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SYMMETRY Review

SYMMETRY is a tough survival management game that could be the demonic offspring of Dark Souls and Fallout Shelter, telling an intriguing story about a crew stranded on a mysterious and inhospitable planet.

Posted 14 hours ago by Lucy Wood, 3 comments

Games With Gold Titles Revealed for May 2018

As usual, May will bring along two titles for the Xbox One, as well as two for the Xbox 360 that can both also be played on the Xbox One thanks to backwards compatibility.

Posted 17 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 109 comments

New Happy Dungeons Story Quest Coming Soon

Developer ToyLogic has announced a new story quest for Happy Dungeons. While not many details have been released just yet, the developer divulged the information that players will fight against three bosses at once.

Posted 19 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Songbringer Getting Update and Free Trial of Ren DLC

One-man developer Wizard Zu has announced their action title Songbringer will receive free DLC and a big update next week. The DLC, called "Trial of Ren," will be free as a thank you to the fans.

Posted 20 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

EGX Rezzed 2018: Managing a Bomber Crew Isn't Easy

The "strategic survival sim" puts players in charge of a single bomber crew as they take to the skies and carry out a range of missions.

Posted yesterday by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

TA Podcast: Hellblade, Owlboy, The Adventure Pals and Win a Game

The sun is shining and it's the start of the weekend, but before we rush off to fire up our barbecues and head to the beer garden, Rich, Jack and I sat down to talk about this week's best new Xbox releases and gaming news.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 13 comments

Minit First Impressions

Are you ready to explore 60 seconds at a time? This unique twist is featured in a new ID@Xbox game, Minit. Rhys is here to give you the 411 in his latest first impressions video.

Posted 2 days ago by Will Cruz, 5 comments

Fortnite v3.5 Brings Back 50v50 and New Weapons

The latest patch, v3.5, brings along a returning limited time game mode, new weapons, and a new questline for Save The World, amongst other gameplay improvements and bug fixes.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 comments

EGX Rezzed 2018: State of Mind Explores a Dystopian Future

In the world created by Daedalic Entertainment in their latest adventure title, technology has gotten out of hand, humanity is being pushed to the brink, and players will have many mysteries to solve.

Posted 3 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

Warframe Beasts of the Sanctuary Update Detailed

A new content update for Warframe launches on PC this week prior to a console release in May. The "Beasts of the Sanctuary" update adds a new survival game type and a new warframe called Khora.

Posted 3 days ago by Lucy Wood, 9 comments

Frostpunk Trailer Brings Us 11 Facts About Its Various Features

A new trailer has been released for upcoming survival management game Frostpunk, which is being marketed as the spiritual successor to developer 11 bit studios previous title, This War of Mine.

Posted 3 days ago by Chewie, 1 comment

The Adventure Pals Review

The Adventure Pals was announced at EGX 2016, and now the game has finally been released on Xbox One. With a giraffe you can ride on and a pet rock by your side, it's hard to find things not to love about this game.

Posted 4 days ago by Megan Walton, 8 comments

TERA's Ruinous Manor Update Now Live

TERA's latest update has added the Ruinous Manor, a new max-level dungeon. In a bonus for achievement hunters, the patch also appears to have fixed the buggy achievements.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Emily Wants to Play Too Announced for Xbox One

It's "a survival horror game with stealth and strategy elements about a sandwich delivery guy that gets locked inside an evidence processing and storage office building by living dolls."

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 38 comments

SMITE Patch 5.6 Released With New Inner Demon Arena Adventure

With the limited-time mode Da Ji and the Legend of the Foxes making its exit from SMITE a few patches ago, players knew another mode would be replacing it. Release your inner demon in Inner Demon Arena.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Super Mega Baseball 2 Release Date Announced With Gameplay Video

Metalhead Software, the developer of Super Mega Baseball 2, has announced a release date for the sequel to Super Mega Baseball with a new gameplay video.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Dead Ahead: Zombie Warfare First Impressions

Do you love tower defense games but are skeptical of mobile ports? THEpaynexkiller has got you covered. Check out his first impressions of Dead Ahead: Zombie Warfare.

Posted 4 days ago by Will Cruz, 11 comments

Weekend Announcements April 13-15th: EGX Rezzed 2018 Special

Over 200 games were at the show, 16 of which may be coming to consoles in the future and we've never met them before.

Posted 5 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Review

Hellblade is an independent game that plows through the perceived limits of what an indie game can be. It delivers a haunting, unflinching, and unforgettable story of one woman's descent into the underworld to save her lover.

Posted 5 days ago by Mark Delaney, 73 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning April 16th, 2018

This week, there are six titles appearing on the Xbox One, all of which are ID@Xbox games. Space Hulk: Ascension is one of those games, and with any luck, we might actually see it this time.

Posted 5 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 21 comments

Prison Architect Upcoming Content Video Released

Double Eleven released a nearly 40 minute Mixer video stream of pre-alpha gameplay from the upcoming DLC "Escape Mode." This video features skills, raaaage mode, swimming and missions.

Posted 6 days ago by Dave Bricker, 0 comments

Fortnite 50v50 V2 Trailer and v3.5.1 Patch Notes

Epic Games has released a trailer for Fortnite's 50v50 v2 Limited Time Mode, which is coming to consoles next week and promises two battle buses and an epic fight to achieve one Victory Royale.

Posted 8 days ago by Lucy Wood, 3 comments

Friday The 13th: The Game Weekend Event

For those who are brave enough to broach the world of Jason, Friday the 13th - The Game will feature a 130% increase in XP, CP, and Tape drop rates (Jarvis and Pamela) this weekend.

Posted 8 days ago by Dave Bricker, 20 comments

PixARK Explorer’s Guide Focuses On Creatures

The latest instalment in PixARK's Explorer Guide series has been released. This time around, Snail Games gives us a look at the many different creatures to be found in the Mountain Forest.

Posted 9 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

TA Podcast: Extinction, Robocraft Infinity, Dangun Feveron and Win a Game

Welcome to the 115th episode of the TrueAchievements podcast! With Jack and Rich exiting GTASC last week and Treezy and I being eliminated on Wednesday, we've all been suffering from a bit of GTASC fatigue.

Posted 9 days ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments

Forgotton Anne Release Date Announced

Publisher Square Enix Collective has announced the release date for Forgotton Anne, a 2D platformer with an anime art style. The game was originally announced at EGX 2016.

Posted 9 days ago by Kelly Packard, 8 comments

Skyforge Update Adds the Grovewalker Class

The Overgrowth update is live now for Skyforge and has introduced the new Grovewalker class, a challenge system, a new difficulty and one new Xbox Live achievement.

Posted 9 days ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

Paladins Party Weekend Boosts Gold and XP by 20%

Players looking to boost their gold and experience earned in Paladins can earn 20% bonus gold and experience this weekend when playing in a party. VIP Points are also doubled during the event.

Posted 9 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

IronOak Games Release New Trailer For Rogue-like RPG For The King

While we may still have to wait a bit longer for rogue-like For The King to come to consoles, we can still check out the game's new trailer, made to celebrate the game's transition for Steam Early Accessed to fully-fledged title.

Posted 10 days ago by Andy Mills, 3 comments

Hand of Fate 2 Endless Mode Update Scheduled for May

Defiant Development has revealed an endless mode for 2017's Hand of Fate 2. The mode has already launched on PC and will be added via free update to consoles in May.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Digital Sun Games Announces Release Date For Moonlighter

The Spanish studio has revealed the release date for their debut title, the Binding of Isaac and Legend of Zelda-inspired Moonlighter. This mix of dungeon-crawler and shopkeeping will be with us in May.

Posted 11 days ago by Andy Mills, 6 comments

Darkest Dungeon Review

To say Darkest Dungeon is a challenging and satisfying RPG doesn't seem like nearly enough praise. The sheer amount of customization makes for a highly involved, appetizingly deep adventure.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 19 comments

Free Play Days Begin April 19th for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Finishing off the news from the second episode of Inside Xbox was the announcement that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is the title that will be featured in Microsoft's Free Play Days from April 19th.

Posted 11 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 16 comments

Robocraft Infinity Stream and Xbox Game Pass Giveaway Later Today

We're going to be streaming Robocraft Infinity and giving away nine one-month Xbox Game Pass subscriptions, along with codes for the game.

Posted 11 days ago by Dave Horobin, 2 comments

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Patch #12 Optimises Vehicles

Arriving today, Patch #12 continues to fix bugs and add gameplay improvements for different parts of the game, including increased damage in vehicle collisions and fixing the randomly flipping vehicles.

Posted 12 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 11 comments

Spiral Splatter First Impressions

Are you ready to test yourself with this mind-boggling puzzle game? THEpaynexkiller tackles Spiral Splatter. Check out his first impressions!

Posted 12 days ago by Will Cruz, 6 comments

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Miramar Map Coming to Xbox One in May

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' desert map, Miramar, was revealed at The Game Awards in December 2017. PC players have been playing it ever since, but Xbox One players had to agonizingly wait their turn.

Posted 13 days ago by Kelly Packard, 21 comments

Fortnite Previews Update v3.5

Not wanting to rest on their laurels, Epic Games is now preparing update v3.5 to be released soon, and the latest developer update video gives players a sneak preview of what they can expect for the Save The World mode.

Posted 13 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Second Voicing the Game Video for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Last week, we saw a video titled "Voicing the Game", which featured quick interviews with four of the game's English voice actors. The second part of the trilogy has arrived and includes interviews with three more actors.

Posted 13 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning April 9th, 2018

The single retail title puts players in the role of the last sentinel as he fights humanity's extinction. For digital titles, there are eight ID@Xbox games and a bid to rescue your fiancée with the help of a tribe of golems.

Posted 13 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 25 comments

Deep Rock Galactic Gun and Tunnels Update Arrives

Developer Ghost Ship Games has combined the contents of updates 10 and 11 to get the Gun and Tunnels update, which is available now.

Posted 13 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

Robocraft Infinity Editions Details and Trailer Released

New details on three preorders were released for the upcoming robot creation and combat game Robocraft Infinity. We were also treated to a new trailer.

Posted 14 days ago by Dave Bricker, 9 comments

Raging Justice Dated for May and Shows Off Teen Fighter Ashley King

Makin Games is back with a new character trailer that also gives us a firm release date for side scrolling beat-em-up Raging Justice that's only a month away.

Posted 14 days ago by Chewie, 6 comments

TA Podcast: Far Cry 5, Injustice 2, Q.U.B.E. 2, Telltale Batman and Win a Game

Welcome to the 114th episode of the TrueAchievements podcast! Two of our hosts crashed out of this year's GTASC on Wednesday, but one still remains!

Posted 16 days ago by Dave Horobin, 24 comments

PixARK Explorer's Guides

The community team over at Snail Games is keen to help beginners to the world of PixARK get started with the basics of mining and building.

Posted 16 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 0 comments

Paladins Gets a Double XP Weekend

Last month's Paladins update greatly reduced the achievement grind. You know what's a great way to make that grind even shorter? Taking advantage of double experience weekends!

Posted 16 days ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

SMITE Party Up Weekend Doubles Everything

MOBA fans don't usually need incentives to enjoy their favorite games, but if there's one available, why not? Earn double everything in SMITE this weekend as long as you're in a party.

Posted 16 days ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

Slime Rancher Getting Retail Release

Developer Monomi Park has announced Slime Rancher will be getting a retail release. The reason for the retail release is that Slime Rancher was just announced for PS4.

Posted 17 days ago by Kelly Packard, 18 comments

Wayforward Releases Trailer For Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Costume Pack DLC

Supporting the game since its release back in 2016, Wayforward has released a trailer for the final piece of DLC for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. The Costume Pack will provide three new costumes, each with their own way to play.

Posted 17 days ago by Andy Mills, 8 comments

Raiders of the Broken Planet Hades Betrayal Available Now

This week saw the arrival of the third of the premium story campaigns, "Hades Betrayal", as well as an overhaul of the progression and reward system.

Posted 17 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments