Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith (punkyliar)

Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.
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[UPDATE] Forza Motorsport 5 Delisted from Xbox Games Store

When Forza Motorsport 5 was included in Microsoft's Games With Gold promotion last month, several of you predicted that this would be its final swansong. Well, it turns out that you were correct.

Posted 16 days ago, 180 comments

Hitchhiker Adds New Content Update On Friday

We had already scanned in seven new achievements worth a total of 500GS for Hitchhiker. Today we can exclusively reveal the new content update that will be arriving this Friday, October 6th.

Posted 17 days ago, 13 comments

EGX 2017: Andy Serkis on Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier

Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier will be Andy Serkis' studio's first title. He joined Eurogamer's Oli Welsh on stage at EGX 2017 to discuss the upcoming title.

Posted 17 days ago, 1 comment

Weekend Announcements Sep 29th - Oct 1st: Decay The Mare, Okinawa Rush and More

Announcements were few and far between last week. Well, the weekend made up for it as we have four new titles to reveal.

Posted 19 days ago, 3 comments

EGX 2017: Middle-earth: Shadow of War Shows Off Nemesis System

Middle-earth: Shadow of War's nemesis system has received an upgrade since its last outing. Monolith's Bob Roberts and Ellie Knapp took to the stage to give another demonstration of the capabilities of this system.

Posted 22 days ago, 4 comments

October's Games With Gold Titles Announced

With just four days to go until the start of October, the next four titles in Microsoft's Games With Gold promotion have been announced.

Posted 24 days ago, 261 comments

EGX 2017: Lorne Lanning Reveals New Oddworld: Soulstorm Details

At EGX, Oddworld creator Lorne Lanning took to the developer stage to reveal more details about the upcoming title, including the game's title sequence and what happened to the 301 mudokons from New 'n' Tasty.

Posted 24 days ago, 10 comments

Weekend Announcements September 22nd-24th: EGX 2017 Special

Over the weekend we attended EGX 2017 in Birmingham, UK. We begin our coverage with a handful of new titles that will be coming to the Xbox One in the future.

Posted 25 days ago, 5 comments

Forza Motorsport 7 Launch Trailer and Voices of Motorsports Revealed

The fact that you have access to part of the game from today is just as good an excuse as any to release the game's launch trailer. Check out the in-game footage in 4K as the cars tear around the track.

Posted 1 month ago, 10 comments

Weekend Announcements September 15-17th: Ben 10, Eternal Edge, Vesta and More

We managed to bring you the announcements of four titles over the weekend, but there were still a few titles that you won't have seen. Of these five games, four will be coming to the Xbox One via ID@Xbox.

Posted 1 month ago, 4 comments

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Life Is Strange: Before The Storm Episode 1 Review

Life Is Strange: Before The Storm may well take place before the literal storm but that doesn't mean that events run smoothly and it looks like we have a fascinating story to follow.

Posted 1 month ago, 15 comments

Eventide 2: Sorcerer's Mirror Review

Fans of the publisher and their output will by now know exactly what to expect, even if this title tries to switch things up a little. Those who are new to the publisher can look forward to a solid casual point and click title.

Posted 1 month ago, 7 comments

Demetrios - The BIG Cynical Adventure Review

Was it worth the wait for Demetrios to arrive on consoles? Well, that depends on whether you love toilet humour or whether it repulses you.

Posted 2 months ago, 6 comments

Black The Fall Review

Sand Sailor's title is intended to be a rebellion against an oppressive and corrupted system, deeply influenced by the four decades of communism endured by the studio's native Romania. In this, it definitely succeeds.

Posted 3 months ago, 16 comments

Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan Review

With no direct relation to Grim Legends: The Forsaken Bride, Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan allows both Artifex Mundi veterans and newcomers alike to enjoy the game.

Posted 3 months ago, 5 comments

The Town of Light Review

You wouldn't think that a walking simulator would need a viewer discretion warning, but then The Town of Light has an uncomfortable and disturbing point to make.

Posted 4 months ago, 19 comments

Prey Review

Prey is Arkane Studios' unique vision of the franchise reimagined from the ground up. It might not have been the title players were initially anticipating, but to avoid it for that reason would be doing injustice to the game.

Posted 4 months ago, 27 comments

Lost Grimoires: Stolen Kingdom Review

If you're looking for another simple adventure then you've come to the right place, but with the standard of the titles that have come before it, there's something lacking with this one.

Posted 5 months ago, 9 comments

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap Review

Lizardcube's lovingly remade version will likely be the first time that many players have had to try out this title. It may not be the title that started things off, but it's definitely worth a visit.

Posted 5 months ago, 18 comments

The Inner World Review

The Inner World has finally been released on console so that you have a few months to bring yourself up to speed before the release of the title's sequel in the summer.

Posted 6 months ago, 7 comments

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PLAY Expo Manchester 2017: A Classic Returns With Tempest 4000

While retro may well be the main focus of the PLAY Expo events, modern gaming isn't left out completely. It was rather fitting to find that one of the latter titles was Llamasoft's upcoming Tempest reboot.

Posted 23 hours ago, 7 comments

Lost Words Brings a Story to Life

To a lot of people, their journal is the most private possession that they own. Despite this, we're going to commit that ultimate sin and invade the privacy of a young girl in Lost Words.

Posted 2 days ago, 13 comments

EGX 2017: Relax and Explore With Skye

Abertay University runs a game development competition called Dare to be Digital. In 2016, the team now known as Puny Astronaut won the competition with a relaxing exploration title called Skye.

Posted 18 days ago, 3 comments

EGX 2017: You Decide the Fate of the Country in The Occupation

White Paper Games is a developer that won't shy away from discomforting topics. For their second title, The Occupation, players are put in the role of a whistleblowing journalist in 1980's north-west England.

Posted 23 days ago, 4 comments

EGX 2017: Figment Makes Nightmares Look Endearing

Figment is a title whose charm and personality should endear it to both children and adults alike as they fight fears and nightmares that are often pushed to the dark recesses of the human mind.

Posted 24 days ago, 1 comment

Life is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 1 Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Life is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 1. There are 34 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 23 of which are secret.

Posted 1 month ago, 46 comments

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 Achievement List Revealed

After several delays, the third instalment in the Sniper: Ghost Warrior franchise is finally about to be released this month. Lets take a look at the achievement list.

Posted 6 months ago, 24 comments

The Disney Afternoon Collection Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for The Disney Afternoon Collection. There are 20 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 6 months ago, 40 comments

Gimme Five (Win 10) Achievements Revealed

Three months ago, we were able to reveal that Gimme Five (Win 10) would be receiving an update to give it Xbox Live features on Windows 10. We can exclusively reveal the achievement list for the game.

Posted 11 months ago, 36 comments

Dishonored 2 Achievements Revealed

On November 11th, Corvo returns to the fray with a new story, a new setting and a new companion. What can we expect from the game's achievement list?

Posted 11 months ago, 25 comments

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