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Has-Been Heroes Receives Gameplay and Polishing Update

The cycle of modern-day game releases -- a game is released, players give it a go and changes and bug fixes are usually implemented based on user feedback. Developer Frozenbyte is on step three for Has-Been Heroes.

Posted 10 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Super CloudBuilt Gets a Release Date and Further Details

The Mirror's Edge/Titanfall hybrid is coming to the consoles with an Xbox One release date confirmed and further details on the contents. Plus a new trailer showcasing the new gameplay.

Posted 11 hours ago by Claudio Barata, 1 comment

July's Games with Gold Titles Announced

With June ending in a few days time, it's time to find out what the next offering of free games will be in July's Games with Gold.

Posted 18 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 142 comments

Blast Brawl 2: Bloody Boogaloo Update Previewed

In action brawler Blast Brawl 2: Bloody Boogaloo's next update, there's a new kid and town -- The Gunslinger -- as well as an overhaul to one of the older characters, The Vanguard.

Posted yesterday by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

SMITE's Code of Chivalry Patch Ready for Console Launch

Providing there are no hitches or hiccups, SMITE console patches go live one week after the PC version's patch. This time around is no different, so get ready for a new patch and a new god on Tuesday, June 27th.

Posted yesterday by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan - First Hour of Gameplay

On Friday afternoon, Jack streamed the first hour of Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan, the latest point and click title to hit the Xbox One from Artifex Mundi.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

Pit People Streams Content for Update #4 Which Is Available Now

The Behemoth streamed content from Update #4 in Pit People which released yesterday. If you've yet to check out the new content, have a watch of the stream hosted by the team's own Dan Paladin and Megan Lam.

Posted 5 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Thimbleweed Park Has First Content Update Revealed

If you've missed the retro-styled point-and-click game with over 16000 lines of dialogue across 47 roles from bitter clowns to sheriffs that definitely are not the hotel receptionist, then maybe now it's a good time to get into it

Posted 5 days ago by Claudio Barata, 5 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 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

Chess Ultra Screens and Launch Stream

An ancient strategy game makes another forward move tomorrow with the release of Chess Ultra. Like pawns in Ripstone Games' publicity machine we have some screenshots to share.

Posted 6 days ago by Luc1d, 6 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 7 days ago by Alex Jones, 18 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 7 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 7 days ago by Dave Horobin, 10 comments

Update for Snake Pass Teaches Doodle to Listen

A new update has been released for Snake Pass, Sumo Digital's charming plaformer-puzzler. The new patch has taught Doodle to listen for Noodle's whistles more carefully, making him more helpful.

Posted 7 days ago by Jack Palmer, 8 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 8 days ago by Dave Horobin, 11 comments

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap Patch to Make Achievement More Difficult

Occasionally games launch on Xbox that become infamous for their easy achievement lists. Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap will still be pretty easy, but nonetheless you should make yourself aware of an achievement change.

Posted 8 days ago by Kelly Packard, 28 comments

After the Storm: Six Takeaways from E3 2017

As the dust settles on E3 2017, it's time to take a look back and understand what actually happened. We saw the games, demos, interviews -- all that. But what narratives have emerged following the gaming expo?

Posted 10 days ago by Mark Delaney, 37 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 9 days ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment

Portal-like Indie ChromaGun Announced

ChromaGun is a puzzle game where you use an experimental gun to solve puzzles in test rooms while a narrator comments on your progress with enthusiasm that doesn't quite cover up malicious intent. Sound familiar?

Posted 12 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 8 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 12 days ago by Dave Horobin, 64 comments

Ori Joins Rivals of Aether

Rivals-of-Aether is an upcoming arena fighter that takes clear inspiration from games like Super Smash Bros. Today, we've learned that Ori and Sein will be making a crossover appearance to join the fray.

Posted 12 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 8 comments

Meet E3 2017's Newest ID@Xbox Titles

During Microsoft's E3 presentation, the inevitable ID@Xbox montage trailer was broadcast to thousands of watching players. Here are the five new titles from that trailer.

Posted 12 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Friday the 13th: The Game Xbox Matchmaking Update

Gun Media has delivered a new patch for their troubled title Friday the 13th: The Game, which targets exploits, betrayals, stability, matchmaking speed and more.

Posted 13 days ago by Luc1d, 32 comments

Conan Exiles Release Date Announced

Funcom have announced that Conan Exiles will be released as part of the Games Preview Program on Xbox One on August 16th. The game will also receive a free expansion update on the same day,

Posted 13 days ago by Stephanie Caldwell, 5 comments

Strange Brigade Developer Playthrough w/ Commentary

It's set in the 1930's and stars the Strange Brigade. They're a group of heroes from Britain who have super powers, which obviously makes them uniquely useful. Today's video showcases it all.

Posted 14 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Hi-Rez Studios Upgrading SMITE and Paladins to Native 4K for Xbox One X

Add Hi-Rez Studios to the list of developers stepping up to the plate to announce their titles will support the 4K capabilities of the Xbox One X. Even better? They're both free to play.

Posted 14 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Pit People - Update #4: Vibrant Villains Receives Release Date

The fourth update for Pit People has been dated in a brief overview of what's to come. The title update, dubbed "Vibrant Villains", will include the next part of the story, a new world map, 15 bonus missions, and more.

Posted 14 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

Indie Hit Robocraft Infinity Coming to Xbox One and Windows 10

Calling it a "new iteration of their flagship indie hit" UK-based Freejam has revealed Robocraft Infinity for Xbox One and Windows 10. It'll also offer Play Anywhere support so you can seamlessly take your robots across platforms.

Posted 14 days ago by Mark Delaney, 2 comments

SMITE Console Patch Adds RPG Adventure

It's E3 week and there are tons of new games on the horizon, but those who are engrossed in time-consuming MOBAs like SMITE may not have noticed. The newest Adventure is here along with the latest patch.

Posted 14 days ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

A New Trailer for Ooblets is Released at E3

The incredibly cute Ooblets -- a mix of Pokemon, Harvest Moon and Animal Crossing from two person team Gumberland -- remains so in this latest trailer, revealed at the PC Gaming Show at this year's E3.

Posted 15 days ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

The Last Night Reveals Screenshots and Artwork

Teased at Microsoft's E3 conference, developer Odd Tales has released further information on their upcoming post- cyberpunk title. In the future, the only people who will be truly happy are those that sell neon signs.

Posted 15 days ago by Alex Jones, 6 comments

Cuphead - New Screenshots From E3

Imagine Steamboat Willie on a killing spree and you've got Cuphead, a cel animated platform shooter that takes inspiration from classic cartoons of the 1930s.

Posted 15 days ago by Luc1d, 17 comments

Rebellion Talks Us Through Strange Brigade Trailer

Rebellion has released a version of the reveal trailer for the recently announced Strange Brigade where they provide commentary that sheds more light on what to expect from the co-op shooter.

Posted 16 days ago by Chewie, 4 comments

E3 Xbox Games Montage Trailer

Did you miss the Microsoft presentation yesterday? Were you working? Golfing? Sleeping? Whatever the excuse, you can quickly play catch-up with a three-minute montage video showing off the highlighted games.

Posted 16 days ago by Kelly Packard, 8 comments

The Artful Escape Revealed

Indie games have been coming in the hundreds these past couple of years, and in an attempt to shine above the rest, The Artful Escape has made itself known at this year's E3.

Posted 16 days ago by Marc Hollinshead, 2 comments

Microsoft Showcases E3 2017 ID@Xbox Titles

It wouldn't be a typical Microsoft E3 presentation without a montage of ID@Xbox titles. This year was no different and the latest trailer showcases several upcoming titles.

Posted 16 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 11 comments

Xbox E3 MixPot Revealed, Offer Extended

Microsoft has revealed the MixPot rewards that people will be getting and it includes an equal mix of full game downloads and DLC. The offer's time frame has also been extended.

Posted 17 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 162 comments

Sea of Thieves Extended Gameplay Trailer Revealed at Xbox Conference

In a new clip from the E3 press conference, Rare shows off the ups and downs of pursuing a career in pirating on the high seas in the upcoming co-op multiplayer title, Sea of Thieves.

Posted 17 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 6 comments

The Last Night Announced for Xbox One

Publisher Raw Fury have revealed their latest title at Microsoft's E3 conference. Billed as a Cyberpunk-themed cinematic platformer, it's made the journey from Game Jam to the world of Xbox.

Posted 17 days ago by Alex Jones, 7 comments

Beat the Game Details and Art

The art style of Dali meets European techno in Worm Animation's upcoming 3D point and click musical adventure Beat the Game, taking players on a journey about the joy of making music.

Posted 17 days ago by Luc1d, 1 comment

Live Blog: Microsoft Conference

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

Posted 17 days ago by Rich Stone, 31 comments

Paladins Beta Receives a Small Patch

While not as a game-changing as the last patch or as exciting as its next patch, Paladins' console versions have received the latest patch. There are more skins, bug fixes and quality of life improvements.

Posted 17 days ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

We Happy Few - Environmental Global Effects Video

The latest video released from Compulsion Games sees the team's environment artist, Emmanuel, talking about how the different global effects add ambience to the strange and wonderful world of We Happy Few.

Posted 18 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

Air Guitar Warrior Gamepad Edition Announced

What's the one thing that would make Air Guitar Warrior for Kinect a better game? Playing with a controller from the comfort of your own couch. Now you can!

Posted 18 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 8 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 19 days ago by Dave Horobin, 3 comments

E3 2017 Schedule

E3 begins tomorrow. Here on TrueAchievements, we'll have more ways than ever for you to get involved and stay up to date with all the latest announcements as they happen.

Posted 19 days ago by Dave Horobin, 23 comments

Full List of Details for Yooka-Laylee's 'Spit n Shine' Emerge

Just shy of two months after the launch, developer Playtonic is releasing the game's first big update. It looks to clean up certain aspects, allowing players to skip cutscenes, and provides a "full control" camera mode.

Posted 19 days ago by Jake Hermance, 7 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 19 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Prison Architect Adds the Psych Ward DLC

Just in case things weren't chaotic enough as a budding warden in Prison Architect. Introversion Software wants to throw psychopaths and the criminally insane into the mix with the new "Psych Ward" DLC.

Posted 19 days ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

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 20 days ago by Marc Hollinshead, 14 comments