Sam Quirke

Sam Quirke (kintaris)

Sam has been a Newshound since 2016 and is now the Editor for both TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies. He loves gaming on all devices and in all genres. He remains a stubborn Assassin's Creed and Pokémon fan.
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TrueAchievements Players of the Week

In this week's TrueAchievements Players of the Week, a whole bunch of achievement guides topped 50 likes so we wanted to celebrate those along with the usual achievement unlocking successes.

Posted 3 months ago

The notorious "knife run" will be easier in Resident Evil 3

Knife runs are a staple of the Resident Evil community, but it was made even more difficult than usual in Resident Evil 2 remake due to the durability of knives. Capcom have made things easier for the third game's remake.

Posted 3 months ago

Cities Skylines: Sunset Harbor achievements revealed

Paradox Interactive have kindly given us a peek at the achievements list for the latest expansion to Cities Skylines. Sunset Harbor launches next week, bringing new fishing, transport and tourism options to your city.

Posted 3 months ago

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order review – a new hope

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order felt like a bit of a gamble for both Respawn and EA, an attempt to put out a single-player Star Wars game without courting controversy and tarnishing the brand. Somehow they managed it.

Posted 7 months ago

Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville Review

Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville neatly captures the overall direction of the series as a whole; a little new growth, a little decay, and plenty of soil still left to fertilize.

Posted 8 months ago

Man of Medan Review: Shipped Too Soon

Man of Medan is a game we want to love – for all of its B-movie nonsense, there’s a “so bad it’s good” vibe that would be entertaining for playing in couch co-op. Sadly, it doesn't even meet those minimal standards.

Posted 9 months ago

Shadowgate Review

This latest remaster reaches all the way back to the eighties for its source material, but perhaps there is some value in returning to the classics? Shadowgate doesn't innovate, but in a way it's still refreshing to play.

Posted 1 year ago

Dangerous Driving Review

Calls for a new Burnout game have become part of the gaming meme-scape as much as Half Life 3 or another Skate. Sometimes we need to be careful what we wish for though. This clone is more Burnt-out than Burnout.

Posted 1 year ago

Cities: Skylines – Parklife Review

Cities: Skylines: Parklife helps accentuate the beautiful intricacies of the base game, but does it add enough to the game to be worth the cost? Read our official site review to find out.

Posted 1 year ago

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Sam's favourite Xbox games of the decade

To supplement our Game of the Decade voting event and to perhaps give you some inspiration, we're releasing a series of articles from our writers, as well as a round-up of our volunteer staff's picks for GOTD.

Posted 5 months ago

Easiest Xbox Achievement Lists from October 2019

With a relatively slow release calendar for what is usually the busiest period of the year, maybe you will find yourself with more room in the budget for some quick and easy gamerscore? Here's our picks.

Posted 7 months ago

The Easiest Xbox Achievement Lists from September 2019

As we head into October, we're digging into the month past and bringing you the achievement lists released in September that shouldn't give you too much trouble on the way to 100%. Will you add any to your wishlist?

Posted 8 months ago

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