 comments

Save up to 60% on Xbox Live Gold Subscriptions

If you're on the lookout for cheap Xbox Live Gold, Microsoft's new Ultimate Game Sale might be just what you were hoping for.

Posted 2 days ago, 55 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Warhammer: Vermintide 2

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for Warhammer: Vermintide 2, which was released recently via the ID@Xbox program.

Posted 3 days ago, 93 comments

Dante's Inferno And R.U.S.E. Now Backward Compatible

Another two titles have joined the ever-expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Dante's Inferno and R.U.S.E..

Posted 4 days ago, 45 comments

Xbox One X Enhanced Roundup: July 17th 2018

Microsoft has updated the Xbox One X enhanced games list this morning, with a number of new additions and changes to existing games.

Posted 4 days ago, 5 comments

Death Squared and Splinter Cell Conviction Now Free with Games with Gold

The midway mark of another month means that Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via July's Games with Gold.

Posted 5 days ago, 73 comments

TA Podcast: What the Box, Wheelspin Frenzy, Slime-san and Win a Game

Welcome to episode 128 of the TrueAchievements podcast, where this week Jack and I are joined by TGN coder and super-streamer Ollie as we take a look back at the past week of Xbox and TA chat.

Posted 8 days ago, 15 comments

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The Crew 2 Review

The Crew 2 is an ambitious follow up for Ivory Tower that doesn’t quite hit its full potential or the level of some other open-world racers available today.

Posted 4 days ago, 23 comments

ONRUSH Review

Upon face value, ONRUSH looks like it should play in a similar way to most other arcade racers on the market, but there’s a lot more going on under the hood for players to discover.

Posted 1 month ago, 14 comments

A Way Out Review

A Way Out provides a unique cinematic experience that redefines the way narrative-driven games can be played, thanks to its engaging story and varied gameplay that will keep both players interested throughout.

Posted 3 months ago, 37 comments

Assassin's Creed Origins Review

Assassin's Creed Origins provides a much-needed change in direction for the Assassin’s Creed franchise. It isn’t perfect, but it points to a long and healthy continuation of the series.

Posted 7 months ago, 23 comments

FIFA 18 Review

FIFA 18 offers the best game of football that the series has seen in some time and provides the best overall package for fans of the sport.

Posted 9 months ago, 10 comments

Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 Review

Pro Evolution Soccer 2018's gameplay offers an exceptional and authentic experience, but sadly, all of the good work on the pitch is let down by some of the series' long-running issues.

Posted 10 months ago, 9 comments

Agents of Mayhem Review

Agents of Mayhem offers some good old-fashioned, fast-paced, mindless fun, but it feels like a missed opportunity thanks to a lifeless open world and repetitive mission structure.

Posted 11 months ago, 27 comments

Cars 3: Driven to Win Review

Cars 3: Driven to Win is a competent kart racer that is accessible to players of all ages and skill levels. It's decent and that’s more than can be said for a lot of movie tie-ins.

Posted 11 months ago, 16 comments

LEGO CITY Undercover Review

After releasing as a console exclusive four years ago on the Nintendo Wii U, LEGO CITY Undercover is now available on the Xbox One, but was it worth the wait?

Posted 1 year ago, 11 comments

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands Review

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands changes the linear campaigns from previous Ghost Recon games for the vast open-world setting of Bolivia, but is it a change for the better?

Posted 1 year ago, 31 comments

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Exclusive: ONRUSH Achievement List Revealed

ONRUSH will be racing onto the Xbox One on June 5th. Today, we are delighted to team up with our friends at Codemasters to exclusively reveal the game’s full achievement list.

Posted 2 months ago, 9 comments

Assassin's Creed Origins The Curse of the Pharaohs DLC Gameplay

The Curse of the Pharaohs is the second story-driven expansion for Assassin's Creed Origins, and we were fortunate enough to be invited by Ubisoft to get some hands-on time with the DLC prior to its release.

Posted 5 months ago, 15 comments

Assassin's Creed Origins Hands-on Gameplay Footage from Gamescom 2017

At this year's Gamescom, I was lucky enough to get some hands-on time with the latest iteration of Ubisoft's long-running Assassin's Creed franchise, Assassin's Creed Origins.

Posted 10 months ago, 10 comments

The Crew 2 Hands-on Gameplay Footage from Gamescom 2017

At this year's Gamescom, Rich and I attended a developer session for Ivory Tower's upcoming open-world racer, The Crew 2, where we able to capture footage of our hands-on time with the game.

Posted 10 months ago, 5 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Salvation DLC Achievement List

The fourth and final DLC pack titled Salvation for Call of Duty: Black Ops III releases next month on the Xbox One, providing four new multiplayer maps, a new Zombie map called Revelation and nine new achievements.

Posted 1 year ago, 18 comments

FIFA 17 (Xbox 360) Achievement List

The latest iteration in the FIFA Series releases at the end of next month, and today we are happy to reveal the full achievement list for the Xbox 360 version of the game, FIFA 17.

Posted 1 year ago, 32 comments

Mantis Burn Racing Achievement List - Exclusive Reveal

One of the games that we enjoyed most at this year's Gamescom was the upcoming top-down racer from VooFoo Studios, Mantis Burn Racing.

Posted 1 year ago, 6 comments

Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy Achievement List

Quite often we get completely surprised by a new achievement list appearing without any prior warning, and today is another one of those occasions as we have just picked up the list for Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy.

Posted 1 year ago, 13 comments

NBA 2K17 Achievement List

The latest iteration in 2K's basketball franchise releases in just under a month, and today we have picked up the achievement list for the Xbox 360 version of the game, NBA 2K17.

Posted 1 year ago, 17 comments

TA@Gamescom 2016: For Honor Hands-on Preview

Since its initial showing at E3 last year, For Honor is a game that has intrigued me, so I was extremely interested to learn more about the sword-swinging action when I took to the Ubisoft booth at this year's Gamescom.

Posted 1 year ago, 6 comments

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