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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Gigantic Launch Day Live Stream and Ultimate Bundle Giveaway

Later this afternoon, we'll be streaming the first two hours of Gigantic and we'll be giving away two Ultimate Bundle codes thanks to our friends at Perfect World Entertainment.

Posted just now, 1 comment

TA Competition: Battlefield 1 Deluxe Edition

Today, we are giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for the Battlefield 1 Deluxe Edition, which has been kindly donated to us by CasperTC.

Posted 2 days ago, 1064 comments

Costume Quest 2, Virtua Fighter 2 and Two More Titles Now Backwards Compatible

Another four titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Costume Quest 2, Virtua Fighter 2, Quantum Conundrum and Frontlines: Fuel of War.

Posted 2 days ago, 50 comments

Winner: 12 Months Xbox LIVE Gold Subscription

Our contest to win 12 months Xbox LIVE Gold subscription has come to an end, and it is now time to reveal the name of our lucky winner.

Posted 2 days ago, 34 comments

TA Podcast: Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two, Refunct and Win a Game

Welcome to episode 79 of the TrueAchievements podcast - the better late than never edition. With Rich feeling unwell, we once again recruited the help of Will to cover all of the past week's hottest Xbox news and gossip.

Posted 3 days ago, 8 comments

Runbow and LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean Now Free with Games with Gold

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

Posted 3 days ago, 18 comments

Exclusive: Agents of Mayhem Achievement List Reveal

Agents of Mayhem releases on the Xbox One on August 15th in the USA and August 18th in Europe. Today we are extremely excited to exclusively reveal the game's achievement list.

Posted 6 days ago, 34 comments


Major Nelson has announced that SUPER STREETFIGHTER IV ARCADE EDITION has today joined the ever expanding number of Xbox 360 games that are now playable on the Xbox One.

Posted 7 days ago, 46 comments

TA Competition: 12 Months Xbox LIVE Gold Subscription

Today, we are giving you the chance to win a code for 12 months Xbox LIVE Gold subscription, which was kindly donated to us by community member Tony coconuts.

Posted 8 days ago, 3931 comments

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon and F1 2014 Now Backward Compatible

Another 2 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon and F1 2014.

Posted 9 days ago, 47 comments

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Latest reviews by Dave Horobin
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 3 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 4 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 4 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 9 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 10 months ago, 80 comments

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review

It’s time for Adam Jensen to continue his journey with the release of one of the most engaging and rewarding single-player experiences on the Xbox One to date, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.

Posted 10 months ago, 28 comments

Inside Review

Writing a review for Inside is an almost impossible task, not because it’s hard to put my thoughts into words, but because the best way for anyone to play the game is to discover it for themselves.

Posted 1 year ago, 16 comments

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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 10 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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

Mirror's Edge Catalyst Achievement List

It's been a long eight years since we last got to play as Faith, but thankfully the wait is almost over as Mirror's Edge Catalyst is set to release in just over a week's time.

Posted 1 year ago, 39 comments

Quantum Break Achievement List

It's been almost three years since Quantum Break was originally announced at the Xbox One reveal in May of 2013, but with the game now almost upon, today we are finally able to share the game's full achievements list. Developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Microsoft, Quantum Br

Posted 1 year ago, 92 comments

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