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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New Happy Dungeons Story Quest Coming Soon

Developer ToyLogic has announced a new story quest for Happy Dungeons. While not many details have been released just yet, the developer divulged the information that players will fight against three bosses at once.

Posted 2 days ago, 6 comments

Oh...Sir! The Hollywood Roast Announced for Consoles

Last year, players disrespected each others' mothers, spouses and even hovercrafts in Vile Monarch's Oh...Sir! The Insult Simulator. The follow-up title, Oh...Sir! The Hollywood Roast, will be coming to consoles soon.

Posted 2 days ago, 22 comments

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr Delayed to June

Players have been waiting nearly three years for Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr, and they're going to have to wait a little longer. The upcoming game set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe has been delayed.

Posted 2 days ago, 5 comments

Battlezone Gold Edition Announced

Battlezone, a May 2017 VR-exclusive title, has ditched its VR hardware requirement with the announcement of Battlezone Gold Edition. The vibrant and colorful title sees players driving a Cobra tank.

Posted 2 days ago, 7 comments

Songbringer Getting Update and Free Trial of Ren DLC

One-man developer Wizard Zu has announced their action title Songbringer will receive free DLC and a big update next week. The DLC, called "Trial of Ren," will be free as a thank you to the fans.

Posted 2 days ago, 4 comments

Retro-Inspired Racer Horizon Chase Turbo Announced

Developer Aquiris has announced Horizon Chase Turbo. Inspired by classic racers of the '80s and '90s like OutRun, Lotus Turbo Challenge and Top Gear, the upcoming title is "a thrilling arcade racing game."

Posted 4 days ago, 32 comments

Gears of War 4 Get Griffin Challenge Revealed

Players will have a limited-time opportunity to unlock fan-favorite Aaron Griffin as a playable character in Gears of War 4. The character first appeared in the Gears storyline as a CEO-turned-Stranded leader in Gears of War 3.

Posted 4 days ago, 68 comments

TERA's Ruinous Manor Update Now Live

TERA's latest update has added the Ruinous Manor, a new max-level dungeon. In a bonus for achievement hunters, the patch also appears to have fixed the buggy achievements.

Posted 5 days ago, 7 comments

Emily Wants to Play Too Announced for Xbox One

It's "a survival horror game with stealth and strategy elements about a sandwich delivery guy that gets locked inside an evidence processing and storage office building by living dolls."

Posted 5 days ago, 38 comments

SMITE Patch 5.6 Released With New Inner Demon Arena Adventure

With the limited-time mode Da Ji and the Legend of the Foxes making its exit from SMITE a few patches ago, players knew another mode would be replacing it. Release your inner demon in Inner Demon Arena.

Posted 5 days ago, 1 comment

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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 12 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 5 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 5 months ago, 6 comments

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Episode 5 Review

The final episode of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series is here. The story hits some of the notes of a feel-good superhero story but falls flat when it tries to evoke more powerful emotions like sadness.

Posted 5 months ago, 10 comments

Rogue Trooper Redux Review

Of all the video game genres, shooters age with the worst of them. But sometimes, under a peeling, scratchy layer of rust, there are glimpses of what made Rogue Trooper so beloved by fans.

Posted 6 months ago, 12 comments

Deadbeat Heroes Review

If you're a game developer, and your plan is to make gamers bang their head against the same missions over and over again, they better be damn good. Learn from Deadbeat Heroes.

Posted 6 months ago, 10 comments

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Episode 4 Review

After poor pacing, repetitive dialogue and even a rather bad episode, it finally feels like Telltale is getting somewhere in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series - Episode 4: Who Needs You.

Posted 6 months ago, 7 comments

Ruiner Review

Publisher Devolver Digital has a knack for spotting raw potential. Peruse their publishing pedigree and you'll see no shortage of gritty smash hits oozing with personality. Reikon Games' Ruiner is one more to add to the list.

Posted 6 months ago, 9 comments

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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 6 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 6 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 7 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 1 year 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 1 year ago, 180 comments

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