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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Defiance 2050 Xbox One Closed Beta Code Giveaway

The Defiance 2050 closed beta begins on Friday, April 27th, and to celebrate, we've teamed up with the game's publisher Trion Worlds to give away 1,000 Xbox One closed beta codes.

Posted 6 hours ago, 25 comments

Neverwinter - Lost City of Omu Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Neverwinter - Lost City of Omu. There are 8 achievements worth a total of 55 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 2 days ago, 28 comments

Mixer Streaming Schedule: Neverwinter, I,Hope, Casey Powell Lacrosse 18 and More

We've got a fun-filled week of streams planned on our Mixer channel this week, with four newly released ID@Xbox games and a return to Neverwinter to celebrate the release of the game's latest expansion "Lost City of Omu".

Posted 2 days ago, 2 comments

TA Podcast: Hellblade, Owlboy, The Adventure Pals and Win a Game

The sun is shining and it's the start of the weekend, but before we rush off to fire up our barbecues and head to the beer garden, Rich, Jack and I sat down to talk about this week's best new Xbox releases and gaming news.

Posted 6 days ago, 18 comments

Skyforge Grovewalker Collector's Edition Xbox One Code Giveaway

For our next site competition, we've teamed up with My.com to celebrate the release of the Overgrowth Expansion in Skyforge, and we're giving away 60 Xbox One codes for the Grovewalker Collector's Edition of the game.

Posted 8 days ago, 284 comments

Assassin's Creed Syndicate and Dead Space 2 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 April's Games with Gold.

Posted 10 days ago, 55 comments

TA Podcast: Extinction, Robocraft Infinity, Dangun Feveron and Win a Game

Welcome to the 115th episode of the TrueAchievements podcast! With Jack and Rich exiting GTASC last week and Treezy and I being eliminated on Wednesday, we've all been suffering from a bit of GTASC fatigue.

Posted 13 days ago, 17 comments

Full List of Free Xbox One Games

Full list of all free Xbox One Games, including estimated completion times and links to download them. Updated daily!

Posted 15 days ago, 78 comments

Robocraft Infinity Stream and Xbox Game Pass Giveaway Later Today

We're going to be streaming Robocraft Infinity and giving away nine one-month Xbox Game Pass subscriptions, along with codes for the game.

Posted 15 days ago, 2 comments

Win an Extinction Xbox One Download Code

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for the latest release from Iron Galaxy Studios, Extinction.

Posted 15 days ago, 445 comments

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Latest reviews by Dave Horobin
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 10 days 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 4 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 6 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 7 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 8 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 8 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

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 1 year 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

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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 2 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 7 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 7 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

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

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