TrueAchievements news archive for March 2009

  • Saints Row 2 DLC - Coming Soon

    UPDATE::: Delayed until April 23rd Volition has revealed that there will be three new DLC packs coming to the 360. The first of the three is dubbed "Ultor Exposed" and will hit the marketplace on Apr

    Posted 13 years ago 37

  • Top 10 Reasons to get Prototype

    "PROTOTYPE, Activision's latest action blockbuster, is set in NY City where the games anti-hero, Alex Mercer, searches for the truth to his past while battling against the public, military and hordes

    Posted 13 years ago 27

  • This week on XBLA: The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai

    This Wednesday, The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai will be avaliable on the Xbox Live Arcade for 800 Microsoft points. The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai is a 2-D stylistic action platformer for Xbox Live Arcade

    Posted 13 years ago 23

  • Max Payne 1 and 2 coming to the 360

    Well not long after the third Max Payne game has been announced, rumors of the first and second in the series coming to the Xbox 360 have arisen. According to the article in the form of an Xbox live

    Posted 13 years ago 21

  • Deal of the Week: March 30, 2009

    Microsoft's "Deal of the Week" for March 30th - April 6th is worthy of your attention, unless of course you already own Alien Hominid HD, in which case you may be disappointed with this news. Anyways

    Posted 13 years ago 16

  • Terminator Salvation - Intro Trailer

    The Intro trailer for Terminator Salvation, the game based on the upcoming movie starring Christian Bale, is now viewable via the link below. Information clarifying whether or not this game will be r

    Posted 13 years ago 3

  • Midnight Club DLC - 1250 Points

    It has been a long time coming for Midnight Club fans and their DLC. But finally after two delays, it finally shows it face on the marketplace. The DLC adds 10 achievements for a total of 250 Gamersc

    Posted 13 years ago 0

  • 20,000 registered users

    It's late, we've all had a few beers, but it's got to be worth a special news post hasn't it? Well, hasn't it?? Twenty thousand registered users - twenty thousand! I can't quite believe it. Here's to

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 94

  • Rock Band 2 DLC for 3/31

    The DLC for the 31st March includes, in my opinion, one of the best songs to be released as DLC so far! Journey's hit "Don’t Stop Believing" - also some... less exciting DLC from Spongebob Squarepant

    Posted 13 years ago 36

  • April "Guitar Hero: World Tour" DLC

    Activision has announced the upcoming Track Packs for the month of April. They will be priced at the usual price of 440 MSP each. List April 2nd - The Pixies Debaser from Doolittle Monkey Gone to Hea

    Posted 13 years ago 7

  • Original "Call of Duty" to hit Marketplace

    Just in - Sources are confirming that the ratings on the ESRB have been updated for both XBLA (most likely Xbox Originals) and PSN to include the original "Call of Duty." No official announcement has

    Posted 13 years ago 31

  • Postal III - Trailer

    Running with Scissors has published a new trailer for Postal III. There is no release date for this game yet, but it is expected to hit shelves this year.

    Posted 13 years ago 12

  • Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts DLC

    DLC, packed with 10 new achievement for a total of 250 Gamerscore, is coming to Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts. No word on a release date yet. Further details on the DLC will be posted in this thread

    Posted 13 years ago 9

  • (Call of Duty) Modern Warfare 2 Trailer

    If you're wondering why the "Call of Duty" in the title is in parenthesis....Sources are verifying that Infinity Ward has removed it from the game's title. Can anyone guess the reason why? [wink] Not

    Posted 13 years ago 13

  • New GamerCards now up

    I've finally get the Gamer Cards that have been sent in over the last couple of months tested and on the site - there are 12 new ones! Thanks to all those people who sent them in, I'm sorry it's take

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 22

  • New Fuel Trailers

    A quick new trailer has been released from Codemasters for their open-world racer, Fuel, set to hit stores this May. UPDATE::: Official Trailer 3 released - http://uk.gamespot.com/xbox360/driving/fue

    Posted 13 years ago 8

  • Motion Control Details

    There has been continuous talk of Microsoft's newly acquired 3D motion sensing technology over the past few months. At GDC 2009 this week, juicy details have emerged, and the new technology seems to

    Posted 13 years ago 31

  • The Beginning of the End for Consoles?

    First off, this is a highly debatable topic, so I will not take sides. Note also that this is a currently developing issue with scattered information across the net. Nothing is written in stone as of

    Posted 13 years ago 54

  • Military Madness port coming to XBLA this summer

    Hudson Entertainment announced yesterday that the game that some of us may remember from 1989 is coming to current gen consoles this summer via download. The updated version of the turn-based strateg

    Posted 13 years ago 6

  • Fallout 3's The Pitt Off to a Rough Start

    Fallout 3's anticipated second DLC pack, The Pitt, went live earlier this morning for a price of 800 MS points. The bad news is that XBox 360 gamers are reporting lockups and missing in game images.

    Posted 13 years ago 21

  • Left 4 Dead - Survival Pack

    Microsoft has just confirmed that Left 4 Dead's "Survival Pack" DLC will be hitting the marketplace on April 21st. Most importantly it will be Free of charge. The DLC introduces a new MP mode entitle

    Posted 13 years ago 29

  • Uno Rush this Wednesday!

    This weeks Xbox Live Arcade release is Uno Rush as part of the Days of Arcade promotion. Uno Rush will be available for 800 Microsoft points from Wednesday.

    Posted 13 years ago 24

  • Deal of the Week: March 23, 2009

    This week's Deal of the Week for XBox gold members is a 20% discount on the Iowa mission pack for Battlestations: Midway. It's available this week for 320 points instead of 400. Yes, that's a savings

    Posted 13 years ago 10

  • Need for Speed Shift Trailer

    Earlier today Major Nelson revealed the trailer for Need for Speed: Shift. NFS: Shift is one of three new entries in the franchise this year as EA attempts to revive the former glory of the series. N

    Posted 13 years ago 7

  • Halo 3 Mythic Map Pack Dated

    Since Halo 3 was updated to 1750 last year many gamers have been stuck at 1500 of a possible 1750. A month ago Halo 3 gamers who bought Halo Wars Limited Edition were given access to the Mythic Map P

    Posted 13 years ago 13

  • Gears of War 2 Snowblind Map Pack coming March 31

    There has been a, shall we say flurry, of Gears 2 news lately. Tomorrow title update 3 for Gears 2 will become available and will add new achievements and replace the existing multiplayer ranking sys

    Posted 13 years ago 15

  • Max Payne 3 is coming!

    Rockstar Games announced that Max Payne 3 will be coming to XBox 360 as well as PC and PS3 this winter. We haven't seen ol' Max around since 2003's Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne on the XBox. Oth

    Posted 13 years ago 22

  • Ad testing

    With the additional costs involved in the new server and hosting, I feel it's time to try to get some non-donation revenue into the site. To be honest, I've never had any experience with online ad co

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 86

  • Gears of War 2: 1,425 gamerpoints

    Microsoft continues to make a mockery of their own rules as they once again flout the 1,250 gamerscore cap. With title update 3 ( http://www.trueachievements.com/newsitem.aspx?newsitemid=184 ) expect

    Posted 13 years ago 50

  • Rock Band DLC for 24th March

    On Tuesday, Pearl Jam's album 'Ten' will be added to the Rock Band store. The tracks are: Once Even Flow Why Go Black Jeremy Oceans Porch Garden Deep Release Master/Slave All are masters. Tracks are

    Posted 13 years ago 19

  • Guitar Hero Metallica Demo on the Marketplace

    Weighing in at 1.02 GB, the demo for the upcoming game Guitar Hero: Metallica is now on Live. Other than the eponymous artist, it features music from Metallica, Queen, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alice in Chains

    Posted 13 years ago 18

  • Sarcasm and You!

    When did being a sarcastic jerk make you cool? I mean it seems these days like everyone on the internet or on x-box live is constantly trying to find any punch line they possibly can and in such desp

    Posted 13 years ago 125

  • 3rd Forum Badge

    I've added another badge option for display in the forums - you now have 2 of your choosing plus the number of posts badge. You can set up what you want to display in the Customize->My Settings page.

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 86

  • Call of Duty: World at War Map Pack 1 Available!

    The first map pack for Call of Duty: World at War is now available. The map pack features four new maps; Nightfire, Knee Deep, Station and the zombie Nazi's return in Verrückt (Zombie Asylum). The ma

    Posted 13 years ago 20

  • GH: World Tour Jimi Hendrix and European DLC

    Today's Guitar Hero World Tour DLC features the return of Jimi Hendrix and some European bands. Jimi Hendrix Track Pack 2 - Foxy Lady (Live from Woodstock) - Freedom - Angel The Jimi Hendrix tracks a

    Posted 13 years ago 8

  • Free Microsoft Points???

    For gamers in need of some arcade games, listen up! Coca-Cola is teaming up with Microsoft this week to give away approximately $37,000 (£25,000) in MSP. This sweepstakes give-a-way will be carried o

    Posted 13 years ago 294

  • Overlord II Trailer & Screens

    The 1st video and 5 new screenshots have been released from Codemasters upcoming sequel, Overlord II, set to release this summer. Trailer - http://tvharbor.com/view_video.php?viewkey=0fbeae29391fc0e2

    Posted 13 years ago 5

  • "Seven Haunted Seas" - Unveiled

    "Seven Haunted Seas is a console Action RPG that mixes steam-punk and graphic novel-like artwork, and is a dark comedic tale about an undead pirate, Scurvy Pete, that returns from hell to find a dark

    Posted 13 years ago 8

  • New "Chronicles of Riddick" Trailer

    The new trailer for Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena can be found at the link below. Note there is also a demo available on XBL if this sparks your interest.

    Posted 13 years ago 3

  • Mass Effect 2 Announced "Officially"

    Today Bioware has officially announced the release of Mass Effect 2 Statement: "We're going to surpass the extraordinary gaming experience we brought our fans in Mass Effect by delivering intensified

    Posted 13 years ago 16

  • New Controllers

    Just a small heads up for the fighting genre fans out there - Capcom has announced that a large new shipment of Madcatz controllers and arcade sticks are expected to hit very soon with some on the sh

    Posted 13 years ago 6

  • Godfather II free DLC on release

    It was announced today that The Godfather II will have free DLC avaliable on the day of release offering a new multiplayer mode. The new mode, called Don Control introduces an additional layer of gam

    Posted 13 years ago 4

  • High quality Bioshock 2 scans

    Some high quality scanned images from the Game Informer magazine have come about so if you haven't got hold of the magazine, check them out! Looks really good, I'm getting more and more excited about

    Posted 13 years ago 15

  • Deal of the Week: March 16th

    With plenty of Fable related news this week (see http://www.trueachievements.com/newsitem.aspx?newsitemid=217 & http://www.trueachievements.com/newsitem.aspx?newsitemid=215 ). It seems only fitting t

    Posted 13 years ago 15

  • We are One

    As we have been approaching approximately 12 months since I started the site, I've been wondering exactly what date I should be using to celebrate our "birthday". Should it be the date I first regist

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 151

  • An apology

    I'm really sorry to say that last night when trying to de-dupe some comments from the comment table, I accidentally deleted the entire contents of the table. The table is used for storing solutions,

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 56

  • Real Bioshock 2 Information

    Alright, so it turns out that the previous news post about Bioshock 2 was complete bull and just rumors/speculations. We now have the real details from Game Informer magazine, again if you don't wish

    Posted 13 years ago 19

  • LEGO Harry Potter, Indiana Jones 2 in development

    Today a developer from Travellers Tales games has confirmed Lego Harry Potter and Lego Indiana Jones 2. The animator's CV says she is "...Currently working as a cutscene animator on LEGO Harry Potter

    Posted 13 years ago 49

  • Rumor: Bioshock 2 Details!

    Firstly, if you want to play Bioshock 2 with no knowledge of the storyline then please stop reading now. The latest issue of Game Informer has included quite a lot of details regarding Bioshock 2; Yo

    Posted 13 years ago 18

  • Rock Band DLC for 17th March

    This Tuesday, will shall see the following enter the Rock Band store: 'Get The Funk Out' pack: Average White Band- 'Pick Up the Pieces' Earth Wind & Fire- 'Shining Star' James Brown- 'Get Up (I Feel

    Posted 13 years ago 27

  • Lips DLC for 13th March

    Three new songs available for Lips today from Coldplay and Boys Like Girls; "The Scientist" - Coldplay "Speed Of Sound" - Coldplay "The Great Escape" - Boys Like Girls The two Coldplay tracks are 180

    Posted 13 years ago 6

  • I love Boobies

    It really gets my goat, grinds my gears, sinks my ship, bloats my toad, breaks my bridge, beaches my whale, gives thrust to my turbo boosters, shreds my lettuce, slices my onions, charges me for item

    Posted 13 years ago 45

  • Res 5: MP 'Versus' mode confirmed

    With the launch only hours away (08h: 30m: 24s not that I'm counting). Capcom has announced that Resident Evil 5 will receive a ‘Versus’ mode allowing up to four players to match wits in online battl

    Posted 13 years ago 6

  • Fable III announced

    After attending the BAFTA Video Game Awards, Jonathon Ross inadvertently confirmed the release of Lionhead Studios Fable III via his twitter feed, tweeting “Goodnight all. Must go to bed. Got asked t

    Posted 13 years ago 28

  • More Fable II DLC on the way

    In their latest blog entry, Fable II developers Lionhead Studios, unleashed a wealth of figures about the game, including the fact that to date it has sold over 2.6 million copies and that over 66,00

    Posted 13 years ago 12

  • SjF's Second Blog Post

    Hello again, and welcome to the second edition of Stefen's Blog! (insert overly enthusiastic cheer here), before I get started on what this feature is about, I thought I'd just thank you all for the

    Posted 13 years ago 20

  • New Fallout 3 "The Pitt" Screenshots

    New screenshots have arisen for The Pitt, the second downloadable content add-on for Fallout 3. They look pretty juicy, I'm looking forward to the release on the 24th March! You can view the achievem

    Posted 13 years ago 20

  • Army of Two: The 40th Day Announced

    The sequel to Army of Two has been confirmed today by EA, the game will be titled "Army of Two: The 40th Day." It is said to take place in Shanghai, China, and continue the story of its two main char

    Posted 13 years ago 9

  • Call of Duty: World at War demo

    A demo for Call of Duty: World at War has finally arrived on the marketplace today, weighing in at 932mb. The demo seems a bit late but if you've not played World at War yet, give it a go! The demo i

    Posted 13 years ago 8

  • Rise Against DLC & Game with Fame

    This week on Guitar Hero: World Tour is a Rise Against track pack, however, one of the songs on the pack, "Death Blossoms", is an unreleased song which is making a debut on Guitar Hero. The track pac

    Posted 13 years ago 7

  • The Maw - DLC 2 now available

    The second downloadable content level for The Maw, "River Redirect", is now available for 100 Microsoft points, adding an extra 15 gamerscore, totalling a possible 230.

    Posted 13 years ago 12

  • Battlefield: Bad Company patched!

    The "Top Squad Wildcard" has been patched meaning that it is now possible to finally get the full 1,000 gamerscore in Battlefield: Bad Company. Great news for all you completionists.

    Posted 13 years ago 21

  • Screenshots Everywhere

    There has been an abundance of worthy screens over the past 24 hours for multiple games, so rather than post them in multiple stories, I've put them in one place for your ease of access. There are 3

    Posted 13 years ago 22

  • Resident Evil 5 DLC

    Recently PS3 owners who have already snagged a copy of RE5 have been hit with a nice surprise. Capcom has accidentally revealed their upcoming content through early release of trophies and through me

    Posted 13 years ago 24

  • Rage

    New images for you to feast your eyes on have been released for id Software's game in current development, "Rage." The game is promising to say the least, but unfortunately not expected to drop until

    Posted 13 years ago 9

  • Deal of the Week 11/03/2009

    This week's Deal of the Week is now available. The PGR4 Premium Challenge Pack, normally priced at 400 points, is now available for Xbox LIVE Gold Members for 240 points, a savings of 40%. Last week'

    Posted 13 years ago 15

  • Rock Band DLC for 10th March

    This week, joining the Rock Band store will be: The Offspring- ‘All I Want’ The Offspring- ‘The Kids Aren't Alright’ R.E.M.- ‘Losing My Religion’ Richard Thompson- ‘The Way That It Shows’ All tracks

    Posted 13 years ago 31

  • Some small solution changes

    Something that has been requested for a while is the ability to change your vote on a Solution or Review, especially if someone has since modifed it to improve it. I've made it so you can change your

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 26

  • Elite to be axed

    According to rumours circulating the net, Microsoft could be ready to put their Elite consoles on the shelf (well technically take them off the shelves I guess,) saving the specs for limited edition

    Posted 13 years ago 36

  • Days of Arcade

    Microsoft has revealed the next six weeks of games coming to Xbox Live Arcade as a part of its Days of Arcade promotion. Starting with Hasbro Family Game Night on Wednesday 18th March, XBLA will see

    Posted 13 years ago 18

  • Scanner update

    As most of you know, we've been having a large amount of problems with the scanners over the last few days as a result of some changes that MS made to xbox.com. The problem was this: After a certain

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 65

  • Demos Galore

    A slew of demos are hitting the marketplace today. The first two are up now. First up, the game starring Vin Diesel because I'm not going to tell him that he can't be first even if he did have anothe

    Posted 13 years ago 10

  • Wanted: Weapons of Fate Demo

    So I know I spend a lot of time here ripping on movie-licensed games saying I might be interested if someone with a track history of making good games was at the helm like Luxoflux who brought us the

    Posted 13 years ago 11

  • Assault Dark Athena in the New Demo

    Major Nelson announced earlier today that the demo for the new Chronicles of Riddick game is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace (for gold subscribers, at least). The demo is available for fre

    Posted 13 years ago 9

  • Peggle finally coming to XBLA arcade this month

    In a press release earlier today, PopCap Games, makers of Peggle, announced that the hit downloadable game would be finally be available for download later this month. We've known about the existence

    Posted 13 years ago 3

  • New releases for week of 2nd Mar 2009

    Thanks for tuning in this week. Thanks to my coauthor Elite Hero for providing the EU release dates and some game descriptions. Let's kick it off the only way we know how with the XBLA! XBox Live Arc

    Posted 13 years ago 14

  • Gears 2, Title Update 3

    Epic is not giving up on fixing their game. This is their third attempt at addressing multiplayer issues that have had gamers screaming at their TV for months. Highlights for the upcoming update incl

    Posted 13 years ago 27

  • EA Sports Hopes to Crash Your Office's NCAA Pool

    EA announced today that a downloadable version of NCAA Basketball 09 will be appearing on the Live Marketplace next Wednesday, March 11th. The game will be an XBox exclusive and will cost 1200 points

    Posted 13 years ago 2

  • The Bigs gets Sequelized

    2K Sports's MLB 2K9 hit stores today and includes a trailer for a sequel to last year's over-the-top arcade-style game, The Bigs. Not many details are revealed in the trailer, not even what platforms

    Posted 13 years ago 4

  • Xbox live is flaky tonight

    Xbox live seems to be very slow tonight, the scanners are being logged out quite regularly. So if you've signed up today, please be patient, I'm hoping they don't change things too much on the site,

    Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone 55

  • For Sale: Mortal Kombat

    According to netDockets, the troubled publisher Midway, who recently filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy is looking to sell its 20 year old legendary franchise Mortal Kombat in a bid to stay afloat. In w

    Posted 13 years ago 18

  • Deal of the Week for March 2-8, 2009

    This week's Deal of the Week is Ninja Gaiden II Mission Mode, which is discounted by 33%. Instead of the usual 800 MS points, it will only cost gold members 560 points this week. Last week's deal, Br

    Posted 13 years ago 20