Kelly Packard

Kelly Packard (KBop a doo)

In a few descriptors: college student, longtime gamer, writer and junk food enthusiast. I contribute to TrueAchievements as a news writer and reviewer. Usually, you can find me knee-deep in a multiplayer game while ignoring my growing backlog or on one forum or another discussing all things gaming.
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Fe Added to EA Access

Fe has been added to EA Access. Players may remember the striking third-person platformer as the title unveiled alongside the EA Originals program in 2016.

Posted 2 days ago, 14 comments

Earn Double Gold in Paladins' Weekend Event

A weekend event lets Paladins players earn double gold from matches played. Gold is an important part of leveling up characters for several of the achievements since levels can be purchased with gold.

Posted 2 days ago, 6 comments

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts Announced

CI hopes to take the Sniper Ghost Warrior series in a new direction with Contracts, possibly due to the poor reception of 2017's Sniper Ghost Warrior 3.

Posted 2 days ago, 10 comments

My Little Riding Champion Announced

My Little Riding Champion has been announced from developer Toplitz Productions. The game guides the player through the experience of horse ownership, from first sight to participating in competitions.

Posted 2 days ago, 15 comments

Shadows Over Bogenhafen DLC Teased for Warhammer: Vermintide 2

Details are sparse about Warhammer: Vermintide 2's "Shadows Over Bogenhafen" DLC outside of three screenshots and a teaser trailer. More information is to be revealed closer to the August release date.

Posted 2 days ago, 2 comments

Jagged Alliance: Rage! Announced, Set 20 Years After the First Game

A new entry in the '90s-born Jagged Alliance series has been announced. Jagged Alliance: Rage! is a spin-off set 20 years after the first turn-based tactics title.

Posted 2 days ago, 5 comments

Spyro Reignited Trilogy Delayed to November

In a blog post, Paul Yan, co-studio head of Spyro Reignited Trilogy developer Toys for Bob, confirmed the game has been delayed to November.

Posted 2 days ago, 30 comments

Battle Royale Mode Announced for F2P MMO Skyforge

With the explosion of popular games like Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, battle royale modes are becoming as common as deathmatch, and players will probably be unfazed to see one announced for Skyforge.

Posted 2 days ago, 12 comments

Resident Evil 2 European Collector’s Edition Detailed

After the Resident Evil 2 remake's North American collector's edition was announced last month, it was only a matter of time until we saw the European version.

Posted 2 days ago, 15 comments

Tropico 6 Delayed Into 2019 With Gamescom Trailer

Today, a new trailer was released in honor of the upcoming Gamescom but it also brought bad news: Tropico 6 will be releasing in 2019 instead of the previously announced 2018.

Posted 2 days ago, 4 comments

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Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered Review

Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered won't be winning any awards for Remaster of the Year, but blowing stuff up is still so much fun that it works.

Posted 1 month ago, 26 comments

oOo: Ascension Review

Combining its setbacks with oOo's challenging nature makes for an experience that will only appeal to a niche audience of players who will revel in its difficulty.

Posted 2 months ago, 4 comments

Yoku's Island Express Review

Genre mashups are ever popular in the gaming world. Yoku's Island Express, Villa Gorilla's bright and cheery platformer combined with pinball, is a fun endeavor but doesn't do enough to be great.

Posted 3 months ago, 15 comments

Hyper Sentinel Review

Bursting into a crowded room full of gamers and yelling "Uridium!" at the top of one's lungs will get mixed results. With Hyper Sentinel, a game wholly devoted to its predecessors, you run into the same problem.

Posted 3 months ago, 11 comments

Owlboy Review

Players expect a lot from titles for which they've had to wait a long time, and Owlboy delivers in the areas in which it excels but falls a bit flat in others.

Posted 3 months ago, 10 comments

Darkest Dungeon Review

To say Darkest Dungeon is a challenging and satisfying RPG doesn't seem like nearly enough praise. The sheer amount of customization makes for a highly involved, appetizingly deep adventure.

Posted 4 months ago, 19 comments

Bridge Constructor Portal Review

Picture building a bridge while GLaDOS breathes down your neck, convoys of vehicles loop in and out of portals, everything bounces around thanks to propulsion gel, and a small army of turrets fires upon the helpless drivers.

Posted 5 months ago, 24 comments

Immortal Redneck Review

A console launch has given this roguelite FPS a second wind, and players who missed the announcements the first time around or didn't have the necessary hardware should take notice of Immortal Redneck now.

Posted 6 months ago, 14 comments

L.A. Noire Review

L.A. Noire's engaging and memorable mystery is what leads to its downfall as a desirable revisit for returning fans: the appeal is snuffed out for those who already know how every case in this detective story ends.

Posted 9 months ago, 32 comments

Numantia Review

It's clear the development team is passionate about Numantia and its setting. Unfortunately, a game needs more than high hopes and grandiose dreams to succeed, and the lack of polish shows through.

Posted 9 months ago, 6 comments

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Latest editorials by Kelly Packard
Descenders Preview: Bunny Hopping, Breakneck Speed and Boss Jumps

Descenders is one of the newest entrants into Xbox's Game Preview program, launching on May 15th. Over the weekend, I got to spend some time seeing what the Preview version of the downhill biking title offers.

Posted 3 months ago, 4 comments

Transcripted First Impressions Video

Especially as the fall release season approaches, tons of games are launching every week. It's hard to know what's worth a play. But have no fear, Renn is here to tell you all about Transcripted.

Posted 10 months ago, 2 comments

Jettomero: Hero of the Universe First Impressions Video

A popular theme in sci-fi and video games is sentient robots either taking over or destroying Earth. But Jettomero, star of Jettomero: Hero of the Universe, isn't about that life. They're trying to save everyone.

Posted 10 months ago, 1 comment

The Best Xbox Live Indie Games

There is no better time than now to talk about the best Xbox Live Indie Games. From September 29th onward, Xbox 360's indie storefront will be closed down. Here are the ones you should add to your collection.

Posted 11 months ago, 60 comments

Gears of War 4 Achievement List

Seriously? In the English language, it's an expression that we frequently use to double check if someone really meant what they said. In the gaming community it has taken on another meaning entirely.

Posted 1 year ago, 52 comments

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Achievement List

Although the Pac-Man series has seen three releases this year with Pac-Man 256, ARCADE GAME SERIES: Ms. Pac-Man and ARCADE GAME SERIES: Pac-Man, Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 is the first original release of 2016.

Posted 1 year ago, 14 comments

Carmageddon: Max Damage Achievement List

The storied Carmageddon franchise smashes its way back onto consoles this Friday, June 8th. We've got the achievement list at our finger tips, so let's go ahead and take a look.

Posted 2 years ago, 8 comments

Call of Duty: Consumer Warfare

“50,000 people used to live here. Now it’s a ghost town.” That’s the opening line to the iconic Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare trailer that blew everyone’s mind at E3 2007. “Our so called leaders prostituted us to the West..."

Posted 2 years ago, 180 comments

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