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Beam Streaming Schedule for Week Commencing March 27th

Rich is back in the office this week, which means Jack will once again be joined by his partner in crime to stream the latest ID@Xbox games over on our Beam channel.

Posted 16 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

88 Heroes - First Hour of Gameplay

Jack rounded off last week's Beam streams with 88 Heroes, an interesting platformer that has an obsession with the number 88.

Posted 16 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment

Star Trek Online's Season 12: Reckoning Kicks Off Next Month

Star Trek Online will be launching Season 12: Reckoning next month that will see players heading out on a mission alongside the Lukari to investigate a new threat, the dreaded Tzenkethi. There's also a double XP event in progress.

Posted 2 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 8 comments

Worlds of Magic: Planar Conquest Review

The Xbox is so starved for 4X games you'd think anything is better than nothing. The old adage proves untrue here as Planar Conquest makes far too many missteps along the way.

Posted 3 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 15 comments

Next Batch of Free Content Revealed for Titanfall 2

Respawn, the developers of Titanfall 2, are continuing to add to the game's library of free, post-launch content. This next batch is called "Colony Reborn." A classic map will be returning along with a new weapon and execution.

Posted 3 days ago by Kelly Packard, 23 comments

88 Heroes Review

What happens when an evil alien comes to destroy Earth with a doomsday bomb? Send the best of the best to defeat him, right? Wrong... you send the weirdest 88 heroes you can find.

Posted 4 days ago by Megan Walton, 16 comments

Gears of War 4 One Shot, One Kill Double XP Event Live

As promised earlier this month, a special Gears of War 4 Versus event has gone live today. Take to the Classic One Shot, One Kill playlist to earn double XP from March 24th to March 27th.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 12 comments

TA Podcast: Andromeda, Wildlands, KONA, Rocket League and ID@Xbox

Welcome to episode 62 of the TrueAchievements podcast! Unfortunately, Rich was away at the time of recording, so Jack and I soldiered on regardless and invited Mark to discuss this week's news and new game releases.

Posted 4 days ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments

Thimbleweed Park Achievement List Revealed

The long-awaited return of point-and-click veterans Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick sees us explore the town of Thimbleweed Park as five playable protagonists unravel a strange mystery.

Posted 4 days ago by Sam Quirke, 12 comments

Paladins Party Up XP and Gold Weekend Event

Hi-Rez Studios' Paladins: Champions of the Realm, which just entered a closed-but-not-really-closed beta on consoles, is hosting a Party Up weekend event in the free-to-play shooter. Earn bonus gold and XP all weekend long.

Posted 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 13 comments

Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Jack streamed the first hour of another one of last week's newly released ID@Xbox games, Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight.

Posted 5 days ago by Dave Horobin, 3 comments

April 2017's TA Playlist Game Announced

After a warm reception to the reveal of TA Playlist, the community wasted no time in voting for their preferred first game with the new community event. Come check what we'll be playing and see how the votes played out.

Posted 5 days ago by Mark Delaney, 89 comments

RiME Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for RiME. There are 31 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 5 days ago by Rich Stone, 3 comments

ACA NEOGEO ART OF FIGHTING Achievement List Revealed

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

Posted 5 days ago by Rich Stone, 46 comments

ACA NEOGEO FATAL FURY Achievement List Revealed

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

Posted 5 days ago by Rich Stone, 20 comments

Dark Arcana: The Carnival - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Jack streamed the first hour of the latest Artifex Mundi game to come to the Xbox One via the ID@Xbox program, Dark Arcana: The Carnival.

Posted 6 days ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments

Death Squared Review

Death Squared is the latest game to try and capitalise on Portal's fame with a tricky puzzler set in a shady corporation full of robot testing. Behind the stereotypes is a decent brainteaser with satisfying couch co-op.

Posted 6 days ago by Sam Quirke, 9 comments

KONA Review

I had little idea what KONA was before sitting down to play it. After completing it, much of it remains uncertain but that's neither all good nor all bad. It inhabits a middle ground of two genres not usually built together.

Posted 7 days ago by Mark Delaney, 10 comments

Four Sided Fantasy Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Four Sided Fantasy. There are 11 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 7 days ago by Rich Stone, 7 comments

Punch Club Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Punch Club. There are 47 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 5 of which are secret

Posted 7 days ago by Rich Stone, 14 comments

NeuroVoider - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Jack streamed the first hour of gameplay from one of last week's ID@Xbox games, NeuroVoider, in an attempt to showcase the gameplay while attempting to unlock as many of the achievements as possible.

Posted 7 days ago by Dave Horobin, 2 comments

Blackwood Crossing Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Blackwood Crossing. There are 22 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 4 of which are secret

Posted 7 days ago by Rich Stone, 5 comments

Sniper Elite 4 - Deathstorm Part 1: Inception Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Sniper Elite 4 - Deathstorm Part 1: Inception. There are 7 achievements worth a total of 200 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 7 days ago by Dave Horobin, 2 comments

Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: March 21st, 2017

Discounts on Resident Evil 5, Resident Evil 6, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, Resident Evil 4 HD, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords, Rayman Legends and more

Posted 7 days ago by Rich Stone, 31 comments

Xbox One Sale Roundup: March 21st, 2017

Discounts on Final Fantasy XV, Resident Evil Revelations 2, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Resident Evil, Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna), NBA 2K17, Resident Evil 5 and more

Posted 7 days ago by Rich Stone, 137 comments

FlatOut 4: Total Insanity Review

Whilst not breathing completely new life into the veteran franchise, Kylotonn manages to get the demolition derby race title back on the right track with the latest installment.

Posted 7 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 12 comments

Flinthook Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Flinthook. There are 37 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 1 of which is secret.

Posted 7 days ago by Rich Stone, 1 comment

SMITE's Birthday Week Offers Worshiper Boosts, Free Items and More

SMITE, still just a toddler, is celebrating its third birthday with a host of boosts, login bonuses, in-game sales and more. No matter what type of player you are, there should be something for everyone this week.

Posted 8 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Winner: Table Top Racing: World Tour

Our latest contest to win an Xbox One download code for Table Top Racing: World Tour ended on Friday, and it is now time to see who random.org has chosen to be our lucky winner.

Posted 8 days ago by Dave Horobin, 8 comments

Beam Streaming Schedule for Week Commencing March 20th

Rich is away this week, but have no fear as Jack will still be on hand to stream a different ID@Xbox each day over on Beam channel.

Posted 8 days ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment

Blue-Collar Astronaut - First Hour of Gameplay

On Friday, Rich and Jack rounded off our week of ID@XBox streams with an hour of Blue-Collar Astronaut, with an attempt to showcase the gameplay and unlock as many of the game's 43 achievements as possible.

Posted 8 days ago by Dave Horobin, 2 comments

Air Guitar Warrior for Kinect Achievement List Revealed

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

Posted 8 days ago by Rich Stone, 17 comments

Clicker Heroes Review

Clicker Heroes is a simple, free-to-play, RPG clicker game, where all that is required to progress is a simple press of a button, again and again

Posted 9 days ago by Lexley Ford, 52 comments

Kitty Powers' Matchmaker Review

Dating sims. It's a relatively unexplored genre on consoles, but the PC and mobile markets are ripe with these titles. Now we've got Kitty Powers' Matchmaker. Is it fabulous, darling, or just going to break your heart?

Posted 10 days ago by Kelly Packard, 15 comments

The Banner Saga 2 Survival Mode DLC Released With New Achievements

It seems cruel to add to the Viking's woes, but developer Stoic have decided to do just that by adding a "Survival Mode" DLC to the game.

Posted 10 days ago by Sam Quirke, 6 comments

Dark Arcana: The Carnival Review

There's not a huge amount of new stuff on offer in Dark Arcana: The Carnival, but with a short enjoyable story alongside a nice art style and easy completion, players may want to pick up the last Artifex Mundi title.

Posted 10 days ago by Andy Mills, 8 comments

Paladins: Champions of the Realm - 10,000 Xbox One Beta Code Giveaway

Paladins: Champions of the Realm recently moved from alpha to beta, and we've teamed up with Hi-Rez Studios to give away 10,000 Xbox One Beta codes to to the TrueAchievements community.

Posted 11 days ago by Dave Horobin, 31 comments

TA Podcast: Mass Effect: Andromeda, Ghost Recon Wildlands and ID@Xbox

Welcome to episode 61 of the TrueAchievements Podcast! This week, Rich, Jack and I were once again joined by our Editorial Manager, Mark, to talk discuss all the latest from the world of Xbox and TA.

Posted 11 days ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments

Try All Characters Free in the Paladins Beta This Weekend

Every player can get a taste of what it's like to be a Founder's Pack owner this weekend in the Paladins closed beta. From Friday, March 17th until Sunday, March 19th, all characters will be unlocked for everyone.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

Happy Wars Hosts a Rank-Up Event

Happy Wars players just got a little happier thanks to an ongoing Rank-Up Campaign that provides 30% bonus XP in multiplayer. Remember, unlocking the rank achievements in the 360 version unlocks them on the One.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 17 comments

Sublevel Zero Redux Review

If you remember Descent on the PlayStation fondly, you might want to take a look at this one. Sigtrap Games are here to revive the mostly dormant "six degrees of freedom" subgenre by mixing in some rogue-like elements.

Posted 11 days ago by Sam Quirke, 4 comments

Bloons TD 5 Review

Cute primate pals battle innocuous balloons floating along a path in the latest tower defense game to hit Xbox One and the result is a game fans of the genre won't want to miss.

Posted 11 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 8 comments

SMITE Double Everything This Weekend With a New Patch Next Week

Before diving into the latest patch, let's get it out of the way -- SMITE is hosting a Double Everything event this weekend. Earn double worshipers, XP and favor until Monday. Next week, you'll be getting the new god and more.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight. There are 10 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 11 days ago by Rich Stone, 8 comments

Deformers Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Deformers. There are 23 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 5 of which are secret

Posted 11 days ago by Rich Stone, 10 comments

KONA Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for KONA. There are 35 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 10 of which are secret

Posted 11 days ago by Rich Stone, 0 comments

FlatOut 4: Total Insanity Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for FlatOut 4: Total Insanity. There are 45 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 11 days ago by Rich Stone, 8 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Double XP Event Kicks Off Tomorrow

If you're not too busy this weekend, then it may be a good time to fire up Call of Duty: Black Ops III as developer Treyarch has announced a Double XP Event which takes place over the weekend.

Posted 12 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 19 comments

Killer Instinct Details 3.7 Patch and Double XP Event

Killer Instinct has detailed their latest patch, 3.07, in video and text form and has also announced a Double XP event that will run from today through until Monday.

Posted 12 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 12 comments

Don't Forget to Visit The Calendar Man Tomorrow In Batman Arkham City

With tomorrow being Saint Patrick's Day, this presents an opportunity to make progress towards a specific date-sensitive achievement in the three versions of Batman: Arkham City.

Posted 12 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments