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Vote now for May 2020's TA Playlist game

Did you have fun celebrating May the 4th? Well, get ready to celebrate it again! Voting is now open for May's TA Playlist game.

Posted 1 year ago by The TA Playlist Team 98

Three Quick Game Completions in This Week's Xbox Sales

OK, this week's Xbox One sale and Xbox 360 sale are both a little on the disappointing side. It probably won't surprise you to learn that we don't have much for you in terms of quick completions either. But we will try our best.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke 39

Six Games Leaving Xbox Game Pass on May 15th

While most people will be looking forward to the eight new additions to Xbox Game Pass for the start of May, we've received news of the first batch of six titles set to leave the programme in the middle of the month.

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Seven Extra Titles Added to Game Pass for June 2018

Alongside the five previously announced Xbox One games (with the sixth to come later this month), there are six Xbox 360 games and an Xbox Original that have been added today.

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Vote Now for August 2017's TA Playlist Game

We're trying something new with August's Playlist poll: a "second chance" month where the previous four second place games return to duke it out for another shot at being the community game of the month. Vote now!

Posted 4 years ago by Mark Delaney

Vote Now for June 2017's TA Playlist Game

June is nearing and that means so too is a new month of TA Playlist. We've curated another four games for the community to choose from. Which one of this eclectic foursome gets your vote for our third ever Playlist month?

Posted 4 years ago by Mark Delaney

May's Games with Gold Titles Announced

It's that time to find out what your next offering of free titles will be for May as Major Nelson has announced next month's lineup of Games with Gold titles.

Posted 4 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

February's Games with Gold Announced

With January drawing to a close next week, Major Nelson has today revealed which four games will be available for Xbox LIVE Gold members for free as part of February's Games with Gold.

Posted 4 years ago by Dave Horobin

TA Top Five: Games With Gold Games for 2016

You've played them all year. You've experienced the interminable sorrow when you own all four games for a month. Now it's finally here - the top five, plus we've got stats and awards to give out!

Posted 5 years ago by Kevin Tavore

November's Games With Gold Announced

November's Games With Gold lineup has just been announced, bringing four more titles to brighten up your month. A murder mystery, a new ID@Xbox title, a classic point-and-click and a love letter to the 80's...

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

TA Top Five: Life Lessons Learned From Games

Life can be pretty tricky to navigate, and school really doesn't prepare us that well for its subtleties. Luckily, our virtual playgrounds can sometimes help fill in the gaps in our education. What have you learned from games?

Posted 5 years ago by Sam Quirke

Sunday Conversation: Like That Game? Read This Book!

We're all here because we love video games, but for most of us games aren't the only medium we consume. Let's talk about great books to read based on some games we loved playing. What are your recommendations?

Posted 5 years ago by Mark Delaney

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 1 and 2 Now Backwards Compatible

It's Star Wars Day, and appropriately we have just discovered that both Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II have just gone backwards compatible and are now playable on your Xbox One! [img= label=true]May the 4th be with you![/img]

Posted 5 years ago by Rich Stone

XBL Sale Roundup: May 3rd, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold gives a range of discounts over different titles. Games published by Microsoft are the highlight of the week. Xbox One Bundles & Special Editions • Forza Horizon 2 Ultimate - 10th Anniversary Edition (includes VIP & all car packs) - 30% off Now

Posted 5 years ago by Kevin Tavore

XBL Sale Roundup: March 22nd, 2016

This week we get three massive sales running at once. The Spring Sale joins the regular Deals with Gold and an extra Spotlight Sale. Huge thanks to Kennyannydenny and HolyHa1fDead for helping compile this beast. This week's Deals with Gold has a distinctly LEGO flavour, although a han

Posted 5 years ago by Chewie

XBL Countdown to 2016 Sale - Week 1 Deals

Here they are, the first week of Countdown to 2016 in all their glory. These discounts run all week until the 28th with two levels of discount for Silver and Gold members. This is in addition to dai

Posted 6 years ago by Chewie

XBL Black Friday Sale Kicks Off

Black Friday may still be a week away but Microsoft is celebrating early by giving Gold members access to a massive list of discounts a week before everyone else. Many of these titles have seen (in s

Posted 6 years ago by Chewie

Initial Backwards Compatible Titles Revealed

Following several "leaked" fakes, the Xbox team has today officially unveiled the launch lineup of backwards compatible Xbox 360 games that'll be available on Xbox One when the New Xbox One Experienc

Posted 6 years ago by Mark Delaney

TA Top Five: Camp Counselor Characters

Summer Camp is a tried and true tradition across many nations. As a Summer Camp Director, the toughest part of running camp is often the first step... finding good camp counselors. Good camp counselo

Posted 6 years ago by Jonathan Barnes

TA Top Five: Backwards Compatibility Wishlist

When the Xbox team let their huge backwards compatible cat out of the bag a month ago, gamers all over started speculating as to which 360 titles would be resurrected on the One. It's a win-win, pote

Posted 6 years ago by Mark Delaney

XBL Sale Roundup: April 28th, 2015

With Star Wars Day approaching, as well as the recent release of the Episode VII trailer, we get a special Star Wars themed Deals with Gold. The offers include Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II in r

Posted 6 years ago by Chewie

TA Top Five: Pirates

As the more rapscallious amongst you no doubt already knew, this Friday just gone was "International Talk Like a Pirate Day". For those of you who weren't aware of this, I'm sure it goes some way to

Posted 7 years ago by Chewie

XBL Sale Roundup: September 16th, 2014

This week's Deals with Gold sees a range of Games on Demand and XBLA titles discounted on the 360. At first glance, there doesn't seem to be an overall theme, but the Metro discounts probably relate

Posted 7 years ago by Chewie

TA Top Five: Disappointing Sequels

There is a nice little lunch spot in my town that specializes in "loaded hot dogs". For further color (and to make you hungry on a Sunday morning), you can get a hot dog with a Beer Battered Onion Ri

Posted 7 years ago by Jonathan Barnes

XBL Sale Roundup: April 29th, 2014

Star Wars Day is fast approaching, so it is only suitable that we have a themed sale. We'll start with Deal of the Week, which has a distinct Star Wars theme with a bit of LEGO chucked in for good me

Posted 7 years ago by Rebecca Smith

TA Top Five: Resurrections

Happy Easter Sunday! Those of you who celebrate this Christian holiday know that it marks the resurrection of Jesus, who stepped out of a Vita-Chamber, grabbed a BFG, and took swift vengeance on Shad

Posted 7 years ago by Jonathan Barnes

TA Top Five: Unrequited Relationships

Valentine's Day has just recently passed us. The time in which couples, both young and old, are supposed to express their love for each other through candlelit dinners, chocolates, flowers, and other

Posted 7 years ago by Marc Hollinshead

TA Top Five: Beverages

Ever since Dirk the Daring (and rather accident prone) first picked up a bottle enticingly labelled "Drink Me" in 1983's Dragon's Lair and subsequently disintegrated into a pile of hot white ash, gam

Posted 8 years ago by Chewie

LucasArts No Longer Developing Games

In breaking news, courtesy of Game Informer, Disney has decided to close down LucasArts. The game developer, which has not had a hit since the original Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, has also gone t

Posted 8 years ago by Dog of Thunder

Sales & Specials+: Week of February 19th, 2013

For the first time since we've been covering the offers from the Sales & Specials+ app, this week's Scratch & Match deals only have two items on offer this week! Mystery Wheel remains solid with the

Posted 8 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

Kinect Star Wars Screenshots

Microsoft brought yet another of their games, Kinect Star Wars to the Gamescom event in Cologne this week. The appearance revealed that for the first time in Star Wars history, players can assume the

Posted 10 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Monkey Island Special Edition Collection Announced

Today LucasArts have announced that this September will see the release of Monkey Island Special Edition Collection. Despite the unimaginative and somewhat breath-taking title, it's important to note

Posted 10 years ago by DavieMarshall

E3 2011: Kinect Star Wars Gameplay Details Emerge

Though it was announced last year during Microsoft's first E3 Kinect extravaganza, there has been little further word on Kinect Star Wars. Thankfully this year's show brings with it a host of new det

Posted 10 years ago by Michelle Balsan

Kinect Star Wars E3 Trailer

Ever since the early pre-release days of Kinect, a certain Star Wars teaser trailer generated a lot of discussion amongst the Kinect lovers and haters. Despite this, solid information and additional

Posted 10 years ago by DavieMarshall

Deal of the Week: May 17th, 2011

This week's DoTW is obviously influenced by Johnny Depp's latest artsy indie film coming out this Friday as it is Pirate Week! Arcade Games: - Age of Booty - 400 MSP 200 MSP - Deadliest Warrior - 800

Posted 10 years ago by Dog of Thunder

Star Wars: TFU II Endor DLC Released

The "Endor" DLC for Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II has been released today. Continue your adventure as the Dark Apprentice, where you can forever change the history of the Star Wars Universe by ex

Posted 11 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 DLC [RUMOR]

*POTENTIAL SPOILERS* The community over at NeoGAF may have discovered what appears to be either removed content or a sneak peak at potential DLC for http://www.trueachievements.com/Force-Unleashed-II

Posted 11 years ago by Jonathan Barnes

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Demo Released

A demo for Lucasarts' upcoming Force Unleased II has hit the Marketplace today, available for download now exclusively for all Xbox Live Gold members. The demo allows you to play the beginning of TFU

Posted 11 years ago by zigs00

Star Wars: TFU 2 Demo Inbound

LucasArts confirmed today the existence of a demo for the sequel to 2008's Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, creatively titled Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2. Set in the beginning of the game, Starki

Posted 11 years ago by devourerplz

Force Unleashed 2 Pre-Order Bonuses

GameStop has unleashed their pre-order bonus for all those will to plop down $5+ towards their purchase of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2. For those fans of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (all three

Posted 11 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA

Deal of the Week: May 17th, 2010

This week's Deal of the Week sees a 50% reduction on the incredibly funny The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition, down from 800 MSP to a total bargain of 400 MSP. As always, this offer is exclu

Posted 11 years ago by zigs00

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Release Date

On a very apt day for Star Wars news, LucasArts today announced that Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II now has a confirmed release date, scheduled to drop on October 26th. The follow-up to 2008's Sta

Posted 11 years ago by zigs00

Monkey Island 2: Remade and Reimagined This Summer

After the stunning critical and commercial success of The Secret of Monkey Island last year, it should comes as no surprise that LucasArts is bringing a remake of the sequel, LeChuck's Revenge to the

Posted 11 years ago by Dog of Thunder