Dave Horobin
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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: Jump, Step, Step, Fable 4 Rumours, AC Origins and Win a Game Code

Welcome to episode 103 of the TrueAchievements podcast, where Rich, Jack and I discuss all of this week's hottest news, take a look at what we've been playing and answer your listener questions.

Posted 4 days ago, 16 comments

Share Your Xbox Gaming Progress With TrueAchievements Twitter Integration

For part three of our site help feature, we're going to show you how to use our Twitter integration to auto-post achievement wins, started games, completed games and a host of other updates to your Twitter account.

Posted 4 days ago, 14 comments

Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 and More Now Backward Compatible

Another 3 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013, Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers and Magic 2014 - Duels of the Planeswalkers.

Posted 5 days ago, 33 comments

Buy a Three-Month Xbox Live Gold Subscription and Get Three Months Free

Another deal is available for those of you that are on the lookout for discounted Xbox Live Gold membership, with Microsoft now rewarding players who purchase a three-month subscription with an additional three months.

Posted 5 days ago, 81 comments

Far Cry 2, Sniper Elite V2 and Driver: San Francisco Now Backwards Compatible

Far Cry 2, Sniper Elite V2 and Driver: San Francisco are now available to play on the Xbox One via the Xbox Backward Compatibility program.

Posted 6 days ago, 79 comments

ZOMBI and Army of TWO Now Free with Games with Gold

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

Posted 7 days ago, 75 comments

Forza Horizon 3's Xbox One X Enhanced 4K Update Now Available

Forza Horizon 3 is today joining the list of Xbox One X Enhanced games thanks to a free update, which allows Xbox One X owners to explore the vast open-world of Australia in native 4K.

Posted 8 days ago, 39 comments

Save 50% on a Six-Month Xbox Live Gold Subscription (EU Only)

If you're on the lookout for cheap deals on Xbox Live Gold and live in Europe, Microsoft has just the thing for you, as a six-month Xbox Live subscription is currently available for a 50% discount at £12.49/€19.99.

Posted 8 days ago, 102 comments

Halo 5: Guardians Xbox One Code Giveaway

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for Halo 5: Guardians.

Posted 8 days ago, 362 comments

TA Podcast: New Aaero DLC, L.A. Noire MGS V and Win a Code for Forza Horizon 3

Welcome to episode 102 of the TrueAchievements podcast. This week, Rich was out of the office "working" when we sat down to record, so once again Jack and I recruited the help of Mark.

Posted 11 days ago, 48 comments

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Latest reviews by Dave Horobin
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 1 month ago, 17 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 3 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 9 months 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 10 months ago, 31 comments

For Honor Review

At first glance, you could be forgiven for thinking For Honor is a simple hack and slash game, but once you're behind the controller realise that there is so much more to be found in Ubisoft's new "Art of Battle" control system.

Posted 10 months ago, 25 comments

Forza Horizon 3: Blizzard Mountain Review

Australia has already provided us with the most diverse setting that we’ve seen in the Forza Horizon series, so how do you improve on that for the game’s first paid expansion? The answer is snow.

Posted 1 year ago, 28 comments

Dead Rising 4 Review

Taking some of the best aspects of Dead Rising 3 and combining them with Frank West sounds like a perfect match. At times it is, but for all the improvements that Capcom has added, there are a number of missed opportunities.

Posted 1 year ago, 43 comments

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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 4 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 4 months ago, 4 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

Inside Achievement List

Following on from the critical acclaim that Limbo received when it released on the Xbox 360 almost six years ago, Playdead are back with their second release, Inside.

Posted 1 year ago, 37 comments

Hard Reset Redux Achievement List

Flying Wild Hog's previously PC only shooter Hard Reset, which released back in 2011, is heading to the Xbox One today under the new title of Hard Reset Redux and we've just picked up the game's achievement list.

Posted 1 year ago, 15 comments

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