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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Final Fantasy XIII Trilogy Now Backward Compatible

Another three titles have joined the ever-expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.

Posted 13 hours ago, 29 comments

Live Stream Schedule and Giveaways for Week Commencing November 12th 2018

This week, we have four more ID@Xbox streams scheduled for your viewing pleasure over on our Mixer channel, and as always, we'll be giving away for each game we stream to a lucky viewer in the chat.

Posted 3 days ago, 0 comments

TGN Podcast: X018 Speculation and an Interview with Mike Brown from Playground

Welcome to episode six of the TGN podcast, where Ollie, Sam and I speculate about X018, and we're joined by Mike Brown from Playground Games to chat about Forza Horizon 4.

Posted 5 days ago, 9 comments

How to Watch the X018 Press Conference Live

During last month's Inside Xbox, Microsoft announced the return of its X0 conference will be taking place this weekend in Mexico City, with major announcements from both first- and third-party studios promised.

Posted 5 days ago, 27 comments

The Six Quickest Game Completions from this Week's Xbox Sale

With a few days left to make the most of this week's Xbox 360 and Xbox One sales, we thought we'd help you decide what to spend your hard earned cash on by listing the quickest completions on offer.

Posted 5 days ago, 31 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 5 days ago, 89 comments

The 15 Best Enhanced Games to Play One Year After the Xbox One X's Release

With the full list of Xbox One X enhanced games growing rapidly over the last 12 months, we're taking a look at the 15 most popular games that have been enhanced to take advantage of the additional power of the Xbox One X.

Posted 7 days ago, 34 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Call of Cthulhu

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for the Call of Cthulhu, which released last week and received a score of three out of five in our site review.

Posted 7 days ago, 386 comments

Winners: CoD Black Ops 4 Achievement Challenge in Association with Turtle Beach

Our Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 achievement challenge in association with Turtle Beach ended last week, and it is now time to reveal the Gamertags of our lucky winners and runners-up.

Posted 7 days ago, 10 comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda Is Now Enhanced for the Xbox One X

Microsoft has updated the Xbox One X Enhanced games list today on Nov 6th 2018, and added Mass Effect: Andromeda

Posted 8 days ago, 55 comments

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Latest reviews by Dave Horobin
Red Dead Redemption 2 Review

Red Dead Redemption 2's vast, detailed and stunningly beautiful world sits as a perfect backdrop for a compelling story that will pull you in and refuses to let go until its end.

Posted 20 days ago, 77 comments

Assassin's Creed Odyssey Review

Assassin's Creed Odyssey is an ambitious game that takes a huge leap in the right direction for the series by building on the solid foundations laid by last year's Origins. It excitingly goes beyond a reskin of 2017's game.

Posted 1 month ago, 79 comments

Forza Horizon 4 Review

By this stage, it should come as no surprise that Playground Games finds a way to raise the bar for each release in the Horizon series, and they've once again found another gear in Forza Horizon 4.

Posted 1 month ago, 103 comments

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 months ago, 26 comments


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 5 months ago, 19 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 7 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 11 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago, 27 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 6 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 9 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago, 6 comments

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