TrueAchievements news archive for December 2012

  • PSA: Dance With Dr. Tan in Dance Central 3

    Much like the Calendar Man achievement in Batman: Arkham City (Xbox 360), Harmonix's Dance Central 3 features an achievement that's time sensitive and can be unlocked around now (though this one is a

    Posted 11 years ago 16

  • PSA: Celebrate the New Year with The Calendar Man

    After taking a small break from the ton of visitors the Calendar Man will have undoubtedly received during Christmas Day in Batman: Arkham City (Xbox 360) and Batman: Arkham City (PC), tomorrow, Janu

    Posted 11 years ago 36

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 31st

    The last two weeks have undoubtedly left many wallets crying, as loads of Microsoft Points were spent between Microsoft's 2-week long holiday deals and the various discounts offered during the "Count

    Posted 11 years ago 87

  • GTASC 2013 Reminder

    Hi again, TAers. Like many of you, we were pretty wrapped up in holiday-related events, so we wanted to make sure the GTASC was all squared away before it launches in a little over a week. As it turn

    Posted 11 years ago 71

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 30th

    With only two days left, chances are most of you are just about out of those precious Microsoft points you either bought in preparation for these deals or received for the holidays. Thankfully, or no

    Posted 11 years ago 99

  • The Pinball Arcade May Re-launch [UPDATE]

    The last DLC to be released for the XBLA version of The Pinball Arcade was "Table Pack 3" that appeared on the Marketplace at the end of August. Since then, four more table packs and two individual t

    Posted 11 years ago 28

  • DmC: Devil May Cry Deadly and Deviant Gameplay

    From pre-order swag to carniverous combo combat and some gargantuan gameplay, Ninja Theory and Capcom have not been bashful when it comes to media associated with DmC: Devil May Cry. Today, will be n

    Posted 11 years ago 31

  • Square Enix Sale Features the Light of Lara Croft

    Tis' the season for publishers, developers and loved ones all over the globe to spread the wealth of fun, food and gaming to those who they have a special place in their heart for. The good folks at

    Posted 11 years ago 58

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 29th

    Alright, everyone get The Walking Dead who didn't have it already? Excellent. Now, while that game may be amazing, its M rating means it's not intended for those folks in your family who are under 17

    Posted 11 years ago 86

  • Rock Band DLC for December 30th, 2012

    Due to the holidays, this week's DLC releases are a little early. So, coming to the Rock Band Store on Sunday: “Party Hard” – Andrew W.K. O “We Are Young” – Fun. ft. Janelle Monáe O “Tonight Tonight”

    Posted 11 years ago 40

  • Aliens: Colonial Marines Cinematic Trailer

    The last time we took a gander at L.V. 426 we witnessed the exterior and interior of the delapidated Hadley's Hope in Aliens: Colonial Marines. Recently, those kooky developers at Gearbox Software ha

    Posted 11 years ago 88

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 28th

    As many, if not all of you, reading here are aware, the list of deals for the Countdown to 2013 promotion were leaked some time ago and have proven to be accurate (we won't post without price confirm

    Posted 11 years ago 245

  • Premium XP Event Inbound for Battlefield 3

    DICE are kicking off 2013 in style with a four day long XP event, just for the Premium members of Battlefield 3. Kicking off on January 1st, 2013, Premium players will recieve double XP across all ga

    Posted 11 years ago 35

  • Dead Space 3 Video [UPDATE]

    Update: Thanks to Tveilor for alerting us that the release date for a Dead Space 3 demo has been confirmed. While the demo will be available publicly for all on January 22nd, exceptionally eager game

    Posted 11 years ago 38

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 27th

    Has the price to explore Pandora in Gearbox's Borderlands and Borderlands 2 been a little too steep for you? If so, then today's deal has you written all over it, as it features both titles from Game

    Posted 11 years ago 118

  • Resident Evil 6 'Zombie Mayhem' Event

    From December 28th to January 7th, Capcom will be running an event called 'Zombie Mayhem' in which players across the world will be tasked with killing as many zombies as possible in Resident Evil 6

    Posted 11 years ago 53

  • End-of-Year Holiday Grab-bag Winners [UPDATE]

    Update: Apparently, we missed a corner when cleaning out the offices and found one more prize. Congrats to Srfsmurf who will be receiving a copy of Assassin's Creed III. Last week, we announced that

    Posted 11 years ago 91

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 26th

    It's the day after Christmas, and many of us are back to the grind. If you'd like to add one to your gaming backlog, then today's daily deal features one of those pesky 10,000 kills achievements that

    Posted 11 years ago 70

  • The Walking Dead Episode 1 Free Until Dec. 31

    Thanks to leaks, we're fairly certain that Telltale Games' acclaimed The Walking Dead will be featured as a daily deal on December 28th. As part of that deal, the first episode was expected to be fre

    Posted 11 years ago 106

  • Naruto Shippuden: UNS3 Trailer Released

    The fighters of Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 are back at it again in this new trailer, as plenty of the fighters do battle against each other with the usual range of impressive combos and

    Posted 11 years ago 19

  • Phantom Breaker: Battle Ground Trailers Released

    When we covered some screenshots for upcoming XBLA title, Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds, from game developers, one of the screens revealed the game modes that would be included in the beat

    Posted 11 years ago 5

  • Forza Horizon January DLC Pack

    The only thing that could possibly make a car pack better for Forza Horizon would be a wacky waving inflatable flailing tube man delivering the details to you. Thus far, we have hammered out info reg

    Posted 11 years ago 26

  • Deal of the Week: December 25th, 2012

    If you haven't spent all of your Microsoft Points on some of the brilliant Countdown to 2013 daily deals already, this week's Deal of the Week offers 50% discounts on four 505 Games published XBLA ti

    Posted 11 years ago 84

  • Sales & Specials+: Week of December 25th, 2012

    I hope you're all enjoying yourselves today with family, friends, gifts, food, drink, and most importantly, new games! Although there's not been much change this week, the two deals from Scratch & Ma

    Posted 11 years ago 43

  • TA Gaming Stats - December 12th to 16th 2012

    This report is for the period December 12th to December 16th 2012. Hello everyone and happy whatever it is that you're supposed to be happy about right now. For me, it's Life Day, which means plenty

    Posted 11 years ago 14

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 25th

    Merry Christmas! Today's deals bring a number of games at a better than 50% discount, and heavily features Kinect titles. After all, if you're going to have the family over today, there are worse way

    Posted 11 years ago 76

  • Dark Souls II Concept Art

    One thing that most people who have played FromSoftware's RPG from last year, Dark Souls, would probably agree on is that it doesn't make things easy for you. Another thing they would probably agree

    Posted 11 years ago 37

  • Don't Forget These Christmas Achievements

    For those who celebrate Christmas, the day is one usually spent in the company of family and friends. The day is also one on which a certain video game character requests your company too. In the mon

    Posted 11 years ago 36

  • Happy Holidays From TrueAchievements

    Well, TAers, we've come again to that time of year where we're all looking forward to spending some time with our friends, families, and loved ones and maybe a little time (but just a little) away fr

    Posted 11 years ago 157

  • Double Fine Happy Action Theater Delisted

    There'll be plenty of happiness and joy being spread for the festive season, as families and friends fire up the Kinect for some dancing, running and jumping action. One Kinect title that won't be be

    Posted 11 years ago 37

  • Dead Space 3 Pre Order Trailer

    Earlier this month, pre-order goodness was revealed in which Amazon have stocked their armory up with plenty of the Tesla Enervator's for those pre-ordering Dead Space 3 from them. A new trailer has

    Posted 11 years ago 19

  • Star Trek Invades The Pinball Arcade

    A new table is incoming for The Pinball Arcade as Far Sight Studios released a new trailer for the XBLA title that showcases the Star Trek: The Next Generation style table.

    Posted 11 years ago 12

  • Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Screens

    Square Enix have released new screens and a couple of new trailers for their previously announced upcoming role-playing title, Lighting

    Posted 11 years ago 111

  • Another Happy Wars Event Just in Time For Xmas

    As we head into battle, playing-for-free, in Happy Wars, the smiling warriors will be very pleased with the items going for cheap as well as a new special challenge that's available for players to at

    Posted 11 years ago 18

  • New GTA V Screens Cover Land, Sea, and Air

    Nevermind dusting off the family photo album when all the relations come round this year, fire up IE on the dash, or your laptop/PC/WP, and share these fresh screens Rockstar have released for their

    Posted 11 years ago 66

  • Spelunky First Title Update Released

    Fans of the critically acclaimed arcade title Spelunky will be happy to know that the first title update has been released just in time for the holiday season. The team from Mossmouth made the announ

    Posted 11 years ago 27

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 24th

    Merry Christmas Eve to those of you who are celebrating! Chances are a good number of you are going to be running out to various malls and shopping centers attempting to get those last minute present

    Posted 11 years ago 55

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 23rd

    Summer seems like so very long ago, doesn't it? Apparently Microsoft's aim today was to remind us of the warmer times by offering three of the games featured in this year's "Summer of Arcade" Promoti

    Posted 11 years ago 139

  • Galaga Legions DX (WP) Gets Massive Discount

    Deep breath, Windows Phone owners. We know many of you are a little perturbed by the news that Wordament (WP) is now available on various iDevices, but let's look at the positives. This past week or

    Posted 11 years ago 53

  • Harold Returns With More Stylish Artwork

    It's almost fours months since the artsy, side-scrolling platformer Harold was announced. Following the initial announcement about the upcoming title, developer Moon Spider Studio has provided no oth

    Posted 11 years ago 8

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 22nd

    Maybe the folks at Microsoft thought that the last few days worth of deals were too overwhelming, as they presented multiple reasons to use your Microsoft Points. To combat that, and make your choice

    Posted 11 years ago 92

  • Wordament Comes to iOS with Achievements

    You vs. the internet yesterday announced that a version of their popular puzzle game, Wordament (WP), is now available to download from the Apple App Store. Unlike previous games that have appeared o

    Posted 11 years ago 170

  • Prepare for the End Game in Battlefield 3

    Back at the beginning of the year, DICE revealed their heavy schedule for upcoming DLC packs for their fantastic first-person shooter, Battlefield 3. We've enjoyed our trips "Back to Karkand", been t

    Posted 11 years ago 41

  • Ashes Cricket 2013 Motion Capture Trailer

    A new trailer has been released for 505 Games upcoming Ashes Cricket 2013. The Lead Designer and the creative director from Trickstar Games give us the rundown on how the motion capture works for the

    Posted 11 years ago 9

  • A New Single Terraria Screen Released

    The retro and colourful style of Terraria strutted its old-school style with the release of an impressive trailer released a couple of months ago. The team behind the upcoming XBLA title have treated

    Posted 11 years ago 29

  • Alternative Phantom Pain Trailer Released

    While many interesting bits came out of Spike's VGAs this year, the item that arguably garnered the most buzz was Moby Dick Studios' The Phantom Pain. The rumor mill immediately started to swirl, and

    Posted 11 years ago 17

  • Earth Defense Force 2025 Gameplay Video

    A new gameplay video for the upcoming Earth Defense Force 2025 has been revealed and while the game looks mostly familiar, there's a few new additions that can be seen. These includes giant (and I me

    Posted 11 years ago 17

  • Blood Knights Gameplay has a Date with Death

    Deck 13 and dtp Entertainment have erected a game of monolithic vampire goodness with their upcoming XBLA title, Blood Knights. Gamers will scour the darkness of dungeons and explore the depths of ch

    Posted 11 years ago 19

  • Rock Band DLC for December 25th, 2012

    Next week, coming to the Rock Band Store: My Chemical Romance Pack 01 - 440 MSP "Helena” O “Teenagers" O X “Sing” O Tracks cost 160 MSP each. Tracks marked with "O" have Key/Pro Key charts included.

    Posted 11 years ago 30

  • Retail DLC Roundup: December 21st, 2012

    Next Tuesday is Christmas Day, therefore I will not be doing a DLC roundup on that day. Microsoft obviously isn't planning to release a huge amount of DLC on that day either as they've released a few

    Posted 11 years ago 18

  • Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 Snipes a Gameplay Video

    Sometimes a sniper must disregard time, food and visions of home and focus all of their intensity on the objective at hand. In the new trailer for Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2, as the treachery and war cr

    Posted 11 years ago 11

  • WRC Powerslide Announced

    Milestone has announced a new downloadable title for their WRC series of games, WRC Powerslide. This new entry in the series will feature over 40 teams, 12 car models and 24 stages to race on but, un

    Posted 11 years ago 19

  • Happy Wars Christmas Event Underway

    For this holiday season, ToyLogic have added some Christmas cheer to their free-to-play game Happy Wars. Decorations have now been added to the Snowman stage and for a limited time players will get a

    Posted 11 years ago 24

  • Belated Demo Roundup: December 21st, 2012

    Microsoft managed to confuse us this week. Instead of releasing demos on their usual day (Tuesday), they released two demos on Wednesday and we missed them. Sorry about that. Here's the list: Cabela'

    Posted 11 years ago 10

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 21st

    Bully: Scholarship Edition isn't the only Rockstar Games on Demand title to see a discount this holiday season, apparently. Today's daily deals in the "Countdown to 2013" promotion are a quartet of R

    Posted 11 years ago 84

  • THQ Loses Its Fight for Solvency

    THQ has been having financial difficulties for the last five years. Their games that were based on family and childrens' licenses performed poorly, so THQ switched their development focus to 'core' t

    Posted 11 years ago 130

  • Mass Effect 3 N7 Weekend for December 21st

    With some of you enjoying time off for the festive season, or maybe just a weekend off, it's time to fire up Mass Effect 3 and get ready for some shifts with your second job. N7 operatives won't be s

    Posted 11 years ago 15

  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Trailer

    It's been just over a month since we've seen any gameplay from CyberConnect2's upcoming tite, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3. After showcasing some body-flinging gameplay last month, a new

    Posted 11 years ago 6

  • Crysis 3 Takes Us Through an Abandoned Train Yard

    The last time we got a good look at some of the slick gameplay that will be featured in Crytek's Crysis 3, we were treated to a video of Psycho and Prophet traversing the Upper West Side. Today's gam

    Posted 11 years ago 29

  • Star Trek Gets Official Release Date

    Is it possible that the first half of 2013 will be remembered as a high-watermark for the co-op campaign? After all, quite a few big ones will be hitting store shelves, including Dead Space 3, Gears

    Posted 11 years ago 19

  • Atlus Announces God Mode

    Atlus today announced God Mode, a new third-person shooter with RPG elements set in a "humorously dark view of the afterlife". The title is currently being developed by Old School Games, who are work

    Posted 11 years ago 30

  • Van Helsing Heads Back Into the Wild Again

    Less than twenty four hours have passed since we reported that the Mysterious Stranger had ventured into the wild environments of NeocoreGames' upcoming XBLA title, The Incredible Adventures of Van H

    Posted 11 years ago 3

  • Pac-Man CE DX (WP) Discounted

    We knew the Windows Phone DotW was going on a break. We also knew that Microsoft would be discounting several WP games for the holidays. Given those two facts, we hardly expected any further news on

    Posted 11 years ago 76

  • New Apps Launched on Xbox LIVE

    Last week, we brought you the news that over 40 apps would be making their way to the marketplace, in varying regions, over the next few months. Major Nelson has today provided more details of the ne

    Posted 11 years ago 61

  • Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 Gameplay

    We have seen that there is rage in this gameplay, rage in these screenshots and rage can even be found within some of the concept art. What's all the rage about? Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2.

    Posted 11 years ago 9

  • Game Of The Year - Group Four Selections

    Hey TA'ers! The final set of categories are now open for your votes, so come on over to: TrueAchievements Game Of The Year 2012 All groups will remain open until the end of Christmas Eve. Thanks agai

    Posted 11 years ago 116

  • Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt is Coming

    The worst-kept, oft-leaked news of the day became official this morning as Gearbox has confirmed that "Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt" will be the next DLC package for their smash hit, Borderlands 2.

    Posted 11 years ago 76

  • Family Guy: BttM DLC Character Screens [UPDATE]

    Edit: The DLC has been released. "Peter Griffin's Man Boob Mega Sweat Pack" costs 400 MSP and can be downloaded from here. Download new and exciting content for "Family Guy: Back To The Multiverse" i

    Posted 11 years ago 38

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 20th

    If you've been steadfastly holding on to your Microsoft Points through the first two days of Microsoft's "Countdown to 2013" sale, then today may finally be the day you dive into your stockpile. Toda

    Posted 11 years ago 128

  • Small Update Released for Battlefield 3

    DICE have rolled out a small update for Battlefield 3, which addresses some drastically match changing issues that were in dire need of fixing. There's no long list to be found this time around as DI

    Posted 11 years ago 25

  • Aliens: Colonial Marines Explores Hadley's Hope

    Straight from the chilly exterior of Hadley's Hope in the upcoming first-person shooter, Aliens: Colonial Marines, SEGA take us on a brief tour of the interior as the structure is unstable, communica

    Posted 11 years ago 9

  • New Van Helsing Trailer Goes Into The Wild

    The crowned hero of NeocoreGames' upcoming RPG title, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, takes a break from the urban side of Bogavia, and steps into the wild and dangerous side of the forest

    Posted 11 years ago 16

  • The Seven Wonders of Crysis 3 Episode Two Released

    After the events of, the war against the Ceph was considered won. Despite this, New York is taking no chances and is now 'protected' by a huge

    Posted 11 years ago 17

  • Windows Phone Release: December 19th, 2012

    Chances are, many of you are already aware of the number puzzler Sudoku (WP). The game as a whole seemed to come from nowhere and land itself in that part of the newspaper (if you still read those) w

    Posted 11 years ago 32

  • Countdown to 2013 Windows Phone Games [UPDATE]

    Update #2: Kinectimals (WP) has also gone live. You can download that one right here. It, too, is down to $0.99 from $2.99. Also, as Microsoft has now updated the list at to include all of t

    Posted 11 years ago 61

  • XBLA DLC Roundup: December 19th, 2012

    This week sees DLC releases for four XBLA games. Two of the games add extra achievements to their list and one of the games has region exclusive DLC. Here is this week’s list: Full House Poker - more

    Posted 11 years ago 11

  • Full House Poker Enters Winter 2012

    When 1 vs 100 was discontinued, many gamers had to wait for their prime-time entertainment fix. A few months later, Microsoft started beta testing Full House Poker, the game that was to take the now

    Posted 11 years ago 44

  • Trials Evolution Brings the Riders of Doom

    In two days time the world will end. The Riders of Doom will rule the world, or at least that's what RedLynx would like. To prepare players for their impending doom, they have released the "Riders of

    Posted 11 years ago 30

  • The First Five Minutes of BioShock Infinite

    There are two types of gamers in this world: 1) Gamers who want to know every detail about an upcoming game. 2) Gamers who want to know just enough to convince them to buy it and then "TELL ME NOTHIN

    Posted 11 years ago 51

  • DmC: Devil May Cry Pre-Order Swag

    In the gaming world there are in-game collectibles and then there are real world collectibles. The fans of Capcom's upcoming title, DmC: Devil May Cry, may be interested in this pre-order offer that

    Posted 11 years ago 21

  • Zombified Gameplay for State of Decay

    When a horde of zombies rises from the depths of hell, it is a sure bet you should become accustomed to your weapons and how you can better customise yourself for the dreaded zombie apocalypse in Sta

    Posted 11 years ago 27

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 19th

    Today's daily deal is all about Games on Demand, and several LEGO titles are spotlighted. As Games on Demand prices vary between regions, we won't be listing the prices, but know that many of them ar

    Posted 11 years ago 91

  • Retail & XBLA DLC Roundup: December 18th, 2012

    This week sees DLC releases for 15 Xbox 360 retail games and two XBLA games. Six of the games add extra achievements to their list and two of the games have region exclusive DLC. Any XBLA DLC that is

    Posted 11 years ago 32

  • Battlefield 3 Reaches the Aftermath

    Battlefield Premium members have had access to the "Aftermath" DLC for Battlefield 3 for two weeks now, but non-Premium members have had to wait until today for the DLC to be released onto the Market

    Posted 11 years ago 27

  • Three More Modes Come to Resident Evil 6

    Resident Evil 6 (Xbox 360) is a game geared towards the multiplayer experience. The three starter campaigns are two-player co-op. Mercenaries mode sees two players join together to kill enemies, get

    Posted 11 years ago 24

  • TrueAchievements Holiday Grab Bag Giveaway

    Good afternoon/evening/whatever time of day it may be in you locale, TAers! Lest you think it passed us, we here at TrueAchievements are well aware that this is the season for giving, and boy do we h

    Posted 11 years ago 1926

  • Lollipop Chainsaw Valentine Edition Trailer

    With gamers across the world becoming far too excited with Grasshopper Manufacture's upcoming release of the Valentine Edition of Lollipop Chainsaw, the die-hard fans will want Christmas over and don

    Posted 11 years ago 34

  • Sales & Specials+: Week of December 18th, 2012

    The deals this week on Sales & Specials+ are not as spectacular as some of the other current and upcoming deals for the festive season. The only change this week from the previous Sales & Specials+ i

    Posted 11 years ago 32

  • Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Character Trailers

    5pb's 2D beat'em up spin-off of Phantom Breaker, the aptly named Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds has seen a media explosion over the past two weeks. We have seen not just one but two screenshot colle

    Posted 11 years ago 8

  • New Trailer Highlights Some of Fuse's Story

    After being announced back in June 2011, details for Insomniac Games' new shooter, Fuse, have been here, there, and everywhere. We've learned about some of the game's principle characters, a few preo

    Posted 11 years ago 9

  • Reach Ultimate Speed in NFS: Most Wanted

    Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) already gave players access to fast cars. Of these cars, only the Koenigsegg Agera R and the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport were capable of going over 400 km/h. No

    Posted 11 years ago 27

  • Charlie Murder Character Revealed

    Developer Ska Studios, the fiendish minds behind The Dishwasher games, have revealed a new character for their upcoming XBLA title, Charlie Murder.

    Posted 11 years ago 6

  • Deal of the Week: December 18th, 2012

    Croteam's Serious Sam franchise gets the Deal of the Week treatment this time around, with 50% discounts on three XBLA titles and once piece of DLC. If these deals don't take your fancy, don't forget

    Posted 11 years ago 33

  • Assassin's Creed III Holiday Patch Details

    Ubisoft yesterday announced that a new title update has been released for the award winning Assassin's Creed III. The update once again aims to fix a number of minor bugs in both the game's single-pl

    Posted 11 years ago 76

  • DLC Rallies Round for Forza Horizon

    While Forza Horizon has had a few DLC packs already, the first expansion to ever add achievements has finally arrived today. The "Rally Expansion Pack" adds ten new achievements worth a total of 250G

    Posted 11 years ago 28

  • New Ginga Force Video Released

    Back in August we wrote an article about the Japanese vertical scrolling shoot ‘em up Ginga Force from Qute Corporation. Today Qute Corporation released a new video showcasing the different character

    Posted 11 years ago 8

  • Forza Horizon Free DLC Car Pack Incoming

    Following on from the car packs and DLC released earlier this month, the folks over at Forza Horizon have announced a new car pack that will be free to download. The Honda Challenge Car Pack will con

    Posted 11 years ago 10

  • Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2013: December 18th

    As we promised, we're going to be covering each day's deals during Microsoft's huge "Countdown to 2013" sales event. Today's sale brings markdowns on all of the available Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

    Posted 11 years ago 37

  • XBL Countdown to 2013 Sale Now Live

    As many of you are already aware, Microsoft is holding a pretty crazy sale this year. Now, we could just throw them all into a list with no further details or without assuring that the sales are accu

    Posted 11 years ago 109

  • The Scorchers Sear the Marketplace With RAGE

    Rumours of a new DLC add-on for RAGE had been circulating since June, after PEGI rated a 'title' called "RAGE: The Scorchers" for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Now, a mere 14 months after the game was releas

    Posted 11 years ago 47

  • US Deal Roundup for December 18th, 2012

    Amazon has the following in this weekly deals edition: - Zumba Fitness Core $29.99 - The Amazing Spider-Man $29.99 Best Buy - Buy two select dance titles and save $25 -

    Posted 11 years ago 22

  • GTASC 2013 Sign-up Reminder

    We know it's the holidays and everyone is probably busy with one hundred things (or more), but we wanted to take some time to remind you about the upcoming Great TrueAchievement Score Challenge 2013.

    Posted 11 years ago 33

  • Minecraft Title Update 7 Detailed

    Recently, we brought you news that the folks at PlayXBLA had new details to share about the upcoming title update for the wildly popular Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition. Now, more details have surfaced a

    Posted 11 years ago 33

  • New DLC coming to Doritos Crash Course

    Nearly two years ago, the sponsored title, Doritos Crash Course, landed on the Marketplace and was... surprisingly good. That title, along with Harms Way, vied for a $50,000 prize, which eventually w

    Posted 11 years ago 238

  • Tomb Raider Survival Guide Video #1

    As we witnessed in the survival trailer from this years VGAs, Lara Croft is a fine damsel that had to learn all of the tricks of the trade that has made her famous throughout the video game pantheon

    Posted 11 years ago 17

  • XBLA Wednesday: December 19th, 2012

    This week sees only one release on the marketplace, with Double Fine's semi-sequel to their Kinect party game, the imaginatively titled

    Posted 11 years ago 54

  • Kinect Sports Gems Screenshots

    The Kinect sensor can be used for many things, such as playing games, getting your dance on, partaking in some exercise or video chatting with a special someone. Whatever your fancy and use may be, t

    Posted 11 years ago 7

  • Free Resident Evil 6 Update is Now Live

    Capcom have unleashed the long-awaited title update for Resident Evil 6 (Xbox 360), which was announced a couple of months ago. With the difficulty optionally cranked up, and Ada Wong being accompani

    Posted 11 years ago 44

  • Hunting the Abyss - Depth Hunter 2 Trailer

    The two trailers released so far for have been very discreet on explosive, fish-gibbing action. The first trailer mainly focused on the

    Posted 11 years ago 10

  • TA Gaming Stats - December 3rd to 9th 2012

    This report is for the period December 3rd to December 9th 2012. Hello all. Welcome to the TA Stats for the first full week of December. I can start this article with some good news: I can officially

    Posted 11 years ago 9

  • TA Gaming Stats - November 2012

    This report is for the period November 1st 2012 to November 20th 2012. Welcome to the Stats collated for the site over the month of November. Whilst the days have got shorter and colder, and the nigh

    Posted 11 years ago 15

  • Happy Wars Update Live Now

    A patch has been released for ToyLogic's free-to-play game Happy Wars, with matchmaking, gameplay and the user interface among the features improved in this large update to the game. Here is the full

    Posted 11 years ago 78

  • Indie Games Spotlight for December 16th, 2012

    Welcome to the year-end wrap for the year 2012! Similar to last year, Ergo Me Smart and myself will be bringing you our top three Xbox LIVE Indie Games over the next few weeks. Today we have our top

    Posted 11 years ago 14

  • Plenty of New Windows Phone 8 Titles Are Coming!

    Mobile phones are a serious piece of equipment these days. I was happily still messing with my Nokia 6230 just over a year or so ago as it was, what I liked to call, a "warriors phone". It rang out,

    Posted 11 years ago 39

  • What's Up With Japan?

    Last week, an interesting discussion broke out in the Newshound offices. Two intrepid Newshounds (Dog of Thunder and me, osubluejacket) both weighed in with thoughts that would drive a man insane, w

    Posted 11 years ago 154

  • Apples to Apples Vanishes From the Marketplace

    There's a whole load of laughs, good times, partying, drinking, gaming and eating to be had with family and friends every time the holiday season comes around. A lot of us will keep the gaming on the

    Posted 11 years ago 74

  • More Minecraft Festive Skin Pack Screens

    It was only yesterday when we brought news of the incoming Festive Skin Pack for the extemely popular XBLA title, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition. 4J Studios are keeping the Christmas spirit thriving wit

    Posted 11 years ago 30

  • Another Skulls Of The Shogun Video

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    Posted 11 years ago 7

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    Posted 11 years ago 41

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    Posted 11 years ago 29

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    The new trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines details the exterior destruction of Hadley's Hope, which ruined the prospect of people seeking dreams of purchasing a vacation resort for their long await

    Posted 11 years ago 25

  • MGR: Revengeance Demo to Hit Marketplace

    Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance was nearly a game that never was. In it's previous form as Metal Gear Solid: Rising, the game's concept was going nowhere and Kojima Productions cut production. Then Pl

    Posted 11 years ago 35

  • RAGE Scorches the Marketplace With New DLC

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    Posted 11 years ago 23

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    Posted 11 years ago 18

  • Rock Band DLC for December 18th, 2012

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    Posted 11 years ago 34

  • New Explosive Defiance Screenshots

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    Posted 11 years ago 12

  • Fuse Introduces Echelon Mode

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    Posted 11 years ago 13

  • Earth Defense Force 4 Gets Westernized

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    Posted 11 years ago 25

  • Max Payne 3 Triple XP Event Starts Tomorrow

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    Posted 11 years ago 17

  • THQ Discounts Select XBL Content for the Weekend

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    Posted 11 years ago 105

  • Minecraft Festive Skin Pack Revealed

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    Posted 11 years ago 15

  • New Splinter Cell: Blacklist Dev. Diary

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    Posted 11 years ago 5

  • CoD: Black Ops II Double XP Weekend Inbound

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    Posted 11 years ago 32

  • PES 2013 Update Detailed

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    Posted 11 years ago 4

  • Bandfuse Reveals Another of its Tutors

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    Posted 11 years ago 12

  • Windows Phone 7.8 Update Detailed

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    Posted 11 years ago 51

  • Dead Space 3 to Feature Kinect Functionality

    Some might argue that one of the many things that made the original Dead Space so effective was the silence of the game's protagonist, Isaac Clarke. The character was alone and trying to survive, and

    Posted 11 years ago 32

  • Edge of Twilight Lives On

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    Posted 11 years ago 26

  • Ghostbusters: The Video Game Servers NOT Closing

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    Posted 11 years ago 143

  • Hitman HD Trilogy Officially Confirmed

    The worst kept secret in the gaming world has finally been officially confirmed. In less than two months time, the Hitman franchise will be the latest to receive an HD trilogy release. Although retai

    Posted 11 years ago 91

  • Choose BioShock Infinite's Reversible Box Art

    When Irrational Games recently revealed the cover art for BioShock Infinite, a lot of gamers were upset that the art seemed to have been Call of Duty'd. Take a first-person shooter, have a virile pro

    Posted 11 years ago 85

  • MoH: Warfighter Map Pack and Title Update Info

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    Posted 11 years ago 14

  • Borderlands 2 Update Inbound

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    Posted 11 years ago 84

  • Crysis 3 Trailer

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    Posted 11 years ago 9

  • Fist Of The North Star: Ken's Rage 2 Gameplay

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    Posted 11 years ago 6

  • Voltron Removed From the Marketplace

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    Posted 11 years ago 91

  • Game Of The Year - Group Two Selections

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    Posted 11 years ago 50

  • Welcome In the 12-Days of Gearsmas

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    Posted 11 years ago 85

  • Halo 4 Crimson Map Pack Free for a Week [UPDATE]

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    Posted 11 years ago 132

  • Gears of War: Judgment Gameplay Galore

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    Posted 11 years ago 72

  • Ascend: New Gods Character Art

    From the heights of the Highland Titan, and the bowels of the Caos that reigns over the villages, the world in Ascend: Hand of Kul is going to be a battle of triumph and pain. Below is some character

    Posted 11 years ago 4

  • Nuketown Zombies Available for Season Pass Holders

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    Posted 11 years ago 41

  • 2013 Electronic Arts Online Service Shutdowns

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    Posted 11 years ago 238

  • XBLA DLC Roundup: December 12th, 2012

    This week sees DLC releases for two XBLA games. One of the games adds extra achievements to its list but none of the games have region exclusive DLC. Here is this week’s list: Naughty Bear: Panic in

    Posted 11 years ago 17

  • Zen Brings Classics to Pinball FX 2

    Pinball FX is a series exclusive to Microsoft. Instead, the Playstation 3 got a series called Zen Pinball. Although Pinball FX2 (Xbox 360) and the Zen Pinball series mostly shared tables, there were

    Posted 11 years ago 20

  • Save The Date For Kinect Party

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    Posted 11 years ago 33

  • Dozens of New Apps Coming Soon to Your Dashboard

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    Posted 11 years ago 161

  • Carrier Command: Gaea Mission Demo Released

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    Posted 11 years ago 15

  • Sales & Specials+: Week of December 11th, 2012

    The Sales & Specials this week are not so good unfortunately, unless you're a die-hard Bomberman fan that is! Scratch & Match swaps out the three XBLA titles on offer last week, for three achievement

    Posted 11 years ago 45

  • The Walking Dead Launches a Retail Trailer

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    Posted 11 years ago 26

  • State of Decay Details Proper Strategy

    When confronted with an open world that is plagued by zombies, it is a necessity to gather your team members, strategize, and form tactical advantages over your opposition. Undead Labs' upcoming XBLA

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  • XBLA Wednesday: December 12th, 2012

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    Posted 11 years ago 27

  • Aliens: Colonial Marines Screenshots Ooze In

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    Posted 11 years ago 20

  • Deal of the Week: December 11th, 2012

    Have you ever fancied trying your hand at running your own tropical island? If so, this week might be the time to start your dictatorship, as Tropico 4 from Games on Demand and a host of in-game cont

    Posted 11 years ago 36

  • A Genesis of a Trailer for Metro: Last Light

    When the seventh day came, the folks behind Metro: Last Light believed that God didn't rest. Today we have the full-length trailer that details the story of the biblical "Genesis".

    Posted 11 years ago 17

  • Retail DLC Roundup: December 11th, 2012

    This week sees DLC releases for 12 Xbox 360 retail games. Two of the games add extra achievements to their list and three of the games have region exclusive DLC. Here is this week’s list: Assassin's

    Posted 11 years ago 27

  • Dishonored Trials Dunwall City

    Combat, stealth and mobility are important skills for a wannabe-assassin. Bethesda wants to help you to improve those skills so that Corvo can dispatch his targets with ease. As such, the "Dunwall Ci

    Posted 11 years ago 15

  • US Deal Roundup for December 11th, 2012

    Amazon has the following in this weekly deals edition: - Madden NFL 13 $39.99 - Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) $39.99 - Halo 4 $39.99 - Dishonored $39.99 - 12-month Xbox LIVE Gold subscription $4

    Posted 11 years ago 31

  • Retail Releases: Week of December 11th, 2012

    What was supposed to be a dark horse for award season has already racked up more than a half dozen trophies of all sorts. If you've waited patiently for the intangible to become tangible, your patien

    Posted 11 years ago 49

  • Concept Art Released for Lords of Shadow 2

    While much of the buzz out of last week's Video Game Awards was about the mysterious The Phantom Pain, quite a number of games debuted new trailers during the show. One of them was Konami's Castlevan

    Posted 11 years ago 16

  • Zen Classics Tables Coming to Pinball FX 2

    The tables just keep on coming to Zen Studios' Pinball FX2. This time around, they're taking a break from the licensed fair and releasing a four-table pack dubbed "Zen Classics". Details for the four

    Posted 11 years ago 39

  • Street Fighter x Tekken Ver. 2013 Patch Trailer

    A couple of months ago, Capcom revealed a host of fixes that would be coming to in the form of a free title update. The "Ver. 2013" upda

    Posted 11 years ago 14

  • Zombies!!! (Win 8) Intro Cinematic Released

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    Posted 11 years ago 11

  • New Army of Two Screens Introduce New Ops

    Army of TWO: The Devil's Cartel, like its predecessors, aims to excel as a co-op experience. This is why Trans World Operations operatives always work in pairs. After all, an individual can't have ey

    Posted 11 years ago 28

  • The Phantom Pain Screenshots

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    Posted 11 years ago 18

  • Dragon's Dogma Dark Arisen DLC Details

    In September, we brought you some details of two DLC packages that would be coming to Capcom's RPG, Dragon's Dogma, which was released in May. The first of these DLCs, provided new Speedrun and Hard

    Posted 11 years ago 24

  • Halo 4 Sees Crimson

    Halo 4 is one of Microsoft's more valued franchises, so much so that the DLC gets a release date all to itself. All the other retail plebs have to release their DLC tomorrow, but the "Crimson Map Pac

    Posted 11 years ago 88

  • TA Gaming Stats - Nov 26th to Dec 2nd 2012

    This report is for the period November 26th 2012 to December 2nd 2012. What Ho, fellow achievement hunters. It was my birthday this weekend so consequently this is going out a tad later than normal a

    Posted 11 years ago 15

  • Namco Bandai Shows Off Dark Souls II Screenshots

    For those of you who didn't see FromSoftware's bombshell VGA reveal, Dark Souls II is coming. It's coming for you, it's coming for your time, it's coming for your lives, and it's not taking any priso

    Posted 11 years ago 34

  • VGA 2012: New Spartan Ops for Halo 4

    With the first five episodes of Halo 4's Spartan Ops done and dusted, 343i used Friday night's VGAs to show off a trailer for the next five episodes. See what's next for you and your favorite co-op b

    Posted 11 years ago 39

  • Happy Wars Gets Some Fine Tuning

    Happy Wars continues to receive a lot of support from developer ToyLogic as they attempt to improve the game's experience for players. As well as working on a larger title update, this weekend they r

    Posted 11 years ago 49

  • Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Screenshots

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    Posted 11 years ago 15

  • Indie Games Spotlight for December 9th, 2012

    Welcome to the year-end wrap for the year 2012! Similar to last year, Ergo Me Smart and myself will be bringing you our top three Xbox LIVE Indie Games over the next few weeks. Today we have our #2 t

    Posted 11 years ago 6

  • VGA 2012: BioShock Infinite Gameplay and Screens

    Stepping to the stage at Friday's VGAs, Irrational Games' Ken Levine knew he had a big task ahead of him. He was about to present the newest gameplay video for their recently delayed (again) title, B

    Posted 11 years ago 41

  • VGA 2012: AC3 Tyranny of King Washington Trailer

    During tonight's Spike 10th Annual Video Game Awards, Ubisoft premiered a trailer from the upcoming "The Tyranny of King Washington" single player DLC in Assassin's Creed III. Due to copyright issues

    Posted 11 years ago 37

  • VGA 2012: Castlevania: Lord of Shadows 2 Trailer

    If the teaser trailer for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 whet your appetite last week, you'll be happy to see the full trailer that has just been shown during the 10th Annual Video Game Awards. Due t

    Posted 11 years ago 17

  • Best Buy DotD for December 9th, 2012 [US Only]

    No matter what holiday you'll be celebrating this season, a good sale always brings us some Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Festivus cheer/smiles/happiness/joy. Best Buy is playing holiday-inspecific, pol

    Posted 11 years ago 40

  • Game of the Year Awards 2012

    Hey TA’ers! As the nights close in and the temperature drops, I can sense the excitement building... yes, Game of the Year season is upon us once again! Last year was a huge success with over 250 gam

    Posted 11 years ago 399

  • VGA 2012: The Phantom Pain Debut Trailer

    There's a handful of reasons to believe this debut trailer for The Phantom Pain is actually not what it says it is. If you've been following along online for the past 20 hours, you may have heard abo

    Posted 11 years ago 36

  • VGA 2012: Tomb Raider Origin Trailer

    Before she was the skilled heroine we know her as today, Lara Croft was just a pretty girl out of place and in over her head. The upcoming origin story looks to chronicle Lara's transformation to bec

    Posted 11 years ago 24

  • VGA 2012: Gears of War: Judgment Trailer

    With the excitement brewing in the air, and Samuel Jackson mode engaged within the gaming community, what would be a better way to add to the excitement then a world premier trailer for Gears of War:

    Posted 11 years ago 68

  • VGA 2012: South Park Story Trailer Premiere

    The first of many debut trailers from Spike's 10th Annual Video Game Awards just hit the world wide web. If you missed the offensive, crude, and hilarious trailer from Obsidian and the South Park tea

    Posted 11 years ago 70

  • Metro: Last Light Teaser Trailer

    Over the past few weeks, THQ have released three trailers that have each profiled a different character from their upcoming 4A Games-developed shooter, Metro: Last Light. These trailers have covered

    Posted 11 years ago 11

  • Ghostbusters: The Video Game Server Shutdown

    Terminal Reality released their third person shooter, Ghostbusters: The Video Game, way back in 2009. Fearless Ghostbusters 'answered calls' and dealt with ghosts in many unique and fun ways offline

    Posted 11 years ago 393

  • Call of Duty Black Ops II Title Update

    Fresh from the fixes and changes of the very recent patch #1, Treyarch have released a second patch for Call of Duty: Black Ops II that addresses even more issues, tweaks some of the weapons and equi

    Posted 11 years ago 52

  • Assassin's Creed III XP Event is Live [UPDATE]

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    Posted 11 years ago 63

  • Battlefield 3 Premium Exclusive Double XP Weekend

    DICE have announced on Facebook that Battlefield 3 Premium members will be rewarded with double XP across all game modes this weekend. The event is already underway and will run until December 10th a

    Posted 11 years ago 22

  • VGA 2012: Dark Souls II Revealed

    Last year, many gamers fell in love with Dark Souls for its punishing gameplay, dark setting, and throwback difficulty. During tonight's VGAs, those gamers got a bit happier, as Dark Souls II was off

    Posted 11 years ago 93

  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Footage and Screens

    Konami has recently released two new videos and a batch of screenshots previewing Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance after a recent ‘Boot Camp’ press event held at Santa Monica Beach, Los Angeles earlier

    Posted 11 years ago 19

  • VGA 2012 Recap

    The 2012 VGAs wrapped up less than an hour ago and gamers everywhere are now starting to get excited for what's coming in 2013. We'll be sure to get you individual stories and trailers as soon as the

    Posted 11 years ago 190

  • Black Knight Sword Slays Some Screenshots

    When you think of The Black Knight, do you conjure up visions of the hilarious movie starring Martin Lawrence from the 90's? Well, the black knight in this article today, is in regards to Digital Rea

    Posted 11 years ago 9

  • PSA: Video Game Awards Are Tonight

    It's that time of year again, gamers, the time of year when we start to close the book on 2012 and begin to look ahead to 2013. As such, tonight unofficially kicks off the 2013 season as Spike is set

    Posted 11 years ago 46

  • Crysis 3 Uncloaks Some Screenshots

    Those zany, futuristic minds over at Crytek have released some new screenshots for their upcoming post-alien invasion title, Crysis 3. http://w

    Posted 11 years ago 20

  • Zone of the Enders HD Collection Review

    Zone of the Enders made quite a splash when it was launched a year after the Playstation 2. Hideo Kojima's high speed mech combat game was the title that really showed off the graphical capabilities

    Posted 11 years ago 20

  • Mass Effect 3 Weekend Event Detailed

    N7 operatives never rest. Especially not on the weekend. The latest N7 weekend event for Mass Effect 3 will test the skills of all combatants. Sharpen your biotic powers, train your weapons on the en

    Posted 11 years ago 17

  • Mars: War Logs Teaser Trailer Titilates Terror

    The planet of Mars, after life has begun to inhabit the red planet, is not proving to be the properous society of freedom and order that was initially planned by the clandestine government that initi

    Posted 11 years ago 14

  • Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 Story Trailers

    If you are a gamer who enjoys lying prone, or creeping up on an unsuspecting target and planting your scope dead-center, right between the eyes and putting a bullet in his brain-stem, then Sniper: Gh

    Posted 11 years ago 7

  • New Kinect Party Trailer Is Insane

    The crazy geniuses at Double Fine are looking to brighten your Holidays with their latest Kinect title, Kinect Party. There is nothing I can say that will top the official video description given by

    Posted 11 years ago 34

  • Rock Band DLC for December 11th, 2012

    Next week, coming to the Rock Band Store: Toadies Pack 01 - 440 MSP “Possum Kingdom” X “Away” “Tyler” Tracks cost 160 MSP each. Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions

    Posted 11 years ago 28

  • Rich Stone TA Achievement Hounds Interview

    This week I gave an extensive interview to The Achievement Hounds all about TrueAchievements for their podcast. Answering their questions reminded me how amazing the TA community has been over the ye

    Posted 11 years ago 49

  • Future Minecraft Updates Revealed

    The guys over at Play XBLA have scored details on planned changes that the upcoming Minecraft update (Title Update 7) will bring. Here's the list so far: - Animal Breeding - Baby Animals - Potion Bre

    Posted 11 years ago 62

  • Halo 4 Title Update Change Log

    By now, you have likely been prompted to download the latest title update for Halo 4. Take a moment from hopping into the Warthog on Exile and driving away without a gunner to read the changelog. • I

    Posted 11 years ago 73

  • BioShock Infinite Delayed Again

    At a media event this week (which gave journalists the opportunity to play the first two hours of the game), Irrational's Ken Levine kicked things off with the following: Let's start with the bad new

    Posted 11 years ago 108

  • Tiger Woods 14 Historic Edition Announced

    Electronic Arts revealed today that Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 will be receiving a special edition. Dubbed The Historic Edition, the game will allow you to play as Bobby Jones on Augusta National in 193

    Posted 11 years ago 35

  • Metro: Last Light Survivor Profile: The Commander

    When times of great catastrophe are impending, it is often up to a very small group of individuals to make the toughest of decisions - including who to save and whose lives to leave to fate. When Mos

    Posted 11 years ago 11

  • DmC: Devil May Cry Combat Overview

    The team at Capcom Unity are back once again, this time giving us a basic overview of the weapons and combos that Dante will utilize to decimate the demon hordes in a flurry of beautifully choreograp

    Posted 11 years ago 15

  • Nike+ Kinect Training to Get DLC

    Most people take a break over the holiday season. Not Microsoft. They're still planning on releasing DLC, games on demand and XBLA games over the holiday season. One of the games that will be getting

    Posted 11 years ago 7

  • Dishonored Drops a Beat for the New Trailer

    If you have been deep into the streets of Dunwall, you know that life as Corvo isn't so pretty. You've got thugs, guns, drugs and violent rats that tear people to shreds. The upcoming "Dunwall City T

    Posted 11 years ago 41

  • Ong Bak Tri: The Game Beats Up a Trailer

    If you are like me and thouroughly enjoy the finer things in life, like pizza pops, veggie thin crackers and some badass Thai boxing featuring Tony Jaa, then you may be interested in Immanitas Games'

    Posted 11 years ago 22

  • Red Dead Redemption Triple XP Event Inbound

    Rockstar Games keep the XP events rolling in nice and thick for their amazing third-person shooter, Red Dead Redemption, as another Triple XP event is on its way to fill up your weekend! http://www.t

    Posted 11 years ago 54

  • Charlie Murder Screenshots Smash Guitars

    From the bowels of a hellish, murderous trailer, to a bloodbath of screenshots, it is safe to say that Ska Studios' upcoming XBLA release, Charlie Murder, is going to to be an artistic brawler full o

    Posted 11 years ago 6

  • Phantom Breaker: BG Unleashes New Screenshots

    The world of the Xbox LIVE Arcade is about to get torn to pieces via some fanciful 8-bit side-scrolling with 5pb.Inc's upcoming release of Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds. Back in June we announced t

    Posted 11 years ago 17

  • Valentine Edition of Lollipop Chainsaw Announced

    Love is a tricky thing. Valentine's Day is even trickier. Gamers in Japan (or with Japanese Consoles) may have a tricky decision to make next year. Gematsu is reporting that Japan will be getting a s

    Posted 11 years ago 47

  • Namco Bandai Cancels Aero-Cross

    Dearly Beloved, we have gathered here today to wish a fond farewell to a game we may not have known well, or known at all, but one that requires us to take note of its passing. Aero-Cross may not hav

    Posted 11 years ago 23

  • Power Rangers Super Samurai Launch Trailer

    Power Rangers aren't known for their sneakiness: with their garish, primary coloured costumes, unnecessarily shouty talking style, and humongous robot animal vehicles, they're more of the 'I'M FIGHTI

    Posted 11 years ago 26

  • Ascend: New Gods Releases Another Screen

    Signal Studios continue to slowly tease those looking forward to their upcoming free-to-play XBLA title, with just one new screen to share with you all. The "Highlands Titan", Kul, can be seen in thi

    Posted 11 years ago 11

  • Pier Solar HD Confirmed for Release on the 360

    Alrighty people. Raise your hand (or comment below) if you count yourself as a lover of the old-school, 16-bit RPGs of yesteryear. Do you defend Final Fantasy 6 over Final Fantasy VII at every turn?

    Posted 11 years ago 75

  • DmC: Devil May Cry Gets an App for Your Phone

    In this new age of technology it comes as no surprise that more and more companies in the gaming industry are making use of social media networks in order to help add new elements to their game and t

    Posted 11 years ago 18

  • Anger Management In Angry Birds Trilogy [UPDATE]

    Edit 2: The DLC reappeared on the Marketplace on December 18th. There are still few details regarding the actual content of the add-on, but we now know that there are 130 new levels. The new download

    Posted 11 years ago 24

  • More Trials Evolution DLC Releases This Month

    On December 21st, 2012, the world will end. At least that's what the Mayans are supposed to have predicted anyway, even if modern day Mayanist scholars state that the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar

    Posted 11 years ago 45

  • Need For Speed: Most Wanted DLC Announced

    If you are having trouble evading cops or beating your friends' race times, the guys at Criterion have your back. The "Ultimate Speed Pack", the first piece of DLC for Need for Speed: Most Wanted (20

    Posted 11 years ago 50

  • Another Sacred Citadel Character Detailed

    When battling Grimmoc warriors it is definitely helpful to have a Safiri Warrior and maybe a few co-op partners to help you take over the battlefields in Sacred Citadel. One thing that is a welcome s

    Posted 11 years ago 8

  • New Tomb Raider Screenshots Zipline In

    Although it is a little bit of a way away, there has been a lot of news from a developer diary about the games soundtrack to the glorious collector's edition, and gamers will soon be able to please t

    Posted 11 years ago 26

  • Dishonored Gets Patched

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  • Achievement Preview Spotlight: Crimson Map Pack

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  • XBLA DLC Roundup: December 5th, 2012

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  • PSA: Saint's Row 2 Arr... Badge Available Today

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  • Windows Phone Release: December 5th, 2012

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  • WWE '13 Superstars DLC Pack Detailed

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  • Resident Evil 6 DLC Details & Trailers Released

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  • Aliens: Colonial Marines Character Art

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  • Sales & Specials+: Week of December 4th, 2012

    Besides the usual rarely changing fashion of the Mystery Wheel, we've got a whole new set of discounts to look at this week with three XBLA titles, and Batman: Arkham City (Xbox 360) DLC items up for

    Posted 11 years ago 38

  • Deal of the Week: December 4th, 2012

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  • Retail DLC Roundup: December 4th, 2012

    This week sees DLC releases for 14 Xbox 360 retail games. Three of the games add extra achievements to their list and three of the games have region exclusive DLC. Here is this week’s list: Armored C

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  • Take a Slingshot at XCOM: Enemy Unknown

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  • Ubisoft Publisher Sale is Now Live

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  • Become a Dragonborn in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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  • State of Decay Screens and Details Shamble In

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  • The Painful Memories Return in Max Payne 3

    Most people who are playing Max Payne 3 online will still remember the campaign. The latest DLC promises to bring back some of the more memorable moments from that events after that disastrous privat

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  • Assassin's Creed III 'Hidden Secrets' DLC Revealed

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  • Far Cry 3 Review Let's set the scene: You are Jason Brody: A young well-off, upper-class guy who's partying around some beautiful tropical islands with your equ

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  • Dead Space 3 Pre-Order Goodies Announced [UPDATE]

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  • US Deal Roundup for December 4th, 2012

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    Posted 11 years ago 44

  • Young Justice: Legacy Screens and Trailer Released

    Nearly a whole year has passed since Young Justice: Legacy was revealed to be in development. The game will do what few other tie-in games do and actually be a story unto itself as opposed to simply

    Posted 11 years ago 16

  • One More Ascend: New Gods Image Revealed

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    Posted 11 years ago 5

  • Guardians of Middle-Earth Launch Trailer

    We've seen the characters and gained a better understanding of MOBA titles. We've hit that point where Monolith and Warner Bros. are ready to give Guardians of Middle-earth the launch trailer treatme

    Posted 11 years ago 10

  • Serious Sam: Double D XXL Screens Released

    Mommy's Best Games' upcoming run & gun XBLA title, Serious Sam: Double D XXL is looking, well... pretty damn serious in these new screenshots.

    Posted 11 years ago 34

  • Max Payne 3 Screens Share Painful Memories

    Rockstar's new DLC pack for their third-person shooter, Max Payne 3, is less than 24 hours away from its release. These all new multiplayer maps take us back through some of Max Payne's "Painful Memo

    Posted 11 years ago 17

  • Omerta: City Of Gangsters Combat Trailer

    Have you ever dreamt of building your own criminal empire, collecting money in exchange for "protection" and wielding a tommy gun? Omerta: City of Gangsters lets you do just that and much more! Stran

    Posted 11 years ago 19

  • TA's Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Retail Games

    Yesterday's guide revealed our selection of the most useful hardware and gaming accessories, while Saturday's guide recommended the best Arcade Games of 2012. The final instalment in our gift guide b

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  • Retail Releases: Week of December 3rd, 2012

    This week things slow down a lot for retail stores. While North America plays catch-up with one Game of the Year contender (Far Cry 3), another one (The Walking Dead) is delayed for a week. Down unde

    Posted 11 years ago 24

  • XBLA Wednesday: December 5th, 2012

    If you're a fan of either Lord of the Rings or MOBA games, you shall not pass on downloading this week's newest release. After this week, it looks like XBLA will be slow for a while unless some undat

    Posted 11 years ago 32

  • TA Gaming Stats - November 19th to 25th 2012

    This report is for the period November 19th to November 25th 2012. The festive season is upon us and wherever you turn there's a seasonal-focused advert trying to lure you into getting this gun belt

    Posted 11 years ago 18

  • Indie Games Spotlight for December 2nd, 2012

    Welcome to the year-end wrap for the year 2012! Similar to last year, Ergo Me Smart and myself will be bringing you our top three Xbox LIVE Indie Games over the next few weeks. Today we have our #3 t

    Posted 11 years ago 4

  • TA's Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Hardware & Misc.

    Yesterday's guide brought to you our selection of the best Arcade Games of 2012. Today we start with revealing our selection of hardware that we feel represents the best available on today's market.

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  • American Mensa Academy Screenshots

    Are you the kind of person who loves to indulge themselves with some finer brain tuning and IQ testing? Can you differentiate the differences of distance and what is geometrically different? Did the

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  • Villainous Character Revealed for Injustice: GAU

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  • Kinect Sesame Street TV Season Two Announced

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    Posted 11 years ago 19

  • TA's Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Arcade Games

    Two years ago we started a holiday gift guide. Rather than family and friends trying to work out the best gifts for that keen gamer that we all know, we did the legwork for you. Fast forward to 2012

    Posted 11 years ago 76

  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown DLC New Gameplay Video

    2KGames have finally revealed details for their previously announced DLC for XCOM: Enemy Unknown. Along with release date and pricing information, they have also released a video clip featuring some

    Posted 11 years ago 25

  • Guardians of Middle-Earth Shows Us More Characters

    Warner Bros and Monlith Productions promised that their upcoming Multiplayer Online Battle Arena title, Guardians of Middle-earth, would allow gamers to control over 20 characters from the Lord of th

    Posted 11 years ago 7

  • Rise of the Guardians Launch Trailer

    Whether or not you're a fan of them personally, movie tie-in games are usually a pretty good business, especially if they fall within the kid-friendly sphere. One such game is Rise of the Guardians,

    Posted 11 years ago 8

  • Splinter Cell Blacklist Uses Non-Lethal Force

    In the previous Dev Diary for their upcoming Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Ubisoft gave us a peak at the motion capture technology used to create the look of the game. Today's entry features Animation Di

    Posted 11 years ago 12

  • New Star Trek Screens and Details Beamed Down

    Earlier today, we mentioned how some games take a quick road through development and emerge fully formed onto the Xbox LIVE Marketplace or a retail disc before we even knew they were in development.

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  • Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Receives a Patch

    In a move that may have surprised quite a few people recently received it’s first patch since the games release in October of last year.

    Posted 11 years ago 5

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