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TA Competition: Furi

Earlier today we announced that we're teaming up with ID@Xbox to bring you the latest news, reviews, live streams and video content for games releasing through the program, as well being able to give away more codes than ever!

Posted 8 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 328 comments

HITMAN's 15th Elusive Target Arrives

While this week's HITMAN Elusive Target might look like a sweet little old lady, she's apparently murdered "dozens," so feel no remorse when you're pulling that trigger. She'll be available for a full week starting today.

Posted 10 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

TA Podcast: ID@Xbox Link-Up, Overcooked and Watch_Dogs 2

The rush of games has finally slowed down, which meant that nobody started any new games this week -- well, not that we can talk about, unfortunately.

Posted 11 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

Dishonored 2 Review

The Dishonored series presents a delicious and diabolical opportunity for those who struggle with their inner nature. So the question becomes, "What kind of player are you?"

Posted 14 hours ago by Jonathan Barnes, 10 comments

TrueAchievements Teams Up With ID@Xbox To Bring You All The Latest Games

We'll be streaming as many ID titles as we can on their day of release, and we'll also be giving you multiple chances to win copies of the games!

Posted 13 hours ago by Rich Stone, 26 comments

SMITE Party Up Weekend Brings Double Worshipers, XP and Favor

If your holiday wishlist or New Year's Resolutions includes completing the game SMITE, this Party Up Weekend should help start your December off right. Earn double worshipers, favor and XP while playing in a party.

Posted 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Nominated Xbox Games on Sale for The Game Awards

On the eve of tonight's The Game Awards, a special sale of the nominated games is now live and runs through December 4th.

Posted 2 days ago by Marc Caccamise, 56 comments

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition and Outland Now Free on Games with Gold

December 1st is a great day! Firstly, I got to open up the first door on my advent calendar this morning, but most importantly it means Xbox LIVE Gold members can now download two new games for free thanks to Games with Gold.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 30 comments

Gears of War 4 Tests the Competitive Crossplay Waters Between Xbox and PC

When Gears of War 4 was first announced as a Play Anywhere title, both its fans and developers were adamant about keeping any competitive modes separate. But nonetheless, they're giving it a go this weekend.

Posted 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 32 comments

Memories Off: Yubikiri no Kioku Achievement Reminder

As the 1st of December approaches, so does Shina's birthday in Memories Off: Yubikiri no Kioku. On that day, unlock an achievement worth a whopping three points just for loading up the game.

Posted 3 days ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Introducing Game Hubs

We've just added a new tab to our game pages where you can find all of the latest news, videos and screenshots for the game, as well as subscribe to news updates.

Posted 3 days ago by Rich Stone, 72 comments

Yesterday Origins Review

Yesterday Origins is a game that seeks to bring challenge back to the genre. To be frank, it is the decision that turns out to be this game's saving grace.

Posted 3 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Earth's Dawn Review

A good, solid and fun title that is just a few niggles short of being a great title. Perfect for dropping in and out of, and hard not to enjoy in short bursts. Crafting and skill tree is surprisingly deep for such an action title.

Posted 4 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 7 comments

TrueAchievements Is Now Fully Secure and Supports HTTP2

We've been working hard behind the scenes to make all of our pages fully secure and we've added HTTP2 support. This means a better, faster browsing experience for all of our users!

Posted 4 days ago by Rich Stone, 91 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: November 29th, 2016

In the wake of last week's massive lists of multiple sales, things calm right down this week as we get just a handle of discounts on each console. The One gets a mix of indie titles, whilst the 360 gets Worms themed offers

Posted 4 days ago by Chewie, 37 comments

Xbox One UK Retail Chart - FIFA 17 Knocks Infinite Warfare Off The Top

Black Friday sales have had a major impact on this week's chart, most notably with at the top where FIFA 17 has forced Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare down a place into second.

Posted 5 days ago by Dave Horobin, 6 comments

Xbox One - Three Years Later

The Xbox One is three years old this week. What's your opinion of the console so far into its lifespan? And how much more life will it span exactly? These questions and more are discussed at length in this weekend's discussion.

Posted 8 days ago by Mark Delaney, 154 comments

XBL Black Friday Weekend 2016 Sales

An extra list of discounts throughout the Black Friday weekend to add to the massive lists of week-long offers

Posted 7 days ago by Chewie, 96 comments

Watch_Dogs 2 Review

It's fair to say that the original Watch_Dogs did not live up to the hype that surrounded it before release. Now, with Watch_Dogs 2, we have a new hacker, a new city, and new expectations.

Posted 8 days ago by Megan Walton, 20 comments

TA Podcast: Watch_Dogs 2, Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection and Bioshock 2

or the first time in a few weeks, none of us have jumped into any new games this past week. Instead Rich and I have been getting some monies worth out of our recent purchases, while Jack has been playing lots of Bioshock 2.

Posted 8 days ago by Dave Horobin, 7 comments

Darksiders Warmastered Edition Review

By now, all of us should be well acquainted with remasters. Recently, another was added to the list. Darksiders 2 got the treatment last year but now the original has been polished up. Is it worthy of the title "Warmastered"?

Posted 9 days ago by Marc Hollinshead, 27 comments

Upcoming Double XP Day in Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline

While they're not yet tossing out the double XP in Battlefield 1, DICE is hosting a double XP day this Friday for players who are still indulging in the series' prior games.

Posted 9 days ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

Batman - The Telltale Series Episode Four Review

The Dark Knight mythos continues to be remolded with Telltale's penultimate episode of the debut season of Batman. However you've felt about the arc so far, episode four gets the story exactly where it needs to be.

Posted 9 days ago by Mark Delaney, 21 comments

Try FIFA 17 for Free This Weekend

American Thanksgiving is typically associated with football, but this year, why not give soccer a try? Starting right on Turkey Day, EA is hosting a free trial event for the latest installment in their annual series, FIFA 17.

Posted 9 days ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

Neverwinter Double XP, RP, AD, Guild Marks, Enchants and Runes Event

Still working on grinding that second character to level 70? According to our count, about 98% of you are. For roughly the next six days, enjoy double XP in addition to a variety of other boosts!

Posted 9 days ago by Kelly Packard, 14 comments

Moto Racer 4 Review

Moto Racer 4 is a game with its roots deep in the arcade racing scene of the nineties. With unique racers, shortcuts, and huge jumps, it definitely is what it hopes to be. But can a nineties arcade racer be good today?

Posted 10 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 17 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: November 22nd, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold give us discounts on a random mix of smaller titles, including a couple of rarely discounted XBLA games. These deals are in addition to the massive list of Black Friday offers.

Posted 11 days ago by Chewie, 38 comments

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited Free Play Weekend

Polish up your armour and feed the dragons! Xbox Live Gold members can enjoy five free days of questing in The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited over the USA's Thanksgiving holiday period.

Posted 11 days ago by Luc1d, 14 comments

UPDATED: XBL Black Friday 2016 Xbox 360 Sales

Part Two of this year's Black Friday sales, featuring all the many games & DLC offered for Xbox 360. These discounts are only available to Gold members until Tuesday 22nd, when they will be opened up to everyone.

Posted 14 days ago by Chewie, 62 comments

UPDATED: XBL Black Friday 2016 Xbox One Sales

Part One of this year's Black Friday sales, featuring all the many bundles, games & DLC offered for Xbox One. These discounts are only available to Gold members until Tuesday 22nd, when they will be opened up to everyone.

Posted 15 days ago by Chewie, 151 comments

UK Xbox One Sales Chart - Infinite Warfare Stays Top, Watch_Dogs 2 in Second

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is still the top dog, holding off the two big releases from last week, Watch_Dogs 2 and Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection.

Posted 12 days ago by Dave Horobin, 10 comments

Winners: Assassin's Creed Unity

Our latest contest to win an Xbox One download code for Assassin's Creed Unity ended last night, and it is now time to reveal our lucky winners.

Posted 13 days ago by Dave Horobin, 22 comments

TA Community Interview – LizardKingv666

If you couldn't guess from the tag, LizardKingv666 is a big fan of The Doors. But there's much more to him than that. For one thing, he's got one of those cool mini NES consoles! Let's learn all about him.

Posted 13 days ago by Sam Quirke, 16 comments

HITMAN's 14th Elusive Target Is Already On The Loose

Another Elusive Target has appeared in HITMAN and if you haven't completed or failed target #14 already, it's time to get up to date on the latest victim or potential escapee.

Posted 13 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Walkthroughs Update - October 2016

October was a slow month for walkthroughs being published, but some potential changes to the walkthrough system have been discussed internally. Hopefully, we can provide an update in the near future.

Posted 14 days ago by SpiralGamerpro, 4 comments

Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare Review

This year, Infinite Warfare has coped with its poorly-received reveal and its competitors, both direct and indirect, releasing to critical success. The game itself is finally here, so how does it fare?

Posted 14 days ago by Andy Mills, 26 comments

TA Podcast: Watch_Dogs 2, Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection and More

It's another week of big releases, and we've once again forsaken our completion percentages to bring you our early thoughts on Watch_Dogs 2 and Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection.

Posted 15 days ago by Dave Horobin, 12 comments

Overwatch Free Play Weekend Begins in a Few Hours

Overwatch is available to all, with all content fully available, beginning Friday at 7pm GMT, 2pm EST, or 11am PST. It will run for the duration of the weekend.

Posted 15 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 31 comments

Play NBA 2K17 Free With Gold This Weekend

Just in case we didn't already have enough events going on this weekend -- the Overwatch free weekend, the Star Wars Battlefront 4X score and the enormous Black Friday sale -- NBA 2K17 is also free to play!

Posted 15 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Star Wars Battlefront Celebrates One Year With 4X Score and Free DLC Trials

While it might get a little lost in the shuffle of Xbox's 15th anniversary, nothing is going to stop Star Wars Battlefront from celebrating its one year anniversary. Enjoy 4X score and free access to all three DLC packs.

Posted 16 days ago by Kelly Packard, 33 comments

The Game Awards 2016 Nominees Announced

It's far from the only video game award show, but because of the outlets involved and its secondary duty as a teaser trailer landing spot, The Game Awards have made a name for themselves with the industry.

Posted 17 days ago by Mark Delaney, 60 comments

TA Competition: Assassin's Creed Unity

With Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection releasing this week, now feels like a good time to give those of you who haven't played Assassin's Creed Unity yet a chance to get your hands on one of two codes that we have available.

Posted 17 days ago by Dave Horobin, 759 comments

Clustertruck Review

Landfall and tinybuild have brought a new title to gamers that challenges them to run, run, run while never touching the ground. Clustertruck will make you look at semis in a whole new way.

Posted 17 days ago by Cindy Minguez, 20 comments

Murdered: Soul Suspect and Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon Now Free With Games with Gold

The midway point of the month means that Xbox LIVE Gold members can now download two new games for free thanks to Games with Gold.

Posted 17 days ago by Dave Horobin, 31 comments

SMITE Patch 3.21 Arrives With a Double Fantasy Points Event

SMITE's patch 3.21, "Arbiter of the Damned," arrived just this morning. Expect the usual array of balance changes, skins and bug fixes, notably, the addition of a new mage and the 82nd god, Thoth.

Posted 18 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition Review

Having only released five years ago on Xbox 360, a remastered edition of Skyrim on Xbox One was a surprise to some. The question is whether the improvements make this remaster worth the money?

Posted 18 days ago by Megan Walton, 27 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: November 15th, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold give us discounts across multiple Forza bundles, including some for everyone. We also get offers on a range of other mostly smaller titles on both consoles.

Posted 18 days ago by Chewie, 69 comments

Xbox Previews This Year's Black Friday Sale

For those of us who don't enjoy the rush of Black Friday at brick-and-mortar stores — camping outside, standing in line for three hours, the possibility of being swept away by a stampede of shoppers — we look to digital deals.

Posted 19 days ago by Kelly Packard, 94 comments

Xbox One UK Retail Chart - Dishonored 2 Enters at 6, Infinite Warfare Stays Top

Infinite Warfare retains the top spot, ahead of FIFA 17 which rose two places. Last week's biggest new release, Dishnored 2, had to settle for 6th place.

Posted 19 days ago by Dave Horobin, 15 comments

Winner: Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition

Another contest is over, and it's time to find out who will be receiving a download code for the Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition, which was kindly donated to us by community member NO1KEV.

Posted 19 days ago by Dave Horobin, 20 comments