Dave Horobin

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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World of Tanks "War Stories" Exclusive Footage

Operation Sealion, the third campaign for World of Tanks' "War Stories" releases tomorrow and we were lucky enough to play it last week when Wargaming came to the TGN office.

Posted 22 hours ago, 7 comments

OXENFREE and Battlefield 3 Now Free with Games with Gold

Today marks the midway point for September, and that means Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via September's Games with Gold.

Posted 3 days ago, 53 comments

TA Podcast: Destiny 2, PES 2018, Gears of War 4 and Win an Xbox One Game Code

Welcome to episode 87 of the TrueAchievements podcast. We've had an exciting and busy week at TGN towers, so sit back, relax and find out all about in on this week's show.

Posted 4 days ago, 0 comments

TA Exclusive: Forza Motorsport 7 Achievement List

Forza Motorsport 7 will be racing on to the Xbox One and Windows 10 on October 3rd. Today, we are delighted to team up with our friends at Turn 10 and Microsoft to exclusively reveal the game’s full achievement list.

Posted 5 days ago, 129 comments

Saints Row: The Third, Slender: The Arrival and More Now Backwards Compatible

Another six titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Saints Row: The Third, Slender: The Arrival (Xbox 360), Super Contra, Undertow, MONOPOLY Deal (Xbox 360) and more.

Posted 5 days ago, 63 comments

Xbox One Game DVR Capture Increased to 1080p for Insiders - Here's How

A new Xbox One update released yesterday for Insider members on the Alpha ring, bringing with it 1080p resolution recording and the option to save longer game clips to an external hard drive.

Posted 5 days ago, 12 comments

Winners: ARK: Survival Evolved

Our latest competition where we were giving away two Xbox One codes for ARK: Survival Evolved has now ended, and it is time to reveal the names of our two lucky winners.

Posted 5 days ago, 12 comments

PSA: Ultimate Head to Head Contest 3 Registration Closes Tomorrow

If you've been meaning to register for our Ultimate Head to Head Contest but haven't gotten around to signing up yet, this is a final reminder that the registration period ends tomorrow (September 14th) at 1 PM GMT.

Posted 6 days ago, 46 comments

FIFA 18 Demo Available to Download

Ahead of the game's full release on September 29th, fans of EA's annual football release can now download the FIFA 18 demo from the Xbox Store.

Posted 6 days ago, 6 comments

TA Podcast: L.A. Noire, Battlefield 1, Madden 18 and Win an Xbox One Game Code

Welcome to episode 86 of the TrueAchievements podcast. Some technical issues stopped us from uploading the show yesterday, but as the saying goes, it's better late than never.

Posted 10 days ago, 0 comments

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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 29 days 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 1 month 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 9 months 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 9 months ago, 42 comments

Titanfall 2 Review

Titanfall 2 is everything that you could possibly wish to find in a sequel, answering all of the negatives of its predecessor. A must own for any first-person shooter fan.

Posted 10 months ago, 18 comments

Battlefield 1 Review

Set during World War 1, Battlefield 1 takes us back 100 years to “the war to end all wars”, providing us with the best Battlefield campaign we’ve seen in years and a welcome evolution to the well-established multiplayer.

Posted 11 months ago, 24 comments

Forza Horizon 3 Review

Playground Games' open-world racing sim is back for its third release in six years, and as one of the game's achievements put it simply; this is the Best. Horizon. Ever.

Posted 1 year ago, 80 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 6 days 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 14 days 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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