TrueAchievements news archive for June 2009

  • Mass Effect 2 Will Have No New Game+

    Bioware has confirmed that the new Mass Effect 2 will have no New Game+ feature with the simple statement, "The short answer is no." On the bright side, they also confirmed in the same statement that

    Posted 13 years ago 81

  • Halo: Reach May Be Natal Enabled

    If you're excited about Natal, and you love Halo 3 then this may be right up your alley. While not giving specific confirmation, Harold Ryan, head of Bungie Studios, has given us some hope. When aske

    Posted 13 years ago 56

  • Rock Band DLC for 30th June

    On Tuesday we will see the following join the Rock Band Store: A Foreigner pack, featuring the tracks: 'Blue Morning Blue Day' 'Feels Like the First Time' 'Headknocker' A second warped tour pack feat

    Posted 13 years ago 17

  • Wolfenstein 3D Earns You 1,000 Gold

    If you have been playing Wolfenstein 3D, you have probably already earned yourself 1,000 gold to spend as soon as you start playing the upcoming release of the new Wolfenstein. Peter Sokal, Id Softwa

    Posted 13 years ago 26

  • Serious Sam Comes to XBLA in HD

    Serious Sam: The First Encounter HD will soon be coming to Xbox Live Arcade in high definition glory. The critically acclaimed alien-blasting PC shooter from 2001 is getting an HD makeover from Devol

    Posted 13 years ago 15

  • Gamer Goals v2

    I promised that more Goal Types would be coming soon - well here they are! You can now set up Value or Rival targets for Achievement Completion Percentage (woohoo!), Retail and Arcade TrueAchievement

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 113

  • Site leaderboards - rewritten

    Good morning TA'ers! I took the opportunity while xbox live was down to look at way of speeding up certain things on the site. One of those things was the Site Leaderboards. If you clicked on these t

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 42

  • Rock Band DLC for 23rd June

    Next week the following tracks will be added to the Rock Band store: A Day to Remember “The Downfall of Us All” Bad Religion “21st Century Digital Boy” Chiodos “I Didn’t Say I Was Powerful, I Said I

    Posted 13 years ago 43

  • Need For Speed: Shift - Trailer

    The newest trailer from EA gives us a glimpse at some of the Need For Speed: Shift's enticing cars - one in particular being the BMW M3 GT2, their cover car. This trailer also gives us a glimpse at w

    Posted 13 years ago 8

  • Xbox Live Redesign

    Well, the day I've been dreading has finally arrived - xbox live has been re-designed. This will mean the scanners will need a complete re-write, but it looks as though they will still work once that

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 411

  • Mirror's Edge 2 Confirmed

    Patrick Soderlund, senior vice president for EA Games Europe has confirmed that a sequel to the bold action/parkour game is in the works. According to Soderlund, "You will see another Mirror’s Edge f

    Posted 13 years ago 50

  • Halo 3: ODST Price Point Released

    $60.00. Sixty dollars. Six $10.00 bills. Six thousand cents. 4,800MSP. 236 shekels. 2,866 rupees. That's what you'll paying if you want it right away, folks. Despite Bungie's previous comments that t

    Posted 13 years ago 132

  • Sega President Quits

    Simon Jeffrey, President and COO of Sega of America, is leaving the software developer to take up a new position with ngmoco. He will be taking on the role of chief publishing officer for the new Plu

    Posted 13 years ago 17

  • Xbox LIVE Service Maintenance - June 16, 2009

    This is just a reminder and heads-up that the XBL service we all know and love, as well as the "My Xbox" portion of xbox.com, will be inactive starting in about, oh, 3 hours and 18 minutes. We realiz

    Posted 13 years ago 118

  • Gamer Goals

    One of our brilliant user base suggested that it would be cool to be able to create some goals relating to their 360 scores, and to keep track of them. So I've created something called Gamer Goals. Y

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 199

  • Just Cause 2 - Dev Gameplay Walkthrough

    Just Cause fans rejoice - Your long awaited sequel has just been brought to light. Featuring mindblowing visuals and gameplay antics, this video makes it clear that Just Cause 2 will be worthy of you

    Posted 13 years ago 25

  • A Perfect Massage: Courtesy of XBL

    Need to relax after a grueling boss battle? Have a hard day at work and need to unwind? Got a date tonight and not sure what she might like to do? Need a fun activity for your next drunken college pa

    Posted 13 years ago 22

  • Rock Band DLC for 16th June

    The Rock Band Store additions for Tuesday are: Evanescence - Bring Me to Life Evanescence - Call Me When You’re Sober Evanescence - Weight of the World Spinal Tap - Back from the Dead Spinal Tap - Ro

    Posted 13 years ago 23

  • Green Day confirmed for Rock Band

    Harmonix revealed the following today: MTV GAMES, HARMONIX AND WARNER BROS. / REPRISE RECORDS PARTNER WITH GREEN DAY TO BRING THEIR MUSIC EXCLUSIVELY TO ROCK BAND® First Green Day DLC Three Pack To I

    Posted 13 years ago 37

  • Which is better?

    Under this deliberately provoking title, (after all, we all prefer blondes don't we? Or was it redheads?) I'm following CJ's advice to speak about things I do know and trust me, I know about the hist

    Posted 13 years ago 51

  • Godfather 3 and Luca Brasi Two of a Kind

    If you liked The Godfather: The Game, if you loved The Godfather 2, then all I can say is...well, there's really nothing I can say. With sales of only 241,000 units since its April release, the franc

    Posted 13 years ago 22

  • User Ratings, Game Awards and More...

    Microsoft has recently announced several new features coming to Xbox Live. The new user enhancements will include: - Download content shown in local currency. - A new game rating system based on game

    Posted 13 years ago 112

  • XBLA Wednesday: June 10, 2009

    Tomorrow the new Xbox Live Arcade releases will be: Altered Beast Altered Beast is a side scrolling, platform, beat 'em up game that puts the player in control of a centurion who had died in battle P

    Posted 13 years ago 42

  • Green Day for Rock Band?

    During an interview on KROQ Radio yesterday Green Day were asked if any of their tracks would be seen on Rock Band. Billie Joe Armstrong responded with a confident: "Uh yeah, we're doing a whole Gree

    Posted 13 years ago 39

  • New site sponsor and database clean up

    I am pleased to announce a new sponsor for TrueAchievements.com - http://www.gamers247.co.uk The site is a UK based game and dvd retailer, and here is a little bit more about them, from the store own

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 111

  • June 2009 - Deals of the Week

    Microsoft has released the remaining Deal of the Week offers for this month. They are as follows: June 8 - June 14 30% Discount: Gears of War 2 Combustible Map Pack - Available for 560 MSP June 15 -

    Posted 13 years ago 24

  • Peter Molyneux & Milo - The Cold Truth

    I'm sure as many of you are aware, Peter Molyneux, along with "Project Natal" and "Milo" nearly stole the show for Microsoft at E3 last week. For those of you who missed the video which captured game

    Posted 13 years ago 38

  • What if Peter Molyneux had made...

    Peter Molyneux has made some pretty snazzy games in his time. Some of my favourites have been Theme Park, Black & White, and of course the Fable series. Throughout his career, Mr. Molyneux has develo

    Posted 13 years ago 44

  • E3:09 Aliens vs. Predator and Bayonetta

    At E3, Sega has released some more details and tantalizing screenshots of both AvP and Bayonetta, two fast-paced, blood-pumping action games in the works. Aliens vs. Predator is scheduled for an earl

    Posted 13 years ago 11

  • Overlord 2 Demo Released

    Microsoft has, at long last, published the demo for Overlord 2 to the Xbox Live Marketplace. Evilness gets a sequel and now you can try your hand at it. For those of you who haven't played the origin

    Posted 13 years ago 37

  • XBLA Wednesday: June 3, 2009

    This week brings a lone title to the marketplace, but it's one that is worth mention: Wolfenstein 3D - This classic 1992 DOS and SNES game has returned to XBLA for the minimal price of 400 Microsoft

    Posted 13 years ago 26

  • E3:09 - Assassin's Creed 2 - Gameplay

    At Sony's E3 press conference, Ubisoft Montreal satisfied gamers' wishes around the world by putting the gameplay of Assassin's Creed 2 on display. Originally set to hit shelves in November on Xbox 3

    Posted 13 years ago 26

  • Original Perfect Dark - Coming to XBLA!

    For me at least, this blows everything I saw at E3 out of the water. Most anyone who were fans of the N64 hit "back in the day" would agree, and are probably jumping up and down at this very moment.

    Posted 13 years ago 53

  • E3:09 - Shadow Complex - Trailers

    Epic Games have teamed up with Chair Entertainment (formerly known for Undertow) to bring us a 2D/3D arcade game known as Shadow Complex. Estimated to have over 10+ hours of campaign time with high r

    Posted 13 years ago 4

  • E3:09 - Alan Wake - Trailers

    For those who missed it in the hype of yesterday, I present to you two trailers for Alan Wake, developed by Remedy Entertainment. Sound familiar? - They were the masterminds behind the Max Payne seri

    Posted 13 years ago 9

  • Fallout 3 - Point Lookout DLC - Trailer

    Bethesda has just released a trailer for the upcoming DLC, set to release very soon - June 23rd to be precise. The content will take us through an extremely creepy, "Deliverance-esque" town; see for

    Posted 13 years ago 199

  • E3:09 - Star Wars: The Old Republic Trailer

    Check out Bioware's brand new cinematic trailer (entitled "Deceived") for their upcoming game, Star Wars: The Old Republic. :::Note::: This game has only been rumored in the past to be on the Xbox 36

    Posted 13 years ago 19

  • E3:09 - Metal Gear Solid: Rising Coming to 360

    Microsoft's E3 Conference featured a surprise appearance from the man behind the MGS series,Hideo Kojima. He announced that they were currently in the process of making 'Metal Gear Solid: Rising' for

    Posted 13 years ago 144

  • E3:09 - Final Fantasy XIII Footage

    At E3, Square Enix released the first-ever footage of Final Fantasy XIII on the Xbox 360. The game is currently set to hit shelves on December 1, 2009 in Spring of 2010. Check out the battle footage

    Posted 13 years ago 16

  • E3:09 - Halo: Reach Revealed

    Nothing has got me thinking more than this trailer, that's for sure. The revealing of a completely new Halo game, presumably based on the franchise's prequel with the war with the Covenant on home tu

    Posted 13 years ago 28

  • E3:09 - Halo 3: ODST Gameplay Trailer

    The official Gameplay trailer for Halo 3: ODST was shown by Bungie at E3 today. Looks pretty nice considering it was originally criticized to be a mindless extension. The standalone game will be full

    Posted 13 years ago 10

  • E3:09 - Modern Warfare 2 Footage

    Infinity Ward has just given gamers everywhere an inside look at their new hugely anticipated sequel, Modern Warfare 2. At the link below, a mission is demo'ed. Let me just say, I was blown away! It

    Posted 13 years ago 59

  • E3:09 - Crackdown 2 Revealed

    During the highly eventful conference at E3, Microsoft revealed one game in particular that many had hoped for. What's that? The familiar sound of an orb I hear..? Please check out the below link for

    Posted 13 years ago 202

  • E3:09 - Forza 3 Motorsport Trailer

    Looking as graphically stunning as ever, Forza 3 Motorsport was announced today. Check out the Debut Trailer below!

    Posted 13 years ago 7

  • E3:09 - Games on Demand

    One of Microsoft's biggest announcements came today at the end of their press conference. Starting August 30 of this year, gamers will be able to download full Xbox 360 retail games via an On-Demand

    Posted 13 years ago 154

  • E3:09 - Left 4 Dead 2 Trailer

    Some of the most exciting news of today comes with the unveiling of Left 4 Dead 2. Best of all, it's coming this year exclusively to Xbox 360 and PC on November 17th. Check out the trailer below!

    Posted 13 years ago 64

  • Electronic Gaming Monthly 2.0

    I feel the need to begin most of these non-game-related articles as "If you're like me...", because, call me biased, I only take the industry news article suggestions that I feel either interest me o

    Posted 13 years ago 26

  • 1 vs 100 Beta TONIGHT!

    It's 2:01 AM as I type this, unable to sleep before a long day at work tomorrow. (Why do we call them long days if every day is pretty much the same length of time? We're an odd race, we are.) We all

    Posted 13 years ago 98

  • Ghostbusters demoed at A-Kon 20

    Terminal Reality was at A-Kon today demoing the new Ghostbusters video game. The game was certainly playable at this point with only a few minor timing glitches in the sound and an enemy that got cau

    Posted 13 years ago 14

  • Guitar Hero 5 - All Bands Revealed

    Activision has just revealed through their official website the entire artist listing for their upcoming game, Guitar Hero 5. The list is quite impressive featuring 83 bands, with 30 of those never h

    Posted 13 years ago 143