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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The Seven Quickest Game Completions from the January 22nd Xbox Sale

Now that this week's Xbox One and Xbox 360 sales have both dropped, we thought we'd help you decide what to spend your hard earned cash on by listing the quickest completions on offer.

Posted 2 hours ago, 13 comments

Seagate 2 TB External Hard Drive Reduced to Just Over £50 on Amazon UK

Are you fed up of uninstalling games from your console's hard drive just to make space for your latest game purchases? Amazon UK might have the perfect solution.

Posted yesterday, 36 comments

Revenant's Bolt Update Will Add New Character and Gear to City of Brass

Australia based developer Uppercut Games has announced a free new update for City of Brass, titled Revenant's Bolt, will be heading to consoles "soon".

Posted 2 days ago, 0 comments

Live Stream Schedule and Giveaways for Week Commencing January 21st 2019

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 a code for each game we stream to a lucky viewer in the chat.

Posted 2 days ago, 0 comments

Wild Flower is the Latest Song to be Revealed from Wargroove's Soundtrack

In the latest video for the upcoming Wargroove, developer Chucklefish introduces us to a new song titled Wild Flower, which is "commander Nuru's theme".

Posted 2 days ago, 0 comments

Nordic-Themed Action-Adventure Fimbul Releasing Next Month

Zaxis and EuroVideo have announced that Fimbul, the upcoming Norse comic action-adventure title, will be releasing on the Xbox One at the end of February.

Posted 3 days ago, 5 comments

Xenon Racer Release Date Announced with a New Trailer and Screenshots

Publisher SOEDESCO has announced that Xenon Racer, the upcoming futuristic arcade racer being developed by 3DClouds.it, will release on the Xbox One in March.

Posted 3 days ago, 3 comments

New Genesis Alpha One Trailer Focuses on the Game's Roguelike Gameplay Mechanics

Radiation Blue and Team 17 have released a new trailer for the upcoming Genesis Alpha One, which aims to showcase the roguelike gameplay elements that players will find in the game.

Posted 3 days ago, 7 comments

Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation Now Backward Compatible

Another title has joined the ever-expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program. Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation is now available to play on the Xbox One.

Posted 5 days ago, 36 comments

Giveaway: 1,000 Neverwinter Xbox One Adventurer's Helper Packs

For our next site competition, we've teamed up with our friends at Perfect World Entertainment to celebrate the console release of the Neverwinter The Heart of Fire Expansion to give away 1,000 Adventurer's Helper packs.

Posted 6 days ago, 48 comments

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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 3 months 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 3 months ago, 82 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 4 months ago, 105 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 6 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 7 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 9 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 1 year 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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Hitman: Absolution HD Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked new achievements for Hitman: Absolution HD. There are 38 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 20 of which are secret

Posted 12 days ago, 18 comments

Hitman: Blood Money HD Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked new achievements for Hitman: Blood Money HD. There are 24 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 6 of which are secret

Posted 12 days ago, 14 comments

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 8 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 11 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

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