All News tagged with 'Community News'

The Game Information Team Is Recruiting!

It's been quite some time since we've held an official recruitment drive for the Game Information team on site, but we're back and looking for several enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to join our ranks.

Posted 12 days ago by BulletLukey, 40 comments

PSA: Last Chance to Order Your TrueAchievements Merchandise

Earlier this month, we announced our latest limited time run of TrueAchievements merchandise. For those of you who haven't put your orders in yet, this is a final reminder that the campaign ends on October 2nd.

Posted 22 days ago by Dave Horobin, 12 comments

Server Upgrades Tomorrow Will Mean Some Site Downtime - COMPLETED

Our on-going mission to improve the site performance continues with hardware upgrades. This will result in some down time tomorrow.

Posted 23 days ago by Rich Stone, 64 comments

Leap Frog 2017 Winner and Stats Roundup

After an incredible 55 days and a final target of eight achievements that exceeded the minimum ratio requirement of 11.80, this year's Leap Frog contest has now drawn to a close.

Posted 24 days ago by Dave Horobin, 37 comments

PSA: Ultimate Head to Head Contest 3 Registration Closes Tomorrow

If you've been meaning to register for our Ultimate Head to Head Contest but haven't gotten around to signing up yet, this is a final reminder that the registration period ends tomorrow (September 14th) at 1 PM GMT.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 46 comments

New TrueAchievements Merchandise Now On Sale - New Designs, Colours And A Mug!

We have a brand new design available for a limited period. Shirts, hoodies and mugs galore. Pick them up before they disappear on October 2nd (EU) and 3rd (US).

Posted 1 month ago by Rich Stone, 107 comments

The Ultimate Head To Head 3 - Registration Is Now Open

You wanted more UHH, we are giving you more UHH! A longer group stage and rules to (hopefully) stop game manipulation, this year's event promises to be the best yet!

Posted 1 month ago by Rich Stone, 228 comments

Hover Information Added To Gamer, Game and Achievement Links

We have made it easy to see summary information on Gamers, Games and Achievements just by hovering over links on the site. We also have new toast information pop-ups, and a load of site performance improvements

Posted 1 month ago by Rich Stone, 163 comments

Leap Frog 2017 Details

Today, we are excited to announce the return of one our most popular community events, as Leap Frog returns for its third year.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 90 comments

Site Update Log And Gaming Session Improvements

You can now see a log containing all of the site developments and bug fixes that we put live. And we've made it much easier to set up a gaming session, and made a slight adjustment to the feedback score badge

Posted 3 months ago by Rich Stone, 91 comments

A Different Kind of Challenge - 40K Gamerscore In 24 Hours

Despite it being the reason behind many personal challenges, the one thing for which there is not a world record is the highest amount of gamerscore achieved in a 24 hour period. vSully managed 40K GS in 24 hours.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 364 comments

Alphabet Challenge Stats Roundup

Our first ever Alphabet Challenge ended just over a week ago, and we thought it would be interesting to share some stats from the event.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 131 comments

For the First Time Ever, There is a New Global Leader for Gamerscore

From the moment that Stallion83 first registered on TrueAchievements way back on July 21st, 2008 he has topped the Gamerscore Leaderboard. That changed this past weekend when smrnov took the crown.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 402 comments

PSA: Bean Dive 2017 Registration is Now Open

If for some reason you haven't noticed the notifications popping up on your friend feed already so today, here's your reminder that registration for the Eighth Annual International Bean Dive is now open!

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 47 comments

TA Playlist for July 2017, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Has Begun

Don't look now but the year is already half over. Scary, I know. On the bright side that means June is finished and July is here -- and with a new month comes a new TA Playlist game. Come join us on our trip to Mordor!

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 29 comments

New Site Badges and Styling

A cleaner look, multiple new badges, and lots of changes to the existing badge thresholds to make it easier to earn those precious gold ones!

Posted 4 months ago by Rich Stone, 376 comments

Bean Dive 2017 Details

As we approach the start of July, that will mean one thing for hundreds of TA members! You guessed it, the start of the eighth Annual International Bean Dive Event is almost upon us.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 135 comments

TA Playlist Game for July 2017 Announced

You have my sword -- And my bow -- And my axe -- And my achievement stack. The TA Playlist post-E3 poll for July 2017 has closed and the votes are in. Peek inside for some initial thoughts and a look at how the votes shook out.

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 56 comments

TA Community Interview - KBop a doo

She's put down over 800 news articles since joining the newshounds and I'm sure everyone has enjoyed her work, but she hadn't yet sat down for the interview. It's time to change that.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 37 comments

TA Playlist for June 2017, Sunset Overdrive, Has Begun

The community voted and the collective voice was heard; in runaway fashion June's TA Playlist game was decided to be Sunset Overdrive, the 2013 punkish open world shooter from Insomniac. Cme play along all month!

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 27 comments

Introducing The Alphabet Challenge

Today, we are excited to announce a brand new community event called The Alphabet Challenge, where everyone that enters can be a winner and earn one of our new Community Challenges badges.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 254 comments

TA Playlist Episode 2 - Darksiders Now Available

The second month of TA Playlist has just about come to a close. Before we shift gears to Sunset Overdrive, it's time to conclude our month of discussion on the second ever community chosen game, Darksiders.

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 11 comments

Join the Official TrueAchievements Injustice 2 Guild

With Injustice 2 releasing last week, it only makes sense that we invite the community to help us join the fight. Why not join the official TrueAchievements guild? Click through to get our Guild ID and join us in battle.

Posted 5 months ago by Will Cruz, 22 comments

TA Playlist Game for June 2017 Announced

It took only three months of TA Playlist before we got our first runaway poll winner. June's game leaves little room for doubt that democracy's voice has been heard. Click through to see what we'll all be playing throughout June.

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 52 comments

TA Community Interview - Xpovos

He's got a book coming which makes him TA's most famous author. He's a self-professed nerd and ready to speak on all subjects from gaming to chemistry to election inspecting. Plus he's offered a special treat just for reading.

Posted 5 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 40 comments

Vote Now for June 2017's TA Playlist Game

June is nearing and that means so too is a new month of TA Playlist. We've curated another four games for the community to choose from. Which one of this eclectic foursome gets your vote for our third ever Playlist month?

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 106 comments

Easter Egg Hunt Winner

Early in April, we announced a brand new community event called Easter Egg Hunt, which required participants to unlock as many 0 Gamerscore achievements as possible within a two-week period.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 99 comments

TA Playlist for May 2017 Has Begun

Our first month of TA Playlist was a bigger hit than we expected, so we hope the event continues to grow and bring together more players across the site we all call home. Come play Darksiders with us this month!

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 40 comments

All The Ways You Can Win Brand New Games On TrueAchievements

We have given away hundreds of new games already this year; here are the details of all the different ways that you can get your hands on some of them.

Posted 6 months ago by Rich Stone, 51 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 1 - Alan Wake, April 2017 Now Available

Our inaugural month of TA Playlist is coming to a close, and that means our debut episode of the TA Playlist Podcast is here. Join us in unraveling the mystery of Remedy's 2010 thriller, Alan Wake. And don't forget to subscribe!

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 23 comments

TA Community Interview – BruceWayne1008

With TA Playlist just around the corner, there's just one of the trio of hosts who has yet to sit under the Community Interview spotlight. Let's correct that!

Posted 6 months ago by Sam Quirke, 35 comments

May 2017's TA Playlist Game Announced; Subscribe to the TA Playlist Podcast

With our first month winding to a close and the debut episode of the TA Playlist podcast soon to be recorded, it's time to start looking ahead to May's community game. Hint: If you diligently track GWG, you already own this one.

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 65 comments

Celebrating the 500th ID@Xbox Game with a Triple Stream and Giveaways

Today marks the release of the 500th game from the ID@Xbox program, and we're celebrating with a triple stream on our Beam channel later this afternoon.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 10 comments

Last Call for More Newshounds

At the start of this month, we put up a notice asking for more Newshounds and this is your friendly reminder to put in your application before it's too late.

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 19 comments

The 5 Fastest ID@Xbox Completions - 5,000 GamerScore In Under 4 Hours

Here's a list of the quickest completions on the ID@Xbox Program. Using the included walkthroughs, you can earn 5,000 GamerScore in under well four hours

Posted 6 months ago by Jack Watling, 76 comments

The Investigations Team Are Now Recruiting!

Are you passionate about our keeping the site leaderboards and achievement ratios free from cheated tags? We're looking for some new recruits to join the Investigations Team

Posted 6 months ago by Rich Stone, 29 comments

Vote For Your Favourite ID@Xbox Game

This week will see the 500th game from the ID@Xbox program release on the Xbox One, and we're marking the milestone with a weeklong celebration of editorials, live streams, stats roundups and competitions.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 171 comments

Walkthroughs Update - March 2017

March was a slow month for published walkthroughs, but the list of published walkthroughs that need improvement has been finished and is now live.

Posted 6 months ago by SpiralGamerpro, 20 comments

Vote Now for May 2017's TA Playlist Game

As our inaugural month reaches its midway point, the 15th of the month also signals a new poll looking ahead to next month's TA Playlist game. Which of this month's four will earn your support for May 2017? Vote now!

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 117 comments

The TrueAchievements Easter Egg Hunt Has Now Begun!

The first TrueAchievements Easter Egg Hunt has now started - see how many 0-point achievements you can unlock! Note: Registration has been extended for a couple more days!

Posted 6 months ago by Rich Stone, 27 comments

Beam Is Now Integrated Into TrueAchievements

Showcase your channel on your homepage, auto-post broadcast alerts to your friend feed, and see who's streaming what on our Streaming Hub!

Posted 6 months ago by Rich Stone, 59 comments

Introducing Easter Egg Hunt - A New TrueAchievements Contest

With Easter fast approaching, we wanted to mark the occasion here on TrueAchievements with the introduction of a brand new contest called Easter Egg Hunt.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 102 comments

TA Community Interview - Cower Before me

An electrician from the beautiful forests of Canada, he's like a metal lumberjack. At least that's how I imagine anyone from the area to be. He also believes he's a house cat.

Posted 6 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 26 comments

TrueAchievements is Now Partnered with Beam!

To celebrate our new partnership, Join us today for a chance to win one of over 40 codes for various games, Xbox Live Gold accounts, and Beam Pro accounts!

Posted 6 months ago by Rich Stone, 47 comments

Join the Newshounds Team!

We need people who would like to devote their time to helping us get all of the Xbox related news and information onto the front page in a timely manner.

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 30 comments

New Site Leaderboards Are Now Live!

After many days of hard toil, the leaderboards are back and better than ever! See how you rank across different platforms and genres, and in your own Country and State! And you can now share your position on social media

Posted 7 months ago by Rich Stone, 115 comments

New Multi-Genre System Is Now Live

Your votes have been counted, and the new genre system is now in place across the site! And our long-awaited new genre leaderboards will be released tomorrow

Posted 7 months ago by Rich Stone, 155 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 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 102 comments

Introducing a New TrueAchievements Monthly Event: TA Playlist

If ever you've wanted to join a gaming club that takes into account all you love about video games -- the mechanics, the story, the achievements, and everything else, join us for our monthly TA Playlist events starting in April!

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 251 comments

TA Community Interview – Darkwings17

Welcome to another edition of the TA Community Interview. This week we're talking to Darkwings17, who has a great idea for a TV show tie-in game and loves a bit of Stardew Valley. Come and say hi!

Posted 7 months ago by Sam Quirke, 30 comments