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TA Playlist Game for July 2017 Announced

You have my sword -- And my bow -- And my axe -- And my achievement stack. The TA Playlist post-E3 poll for July 2017 has closed and the votes are in. Peek inside for some initial thoughts and a look at how the votes shook out.

Posted 2 hours ago by Mark Delaney, 8 comments

Try All Champions Free in Paladins This Weekend Plus Account Copy Now Live

Free-to-play games are great, but if the base game is available at no charge, there's usually a catch like having to buy or rent individual characters. This weekend try all champions free in Paladins: Champions of the Realm.

Posted 3 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

Happy Wars Hosts a Rank-Up Campaign and Buff Gem Blowout

Always the host of numerous ongoing events, ToyLogic has a steady stream of activities planned for Happy Wars. In addition to a Rank-Up Campaign, there's an ongoing Buff Gem Blowout and a Special Weekend Challenge.

Posted 3 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Micro Machines World Series Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Micro Machines World Series. There are 44 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 8 hours ago by Rich Stone, 3 comments

AereA Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for AereA. There are 28 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 13 of which are secret

Posted 8 hours ago by Rich Stone, 6 comments

Elusive Target #25 Goes Live Tomorrow on HITMAN

New and old fans alike now have the opportunity to continue being an assassin with the added challenge of the 25th elusive target. Be quick, as the target will only be available for 10 days.

Posted 10 hours ago by Will Cruz, 4 comments

Gigantic Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Gigantic. There are 26 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted yesterday by Rich Stone, 16 comments

Kholat Review

The Dyatlov Pass Incident is a true horror story from 1959 that feels ripe for a video game adaptation. Unfortunately, Kholat exemplifies how a strong premise isn't anything if it comes without strong execution.

Posted yesterday by Mark Delaney, 9 comments

ACA NEOGEO ART OF FIGHTING 2 Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for ACA NEOGEO ART OF FIGHTING 2. There are 12 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted yesterday by Rich Stone, 13 comments

Roblox Introduces Two Starter Packs With Bonus Currency

The free game creator launches two starter packs which each boast unique outfits, and also come with an additional bit of bonus currency to tempt new players into the game.

Posted 2 days ago by Alex Jones, 17 comments

SpeedRunners Review

Another example of a Games with Gold launch day freebie, SpeedRunners is a fast paced game that sees you racing against three other players to see who is the fastest on two legs. See you at the finish line!

Posted 2 days ago by Megan Walton, 19 comments

No Time To Explain - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Jack streamed the first hour of No Time To Explain, which was one of the free games given out for watching this year's Xbox E3 presentation on Mixer.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 9 comments

Chess Ultra - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Jack streamed the first hour of Ripstone's upcoming ID@Xbox game, Chess Ultra, which releases on the Xbox One on Friday.

Posted 3 days ago by Dave Horobin, 10 comments

Dungeon Defenders II Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Dungeon Defenders II. There are 18 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 1 of which is secret

Posted 3 days ago by Rich Stone, 63 comments

Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: June 20th, 2017

Discounts on Dead Space 2, Dead Space 3, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark, Transformers: Devastation, Transformers: Devastation

Posted 3 days ago by Rich Stone, 40 comments

Dirt 4 Review

In Dirt 4, Codemasters has effectively bundled two rally games into one by making it accessible to fans of all levels and abilities. This is for gamers and sim fans equally, no one is left out. It's a remarkable achievement.

Posted 3 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 15 comments

Xbox One Sale Roundup: June 20th, 2017

Discounts on #IDARB, MASSIVE CHALICE, Knight Squad, HITMAN, Happy Dungeons, Guns, Gore & Cannoli, Three Fourths Home: Extended Edition and more

Posted 3 days ago by Rich Stone, 174 comments

Tekken 7 Review

Tekken is a franchise that is older than some of you who are reading this. Nonetheless it's still making its name known. With Tekken 7 now upon us, is this a series still worth visiting years later?

Posted 4 days ago by Marc Hollinshead, 21 comments

PSA: Scheduled Xbox 360 and Backwards Compatibility Server Maintenance

TrueAchievements here with a friendly PSA that the Xbox 360 servers (and therefore backwards compatibility games on Xbox One) will be affected by server maintenance between 8:00AM UTC and 10:00AM UTC.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 38 comments

Air Guitar Warrior Gamepad Edition - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Rich and Jack streamed the first hour of Virtual Air Guitar Company's recently released ID@Xbox game, Air Guitar Warrior Gamepad Edition.

Posted 4 days ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment

TA Podcast: DiRT 4, Injustice 2, New Avatars, Final E3 Thoughts and Win a Game

E3 has been and gone, but there was still some announcements that were revealed after the main conferences for us to discuss, games to be played, and your questions to be answered.

Posted 7 days ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment

Vote Now for July 2017's TA Playlist Game

We've been thinking of doing some themed months for TA Playlist for a while now. We have several in the pipeline, but July calls for our first ever themed Playlist event. Come choose one of four games from series shown at E3!

Posted 7 days ago by Mark Delaney, 127 comments

Watch_Dogs and Dragon Age: Origins Now Free with Games with Gold

Today marks the midway point for June, and that means Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via June's Games with Gold.

Posted 7 days ago by Dave Horobin, 64 comments

Outbreak Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Outbreak. There are 39 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 7 days ago by Rich Stone, 1 comment

ACA NEOGEO MAGICAL DROP II Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for ACA NEOGEO MAGICAL DROP II. There are 12 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 8 days ago by Rich Stone, 20 comments

Xbox Debuts New Avatar Design

Teased long ago on Twitter, the Xbox team has today officially shown off the avatar redesign they've been working on for quite some time. The new avatars are more expressive, inclusive, and have been built from the ground up.

Posted 9 days ago by Mark Delaney, 156 comments

MotoGP 17 Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for MotoGP 17. There are 35 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 9 days ago by Rich Stone, 6 comments

Free Copy of Rocket League with Three-Month Xbox Live Gold Subscription

A free copy of Rocket League will be available to anyone that purchases a three-month subscription of Xbox Live Gold. This offer runs from June 12 to June 30 and is valid for digital and physical purchases.

Posted 9 days ago by Roland Chansen, 77 comments

TA Podcast: E3 2017 Special

It's been a crazy few days of E3, and rather than trying to remember all of the big announcements in one go, Rich, Jack and I decided to get together after each one to share our thoughts for our E3 2017 special.

Posted 10 days ago by Dave Horobin, 2 comments

Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: June 13th, 2017

Discounts on Grand Theft Auto V, Forza Horizon 2, and NBA 2K17.

Posted 10 days ago by Rich Stone, 66 comments

Xbox One Sale Roundup: June 13th, 2017

Discounts on Grand Theft Auto V, Star Wars Battlefront, Forza Horizon 2, Forza Horizon 3, Forza Motorsport 6, Need for Speed, Unravel and more

Posted 10 days ago by Rich Stone, 69 comments

Cars 3: Driven to Win Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Cars 3: Driven to Win. There are 21 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 10 days ago by Rich Stone, 4 comments

Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan. There are 26 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 12 of which are secret

Posted 11 days ago by Rich Stone, 8 comments

Xbox Design Lab Adds New Customization Options, Available the UK

Taking advantage of the attention around the new Xbox One X, Microsoft has updated it's Xbox Design Lab, the online service that allows for players to customise their official Xbox One controllers.

Posted 11 days ago by Claudio Barata, 17 comments

Live Blog: Microsoft Conference

Come and join us as we watch the Microsoft E3 2017 presentation!

Posted 12 days ago by Rich Stone, 31 comments

State Of Decay and Ori And The Blind Forest Are Now On Sale

We are expecting to see more of State of Decay 2 at the Xbox Conference, but less is known about a possible sequel to Ori And The Blind Forest. Could today's sales be a hint?

Posted 12 days ago by Rich Stone, 27 comments

Xbox One S Bundles Heavily Discounted Ahead Of E3 Conference

You can even grab yourself a special edition console at a knock-down price in these brand new Xbox Deals, including 500Gb, 1TB and 2TB versions of the Xbox One S

Posted 12 days ago by Rich Stone, 27 comments

EA Access Free for Xbox Live Gold Members This Week

It's not the first time the publisher has done this, but for those looking for some free game trials -- and gamerscore -- you may like to know that EA Access will once again be free during E3 week. Go forth and play freebies!

Posted 13 days ago by Mark Delaney, 38 comments

Thea: The Awakening Review

Combining Civ-style empire management, RPG-style lore, worldbuilding, and card combat, Thea is a unique mix of genres that's enjoyable despite its flaws.

Posted 13 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 6 comments

TA Podcast: Pre3, DiRT 4, TWD A New Frontier, Alphabet Challenge and Win a Game

Welcome to episode 73 of the TrueAchievements podcast. It's our Pre3 special, which means we get wildly speculate about everything from the price of Project Scorpio to which company will be deemed as this year's "winner".

Posted 14 days ago by Dave Horobin, 3 comments

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Episode 2 Review

The first episode in any Telltale series usually starts off stumbling, fumbling and spending most of its time introducing the various characters and the general plot. Now let's see where we're headed in "Under Pressure."

Posted 14 days ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

Huge Discounts on Gears of War 4, XCOM 2 and ID Bundles

The latest Xbox deals which include discounts on Gears of War 4, XCOM 2, Sam & Max Beyond Time and Space, Bridge Constructor, Uncanny Valley, The Sun and Moon and more.

Posted 14 days ago by Dave Horobin, 40 comments

Paladins Double XP Weekend Inbound

Adding onto the pile of games hosting events this weekend, Paladins has entered the ring with a Double XP Weekend. All weekend long players can earn double account experience and double champion experience.

Posted 14 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Hunting Simulator Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Hunting Simulator. There are 30 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 14 days ago by Rich Stone, 5 comments

Air Missions: HIND Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Air Missions: HIND. There are 11 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 15 days ago by Rich Stone, 7 comments

DiRT 4 Release Day Live Stream and Xbox One Code Giveaway

DiRT 4 races on to the Xbox One tomorrow here in the UK, and we've teamed up with the lovely people from the game's publishers, Koch Media, to stream the first hour of the game and give away an Xbox One code.

Posted 15 days ago by Dave Horobin, 6 comments

Victor Vran Review

Victor Vran takes a lot of well known gaming elements, even voice actors, and puts them all in one title. Is it worth a look or should we continue to search for our RPG fix elsewhere?

Posted 15 days ago by Marc Hollinshead, 14 comments

Everspace - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Rich and Jack streamed the first hour of the recently released ID@Xbox game Everspace from Rockfish Games.

Posted 15 days ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments

Overwatch Double XP Weekend

Last May Blizzard's Overwatch launched to great fanfare, quickly catapulting to the top of the charts as one of 2017's biggest hits. The anniversary event is continuing into June with a Double XP Weekend from June 8th-12th.

Posted 15 days ago by Kelly Packard, 15 comments

Air Guitar Warrior Gamepad Edition Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Air Guitar Warrior Gamepad Edition. There are 22 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 15 days ago by Rich Stone, 12 comments