Dave Horobin

Dave Horobin (DaveKinetic)

Dave is the TrueAchievements Social Manager and has been a Newshound since 2010. When he's not chasing developers and publishers for early review copies, he can usually be found on the TrueAchievements social pages discussing all things TA related.
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Lost Planet Series And Resident Evil: Code Veronica X HD Now Backward Compatible

Another five titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Lost Planet 2, Resident Evil Code: Veronica X HD and Lost Planet 3.

Posted 2 days ago, 96 comments

The Best ID@Xbox Games Available in 2019

The number of ID@Xbox games available on the Xbox One is growing at a rapid rate. To help make sure that you're not missing out on any of the hidden gems, here's our list of the best ID@Xbox available to play now.

Posted 3 days ago, 35 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Pumped BMX Pro

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for Pumped BMX Pro, which released on the Xbox One earlier this month via the ID@Xbox program.

Posted 3 days ago, 93 comments

Microsoft Rewards Hot Deal: 20% Off £5 and £10 Xbox Gift Cards

The latest Hot Deal from Microsoft Rewards is giving members the chance to redeem their accrued reward points in exchange for £5 and £10 Xbox Gift Cards for 20% off until March 18th.

Posted 3 days ago, 45 comments

Get Crackdown 3 for £10 When You Purchase an Xbox One Controller (UK Only)

If you've been keeping your eyes out for a deal on a new Xbox One controller and live in the UK, the Microsoft Store has a time-limited sale that might be worth looking at.

Posted 3 days ago, 37 comments

The 10 Quickest Game Completions from the February 19th Xbox Sale

Now that this week's Xbox One and Xbox 360 sales have both dropped, we thought we'd help you decide what to spend your hard earned cash on by listing the quickest completions on offer.

Posted 4 days ago, 16 comments

The Best Xbox One Racing Games Available in 2019

If you're a fan of racing games, the Xbox One has a huge selection of top quality racing titles on offer. To help you decide which game to get behind the wheel of next, here are our picks for the best Xbox One racing games.

Posted 5 days ago, 22 comments

Save $50 on Xbox One S and Xbox One X Bundles from the Microsoft Store

If you missed out on the recently discounted Xbox One X on Newegg, Microsoft's latest promotion is offering $50 off the price of Xbox One X and Xbox One S bundles in the US.

Posted 5 days ago, 3 comments

Far Cry New Dawn: Where to Find Ethanol

Ethanol plays an important role in the latest iteration of the Far Cry series, so we're here to answer the burning question: What are the quickest ways to find ethanol in Far Cry New Dawn?

Posted 8 days ago, 19 comments

Xbox One X - Fallout 76 Bundle Discounted Down to $349.99 on Newegg

If you've been holding off on upgrading to an Xbox One X in the hope of a better price, Newegg might have what you're looking for, as they are currently offering a $150 discount on the normal retail price of $499.99.

Posted 9 days ago, 25 comments

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Latest reviews by Dave Horobin
Red Dead Redemption 2 Review

Red Dead Redemption 2's vast, detailed and stunningly beautiful world sits as a perfect backdrop for a compelling story that will pull you in and refuses to let go until its end.

Posted 4 months ago, 77 comments

Assassin's Creed Odyssey Review

Assassin's Creed Odyssey is an ambitious game that takes a huge leap in the right direction for the series by building on the solid foundations laid by last year's Origins. It excitingly goes beyond a reskin of 2017's game.

Posted 4 months ago, 83 comments

Forza Horizon 4 Review

By this stage, it should come as no surprise that Playground Games finds a way to raise the bar for each release in the Horizon series, and they've once again found another gear in Forza Horizon 4.

Posted 5 months ago, 105 comments

The Crew 2 Review

The Crew 2 is an ambitious follow up for Ivory Tower that doesn’t quite hit its full potential or the level of some other open-world racers available today.

Posted 7 months ago, 26 comments


Upon face value, ONRUSH looks like it should play in a similar way to most other arcade racers on the market, but there’s a lot more going on under the hood for players to discover.

Posted 8 months ago, 19 comments

A Way Out Review

A Way Out provides a unique cinematic experience that redefines the way narrative-driven games can be played, thanks to its engaging story and varied gameplay that will keep both players interested throughout.

Posted 10 months ago, 37 comments

Assassin's Creed Origins Review

Assassin's Creed Origins provides a much-needed change in direction for the Assassin’s Creed franchise. It isn’t perfect, but it points to a long and healthy continuation of the series.

Posted 1 year ago, 23 comments

FIFA 18 Review

FIFA 18 offers the best game of football that the series has seen in some time and provides the best overall package for fans of the sport.

Posted 1 year ago, 10 comments

Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 Review

Pro Evolution Soccer 2018's gameplay offers an exceptional and authentic experience, but sadly, all of the good work on the pitch is let down by some of the series' long-running issues.

Posted 1 year ago, 9 comments

Agents of Mayhem Review

Agents of Mayhem offers some good old-fashioned, fast-paced, mindless fun, but it feels like a missed opportunity thanks to a lifeless open world and repetitive mission structure.

Posted 1 year ago, 27 comments

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DiRT Rally 2.0 Interview with Chief Games Designer Ross Gowing

Ask anyone who played DiRT Rally and they'll tell you just how realistic and, as a result, gut-wrenching the game could be. It's not for the casual fan. We got to chat with the chief game designer about the incoming sequel.

Posted 14 days ago, 3 comments

Hitman: Absolution HD Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked new achievements for Hitman: Absolution HD. There are 38 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 20 of which are secret

Posted 1 month ago, 18 comments

Hitman: Blood Money HD Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked new achievements for Hitman: Blood Money HD. There are 24 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 6 of which are secret

Posted 1 month ago, 14 comments

Exclusive: ONRUSH Achievement List Revealed

ONRUSH will be racing onto the Xbox One on June 5th. Today, we are delighted to team up with our friends at Codemasters to exclusively reveal the game’s full achievement list.

Posted 9 months ago, 9 comments

Assassin's Creed Origins The Curse of the Pharaohs DLC Gameplay

The Curse of the Pharaohs is the second story-driven expansion for Assassin's Creed Origins, and we were fortunate enough to be invited by Ubisoft to get some hands-on time with the DLC prior to its release.

Posted 1 year ago, 15 comments

Assassin's Creed Origins Hands-on Gameplay Footage from Gamescom 2017

At this year's Gamescom, I was lucky enough to get some hands-on time with the latest iteration of Ubisoft's long-running Assassin's Creed franchise, Assassin's Creed Origins.

Posted 1 year ago, 10 comments

The Crew 2 Hands-on Gameplay Footage from Gamescom 2017

At this year's Gamescom, Rich and I attended a developer session for Ivory Tower's upcoming open-world racer, The Crew 2, where we able to capture footage of our hands-on time with the game.

Posted 1 year ago, 5 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Salvation DLC Achievement List

The fourth and final DLC pack titled Salvation for Call of Duty: Black Ops III releases next month on the Xbox One, providing four new multiplayer maps, a new Zombie map called Revelation and nine new achievements.

Posted 2 years ago, 18 comments

FIFA 17 (Xbox 360) Achievement List

The latest iteration in the FIFA Series releases at the end of next month, and today we are happy to reveal the full achievement list for the Xbox 360 version of the game, FIFA 17.

Posted 2 years ago, 32 comments

Mantis Burn Racing Achievement List - Exclusive Reveal

One of the games that we enjoyed most at this year's Gamescom was the upcoming top-down racer from VooFoo Studios, Mantis Burn Racing.

Posted 2 years ago, 6 comments

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