TrueAchievements news archive for July 2009

  • Rock Band DLC for 4th August

    Next week, the Rock Band Store will see the soundtrack for 'This is Spinal Tap' added: 'Back From the Dead ' Spinal Tap - '(Funky) Sex Farm' Spinal Tap - '(Listen to the) Flower People (Reggae Stylee

    Posted 13 years ago 20

  • Facebook & Twitter on the 360 'Before Christmas'

    Eurogamer recently spoke to Microsoft in regards to the upcoming Twitter and Facebook applications for Xbox LIVE. James Halton told Eurogamer that they are aiming to get the applications up around au

    Posted 13 years ago 33

  • Down time tomorrow

    This is a heads up that the site will be down for a little while tomorrow while the existing server is moved into a new rack so that it can be connected to the new server which I am delivering tomorr

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 31

  • Friend Feed v2

    I've made a few changes to the friends feed thanks to suggestions from the forums. You can now collapse the Achievement Summaries even if someone has commented on one of the achievements, and there w

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 23

  • Gears2: Dark Corners and All Fronts has arrived

    For Gears of War 2 fans out their, Major Nelson via Twitter just confirmed the release of the Dark Corners DLC (1200 MSP) and the All Fronts DLC collection (1600 MSP) on the Xbox Live Marketplace, so

    Posted 13 years ago 86

  • Splinter Cell Conviction Delayed

    Today, Ubisoft announced that they are to delay several upcoming titles. Splitter Cell Conviction included. It was originally planned for release in Ubisoft's third fiscal quarter, but will now land

    Posted 13 years ago 28

  • Deal of the Week: July 27th, 2009

    Major Nelson has revealed that this weeks 'Deal of the Week' for Gold members will be the Far Cry 2 Fortunes Pack Game Add On for 240 points, discounted from 400 points. Xbox.com gives the following

    Posted 13 years ago 22

  • Exercise is good for gamers too!

    People often come up to me and say "My goodness Zenquen, you sexy paragon of male masculinity, how do you maintain such a beautiful physique while building such a high gamerscore?" To answer them I j

    Posted 13 years ago 62

  • GTA IV - Ballad of Gay Tony Dated

    This week Rockstar Games announced the release date for the new Grand Theft Auto IV DLC pack: 'The Ballad of Gay Tony'. The content is coming to Xbox LIVE on the 29th of October and will also be incl

    Posted 13 years ago 40

  • Bubble Bobble Neo Coming to XBLA

    Taito have announced that on August 5th 'Bubble Bobble Neo' will be released on Xbox LIVE arcade, costing 800 MSP. This will coincide with the release of 'TMNT: Turtles in Time Re-Shelled'. Summer of

    Posted 13 years ago 103

  • Halo: Reach will be Bungies last Halo

    IGN recently spoke to Bungie's Lars Bakken. He stated that Halo: Reach would be their last in the series. "After Reach that's it for us. We're already working on a new IP that we can't talk about yet

    Posted 13 years ago 65

  • Rock Band DLC for 28th July

    On Tuesday, the following tracks will be added to the ever growing Rock Band Store: Blink-182 - 'Down' Blink-182 - 'Feeling This' Blink-182 - 'The Rock Show' KISS - '100,000 Years (Live)' KISS - 'Deu

    Posted 13 years ago 29

  • Dashboard Update Dated: August 11, 2009

    A little bit earlier today, Microsoft gave a press release about their events planned for Comic Con in LA. As part of this release, they also mentioned when the dashboard update will become available

    Posted 13 years ago 166

  • Confirmation of Microsoft's Portable Plans

    There have been rumors of Microsoft trying to enter the hand-held gaming market for quite some time now. Because of how intertwined the Zune and Xbox Live networks are and how powerful the Zune HD is

    Posted 13 years ago 96

  • A few small additions

    Hey I have added a couple of new settings to the friend feed. These control how many friend feed items you see on your homepage, and also whether or not the achievements won in the same day in the sa

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 48

  • Dashboard Update Details Revealed

    Microsoft has unveiled the new dashboard update details, and it all sounds great! I'll get the bad news out of the way first though - Microsoft has not commented on Zune HD, Facebook, Twitter, or las

    Posted 13 years ago 425

  • MTV to Launch Rock Band Upload Program

    Something amazing is about to happen. I'm not going to try and justify this myself. I will simply quote the following, taken from the Billboard.com announcement, made a short while ago: Most recordin

    Posted 13 years ago 30

  • Rock Band DLC for 21st July

    On Tuesday the following tracks will be added tto the Rock Band store: Kings of Leon - 'Craw' Kings of Leon - 'Molly’s Chambers' Kings of Leon - 'Sex on Fire' Rancid - 'Last One to Die' Rancid - 'Rub

    Posted 13 years ago 28

  • Mothership Zeta Landing in the Capitol Wasteland

    Have you just completed Fallout 3...again? Get ready for more radioactive goodness, because Bethesda Softworks has just announced that Mothership Zeta will be released to Xbox Live on August 3, 2009.

    Posted 13 years ago 104

  • Transformers DLC - Coming Soon

    Activision has revealed that they plan to release DLC for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen this Summer. The upcoming DLC expansion will add 10 new multiplayer characters as well as new single-play

    Posted 13 years ago 8

  • DiRT 2 - Coming September

    Today Codemasters unveiled the release dates for their upcoming sequel, Dirt 2 - September 8 (NA) and September 11 (EU). "Taking players on an exhilarating World Tour, Colin McRae: DiRT 2 will delive

    Posted 13 years ago 11

  • Spearfishing - Debut Trailer

    I won't lie... when I first saw this title, I laughed, but was intrigued enough to watch it. Maybe it's just me, but this actually looks kind of cool, or maybe it was just the music? I guess we won't

    Posted 13 years ago 11

  • Project Natal - Not just for 360!

    I came into work this morning with a mission. To not work for as long as possible. So far, it's gone pretty well. 40 minutes into my mission, I was stumbling around CNET news, checking out some fun a

    Posted 13 years ago 25

  • Battlefield 1943 Coral Sea Challenge Complete

    We were really wanting to post this yesterday, but because of some glitches involving the last site update, our news system got temporarily shut down. Anyway, shortly after Battlefield 1943 was annou

    Posted 13 years ago 22

  • Commentable Friend Feeds

    Something that we've wanted to do on TA for some time is the ability to comment on items in your friend feed. So when one of your buddies wins a particularly hard achievement, completes a game, sets

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 86

  • Server Reboot tomorrow morning

    Hi all I have installed some new anti-virus software on the TA Server, but it requires a reboot before I can run it. I'm planning on doing it tomorrow morning when there are as few people on the site

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 45

  • Bioshock 2 Delayed Until 2010

    Take Two Interactive - the publisher for the highly anticipated Bioshock 2 - today announced that the game will no longer be hitting shelves on the dates first stated. The date has now changed to a r

    Posted 13 years ago 68

  • Summer of Arcade Details Announced

    On his blog last week, Major Nelson revealed the details of this years 'Summer of Arcade'. The games, dates and prices are as follows: July 22: Splosion Man™ 800 Microsoft Points (Twisted Pixel Games

    Posted 13 years ago 57

  • Mass Effect 2 Dev Trailer Released

    The people at Bioware have finally revealed much more about Mass Effect 2, after teasing us all at this years E3. Click the link below for the trailer.

    Posted 13 years ago 18

  • Call of Duty Returns to Modern Warfare 2

    Well, it seems that the "Call of Duty" name is returning to Modern Warfare 2 after all...I guess. Seems Infinity Ward just can't make up their minds, but says the game is now to be released as Call o

    Posted 13 years ago 58

  • Rock Band DLC for 14th July

    On Tuesday the following tracks will be added to the Rock Band Store: Big Dipper - 'All Going Out Together' Big Dipper - 'She’s Fetching' Big Dipper - 'Younger Bums' Judas Priest- 'Dissident Aggresso

    Posted 13 years ago 16

  • New Gaming Help forum

    Legendary TA Moderator NightStalkar has come up with a fantasic idea for a new forum - the Gaming Help forum. We currently have a forum for every game, but as there are so many of them they can somet

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 38

  • Mechwarrior Confirmed!

    I can only handle Chromehounds so long before the over-complexity and unnecessary slowness of the game makes me want to blow my brains out... but handle it no more! Mechwarriors has been confirmed fo

    Posted 13 years ago 54

  • Xbox Live To Get Advertisements

    I hope you didn't seriously think that your Xbox Live Gold Membership exempted you from having to put up with annoying and intrusive advertising. Because it doesn't! Microsoft's Sean Alexander recent

    Posted 13 years ago 255

  • Section 8 - Gameplay Trailer

    Now here's a surprise. Take a look at this upcoming FPS by SouthPeak Studios, entitled Section 8, via the trailer below. Looks quite fun to say the least, and it's coming your way August 25, 2009.

    Posted 13 years ago 8

  • Halo 3 ODST - Multiplayer Maps Revealed

    Bungie has released some screenshots and information regarding the three new multiplayer maps that will be included with Halo 3: ODST. These maps will be included with ODST on a separate DLC disk fro

    Posted 13 years ago 23

  • 1vs100 Beta Coming to UK Xbox Live Users

    Earlier today, AceyBongos tweeted a short and simple: 1 vs 100 coming to Xbox LIVE in the UK and ROI on July 10, France and Germany on July 12... more details coming soon. See the link below for more

    Posted 13 years ago 83

  • TMNT: Turtles In Time Re-Shelled - Trailer

    A nice surprise for all the TMNT fans out there - Ubisoft has rights over the original Konami classic and is releasing an HD-Skinned remake dubbed TMNT: Turtles In Time Re-Shelled. The game now allow

    Posted 13 years ago 26

  • Double Dragon & Speedball 2 - Gone

    Empire Interactive, the developer behind Double Dragon and Speedball 2, closed its doors this past May. As a result, it's two ported XBLA games have been removed from the marketplace. To whom it may

    Posted 13 years ago 21

  • Dante's Inferno - Gameplay Trailer

    EA has released a gameplay trailer for Dante's Inferno, rumoured to be releasing on January 30, 2010 Check it out below!

    Posted 13 years ago 15

  • Despair

    I entered the apartment slowly, my eyes taking in the scene to see if he was there. The only thing my gaze found was darkness thick enough to feel. I took a step forward, and then it hit me like a st

    Posted 13 years ago 32

  • Server trouble

    Hey all Some of you may have noticed the site has been a litle flaky over the last 24 hours or so. I'm not 100% sure what's causing it, I've restarted the server which has helped a little, but some o

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 91

  • Your Sky Questions Answered

    Earlier this week Sky released some helpful information in regards to using Sky through your Xbox 360 when the service becomes available later in the year. Watching Sky TV through your games console

    Posted 13 years ago 28

  • Red Faction: Guerilla DLC Announced

    THQ have released details of premium content for Red Faction: Guerilla. 'We're proud to announce today, the coming of three download packs for RFG. The first of which - "Demons of the Badlands" - wil

    Posted 13 years ago 13

  • Gears of War 2 - July 4th Weekend Event

    To celebrate July 4th, Epic have announced a special weekend event on Gear of War 2. 'It's time to celebrate Independence Day! And we're going to do that with some extra experience and an onslaught o

    Posted 13 years ago 45

  • Rock Band DLC for 7th July

    On Tuesday we will see the previously announced 'Green Day Pack' and a 'Metal Mayhem' track pack added to the Rock Band Store. Those tracks are: Green Day - '21 Guns' Green Day - 'East Jesus Nowhere'

    Posted 13 years ago 14

  • Changes to the Scanner Order

    Due the vast number of gamers signing up every day, the load on the scanners has increased to the point where it has been taking up to 24 hours to scan some of our members. I haven't been particularl

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 108

  • KOF98UM Achievements are now on the site

    The King of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match has now been added to the site. There are 12 achievements, worth a total of 200 GamerScore.

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 1