TrueAchievements news archive for June 2010

  • Metro 2034 Planned

    Metro 2033 was a massive seller for THQ, which is usually a guarantee that a sequel will see the light of day at some point in the future. Danny Bilson, (THQ executive vice president of core games, o

    Posted 14 years ago 59

  • 2K Discontinuing Some Online Services

    2K Administrator Ron posted the following on the offical 2K forums: Hey everyone, Due to some upcoming things for 2K11, I wanted to let you know what past games will be affected. Here is the list of

    Posted 14 years ago 195

  • Hulu Plus Announced for XBL

    Hulu has announced their Plus program, which has been heavily rumored to exist for well over a year now, will be arriving on the PS3 and Xbox 360 in the near future. The service, which all ready has

    Posted 14 years ago 92

  • Guitar Hero 5 & DJ Hero DLC for July

    We usually get a months worth of DLC revealed round about now for for Guitar Hero 5, but currently we just have one weeks worth of new content, celebrating the 4th of July. Plus, a track pack for DJ

    Posted 14 years ago 33

  • Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 DLC Returns In July

    When news broke that Ghostbusters was finally receiving a patch achievement hunters the world over let loose a sigh of relief. Now news has been leaked that the dropped DLC for Marvel Ultimate Allian

    Posted 14 years ago 104

  • XBLA Wednesday: June 30th, 2010

    Two new games this week, including the follow up to the fantastic Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords! Puzzle Quest 2 - 1200 MSP The sequel to the award-winning Puzzle Quest, the game that forged

    Posted 14 years ago 33

  • Dead Rising 2 Delayed

    Capcom announced today that Dead Rising 2 will be delayed a month in both America and European regions. Europe's original release date was September 3rd and is now October 1st. America's original rel

    Posted 14 years ago 63

  • Gears of War 2 8x XP - July 1st to July 6th

    To celebrate Canada Day and the 4th of July here in the states, Epic Games' Rob Fergusson (GearsViking) has announced yet another crazy XP event for Gears of War 2. The 6x XP throughout E3 was a big

    Posted 14 years ago 269

  • Deal of the Week: June 28th, 2010

    This week's Deal of the Week is a reduction on another batch of awesome XBLA games, dubbed the "Critic's Choice." As always, in case you've forgotten, the deals are exclusively for Xbox Live Gold mem

    Posted 14 years ago 62

  • BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Detailed

    Over on the Aksys Games forums, an extensive FAQ was posted in response to some of the questions the developers of BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger's sequel, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift. While many of the qu

    Posted 14 years ago 25

  • Rock Band DLC for 29th June

    Next week coming to the Rock Band Store we have 6 Nickleback songs. These are: “Burn It to the Ground” “Figured You Out” “Never Again” “Photograph” “Rockstar” “This Afternoon” These tracks will be av

    Posted 14 years ago 114


    Terminal Reality has made a huge post over on their facebook page: Terminal Reality is pleased (and relieved!) to announce that a patch for Multiplayer Achievements glitches in Ghostbusters: The Vide

    Posted 14 years ago 884

  • Sonic XBLA Games On Sale This Thursday

    In celebration of Sonic's 19th (!) birthday, Sega has announced that the blue hedgehog's XBLA games will all be on offer this Thursday, June 24th - but then and only then! Yes, the following offers w

    Posted 14 years ago 101

  • Xbox LIVE Family Pack

    The folks at Microsoft have announced a rather good package which may appeal to those of you in the family persuasion. As of this November you will be able to purchase the Xbox LIVE Family Pack. This

    Posted 14 years ago 56

  • Buy Comic Jumper, Get FREE 'Splosion Man DLC

    This summer Twisted Pixel is hitting the XBLA with their third title, Comic Jumper. Instead of reading my explanation of what it is, why don't you check out the recently released official trailer ins

    Posted 14 years ago 33

  • DeathSpank Arrives on XBLA July 14th

    Hothead Games announced on DeathSpank's website today that the action-RPG would be arriving on the Xbox Live Marketplace on July 14th for 1200 MSP. DeathSpank is being toted as Monkey Island meets Di

    Posted 14 years ago 41

  • Deus Ex Gameplay Leakage

    A while back we reported on the unveiling of the prequel, Deus Ex: Human Revolution. A healthy discussion ensued within the comments section for that new piece. One of the questions, and some of the

    Posted 14 years ago 25

  • Dead Rising 2 Information

    Coming from the hometown of the original zombie flick (Night of the Living Dead), it is natural that I take an interest in the upcoming zombie bashing sequel Dead Rising 2. There has been very little

    Posted 14 years ago 53

  • Portal 2 Gameplay and Story Videos

    In the post-E3 world, some continued news and videos will trickle out but the major typhoon of information is over. One such trickle is the follow two videos from E3 that describe the story and gamep

    Posted 14 years ago 39

  • E3 Crazy XBLA Deals [LAST DAY]

    UPDATE: Just a friendly reminder today (June 22nd) is the last day for these deals. Okay. If you didn't notice E3 is sort of coming up. We even provided you with some primer material to get ready for

    Posted 14 years ago 157

  • Free Red Dead Redemption DLC Out Now

    Free! The Outlaws to the End Co-Op Mission Pack for Red Dead Redemption has finally hit the Marketplace today, with its awesome low price of 0 MSP. As the name suggests, the DLC includes six new co-o

    Posted 14 years ago 73

  • Puzzle Quest 2 Hits XBLA June 30

    Publisher of the last two iterations of the Puzzle Quest series, Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords and Puzzle Quest Galactrix, D3Publisher have tagged the next game in the series, Puzzle Quest

    Posted 14 years ago 37

  • Crackdown 2 Demo Coming Monday

    I'm sure that plenty of you would be pleased to know that on Monday a demo will be hitting the marketplace for Crackdown 2. And on top of that, the demo WILL feature four player co-op, AND on top of

    Posted 14 years ago 121

  • XBLA Wednesday: June 23rd, 2010

    Two new ones on Xbox LIVE Arcade this week! These are: RISK: Factions - 800 MSP The original game of strategy and world domination comes to Xbox LIVE Arcade- with a surprise twist! Wage war with five

    Posted 14 years ago 39

  • Deal of the Week: June 21st, 2010

    I've heard from a reliable source that there is a sports event happening at the moment, a big kickball competition I believe. As a gamer, this means absolutely nothing to me other than that this week

    Posted 14 years ago 21

  • Dragon Age: Origins - More DLC

    Yet more Dragon Age: Origins goodness for fans of the title with MSP to burn. BioWare have announced the latest slice of DLC action will be titled Leliana's Song. Perhaps unsurprisingly you assume th

    Posted 14 years ago 48

  • TA E3 Wrap-Up Chit-Chat

    Welcome, one and all, to the after party! Hosted by yours truly, I decided to abandon my colleagues and invite the step children over for their thoughts and comments on this year’s E3 event. That’s c

    Posted 14 years ago 47

  • Rock Band DLC for 22nd June

    Next week coming to the Rock Band Store, a Miley Cyrus 5 pack! The songs are: “7 Things” * “Can’t Be Tamed” “Fly On the Wall” * “See You Again” * “Start All Over” * These are priced at 160 MSP each o

    Posted 14 years ago 167

  • E3:2010 - All 360S Information [UPDATED]

    UPDATE: I have now obtained my own 360S and have included pictures. Picture links will be embedded within the original story and it has been cleaned up with some better information. ORIGINAL: We had

    Posted 14 years ago 274

  • E3:2010 - Saints Row 3 News is No News

    Normally, I will write these type of stories off as non-news stories. I feel that you announce you have no news about your game until a later date as stories for slow news days, but with E3 and the b

    Posted 14 years ago 32

  • XBLA Wednesday: June 16th, 2010

    So, on Monday when big ol' Major Nelson didn't bother revealing a new XBLA title for this week I think it was safe to assume that with this tiny little event going on in LA all week that maybe there

    Posted 14 years ago 23

  • E3:2010 - Dead Rising: Case Zero Trailer

    At the end of August, early September for some, Dead Rising 2 will be gracing gamers' consoles. We will enjoy it. We will bask in its awesomeness. We will rejoice. We will smash zombie brains in with

    Posted 14 years ago 87

  • Wanna Talk E3? Come Visit The Chat Room!

    It's E3's time again, and there are sure to be plenty of crazy announcements made. Thanks to a brainwave from one of TA's Mod Squad N0RVY, the chat room will be host to be the wildest, craziest E3 pa

    Posted 14 years ago 27

  • E3:2010 - Halo: Reach Firefight Mode Confirmed

    I'm sure no one is surprised, but nonetheless it's awesome to hear that Bungie have confirmed Halo: Reach will have a Firefight mode, revamped and improved since it's debut in Halo 3: ODST. The most

    Posted 14 years ago 89

  • E3:2010 - Portal 2 Trailer

    I had two options for writing this: write lengthy paragraphs chronicaling the previously announced information about Portal 2, or squeal like a over-excited schoolgirl on a sugar high who just saw a

    Posted 14 years ago 58

  • E3:2010 - Bodycount Footage

    For the first time Codemasters have shown footage of Bodycount. Codemasters have described it as having "genre-defining gunplay" and will offer co-operative online play and multiplayer modes. Since a

    Posted 14 years ago 21

  • E3:2010 - Fable III Gameplay Trailer

    Fable III. We've all been talking about it for a while. We rejoiced as we heard we'd be able to take over the land and shape the kingdom exactly in our image. We murmured discontentedly as Molyneaux

    Posted 14 years ago 20

  • E3:2010 - Gears Of War 3 Gameplay Footage

    Epic have shown actual gameplay footage of Gears Of War 3 at E3 2010 event. Previously we had only been able to view a trailer and still images. In the video, which is over 5 minutes in length, you c

    Posted 14 years ago 58

  • E3:2010 - Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit

    Criterion Games, (responsible for the Burnout series) are working in partnership with EA to bring us, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. Sound familiar? Well if you were a gamer back in the days of the PS1

    Posted 14 years ago 42

  • E3:2010 - Driver: San Francisco

    Ubisoft. I love you. Driver: San Francisco is officially announced at E3. I absolutely loved the original Driver (the one set primarily in Miami on the PS1). From there, Driver 2 was a natural contin

    Posted 14 years ago 30

  • E3:2010 - Ghost Recon: Future Solider

    More gaming news from that little event called E3, this time regarding Ghost Recon: Future Solider. You may (not) remember the thread on what each Newshound at TA was looking forward to hearing more

    Posted 14 years ago 12

  • E3: 2010 Bulletstorm Gameplay and Release Date

    When CliffyB took to the stage during EA's press conference this afternoon to showcase the new game by People Can Fly, Bulletstorm, Due out on February 22nd, 2011 Bulletstorm was near the top of my p

    Posted 14 years ago 17

  • E3:2010 - AC:Brotherhood Revealed and Dated

    Although much of the plot behind AC: Brotherhood was kept close to their chest, Ubisoft have given some pretty clear teasers that promise to deliver. Things will be heading for Rome in Brotherhood an

    Posted 14 years ago 51

  • E3:2010 - Bad Company 2 Vietnam Add-On Announced

    Revealed at EA's conference, Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is set to get a brand new expansion pack later this year, entitled Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam (no prizes for guessing the setting!). Th

    Posted 14 years ago 35

  • E3:2010 - Dead Space 2 Update

    During their press conference today, EA announced a release date of January 25th, 2011 for Visceral Games' highly anticipated Dead Space 2. They've also stated that never-before-seen footage will be

    Posted 14 years ago 18

  • E3:2010 - Summer of Arcade Titles Announced

    Three things I look forward to every year that signify the first signs of summer are long weekends, sizzling BBQs and Xbox LIVE Arcade deals. Microsoft has released this year's, the 3rd "Summer of Ar

    Posted 14 years ago 51

  • E3:2010 - The New 360 Has Arrived

    Microsoft ended it's E3 Keynote Press Conference with the unveiling of the new version of the 360, cleverly hidden under the shell of the current model. The new model, which was indeed the same from

    Posted 14 years ago 194

  • E3:2010 - ESPN coming to XBL

    I may have been wrong about Hulu (well, E3 is not over yet) but, Microsoft has just unveiled ESPN for 360 users. Within "year one" XBL Gold users will have free (read - no extra charges) access to ov

    Posted 14 years ago 82

  • E3:2010 - The Key Info From Microsoft's Conference

    Didn't get to watch the conference for yourself? Don't worry, you didn't miss much. It was a pretty depressing affair with far too much focus on Kinect and not much actual news. But nonetheless, here

    Posted 14 years ago 17

  • E3:2010 - Forza Kinect Announced

    During Microsoft's E3 press event, Microsoft showed off a new Forza title that is built for the Kinect. Using Kinect, you can now get inside the car and explore interior like you would if you were si

    Posted 14 years ago 30

  • E3:2010 - de Blob 2: The Underground

    THQ's de Blob 2: The Underground is lined up for a release on the triad of consoles, busting out from it's predecessors Wii exclusive status. "What the heck is de Blob!" I hear you chorus. Well, in e

    Posted 14 years ago 9

  • Mass Effect 2 Demo

    Bioware's smash hit Mass Effect 2 gets the demo treatment today. The demo will provide players who are unfamiliar with Mass Effect 1 or the Mass Effect universe with a recounting of the tale from the

    Posted 14 years ago 27

  • E3:2010 - Star Wars Kinect Announced

    From last night's Kinect official unveiling, a new Star Wars game was announced. However, little is known about it other than you get to use force powers and lightsabers... oh! you get to battle Dart

    Posted 14 years ago 39

  • E3:2010 - Pre-E3 Trailer Park Round-Up

    Just ahead of the onslaught of huge E3 news and reveals, it seemed apt to round up the handful of straggling trailers that may have been missed and throw them all in the one place for your convenienc

    Posted 14 years ago 10

  • Deal of the Week: June 14th, 2010

    The previously-announced deals for this week sees a price drop on all five of last year's amazing Summer of Arcade XBLA games - ahead of the inevitable impending announcement of this year's promotion

    Posted 14 years ago 42

  • E3:2010 - Project Natal Becomes Kinect

    USA Today featured an article today about Project Natal, but rather than calling it Project Natal, they decided to call it by Microsoft's new name for their new motion peripheral: Kinect. Kinect is s

    Posted 14 years ago 132

  • Sniper Ghost Warrior Release Date Confirmed

    Sniper Ghost Warrior. As titles go, it's not the best. A similar comparison would be Codemaster's calling their next rallying title, 'Rally Fast Hardly Brake Hero'. Regardless, City Interactive have

    Posted 14 years ago 36

  • Naughty Bear Gameplay Trailer

    Naughty Bear is a game which has been in everyone's mind for a while now. The only thing we all really knew for certain about the game, was that we didn't really know how the gameplay was going to pa

    Posted 14 years ago 44

  • Fallout: New Vegas Gameplay Trailer UPDATE

    A game which needs no introduction, Fallout: New Vegas. Frustratingly not scheduled to be with us for a few months longer yet , Bethesda and Obsidian have released a new trailer this time round showi

    Posted 14 years ago 60

  • Strategy Guides...

    On Sunday May 23rd, I picked up some games. The person checking me out asked me a question I have been asked numerous times when buying my games. This time it made me stop and think. The question: Wo

    Posted 14 years ago 114

  • XCOM's E3 Trailer Debuts

    Today, 2K Games released the trailer for 2K Marin's new game, XCOM. 2K Marin were made famous with their last two releases: BioShock and BioShock 2. XCOM shares some details with 2K Marin's last game

    Posted 14 years ago 31

  • Dead Space 2 - E3 Trailer

    Dead Space 2, the much hyped sequel has a new E3 inspired trailer for you to check out. This time round the trailer shows exclusive gameplay footage. So what does this reveal to us? Well, it looks li

    Posted 14 years ago 43

  • Rock Band 3 - Even More Details Revealed

    As if yesterday wasn't enough, today has seen an absolute shedload more news about Rock Band 3. So much so that this news post seemed completely unfathomable at first! But I figured what I'd do is ju

    Posted 14 years ago 51

  • Transformers: War for Cybertron Multiplayer Demo

    So, I was surfing around the internet on this fine evening, half-asleep debating if I should just crawl into bed or take another crack at a bounty in Red Dead Redemption, when I stumbled onto an unna

    Posted 14 years ago 45

  • Duke Nukem Manhattan Project Dated and Priced

    And I'm all out of gum. After many sources reporting in that Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project had been rated by Austrailia's rating board, the OFLC, Duke Nukem's most recent iteration (not counting Duke

    Posted 14 years ago 35

  • ME2 Overlord DLC Hits June 15th

    Major Nelson's recent blog post revealed a release date for Mass Effect 2's new DLC, titled Overlord. The DLC boasts "the most sweeping of the contest released yet for ME2" with 5 planets to be explo

    Posted 14 years ago 62

  • Bad Company 2 Onslaught Mode Dated and Priced

    DICE's blog post for today has finally put a price and a date on Battlefield: Bad Company 2's new DLC, Onslaught Mode. Onslaught Mode is Battlefield: Bad Company 2's first co-op DLC, with up to 4 pla

    Posted 14 years ago 25

  • Crazy Taxi and Sonic Adventure Confirmed for XBLA

    Another poorly kept secret gets solid confirmation! Sega today announced that both Crazy Taxi and Sonic Adventure are definitely coming to the Xbox Live Arcade this Autumn/Fall, with more Dreamcast t

    Posted 14 years ago 79

  • Oh, So THIS Is The Mortal Kombat Game Trailer!

    While the internet is still buzzing about the Mortal Kombat live-action teaser released the other day (, WBIE have found the perfect mo

    Posted 14 years ago 44

  • Loads of Rock Band 3 Details Revealed

    There's too much information here that my brain is melting with excitement. Which is odd, but totally awesome. Firstly, the keyboard peripheral has finally been revealed! The peripheral is a full 25-

    Posted 14 years ago 124

  • Portal 2 Release Delayed

    Oh, Valve. You make fantastic games, you really do. But just once can you announce a release date and actually ship the game then? Yes folks, in unsurprising Valve fashion, Portal 2 will not hit it's

    Posted 14 years ago 38

  • EPIC celebrates E3 with 6x XP in Gears of War 2

    Announced just an hour ago by EPIC Games Rod Fergusson over Twitter, Gears of War 2 will be 6x XP the entire week of E3. Starting June 14th @ 9AM EDT and running until June 21st @ 9 AM EDT. While thi

    Posted 14 years ago 117

  • Kane and Lynch 2: Dog Days E3 Trailer

    With E3 drawing ever nearer, a slew of new trailers are crawling out of the woodwork and jumping frantically up and down to the chorus of 'Pick me! Pick me!'. One such game that has held my interest

    Posted 14 years ago 15

  • Mortal Kombat Teaser?

    So we know this isn't strictly about an Xbox 360 game, so perhaps not completely relevant to TrueAchievements per se, but we felt a strong need to share it. You see, a new Mortal Kombat has hit the w

    Posted 14 years ago 80

  • DJ Hero 2 Announced

    DJ Hero was a bit of a surprising success last year. What originally seemed to be just a cash-in on the music game boom turned out to be a sleeper hit, garnering a lot of critical praise and becoming

    Posted 14 years ago 41

  • The Sims 3 Trailer and Release Date

    Announced at the end of April (check the related story link below for that original story), EA have confirmed via a new E3 trailer that the Xbox 360 version of The Sims 3 is set for release on Octobe

    Posted 14 years ago 52

  • Obsidian Working On Dungeon Siege 3

    Square Enix have announced that Obsidian Entertainment are working on a Dungeon Siege sequel for PC and consoles alike, creatively titled Dungeon Siege 3. Of course us console folk best know Obsidian

    Posted 14 years ago 24

  • Rock Band DLC for 15th June

    Next week, we have a selection of Ozzy Osbourne tracks coming to the Rock Band Store. Three classics, and three from his new album "Scream". These tracks are: "Let Me Hear You Scream" "Diggin' Me Dow

    Posted 14 years ago 32

  • XBLA Wednesday: June 9th, 2010

    This week, finally coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade is: - 800 MSP. Rediscover the grooviest action game of all time in full hi-def glory with Earthworm Jim HD! For the first time, grab friends and combine

    Posted 14 years ago 61

  • Deal of the Week: June 7th, 2010

    You may have seen ol' Major Nelson announce this Deal of the Week the other day, but as always, Monday is the day the deals go live. And boy, is it a bloody good weeksworth! Six great Xbox Live Arcad

    Posted 14 years ago 67

  • Red Faction: Armageddon Announcement Trailer

    Like a couple of kooks, THQ and Volition have today announced the new game in the Red Faction franchise, subtitled Armageddon. Check the links at the bottom of the page for the game's first trailer a

    Posted 14 years ago 39

  • TA's E3 Watchlist

    Greetings TA’ers of all shapes, sizes, creeds, and controller sizes! It's that time of year again... The time of year when the rumors are as thick as a Gulf Coast oil spill. The time when every major

    Posted 14 years ago 140

  • Skate 3 DLC Announced, Priced and Dated

    EA have just announced the first DLC pack for Skate 3, entitled The Maloof Money Cup 2010 NYC Pack. Obviously the identical Maloof Money Cup Pack for Skate 2 that they released last year, and the Mal

    Posted 14 years ago 44

  • Rock Band DLC for 8th June

    Next week, coming to the Rock Band Store: Deftones – “Cherry Waves” Deftones – “Hole in the Earth” Deftones – “Minerva” Boys Like Girls – “The Great Escape” Crown of Thorns – “Rock Ready” Prices are

    Posted 14 years ago 25

  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution Trailer

    It has been rumored over the years that the third installment of the classic Deus Ex series was going to hit soon. Today, gamers rejoice as the first official trailer (external link) of the third Deu

    Posted 14 years ago 41

  • Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock Information

    While it's been strongly rumoured for a while now, Activision have finally put out a press release confirming details about the upcoming sixth Guitar Hero game, entitled Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock

    Posted 14 years ago 119

  • Rumor: Hulu Streaming Coming to Xbox Live

    Chalk this up as a rumor for now, Gear Live (external link) is reporting that they have an awesome source (who has never been wrong) that Microsoft will announce at E3 the partnership of Hulu and XBL

    Posted 14 years ago 80

  • Ninety Nine Nights 2 Release Date Announced

    Konami announced today that the sequel to their 2006 hack-and-slash title, Ninety-Nine Nights, would be hitting store shelves worldwide on June 29th this year. A little blurb about the game from Kona

    Posted 14 years ago 39

  • Red Dead Redemption DLC Release Date

    Remember reading about the news post a month ago? No? Well, here's a quick recap then: • It's free • It's called "Outlaws to the End" •

    Posted 14 years ago 94

  • Project $10: All About The Customer

    EA caused something of a storm in the gaming world recently when it announced it was introducing a single-use only code with some of its games. The code would enable players to download extra content

    Posted 14 years ago 158

  • New Gears Of War 3 Images

    New gameplay art and still images have appeared on More than 50 images are on display of Gears Of War 3, which was officially announced earlier this year. As you would expect, some

    Posted 14 years ago 68

  • 2010 FIFA World Cup Competitions

    It's almost time for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and as such, Clever Jake is looking to run some awesome events to celebrate the occasion! The first will be a prediction competition, with an detailed de

    Posted 14 years ago 31

  • Dead to Rights: Retribution DLC Released

    Hey guys, remember Dead to Rights: Retribution? That game that came out at the end of April and won universal critical praise, broke sales records and won the hearts of millions and millions of fans

    Posted 14 years ago 8

  • Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Trailer

    So by now, we know the drill. A new Spider-Man game is announced. We play it, we're annoyed and disappointed. Deep down, we more or less know what to expect from the gameplay before we put the game i

    Posted 14 years ago 26

  • Valve Cancels Portal 2 E3 Event, Plans Surprise

    Mixed news, I'd say. Valve sent out a press email yesterday announcing that their scheduled Portal 2 event a mere fortnight away at E3 has been cancelled, which is a real shame for those of us waitin

    Posted 14 years ago 86

  • Harry Potter: Deathly Hallows (Part 1)

    The no doubt financially motivated decision to split the final Harry Potter film into two parts has spilled over into the gaming franchise too. The final game in the Harry Potter seriest will also be

    Posted 14 years ago 26

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