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Riptide GP: Renegade Review

Building upon the previous game in the series, Riptide GP: Renegade combines Hydro Thunder and SSX in a way that's both accessible and fun to play, making it a game almost anyone could enjoy.

Posted 12 hours ago by Kevin Tavore, 9 comments

A Pixel Story Review

What happens when the ball from Pong has to save the world inside a computer? A Pixel Story tells us that story in a way where the graphics move from pixels to a more modern look as you go through the game.

Posted yesterday by Megan Walton, 14 comments

TGN First Impression: Wells

Wells is a 2.5D shooter platformer with a focus on using unique weapons to overcome your enemies and the environment to get to the end of the level's boss fight. Josh gives us his First Impressions of the game.

Posted 2 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

Rocket League Patch V1.30 Fixes Bugs

The recent Hot Wheels patch for Rocket League may have fixed a couple of buggy achievements, but it also caused a few new issues which have been addressed by the V1.30 patch.

Posted 2 days ago by Luc1d, 3 comments

Subnautica on Xbox One Receives Two Updates

Today the Xbox One version of Subnautica received two big updates at once: the Precursor update and the Castles and Coffee update.

Posted 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Candleman to Receive Future Updates and DLC

Thanks to Candeman's success in the West, developer Spotlightor and publisher E-Home Entertainment have announced they are pleased to be able to provide future updates and DLC for the game.

Posted 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

TA Podcast: For Honor, ReCore, ID@Xbox Games Round-up and Win a Game Code

It's been another busy week here at TA Towers, so we've enlisted the help of our Editorial Manager, Mark, to help us go through all of this week's games, news and listener questions.

Posted 3 days ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment

Vaccine Review

We've had plenty of 8- and 16-bit homages over the past few years, but next to no one has recreated the early nineties PlayStation era. That's exactly what Vaccine aims to do and it mostly does just that, for better and worse.

Posted 3 days ago by Mark Delaney, 15 comments

Zombie Vikings - First Hour of Gameplay

Similar to yesterday's stream of Shift Happens, Rich and Jack got the chance to play local co-op in the latest ID@Xbox release from Zoink! Games, Zombie Vikings.

Posted 3 days ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

Zombie Vikings Review

Zombies are maybe the most utilized video game enemy of the past decade, so it's an interesting premise to put them as the good guys in Zombie Vikings. But Zoink! Games does little good with that initial premise.

Posted 4 days ago by Mark Delaney, 12 comments

Shift Happens - First Hour of Gameplay

Today's stream saw Rich and Jack play local co-op in the newly released platformer from ID@Xbox, Shift Happens - a game with an interesting mechanic that requires you to shrink and grow in order to progress through each level.

Posted 4 days ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment

Sniper Elite 4 Review

One shot. One kill. Then another shot. And another. Now they see you. Now there's artillery. Sniper Elite 4's got it all and combines it with huge open worlds, but the old maxim "too much of a good thing" has never rung so true.

Posted 4 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 40 comments

Weekend Headlines Feb 17-19th Part 2: Trailers, Screenshots and More

Following on from part 1, we now have the trailers, screenshots and other details that were also revealed over the three day period.

Posted 4 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 12 comments

Weekend Headlines Feb 17-19th Part 1: Announcements, Updates and Release Dates

Here we are again to bring you another roundup of the news that we missed over the weekend. So much news appeared this weekend that we've split the article into two parts.

Posted 4 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

Typoman: Revised Review

It's a simple battle that always seems to be ongoing in the video game universe and perhaps our own lives, that of good versus evil. In Typoman: Revised, you're a H-E-R-O trying to defeat E-V-I-L with the power of words.

Posted 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

8Days Review

This new 8-bit shooter from Badland Indie and Santa Clara Games sees you taking the role of a ruthless mercenary that travels from job to job across the world, cleaning up their bosses' messes.

Posted 5 days ago by Cindy Minguez, 3 comments

TGN First Impression: Typoman: Revised

No that's not a typo, we really do have First Impressions for Typoman! A puzzle platformer with distinct LIMBO influences and a creative gimmick might just be what you're looking for if you've tired of Scrabble.

Posted 5 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 14 comments

Vaccine - First Hour of Gameplay

The latest stream on our Beam Channel saw Rich and Jack take on the freshly released ID@Xbox title, Vaccine - a game which is very much in the same vein as the original Resident Evil.

Posted 5 days ago by Dave Horobin, 2 comments

SMITE Console Patch 4.2 Arrives Wednesday

After SMITE's huge Season 4 update, it's time to get back down to business with smaller and more regular updates. Patch 4.2 continues to iron out the issues of Season 4 and adds a new god named Kuzenbo.

Posted 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Rocket League Hot Wheels Patch Aims at Buggy Achievements

Today Psyonix released the "Hot Wheels" DLC for Rocket League, along with its accompanying update. Two buggy achievements have been addressed, however one noticeable one has been left out.

Posted 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 43 comments

iO Review

iO calls itself a physics puzzler but in reality it's closer to a physics-based platformer in the same family as Trials. Sadly a lack of production values and content means the game doesn't hit those same highs.

Posted 6 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 5 comments

Over 15 Minutes of Nature's Zombie Apocalypse Gameplay

It's been a quiet few months for Nature's Zombie Apocalypse, the zombie-filled shoot 'em up from Aniode Games. The long silence has now been broken with the release of a new video packed full of raw gameplay.

Posted 6 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

ID@Xbox Releases: Week Beginning February 20th, 2017

This week brings a rather large number of new ID@Xbox titles: 11 to be exact. Surely there's something here that takes your fancy this week?

Posted 6 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 13 comments

Instant Indie Hits Bundle Available at a Steep Discount for a Limited Time

Late last week, a large bundle of indie games popped up on the Marketplace. The bundle, which features 10 of Curve Digital's offerings, is available at a steep 80% discount for a limited time.

Posted 7 days ago by Kelly Packard, 51 comments

Our Live Achievement Runs On Beam Now Include Our Own Custom Tracking Overlay

Watch our achievement runs on Beam channel for a chance to win the game we are playing, and chat with our regular viewers on all things TrueAchievements

Posted 7 days ago by Dave Horobin, 13 comments

Chime Sharp, The Sequel to Chime, Coming This Month

The sequel to Chime, the Xbox LIVE Arcade title from 2010, is on the way to the Xbox One in the form of Chime Sharp thanks to independent game publisher Chilled Mouse.

Posted 7 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 6 comments

Winner: Uncanny Valley

Our competition to win an Xbox One download code of Uncanny Valley ended on Saturday night, and it is now time to see who random.org has picked to be our lucky winner.

Posted 7 days ago by Dave Horobin, 3 comments

TGN First Impression: Uncanny Valley

Uncanny Valley is a 2d survival horror game with a classic visual style similar to Another World an a survival horror concept where shadows attack every time your eyes close.

Posted 7 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

2Dark Receives Release Date and Limited Edition Details

2Dark now has a solid release date and details of the Limited Edition of the game have also been released. New screens showcase different areas within the gloomy city and a trailer gives us a quick look at the gameplay.

Posted 9 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 6 comments

Learn New Techniques In Two Videos for Mutant Football League

A couple of new videos from Digital Dreams Entertainments upcoming Mutant Football League have been released showcasing a few different ways to get ahead in the game.

Posted 9 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Blast Brawl 2: Bloody Boogaloo Tunnel Ghoul Boss Preview

The Tunnel Ghoul Boss, is a mean, lean, rotting, killing machine which will be a part of the Adventure Mode update currently in the works for Blast Brawl 2: Bloody Boogaloo.

Posted 9 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments

ARK: Survival Evolved Releases the TEK Tier Update With a Valentine's Event

This week marked the release of ARK: Survival Evolved's epic — and a little bit, shall we say, out there — TEK Tier update, which added futuristic armor, weapons and equipment.

Posted 9 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

MX Nitro Review

MX Nitro is a physics-focused dirt bike racing game. Sound familiar? It should, but Nitro stands on its own in important ways too, although it's certainly not without some flaws. Check out our full review.

Posted 9 days ago by Mark Delaney, 3 comments

We Happy Few Talks About Community

A brief video featuring the community manager for Compulsion Games covers the We Happy Few gaming community, and the ways that fans of the title can interact with, and provide feedback on, the in-progress game.

Posted 10 days ago by Chanse Wareham, 0 comments

TA Podcast: For Honor, Sniper Elite 4, ID@Xbox Games and Win a Game Code

We've had another busy week streaming the latest ID@Xbox releases on our Beam channel, but we've also had some triple AAA goodness to sink our teeth into.

Posted 10 days ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment

Free-to-Play Weekend in Rocket League & NBA 2K17, Multiplayer All-Access Details

Rocket League and NBA 2K17 treat gamers to a free-to-play weekend if you've not already checked these games out, and Xbox LIVE multiplayer is free to all for the weekend on both Xbox One and Xbox 360. [UPDATE]

Posted 11 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 30 comments

SMITE Double Everything Weekend Gives 2X Worshipers, XP and Favor

Following Valisblot, the Norse celebration of Valentine's Day, the love-themed events continue into the weekend in SMITE with a Double Everything boost. Prepare to receive double worshipers, experience and favor.

Posted 10 days ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

New Trailer and Details for Cities: Skylines

Announced in 2015 for Xbox One and Windows 10, lately we haven't heard anything about Cities: Skylines other than publisher Paradox Interactive repeatedly confirming it was still on the way.

Posted 10 days ago by Kelly Packard, 13 comments

TA Competition: Uncanny Valley

It's competition time once again, and this time around we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for the recently released ID@Xbox game, Uncanny Valley.

Posted 11 days ago by Dave Horobin, 858 comments

Riptide GP: Renegade and iO - First Hour of Gameplay

Today was a double stream day, with Rich and Jack streaming the first hour of both iO and Riptide GP: Renegade over on our Beam channel.

Posted 11 days ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments

Projects CARS and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Now Free With Game 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 11 days ago by Dave Horobin, 32 comments

Achievement Art Previewed for Voodoo Vince: Remastered

When Voodoo Vince launched on the original Xbox in 2003, achievements weren't around. In a few months, Vince will be getting the achievements he deserves. Check out some of the achievement art from the game.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Pix The Cat Review

Cat games seem to be pretty popular at the minute, and Pix the Cat has jumped on the bandwagon. This high speed mix of Pac-Man and Snake originally released in 2014, and is meow making its Xbox One debut.

Posted 11 days ago by Megan Walton, 6 comments

Bokosuka Wars II for Xbox One Coming Soon to the West

If you're one of the gamers who has been waiting more than 30 years for the sequel to 1983's Bokosuka Wars, then you're in luck! It'll be coming to 23 more countries next week.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 8 comments

Microsoft Moves E3 2017 Conference to Sunday

Despite the fact that it's only February, today Microsoft has announced the date and time for their E3 2017 conference. The tech company has forgone their usual Monday briefing in lieu of a new Sunday spot.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 25 comments

Typoman Trailer Spells Trouble

Using words to solve puzzles is definitely a unique way of gaming, but Typoman challenges you to do just that. Take a look at the trailer to see just how words might save your skin in this game.

Posted 12 days ago by Megan Walton, 12 comments

MX Nitro - First Hour of Gameplay

Earlier today, Rich and Jack streamed the first hour of the recently released ID@Xbox game, MX Nitro, with the aim of showcasing the gameplay on offer and unlocking as many of the game's 27 achievements as possible.

Posted 12 days ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments

Winner: Sniper Elite 4

Our latest contest to win an Xbox One download code for Sniper Elite 4 ended last night, and it is now time to see who our lucky winner is.

Posted 12 days ago by Dave Horobin, 19 comments

Elite: Dangerous Standalone Arena Removed from Marketplace

The standalone version of Arena for Elite Dangerous has been removed from the Xbox Live Marketplace. It shouldn't affect any existing players, as the mode is still supported through the regular Elite Dangerous menus.

Posted 13 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Saturday Morning RPG's May's Report Achievement Fixed

A single unobtainable achievement that had prevented gamers from potnetially completing Saturday Morning RPG has now been fixed earlier today thanks to a recent update.

Posted 13 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 12 comments