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TA Podcast: November Edition

With the holiday season upon us and games flying left and right, finding time to record an amazing podcast gets harder and harder. ...so we recorded a merely OK podcast. In our November Show, Rich an

Posted 7 years ago

Game of Thrones: Episode Six Gets Screenshots

If you're one of the blessed few with oodles of free gaming time and aren't currently overwhelmed with the number of quality gaming options available, Telltale has come along with the final episode o

Posted 7 years ago

TA Podcast: August Edition

With the summer coming to an end, one can almost smell the Madden in the air. It's like the siren song that declares the fall gaming season is upon us. Before we dive head and/or butt first into the

Posted 7 years ago

TA Podcast: E3 Special

Do you know how long it's been since the entire TA Podcast crew sat down together to record? Too long. Far too long. We remedied this oversight last night by recording a special edition podcast that

Posted 7 years ago

Opening the TA Podcast Mailbag

Greetings Podcast Fans! Tonight, the podcast crew of Rich, Dave, Michelle, and this other jerk will be sitting down to record a special E3 podcast. Our plans are to talk about most of the hot announc

Posted 7 years ago

Note About Our Witcher 3 Review

Greetings TAers! If you're one of the hundreds, nay thousands, who have been waiting with bated breath for our review of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, I have some good news and some bad news. Good News -

Posted 7 years ago

Guitar Hero Live Reveal Video

While the Editorial Team had a fun time setting the stage for the next iteration of Guitar Hero back at the beginning of the month, Activision rode the wave of TA-hype to their announcement of Guitar

Posted 7 years ago

The Witcher 3 Gets New Gameplay Trailer

As an unabashed fan of story-driven games and RPGs, I understand how frustrating it can be to attempt to jump into a series mid-stream. Who is that guy? What does this mean? Where are we? Such querie

Posted 7 years ago

Activision Announces Air Guitar Hero

With the announcement of http://www.trueachievements.com/Rock-Band-4-Temp/achiev....htm, many Activision shareholders gamers have been speculating about when we could expect another entry from the Gu

Posted 7 years ago

Game of Thrones Episode 3 Launch Trailer & Screens

Telltale Games seems to be pumping out their Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series at a record pace. "Episode 1" hit in December, "Episode 2" came in early February and "Episode 3 - The Sword in t

Posted 7 years ago

TA Podcast: The Calm Before PAX Edition

Twas the weekend of PAX and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even... Well... We were all stirring, jealous of the fact that Michelle was getting to see all of the new hotness i

Posted 7 years ago

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood PAX Gameplay

When Bethesda and MachineGames announced Wolfenstein: The Old Blood last week, it was with the promise of a gameplay demo at that weekend's PAX East event in Boston. Good on their word, Bethesda's Pe

Posted 7 years ago

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Gets PAX Gameplay Video

This is not the first, nor will it be the last, update out of this past weekend's PAX East convention, but it may be one of the most exciting for RPG fans. CD Projekt RED took to the convention with

Posted 7 years ago

New Content Coming for Shovel Knight- UPDATE

UPDATE: Hot off of Yacht Club Games' Twitter is the news that Phil Spencer's beloved Battletoads will also be coming to Shovel Knight when it hits Xbox One. http://www.trueachievements.com/customimag

Posted 7 years ago

White Night Screens and Music Video

Like the last swig of coffee in the pot, Osome Studio's White Night keeps getting closer and closer to our hot little hands. Come Friday, the game will breeze into our consoles like a dame out to fin

Posted 7 years ago

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Announced

Full disclosure here, boys and girls, your humble writer just completed Wolfenstein: The New Order yesterday, so today's announcement from Bethesda has me as happy as a little girl. Announced today o

Posted 7 years ago

TA Podcast: Less Rich (But Not Poor) Edition

The cold, icy grip of death winter is officially among us, friends. What better way to fight off its chilling embrace with a lukewarm red hot podcast! This month, Rich was tragically (and at the last

Posted 7 years ago

Project CARS Talks Realism

As we draw closer to the release of Project CARS, the developers at Slightly Mad Studios are showing off bits and pieces of their game, talking about the work they have put into it, and emploring gam

Posted 7 years ago

White Night Gets Release Date, Trailer, & Screens

Like some kind of a ghost story from an old tale, I hadn't heard much from White Night since June when a junior gumshoe named Marc spilled the sweet beans on the monochromatic third-person game that

Posted 7 years ago

Game of Thrones Episode 2 Launch Trailer

If you're anything like me, and who's to say you're not, you are anxiously awaiting quite a few things: guilt-free but tasty pizza, the day when the Columbus Blue Jackets win the Stanley Cup, and the

Posted 7 years ago

Bladestorm: Nightmare Shows Off Edit Mode

I'd like to call to order the next meeting of players who are anxiously awaiting the English language release of Omega Force's upcoming strategy game, Bladestorm: Nightmare (nee' Bladestorm: The Hund

Posted 7 years ago

BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition Coming to XB1

Another welcome addition from the ID@Xbox program was announced yesterday as Frogmind announced that they'd be bringing, BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition to the Xbox One. http://www.trueachievements

Posted 7 years ago

Battlefield Hardline Beta Dated

For those looking for the perfect cure to the Super Bowl hangover, EA and Visceral Games are going to give players a chance to hop into a late beta for their next entry into the Battlefield franchise

Posted 7 years ago

Players Gush about Project CARS in New Video

I don't know about you, gang, but I am easily swayed by others. My mom was the type to tell me, "If all of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you?" To which I would reply, "ALL OF MY FRIENDS JUM

Posted 7 years ago

New Witcher 3 Screens and Gameplay Emerge

If you're a fan of The Witcher series and weren't living under a rock yesterday, you no doubt noticed that virtually every game site under the sun had a nice preview piece where they got hands on tim

Posted 7 years ago

Dying Light Shows Off Parkour & Co-Op

Earlier this week, disc-loving gamers learned of the disappointing news that the physical release of Dying Light was going to be delayed. Today, we've got a quick update on when gamers can get their

Posted 7 years ago

Easter Eggs: Torchlight

Welcome to Easter Eggs, where the TA Team shines the spotlight on games that many gamers might have missed, perhaps hidden away behind the millionth copy of Call of Duty or FIFA. Much like a gamer w

Posted 7 years ago

Hi-Rez Shows Off SMITE on Xbox One

Last week (and on the heel's of the game's open beta signups), Hi-Rez Studios gave gamers an eyefull with their cinematic trailer for SMITE, the Xbox One's first entry into third-person action MOBAs.

Posted 7 years ago

90 Minutes of Dying Light

Back in December, Maciej Binkowski and Tymon Smektala of Techland sat down to do a (rather extensive) Twitch stream of their upcoming "first-person, action-survival, open-world", zombie-filled game w

Posted 7 years ago

SMITE Cinematic Trailer Released

Hi-Rez Studios Free-to-Play MOBA, SMITE isn't due on the Xbox One until later this year, but its PC launch has been a qualified success. As one of the top three games in the MOBA world, it has over s

Posted 7 years ago

Destiny Players Get Free Legendary Item This Week

While the holidays may be officially done and over, Bungie is keeping the spirit alive by gifting Destiny players a free Legendary item this week. As announced on their Twitter late yesterday: A smal

Posted 7 years ago

Killer Instinct's January Bonus Character Revealed

As Microsoft and Iron Galaxy move forward with Season Two of their free-to-play fighter, Killer Instinct, they're slowly dripping out a steady stream of fighters for the pugilistic pleasure of player

Posted 7 years ago

Advanced Warfare's First DLC Dated

After launching one of the best Call of Duty games in years, Sledgehammer Games is continuing with the (expected) task of supporting the title with the game's first bit of DLC, "HAVOC". Set to includ

Posted 7 years ago

Halo 5: Guardians Pre-Order Details Announced

The Halo 5: Guardians beta (for those who have Halo: The Master Chief Collection) is set to launch later today and, on the heels of that pwnage test, Microsoft and 343 have released details on how yo

Posted 8 years ago

The Telltale Games Collection Announced

If you're one of the many gamers who has always been curious about the magic that Telltale Games is weaving across their many, many... no, seriously... let's add another franchises, but hasn't checke

Posted 8 years ago

January's Games with Gold Announced

You may be ankle deep in new games after holiday, but that doesn't mean Microsoft is forgetting about the monthly freebies of the Games with Gold program. The charitable lads and lasses have announce

Posted 8 years ago

TA Podcast: Happy Holidays Edition

As we approach the end of Hanukkah, the eve of Christmas, and the start of Kwanzaa, the team at TrueAchievements would like to give all of you a gift. We know that the holidays are an especially stre

Posted 8 years ago

Crossing the Line Trailer Goes Deep

If you're anything like me (and who's to say you're not), you can spot marketing buzz and game clichés from about a mile away. Thus, we'd like to present to you a trailer that is chock full of them!

Posted 8 years ago

Learn About Alchemy in Kingdom Come: Deliverance

As we draw closer to the "Winter 2015" PC release of Kingdom Come: Deliverance, the developer continues to inform gamers of progress with steady diaries showing the work as it comes along. This most-

Posted 8 years ago

Don Bradman Cricket Coming to Xbox One

Not content with dominating the highly-competitive cricket market on the Xbox 360, Home Entertainment Suppliers and Big Ant Studios are extending their hot wicket action into the current gen with Don

Posted 8 years ago